Calendar

Oct
22
Tue
All Children Are Special | Series Training
Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Alliance for Kids announces a four-part series of training for early care and education professionals working with children with high needs.

Karen Banovich, CPCD Early Childhood Behavioral Health Consultant, will present the training which counts toward 8 Professional Credential points of ongoing professional development in PDIS.

Inclusion: What? Why? How? This training covers basic, practical information to equip early care and education professionals to better serve children with high needs. The goal is to increase the confidence of professionals and to ensure the success of all the children in their classrooms!

Behavior: This training will explore the various aspects of children’s challenging behavior and how to help children follow expectations. Using a Positive Behavior Support approach, participants will learn and practice how to teach and reinforce appropriate behavior in the classroom.

Difficult Parent Conversations: This training will provide professionals with the skills to handle those difficult conversations with parents whose child displays a developmental “red flag.” Topics will include establishing good communication and partnerships with families.

Speech & Language: This training will give practical ways to encourage communication with all the students in the classroom.

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Oct
29
Tue
All Children Are Special | Series Training
Oct 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Alliance for Kids announces a four-part series of training for early care and education professionals working with children with high needs.

Karen Banovich, CPCD Early Childhood Behavioral Health Consultant, will present the training which counts toward 8 Professional Credential points of ongoing professional development in PDIS.

Inclusion: What? Why? How? This training covers basic, practical information to equip early care and education professionals to better serve children with high needs. The goal is to increase the confidence of professionals and to ensure the success of all the children in their classrooms!

Behavior: This training will explore the various aspects of children’s challenging behavior and how to help children follow expectations. Using a Positive Behavior Support approach, participants will learn and practice how to teach and reinforce appropriate behavior in the classroom.

Difficult Parent Conversations: This training will provide professionals with the skills to handle those difficult conversations with parents whose child displays a developmental “red flag.” Topics will include establishing good communication and partnerships with families.

Speech & Language: This training will give practical ways to encourage communication with all the students in the classroom.

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Click here to register.

Nov
2
Sat
EQIT Session B | August – November 2019
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Important! Please note the specific times listed below:

Tuesdays and Thursdays (and one Saturday)
Mandatory Orientation on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Saturday classes are from 8:30 am -3:00 pm on the following dates:
August 31
September 7, 21
October 5, 19
November 2, 16, 30

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.

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Click here to register.

Nov
5
Tue
All Children Are Special | Series Training
Nov 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Alliance for Kids announces a four-part series of training for early care and education professionals working with children with high needs.

Karen Banovich, CPCD Early Childhood Behavioral Health Consultant, will present the training which counts toward 8 Professional Credential points of ongoing professional development in PDIS.

Inclusion: What? Why? How? This training covers basic, practical information to equip early care and education professionals to better serve children with high needs. The goal is to increase the confidence of professionals and to ensure the success of all the children in their classrooms!

Behavior: This training will explore the various aspects of children’s challenging behavior and how to help children follow expectations. Using a Positive Behavior Support approach, participants will learn and practice how to teach and reinforce appropriate behavior in the classroom.

Difficult Parent Conversations: This training will provide professionals with the skills to handle those difficult conversations with parents whose child displays a developmental “red flag.” Topics will include establishing good communication and partnerships with families.

Speech & Language: This training will give practical ways to encourage communication with all the students in the classroom.

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Click here to register.

Nov
13
Wed
The Growing Brain Training (Infant & Toddler Specific)
Nov 13 @ 6:00 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.

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Nov
16
Sat
EQIT Session B | August – November 2019
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Important! Please note the specific times listed below:

Tuesdays and Thursdays (and one Saturday)
Mandatory Orientation on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Saturday classes are from 8:30 am -3:00 pm on the following dates:
August 31
September 7, 21
October 5, 19
November 2, 16, 30

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.

Nov
30
Sat
EQIT Session B | August – November 2019
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Important! Please note the specific times listed below:

Tuesdays and Thursdays (and one Saturday)
Mandatory Orientation on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Saturday classes are from 8:30 am -3:00 pm on the following dates:
August 31
September 7, 21
October 5, 19
November 2, 16, 30

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
6
Mon
EQIT Session C | January – March 2020
Jan 6 @ 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
8
Wed
ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) PLC | Cohort 2
Jan 8 @ 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

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EQIT Session C | January – March 2020
Jan 8 @ 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.