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January 2018

January 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is ideal for those in the field of Early Childhood Education who want to gain knowledge about the Toddler CLASS tool and develop a Toddler CLASS lens used to observe and assess the quality of early childhood teacher-child interactions.

8:30 a.m. registration

Registration deadline: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
You must pre-register to attend

Questions: Call Elida Treanor at 925-771-7319 or email at etreanor@first5coco.org

Training host: First 5 Contra Costa
3 hours

Registration: https://011318classtoddler.eventbrite.com


January 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come to visit with other family child care providers, share issues, or gather information. A good time for all is the first priority! This OPEN FORUM event will provide you with the support you are looking for to help you with your family child care business personally and professionally. Take care of YOU!

6:30 p.m. registration.

Questions: 925-676-5442 (CoCoKids)

Training host: CoCoKids
2 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/tuesday-talks-fcc-support-group-6/


January 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Infant/Toddler and Preschool

Gain understanding of the DRDP tool and how to use it.

8:30 a.m. registration, continental breakfast and light lunch provided.

$30 registration fee – registration deadline: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
You must pre-register to attend

Questions: 925-942-5329 (CCCOE)

Training host: Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) WestEd
7 hours

Registration: https://drdp12017.eventbrite.com


January 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is ideal for those in the field of Early Childhood Education who want to gain knowledge about the Pre-K CLASS tool and develop a Pre-K CLASS lens used to observe and assess the quality of early childhood teacher-child interactions.

8:30 a.m. registration

Registration deadline: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
You must pre-register to attend

Questions: Call Elida Treanor at 925-771-7319 or email at etreanor@first5coco.org

Training host: First 5 Contra Costa
3 hours

Registration: https://012018classprek.eventbrite.com


January 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Educators will identify common myths and truths of language development in bilingual children and practice strategies that best support the growth of English language learners in the classroom.

6:30 p.m. registration.

Questions: 925-676-5442 (CoCoKids)

Training host: CoCoKids
2 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/the-multilingual-classroom-2/


January 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Learn strategies for on-going formative classroom assessments using the DRDP with a goal of conducting meaningful observations.

8:30 a.m. registration, continental breakfast and light lunch provided.

$30 registration fee – registration deadline: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
You must pre-register to attend

Questions: 925-942-5329 (CCCOE)

Training host: Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) WestEd
7 hours

Registration: https://meaningfulobs12718.eventbrite.com


February 2018

February 3, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Making the Most of Classroom Interactions: This training is a modified version that will go in depth on the Instructional Support Domain and Dimensions.  You will learn strategies to help with engagement and critical thinking activities to help children understand concepts and to strengthen teacher knowledge on effective ways to provide higher order thinking opportunities.

8:30 a.m. registration, coffee, tea, water, and lunch provided.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
You must pre-register to attend

Questions: Call Elida Treanor at 925-771-7319 or email at etreanor@first5coco.org

Training host: First 5 Contra Costa
6 hours

Registration: https://020318mmcirepeatoctober.eventbrite.com


February 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

*MUST have an active DRDP Tech account to attend.
To find out how to create a DRDP Tech account, visit: https://www.desiredresults.us/drdptech#register

During the training, administrators and staff learn how to: assist agency staff to learn to complete the DRDP online; view results for individual children and groups of children by classroom, site, and agency once information is entered; support continuous program improvement as teaching staff and program administration work together to look at the results, create reports, compare and analyze data, identify program needs, and plan their next steps.

8:30 a.m. registration, continental breakfast provided.

$15 registration fee – registration deadline: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
You must pre-register to attend

Questions: 925-942-5329 (CCCOE)

Training host: Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) WestEd
3 hours

Registration: https://drdptech21018.eventbrite.com


February 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale

This session introduces the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ERS) tool. In this session you will learn how the scale measures quality, participate in activities that will familiarize you with the content of the scale, and learn how the scale is interpreted.

8:30 a.m. registration, coffee, tea, and water provided.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, February 7, 2018
You must pre-register to attend

Questions: Call Elida Treanor at 925-771-7319 or email at etreanor@first5coco.org

Training host: First 5 Contra Costa
3 hours

Registration: https://021018ecersrepeatnovember.eventbrite.com


February 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Infant Toddler Environment Rating Scale

This session introduces the Infant Toddler Environmental Rating Scale (ERS) tool. In this session you will learn how the scale measures quality, participate in activities that will familiarize you with the content of the scales, and learn how the scale is interpreted.

12:30 p.m. registration, coffee, tea and water provided.

Registration fee – registration deadline: Wednesday, February 7, 2018
You must pre-register to attend

Questions: Call Elida Treanor at 925-771-7319 or email at etreanor@first5coco.org

Training host: First 5 Contra Costa
3 hours

Registration: https://021018itersrepeatnovember.eventbrite.com


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