Early Childhood Provider Trainings

Kristen Johnson smiling in front of a brick wall

All sessions facilitated by Kristen Johnson.
Location: Barstow Elementary School Library
Refreshments Provided.
Registration Required. Limited Seating. 
For more information or questions, call 410-414-5997.

Little People, Big Behavior

Wednesday, April 26, 5:30-8:30 p.m. 
Kids do well if they can! Learn how to proactively address problematic behaviors through identifying lagging skills and collaborative problem-solving. Leave with tools to transform your classroom, including a calming car. Register online.

Thematic Sensory Play

Tuesday, May 2, 6-8 p.m.
View the world through the eyes of a child while exploring hands-on sensory activities. Create make-and-take activities for your classroom to put your knowledge into practice. Register online.

Fine Motor Fun

Wednesday, May 17, 6-8 p.m.
Explore hands-on activities to develop fine motor skills through play-based learning. Leave with ready-to-use activities. Register online.

Constructing Competence Through Play

Tuesday, May 23, 6-8 p.m.
Plan for developmental centers and leave with materials to enhance these centers and increase student engagement while constructing competence in questioning during child-centered play. Register online.

It's Adaptable!

Wednesday, May 31, 6-8 p.m. 
Learn to adapt books with interactive elements including textures, retelling pieces and various sensory elements to engage all learners. Leave with an adapted book and be ready for story time success the very next day! Register online.

Everyday Routines to Build Independence

Tuesday, May 6, 6-8 p.m. 
Discover how to increase children’s independence in daily routines using picture schedules, social stories and by breaking activities into smaller chunks. Learn to use developmentally appropriate strategies to predict changes in routines and ease transitions and anxiety. Register online.