Jun
22
8:30 AM08:30

Professional Development Day

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Time: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 6/21/19 – noon
Seating Available: 125

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Chattahoochee Technical College - Marietta Campus
980 S. Cobb Dr.
Marietta, GA 30060

Class Description: This is a full day Super Saturday event and you must attend all day to receive the full credit of 6 hours. Several different tracks will be offered. You will choose one of the following tracks when registering:

Track 1 - ECE Best Practices: Science, Blocks, Art, and Active Play (ECE 4.3, 5.2, 5.6): The classroom environment is often referred to as the 'Third Teacher'! This 6 hour training provides an overview of best practices when arranging intentional play spaces for young children. Participants will receive guidance on selecting materials, arranging furnishings, and facilitating learning for science, blocks, art and active play spaces.
Classes include Science for Young Children: Best Practices to Support Quality Rated, If You Build It, Kids Will Come! Constructing A Solid Block Interest Center, Block Basics: A Strong Foundation For Quality Block Play, Art 102 - Best Practices to Support Quality Rated, and Active Play - Best Practices to Support Quality Rated.

Track 2 - Positive Discipline and Guidance (ECE 1.3, 4.1, 5.3): Classes include:
- Challenging Behaviors: Participants will learn causes of children's disruptive behaviors and strategies to help them overcome those disruptive behaviors.
- Transitions - Chaos No More: This class stresses the importance of transitions as well as ideas for transitions to make the day run more smoothly.
- Ouch! Charlie Bit Me! Building Developmentally Appropriate Methods for Social-Emotional Competence in Young Children: Explore how early childhood educators can develop children’s positive social and emotional skills throughout a lifetime.

Track 3 - Quality Rated Portfolio 1-5 (ADM-1, ADM-2): Participants should bring their own laptops. Classes include:
- What You Need To Know about QR Portfolios Part 1: Introduction & Standard One: This training provides a broad overview of the portfolio and its place in the Quality Rated process as well as a step by step review of Standard One. It is the first in a series of 3 parts covering the entire 5 portfolio standards.
- What You Need To Know about QR Portfolios Part 2: Standards 2 & 3:This is Part 2 of a three part series about the Quality Rated Portfolio. Participants must take Part 1 first. Participants will work through Standards 2 and 3 in this training.
- Quality Rated (QR) Portfolio Standards 4,5, and Submit!: Learn about the Quality Rated (QR) portfolio criteria for standards 4 and 5. Then gain information on final before submitting the QR Portfolio.

Track 4 - Best Practices: Caring for Infants and Toddlers (ECE 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 5.5): This 6 hour training provides Infant and Toddler Caregivers with in-depth strategies to promote language development, responsive care, and healthy personal care routines.
Classes include Responsive Caregiving: Nurturing Relationships with Infants and Toddlers, Person Care Routines: Maintaining a Healthy and Clean Environment, and Relax, Relate, and Reach - Promoting Positive Staff-Child Interactions.

Track 5 - GELDS (ECE 1.1, 5.1): Classes include:
- Standard 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.
- Standards 104: Planning Lessons Using the GELDS: This training explores intentional lesson planning and provides opportunities for teachers to practice lesson planning, connecting activities to GELDS indicators and introducing the GELDS Teacher Toolbox.

Comments: 6 Hours of State Approved training.

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Jun
22
9:00 AM09:00

Infant, Child, and Adult CPR & First Aid

Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 6/21/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: $50

Location:
Quality Care for Children
3706 Atlanta Hwy., Suite 1
Athens, GA 30606

Comments: This class is a certified American Heart Association certification class that includes Adult, Child and Infant CPR, First Aid, and AED training. All instructors are AHA certified and you will receive your certification card on the same day at the end of the class.  No one admitted after 9:10 am.

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Jun
25
6:30 PM18:30

GELDS Standards 103: Developmentally Appropriate Practices (QR)

Time: 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 6/24/18 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Creekstone at Little Tikes
2960 Albion Farm Rd.
Duluth, GA 30097

Class Description: ECE-1 - Beginning – Defines Developmentally Appropriate Practices and understand what it looks like in a classroom.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Jun
29
11:00 AM11:00

Active Play - Best Practices to Support Quality Rated

Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 6/28/19 – noon
Seating Available: 20

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main St.
Woodstock, GA 30188

Class Description: ECE-5.2 – This training explores best practices for Active Play in early care and learning environments by highlighting different types of gross motor play across development.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Jun
29
12:10 PM12:10

Math Talk: Centers, Circle Time and Routines

Time: 12:10 pm - 1:10 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 6/28/19 – noon
Seating Available: 20

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main St.
Woodstock, GA 30188

Class Description: ECE 4.2 :This training provides an overview of ways to utilize math concepts and words in daily events to promote learning.

Comments: 1 Hour of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Jun
29
1:20 PM13:20

Block Basics: A Strong Foundation for Quality Block Play

Time: 1:20 pm – 2:20 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 6/28/19 – noon
Seating Available: 20

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main St.
Woodstock, GA 30188

Class Description: ECE 1.2 - This introductory block training provides a general overview of the foundations of block play that highlights child development, the stages of block play, and the connection to the block item for the Environment Rating Scale.

Comments: 1 Hour of State Approved training.

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Jul
1
9:30 AM09:30

2019 Family Child Care Learning Home Licensing Orientation Meeting - FCCLH-LOM

Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 6/30/19 – noon

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Goodwill Center
9425 Highway 92
Woodstock, GA 30188

Class Description: ADM-3, ADM-6 - Participants will gain strategies on starting a family care learning home business. Training includes information in an overview on the licensing process, required documentation, rules and regulations, marketing, taxes and record keeping, GELDS, Quality Rated, and ADA.

Comments: 6 Hours of State Approved training. 

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Jul
6
9:00 AM09:00

Standards 103: Developmentally Appropriate Practice

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 7/5/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Quality Care for Children
2751 Buford Hwy. NE
Suite 150, Room A
Atlanta, GA 30324

Class Description: ECE-1.1 - Beginning – 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.

Comments:  2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Jul
6
9:00 AM09:00

Infant, Child, and Adult CPR & First Aid

Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 7/5/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: $50

Location:
Quality Care for Children
2751 Buford Hwy. NE
Suite 150, Room B
Atlanta, GA 30324

Comments: This class is a certified American Heart Association certification class that includes Adult, Child and Infant CPR, First Aid, and AED training. All instructors are AHA certified and you will receive your certification card on the same day at the end of the class.  No one admitted after 9:10 am.

