PBS KIDS HOST MISS ROSA COMES TO ARIZONA
Eight, Arizona PBS to Host Events in Phoenix and Yuma featuring PBS KIDS Host Miss Rosa
and Educational Activities for Kids, Families and Educators
The event is free, including all workshops and a light breakfast. All early learning professionals and caregivers in Yuma County are welcome to attend the Yuma event – however, registration is required. Details and registration for the Yuma Region Community Based Professional Development event featuring Miss Rosa are available at http://azpbs.org/yumapd, or by contacting Mark Becker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Through this series of monthly institutes, organized by ASSET and Eight, Arizona PBS, strategies are being taught and practice is being strengthened in an atmosphere of learning and collaboration,” says Becker, Associate Director at Eight, Arizona PBS. “This event is for all early childhood educators in Yuma County. Whether you are center-based, school-based or home-based, please plan on attending.”
Childcare will be provided. Check-in is at 8 a.m. and includes a complimentary light breakfast. All participants also receive a copy of the book Developmentally Appropriate Practice, by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
“We are pleased to have Miss Rosa as our keynote speaker. She is popular with kids and adults,” says Becker. “Miss Rosa is the lovable, bubbly, preschool teacher you always wanted!”
A teacher of Costa Rican and Puerto Rican descent, Miss Rosa is bilingual and comfortably switches back and forth between English and Spanish. Miss Rosa helps young children navigate the world around them through art, song, dance, storytelling, humor and advice, encouraging children to explore and learn. When she is not teaching, she can be found in-line skating, dancing, cooking or volunteering in community reading programs.
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