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Professional Development Training

Child Care Resource Center has provided professional development for over 25 years. Our goal is to improve the quality of child care by offering high quality professional development opportunities for child care educators. Child Care Resource Center provides access to trainings throughout our region which includes Alleghany, Ashe, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Stokes, Surry, Wilkes and Yadkin Counties.

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October 2019

Methamphetamines & The Effects On Children

October 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - December 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
$30.00

What exactly is crystal meth? how is it affecting the children in early education? Do you know all of the street names for meth? Why and how do people use meth? Can it be prescribed legally? What are the effects of a child living in meth lab? On an unborn fetus? If you work with young children, these are answers that you'll want to know! This learning event will provide the history of meth, the effects of meth on the…

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November 2019

(Online) Lesson Planning for Preschool With Foundations and Getting Familiar With Foundations

November 1, 2019 @ 12:00 am - November 30, 2019 @ 11:59 pm
$25.00

Lesson Planning for Preschool With Foundations: Do you align you lesson plans with Foundations? Are you intentional in planning activities? Do you need help connecting the goals and indicators to the activities you've created? Attend this learning event to discover Foundations as a helpful tool for creating developmentally appropriate activity and lesson plans. Leave knowing how to use children's preferences while planning activities and align those with the goals and indicators in Foundations. Participants will also be able to define…

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December 2019

Davidson – Literacy – Fostering Language Development ( Applicable for NCPK Literacy Requirements) Parts 1 & 2

December 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Smat Start of Davidson County, 306 East US Highway 64
Lexington, NC 27292 United States
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$15.00

n this workshop, participants will: gain a deeper understanding of children’s language development and its relationship to their thinking; learn more ways to encourage and support children’s vocabulary development; acquire strategies for developing children’s listening and speaking skills throughout the day; and examine ways to promote children’s language and thinking through good literature. Applicable for NCPK literacy requirement. CEU’s: .5 Must attend both sessions to receive credit Dec. 3rd and Dec. 10th Cost: $15.00. Pleaser bring payment the night of the training. Please…

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Davie- IT’S SIDS

December 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Smart Start of Davie County, 1278 Yadkinville Road
Mocksville, NC 27028 United States
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Free

This required training explains all the parts of North Carolina’s SIDS Law. Participants will review information about when and how to use the approved waivers, how to best place a baby in bed to sleep, and other “Best Practice” recommendations. During the workshop, participants will get the needed information to create a Safe Sleep Policy, updated research about SIDS, and local health and safety resources. Participants also will be walked through how to do an unresponsive infant drill and the…

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Catawba- CHILD CARE CENTERS: PRE-LICENSING WORKSHOP (Hickory) Part 1(Dec. 4) & Part 2 (Dec. 5)

December 4, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until December 5, 2019

Catawba County Partnership for Children, 738 4th St. , Southwest
Hickory, NC 28602 United States
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$135.00

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION Prelicensing workshops are required as a prerequisite for opening a child care center or child care center located in a residence. During this two-day workshop, participants will receive a comprehensive review of the North Carolina Child Care Requirements and obtain critical information helpful to potential child care center operators. Workshops will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at approximately 3:30 p.m. Five (5) hours of training credit will be given for each day of training. For religious sponsored…

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Catawba- CHILD CARE CENTERS: PRE-LICENSING WORKSHOP (Hickory) Part 1(Dec. 4) & Part 2 (Dec. 5)

December 5, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until December 5, 2019

Catawba County Partnership for Children, 738 4th St. , Southwest
Hickory, NC 28602 United States
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$135.00

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION Prelicensing workshops are required as a prerequisite for opening a child care center or child care center located in a residence. During this two-day workshop, participants will receive a comprehensive review of the North Carolina Child Care Requirements and obtain critical information helpful to potential child care center operators. Workshops will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at approximately 3:30 p.m. Five (5) hours of training credit will be given for each day of training. For religious sponsored…

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CCRC/WFRC – The Art and Science of Technical Assistance Part 1 & 2

