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Atlantic Cape Offers Early Childhood Professional Development Series

January 15, 2010

Atlantic Cape Community College and The Rothenberg Center for Family Life at Jewish Family Service are presenting an Early Childhood Professional Development Series. The three seminars will offer essential tools that address the pivotal role early childhood educators play in the emotional development of children and their families.

The seminars are 7-9 p.m., at Atlantic Cape's Mays Landing East Campus, Building T, 5100 Black Horse Pike. The topics are:

·         Creating Cooperative Classrooms, Thursday, Feb. 4. Learn how a H.U.G. (Hear, Understand, Give) can help create a cooperative and peaceful classroom environment.

·         Juggling the Demands of Active Classrooms, Thursday, March 2. Develop techniques for establishing and maintaining structure while preserving dignity, providing encouragement, and eventual self-control.

·         Successful Early Childhood Education Strategies, Thursday, April 15. Share classroom experiences and ways to handle them to promote students' emotional and relational health.

The co-facilitators of the series are Assistant Professor of Social Science Lisa Stein and Rothenberg Center Coordinator Sharon Simon. The cost is $29 per session. Childcare providers earn .2 Continuing Education Units per session.

To register, call (609) 343-4829. For more information, contact Stein at (609) 343-4960 or lstein@atlantic.edu, or Simon at (609) 822-1108 or ssimon@jfsatlantic.org.