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Location: Statewide

Training Type: Online Real Time

Total Hours: 6

Cost: Free

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Wendy Martin
(802) 289-1283

NTE: Level I, Social-Emotional Development Through Children’s Literature Deb Norris

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

This Never Too Early Level I training in Social-Emotional Development through children's literature is for any professional who works with young children. Topics include Self-Regulation, Emotions, Trauma, and Relationships and Belonging in terms of early childhood development. If you are excited to discuss children's literature, consider social-emotional development in the context of literature, and share curriculum development ideas with fellow professionals—this training is for you! Participants will meet in two, 1.5-hour Zoom sessions to discuss activities assigned by the instructor with three hours of student work required between the two sessions. Participants will receive a free set of picture books and lots of curriculum ideas generated during and between class sessions.

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
February 15, 2024
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
February 29, 2024
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Additional Information

Note: Participants will receive their set of books after the first session. Level II of this class will be offered in March. This class uses a Google Classroom interface, which works best with a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer.