Professional Development


Heather Jackson, RECE, is our professional development coordinator and can assist you in customizing a workshop to meet your team’s needs. Heather has been to Italy twice on the North American and first Canadian study tour of the schools of Reggio Emilia.

The Sunflower School provides professional development workshops and study tours for early childhood educators who are interested in expanding their practice.

Workshops will include: The Theory of Loose Parts, The Big Idea and How To Get There, Sewing and Weaving with Young children, Working with Clay, Open Ended materials for young children, The One Languages of Children, Creating a classroom culture,  and how to incorporate them into your program, and an overview of the Reggio Emilia Approach to early childhood education.


Upcoming Workshop:

Create your Culture of Making – September 29th, 2018


Workshops can be delivered at The Sunflower School or in your school/centre.

Please contact Heather by filling out the form below.