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
Monday
September 21, 2020
6:00 pm -
    8:00 pm 
  

 Cooking with Math and Science

Teaching children math and science skills through simple recipes

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
September 22, 2020
6:30 pm -
    8:30 pm 

The Guidance Toolbox

This is a 2-hour child care lesson plan on handling children's behavior problems in early childhood programs. The class covers reasons for children's misbehavior, reasons why time-out can be ineffective, and a variety of strategies for handling common behavior problems in the early childhood program. This class does NOT focus on dealing with challenging behaviors.

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
Thursday
September 24, 2020
6:00 pm -
    8:00 pm 
 

Individualized & Teacher-Directed Artwork: What's the Difference?

This training is designed to help you understand the difference between Individualized Artwork and Teacher Directed Artwork as well as why individualized artwork is important. This training will utilize the Environment Rating Scale Books to help you understand the art expectations for Quality Rated.

 2 State Approved Hrs.

Alicia Mills,
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
September 26, 2020
9:00 am -
    1:00 pm 
  

Make Every Move Count

By attending this training participants will be able to develop and implement ORIGINAL activities to enhance children's Physical and Cognitive growth and development. The activities will be focused on children from infancy to 5+.

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
September 28, 2020
12:00 pm -
    2:00 pm 

Three P ’s of Professionalism

Due to the reaching effects of ECE staff behavior and the importance of upholding our field as a true profession, this webinar was written to help early care and education staff realize they can earn the title of "professionals" and continue to effect children and families in a positive manner when they act professionally. 

2 State Approved Hrs.

Kerri Chalon,
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
September 28, 2020
6:00 pm -
    8:00 pm 
 

Scribbles, Drawings, and Paintings-Writing Readiness

Instructing teachers on why it is so important for children to be allowed to scribble, draw and paint at a young age. The stages and benefits children go through before actually writing.

2 State Approved Hrs.

 Linda Davis,
BFTS Approved Trainer  

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

Tuesdays
  October 6 -  November 10, 2020
6:30 pm 
(Series)  

Family Child Care Environment Rating Scales Series

This is a series that will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 and will run each Tuesday night through Nov. 10, 2020. Start time will be 6:30 pm each night and ending times will vary.
The cost of the series is $30.

Register for SERIES Here

If you wish to register for individual sessions, the cost is $5 per credit hour. To register for individual classes, click the Register Here link under the desired class(es).

Oct. 6 - Family Child Care Environment Rating Scales – Space and Furnishings (1 hour)

Register for Oct. 6 Session Here 

Oct. 13 - Family Child Care Environment Rating Scales – Personal Care Routines (1.5 hours)

Register for Oct. 13 Session Here 

Oct. 20 - Family Child Care Environment Rating Scales – Listening and Talking (1.5 hours)

Register for Oct. 20 Session Here

Oct. 27 - Family Child Care Environment Rating Scales – Activities (2 hours)

Register for Oct. 27 Session Here

Nov. 3 - Family Child Care Environment Rating Scales – Interactions (1.5 hours)

Register for Nov. 3 Session Here

Nov. 10- Family Child Care Environment Rating Scales –Program Structure (1.5 hours)

Register for Nov. 10 Session Here

This beginning level training series or individual session will introduce Family Childcare Providers to the Environment Rating Scale (ERS) by taking a closer look at each area of the scale independently. Providers will gain insight to the different parts of the scale, what makes them developmentally appropriate, and the reason (the WHY) behind the requirements. Working in large groups, small groups, and individually, providers will have time to ask questions and gain confidence in their understanding of what is expected of them during the QR process.

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

 

Webinar Series  $30 
 Saturday
October 17, 2020
10:00 am -
    12:00 pm 
 
Advocacy in the
Family Child Care Home

Learn effective strategies for advocating for yourself, children, and families. This interactive webinar will provide real life scenarios for engaging discussions and personal reflections. A journal with links and activities will be available for download to use with the webinar. 

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
 Saturday
October 24, 2020
10:00 am -
    12:00 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

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.