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WMELS (3-Week Online Noncredit Workshop)

The Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (WMELS) Workshop is designed to help early childhood teachers, care providers, administrators and families use WMELS as a guide for providing quality early care and education for young children throughout the state of Wisconsin. The activities, handouts, resources and materials contained in the workshop provide a comprehensive overview of WMELS and guide participants with integrating the standards within the curricular framework of their classrooms and programs.

These classes are asynchronous – meaning they do not occur at the same time. Participants will have a significant amount of interaction with the instructor and other students in online discussion forums. Participants do NOT need to be online at the same time as other participants and do NOT need a webcam for these classes.

Instructors

Joanna Parker, M.A. Ed.

Joanna Parker, M.A. Ed.

Joanna Parker holds a master’s degree in education, focusing on early childhood education from Antioch University. Her work consists of instructing online for the Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards and adhoc instructor support. Previous to her role as instructor, Joanna was ... read more

Ruth Chvojicek

Ruth Chvojicek

Ruth Chvojicek has worked across a wide range of early childhood programs in her 36 plus years in the field. In the early years of her professional career she taught in child care, Head Start and in a school district. ... read more

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Plan for the “whole child” using WMELS as a guide
  • Develop appropriate activities with targeted objectives
  • Assess children’s growth and development using informal and formal assessment strategies

Course available Feb. 6-25

Location: Online

Instructor: Ruth Chvojicek

Fee: $125

CEUs: 1.8, CEHs: 18

Enrollment Limit: 20

Program Number: 7120-9833

Note: Payment is due in full at time of registration.

*Cancellations through 1/30 will receive a full refund.

*Cancellations from 1/31-2/9 will receive a $100 refund (80% of workshop fee.)

*Cancellations after 2/9 will not receive a refund.

Registration Deadline: Thu., Jan. 19

Registration deadline has passed.

Course available Mar. 6-25

Location: Online

Instructor: Joanna Parker M.A. Ed.

Fee: $125

CEUs: 1.8, CEHs: 18

Enrollment Limit: 20

Program Number: 7120-9834

Note: Payment is due in full at time of registration.

*Cancellations through 2/27 will receive a full refund.

*Cancellations from 2/28-3/9 will receive a $100 refund (80% of workshop fee.)

*Cancellations after 3/9 will not receive a refund.

Registration Deadline: Thu., Feb. 16

Registration deadline has passed.

Course available Apr. 3-22

Location: Online

Instructor: Ruth Chvojicek

Fee: $125

CEUs: 1.8, CEHs: 18

Enrollment Limit: 20

Program Number: 7120-9835

Note: Payment is due in full at time of registration.

*Cancellations through 3/27 will receive a full refund.

*Cancellations from 3/28-4/6 will receive a $100 refund (80% of workshop fee.)

*Cancellations after 4/6 will not receive a refund.

Registration Deadline: Thu., Mar. 16

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Course available May 1-20

Location: Online

Instructor: Joanna Parker M.A. Ed.

Fee: $125

CEUs: 1.8

Enrollment Limit: 20

Program Number: 7120-9836

Note: Payment is due in full at time of registration.

*Cancellations through  4/24 will receive a full refund.

*Cancellations from 4/25-5/4 will receive a $100 refund (80% of workshop fee.)

*Cancellations after 5/4 will not receive a refund.

Registration Deadline: Thu., Apr. 13

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Course available July 10-29

Location: Online

Instructor: Ruth Chvojicek

Fee: $125

CEUs: 1.8, CEHs: 18

Enrollment Limit: 20

Program Number: 7120-10036

Note:  

Payment due in full at time of registration.

*Cancellations through 7/3 will receive a full refund.

*Cancellations from 7/4-7/13 will receive a $100 refund (80% of workshop fee)

*Cancellations after 7/13 will not receive a refund.

Registration Deadline: Thu., June 22

Registration opens Mon., Apr. 10.