Celebrating and Valuing Diversity
Tuesday February 16, 2021
6-9pm 3hrs CUR $20
Building positive identities and a respect for differences means weaving diversity into the fabric of children's everyday lives. Through intentional practices in the childcare program and partnerships with families, early childhood educators can lay a foundation for children to celebrate and value diversity. Educating children to respect and value people regardless of the color of their skin, their traditions, or the language they speak also empowers them to be proud of their unique personality, culture, and abilities.
Little People, Big Emotions: Building Emotional Literacy in Young Children
Thursday February 25, 2021
6-9pm 3hrs COM $20
Understanding emotions is the foundation of emotional literacy for young children. By identifying various emotions in themselves, children are able to understand the world around them and develop self-regulation skills as they mature. Children with a strong ability to identify emotions will have more successful relationships and friendships. In this workshop, participants will learn various strategies to teach children to identify and understand emotions.
Sensory Processing Disorder
Thursday March 18, 2021
6-9pm 3hrs SN $20
This training is about sensory processing disorder, understanding what it is, what the barriers can be and how to remove those barriers. The training discusses partnering with parents and looks at sensory processing disorder from a child’s perspective
Conflict Resolution Strategies
Monday March 29, 2021
6-9pm 3hrs PRO $20
The childcare professional will be introduced to conflict resolution strategies to develop professional and positive relationships with staff, children, families, and the community. Participants will be given the opportunity to practice a variety of methods and techniques that professionally address conflict in the child care environment.
Early Learning Assessment (ELA) (12 HRS, COK 8 Hrs Professionalism/4Hrs Child Development)
This training will provide teachers with the skills needed to use the ELA tool. Participants must attend all 12 hours of in class training, and pass a Simulator and Content Assessment in order to use the tool.
LiteBrite, LLC is dedicated to providing the highest quality of education and assistance to the early childhood community. It is our goal to support early learning professionals with skillful, engaging practices which foster exemplary quality care and cognitive development in children. It is our mission to be at the forefront of educating early childhood professionals by partnering and promoting the initiatives supported by MSDE. The core principles of the foundation to which we strive to uphold are parallel to the expectations the state of Maryland seeks in creating an exceptional early care community.
A Note from LiteBrite:
In these unprecedented times, LiteBrite is working hard to continue to offer quality Professional Development trainings for the Early Childhood community. We are pleased to announce that we are now offering many workshops from our course library VIRTUALLY!!! Look for the virtual icon next to the title!