Bright Beginnings is proud to offer early childhood developmental and practice training to all current staff and anyone in the field who would like to participate. These trainings are taught by instructors registered with Arizona Workforce Registry. You may locate any of our trainings by visiting azregistry.org. Here you can find and register for any training and professional development opportunities that we offer.  For further information you may also call 623-487-8000, or email us at brightbeginnings602(at)gmail(dot)com.

High quality child care programs have the distinct responsibility of providing children with a developmentally appropriate, nurturing and safe environment while simultaneously managing staff and meeting business objectives. These are unique and complex needs that will influence the way in which your facility functions. Together, we can help you create an individualized training program designed to meet all of your training needs.

NAEYC defines professional development as "the initial preparation and learning experiences designed to improve the knowledge, skill/behaviors, and attitudes/value of the early childhood work force." This professional development should be ongoing in the nature updating knowledge and skills through continued workshops and trainings.

All of our trainings focus on improving and continuing high quality care in early childhood education. All trainings can be adapted to meet the specific needs of your program.

  • We deliver training that is informative and most importantly engaging.

  • Our workshops provide you with information and hands on experience.

Classroom Management Series

  1. Classroom management in perspective
  2. Becoming a reflective practitioner
  3. Effective classroom management
  4. Understanding basic needs aggressive passive behavior
  5. Understanding challenging behavior
  6. Developing standards for classroom behavior
  7. Responding to violation of rules and problem solving
  8. Understanding and guiding behavior
  9. Managing by rewards and consequences
  10. Behavioral contracts
  11. Conflict and stress management
  12. Social Emotional skills in the Early Childhood Classroom

Early Literacy Series

  1. The literacy environment
  2. Beginning of communication
    Infants, toddlers, preschoolers
  3. Reading and Writing
  4. Storytelling
  5. Flannel boards
  6. Poems and puppets
  7. Children and books
  8. Books and cooks literacy based cooking activities

Developing Mathematical Thinking in Young Children

  1. History and language of Math
  2. Number sense
  3. Patterns and algebra
  4. Geometry and special sense
  5. Measurement
  6. Data and probability
  7. Addition and subtraction

Foundations of Early Childhood Education Series

  1. History of early childhood education
  2. Types of programs
  3. Defining the young child
  4. The teacher’s role in early childhood education
  5. Planning for the body-physical development
  6. Planning for the mind-cognitive development
  7. Planning for the mind-language development
  8. Observation and assessment documentation
  9. Creating safe and engaging environments (Centers)

Curriculum Implementation

Lesson plans, curriculum webs, theme based learning.

Learning to Move, Moving to Learn

Creative movement in the early childhood classroom.

Science in the Early Childhood Classroom

  1. The importance of science in the early childhood classroom
  2. Includes hands on science experiences for the young child

Family and School Connection

  1. Parents as partners
  2. Bridging the gap between home and school
  3. Parents friends or foe

The Art of Block Building

How children learn math, science, and social studies by building with blocks.

Importance of Play and the Young Child series

  1. Theories of play
  2. How does play change as children grow
  3. Outdoor play and materials
  4. Play and culture

Artistic and Creative Expression in Young Children Series

  1. The development of creativity
  2. The development of aesthetic awareness
  3. Nurturing creativity in the young child
  4. Integrating the arts into early childhood
  5. The beginnings of self expression-stages of development
  6. The Value of Art to a Child

Child Abuse Mandated Reporting

 

Water Safety

 

Fire Safety

 

Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programs

 

Nutrition

 

NAEYC DAP (developmental appropriate practice) toys, materials, etc.