Professional Development Calendar

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EPS Region 6 Event Calendar
May
22
Tue
Open-Ended Art Activities to Boost Self Esteem and Concept Development @ Hyde Park Community Center
May 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Connect your art activities to social emotional learning! Mardi Reed, artist and experienced preschool teacher, will introduce you to tools and materials for open-ended art activities that you can use in your preschool program. Discover ways to use art to focus on the ideas of friendship, compassion, and cooperation in the program. Practice how to talk with children about art in a meaningful way.
This training is for educators working with preschool age youth.

This session is full. Sign up for the waitlist.

Information Sessions are free workshops for educators looking to learn more about a particular topic and earn 2.0 EEC training hours. You will also meet with representatives of Region 6 EPS and hear about our various resources and supports available to educators in the area.

May
23
Wed
#ThatsLove for School Age Youth with One Love Information Session @ East Boston Social Center
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Learn to teach school age youth about the differences between healthy and unhealthy relationship behavior – in platonic or romantic relationships. One Love will present The Couplets discussion guide and review how to utilize with different age groups in an out of school time setting. The Couplets features a series of 8 different videos that highlight unhealthy relationship behaviors including intensity, isolation, and putdowns. By helping young people identify unhealthy behaviors, you can prevent these unhealthy relationships from being abusive.
This training will result in 2.0 EEC training hours.
Learn more about One Love and the Couplets curriculum on their website
Information Sessions are free workshops for educators looking to learn more about a particular topic and earn 2.0 EEC training hours. You will also meet with representatives of Region 6 EPS and hear about our various resources and supports available to educators in the area.
Jun
1
Fri
Prevent Summer Learning Loss (online), 0.5 CEU @ Online
Jun 1 @ 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm

Summer learning opportunities are critical in strengthening student’s academic achievement, closing the achievement gap and supporting working families.  This training is designed to provide a framework for summer educational engagement and the importance for doing so to combat summer learning loss by providing information, resources, tools and discussions that will help school-age programs strengthen the role that they can play in supporting students and helping them to retain their school-year skills. During the training, participants will learn about and explore national and local academic resources available to their programs. Educators will increase their knowledge of summer academic models and have an opportunity formulate programming to for implementation in their own summer program.  The course runs from 6/1-6/11/18.

*This self-paced online course is presented by Massachusetts Afterschool Partnership (MAP) and created for educators working with school age youth

Participants will receive 0.5 CEU

Register here

Jun
2
Sat
La Alfabetización en Edades Preescolares a Través de Canciones y Bailes @ Urban College
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
*Esta es la segunda vez que ofrecemos esta clase*

Descripción de la Sessión de Información: Los educadores podran obtener un conocimiento en como enseñar lectura y reconocimiento de sonidos a través de la práctica de cantar y bailar en las actividades del salón. Estas canciones, a su vez, se podrán aplicar en una manera interdisciplinaria en otras areas del aprendizaje en el desarrollo del niño, tanto en la lectura, reconocimiento de sonidos y palabras y el desarrollo del lenguaje.

Los participantes recibirán 2 horas de entrenamiento EEC

La sesión de información está llena.

Jun
23
Sat
TS GOLD Refresher Workshop @ Fisher College
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

GOLD Refresher Workshop
for educators who are currently using Teaching Strategies GOLD

Region 6 (Metro Boston): June 23, 2018, 9:00am – 3:00pm,
Fisher College, 118 Beacon Street, Boston Room 23

Early educators have been requesting a refresher course that will help them understand and use all the new features of Teaching Strategies’ GOLD on-line documentation tool since the platform upgrade was introduced last summer. In response, Teaching Strategies has designed a workshop for current GOLD users, and will premiere this training in the five Massachusetts regions.

Prerequisite: Experience using Teaching Strategies GOLD and current access to an active Teaching Strategies GOLD subscription.

Who can participate: Early Educators, including Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Family Child Care Providers, Directors and other administrators.

Credits: Training hours are available.

Cost and Registration: The workshop is fully funded by the Massachusetts Department of Education and Care through its Assessment Grant administered by the Collaborative for Educational Services, and is offered at no charge to educators. Register online by completing the form on the right side of this page.

Online Registration: https://www.collaborative.org/events-and-courses/gold-refresher-workshop