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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. Core of Knowledge: 2 Hours Professionalism   $FREE

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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  $30

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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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Basic Health & Safety Training

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 guideline MSDE Core of Knowledge: 3 Hours Health, Safety and Nutrition  $30.00

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

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

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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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Toilet Training: Catching the Cues of the Potty Dance

This workshop is designed to address challenges of toilet training in a child care program.  We will discuss developmental readiness of the child vs. the readiness of the adult.  Learn sure fire toilet training techniques including celebrating and the power of peer pressure, and begin to develop a program letter for your toilet training policies and practices.    Core of Knowledge:  2 hours Child Development  

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

FREE

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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Medication Administration

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.   Taught by Kay Rowland, R. N., Certified Child Care Health Consultant and owner of KD’s Child Care Medication Training and Consulting. Mandated for center based child care as of July...

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Garrett County Provider Appreciation

Garrett County Provider Appreciation

Garrett County Provider Appreciation Please join us for an evening of all you do as an early childhood professional. Uno Pizzeria & Grill 19814 Garrett Hwy Oakland, MD 21550 For Garrett County Providers

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