Saturday, November 15 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. FREE Admission! RSVP at learning@KCTS9.org or 206.443.6686 KCTS 9 Studio 401 Mercer Street Seattle, WA 98109This summer KCTS 9 and A Place of our Own asked for nominations for outstanding home-basedcaregivers making a difference in the lives of young children. To honor our exceptional caregivers,we are proud to host a special networking and professional development event as part ofour mission to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve.Included are:• 3 hours of STARS training!• Continental breakfast & buffet lunch!• Raffle prizes, workshop materials, new books and more!Agenda9:00– 9:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast9:30 – 11:00 Morning sessions11:00 – 11:30 Networking & buffet lunch11:30– 12:00 Keynote speaker and ceremony12:00 – 1:30 Afternoon sessions1:30 – 2:00 Raffle & CertificatesMajor funding for A Place of Our Own is provided by BP, First 5 California and The Corporation for Public Broadcasting.A Place of Our Own is a production of KCET/Los Angeles in association with Sesame Workshop and 44 Blue Productions, Inc.
A Place of Our Own Workshops,offered morning and afternoon sessionsParticipants may select a morning and afternoon session.Please include your top two selections in your RSVP.Workshop 1: Using TV to TeachTV teaches, and children are natural, active learners. What are theyreally learning? Discuss how to help children develop healthy viewinghabits, how to identify high-quality television, and how to createimportant connections after viewing.Workshop 2: Conflict ResolutionEverybody gets mad sometimes. Explore how effective communicationand modeling can help children develop strategies to productivelyresolve conflicts. Participants also discuss the difference betweendiscipline and conflict resolution and get practice in helping childrenseek solutions together.Workshop 3: Preventing ObesityHow can we create a healthier environment for children, where inthe U.S. one in five children is considered overweight? Learn aboutwhat you can do to prevent health risks from developing, and practicedeveloping strategies to support healthy choices for children’s growingbodies.Workshop 4: Print-Rich EnvironmentHow can you make ordinary household items into playful literacyexperiences for children? Participants team up to explore howengaging in simple games and activities helps children become awareof their environment and increases emerging language and literacy.Saturday November 15 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.FREE Admission!RSVP at learning@KCTS9.org or 206.443.6686KCTS 9 Studio401 Mercer StreetSeattle, WA 98109Please note: At this time, we cannot provide childcareor free parking. Please accept our apologies.For directions to the station and information on parking and Workshops presented by KCTS 9 Kids & Familypublic transit, please visit KCTS9.org/about/visit Washington STARS Credits Available