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Region 9-VAPA Dance

Jun. 11, 2021 2:00pm to 4:00pm

This California Preschool Instructional Network workshop demonstrates that dance and movement are an inherent part of life. Dance is an elemental human experience and a means of expression. Dance provides opportunities for rich cultural celebration, with music and dance from the childn's cultural traditions at home. The Dance Strand is part of the Visual and Permorming Art Domain of the California Preschool Learning Foundations and Framework Vol. 2 .

Participants will:

  • Become aware how dance can serve a varieyt of learning purposes
  • Refer to the elements of dance
  • Explore how to include Dual Language Learners and Children with Special Needs in dance actiivities

Level: Introductory
Audience: Teaching/Administrator/Leadership Staff, Family Child Care Providers, Family, Friend, and Neighbor Care Providers
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. We trust that you will take necessary breaks if needed but count on your participation to enrich the learning environment. Lastly, as a friendly reminder, please do not Zoom and Drive!

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

We are no longer providing attendance certificates; attendance will be entered into the California Workforce Registry (WFR). You can check your attendance in the WFR 2 weeks after the event. You can download a copy of your training report for your records.

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

Location Name: 
Virtual Workshop
Kelly Slocum