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Basic Health & 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 Special Pricing $10.00

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December 18, 2017 (All day) to January 1, 2018 (All day)

Office Closed

Office Closed

APPLES for Children, Inc Offices will be closed for the Holidays.  Reopen on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 8:30am   Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!    See you in the New Year!

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A Sense of Place: Human Geography in the Early Childhood Classroom

Developing a sense of place through geographic experiences helps build the social and emotional foundation children need and will one day use as adults. 2 Hours Curriculum 

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" I Love You Rituals" and Other Routines for Infants and Toddlers

This workshop will outline the impact of intentional, positive strategies on infant and toddler brain development.  Participants will learn about the effects of a negative attention cycle on children’s ability to connect with adults in positive ways. Participants will create a plan to incorporate rituals and routines into daily activities that contribute to positive cycles of brain development.   Core of Knowledge: 2 Hours Child Development $20.00

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Developmentally Appropriate Art

This workshop is designed to teach participants how to implement a developmentally appropriate art curriculum in the classroom environment and/or a family child care center.  Explores what visual art is and how to implement a variety of art experiences for children of all ages.  In addition, the educator’s role in facilitating creative art activities and engaging children in conversations about visual arts will be examined.  The stages of art skills are outlined to provide participants with an...

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MSDE Accreditation Orientation

FREE

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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Planning Party: Social and Emotional/ Resource Room Open

SPECIAL NIGHT

SPECIAL Night:    Training: Planning Pary: Social and Emotional 6:30pm-8:30pm  also Resource Room Open: 6:30pm-8:30pm Training: $20.00           

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A Sense of Place: Human Geography in the Early Childhood Classroom

Developing a sense of place through geographic experiences helps build the social and emotional foundation children need and will one day use as adults. 2 Hours Curriculum 

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Understanding the Connection Between Movement and Academic Success in Infant and Toddler Care

This workshop impresses upon the participants the value of free movement for infant and toddler development as it relates to their academic success.  2 Hours Child Development

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Building Resilience in Young Children

 In this workshop participants will learn that warm and nurturing relationships between children and the adults in their lives are the most important factor in developing resilience and overcoming potential negative effects of daily stress. COK; 3 Hours Child Development 

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