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
November 23, 2017 (All day) to November 24, 2017 (All day)
This is a required class for all Family Providers licensed for infants and all Center Staff working in the Infant/Toddler classrooms. Know what the new regulations are and how you will incorporate them into your home or center. Required by January 1, 2016. When taking this class through APPLES, Core of Knowledge will not be issued. You will receive a certificate of attendance which will satisfy the requirement by OCC. MSDE will not accept voucher or reimbursement requests for this class.
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
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.
2nd Annual Early Childhood Professionals Event 8:00am-12:30pm Location: Allegany College of MD- Theater 2.5 hours of Curriculum $20.00 includes a continental breakfast Registration Closes: Thursday, October 19, 2017
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.
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
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...
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