December 9, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
$140.00

arn 20 training hours while learning foundational knowledge based on the North Carolina Technical Assistance Framework and Domains for Early Childhood Technical Assistance Practitioners. Develop and /or strengthen your knowledge of TA theory and models using culturally responsive strategies when supporting teachers and administrators in the field of early childhood education. Presenter: Vonya Washington, Cherie White Training/TA Practitioner  Fee: $140.00 2.0 CEU's Part 1  Dec.  9th 8:30 - 4:30pm  ( Mon.) Part 2  Dec. 13th 8:30 - 4:30pm (Fri) Must…

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SSFC- Pre-K CLASS Observation Training

December 10, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Smart Start of Forsyth County, 7820 Northpoint Blvd.
Winston-Salem, NC 27106 United States
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$300.00

What can I expect from this training? - Training materials and a 2-month CLASS Video Library Subscription - Increasing Pre-K CLASS content knowledge to an expert level - Access to online reliability testing and automated feedback - Certification upon successful completion of the CLASS Reliability Test - Sixteen (16) DCDEE-approved in-service training hours Why should I take this training? Research shows that CLASS improves teacher-child interactions, measures effective interactions across age levels and grades, and promotes academic gains. CLASS Observation…

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Stokes- Make it, Take it: Wishing Well

$5.00

In this training, participants will learn about the importance of building relationships with the children and families they serve daily and get to make a “Wishing Well” to use in their classrooms! This make it, take it activity allows children and teacher the opportunity to build a home school connection as well as a school community. At the end of this training, teachers will have made a visual tool of their very own to use, as well as learned the…

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January 2020

Davidson – Child Care Business Basic Training for Directors Sessions 1-6

January 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until May 5, 2020

Smat Start of Davidson County, 306 East US Highway 64
Lexington, NC 27292 United States
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$40.00

This training is for Directors of Child Care Centers or Homes. Just like a child, a child care business needs nurturing to grow strong and survive. Providers need strong business skills to make program improvements, reduce staff turnover, and provide quality care. Self-Help’s Child Care Business Basics Course teaches child care providers business fundamentals for running a successful child care in North Carolina. Beginning with how to start a child care business, the course breaks down key concepts such as…

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Stokes- PLC Professional Learning Communities All Ages

Free

Professional Learning Communities (PLC) process is defined by DHHS as “the concept or model of an ongoing process in which educators commit to working collaboratively to achieve better learning opportunities for the children they teach. DPI states, “The term professional learning community has become quite commonplace in education circles. The term describes a collegial group who are united in their commitment to an outcome. In the case of education, the commitment would be to student learning. The community engages in…

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CCRC/WFRC – The Power of Positive Relationships in Preschool Classrooms

January 13, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - January 14, 2020 @ 9:00 pm
$30.00

The Pyramid Model developed by the Center on the Social-Emotional Foundations of Early Learning (CSEFEL) provides a framework for preschool teachers to support the social-emotional development of young children. In this module we'll explore attitudes about challenging behaviors and the range of factors that influence a child's behavior, define the relationship between social emotional development and children's behavior, and learn a framework to enhance social emotional competence and reduce challenging behaviors, and focus on positive relationships as the crucial foundation…

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CCRC/WFRC- CPR & FIRST AID (WED.)

January 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
$65.00

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification and First Aid Certification are required certifications for every family child care provider and recommended for most child care center staff. After completing this session, participants should be able to conduct both CPR and First Aid techniques on infants, children and adults Seating is limited Presenter; LaVonya Washington & Donna Bell Cost; $65.00 Credits: 5.0 To register: Look for the link below under “Details.” Within that same column you will see “Website”, click the link below…

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Stokes- IT’S SIDS

$5.00

Infant/Toddler Safe Sleep and Sudden Death Syndrome Risk Reduction in Childcare. Mandatory for caregivers of children 0-12 months every 3 years. Presenter: Sandy Weaver, Inf./Tod Specialist Region 10 Cost: $5.00 Credit: 2.0 DCDEE Deadline to Registrar: 01/16/2020 Stokes Partnership for Children Training Policies *Fee Schedule: Trainings/workshops are free for parents, families, grandparents, and foster parents; pre-registration required. There is a $5.00 fee for childcare providers needing DCDEE credits. Division of Child Development Early Education has approved all trainings. Training policies…

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February 2020

Davidson – Child Care Business Basic Training for Directors Sessions 1-6

February 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until May 5, 2020

Smat Start of Davidson County, 306 East US Highway 64
Lexington, NC 27292 United States
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$40.00

