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.

Date
Time

Training Location Fee
Tuesday
November 17, 2020
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 
Tuesday
November 17, 2020
7:00 pm -
    9:00 pm
   

Laughter for Discipline, Distraction, and Transition
Learn to use these laughter games to ease transition, extend attention span, reinforce positive behavior, and distract children from emotional outbursts.  

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 
Saturday
November 21, 2020
9:00 am -
    1:00 pm
    

Classroom Imaginarium
Western Style

This training is designed to enhance the children’s knowledge in Cognitive Development and General Knowledge: Math, Social Studies, Science, Creative Development, and Cognitive Process. Incorporating inclusion and GELDS are reflected in this training.

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 
 Monday
November 30, 2020
7:00 pm -
    9:00 pm
  

Marketing Your Program Through Effective Organization
Teach participants creative and effective marketing tools to increase profit for their program.

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 

Date
Time

Training Location Fee

Tuesday
December 1, 2020
7:00 pm -
    9:00 pm
  

Singing into Sign Language
and Finger Spelling
Learn  to understand language and increase motivation to learn.  

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
December 3, 2020
7:00 pm -
    9:00 pm
   

What?!
Healthy Behavior Management Strategies
This course is designed to define Behavior Management and differentiate between challenging and difficult behaviors. It offers positive strategies that result in appropriate classroom behavior.

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
December 5, 2020
9:00 am -
    11:00 am
  

Early Literacy from
Birth and Beyond
 
This engaging workshop will cover the importance of early literacy and language skills in the classroom. Participants will gain hands-on experience for facilitating early literacy and language in the classroom.

2 State Approved Hrs.

Melissa Cox-Crew,
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
December 7, 2020
7:00 pm -
    9:00 pm
   

Sensory Processing
Early child care educators will learn about issues children have with sensory processing and how to support their needs.

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
 Thursday
December 10, 2020
7:00 pm -
    9:00 pm
   

Ethical Behavior in
Early Childhood Education
Learn how ethical behavior plays a major role in the work place.

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
December 10, 2020
6:00 pm -
    8:00 pm
  

Improving Staff Communication
in Child Care
This interactive workshop will provide child care directors with useable strategies to improve communication within their programs.

 2 State Approved Hrs.

Cassie Thompson,
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
December 12, 2020
10:00 am -
    12:00 pm
   

COVID-19 Safety Practices and Resources for Child Care Providers
Tune into this interactive Zoom session to learn COVID-19 safety practices and resources to support children and families.  Engage in discussions and explore resources for child care settings and families.

2 State Approved Hrs. 

Melvina Crawl,
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
December 15, 2020
6:30 pm -
    8:30 pm
   

Chew On This! How to Understand and Handle Biting in the Classroom
Learn about biting from a developmental point of view and the different types of biters with strategies to assist those children when biting occurs. Learn how to make an action plan when biting becomes a real problem.

2 State Approved Hrs

Cindy Fick,
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
January 5, 2021
6:00 pm -
    8:00 pm
   

Learning to Play, Playing to Learn
Recognizing and applying the importance of play. Children play in different ways as they grow. Babies play differently from toddlers who play differently from preschoolers.

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 
 Saturday
January 9, 2021
9:00 am -
    1:00 pm

Understanding Lesson Plans
Learn to make the most of lesson plans.

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 
Monday
January 11, 2021
6:00 pm -
    8:00 pm
   

From Me to We: Social Studies in Early Childhood
Learn how to recognize and incorporate social studies into early childhood.

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
January 12, 2021
6:00 pm -
    8:00 pm
  

ECE Interactions
Learn new ideas and skills for more appropriate and effective interactions with children. Children benefit from teachers that are attuned to how they interact with children teaching them to develop and learn in a setting where they are respected and encouraged.

2 State Approved Hrs.

Erica White,
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
January 12, 2021
7:00 pm -
    9:00 pm
  

Sensory Processing
Learn about the issues children have with sensory processing and how to support their needs.

2 State Approved Hrs.

Linda Davis,
BFTS Approved Trainer

Register Here

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

  

Webinar $10

Thursday
January 14, 2021
6:30 pm -
    8:30 pm
 

Sign Language for Babies - PreK
Learn basic sign language to integrate into child care from infants through Pre-K.

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

Saturday
January 16, 2021
9:00 am -
    11:00 am
 

Early Literacy from
Birth and Beyond
This engaging workshop covers the importance of early literacy and language skills in the classroom. Gain hands-on experience for facilitating early literacy and language in the classroom.

2 State Approved Hrs.

Melissa Cox-Crew,
BFTS Approved Trainer

Register Here

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

 

Webinar $10

Saturday
January 16, 2021
10:00 am -
    12:00 pm
 

Let’s Play House: How to Set Up or Improve Your Dramatic Play Area
Learn how to set up or improve a dramatic play center and use dramatic play to foster learning through play.

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

Saturday
January 23, 2021
10:00 am -
    12:00 pm
 

Coping With Stress During
Times of Crisis
Are you sure about the signs of stress in adults and children? What factors contribute to stress during times of crisis and what resources are available? This engaging and interactive class helps us to learn and share with others.

2 State Approved Hrs.

Melvina Crawl,
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
January 26, 2021
7:00 pm -
    9:00 pm
 

Daily Transition -
From Beginning 2 End

Verbal cues are an absolute necessity when encouraging young children to transition from one activity to the next. Practice how to make it fun for the children and support smooth transitions.

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 

Saturday
January 30, 2021
9:00 am -
    1:00 pm
 

Supervision Made Easy
Are you sure you have adequate supervision? Together, let’s “Hit A Home Run” by following The Rules and Regulations. See you at “Home Plate!”

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

OLLI Training

Heath & Safety online 

Cancellation Statement: 

If you cannot attend this training, cancellation is required at least 24 hours before the training starts. Failure to cancel within this time frame or not attending the training will result in the attendee being marked as a No Show.

For a training series, canceling, being marked as a No Show, or arriving more than 30 minutes late to one session will result in cancellation of all sessions in the series.

In the event of inclement weather, training will be canceled if public schools are closed in the county where training is to be held.