Group Classes

Katy —

There are many different tools that we may use to collect information on our students, however, we need to know how to modify our lessons and approach for our class. Participants will learn how to use the information they acquire during their observations and assessments to change their methods to best suit the needs of their students and classrooms.

Registration is closed.
Houston —

This professional development covers a mix of topics including weather and natural disasters.  Participants will engage in activities that demonstrate how to teach about temperature, wind, rain, the water cycle, evaporation, droughts, floods, and a host of other weather related events.

No slots available
Registration closes on 04.26.2018 at 05:00 p.m. CST
Houston —

Join us as we explore scientifically-proven teaching strategies for how teachers can rapidly advance the oral and reading development of English Language Learners (ELLs). This session will focus on both the science of what makes Ells unique and strategies for how to address their unique learning needs

16 slots available
Galveston —

Participants will learn effective responses to use for common behavior and recognize that changing vocabulary changes attitudes for dealing with challenging behavior.Participants in this session will also be able to recognize that changing vocabulary changes attitudes for dealing with challenging behavior and implement positive guidance tools.

1 slot available
Houston —

The 21st century brings a clearer understanding of the importance of quality early childhood education. Come to this training session and work with other directors to increase knowledge and skills as professionals in this new era of accountability and success for all children.

7 slots available
Houston —

Participants in this training will explore stages of child growth and development, and discuss strategies for teaching infants and toddlers. They will review pertinent licensing standards as well as create a list of “must-haves” and “must-dos” to promote early learning.

No slots available
Registration closes on 05.17.2018 at 05:00 p.m. CST
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.

8 slots available
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. 

23 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.