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Beverly Kovach began her early childhood profession with the founding of Little Learners Lodge daycare in 1977. She has spent the past four decades researching and studying best practices as it relates to the care and well-being of children in centers and institutions and is considered an expert in the field. We are excited to announce the launch of Ms. Kovach’s curriculum guide, Being With Infants and Toddlers in video format.
This essential video course provides early childhood providers with direct access to Beverly Kovach’s expertise in easy to digest chapters of philosophy, body care, play and learning, administration & much more. Beverly concretely describes how to integrate the curriculum immediately into childcare situations involving demonstrations by certified Infant and Toddler Teachers.
The course fee of $390.00 includes over five hours of video content focusing on infants and a copy of the curriculum guide Being With Infants and Toddlers. During our promotional period until January 1st, participants will receive the infant course at the promotional offering of $199.00 which will include the guide and live webinar support. That’s nearly half price!
About Beverly Kovach, MN
Beverly Kovach is a renowned Infant/Toddler Specialists and founder of Little Learners Lodge. Ms. Kovach mentored directly with Magda Gerber and is one of only two North American pedagogues certified by Anna Tardos to train in the Pikler® Model of education for young children. Beverly is published in the field and has authored two books on the topic of infant/todder curriculum. She is a keynote speaker, Trainer of Trainers facilitator, and is certified to train in Montessori (MACTE 0-3), Pikler® and Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE®). She currently serves as President and Founder of Waverly Place providing childcare training and consultation services.
About Little Learners Lodge
Little Learners Lodge provides childcare services for children ages infancy through Kindergarten on a year ‘round daily basis. The center serves as a demonstration site for Beverly Kovach and resource center for educators and parents. Little Learners Lodge provides the video demonstration and bonus features for the video course. Visit www.mmpschool.com to watch the promo and order your copy today, while it’s still at the promotional discount!
Wednesday, February 8 – Friday, Feburary 10, 2017
9:00 am – 5:00 pm – 3 Day Intensive, Charleston, South Carolina
Saturday (optional) 7:00pm – 11:00pm
Lunch provided Wednesday-Friday only
Wyndham Garden Charleston Mount Pleasant, Mount Pleasant Hotels, SC 29464, 843-352-5100.
Monday, April 10 – Wed., April 12, 2017
8:00 am – 4:00 pm – 3 Day Intensive
Tulsa Tech Training Center , 3638 S. Memorial Dr., Tulsa, Oklahoma
Courses will be held at Lóczy Lajos #3, Budapest, Hungary, H-1022.
These two courses are for professionals who have already participated in the two-weeklong 1st level Summer-course at our Institute in Budapest, Hungary between 2004 and 2016 and who are involved in working with children. The participants will already have experience with what the Piklerian approach of caring for young children can mean in the various fields, i.e. foster homes, residential nurseries, day-care centres (crèche), parent-child groups, or other settings. This course will provide a possibility to deepen their knowledge and will include new topics that will also be discussed: prevention and handling of conflict situations, caring children who cause difficulties due to different reasons, and methods of supporting parents and educators. It will also give participants an opportunity to discuss problems that they may face in family or group settings.
June 12-16, 2017 (5 days)
Supporting the team, supporting the caregiver
(NEW! Eligible thematic module for the Pikler Pedagogue Training System)
June 19-23, 2017 (5 days)
The Pikler® Parent-infant and Parent-toddler groups
(NEW! Eligible thematic module for the Pikler Pedagogue Training)
Read the full description of these courses on our Training page.