500 West Fourth St., Suite 202
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Phone: (336) 245-4900
Toll Free: (800) 937-7610
Fax: (336) 608-4352

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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Davidson – CPR/First Aid Part 1 & 2

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$45.00

Fire Safety

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

Find out how to prevent fires and the correct course of action to take in case of a fire. Presenter: Shane Draughn Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Contact Hours: 1.5 Hours Fee: $10.00 (Please Pay Trainer on Night of Training) To register click on the link below or contact Jan Doss […]

$10.00

Davidson – ITS SIDS

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$5.00

Canceled Davidson – Stress and the Developing Brain

Surry Community Elkin Campus 1461 N. Bridge St., Elkin, NC

Stress is something that affects us all from the youngest to the oldest. Too much stress can be toxic. Discover the three types of stress responses, the effects of stress on early development and learning, and practical strategies that teachers can use every day to reduce stress responses. Presenter: Nicole Randall, Education Specialist

Free

Davidson – CPR/First Aid Part 1 & 2

Surry Community Elkin Campus 1461 N. Bridge St., Elkin, NC

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 […]

$45.00

Davidson – ERS Training

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

Come find out all about the Environment Rating Scale, how to score, how to use additional notes, dig deeper into the meaning of the indicators. Great for those who are preparing for their ERS assessment or just need a refresher. Presenter: Gina Collins/Alanna Hege

$5.00

Davidson – Solutions to the Dilemma

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

This training addressed to raise awareness on the NC Policy on Suspension and Expulsion by providing resources on preventing and addressing challenging behaviors. Tuesday, May 1, 2018 (for Family Child Care Providers) Presenter: Deb Kalwat, Expulsion Prevention Specialist Contact Hours: 1.5 Hours Fee: FREE TRAINING

Free

Davidson – Emergency Preparedness and Response

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$15.00

Davidson – ITS SIDS

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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, […]

$5.00

Davidson – North Carolina For Early Learning & Development (NC FELD) Part 1 & 2

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$15.00

Davidson – ITS SIDS

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$5.00

Davidson – North Carolina Foundations for Early Learning and Development ( NCFELD)

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$15.00

Davidson – ERS Training (Environmental Rating Scale)

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

Come find out all about the Environment Rating Scale, how to score, how to use additional notes, dig deeper into the meaning of the indicators. Great for those who are preparing for their ERS assessment or just need a refresher. 2HRS   Presenter Gina Collins/Alanna Hege To register contact Sherry Brannon  [email protected] or call 336-249-6688

$5.00

Davidson – Fire Safety

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

Find out how to prevent fires and the correct course of action to take in case of a fire. 1.5 HRS. DCDEE credit hrs. Presenter: Shane Draughn Cost $10.00 Pay trainer night of training (Please bring correct amount) To register contact Sherry Brannon <[email protected]> or call 336-249-6688

$10.00

Davidson – CSEFEL -– Center on Social/Emotional Foundations for Early Learning

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$15.00

Davidson – Language Development and Communication in Infants/Toddlers: What are they talking about?

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

It starts with crying, cooing, and babbling, and then you hear it , their first words! Sharing those language milestones moments can be some of our best experiences as infant/toddler teachers. During this workshop you will learn more about the development of language and communication for children birth-three; the research that links relationships to language […]

$5.00

Davidson – ERS Training (Environmental Rating Scale )

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

Come find out all about the Environment Rating Scale, how to score, how to use additional notes, dig deeper into the meaning of the indicators. Great for those who are preparing for their ERS assessment or just need a refresher. Class is limited to 25 participants. 2HRS   Gina Collins/Alanna Hege Instructions: Advance payment is required. […]

$5.00

Davidson – ITS SIDS

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$5.00

Davidson – Fire Safety

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

Find out how to prevent fires and the correct course of action to take in case of a fire. 1.5 HRS. Shane Draughn Cost: 10. 00 Pay trainer night of training - PLEASE BRING CORRECT AMOUNT Instructions: Advance payment is required. If paying with cash please bring the exact amount to the SSDC office. Checks […]

$10.00
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Davidson NC FELDS – Foundations

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$15.00

Davidson – ITS SIDS

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

ITS SIDS 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 […]

$5.00

Davidson – More Than Just Routine: Turning Everyday Infant/Toddler Moments into Extraordinary!

