Training Sessions

Staff Training

Terrific Transitions Tried and True

05/16/2018 6:30-8:30pm

Transitions in the classroom always present an ideal opportunity for students to misbehave or stray from directions, but they don’t always have to be! Managing transitions with creative routines and activities will keep children engaged and help avoid negative behaviors. Transition activities of course can vary depending on the classroom and the age of children…. Read more »

Infant and Toddler Development

04/21/2018 9-11:30am

We all know one size does not fit all in child care. Each age group has its own unique abilities and challenges. In this session we will explore those challenges and rewards specific to infants, toddlers and two year-olds. Participants will learn practical curriculum activities and classroom management techniques for these age groups. In breakout… Read more »

Communication and Collaboration Between Co-Workers

03/22/2018 6:30-8:30 pm

Communication and collaboration can be a challenge in early care especially with the high demands of the job. Staff communication and collaboration are crucial in creating an environment where children feel safe and secure. Come find out what makes a successful team, how to build one and how to resolve problems and conflicts within your… Read more »

Working with Challenging Behaviors

01/20/2018 9 am- 12 pm

The single best way to address challenging behaviors in young children today is to take steps to make sure that they never occur. While there is no universal magic wand for preventing challenging behaviors, there are several early intervention strategies that researchers suggest to prevent challenging behaviors. These strategies include: (a) knowing yourself and your… Read more »

CPR/First Aid

11/18/2017 8 am- 12 pm

This training is both instructional and participatory for all attendees.  The attendees will learn and practice skills in CPR and First Aid for Infants, Children, and Adults.  This training will prepare the attendee to be able to utilize the skills necessary to effectively respond in an emergency situation.  The Trainer is certified by the American… Read more »

Curriculum Training for the Novice – MANDATORY-READ BELOW

02/11/2017 9:00 am-11:30 am

NOTE: EACH TEACHER MUST ATTEND ONE OF THE TWO CURRICULUM TRAININGS. Select the training that best meets your needs. Your selection must be approved by your Curriculum Specialist prior to enrolling in the training. This training is for the beginning teacher, assistant teacher or the teacher who needs a curriculum planning refresher. In this training… Read more »

Curriculum Training for the Expert – MANDATORY-READ BELOW

02/18/2017 9:00 am- 11:30 am

NOTE: EACH TEACHER MUST ATTEND ONE OF THE TWO CURRICULUM TRAININGS.  Select the training that best meets your needs. Your selection must be approved by your Curriculum Specialist prior to enrolling in the training. This training is for the advanced teacher who understands curriculum, planning and choosing child goals. In this training we will be… Read more »

Implementing Virtues into the Curriculum

03/09/2017 6:30 pm-8:30 pm

What are virtues? How to I plan virtue activities? Virtues are the content of our character. Virtues nurture children in the skills and qualities they need to be successful in school and in life. Learn strategies to implement the virtues throughout the classroom, curriculum and daily life. Receive virtue activity ideas to create a classroom… Read more »

Summer Planning. An Integrated Approach! MANDATORY FOR ALL TEACHING STAFF

03/18/2017 9:00 am-11:30 am

Children have a strong disposition to explore and discover and need time to make connections. Building on this natural curiosity, enables children to interact, question, connect, problem-solve, communicate, reflect, and more. This is called authentic learning and essentially makes learning the stuff of real life and children active participants in and shapers of their worlds…. Read more »

Implementing Diversity into the Curriculum and Environment

04/27/2017 6:30 pm-8:30 pm

What is Diversity? How to I create a diverse environment? Children are born into a community and culture that is unique to them. Children have different ideas, feelings, looks, likes and dislikes. Learn how to create an environment inclusive of all children throughout your classroom from infants to school age. Virtues: Understanding, Tolerance NAC Standards:… Read more »