Training and Events

Childcare Training for Licensed Providers (with flyer)

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*NEW* Say and Play with Words professional development trainings will give providers the tools they need to help build children’s language and literacy skills.

Friday training: Say & Play with Language. 

One of the best ways to close the word gap is through talking with children, especially young children. During this session, providers will learn about the role of oral language in literacy success, key milestones by age, and activities to building vocabulary.

Friday, Dec. 8

6 to 9 p.m.

Dinner provided

Development Centers

17321 Telegraph Rd.

Detroit, MI 48219


Saturday training: Say & Play with Reading.

Reading is another building block of vocabulary. This session will introduce providers to Dialogic reading, a technique where adults ask questions and prompt discussion while reading to children.

Saturday, Dec. 9

9 a.m. to Noon

Breakfast provided


Contact Keisha for more information: (313) 255-0900 x2105