The California Department of Education, Child Development Division is pleased to announce the release of the California Preschool Learning Foundations, Volume 3, and its companion publication, the California Preschool Curriculum Framework, Volume 3. Both publications cover the domain areas of history-social science and science. This Volume 3 set completes California’s preschool foundations and preschool curriculum framework series. They can be purchased directly from CDE Press at 1-800-995-4099 or at email@example.com. For more information, contact Laura Bridges, Child Development Consultant, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 916-323-1340.
Help Me Grow connects children and their families to developmental services to enhance the development, behavior and learning of children birth through 5 years.
Help Me Grow has added an online link in English or Spanish where parents and health care providers can provide a child’s information and a description of the issues or concerns. Within 1-2 business days, Help Me Grow will contact the child’s parent to learn more about their needs and to provide connection to programs and services. Click here to get started with Help Me Grow.
Irvine Valley College: Attention early childhood students, Irvine Valley College has a grant from the Child Development Training Consortium to reimburse students for college fees. The grant reimburses fees for students who work directly with children in a licensed or license-exempt (e.g. military) child care program. Students must be taking classes and working toward a Child Development Permit. ECE students working toward their Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degree also qualify. Click here for flyer and list of classes. Please contact email@example.com for any questions.
Foundations and Curriculum Framework Volume 2: Visual and Performing Arts- California Preschool Instructional Networks
The visual and performing art offers preschool children many ways to experience playful exploration, self-expression, creativity and the joy of learning. Teachers will learn instructional strategies to increase the visual and performing arts into their classroom using an integrated approach to learning. This framework presents tools and information to enrich learning and development opportunities for all preschool children.
Audience: Early childhood educators
Location: Orange County Department of Education, Boardroom, 200 Kalmus Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Date: January 30, 5-8:00 p.m.
Information: Individuals with disabilities in need of auxiliary aides and services may request assistance by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Training Opportunities- Orange County Department of Education and CARES Plus
Workshops include: California Infant/Toddler Curriculum Framework, Guiding Principles & Interactions that Support Emotional Development, Perceptual and Motor Development, and Supportive Cognitive Development
Audience: Early childhood education and professionals Registration: Click on title for registration link
Location: Boys and Girls Club of Garden Grove, 10540 Chapman Avenue, Garden Grove, CA 92840
Date: Workshops offered in January, February, March, and April
Irvine Valley College Human Development Department offers many classes for early childhood educators. To view current schedule click here.