Head Start and Early Head Start
Welcome Head Start / Early Head Start Educators!
- Improve CLASS TM Scores
- School Readiness
- American Indian and Alaskan Native (AIAN)
- Migrant Education
- Bilingual / ESL
Time to Sign Solutions for Early Childhood provides professional training for childcare providers, teachers and parents of young children, birth to five. We know that the first five years of a child’s life are the most significant when it comes to his/her ability to communicate effectively. That is why Time to Sign is dedicated to supporting effective and meaningful communication for all by teaching American Sign Language (ASL) in a fun and educational way.
Note: In-kind donations available.
- Conference Speaker(s)
- In-service and Pre-service Trainings (Half Day, Full Day, Multiple Day)
- Train the Trainer
- On-site Trainings or Virtual Webinars
- Parent / Family Programs
- In-class Role Modeling, Coaching, and Mentoring
- Social and Emotional Academic Learning
- Understanding and Motivating Young Children: Brain Usage & Development and Communication Patterns
- Emotional Support
- Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS)
- Let’s Communicate – Sign Language to Promote a Positive and Healthy Social Environment
- Classroom Organization
- Ready, Set, Sign! – Sign Language for Classroom/Behavioral Management and Smooth Transitions
- Back to the Basics – Create an organized Inclusive Environment
- Instructional Support
- Sign to Read – Literacy, Phonics, and Story Telling the Fun Way!
- Birth to Five – Sign Language for Teachers and Parents of Children Birth to Five
- Parent Involvement
- New Level Parenting to meet our Parent / Family / Connection and Engagement Goals
- Knowledge of Family Wellness, Health, and Safety
- Positive Nurturing Relationships Techniques that Support Child Learning, Behavior, and Social Emotional Development
- How to Support Everyday Learning of Children in Their Homes, in the Program, and in Their Communities
- Life Long Learning for Children and Their Parents
- Enhancing Family, Peer, and Community Connections
- How to Use a Picture Schedule for the Home Environment
- Communication Languages for Your Child
- Age Appropriate Developmental Milestones
- Age Appropriate Signs and Activities
- Understanding Our Four Brains and Their Development
- The Importance of Learning through Play, via the Use of Songs, Games, and Stories
- Picture Scheduling of Activities
- Early Childhood Communication and Literacy Skills
- And Much Much More! Click for the Families + Engagement + Workshop Flyer
Materials and Services can be Provided in Spanish / English / Sign.
Business and Leadership Services for Your Head Program Managers / Directors
Topical Areas of Training, Coaching and Consultanting
- Grant Writing ABC’s
- Writing and Achieving Goals
- PFCE – Parent, Family and Community Framework and Building
- Board and / or Policy Council Team Building, Roles and Responsibilities
- Engaging Community and Business Partners
- S.E.A.L. – Social Emotional Academic Learning
- Classroom Management
- Working with Special Needs Children
- Continuous Program Measurement and Improvement
- Leadership Training
- Dollars and Sense: Creating Financial Security for Your Program
- Team Building
- And More...
This component of Time to Sign: Solutions for Early Childhood Education and Development is founded by Dr. Michael Hubler, Ed.S., who is also the Vice President of Time to Sign. Michael has over 30 years’ experience working in non-profit and government environments; developing programs, partnerships and running non-profit organizations as the Executive Director. He is also a talented instructor, former Graduate Teaching Fellow at Radford University, who prides himself on his ability to convey even the most complicated information in a manner that everyone can understand. Michael completed his Educational Doctorate degree from Regent University. He has also published 43 educational books and curriculum as the lead researcher and product developer for Time to Sign.
For his outstanding service work and dedication to children he was named Brevard County, Florida’s 2013 Citizen of the Year and the 2011 Citizen of the Year by the Space Coast Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Additionally, Michael received the Florida Governors Award for the 2005 Outstanding Minority Educational Institution, the Gifford Youth Education and Activity Center.
He has founded many non-profit initiatives that include: family engagements, recovery homes for drug and alcohol addicted parents, job clubs, food programs for hungry children, homeless children and family's wrap around service programs, foster children’s programs, as well as educational and personal growth and development programs for at-risk youth. He is renowned for building relationships and partnering with other non-profit organization, governmental agencies, and the private sector to establish county-wide initiatives to help children.