Monthly Training/Professional Development

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Session
Details

Training Description

Tuesday
May17, 2022

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Webinar

$10
2 State Approved Hrs

Individualized & Teacher - Directed Artwork: What's the Difference?
Learn 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 understand the art expectations for Quality Rated.

Alicia Mills, 
BFTS Approved Trainer

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Saturday
May 21, 2022

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Webinar

$20
4 State Approved Hrs.

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.

Sandra Jackson,
 BFTS Approved Trainer 

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Session
Details

Training Description

Wednesday
June 1, 2022

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Webinar

$10
2 State Approved Hrs.

Open-ended Question are Important! Who, What, When, Where, Why?
Learn how to incorporate open-ended questions in the classroom to encourage positive language development.

Estelle Rothwell, 
BFTS Approved Trainer

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Thursday
June 2, 2022

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Webinar

2 State Approved Hrs.

Standards 101: How to Use the GELDS
Get introduced to the Georgia Early Learning and Development Standards (GELDS) and learn how to use the standards to improve learning outcomes. This class provides an overview of the organizational structure of language and explains how the GELDS can be used to support developmentally appropriate practices.

Crystal Heard,
BFTS Approved Trainer

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Saturday
June 4, 2022

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Webinar

$20
4 State Approved Hrs. 

Cheerios!!! Food Service and Nutrition
Time for Knowledge and a Meal. This training covers healthy foods, preparations, and food allergies. Healthy eating and exercise provide positive child development. LET'S EAT!

Sandra Jackson
BFTS Approved Trainer 

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Monday
June 6, 2022

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Webinar

$10
2 State Approved Hrs.

 

Transitioning-Moving Right Along (Infants & Toddlers)
Come learn how verbal cues are an absolute necessity when encouraging young children to transition from one activity to the next. Practicing and making it fun for the children will support a smooth transition.

Linda Davis,
BFTS Approved Trainer

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Tuesday
June 7, 2022

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Webinar

$5
1 State Approved Hrs.

Creating an Inclusive Environment for Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Be introduced to inclusion and how to create an inclusive environment in early childhood classrooms.

Deanna Sovern
BFTS Approved Trainer

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Wednesday
June 8, 2022

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Webinar

2 State Approved Hrs.

Standards 102: Child Development
Learn basic milestones of physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development from birth to preschool. Learn how these milestones connect with GELDS indicators, with a special focus on social-emotional development.

Alicia Mills
BFTS Approved Trainer

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Thursday
June 9, 2022

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Webinar

$10
2 State Approved Hrs.

Communicating with Families
Let’s talk about how having available resources and getting families involved maps an effective way toward establishing productive family communications/relationships and ensuring the safety of the children in our care.

Sandra Jackson,
BFTS Approved Trainer

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Saturday
June 11, 2022

9:00 am – 11:00 am

Webinar

$10
2 State Approved Hrs.

Understanding Grant Guidelines and Eligibility
Confused about why grant applications get denied? Do you need a clearer understanding of grant guidelines and eligibility requirements to avoid wasting hours of unnecessary writing?  This webinar provides information to help you know how to determine which grants are right for you.

Melvina Crawl,
BFTS Approved Trainer

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Wednesday
June 15, 2022

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Webinar

2 State Approved Hrs.

Standards 103: Developmentally Appropriate Practices
This training examines developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) from birth to preschool. It helps teachers connect DAP to GELDS indicators and understand what DAP looks like in action.

Kathi Roberts,
BFTS Approved Trainer

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Saturday
June 25, 2022

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Webinar

$10
2 State Approved Hrs.

Math: Hands-on Learning
Math can be fun! Learn how play and hands-on activities
can be used for learning math.

Meribeth Bice
BFTS Approved Trainer

Albany State University-West, 2400 Gillionville, Albany, GA 31707, Building J, Room 121

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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.