Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

WCAEYC Conflict Resolution Training

Washtenaw County Association for the Education of Young Children presents:

Problem—Solving Approach to Conflict
We will be learning about strategies for when conflicts arise in
the classroom and also ways to prevent conflicts. We may
also learn a bit about ourselves and ways that we can better
handle ourselves during these tough situations.
You will be provided with materials including checklists, planning
sheets and discussion topics to take with you to use in
your classroom!

September 26th 9:00 AM—1:00PM

Guest speaker: Sue Gainsley, High Scope Trainer

Location: Teddy Bear Day Care
8535 Textile Rd. Ypsilanti 48197

Free for WCAEYC members. $10.00 for non-members
Please register by Friday, 6 p.m. Email Rebekah for more information.
Please put WCAEYC in the subject line

*High Scope Materials Included in Registration Fee.

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Washtenaw County ECDA

The Washtenaw County Early Childhood Directors Association invites you to their September meeting.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009
Topic: Identify & Support Developmental Delays
Speaker: Sian Owen-Cruise

Come and learn how to support children and families within your center who may have special needs. Topics include identifying where additional support is needed, having the difficult conversation with parents and what resources you can rely on within the county.

The meetings begin at 11:15 where a buffet lunch is available for $12.00. The speaker will begin promptly at 12:15 and the meetings are over by 2:00.

*You must be a member to attend. View the entire 2009-10 brochure here and get the registration form.

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Nutrition Ideas

Happy Thursday to you! Brooke in our Lenawee office recieved an email from Gretchen Hofing with some great nutrition information for us to pass along. Gretchen is a a food, nutrition and health educator for the Michigan State University Extension office.


Nutrition Education in School Food Service Tool Kit

The Fruit and Veggie Quantity Recipe Cookbook is available for your use. All the recipes meet the Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipe criteria.The cookbook provides 30 tasty fruit and vegetable based recipes! To view and download the cookbook, go to and click on "Fruit and Veggie Recipes."