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. 

Register: GaPDS

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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
9:30 AM09:30

What You Need to Know About the Portfolio Part 1: Introduction & Standard 1

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

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

Location:
Forest Park Library
4812 West St.
Forest Park, GA 30297

Class Description: Beginning – ECE-6.2 – The first of three training sessions that provide hands-on support to completing the Quality Rated (QR) Portfolio requirement! Bring your laptop and questions!

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

Register: GaPDS


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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
7
11:30 AM11:30

What You Need to Know About the Portfolio Part II: Standard 2 and Standard 3

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

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

Location:
Forest Park Library
4812 West St.
Forest Park, GA 30297

Class Description: Beginning – ECE-6.2, ADM-2 – The second training of three that provide step-by-step hands-on support to completing the Quality Rated (QR) Portfolio requirement. This session focuses on Standards 2 and 3, bring your laptop/tablet/ or Smart Phone to take full advantage of this participatory training experience.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

Register: GaPDS


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Sep
7
2:00 PM14:00

Quality Rated (Qr) Portfolio Standards 4, 5, and Submit

Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 9/6/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

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

Location:
Forest Park Library
4812 West St.
Forest Park, GA 30297

Class Description: Beginning – ADM-2 – The first of three training sessions that provide hands-on support to completing the Quality Rated (QR) Portfolio requirement! Bring your laptop and questions!

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

Register: GaPDS


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Sep
11
10:00 AM10:00

Strengthening Families Georgia: An Effective Approach to Supporting Families and Communities

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 9/10/19 – noon
Seating Available: 25

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

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

Class Description: ECE 6.3, ADM 9 – Beginning - Learn to apply the five protective factors in your everyday work. Explore Strengthening Families Georgia efforts to embed the factors into family serving agencies.

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

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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
13
10:30 AM10:30

Quality Rated Orientation

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

Location:
Powder Springs Library
4181 Atlanta St., Building 1
Powder Springs, GA 30127

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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Sep
13
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: 9/12/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

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

Location:
Powder Springs Library
4181 Atlanta St.
Building 1
Powder Springs, GA 30127

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

Comments: 1 Hour of State Approved training.

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Sep
14
9:00 AM09:00

WINGS Curriculum Super Saturday

  • Quality Care for Children - North Georgia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Contact: 678-792-3508 or carol.daniel@qccga.org
Registration Deadline: 9/13/19 – noon

Cost: $55 per person

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

Class Description: Join us for training on assessment, evaluation, and planning lessons for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers/pre-k—the WINGS way!

Comments: 5 Hours of DECAL-approved training.

Register: https://tinyurl.com/WINGSQCC

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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
to Sep 18

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

  • Food Bank of Northeast Georgia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 9/17 9 am - 4 pm, 9/18 9 am - 1 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 9/10/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

The two-day training takes place in Clayton (Rabun County), September 17-18, 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:
Food Bank of Northeast Georgia
46 Plaza Way
Clayton, GA 30525

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 September 10th - 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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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
8:30 AM08:30

Meaningful Interactions with Young Children

Time: 8:30 am – 10:30 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:
Little Minds 1st Academy
1730 Tuscan Heights Blvd.
Kennesaw, GA 30152

Class Description: ECE 4.1 – Rethink how to interact with young children. Learn various strategies to interact, engage, and build relationships with young children.

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

Register: GaPDS

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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
10:45 AM10:45

Positive Preschool Relationships

Time: 10:45 am – 12:45 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:
Little Minds 1st Academy
1730 Tuscan Heights Blvd.
Kennesaw, GA 30152

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. 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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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: 80

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
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
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
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: 80

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
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
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
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: 1 Hour 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
1:10 PM13:10

L.E.A.D.E.R.S. Creating A Foundation For Leadership, Part 3: Staff Morale

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-1, ADM-4 - Intermediate – Participants will have the opportunity to review tips to empower staff and develop a plan of action to implement at least one tip to support staff morale within their programs.

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

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Aug
10
12:45 PM12:45

Language Development, Culture, and Communication: A PITC Philosophy

Time: 12:45 pm – 2:45 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 8/9/19 - noon
Seating Availability: 40

Cost: Free

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

Class Description: ECE 5.5 – Utilizing content knowledge in the GELDS Communication, Language, and Literacy domain, selects, implements, and evaluates developmentally appropriate activities for each and every child, taking into consideration cultural context, home language, and individual needs.

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
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
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
10:00 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
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
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: 1 Hour of State Approved training.

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Aug
9
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: 8/8/19 – noon
Seating Available: 18

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

Location:
Douglas County Library
6810 Selman Dr.
Douglasville, GA 30134

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

Comments: 1 Hour of State Approved training.

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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
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: 1 Hour of State Approved training.

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Aug
6
6:30 PM18:30

Math Talk: Centers, Circle Time and Routines

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Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 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
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
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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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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Jul
27
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
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
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
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
27
9:00 AM09:00

Infant, Child, and Adult CPR & First Aid

Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 7/26/19 – 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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