Feb 27

PAEYC Online: Literacy Activities for School-Age Children

This workshop contains a discussion on why it is important to continue to include basic language/reading activities in the daily lives of our school-age children. Questioning techniques and strategies will be offered so adults can check to see if children understand content. Additionally...

Feb 27

PAEYC Online: School-Age Care: Communication

Communication is key to family involvement in out of school time programs. Strong, positive cooperative relationships with parents and families are at the heart of quality out of school programs for school age children and youth. In this course, students will learn strategies to improve...

Mar 4

14th Annual Family Fun Fest in Indiana

The 14th Annual FAMILY FUN FEST hosted by the Children's Advisory Commission of Indiana County will take place on Saturday, March 4 from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Indiana Mall. This year's FAMILY FUN FEST theme is Space and will feature more than 50 tables of activities and information, a...

Mar 8

Making & Tinkering With STEM Webcast

Join NAEYC Wednesday, March 8, from 3:00-4:00 p.m. to find out how you can seamlessly integrate making, tinkering and STEM concepts with Cate Heroman the author of NAEYC’s newest publication, Making and Tinkering With...

Mar 9

5-2-1-0 Speaker Series: The Building Blocks of A Healthy Life

5-2-1-0 is a movement to reinforce healthy lifestyle choices that benefit local kids and their families. The 5-2-1-0 movement promotes four key messages about healthy eating and physical activity. These are: 5 or more servings of fruits and vegetables every day, 2 hours or less of recreational...

Mar 13

PAEYC Online: The Right Fit - Recruiting, Selecting and Orienting the Right Staff

Successful staff recruitment and selection is a crucial component of administering high quality early education programming.

Having the right teacher in the right position requires that program administrators have a repertoire of effective recruitment, screening, selection, and...

Mar 13

PAEYC Online: Article Review - Using Toys to Support Infant/Toddler Learning and Development

Choosing toys and activities that are suitable for infants and toddlers can challenge even the most experienced teacher. By being mindful of the basic principles of child development and the role of play, teachers can intentionally select toys to meet young children’s unique needs and interests...

Mar 13

PAEYC Online: Book Clubs for School-Age Children

Let’s start a book club for children featuring books that interest them the most. Book discussions and activities children can do, will be one of the features at this workshop. There will be a discussion on ways to include a children’s librarian in this process. (Two hours)

Mar 13

PAEYC Online: School-Age Care Leadership Reflection - Inspiring Peak Performance, Competence, Commitment, and Collaboration

How do I motivate my staff and colleagues? How can I encourage teachers to be more committed to the field? We’ve heard the same issues, framed the same way for years.

In this session, we will begin to break this cycle of questioning towards action planning! School-age administrators will...

Mar 13

PAEYC Online: Exploring the Outdoor World Through Our Senses

The outside world shapes children’s development through experiences that they have, which include using their five senses. This session will explore ways to focus on the five senses through outside play including materials from the classroom. Participants will be looking at ways to utilize...