Childcare Workshop Series


North Branch Library
1192 Vollintine Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38107
415-2775

Sept. 24, 2016 
Strengthening the Family Relationship
Conducted by Doris Parker, M.Ed.
Child Care Resource & Referral Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

Oct. 22, 2016 
Stewards of Children
Conducted by Keita Cooley, Educational Specialist
Memphis Child Advocacy Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

Nov. 12, 2016 
Importance of Children Immunization
Conducted by Lloydetta Stovall, M.D.
Memphis Health Center, Inc.
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

Dec. 3, 2016
Discipline: Redirecting Negative Behavior to a Positive!
Conducted by Inger Upchurch, M.Ed.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center

10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

 

Frayser Branch Library
3712 Argonne St.
Memphis, TN 38127
(901) 415-2768

Aug. 20, 2016 
History of Children’s Literature
Conducted by Inger Upchurch, M.Ed.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

Sept. 10, 2016 
Multicultural Literature
Conducted by Patrice Jones, M.S.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

Sept. 17, 2016
Contagious Diseases & Emergency Response to Allergies
Conducted by Yolanda Woods
MPH – Environmental Health & Food Safety Trainer – Memphis/Shelby Health Dept.
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

Oct. 15, 2016
Building Self Esteem through Children Literature
Conducted by Patrice Jones, M.S.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

Nov. 12, 2016
The Art of Storytelling
Conducted by Karol Hogan, B.S.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

 

Gaston Park Branch Library 
1040 S. Third St.
Memphis, TN 38106
415-2769

Aug. 27, 2016 
Effective Communication between Parent & Teacher
Conducted by Doris Parker, M.Ed.
Child Care Resource & Referral Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

Sept. 10, 2016 
Every Child Ready to Read
Conducted by Linda Woodbury, B.S.Ed., MLS
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

April 8, 2017 
Phonics/Sight Words for Preschoolers
Conducted by Inger Upchurch, M.Ed.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

March 18, 2017 
Craft Designing & Creative Visual Aids
Conducted by Jennifer Poindexter, B.S.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

 

Crenshaw Branch Library
531 Vance Avenue
Memphis, TN 38126
415-2765

Sept. 24, 2016 
The Importance of Reading
Conducted by Inger Upchurch, M. Ed.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

Oct. 29, 2016
Children with Special Needs
Conducted by Teresa Brown, B.S.
Special Education Teacher
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM; 3 Hours

March 18, 2017 
Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences
Conducted by Dr. Robert Walker
Professor of Education, Southwest Community College
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

May 20, 2017 
Education Psychology: From Piaget to Vygotsky
Conducted by Dr. Robert Walker
Professor of Education, Southwest Community College
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

 

Raleigh Branch Library
3157 Powers Rd.
Memphis, TN 38128
(901) 415-2778

Jan. 21, 2017 
Safe and Effective Evacuation Plans
Conducted by Marcus Harris, M.Ed. & Robin Mayweather, M.Ed.

Memphis Association for the Education of Young Children
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

Feb. 18, 2017 
Building Powerful Resumes for Child Care Teachers – w/JobLINC
Conducted by Earnest Shinault, B.S. & Robyn Jonston, M.S.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

April 22, 2017 
Professionalism in the Classroom
Conducted by Patrice Jones, M.S.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

May 6, 2017 
Best Marketing Practices for Your Center!
Conducted by Earnest Shinault, B.S.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

 

South Branch Library
1929 South Third Street
Memphis, Tennessee 38109
415-2780

Jan. 28, 2017 
Basic Spanish for Preschoolers
Conducted by Karin Gordian, Ph.D.
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

Feb. 11, 2017 
Creative Movement Storytelling
Conducted by Inger Upchurch, M. Ed.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

Mar. 25, 2017 
3D Art: Creative & Critical Thinking Skills
Conducted by Danyelle Carnes, B.S.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

May 20, 2017 
Teaching Cooperative Learning Through Music
Conducted by Karol Hogan, B.A.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

 

Cherokee Branch Library
3300 Sharpe Ave.
Memphis, TN 38111
(901) 415-2762

Jan. 21, 2017 
Healthy Curriculum: Books & Activities for Toddlers & Preschoolers
Conducted by Inger Upchurch, M.Ed.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

Mar. 11, 2017 
Childhood Obesity
Conducted by Cathy Faust, M.S.
University of Tennessee Extension Program
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

April 1, 2017 
Tai Chi-Fitness for Preschoolers Body and Mind
Conducted by Richard Link, Certified Tai Chi/Taekwondo Instructor
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours
(NOTE: wear comfortable loose fitting clothes & tennis shoes)

May 6, 2017 
Music and Movement
Conducted by Karol Hogan, B.S.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

 

Hollywood Branch Library
1530 North Hollywood Street
Memphis, TN 38108
(901) 415-2772

Sept. 10, 2016 
Math & Word Games
Conducted by Jennifer Jones, M.Ed.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

Oct. 22, 2016 
How to Start a Children’s Book Club
Conducted by Earnest Shinault, B.S.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

Nov. 19, 2016 
Creative & Edible Art Projects
Conducted by Danyelle Carnes, B.S.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

February 25, 2017 
Science: Nature Art
Conducted by Linda Woodbury, B.S.Ed., MLS
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

 

East Shelby Branch Library
7200 E Shelby Dr.
Memphis, TN 38125
(901) 415-2767

Feb. 18, 2017 
Brain Development
Conducted by Kiersten Hawes, M.S., NCC
ACE Awareness Foundation
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

Mar. 11, 2017 
Language Development
Conducted by Inger Upchurch, M.Ed.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

April 8, 2017 
Social/Emotional Infants & Toddlers
Conducted by Kris Lewis, B.S.
Child Care Resource & Referral Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

May 6, 2017 
Age Appropriate Books for Infants & Toddlers
Conducted by Freda Bumpus, M.Ed.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

 

Whitehaven Branch Library
4120 Millbranch Rd.
Memphis, TN 38116
415-2781

Oct. 8, 2016
Integrating Technology in your Curriculum
Conducted by Earnest Shinault, B.S.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

Nov. 5, 2016
Engineering & Chemistry Projects for Preschoolers
Conducted by Inger Upchurch, M.Ed.
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

Dec. 3, 2016
Math for Toddler/Preschool
Conducted by Linda Woodbury, B.S.Ed., MLS
Memphis Public Library & Information Center
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours

Jan. 28, 2017 
Fun with Dr. Chris Botany Science
Conducted by Dr. Chris Cooper
UT Extension Program & WKNO’s Family Plot Host
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; 2 Hours