STARS (State Training & Registry System)
Parents, Teachers and Child Caregivers are Invited to FREE Early Childhood Workshops
STARS (State Training & Registry System) is a career development system for those who work in childcare, early education and school-age care. King County Library System offers free childcare workshops for continuing education. Persons requiring STARS-approved continuing education credit must bring their STARS registration number the day of the workshop to receive credit.
Register online for classes at www.kcls.org/stars or call the community libraries listed below.
Registration begins two weeks prior to the workshop. Adults only!
Across the Curriculum with Dr. Seuss
Presented by Darlene Cook.
Explore more than a dozen books by author Dr. Seuss and discover ways to enrich your curriculum with lesson plans and activity ideas. Provides 2 STARS credit hours in Curriculum and Learning Environment.
We Need to Talk: Handling Difficult Conversations
Presented by Kathy Slattengren, M.Ed., Priceless Parenting.
When emotions are high, -it's challenging to hold a constructive discussion. Explore ideas for communicating more clearly, discover ways to find mutually acceptable decisions and learn to create a safe environment allowing all participants to express their concerns. Provides 2 STARS credit hours in Professional Development and Leadership.
Music for Curriculum Themes
Presented by Laura Chandler and Gene Crews.
This workshop explores how songs can inspire learning. Discover a technique even non-singers can use with musical inspiration from children's books.
Provides 2 STARS credit hours in Curriculum and Learning Environments.
Feeding Your Infant and Toddler: What's New?
Presented by Katy Levenhagen, MS, RD, Child Health Consultant, Seattle Children's Hospital.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has recently changed their recommendations for feeding infants and toddlers. Learn to incorporate these changes into feeding practices and menu planning. Funded by Community Transformation Grantâ€“Child Care.
Provides 2 STARS credit hours in Health, Safety and Nutrition.
Last Updated: December 6, 2013