Upcoming Trainings

Professional Development Trainings
Led by April Zajko, M.Ed. 

For more information email: aprilzajko@gmail.com

Past Trainings ~ a sample of the trainings that are available from April’s Teaching Tree

Jan. 8th 2020    New Year = New Goals: Charting Your Career Path in ECE                                                         Sponsor: NEK Early Childhood Program Directors Network

Jan. 14, 2020         Gardening All Year  (Head Start Regional Meeting)

Feb. 14th 2020   Kids in the Kitchen ~ practical ways to embed early learning standards while cooking with young children. ~ Lyndon, VT

March 9 & 16, 2020    Active Indoor Play ~ children need gross motor play for healthy development and this training will give you many new ideas~ Barre, VT

March  11, 2020         S.T.E.A.M. – Everyday Science ~ Concord, VT

April 2020 S.T.E.A.M.–Infant & Toddlers are Marvelous Mathematician ~Concord, VT

** As of March 11, 2020 all trainings led by April’s Teaching Tree will move to an online format as way to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.

Early childhood educators need to continue to work in community to support one another. Please reach out to let me know who I can continue to support you and your professional development needs: aprilzajko@gmail.com

“Finding Your Way: Ethical Decision Making for Professionals”  – online 6 hour training

“Growing Outdoor Classrooms “– – online 6 hour training

P.O.W.E.R. – Path of Wellness, Environment, & Relationship – online 6 hour training

Date Course  Location
Spring 2021 Communication in Early Childhood & Afterschool Workplaces – 3 credit course

Introduction to Early Childhood Education

Community College of Vermont, Montpelier

Register is still open~ classes begin Jan. 25, 20201

http://www.ccv.edu

Winter 2020- full

Fall 2020- full

Winter 2021- full

Naturally Empowered ~ Women’s  Coaching Group Full ~ please email to get on the list for new group forming Spring 2021
Spring 2021 “Growing Outdoor Classrooms” – 45 hour training, 3 college credits Castleton University

March 2021, registration not yet open

Spring 2020 Communication in Early Childhood & Afterschool Workplaces – 3 credit course
Spring 2020 Child Development – 3 credit course
Spring 2020 Communication in Early Childhood & Afterschool Workplaces – 3 credit course CCV
Fall 2019 Leadership, Mentoring, & Supervision in Early Childhood and After School Programs~ Hybrid Course CCV
Fall 2019 Introduction to Early Childhood Education ~ Hybrid Course CCV