Please Note - For the 2020 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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45 Hour Zero to Three Critical Competencies for Infant - Toddler Educators
Thursday 6 pm-9 pm weekly class Febuary 18, 2021- May 27, 2021 $250.00 Providers credentialed at level 2 or higher are eligible to apply for a training voucher to attend the 45-hour Critical Competencies training.

 
Thursday, Feb 18 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 15   Class# 2012228 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
Price: $250.00
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45 Hour Zero to Three Critical Competencies for Infant-Toddler Educators
Tuesday 6 pm-9 pm weekly January 19, 2021- April 27, 2021 $250.00 Providers credentialed at level 2 or higher are eligible to apply for a training voucher to attend the 45-hour Critical Competencies training.

 
Tuesday, Jan 19 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012229 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
Price: $250.00
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Ages and Stages: Child Development Birth to Age 3
Participants discuss the children in their care following the typical sequence of stages. Discussion includes typical milestones and difficulties at each stage and the caregiver's role in supporting optimal development.

 
Thursday, Jan 28 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012218 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Baby Talk: Early Language Development
The workshop covers the normal milestones of language in children from birth through age 3, stressing how language is “caught” by providing a rich verbal environment, and not “taught” in carefully laid out lessons.

 
Saturday, Mar 13 2021 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012233 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Balance of Power
An examination of the dynamics of an adult-child relationship that typifies power struggles. Developmental stages & "difficult" temperament traits can contribute to the combustible mix. Learn helpful techniques to prevent & resolve power struggles.

 
Saturday, Jan 16 2021 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012213 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Basic Health and Safety Training
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 areas.

 
Monday, Feb 8 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012220 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $30.00
Member Price: $25.00
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Monday, Apr 12 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012238 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $30.00
Member Price: $25.00
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Bottoms Up! Tummy Time Fun
Tummy time is easy to implement in any child care setting and is critically important to supporting healthy infant development and preventing a number of infant disorders.

 
Tuesday, Dec 15 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012199 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Building Resilience in Children
In this workshop participants will learn that warm and nurturing relationships between children and the adults in their lives are the most important factor in developing resilience and overcoming potential negative effects of daily stress.

 
Thursday, Jan 14 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012212 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Child Development and Developmental Delays
Participants will be presented with information on how to distinguish the difference between typical and atypical child development.

 
Thursday, Feb 11 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012230 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Curriculum Planning
Look at the wide world of subject matter that may be of interest or need for your children. Use year-round planning as a way to fit topics around seasons and special days on the calendar.

 
Wednesday, Feb 17 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012224 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Discipline is Teaching: Positive Strategies to Reduce Challenging Behavior
Participants will learn strategies to both prevent and to handle challenging behavior including natural consequences, discipline, and ways to teach self-discipline.

 
Tuesday, Jan 12 2021 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012214 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $33.00
Member Price: $28.00
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Does Santa Fast for Ramadan?
This workshop touches on the beliefs and practices of different religious groups represented in our area and opens discussion for clearing up cultural misunderstandings.

 
Tuesday, Dec 8 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012205 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Early Childhood and Social Emotional Health
Participants will learn how to communicate effectively with small children in a positive and developmentally appropriate manner about challenging behaviors and the importance of staying safe with practices to prevent Germs from spreading.

 
Tuesday, Jan 26 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012216 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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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, Feb 16 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 2   Class# 2012223 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $65.00
Member Price: $60.00
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Tuesday, Apr 13 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 2   Class# 2012239 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $65.00
Member Price: $60.00
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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, Dec 12 2020 9:30AM - 3:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012180 (more details)
Location PIP Moyer Recreation Center (view map)
NonMember Price: $75.00
Member Price: $70.00
3 Seats Remaining
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Saturday, Jan 30 2021 9:30AM - 3:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012211 (more details)
Location PIP Moyer Recreation Center (view map)
NonMember Price: $75.00
Member Price: $70.00
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Saturday, Feb 27 2021 9:30AM - 3:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012227 (more details)
Location PIP Moyer Recreation Center (view map)
NonMember Price: $75.00
Member Price: $70.00
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Healthy Meals for Infants and Toddlers
Healthy eating habits are easy to establish early in a child’s life when the parents and caregivers have accurate knowledge of nutritional values. This workshop explores how to help build healthy eating habits in infants & toddlers.

