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Jan
21
Tue
Lesson Planning Exploration | January 21 & 23
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Do have a lot of experience creating lessons plans, but would like to explore new methods? Are you new to writing plans and would like to learn from others? Come join your peers for a two-part training where you will enjoy fun and hands-on exploration of the processes for planning and implementing developmentally appropriate environments, materials and experiences for children birth to five.

Click HERE to register.

Jan
22
Wed
ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) PLC | Cohort 2
Jan 22 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Childhood experiences, both positive and negative, have lifelong impacts and influence health and well-being later in life. Learn about the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACEs) that started the movement toward understanding the link between what happens early in life and later outcomes.

  • Learn how to support challenging behaviors by understanding ACEs
  • See those you work with through a different lens
  • Reflect on how this information changes how you interact with the children & adults in your classrooms.
  • Learn about caring for ourselves while providing trauma-informed care
  • Explore next steps for community

Click here to register.

EQIT Session C | January – March 2020
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Important! Please note the specific times listed below:

MANDATORY ORIENTATION:
Monday, January 6, 2020, from 6:00-8:00 pm

January 8 – March 14, 2020
Classes will be held on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The two Saturday classes will be from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.

January: 8, 13, 15, 22
February:  1, 3, 5, 10, 12, 19, 24, 26
March 2, 14

The 48-hour EQIT Curriculum provides a solid introduction to infant and toddler development, with a focus on providing quality group care for our youngest children. The EQIT course builds on the knowledge and experiences of infant and toddler caregivers through interesting, interactive, fun activities.

The EQIT 48-hour course of training is a Department of Humans Services approved training that meets the infant/toddler training requirements for the Colorado Division of Child Care. Upon completion, participants will be considered to have met the infant toddler portion of the training requirements* in accordance with the Colorado Division of Child Care rules regulating child care centers and family child care home license.

Click here for flyer and full schedule.
Click here to register.

Jan
23
Thu
Lesson Planning Exploration | January 21 & 23
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Do have a lot of experience creating lessons plans, but would like to explore new methods? Are you new to writing plans and would like to learn from others? Come join your peers for a two-part training where you will enjoy fun and hands-on exploration of the processes for planning and implementing developmentally appropriate environments, materials and experiences for children birth to five.

Click HERE to register.

Jan
25
Sat
Social-Emotional Health & Development | PDIS Face-to-Face
Jan 25 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

This course is for individuals who will be taking the face-to-face version of Social-Emotional Health & Development.  This course will take a look at why Social-Emotional Health & Development is so important and how the new Colorado Shines QRIS addresses this area.

Register in PDIS.

Jan
27
Mon
Pre-Licensing | January 2020
Jan 27 @ 9:00 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 for Exempt Providers | January 2020
Jan 27 @ 9:00 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.

Jan
29
Wed
Pre-Licensing | January 2020
Jan 29 @ 9:00 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.

ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) PLC | Cohort 2
Jan 29 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Childhood experiences, both positive and negative, have lifelong impacts and influence health and well-being later in life. Learn about the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACEs) that started the movement toward understanding the link between what happens early in life and later outcomes.

  • Learn how to support challenging behaviors by understanding ACEs
  • See those you work with through a different lens
  • Reflect on how this information changes how you interact with the children & adults in your classrooms.
  • Learn about caring for ourselves while providing trauma-informed care
  • Explore next steps for community

Click here to register.

Jan
31
Fri
Pre-Licensing | January 2020
Jan 31 @ 9:00 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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