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Training Title & DateID & Session DescriptionPresenter
Who’s Leading Who? Levels of Leadership for Effective Directors (1.5 hrs Program Administration)

Wed, Sept. 21, 2022
12:00 – 1:30pm
(Course ID 137870)
Directors are the foundation for the successful operation of any childcare facility. Directors are interacting daily with staff, parents, children, the community, state agencies, etc. for the well-being of children in their facilities. As the director, it’s your responsible to ensure the operations and safety of children in your care on a daily basis. In this role, the director needs to have the ability to be leaders. However, if the director isn’t a leader, then it will be difficult to fulfill this role. In the book, The 5 Levels of Leadership, John Maxwell describes five areas of any effective leader. The five areas are position, permission, production, people development, and pinnacle. Participants will learn more about each level and how they can apply these levels in their daily roles as directors.
Ms. Carletta Isreal
Reading Aloud (2.0 hrs Curriculum)

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022
9:00am – 11:00am
(Course number 120504)
Participants will be provided with an enhanced literary experience based on reading aloud.
Ms. Tomeiko Wright
Reducing Risky Behavior in the New Normal (3.0 hrs Health & Safety)

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022
9:00am – 12:00pm
(Course number 128827)
This course explores ways that staff can reduce risky behavior which will help reducing the risk of the spread of disease and create a healthier environment.
Ms. Tomeiko Wright
Observation & Assessment (2.0 hrs Curriculum)

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022
9:00am – 11:00am
(Course number 120873)
This course will focus on the importance of Observation and Assessment in supporting language and literacy development in infants, toddlers, and preschool age children. Through small and large group activities, video observation, and discussion of scenarios depicting teacher child literacy interactions, participants will identify strategies for observing, assessing, and planning for language and literacy experiences to support individual interests, strengths and needs for the children in their care.
Ms. Carol Osborn
Help Your Staff Build Relationships and Supportive Environments   (1.5 hrs Program Administration)

Wed, November 9, 2022
12:00 – 1:30pm
(Course number 129198)
Participants will discover ways to build positive relationships with Teachers, staff, and ALL children and how to make deposits with children and their families. Additionally, participants will identify ways to build teams and supportive staff members.
Dr. Crystal Campbell
How Brain States Affect Children’s Behavior (2.0 Curriculum)

Sat., November 19, 2022    
9:00am – 11:00am
(Course number 133774)
Join Jessica to begin to understand children’s behavior through the lens of three brain states: survival, emotional and executive.
Ms. Jessica Flowers
I Love You Rituals™: More Than Cute! (1.5 Child Guidance)

Sat., November 19, 2022
11:15am – 12:45pm
(Course number 139980)
Join Jessica to learn about I Love You Rituals and their importance to a child’s brain development.
Ms. Jessica Flowers