 
Thursday, Jan 28 2021 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012217 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $33.00
Member Price: $28.00
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I Had It First - Conflict Resolution with Preschoolers
Trauma-informed care requires sensitivity to "missed" developmental milestones. A review of normal socio-emotional development precedes the discussion of preventive techniques for peer squabbles and invaluable techniques. Teachable moments.

 
Wednesday, Dec 16 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012204 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
8 Seats Remaining
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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.

 
Wednesday, Dec 9 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012202 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
4 Seats Remaining
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Monday, Mar 8 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012232 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Monday, Apr 26 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012241 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Lesson Planning for Prescholld Children


 
Thursday, Apr 8 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012237 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Let's Hear it for the Boys!


 
Wednesday, Dec 9 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012138 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
9 Seats Remaining
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Making Families Welcome: Positive Partnerships with Families


 
Thursday, Mar 4 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012231 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Managing Stress at Any Age


 
Wednesday, Dec 2 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012169 (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.

 
Tuesday, Dec 15 2020 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Sessions 2   Class# 2012206 (more details)
Location Annapolis Walk Community Center (view map)
NonMember Price: $65.00
Member Price: $60.00
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Saturday, Feb 20 2021 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012225 (more details)
Location PIP Moyer Recreation Center (view map)
NonMember Price: $65.00
Member Price: $60.00
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Saturday, Apr 17 2021 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012240 (more details)
Location PIP Moyer Recreation Center (view map)
NonMember Price: $65.00
Member Price: $60.00
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Positive Words for Positive Actions
Learn how to make your child care environment more positive. Using positive language when talking to children gives them an understanding of the expectations we have. Continued…

 
Thursday, Mar 18 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012236 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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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.

 
Saturday, Feb 13 2021 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012222 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (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.

 
Monday, Dec 14 2020 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012203 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $33.00
Member Price: $28.00
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Tuesday, Apr 27 2021 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012242 (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, Dec 7 2020 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012165 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $33.00
Member Price: $28.00
7 Seats Remaining
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Monday, Jan 11 2021 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012210 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $33.00
Member Price: $28.00
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Monday, Mar 22 2021 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012235 (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.

 
Thursday, Jan 21 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012215 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Supporting Breastfeeding in Child Care
(Online Training) This is a required class for all Family Providers licensed for infants and all Center Staff working in the Infant/Toddler classrooms. Know what the new regulations are and how you will incorporate them into your home or center.

 
Monday, Dec 7 2020 6:00PM - 6:30PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012164 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
Price: $10.00
8 Seats Remaining
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Monday, Jan 11 2021 6:00PM - 6:30PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012209 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
Price: $10.00
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Monday, Mar 22 2021 6:00PM - 6:30PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012234 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
Price: $10.00
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The Skin You Live In
Address the simple but complex topic of skin color differences with hands-on activities appropriate to use with children. The workshop handouts include a list of picture books on the topic.

 
Saturday, Dec 5 2020 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012198 (more details)
Location PIP Moyer Recreation Center (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Together Again: Group Time & Group Games
Children are more likely to participate in group activities when they can truly participate! Enliven your circle time with engaging activities including traditional children’s games. Bring some curriculum themes & leave with new ideas.

 
Thursday, Dec 3 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012161 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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What Happened to the World? Helping Children Cope
This workshop is for providers or anyone working with children and families who are trying to make sense of a world where our sense of safety and security can disappear in an instant. Continued…

 
Tuesday, Feb 9 2021 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012221 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $33.00
Member Price: $28.00
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Who's Coming to Your Program
This training will define diversity and identify program planning considerations and family engagement strategies to help child care providers offer well-rounded and responsive care and education.

 
Tuesday, Dec 8 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012173 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Tuesday, Feb 23 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012226 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Working Together: The Importance of Community Helpers
This training explores the importance of community helpers in the lives of young children and how recognizing these people helps to build a community of caring.

 
Wednesday, Dec 16 2020 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Sessions 1   Class# 2012170 (more details)
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $33.00
Member Price: $28.00
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