Calendar

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

Click here to register.

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.

Jan
11
Sat
ITERS-3 Overview | January 11, 2020
Jan 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

ITERS-3 focuses on the full range of needs of infants and toddlers and provides a framework for improving program quality. Further, the scale assesses both environmental provisions and teacher-child interactions that affect the broad developmental milestones of infants and toddlers, including: language, cognitive, social-emotional and physical development, as well as concern for health and safety.

For the full description, click HERE for the registration link.

ECERS-3 Overview | January 11, 2020
Jan 11 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

The Third Edition of the ECERS (ECERS-3) is the first major revision of the ECERS-R since 2005. ECERS-3 introduces innovations in both the content and administration of the scale while retaining the continuity of the two principal characteristics of the ECERS, namely its comprehensive or global definition of quality and the reliance on observation as the primary source of information on which to base assessment of classroom quality.

For the full description, click HERE for the registration link.

Jan
13
Mon
EQIT Session C | January – March 2020
Jan 13 @ 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
15
Wed
ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) PLC | Cohort 2
Jan 15 @ 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 15 @ 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
18
Sat
Music Play for Story Time & Beyond | January 2020
Jan 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

This training will provide early childhood professionals with a basic understanding of how young children learn music and why music learning promotes ALL learning.  Participants will learn ten developmentally appropriate strategies to foster music development during story time and other playful circle time activities.  The training will include live story time demonstrations incorporating the music learning strategies, during which participants will be encouraged to sing, move, play and act like young children!   Participants will also practice using three of the strategies with one of their favorite books.

Click here to register.

 

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.