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Region 9-History and Social Science, Becoming a Preschool Community Member

Apr. 9, 2022 10:00am to 12:00pm

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.

Level: Introductory
Audience: Teaching/Administration/Leadership Staff
Age Range: Birth to 5 years

This training has been developed to support learning through active engagement. To receive credit for attendance, please note it will be expected of you to participate in any of the following that may take place throughout the training: breakout rooms, chat box responses, polls, and verbal discussions. Though camera access is not required, we highly encourage you to utilize your camera, if possible. Please do not attempt to participate in a Zoom meeting while driving. We trust that you will take necessary breaks if needed but count on your participation to enrich the learning environment.

Workforce Registry Information: To receive professional development hours, participants will be required to have their CA ECE Workforce Registry number. This 9-digit number beginning with 100-xxx-xxx is required for registering for any of our SDQPI learning events. Participants can access the Workforce Registry website to obtain their ID number. This one-time step must be completed prior to your first professional development event. Please visit for details.

To register for this professional development workshop, click on the following OMS link:

Location Name: 
Virtual Workshop
Kelly Slocum