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Location: Middlebury

Training Type: In Person

Total Hours: 10

Cost: $ 50

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Jaimie Stewart
(802) 388-6751

Promoting Children’s Success: Building Relationships and Creating Supportive Environments, Birth to Age 5 Sylvia Kennedy-Godin

Special Topics: Advanced Specialized Care ,
Sponsor: Counseling Service of Addison County
Instructor: Meg Baker and Mary Jane Broughton

This series will focus on supporting social-emotional development and best practices in programs for children from birth through age five. The content of the training is based on the eMTSS Pyramid Model: Tier One, Universal Practices for All Children and will include attachment and relationship building and establishing daily routines and environments that support social-emotional development. The workshop is appropriate for teachers new to the field as well as those struggling with challenging behaviors in their classroom. Participants are expected to attend all workshops in the series. January 9th: Introductions, Social Emotional Development, Behavior as Communication January 16th: Relationships, Attachment, Caregiver Affect January 23th: Positive Environments, Schedules & Responsive Routines January 30rd: Language and Directions, Effective Transitions, Child Engagement February 6th: Positive Guidance, Behavioral Expectations, Positive Feedback Learning goals: • Understand social-emotional development in early childhood and develop personal strategies to create positive relationships with children, families, and other staff • Learn that children’s behavior is communication and how to support child development by being thoughtful, attuned observers. • Develop strategies to teach appropriate social-emotional skills within the context of positive relationships, routines, and environment. • Create a personal action plan for at least one teaching practice that supports social-emotional development.

Core Knowledge Area
  • Child Development & Learning
  • Developmentally Appropriate & Inclusive Practices
  • Curriculum & Learning Environments
  • Infant/Toddler
  • Preschool/PreK
Session Dates
Session Times
January 9, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
January 16, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
January 23, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
January 30, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
February 6, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Additional Information

All sessions will be at CSAC – 109 Catamount Park, Middlebury, VT . Course discounts are offered to the following: Addison County Shared Services Members ($30); Addison County Early Childhood Network Members ($40). Please contact Jaimie Stewart to register. You MUST register to attend.