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Thursday, October 10, 2019 - Thursday, December 19, 2019
Maryland Excels

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


The Value of Positive Guidance: Using Maryland EXCELS Standards to support Best Practice 10/10/19 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm (2 COK Hours in Professionalism) Using the Maryland EXCELS Standards, participants will learn how to develop policies that support positive guidance in early childhood. Participants will gain a greater understanding of the...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Stranger Danger (2 hours)

$0.00 - $25.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


This workshop will focus on teaching children about personal safety and the many ways strangers access children: outside, at home and online.  It will also delve into tips and skills to keep children safe from strangers. Core of Knowledge Area: Health, Safety and Nutrition (2 hours); Level Beginner

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Basic Health and Safety

$0.00 - $30.00

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,...

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Monday, December 16, 2019
Sensory Play for Infants and Toddlers

$0.00 - $25.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Sensory play enables infants and toddlers to scaffold learning, building on prior experiences. Providers will learn how to use non-traditional everyday sensory items to create discovery baskets to scaffold memory and enhance brain development in Infants and Toddlers. Core of Knowledge Area: Curriculum (2 hours)

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Thursday, December 19, 2019
A Sense of Place: Human Geography in the Early Childhood Classroom (2 hours)

$0.00 - $25.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Developing a sense of place through geographic experiences helps build the social and emotional foundation children need and will one day use as adults. Core of Knowledge Area: Curriculum (2 hours)

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Monday, January 13, 2020
Emergency & Disaster Preparedness Part I

$0.00 - $60.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


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, and pandemic flu) will be covered. Ensure that your plan addresses special needs, notifying parents, sheltering, resources, evacuation and other possibilities. Core of Knowledge Area:...

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Emergency & Disaster Preparedness Part II

$0.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


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, and pandemic flu) will be covered. Ensure that your plan addresses special needs, notifying parents, sheltering, resources, evacuation and other possibilities. Participants must attend both...

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Including All Children and the American’s With Disabilities Act (ADA)

$0.00 - $30.00

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); Level: Beginning...

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Simple Sign Language

$5.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


In this training, participants will learn about American Sign Language and how the use of multiple modes of communication can benefit all learners. Through fun and engaging activities, participants will learn 20 simple signs that are useful in an early childhood setting. Using current research and a variety of resources,...

Hereford Branch of Baltimore County Public Library
16940 York Rd.Hereford, MD
Monday, January 27, 2020
Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (2 hours)

$0.00 - $25.00

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 child abuse or neglect. Core of Knowledge Area: Health Safety and Nutrition (2 Hours) Level Beginner

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Infants and Toddlers

$0.00 - $30.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Developmentally Appropriate Practice (known as DAP) should occur in every program fro every age. Participants will define DAP and discover what a DAP environment for infants and toddlers looks like, as well as what activities to include every day. Core of Knowledge Area: Curriculum (3 hours)

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Monday, February 03, 2020
Let’s Talk the Talk 

$0.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


During this interactive workshop, participants will take a close look at speech and language development. Participants will understand the anatomy of speech and hearing mechanisms, the developmental progression of speech and language development, the importance of hearing on speech language development, the timeline for specific sound development and the process...

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Simple Sign Language

$5.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


In this training, participants will learn about American Sign Language and how the use of multiple modes of communication can benefit all learners. Through fun and engaging activities, participants will learn 20 simple signs that are useful in an early childhood setting. Using current research and a variety of resources,...

Essex Branch of Baltimore County Public Library
1110 Eastern Blvd.Essex, MD 21221
Thursday, February 06, 2020
Supporting Breastfeeding in Child Care

$0.00 - $10.00

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Participants will understand regulations that support breastfeeding and best practices for programs to support families in regards to breastfeeding. This class meets the Maryland Child Care Administration training requirements for child care facilities and family child care providers who care for infants and toddlers. PARTICIPANTS WILL NOT RECEIVE CORE OF...

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Thursday, February 06, 2020
SIDS, SUID and Other Sleep-Related Infant Deaths 

$0.00 - $25.00

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


As infant and toddler caregivers, it is important to understand SIDS and sleep-related deaths, including the many strategies which can be implemented to reduce the risk of sleep-related death. Participants will review what is SIDS and sleep-related death, review recent research and statistics, gain greater understanding of the role child...

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Little Boy Blues (3 hours)

$0.00 - $30.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This training reviews current statistics on the struggles boys are experiencing in the United States and recent research on why boys are not doing as well as girls. Participants will be given a review of current research on gender differences in development of boys, cultural expectations and the impact of...

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Redesign Your Circle Time

$0.00 - $30.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Through engaging discussions, hands-on activities, and thoughtful self-reflection, participants will explore developmentally appropriate best practices regarding Circle Time.  How can you shift your focus to social/emotional development? Do children have to sit crisscross applesauce in order to learn?  Do you have to do weather and calendar during Circle Time?  Find...

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Monday, February 24, 2020
Basic Health and Safety

$0.00 - $30.00

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,...

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Wednesday, March 04, 2020
Simple Sign Language

$0.00 - $25.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


In this training, participants will learn about American Sign Language and how the use of multiple modes of communication can benefit all learners. Through fun and engaging activities, participants will learn 20 simple signs that are useful in an early childhood setting. Using current research and a variety of resources,...

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RoadTowson, Maryland 21286
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Including All Children and the American’s With Disabilities Act (ADA)

$0.00 - $30.00

9:00 am - 12:00 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); Level: Beginning...

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Monday, April 06, 2020
Developmentally Appropriate Art (3 hours)

$0.00 - $30.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This training teaches participants how to implement a developmentally appropriate art curriculum and how to create an environment where art is an integral part of the day. It explores visual arts, how to implement a variety of art experiences for children of all ages, and the educator’s role in facilitating...

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Express Yourself!  Discovering How to Extend Children’s Natural Forms of Self Expression to Promote Early Literacy Skills (2 hours)

$0.00 - $25.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


In this highly interactive training, participants will learn more about extending children's natural forms of self expression in three main areas; music and movement, artwork and storytelling.  In each of these three areas, the literacy skills that children are acquiring or practicing will be discussed and by participating in a...

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Autism I: Learning the Basics 

$0.00 - $30.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This training provides an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and helps participants understand the complexities related to working with children with ASD. It reviews current research and types of successful intervention strategies. Participants learn practical strategies for assisting children with ASD in the classroom. Core of Knowledge Area: Special...

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Understanding Linguistic and Cultural Diversity and Language Acquisition

$0.00 - $25.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


This training explores best practices for working with children who are English Language Learners to help them be successful participants in their preschool setting, while supporting their ability to learn English.  Participants will learn the stages of second language acquisition and ways to help support children as they move through...

Abilities Network
8503 LaSalle RdTowson, Maryland 21286

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