A FREE Training Series for Child Care Providers and Teachers of Young Children

Beaverton City Library
12375 SW 5th Street

Registration begins one month prior to each session.
Register Online or call the children's desk 503-350-3600. 

Again! Again! Language and Literacy Development for Toddlers

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
6:30-8:30 PM Meeting Room B

-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 

Hey, Baby! Can We Talk?

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
6:30-8:30 PM Meeting Room B

Communication between babies and care givers forms the foundation of early language and literacy development.  In this 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 

Leap into Language & Literacy

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
6:30-8:30 PM Meeting Room B
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 

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

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
6:30-8:30* PM (*Training ends after library hours)
Meeting Room A 

Parents play a critical role in helping children to develop language and literacy skills. This session will offer 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

Direct any questions to Oregon Registry Trainer and Children’s Librarian, Jennifer Wolf, 503-350-3637