This workshop provides an overview of basic health and safety topics including the prevention and control of infectious diseases, SIDS, shaken baby syndrome and head trauma, food allergies, vehicle and transportation safety, child abuse, building safety and others. This workshop will satisfy the anticipated COMAR required training per federal CCDBG/CCDF guidelines as indicated by MSDE Core of Knowledge: 3 hours Health, Safety, Nutrition
The Early Learning Assessment (ELA) is a formative assessment tool intended for use by early childhood educators of children 3 to 6 years of age. It is an ongoing process of observations performed by the educator to gather information on how a child is developing over time. This process allows the educator to form an understanding of the child's learning and development that will assist them in planning future learning opportunities.
Participants will learn how to support STEM learning by creating environments that provide opportunities for children to explore, create, and question during play. Participants will identify developmentally appropriate STEM learning activities using several Hatch Early Learning STEM Kits as well as discover ways to use materials already available in their programs. Core of Knowledge: 2 Hours Curriculum ACCCPA Members= FREE *Need code
During this workshop, providers will learn how to properly protect the children that they transport. Participants will engage in hands-on activities that will encourage proper use and installation of car seats, booster seats and seat belts. Core of Knowledge: 3 hours Health, Safety, Nutrition
What's in Their Backpack? The Impact of Trauma This engaging workshop discusses the affects and impact that trauma can have on the brain. It not only affects children in the moment, but throughout life if gone untreated. By understanding the effects of trauma on the brain, we can gain insight into children’s behavior. COK: 3 hours Child Development
The MSDE accreditation orientation is required for center directors or administrators who are pursuing MSDE accreditation or validation and for those seeking re-accreditation or re-validation for their child care center, Head Start program, Pre-K or Kindergarten. Participants will learn how to sign up for an Online Accreditation Registration System (OARS) account. The accreditation process will be reviewed and participants will understand the steps necessary to achieve their accreditation...
This engaging workshop discusses the affects and impact that trauma can have on the brain. It not only affects children in the moment, but throughout life if gone untreated. By understanding the effects of trauma on the brain, we can gain insight into children’s behavior. Core of Knowledge: 3 hours Child Development
The Value of Positive Guidance… Using Maryland EXCELS Standards to Support Best Practice Through the development of policies that support positive guidance in early childhood, participants will gain a greater understanding of the components of positive guidance and strategies for implementation.
2nd Annual Early Childhood Professionals Event 8:00am-12:30pm Location: Allegany College of MD- Theater 2.5 hours of Curriculum $20.00 includes a continental breakfast Registration Closes: Thursday, October 19, 2017
This workshop will identify and discuss the importance of using a variety of assessment methods on an on-going basis. Will also identify sources of assessment data along with understanding the difference between development screening and other types of assessments.