Aug 15

Using Reflective Observations to Enhance Assessment


Reflective observations are more than simply taking notes.  This workshop will provide the classroom teacher with strategies and tools to make the most of their observations and use this information to complete detailed, meaningful assessments of the students as well...

Aug 15

The Leader’s Toolbox: A Great Place to Work

The responsibilities of early childhood program leaders are varied. They must be reflective listeners and mentors in order to guide successful work teams and environments. Leaders must also be professional role models and cheerleaders, empowering staff to engage in program decision-making and...

Sep 24

UnConference 2016: Get Dirty!

Ready to make mud pies and explore the outdoors? Save the date for Saturday, September 24 for our fourth UnConference of the year where we will learn all about nature play. This time, our host isPittsburgh Parks Conservancy at the new ...

Oct 21

UnConference 2016: Fred Rogers---Friend, Teacher, and Advocate

Stay tuned for more details on this UnConference which takes a deep dive into the teaching and educational philosophies of Fred Rogers.  Visit behind-the-scene archives of Fred Rogers at the Fred Rogers Center on St. Vincent College’s campus.

Oct 22

UnConference 2016: Mr. Rogers Neighborhood

It takes a village to raise a child and no one understood that better than Mister Rogers!  This UnConference explores the importance of community and your friends in the neighborhood – from the local barber who encourages students to study and play safe to forward-thinking family support...