CHILD CARE TRAININGS

Free Trainings for Teachers and Early Childhood Educators

There are currently no child care trainings scheduled. This page will be updated at least six weeks before the next training.

Upcoming trainings will also be featured in our monthly newsletter for teachers and early childhood educators.

To arrange for a training for your staff please visit The Library Comes to You


Trainings available from Beaverton City Library:

Stories Through Songs: Creating Musical Literacy Experiences with Children

Books and music can go hand-in-hand. Come learn how to put a new spin on old favorites and identify ways to integrate language and literacy skills into a musical experience with the children in your care and education programs. You will leave with new ways to use the books already in your home or classroom.

Set One; Core Knowledge Category: Learning Environments & Curriculum; 1.5 hours; Infant/Toddler, Preschool


Do you Dewey? We do!: How to Find Books in the Library

Your local library is the go-to spot for books to share with the children in your care, but with so many available, how do you find the best books for you? In this session you will learn how to find the books you love in the library, as well as tricks to discover new favorites to share!

Set One; Core Knowledge Category: Learning Environments & Curriculum; 2 hours; No age group focus


¿Saben cómo usar Dewey? ¡Nosotros sí!: Como encontrar libros en la Biblioteca

Su biblioteca local es el lugar para encontrar libros que puedes compartir con los niños bajo su cuidado, pero con tantos disponibles, ¿cómo encuentra el mejor libro para usted? En esta sesión aprenderás como encontrar los libros que te encantan en la biblioteca, ¡y trucos para descubrir nuevos libros favoritos para compartir!

Nivel Uno, Categorías de Conocimiento Básico (CKC): Ambientes de Aprendizaje y Plan de Estudios (LEC), 2 horas, No relacionado a ninguna edad.


Hey, Baby! Can We Talk?

Communication between babies and caregivers forms the foundation of early language and literacy development. In this Early Words Language and Literacy 2014 session, participants will learn to respond to baby's cues and understand the basics of creating literacy-rich environments for infants.

Set One; Core Knowledge Category: Learning Environments & Curriculum; 2 hours; Infant/Toddler


Again! Again! Language and Literacy Development for Toddlers

Toddlers are always on the go as they try to understand the workings of their world. In this Early Words Language and Literacy 2014 session, participants will learn about literacy-rich environments for toddlers and gain the basics of engaging busy little ones in language and literacy activities.

Set One; Core Knowledge Category: Learning Environments & Curriculum; 2 hours; Infant/Toddler


Leap into Language & Literacy

Language and literacy development is essential for children of all ages and backgrounds. Come and learn how to encourage language and literacy development for the children in your program by focusing on the Five Literacy Practices (talking, reading, writing, singing and playing) identified and adapted from the Every Child Ready to Read curriculum available through your local library.

Set One; Core Knowledge Category: Human Growth & Development; 2 hours; Infant/Toddler, Preschool


The Magic of Children’s Literature

Books can transport us to magical places! This two–hour training session offers a basic understanding of how to incorporate developmentally-appropriate books into the early care and education setting, as well as an understanding of how to read books to young children.

Set One; Core Knowledge Category: Learning Environments & Curriculum; 2 hours; Infant/Toddler, Preschool


Snuggle Up and Read: Partnering with Families to Support Literacy Development

Parents play a critical role in helping children develop language and literacy skills. This session offers basic information regarding barriers and solutions to parent participation in children's literacy development. You’ll leave with ideas for strengthening parent involvement in your care and education programs.

Set One; Core Knowledge Category: Families & Community Systems; 2 hours; No age group focus