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December 2017

December 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Participants will:

  • Understand and utilize the structure and features of the CA Preschool Learning Foundations, Preschool Curriculum Framework, Social-Emotional Development domain, Social Interaction strand.
  • Become aware of integration opportunities between Volumes 1, 2, and 3 of the Preschool Learning Foundations.
  • Participate in social-interaction activities, including those designed for both large and small groups in order to take them back to the classroom.
  • Utilize strategies identified for dual language learners and children with special needs.

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

$20 registration fee – registration deadline: Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Questions: (925) 942-5329 (CCCOE)

Training host: CA Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN)
3.5 hours

Registration: https://socialinteractions129.eventbrite.com


December 16 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

*Training available ONLY for licensed Family Child Care providers and Privately Operated Center Staff.

Participants will gain increased understanding of the components needed for children to learn to read and write. Suggestions concerning the creation of a print-rich environment and appropriate literacy activities will be provided.

8:30 a.m. registration, only light refreshments will be provided.

Due to contract negotiations this training is subject to reschedule.
Registration deadline: Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Questions: 925-942-5329 (CCCOE)

Training host: UC Davis
5 hours

Registration: https://readersandwriters-121617.eventbrite.com


January 2018

January 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

*Training available ONLY for licensed Family Child Care providers and Privately Operated Center Staff.

Providers are faced with special considerations and challenges, depending upon the needs of each child. This advanced workshop allows an opportunity to discuss how providers can include children with special needs in their program.

8:30 a.m. registration, only light refreshments will be provided.

Due to contract negotiations this training is subject to reschedule.
Registration deadline: Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Questions: 925-942-5329 (CCCOE)

Training host: UC Davis
5 hours

Registration: https://servingspecialneeds010618.eventbrite.com


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

Questions: 925-942-5329 (CCCOE)

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

Registration: https://drdp12017.eventbrite.com


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

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 - 1:00 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 and water provided.

Registration deadline: Friday, January 26, 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
4 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

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, continental breakfast provided.

Registration deadline: Friday, February 2, 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 @ 1:30 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.

1:00 p.m. registration, coffee, tea and water provided.

Registration fee – registration deadline: Friday, February 2, 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


February 24, 2018 @ 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, February 14, 2018

Questions: 925-942-5329 (CCCOE)

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

Registration: https://planningwithdata22418.eventbrite.com


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