Professional Development Calendar

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EPS Region 6 Event Calendar
Jun
2
Fri
ECE -114 Curriculum Development for Infants and Toddlers (in English – June 2017) @ Urban College of Boston
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
ECE -114 Curriculum Development for Infants and Toddlers (June 2017 – in English)  

 

Schedule: This is a weekend course taking place on Friday nights 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm and Saturdays 9:00 am – 3:00 pm; June 2 & 3, 9 & 10, 16 & 17, 23 & 24, and 30 & July 1

 

This course covers curriculum development for infants and toddlers, including the planning of appropriate learning experiences, the creation of learning environments and the utilization of various methods of stimulation development. Educational materials and curriculum packages are evaluated in context of current programs and research. The caregiver’s role is studied, as are the requirements for establishing a new center, early intervention strategies and designing and integrating health and safety procedures into the daily program.

 

Prerequisite: Students must have completed ECE 103 or ECE 104 Child Growth and Development or by permission of the Division Chair or Academic Dean.

 

This course meets EEC Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher certificate requirements

 

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ECE 203 Infant and Toddler Development (in English – June 2017) @ Urban College of Boston
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

ECE 203 Infant and Toddler Development

Schedule: This is a weekend course taking place on Friday nights 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm and Saturdays 9:00 am – 3:00 pm; June 2 & 3, 9 & 10, 16 & 17, 23 & 24, and 30 & July 1

Course Description:

This course provides an overview of the theory and principles of child growth and development from conception through age three with special attention to the physical, social-emotional and cognitive development of infants and toddlers.  Content includes an in-depth study of the interrelatedness of physical, cognitive, social and emotional aspects of development. Development is studied in the context of family, gender, culture, language, ability, socioeconomics, diversity, and society.

Important Note: This course is focused on child development birth to three years of age. It does meet the EEC requirements towards credits in different categories of study within Early Childhood Education. It does not meet the EEC Teacher Certification requirements for a Child Development course; that course must include child development from birth to eight years of age.

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ECE 218- Early Childhood Administration (English – June 2017) @ Urban College of Boston
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

ECE 218- Early Childhood Administration

Schedule: This is a weekend course taking place on Friday nights 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm and Saturdays 9:00 am – 3:00 pm; June 2 & 3, 9 & 10, 16 & 17, 23 & 24, and 30 & July 1

This course examines the roles and responsibilities of the administrator including preparation, implementation and appraisal of various early childhood programs. Topics will include: selection, supervision and evaluation of staff, the budgeting process, food and health services, and the design of facilities.

*Core Competency Area(s): 7, Program Planning & Development, 8- Professionalism and Leadership

*Prerequisites: Students must have completed ECE 104 Child Growth and Development, ECE 105 Observing, Recording and Assessing Early Childhood Behavior, ECE 106 Positive Guidance and Discipline, and ECE 107 Early Childhood Curriculum.

This course meets EEC Director Certificate I and II requirements

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Jun
5
Mon
Leadership Round Table: STEM at the Museum of Science @ Museum of Science
Jun 5 @ 9:00 am

3 hours of EEC Professional Development hours

Join other ASOST program supervisors to learn about STEM best practices with Teacher Educator for the Museum of Science, Jeff Mehigan.

  • Learn about the new 2016 STE standards, principles, and disciplinary core ideas
  • Explore 4 styles of STEM investigations and how to utilize them in an OST environment
  • Work on lesson plan enhancement with the support of the Educator Resource Center, Museum exhibits, and other OST professionals

*parking will be validated by Museum of Science

This Event is Full

 

Jun
7
Wed
Professional and Supportive Communication with Families (in English) @ ABCD Inc., Room #302
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Dates: Wednesday, June 7 and June 14, 2017. Course begins on 6/7/2017 and continues on 6/14/2017. Participants must attend both nights and all five hours of training to receive the .5 CEU credit.

Time: Two nights from 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Place: ABCD, 178 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02111 (Third floor room 302)

Description:  Helping families get involved as partners in their children’s learning starts with listening and responding. (Nemeth, 2015).   Establishing and maintaining trusting relationships and communication can be challenging and rewarding, especially considering the rapidly changing expectations of programs, families and modes of communication.  Explore and share a variety communication strategies, both written and verbal, and ways to develop trusting and supportive relationships while maintaining a professional relationship. This course is 5 hours/ .5 CEU. Core Competency: 3. Partnering with Families and Communities.  Instructor – Linda Schumacher

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