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    Upcoming Online Trainings

    Contact Abbie Bibb, Training Coordinator, at abbie@mochildcareaware.org with any questions.

    ** Registration for training sessions listed below closes at 5:00pm the day before the training is scheduled to be held.

    November 21st – November 30th

    Routines, Rituals, & Schedules (EC 7)

    Why is it important to have a daily schedule? How do routines and rituals fit into your schedule? By understanding the importance of the child’s needs and interests when developing a daily schedule, transitions and activities are much easier. There are key differences between routines, rituals, and schedules that are important for each child and that support social and emotional development. Fit us in your schedule and join us for Routines, Rituals, & Schedules! 

    CDA Subject Area I

    Monday, November 28th 6:30pm -8:30pm

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    Positive Interactions with Children (EC 1)

    Does your child care program foster critical and creative thinking? Are you able to identify adult behavior that leads to sensitive, respectful adult-child interactions? Positive Interactions with Children outlines the importance of caring for children based on positive, warm, and nurturing relationships. Support early development and learning by understanding the benefits children receive through positive interactions.  

    CDA Subject Area III

    Tuesday, November 29th 6:30pm -8:30pm

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    Emergency Planning (EC 19)

    Emergency Planning will equip you with the knowledge you need to plan for any type of emergency, including intruders, earthquakes, missing, lost, or abducted children. Discover ways to keep children calm and engaged during an emergency. Set your child care program up for success through emergency planning and by knowing how to outline your emergency procedure when onboarding new staff. Are you prepared?

    CDA Subject Areas I & V

    Tuesday, November 29th 6:30pm -8:30pm

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    Strong Family, Strong Children (SEFL 3)

    In Social and Emotional Foundations for Learning: Strong Families, Strong Children, you will learn: How to define the benefits of strong family relationships and to identify and define each of the 5 Protective Factors.

    CDA Subject Area III

    Wednesday, November 30th 6:30pm -8:30pm

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    Supervision of Young Children Part 2 (EC 22)

    What does providing successful supervision look like in your classroom? In part 2 of Supervision of Young Children, we will examine the keys to successful supervision and learn to identify strategies for successful supervision of young children. Do you know what to do if a child elopes – a child voluntarily leaves the program without your knowledge - or goes missing while in your care? Don’t miss out on this training to learn more!

    CDA Subject Area I

    Wednesday, November 30th 6:30pm -8:30pm

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    December 5th – December 11th

    Creating a Socially and Emotionally Aware Classroom (SEFL 4)

    What does a socially and emotionally aware classroom look like? In this training, we will examine some of the components of a socially and emotionally aware classroom. We will discuss temperament and strategies to engage children. In addition, emotional literacy is key to a socially and emotionally aware classroom. We will define emotional literacy and how to best develop it within your classroom.

    CDA Subject Area III

    Monday, December 5th 6:30pm -8:30pm

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    Strong Family, Strong Children (SEFL 3)

    In Social and Emotional Foundations for Learning: Strong Families, Strong Children, you will learn: How to define the benefits of strong family relationships and to identify and define each of the 5 Protective Factors.

    CDA Subject Area III

    Tuesday, December 6th 6:30pm -8:30pm

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    Playing with a Purpose (EC 6)

    Play is learning for everyone. A child’s day-to-day life is centered around play. Do you find yourself wondering why play is so important to a child’s development? Different types of play offer diverse developmental benefits to each child. Exercise developmentally appropriate practices by identifying different ways to support play in your classroom, and to help each child meet challenging and achievable learning goals through Playing with a Purpose.  

    CDA Subject Area I

    Tuesday, December 6th 6:30pm -8:30pm

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    The Importance of Self Care (SEFL 6)

    Caring for and educating young children is very rewarding yet very hard work. Most days, you are exhausted at the end of the day when it is time to take on the responsibilities of your personal life. For all the support and care you give each day to the children and families, you need to care for yourself. You cannot pour into others from an empty cup. During this session, we will look at the importance of self-care and why resilience in adults is key to caring for young children. We will discuss strategies to build your resiliency and keep your cup full to pour into others.

    CDA Subject Area III

    Wednesday, December 7th 6:30pm -8:30pm

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    Physical Development (EC 8)

    In Physical Development, you will learn the milestones for fine and gross motor development in children two years old through five years old. This training will provide different ways to maintain a classroom that will enhance fine and gross motor development while identifying adaptations to physical motor activities and interactions to support diverse needs and abilities.

    CDA Subject Area VIII

    Thursday, December 8th 6:30pm -8:30pm

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    Strategies for Teaching Social and Emotional Skills (SEFL 5)

    The challenging part of implementing strategies for teaching children social and emotional skills is that what may work one day with one child may not work the next day, and what is effective for Miguel is not effective for Daisy. One size does not fit all. This training will provide calming strategies and strategies for teaching children about emotions, empathy, and building friendships.

    CDA Subject Area III

    Thursday, December 8th 6:30pm -8:30pm

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    Creative Development in Children (EC 11)

    While attending Creative Development, you will learn the importance of creativity in a child's development and three essential parts of promoting creative development in children. Each attendee will create one activity to use in the classroom that promotes creativity.

    CDA Subject Area II

    Saturday, December 10th 9:30am -11:30am

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