This training is for Directors of Child Care Centers or Homes. Just like a child, a child care business needs nurturing to grow strong and survive. Providers need strong business skills to make program improvements, reduce staff turnover, and provide quality care. Self-Help’s Child Care Business Basics Course teaches child care providers business fundamentals for running a successful child care in North Carolina. Beginning with how to start a child care business, the course breaks down key concepts such as…

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Davidson- Toxic Stress and Its Impact on Children

February 4, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Smat Start of Davidson County, 306 East US Highway 64
Lexington, NC 27292 United States
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$5.00

Stress is a fact of life, no matter your age. Some stress is good for us – it keeps us attentive, sharp, productive, and learning. But Toxic Stress affects brain development and learning in young children and can have long-lasting effects. This session will help participants define stress responses and understand the difference between “tolerable” and “toxic” stress. We’ll look at the long-term effects of Toxic Stress and investigate practices for mitigating those effects and promoting resilience in young children.…

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Stokes- Resilience: Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope Film screening and discussion

$5.00

Researchers have recently discovered a dangerous biological syndrome caused by abuse and neglect during childhood. As the new documentary Resilience reveals, toxic stress can trigger hormones that wreak havoc on the brains and bodies of children, putting them at a greater risk for disease, homelessness, prison time, and early death. While the broader impacts of poverty worsen the risk, no segment of society is immune. Resilience, however, also chronicles the dawn of a movement that is determined to fight back.…

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March 2020

CCRC/WFRC- The Environment as a Second Teacher in Preschool Classrooms

March 2, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$30.00

Is your classroom ready for an extreme makeover?! The environment impacts behavior, and you control the environment – come learn how to make that environment work for you in taming challenging behaviors. Teachers will have the opportunity to assess their own classroom environment and create a guided action plan for design and implementation of a supportive environment in their teaching practice. (0.5 CEU) Presenter: Elizabeth Tuttle, Education Specialist Cost: $30.00 Credits: 0.5 CEU Scheduled dates: March 02 & March 03…

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Davidson – Child Care Business Basic Training for Directors Sessions 1-6

March 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until May 5, 2020

Smat Start of Davidson County, 306 East US Highway 64
Lexington, NC 27292 United States
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$40.00

This training is for Directors of Child Care Centers or Homes. Just like a child, a child care business needs nurturing to grow strong and survive. Providers need strong business skills to make program improvements, reduce staff turnover, and provide quality care. Self-Help’s Child Care Business Basics Course teaches child care providers business fundamentals for running a successful child care in North Carolina. Beginning with how to start a child care business, the course breaks down key concepts such as…

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Stokes- Fire Safety

$5.00

This workshop will focus on the state requirements for childcare and after-school program compliance for fire safety including exit drills, evacuation procedures and use of fire extinguishers. Presenter: Stokes County Fire Marshalls Office Cost: $5.00 1.5 DCDEE Contact Hours Deadline to register: 3/9/19 Sessions offered in counties other than Forsyth County may have different registration requirements. Please read training summaries and follow registration guidelines for that specific training. Registration information links are listed below each training session   Stokes Partnership…

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Stokes- Make it, Take it Sensory Bottles

$5.00

In this training, participants will learn how to enhance the home/classroom setting by creating “Sensory Bottles”. This make it, take it activity allows children to learn skills related to calm breathing, as well as the ability to regulate their emotions. At the end of this training, teachers, parents, guardians will have made bottles of their very own to use as they create an environment that celebrates emotions and the ability to handle them in a calm and focused manner. Presenter:…

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Davidson- Partnering with Families to Address Challenging Behaviors: We are all in this together!

March 24, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Smat Start of Davidson County, 306 East US Highway 64
Lexington, NC 27292 United States
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$5.00

When a child uses challenging behaviors at school, parents and teachers need to work together to address the issue. However, when discussing behavior problems parents often feel blamed by the teachers and teachers often feel unsupported by the parents. This session focuses on developing strategies and skills to make these conversations more productive for everyone…especially the child! Participants will learn how to set the stage for and successfully conduct these difficult conversations with parents. Presenter: Renae Lingafelt-Beeker, M.Ed., Behavior Specialist…