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Jul
6
11:30 AM11:30

Supporting Children Who are Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and Their Families: From All to Each and Every (Module 2)

Time: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 7/5/19 – noon

Cost: Free – Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Quality Care for Children
2751 Buford Hwy. NE
Suite 150, Room A
Atlanta, GA 30324

Class Description: ECE-1.2, ECE-2.1, ECE-5.5, ADM-2 – Beginning - This session builds an understanding of the diversity of young children in Georgia and the importance of using culturally respectful and responsive practices to support each child and family.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated. 

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Jul
9
6:30 PM18:30

Relax, Relate And Reach: Promoting Positive Staff-Child Interaction

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 7/8/19 – noon
Seating Available: 45

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Chattanooga Valley Baptist Day Care
90 Nick-A-Jack Lane
Flintstone, GA 30725

Class Description: ECE 1.4 - Participants will gain strategies regarding fostering positive staff-child interactions and how to measure their own staff-child interactions using the Environment Rating Scale.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Jul
11
to Jul 12

Chefs for Young Children Hands-on Nutrition Training - 2 Day Training (must attend both days)

Time: 7/11 9 am - 4 pm, 7/12 9 am - 1 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 6/28/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

The two-day training takes place in Albany (Dougherty County), July 11-12, 2019. You will receive 10 state-approved training hours if you attend both days. This is an excellent opportunity to enhance your meal service with healthier meals.

Cost: $20 per person for sites under QCC sponsorship for CACFP; $65 per person for sites not sponsored by QCC for CACFP.

Location:
Gathering Place
313 Pine Avenue
Albany, GA 31701

Contact Gina Cook for the promotional code for registration to receive your discount at 770-845-1464 or 404-479-1490.

Comments: This is for programs that want to improve the overall quality of their meals within the guidelines of CACFP. This training is for the child care cooks and managers. Participant receive 10 hours of state-approved training on nutrition, meal preparation safety and physical activity. There will be onsite meal demonstrations. You will receive:

  • Free menu consultation with licensed dietitian (Helps with Quality Rated)

  • Recipes and nutrition guide

  • Ways to make affordable and healthy meals

  • Ideas to stretch your ingredients and food dollars

  • 10-hour on nutrition by Open Hand using Cooking Matters curriculum

  • Creating positive mealtime attitudes

  • Safe cooking

  • Choosing healthy foods

  • Meals that appeal to kids

  • Menu management on a budget

Directions for Menu for Dietitian Review:

  • Two-week menu cycle of all meals and snacks served is sent to us after registration.

  • Due June 26th email to: gina.cook@qccga.org

  • Subject Line: CFYC Menu + Name of Program

*** Note: Training certificates are issued to participants approximately 4 weeks after completion of training . Two on-line post-assessments will be emailed to the e-mail address provided 3 weeks after training.  It is your responsibility to send these in a timely manner. Certificates will not be issued if you do not complete both assessments. ***

*** Note: New participants only! If you have participated in this training, you are not allowed to register for this again.

***Only 1-2 participants per program

*****Hours on 07/11 are 9am-4pm and hours on 07/12 are 9am-1pm

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Jul
11
6:30 PM18:30

Quality Rated: Introduction to the Environmental Rating Scales (ERS)

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 7/10/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Quality Care for Children
3706 Atlanta Hwy., Suite 1
Athens, GA 30606

Class Description: ADM-2 – Beginning  – This workshop provides an introduction and overview of the family of Environment Rating Scales (ERS) that are used by DECAL as the tool to assess programs participating in Georgia's Quality Rated (QR) system. Please note, a completed Quality Rated application is required before registering for this training.

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Jul
12
10:30 AM10:30

Quality Rated Orientation

Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Registration: must preregister
Cost: Free
Seating Available: 50

Location:
Mountain View Library
3320 Sandy Plains Road
Marietta, GA 30066

Class Description: ECE 1.3 – Beginning – Thank you for your interest in Quality Rated System. The 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 to increase in quality will be enjoyed by the children and families you serve. If you have a Georgia Pre-K Program, Licensed Child Care Center, Group Day Care Home or Registered Family Day Care Home, and are compliant with the above mentioned programs, register now for an Orientation Session near you.

*Please note - participants should allow and extra 1 hour after training to fill out the necessary QR paperwork to be complete

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Jul
16
6:30 PM18:30

Standards 101: How to Use the GELDS

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 7/15/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Quality Care for Children
3706 Atlanta Hwy., Suite 1
Athens, GA 30606

Class Description: ECE-1.1 - Beginning – This training introduces teachers to the Georgia Early Learning and Development Standards (GELDS) and explains how they can use the standards to improve learning outcomes. It provides an overview of the organizational structure and language and explains how the GELDS can be used to support developmentally appropriate practices.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Jul
18
11:00 AM11:00

Quality Rated: Introduction to the Environmental Rating Scales (ERS)

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 7/17/19 – noon
Seating Available: 20

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Hickory Flat Public Library
2740 East Cherokee Drive
Canton, GA 30115

Class Description: ADM-2 – Beginning  – This workshop provides an introduction and overview of the family of Environment Rating Scales (ERS) that are used by DECAL as the tool to assess programs participating in Georgia's Quality Rated (QR) system. Please note, a completed Quality Rated application is required before registering for this training.

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Jul
18
1:10 PM13:10

Quality Rated Portfolio: Standard 1 - Let's Talk About Staff

***NOTE: when looking for this class on GaPDS, you MUST search “Let?s talk about staff! Standard I” to find the correct class***

Time: 1:10 pm – 3:10 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 7/17/19 – noon
Seating Available: 20

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Hickory Flat Public Library
2740 East Cherokee Dr.
Canton, GA 30115

Class Description: Beginning – ADM-4 - This training examines how to help you make the most out of Standard 1 in the Quality Rated Portfolio.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Jul
19
9:30 AM09:30

Quality Rated Orientation

Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Registration: must preregister
Cost: Free
Seating Available: 50

Location:
Clayton County Library Headquarters
865 Battle Creek Road
Jonesboro, GA 30236

Class Description: ECE 1.3 – Beginning – Thank you for your interest in Quality Rated System. The 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 to increase in quality will be enjoyed by the children and families you serve. If you have a Georgia Pre-K Program, Licensed Child Care Center, Group Day Care Home or Registered Family Day Care Home, and are compliant with the above mentioned programs, register now for an Orientation Session near you.

*Please note - participants should allow and extra 1 hour after training to fill out the necessary QR paperwork to be complete

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Jul
19
1:00 PM13:00

Introduction to the Professional Learning Community (PLC) Model

Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 7/18/19 – noon
Seating Available: 50

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Clayton County Library
865 Battle Creek Rd.
Jonesboro, GA 30236

Class Description: ADM-4 – Participants will learn the PLC characteristics and participate in appropriately planned interactive “protocol” activities.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Jul
20
9:00 AM09:00

Infant, Child, and Adult CPR & First Aid

Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 7/19/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: $50

Location:
Quality Care for Children
913 N. Tennessee St., Suite 202
Cartersville, GA 30120

Comments: This class is a certified American Heart Association certification class that includes Adult, Child and Infant CPR, First Aid, and AED training. All instructors are AHA certified and you will receive your certification card on the same day at the end of the class.  No one admitted after 9:10 am.

