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Connecting Assessment to Curriculum and Instruction

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.

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Medication Administration

Medication Administration Core of Knowledge:  6 hours Health, Safety, Nutrition Please bring a bagged lunch. The class will not break for lunch.  This will be a working lunch.  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.

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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. COK: 2 hours Professionalism

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Basic Health and Safety Training

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

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Basic Health and Safety Training

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

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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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SEFEL Module 1: Promoting Social and Emotional Competence

Module 1: Promoting Children’s Success: Building Relationships and Creating Supportive Environments   This module addresses strategies for preventing challenging behavior. Topics included in this module:

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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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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. 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.

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Including all Children and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Including all children in your child care program can be challenging if you don't understand what you are required to do. Come explore the requirements of ADA for early care programs, examine best inclusionary practices, and learn about resources which can support you and your families. Core of Knowlwdge:  3 hours Special Needs

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