Workshops for Annual MERIT Hours
These are in-person classes

You earn one STARS/ MERIT hour for each hour of training completed

​Price per person varies per workshop
​Timely arrival is required/ No early departures

Select from the schedule below:

Check out our selection of In-Person Workshops, presented around WA State. All directors, managers and owners are welcome to attend. Each workshop earns you WA STARS/MERIT hours. We look forward to seeing you there!

September 28th, 2019 | Seattle

For Owners, Directors & Managers

@ Lil' People's World | North Seattle

13305 - 1st Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125 

​1.   First Aid for the Underperforming Classroom |  8:30am - 10:30am

Do you have a classroom that is not doing well - staff turnover, challenging children, unsatisfactory learning environment? Have you tried, time and again, to make some headway with this room? Then join us for this workshop on how to get a handle of a classroom that is just not working!  2 STARS Hours | $25   

​2.   Managing and Engaging Reluctant Staff | 11:00am - 1:00pm

Keeping everybody motivated all the time takes effort. Join us for this workshop where we look at re-engaging staff members who have lost their ZING, or perhaps are heading for burnout.  2 STARS Hours | $25


November 9th, 2019 | Lynnwood

For Teachers (Directors and Owners welcome too!)

@ Mini-Einstein's Learning Center

21020 -  67th Ave W, Lynnwood, WA 98036

​1.   Sharing - Through The Ages and Stages of Child Development                                          8:00am - 10:00am

Sharing is a skill young children learn over time. Join us for this workshop that looks at how this important social skill develops, and what you can (and shouldn't) do to support the children's learning

2 STARS Hours | $25   

​2.  Wriggle, Wiggle, and Spin! Attention Challenges or Schematic

    Learning ?| 10:20am - 12:20pm

Have your ever observed children spinning around the room, rocking during group time, or lining up their toys in a perfectly straight line? In this session we will investigate and learning schemas, and what we can do in the classroom to honor schematic learning and provide meaningful support for them as a child's style of playing and learning.  2 STARS Hours | $25

3.  Rethinking Classroom Discipline - Finding Better Ways to Manage Challenging Behaviors!  | 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Teachers spend more and more time managing challenging behaviors in the classrooms. What can we do to become better at this? In this workshop we will look past traditional guidance and discipline methods, and investigate new and dynamic strategies that may change the way you think about the rules of engagement in your classroom.

2 STARS Hours | $25