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Location: Brattleboro

Training Type: In Person

Total Hours: 2

Cost: Free

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Melissa Mroz-Gaskill

Creative Arts and Expression and the Vermont Early Learning Standards

Special Topics:
Sponsor: Windham Early Childhood Educators Co-op
Instructor: Ellen Drolette

This dynamic, interactive session will look at the relationship between Vermont’s Early Learning Standards (VELS) and Creative Arts and Expression in early education programs. Participants will discuss a variety of ways to bring creative art materials and processes into the areas of their classrooms. We will discuss ways to adapt activities for different ages and abilities. Participants will use the VELS to create intention when planning for art experiences. Participants should come ready to participate in clothing that they can do art in. Objectives of Workshop: Participants will be able to directly apply their learning into their programs following session through hands on learning and resource sharing. Participants will be able apply their knowledge of art and creative expression to Vermont Early Standards in order to intentionally plan for their programs. Participants will practice activities in order to adjust for their specific groups ages and stages.

Core Knowledge Area
  • Developmentally Appropriate & Inclusive Practices
  • Curriculum & Learning Environments
  • Infant/Toddler
  • Preschool/PreK
Session Dates
Session Times
November 5, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Additional Information

This training will be held in the Education Conference Room at the Brattleboro Retreat. Brattleboro Retreat 1 Anna Marsh Lane Brattleboro, VT 05301