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March 6, 2020

Save the Date: First Up Annual Conference

Early childhood professionals are invited to join First Up on March 6, 2020, for their Annual Conference in Philadelphia!

About

Join educators and professionals from across the region for professional development and networking on the beautiful campus of the University of Pennsylvania. Save the date for the 2020 First Up Conference, to be held at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman Quadrangle on March 6, 2020!

More Information

To learn more, visit the First Up event page.

For questions, contact Rebecca Tyrrell at rebecca.tyrrell@firstup.org.

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October 28, 2019

A Tapestry by Design (Online)

In this online professional development course, participants will discuss early education content and pedagogy, based upon an understanding of how young children grow and learn. Topics such as interculturalism, family engagement, inclusion, and the importance of play will be highlighted.

Three PQAS and Act 48 hours will be awarded.

Course Timeline

This course will be available online from October 28 through November 15, 2019.

More Information

For more information, contact Jasmine Davis at 412.567.3933 or jasmine@tryingtogether.org.

Registration

To participate in this course, complete the registration process below.

 



 

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October 15, 2019

Come Play!

Guided by the staff at Trying Together, Come Play! is an opportunity for family and group child care providers to bring their enrolled children for hands-on professional learning.

Provider Benefits

By participating, providers will receive:

  • PQAS / Act 48 Hours
  • Mentoring
  • Program Resources

Questions

For more information or to ask questions, contact Mimi Loughead at 412.567.5163 or mimi@tryingtogether.org.

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October 8, 2019

Come Play!

Guided by the staff at Trying Together, Come Play! is an opportunity for family and group child care providers to bring their enrolled children for hands-on professional learning.

Provider Benefits

By participating, providers will receive:

  • PQAS / Act 48 Hours
  • Mentoring
  • Program Resources

Questions

For more information or to ask questions, contact Mimi Loughead at 412.567.5163 or mimi@tryingtogether.org.

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October 1, 2019

Come Play!

Guided by the staff at Trying Together, Come Play! is an opportunity for family and group child care providers to bring their enrolled children for hands-on professional learning.

Provider Benefits

By participating, providers will receive:

  • PQAS / Act 48 Hours
  • Mentoring
  • Program Resources

Questions

For more information or to ask questions, contact Mimi Loughead at 412.567.5163 or mimi@tryingtogether.org.

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September 25, 2019

Webinar: An Interview with Dr. Sherry Turkle

Join Brazelton Touchpoints Center on Wednesday, September 25 for an interview with professor and author, Dr. Sherry Turkle, Ph.D.

About

In this webinar, Sherry Turkle will discuss digital media’s role in society and culture, including its impact on child development, empathy, and communication.

Dr. Sherry Turkle is the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the founding director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self. Sherry Turkle is also the author of “Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age,” a book investigating the impact of technology on and the importance of face-to-face communication.

Registration

To register for this webinar and learn more, visit the event webpage.

More Information

For questions, contact Kayla Savelli at kayla.savelli@childrens.harvard.edu.

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September 24, 2019

Come Play!

Guided by the staff at Trying Together, Come Play! is an opportunity for family and group child care providers to bring their enrolled children for hands-on professional learning.

Provider Benefits

By participating, providers will receive:

  • PQAS / Act 48 Hours
  • Mentoring
  • Program Resources

Questions

For more information or to ask questions, contact Mimi Loughead at 412.567.5163 or mimi@tryingtogether.org.

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September 17, 2019

Come Play!

Guided by the staff at Trying Together, Come Play! is an opportunity for family and group child care providers to bring their enrolled children for hands-on professional learning.

Provider Benefits

By participating, providers will receive:

  • PQAS / Act 48 Hours
  • Mentoring
  • Program Resources

Questions

For more information or to ask questions, contact Mimi Loughead at 412.567.5163 or mimi@tryingtogether.org.

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September 16, 2019

Working With Diverse Families: Supporting Dual Language Learners (Online)

In this online course, participants will engage in an interactive professional development session to build and strengthen knowledge in working with diverse children ages birth to five and families. To support early childhood practitioners serving this population, this session will focus on current research strategies when teaching dual language learners, and techniques to engage families.

Three PQAS and Act 48 hours will be awarded.

Course Timeline

This course will be available online from September 16 through October 4, 2019.

More Information

For more information, contact Jasmine Davis at 412.567.3933 or jasmine@tryingtogether.org.

Registration

To participate in this course, complete the registration process below.

 



 

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September 10, 2019

Come Play!

Guided by the staff at Trying Together, Come Play! is an opportunity for family and group child care providers to bring their enrolled children for hands-on professional learning.

Provider Benefits

By participating, providers will receive:

  • PQAS / Act 48 Hours
  • Mentoring
  • Program Resources

Questions

For more information or to ask questions, contact Mimi Loughead at 412.567.5163 or mimi@tryingtogether.org.

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