Group Classes

Mont Belvieu —

In this workshop, we will look at the role of “tinkering and making” in creative problem solving and learning. Read alouds will be the foundation for introduction to problem solving activities that support cognitive and social emotional development.

14 slots available
Registration closes on 07.19.2018 at 07:00 a.m. CST
Richmond —

You will gain 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.

9 slots available
Registration closes on 07.26.2018 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Houston —

This Pre-Service training program consists of 3 face-to-face 8-hour training sessions, totaling the 24 hours of training required for all new teachers by Child Care Licensing. 

34 slots available
Registration closes on 07.31.2018 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Eagle Lake —

Learn tips, routines, songs, and fingerplays for taking circle time from boring and tedious, to engaging and meaningful. We'll talk about scheduling, pacing, ensuring participation, even seating!

20 slots available
Registration closes on 08.23.2018 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Houston —

This interactive session will give participants ideas on how to prepare their learning environments and how to be purposeful and intentional when planning lessons for the day and for the week.

4 slots available
Registration closes on 09.06.2018 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Houston —

Esta capacitación se enfocará en definir la "brecha temprana en el lenguaje" y explorar la ciencia detrás de cómo los niños de 0 a 3 años aprenden a desarrollar el lenguaje. Los participantes aprenderán y practicarán el uso de estrategias comprobadas del desarrollo de lenguaje que promoverán habilidades saludables y enriquecedoras en niños desde el nacimiento hasta los 3 años.

20 slots available
Registration closes on 09.06.2018 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Huntsville —

Join in the fun of this in-depth session dedicated to building the foundation for a love of writing in the early childhood classroom. 

20 slots available
Registration closes on 09.13.2018 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Houston —

The physical environment reflects the expectations of the teacher.  Discover how to intentionally set up the classroom to foster cognitive development.

4 slots available

Education by the Numbers

Percentage of teachers in Texas
that only meet the minimal level
of teacher education - a high
school diploma or GED.

Texas pre-K classes currently have
over twice the national average for
teacher/child ratios.

5,890 Early education prefessionals
received professional development
through Collaborative for Children's
trainings and educator resources.