Fun in a MGOL workshop

All Mother Goose on the Loose workshops participants will:

  • Understand the applied research on childhood brain development
  • Master the structure, formula and principles of Mother Goose on the Loose
  • Learn how to create high-quality early literacy programs
  • Acquire techniques for engaging infants and toddlers
  • Discover new ways to educate and involve parents and caregivers
  • Interact with colleagues to share knowledge and ideas.
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Most Requested Workshops:

Newest Workshops:

Adapted Mother Goose on the Loose Workshops


We can also adapt the workshop to fit your needs.

Mother Goose on the Loose training options include:

  • An all-day workshop with information about baby brain development and school readiness, as well as a hands-on Mother Goose on the Loose session. By the end of this workshop, participants should feel comfortable planning and running programs of their own.
  • A two hour workshop  or half-day MGOL workshop presented by Dr. Betsy Diamant-Cohen.
  • Training for non-Spanish speakers who want to present MGOL in Spanish for their library families
  • Training for preschool or Sunday School teachers who want to incorporate Hebrew language rhymes and songs into their circle times.
  • An additional section focusing on how MGOL can be adapted to accommodate children of differing abilities.

Booking Information:

In addition to these workshops, Betsy can tailor a workshop to fit your needs. She is also available for consulting and training. For more information, please send an email to

MGOL training workshops can be customized to meet the needs of your target audience. Materials purchased in bulk for workshops will be provided for a discounted price.


Full Day Workshop from 9:00am to 4:00pm with one hour for lunch:
     West Coast and Midwest – $3,000 workshop fee plus $1,500 travel
     East Coast and South – $3,000 workshop fee plus $1,000 travel
Please ask about pricing for ½ day and 3 hour workshops

Please inquire about prices for workshops that are led by two or three facilitators. While not double the cost, there is an extra fee plus travel, lodging and meals.

Cancellation Policy

  • Trainings cancelled within one calendar month notice will be billed in full including any applicable travel expenses.
  • Trainings cancelled in advance of one calendar month will be billed for any incurred travel expenses.
  • Workshop fees for cancellation of trainings due to severely inclement weather may be waived on the condition that the training is rescheduled; host is responsible for any incurred travel expenses.

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Use the SUBMIT button above or call 443-928-3915 for more information.