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2022 – 2023 Virtual Workshops

New sessions of the Ohio Ready to Learn Workshops in a virtual webinar format are now open and accepting registrations on the OCCRRA website. You will be sent an email through OCCRRA with the link for joining the webinar after registration. See below for course descriptions and workshop schedules.

Workshop Registration Information:

  • Participants must register for each workshop individually on occrra.org
  • All workshops are FREE and Ohio Approved.
  • You must register for each workshop separately. The deadline to register is 2 days prior to the class date.
  • Earn a total of 2 Ohio Approved hours FREE for each workshop, or a total of 8 Ohio Approved hours for the workshop series!
  • Attend all 4 classes and receive 4 children’s books:
    • If You Give a Pig a Party by Laura Numeroff
    • What If… by Samantha Berger
    • Llamas With Lemonade by Ariana Koultourides
    • Trees by Sara Mitchell

To register:  Visit occrra.org, sign in to your account, and search the ST# assocated with the class and date you wish to attend.

If you have any questions regarding these courses or how to register, please email Jan Pollard at Jan.Pollard@wosu.org.


Child Development Milestones

Participants will learn about the developmental milestones of the whole child. They will learn about the developmental stages of motor development and emotional well-being from infants and toddlers to pre-kindergarten. During these years motor skills are perfected. Creativity and imagination start to shine. Caregivers will learn about the social-emotional developmental stages of children, and learn about meaningful learning experiences that build growth.

 

Date Time OCCRRA ST # Location Trainer
Thursday

October 20, 2022

6:00- 8:00 PM ST10123377 Live Zoom Meeting Bill Mooney
Thursday

October 27, 2022

6:00- 8:00 PM ST10123378 Live Zoom Meeting Bill Mooney
Thursday

November 10, 2022

6:00- 8:00 PM ST10123379 Live Zoom Meeting Bill Mooney
Tuesday

December 13, 2022

6:00- 8:00 PM ST10123380 Live Zoom Meeting Bill Mooney
Tuesday

February 7, 2023

6:00- 8:00 PM ST10123381 Live Zoom Meeting Bill Mooney
Thursday

February 23, 2023

6:00- 8:00 PM ST10123382 Live Zoom Meeting Bill Mooney
Thursday

March 9, 2023

6:00- 8:00 PM ST10123383 Live Zoom Meeting Bill Mooney
Thursday

March 30, 2023

6:00- 8:00 PM ST10123385 Live Zoom Meeting Bill Mooney

 

Playful Learning with Arts & Writing

Participants will learn ways to provide meaningful literacy experiences where children develop an understanding of the meaning of language and early writing development through art. Participants will learn that early writing is both a literacy activity and a fine motor skill.

 

Date Time OCCRRA ST # Location Trainer
Saturday

September 24, 2022

8:30-10:30 AM ST10123350 Live Zoom Meeting Jan Pollard
Thursday

October 6, 2022

6:00-8:00 PM ST10123351 Live Zoom Meeting Jan Pollard
Tuesday

November 8, 2022

6:00-8:00 PM ST10123353 Live Zoom Meeting Jan Pollard
Tuesday

November 15, 2022

6:00-8:00 PM ST10123348 Live Zoom Meeting Jan Pollard
Thursday

December 8, 2022

6:00-8:00 PM ST10123355 Live Zoom Meeting Jan Pollard
Thursday

January 12, 2023

6:00-8:00 PM ST10123356 Live Zoom Meeting Jan Pollard
Thursday

February 2, 2023

6:00-8:00 PM ST10123357 Live Zoom Meeting Jan Pollard
Saturday

February 25, 2023

8:30-10:30 AM ST10123358 Live Zoom Meeting Jan Pollard
Tuesday

March 7, 2023

6:00-8:00 PM ST10123359 Live Zoom Meeting Jan Pollard

 

 

Language & Literacy Experiences

Participants will learn about creating meaningful learning activities and experiences that support language and literacy development from toddlers to Pre-Kindergarten. Caregivers will learn strategies for building phonological awareness and activities that encourage children in language development and early literacy.

 

 

Date Time OCCRRA ST # Location Trainer
Thursday

September 29, 2022

6:00-8:00 PM ST10123368 Live Zoom Meeting Jan Pollard
Tuesday

October 25, 2022

6:00-8:00 PM ST10123369 Live Zoom Meeting Jan Pollard
Saturday

November 19, 2022

8:30-10:30 AM ST10123370 Live Zoom Meeting Jan Pollard
Tuesday

December 6, 2022

6:00-8:00 PM ST10123371 Live Zoom Meeting Jan Pollard
Thursday

January 5, 2023

6:00-8:00 PM ST10123372 Live Zoom Meeting Jan Pollard
Thursday

January 19, 2023

6:00-8:00 PM ST10123373 Live Zoom Meeting Jan Pollard
Saturday

January 28, 2023

8:30-10:30 AM ST10123374 Live Zoom Meeting Jan Pollard
Thursday

February 9, 2023

6:00-8:00 PM ST10123375 Live Zoom Meeting Jan Pollard
Saturday

March 4, 2024

8:30-10:30 AM ST10123376 Live Zoom Meeting Jan Pollard

 

 

Spark Scientific Inquiry with Nature

This workshop will focus on helping participants recognize how to support the development of scientific inquiry skills in preschoolers. Participants will learn how to encourage children to use their natural curiosity to explore nature.
 

Date Time OCCRRA ST # Location Trainer
Saturday

September 17, 2022

8:30- 10:30 AM ST10123349 Live Zoom Meeting Ellen Cahill
Tuesday

September 27, 2022

6:00- 8:00 PM ST10123360 Live Zoom Meeting Ellen Cahill
Saturday

October 15, 2022

8:30- 10:30 AM ST10123361 Live Zoom Meeting Ellen Cahill
Tuesday

November 1, 2022

6:00- 8:00 PM ST10123362 Live Zoom Meeting Ellen Cahill
Saturday

November 5, 2022

8:30- 10:30 AM ST10123363 Live Zoom Meeting Ellen Cahill
Saturday

January 21, 2023

8:30- 10:30 AM ST10123365 Live Zoom Meeting Ellen Cahill
Tuesday

February 21, 2023

6:00- 8:00 PM ST10123366 Live Zoom Meeting Ellen Cahill
Tuesday

March 14, 2023

6:00- 8:00 PM ST10123367 Live Zoom Meeting Ellen Cahill


To register: 
Visit occrra.org, sign in to your account, and search the ST# assocated with the class and date you wish to attend.




All workshops are OCCRRA-approved and provided free of charge to all early childhood professionals.