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Jul
20
9:00 AM09:00

Fire Safety 5 hour & 2 hour Refresher

Time: 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 7/19/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: $35

Location:
Quality Care for Children
3706 Atlanta Hwy., Suite #1
Athens, GA 30606

Comments: The Fire Safety and the Refresher classes are conducted simultaneously.  Those taking Fire Safety MUST remain for the full 5 hours, those taking only the Refresher, remain for only 2 hours.

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Jul
27
8:30 AM08:30

Farm to Early Care and Education: Healthier Menu Planning

Time: 8:30 am- 10:30 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 7/26/19 – noon
Seating Available: 25

Cost: $15 per person

Location:
Quality Care for Children
3706 Atlanta Hwy. Suite 1
Athens, GA 30606

Class Description: ECE-1.3 - This training will focus on providing ECE sites with knowledge, skills, and resources for developing healthier menus that incorporate more locally grown fruits and vegetables based on the CACFP meal patterns and best practices.

Comments:   2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Jul
27
9:30 AM09:30

Standards 103: Developmentally Appropriate Practice

Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 7/26/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Cedartown Library
245 East Ave
Cedartown, GA 30125

Class Description: ECE-1.1 - Beginning – 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.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Jul
27
11:00 AM11:00

A Healthy Start: Feeding Infants in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

Time: 11:00 am- 1:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 7/26/19 – noon
Seating Available: 25

Cost: $15 per person

Location:
Quality Care for Children
3706 Atlanta Hwy. Suite 1
Athens, GA 30606

Class Description: This training focuses on how the CACFP infant meal pattern supports infant growth and development. Topics include CACFP infant meal pattern and food components, stages of infant development and feeding skills, responsive feeding, introduction to solid foods, and partnering with parents.

Comments:   2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Jul
27
11:45 AM11:45

Math Talk: Centers, Circle Time and Routines

Time: 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 7/26/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Cedartown Library
245 East Ave.
Cedartown, GA 30125

Class Description: ECE 4.2 :This training provides an overview of ways to utilize math concepts and words in daily events to promote learning.

Comments: 1 Hour of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Aug
3
9:00 AM09:00

G is for Germ: Infectious Disease Control

Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/2/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Quality Care for Children
913 N. Tennessee St. Suite 202
Cartersville, GA 30120

Class Description: ECE-1.4 – Beginning – Learn your responsibilities for infectious disease control in your program and appropriate hand washing and diapering techniques.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Health & Safety

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Aug
3
10:30 AM10:30

Standards 103: Developmentally Appropriate Practice

Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/2/19 – noon
Seating Available: 25

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Dalton-Whitfield Public Library
310 Cappes St.
Dalton, GA 30720

Class Description: ECE-1.1 - Beginning – 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.

Comments:  2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Aug
3
10:30 AM10:30

Infant, Child, and Adult CPR & First Aid

Time: 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/2/19 – noon
Seating Available: 40

Cost: $50

Location:
West Cobb Library
1750 Dennis Kemp Ln.
Kennesaw, GA 30152

Comments: This class is a certified American Heart Association certification class that includes Adult, Child and Infant CPR, First Aid, and AED training. All instructors are AHA certified and you will receive your certification card on the same day at the end of the class.  No one admitted after 9:10 am.

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Aug
3
11:15 AM11:15

Introduction to Child Abuse and Neglect

Time: 11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/2/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Quality Care for Children
913 N. Tennessee St., Suite 202
Cartersville, GA 30120

Class Description: ECE 1.4 - Learn the definitions of child abuse, discuss warning signs of the different types of abuse, and learn about mandated reporting laws.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Aug
3
2:00 PM14:00

Injury Prevention

Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/2/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Quality Care for Children
913 N. Tennessee St., Suite 202
Cartersville, GA 30120

Class Description: ECE-1.3, ECE-1.4 – Beginning – Learn about injury prevention including Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, safe sleep practices, safety hazards, safe supervision, toy safety, and poison control.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Health & Safety

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Aug
6
7:30 PM19:30

Language 101: Talking with Infants and Toddlers

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Time: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/5/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Northwest Georgia Christian Academy
1301 Dews Pond Road
Calhoun, GA 30701

Class Description: ECE-4.2, ECE-5.5 – This training provides specific strategies to promote positive language and engagement with infants and toddlers.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Aug
6
7:30 PM19:30

Math Talk: Centers, Circle Time and Routines

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Time: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/5/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Northwest Georgia Christian Academy
1301 Dews Pond Rd.
Calhoun, GA 30701

Class Description: ECE 4.2 – This training provides an overview of ways to utilize math concepts and words in daily events to promote learning.

Comments: 1 Hour of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Aug
9
10:30 AM10:30

Quality Rated Orientation

Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Registration: must preregister
Cost: Free
Seating Available: 18

Location:
Douglas County Library
6810 Selman Drive
Douglasville, GA 30134

Class Description: ECE 1.3 – Beginning – Thank you for your interest in Quality Rated System. The 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 to increase in quality will be enjoyed by the children and families you serve. If you have a Georgia Pre-K Program, Licensed Child Care Center, Group Day Care Home or Registered Family Day Care Home, and are compliant with the above mentioned programs, register now for an Orientation Session near you.

*Please note - participants should allow and extra 1 hour after training to fill out the necessary QR paperwork to be complete

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Aug
10
9:00 AM09:00

Introduction to the Professional Learning Community (PLC) Model

Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/9/19 – noon
Seating Available: 75

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Covenant Presbyterian Church
1065 Gaines School Rd.
Athens, GA 30605

Class Description: ADM-4 – Participants will learn the PLC characteristics and participate in appropriately planned interactive “protocol” activities.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Aug
10
9:00 AM09:00

Best Practices: Science, Blocks and Art

Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/9/19 – noon
Seating Available: 20

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
ABC, Another Bright Creation
4482 Highway 5
Douglasville, GA 30135

Class Description: ECE-1.2, ECE-1.3, ECE-1.4, ECE-4.3, ECE-5.6 - Beginning – The classroom environment is often referred to as the 'Third Teacher'. This 4 hour training provides an overview of best practices when arranging intentional play spaces for young children. Participants will receive guidance on selecting materials, arranging furnishings, and facilitating learning for science, blocks, art and active play spaces.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Aug
10
10:00 AM10:00

Read It Again! Effective Read Alouds in a Preschool Classroom

Time: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/9/19 – noon
Seating Available: 40

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
South Cobb Library
805 Clay Rd.
Mableton, GA 30126

Class Description: ECE-1.1, ECE-4.2, ECE-5.5 – Beginning – Find read alouds intimidating or tiresome? This beginning workshop will assist planning and implementing themed books which captivate the instant you read the title.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Aug
10
10:10 AM10:10

A Model for Leadership Professional Learning Community

Time: 10:10 am - 11:10 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/9/19 – noon
Seating Available: 20

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Covenant Presbyterian Church
1065 Gaines School Rd.
Athens, GA 30605

Class Description: ADM-1, ADM-9 - Intermediate – The concept of a Professional Learning Community (PLC) in Early Care and Education is becoming a reality. This one hour training offers an introduction to the world of a PLC and focuses on supporting Childcare Directors and Owners with the beginning knowledge and benefits of participating in a PLC.

