Early Learning

Created especially for families and childcare providers, WGTE's Early Learning Department is a service which helps adults encourage young children in their natural curiosity and love of learning. Our programs combine quality, trusted television with community outreach and innovative educational materials to help build children's learning skills.

  • Views: 1 WGTE Offers Free Workshops for Child Care Providers

    These fun and engaging educational workshops for child care providers are Step Up to Quality and Ohio Approved for up to six inservice hours!

    You can sign up to attend trainings at http://registry.occrra.org
    Please contact WGTE's Director of Early Learning, Kelly Pheneger, at 419-380-4603 or kelly_pheneger@wgte.org for more information.

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  • Views: 679 Leading For Literacy: Defining The Problem

    Leading For Literacy: Defining The Problem

    Putting a face on the statistics, area educators and literacy advocates candidly discuss the challenges they face in getting children ready to learn.  Issues of nutrition, access, culture and poverty are discussed.  

  • Views: 642 Leading For Literacy: Seeking Solutions

    Leading For Literacy: Seeking Solutions

    Area educators and literacy advocates describe the large and small things each of us can do to help get our children ready to read and learn.  Community and organizational collaboration is discussed as well as the importance of establishing a personal connection with every child.

  • First Book Program

    First Book is a program that provides new storybooks for low-income children, birth through age 8, who live in Lucas, Wood or Ottawa Counties. WGTE works with local organizations and social service agencies to identify families and children who are income-eligible.