May/June 2016 Newsletter

There is still time to register for the

6th Annual SEEPP

Spring Enrichment Conference 

"Best Practices" for Educators that Support Program Quality Improvements

Saturday June 11, 2016


Plymouth, MA

For more information and to register

Time is Running Out!

The EEC Scholarship is closing May 31, 2016!

Please note: ECE and OST professionals need to have completed their FAFSA and be enrolled in a college before EEC will consider your applications!
Go to: to start the process.

Tinkering with Mother Nature

This 2 hour PLC will incorporate Tinkering, STREAM, Music and Movement

Participants will engage in activities that bring tinkering, STREAM frameworks, music and movement together in meaningful outdoor play.   
Each center will receive a take home kit full of tinkering tools and materials ready to use the next day!!! 
June 14, 2016


Cape Cod Children;s Museum

Mashpee, MA

June Professional Development Opportunities

Introduction to the Early English Language Development Standards (E-ELD) for Children 2.5 to 5.5 years old Module 1

June 16 and June 23 from 6:30-9:00 in Avon, MA

Register Here


June 23 and June 30 from 6:00-8:30 in New Bedford, MA

Register Here

Understanding and Implementing Developmental Screening-

In this course you will learn why developmental screening is so important when working with young children. You will also learn what to look for when choosing a screening tool, ways to implement a screening program, how to involve parents in the screening process, and how to follow-up when screening results indicate children may need further evaluation.  This course will also provide an introduction to how to use the ASQ-3 screening tool.

June 6, 2016 and June 13, 2016

Fall River, MA


Click here to register

(Register by May 30, 2016)

Supporting Transition to the 2016 MA Science & Technology/Engineering (STE) Standards

Massachusetts STE Standards & Practices Seminar Series FREE opportunity to share ideas and resources with representatives of area communities to support the integration of the MA STE standards & practices adopted January 2016 by the MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).
 We encourage parents, PreK-12 in school and out of school educators, administrators, guidance counselors and representatives of business, higher education, government, and community organizations to participate. Along with STEM educators, those involved in the arts, humanities, and fitness are also encouraged to attend and share their insights about how to integrate the Science & Technology/Engineering standards across the curriculum.
NOTE: Districts are encouraged to form a team of at least five (5) members.
Introducing STE Standards & Practices Across the Curriculum
The SE MA STEM Network, in conjunction with the MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, is offering opportunities to school districts to share ideas and resources to support the integration of the STE standards and practices. Seminars will be held in different locations with the same agenda and will focus on introducing the eight practices and grade level standards, creating STE standard kits, and developing and sharing district STE standards integration plans. For information on the MA STE Standards go to:  
Attendance is FREE but Registration is required.

Click on the link below for the date you wish to attend:

Thurs. June 2,  2016
Weymouth Public Schools
Weymouth High School
One Wildcat Way
Weymouth, MA

Tues. June 7, 2016
Silver Lake RSD
Silver Lake Regional Middle School
256 Pembroke St.
Kingston, MA
Wed. June 8, 2016
Attleboro Public Schools
Brennan Middle School
320 Rathbun Willard Drive

Attleboro, MA

Annual ASOST Conference 
Save the Date 
SEEPP has submitted their grant proposal for the Annual ASOST conference to take place on

November 11, 2016

        Plymouth, MA       

More information will be provided soon!

Lead Agency: Child Development and Education, Inc.

Sponsored in part by the Department of Early Education and Care


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