Seminars and Trainings

R2LP announces its summer courses for English- and Spanish-speaking family child-care providers

Download these pdfs to see the many classes we’re offering in English and in Spanish this summer. Topics range from including children with special needs in your program to incorporating yoga or nature into your curriculum to guiding children’s behavior.

To register for a class, call Ina at 401.276.4820. She speaks English and Spanish. (Habla inglés y español.) Please note that our phone number changed after our move in August.

We’re offering the following classes in English in August and September, with support in Spanish.

Date TBD
Growing Up WILD
Growing Up WILD builds upon children’s natural sense
of wonder about nature. Early childhood educators
will discover and experience a range of nature/science
activities that are developmentally appropriate for ages
3 to 7. Participants will receive the Growing Up WILD
curriculum and skills to complete these activities with
their students.

September 12, 19 and 26, Wednesdays, 6 pm – 8 pm
Guiding Children’s Behavior
In Guiding Children’s Behavior: Support Social and
Emotion Development, educators will learn about
major milestones for children’s social and emotional
development, understand the wide variety of influences
on children’s development and learning, and plan
intentional learning experiences to support positive social
and emotional development.

September 29, Saturday, 9 am – 1 pm
Introduction to Mindfulness and Yoga in Early Childhood Settings
In this workshop, participants will learn the benefits
of mindfulness and yoga, including the latest scientific
research. They will also have experiential opportunities
to try various self-care practices as a tool for their own
health and well-being. Additionally, participants will
learn strategies for incorporating yoga/ mindfulness with
infants through five-year-olds.

These classes are funded by the Rhode Island Department of Human Services and Providence Talks. All of the classes have been approved by the Center for Early Learning Professionals.

Ready to Learn Providence is a program of the School of Continuing Studies at Roger Williams University.