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April 2020

Davidson – Child Care Business Basic Training for Directors Sessions 1-6

April 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until May 5, 2020

Smat Start of Davidson County, 306 East US Highway 64
Lexington, NC 27292 United States
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$40.00

This training is for Directors of Child Care Centers or Homes. Just like a child, a child care business needs nurturing to grow strong and survive. Providers need strong business skills to make program improvements, reduce staff turnover, and provide quality care. Self-Help’s Child Care Business Basics Course teaches child care providers business fundamentals for running a successful child care in North Carolina. Beginning with how to start a child care business, the course breaks down key concepts such as…

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CCRC/WFRC- Teaching Strategies for Addressing and Preventing Challenging Behavior in Preschool Classrooms

April 13, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - April 14, 2020 @ 9:00 pm
$30.00

Ever wonder what's the most important thing we should be teaching in preschool? While teaching shapes, colors, 1:1 counting skills, and alphabet and numeral recognition/formation is at the top of most teacher's lists, research shows that teaching children social emotional should be the focus of every curriculum plan. Instead of telling children what not to do, let's take time to teach children what to do! This session will identify tools and techniques teachers can use every day in their classroom…

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Stokes- Playground Safety

$10.00

Learn key concepts of playground safety, test for hazards and identify general maintenance Requirements Presenter: Shanda Cox, Child Care Resource and Referral Coordinator Cost: $10.00 4.0 DCDEE Contact Hours Deadline to register: 4/10/20 Sessions offered in counties other than Forsyth County may have different registration requirements. Please read training summaries and follow registration guidelines for that specific training. Registration information links are listed below each training session   Stokes Partnership for Children Training Policies *Fee Schedule: Trainings/workshops are free for…

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Stokes- NC FELDS NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development Part 1& Part 2

April 21, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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4/21/2020 & 4/23/2020
$10.00

This training will provide participants with an introduction to Foundations, NC’s new Early Learning and Development expectations, how they are structured, and how to implement them in an early childhood setting. Participants will construct the knowledge base necessary to use these in supporting children in their learning and development by embedding the expectations in daily classroom planning and practice. Presenter: Shanda Cox, Child Care Resource and Referral Coordinator Cost: $10.00 5.0 DCDEE Contact Hours Once BOTH sessions are completed Deadline…

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Stokes- NC FELDS NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development Part 1& Part 2

April 23, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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4/21/2020 & 4/23/2020
$10.00

This training will provide participants with an introduction to Foundations, NC’s new Early Learning and Development expectations, how they are structured, and how to implement them in an early childhood setting. Participants will construct the knowledge base necessary to use these in supporting children in their learning and development by embedding the expectations in daily classroom planning and practice. Presenter: Shanda Cox, Child Care Resource and Referral Coordinator Cost: $10.00 5.0 DCDEE Contact Hours Once BOTH sessions are completed Deadline…

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May 2020

Davidson – Child Care Business Basic Training for Directors Sessions 1-6

May 5, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until May 5, 2020

Smat Start of Davidson County, 306 East US Highway 64
Lexington, NC 27292 United States
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$40.00

This training is for Directors of Child Care Centers or Homes. Just like a child, a child care business needs nurturing to grow strong and survive. Providers need strong business skills to make program improvements, reduce staff turnover, and provide quality care. Self-Help’s Child Care Business Basics Course teaches child care providers business fundamentals for running a successful child care in North Carolina. Beginning with how to start a child care business, the course breaks down key concepts such as…

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Stokes- Resilience: Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope Film screening and discussion

$5.00

Researchers have recently discovered a dangerous biological syndrome caused by abuse and neglect during childhood. As the new documentary Resilience reveals, toxic stress can trigger hormones that wreak havoc on the brains and bodies of children, putting them at a greater risk for disease, homelessness, prison time, and early death. While the broader impacts of poverty worsen the risk, no segment of society is immune. Resilience, however, also chronicles the dawn of a movement that is determined to fight back.…

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Stokes- PLC Professional Learning Communities All Ages

Free

Professional Learning Communities (PLC) process is defined by DHHS as “the concept or model of an ongoing process in which educators commit to working collaboratively to achieve better learning opportunities for the children they teach. DPI states, “The term professional learning community has become quite commonplace in education circles. The term describes a collegial group who are united in their commitment to an outcome. In the case of education, the commitment would be to student learning. The community engages in…

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