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August 2017

August 26 @ 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, August 16, 2017

Questions: 925-942-5329 (CCCOE)

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

Registration: https://drdp_meaningfulobservations-082617.eventbrite.com


August 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

This is a SIX (6) week course commitment
We are now offering the Road to Success – The Business of Family Child Care “Cohort”. This training is a six session commitment and will take you and your cohort colleagues through various topics of FCC business practices, designed to strengthen your financial, business and professional successes in the family child care field.

6:00 p.m. registration.

This training meets – 8/29, 9/5, 9/12, 9/26, 10/3 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and 10/21 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Questions: 925-676-5442 (CoCoKids)

Training host: CoCoKids
18 hours (total)

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/central-county-road-success-business-family-child-care-series/


August 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

This is a SIX (6) week course commitment
We are now offering the Road to Success – The Business of Family Child Care “Cohort”. This training is a six session commitment and will take you and your cohort colleagues through various topics of FCC business practices, designed to strengthen your financial, business and professional successes in the family child care field.

6:00 p.m. registration.

This training meets – 8/30, 9/6, 9/13, 9/27, 10/4 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and 10/21 – from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the CocoKids Concord location, 1035 Detroit Avenue, Suite 100A, Concord, CA 94518

Questions: 925-676-5442 (CoCoKids)

Training host: CoCoKids
18 hours (total)

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/east-county-road-success-business-family-child-care-series/


August 31 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

This is a SIX (6) week course commitment
We are now offering the Road to Success – The Business of Family Child Care “Cohort”. This training is a six session commitment and will take you and your cohort colleagues through various topics of FCC business practices, designed to strengthen your financial, business and professional successes in the family child care field.

6:00 p.m. registration.

This training meets – 8/31, 9/7, 9/14, 9/28, 10/5 – from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and 10/21 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the CocoKids Concord location, 1035 Detroit Avenue, Suite 100A, Concord, CA 94518

Questions: 925-676-5442 (CoCoKids)

Training host: CoCoKids
18 hours (total)

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/west-county-road-success-business-family-child-care-series/


September 2017

September 9 @ 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: Thursday, September 7, 2017

Questions: 925-942-5329 (CCCOE)

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

Registration: https://drdptech_090917.eventbrite.com


September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Este taller ofrece ideas para que educadores estimulen el desarrollo de las habilidades de pre alfabetización de sus estudiantes a través de actividades a lo largo del día. Compartiremos y practicaremos juegos de palabras, actividades interactivas, canciones y rimas que se pueden usar en el salón de clase. Nuestro enfoque serán la seis habilidades de pre alfabetización identificadas por la Asociación Americana de Bibliotecas.

6:30 p.m. registration.

Questions: 925-676-5442 (CoCoKids)

Training host: CoCoKids
2 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/como-crear-un-ambiente-rico-en-alfabetizacion/


September 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Receive tools, strategies and resources on how to integrate the findings into lesson planning.

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

$30 registration fee – registration deadline: Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Questions: 925-942-5329 (CCCOE)

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

Registration: https://drdp_planningwithdata091617.eventbrite.com


September 19 @ 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-3/


September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

El objetivo del taller es ofrecer una oportunidad a educadores de profundizar en el tema del desarrollo del cerebro en los primeros cinco años y su relación con el aprendizaje. Se presentaran los últimos estudios sobre el tema y se brindaran estrategias de lectura interactiva que apoyan el desarrollo del lenguaje.

6:30 p.m. registration.

Questions: 925-676-5442 (CoCoKids)

Training host: CoCoKids
2 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/aprendizaje-temprano-y-el-cerebro-en-desarrollo/


September 23 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Strengthening Families is a research-informed approach to increase family strengths, enhance child development and reduce the likelihood of child abuse and neglect. It is based on engaging families, programs, and communities in building five protective factors: Parental Resilience; Social Connections, Knowledge of parenting and child development; Concrete support in times of need; and Social and Emotional competence of children.

8:00 a.m. registration, continental breakfast and light lunch provided.

$30 registration fee – registration deadline: Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Questions: (925) 942-5329 (CCCOE)

Training host: Contra Costa County Office of Education
6 hours

Registration: https://strengtheningfam092317.eventbrite.com


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