Comments: 1 Hour of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Aug
10
10:10 AM10:10

Opening the Dialogue: An Introduction on How to Develop Relationships with Children's Caregivers

Time: 10:10 am – 12:10 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/9/19 – noon
Seating Available: 20

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Covenant Presbyterian Church
1065 Gaines School Rd.
Athens, GA 30605

Class Description: ECE-2.1, ECE-2.2, ADM-3 - Intermediate – An introductory discussion on developing positive relationships with children’s caregivers.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Aug
10
10:10 AM10:10

How to Build Effective Parent Support in Family Childcare

Time: 10:10 am – 12:10 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/9/19 – noon
Seating Available: 20

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Covenant Presbyterian Church
1065 Gaines School Rd.
Athens, GA 30605

Class Description: ECE-2.2 - Beginning – Family provider will work with their peers to make a plan on how to improve relationships of the children enrolled in their family childcare environment.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Aug
10
11:10 AM11:10

A Model for Leadership, Community Agreement

Time: 11:10 am - 12:10 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/9/19 – noon
Seating Available: 20

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Covenant Presbyterian Church
1065 Gaines School Rd.
Athens, GA 30605

Class Description: ADM-1, ADM-4 - Intermediate – Part 2 of the Model for Leadership, Professional Learning Community training. Participants will explore the process for creating Ground Rules / Norms and develop a viable Community Agreement to embody the trust, clarification of group expectations and establish points of reflection for the group.

Comments: 1 Hour of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Aug
10
1:10 PM13:10

L.E.A.D.E.R.S.: Creating a Foundation for Leadership Part 1

Time: 1:10 pm - 3:10 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/9/19 – noon
Seating Available: 20

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Covenant Presbyterian Church
1065 Gaines School Rd.
Athens, GA 30605

Class Description: ADM-9 - Intermediate – Participants will begin by developing a Code of Conduct/Community Agreement to be arrived at through “A Ground Rules Protocol”. A “Text Rendering Experience” protocol will also be used to examine an article on Leadership.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Aug
10
1:10 PM13:10

Ouch! Charlie Bit Me! Building Developmentally Appropriate Methods for Social Emotional Competence in Young Children

Time: 1:10 pm – 3:10 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/9/19 - noon
Seating Availability: 20

Cost: Free

Location:
Covenant Presbyterian Church
1065 Gaines School Rd.
Athens, GA 30605

Class Description: ECE 4.1, ECE 5.3 - Intermediate – Explore how early childhood educators can develop children’s positive social and emotional skills throughout a lifetime.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Aug
10
1:10 PM13:10

Let's Talk About Effective Policies and Procedures in Family Childcare

Time: 1:10 pm – 3:10 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/9/19 - noon
Seating Availability: 20

Cost: Free

Location:
Covenant Presbyterian Church
1065 Gaines School Rd.
Athens, GA 30605

Class Description: ADM-1, ADM-2 - Beginning – Work with fellow family childcare providers to draft or revise policies and procedures that may need to be implemented in your program.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Aug
10
3:15 PM15:15

Applying Professional Learning Community Protocols to Reflect and Celebrate Organizational Milestones

Time: 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/9/19 – noon
Seating Available: 75

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Covenant Presbyterian Church
1065 Gaines School Rd.
Athens, GA 30605

Class Description: ADM-4 - Intermediate - Participants will understand and experience PLC protocols that assists in reflecting and celebrating significant events which occur in an organization.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Aug
15
6:30 PM18:30

Strengthening Families Through Parental Resilience

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/14/19 – noon
Seating Available: 25

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
MJCCA Sunshine School
1415 Old Canton Rd.
Marietta, GA 30062

Class Description: ECE 2.3, ADM 2 – Beginning - This Strengthening Families Georgia workshop helps child and family serving professionals to promote parental resilience every day in families through regular practice, making assessments of the parent’s situation, and following-up with parents.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Aug
17
8:30 AM08:30

Farm to Early Care and Education: Healthier Menu Planning

Time: 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/16/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: $15 per person

Location:
Quality Care for Children
913 N. Tennessee St., Suite 202
Cartersville, GA 30120

Class Description: ECE-1.3 – This training will focus on providing ECE sites with knowledge, skills, and resources for developing healthier menus that incorporate more locally grown fruits and vegetables based on the CACFP meal patterns and best practices.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Aug
17
9:00 AM09:00

Challenging Behaviors

Time: 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/16/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Lafayette Christian School
1904 Hamilton Rd.
LaGrange, GA 30241

Class Description: ECE-4.1 – Beginning – Participants will learn causes of children’s disruptive behaviors and strategies to help them overcome those disruptive behaviors.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Aug
17
10:00 AM10:00

Challenging Behaviors

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/16/19 – noon
Seating Available: 20

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Pickens County Library
100 Library Ln.
Jasper, GA 30143

Class Description: ECE-4.1 – Beginning – Participants will learn causes of children’s disruptive behaviors and strategies to help them overcome those disruptive behaviors.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Aug
17
11:00 AM11:00

A Healthy Start: Feeding Infants in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/16/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: $15 per person

Location:
Quality Care for Children
913 N. Tennessee St., Suite 202
Cartersville, GA 30120

Class Description: This training focuses on how the CACFP infant meal pattern supports infant growth and development. Topics include CACFP infant meal pattern and food components, stages of infant development and feeding skills, responsive feeding, introduction to solid foods, and partnering with parents.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Aug
17
12:30 PM12:30

The Transition Toolbox: Creating Effective and Educational Transitions

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/16/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Lafayette Christian School
1904 Hamilton Rd.
LaGrange, GA 30241

Class Description: ECE-1.1 - Beginning - This hands-on workshop will provide teachers with knowledge on the importance of transitions, and how to make transitions effective, educational, and fun.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Health & Safety

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Aug
20
6:30 PM18:30

Dynamic Duos & Team Building Positive Relationships Among ECE Professionals

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/19/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: $15

Location:
Quality Care for Children
913 N. Tennessee St., Suite 202
Cartersville, GA 30120

Class Description: ECE-6.3 – Beginning – This interactive workshop provides a framework for ECE Professionals to successfully create positive interactions between co-workers.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Aug
20
6:30 PM18:30

Standards 102: Child Development

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/19/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Quality Care for Children
3706 Atlanta Hwy., Suite 1
Athens, GA 30606

Class Description: ECE-1.1 - Beginning – 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.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Aug
24
9:00 AM09:00

Quality Rated Orientation

  • Oak Hill Child Adolescent & Family Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Registration: must preregister
Cost: Free

Location:
Oak Hill Child Adolescent & Family Center
2805 Metropolitan Pkwy.
Atlanta, GA 30315

Class Description: ECE 1.3 – Beginning – This course provides an overview of Quality Rated and the Quality Rated Process.

