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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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Stokes Partnership-Children, 151 Jefferson Church Rd, King, NC 27021, United States

August 2017

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

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

August 23, 2017 @ 10:30 pm - August 24, 2017 @ 12:30 am

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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Stokes – Emergency Preparedness & Response in Child Care

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 the revised NC Child Care Rules on emergency preparedness, current best practice recommendations, and guidance on completing the online EPR Plan. The training is presented in ONE 5-hour session and includes a one-hour site assignment. You will need to bring a copy of your Building Floorplan with you to this…

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September 2017

Stokes – What does a Pyramid Have To Do with Challenging Behaviors

(An Overview of the Pyramid Model) Are you hearing about a “pyramid model” and not really sure what that means? 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 Teaching Pyramid Model. During this session, participants will gain a…

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October 2017

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

$5.00

“Going Outside” is not just about what’s out there but what you do when you’re out there. It’s in the news almost weekly; America’s children are not getting enough exercise. The First Lady has taken on this cause because it has become a serious issue for our children today. This training will help participants understand the benefits of taking children outside daily and provide suggestions on how to create spaces for infants and toddlers outside that support all areas of…

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November 2017

Stokes – ITS SIDS

$5.00

Infant/Toddler Safe Sleep and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Risk Reduction in Childcare. Mandatory for caregivers of children 0-12 months, with-in two months of hire and every 3 years thereafter. Presenter: Sandy Weaver Infant/Toddler Specialist Region 10, Child Care Resource Center Cost $5.00 2.0 DCDEE Contact hrs For more information click on the link below: http://www.stokespfc.com/calendar Deadline to register 11/7/17 *Fee Schedule: Trainings/workshops are free for parents, families, grandparents, and foster parents; pre-registration required. There is a $5.00 fee for childcare…

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Stokes – Lesson Planning Based on Developmental Characteristics: Basic Planning Activities in the Early Childhood Environment

$5.00

Understanding developmental domains and characteristics are the key in designing appropriate lesson planning then implementing those activities to provide each child with age and developmentally appropriate activities. This session provides the fundamentals to accomplish this task and the practice to refresh your teaching techniques. Each participant will have an opportunity to access resources through the KidSource Resource Library during lesson planning activities. Presenter: Crystal Gerald FTCC Cost 5.00 2.0 DCDEE hrs Deadline to register: 11/10/17 Click the link below to…

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December 2017

Stokes – Fire Safety

$5.00

This workshop will focus on the state requirements for childcare and after-school program compliance for fire safety including exit drills, evacuation procedures and use of fire extinguishers. Presenter: Scott Aaron Cost $5.00 1.5 DCDEE hrs Clink on the link below to register: http://www.stokespfc.com/training-information Deadline to register: 12/1/16 *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…

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February 2018

Stokes – Creating Outdoor Learning Environments for Infants and Toddlers: It’s Not Called a “Playground” Anymore

$5.00

“Going Outside” is not just about what’s out there but what you do when you’re out there. It’s in the news almost weekly; America’s children are not getting enough exercise. The First Lady has taken on this cause because it has become a serious issue for our children today. This training will help participants understand the benefits of taking children outside daily and provide suggestions on how to create spaces for infants and toddlers outside that support all areas of…

Find out more »

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

“Going Outside” is not just about what’s out there but what you do when you’re out there. It’s in the news almost weekly; America’s children are not getting enough exercise. The First Lady has taken on this cause because it has become a serious issue for our children today. This training will help participants understand the benefits of taking children outside daily and provide suggestions on how to create spaces for infants and toddlers outside that support all areas of…

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March 2018

Stokes – Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-Revised (ECERS-R)

$5.00

This session is for individuals working with children ages 2 ½ -5 years. Participants will review and discuss the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-Revise. The ECERS provides an overall picture of the surroundings that have been created for the children and adults in an early childhood setting. Presenter: Crystal Gerald FTCC Cost $5.00 2.0 DCDEE Contact hrs. Deadline to register: 3/16/17 Click on the link below to register: http://www.stokespfc.com/training-information *Fee Schedule: Trainings/workshops are free for parents, families, grandparents, and foster…

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April 2018

Stokes – What Does a Pyramid Have to Do with Challenging Behavior?

$5.00

(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…

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May 2018

Canceled Stokes – Stress and the Developing Brain: What every Preschool Teacher Needs to Know Part 1 & 2

$25.00

MUST ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS TO GET CREDIT   Stress and the Developing Brain: What Every Preschool Teacher Needs to Know   We live in a stress-filled world. Stress is something that affects all of us from the youngest to the oldest. While some stress is necessary and positive, too much stress can be toxic. Come learn how the brain develops, our biological need for relationships, and how positive social experiences can buffer the negative effects of stress. Discover the three…

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June 2018

Stokes – Increasing Quality with the ITERS-R: Today and Everyday!

