Kindergarten Readiness Workshop

What makes a child “ready” for Kindergarten? Is it knowing letters, numbers, colors, and shapes? Racine County UW-Extension presents the workshop “Kindergarten Readiness” as a part of its Early Learning Series. Join this informative workshop to learn what area-Kindergarten educators say is important for children to know and be able to do. You will also […]

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Date Changed to February 25 – Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Children Workshop

Please note that the date for this workshop has been changed to Wednesday, February 25, 2015. In developing the ability to concentrate, the growing brain needs sufficient sleep. Children that get enough sleep are more adaptable and easier to manage. This workshop will help you to: Learn about how much sleep children require at specific stages in life. Learn about […]

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Cancelled – How Father Friendly is Your Organization Workshop

Please note that this workshop has been cancelled for January 21. Please refer to future Early Learning Series Calendars for future workshops. Do you have a hard time connecting with fathers? Do fathers feel welcome when they enter your center? Do you wish dads were more engaged with the care of their children? This workshop,designed for professionals who […]

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Winter 2015 Early Learning Series Calendar

The Early Learning Series calendar for January-February-March is now available online. Racine County UW-Extension will be featuring the workshops “How Father Friendly is Your Organizations” on January  and “Stewards of Children” on January 21 and “Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Children” on February 18. Information about other professional development opportunities for Early Learning Professionals are also listed. The […]

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Stewards of Children Workshop

Child sexual abuse prevention and response are an adult’s job. Stewards of Children is the only nationally available program scientifically proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes and change child-protective behaviors. During this program, you will be empowered as an individual, and as the life of your community, whether you are a survivor, a parent, or a service provider. As part of its […]

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Thriving With Your Spirited Child Workshop

Is there a “spirited” child in your life? Is the child more perceptive, intense, sensitive, persistent, energetic or expressive? If so, you may have a “spirited” child. Join us for this 3-hour workshop to learn skills and strategies that will help you and your “spirited” child to thrive. As part of its Early Learning Series, Racine County UW-Extension will be hosting a “Thriving With […]

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Fall Early Learning Series Calendar Available

The Early Learning Series calendar for October-November-December 2014 is now available online. Racine County UW-Extension will be featuring the workshops “Thriving With Your Spirited Child” on October 22 and “Stewards of Children” on November 19. Information about other professional development opportunities for Early Learning Professionals are also listed. The workshops are geared toward Early Learning […]

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Nature in Preschool Workshop

The Early Learning Series for early care educators and caregivers of young children presents “Nature in Preschool” workshop. The workshop will be facilitated by Debra McRae, UW-Extension Educator.  Come and learn what the research says about why children need nature; hands-on activities  from Growing Up Wild and Project Learning Tree; and how the activities tie […]

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Summer Early Learning Series Calendar Available

The July-August-September Early Learning Series Calendar is now available. Racine County UW-Extension will be presenting “Potty Training” on August 27 and “Nature in Preschool” on September 17. Both workshops will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Ives Grove Auditorium in Sturtevant. Workshops are free for parents, grandparents, and foster parents. A small fee is […]

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Winter 2014 Early Learning Series Calendar Available

Racine County UW-Extension’s Early Learning Series calendar is now available for the months of January-February-March 2014.   The calendar lists professional development opportunities for early care and education providers. View the full calendar here January-February-March 2014

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