Please Note - For the 2021 Conference, select the Opening Session as your first choice, then select a morning workshop from Session 2 classes and an afternoon workshop from Session 3 classes. You will be charged the registration fee in the Opening Session Only. You must select the Opening Session option in order to process your registration.

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Activities for the Culturally Diverse Classrooms
This training will also teach participants how they can embrace the philosophy of lifelong learning regarding different cultures in order to improve their ethos in the support for diversity.

 
Tuesday, Nov 30 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2112312 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Ants in their Pants: Teaching Children Who Must Move to Learn
The ideas and strategies in this workshop will help the child care professional work with and meet the needs of all the children in their care, especially the kinesthetic learner.

 
Wednesday, Dec 15 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2112313 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Basic Health & Safety with Supporting Breastfeeding in Child Care
This workshop provides basic information about critical health and safety topics for all child care providers to meet the requirement of the proposed licensing regulation regarding training in basic health and safety and breastfeeding practices.

 
Monday, Oct 18 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2112295 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Monday, Dec 13 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2112307 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Building Classroom Communities
This training addresses the various components involved in creating a supportive classroom community. Learn three major leadership styles and their impact on a classroom. Learn how to utilize these skills for building positive relationships.

 
Wednesday, Oct 13 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2112294 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Drama Kings and Queens
Support a rich dramatic play curriculum for preschoolers by providing appropriate (yet inexpensive) props and dress-up.

 
Wednesday, Dec 8 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2112306 (more details)
Location TBD (view map)
Price: $0.00
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Emergency Preparedness for Child Care Providers
Learn the necessary actions to keep you and the children in your care safe in any emergency situation. You will develop an EP plan. This workshop meets OCC requirements.

 
Tuesday, Oct 19 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 2   Class# 2112296 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $75.00
Member Price: $70.00
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Tuesday, Nov 9 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 2   Class# 2112301 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $75.00
Member Price: $70.00
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First Aid and CPR (Infant, Child and Adult) Certification
Certification for both First Aid and CPR is valid for two years. Learn how to use the AED machine to save a life.

 
Saturday, Oct 9 2021 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2112299 (more details)
Location Broadneck Library (view map)
NonMember Price: $85.00
Member Price: $80.00
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Saturday, Nov 6 2021 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2112316 (more details)
Location Odenton Regional Library (view map)
NonMember Price: $85.00
Member Price: $80.00
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Including All Children and the Americans with Disabilities Act
(Online Training)You will be presented with information, strategies, and resources on how to develop and implement an ECE environment that is inclusive to all children and families.

 
Monday, Nov 8 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2112300 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Learning Math with Dollar & Thrift Store Finds
Math manipulatives do not have to cost a fortune, many materials can be found at the local dollar store or thrift shop that support mathematical thinking processes.

 
Thursday, Dec 16 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2112314 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Medication Administration
Learn about MSDE's policies and procedure regarding the administration of medicine to children in your care.

 
Saturday, Oct 2 2021 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2112292 (more details)
Location Odenton Regional Library (view map)
NonMember Price: $75.00
Member Price: $70.00
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Saturday, Nov 13 2021 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2112317 (more details)
Location Brooklyn Park Library (view map)
NonMember Price: $75.00
Member Price: $70.00
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Self-esteem of the Preschool Child
Overview of self-esteem theory as it relates to the preschool age. Learn indicators of self-esteem as well as strategies to increase self-esteem in particular children. Learn activities that increase self-awareness, self-expression and self-esteem.

 
Tuesday, Oct 12 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2112293 (more details)
Location TBD (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Sensory Play for Infants and Toddlers
Sensory play enables infants and toddlers to scaffold learning, building on prior experiences. Providers will learn how to use non-traditional everyday sensory items to create discovery baskets to scaffold memory and enhance brain development in I/T.

 
Tuesday, Nov 23 2021 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2112304 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $33.00
Member Price: $28.00
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SIDS: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Training
Learn about the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and what you can do to prevent it.

 
Monday, Oct 25 2021 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2112297 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $33.00
Member Price: $28.00
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Tuesday, Nov 30 2021 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2112305 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $33.00
Member Price: $28.00
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Spread Kindness Prevent Bullying
Participants will explore concepts and how to age appropriately introduce these to young children – caring, kindness, generosity, and community.

 
Wednesday, Oct 27 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2112298 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Temperament Differences: From Easy to Difficult
An overview of the nine traits of temperament according to behavioral science. The discussion further focuses on guidance techniques that are respectful of each “high” or “low” among the nine traits.

 
Tuesday, Nov 16 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2112302 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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What's in Their Backpack? The Impact of Trauma
This engaging workshop discusses the affects and impact that trauma can have on the brain. It not only affects children in the moment, but throughout life if gone untreated. Continued…

 
Wednesday, Nov 17 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2112303 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Why Do Toddlers Bite?
Why do toddlers bite and how can you control it? Participants will learn how to approach, problem solve and develop strategies for biting in the classroom. Participants will also learn how to communicate with parents during biting situations.

 
Thursday, Oct 7 2021 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2112311 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $33.00
Member Price: $28.00
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