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Technology Institute: How Can You Use Technology to Engage Families?

How can you get the attention of busy families and help them stay engaged in children’s learning?  Communication is key and your program’s use of technology is one important tool to keep them connected. During this two-day, hands-on workshop, you will learn ways to connect with computer, tablet, and cell-phone users through a number of […]

Making the Transition to ECERS-3: What Program Administrators and Teacher Need to Know about the Scale

This training will focus on what language and interactions should look like in a high quality early child care program through the lens of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-3 (ECERS-3) and exploration of teaching strategies to help providers support multi-age language and social emotional development. Providers will have the opportunity to engage in discussion […]

Making the Transition to ECERS-3: What Program Administrators and Teacher Need to Know about the Scale

This training will focus on what language and interactions should look like in a high quality early child care program through the lens of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-3 (ECERS-3) and exploration of teaching strategies to help providers support multi-age language and social emotional development. Providers will have the opportunity to engage in discussion […]

Making the Transition to ECERS-3: What Program Administrators and Teacher Need to Know about the Scale

This training will focus on what language and interactions should look like in a high quality early child care program through the lens of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-3 (ECERS-3) and exploration of teaching strategies to help providers support multi-age language and social emotional development. Providers will have the opportunity to engage in discussion […]

Tech Institute Day 2: Social Media The great time waster, or is it?

Tech Institute Social Media The great time waster, or is it? How can you market your program, set up policies and improve you use Day 1 | Where should I be? Marketing today is driven by social media. But there are so many types out there! Which social media platforms should your program be on? […]

Tech Institute Day 1: Social Media The great time waster, or is it?

Tech Institute: Social Media The great time waster, or is it? How can you market your program, set up policies and improve you use Day 1 | Where should I be? Marketing today is driven by social media. But there are so many types out there! Which social media platforms should your program be on? […]

PAS Reliability Training | SESSION IS FULL

THIS SESSION IS CURRENTLY FULL PAS Reliability Training is offered at the McCormick Center in Wheeling, Illinois twice per year (Spring and Fall).  Please check the McCormick Center calendar for future dates.   This multi-day training is intended for those whose goal is research, evaluation, or monitoring quality with the Program Administration Scale (PAS). Organizational […]

Tech Institute Day 1: VIDEO | A GUIDE TO CREATING, EDITING, AND SHARING

Day 1: VIDEO | A GUIDE TO CREATING, EDITING, AND SHARING All about capturing a video. You will learn about: choosing a camera, organizing your video, preparing a plan, what settings mean, optimizing your audio, stabilizing your camera, and much more.  Day 2: VIDEO | A GUIDE TO CREATING, EDITING, AND SHARING You have captured the best video […]

Tech Institute Day 2: VIDEO | A GUIDE TO CREATING, EDITING, AND SHARING

Day 1: VIDEO | A GUIDE TO CREATING, EDITING, AND SHARING All about capturing a video. You will learn about: choosing a camera, organizing your video, preparing a plan, what settings mean, optimizing your audio, stabilizing your camera, and much more.  Day 2: VIDEO | A GUIDE TO CREATING, EDITING, AND SHARING You have captured the best video […]

Lead Learn Excel Institute

The Ounce of Prevention Fund is offering a new program, funded by the State of Illinois, to help center leaders achieve instructional excellence in their early childhood classrooms and progress in the state’s quality rating and improvement system, ExceleRate Illinois. We do this through an innovative approach that helps leaders focus on creating the necessary […]

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