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Jan
13
Wed
Pyramid Plus Approach Training | Winter 2021
Jan 13 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm
  • Do you need tools and strategies to effectively respond to challenging classroom behavior?
  • Would you benefit from training/resources that addresses including all children in a meaningful way?

Training is Wednesday evenings and Saturdays – visit the registration link for full details.

Pyramid Plus Approach Training is a 46-hour course during which participants will learn specific strategies to enhance the social/emotional development of the children they work with, how and why to encourage inclusion, and how to better support children with challenging behavior. Participants will receive 46 hours of training for only $250.00.

Upon completion of the course, participants will be considered to have met the educational requirements for Early Childhood Guidance Strategies (ECE 103) in accordance with Division of Child Care rules regulating child care centers and family home licenses. If interested in Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through Pikes Peak Community College, please contact Erica Evans, AFK Professional Development Specialist, at EEvans@allianceforkids.org.

You may purchase a Curriculum Binder in advance with your registration or on the first day of training.

Click HERE for training flyer.

Click HERE to register.

Jan
16
Sat
Pyramid Plus Approach Training | Winter 2021
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 24 @ 8:00 pm
  • Do you need tools and strategies to effectively respond to challenging classroom behavior?
  • Would you benefit from training/resources that addresses including all children in a meaningful way?

Training is Wednesday evenings and Saturdays – visit the registration link for full details.

Pyramid Plus Approach Training is a 46-hour course during which participants will learn specific strategies to enhance the social/emotional development of the children they work with, how and why to encourage inclusion, and how to better support children with challenging behavior. Participants will receive 46 hours of training for only $250.00.

Upon completion of the course, participants will be considered to have met the educational requirements for Early Childhood Guidance Strategies (ECE 103) in accordance with Division of Child Care rules regulating child care centers and family home licenses. If interested in Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through Pikes Peak Community College, please contact Erica Evans, AFK Professional Development Specialist, at EEvans@allianceforkids.org.

You may purchase a Curriculum Binder in advance with your registration or on the first day of training.

Click HERE for training flyer.

Click HERE to register.

Jan
20
Wed
Pyramid Plus Approach Training | Winter 2021
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 28 @ 8:00 pm
  • Do you need tools and strategies to effectively respond to challenging classroom behavior?
  • Would you benefit from training/resources that addresses including all children in a meaningful way?

Training is Wednesday evenings and Saturdays – visit the registration link for full details.

Pyramid Plus Approach Training is a 46-hour course during which participants will learn specific strategies to enhance the social/emotional development of the children they work with, how and why to encourage inclusion, and how to better support children with challenging behavior. Participants will receive 46 hours of training for only $250.00.

Upon completion of the course, participants will be considered to have met the educational requirements for Early Childhood Guidance Strategies (ECE 103) in accordance with Division of Child Care rules regulating child care centers and family home licenses. If interested in Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through Pikes Peak Community College, please contact Erica Evans, AFK Professional Development Specialist, at EEvans@allianceforkids.org.

You may purchase a Curriculum Binder in advance with your registration or on the first day of training.

Click HERE for training flyer.

Click HERE to register.

Jan
23
Sat
Pyramid Plus Approach Training | Winter 2021
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 31 @ 8:00 pm
  • Do you need tools and strategies to effectively respond to challenging classroom behavior?
  • Would you benefit from training/resources that addresses including all children in a meaningful way?

Training is Wednesday evenings and Saturdays – visit the registration link for full details.

Pyramid Plus Approach Training is a 46-hour course during which participants will learn specific strategies to enhance the social/emotional development of the children they work with, how and why to encourage inclusion, and how to better support children with challenging behavior. Participants will receive 46 hours of training for only $250.00.

Upon completion of the course, participants will be considered to have met the educational requirements for Early Childhood Guidance Strategies (ECE 103) in accordance with Division of Child Care rules regulating child care centers and family home licenses. If interested in Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through Pikes Peak Community College, please contact Erica Evans, AFK Professional Development Specialist, at EEvans@allianceforkids.org.

You may purchase a Curriculum Binder in advance with your registration or on the first day of training.

Click HERE for training flyer.

Click HERE to register.

Jan
25
Mon
Pre-Licensing for Exempt Providers | January 2021
Jan 25 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

Becoming a Licensed Family Child Care Provider is an exciting career move which offers you the opportunity to provide appropriate care and guidance for other children in your community. Licensed Family Child Care Providers can earn income for their families while providing an invaluable service for the community. The process takes time and planning is the key to success as you consider everything from policies and procedures to ordering supplies and setting up your child care environment.

Click here to register.

Pre-Licensing Training | January 2021
Jan 25 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

Becoming a Licensed Family Child Care Provider is an exciting career move which offers you the opportunity to provide appropriate care and guidance for other children in your community. Licensed Family Child Care Providers can earn income for their families while providing an invaluable service for the community. The process takes time and planning is the key to success as you consider everything from policies and procedures to ordering supplies and setting up your child care environment.

Click here to register.

Adverse Childhood Experiences Training
Jan 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Training

If you could prevent a child from becoming a statistic would you?

What are some risk factors for children to have poor health or turn to drugs and alcohol?

What can you do to help kids in your community reach their full potential?

ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) can impact children’s’ health and well-being. They can have long-term effects on adult health and wellness. Their consequences can affect families, communities, and systems.

This webinar will help you understand and recognize ACEs. Get the insights you need to create healthier, happier childhoods for kids today and bring futures for adults tomorrow. Learn about risk and protective factors for ACEs, their outcomes, and strategies you can use to reduce childhood adversity and stop it in the first place. This is an introductory training for everyone, parents and professionals alike. All registrants will receive a certificate upon completion of the webinar.

Register HERE for the upcoming training in January (no cost), view the flyer HERE, or contact Heidi Lynch, Program Manager for MTR Program, at 719-651-3772.

ACEs training is also offered by Alliance for Kids in a four-part evening series. For details, this training cohort is listed in our calendar beginning on January 26th.

The Growing Brain Training (Infant & Toddler Specific)
Jan 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

This innovative training focuses on giving ECE professionals and families evidence-informed strategies to support their vital role in building healthy brains. The Growing Brain training provides a comprehensive hands-on understanding of how the brain develops, along with ways the participant can encourage healthy brain development in children from birth to five years old.

Register HERE.

To download the January – March 2021 PD Catalog, click HERE.

Jan
26
Tue
Pre-Licensing for Exempt Providers | January 2021
Jan 26 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

Becoming a Licensed Family Child Care Provider is an exciting career move which offers you the opportunity to provide appropriate care and guidance for other children in your community. Licensed Family Child Care Providers can earn income for their families while providing an invaluable service for the community. The process takes time and planning is the key to success as you consider everything from policies and procedures to ordering supplies and setting up your child care environment.

Click here to register.

Pre-Licensing Training | January 2021
Jan 26 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

Becoming a Licensed Family Child Care Provider is an exciting career move which offers you the opportunity to provide appropriate care and guidance for other children in your community. Licensed Family Child Care Providers can earn income for their families while providing an invaluable service for the community. The process takes time and planning is the key to success as you consider everything from policies and procedures to ordering supplies and setting up your child care environment.

Click here to register.

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