*Please note - participants should allow and extra 1 hour after training to fill out the necessary QR paperwork to be complete

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Aug
24
9:30 AM09:30

2019 Family Child Care Learning Home Licensing Orientation Meeting - FCCLH-LOM

Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/23/19 – noon

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Clayton State University
5823 Trammell Rd.
Morrow, GA 30260

Class Description: ADM-3, ADM-6 - Participants will gain strategies on starting a family care learning home business. Training includes information in an overview on the licensing process, required documentation, rules and regulations, marketing, taxes and record keeping, GELDS, Quality Rated, and ADA.

Comments: 6 Hours of State Approved training. 

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Aug
24
11:15 AM11:15

Making Your Center Shine

  • Oak Hill Child Adolescent & Family Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 11:15 am – 1:15 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/23/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Oak Hill Child Adolescent & Family Center
2805 Metropolitan Pkwy
Atlanta, GA 30315

Class Description: ECE-1.3, ADM-4 – This training will help your staff embrace changes and assessments that help them improve the quality of their center.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Sep
7
8:30 AM08:30

Ouch! Charlie Bit Me! Building Developmentally Appropriate Methods for Social Emotional Competence in Young Children

Time: 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 9/6/19 – noon
Seating Availability: 30

Cost: Free

Location:
Quality Care for Children
913 N Tennessee St., Suite 202
Cartersville, GA 30120

Class Description: ECE 4.1, ECE 5.3 – Explore how early childhood educators can develop children’s positive social and emotional skills throughout a lifetime.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Sep
7
11:00 AM11:00

Opening the Dialogue: An Introduction on How to Develop Relationships with Children's Caregivers

Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 9/6/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Quality Care for Children
913 N Tennessee St., Suite 202
Cartersville, GA 30120

Class Description: ECE-2.1, ECE-2.2, ADM-3 – An introductory discussion on developing positive relationships with children’s caregivers.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Sep
12
6:30 PM18:30

Standards 103: Developmentally Appropriate Practice

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 9/11/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Quality Care for Children
3706 Atlanta Hwy., Suite #1
Athens, GA 30606

Class Description: ECE-1.1 - Beginning – 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.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Sep
14
9:00 AM09:00

Infant, Child, and Adult CPR & First Aid

Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 9/13/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: $50

Location:
Quality Care for Children
913 N. Tennessee St., Suite 202
Cartersville, GA 30120

Comments: This class is a certified American Heart Association certification class that includes Adult, Child and Infant CPR, First Aid, and AED training. All instructors are AHA certified and you will receive your certification card on the same day at the end of the class.  No one admitted after 9:10 am.

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Sep
16
9:30 AM09:30

2019 Family Child Care Learning Home Licensing Orientation Meeting - FCCLH-LOM

  • Dalton-Whitfield County Public Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 9/15/19 – noon

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Dalton-Whitfield County Public Library
310 Cappes St.
Dalton, GA 30720

Class Description: ADM-3, ADM-6 - Participants will gain strategies on starting a family care learning home business. Training includes information in an overview on the licensing process, required documentation, rules and regulations, marketing, taxes and record keeping, GELDS, Quality Rated, and ADA.

Comments: 6 Hours of State Approved training. 

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Sep
17
9:30 AM09:30

Quality Rated Portfolio: Standard 3 - It Is All About the Family

Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 9/16/19 – noon
Seating Available: 20

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Quality Care for Children
913 N. Tennessee St., Suite 202
Cartersville, GA 30120

Class Description: ADM-3 – This training examines how to help you make the most out of Standard 3 in the Quality Rated Portfolio.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Sep
21
9:00 AM09:00

Infant, Child, and Adult CPR & First Aid

Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 9/20/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: $50

Location:
Quality Care for Children
3706 Atlanta Hwy., Suite 1
Athens, GA 30606

Comments: This class is a certified American Heart Association certification class that includes Adult, Child and Infant CPR, First Aid, and AED training. All instructors are AHA certified and you will receive your certification card on the same day at the end of the class.  No one admitted after 9:10 am.

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Sep
21
9:00 AM09:00

G is for Germ: Infectious Disease Control

Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 9/20/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Alpha Preparatory Academy II
350 W. Peachtree St.
Norcross, GA 30071

Class Description: ECE-1.4 – Beginning – Learn your responsibilities for infectious disease control in your program and appropriate hand washing and diapering techniques.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Health & Safety

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Sep
21
9:00 AM09:00

Read It Again! Effective Read Alouds in a Preschool Classroom

Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 9/20/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Alpha Preparatory Academy II
350 W. Peachtree St.
Norcross, GA 30071

Class Description: ECE-1.1, ECE-4.2, ECE-5.5 – Beginning – Find read alouds intimidating or tiresome? This beginning workshop will assist planning and implementing themed books which captivate the instant you read the title.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Sep
21
9:00 AM09:00

Standards 104: Writing Lessons Using the GELDS

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 9/20/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Alpha Preparatory Academy II
350 W. Peachtree St.
Norcross, GA 30071

Class Description: ECE 1.1, ECE 5.1 – Intermediate – This training explores intentional lesson planning and provides opportunities for teachers to practice lesson planning, connecting activities to GELDS indicators and introducing the GELDS Teacher Toolbox. Before taking Standards 104, participants are strongly encouraged to complete Standards 101: How to Use the GELDS, Standards 102: Child Development, and Standards 103: Developmentally Appropriate Practice.

Comments: 4  Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Sep
21
11:10 AM11:10

Art 102 - Best Practices to Support Quality Rated

Time: 11:10 am - 1:10 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 9/20/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend so that someone else may register

Location:
Alpha Preparatory Academy II
350 W. Peachtree St.
Norcross, GA 30071

Class Description: ECE-4.3, ECE 5.6 - Art 102 explores best practices in Art in early care and learning environments through the lens of the Environment Rating Scales. 

