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Jun
29
11:00 AM11:00

Active Play - Best Practices to Support Quality Rated

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

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

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

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

Comments: 1 Hour of State Approved training.

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Jun
29
12:10 PM12:10

Math Talk: Centers, Circle Time and Routines

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

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

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

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

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

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Jun
29
1:20 PM13:20

Block Basics: A Strong Foundation for Quality Block Play

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

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

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

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

Comments: 1 Hour of State Approved training.

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Jul
1
9:30 AM09:30

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

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

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

Location:
Goodwill Center
9425 Highway 92
Woodstock, GA 30188

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

Comments: 6 Hours of State Approved training. 

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Jul
6
9:00 AM09:00

Standards 103: Developmentally Appropriate Practice

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

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

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

Class Description: ECE-1.1 - Beginning – This training examines developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) from birth to preschool. It helps teachers connect DAP to GELDS indicators and understand what DAP looks like in action.

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

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Jul
6
11:30 AM11:30

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Jul
9
6:30 PM18:30

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Jul
18
11:00 AM11:00

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

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

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

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

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

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Jul
18
1:10 PM13:10

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

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

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

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

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

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

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Jul
20
9:00 AM09:00

Infant, Child, and Adult CPR & First Aid

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

Cost: $50

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

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

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Jul
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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Jul
27
9:30 AM09:30

Standards 103: Developmentally Appropriate Practice

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

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

Location:
Cedartown Library
245 East Ave
Cedartown, GA 30125

Class Description: ECE-1.1 - Beginning – This training examines developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) from birth to preschool. It helps teachers connect DAP to GELDS indicators and understand what DAP looks like in action.

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

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Jul
27
11:45 AM11:45

Math Talk: Centers, Circle Time and Routines

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

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

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

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

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

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Aug
3
9:00 AM09:00

G is for Germ: Infectious Disease Control

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

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

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

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

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

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Aug
3
11:15 AM11:15

Introduction to Child Abuse and Neglect

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

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

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

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

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

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Aug
3
2:00 PM14:00

Injury Prevention

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

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

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

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

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

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Aug
6
6:30 PM18:30

Math Talk: Centers, Circle Time and Routines

  • Northwest Georgia Christian Academy (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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
6
7:30 PM19:30

Language 101: Talking with Infants and Toddlers

  • Northwest Georgia Christian Academy (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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
17
8:30 AM08:30

Farm to Early Care and Education: Healthier Menu Planning

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

Cost: $15 per person

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

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

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

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Aug
17
10:00 AM10:00

Challenging Behaviors

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

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

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

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

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Aug
17
11:00 AM11:00

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

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

Cost: $15 per person

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

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

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

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Aug
20
6:30 PM18:30

Dynamic Duos & Team Building Positive Relationships Among ECE Professionals

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

Cost: $15

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

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

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Aug
24
9:00 AM09:00

Quality Rated Orientation

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

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

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

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

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

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Aug
24
9:30 AM09:30

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

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

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

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

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

Comments: 6 Hours of State Approved training. 

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Aug
24
11:15 AM11:15

Making Your Center Shine

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

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

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

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

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

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Sep
7
8:30 AM08:30

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

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

Cost: Free

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

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

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Sep
7
11:00 AM11:00

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

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

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

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

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

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Sep
14
9:00 AM09:00

Infant, Child, and Adult CPR & First Aid

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

Cost: $50

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

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

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Sep
16
9:30 AM09:30

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

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

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

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

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

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

Comments: 6 Hours of State Approved training. 

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Sep
17
9:30 AM09:30

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Sep
22
3:00 PM15:00

Making Your Center Shine

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

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

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

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

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Sep
29
3:00 PM15:00

Building a Stronger Team

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

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

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

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

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

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Oct
7
9:30 AM09:30

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

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

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

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

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

Comments: 6 Hours of State Approved training. 

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Nov
4
9:30 AM09:30

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

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

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

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

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

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

Comments: 6 Hours of State Approved training. 

