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Location: Statewide

Training Type: Hybrid

Total Hours: 6

Cost: Free

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Jonny Flood
(802) 579-5046

Foundations of Educational Philosophy and Literacy Development Deb Norris

Special Topics:
Sponsor: Vermont Humanities Council
Instructor: Leanne Porter

This is a statewide training, but priority will be given to educators who live and/or work in Charlotte, Jericho and Shelburne.* This is a new training offered by Vermont Humanities. The Never Too Early series is in the redevelopment process and this is Level I of Foundations of Educational Philosophy and Literacy Development. This foundational literacy training will now be required before enrollment in subsequent Never Too Early trainings. It is an advanced training as it offers educators the opportunity to deeply assess one’s own teaching philosophy and current practice generally and in terms of literacy. We hope this will be a transformative learning experience. The training components will include: · Philosophy of Education and Literacy, review of current sources and personal philosophy development. · The Open Questioning Mindset in teaching and literacy · Literacy Team Book Choices (one set provided to each participant), recommendations and discussion on curriculum implementation and enhancement of classroom reading methodology. · Action Research, model, methods, and project

Core Knowledge Area
  • Child Development & Learning
  • Family & Community Partnerships
  • Observation & Assessment
  • Developmentally Appropriate & Inclusive Practices
  • Curriculum & Learning Environments
  • Infant/Toddler
  • Preschool/PreK
Session Dates
Session Times
May 12, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
May 19, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Additional Information

Space is limited! Each participant will receive a set of brand-new picture books. Three of the six hours of training will be conducted via Zoom and Google Classroom.