Center for Professional Growth offers "Keeping Toddlers Happy, Fit, and Healthy"

The Center for Professional Growth at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg will offer “Keeping Toddlers and Preschoolers Fit, Happy, and Healthy” on Monday, December 5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Smith Hall Room 216. Specifically designed for teachers of kindergarteners, toddlers, and preschoolers, this program will provide two ACT 48 hours and two PQAS credits. Cost is $5. Deadline for registration is Monday, November 28. Interested participants may register on-line at http://www.greensburg.pitt.edu/about/cpg.

Wendy L. Hardy, EdD, assistant professor of Early Childhood Education at Pitt-Greensburg, will lead the program. Participants will learn everyday hints on how to keep one- to five-year olds fit, active, and healthy through creative movement, activities, and games to reinforce a lifestyle that turns healthy children into healthy adults. Also provides tips on how to involve their families and get the children to eat their veggies. Learn how to use children’s books and songs to make health, nutrition, and fitness fun. Participants will leave with a healthy recipe and other useful items that can be used in their programs the very next day.

The Center for Professional Growth (CPG) at the University of Pittsburgh provides both formal class instruction for personal enhancement as well as academic or continuing professional education (CPE) through credit and non-credit classes and discussion sessions for adults interested in lifelong learning and cultural and professional enrichment.

Founded in 1963, the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg is a publicly assisted, four-year, liberal arts college in southwestern Pennsylvania. Pitt-Greensburg offers 24 baccalaureate degree programs, including new majors in Education and Spanish, as well as 19 minors. More than 13 percent of Pitt-Greensburg’s full-time faculty—the highest percentage of any University of Pittsburgh campus—have received the prestigious University-wide Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award.

 

 

Publication Date

Monday, December 5, 2011 - 9:43am

Summary

The Center for Professional Growth at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg will offer “Keeping Toddlers and Preschoolers Fit, Happy, and Healthy” on Monday, December 5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Smith Hall Room 216. Specifically designed for teachers of kindergarteners, toddlers, and preschoolers, this program will provide two ACT 48 hours and two PQAS credits. Cost is $5. Deadline for registration is Monday, November 28. Interested participants may register on-line at http://www.greensburg.pitt.edu/about/cpg.