Training and Certification

pcmg10editedWant to become a teacher in the Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® ? First you’ll need training in the methods, the underlying ideas, and the materials of the program. All Parent-Child Mother Goose programs are run with two trained teachers.

Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® Certification involves a Teacher Training Workshop, followed by Self-Evaluation Reporting. After completing the Teacher Training Workshop and Self-Evaluation, including submission and approval of all required reports, participants will receive Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® Teacher certification.

Teacher Training Workshop
Some of the specific areas covered in this workshop are:

  • The background and philosophy of the program
  • How a session is organized (Infant and Two-to-Four)
  • How to reach your target audience of participants
  • How to use and teach rhymes and songs
  • How to observe interactions and respond based on your observations
  • The basics of storytelling.

Find an upcoming training workshop in your city or province with our Training Calendar.

If there are no training workshops scheduled near you, consider Hosting a Teacher Training Workshop.

For more information, please contact us at [email protected]

Certification Process
To become a certified Parent-Child Mother Goose Program teacher, you must:

Please see the Self-Evaluation Guidelines for details.

The P-CMGP National Office is available to answer your questions or concerns during this process as you gain experience and build your program repertoire.

Organizations with teachers working on certification must be in good standing with Parent-Child Mother Goose Program.