In-Person Training: The Creative Curriculum®

We offer a wide range of in-person sessions, ranging from introductory overviews to advanced examinations of specific topics. These courses are designed to help teachers at all levels implement The Creative Curriculum® effectively in their classrooms. In-person sessions are available on-site scheduled at your convenience.

To schedule a session or to learn more about our professional development solutions, please call 800.637.3652, option 6.

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Explore The Creative Curriculum® for Kindergarten in-depth with two new online professional development courses on The Foundation and the Daily Resources. Learn more.

The Creative Curriculum® for Kindergarten

Teachers

2-Day Implementing The Creative Curriculum® for Kindergarten (Teachers)

This highly interactive session helps teachers implement The Creative Curriculum® for Kindergarten in their classrooms. Teachers will first become familiar with our 38 objectives for development and learning, they will explore the benefits of using a Teaching Guide and implementing a meaningful study, and they will learn to implement the three main parts of a study and understand how to integrate content into daily events through intentional teaching experiences.

The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool

Teachers

2-Day Implementing The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool (Teachers)

2-Day Implementing The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool (Teachers) (Spanish)

This highly interactive session helps teachers at all levels implement The Creative Curriculum® in their classrooms. Teachers will become familiar with our 38 objectives for development and learning, they will explore and practice using the Daily Resources, they will use the knowledge building volumes, and they will learn how to implement a study.

* 2-Day Teaching Intentionally in the Interest Areas (The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool, Teachers)

Teachers learn to be purposeful as they create an environment and interact with children in the interest areas and outdoors. In addition to planning the physical spaces, teachers learn strategies for interacting with children in ways that support their development and learning related to the curricular objectives while encouraging children’s explorations and creativity.

* Available as one or two-day sessions

* 2-Day Supporting Early Mathematical Learning (The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool, Teachers)

Using Volume 4: Mathematics as a guide, teachers become familiar with the research related to how preschool children learn mathematical concepts and process skills, examine the components of mathematics that form the basis of instruction, and explore ways to incorporate developmentally appropriate mathematics activities in meaningful ways throughout the day.

* Available as one or two-day sessions

* 2-Day Supporting Language and Literacy Development and Learning (The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool, Teachers)

Using Volume 5: Literacy as a guide, teachers learn how to be intentional as they teach important language and literacy skills and incorporate language rich, meaningful experiences into everyday classroom practices.

* Available as one or two-day sessions

* 2-Day Supporting Social-Emotional Development and Learning (The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool, Teachers)

Teachers explore their role in promoting the healthy social–emotional development of preschool children. Topics include the importance of planning, appropriate expectations for children’s behavior at different ages, using positive guidance strategies, and the impact of the environment on children’s social–emotional development.

* Available as one or two-day sessions

Admins/Coaches

2-Day Helping Teachers Implement the Curriculum Effectively ((The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool, Administrators)

Administrators examine their roles and responsibilities related to supporting teachers’ optimal
implementation of (The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool. After exploring the curriculum in depth, administrators use new knowledge and shared experiences to develop a robust training and support plan for teachers at different levels of experience and develop strategies for providing positive, ongoing classroom support.

2-Day Coaching Teachers to Fidelity of Implementation ((The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool, Administrators)

Designed for individuals who provide direct classroom support to teachers, this session introduces Coaching to Fidelity and The Fidelity Tool for Administrators, tools that enable programs to measure teachers’ fidelity of implementation and then use that information to help teachers at all levels improve their practice. Participants will explore the tools themselves along with approaches to observing teachers and building relationships, tips for using the fidelity resources effectively, and strategies for supporting teachers in their implementation of
(The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool.


