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History and Social Science: Becoming a Preschool Community Member

Oct. 29, 2020 5:30pm to 7:30pm

This California Preschool Instructional Network workshop provides participants strategies to build skills that support the concept of Becoming a Preschool Community Member through the following areas: Fairness and Respect to Others, Responsible Conduct, Democratic Participation, and Conflict Resolution.   Participants will engage in large and small group discussions and activities on how to refine and implement developmentally appropriate strategies that promote positive identity development, conflict negotiation, and the importance of becoming a member of a community.

Participants will:

  • Gain a deeper understanding of the History and Social Science sub strands from the California Preschool Learning Foundations that support Becoming a Preschool Community Member.
  • Explore how to create activities that will actively engage children’s social skills and understanding.
  • Engage in discussion on how to utilize the California Preschool Learning Foundations and Preschool Curriculum Framework to create an inclusive environment that promotes positive identity as a member of a community.

Participants are required to do one hour of professional learning independently prior to this 2 hour distance learning session to earn 3 hours of PD credit. All sessions will be conducted virtually which requires participants to have online access and a digital device for full participation.

Level: Introductory
Audience: Teaching/Administration/Leadership Staff, Family Child Care Providers, Family, Fiend and Neighbor Care Providers
Age Range: Preschool and Transitional Kindergarten

Important Workforce Registry Information: To receive professional development hours, participants are required to have a CA ECE Workforce Registry number prior to registering. Participants can access the Workforce Registry website to obtain their ID number by visiting

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Location Name: 
Kelly Slocum