Early Learning Workshops

Our Mission is to empower and engage child care providers by providing top-notch training with hands-on activities and developmentally appropriate resources to better the lives of children and families in our area. Providers will have the materials and ideas to put into practice current child development theories. Handouts include picture books, resource books, and educational materials. Please register on www.occrra.org. Schedule is subject to change. Questions? Call Debi Thevenin 937-220-1708, dthevenin@thintv.org or Tina Spaulding at 937-220-1670, tspaulding@thinktv.org

Encouraging Language Development in Infants and Toddlers
2 hours

Use the environment as well as activities to encourage language development in the very youngest children. Use specific activities to include parents in the learning and teaching of language. This includes story books for your library.

Fostering Friendships
2 hours

Successful friendships in early childhood contribute to a child’s long-term quality of life. Explore a variety of strategies that will foster critical friendship skills in young children.

Playing to Learn!
2 hours

Play is critical to the development of young children. Describe how children learn through play and explore a variety of strategies that will support children’s playful learning experiences.

Terrific Transition Tips for Preschoolers
2 hours

Daily routines and transitions can be very challenging. Explore several strategies for making transitions time with young children easier and more successful.

Writing Fun, Right Now for Preschoolers
2 hours

Examine different stages of writing development in young children and practice a variety of engaging instructional strategies that support preschoolers’ emergent writing skills.

Workshop Schedule

Professionalism and Ethics in Early Childhood Programs
Thursday
6:30pm – 8:30pm

Thursday, Apr. 7, 2020 – $35

Child Care Choices
4817 State Rte 202
Tipp City

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Fostering Friendships
Tuesday
6:30PM – 8:30PM

Tuesday, Apr. 14, 2020 – FREE

Greene Co. DJFS
541 Ledbetter Rd.
Xenia, OH 4540

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Writing Fun Right Now for Preschoolers
Saturday
10:00am – 12:00pm

Saturday, Apr. 18, 2020 – FREE

Franklin Public Library,
44 E Fourth St.
Franklin

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Terrific Transition Tips for Preschool
Saturday
12:30pm – 2:30pm

Saturday, Apr. 18, 2020 – FREE

Franklin Public Library,
44 E Fourth St.
Franklin

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Fostering Friendships, Playing To Learn, and Writing Fun Right Now
Saturday
8:30am – 3:15pm

Saturday, May 16, 2020 – FREE

The Workshop Learning Center
732 Jackson St. Greenville

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Fostering Friendships
Saturday
10:30am – 12:30pm

Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 – FREE

Northwest Library
2410 Philadelphia Dr.
Dayton

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FAQs

We conduct station tours Monday through Friday between 9am and 5pm.  If you would like to set up a station tour or request a special tour date or time please call (937) 220-1708 or email: dthevenin@thinktv.org.

Our community workshops help parents, educators and child care providers extend the learning value of our educational program offerings. Click here for a complete list of community workshops. For more information or to register for a workshop call Tina Spaulding (937-220-1670) or email at: tspaulding@thinktv.org.

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