$5.00

hearing the term ITERS make you feel anxious? If so, this workshop is for you! Learning the scale for the big day is one thing, but maintaining that high level of quality for every other day is what it is really all about! Using pictures from different infant, toddler, and two year-old classrooms participants will break down the Infant Toddler Environment Rating Scale into manageable parts, discussing indicators in detail. Participants will have opportunities to ask questions and get ready…

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July 2018

Stokes – Be Active Kids Part 1 & 2 ( Stokes Co. Providers Only)

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 February 20, 2019.   Both sessions must be attended to gain certificate Part 1 - Mar.12, 2019…

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Stokes – Fire Safety

$5.00

This workshop will focus on the state requirements for childcare and after-school program compliance for fire safety including exit drills, evacuation procedures and use of fire extinguishers Presenter: Atherton Jessup Deadline to register 7/20/18 1.5 DCDEE contact hrs.   *Fee Schedule: Trainings/workshops are free for parents, families, grandparents, and foster parents; pre-registration required. There is a $7.00 fee for childcare providers needing DCDEE credits. Division of Child Development Early Education has approved all trainings. Training policies and procedures must be…

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August 2018

Stokes – Playground Safety

$10.00

Learn key concepts of playground safety, test for hazards and identify general maintenance requirements. Presenter: Shanda Cox/ Dianne Durham, SPC 4 DCDEE Contact Hours Deadline to register 8/7/18     *Fee Schedule: Trainings/workshops are free for parents, families, grandparents, and foster parents; pre-registration required. There is a $7.00 fee for childcare providers needing DCDEE credits. Division of Child Development Early Education has approved all trainings. Training policies and procedures must be followed. Policies available at www.stokespfc.com. Registration and pre-payment are…

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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. 2.0 DCDEE credit hrs. Presenter: Sandy Weaver, Infant Toddler Specialist Region 10, Child Care Resource Center Deadline to register 8/24/18 *Fee Schedule: Trainings/workshops are free for parents, families, grandparents, and foster parents; pre-registration required. There is a $7.00 fee for childcare providers needing DCDEE credits. Division of Child Development Early Education has approved all trainings. Training policies and procedures…

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September 2018

Stokes -NC FELDS (Foundations) in relation to activity planning

$5.00

This training will look at the NC FELDS (Foundation) as a resource for teachers to use while creating activity plans. Key concepts will be reviewed in each indicator. Teachers will be able to connect the key concepts to activities that they create, and learn how to prepare developmentally appropriate activities and lesson plans. Connected to Activity Planning (9/18) Presenter: Crystal Gerald, FTCC Deadline to register 9/12/18 2 DCDEE contact hrs. *Fee Schedule: Trainings/workshops are free for parents, families, grandparents, and…

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Stokes – Lesson Planning Based on Developmental Characteristics: Basic Planning Activities in the Early Childhood Environment

$5.00

Understanding developmental domains and characteristics are the key in designing appropriate lesson planning then implementing those activities to provide each child with age and developmentally appropriate activities. This session provides the fundamentals to accomplish this task and the practice to refresh your teaching techniques. Each participant will have an opportunity to access resources through the KidSource Resource Library during lesson planning activities. 2.0 DCDEE credit hrs. Presenter: Crystal Gerald, FTCC Deadline to register 9/12/18 *Fee Schedule: Trainings/workshops are free for…

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October 2018

Stokes – More Than Just Routine: Turn Everyday Infant Toddler Moments into Extraordinary

$5.00

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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November 2018

Stokes – Creating Natural Outdoor Learning Environments (OLE’s) for Young Children

$5.00

This training will raise awareness about the role of the outdoors for early childhood healthy development and offer innovative ideas and concepts for participants to implement. Come prepared to learn new ways to entice active physical play and see how sites in Rockingham County are transforming their outdoor spaces. Presenter: Brooke Daniels, Early Childhood Health and Wellness Coach, RCPC 2.0 DCDEE credit hrs. Deadline to register 11/1/18 *Fee Schedule: Trainings/workshops are free for parents, families, grandparents, and foster parents; pre-registration…

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Stokes – What’s in Your Teaching Toolkit?

$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 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 well…

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December 2018

Stokes – More Than Just Routine: Turn Everyday Infant Toddler Moments into Extraordinary!

$5.00

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 and…

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January 2019

Stokes – Conscious Discipline PART 1 and PART 2 (Stokes ECE Providers ONLY)

January 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 23, 2019 at 9:00 am

$10

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, CCRC SPC Cost: $10 Deadline to…

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Stokes – Fire Safety

$5.00

This workshop will focus on the state requirements for childcare and after-school program compliance for fire safety including exit drills, evacuation procedures and use of fire extinguishers. Presenter: Atherton Jessup 1.5 DEDEE credit hrs. Deadline 1/18/19 *Fee Schedule: Trainings/workshops are free for parents, families, grandparents, and foster parents; pre-registration required. There is a $7.00 fee for childcare providers needing DCDEE credits. Division of Child Development Early Education has approved all trainings. Training policies and procedures must be followed. Policies available…

