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Location: Berlin

Training Type: In Person

Total Hours: 6

Cost: Free

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Kathleen Burroughs
(802) 272-6750

Never Too Early: Life Lessons Through Early Literacy Deb Norris

Special Topics:
Sponsor: Washington County Starting Points Network: Montpelier
Instructor: Chrissy Wade

Literacy learning begins at birth and is a cornerstone for later academic achievement and lifelong opportunities. This two-part workshop enables early educators to a) identify the components of quality children’s literature for ages birth to six; b) plan how to use children’s books to both launch and enhance all areas of curriculum; and c) practice reading and using quality literature to help children develop and express their early literacy skills. Participants attend two, 2-hour sessions and practice using the books, between sessions. At the workshop participants receive quality children’s books at no cost. Vermont Humanities Council - Foundations of Early Literacy Learning Objectives 1. Identify and use components and best practices of early literacy; 2. Identify stages of early literacy development; 3. Identify the best practices selecting and reading aloud quality children's literature for ages birth to six; 4. Plan how to use children's books to both launch and enhance all areas of the curriculum.

Core Knowledge Area
  • Child Development & Learning
  • Family & Community Partnerships
  • Developmentally Appropriate & Inclusive Practices
  • Curriculum & Learning Environments
  • Infant/Toddler
  • Preschool/PreK
  • School-Age
Session Dates
Session Times
February 13, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
February 20, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Additional Information

This training will be held at Central Vermont Medical Center, 130 Fisher Rd, Berlin VT, in Conference Room #CR1. Space is limited to 20 participants and pre-registration is required. Participants must commit to attending both nights. Email Kathleen to register at naturalwonders802@gmail.com.