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Connecting Assessment to Curriculum

This workshop will identify and discuss the importance of using a variety of assessment methods on an on-going basis. Will also identify sources of assessment data along with understanding the difference between development screening and other types of assessments.   COK: 3 hours Child Development   $30.00

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You've Got a Friend: Teaching Friendship Skills

Throughout the day children learn to share and solve problems and collaborate.  They also build friendships that promote positive social and emotional development.  These skills don’t all come naturally, some children have difficulty interacting with peers.  This workshop uses CSEFEL based tools and strategies to help providers teach appropriate social skills and create opportunities for children to practice these skills.    Core of Knowledge:  1 hour Child Development and 2 hours Curriculum

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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

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Inclusion and Maryland EXCELS

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.   COK: 2 hours Professionialism 

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September 5, 2017 - 6:00 pm to September 6, 2017 - 9:00 pm

Lego ON: Building One Colorful Brick at a Time

This competent level training will provide fun strategies for participants to implement into their programs involving Legos across all learning domains. Participants will learn that Legos are not just for building objects, but are for building essential skills that will help their children succeed. Pre-requisite knowledge and application of intentionally using play as the foundation for learning and development in all domains is required. COK: 3 hours Curriculum $30.00

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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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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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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 or your toilet training policies and practices.     Core of Knowledge: 2 hours Child Development

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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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Multiple Intelligences: Discovering Gifts& Empowering Children

This class was designed to understand the Eight Intelligences: Bodily-Kinesthetic, Interpersonal, Intrapersonal, Logical-Mathematical, Musical-Rhythmic, Naturalist, Verbal-Linguistic and Visual-Spatial Core of Knowledge: 1 hour Curriculum and 2 hours Special Needs

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