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Maryland EXCELS: Getting to Level 2

In this workshop participants will become familiar with Maryland EXCELS Standards and will learn how to interpret them. Participants will also learn how to meet level 2 criteria.

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Early Learning Assessment Training (ELA)

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.

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Express Yourself! Discovering How to Extend Children's Natural Forms of Self-Expression to Promote Early Literacy Skills

During this training, participants will explore how they can use common daily activities to extend and promote pre-literacy skills and encourage the development of a positive self-image. Participants will create a plan to incorporate engaging art, music & movement, and storytelling activities that will strengthen pre-literacy skills and provide all children with the opportunity to express themselves in a free and meaningful manner.  Core of Knowledge:  2 hours Curriculum

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Maryland EXCELS: Level 3: The Benefits of Aiming for Higher Quality

In this workshop participants will analyze the documentation needed for level 3 in each of the five content areas, explore the process of self-assessment and design an effective program improvement plan. Participants will also evaluate the benefits of Tiered Reimbursement.

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Express Yourself!

During this training, participants will explore how they can use common daily activities to extend and promote pre-literacy skills and encourage the development of a positive self-image. Participants will create a plan to incorporate engaging art, music & movement, and storytelling activities that will strengthen pre-literacy skills and provide all children with the opportunity to express themselves in a free and meaningful manner.

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You've Got a Friend: Teaching Friendship Skills

Throughout the day children learn to share and solve problems and collaborate.  They also build friendships that promote positive social and emotional development.  These skills don’t all come naturally, some children have difficulty interacting with peers.  This workshop uses CSEFEL based tools and strategies to help providers teach appropriate social skills and create opportunities for children to practice these skills.    Core of Knowledge:  1 hour Child Development and 2 hours Curriculum

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Maryland EXCELS: Level 3: The Benefits of Aiming for Higher Quality

In this workshop participants will analyze the documentation needed for level 3 in each of the five content areas, explore the process of self-assessment and design an effective program improvement plan. Participants will also evaluate the benefits of Tiered Reimbursement.

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Schedules and Rountine

Schedules and Routines Participants will gain an understanding of the importance of daily schedules and routines on Child Development, enhance skills needed to develop and implement high-quality daily schedules and routines in their classroom, and learn strategies to effectively transition from one activity to another.  Please bring a copy of current schedule to training.    Core of Knowledge:  2 hours Curriculum

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Fit from the Start

This class was designed to examine current information related to childhood obesity and to identify strategies that early childhood educators can utilize to encourage healthy eating habits and movement in young children. Students will:

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Fit from the Start

This class was designed to examine current information related to childhood obesity and to identify strategies that early childhood educators can utilize to encourage healthy eating habits and movement in young children. Students will:

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