The Schoenbaum Family Center offers professional development 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 Crane Center researchers, Ohio State faculty and A. Sophie Roger’s School for Early Learning teachers.
SFC professional development opportunities include:
Training workshops for early childhood educators on topics such as language-rich classrooms, educating dual language learners, Read it Again Pre-K curriculum, Reggio Emilia Approach to Education, early childhood environments, family partnerships and cultural competence are offered monthly at the Schoenbaum Family Center. These workshops are Ohio Approved to ensure training quality and to meet SUTQ professional development requirements for early childhood educators.
Practitioner Workshops are held at SFC or can be facilitated at other locations. Current workshop descriptions and registration links can be found here. To learn more about scheduling a private training for your organization, contact Kristen Knight, SFC Professional Development Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family Brown Bag Workshops
These free one-hour workshops are open to all that are interested but are intended for families with young children. Held at the SFC on select Fridays from 12:30-1:30 p.m., these one-hour workshops offer resources and solutions to families to tackle challenges such as toilet training, guidance and discipline, nutrition and social emotional wellness.
This one day conference, intended for early childhood practitioners, features keynote speakers and breakout sessions to engage teachers, practitioners, and researchers in conversations about best practices and critical issues in the field of early childhood.
The purpose of our annual Summer Institute is to explore a pressing issue that early childhood educators, practitioners and clinicians are facing in their work with young children. The Summer Institute brings together experts and practitioners to provide current findings and practical applications on critical issues relevant to the early childhood community. These sessions serve as an opportunity for practitioners, researchers, and clinicians to engage and exchange ideas regarding best practices for working with young children and to inspire change in the field of early childhood.
June 15, 2018, we hosted our inaugural Summer Institute on Building Resilient Learners. Read our program guide and learn about our speakers.
View our speaker’s PowerPoint presentations:
AM Keynote: Wiring the Child’s Brain for Lifelong Success
AM Breakout Session: Creating a Trauma Informed Culture
AM Breakout Session: Examining Challenging Behaviors Through a Trauma Lens
PM Breakout Session: ACEs Science & Trauma Informed Care
PM Breakout Session: Trauma Responsive Care A Universal Approach