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Recreation of Nap Time Rituals


with Michelle Rowland

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 6, 2023 at 6 pm

The training is intended to support early educators in examining their current nap time schedule and designing a new nap time ritual that affects every child in the classroom positively. Set Two in HSN/ UGB

Tough Talks: Effective Communication with Parents


with Massie

Calendar Next session starts Feb 8, 2023 at 6 pm

This session provides an introduction to effective communication with families. We will discuss and identify ways to build relationships, communicate in positive ways, and address tough conversations. Set One in FCS

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Autism, Play and Child Care


with Joyce McCoy

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 16, 2023 at 6 pm

This class will explore why children with autism need assistance and adaptation to allow play to be as successful as possible. We will explore what is play and why it is necessary for typical development. We will examine different areas of play, activities, toys, and adaptations providers can use. Set Two in SN

Sensory Processing Challenges: Meeting Needs and Managing Meltdowns


with Jenna Sanders

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 21, 2023 at 6 pm

Children with sensory processing challenges have unique needs. When these sensory needs aren’t met, meltdowns are inevitable. Examine different types of sensory needs as well and learn to implement strategies to prevent and manage these meltdowns. Set Two in SN

Applying Principles of Respect


with Aoife Magee

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 22, 2023 at 6 pm

Respectful interactions with others is the cornerstone for successful relationships. In this workshop, participants will examine the elements of constructive dialog and communication skills. Participants will also explore the characteristics of teams who effectively collaborate and what it takes to show courageous leadership with others. Set Two in PM

Guidance Strategies for Supporting Children in Home Child Care Settings


with Parsons

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 23, 2023 at 6 pm

This training is designed for family child care providers. Participants will understand typical social/emotional development and learn best practices for discipline, proactive guidance strategies, and how to respond to behavior issues for children ages birth through age 12. Set One in UGB

Self Care Through Time Management


with Megan Wurst

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 2, 2023 at 6 pm

Within this training professionals will explore strategies to prioritize their workload and streamline their tasks to create work/life balance. Participants will also learn about different types of self-care that they can build into their routines to support stress management and reduction. Set Two in PPLD

Smart Heart-to-Heart Leadership: Honoring Emotional Intelligence


with Sarah Garczynski

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 7, 2023 at 6 pm

Even successful leaders get it wrong, but if we use our hearts through the process it makes a difference. This training explores the differences between intelligence and emotional intelligence (hint- we need them both!), how our brain processes information and emotion, and how we can apply this information to become stronger leaders. Set Two in PPLD

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