The Schoenbaum Family Center offers opportunities to help educators, practitioners, community members and families support young children through early childhood research and practice. Many of these opportunities stem from the combined expertise of CCEC researchers, Ohio State faculty and A. Sophie Roger’s School for Early Learning teachers. Learn more about our 2018 Winter/Spring Workshops.
SFC professional development opportunities include:
Free Family Brown Bag Workshops open to families in the school and Weinland Park Community. Held at the SFC on select Fridays from 12:30-1:30 p.m., these workshops offer solutions to families to tackle challenges such as toilet training, guidance and discipline, nutrition and social emotional wellness.
Practitioners Workshops on topics such as language-rich classrooms, educating dual language learners, Read it Again Pre-K curriculum, Reggio Emilia Approach to Education, family partnerships and cultural competence. These workshops are Ohio Approved to ensure training quality and that licensed teachers and early childhood educators gain continuing education credits. Workshops are held at SFC or can be facilitated at other locations. To learn more, contact Kristen Knight, SFC Professional Development Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ready 4 success– Kindergarten Readiness Initiative ready 4 success is a university professional development initiative facilitated by the Scheoenbaum Family Center that partners with center-based early education and childcare programs to help them achieve school readiness goals for the children they serve. Participants in the initiative receive professional development and supportive coaching focusing on effective instructional strategies to increase early language, literacy and math skills in children. Contact Shelby Dowdy at 614.292.5209, or email@example.com.
Kimberlee is an Instructional Coach working with preschool teachers through the ready 4 success – Kindergarten Readiness Initiative. Contact Kim Osenga at firstname.lastname@example.org.