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

First Tuesday of the month, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

For more information contact:

Kristian Quihuiz – Phone: 520-392-8076 

E-mail: kquihuiz@unitedwaytucson.org

Denisse Hernandez de Ortiz – Phone 520-903-3975

E-mail: dhernandez@unitedwaytucson.org

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