Northwest Missouri Preschool Collaborative Network: February 2024 Best Practice Training: Importance of Blocks

Duncan Academy, 1405 NW Persimmon Dr. Grain Valley, MO 64029

Importance of Blocks - A block area in my classroom? Oh NO! Oh YES! This session will cover the why, what and how of including a block area in all early childhood classrooms. Come explore all this and more – all about blocks!

Registration is at 8:30 a.m.

2 Missouri clock hours will be given.

For help registering, contact Mary Chris Hayward,, (913)702-4949.

Free Clock Hours – Door Prizes – Free Refreshments – Resources!

The Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) in partnership with The Family Conservancy, the Local Investment Commission and the St. Joseph Youth Alliance is pleased to offer these upcoming Best Practice Trainings as part of the new Missouri Infant Toddler Collaborative Networks, a Statewide Quality Initiative of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), Office of Childhood. These free in person training courses provide Missouri state approved clock hours and are tailored to Infant Toddler teachers working with children age birth – 2.    

Thank you to our sponsors: Constructive Playthings, Discount School Supplies, Lakeshore and the Kauffman Foundation for providing Door Prizes and Refreshments for this event.

The Missouri Child Care Collaborative Networks are funded through the following Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), Office of Childhood state contracts: CS230235004, CS230236004, CS230237003.


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Topics: Early Learning

Focus Area: Early Learning