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Winston-Salem, NC 27101
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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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June 2019

CCRC/WFRC – Beyond Band Aids

June 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$10

Childcare providers learn how to develop and have in place a plan on how centers or family childcare will handle various situations like: emergencies, accidents, administering medications, and precautions to take while planning fieldtrips. This training will guide providers to help ensure the protection of children in their care. 2.0 DCD credit hrs. Presenter: Laura Brown, Provider Specialist Fee: $10.00 Deadline to register: 6/3/19 @ 12pm No refunds unless canceled by CCRC.  New Location: Child Care Resource Center is located…

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Smart Start of Davidson County — Making Visuals Come to Life

June 6, 2019 @ 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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$10

Join us as we take visuals to the next step by creating living working resources that improve classroom management, increase problem solving skills and reduces behavioral issues. Facilitators: Alanna Hege / Vicki West Credit Hours: 2 Cost: $10.00 For more information: Visit http://partnershipforchildren.org/events-2/early-childhood-professionals/ OR call (336)249-6688

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Surry County Early Childhood Partnership — Preventing Things that Bite You, Scratch You, or Make You Go Achoo!

Free

Prevention of and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions. Health & Safety Training Topic 4 Presenter: Joan Coiro, NCPK/CCR&R Coordinator Cost: $0 Credit Hours: 1 To register: call (336) 786-1880

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Surry County Early Child Partnership — Putting It Up and Away!

Free

Handling and storage of hazardous materials and the appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants. Health & Safety Training Topic 7 Presenter: Joan Coiro, NCPK/CCR&R Coordinator Cost: $0 Credit Hours: 1 To register: call (336)786-1880

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CCRC/WFRC – CPR & FIRST AID PART 1 & PART 2

June 11, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on June 12, 2019 at 5:30 pm

$65

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. Presenters: LaVonya Washington & Donna Bell Cost: $65.00 (MUST attend Part 1 and Part 2) Credit Hours: 5 Registration deadline: 6/7/19 at 12pm. No refunds unless cancelled by CCRC. New Location: Child Care Resource…

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Smart Start of Yadkin County – Playground Safety

June 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Smart Start of Yadkin County, 105 Woodlyn Drive
Yadkinville, 27055 United States
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$5

In this training participants will learn the three playground safety components within the NC Child Care Commission’s permanent playground rules: 1. Providing a safe environment for children, 2. How to complete the required monthly inspection reports, 3. How to report accidents and injuries that occur on the playground. This training has been recently updated and participants are now required to take and pass a 10-question quiz upon completion of the training. Presenter(s): Emily Norman Cost: $5 Credit Hours: 4 *All…

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CCRC/WFRC – CPR & FIRST AID PART 1 & PART 2

June 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on June 12, 2019 at 5:30 pm

$65

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. Presenters: LaVonya Washington & Donna Bell Cost: $65.00 (MUST attend Part 1 and Part 2) Credit Hours: 5 Registration deadline: 6/7/19 at 12pm. No refunds unless cancelled by CCRC. New Location: Child Care Resource…

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Stokes – Language Development and Communication in Infants and Toddlers: What Are They Talking About?

$5

It starts with crying, cooing, and babbling, and then you finally hear it, their first words! Sharing those language milestone moments can be some of our best experiences as infant and toddler teachers. During this workshop you will learn more about the development of language and communication for children birth to three; the research that links relationships to language learning in the first three years; and strategies to support development in this domain for all infants and toddlers, including dual…

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CCRC/WFRC – Thinking Outside the Cube: Math and Science get the WOW Factor for School Age Children!

June 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$40.00

Have dust bunnies become your school age children’s science experiments?  Do you struggle with how to incorporate math and science into other learning centers and keep children engaged in the activities?  Are your centers suffering from the “ho-hum” syndrome because you are out of ideas?  If so, this one’s for you!  Engage your mind in a new direction using everyday materials that will excite the children’s natural curiosity…and maybe yours too!  Be prepared to have fun as we explore fresh…

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July 2019

Ashe – ITS SIDS

$5.00

Attendees will: Learn all the parts of North Carolina's SIDS Law. Review information about when and how to use the approved waivers. Review how to best place a baby in bed to sleep. Learn "Best Practice" recommendations Get the needed information to create a Safe Sleep Policy, updated research about SIDS, and local health and safety resources. Be walked through how to do an unresponsive infant drill and learn the reason for doing them Presenter; Sandy Weaver, Infant Toddler Specialist…

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CCRC/WFRC ITS SIDS

July 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$10.00

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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August 2019

Stokes – What’s In Your Teaching Toolkit? – Special Edition Make It/Take It

$5.00

Everyone needs practical strategies and materials to help with challenging behavior in young children (especially those that research has shown to be highly effective). This training walks participants through The Teaching Tools for Young Children with Challenging Behavior resource (known as TTYC). This tool is packed with strategies based on Positive Behavior Support and the Pyramid Model that are collected in one resource and easily accessible through a free website. Participants will see tools for prevention of challenging behavior as…

