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Local Planning and Advisory Council for Early Care and Education

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November 2017

November 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this 3-hour hands-on training, learn how to improve the quality of your program using the Learning Genie App: record DRDP observations, rate RDP measures, generate digital portfolios & reports, track DRDP progress, transfer data to DRDPTech, and engage and involve parents.

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

$15 registration fee – registration deadline: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
You must pre-register to attend

Questions: (925) 942-5329 (CCCOE)

Training host: First 5 Contra Costa
3 hours

Registration: https://learninggenie1104.eventbrite.com


November 4 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Come join us for an introduction to the CA Teaching Pyramid, an approach that provides a systematic framework that promotes social and emotional development, provides support for children’s appropriate behavior, prevents challenging behavior, and addresses problematic behavior. Trainers will address strategies for promoting social and emotional development and preventing challenging behavior.

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

Registration deadline: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 or earlier if capacity is met
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://110417csefel.eventbrite.com


November 7 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Reservation required

8:00 a.m. registration.

Questions: 925-676-5442 (CoCoKids)

Training host: CoCoKids
3.5 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/family-child-care-licensing-orientation-2/


November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us as we share and practice songs and dynamic movement games for the classroom that support student’s development not only in early literacy but in a number of learning areas that are vital for kindergarten readiness.

6:30 p.m. registration.

Questions: 925-676-5442 (CoCoKids)

Training host: CoCoKids
2 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/story-song-movement-east-county/


November 18 @ 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, water and lunch provided.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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://111817ecers.eventbrite.com


November 18 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 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 deadline: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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://111817iters.eventbrite.com


November 21 @ 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-5/


December 2017

December 2 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale

This session introduces the Family Child Care 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 scales, and learn how the scale is interpreted.

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

Registration deadline: Wednesday, November 29, 2017
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://120217fccers.eventbrite.com


December 5 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Reservation required

8:00 a.m. registration.

Questions: 925-676-5442 (CoCoKids)

Training host: CoCoKids
3.5 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/family-child-care-licensing-orientation-3/


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
You must pre-register to attend

Questions: (925) 942-5329 (CCCOE)

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

Registration: https://socialinteractions129.eventbrite.com


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