Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards: Training Description
The primary goals of the Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards Training are:
- To provide opportunities for participants to learn how to use the Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards to guide the determination of developmentally appropriate curriculum, daily activities and assessment.
- To assist early care and education providers and families in developing an understanding of the Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards developmental domains, developmental expectations, performance standards, developmental continuum and program standards
- To utilize the "Teaching Cycle" of assessment, planning and implementation as a framework for applying the Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards in early care and education.
- To provide opportunities for participants to learn how to use the Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards to design care and learning environments and to support adult/child relationships that enhance optimal learning experiences for young children.
- To provide professionals and families with an understanding of the connections between the Wisconsin Model Early learning Standards and:
- Wisconsin readiness Indicators
- Existing performance standards
- Existing program standards
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards Training is Available Throughout the State of Wisconsin
More than 90 Approved WMELS Trainers are available to do training in your area of the state of Wisconsin. WMELS Approved Trainers include: child care providers, teachers (classroom & higher education), program support personnel, technical assistance personnel, and administrators that represent the full-range of services offered to young children birth to first grade. The training is 15-18 hours and is offered over a period of days e.g. two whole days, three part days, five or more parts (2-3 hours) of days or in evenings. WMELS Trainings are available for University and Technical College Credit. Find a trainer in your area.