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Contact Me:Voice Mail:412-492-1200 x 1104         
Email: garmanl@sasd.k12.pa.us

Classes: Child Development, Nursery Lab 1,2, and Advanced, Sewing and Advanced Sewing

Sewing and Advanced Sewing

 These courses are open to anyone with a creative spirit who desires to make something uniquely their own.  You'll begin by learning some basic sewing terminology, identifying various equipment and it's use, and explaining pattern and fabric selection.  Then you will learn the "ins and out"of operating a sewing machine,  a serger, and an embroidery machine.

Projects are driven by your demonstrated skills and imagination.  Previous projects have included: tote bags, purses, bathrobes, shower wraps, sundresses, and quilts.  Anything is possible with your creative energy!!!

The Home Sewing Organization

Quilt As You Go Technique

Free Sewing Projects

Sewing and Embroidery Forum

Child Development

This course is an exploration of the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development of children from infancy to school age.  By examining these aspects of growth and development, students become better prepared to understand the responsibilites and challenges of childcare.

National Network for Child Care

Child Development Institute: Guidelines for Raising Children & Teenagers

Parent Center-Preschoolers

Preschool/Nursery Lab 1

This course allows the student with special interest and ability to pursue an advanced study of children.  By learning how to set up, work, and observe in an actual preschool situation, students become more aware of child development and related employment opportunities. 

Nursery Lab 2

This course is designed for the student who wishes to be part of the operation of a working preschool. They will have the opportunity to interact with the preschoolers and their parents.  They will be instrumental in planning the day-to-day activities and management of the preschool facilities.

Advanced Lab

Students interested in pursuing a career in education will find this class an asset to their training.  Emphasis is placed on guiding the preschoolers safely through their daily preschool activities.  You will gain self confidence through planning lessons and activities, and incorporating various strategies into your classroom management.

Links for all classes:  National Association for the Education of Young Children

                                          Preschool Printables

                                          Preschool Learners Printables

                                         Early Childhood News

Shaler Area Preschool

Completed Registration forms should be sent to:

Shaler Area High School
ATTN: Mrs. Laura Garman
381 Wible Run Road
Pittsburgh, PA  15209

Registration will continue until the class is filled.

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