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Location: Castleton

Training Type: Hybrid

Total Hours: 32

Cost: $ 200

Scholarship: Yes

Contact Information:

Ric Reardon
(800) 639-8521

Early Childhood Summer Institute Sylvia Kennedy-Godin

Special Topics:
Sponsor: Castleton University
Instructor: Various

This year at the Summer Institute there are 14 offerings that can be taken for college credit or training hours including Accelerated Peer Review portfolio; Accessing Early Childhood Environments utilizing Assistive Technology; Autism Spectrum Disorder; Building Blocks for Literacy; Early Childhood Special Education: Behavior Management Strategies; Engaging Families and Communities; Equity and Inclusion: Addressing Educational Disparities in Early Childhood Environments; Infants and Toddlers; Leadership, Mentoring and Supervision; Legal and Financial Issues in Early Childhood; Sense of Wonder, Sense of Self: Nature Based play and Learning in EC; STEM in the Early Years: Engaging Children in Ongoing, Hands-On Investigations; The Impact of Trauma; Therapeutic Work with young Children in Classroom Settings;

Core Knowledge Area
  • Child Development & Learning
  • Family & Community Partnerships
  • Safety & Wellness
  • Observation & Assessment
  • Developmentally Appropriate & Inclusive Practices
  • Curriculum & Learning Environments
  • Professionalism & Ethical Practice
  • Program Planning & Development
  • Infant/Toddler
  • Preschool/PreK
  • School-Age
  • Program Directors/Managers
Session Dates
Session Times
July 22, 2019
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
July 23, 2019
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
July 24, 2019
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
July 25, 2019
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Additional Information

This set of trainings/courses takes place on the campus of Castleton University. Participants select one course/strand that they will attend for the full four days. The fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, and snacks daily. Participants are eligible to upgrade their training time to a full 3 credit graduate or undergraduate course. This requires additional work, successful completion of the course and a fee of $ 375 for the credits. About half the participants stay on campus. The full list of course descriptions and faculty members is available at Castleton.Edu/Early-Childhood-Institute. Treleven, Inc. is one of many participating sponsors. ***Please note: Attendance for this training will not be sent to Northern Lights at CCV. Participants are responsible for sending their certificates of completion directly to Northern Lights.***