Professional Development Workshops

CKA is offering a series of full- and half-day professional development workshops (PDW’s) in various locations around the state. Topics include Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten, First Grade, Common Core, Integrated Art and much more!


The California Kindergarten Association is looking for venues for our 2019 workshops.  If you are interested in hosting a workshop, please contact the CKA office at


Please see below for information about our Pleasant Hill workshop on July 30th!


Pleasant Hill Professional Development Workshop

ART Really Teaches:

“Buttons, Bows, Eric Carle and Van Gogh!”

Presented by

the CKA Art Team with special guest Palma Lindsay!

For Pre-K/TK/Kindergarten and Grade One Educators

Tuesday, July 30th

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Contra Costa County Office of Education
77 Santa Barbara Road
Pleasant Hill, California


A Gift from the Art Team
Each attendee will receive a copy of CKA’s publication, ART Really Teaches!


Credit for Attendance

You can earn up to three graduate-level semester units linked to your attendance.  Email and mention you’d like credit linked to your attendance at CKA’s Professional Development Workshop Series.