The Registration Process

(Workshop/Summer Institute)

We accept registrations via:

  • Phone: 603-357-3755, Monday - Friday from 9am - 4pm

  • Online: Website registrations are processed through our online store.

  • Snail mail: Click to download the form you need.


You can register online and opt to

mail or call with payment.

Summer Course Form
Saturday Workshop

If you are applying for Level I or Level II there are additional application questions that will need to be answered.


These answers should be sent to us shortly after the registration is sent. You can send the registration along with the answers to the questions.


A $100 application fee is also required with Level I and Level II applications



Mail to:

Early Childhood Teacher Education Center at Sophia's Hearth

700 Court St

Keene NH 03431


Payment must be recieved before applications are reviewed or enrollment is confirmed.


We accept Checks, Cash, Mastercard, Visa, Discover and Paypal.


All registrations can be made at our online store


One day workshops must be paid in full


Each 2-10 day courses require a $100 deposit minimum and and the balance paid if full 10 by June 10, 2016


Level I & II applicants must pay a $50 application fee.


Child Development 2 requires completion of Child Development 1 or permission of instructor. 


Advanced Child Development requires permission of instructor. Please call us with any questions.


Level I students will be have a phone or in person interview prior to acceptance.



We will send you an confirmation of enrollment once payment is recieved.


Payment is due in full for 1 day workshops.


A NON REFUNDABLE deposit of $100 is due for 2- 10 day courses.





Once you are accepted and getting ready to come you will need to:

  • Arrange your housing

  • Arrange your travel

  • Readings prior to arrival



Along with confirmation of your enrollment we will send a housing options list for to all students enrolled in an 2+ day program.  This list includes familes that rent rooms in their house, local hotels and camping options. You are responsible for booking your housing but please let us know if you have questions. 


If you are flying and would like to meet with other students to share a ride from the airport let us know and we will see if we can match you up. Be sure to check out our VISIT US page for directions.


Certain courses may have a reading assignment in preparation. Information will be sent to those students.


Sophia's Hearth Family Center strives to be considerate of our student’s lives while carefully balancing the financial needs of the organization. 


It is the responsibility of the student to notify Sophia's Hearth Family Center that she will not be attending the workshop. 


This notification must occur prior to the start of the workshop, ideally via email to If notification is not received prior to the start of the workshop, the student is considered a 'no show' and no credit will be provided.


The following policy applies to our weekend workshops. If you notify of us in writing (snail or email) or by phone prior to the Monday preceding the workshop (5 business days) we will credit or refund the full tuition. Within 5 business days of the workshop, refunds are not given but credit towards other workshops will be given under the following conditions: If you notify us with less than 5 business days notice and we have over 6 paid students remaining in the class - we will provide a credit of full price paid less $25 cancellation fee for a future workshop. The credit is valid for 9 months from the date of the missed workshop. If there are fewer than 6 paid students after the cancellation, you will forfeit a $50 deposit with the remaining balance applied as a credit to be used within 9 months of the workshop date.


The following policy applies to our summer institute classes. If you notify of us in writing (snail or email) or by phone prior June 10 the deposit will be forfeited but the remaining balance will refunded or credited to you.  If the cancellation notification is received between June 11 and the start of the class we will deduct the deposit and refund or credit 50% of the tuition paid. 

Credits can be transferred to other individuals. Credits can be used for any programming in our Professional Development series. Credits not used within the 12 months are forfeited completely.


If Sophia's Hearth has to cancel a class due to inclement weather or low enrollment a full refund will of amounts paid will be provided.