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How to Foster Positive Communication with Families


with Parsons

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 4, 2022 at 6:30 pm

In this training participants will learn why it is important for providers to have a good relationship with families, how a relationship between families and the provider forms and effective communication strategies that can be used with families. Set One in FCS

Conscious Discipline


with Staff

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 8, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

Conscious Discipline is an evidence-based, trauma-informed approach. Conscious Discipline provides an array of behavior management strategies and program structures that educators can use to turn everyday situations into learning opportunities. Conscious Discipline encompasses the following four components to help educators support children's success: Brain State Model, Seven Powers for Conscious Adults, Creating the School/Family, and Seven Skills for Discipline. This approach has been recognized and has received high ratings. Set Two in UGB

This Just In! What’s New in NAEYC Professional Standards? Exploring NAEYC’s 2020 Updates to Professional Standards and Competencies for Early Childhood Educators


with Kelley Lawson

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 13, 2022 at 6 pm

Our vision as Early Childhood Professionals is to make sure each child has equitable access to "high-quality learning & care environments" (NAEYC) in this training we explore NAEYC's 2020 Professional Standards & Competencies for Early Childhood Educators, formerly known as Professional Preparation Standards. What are the knowledge, skills, values, and dispositions we must demonstrate to promote learning for all children? Set Two in PPLD

Small Business Management for Home Child Care


with Massie

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 19, 2022 at 6 pm

This session provides an overview of skills for effective small business management. We will identify and discuss tools for keeping a child care business running smoothly. Set One in PM

Indicadores del Desarrollo y Monitoreando el Desarrollo Infantil


with Gisela Morales

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 20, 2022 at 6 pm

Todos los profesionales de cuidado infantil desempeñan un papel fundamental en el desarrollo y el bienestar de los niños. En esta capacitación examinaremos los indicadores del desarrollo de los niños y exploramos herramientas para monitorear el desarrollo de los bebés y niños pequeños bajo su cuidado. Dos in OA

Applying a Developmental and Contextual Lens to Foster Equity in Guiding Behavior


with Haupert

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 25, 2022 at 6 pm

The abilities to regulate emotions and behavior develop slowly over time, beginning in infancy. How we interpret and how we respond to young children's behavior are part of the daily work as early educators. This training will draw on knowledge of child development and reflection skills to detect what is the underlying behavior and determine an equitable response. Set Two in UGB

Nurturing Attitudes in Early Childhood


with Aoife Magee

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 9, 2022 at 6 pm

In this workshop, participants will examine the three components of attitude: cognition, affect, and behavior. We will explore activites and approaches that promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti bias in early childhood. We will explore practices to develop positive environments for growth and learning among children, families, and professionals. Set Two in DIV

Spark Orientation


with Massie/Parsons

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 9, 2022 at 6 pm

The Introduction to Spark is designed to help you understand Spark. Participants will gain the knowledge and tools needed to participate in Spark. The training objectives are: understand the purpose of a QRIS and the Spark partners, understand the support and incentives for programs, understand the documents and process for participating in Spark, awareness of the Quality Improvement Plan, understand the portfolio submission and review process, and identify next steps. Set One in PM

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