Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Director: Marianne Alsop
Dates: Tentative schedule for 2017-18 (subject to change)
October 13, evening, October 14 all day: The Importance of Sleep Conference with Helle Heckmann, included in your tuition
October 20 to 22 First retreat weekend (Friday noon to Sunday noon)
January 6, 2018
March 16 to 18 Second retreat weekend (Friday noon to Sunday noon)
June 1 to 3 Last retreat weekend (Friday noon to Sunday noon)
LifeWays® Early Childhood Certification is for anyone who works with or shares their lives with young children: childcare providers in homes and centers, early childhood teachers, parents, nannies and grandparents. The training consists of both in-class time and independent reading, study and observation.
Join us! Contact Director Marianne Alsop MarianneA@LifeWaysNorthamerica.org
The California Coast training meets in the San Francisco Bay Area, seventeen Saturday’s over 11 months (all day, 8am to 5:30pm), five, half-day workshops ( 9am to 3pm) with a focus on music, handwork, movement, and professional development. In addition there are three long- weekend retreats for cooking, gardening, outdoor observation, circle games, wet felting, puppetry, storytelling and more. Independent learning includes reading, observation and writing between sessions. For those who wish to receive the LifeWays certification there are also monthly telephone conversations with a mentor, who is also available to visit you for two days near the end of your training.