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$5.00

Davidson – Toxic Stress and Its Impact on Children

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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" […]

$5.00

Davidson – What’s in your Teaching Toolkit

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

Everyone needs strategies and materials to help with challenging behavior in young children. This training walks participants through “The Teaching Tools for Young Children with Challenging Behavior” resource knows as TTYC. This tool is packed with tips, forms guides and practical resources that promote problem solving skills, friendship development, and social skill instruction. 2.0 HRS […]

$5.00

Davidson ERS Training ( Environment Rating Scale)

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

Come find out all about the Environment Rating Scale, how to score, how to use additional notes, dig deeper into the meaning of the indicators. Great for those who are preparing for their ERS assessment or just need a refresher. Class is limited to 25 participants. 2HRS   Gina Collins/Alanna Hege Instructions: Advance payment is required. […]

$5.00

Smart Start of Davidson County — Language Development and Communication in Infants/Toddlers: What Are They Talking About?

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

It starts with crying, cooing, and babbling, and then you hear it, their first words! Sharing those language milestones moments can be some of our best experiences as infant/toddler teachers. During this workshop you will learn more about the development of language and communication for children birth-three; the research that links relationships to language learning […]

$5

Davidson County – Getting Started Improving Quality with ITERS-R

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

Would you like to gain a better understanding of the Infant Toddler Environment Rating Scale? More importantly, discover how to use the ITERS-R as a self-assessment tool to maintain quality long after the assessment is over. This two-hour training provides an overview of the ITERS-R. This training will explain the organization of the seven subscales […]

$10

Smart Start of Davidson County — ERS Training

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

Come find out all about the Environmental Rating Scale, how to score, how to use additional notes, dig deeper into the meaning of the indicators. Great for those who are preparing for their ERS assessment or just need a refresher. Class is limited to 25 participants. Presenter: Gina Collins/Alanna Hege Credit Hours: 2 Cost: $5.00 Instructions: […]

$5

Smart Start of Davidson County — ITS SIDS

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$5

Smart Start of Davidson County — What’s in your Teaching Toolkit?

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

Everyone needs strategies and materials to help with challenging behavior in young children. This training walks participants through "The Teaching Tools for Young Children with Challenging Behavior" resource knows as TTYC. This tool is packed with tips, forms guides and practical resources that promote problem solving skills, friendship development, and social skill instruction. Presenter: Renae […]

$5

Smart Start of Davidson County — ERS Training

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

Come find out all about the Environmental Rating Scale, how to score, how to use additional notes, dig deeper into the meaning of the indicators. Great for those who are preparing for their ERS assessment or just need a refresher. Class is limited to 25 participants. Presenter: Gina Collins/Alanna Hege Credit Hours: 2 Cost: $5.00 Instructions: […]

$5

Smart Start of Davidson County — Infant/Toddler Coaching and Support in the Classroom

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

Come speak with your local CDS about how we can support you in the classroom. Find out what services, we provide, what services can look like in your classroom, routine based intervention, key elements of coaching, IFSP teaming, and learn about the referral process. Presenter: Tiffany Van Newkirk, CDSA Program Manager Credit Hours: 2 Cost: $5.00 […]

$5

Smart Start of Davidson County — Fire Safety

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

Find out how to prevent fires and the correct course of action to take in case of a fire. Presenter: Shane Draugn Credit Hours: 1.5 Cost: $10.00 (pay trainer the night of training; please bring correct amount) Instructions: If paying with cash please bring the exact amount to the SSDC office. Checks should be written to SSDC. If […]

$10
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Smart Start of Davidson County — Challenging Behaviors: Causes, Prevention, and Intervention Strategies PART 1 & 2

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

Understanding the reasons why a child engages in a challenging behavior is crucial to choosing a response which successfully changes that behavior. Once you can identify the meaning of the behavior, you can create a plan to change it. If you know a recipe is too bland, you can add some spice; if all you […]

$20

Smart Start of Davidson County — ITS SIDS

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$5

Smart Start of Davidson County — 2019 Early Childhood Professionals Conference

First Lutheran Church 320 S State St, Lexington, NC

We are excited to invite you to join us for a day full of fun and appreciation as we celebrate the service you provide to the children and families of Davidson County! This conference has something just for you! We will offer stimulating seminars, joyful fellowship and a wonderful celebration of early childhood service. Your […]

Smart Start of Davidson County — ERS Training

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

Come find out all about the Environmental Rating Scale, how to score, how to use additional notes, dig deeper into the meaning of indicators. Great for those who are preparing for their ERS assessment or just need a refresher. Class is limited to 25 participants. Facilitators: Gina Collins/Alanna Hege Credit Hours: 2 Cost: $5.00 For […]

