NWC News Desk

Northwest College Hosting “Joyful Learning in Early Childhood” Workshop

Posted March 26, 2024
By NWC News Desk

On Thursday, April 11, the Northwest College Education Department is hosting a workshop open to all early childhood professionals in the Bighorn Basin. Titled “Joyful Learning in Early Childhood”, the event takes place from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. in the Yellowstone Building Conference Center, led by NWC Assistant Professor of Education Dr. Cammy Rowley, NWC Instructor of Education Jo-el Sauers, and University of Wyoming Learning Specialist Tyler Gonzalez.

Invited to attend are preschool teachers, kindergarten teachers, childcare providers, family home providers, and Northwest College education students. The free workshop is designed for participants to meet, collaborate, learn, laugh, and play, with the focus on positively impacting the lives of young children and their families.

Rowley and Sauers will share an overview of the NWC Early Childhood Education program, discussing classes and associated fieldwork. Gonzalez and Rowley will then present content about the importance of play and the role of early childhood professionals in planning and documenting play.

Participants are eligible for one STARS hour and are asked to RSVP in advance. A registration link is provided at nwc.edu/events/ by selecting the April 11 date for the Joyful Learning Workshop.

For more information, contact Cammy Rowley at cammy.rowley@nwc.edu or 307-754-6155.