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Stokes – Conscious Discipline PART 1 and PART 2 (Stokes ECE Providers ONLY)

January 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 23, 2019 at 9:00 am

$10

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, CCRC SPC Cost: $10 Deadline to…

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ITS SIDS: *Inf/Tod Recognition eligible

$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 2.0 DCDEE Contact Hours Deadline to register: 1/16/20 Sessions offered in counties other than Forsyth County may have different registration requirements. Please read training summaries and follow registration guidelines for that specific training. Registration information links are listed below each training session   Stokes Partnership for Children Training Policies *Fee…

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Stokes – ITS SIDS

$5

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 Credit Hours: 2.0 DCDEE Cost: $5 Registration deadline: 01/28/19 (info. available at www.stokespfc.com) *All providers are welcome to attend professional development sessions, however first priority is given to Stokes County providers. Those outside of Stokes may utilize unfilled slots after the Stokes registration.

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February 2019

Stokes – Increasing Quality with the ITERS-R: Today and Everyday!

$5

Does hearing the term ITERS make you feel anxious? If so, this workshop is for you! Learning the scale for the big day is one thing, but maintaining that high level of quality for every other day is what it is really all about! Using pictures from different infant, toddler, and two year-old classrooms participants will break down the Infant Toddler Environment Rating Scale into manageable parts, discussing indicators in detail. Participants will have opportunities to ask questions and get…

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Stokes – Make it, Take it: Morning Greeting Apron

Free

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 "greeter apron" to use in their classrooms! This apron provides children with choices as to how they want to be greeted each morning and gives teachers an opportunity to help build a positive relationship with each child by starting the day in a nurturing way. At the end of this training, teachers will have made…

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Stokes – Change is Hard! But it Doesn’t Have to Hurt!

$5

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. Presenter: Renae Beeker,…

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March 2019

Stokes – Conscious Discipline PART 1 and PART 2 (Stokes ECE Providers ONLY)

March 9, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 16, 2019 at 8:00 am

$10

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, CCRC SPC Cost: $10 Deadline to…

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Stokes – Conscious Discipline PART 1 and PART 2 (Stokes ECE Providers ONLY)

March 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 16, 2019 at 8:00 am

$10

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, CCRC SPC Cost: $10 Deadline to…

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Stokes – More Than Just Routines: Turn Everyday Infant Toddler Moments into Extraordinary

$5

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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April 2019

Stokes – Social/Emotional Milestones-Birth to 36 Months: Building Blocks for Future Learning

$5

First everything is “mine”, then children learn to take turns, and eventually they learn to share. For infants and toddlers this learning happens through relationships and includes developing a sense of self, a sense of self with others, and learning about feelings. All children need an emotionally secure environment that supports healthy development in this learning domain. This workshop examines social/emotional competence as a vital component of later school readiness. Participants will learn how a responsive caregiver can help the…

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

April 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

$15

Participants will be able to identify North Carolina Foundations for Early Learning and Development (NC FELDS/Foundations) by name, explain the structure by which the expectations are organized, and identify for what age groups they are written. Demonstrate how Foundations reflects what is known about childhood development. Explain that goals for any age level describe expectations that many children will reach toward the end of their respective age level. Create scenarios that reflect how are expectations are embedded in everyday practice.…

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

April 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

$15

Participants will be able to identify North Carolina Foundations for Early Learning and Development (NC FELDS/Foundations) by name, explain the structure by which the expectations are organized, and identify for what age groups they are written. Demonstrate how Foundations reflects what is known about childhood development. Explain that goals for any age level describe expectations that many children will reach toward the end of their respective age level. Create scenarios that reflect how are expectations are embedded in everyday practice.…

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May 2019

Stokes – Conscious Discipline (MULTIPLE PARTS)

May 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 23, 2019 at 6:30 pm

$10

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 how to use Conscious Discipline in their classroom environment. All sessions must be attended to gain certificate. Presenter: Shanda…

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Stokes – Conscious Discipline (MULTIPLE PARTS)

May 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 23, 2019 at 6:30 pm

$10

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 how to use Conscious Discipline in their classroom environment. All sessions must be attended to gain certificate. Presenter: Shanda…

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Stokes – Conscious Discipline (MULTIPLE PARTS)

May 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 23, 2019 at 6:30 pm

$10

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 how to use Conscious Discipline in their classroom environment. All sessions must be attended to gain certificate. Presenter: Shanda…

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Stokes – Conscious Discipline (MULTIPLE PARTS)

May 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 23, 2019 at 6:30 pm

$10

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 how to use Conscious Discipline in their classroom environment. All sessions must be attended to gain certificate. Presenter: Shanda…

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Stokes – Conscious Discipline (MULTIPLE PARTS)

May 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 23, 2019 at 6:30 pm

$10

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 how to use Conscious Discipline in their classroom environment. All sessions must be attended to gain certificate. Presenter: Shanda…

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June 2019

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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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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(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

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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(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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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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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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October 2019

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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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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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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November 2019

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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December 2019

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

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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