United Way of Tucson & Southern Arizona

Great Expectations for Teachers, Children, and Families

Increasing Family Childcare Providers’ Knowledge of Language and Literacy Development in Young Children

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Language, Literacy and Growing Minds!

This is a Community of practice for family child care home providers in the Sahuarita/Green Valley area that will meet in order to increase skills and knowledge about how the whole child develops and how language and literacy acquisition are affected by nutrition, exercise/movement.

Goals

Learn how children acquire language and literacy through the exploration of how the whole child develops.

Learn how nutrition, exercise/movement affects brain function and development.

Explore pathways to facilitate degree completion.

Requirements

Must be a home based childcare provider/educator.  We will be meeting on the fourth Tuesday of the month.  Attendance will be taken.  Must attend 9 out of the 11 sessions in order to be considered a member of this community of practice and to receive a certificate of completion.

Monthly Meetings

Last Tuesday of the month, 6:00 – 8:00 PM

For more information contact:

Kristian Quihuiz

kquihuiz@unitedwaytucson.org

520-392-8076