Monthly Training/Professional Development

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SW Region - CCR&R of Southwest GA at Albany

Due to COVID-19 health and safety precautions, all trainings
will be offered in a virtual format
only until further notice.

Please click on the month to view the trainings offered.

Date
Time

Training Location Fee
Thursday
April 22, 2021
12:00 pm -
    2:00 pm
  

The Key To A Quality Program: The ECE Director
This training will assist ECE program Directors in not only defining their role as a manager, but assisting with defining their role as a leader, and how these two roles work simultaneously to create a Quality Early Childhood Education Program.

2 State Approved Hrs.

Dianne Fitchlee,
BFTS Approved Trainer 

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Once payment has been received, an invitation to participate will be sent via email the day of the webinar.  

 Webinar $10 
Thursday
April 22, 2021
7:00 pm -
    9:00 pm
  

The Art of Reading
GET READY - The Art of Reading is designed to assist teachers in creating reading stations. The opportunities provided are innovative, interactive, and a positive guide for children as they experience The Art of Reading.

2 State Approved Hrs.

Sandra Jackson,
BFTS Approved Trainer 

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Once payment has been received, an invitation to participate will be sent via email the day of the webinar.  

Webinar   $10
Saturday
April 24, 2021
9:00 am -
    12:00 pm
  

Literacy, Learning, and Fun for Your Little Ones
Children love to be read to especially when the teacher is enthused about what they are reading. Learn how to improve the children’s brain development, cognitive skills, imagination, language, emotions, and help build a stronger relationship between teacher and the child. The author of a book will become live as she reads the story and instills in the teachers some critical questions to ask about her book. (questions they can ask the children)

3 State Approved Hrs.

Linda Davis,
BFTS Approved Trainer 

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Once payment has been received, an invitation to participate will be sent via email the day of the webinar.  

 Webinar  $15
Tuesday
April 27, 2021
6:00 pm -
 
  8:00 pm  

Classroom Management
Classroom management is the process of organizing and conducting the business of the classroom. Many perceive it as the preservation of order through teacher control. Classroom management is much more than that!

2 State Approved Hrs.

Polly Raike,
BFTS Approved Trainer 

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Once payment has been received, an invitation to participate will be sent via email the day of the webinar.  

 Webinar  $10

Date

Time

Training Location Fee
 Tuesday
May 4, 2021
6:00 pm -
    8:00 pm
  

Let's Be Creative
This training will teach participants to distinguish between creativity and simple art activities.

2 State Approved Hrs.

Polly Raike,
BFTS Approved Trainer

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Once payment has been received, an invitation to participate will be sent via email the day of the webinar.     

 Webinar  $10
  Tuesday
May 4, 2021
6:00 pm -
    8:00 pm
  

GELDS 102: Child Development
This training examines basic milestones of physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development from birth to preschool. It helps teachers understand how these milestones connect with GELDS indicators, with a special focus on social-emotional development.

2 State Approved Hrs.

Dianne Fitchlee,
BFTS Approved Trainer 

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An invitation to participate will be sent via email the day of the webinar.

Webinar   Free
Thursday
May 6, 2021
12:00 pm -
    2:00 pm
   

Quality Rated Orientation
The Quality Rated Orientation will guide you through the process toward higher quality care and work toward achieving a Quality Rated Level, which is recognized by your parents, community and child care partners, and stakeholders, but more importantly the increase in quality will be enjoyed by the children and families you serve.

2 State Approved Hrs.

Dianne Fitchlee & Cassie Thompson,
BFTS Approved Trainers

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An invitation to participate will be sent via email the day of the webinar.

 Webinar  Free
Thursday
May 6, 2021
6:30 pm -
    8:30 pm
 

Be a Role Model with Positive Teacher-Child Interactions 
This training is designed to assist in developing positive teacher-child interactions by identifying and understanding the characteristics as well as the importance of positive teacher-child interactions.

2 State Approved Hrs.

Meribeth Bice,
BFTS Approved Trainer 

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Once payment has been received, an invitation to participate will be sent via email the day of the webinar.  

Webinar  $10
Monday
May 10, 2021
7:00 pm -
    9:00 pm
  

Child Development
Early childcare educators need knowledge about child development and learning to support children in their progress. Acknowledging what children do at different stages of their lives helps educators provide developmentally appropriate achievable activities and to develop appropriate learning goals for each child.

2 State Approved Hrs.

Linda Davis,
BFTS Approved Trainer

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Once payment has been received, an invitation to participate will be sent via email the day of the webinar.  

Webinar  $10 

Tuesday
May 11, 2021
6:30 pm -
    8:30 pm
  

Better Brains for Babies:
Experience and Learning

This training focuses on the roles that genetics and experience play in learning and brain development.

2 State Approved Hrs.

La Keshia Levi,
County Extension Agent 

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Once payment has been received, an invitation to participate will be sent via email the day of the webinar.  

Webinar  $10 

Tuesday
May 11, 2021
7:00 pm -
    9:00 pm
 

Singing into Sign Language and Finger Spelling
In this training you will begin understanding language research, learn ways to increase motivation to learn and use 20+ signs with infant and tots as well as finger spelling with 3-4 year-olds for increased finger dexterity.

2 State Approved Hrs.

Lori Sugarman,
BFTS Approved Trainer

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Once payment has been received, an invitation to participate will be sent via email the day of the webinar.  

 Webinar  $10
Thursday
May 13, 2021
6:00 pm -
    8:00 pm
 

Lesson Planning through Observation
Do you ever wonder what you’re going to do with your kids today? Come learn how to plan your day based on your children’s interests.

2 State Approved Hrs.

Kim Reignier,
BFTS Approved Trainer

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Once payment has been received, an invitation to participate will be sent via email the day of the webinar.  

 Webinar $10 
Saturday
May 15, 2021
9:00 am -
    1:00 pm
 

Playground Safety
Join us to learn more information on Playground Safety.

4 State Approved Hrs.

Sandra Jackson,
BFTS Approved Trainer

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Once payment has been received, an invitation to participate will be sent via email the day of the webinar.  

Webinar  $20 
 Tuesday
May 18, 2021
6:00 pm -
    8:00 pm
 

Math in the
Early Childhood Classroom
Math should be an everyday thing in a preschool classroom. Come and learn some creative math activities. Children love Creative Math Activities!

2 State Approved Hrs.

Polly Raike,
BFTS Approved Trainer

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Once payment has been received, an invitation to participate will be sent via email the day of the webinar.  

 Webinar $10 
Thursday
May 20, 2021
7:00 pm -
    9:00 pm
 
 

Safety First Transportation
This training meets the (2) clock hours of transportation training, for the Director and staff responsible for or who participates in the transportation of children.

2 State Approved Hrs.

Sandra Jackson,
BFTS Approved Trainer

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Once payment has been received, an invitation to participate will be sent via email the day of the webinar.  

Webinar  $10 
 Thursday
May 20, 2021
6:30 pm -
    8:30 pm
 
 

“A” is for Access
This training is designed to help clarify the meaning of accessibility of materials and identify common barriers to accessibility and solutions to ensuring access.

2 State Approved Hrs.

Meribeth Bice,
BFTS Approved Trainer

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Once payment has been received, an invitation to participate will be sent via email the day of the webinar.  

 Webinar  $10