Workshops and Webinars

Personal & Professional Development

Our workshops and webinars are available at no cost to professionals working with young children or parents of young children with special needs. Webinars can be accessed using a laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Use of a wired connection will provide participants with the best webinar experience.

STAR NET Region II works with our early childhood community representatives, workshop participants and the Illinois State Board of Education to identify helpful training topics. You will find detailed information about each workshop and webinar in our Training Calendar to help you determine which sessions will meet your professional development or informational needs. Please read the Workshop Guidelines for registration information, workshop and webinar content levels, and licensure and continuing education information. You can register online through links on the individual workshop descriptions or download a Registration Form and email, mail or fax it to the STAR NET Region II office.

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Workshop Date Location
Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Family Engagement
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
East Maine SD 63 Family Resource Center
No I Won’t and You Can’t Make Me: Transforming Aggression Into Healthy Self-Esteem
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Glacier Ridge Elementary School
Conscious Discipline: Reaching and Teaching Children with Trauma
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Hickory Hall
Reading and Writing as Thinking: Initial Literacy Instruction for Preschool Multilingual Learners
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Center: Resources for Teaching and Learning
Building Bridges: The Transition Process from Early Intervention to Early Childhood
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Center: Resources for Teaching and Learning
Bring Active Play Indoors: Facilitating Gross Motor Development in the Early Childhood Classroom
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Webinar
Cracking the Code of Early Childhood Misbehaviors: Reflective Practice Related to Social-Emotional Contexts in our ECE Classrooms
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Webinar
Bridging the Social Gap: Social Skills and Supports for Children with Challenging Behaviors
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mount Prospect Early Learning Center
Bridging the Social Gap: Social Skills and Supports
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Waubonsee Community College - Aurora Downtown Campus
Extending Children’s Thinking: Using Bloom’s Taxonomy to Support Higher Level Questions
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Center: Resources for Teaching and Learning