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Who's Coming To Your Program?

Special Pricing for Allegany County Credentialing Club Members

Who's Coming To Your Program? Communities are increasingly more diverse and the needs of the families representing that diversity must be recognized and supported.  This training will define diversity and identify program planning considerations and family engagement strategies to help child care providers offer well-rounded and responsive care and education. Children experience optimal growth, learning and development when their child care providers are responsive and supportive of their...

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Playground Safety

Special Pricing for Allegany County Credentialing Club Members

Playground Safety The key ideas of this training is for early childhood practitioners to be introduced to the guidelines that should be used when ensuring children’s safety on playgrounds.  Core of Knowledge: 2 hours Health/ Safety $20.00 ** Allegany County Credentialing Club- Special Pricing $10.00- Interested call Tracy Gomer: 301-730-2263**

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Why Do Toddlers Bite?

Special Pricing for Allegany County Credentialing Club Members

Why Do Toddlers Bite? Why do toddlers bite and how can you control it?  Participants will learn how to approach, problem solve and develop strategies for biting in the classroom.  Participants will also learn how to communicate with parents during biting situations. COK: 2 hours Child Development  $20.00   ** Allegany County Credentialing Club- Special Pricing $10.00- Interested call Tracy Gomer: 301-730-2263**

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Stranger Danger

Special Pricing for Allegany County Credentialing Club Members

Stranger Danger This workshop will focus on teaching children about personal safety and the many ways strangers access children; outside, at home, and online.  It will also delve into tips and skills to keep children safe from strangers.  Core of Knowledge:  2 Hours Health, Safety, and Nutrition   $20.00   ** Allegany County Credentialing Club- Special Pricing $10.00- Interested call Tracy Gomer: 301-730-2263**

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Stress in Early Childhood: Helping Children Cope

Special Pricing for Allegany County Credentialing Club Members

Stress in Early Childhood: Helping Children Cope Often children learn how to respond to stress by what they have seen and experienced in the past. It's important to learn how each child acts under stress. In this workshop you will learn techniques for indentifying stress in young children and techniques for diffusing it effectively COK: 2 hours Child Development  $20.00   ** Allegany County Credentialing Club- Special Pricing $10.00- Interested call Tracy Gomer: 301-730-2263**

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Transition Techniques

Special Pricing for Allegany County Credentialing Club Members

Transition Techniques How long can a child wait? How many transitions do you have during the day? A transition is any time a child shifts from one activity to another, some are planned and some are not.  We will discuss development, social emotional skills, how long children can wait and then join forces to come up with CSEFEL based transition techniques that will be very effective in making those transitions easier and flow smoothly. COK: 3 hrs Child Development $30.00  

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Indoor and Outdoor Nature Based Learning for Infants and Toddlers

This training will identify Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligance "Naturalist" and ways in which Infants and Toddler Programs can incorporate developmentally appropriate play based nature experiences in their indoor and outdoor environments. Participants will gain skills, strategies and techniques for implementing natural STEAM in developmentally appropriate ways for infants and toddlers COK: 3 hours Curriculum

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Medication Administration

Medication Administration Mandated MSDE/OCC training to learn all aspects of safely administering medication in your child care setting.  Suitable for those serving children of all ages.    The participants per class is limited to 15.    This course currently does not expire and can transfer to any center/home in the State of Maryland.   Mandated for center based child care as of July 2011 and home providers as of January 1, 2016.  Please bring a bagged Lunch. This class will not break for...

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Summer Science Activities for Preschool Children

Summer is an ideal time to explore many science concepts. Flowers are in bloom, bees are gathering nectar, and animals have awoken from their sleep. This workshops explores the importance of science in the preschool classroom and looks at science activities that are related to summer.  COK: 2 hours Curriculum

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Schedules & Lesson Plans: Providing Quality Throughout the Day

Using the Maryland EXCELS standards, participants will learn how to develop and coordinate daily schedules and lesson plans. 1.      Participants will articulate the importance of intentionality in the child care day 2.      Participants will practice organizing activities and transitions into a daily schedule   3.      Participants will demonstrate an understanding of learning domains through use of a weekly planning template. COK: 2 hours Curriculum

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