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November 2, 2020 Infant/Toddler Training - Understanding a Toddler's World Presented by Carrie Shrier This course is available in person and via Zoom. Please note your preference in the notes section of the online registration form, or when you call in to register. …Find out more »
November 16 Home Providers' Training - Goopy Goodies Presented by Dorothy Tarnowski 7:00 - 9:00 pm Cost $10.00 The importance of sensory play for young children will be presented, as well as many hands-on experiences for participants to create their own "goopy goodies"!Find out more »
Wednesday, December 2nd 6:30-8:30 PM. $10 per person This session will explain what trauma is, how it affects young children, and how early childhood professionals can recognize trauma based behaviors. Strategies for assisting young children navigate their feelings will be presented. Please indicate if you will attend in person or via Zoom in the comments/notes section.Find out more »
Monday, December 14, 2020 Time : 6:30 - 8:30 pm Cost: $10.00 per person. Pre-registration is required. File folder games can be a very versatile tool for your classroom. They can be used to reinforce important facts and key skills while having fun as well as promote individual work skills, develop fine motor skills, and give children a sense of accomplishment. The benefits and drawbacks of using folder games will be discussed, and participants will be able to choose from a wide…Find out more »
Monday, December 21, 2020 7:00 - 9:00 pm $10.00 per person Pre-Registration is required. Registration deadline: Friday, December 18, 2020. Participants in this training session will learn to recognize symptoms of stress and practice several methods to help combat the toll that stress can have on the body and mind. Tips on how to minimize job-related stress will be discussed. Time will be set aside to practice relaxation techniques as well as network with others to share ideas and strategies. Attendees will also…Find out more »
January 18th - Pre-K Training - Science Everywhere! Presented by Dorothy Tarnowski 6:30 - 8:30 pm Cost: $10.00 Tips and tricks to help you bring science into every area of your preschool classroom.Find out more »
January 25, 2021 Incorporating Programs on Healthy Sleep Habits for Preschool Students and Parents for Good Health, Better Behavior, and School Readiness!
Presented by Sweet Dreamzzz® Monday, January 25, 2021 6:30 - 8:30 pm $10.00 per person, pre-registration is required Learn about the need for sleep education, the importance of sleep, and the Sweet Dreamzzz® research supported, innovative approach to address new national CFOC Health standards for sleep programming. Brainstorm challenges for parents surrounding sleep. Explore and discuss practical strategies for reaching teachers, preschoolers, and parents with the critical message of sleep and an actionable bedtime routine, including tools to…Find out more »
Monday, February 22, 2021. 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Dorothy Tarnowski, Instructor Curriculum: What is it and why do we need it? During this session, we will discuss the purpose of curriculum, identify the principles of developmentally appropriate curriculum, and explain effective child assessment. The participant will be introduced to research based curriculum models approved by the State of Michigan. You will have an opportunity to demonstrate curriculum planning by creating a lesson plan reflecting the framework of quality curriculum.…Find out more »
Monday, March 29th, from 6:30 - 8:30 pm IN PERSON This is a FREE class. Limit 20 participants Identifying Trauma Based Behavior Part 1 -This course begins with defining trauma and its various manifestations. We will explore both the physical and psychological effects of trauma on children from infancy through preschool age. Part 2 of this course will be held April 26th from 6:30 - 8:30 pmFind out more »
Identifying Trauma Based Behavior Part 1 Monday April 19, 2021 6:30 - 8:30 pm In Person. Class held at Child Connect for Family Success, 861 Sibley St., Howell, MI., 48843 FREE This course begins with defining trauma and its various manifestations. We will explore both the physical and psychological effects of trauma on children from infancy through preschool age. Pre-Registration is requiredFind out more »
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