Training Institute

New Perspectives on Your Work

Silver Spring Day School Training Institute provides high quality training for early childhood educators. Workshops are led by dynamic, experienced instructors who combine theory and practice to give new perspectives on work with children. Every class offers techniques and materials that you can use immediately in your classroom or business.

Join us 30 minutes prior to each program for refreshments, conversation and networking. All workshops are approved as Core of Knowledge (CKO) training hours by the State of Maryland, OCC Approval #CKO-4862.

Upcoming Workshops

In conjunction with the Children’s Environmental Health Network, and in celebration of Children’s Environmental Health Day…

Eco-Healthy Childcare: Reducing Pesticide Exposure and Improving Air Quality
Saturday, October 27, 2018
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
3 Core of Knowledge hours in Health, Safety and Nutrition

Today’s children face an epidemic of illness and chronic diseases linked to environmental exposures and our changing climate.  Learn about some surprising ways in which our children can be exposed to environmental toxins.   This workshop will specifically address ways we can reduce children’s exposure to pesticides and ways we can improve indoor and outside air quality at our childcare facilities.  We will also learn how to apply for the Eco-Healthy Childcare certification available for childcare organizations through Children’s Environmental Health Network.


Onsite Workshops

We can bring our workshops to your workplace.

View a list of traveling workshops, request information, or make a payment.