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April 2018

April 21 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

THIS TRAINING HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT

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, April 11, 2018
You must pre-register to attend

Questions: (925) 942-5331 (CCCOE)

Training host: Contra Costa County Office of Education
6 hours

Registration: https://strengtheningfam42118.eventbrite.com


April 21 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Presented by UC Davis

This workshop addresses the emotional impact of loss and trauma on young children and explores the provider’s role in helping children cope with stressful events, such as divorce, separation and changing caregivers.

Do not forget:

  • Adults Only
  • Please bring a lunch, there is also an onsite café
  • Microwave and refrigerator available for use

8:30 a.m. registration.

Questions: 925-676-5442 (CoCoKids)

Training host: CoCoKids
5 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/uc-davis-loss-trauma-young-children/


April 24 @ 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/creando-un-ambiente-rico-en-alfabetizacion-central-county/


April 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

THIS TRAINING HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT

Participants will:

  • Gain understanding of key concepts from the California Preschool Learning Foundations and Curriculum Framework, Volume 3—History-Social Science domain, Becoming a Preschool Community Member (Civics) strand.
  • Observe, read, and discuss the developmental continuum for civics and develop strategies that will guide instruction and learning in the preschool classroom.
  • Practice using the Preschool Learning Foundations and Curriculum Framework to intentionally plan developmentally appropriate, cultural, and inclusive strategies that promote the development of skills, knowledge, and behaviors related to civics.

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

$30 registration fee – registration deadline: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
You must pre-register to attend

Questions: (925) 942-5331 (CCCOE)

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

Registration: https://preschoolmember428.eventbrite.com


April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Hello, My name is Chris Pancoast and I am the author of Why Play60? The Role of Play in Early Childhood Development. My workshop on play is an engaging experience for all.

This workshop covers topics from my book, Why Play? The Role of Play in Early Childhood Development and is a great way to learn how you can incorporate play and providing memorable experiences in your child’s or student’s lives. We will be diving into the different aspects of play while exploring our artistic side.

The workshop would be great for educators and parents. Every participant will get to take home their creative art piece and a fun playful surprise–PLAYDOUGH!

6:30 p.m. registration.

Questions: 925-676-5442 (CoCoKids)

Training host: CoCoKids
2 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/play-learn-play-important-childrens-growth/


May 2018

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Presented by UC Davis

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.

Do not forget:

  • Adults Only
  • Please bring a lunch, there is also an onsite café
  • Microwave and refrigerator available for use

8:30 a.m. registration.

Questions: 925-676-5442 (CoCoKids)

Training host: CoCoKids
5 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/tuesday-talks-fcc-support-group-10/


May 12 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Presented by UC Davis

Participants will: Self-assess and explore risk perception through the lens of individual differences and global perspectives; Consider research based benefits of risk in the development of physical, cognitive, and social skills; Learn how to support children as they take appropriate physical risks in every day play and planned learning experiences; Learn strategies to encourage children as they initiate and participate in cognitive risk-taking behaviors; Be able to provide children with guidance in their social risk-taking behaviors that are developmentally and temperamental appropriate.

Do not forget:

  • Adults Only
  • Please bring a lunch, there is also an onsite café
  • Microwave and refrigerator available for use

8:30 a.m. registration.

Questions: 925-676-5442 (CoCoKids)

Training host: CoCoKids
5 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/uc-davis-young-children-learning-positive-risk/


May 15 @ 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-10/


May 19 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

THIS TRAINING HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT

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

Children’s health and healthy lifestyle choices can lay the groundwork for their later development. The Healthy Habits workshop focuses on supportive communication and participation in activities to help children develop behaviors that lead to healthy living, including making food choices, maintaining personal safety and oral health.

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

Registration deadline: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
You must pre-register to attend

Questions: 925-942-5331 (CCCOE)

Training host: UC Davis
5 hours

Registration: https://healthyhabits51918.eventbrite.com


May 19 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Numeracy Skills and Beyond

Presented by UC Davis

Los participantes aprenderán estrategias que construyen conocimientos y destrezas matemáticas.

(This course encourages participants to examine ways to provide a rich math environment for children. Participants will learn strategies and activities that build developmentally appropriate math knowledge and skills in the preschool years.)

Do not forget:

  • Adults Only
  • Please bring a lunch, there is also an onsite café
  • Microwave and refrigerator available for use

8:30 a.m. registration.

Questions: 925-676-5442 (CoCoKids)

Training host: CoCoKids
5 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/building-numeracy-skills-beyond-spanish/


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