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

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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
9:30 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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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
16
9:30 AM09:30

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

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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
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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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

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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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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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Apr
27
8:30 AM08:30

Professional Learning Community (PLC) Kick-off Super Saturday

Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
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:
The Learning Tree Academy
1661 Fernside Dr.
Toccoa, GA 30577

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:

Early Childhood Educator (Birth-5) - Classes include: Opening the Dialogue-An Introduction on How to Develop Relationships with Children’s Caregivers; and Ouch! Charlie Bit Me! Building Developmentally Appropriate Methods for Social-Emotional Competence in Young Children

Administration - Classes include: L.E.A.D.E.R.S.-Creating a Foundation for Leadership - Parts 1 & 2

Family Child Care Providers - Classes include: How to Build Effective Parent Support in Family Child Care; and Let’s Talk About Effective Policies and Procedures in Family Child Care

School Age Teachers - Classes TBD

ECE Track (only for those that attended the PLC Super Saturday on 2/9/19) - Class includes: Maintaining the Dialogue-An Introduction on How to Support Relationships with Children’s Caregivers

Comments: 6 Hours of State Approved training.

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Apr
2
6:30 PM18:30

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

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Registration: must preregister
Cost: Free

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

Class Description:  ECE-2 ECE-6 ADM-2 – Beginning  – An introduction/overview of the Environment Rating Scales (ERS) used by DECAL to assess programs participating in Quality Rated.

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Mar
30
9:00 AM09:00

GELDS Standards 104: Planning Lessons Using the GELDS Indicators (QR)

Time: 9:00 am- 1:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 3/29/19 – 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
3706 Atlanta Hwy., Suite #1
Athens, GA 30606

Class Description: ECE-1, ECE-6 – Intermediate – Understand and practice meaningful activities based on the interest and needs of the children and connect activities to the GELDS Indicators.

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

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Mar
16
9:00 AM09:00

Watch Me Grow!

Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 3/15/19 – 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, ECE-1.2, ECE-2.1, ECE-2.3 – Beginning – Learn about developmental monitoring, the educator’s role in monitoring, how to monitor development, and how to talk with families about their child’s development.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Mar
16
9:00 AM09:00

Infant, Child, and Adult CPR & First Aid

Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 3/16/19 – 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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Mar
12
6:30 PM18:30

GELDS Standards 103: Developmentally Appropriate Practices (QR)

Time: 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 3/11/18 – noon
Seating Available: 30

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

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

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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Mar
11
9:30 AM09:30

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

  • Cornelia Goodwill - Large Conference Room 120 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 3/8/19 – noon

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

Location:
Cornelia Goodwill - Large Conference Room 120
308 Habersham Mills Circle
Cornelia, GA 30531

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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Mar
2
9:00 AM09:00

Watch Me Grow!

Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 3/02/19 – 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, ECE-1.2, ECE-2.1, ECE-2.3 – Beginning – Learn about developmental monitoring, the educator’s role in monitoring, how to monitor development, and how to talk with families about their child’s development.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Feb
28
6:30 PM18:30

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

Time: 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 3/27/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

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

Location:
New Odyssey for Children
2013 Millcrest Drive
Hoschton, GA 30548

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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Feb
26
6:30 PM18:30

GELDS Standards 101: How to Use the GELDS (QR)

Time: 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 2/25/19 – 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-5.1 - Beginning – An Introduction to the Georgia Learning and Development Standards

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

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Feb
21
5:30 PM17:30

Watch Me Grow!

Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 2/20/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

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

Location:
Hart County Library
150 Benson Street
Hartwell, GA 30643

Class Description: ECE-1.1, ECE-1.2, ECE-2.1, ECE-2.3 – Beginning – Learn about developmental monitoring, the educator’s role in monitoring, how to monitor development, and how to talk with families about their child’s development.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Feb
13
6:00 PM18:00

GELDS Standards 101: How to Use the GELDS (QR)

Time: 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 2/12/19 – noon

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

Location:
Hampton Park Library
5345 Settingdown Road
Cumming, GA 30041

Class Description: ECE-5.1 - Beginning – An Introduction to the Georgia Learning and Development Standards

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

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Feb
7
6:30 PM18:30

QR - Supporting Children Who are Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and Their Families: Supporting Each Young Learner and their Family (Module 2)

Time: 06:30 pm – 08:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 2/6/19 – noon

Cost: Free – only open to programs in the Quality Rated process

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

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. This class if only for those that are in the Quality Rated process

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Feb
6
6:00 PM18:00

GELDS Standards 101: How to Use the GELDS (QR)

Time: 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 2/12/19 – noon

Cost: Free

Location:
Hampton Park Library
5345 Settingdown Road
Cumming, GA 30041

Class Description: ECE-5.1 - Beginning – An Introduction to the Georgia Learning and Development Standards

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

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Feb
2
9:00 AM09:00

Math Made Easy: Math Conversations in Daily Events - In-Depth

Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 2/1/19- noon
Seating Availability:  30

Cost: Free 

Location:
Resurrection Preschool
1755 Duncan Bridge Road
Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571

Class Description: ECE 4-2, ECE 4-3.– This training is an in-depth exploration of research based techniques that help teachers to utilize math concepts and words in daily events to promote learning.

Comments:    3 Hours of State Approved training. 

