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PBS Western Reserve has Ohio Approved Professional Development training for you! Please join us for one or more of the FREE workshops. We are pleased to offer these free live, online, 2-hour Ohio Approved workshops! Our workshops are interactive and packed with great resources to support you in the work that you do! Please check out our calendar of events and click on the link to register for one, two, three or all 4 of the workshops! 

 

All classes are delivered virtually through Zoom.

Caregiver and child

Saturday, Dec. 11 • 9 AM-11 AM

Effective Communication with Children, Families and Staff

Building personal relationships with children is an essential part of teaching. Participants will learn ways to engage in one-to-one, face-to-face, reciprocal interactions to form safe, nurturing relationships with children. Caregivers will gain quality strategies to encourage peer-to-peer interactions that build communication skills among children, families, and staff. 

Workshop information:

Schedule this online training at https://occrra.org/  -  ST10113124

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/91793124658?pwd=UGZJaXJTS3ZMY1pZN05XNWUvZGFHZz09

Meeting ID: 917 9312 4658

Passcode: 054041

Child wearing a mask

Saturday, Dec. 11 • 11:15 AM-1:15 PM

Social Emotional Learning in Young Children (During and After Pandemic)

With the recent impact of the pandemic on the social emotional well being of children, participants will learn how to talk to children about the coronavirus so they are not worried and feel safe. Participants will add quality lessons to their teacher and caregiver toolbox on how to teach children to have healthy, safe habits. In addition caregivers will gain an understanding of practice and play learning experiences that help children with self awareness of emotions and self management.
 

Workshop information:

Schedule this online training at https://occrra.org/ - ST10113166

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/99632465810?pwd=M1pBbTBrZEU5M3lPT0lZdVM4Um9wZz09

Meeting ID: 996 3246 5810

Passcode: 822051

Children playing with blocks

Monday, Dec. 13 • 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Discovery Science

Participants will learn strategies to help children develop critical thinking skills by applying scientific inquiry methods to playful experiences. Caregivers will learn to model and welcome curiosity and questioning to guide learning. Through discovery science children will use creative and flexible thinking to solve problems.
 

Workshop information:

Schedule this online training at https://occrra.org/ - ST10113167

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/96639379594?pwd=VEgwK1dvakNiZUdUV3RFVWhOYk5iZz09

Meeting ID: 966 3937 9594

Passcode: 210930

Family

Wednesday, Dec. 15 • 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Families Come Together

All families are different! They come in different shapes and sizes. Every child comes in bringing different family values and experiences. One of the most important things that caregivers can do is to help children feel good about the uniqueness of their family. Participants will explore ways to connect the child’s learning to their family.
 

Workshop information:

Schedule this online training at https://occrra.org/ - ST10113168

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/96276517756?pwd=SUdudGNJTGZMQnJTM0dlUngzOWlmUT09

Meeting ID: 962 7651 7756

Passcode: 712069

Child wearing a mask

Saturday, Jan. 8 • 9 AM-11 AM

Social Emotional Learning in Young Children (During and After Pandemic)

With the recent impact of the pandemic on the social emotional well being of children, participants will learn how to talk to children about the coronavirus so they are not worried and feel safe. Participants will add quality lessons to their teacher and caregiver toolbox on how to teach children to have healthy, safe habits. In addition caregivers will gain an understanding of practice and play learning experiences that help children with self awareness of emotions and self management.
 

Workshop information:

Schedule this online training at https://occrra.org/ - ST10113176

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/92839707823?pwd=a3lwdjBzUThLaUppWkI1bE1Oek9xdz09

Meeting ID: 928 3970 7823

Passcode: 216658

Family

Saturday, Jan. 8 • 11:15 AM-1:15 PM

Families Come Together

All families are different! They come in different shapes and sizes. Every child comes in bringing different family values and experiences. One of the most important things that caregivers can do is to help children feel good about the uniqueness of their family. Participants will explore ways to connect the child’s learning to their family.
 

Workshop information:

Schedule this online training at https://occrra.org/ - ST10113177

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/96562897246?pwd=RG1HNmpuU2lNZ2ZaUE81aERTbUYvQT09

Meeting ID: 965 6289 7246

Passcode: 259701

Caregiver and child

Wednesday, Jan. 12 • 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Effective Communication with Children, Families and Staff

Building personal relationships with children is an essential part of teaching. Participants will learn ways to engage in one-to-one, face-to-face, reciprocal interactions to form safe, nurturing relationships with children. Caregivers will gain quality strategies to encourage peer-to-peer interactions that build communication skills among children, families, and staff. 

Workshop information:

Schedule this online training at https://occrra.org/ - ST10113178

https://zoom.us/j/96559595831?pwd=dlVJTzRXbUVTUGtrZThkKytoQWJhQT09

Meeting ID: 965 5959 5831

Passcode: 938517

Children playing with blocks

Wednesday, Jan. 19 • 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Discovery Science

Participants will learn strategies to help children develop critical thinking skills by applying scientific inquiry methods to playful experiences. Caregivers will learn to model and welcome curiosity and questioning to guide learning. Through discovery science children will use creative and flexible thinking to solve problems.
 

Workshop information:

Schedule this online training at https://occrra.org/ - ST10113179

https://zoom.us/j/96340760676?pwd=a2YvQ1FSZ3pMellVYzZlMmVEczE1Zz09

Meeting ID: 963 4076 0676

Passcode: 831281

Child wearing a mask

Saturday, Jan. 22 • 9 AM-11 AM

Social Emotional Learning in Young Children (During and After Pandemic)

With the recent impact of the pandemic on the social emotional well being of children, participants will learn how to talk to children about the coronavirus so they are not worried and feel safe. Participants will add quality lessons to their teacher and caregiver toolbox on how to teach children to have healthy, safe habits. In addition caregivers will gain an understanding of practice and play learning experiences that help children with self awareness of emotions and self management.
 

Workshop information:

Schedule this online training at https://occrra.org/ - ST10113180

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/94293094935?pwd=SllOdmoxY2FsQWFsazRMa05YQlB3UT09

Meeting ID: 942 9309 4935

Passcode: 186713

Family

Saturday, Jan. 22 • 11:15 AM-1:15 PM

Families Come Together

All families are different! They come in different shapes and sizes. Every child comes in bringing different family values and experiences. One of the most important things that caregivers can do is to help children feel good about the uniqueness of their family. Participants will explore ways to connect the child’s learning to their family.
 

Workshop information:

Schedule this online training at https://occrra.org/ - ST10113181

https://zoom.us/j/96851630530?pwd=Qlkwd2VORzRVZHp6dFZKMm9TTEc2Zz09

Meeting ID: 968 5163 0530

Passcode: 518456

Children playing with blocks

Monday, Jan. 31 • 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Discovery Science

Participants will learn strategies to help children develop critical thinking skills by applying scientific inquiry methods to playful experiences. Caregivers will learn to model and welcome curiosity and questioning to guide learning. Through discovery science children will use creative and flexible thinking to solve problems.
 

Workshop information:

Schedule this online training at https://occrra.org/ - ST10113181

https://zoom.us/j/97821153909?pwd=NWZIYStWMXBPakQ1eFhOVzBMR0x3UT09

Meeting ID: 978 2115 3909

Passcode: 057565

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