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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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Planning Party: Mathematical Thinking

Planning Party: Mathematical Thinking with OPEN Resource Room Price change= $10

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Messing Around with Science

We all like to get a little messy every now and then – especially kids! Children learn best when they can actually touch, see, smell, taste, hear, and manipulate the materials in the world.  They are filled with wonder and curiosity about the world around them.  This workshop will provide ideas and activities for children to use their senses to discover and explore.   Core of Knowledge:  3 hours Curriculum

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Developmentally Appropriate Practice for Infants and Toddlers

Participants will be able to define "developmentally appropriate practice" and describe how this term applies to infants and toddler care. Also plan daily routines and experiences (curriculum) that support infant and toddler development throughout the day. Core of Knowledge: 1 Hour Child Develpoment and 2 Hours Curriculum   $30.00

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Preschool Math from the Dollar Store

Participants will be able to identify the important concepts and skills preschool children can learn and will be able to provide opportunities for children to use mathematical thinking skills every day. Core of Knowledge:  3 Hours Curriculum   $30.00

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Inclusion and Maryland EXCELS

FREE

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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Learning to Learn: Making Sense of Infant and Toddler Learning for Meaningful Curriculum

This workshop will look at simple moments of play, exploration, and interaction with objects and people in relation to how infants and toddlers learn. COK: 2 hours Child Development

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