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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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MSDE Accreditation Orientation

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...

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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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Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in Early Childhood Program: Supporting STEM through Play

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 

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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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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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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    $100.00

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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.   Core of Knowledge: 2 hours Professionalism

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MSDE Accreditation Orientation

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...

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Applying for the Maryland Credential

This workshop will provide step by step instruction in applying for the MarylandCredential. Participants will learn why the Credential is important, the criteria for obtaining the Credential, and how to complete the application process. Instructors will follow up with participants after the workshop to maximize follow-through. Core of Knowledge: 2 Hours Professionalism

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