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Monday, February 06, 2023 - Wednesday, February 08, 2023
Emergency Preparedness for Child Care Programs

$0.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Thanks to funding provided by the Maryland State Department of Education, the registration fee for this event is only $5. Develop a comprehensive plan to follow when a disaster occurs. Natural disasters, medical emergencies,   technological hazards, and family and community concerns (disgruntled parents, missing children, pandemic flu) will be covered....

Monday, February 06, 2023 - Wednesday, February 08, 2023
Emergency Preparedness for Child Care Programs (GoFCC)

$0.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Thanks to funding provided by the Maryland State Department of Education, the registration fee for this event is only $5. Develop a comprehensive plan to follow when a disaster occurs. Natural disasters, medical emergencies,   technological hazards, and family and community concerns (disgruntled parents, missing children, pandemic flu) will be covered....

Wednesday, February 08, 2023
Fire Safety Training for Early Childhood Professionals

$0.00 - $5.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


This course covers fire safety, fire basics/chemistry, the elements of a fire inspection, common fire inspection violations, fire extinguishment techniques, and response options for fires. The course will also provide tools, tips and resources for developing a plan for responding to a fire in or near your program. Core of...

Thursday, February 09, 2023
Keys to Inclusion and Behavior Management

$0.00 - $35.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This training addresses best practices in Early Childhood Education, with regards to inclusion and behavior management. Through hands-on activities and experiences, teachers will explore and increase their familiarity with best practices, such as an engaging classroom arrangement, balanced visual schedules, effective transitions, how to best utilize classroom staff, using proactive...

Thursday, February 09, 2023
Equity Series: Implementing Equity and Anti-Bias in Your Classroom Through a Social Justice Lens

$0.00

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The second of four workshops focusing on equity, inclusion, diversity, and belonging in your early childhood classrooms. This workshop, featuring Dr. Eva Shivers, will include a focus on bringing mindfulness and healing to our racial equity work in Early Childhood Programs. Dr. Shivers is the Executive Director of Indigo Cultural...

Monday, February 13, 2023
Build Your Perfect Emergency Plan

$0.00

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Build Your Perfect Plan coaching sessions will provide additional resources, mentoring and strategies to support Emergency and Disaster Preparedness plan development in a group setting. These sessions are free and open to all providers around the state, regardless of where or when they attended Emergency and Disaster Preparedness training. Join...

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Including Little Learners Series – Understanding Temperament

$0.00 - $5.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Thanks to funding provided by the Maryland State Department of Education, the registration fee for this event is only $5. In this training, participants will learn the definition of temperament and its nine traits, the three main types of temperament and the term, ‘goodness of fit.’ Through partner discussions, chart...

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Emergency Preparedness: The Expert’s Corner Q & A

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Project ACT will hold regular Q & A sessions with guest presenters to explore a variety of aspects of emergency and disaster preparedness.  Participants will receive one Continued Training hour in Health, Safety and Nutrition. You will also be entered to win a kit filled with necessities!  Our guest speaker...

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Healthy Meals for Infants and Toddlers

$0.00 - $10.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


This training is $10 courtesy of $10 Tuesday A varied and nutritious diet and good eating habits are essential for infant & toddler healthy growth & development. Healthy eating habits are easy to establish early in a child’s life when the parents and caregivers have accurate knowledge of nutritional values....

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Parent Workshop – Toileting

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Do potty troubles have you frustrated? Join us and learn some developmentally appropriate ways to help your child with toileting. Please note: This workshop is for parents and other caregivers such as grandparents and foster parents. It is not a childcare training and COK hours will not be given. ***THIS...

Thursday, February 23, 2023
Basic Health & Safety with Supporting Breastfeeding

$0.00 - $35.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This workshop provides basic information about critical health and safety topics for all child care providers to meet the requirement of the proposed licensing regulation regarding training in basic health and safety areas. Key topics include: establishing and maintaining safe and healthy environments; safe practices to prevent and reduce injuries,...

Monday, February 27, 2023
Fit From the Start

$0.00 - $35.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


In this interactive training, participants will learn the definition of obesity and the factors that are leading to a rise in the obesity rates of children and adolescents. Participants will discover strategies to use in their setting and curriculum to encourage healthy eating habits and movement activities for all young...

Saturday, March 04, 2023
Medication Administration

$70.00

10:30 am - 5:00 pm


This MSDE-designed workshop will teach providers what they need to know when administering medication to children. Learn how to give oral, topical, inhaled, and emergency medicines to infants and children; how to keep accurate records; regulations for hygiene, safety, and measurement. This class fulfills the MSDE/OCC requirement for child care...

Havre de Grace Library
120 N. Union AveHavre de Grace, Maryland 21078
Monday, March 06, 2023
Discoveries of Infancy: The What and How of Learning

$0.00 - $30.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Studies consistently show that babies learn the most and will likely remember what they learn when they can control what’s happening. It’s all about the experiences they choose (not necessarily those chosen for them) that help them learn fastest and most completely. This workshop explores the discovery of understanding that...

