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Event List Calendar

August 2017

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Western MD Early Childhood Conference

Western MD Early Childhood Conference Presents Building the Profession: Putting Excellence into Practice Date: September 23, 2017 Location: Hagerstown Community College Time: 8:30am- 5:00pm    $75.00

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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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Early Learning Assessment (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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Traveling in Cars with Kids: Car Seat Safety

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

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What's in Their Backpack? The Impact of Trauma

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

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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.   Core of Knowledge: 3 hours Child Development

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The Value of Positive Guidance...Using Maryland EXCELS Standards to Support Best Practice

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.

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Connecting Assessment to Curriculum

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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Inclusion and Maryland EXCELS

Participants will identify the difference between ADA requirements and early childhood inclusion, familiarize themselves with the documents and elements of the IEP and IFSP and develop an inclusion policy that aligns with the Maryland EXCELS rationale for implementing inclusive practices in child care programs.    

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