Past Events

5th Annual TK Conference
Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel
May 4, 2016
Calling all administrators, transitional kindergarten teachers and support staff: Join us to receive concrete strategies, practical resources, and engage in hands-on activities that will help deliver high-quality, developmentally appropriate learning environments and instruction for our youngest learners.
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Webinar: Introduction to Expanded TK
December 17, 2015
We will be joined by the California Department of Education and School Services of California for an overview of how Expanded TK works, a preview upcoming fiscal tools for districts to model TK expansion options and costs, and information about district experiences with TK expansion.
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TK Stipend Webinar
May 27, 2015
This webinar will give you an opportunity to hear from the California Department of Education on guidelines and logistics of CTKS funding, as well as counties who have begun implementing their programs. It will highlight three different approaches taken by counties, including practical approaches to planning the program and innovative approaches to meeting teachers’ needs.
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TK Math Training for 1st year Teachers
Santa Clara County Office of Education
January 16, 2015
Transitional kindergarten math training that will introduce new TK teachers to best practices that support a high quality TK program.
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TK Math Training for 2nd and 3rd year Teachers
Santa Clara County Office of Education
January 15, 2015
This training will help 2nd and 3rd year TK teachers establish a classroom that supports the mathematical development of young learners; create developmentally appropriate math activities for circle time, small group instruction, and individual support; and teach numbers, geometry, sorting/classifying, patterns, measurement and data collection.
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4th Annual Transitional Kindergarten Conference
Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel
November 7, 2014
Early Edge California invites you to the 3rd Annual Transitional Kindergarten Conference. This event is guaranteed to fill up quickly, so please sign up soon.
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Free DRDP-SR Training
Petaluma, CA
August 11, 2014
Two-day training, presented by WestEd, on how to use the DRDP-SR to observe, report, and reflect on children’s learning.
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TK New Teacher Summer Training
Santa Clara County Office of Education
July 21, 2014
Three day training to introduce new transitional kindergarten teachers to key elements that support a high quality TK programs. Primarily for TK teachers, but also available to K-3rd grade teachers, preschool staff and after school providers.
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SCCOE Math training for second year TK teachers
Santa Clara County Office of Education
March 25, 2014
This training is designed for transitional kindergarten teachers, kindergarten teachers and preschool instructional leaders who attended the Developing Number Concepts training last year. It will expose teachers to additional best practices that support a high quality TK program. Teachers will learn how to effectively establish a classroom that allows young students to interact with math in a meaningful way, create developmentally appropriate learning environments, teach for understanding, use ongoing assessment and plan for concept development.
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SCCOE Math training for first year TK teachers
Santa Clara County Office of Education
March 18, 2014
This training will introduce new transitional kindergarten teachers to best practices that support a high quality TK program. Teachers will learn how to effectively create developmentally appropriate math activities and assess student needs to create appropriate classroom activities.
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TK for All: Webinar with CDE and Early Edge California
January 31, 2014
A webinar to discuss the details of SB 837, the Kindergarten Readiness Act of 2014 (Steinberg). The webinar will be hosted by the California Department of Education and Early Edge California, and will answer common questions about the legislation as well as take time to answer questions from participants.
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CKA 32nd Annual PK1 Conference
Santa Clara
January 17, 2014
The Preschool-Kindergarten-1st grade Conference will feature keynote speaker Donna Whyte, the 25th Annual Young Children’s Art Exhibit, five preconference institute sessions and more than 50 workshops on transitional kindergarten, Common Core, technology, visual arts and more.
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SCCOE Early Literacy Training
Santa Clara County Office of Education
January 7, 2014
A two-day training to introduce 2nd year transitional kindergarten (TK) teachers to key literacy strategies that support a high quality TK program. Includes the building blocks of reading proficiency, how to embed effective literacy strategies into daily instruction, purposeful and systematic development of oral language in young children, and implications for English Learners and Language Minority students.
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Northern California TK Conference
South San Francisco Conference Center
November 5, 2013
View the Northern California Transitional Kindergarten Conference full agenda, session descriptions and materials.
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Ventura County Transitional Kindergarten Training
Camarillo, CA
July 25, 2013
VCOE is hosting a TK Training: The Gift of Time, featuring state keynote presenter Whit Hayslip. Whit was involved in the pilot phase of TK implementation in Los Angeles & has much to share!
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