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Professional Development Day

  • Clayton State University Center for Continuing Education 2000 Clayton State Blvd. Morrow, GA 30260 United States (map)

Time: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 7/26/19 – noon
Seating Available: 145

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

Location:
Clayton State University Center for Continuing Education
2000 Clayton State Blvd.
Morrow, GA 30260

*When registering, please register for each class you wish to take individually!*

*Please note that you need to search for the specific class title when registering through GaPDS - do not search for “Professional Development Day”*

Track 1 - Room 409 (9:00 am - 4:00 pm): CANCELLED

Track 2 - Room 425 (9:00 am - 4:00 pm): Classes include:
- Injury Prevention (9:00 am - 11:00 am): Learn about injury prevention including Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, safe sleep practices, safety hazards, safe supervision, toy safety, and poison control.
- G is for Germ: Infectious Disease Control (11:15 am - 1:15 pm): Learn your responsibilities for infectious disease control in your program and appropriate handwashing and diapering techniques.
- Introduction to Child Abuse & Neglect (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm): Learn the definitions of child abuse, discuss warning signs of the different types of abuse, and learn about mandated reporting laws.

Track 3 - Room 420 (9:00 am - 4:00 pm): Classes include:
- Standards 104: Planning Lesson Using the GELDS (9:00 am - 1:00 pm): 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.
- Strengthening Families Georgia: An Effective Approach to Supporting Families and Communities (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm): This course will introduce you to the Strengthening Families Initiative that works to support families and children by building protective factors.

Track 4 - Room 424 (9:00 am - 1:15 pm): Classes include:
- Supporting Young Children Who Are Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and their Families Culture: It’s In Every One of Us (Module 1) (9:00 am - 11:00 am): 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: Supporting Each Young Learning and their Family (Module 2) (11:15 am - 1:15 pm): 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.

*When registering, please register for each class you wish to take individually!*

*Please note that you need to search for the specific class title when registering through GaPDS - do not search for “Professional Development Day”*

Register: GaPDS