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Foundations for Young Learners

Supporting the Social-Emotional Development of Young Learners

This teaching symposium is for all educators, specialists, and administrators serving TK and Kindergarten students. Participants examine the Preschool Learning Foundations and the CA Kindergarten State Standards to gain an understanding of the progression of the social emotional development of 4 and 5 year olds. Participants will learn research-based strategies to support the social emotional development of young learners and have an opportunity to plan curriculum and design classroom environments that are developmentally appropriate.

Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided each day.
Participants will have an opportunity to make materials for use in their classrooms.

This is a two day series:

  • Thursday, September 7, 2017
  • Thursday September 14, 2017

Recommended books are the Preschool Learning Foundations Vol. 1, Preschool Curriculum Frameworks Vol. 1 (CDE Press) and Developmentally Appropriate Practice by Copple and Bredekamp.

One continuing education unit (CEU) from Humboldt State University will be available upon request for $50. Participants must attend this full day of the class to be eligible for the CEU.

TK teachers are eligible for reimbursement for class registration fees, recommended books, and the CEU fees through the CA TK Stipend program.

Note Regarding Payment:
You must select CHECK or CREDIT CARD to complete this registration.

Check (paid by you or your district/school via a purchase order process): After you register you will receive a confirmation / invoice. If you are paying for the event yourself, print your confirmation / invoice, attach your check, and mail as indicated. If your district or school is paying for the event, please forward your confirmation / invoice to the appropriate person so that a check can be processed via your district/school's purchase order (PO) process. SCOE does not require a copy of the PO, as an invoice is sent at the time of event registration.

Credit card (PayPal): You must enter credit card information at the time of registration. If you are being reimbursed for this event, follow your district/school guidelines for reimbursement.

If you do not receive a confirmation / invoice within 24 hours, your registration is not complete. Please call the registration contact listed below for assistance.

When Thursday, September 7, 2017
9:00am - 3:00pm
Location SCOE, Gravenstein Room
Presenter Brulene Zanutto, Early Literacy/ School Readiness Coordinator
Cost $70.00
Price for 2-day series is $70. Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided each day.
Audience All TK, Preschool, kindergarten teachers, specialists and administrators.
Registration Christine Vasquez, 707-524-2816,
Questions Brulene Zanutto, 707-522-3163,

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