Previous Trainings

Access training files at: http://bit.ly/TrainingFiles-TBFT

Conferences

2015

  • WAEYC Conference – Seattle WA, October 2015
    • Art without Question
    • A Personal Mission for Administrators, Programs and Professionals
  • Infant and Early Childhood Conference – Tacoma WA, May 2015
    • Social Media for Administrators and Teachers
    • The Organized Classroom
    • Pinterest and Process-Over-Product
  • Skagit Valley Connections Conference – Mount Vernon WA, March 2015
    • Anxiety Management with Tucker Turtle
    • Proven Approaches to Behavior Support and Classroom Management
    • Services for Social-Emotional Issues (with Angela Shapow)
  • FACES: Crib to Classroom – Shoreline WA, February 2015
    • Art Talk: Information and Provocation for Skill Development and Joyful Exploration
    • Authentic Movement, Children, & Autism

2014

  • WAEYC – Seattle WA, November 2014
    • Anxiety Management with Tucker Turtle
    • Authentic Movement, Children, and Autism
    • The Organized Classroom
    • Services for Social-Emotional Issues: Infant-Toddler-Twos
    • Social Media for Administrators and Teachers
  • Tapestry – Vancouver WA, March 2014
    • Attachment & Social Emotional Development: Infants & Toddlers
  • FACES: Crib to Classroom – Shoreline WA, February 2014
    • Helping Young Children Cope with Anxiety and Stress
    • The Organized Classroom

"STARS" trainings

Washington State Department of Early Learning certified professional development "STARS" trainings: In-services, conference workshops & “DIY” self-study short projects

  • Child Care Basics – WA State Department of Early Learning
    Required minimum education for lead teachers
    • 20 Hour Basic STARS Training (prior to 2013)
    • 30 Hour Basic STARS Training (2013+)
  • Art, Music and Physical Development
    • Art Talk: Information and Provocation for Skill Development and Joyful Exploration
    • Art Talk – Basic Art Media and Communication (2 hour)
    • Art Talk – Basic Art Media and Communication Immersion (4 hour)
    • Art Without Question
    • Authentic Movement with Young Children
    • Authentic Movement, Children and Autism
    • Music, Movement and Physical Development: Preschool (5-hour)
    • Pinterest and Process-Over-Product
  • Assessments and the Curriculum
    • Learning Stories (4-hour)
    • Photos for Observations and Assessments
    • Using Data to Inform Program Practice: Infant-Toddler-Twos
  • Behavior Support and Social and Emotional Development
    • Anxiety and Tucker Turtle
    • Anxiety Management with Tucker Turtle
    • Attachment and Social and Emotional Development
    • Attachment and Social and Emotional Development: Infants and Toddlers
    • Challenging Behaviors and Classroom Solutions
    • Helping Young Children Cope with Anxiety and Stress
    • Infant-Toddler and Caregiver Attachment: Collaborating with Family Culture
    • Positive Guidance Strategies (1-hour) – DIY
    • Proven Approaches to Behavior Support and Classroom Management
    • Relationships Are Core to Social and Emotional Development
    • Services for Social-Emotional Issues
    • Services for Social and Emotional Issues: Infants-Toddler-Twos
    • Supporting Children with Counterproductive Behaviors
  • Computer and Technology Skills for Early Childhood Professionals
    • Computer Basics
    • Email and Internet Basics
    • Microsoft Excel: Introduction
    • Microsoft Word: Introduction
    • Open Lab
    • Photos in Family Communication: MS Word, Picasa and Google+
    • Social Media for Administrators and Teachers
  • Culturally Relevant Anti-Bias (C.R.A.B.)
    • Anti-Bias, Teachers, Culture and Families
    • Family Partnerships – DIY*
    • Gender Bias in the Classroom Environment
    • Gender Bias: Environmental Quick Check – DIY
    • Gender Bias: Changes to the Environment – DIY
  • Environments
    • The Organized Classroom (with Stacy Erickson)
  • Literacy
    • Board Books! – Infants and Toddlers
    • Poem with Visual Aid: Infant-Toddler – DIY
    • Rich Vocabulary Activity – DIY
  • Personal Professional Development
    • A Personal Mission Statement for Administrators, Programs and Professionals
  • Science and Math
    • Math Fundamentals: Infant through Pre-K
    • Next Generation Science: Infants & Toddlers
    • Next Generation Science: Preschool/Pre-K
      (co-designed; presented by Tammy Tasker)
    • Process Chart Activity: Preschool – DIY
    • Science Fundamentals: Infant through Pre-K