$5
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Smart Start of Davidson County — EPR Emergency Preparedness & Response in Child Care PART 1 and PART 2

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$15

Smart Start of Davidson County — Be Active Kids (Limited Spaces Available)

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

"A classroom that is physically active is a healthier, happier classroom." Join us as we learn to create a healthier environment where all participants win. "Be Active" a physically active training that inspires you to get up, get moving, get healthier and have fun doing it. Facilitator: Alanna Hege Credit Hours: 3 Cost: $10.00 For […]

$10

Smart Start of Davidson County — ITS SIDS (LAST SIDS TRAINING UNTIL AUGUST 2019)

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

Meets DCDEE safe sleep training for teachers and/or administrators while working with infants. Participants will learn about best practices and receive information on 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 […]

$5

Smart Start of Davidson County — Fire Safety

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

Find out how to prevent fires and the correct course of action to take in case of a fire. Facilitator: Shane Draughn Credit Hours: 1.5 Cost: $10.00 (Pay trainer the night of training - PLEASE BRING CORRECT AMOUNT) For more information: Visit http://partnershipforchildren.org/events-2/early-childhood-professionals/ OR Call (336)249-6688

$10
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Smart Start of Davidson County — Literacy: Fostering Language Development PART 1 and PART 2

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

In 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. Facilitators: Chunda […]

$15

Smart Start of Davidson County — Getting Started Improving Classroom Quality with the ITERS-R

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

Would you like to gain a better understanding of the Infant Toddler Environment Rating Scale? More importantly, discover how to use the ITERS-R as a self-assessment tool to maintain quality long after the assessment is over. This two-hour training provides an overview of the ITERS-R. This training will explain the organization of the seven subscales […]

$5

Smart Start of Davidson County — Making Visuals Come to Life

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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

$10
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Davidson – Fire Safety

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$10.00

Davidson – Playground Safety

Fleshman Pratt Educational Center 10 Farmview Drive, Thomasville, NC

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 […]

$10.00

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

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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

$5.00

Davidson – Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR)

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$10.00

Davidson – CPR First Aid Part 1 & 2

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$45.00

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

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$15.00

Davidson – ITS SIDS

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$5.00
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Canceled – Davidson – Child Care Business Basic Training for Directors Sessions 1-6

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$40.00

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

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$15.00
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Canceled – Davidson – Child Care Business Basic Training for Directors Sessions 1-6

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$40.00
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Davidson- IT’S SIDS

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$5.00

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

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$5.00

Davidson- Fire Safety

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$10.00

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

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$5.00
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Canceled – Davidson – Child Care Business Basic Training for Directors Sessions 1-6

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$40.00

Davidson- Toxic Stress and Its Impact on Children

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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” […]

$5.00

Davidson- Making Visuals Come to Life

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$10.00
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Canceled – Davidson – Child Care Business Basic Training for Directors Sessions 1-6

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$40.00
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Davidson- IT’S SIDS

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$5.00

Canceled -Davidson- Oh Boy! Strategies for Teaching Boys in Early Childhood

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

Offers positive solutions- from expectations, the environment, the instructional approaches and discipline methods – to policies regarding school readiness and special education. Come learn ideas, recommendations and best practices that work well with young boys. Presenter: Gina Collins Cost: $5.00 Credit: 2 DCDEE hrs. CLICK HERE- REGISTER FORM  Instructions: Advance payment is required. Checks or Money orders […]

$5.00

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

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$5.00

CANCELED: Davidson- Language Development and Communication in Infants and Toddlers: What Are They Talking About?

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$5.00
Recurring

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

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$40.00
Recurring

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

Smat Start of Davidson County 306 East US Highway 64, Lexington, NC

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 […]

$40.00

Davidson- Level I Environment Rating Scale ECERS-R (ONLINE)

Online Webinar

(Great for new teachers and those that may need more information than just how to score.) This hands-on training will develop a better understanding of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scales. Find out what you can do to get prepared for your assessment and maintain quality in your classroom. This training will cover certain subscales […]

$5.00

Davidson – ITS SIDS

Online Course

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 […]

$5.00

Davidson- Level I Environment Rating Scale ITERS-R (ONLINE)

Online Webinar

(Great for new teachers and those that may need more information than just how to score) This hands-on training will develop a better understanding of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scales. Find out what you can do to get prepared for your assessment and maintain quality in your classroom. This training will cover certain subscales […]

