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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Ages and Stages: Child Development Birth to Age 3
Thursday, Jan 28 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012218
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
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. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Healthy Meals for Infants and Toddlers
Thursday, Jan 28 2021 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012217
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
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. (more details)
NonMember Price: $33.00
Member Price: $28.00
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First Aid and CPR (Infant, Child and Adult) Certification
Saturday, Jan 30 2021 9:30AM - 3:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012211
Location PIP Moyer Recreation Center (view map)
Certification for both First Aid and CPR is valid for two years. Learn how to use the AED machine to save a life. (more details)
NonMember Price: $75.00
Member Price: $70.00
Class is Full
Please Call for Enrollment Information

Basic Health and Safety Training
Monday, Feb 8 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012220
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
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. (more details)
NonMember Price: $30.00
Member Price: $25.00
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What Happened to the World? Helping Children Cope
Tuesday, Feb 9 2021 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012221
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
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… (more details)
NonMember Price: $33.00
Member Price: $28.00
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The Skin You Live In
Wednesday, Feb 10 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012198
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
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. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Child Development and Developmental Delays
Thursday, Feb 11 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012230
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
Participants will be presented with information on how to distinguish the difference between typical and atypical child development. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Self-esteem of the Preschool Child
Saturday, Feb 13 2021 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012222
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
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. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Emergency Preparedness for Child Care Providers
Tuesday, Feb 16 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 2    Class# 2012223
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
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. (more details)
NonMember Price: $65.00
Member Price: $60.00
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Curriculum Planning
Wednesday, Feb 17 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012224
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
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. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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45 Hour Zero to Three Critical Competencies for Infant - Toddler Educators
Thursday, Feb 18 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 15    Class# 2012228
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
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. (more details)
Price: $250.00
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Medication Administration
Saturday, Feb 20 2021 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012225
Location PIP Moyer Recreation Center (view map)
Learn about MSDE's policies and procedure regarding the administration of medicine to children in your care. (more details)
NonMember Price: $65.00
Member Price: $60.00
Class is Full
Please Call for Enrollment Information

Who's Coming to Your Program
Tuesday, Feb 23 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012226
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
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. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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First Aid and CPR (Infant, Child and Adult) Certification
Saturday, Feb 27 2021 9:30AM - 3:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012227
Location PIP Moyer Recreation Center (view map)
Certification for both First Aid and CPR is valid for two years. Learn how to use the AED machine to save a life. (more details)
NonMember Price: $75.00
Member Price: $70.00
Class is Full
Please Call for Enrollment Information

Balance of Power
Tuesday, Mar 2 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012213
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
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. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Making Families Welcome: Positive Partnerships with Families
Thursday, Mar 4 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012231
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Including All Children and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Monday, Mar 8 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012232
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
(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. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Success Over Stress: Gain Control of Your Life
Tuesday, Mar 9 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012244
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
Working full time, providing quality childcare and managing your personal life can lead to large amounts of stress. Learn how to recognize and manage stress triggers and gain control of your life. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Baby Talk: Early Language Development
Saturday, Mar 13 2021 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012233
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
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. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Together Again: Group Time & Group Games
Wednesday, Mar 17 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012161
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
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. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Positive Words for Positive Actions
Thursday, Mar 18 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012236
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
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… (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Supporting Breastfeeding in Child Care
Monday, Mar 22 2021 6:00PM - 6:30PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012234
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
(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. (more details)
Price: $10.00
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SIDS: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Training
Monday, Mar 22 2021 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012235
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
Learn about the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and what you can do to prevent it. (more details)
NonMember Price: $33.00
Member Price: $28.00
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A World of Stories
Wednesday, Mar 24 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012249
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
Folk tales from around the world - why and how to use them with children. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Building Resilience in Children
Saturday, Mar 27 2021 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012212
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
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. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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First Aid and CPR (Infant, Child and Adult) Certification
Saturday, Mar 27 2021 9:30AM - 3:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012247
Location PIP Moyer Recreation Center (view map)
Certification for both First Aid and CPR is valid for two years. Learn how to use the AED machine to save a life. (more details)
NonMember Price: $75.00
Member Price: $70.00
8 Seats Remaining
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Lesson Planning for Prescholld Children
Thursday, Apr 8 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012237
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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The Birds and The Bees as Young as Threes
Saturday, Apr 10 2021 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012245
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
Review the correct names for body parts & processes. Discuss why human reproduction is such a sensitive topic & why it is important for children & teens to have an "ask-able" adult to confide in. An extensive book list is included as a handout. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Basic Health and Safety Training
Monday, Apr 12 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012238
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
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. (more details)
NonMember Price: $30.00
Member Price: $25.00
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Emergency Preparedness for Child Care Providers
Tuesday, Apr 13 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 2    Class# 2012239
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
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. (more details)
NonMember Price: $65.00
Member Price: $60.00
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Medication Administration
Saturday, Apr 17 2021 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012240
Location PIP Moyer Recreation Center (view map)
Learn about MSDE's policies and procedure regarding the administration of medicine to children in your care. (more details)
NonMember Price: $65.00
Member Price: $60.00
6 Seats Remaining
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You Can Do This! Accommodating All Children in Your Program
Thursday, Apr 22 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012246
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
This workshop session provides an overview of the characteristics of inclusive child care and ways caregivers can support different needs for different children. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Including All Children and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Monday, Apr 26 2021 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012241
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
(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. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Sensory Play for Infants and Toddlers
Tuesday, Apr 27 2021 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012242
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
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. (more details)
NonMember Price: $33.00
Member Price: $28.00
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Communication: What I Meant To Say
Wednesday, Apr 28 2021 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012243
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
Relationship dynamics, body language, cultural differences, and the emotions behind the words often tell much more than words themselves. Learn how to communicate respectfully and effectively with co-workers, parents and children. (more details)
NonMember Price: $33.00
Member Price: $28.00
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