Early Childhood Teacher Training

Diana Wehrell-Grabowski has provided hundreds of  “hands-on-minds-on”  workshops to private and public early childhood organizations and institutions, as well as having been a keynote speaker,  featured speaker and presenter at over 70 early childhood conferences nation and worldwide.


All of Dr. Diana Wehrell-Grabowski’s Hands-On Science Professional Staff Development Teacher Training Workshops:    


  • Are certified for continuing education units (CEU) through Childhood Development Services, Inc. an authorized provider of the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Workshops are approved for 3 CEUs or 6 CEUs
  • Meet National Early Childhood Learning Initiatives 
  • Meet the goals of Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
  • Meet the goals of Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Goals (RTT-ELC)
  • Are standards-based (regional or National whichever applies to the specific contract)
  • Introduce techniques to cultivate and nurture the young child’s natural curiosity and creativity.
  • Empower the teacher participant who will empower their students.
  • Are hands-on-minds-on
  • Are inquiry-based
  • Use simple, readily available, and inexpensive materials.
  • Are highly interactive
  • Incorporate 21st Century Skills
  • Make connections across the sciences and disciplines (Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, The Arts, and beyond).
  • Allow the participants to make models of many of the concepts introduced to bring back to their classrooms (seed necklaces, man-made fossil imprints, nature projects, aeronautical models, etc.).


Available Hands-On Science Professional Staff Development Teacher Training Workshops (National and Regional Standards-Based):

Exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Practices and Content in the Early Childhood Classroom

Using Loose Parts to Promote Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) Practices and Content

Teaching Science To The Preschool Child (General- covers all science areas)

Connecting Science Across The Disciplines

Teaching Science To The Preschool Child Through Pre-Primary Children’s Literature

Young Nature Explorers


To View and download Early Childhood Hands-On Science Teacher Training Workshop PDF Brochure Click on the following link. National CEU Approved Early Childhood Science Teacher Training Workshops 2017-2018