Group Classes

Houston —

Nurturing, emotional relationships are the most crucial primary foundation for emotional and social growth. Participants will identify the origin and meaning of attachment theory distinguishing the role of attachment on a child’s emotional development, recognizing the importance of attachment in the classroom.

No slots available
Registration closes on 05.31.2018 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Houston —

This exclusive play session will empower participants to advocate for the importance of play in an early childhood classroom and select materials and toys to support children’s imaginations at home. 

8 slots available
Registration closes on 06.07.2018 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Houston —

Running a child care program in your home comes with distinct challenges and incredible rewards.Come to this session and discover how to organize from the inside-out, best practices in professionalism, setting boundaries and at the same time establishing positive relationships with your families and strategies for handling challenging behavior from children and adults.

12 slots available
Registration closes on 06.21.2018 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Houston —

Being an effective supervisor requires the delicate balance of letting go of control through delegation and empowerment of staff while taking ultimate accountability for everything that happens in your program. Join nationally recognized early childhood thought leader, Gigi Schweikert, to learn how to create a center culture that demands performance excellence and exceptional customer service. 

38 slots available
Registration closes on 07.12.2018 at 05:00 p.m. CST
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.

22 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.

21 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. 

35 slots available
Registration closes on 07.31.2018 at 05:00 p.m. CST

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.