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Purposeful skills and routines preschool classroom

Social Skills & Purposeful Routines
in the Inclusive Preschool Classroom

This training, with Ron Roybal, will expand on strategies that help improve social-emotional outcomes, reduce challenging behaviors, and encourage intentional participation for all young children, including children at risk, or children with delays or disabilities.

October 15: Routines within Routines 

Participants will:

  • gain an understanding of routines & the key elements for establishing effective routines
  • be able to develop routines for daily activities
  • be able to plan for routines within routines in their environment
  • be able to add visual supports that enhance routines & engagement, and reduce challenging behavior for all children
  • understand zoning and monitoring within a classroom environment

October 16: Social Skills

Participants will learn:

  • the importance of social skills
  • to identify key social behaviors that impact the development of friendships
  • to select curriculum targets & employ strategies to foster peer social skills

Ron Roybal is a research associate with the University of Denver Morgridge College of Education and the PELE Center. His responsibilities have included the LEAP USA and LEAP Outreach projects, the Professional Development in Autism project, the Colorado Autism Project, TACSEI and CSEFEL. His trainings include building relationships, classroom organization and management strategies, social emotional teaching strategies and understanding and reducing challenging behaviors. Roybal was a teacher in an early childhood inclusive classroom for students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and typically developing students. His extensive experience in inclusive classroom settings as a teacher and coach for children with special needs and children at risk or with challenging behaviors bring a unique perspective as a trainer and coach.

Register  Oct 15: #272851
Oct 16: #272852
Oct 15 & 16 with credit: #272585


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