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CCRC/WFRC – CPR & FIRST AID (SAT)

August 10, 2019 @ 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 Cost; $65.00 To register call  336-245-4900 Deadline Aug. 6th @ 12pm This workshop will be held at Child Care Resource Center Formerly Work Family Resource Center 500 West…

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Davidson – Fire Safety

August 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 29, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Smat Start of Davidson County, 306 East US Highway 64
Lexington, NC 27292 United States
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$10.00

Find out how to prevent fires and the correct course of action to take in case of a fire. CEUs:1.5 HRS Presenter: Shane Draughn Pay trainer night of training – PLEASE BRING CORRECT AMOUNT: $10.00 Instructions: Advance payment is required. If paying with cash please bring the exact amount to the SSDC office. Checks should be written to SSDC. If a training states “pay the trainer” you still need to send in the registration form and pay trainer night of class. If your…

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Cancelled- CCRC/WFRC – Beyond Band Aids

August 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$10.00

Childcare providers learn how to develop and have in place a plan on how centers or family childcare will handle various situations like: emergencies, accidents, administering medications, and precautions to take while planning fieldtrips. This training will guide providers to help ensure the protection of children in their care. 2.0 DCD credit hrs. Presenter: Laura Brown, Provider Specialist Fee: $10.00 Deadline to register: Aug 12th @ 12pm No refunds unless canceled by CCRC.  New Location: Child Care Resource Center is…

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Davidson – Center On the Social Emotional Foundations of Early Learning For Infant/Toddlers

August 15, 2019 @ 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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$20.00

An Overview of the CSEFEL Pyramid Model) Are you hearing the terms “CSEFEL” or “pyramid model” and are not really sure what they mean? Do you wonder how a pyramid relates to challenging behaviors? Are you considering attending a CEU level learning event about social-emotional development but are afraid to make the time commitment until you know a little more? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, come to this overview of the CSEFEL Pyramid Model. During this session, participants…

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CCRC/WFRC – More Than Just Routine: Turn Everyday Infant Toddler Moments into Extraordinary

August 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$10.00

What does   the word “curriculum” mean to you?  If teaching skills and planning projects are the first ideas that come to mind, then this workshop will open your eyes to a new way of thinking about infant-toddler “curriculum”. Infant and toddler teachers spend a large part of the day engaged in routine caregiving responsibilities. These are key learning times! Participants will gain an understanding of why routines are essential to “curriculum” for infants and toddlers. Participants will learn how responsive…

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Stokes – ITS 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: Melinda McCullen, Infant Toddler Specialist, Region 10 Cost $5.00 2.0 DCDEE credit hrs. Deadline to register: 8/16/19 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.…

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PLC: Professional Learning community

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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Canceled CCRC/ WFRC – Choosing and Using an Approved Curriculum with Formative Assessment Strategies

August 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
$40.00

This is a 5 hour training that focuses on how to choose the best curriculum for your program from the NC Divisions of Child Development 2012/2013 approved curriculum list.  During this training we will explore and answer 3 BIG questions. 1. What is a curriculum and how does it support learning? 2. How do we select and implement an approved curriculum? 3. How do we know what we are doing is meeting the needs of all children? As we explore…

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(Stokes County) NC Preschool Pyramid Model: Module 1 of 11 Understanding the Foundations for Early Learning and Development

$10.00

This training is a series of 11 modules focused around effective teacher practices supporting the NC Foundations for Early Learning. In this, training teachers will learn strategies and information focused around NC Foundations for Early Learning, Formal Assessment, as well as modules on teaching practices that support children’s emotional-social development. Presenter: Shanda Cox, Child Care Resource and Referral Coordinator Cost: $10.00 2.0 out 22.0 DCDEE Contact Hours once all sessions completed (All modules are listed on Stokes County training calendar) Deadline…

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September 2019

CCRC/WFRC – Health and Safety Series :Emergency Preparedness and Response

September 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$20.00

Emergency Preparedness and Response in Child Care Training The Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR) in Child Care Training provides early educators with information and tools to prepare for many types of emergencies. The EPR in Child Care Training addresses NC Child Care Rules on emergency preparedness, current best practice recommendations, and guidance on completing the online EPR Plan. The EPR Plan template can be found on the North Carolina Emergency Management website.   The training is presented in a two and a half hour session.…

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Stokes -Conscious Discipline Module 1 of 10

$10.00

This newly expanded and updated 10-session course with Dr. Becky Bailey will equip educators with a foundational understanding of the Conscious Discipline Brain State Model. It will help teachers create safe, connected and problem- solving environments that allow adults and kids to function in their optimal brain state. Teachers will be given a participant workbook, which will help with self-reflection and understanding of how to use Conscious Discipline in their classroom environment. Presenter: Shanda Cox, Child Care Resource and Referral…

