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Live Virtual Class Schedule

The trainings listed below are live virtual sessions that offer interaction with the instructor and other participants.

Upcoming Trainings

We offer Zoom training as an interactive learning experience. In order to receive credit for any Zoom course, you must attend sessions with your computer camera and microphone on. *A training must have a minimum of 20 people registered in order to be conducted.

For question regarding virtual trainings, please contact Kiara Rivers at krivers@collabforchildren.org

Please note you will only receive credit for attending one class at a time.

 

 

 

 

24 hr Pre-Service

August 11, 2022 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

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Description: This Pre-Service training program consists of 3 face-to-face 8 hour training sessions, totaling the 24 hours of training required for all new teachers by Child Care Licensing. Participants will explore topics such as child development, developmentally appropriate activities, supervision of children, positive guidance and discipline, health and safety practices, child abuse and neglect, and much more.
Recommended Audience:
– Pre-Service

Conversations that Get Results

August 11, 2022 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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Description: It is important that co-workers, staff, parents and community partners know what you really want. This can only be accomplished one conversation at a time using words that are powerful and courageous. In this session you will be encouraged to come from behind the curtains which have prevented you from achieving business and life goals and step forward in new ways and engage in fierce conversations which will enrich relationships and create success in your school and life.
Recommended Audience:
– Directors

Building Better Beginnings for Babies: Relationships are the Key

August 13, 2022 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Description: Warm, caring relationships between adults and children are the foundation for healthy brain development for infants and toddlers and contribute to lifelong benefits in all areas of their development. Participants will learn how to create and maintain secure attachment relationships with children and come away with many ideas for connecting activities they can use with infants and toddlers in group care.
Recommended Audience:
– Infant & Toddler Teachers

WHAT ARE NAEYC ASSESSORS LOOKING FOR?

August 13, 2022 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Description: Are you thinking about NAEYC Accreditation?  This session will discuss the NAEYC Accreditation process and explain what the NAEYC Assessors are looking for when they come for their visit to your program.  Come learn from an experienced and knowledgeable teacher and trainer how this can be achieved for your program(s).
Recommended Audience:
– Everyone

24 hr Pre-Service

August 18, 2022 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

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Description: This Pre-Service training program consists of 3 face-to-face 8 hour training sessions, totaling the 24 hours of training required for all new teachers by Child Care Licensing. Participants will explore topics such as child development, developmentally appropriate activities, supervision of children, positive guidance and discipline, health and safety practices, child abuse and neglect, and much more.
Recommended Audience:
– All

Communicating Effectively with Infants and Toddlers: the Why and How to!

August 20, 2022 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Description: Have you ever experienced frustration in trying to understand the wants/needs of your infant and toddler?  This fun and fast-paced workshop will explain the importance of developing good communication skills; provide useful techniques for each stage of development; and demonstrate the use of American Sign Language (ASL) in communicating with infants and toddlers.
Recommended Audience:
– Infant & Toddler Teachers

24 hr Pre-Service

August 25, 2022 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

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Description: This Pre-Service training program consists of 3 face-to-face 8 hour training sessions, totaling the 24 hours of training required for all new teachers by Child Care Licensing. Participants will explore topics such as child development, developmentally appropriate activities, supervision of children, positive guidance and discipline, health and safety practices, child abuse and neglect, and much more.
Recommended Audience:
– All

Conexiones De Ensenanza Intecional para apoyar el aprendizaje y Desarrollo de los ninos

September 10, 2022 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Description: Los participantes aprenderan mas acerca de la ensenanza intencional y entenderan que tiuenen un papel Importante que desempenar en la facilitacion de aprendizaje y desarrollo de los ninos. Participantes exitosos examinaran una variedad de planteamientos intencionales y apropiadas, asi como la forma de conectar con los ninos para ampliar su aprendizaje.
Recommended Audience:
– Infant & Toddler Teacher

COOL CRITTERS AND CREEPY CRAWLIES!

September 17, 2022 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Description: Welcome to the wonderful world of vertebrates and invertebrates in this interactive training! Experiments and activities explore living versus nonliving, animal characteristics, habitats, and defenses. Animal scavenger hunts and predator-prey games help children understand characteristics of living things and how they live in the wild. Pop top ring snakes, sleeping bag metamorphosis, animal cracker classification, pitfall traps, and bug bait painting add to the fun and nurture children’s love for animals!
Recommended Audience:
– Preschool Teachers

Full of Fun! Keeping Our Lessons Playful

September 17, 2022 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Description: With emphasis on covering a curriculum, some lessons may have lost the fun. Participants will examine why play is the most important and effective method of teaching. Activities need to be playful, purposeful and playful to reach our children on a daily basis. Research gives us the proof we need that learning happens for children through play, however teachers have an obligation to identify and create quality materials that teach. Participants will leave understanding the stages and components to play in a hands-on, interactive environment.
Recommended Audience:
– All

Playing with Poetry: Literacy Learning for the Youngest Children

September 17, 2022 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Description: Poetry can be used to introduce a new class project or used during transitions to keep children’s attention. From rhyming books to interactive charts, participants will explore ways to include poetry in the preschool classroom. Learn ways to help children find a love for the written word while focusing on the importance of oral language development, comprehension and finding a “voice.” Come share some of your favorite poems you have used in your own classroom while learning new ones to share with your children.
Recommended Audience:
– Preschool Teachers