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Location: Statewide

Training Type: Online Real Time

Total Hours: 6

Cost: Free

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Jonny Flood
(802) 579-5046

Never Too Early: Level I of Foundations of Educational Philosophy and Literacy Development Deb Norris

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

Foundations of Educational Philosophy and Literacy Development is a new, Never Too Early foundational training sponsored by Vermont Humanities. It is a free advanced training that offers early childhood educators the opportunity to deeply assess one’s own philosophy and current practice generally and in terms of literacy. Training Components: • Philosophy of Education and Literacy Education, review of current sources and personal philosophy development. • The Open Questioning Mindset in teaching and literacy • Literacy Team Book Choices, 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
March 14, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
March 28, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Additional Information

Space is limited! You must have a Gmail account to participate in the Google Classroom. Let us know if we can help you after you register. This is a training in combination with individual Action Research, Google Classroom postings, and some work with fellow students. There will be two 1.5-hour Zoom sessions, 1.5-hour individual work time and 1.5-hour equivalent time with written interaction on the classroom site. Six hours of professional development credits will be awarded for the completion of the training. Each participant will receive a set of brand-new children’s books.