The Creative Curriculum® for Infants, Toddlers & Twos

Teachers/Caregivers

2-Day Implementing The Creative Curriculum® for Infants, Toddlers & Twos, 3rd Edition (With Daily Resources) (Teachers)

2-Day Implementing The Creative Curriculum® for Infants, Toddlers & Twos, 3rd Edition (With Daily Resources) (Teachers) (Spanish)

This hands-on session guides teachers and caregivers through every component of The Creative Curriculum® for Infants, Toddlers & Twos. Participants first explore the three curriculum volumes, which discuss in detail the latest theory and research, how to promote children’s progress and support active, individualized learning during routines and experiences, and how to set up a successful environment. Participants then have an opportunity to interact with the new Daily Resources (Intentional Teaching Cards™, Mighty Minutes®, Book Conversation Cards™, and Highlights Hello™) and practice using them together to plan and implement meaningful routines and intentional experiences for all the children in their care. To strengthen assessment skills, teachers use Objectives for Development & Learning, Birth Through Third Grade to practice documenting their observations of young children and to plan for and scaffold their learning.

* 2-Day Partnering With Families (The Creative Curriculum® for Infants, Toddlers & Twos, Teachers)

* 2-Day Partnering With Families (The Creative Curriculum® for Infants, Toddlers & Twos, Teachers) (Spanish)

Teachers learn practical strategies for promoting strong teacher–family partnerships that are based on trust and mutual respect.

* Available as one or two-day sessions

* 2-Day Supporting Language and Literacy Development and Learning (The Creative Curriculum® for Infants, Toddlers & Twos, Teachers)

* 2-Day Supporting Language and Literacy Development and Learning (The Creative Curriculum® for Infants, Toddlers & Twos, Teachers) (Spanish)

Teachers learn how to plan language-rich routines and experiences that support young children’s development of important language and literacy skills such as building vocabulary, promoting expressive and receptive language, noticing the sounds and rhythms of language, enjoying books and stories, and exploring writing.

* Available as one or two-day sessions

* 2-Day Supporting Social-Emotional Development and Learning (The Creative Curriculum® for Infants, Toddlers & Twos, Teachers)

* 2-Day Supporting Social-Emotional Development and Learning (The Creative Curriculum® for Infants, Toddlers & Twos, Teachers) (Spanish)

Teachers and caregivers explore their role in promoting the healthy social–emotional development of infants, toddlers, and twos. Topics include the importance of building a nurturing relationship with each child, appropriate expectations for children’s behavior at different ages, and using positive guidance strategies.

* Available as one or two-day sessions

Admins/Coaches

2-Day Helping Teachers Implement the Curriculum Effectively (The Creative Curriculum® for Infants, Toddlers & Twos, 2nd or 3rd Edition, Administrators)

Administrators examine their roles and responsibilities related to supporting teachers’ optimal implementation of The Creative Curriculum® for Infants, Toddlers & Twos. After exploring the curriculum in depth, administrators use new knowledge and shared experiences to develop a robust training and support plan for teachers/caregivers at different levels of experience an develop strategies for providing positive, ongoing support.

2-Day Coaching Teachers to Fidelity of Implementation (The Creative Curriculum® for Infants, Toddlers & Twos, Administrators)

Designed for individuals who provide direct classroom support to teachers/caregivers working with infants, toddlers, and twos, this session introduces Coaching to Fidelity and The Fidelity Tool for Administrators, tools that enable programs to measure teachers’ fidelity of implementation and then use that information to help teachers at all levels improve their practice. Participants will explore the tools themselves along with approaches to observing teachers and building relationships, tips for using the fidelity resources effectively, and strategies for supporting teachers in their implementation of The Creative Curriculum® for Infants, Toddlers & Twos.


The Creative Curriculum® for Family Child Care

*2-Day Implementing The Creative Curriculum® for Family Child Care (Teachers)

*2-Day Implementing The Creative Curriculum® for Family Child Care (Teachers) (Spanish)

The Creative Curriculum® for Family Child Care is a comprehensive, research-based, developmentally appropriate curriculum that addresses the specific needs of the family child care community. Fully aligned with the National Association for Family Child Care’s Accreditation standards, this curriculum is unique in that it addresses how to include all children from birth through school-age in the program, including the provider’s own children and sets of siblings.

* Available as one or two-day sessions

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