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Sep
21
11:10 AM11:10

Injury Prevention

Time: 11:10 am - 1:10 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 9/20/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Alpha Preparatory Academy II
350 W. Peachtree St.
Norcross, GA 30071

Class Description: ECE-1.3, ECE-1.4 - Beginning - Learn about injury prevention including safety hazard, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, safe supervision, toy safety, poison control and writing emergency plans.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Health & Safety

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Sep
21
2:00 PM14:00

Introduction to Child Abuse and Neglect

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 9/20/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Alpha Preparatory Academy II
350 W. Peachtree St.
Norcross, GA 30071

Class Description: ECE 1.4 - Learn the definitions of child abuse, discuss warning signs of the different types of abuse, and learn about mandated reporting laws.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Sep
21
2:00 PM14:00

Strengthening Families Through Knowledge of Child Development

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 9/20/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Alpha Preparatory Academy II
350 W. Peachtree St.
Norcross, GA 30071

Class Description: ECE 1.2, ADM 2 – Beginning - This Strengthening Families workshop for parents and professionals will explore ways help parents build their parenting skills and better understand children and their behavior.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Sep
22
3:00 PM15:00

Making Your Center Shine

Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 9/21/19 – noon
Seating Available: 20

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register.

Location:
RT Jones Public Library
116 Brown Industrial Pkwy.
Canton, GA 30114

Class Description: ECE-1.3, ADM-4 – This training will help your staff embrace changes and assessments that help them improve the quality of their center.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Sep
29
3:00 PM15:00

Building a Stronger Team

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 9/28/19 – noon
Seating Available: 20

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main St.
Woodstock, GA 30188

Class Description: ADM-1, ADM-4 - This training will help administrators apply methods that will inspire and motivate staff to build stronger team relationships in the workplace.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Oct
7
9:30 AM09:30

2019 Family Child Care Learning Home Licensing Orientation Meeting - FCCLH-LOM

Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 10/6/19 – noon

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Comfort Suites Northlake
2060 Crescent Centre Blvd.
Tucker, GA 30084

Class Description: ADM-3, ADM-6 - Participants will gain strategies on starting a family care learning home business. Training includes information in an overview on the licensing process, required documentation, rules and regulations, marketing, taxes and record keeping, GELDS, Quality Rated, and ADA.

Comments: 6 Hours of State Approved training. 

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Nov
4
9:30 AM09:30

2019 Family Child Care Learning Home Licensing Orientation Meeting - FCCLH-LOM

  • Albany State University, West/Gillionville Campus (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 11/3/19 – noon

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Albany State University, West/Gillionville Campus
2400 Gillionville Rd.
Albany, GA 31707

Class Description: ADM-3, ADM-6 - Participants will gain strategies on starting a family care learning home business. Training includes information in an overview on the licensing process, required documentation, rules and regulations, marketing, taxes and record keeping, GELDS, Quality Rated, and ADA.

Comments: 6 Hours of State Approved training. 

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Dec
16
9:30 AM09:30

2019 Family Child Care Learning Home Licensing Orientation Meeting - FCCLH-LOM

Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 12/15/19 – noon

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Wiregrass Technical College
Brooks Hall
4089 Val Tech Rd.
Valdosta, GA 31602

Class Description: ADM-3, ADM-6 - Participants will gain strategies on starting a family care learning home business. Training includes information in an overview on the licensing process, required documentation, rules and regulations, marketing, taxes and record keeping, GELDS, Quality Rated, and ADA.

Comments: 6 Hours of State Approved training. 

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Jun
14
10:30 AM10:30

Quality Rated Orientation

Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Registration: must preregister
Cost: Free

Location:
Chattahoochee Tech
Marietta Campus, Bldg. B, Room 132
980 S. Cobb Dr.
Marietta, GA 30060

Class Description:  ECE 1.3 – Beginning – This course provides an overview of Quality Rated and the Quality Rated Process.

*Please note - participants should allow and extra 1 hour after training to fill out the necessary QR paperwork to be complete

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Jun
8
10:45 AM10:45

Positive Preschool Relationships

Time: 10:45 am – 12:45 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 6/7/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Sheltering Arms - East Point
2257 Mulberry St.
East Point, GA 30344

Class Description: ECE-1.3 – Making positive relationships in preschool helps a child succeed in many ways. This training will help you learn ways to develop relationships with children and their families.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Jun
8
8:30 AM08:30

Dynamic Duos & Team Building Positive Relationships Among ECE Professionals

Time: 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 6/7/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Sheltering Arms - East Point
2257 Mulberry St.
East Point, GA 30344

Class Description: ECE-6.3 – Beginning – This interactive workshop provides a framework for ECE Professionals to successfully create positive interactions between co-workers.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Jun
4
6:30 PM18:30

Relax, Relate And Reach: Promoting Positive Staff-Child Interaction

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 6/3/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Garden Lakes Baptist Preschool
2200 Redmond Circle
Rome, GA 30165

Class Description: ECE 1.2, ECE 4.1, ECE 4.2, ADM 9 - Participants will gain strategies regarding fostering positive staff-child interactions and how to measure their own staff-child interactions using the Environment Rating Scale.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Jun
3
9:30 AM09:30

2019 Family Child Care Learning Home Licensing Orientation Meeting - FCCLH-LOM

  • Savannah Technical College - STC Eckburg Auditorium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 5/31/19 – noon

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Savannah Technical College
5717 White Bluff Rd.
Savannah, GA 31405

Class Description:  – ADM-3, ADM-6 - Participants will gain strategies on starting a family care learning home business. Training includes information in an overview on the licensing process, required documentation, rules and regulations, marketing, taxes and record keeping, GELDS, Quality Rated, and ADA.

Comments:   6 Hours of State Approved training. 

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Jun
1
2:00 PM14:00

Standards 102: Child Development

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 5/31/19 – noon

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
City of East Point City Annex
3121 Norman Berry Drive
East Point, GA 30344

Class Description: ECE 1.1 – Beginning - Standards 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.

Comments:   2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Jun
1
11:15 AM11:15

Supporting Young Children Who Are Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and their Families; It's in Every One of Us (Module 1)

Time: 11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 5/31/19 – noon

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
City of East Point City Annex
3121 Norman Berry Drive
East Point, GA 30344

Class Description: ECE 1.1, ECE 5.1, ECE 6.1, ADM 9 – Beginning- Supporting Children who are Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and their Families - Module 1 This session focuses on exploring attitudes about diversity and the impact learning about the cultures of our children and families has on the outcomes we are able to achieve for children.

