Child Development Theories and Considerations for Preschool Learning

Credit Option
Non Credit
Program Type

Learn theories of child development and gain the skills to apply these childhood developmental theories to your preschool learning curriculum.

Theories explored include Erikson’s Psychosocial Developmental Theory and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. You’ll do learning exercises that give you deeper understanding of theory and help you turn theory into real-life learning for your preschoolers.

Can be taken individually or as part of the Foundations for Successful Preschool Instruction Certificate Program.

Workshop Information

Course Dates

April 5, 7, 12

Meeting Time

5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.



Who can benefit:

  • Preschool Instructors
  • Preschool Administrators
  • Preschool Support Staff


Alison Tempestilli
Phone Number
Hudson Valley Center

MS in Education with provisional Certification earned in N-6 Instruction.

Director, Sylvan Learning Center, Sept. 1998- May 2000.

Owner/Executive Director Academic Solutions, Inc. Learning Center, June 2000-Dec.  2010. Tutored students K-12 in reading and math, trained instructors, wrote and reviewed lesson plans, provided student evaluations, progress reports and coaching in successful teaching methods.

Site Coordinator, Adelphi University Hudson Valley Center: 2011-present.

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Levermore Hall, 303
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