Professional Development

Professional development experiences are designed for pre- and in-service teachers, administrators, and curriculum development professionals. Experiences are offered at the museum or at an off-site location. The following topics are examples of workshop themes that can be designed to meet specific needs and interests. Call 585-263-2700 today to learn more.

Educators’ Open House

Tuesday, April 21 from 5 to 6 p.m.
Visit the Reggio Emilia-inspired Woodbury School at The Strong. Tour the classrooms, meet the teaching staff, explore project-related documentation and student work, and enjoy refreshments.                                      

Open Meeting of the Rochester Association for the Education of Young Children (RAEYC) Reggio Study Group

Tuesday, April 21 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Learn how educators from local Reggio Emilia-inspired schools implement the Reggio Emilia approach in their programs.

Play and Learning: The Dynamic Duo

Learn how to incorporate playful learning experiences into a standards-based elementary curriculum and encourage 21st-century skills.

Creating Playful Early Childhood Classrooms

Discover how to maximize the potential for playful learning with classroom environments, routines, and materials.

Play in Action in Woodbury Preschool

Explore how The Strong’s Woodbury School implements the playful Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education.

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