$5.00

Davidson- Level II Environment Rating Scale ECERS-R (ONLINE)

Online Webinar

(If you are familiar with ERS but never been assessed by NCRLAP but still need more information) This hands-on training will develop a better understanding of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scales. Find out what you can do to get prepared for your assessment and maintain quality in your classroom. This training will cover certain […]

$5.00

Davidson- Level II Environment Rating Scale ITERS-R (ONLINE)

Online Webinar

(If you are familiar with ERS but never been assessed by NCRLAP but still need more information) This hands-on training will develop a better understanding of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scales. Find out what you can do to get prepared for your assessment and maintain quality in your classroom. This training will cover certain […]

$5.00

Davidson- Oh Boy! Strategies for Teaching Boys in Early Childhood (ONLINE)

Online Course

Offers positive solutions- from expectations, the environment, the instructional approaches and discipline methods – to policies regarding school readiness and special education. Come learn ideas, recommendations and best practices that work well with young boys. Presenter: Gina Collins Davidson Co. Partnership For Children Cost: $5.00 Credit: 2.0 DCDEE credit hrs. For more information contact Smart […]

$5.00

Davidson- Level III Environment Rating Scale ECERS-R (ONLINE)

Online Webinar

(Your classroom has been assessed by NCRLAP but need some fine tuning) This hands-on training will develop a better understanding of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scales. Find out what you can do to get prepared for your assessment and maintain quality in your classroom. This training will cover certain subscales and item numbers. Lecture, […]

$5.00

Davidson- LITERACY PART II Going beyond open ended questions (ONLINE) Part 1 & Part 2

Online Webinar

Reading, rhyming, singing, and talking — beginning from birth — profoundly influence literacy and language development, the foundations for all other learning (www.healthychildren.org). Come acquire strategies for asking questions that extend language, support creativity, and foster higher level thinking. Yes, you can achieve all of this! Presenter: Chunda Teal and Vicki West Davidson Co. Partnership […]

$10.00

Davidson- Level III Environment Rating Scale ITERS-R (ONLINE)

Online Webinar

(Your classroom has been assessed by NCRLAP but need some fine tuning) This hands-on training will develop a better understanding of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scales. Find out what you can do to get prepared for your assessment and maintain quality in your classroom. This training will cover certain subscales and item numbers. Lecture, […]

$5.00

Davidson- Mindful Joy (ONLINE)

Online Webinar

During this time of uncertainty and anxiety come learn mindful techniques to calm the brain and self-regulate with the children in your classroom. Come be mindful with me!! Presenter: Gina Collins Davidson Co. Partnership For Children Cost: $5.00 Credit: 2.0 DCDEE credit hrs. For more information contact Smart Start of Davidson County at (336) 249-6688 […]

$5.00

Davidson- FLIP IT! (ONLINE) Part 1 & Part 2

Online Webinar

Is a strategy that offers a simple, kind, strength-based, commonsense and effective four step process to address children’s day to day challenging behavior. The four steps are embodied in the FLIP mnemonic which stands for F – Feelings, L – Limits, I – Inquiries and P – Prompts. FLIP IT is nothing new, but transforms […]

$10.00

Davidson- Toxic Stress and its impact on children (ONLINE)

Online Webinar

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” […]

$5.00

Davidson – Exploring Social Emotional Development within the context of Relationships

Online Course

hrough supportive relationships; infants and toddlers develop a sense of trust, learn how to interact with others and how to eventually express empathy. Strong nurturing relationships are key to healthy development within the context of relationships. You will learn how to get in tune with children and this allows providers to offer responsive care. Presenter: […]

$5.00

Davidson -Music: It’s more than what you hear.

Online Course

Music: It’s more than what you hear. Music ignites all areas of child development and skills for school readiness, including intellectual, social-emotional, motor, language, and overall literacy. It helps the body and the mind work together.  Dancing to music helps children build motor skills while allowing them to practice self-expression. Come join the fun to […]

$5.00

Davidson – Getting to Know and How to Score the ERS

Online Course

Come find out how to score the ERS and what is needed in each center. Great for new teachers who or those that need a refresher on how to score. 2 hrs. Gina Collins/Alanna Hege   Option #1: Check/Money Order Payment Steps: Steps to Mail Payment: PRINT CLEARLY on registration form!!! Must have valid email! […]