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Dec
16
9:30 AM09:30

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

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

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

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

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

Comments: 6 Hours of State Approved training. 

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Jun
8
10:45 AM10:45

Positive Preschool Relationships

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

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

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

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

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Jun
8
8:30 AM08:30

Dynamic Duos & Team Building Positive Relationships Among ECE Professionals

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

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

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

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

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Jun
4
6:30 PM18:30

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Jun
1
2:00 PM14:00

Standards 102: Child Development

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

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

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

Class Description: ECE 1.1 – Beginning - Standards 102: Child Development This training examines basic milestones of physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development from birth to preschool. It helps teachers understand how these milestones connect with GELDS indicators, with a special focus on social-emotional development.

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

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Jun
1
11:15 AM11:15

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Jun
1
9:00 AM09:00

Strengthening Families through Concrete Support in Times of Need

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

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

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

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

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

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May
21
9:30 AM09:30

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

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

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

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

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

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

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May
18
1:30 PM13:30

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

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

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

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

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

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

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May
18
11:00 AM11:00

Making Your Center Shine

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

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

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

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

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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May
11
9:00 AM09:00

Infant, Child, and Adult CPR & First Aid

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

Cost: $50

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

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

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May
7
6:30 PM18:30

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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May
4
11:15 AM11:15

Language 101: Talking with Infants and Toddlers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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May
4
11:15 AM11:15

Block Basics: A Strong Foundation for Quality Block Play

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

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

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

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

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

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

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May
4
11:15 AM11:15

Quality Rated Portfolio: Standard 4 - Intentional Teaching Practices

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

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

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

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

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

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

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May
4
9:00 AM09:00

Quality Rated: Standard 101 - How to Use the GELDS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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May
4
9:00 AM09:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Apr
27
11:15 AM11:15

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Apr
27
11:15 AM11:15

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Apr
27
9:00 AM09:00

Art 102- Best Practices to Support Quality Rated

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Apr
27
9:00 AM09:00

Read It Again! Effective Read Alouds in a Preschool Classroom

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Apr
23
12:00 PM12:00

Quality Rated Portfolio: Standard 2 - Health and Nutrition Tidbits

Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 4/22/19- noon
Seating Availability:  20

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

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

Class Description: ADM-7 – This training examines how to help you make the most out of Standard 2 in the Quality Rated Portfolio.

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

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Apr
23
9:30 AM09:30

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

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

Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 4/22/19 – 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 - Cartersville
913 N. Tennessee St., Suite 202
Cartersville, GA 30120

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

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Apr
18
10:00 AM10:00

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

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Registration: must preregister
Cost: Free

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

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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Apr
13
12:30 PM12:30

Challenging Behaviors

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 4/12/19 – noon
Seating Available: 15

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 Lane
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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Apr
13
10:00 AM10:00

Dynamic Duos & Team Building Positive Relationships Among ECE Professionals

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 4/12/19 – noon
Seating Available: 15

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 Lane
Jasper, GA 30143

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

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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Apr
9
6:30 PM18:30

Challenging Behaviors

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

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

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

Class Description: ECE-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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Apr
6
9:00 AM09:00

Infant, Child, and Adult CPR & First Aid

Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 4/5/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

Cost: $50

Location:
Quality Care for Children
2751 Buford Hwy. NE, Suite 150
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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Mar
30
12:15 PM12:15

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

Time: 12:15 am- 2:15 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 3/29/19 – 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 Street
Woodstock, GA 30188

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

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

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Mar
23
9:00 AM09:00

Watch Me Grow!

Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 3/22/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

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

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

Class Description: ECE-1.1, 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
22
10:00 AM10:00

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

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Contact: 404-479-4230
Registration Deadline: 3/21/19 – noon
Seating Available: 30

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

Location:
Pickens County Library
100 Library Lane
Jasper, GA 30143

Class Description: Beginning – ECE-6, ADM -1, ADM-2 This  Training examines how to help you make the most out of Standard 1 in the Quality Rated Portfolio.

Comments: 2 Hours of State Approved training.

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