LUME Professional Development Series

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Gain the knowledge and skills needed to help your students succeed in your classroom and in life.  The LUME Professional Development Series offers educators of all ages and disciplines an opportunity to better understand the development of children, earn clock hours, and strengthen their practice. LUME Institute also provides a limited amount of educator scholarships for the Professional Development Series.

For questions, please contact Laurie McKenney: lmckenney@lumeinstitute.org  314-469-9805 ext. 138

Location:        LUME Institute at University City Children’s Center

                        6646 Vernon Avenue

                        St. Louis MO  63130

Price: $55 per workshop

Limited scholarships available. 

 

 

Temperament: Fearful, Feisty, or Flexible?

Date: Tuesday, February 13, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.  

Price: $55.00

Clock Hours: 3

Location: 6646 Vernon Avenue  Saint Louis, MO 63130

Every child is unique. When we accept these differences and celebrate them, we can help children grow strong. How can we help all types of children feel at ease in the classroom?

For questions or to inquire about educator scholarships, please contact Laurie McKenney: lmckenney@lumeinstitute.org  314-469-9805 ext. 138.

 

Engagement: Tuning in to Relationship in the Classroom

Date: Saturday April 14, 2018 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.    

Price: $55.00

Clock Hours: 3

Location: 6646 Vernon Avenue  Saint Louis, MO 63130

What factors invite children into a joyful learning process? How does the emotional climate of a classroom affect learning? Engaging children is key to creating lifelong learners. Find out why engagement is so important!

For questions or to inquire about educator scholarships, please contact Laurie McKenney: lmckenney@lumeinstitute.org  314-469-9805 ext. 138. 

 

Executive Function through Music, Movement and Song (Special session in partnership with Ready Readers)

Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Price: $55.00

Clock Hours: 3

Location: 6646 Vernon Avenue  Saint Louis, MO 63130

What are the key skills our children need to succeed in life? Learn what they are and how to nurture them through music, movement and song. Join us for a lively time as we learn how joyful interactions are key to building executive functioning skills in children. This will be an active and interactive workshop

For questions or to inquire about educator scholarships, please contact Laurie McKenney: lmckenney@lumeinstitute.org  314-469-9805 ext. 138.

 

Going Deeper with the Emotional Milestones

Date: Saturday, June 2, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Price: $55.00

Clock Hours: 3

Location: 6646 Vernon Avenue  Saint Louis, MO 63130

Support children in the classroom by deepening your understanding of the emotional milestones. Learn about emotional repair with children.

For questions or to inquire about educator scholarships, please contact Laurie McKenney: lmckenney@lumeinstitute.org  314-469-9805 ext. 138.

 

Problem Solving with Case Studies

Date: Tuesday, July 10, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Price: $55.00

Clock Hours: 3

Location: 6646 Vernon Avenue  Saint Louis, MO 63130

Problems in the classroom? Learn basic tools that will teach you how to think and respond effectively to challenging behaviors in children. This class allows you to work in small groups with other teachers to create new strategies and resolve issues.

For questions or to inquire about educator scholarships, please contact Laurie McKenney: lmckenney@lumeinstitute.org  314-469-9805 ext. 138.

 

The Rock in my Shoe: Exploring your Johari Window

Date: Tuesday, August 21, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Price: $55.00

Clock Hours: 3

Location: 6646 Vernon Avenue  Saint Louis, MO 63130

Learn how to avoid burnout and create healing for yourself and for children by using the Johari Window as a tool for self-awareness and understanding.

For questions or to inquire about educator scholarships, please contact Laurie McKenney: lmckenney@lumeinstitute.org  314-469-9805 ext. 138. 

 

Going Deeper with the Emotional Milestones

Date: Saturday, September 8, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Price: $55.00

Clock Hours: 3

Location: 6646 Vernon Avenue  Saint Louis, MO 63130

Support children in the classroom by deepening your understanding of the emotional milestones. Learn about emotional repair with children.

For questions or to inquire about educator scholarships, please contact Laurie McKenney: lmckenney@lumeinstitute.org  314-469-9805 ext. 138.

 

When Children Play Doctor

Date: Saturday, October 20, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Price: $55.00

Clock Hours: 3

Location: 6646 Vernon Avenue  Saint Louis, MO 63130

Children are curious about bodies and bodily functions. When is it simple curiosity and when should we be concerned? How can teachers gently support children in their growing understanding? Join us to learn how to thoughtfully respond to children’s needs and questions about sexuality.

For questions or to inquire about educator scholarships, please contact Laurie McKenney: lmckenney@lumeinstitute.org  314-469-9805 ext. 138. 

 

Problem Solving with Case Studies

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Price: $55.00

Clock Hours: 3

Location: 6646 Vernon Avenue  Saint Louis, MO 63130

Problems in the classroom? Learn basic tools that will teach you how to think and respond effectively to challenging behaviors in children. This class will allow you to work in small groups with other teachers to create new strategies and resolve issues.

For questions or to inquire about educator scholarships, please contact Laurie McKenney: lmckenney@lumeinstitute.org  314-469-9805 ext. 138.