Over 700 Early Childhood Professionals gathered over September 21-23 for the Early Care and Education Fall Institute, Power to the Profession! Thank you to all who made the weekend a success!
If you need a Certificate of Attendance for the Fall Institute and have not yet submitted a request, please send this Certificate Request Form to pat@iowaaeyc.org.
Click the links below for handouts provided by presenters at this year's Institute:

Friday Workshops

CACFP New Meal Pattern
Early Childhood Mental Health and Improving Early Identification of Developmental Delay and Autism Spectrum Disorder
I want to Play Too. How to incorporate all learners within classroom activities
Let's Play! How to Bring Content into the Realm of Play
Let's Play! How to Bring Content into the Realm of Play - ppt.
Reducing the Likelihood Peer Mediated Strategies in the Preschool Classroom
Relationship Education for Educators – Better Couple Relationships Mean Better Child Outcomes
Using Projects with Toddlers
We are Family - Building and Sustain a Classroom Community Where All Children Feel Good about Coming to School All Year Long
  1. Building Positive Relationships withYoung Children
  2. Cheers, Cheers (2)Cheers (3), Cheers (4)
  3. Games Sharing Photos
  4. Greetings
  5. Line up Song Book
  6. Mighty Minutes - Friendship
  7. Morning Meeting Activity 
  8. Starters - Feedback

Saturday Workshops

Facilitating Infant and Toddler Language Development Through Coaching
Integrating Math in Preschool Classroom is as Easy as 1-2-3
Introduction to the Nurtured Heart Approach®
  1. Notes Packet
Keynote Address: Making and Tinkering in Early Childhood, It's Serious Play!
ROBOTS: STEM In Project Work
The Field of Early Childhood Education – Profession or Career
The Power of Blocks: Meetings Standards Through Block Play
What’s New with the Revised Iowa Early Learning Standards?
When Rescuing isn’t Enough – Working with Families of Children with Trauma Backgrounds
  1. Handout (1)
  2. Handout (2)
  3. Handout (3)

View Fall Institute program

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