Workshops and Trainings for Educators

The Hanen Centre offers evidence-based professional development opportunities to both educators and early childhood education professionals who train or consult to other educators. These trainings provide practical, naturalistic approaches for promoting the social, language and early literacy skills of preschool children.

Workshops for Early Childhood Professionals who Train or Consult to Educators

Certification (Entry-Level) Workshop

Learning Language and Loving It™
Learn how to provide outstanding in-service education that gives child care providers and preschool teachers the skills to facilitate children’s social, language and literacy development in early childhood settings.

Eligibility: Speech-language pathologist/therapist or early childhood education consultant/trainer

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Advanced Workshop

ABC and Beyond™
Learn to provide intensive professional development to educators of 3-5 year-olds on how to promote emergent literacy development during daily, naturalistic interactions.

Prerequisite: Learning Language and Loving It, It Takes Two to Talk or More Than Words Certification Workshop, as well as current Hanen membership

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Training for Educators who Work with Young Children (Birth – 5)

Teacher Talk™ Training Series
Learn how to create the rich and stimulating learning environments that young children need to develop the best possible language and literacy skills.

Eligibility: Early childhood educator

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