Trainers: Megan Matza & Katharine Orr
Dates: September 25, 2017 – February 5, 2018
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Early Childhood Options
Address: 330 Fiedler Ave, Suite 100, Dillon, CO 80435
COST: $5 per session
(please make checks payable to Early Childhood Options)
Targeted Audience: Early Childhood professionals and others working to improve the social emotional health of children Birth – 5 years; including administrators, coaches, trainers, teachers, Early Childhood Mental Health consultants and specialists, Early Intervention providers and other health professionals are encouraged to attend.
About the Trainers: Megan Matza has been teaching for the past twelve years, primarily with preschool aged children. Megan has also completed the full 18 sessions of Pyramid Plus training, received coaching and performed at fidelity in her classroom. In addition, Megan has been teaching the Positive Solutions for Families trainings and is the SEAL (social emotional action liaison) for her school. Katharine Orr is the Mental Health Consultant for the Summit County Head Start Program and is also a certified Pyramid Plus Trainer. Katharine consults in early childhood classrooms around the county on social emotional development and has taught the Pyramid Plus Approach in Summit County since 2012.
Structure of Training: The materials are developed so participants will be able to apply strategies and tools in their practice. Presentation will be delivered in a manner that systematically breaks the content into 18 sessions with specific topics and strategies, which provide concrete examples based in a variety of settings (center based and home).
Pyramid Plus Approach Training (delivered by Pyramid Plus Staff or Certified Trainer) meets the requirements for Child Guidance Strategies. In order to receive a certificate of attendance you must attend ALL 8 days of training and complete ALL 18 sessions. CEUs and Course Credits (undergraduate and graduate) available with additional fees, assignments and contact hours. More information: http://www.pyramidplus.org/trainingsupport
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