Each year during the week surrounding October 9th, Fire Prevention Week is observed in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire. The Great Chicago Fire began on October 8th, 1871, and did most of its damage on October 9th; including killing 250 people, 100,000 people left homeless, and more than 17,400 structures destroyed. In a fire, less than a minute can be the difference between life and death. National Fire Prevention Week brings awareness to fire safety education focusing on topics like what to do in a fire and creating emergency preparedness plans in case of a fire. Educating you and your students about where fires come from and how to respond to them, can help prevent fires in the home […]
How to Talk the Talk of Learning Through PlayParticipants of this training will learn how essential play is to the development and education of young children. Participants will learn how to design curriculum that connects play to developmental standards. Participants will analyze what children learn through various play activities and how to communicate that to parents and administrators. View the Course Description
Meet Tisha Luthy, M. Ed.
Tisha Luthy is an Early Childhood Education Teacher and Director. She is a director 3 days a week and teaches 2 days a week in an Outdoor Preschool Program. Tisha has over 20 years’ experience in Early Childhood Education. She started working in child care settings with children ages 3-5 yrs. Then went back to school and received a Pre-K - 3rd grade Teaching Certificate. Over more recent years, Tisha obtained a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood.
Being a teacher, director and a parent herself Tisha Luthy understands the importance of establishing positive and productive relationships with families. Family Engagement is all inclusive portion of a child’s early childhood education and the extension of education continued in the home. Eliminating the separation of education and play is also a crucial portion of extending a child’s learning opportunities.
Tisha is passionate about assisting with the extension of education by creating programs, events, and curriculum that fosters family engagement. AIR Childcare Training Solutions is proud to be a part of this by adding Tisha Luthy as one of our Authors. Please check out these courses, Fostering Family Engagement, How to Talk the Talk of Learning Through Play, Play Development and Conflict Resolution, and Kindergarten Readiness - What it Really Looks Like.