Four sessions in one day! Attend one workshop for 2 credit hours or all 4 workshops and earn 8 credit hours.

Register on the Ohio Child Care Resource & Referral Association website:

All workshops are FREE and Ohio Approved

Session #1: Child Development Milestones
Participants will learn about the developmental milestones of the whole child. They will learn about the developmental stages of motor development and emotional well-being from infants and toddlers to pre-kindergarten. During these years motor skills are perfected. Creativity and imagination starts to shine. Caregivers will learn about the social emotional developmental stages of children, and learn about meaningful learning experiences that build growth.

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 ST10131593 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Mary Vaughn


Session #2: Playful Learning with Arts and Writing
Participants will learn ways to provide meaningful literacy experiences where children develop an understanding of the meaning of language and early writing development through art. Participants will learn that early writing is both a literacy activity and a fine motor skill.

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 ST10131594 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Mary Vaughn


Session #3: Language and Literacy Experiences
Participants will learn about creating meaningful learning activities and experiences that support language and literacy development from toddlers to Pre-Kindergarten. Caregivers will learn strategies for building phonological awareness and activities that encourage children in language development and early literacy.

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 ST10131595 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Barb Israel


Session #4: Spark Scientific Inquiry with Nature
This workshop will focus on helping participants recognize how to support the development of scientific inquiry skills in preschoolers. Participants will learn how to encourage children to use their natural curiosity to explore nature.

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 ST10131596 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Barb Israel

These workshops are made possible by a grant from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services in cooperation with the Ohio Educational Television Stations.

Questions? Please contact: Denise Hallman, Early Childhood Education Manager,