The Art of Conversation

Event Date: 
July 28, 2018 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: 
Children’s Lighthouse, Grand Mission
7307 Grand Mission Blvd.
Richmond, TX 77407
United States
County: 
Fort Bend
Description: 

According to National Institute for Literacy, oral language development provides “a critical foundation for reading, writing and spelling” and is in fact the "engine of learning and thinking.” Presenters from School Literacy and Culture’s mentoring team will share practical strategies for extending everyday conversations with children and show how quality teacher/child interactions promote speaking and listening skills, vocabulary development, and higher level thinking.

  • Participants should arrive 5-10 minutes before class. No children allowed.
  • Collaborative for Children is committed to accommodating the needs of all individuals who attend our trainings. If you require any special accommodations, please contact Rubi Rojo at 713-600-1173.
  • Training available only to those employed in the following Texas counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Walker, Waller and Wharton. Professional development opportunity made possible by Workforce Solutions.
Price: 
$15.00

 ($12 per registrant for training fee and $3 per registrant for light refreshments)

CDA Subject Area: 
Children's Physical and Intellectual Development
Texas Core Competencies For Practitioners: 
Responsive Interactions and Guidance
Supporting Skill Development
Audience: 
Directors
Infant / Toddler Teachers and Practitioners
Preschool Practitioners
Level of Practitioner: 
Beginner
Intermediate
Training Hours: 
3
Presenter: 
Rice University Glasscock School of Continuing Studies
Registration: 
9 slots available
Registration closes on 07.26.2018 at 05:00 p.m. CST
  • To register by mail, please call (713) 600-1173
  • Registration is guaranteed when payment is received. 
  • Participants will receive confirmation of registration by email.  This will be the only confirmation.  Please write down all important information such as date, time, location and names of those attending.
  • Fees are non-refundable unless class is full or cancelled