Tuesday, March 07, 2023 - Thursday, March 09, 2023
Emergency Preparedness for Child Care Programs

$0.00 - $5.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Thanks to funding provided by the Maryland State Department of Education, the registration fee for this event is only $5. Develop a comprehensive plan to follow when a disaster occurs. Natural disasters, medical emergencies,   technological hazards, and family and community concerns (disgruntled parents, missing children, pandemic flu) will be covered....

Tuesday, March 07, 2023 - Thursday, March 09, 2023
Emergency Preparedness for Child Care Programs

$0.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Thanks to funding provided by the Maryland State Department of Education, the registration fee for this event is only $5. Develop a comprehensive plan to follow when a disaster occurs. Natural disasters, medical emergencies,   technological hazards, and family and community concerns (disgruntled parents, missing children, pandemic flu) will be covered....

Wednesday, March 08, 2023
Fire Safety Training for Early Childhood Professionals

$0.00 - $5.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


This course covers fire safety, fire basics/chemistry, the elements of a fire inspection, common fire inspection violations, fire extinguishment techniques, and response options for fires. The course will also provide tools, tips and resources for developing a plan for responding to a fire in or near your program. Core of...

Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Working Together: The Importance of Community Helpers in Our Daily Lives

$0.00 - $10.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


This training is $10 courtesy of $10 Tuesday This training explores the importance of community helpers in the lives of young children and how recognizing these people helps to build a community of caring. Core of Knowledge Area: Curriculum (2 hours) ***THIS TRAINING IS AN IN PERSON EVENT*** *Please note: This is...

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Active Shooter Preparedness Training for Early Childhood Professionals

$0.00 - $5.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


At this active shooter preparedness training, participants will learn evidence-based techniques and strategies on how to prepare for and respond to an active shooter incident. Participants at this workshop also learn how to conduct drills, develop a customized plan and work together to ensure staff, teachers, and children are best...

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Build Your Perfect Emergency Plan

$0.00

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Build Your Perfect Plan coaching sessions will provide additional resources, mentoring and strategies to support Emergency and Disaster Preparedness plan development in a group setting. These sessions are free and open to all providers around the state, regardless of where or when they attended Emergency and Disaster Preparedness training. Join...

Thursday, March 16, 2023
Emergency Preparedness: The Expert’s Corner Q & A

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Project ACT will hold regular Q & A sessions with guest presenters to explore a variety of aspects of emergency and disaster preparedness.  Participants will receive one Continued Training hour in Health, Safety and Nutrition. You will also be entered to win a kit filled with necessities!  Our guest speaker...

Thursday, March 16, 2023
Including All Children and the Americans with Disabilities Act

$0.00 - $35.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the requirements for ADA and inclusionary practices. Participants will leave with a better understanding of best practices and available resources.  This training will meet the 3 hour training requirement for MSDE. Core of Knowledge Area: Special Needs (3 hours) ***THIS TRAINING...

Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Including Littler Learners Series: Learning the Basics-Down Syndrome

$0.00 - $5.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Join us for a professional development event designed to help you support children birth to three years old who have special needs. This event is funded by the Maryland State Department of Education. Thanks to this funding, the registration fee for this event is only $5.    In order to receive a...

Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Parent Workshop – Body Safety For Kids

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Body safety for kids goes beyond just teaching about Stranger Danger.  Learn how you can help kids have body autonomy, the confidence to say no to inappropriate touching, and how to have hard conversations about body safety. Please note: This workshop is for parents and other caregivers such as grandparents...

Saturday, April 01, 2023
Medication Administration

$70.00

9:30 am - 4:00 pm


This MSDE-designed workshop will teach providers what they need to know when administering medication to children. Learn how to give oral, topical, inhaled, and emergency medicines to infants and children; how to keep accurate records; regulations for hygiene, safety, and measurement. This class fulfills the MSDE/OCC requirement for child care...

Baltimore County Public Library – Woodlawn Branch
1811 Woodlawn Dr.Woodlawn, Maryland 21207
Monday, April 03, 2023
Fire Safety Training for Early Childhood Professionals

$0.00 - $5.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


This course covers fire safety, fire basics/chemistry, the elements of a fire inspection, common fire inspection violations, fire extinguishment techniques, and response options for fires. The course will also provide tools, tips and resources for developing a plan for responding to a fire in or near your program. Core of...

Tuesday, April 04, 2023
Discovering Our Playfulness through Mindfulness and Curiosity

$0.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


   $5 Week of the Young Child Special Through discussion, review of research, guided meditations, individual and group reflection, educators will learn how to become more playful, mindful and curious in their daily lives. Core of Knowledge Area: Child Development (2 hours) and Professionalism (1 hour) ***THIS TRAINING IS AN...

Tuesday, April 11, 2023 - Thursday, April 13, 2023
Emergency Preparedness for Child Care Programs

$0.00 - $5.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Thanks to funding provided by the Maryland State Department of Education, the registration fee for this event is only $5. Develop a comprehensive plan to follow when a disaster occurs. Natural disasters, medical emergencies,   technological hazards, and family and community concerns (disgruntled parents, missing children, pandemic flu) will be covered....