Comments:   2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Jun
1
11:00 AM11:00

The Superpowers of Fruits and Vegetables

Time: 11:00 am- 1:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 5/31/19 – noon
Seating Available: 25

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend so that someone else may register

Location:
Quality Care for Children
2751 Buford Hwy. NE, Suite 150A
Atlanta, GA 30324

Class Description: ECE-1.3 - This training offers ideas for promoting healthy eating, especially consuming more fruits and vegetables, in the early childhood environment. Participants will learn why fruits and vegetables are important, how to encourage young eaters, strategies for working with families, and hands-on curriculum enrichment activities to increase healthy eating habits.

Comments:   2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Jun
1
9:00 AM09:00

Strengthening Families through Concrete Support in Times of Need

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 5/31/19 – noon

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
City of East Point City Annex
3121 Norman Berry Drive
East Point, GA 30344

Class Description: ECE 2.3, ADM 2 – Beginning - Strengthening Families through Concrete Support in Times of Need This Strengthening Families Georgia workshop explores barriers to meeting families’ basic needs, assessing crisis situations, and linking families to resources through concrete support.

Comments:   2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Jun
1
8:30 AM08:30

Farm to Early Care Education: Healthier Menu Planning

Time: 8:30 am- 10:30 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 5/31/19 – noon
Seating Available: 25

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend so that someone else may register

Location:
Quality Care for Children
2751 Buford Hwy. NE, Suite 150A
Atlanta, GA 30324

Class Description: ECE-1.3 - This training will focus on providing ECE sites with knowledge, skills, and resources for developing healthier menus that incorporate more locally grown fruits and vegetables based on the CACFP meal patterns and best practices.

Comments:   2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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May
21
9:30 AM09:30

Quality Rated Porfolio: Standard 3 - It Is All About the Family

Time: 9:30 am- 11:30 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 5/20/19 – noon
Seating Available: 20

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Quality Care for Children
913 N. Tennessee St Suite 202
Cartersville, GA 30120

Class Description: ADM-3-This training examines how to help you make the most out of Standard 3 in the Quality Rated Portfolio.

Comments:   2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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May
18
1:30 PM13:30

Relax, Relate And Reach: Promoting Postive Staff-Child Interaction in 1 Hour!

Time: 1:30 pm- 2:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 5/17/19 – noon
Seating Available: 20

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main St.
Woodstock, GA 30188

Class Description: ECE-1.2, ECE 4.1,-This training provides specific strategies to promote and assess positive staff-child interactions using real-life examples and the Environment Rating Scale.

Comments:   2.0 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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May
18
11:00 AM11:00

Making Your Center Shine

Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 5/17/19 – noon
Seating Available: 20

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Woodstock Public Library
7735 Main St.
Woodstock, GA 30188

Class Description: ECE-1.3, ADM-4 – This training will help your staff embrace changes and assessments that help them improve the quality of their center.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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May
17
9:30 AM09:30

Quality Rated Orientation

Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Registration: must preregister
Cost: Free

Location:
Clayton County Library Headquarters
865 Battle Creek Road
Jonesboro, GA 30236

Class Description:  ECE 1.3 – Beginning – This course provides an overview of  Quality Rated and the Quality Rated Process.

*Please note- participants should allow and extra 1 hour after training to fill out the necessary QR paperwork to be complete

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May
11
9:00 AM09:00

Infant, Child, and Adult CPR & First Aid

Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 5/10/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: $50

Location:
Quality Care for Children
913 N. Tennessee St., Suite 202
Cartersville, GA 30120

Comments: This class is a certified American Heart Association certification class that includes Adult, Child and Infant CPR, First Aid, and AED training. All instructors are AHA certified and you will receive your certification card on the same day at the end of the class.  No one admitted after 9:10 am.

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May
11
8:30 AM08:30

Super Saturday for Early Care Providers

Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 5/10/19 – noon
Seating Available: 75

Cost:  Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Covenant Presbyterian Church
1065 Gaines School Rd.
Athens, GA 30605

Class Description:   This is a full day Super Saturday event and you must attend all day to receive the full credit of 6 hours. Several different tracks till be offered. You will choose your track upon arriving at the event. Tracks include:

Beginning ECE Teacher (1 - 3 years of experience) - Classes include: Art 102-Best Practices to Support Quality Rated; Hitting, Kicking, and Screaming….OH MY!; and Read it Again

Intermediate ECE Teacher (4 or more years of experience) - Classes include: Brain Development; and Ouch! Charlie Bit Me! Building Developmentally Appropriate Methods for Social-Emotional Competence in Young Children

Administrator - Classes include: The Right Fit-Recruiting, Selecting, and Orienting Staff

Comments: 6 Hours of State Approved training.

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May
10
10:30 AM10:30

Quality Rated Orientation

Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Registration: must preregister
Cost: Free

Location:
Chattahoochee Tech
Paulding Campus, Bldg. A, Room 243
400 Nathan Dean Blvd.
Dallas, GA 30132

Class Description:  ECE 1.3 – Beginning – This course provides an overview of Quality Rated and the Quality Rated Process.

*Please note- participants should allow and extra 1 hour after training to fill out the necessary QR paperwork to be complete

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May
7
6:30 PM18:30

Relax, Relate And Reach: Promoting Postive Staff-Child Interaction

  • Calhoun First United Methodist David Learning Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 5/6/19 – noon
Seating Available: 40

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Calhoun First United Methodist
David Learning Center
301 N. Piedmont St.
Calhoun, GA 30703

Class Description: ECE 1.2, ECE 4.1, ECE 4.2, ADM 9 - Participants will gain strategies regarding fostering positive staff-child interactions and how to measure their own staff-child interactions using the Environment Rating Scale.

Comments:   2.0 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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May
6
9:30 AM09:30

2019 Family Child Care Learning Home Licensing Orientation Meeting - FCCLH-LOM

Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 5/3/19 – noon

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
North Highland Church - Weber Hall
7300 Whittlesey Blvd.
Columbus, GA 31909

Class Description:  – ADM-3, ADM-6 - Participants will gain strategies on starting a family care learning home business. Training includes information in an overview on the licensing process, required documentation, rules and regulations, marketing, taxes and record keeping, GELDS, Quality Rated, and ADA.

Comments:   6 Hours of State Approved training. 

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May
4
11:15 AM11:15

Language 101: Talking with Infants and Toddlers

  • Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA Preschool (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 11:15 am- 12:15 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 4/3/19 – noon
Seating Available: 75

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA Preschool
2220 Campbellton Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30311

Class Description: ECE 4.2, ECE 5.5. This training provides specific strategies to promote positive language and engagement with infants and toddlers.

Comments:   2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated

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May
4
11:15 AM11:15

Block Basics: A Strong Foundation for Quality Block Play

  • Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA Preschool (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 11:15 am- 12:15 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 4/3/19 – noon
Seating Available: 75

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA Preschool
2220 Campbellton Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30311

Class Description: ECE 1.2. This introductory block training provides a general overview of the foundations of block play that highlights child development, the stages of block play, and the connection of the block item for Environment Rating Scales.

