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Early Learning MiNI series

march 1st, 2nd, and 8th, 2023

3:30 - 5:30 pm CST

Via Zoom


Member Schools: $225.00 per person
Non-Member Schools: $250.00 per person
6 CPU Hours
**Sessions will be live and recorded for on demand**

March 1, 2023 - 3:30-5:30 pm CST

Christ Episcopal School - Covington, LA
Hour  1:  Guiding  With  Love 
Social and emotional development is a foundational element of early childhood education.   This session will focus on creating a healthy school family by making connections through relationships and loving guidance on an everyday basis.   Participants will learn to create a positive school climate where intrinsic motivation, helpfulness, and connection guide the classroom with a “Tool Box” of ideas.   
Hour 2: The Spiritual Child
The spiritual development of the child is an essential aspect of developing the whole child in Episcopal schools.   Enriching the child’s inner being with a holistic approach to help each child to grow in their knowledge and love of God is fundamental in faith development and belief in the divinity.   Participants will learn to emphasize and nurture the spiritual lives of young children through prayer, chapel service, song, the natural world, and connection with others. 

March 2, 2023 - 3:30-5:30 pm CST

St. James Episcopal School - Baton Rouge, LA
Nurturing Relationships, Building Community 
Join preschool teacher Rachel Daigre and Day School Chaplain Mother Lynn Hooks as they share stories and photos of engaging play possibilities that support relationship-building and social-emotional learning. Begin with an in-depth look at one study, explore the occurrence of some unplanned possibilities, and end with a live question and answer session to address your own curiosities about Episcopal identity formation in our youngest learners.

March 8, 2023 - 3:30-5:30 pm CST

St. Mark's Cathedral School - Shreveport, LA
Hour 1: Rise and Shine: A Peek into a Preschool Physical Education Program
Join the administration and faculty at St. James as they show simple ways to garden and create learning connections for toddlers - Kindergarten through nature. Even if you do not have a school garden, these tried and true lessons will inspire you to teach with nature as your backdrop! We all know how important it is to provide opportunities for young children to get their wiggles out. Using the SPARK Early Childhood curriculum and other seasonal activities, Rise and Shine enhances gross motor skills through creative movement and play. Participants will learn a variety of practical examples of teaching early childhood students physical education.
Hour 2: Masterpiece of the Month...and More: A Peek into a Preschool Art Enrichment 
“Who made paintings with straight, straight lines…Piet Mondrian!” Through a combination of product and process art, preschool students experience the work of great artists in a whole new way! In this session, participants will see how a preschool art program teaches students basic art concepts and design elements and skills and how to build a portfolio of masterpieces that parents and students alike will enjoy!

Register now for the early Learning mini-series

Note: The link you receive upon registration will be used for each meeting date.
Cancellation Policy: Written requests for refunds must be emailed to Pat Blevins at no later than February 24, 2023 , and will be subject to a nonrefundable $50.00 processing fee. All cancellations  received after February 24, 2023 will be charged the full registration fee.

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