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CANCELED-CCRC/WFRC – Playground Safety

September 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$25.00

Outdoor play encourages movement and physical activity that is stimulating for children’s development and learning. The Playground safety training addresses playground safety hazards, playground supervision, maintenance, general upkeep of the outdoor area, and age and developmentally appropriate playground equipment. This training offers a practical and educational interpretation of North Carolina Child Care Commission’s playground safety rules and how to conduct a playground audit. Presenter:  Cherie White Training/TA Practitioner  Fee: $25.00  4 credit hrs. Deadline to register 09/04/19  @ 12pm No…

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BE ACTIVE (Part 1 & Part 2): For Stokes County Providers Only

September 9, 2019 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Stokes County Family YMCA, 105 Moore Rd
King, 27021 United States
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Free

Be Active Kids is focused on providing physical activities that are developmentally appropriate for infants to five year olds. Strategies will be presented which promote increased physical activity of young children in both indoor and outdoor environments. Each center/participant will receive a BE ACTIVE kit to keep in their classroom. In order to purchase adequate number of kits, registration must be received by August 23, 2019 Part 1: September 09th  & Part 2: September 16th (MUST ATTEND BOTH) Presenter: Millie…

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CCRC/WFRC – ITS SIDS

September 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$10.00

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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SSFC – Pint Size Play Training Series (5 Modules )

September 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

Free

ITS-SIDS This training will discuss Infant Toddler Safe Sleep and risk reduction in childcare for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Presented by Vanessa Sawyer-Wilson. August 29, 2019 – 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Sold Out October 29, 2019 – 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Register January 14. 2020 – 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Register Playground Safety This training will focus on the DCDEE regulations on safety and how-to procedures for planning and maintaining a safe and healthy outdoor environment.  The content will address specific equipment concerns, acceptable types of surfacing, routine…

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(Stokes County) They’re Sad, Not Bad: Understanding How Trauma Affects Early Brain Development

$5.00

Science is just beginning to understand how early childhood experiences affect health, development, and behavior as the child grows. Is it nature or nurture? Research shows that it is a combination of genetics as well as early experiences that are essential for healthy development and problem solving skills. This workshop will explore the effects of trauma on the developing brain, especially in infancy and early childhood, what those effects can look like in terms of behavior, and how to help…

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SSFC – Pint Size Play Training Series (5 Modules )

September 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

Free

ITS-SIDS This training will discuss Infant Toddler Safe Sleep and risk reduction in childcare for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Presented by Vanessa Sawyer-Wilson. August 29, 2019 – 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Sold Out October 29, 2019 – 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Register January 14. 2020 – 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Register Playground Safety This training will focus on the DCDEE regulations on safety and how-to procedures for planning and maintaining a safe and healthy outdoor environment.  The content will address specific equipment concerns, acceptable types of surfacing, routine…

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Fire Safety (Stokes County)

$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 2.0 DCDEE Contact Hours Deadline to register: 9/12/19 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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Davidson – Playground Safety

September 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fleshman Pratt Educational Center, 10 Farmview Drive
Thomasville, NC 27360 United States
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$10.00

This training provides up-to-date Playground Safety where childcare providers will not only be able to provide a safe outdoor learning environment for children, they will also be able to create an environment that meets the necessary requirements put in place by North Carolina. CEUs: 4HRS Trainer: Vickie West, Classroom Specialist THIS TRAINING WILL BE AT Fleshman Pratt Education Center in Thomasville 9:00AM-1:00PM Pay day of training PLEASE BRING CORRECT AMOUNT – no change available Instructions: Advance payment is required. If paying with cash please bring the exact amount to the SSDC office.…

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CCRC/WFRC – Thinking Constructively: Reggio Emilia & School Age Indoor Environments

September 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$10.00

Providing students with a productive and engaging indoor environment is a core ideal of Reggio Emilia pedagogy. Strong indoor classrooms offer school age participants with a safe way to ask questions, problem solve, and develop new learning skills. Join other school age professionals as we explore easy and effective methods to bring Reggio Emilia philosophy into the confines of the school age classroom. School age professionals will leave with a stronger understanding of Reggio Emilia practices, and new ways to…

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Davidson – ERS (Environment Rating Scale) Getting to Know ERS and How to Score

September 24, 2019 @ 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

Come find out How to score the ERS and what is needed in each center. Great for new teachers who need or those that need a refresher on how to score. Class is limited to 25 participants. Sign up Early  2 HRS.  Presenters:   Gina Collins/Alanna Hege

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SSFC – Pint Size Play Training Series (5 Modules )

September 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

Free

ITS-SIDS This training will discuss Infant Toddler Safe Sleep and risk reduction in childcare for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Presented by Vanessa Sawyer-Wilson. August 29, 2019 – 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Sold Out October 29, 2019 – 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Register January 14. 2020 – 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Register Playground Safety This training will focus on the DCDEE regulations on safety and how-to procedures for planning and maintaining a safe and healthy outdoor environment.  The content will address specific equipment concerns, acceptable types of surfacing, routine…

