Trainings and Workshops

The Meeting Street Training Institute

TEACHING SELF-REGULATION TO YOUNG CHILDREN on Tuesday, May 26th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm with speaker Jeanine K. Fitzgerald. Self-regulation is a complex set of skills that exert influence over internal sensations and states.  These skills are necessary for consistent performance, behavior and school readiness.  Without them, a child may experience a life of chaos characterized by explosiveness, violence, anxiety, substance abuse, impulsivity, hyperactivity, distractibility or mood disorders.  This session examines self-regulatory-regulatory functions through a developmental lens and offers proven strategies to develop and strengthen them.  This will be a Zoom Training.  Please register at: samaral@MeetingStreet.org.  Prior to the training you will be emailed the Zoom information.  This training is made possible by Bristol County Savings Bank.  Questions?  Please contact Sonia Amaral at samaral@MeetingStreet.org or call 508-728-8644.

CYBER SAFETY IN THE TIME OF DISTANCE LEARNING on Wednesday, May 27th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm with speaker Heather Boccanfuso, Assistant Head of School at The Grace School at Meeting Street. Keeping our children safe when they are online can be a daunting task.  It seems as if new apps are being created every day.  Learn about ways to help keep children safe at any age as well as how to help them create a balance in their life.  Register Here.

INTENTIONAL TEACHING:  HOW TO MAKE CURRICULUM WORK on Wednesday, June 3rd from 4:00pm to 6:00pm with speakers Casey Ferrara M.Ed, Director of Early Childhood Programs at Meeting Street and Amanda Silva, M.Ed., Assistant Director of Early Intervention & Education Coordinator at Meeting Street. Learn how to use your observations and data to create an individualized curriculum that works for all children. This webinar will show you how to adapt toys and learning materials so they can be used with any child, and how to work with families to set child learning goals.  Register Here.

WHAT IS INCLUSION?  WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS? - 

on Wednesday, June 10th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm with speakers Casey Ferrara M.Ed, Director of Early Childhood Programs at Meeting Street and Amanda Silva, M. Ed, Assistant Director of Early Intervention & Education Coordinator at Meeting Street.  This training  will explore:  What inclusion should look like.  Who does inclusion benefit? And what evidence based practices work.  We will hear some parents speak about what inclusion means to them.  Register Here.

WHAT TO EXPECT IN THE INFANT AND TODDLERS YEARS on Wednesday, June 17th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm with speakers Casey Ferrara M. Ed, Director of Early Childhood Programs at Meeting Street and Andrea Furtado, Manager of the Early Learning Center at Meeting Street. Join us to learn more about the early childhood developmental milestones (up to age 3), toilet training, feeding, sleeping, and tantrums, how to play with toys to help your child learn, and resources available if you feel your child may not be developing on track. Register Here.

Workshops are FREE for Meeting Street families and $25.00 for professionals.  For questions, please email: ecinstitute@MeetingStreet.org.



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