$5.00

Davidson – ITS SIDS

Online Course

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 […]

$5.00

Davidson – Deep Breathing! A Connection to Calm

Online Course

This training is geared towards informing, assessing, and providing strategies to support the skill of deep breathing and making the connection to help children learn how to calm. Participants will assess their own responses and reactions in relation to deep breathing by creating an environment that naturally promotes this crucial skill to early social-emotional development. […]

$5.00

Davidson – Reimaging Discipline

Online Course

eimaging Discipline - Come RETHINK discipline and explore new ways to meet the ever-changing needs in childcare for today’s generation. Presenters: Alanna Hege and Gina Collins 2 hrs DCDEE credit For more information contact Smart Start of Davidson County at (336) 249-6688 or email: [email protected] • If you register and do not attend no refund […]

$5.00

Davidson – ITS SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome)

Online Course

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 […]

$5.00

Davidson – Exploring Social Emotional Development within the context of Relationships

Online Course

Through supportive relationships; infants and toddlers develop a sense of trust, learn how to interact with others and how to eventually express empathy. Strong nurturing relationships are key to healthy development within the context of relationships. You will learn how to get in tune with children and this allows providers to offer responsive care. Presenter: […]

$5.00

Davidson – ERS-ECERS-R

Online Course

ERS-ECERS-R Get all your questions answered in this session. ERS-ECERS-R – Questions and Answer Session; send in your top questions and get them answered here in real time. Email [email protected] Presenter: Gina Collins 2 hrs DCDEE credit For more information contact Smart Start of Davidson County at (336) 249-6688 or email: [email protected] • If you […]

$5.00

Davidson – How are you? How am I?

Online Course

Event Information Emotional Literacy – the ability to identify, understand and respond to emotions in yourself and other in a healthy manner. Emotional Literacy – the ability to identify, understand and respond to emotions in yourself and other in a healthy manner- is even more basic to school readiness. We’ll examine the many benefits to […]

$5.00

Davidson – PLAY: Come Play with Me!

Online Course

Come Play with me! Play is the way children learn. About this Event Come Play with me! Play is the way children learn. Learn the value and purpose of play and how you can support learning and development of young children by providing carefully planned and supervised play experiences. This training will explain the importance […]

$5.00

Davidson – Stay on Track – The importance of Schedule and Routines

Online Course

Why are daily classroom routines and schedules so important in the daily lives of teachers and young children? How does following a consistent daily schedule with embedded routines support the social and emotional development of children in the class? What can we do to help children “stay on track as they move through a typical […]

$5.00

Davidson- Getting to Know and How to Score – Environment Rating Scale ITERS-R / ECERS-R

Online Course

Come find out how to score the ERS and what is needed in each center. Great for new teachers who or those that need a refresher on how to score. Gina Collins/Alanna Hege Cost $ 5.00 ADVANCE PAYMENT IS REQUIRED: Check/Money Order or Eventbrite – see instructions below. Smart Start of Davidson County is not […]

$5.00

Davidson – Oral Health

Surry Community Elkin Campus 1461 N. Bridge St., Elkin, NC

To prevent early childhood tooth decay in North Carolina by educating and informing audiences about early childhood oral health issues and best practices. Objectives: At the end of session, the learner will be able to: • Describe the most common chronic childhood disease. • Explain why baby (primary) teeth are important. • Describe the best […]

Free
Recurring

Davidson – ITS SIDS

online

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 […]

$5.00

Davidson – Playground Safety Part 1 & 2

Online Course

Complete an inspection of your playground! Come learn how to make your playground safe for children. Vicki West 4hrs Part 1 -Aug. 24th Part 2 Aug. 31th Cost $10.00 ADVANCE PAYMENT IS REQUIRED: Check/Money Order or Eventbrite – see instructions below. Smart Start of Davidson County is not responsible for registration forms or fees lost […]

$10.00
Recurring

Davidson – ITS SIDS

online

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 […]

$5.00

Davidson – Mindful Joy

Online Course

During this time of uncertainty and anxiety come learn mindful techniques to calm the brain and self-regulate with the children in your classroom. Come be mindful with me! Gina Collins 2hrs.

$5.00

Davidson -Reimagine Transitions

Online Course

Transitions don’t have to be the most difficult part of your day. We will learn how to teach social skills, build relationships and much more when we reimagine transitions. Vicki West, 2hrs. Smart Start of Davidson Co. 336-249-6688 Cost $5.00

$5.00
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