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Online: Up In Smoke (or Vape)- Health Consequences of Smoking, Vaping, and Air Quality on the Human Body

September 25, 2019 - January 1, 2020
$15.00

E-cigarette use among youth and young adults has become a public health concern. E-cigarettes are now the most commonly used tobacco product among youth, surpassing conventional cigarettes. Are e-cigarettes safer than conventional cigarettes? How exactly does an e-cigarette work? Is it legal for a teen to use an e-cigarette? Why would someone choose to vape rather than smoke a traditional cigarette? Smoking is now prohibited on the premises of a child care center in North Carolina and e-cigarettes have been…

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CCRC/WFRC – CPR & FIRST AID

September 26, 2019 @ 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. Presenter: LaVonya Washington and Donna Bell Cost: $65.00 Registration deadline:Sept. 23rd  at 12pm. No refunds unless cancelled by CCRC. New Location: Child Care Resource Center formerly Work Family Resource Center is located at 500…

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Davidson – Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR)

September 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Smat Start of Davidson County, 306 East US Highway 64
Lexington, NC 27292 United States
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$10.00

The new Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR) in Child Care Training provides early educators with information and tools to prepare for many types of emergencies. The EPR in Child Care Training addresses new NC Child Care Rules on emergency preparedness, current best practice recommendations, and guidance on completing the online EPR Plan. The EPR Plan template can be found on the North Carolina Emergency Management website. Must Attend both sessions 2.5HRS. Presenter:  Alanna Hege

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Stokes – What Every Baby Needs: *Inf/Tod Recognition eligible.

$5.00

Everything in a baby’s world happens in steps and stages. It is important to appreciate each stage as it occurs and provide the support and guidance needed to allow a successful journey through each one. This training will offer suggestions of what types of materials support learning at the different stages. You will gain insight on the benefits of providing babies with ample time and space to master a skill before moving on to start practicing a new one and…

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(CANCELED) CCRC/WFRC Get Ready,Get Set, Go!

September 30, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
$10.00

Come learn about how to keep children safe during daily routine transportation and on field trips. Guidelines for appropriate supervision, accrate attendance records, vehicle inspections and much more will be covered. This workshop will give you important information about planning a safe and age apparopriate field trip. Presenter: Laura Brown, Provider Specialist Cost $ 10.00 Deadline to register Sept. 27, 2019 @ 12pm No refunds New Location: Child Care Resource Center is located at 500 W. Fourth Street, Suite 202, Winston-Salem,…

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October 2019

(ONLINE) Methamphetamines and the Effects on Children

October 1, 2019 - October 31, 2019
$5.00

What exactly is crystal meth? How is it affecting the children in early education? Do you know all of the different 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 a 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…

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Online – October Training Bundle – Drug Use and Childhood Trauma

October 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
$30.00

Get Both For $30!!! Offer Good for Oct 1 - 31st ONLY!! October Training Bundle Drug Use and Childhood Trauma Register for… Methamphetamines and the Effects on Children add No Hero in Heroin for only$5.00!! 10 DCDEE CHCs/1.0 CEUs Use Discount Code Oct19when registering for 2ndevent!! For Help Contact Karen Darby: darby.karen@swcdcinc.org 704-641-7550

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Davidson – CPR First Aid Part 1 & 2

October 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Smat Start of Davidson County, 306 East US Highway 64
Lexington, NC 27292 United States
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$45.00

Part 1 of 2: CPR Participants will learn CPR skills to save someone's life. You will learn CPR for Victims of all ages and will practice CPR Skills. You will learn how to use an external defibrillator (AED) and how to relieve choking (foreign body air obstruction). The skills in this course will enable you to recognize emergencies such as cardiac arrest and know how to respond to them. Oct. 17th Part 2  First Aid   Must register at least…

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SSFC – Pint Size Play Training Series (5 Modules )

October 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

Free

ITS-SIDS This training will discuss Infant Toddler Safe Sleep and risk reduction in childcare for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Presented by Vanessa Sawyer-Wilson. August 29, 2019 – 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Sold Out October 29, 2019 – 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Register January 14. 2020 – 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Register Playground Safety This training will focus on the DCDEE regulations on safety and how-to procedures for planning and maintaining a safe and healthy outdoor environment.  The content will address specific equipment concerns, acceptable types of surfacing, routine…

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Davidson – North Carolina Foundations of Early Learning and Development (NC FELD)

October 8, 2019 @ 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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$15.00

This is a 5-hour course designed to provide participants with an introduction to Foundations, North Carolina’s new Early Learning & Development. Must attend both sessions in order to receive credit. The revised Foundations spans birth to age 5 and includes goals, developmental indicators, and strategies in five developmental domains: Approaches to Play and Learning Emotional and Social Development Health and Physical Development Language Development and Communication Cognitive Development Please bring a copy of the foundations book and a completed lesson…

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Stokes County- Language Development and Communication in Infants and Toddlers: What Are They Talking About? *Inf/Tod Recognition eligible.

