FREE Trainings for Child Care Providers and Teachers of Young Children

Beaverton City Library
12375 SW 5th Street

Registration begins one month prior to each session.
Register Online or call the children’s desk 503-350-3600.

Again! Again! Language and Literacy Development for Toddlers

Sunday, February 2, 2020
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Community Trainer: Jennifer Wolf

Toddlers are always on-the-go as they try to understand the workings of their world. In this Early Words Language and Literacy 2014 session, participants will learn about literacy rich environments for toddlers and gain the basics of engaging busy little ones in language and literacy activities.
Set One; Core Knowledge Category: Learning Environments & Curriculum; 2 hours; Infant/Toddler

Growth Mindset: A Framework for Optimal Child Development 

Monday, March 2, 2020
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Master Trainer: Megan Barella
Pre-Registration not required for this training.

How does a growth mindset apply to children’s socio-emotional, cognitive and secure attachment development in early childhood? Apply the latest brain science on mindset and motivation to help children master developmental milestones, develop their gifts and abilities, and build secure attachment. Bring the growth mindset research alive in your home and classroom to transform developmental challenges, optimize children’s brains for life-long learning and help children develop a trust in themselves and you!
Set Two; Core Knowledge Category: Human Growth and Development; 1.5 hours; Preschool, School Age

Hey, Baby! Can We Talk?

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Community Trainer: Jennifer Wolf

Communication between babies and care givers forms the foundation of early language and literacy development.  In this session, participants will learn to respond to baby’s cues and understand the basics of creating literacy rich environments for infants.  
Set One; Core Knowledge Category: Learning Environments & Curriculum; 2 hours; Infant/Toddler 

Snuggle Up and Read: Partnering with Families to Support Literacy Development

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Community Trainer: Jennifer Wolf

Parents play a critical role in helping children develop language and literacy skills. This session offers basic information regarding barriers and solutions to parent participation in children’s literacy development. You’ll leave with ideas for strengthening parent involvement in your care and education programs.
Set One; Core Knowledge Category: Families & Community Systems; 2 hours; No age group focus

Direct any questions to the Children’s Desk of Beaverton City Library, 503-350-3600