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2 HRS Courtney Aldrich, Child and Family Development Instructor, MSU ExtensionFind out more »
Child Connect for Family Success Director, Angi Southworth, will be conducting a meeting to discuss what "hot topics" directors would like to cover for the upcoming school year. The Health Department will also be here to share what is new and answer questions.Find out more »
Techniques of mindful awareness can help children to learn to pay closer attention to their thoughts, feelings and emotions. Come and learn ways to help children reduce stress and anxiety to enhance their well-being. Explore what the research says, get ideas for mindfulness activities and explore children's literacy that supports mindfulness practices. Trainer: Courtney Aldrich, MSU Extension 2 HRSFind out more »
Director Appreciation - Celebrate the season and make a beautiful floral arrangement with Edward from Country Lane. Space is limited Edward, Country Lane Flower Shop Angela Southworth, Director, Child Connect 2 HRSFind out more »
Providers will learn: Why structured outdoor play is important; what to do to increase the interest of kids that are reluctant to go outside; How to make the playground experience more meaningful; Techniques for engaging and responsive interactions between provider and child. Trainer: Courtney Aldrich, MSU Extension 2 HRSFind out more »
Prolonged or intense stress can have lasting negative impacts in the development of young children. Children with resilience are better able to manage this stress and work towards healthy and successful outcomes. This workshop will help participants gain an understanding of how stress affects children and the importance of developing resilience to combat that stress, including specific strategies for building protective factors. Stocking up your resilience toolbox empowers you to help children learn to manage the stressors in their lives…Find out more »
All programming at Child Connect has been canceled or postponed. I have been in contact with Thanh throughout the day regarding a reschedule date. We had one confirmed for April until she received a last-minute directive banning all training during the next 60 days. With that said, the licensing training should take place in May as long as there are no additional delays. As soon as I know more I will be sure to let you know. Thank you for…Find out more »
TBA Angela Southworth, Director, Child Connect 2 HRSFind out more »
We have rescheduled the Director's Meeting/Licensing Training for Monday, May 11th from 1:00-3:00 pm at Child Connect. Of course, this is dependent on what directives the state has at that timeFind out more »
Our May Director Support Meeting will be held via Zoom Topic: Early Literacy Essentials – an introduction and overview of some of the content and activities Presented by Courtney Aldrich, MSU Extension When: May 18, 2020 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting on Zoom: https://msu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpduqspjguG9eB0l_s35ikz3exHVqNHcW6 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.Find out more »
Registrations Must be Made 72 hours in Advance for CPR, CPR/First Aid & Basic CPR/First Aid Classes.
We are more flexible with our other classes, If in doubt, call us!