$5.00

It starts with crying, cooing, and babbling, and then you finally hear it, their first words! Sharing those language milestone moments can be some of our best experiences as infant and toddler teachers. During this workshop you will learn more about the development of language and communication for children birth to three; the research that links relationships to language learning in the first three years; and strategies to support development in this domain for all infants and toddlers, including dual…

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SSFC – Pint Size Play Training Series (5 Modules )

October 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

Free

ITS-SIDS This training will discuss Infant Toddler Safe Sleep and risk reduction in childcare for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Presented by Vanessa Sawyer-Wilson. August 29, 2019 – 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Sold Out October 29, 2019 – 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Register January 14. 2020 – 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Register Playground Safety This training will focus on the DCDEE regulations on safety and how-to procedures for planning and maintaining a safe and healthy outdoor environment.  The content will address specific equipment concerns, acceptable types of surfacing, routine…

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CCRC/WFRC – SPECIAL TRAINING EVENT!! THINK BABIES: Early Childhood Policy and Effective Advocacy

October 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Advocacy made easy!  This 3 hour event is designed to engage child care providers and other early childhood education partners in effective advocacy efforts.  Whether you are new to advocacy or a seasoned veteran that wants to refresh your efforts, this event will help you with specific actionable steps to focus on infants and toddlers, identify key issues that impact early education policy and develop easy advocacy strategies that work Presenter: NaTashia Alexander and LaVonya Washington Seating is limited !!!…

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Playground Safety

FREE

The training provides up to-date information regarding rules and regulations of playground safety, all of which was provided by the DCDEE. Early Childhood providers will not only be able to provide a safe outdoor learning environment for children, they will also be able to create an environment that meets the necessary requirements put in place by North Carolina,DCDEE Presenter: Joan Coiro- NCPK/CCR&R Coordinator Cost: FREE Credits: 4 Hours Call to Register: 336-786-1880 All trainings will be closed 10 minutes after the starting time. Anyone who enters the training after that time may…

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SSFC – Pint Size Play Training Series (5 Modules )

October 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

Free

ITS-SIDS This training will discuss Infant Toddler Safe Sleep and risk reduction in childcare for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Presented by Vanessa Sawyer-Wilson. August 29, 2019 – 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Sold Out October 29, 2019 – 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Register January 14. 2020 – 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Register Playground Safety This training will focus on the DCDEE regulations on safety and how-to procedures for planning and maintaining a safe and healthy outdoor environment.  The content will address specific equipment concerns, acceptable types of surfacing, routine…

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CCRC/WFRC – CPR & FIRST AID Part 1 & 2

October 16, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 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. Presenters: Donna Bell and LaVonya Washington Cost: $65.00 (MUST attend Part 1 and Part 2) Part 1 Oct. 16, 2019 Part 2 Oct. 17, 2019 Registration deadline: Oct 11th @ 12pm. No refunds unless…

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Stokes County- 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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No Hero in Heroin – Online, Self Paced & On Demand

October 22, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

$30.00

www.swcdcinc.org Course Description:How is heroin harmful? How young are those who are using heroin, are they are adults or do children and teens use it as well? Are you thinking, heroin? Yes, heroin. And it’s not 1970 either. Heroin and opioid use has increased sharply across the United States without discriminating between races, genders, or even ages. Law enforcement officials for the FBI report making arrests of individuals as young as 12 and as old as 86. What effects does…

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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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Surry – Protective Factors Framework: Children’s Social and Emotional Competence

FREE

This training focuses on the importance of helping children become more capable of handling life's challenges socially and emotionally as they grow.  Children's social and emotional competence is seen in their ability to communicate clearly, recognize and regulate their emotions, establish and maintain relationships with others, and engage in problem solving and conflict resolution. Presenter: Children's Center: Brenda Vasquez- Parent Educator Cost: FREE Credits: 2.0 To Register Call: 336-786-1880 Website: http://www.surrychildren.org/ All trainings will be closed 10 minutes after the…

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Stokes County- Temperament of Infants and Toddlers: Understanding and Supporting Individual Differences *Inf/Tod Recognition eligible.

$5.00

We all have our own way of adapting and responding to the world around us. Are you distractible or persistent, sensitive or easy going? These characteristics describe temperament. During this workshop, we will learn about nine temperament traits and three large categories used to describe most infants and toddlers. Strategies on how to care for children based on their temperament type will be shared. We will also discuss the “goodness of fit” between your own temperament and the infants and…

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Davidson – ITS SIDS

October 24, 2019 @ 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

Meets DCDEE safe sleep training for teachers and/or administrators while working with infants. Participants will learn about best practices and receive information how to create a safe sleep policy, how to use waivers, hear updated research about SIDS, and local health and safety resources as well as learn what to do if you come upon an unresponsive infant and how to conduct drills. Presenter: Chunda Teal or Sherry Brannon 2 DCDEE credit hrs.

