Association / Board Meetings / Events

Location: Warwick Police Station (except where noted with a location change)

Registration begins at 6:30 p.m Trainings will begin at 7:00 p.m.

All trainings approved by The Center for Early Learning Professionals.


Warwick Police Station:

99 Veterans Memorial Drive, Warwick, RI Phone: 401-468-4200

Take route 95 to Exit 12A, 113 East. Bear right onto Route 5 South. You will pass Crowne Plaza on your right. Continue for .7 of a mile. You will take a left on Bragger Street .The Warwick Police Station is at the end of Bragger Street. Building on your left. Parking lot on your right. Our meeting room is the first room on the left after entering the building. 


 Due to COVID-19 we will be providing visual trainings from 6 -  8 p.m..  Pre-registration is required.


Events by year:  2021,  2022



Events 2021




September 21, 2021

Presented Online

What You Say is What You Get

Presenter By: Kate Begin 

This workshop is designed to give caregivers (and parents) new insight into
how their tone, their words, and body language has a direct effect upon their
child’s behavior, attitude, and ability to interact with others. The workshop
offers specific information about emotional and social competence, basic child
development, and parenting techniques. It is an interactive workshop.









October 19, 2021

Presented Online

Red Flags for Understanding the Need for Resources

Presented By: Lisa Furtado




November 15, 2021

Presented Online

Professionalism and Boundaries for Early Childhood Educators

Presented By: Tracy Cheney

Reflecting and understanding all that it means to be an early childhood
professionalism is crucial to our work each day. This includes understanding how to
maintain appropriate boundaries and roles with children, families, and coworkers.
This workshop will explore both topics through discussion and specific scenarios.



*December  2021

Holiday Celebration

To be announced




Events 2022




February 15, 2022

Presented Online 

Developmentally Appropriate Practices/Activities for Children Birth to Age 2

Presented By: Dotti McDevitt

The early years of life form the foundation for lifelong learning. It is important that
educators understand how children learn in order to support their self concept and
development. This 2- hour training guides participants in the design and use of
developmentally appropriate curriculum and activities for children under two. Topics
will include infant and toddler development, understanding temperament and how it
impacts curriculum planning, and activities that support development.




March 15, 2022

Presented Online

How to Inspire Curious Children and Encourage Meaningful Learning

Presented By Kate Banks

How do you plan your curriculum ahead of time and still follow the children’s
lead? What role does project based learning play? What about children’s
questions? Learn what emergent curriculum means, how it came about, the
benefits to this type of learning and hands-on practical ways to plan for it and
implement it each day. Learn how to use this type of learning to engage both
your children and their families, while changing the energy of the classroom
into an exciting place to be every day. You will come away with specific
strategies and ideas to begin this and to grow at your own pace. This is focused
on Toddler and Preschool Children (18 months - 5 years)



April - Mini Conference ( Date TBA)





May 17, 2022 

Presented Online

Supporting Families Around Nutrition and Self Care

Presented By: Heather Webster


This will be an interactive training where participants will get tips and resources to share with families and use within their own program, to support healthy nutrition and self care for their children.




*We may need to substitute training for reasons beyond our control.

*Additional fee required