MONTHLY WEBINAR SERIES

2018 Monthly Webinar Series Sponsored by:

First3Years and PNC want to make sure Texas kids are ready for school. Our webinar series for 2018 is focused on early childhood and family supports. We want to help you provide families with everything they need for kids to have a strong educational start.

PNC Grow Up Great® helps children from birth through age five develop a passion for learning that lasts a lifetime – and can help set them on a path to success.

 2018 WEBINAR SERIES:

Webinars are free for First3Years members, and non-members can register for a webinar for $15. Each webinar is broadcast live in Central Standard Time.

1 Hour of Continuing Education (SW, LPC, ECI, CPE)

*CLICK A DATE AND TIME BELOW TO REGISTER*

SEPTEMBER

Strong Families for Stronger Schools and Communities

Schools, caregivers, and the community working together can promote the health, wellbeing, and learning of all children. Join us as we discuss the powerful impact that results from collaboration between families, schools and the community.

SEPTEMBER 17 | 12:00 PM

SEPTEMBER 19 | 11:00 AM

EXPERT SESSION |SEPTEMBER 26 | 1:00 PM

 

EXPERT SESSION PRESENTER: RYAN VILLARREAL | Ryan Villarreal was born in South Texas and raised in a small agriculture town, 20 miles north of the Mexican border. He split his undergraduate studies between Southern Methodist University and St. Edward’s University, studying politics, human rights, and education. He holds a Master of Arts in Teaching and spent the last five years in a middle school working with 5th -8th graders. Ryan is currently the director of Connect to Character (C2C), a Social Emotional Learning Program. C2C is funded by BridgeUp at Menninger and uses a community based approach to meet the mental and social emotional needs of students, parents, and teachers. He is a believer in the transformative impact of SEL in a classroom and the need to always seek to understand.

 September Webinar Competencies: 

Relationship-based Practice | Family Relationships & Dynamics | Cultural Competence | Service Delivery Systems | Community Resources | Supportive Counseling | Building & Maintaining Relationships | Supporting Others | Collaborating | Crisis Management | Study of Families

OCTOBER

Early Childhood Attachment Milestones and Capacity for Readiness

Attachment is the emotional connection formed by wordless communication between an infant and their primary caretaker. Join us this month as we discuss the how the caregiver-child relationship impacts school readiness.

OCTOBER 16 | 2:00 PM

OCTOBER 19 | 12:00 PM

 October Webinar Competencies: 

Pregnancy & Early Parenthood | Infant & Young Child Development and Behavior | Infant & Young Child Family-Centered Practice | Attachment, Separation & Loss | Study of Infant Relationships & Attachment

NOVEMBER

Promoting School Success through Coparenting Strategies

Increasing evidence suggests that effective coparenting can have significant contributions to child adjustment beyond the influence of parenting alone. Join us this month as we discuss these co-parenting strategies as well as developing an understanding of its impact on success in the classroom.

NOVEMBER 13 | 2:00 PM

NOVEMBER 16 | 12:00 PM

  November Webinar Competencies: 

 Attachment, Separation & Loss | Government, Law & Regulation | Agency Policy | Service Delivery Systems | Community Resources | Developmental Guidance | Supportive Counseling | Coaching | Mentoring | Program Development

DECEMBER

Literacy in Early Childhood

Early language, reading and writing development begins in the first 3 years of life and is closely linked to a child’s earliest experiences with books and stories. Join us this month as we develop an understanding of the components necessary to promote early childhood literacy.

DECEMBER 11 | 2:00 PM

DECEMBER 12 | 12:00 PM

 

 December Webinar Competencies: 

 Infant & Young Child Development and Behavior | Observation & Listening | Life Skills | Planning & Organizing | Advocacy | Community Resources

 

WEBINAR SERIES SPONSORED BY PNC GROW UP GREAT