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Beginning Teacher Series Preschool: Learning the Ropes

Event Description

New teachers face many responsibilities! Learn to prepare for your first day, week, and month in a Head Start classroom, manage the paperwork, and establish your priorities for each day

Sessions / Training Location Info

DIRECTIONS: The module can be accessed on the iPD, located on the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) website by clicking on the link posted * below.

First, make sure that you have added the module to your OCCRRA registry account.            

Second, you will need to open an ECLKC account and log on to the iPD to access the module. The links below can help you with the process.

*  The iPD can be accessed at: Link to iPD on ECLKC. Once you are on the iPD, search for the module by entering the title of the module in the search box.

Once you have completed the module, please allow 6 weeks for attendance verification.

For assistance with verification of the module email:

Session Being Hosted At:
online - online online online (Not in Ohio) (directions)


Donna Ruhland

Event Information

Contact Hours 1.00
Training approved for OA-L1
Registration deadline Jun 30, 2020
Number of open seats 604
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Topic Areas

Target Audience Classroom Staff / Teacher,Staff working with children with special needs
Age Groups related to content Preschoolers
Core Knowledge Area Professional Development
Child Development Associate Area To ensure a well-run, purposeful program responsive to participant needs
Early Learning and Development Standards N/A
Assessment Type None



List the different elements involved in managing a Head Start classroom. 

Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
Area: Learning Environments and Experiences
Subgroup: Physical Environments
Competency: 1.3 Understands and follows state rules and regulations specific to children's environments, both indoors and outdoors. Ensures that equipment, materials and the environment are clean, safe and free from hazards.

Describe a process for organizing the workflow of a Head Start teacher.

Solicit information from more experienced staff about managing the different aspects of the job.

Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
Area: Professionalism
Subgroup: Continuous and Reflective Professional Development
Competency: 1.2 Reflects on own practices and utilizes professional resources, including input from supervisor and colleagues, in order to improve practices.

Develop a system for finding the priorities of each workday.

Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
Area: Child Growth and Development
Subgroup: Appropriate Environments and Experiences
Competency: 1.1 Describes the elements of a responsive learning environment (including setting, space, resources, relationships and schedules) and how they support children's development and learning while considering their gender, culture, language, family and environment.

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