The Guiding Healthy Behaviors (GHBEC) team uses research-based tools to assess where you are today and help you develop a plan to move forward. The team provides on-site consultation, coaching and training to help you reach your goals, and also administers the Shape NC program and The Farm to Child Care Program. Guiding Healthy Behaviors is pleased to also administer the Shape NC Healthy Starts for Infant and Toddlers grant. Read more here.
Check out the Guiding Healthy Behaviors brochure for more about how we can help.
Benefits of Connecting Children with Nature InfoSheet Check out our Shape NC partner, NLI’s InfoSheet on the many benefits to the Outdoor Learning Environment.
Looking for safe, non-toxic plant ideas for gardening with your children? Check out this link for lots of ideas.
Literacy and Music ideas from another Shape NC partner, Be Active Kids.
GO NAP SACC Self-Assessments & On-line Tools & Resources for Early Childhood programs that focus on 7 areas related to health & wellness.
For a comprehensive list of COVID-19 resources for Early Childhood Professionals, please visit here
2020/2021 Guiding Healthy Behaviors in Early Childhood (GHBEC) Professional Development opportunities
*Please check back as we are currently transitioning Professional Development to a virtual format*
In the meantime, explore these Learning Bursts, at your own pace, from our friends at Center for Environmental Farming Systems. Explore a variety of topics from gardening, vermicomposting, social-emotional health and racial equity: Farm2ECE Learning Bursts
Learn more about our Guilford County Shape NC Model Demonstration Site by signing up for a tour here.
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