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Catawba Co. FAMILY CHILD CARE HOMES: PRE-LICENSING WORKSHOP (Hickory)

October 29, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Catawba County Partnership for Children, 738 4th St. , Southwest
Hickory, NC 28602 United States
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$75.00

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION Prelicensing workshops are required as a prerequisite for opening a family child care home (FCCH). Participants will receive a comprehensive review of the North Carolina Child Care Requirements and obtain critical information helpful to potential family child care home operators. This workshop 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 the training. The workshop includes a three (3) month subscription to NCECE Shared Resources (www.ncecesharedresources.org)…

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Surry-Emergency Preparedness Training I & II

FREE

This training is designed to assist licensed childcare programs to be adequately prepared to respond to the needs of children and others in the event of disasters and emergencies. Health & Safety Training (For folks completing the EPR plan) Presenter: SCECP: Joan Coiro- NCPK/CCR&R Coordinator Cost: FREE Credits: 2.0 To Register Call: 336-786-1880 Website: http://www.surrychildren.org/ All trainings will be closed 10 minutes after the starting time. Anyone who enters the training after that time may sit in and participate but…

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Davidson – Fire Safety

October 29, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 29, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Smat Start of Davidson County, 306 East US Highway 64
Lexington, NC 27292 United States
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$10.00

Find out how to prevent fires and the correct course of action to take in case of a fire. CEUs:1.5 HRS Presenter: Shane Draughn Pay trainer night of training – PLEASE BRING CORRECT AMOUNT: $10.00 Instructions: Advance payment is required. If paying with cash please bring the exact amount to the SSDC office. Checks should be written to SSDC. If a training states “pay the trainer” you still need to send in the registration form and pay trainer night of class. If your…

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SSFC – ITS SIDS

October 29, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$5.00

This training will discuss Infant Toddler Safe Sleep and risk reduction in child care for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Presented by Vanessa Sawyer-Wilson. ·         Please only register yourself for trainings ·         If you need to cancel, please do so the day before the scheduled training ·         To cancel, email Dana Sandknop or call 336-714-4363 ·         If you do not cancel, there will be a $5.00 fee that must be paid before you can register for another training ·         Once a training has started,…

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SSFC – ITS SIDS

$5.00

This training will discuss Infant Toddler Safe Sleep and risk reduction in child care for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Presented by Vanessa Sawyer-Wilson. ·         Please only register yourself for trainings ·         If you need to cancel, please do so the day before the scheduled training ·         To cancel, email Dana Sandknop or call 336-714-4363 ·         If you do not cancel, there will be a $5.00 fee that must be paid before you can register for another training ·         Once a training has…

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November 2019

CCRC/WFRC – CPR & FIRST AID (SAT.)

November 2, 2019 @ 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 Cost; $65.00 To register: Look for the link below under "Details." Within that same column you will see "Website", click the link below and complete registration. Deadline: Oct.…

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

November 5, 2019 @ 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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SSFC – Playground Safety

November 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$5.00

This training will focus on the DCDEE regulations on safety and how-to procedures for planning and maintaining a safe and healthy outdoor environment.  The content will address specific equipment concerns, acceptable types of surfacing, routine inspections tips, etc.   ·         Please only register yourself for trainings ·         If you need to cancel, please do so the day before the scheduled training ·         To cancel, email Dana Sandknop or call 336-714-4363 ·         If you do not cancel, there will be a $5.00 fee…

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Surry-Creating Outdoor Learning Environments for Infants and Toddlers: It’s Not Called a “Playground” Anymore.

FREE

“Going Outside” is not just about what is out there but what you do when you are out there.  This training provides information that supports ITERS-R subscales: Space and Furnishings, Personal Care Routines, Activities and Interactions.  (DCDEE 1, 2, 8) Presenter: Child Care Resource Center: Sandy Weaver- Region 10 Infant Toddler Specialist Cost: FREE Credits: 2.0 To Register Call: 336-786-1880 Website: http://www.surrychildren.org/ All trainings will be closed 10 minutes after the starting time. Anyone who enters the training after that time…

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Family Child Care Homes: Pre-Licensing Workshop (Winston-Salem)

November 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Smart Start of Forsyth County, 7820 Northpoint Blvd.
Winston-Salem, NC 27106 United States
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$75.00

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION Prelicensing workshops are required as a prerequisite for opening a family child care home (FCCH). Participants will receive a comprehensive review of the North Carolina Child Care Requirements and obtain critical information helpful to potential family child care home operators. This workshop 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 the training. The workshop includes a three (3) month subscription to NCECE Shared Resources (www.ncecesharedresources.org)…

