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Region 9-Social Emotional Development, Relationships

Dec. 1, 2021 5:30pm to 7:30pm

This California Preschool Instructional Network workshop will provide opportunities to explore concepts and strategies to build skills that support relationships in the following areas: Attachments to Parents, Close Relationships with Teachers and Caregivers, and Friendships.  Participants will virtually engage in large and small group discussions and activities to ensure that each child has developmentally and individually appropriate opportunities to interact with adults and peers in meaningful ways.

Participants will:

  • Gain knowledge about the California Preschool Learning Foundations and Preschool Curriculum Framework Volume 1, Social Emotional Development Domain, Relationships strand
  • Understand the critical role of the teacher in building positive relationships with families and children, and developing relationships among children
  • Learn strategies to maintain a culturally inclusive environment that encourages friendships among all children in the preschool community

Level: Introductory
Audience: Teaching/Administration/Leadership Staff
Age Range: Preschool and Transitional Kindergarten

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