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September 2019

Art for Discovery

September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Resource Center For Early Learning Professionals, 3307 E. 55th Ave.
Spokane, WA 99223 United States
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30$

Do you ever feel like your art time is not what you want it to be? Do you or the children end up getting frustrated with projects? Or are you just out of fresh ideas? This training is designed to help early learning professionals better understand why art is important, identify what type of art is developmentally appropriate for children, and discuss great ways to implement and display children’s art in the child care environment. Teachers will leave with ideas…

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Conscious Discipline Facilitated Training Series (Spokane)

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Resource Center For Early Learning Professionals, 3307 E. 55th Ave.
Spokane, WA 99223 United States
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200$ 6 tickets left

This training is for early learning educators interested in the social-emotional health of children. During each session you will focus on one aspect of Conscious Discipline using a video series to spark discussion and reflection about your practice. This training will be especially helpful for teaching staff. You will receive 20 STARS hours, a participant manual, and a Conscious Discipline book. Please plan to attend all the classes.   September 26 Introduction to Conscious Discipline October 24 Becoming Brain Smart…

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October 2019

Tiempo de Transición

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tri Cities Office, 1923 N 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301 United States
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20$ 13 tickets left

La transición de una actividad a la siguiente puede ser especialmente difícil para algunos niños. El comportamiento desafiante, las clases grandes y los horarios apretados pueden hacer que el tiempo de transición sea difícil para niños y maestros. Venga a aprender estrategias para suavizar esas transiciones, maximizar el aprendizaje y reducir el estrés en maestros y niños.

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Conscious Discipline Facilitated Training Series (Pasco)

October 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tri Cities Office, 1923 N 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301 United States
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200$ 15 tickets left

This training is for early learning educators interested in the social-emotional health of children. During each session you will focus on one aspect of Conscious Discipline using a video series to spark discussion and reflection about your practice. This training will be especially helpful for teaching staff. You will receive 20 STARS hours, a participant manual, and a Conscious Discipline book. Please plan to attend all the classes.   October 8 Introduction to Conscious Discipline November 12 Becoming Brain Smart…

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Learning through Play

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tri Cities Office, 1923 N 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301 United States
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20$ 14 tickets left

Play is what children want to do and what they choose to do when given the freedom, independence, time and space to determine their own behavior. Play is how children learn about their world. Play is a child’s right and is the essence of childhood. Play is not a luxury; it is a necessity. Learn why play is crucial to a child’s development and ways you can help support their learning. You will earn 2 STARS hours.

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Growing up Wild

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Resource Center For Early Learning Professionals, 3307 E. 55th Ave.
Spokane, WA 99223 United States
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30$ 28 tickets left

Just because the weather is changing doesn't mean that you can't use nature to help early learners explore questions and solutions using developmentally appropriate practices. Learn how to  help early learners connect with their natural world and develop skills in literacy, math, science, art, physical development, and social/emotional development. You will earn 2 STARS hours.

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Understanding Toddlers’ Why for Behavior

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tri Cities Office, 1923 N 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301 United States
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20$ 14 tickets left

This training discusses the domains of child growth and development to articulate what drives child behavior. You will also learn what caregivers can do to understand, support, and provide positive behavior guidance to build strong social and emotional relationships with children ages 13 to 23 months. You will earn 2 STARS hours.

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Leadership in Action

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tri Cities Office, 1923 N 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301 United States
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85$ 14 tickets left

This is great for the leaders in your programs! This is a 3-part  session that explores the concept of leadership in the context of Early Childhood Education. Come learn to create and sustain a compelling vision that can transform your center into an engaging learning community. We'll look at the multi-faceted role of the director and the skills, traits and competencies needed to nurture leadership at all levels of an organization. You will receive a book and 7 STARS hours.…

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Rating Readiness Series: Using the ITERS/FCCERS

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Resource Center For Early Learning Professionals, 3307 E. 55th Ave.
Spokane, WA 99223 United States
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Free 30 tickets left

This class is suitable for all licensed family home providers and child care center classroom teachers of children birth to 2 1/2 years.  This class contains basic introductory information about the Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale (FCCERS) and the Infant Toddler Environment Rating Scale (ITERS).  To prepare for an Early Achievers successful initial rating this session is critical, since it covers how scoring works, the important requirements around accessibility an schedule, and the not-so-obvious pitfalls that teachers want to avoid.