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CCRC/WFRC – More Than Just Routine: Turn Everyday Infant Toddler Moments into Extraordinary

November 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$10.00

What does   the word “curriculum” mean to you?  If teaching skills and planning projects are the first ideas that come to mind, then this workshop will open your eyes to a new way of thinking about infant-toddler “curriculum”. Infant and toddler teachers spend a large part of the day engaged in routine caregiving responsibilities. These are key learning times! Participants will gain an understanding of why routines are essential to “curriculum” for infants and toddlers. Participants will learn how responsive…

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Stokes County- 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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(CANCELLED) CCRC/ WFRC – Introduction to Cultural Competence Awareness

November 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
$40.00

Introduction to Cultural Competence: Awareness of Children from diverse backgrounds — including children of color, children in families of lower socioeconomics, and children of marginalized groups are being cared for and educated in our early childhood programs. We know that we need to provide learning experiences that reflect the cultural backgrounds of all children, which includes family values and learning styles. Failure to do this, can compromise the benefit children receive from early childhood programs. This course is a beginning…

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Surry-Administering Medication Health & Safety Training

FREE

Administration of medication, with standards of parental consent. Health & Safety-Topic Presenter: SCECP, Joan Coiro- NCPK/CCR&R Coordinator Cost: FREE Credits: 1.0 To Register Call: 336-786-1880 Website: http://www.surrychildren.org/ All trainings will be closed 10 minutes after the starting time. Anyone who enters the training after that time may sit in and participate but will not receive DCD credit. .  * Lamination and Die Cut weeks are as follows: Oct.7th-Oct. 11th, Nov. 4th-Nov.8th, Dec. 2nd-Dec.6th. Trainings and Child Development trainings will be offered…

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Surry- Germ Busters!

FREE

Prevention and control of infectious diseases, including immunizations. Health & Safety Training Topic Presenter: SCECP, Joan Coiro- NCPK/CCR&R Coordinator Cost: FREE Credits: 1 Hours Call to Register: 336-786-1880 Website: http://www.surrychildren.org/ All trainings will be closed 10 minutes after the starting time. Anyone who enters the training after that time may sit in and participate but will not receive DCD credit. .  * Lamination and Die Cut weeks are as follows: Oct.7th-Oct. 11th, Nov. 4th-Nov.8th, Dec. 2nd-Dec.6th. Trainings and Child Development trainings will…

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Davie -Change Is Hard! But It Doesn’t Have to Hurt

November 19, 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

Experts estimate that 20-30% of a young child’s day involves transitioning from one activity to another. That’s a lot of moving and a lot of wasted time! Unless teachers plan transitions as carefully and intentionally as they plan the rest of their day, that time can be stressful and frustrating for teachers and children alike. Participants will identify the transitions in their daily schedule, determine ways to eliminate some transitions, and learn strategies to support smooth transitions. The training is…

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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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CCRC/WFRC: MMCI – Making the Most of CLASS Interactions (Session 2)

December 4, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

MMCI is a research-based group coaching experience, which improves teacher scores in all CLASS domains, fosters a positive relationship between teachers and their coaches, and helps teachers feel more connected to and supported by their colleagues. MMCI promotes a strength-based approach by encouraging teachers to increase the depth, duration, and frequency of existing effective interactions. Presenter: Natalie Rapp, Infant Toddler Specialist & Lori Anderson, Infant Toddler Specialist This training is not open to the public.   No refunds unless canceled…

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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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Cancelled- 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
|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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CCRC/WFRC: MMCI – MAKING THE MOST OF CLASS INTERACTIONS (SESSION 3)

January 8, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

MMCI is a research-based group coaching experience, which improves teacher scores in all CLASS domains, fosters a positive relationship between teachers and their coaches, and helps teachers feel more connected to and supported by their colleagues. MMCI promotes a strength-based approach by encouraging teachers to increase the depth, duration, and frequency of existing effective interactions. Presenter: Natalie Rapp, Infant Toddler Specialist & Lori Anderson, Infant Toddler Specialist This training is not open to the public. No refunds unless canceled by…

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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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CANCELLED- 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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Davidson- IT’S SIDS

January 14, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on March 10, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Smat Start of Davidson County, 306 East US Highway 64
Lexington, NC 27292 United States
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$5.00

Meets DCDEE safe sleep training for teachers and/or administrators while working with infants. Participants will learn about best practices and receive information how to create a safe sleep policy, how to use waivers, hear updated research about SIDS, and local health and safety resources as well as learn what to do if you come upon an unresponsive infant and how to conduct drills. Presenter: Chunda Teal or Sherry Brannon Cost: $5.00 Credit: 2 DCDEE hrs. CLICK HERE- REGISTER FORM  Instructions: Advance…

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(SOLD OUT) 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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Davidson- ERS (Environment Rating Scale) Getting to Know ERS and How to Score

