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September 2018

September 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

Participants will learn what challenging behavior is and how children use it to communicate. Participants will be able to describe the meaning behind a child’s behavior and will walk away with key strategies to support children in preventing challenging behavior and to promote their social and emotional skills.

8:30 a.m. check-in.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, September 5
NOTE: It is First 5 Contra Costa policy that late registrations and walk-ins will NOT be accepted or allowed into the training.

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

Training host: First 5 Contra Costa
4 hours

Registration: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=gdhwoacab&oeidk=a07efl1oii51e4d5f28


September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presented by CocoKids Inclusion Department and Gateway Learning Group

Join us as we explore the value of free play and how to use this time to complete individual assessments in this hands on workshop. Educators will receive a DRDP-based observation tool to support ongoing individual assessments.

6:30 p.m. check-in.

Questions: Call Kimberly Nguyen at 925-265-6454 or email at kimberly.nguyen@cocokids.org

Training host: CocoKids
2 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/making-successful-accommodations-to-meet-the-needs-of-young-children-in-child-care-programs/


September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presented by Tandem Partners in Learning

Join us as we explore the value of free play and how to use this time to complete individual assessments in this hands on workshop. Educators will receive a DRDP-based observation tool to support ongoing individual assessments.

6:30 p.m. check-in.

Questions: Call Kimberly Nguyen at 925-265-6454 or email at kimberly.nguyen@cocokids.org

Training host: CocoKids
2 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/building-on-play-authentic-assessment-west-county/


September 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

Review the steps outlined in A Road Map to Kindergarten© so participants become familiarized with the guide. Provide ideas and strategies for use and implementation of A Road Map to Kindergarten© as a tool for parent education, teacher-parent interactions and school-to-home partnerships.

8:30 a.m. check-in
NOTE: There will be no meals served at this training, only light snacks, coffee, tea, and water, please plan accordingly.

Registration deadline: Friday, September 14, 2018

Questions: Call Melody Yee at 925-942-5313 or email at myee@cccoe.k12.ca.us

Training host: UC Davis
3 hours

Registration: https://rmtk-922.eventbrite.com


September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Presented by CA Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN)

Understand and utilize the structure and features of the Preschool Learning Foundations (PLF), Social-Emotional Development domain, and Self strand; Understand and utilize the structure and features of the Preschool Curriculum Framework (PCF), Social-Emotional Development domain, and Self strand; Become aware of integration opportunities between Volumes 1, 2, and 3 of the Preschool Learning Foundations; Utilize strategies identified for dual language learners; Utilize identified strategies for children with special needs.

6:00 p.m. check-in
NOTE: There will be no meals served at this training, only light snacks, coffee, tea, and water, please plan accordingly.

Registration deadline: Friday, September 21, 2018

Questions: Call Marissa Frias at 925-942-5331 or email at mfrias@cccoe.k12.ca.us

Training host: CPIN
2.5 hours

Registration: https://se-self927.eventbrite.com


September 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

 

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. check-in.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, September 26
NOTE: It is First 5 Contra Costa policy that late registrations and walk-ins will NOT be accepted or allowed into the training.

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

Training host: First 5 Contra Costa
6 hours

Registration: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=gdhwoacab&oeidk=a07efl1t9nya039c9ae


October 2018

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Assessment Instrument: Infant/Toddler and Preschool

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

8:30 a.m. check-in
NOTE: There will be no meals served at this training, only light snacks, coffee, tea, and water, please plan accordingly.

Registration deadline: Friday, September 28, 2018

Questions: Call Marissa Frias at 925-942-5331 or email at mfrias@cccoe.k12.ca.us

Training host: WestEd
7 hours

Registration: https://drdp106.eventbrite.com


October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presented by Tandem Partners in Learning

Join us as we explore the value of free play and how to use this time to complete individual assessments in this hands on workshop. Educators will receive a DRDP-based observation tool to support ongoing individual assessments.

6:30 p.m. check-in.

Questions: Call Kimberly Nguyen at 925-265-6454 or email at kimberly.nguyen@cocokids.org

Training host: CocoKids
2 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/building-on-play-authentic-assessment-east-county/


October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Provided by the Future: Supporting Family Child Care

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. check-in.

Questions: Call Kimberly Nguyen at 925-265-6454 or email at kimberly.nguyen@cocokids.org

Training host: CocoKids
2 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/tuesday-talks-fcc-support-group-13/


October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Provided by Tandem Partners in Learning

Esta Clase se enseñara en Español

Combinando lecturas interactivas con actividades de extensión multidisciplinarias, este enfoque de la planificación del currículo explora la versatilidad de los libros como herramientas de enseñanza. Un “storywalking” es un método valioso para apoyar el vocabulario, aumentar la curiosidad, las habilidades de pensamiento crítico, y apoyar a los estudiantes que están aprendiendo inglés.

6:30 p.m. check-in.

Questions: Call Kimberly Nguyen at 925-265-6454 or email at kimberly.nguyen@cocokids.org

Training host: CocoKids
2 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/story-walking-class-in-spanish/


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