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Electronic Attendance Training

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Resource Center For Early Learning Professionals, 3307 E. 55th Ave.
Spokane, WA 99223 United States
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This training is for those who are new to the electronic attendance system, Kinder Connect. No registration is required.

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November 2019

Planned Experiences for Infants and Toddlers

November 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Resource Center For Early Learning Professionals, 3307 E. 55th Ave.
Spokane, WA 99223 United States
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30$ 30 tickets left

As caregivers of infant and toddlers, we want to do more than pass the time! We need daily planned activities that build trust and support early development. This training contains basic information to refresh your understanding of what our youngest children need, and leave with new ideas for making the most of your time together. You will earn 2 STARS hours.

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Introduction to Flip-It Behavior Management Strategy

November 7 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Tri Cities Office, 1923 N 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301 United States
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20$ 15 tickets left

Flip It is a social emotional strategy to help young children learn about their feelings, gain self-control and reduce challenging behaviors.  This technique is useful for all adults who interact with young children. Flip It can be used in targeted interventions for a child displaying specific behavioral concerns, or during every-day minor challenges and conflicts. You will earn two STARS hours.

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Rating Readiness Series: Using the ECERS-R

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Resource Center For Early Learning Professionals, 3307 E. 55th Ave.
Spokane, WA 99223 United States
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Free 30 tickets left

Preparing for an Early Achievers quality rating? This class is suitable for child care center classroom teachers of children ages 2/12 to 5 years.  This class contains basic introductory information about the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS-R).  To prepare for Early Achievers successful initial rating this session is critical since it covers how to scoring works, the important requirements around accessibility and schedule, and the not- so -obvious pitfalls that teachers want to avoid.

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Rating Readiness Series: Introduction to Quality Interactions

November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Resource Center For Early Learning Professionals, 3307 E. 55th Ave.
Spokane, WA 99223 United States
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Free 30 tickets left

This class contains basic introductory information about quality teacher-child interactions, drawing on information from the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS). This session is useful for those preparing for a successful Early Achievers initial rating since it covers how to further enhance your interactions with children and practice the skills that are the most difficult to incorporate into daily practice. This class is suitable for child care center and family child care teachers of children 15 months to 5 years.

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December 2019

Growing up Wild

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tri Cities Office, 1923 N 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301 United States
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20$ 15 tickets left

Just because the weather is changing doesn’t mean that you can’t use nature to help early learners explore questions and solutions using developmentally appropriate practices. Learn how to  help early learners connect with their natural world and develop skills in literacy, math, science, art, physical development, and social/emotional development. You will earn 2 STARS hours.

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Self Care for Early Learning Educators

December 5 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Resource Center For Early Learning Professionals, 3307 E. 55th Ave.
Spokane, WA 99223 United States
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22.50$ 30 tickets left

All-in-all, early learning professionals are a pretty nice bunch of people.  Sometimes, though, we are so busy caring for everyone else that we give our own needs short shrift.  For 90 minutes, we are going to turn our attention to caring for ourselves so as to stay refreshed and vitalized in our work. You will earn 1.5 STARS hours.

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Observing Children: How to do it Well

December 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tri Cities Office, 1923 N 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301 United States
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15$ 15 tickets left

It is common for teachers to regard observing children as an add-on or distraction from the real work of teaching.  In fact, observing can be a powerful, integral part of effective teaching.  We will sharpen our observation skills and discuss how to build observing into our everyday routines. You will earn 1.5 STARS hours.

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