January 16, 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

Come find out How to score the ERS and what is needed in each center. Great for new teachers who need or those that need a refresher on how to score. Class is limited to 25 participants. Sign up Early. Presenter: Gina Collins and Alanna Hege Cost: $5.00 Credit: 2 DCDEE hrs. CLICK HERE- REGISTER FORM  Instructions: Advance payment is required. Checks or Money orders only; please make payable to SSDC. (NO CASH) If a training states “pay the trainer”…

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Davidson- Fire Safety

January 21, 2020 @ 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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$10.00

Find out how to prevent fires and the correct course of action to take in case of a fire Presenter: Shane Draughn Cost: $10.00 Credit: 1.5 DCDEE hrs. CLICK HERE- REGISTER FORM  Pay trainer night of training: Check or money order ONLY to Shane Draughn. Instructions: Advance payment is required. Checks or Money orders only; please make payable to SSDC. (NO CASH) If a training states “pay the trainer” you still need to send in the registration form and pay trainer night of…

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CCRC/WFRC School Age Transitions

January 23, 2020 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
$10.00

You have the key, so unlock your creativity by planning and scheduling fun, innovative transition activities! Transitioning is one of the most important but, often ignored components of a school age classroom schedule. This interactive workshop will focus on identifying transitions in your daily schedule and exploring some new transition activities your children will enjoy! 2 DCDEE credit hrs. Presenter: Laura Brown, Provider Specialists Registration Deadline Jan. 20, 2020 @ 12pm New Location: Child Care Resource Center is located at…

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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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Davidson- Temperament of Infants and Toddlers: Understanding and Supporting Individual Differences

January 28, 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

We all have our own way of adapting and responding to the world around us. Are you distractible or persistent, sensitive or easy going? These characteristics describe temperament. During this workshop, we will learn about nine temperament traits and three large categories used to describe most infants and toddlers. Strategies on how to care for children based on their temperament type will be shared. We will also discuss the “goodness of fit” between your own temperament and the infants and…

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CCRC/WFRC ITS SIDS

January 28, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$10.00

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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February 2020

Surry- Beyond Band-Aids

Free

Preventing and responding to injury and illness in early care and education.   Presenter: Joan Coiro, SCECP NCPK/CCR&R Coordinator Cost: $0.00 Credit: 2 DCDEE hrs. Contact Surry County Early Childhood Partnership for more information at (336) 786-1880 or Email: smartstartofsurry@embarqmail.com. All trainings will be closed 10 minutes after the starting time. Anyone who enters the training after that time may sit in and participate but will not receive DCD credit. * Lamination and Die Cut weeks are as follows: Jan. 6th-Jan.…

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Surry- Get Ready, Get Set, Go!

Free

This training will discuss how transporting children and taking them away from familiar surroundings requires careful planning and proactive, protective measures to insure their safety. Presenter: Joan Coiro, SCECP NCPK/CCR&R Coordinator Cost: $0.00 Credit: 2 DCDEE hrs. Contact Surry County Early Childhood Partnership for more information at (336) 786-1880 or Email: smartstartofsurry@embarqmail.com. All trainings will be closed 10 minutes after the starting time. Anyone who enters the training after that time may sit in and participate but will not receive…

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

February 4, 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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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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CCRC/WFRC: MMCI – MAKING THE MOST OF CLASS INTERACTIONS (SESSION 4)

February 5, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

MMCI is a research-based group coaching experience, which improves teacher scores in all CLASS domains, fosters a positive relationship between teachers and their coaches, and helps teachers feel more connected to and supported by their colleagues. MMCI promotes a strength-based approach by encouraging teachers to increase the depth, duration, and frequency of existing effective interactions. Presenter: Natalie Rapp, Infant Toddler Specialist & Lori Anderson, Infant Toddler Specialist This training is not open to the public. No refunds unless canceled by…

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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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(SOLD OUT) CCRC/WFRC- LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATION IN INFANTS AND TODDLERS: WHAT ARE THEY TALKING ABOUT?

February 11, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$10.00

It starts with crying, cooing, and babbling, and then you finally hear it, their first words!  Sharing those language milestone moments can be some of our best experiences as infant and toddler teachers. During this workshop you will learn more about the development of language and communication for children birth to three; the research that links relationships to language learning in the first three years; and strategies to support development in this domain for all infants and toddlers, including dual…

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Davidson- Making Visuals Come to Life

February 18, 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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$10.00

Join us as we take visuals to the next step by creating living working resources that improve classroom management, increase problem solving skills and reduces behavioral issues. Presenter: Alanna Hege and Vicki West Cost: $10.00 Credit: 2 DCDEE hrs. CLICK HERE- REGISTER FORM  Instructions: Advance payment is required. Checks or Money orders only; please make payable to SSDC. (NO CASH) If a training states “pay the trainer” you still need to send in the registration form and pay trainer night of class…

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