Contra Costa County
Local Planning and Advisory Council for Early Care and Education

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September 2017

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This training will cover:
• The benefits of preparing for an emergency
• The purpose of having an emergency kit, making a plan, staying informed, and getting involved
• How to address people with disabilities
• The County OES day to day vs. in a disaster
• Disaster Readiness
• Community Warning System (CWS)-which is public alert and warning notification due to an imminent threat to life, safety and health

6:30 p.m. registration.

Questions: 925-676-5442 (CoCoKids)

Training host: CoCoKids
2 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/disaster-planning-2/


October 2017

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This workshop is designed to deepen educators’ understanding of early childhood brain development as it relates to literacy. We will review the latest research on the subject and practice specific interactive classroom Read Aloud strategies that support early language acquisition and development.

6:30 p.m. registration.

Questions: 925-676-5442 (CoCoKids)

Training host: CoCoKids
2 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/early-learning-growing-brain-2/


October 7 @ 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. registration, continental breakfast provided.

$15 registration fee – registration deadline: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Questions: (925) 942-5313 (CCCOE)

Training host: Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE)
3 hours

Registration: https://rmtk-100717.eventbrite.com


October 14 @ 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 4, 2017

Questions: (925) 942-5329 (CCCOE)

Training host: First 5 Contra Costa
3 hours

Registration:


October 17 @ 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-4/


October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Educators will identify common myths and truths of language development in bilingual children and practice strategies that best support the growth of English language learners in the classroom.

6:30 p.m. registration.

Questions: 925-676-5442 (CoCoKids)

Training host: CoCoKids
2 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/multicultural-classroom-east-county/


October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This training will cover:
• The benefits of preparing for an emergency
• The purpose of having an emergency kit, making a plan, staying informed, and getting involved
• How to address people with disabilities
• The County OES day to day vs. in a disaster
• Disaster Readiness
• Community Warning System (CWS)-which is public alert and warning notification due to an imminent threat to life, safety and health

6:30 p.m. registration.

Questions: 925-676-5442 (CoCoKids)

Training host: CoCoKids
2 hours

Registration: https://www.cocokids.org/cocokids-events/events/disaster-planning-central-county/


October 28 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

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

Using a child-centered approach, participants will gain increased understanding and competence in methods for supporting emerging language and literacy capabilities, as well as guidelines concerning the creation of a print-rich environment.

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

Due to contract negotiations this training is subject to reschedule.
Registration deadline: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Questions: 925-942-5329 (CCCOE)

Training host: UC Davis
5 hours

Registration:


December 2017

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:


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:


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