Tuesday, April 11, 2023 - Thursday, April 13, 2023
Emergency Preparedness for Child Care Programs

$0.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Thanks to funding provided by the Maryland State Department of Education, the registration fee for this event is only $5. Develop a comprehensive plan to follow when a disaster occurs. Natural disasters, medical emergencies,   technological hazards, and family and community concerns (disgruntled parents, missing children, pandemic flu) will be covered....

Tuesday, April 18, 2023
The Magic of Magnet Play

$0.00 - $10.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


   $10 Tuesday  Magnets have drawn children and adults alike to explore since they were first discovered. Today’s Preschool child is no different – they are drawn to magnets. How we present magnets can help spark a child’s development of critical thinking skills and scientific inquiry. Core of Knowledge Area:...

Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Parent Workshop – Picky Eaters

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Do you have a picky eater in your family? It can be a challenge, but we are here to help. We will offer tips, ideas, and strategies to help even the pickiest of eaters. Please note: This workshop is for parents and other caregivers such as grandparents and foster parents....

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Build Your Perfect Emergency Plan

$0.00

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Build Your Perfect Plan coaching sessions will provide additional resources, mentoring and strategies to support Emergency and Disaster Preparedness plan development in a group setting. These sessions are free and open to all providers around the state, regardless of where or when they attended Emergency and Disaster Preparedness training. Join...

Thursday, April 20, 2023
Including All Children and the Americans with Disabilities Act

$0.00 - $35.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the requirements for ADA and inclusionary practices. Participants will leave with a better understanding of best practices and available resources.  This training will meet the 3 hour training requirement for MSDE. Core of Knowledge Area: Special Needs (3 hours) ***THIS TRAINING...

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Monday, April 24, 2023
Behavior Guidance for Infants and Toddlers

$0.00 - $35.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This training will outline the developmentally appropriate, yet sometimes challenging, behaviors of children, birth through age 3.  Through the review of developmentally appropriate behaviors and strategies to prevent or redirect sometimes challenging experiences, providers will complete the training with new strategies to implement with children in their programs.  Participants will...

Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Emergency Preparedness: The Expert’s Corner Q & A

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Project ACT will hold regular Q & A sessions with guest presenters to explore a variety of aspects of emergency and disaster preparedness.  Participants will receive one Continued Training hour in Health, Safety and Nutrition. You will also be entered to win a kit filled with necessities!  Our guest speaker...

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Creating a Social Connection: Learning to Write Social Stories to Help all Children Be Successful in a Variety of Settings 

$0.00 - $5.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Thanks to funding provided by the Maryland State Department of Education Training for Caregivers and Child Care Providers Grant, the registration fee for this event is only $5. This interactive training will provide participants with a complete introduction to the concept of Carol Gray's Social Stories. Social stories were originally...

Thursday, April 27, 2023
Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

$0.00 - $30.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Participants will define the different types of child abuse and neglect. They will understand their role as a mandated reporter, and learn how to respond to a child who discloses abuse or neglect. Core of Knowledge Area: Health Safety and Nutrition (2 Hours) ***THIS TRAINING IS AN ONLINE TRAINING FORMAT***...

Thursday, May 11, 2023
Fire Safety Training for Early Childhood Professionals

$0.00 - $5.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


This course covers fire safety, fire basics/chemistry, the elements of a fire inspection, common fire inspection violations, fire extinguishment techniques, and response options for fires. The course will also provide tools, tips and resources for developing a plan for responding to a fire in or near your program. Core of...

Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Parent Workshop – Kindergarten Readiness

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Kindergarten readiness doesn't just revolve around ABCs and 123s.  There is a lot more!  Join us and find out what kindergarten readiness REALLY means and learn how to get your child ready in the best way possible. Please note: This workshop is for parents and other caregivers such as grandparents...

Thursday, June 08, 2023
Active Shooter Preparedness Training for Early Childhood Professionals

$0.00 - $5.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


At this active shooter preparedness training, participants will learn evidence-based techniques and strategies on how to prepare for and respond to an active shooter incident. Participants at this workshop also learn how to conduct drills, develop a customized plan and work together to ensure staff, teachers, and children are best...

Tuesday, June 20, 2023
Parent Workshop – Ouch! That Hurts!

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Biting, kicking, and hitting; Oh My!  These behaviors can be challenging for the most patient of parents.  Learn how to figure out why your child is doing these behaviors and then pick up some ideas on how to help them stop. Please note: This workshop is for parents and other...

Tuesday, July 18, 2023
Parent Workshop – Scary Topics

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


The world can be a scary place; pandemics, mass shootings, natural disasters.  These scary topics make adults feel anxious; imagine how little kids feel.  Learn some age appropriate ways to talk to children about these scary topics when they arise. Please note: This workshop is for parents and other caregivers...

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