Comments:   2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated

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May
4
11:15 AM11:15

Quality Rated Portfolio: Standard 4 - Intentional Teaching Practices

  • Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA Preschool (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 5/3/19 - noon
Seating Availability: 75

Cost: Free – Please be considerate and cancel if unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA Preschool
2220 Campbellton Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30311

Class Description: ADM 1, ADM 2 – Beginner- This training examines how to help you make the most out of standard four in the Quality Rated Portfolio.

Comments:     2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated. 

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May
4
9:00 AM09:00

Quality Rated: Standard 101 - How to Use the GELDS

  • Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA Preschool (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 4/3/19 – noon
Seating Available: 75

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA Preschool
2220 Campbellton RRd.
Atlanta, GA 30311

Class Description: ECE-15.1 – Beginning – An introduction to the Georgia Early Learning and Development Standards (GELDS).

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated

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May
4
9:00 AM09:00

Supporting Young Children Who are Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and Their Families: Culture-It's in Every One of Us (Module 1)

  • Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA Preschool (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 4/3/19 – noon
Seating Available: 75

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA Preschool
2220 Campbellton Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30311

Class Description: ECE-1 – Beginning – This session focuses on exploring attitudes about diversity and the impact learning about the cultures of our children and families has on the outcomes we are able to achieve for children.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated

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May
4
8:30 AM08:30

Professional Learning Community (PLC) Super Saturday

  • Douglasville Parks & Recreation - Ike Owings Community Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 5/3/19 – noon
Seating Available: 120

Cost:  Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Douglasville Parks & Recreation - Ike Owings Community Center
8830 Gurley Road, Hunter Memorial Park
Douglasville, GA 30134

Class Description:   This is a full day Super Saturday event and you must attend all day to receive the full credit of 6 hours. Several different tracks will be offered. You will choose one of the following tracks when registering:

Track 1 - ECE Best Practices: Science, Blocks, and Art (ECE 4.3, 5.2, 5.6): The classroom environment is often referred to as the 'Third Teacher!' This 4 hour training provides an overview of best practices when arranging intentional play spaces for young children. Participants will receive guidance on selecting materials, arranging furnishings, and facilitating learning for science, blocks, art and active play spaces.
Classes include Science for Young Children: Best Practices to Support Quality Rated, If You Build It, Kids Will Come! Constructing A Solid Block Interest Center, and Art 102 - Best Practices to Support Quality Rated.

Track 2 - Supporting Young Children Who are Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (Modules 1 & 2) (ECE 1.2, 2.1, 3.2, 5.5, ADM-2): Classes include:
- Supporting Young Children Who are Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and their Families Culture: It’s In Every One of Us (Module 1): This session focuses on exploring attitudes about diversity and the impact that learning about the cultures of our children and families has on the outcomes we are able to achieve for children.
- Supporting Young Children Who are Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and their Families Culture: It’s In Every One of Us (Module 2): This session builds an understanding of the diversity of young children in Georgia and the importance of using culturally respectful and responsive practices to support each child and family.

Track 3 - FCCERS-R In-Depth (ECE-2, ECE-6, ADM-5): Classes include:
- Quality Rated: FCCERS-R In-Depth Training: Provides an in-depth exploration of the Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale-Revised (FCCERS-R) used by DECAL to assess programs participating in Quality Rated.

Track 4 - School Age (ECE 1.2, 1.3, 4.1, ADM-5): Classes include:
- Sharing Spaces in After School Programs: Sharing spaces can be challenging. Participants will learn a strategy for collaborating with others in the same environment through programmatic strategies in an interactive forum.
- Relax, Relate, and Reach - Promoting Positive Staff-Child Interactions: Participants will gain strategies regarding fostering positive staff-child interactions and how to measure their own staff-child interactions using the Environment Rating Scale.

Comments: 6 Hours of State Approved training.

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Apr
29
9:30 AM09:30

2019 Family Child Care Learning Home Licensing Orientation Meeting - FCCLH-LOM

  • Augusta University - Summerville Campus-Washington Hall-Tower Room (4th floor) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 4/26/19 – noon

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Augusta University
Summerville Campus-Washington Hall-Tower Room (4th floor)
2500 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904

Class Description:  – ADM-3, ADM-6 - Participants will gain strategies on starting a family care learning home business. Training includes information in an overview on the licensing process, required documentation, rules and regulations, marketing, taxes and record keeping, GELDS, Quality Rated, and ADA.

Comments:   6 Hours of State Approved training. 

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Apr
27
11:15 AM11:15

Relax, Relate And Reach: Promoting Postive Staff-Child Interaction

  • Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA Preschool (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 11:15 am- 1:15 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 4/26/19 – noon
Seating Available: 75

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA Preschool
2220 Campbellton Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30311

Class Description: ECE 1.2, ECE 4.1, ECE 4.2, ADM 9 - Participants will gain strategies regarding fostering positive staff-child interactions and how to measure their own staff-child interactions using the Environment Rating Scale.

Comments:   2.0 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Apr
27
11:15 AM11:15

Infant-Toddler Social-Emotional Development: Supportive Strategies for Positive Outcomes

  • Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA Preschool (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 11:15 am- 1:15 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 4/26/19 – noon
Seating Available: 75

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA Preschool
2220 Campbellton Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30311

Class Description: ECE 4.2 - Participants explore their role in providing the positive experiences to support the social and emotional development of infants and toddlers.

Comments:   2.0 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Apr
27
9:00 AM09:00

Art 102- Best Practices to Support Quality Rated

  • Andrew & Walter Young Family YMCA Preschool (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 9:00 am- 11:00 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 4/26/19 – noon
Seating Available: 75

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend so that someone else may register

Location:
Andrew & Walter Young Family YMCA Preschool
2220 Campbellton Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30311

Class Description: ECE-4.3, ECE 5.6- Art 102 explores best practices in Art in early care and learning environments through the lens of the Environment Rating Scales. 

Comments:   2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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Apr
27
9:00 AM09:00

Read It Again! Effective Read Alouds in a Preschool Classroom

  • Andrew & Walter Young Family YMCA Preschool (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 9:00 am- 11:00 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 4/26/19 – noon
Seating Available: 75

Cost: Free - Please be considerate and cancel if you are unable to attend to allow someone else to register

Location:
Andrew & Walter Young Family YMCA Preschool
2220 Campbellton Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30311

Class Description: ECE-3-Find read alouds intimidating or tiresome? This beginning workshop will assist planning and implementing themed books which captivate the instant you read the title.

Comments:   2 Hours of State Approved training. Accepted for Quality Rated.

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