Mat has over 15 years of Early Childhood experience. He began his Early Childhood career as a Preschool Teacher in Australia. He moved to Texas in 2002 where he has worked as a Program Coordinator, Assistant Director, and Director. Mat shares his passion for natural outdoor environments as the Playgrounds Director for Green Space Learning & Development. His journey in this amazing and important field has been inspiring and fulfilling. Working with our future generations has allowed him to appreciate the importance of the Early Childhood profession and how we can now together develop that as professionals working with children and families.
About this course
Captivating & open-ended, combine & re-design! Loose parts play is an incredibly valuable play experience for children. Using natural and everyday loose items for play stimulates children's math, science, art, & social skills and more. Come learn how to create these opportunities in your classroom.
Mat Dusza, Green Space Playgrounds Director, early childhood expert and loose parts enthusiast shares his experience and insight into the many benefits of loose parts play and our role in supporting them.