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Dallas County Training Dates

To sign up for any of the classes below, click on the date and complete the registration form. All Dallas County training sessions will be held at the Educational First Steps Early Learning Center at 2815 Gaston Ave., Dallas, TX 75226. Training is free for Affiliated Partner Centers, otherwise trainings will be $15.00 per person, per training.  To learn more, contact us online or call 214-824-7940.

 

Title: What’s Cooking?

Date of Training: Saturday, February 25, 2017

Facilitated by: Toneisha Qualls, EFS Professional Development Specialist

Time: 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Training Description: Participants will be educated on the importance and value of incorporating cooking into their classrooms.

Subject Area: Cooking in the Classroom

 

Title: Age Appropriate Learning: Infant/Toddler

Date of Training: Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Time: 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Training Description: Participants will be educated on age appropriate learning strategies pertaining to their specific age group. The class will go through ways to be purposeful when planning lessons for their age groups to ensure that the activities are developmentally appropriate.

Texas Core Competencies:

Learning Environments, Planning Framework, Curriculum & Standards

 

Title: Age Appropriate Learning: Pre-K

Date of Training: Thursday, March 2, 2017

Time: 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Training Description: Participants will be educated on age appropriate learning strategies pertaining to their specific age group.

Texas Core Competencies:

Learning Environments, Planning Framework, Curriculum & Standards

 

 

Title: Teacher/Child Interactions (Directors Only)

Date of Training: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 

Time: 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Training Description: Directors will be educated on appropriate teacher/child communication and interactions to enhance and improve the skills of their teachers.

Texas Core Competencies:

Human Resource Leadership & Development

 

Title: Creating Curriculum

Date of Training: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Training Description: Participants will be educated on how to organize a framework that will define the content that children are expected to learn. Participants will also learn about the context in which teaching and learning occur.