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Jan
29
6:30 PM18:30

GELDS Standards 101: How to Use the GELDS (QR)

Time: 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 1/28/19 – noon

Cost: Free

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

Class Description: ECE-5.1 - Beginning – An Introduction to the Georgia Learning and Development Standards

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

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Jan
26
11:45 AM11:45

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

Time: 11:45 am – 1:45 pm
Registration: must preregister
Cost: Free

Location:
Clayton State University
2000 Clayton State Blvd.
Morrow, GA 30260

Class Description:  ADM-2 – Beginning  – An introduction/overview of the Environment Rating Scales (ERS) used by DECAL to assess programs participating in Quality Rated.

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Jan
26
11:15 AM11:15

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

Time: 11:15 am – 1:15 pm
Registration: must preregister
Cost: Free

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

Class Description:  ADM-2 – Beginning  – An introduction/overview of the Environment Rating Scales (ERS) used by DECAL to assess programs participating in Quality Rated.

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Jan
26
10:30 AM10:30

Watch Me!

Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 1/25/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free **Free Training Policy: Only 10 people allowed per program. If you are unable to attend, please have the courtesy to cancel at least 24 hours in advance. If you do not show up, you are taking a space for someone else to attend (unless you have an approved Quality Rated application, then there is no limit)

Location:
Hart County Library
150 Benson St.
Hartwell, GA 30643

Class Description: ECE-1.1, ECE-1.2, ECE-2.1, ECE-2.3 – Beginning – Learn about developmental monitoring, the educator’s role in monitoring, how to monitor development, and how to talk with families about their child’s development.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Jan
26
9:00 AM09:00

Quality Rated Orientation

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

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

Class Description:  ADM-2 – 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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Jan
24
6:30 PM18:30

GELDS Standards 101: How to Use the GELDS (QR)

  • The Academy Child Development Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 1/23/19 – noon

Cost: Free

Location:
The Academy Child Development Center
4187 Continental Dr.
Oakwood, GA 30655

Class Description: ECE-5.1 - Beginning – An Introduction to the Georgia Learning and Development Standards

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

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Jan
12
1:45 PM13:45

Introduction to Child Abuse

Time: 1:45 am – 3:45 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline:  1/11/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: Free **Free Training Policy: Only 10 people allowed per program. If you are unable to attend, please have the courtesy to cancel at least 24 hours in advance. If you do not show up, you are taking a space for someone else to attend (unless you have an approved Quality Rated application, then there is no limit)

Location:
New Odyssey for Children
2013 Millcrest Dr.
Hoschton, Ga 30548

Class Description: ECE 1.4 – Beginning – This interactive workshop provides participants instruction on recognizing potential child abuse warning signs, understanding common reasons why abusers abuse children, and reporting suspected abuse.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Jan
12
11:15 AM11:15

Injury Prevention

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

Cost: Free **Free Training Policy: Only 10 people allowed per program. If you are unable to attend, please have the courtesy to cancel at least 24 hours in advance. If you do not show up, you are taking a space for someone else to attend (unless you have an approved Quality Rated application, then there is no limit)

Location:
New Odyssey for Children
2013 Millcrest Dr.
Hoschton, Ga 30548

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

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Jan
12
9:00 AM09:00

G is for Germ: Infectious Disease Control

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

Cost: Free **Free Training Policy: Only 10 people allowed per program. If you are unable to attend, please have the courtesy to cancel at least 24 hours in advance. If you do not show up, you are taking a space for someone else to attend (unless you have an approved Quality Rated application, then there is no limit)

Location:
New Odyssey for Children
2013 Millcrest Dr.
Hoschton, GA 30548

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

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Jan
12
9:00 AM09:00

Watch Me!

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

Cost: Free **Free Training Policy: Only 10 people allowed per program. If you are unable to attend, please have the courtesy to cancel at least 24 hours in advance. If you do not show up, you are taking a space for someone else to attend (unless you have an approved Quality Rated application, then there is no limit)

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

Class Description: ECE-1.1, ECE-1.2, ECE-2.1, ECE-2.3 – Beginning – Learn about developmental monitoring, the educator’s role in monitoring, how to monitor development, and how to talk with families about their child’s development.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Jan
12
9:00 AM09:00

Watch Me!

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

Cost: Free **Free Training Policy: Only 10 people allowed per program. If you are unable to attend, please have the courtesy to cancel at least 24 hours in advance. If you do not show up, you are taking a space for someone else to attend (unless you have an approved Quality Rated application, then there is no limit)

Location:
Norcross Human Services Center
5030 Georgia Belle Ct.
Norcross, GA 30093

Class Description: ECE-1.1, ECE-1.2, ECE-2.1, ECE-2.3 – Beginning – Learn about developmental monitoring, the educator’s role in monitoring, how to monitor development, and how to talk with families about their child’s development.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Jan
12
8:00 AM08:00

Super Saturday Event

  • Dalton State College, Brown Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Time: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 1/11/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost:  $10

Location:
Dalton State College, Brown Center
2206 Mt. Haven Dr.
Dalton, GA 30720

Class Description: There will be 4 different tracts to choose from on the day of the event: Leadership; Eat, Move, Talk; Language & Literacy; and Brain Development & Behavior Management

Comments: 6 Hours of State Approved training.

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Jan
8
6:30 PM18:30

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

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 1/7/19 – noon

Cost: Free

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

Class Description: ECE 1.2, ECE 3.2, ADM 2 – 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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Dec
18
6:30 PM18:30

Supporting Children Who are Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and Their Family’s Culture: From All to Each and Every (Module 2)

Time: 06:30 pm – 08:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 12/17/18 – noon

Cost: Free – only open to programs in the Quality Rated process

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

Class Description: ECE-6, 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. This class if only for those that are in the Quality Rated process

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