•  September 27, 2019
     8:30 am - 3:30 pm

(Heyworth) Exploring Teaching Strategies GOLD Online – LAB Day

Learning Level 2: Intermediate/Application

Intended Audience: Administrators, ECSE educators, early childhood educators, teacher assistants

This intermediate workshop will provide hands-on support for the Teaching Strategies GOLD online system. During the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions about the online system and receive support in the following areas of the online system: the develop area, teach area, asses area, reports area, and family area. There will be time for individual exploration and practice using the various features of Teaching Strategies GOLD online.

Continuing Education – This workshop will provide 6.0 contact hours for the following:

  • Educator License Renewal
  • CDA (Child Development Associate) credit in area(s) 7
  • CE credit for SLP, SW, LCPC, PT, and OT professionals
  • Gateways to Opportunity credit in area C (Org. ID# B40093)

Full participation is required to receive a certificate.


  • Cecilia Mintz
    Cecilia Mintz, B.S. Ed, is an Early Childhood Resource Specialist for STARnet Regions I & III. She has worked in Early Childhood since 2007. Cecilia has worked with a diverse population at Head Start. While working with Head Start she guided children with Project Approach. Cecilia worked at engaging families in their child’s education by encouraging their input on family goals involving their child. She collaborated with local education agencies on IEPs.
  • Bridget Meis
    Bridget Meis, M.S. Ed, is an Early Childhood Resource Specialist for STARnet Regions I & III. During her time with STARnet, she has presented on a variety of topics including: Apps and Assistive Technology, Social/Emotional development, Creative Curriculum, Teaching Strategies GOLD, Portfolios, Lesson Planning, Mathematics in Early Childhood, Science and Mathematics, STEAM and Family Engagement. Bridget has worked in the field of Early Childhood Education since 2003. She received her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from Illinois State University and her Master's degree in Early Childhood Education from Erikson Institute. Bridget has worked in a variety of early childhood programs with diverse groups of children from as young as six weeks old to children in fifth grade. Bridget has served children and families in private childcare programs and most recently with Head Start.


522 East Main Street, Heyworth, Illinois, 61745, United States

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