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Connecting Children to Nature Project
February 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Apply to be part of the Connecting Children to Nature project (CCN). Research shows that nature rich environments support creativity and problem solving, enhance cognitive abilities, improve social relations, and reduces stress.
SF Quality Connections has tapped a group of master teachers and coaches who have experience and passion for creating inspiring environments that support children. They can partner with you to transform your environment!
What is the process?
Commitment for selected participants:
- Attending Interactive Design Institute
February 22, 2018 9:00am-4:30pm
(At least one teaching team member and one administrator required to attend)
- Attending follow up training’s
- Hosting 3 onsite working sessions
- Give permission for environment to be photographed (pre and post makeover)
This service is available to all sites in San Francisco who receive OECE Early Learning Scholarship funding on a first come first served basis depending on the availability of funds and time of consultants. Limited resource will be provided based on design and space needs. Priority given to first time applicants.
“I think our staff really benefited from all the training. All the trainings allowed the staff to explore and think differently and keep up-to-date….”
-Helen Lao, Co-Director, Little Footprints Preschool