Bright From the Start Approved
Summer Early Childhood Teacher Training Conference:
This Conference is at full capacity.
Now taking registrations for September 7, 2013.
If you have any questions, please contact Robyn 770-594-6566.
Track One: Required Basics
Child Abuse: Recognition & Reporting
Learn the warning signs of child abuse and neglect; the legal reporting requirements for teachers, directors, and owners, and how to protect yourself from being accused of abuse.
Safety and Injury Control
Keep the little ones in your care safe and reduce liabilities by discovering these "safety musts" for the classroom, the playground and field trips. Participants in this class will also leave with a better understanding of the DHR reporting requirements for accidents and injuries.
Infectious Diseases: Recognition & Prevention
Proper hand washing and diapering procedures are just a few of the sanitary practices addressed in this course to help early childhood professionals learn how to reduce the risk of spreading illnesses in child care.
Track Two: Summer Sessions for Teachers- Limited Seats
Sanity Savers for Summer - Guidance and discipline can be difficult on days with normal routines. Add swimming, field trips, hot outdoor afternoons, parties, sugar, and anticipation, and it can be down-right challenging. Come away with strategies for keeping classroom management intact and behaviors in the acceptable zone with this two hour workshop.
Character Counts, Marvelous Manners, and Community Service in Action: Adding specialty centers and interest areas to keep your children engaged!
Take advantage of the long summer days to build character qualities and service in action routines into your students. This workshop provides hands-on suggestions for integrating character qualities, social etiquitte and service into your program.
Super Snacks, Dining Delights, and Hands on Cooking Experiences . . .From jazzing up snacks for fun and finicky eaters, to finding ways to make meals more meaningful, you’ll find ideas for keeping children involved in healthy food experiences. Mixing, pouring, stirring, and recipe “reading” – move the cooking to small group for math, science and language all rolled into one tasty, fun experience that will help end the summer with a bang, and give you fresh ideas for food for fall!
Track Three: Nutrition I and II-Limited Seats Available
(for cooks and directors!)
Nutrition I – Nutrition and the USDA Food Plan This workshop covers the basics of sound nutrition for young children and the requirements of the USDA Child and Adult Food Plan for those who cook and do meal planning in the early childhood setting. Topics include the food pyramid, meal components, serving sizes, menu planning, and regulations for food service.
Nutrition II – Food Preparation, Food-borne Illnesses, & Kitchen Sanitation A must for cooks and those who serve food to young children...this workshop presents precautions that must be taken to prevent food spoilage and contamination during cooking, serving, and storage.
Super Snacks, Dining Delights, and Hands on Cooking Experiences . . .(perfect for teachers, cooks, and directors too!!) From jazzing up snacks for fun and finicky eaters, to finding ways to make meals more meaningful, you’ll find ideas for keeping children involved in healthy food experiences. Mixing, pouring, stirring, recipe reading – move the cooking to small group for math, science and language all rolled into one tasty, fun experience.
Refund/Cancellation Policy and Photo Release: All refunds will be in the form of training credit. No monetary refunds. Cancellations must be in writing and faxed 48 hours prior to the scheduled seminar. Teachers who miss training due to a documentable emergency may submit a request for credit the first business day after the missed training by calling our office. Approved requests will be issued a credit confirmation number. Undocumented no-shows will not receive training credit. In the unlikely event that Early Connections has to postpone or reschedule a training event, registrants will receive double training credit. No monetary refunds will be issued. Please note that photos may be taken and used for promotional materials at this training. If you do not want your photo reproduced, inform your instructor in writing at the event. Childcare policy: To maintain a high quality training event, please make child care arrangements in advance. Children are not allowed in training sessions!
Early Connections 8215 Dunwoody Place Atlanta, GA 30350 Phone: 770-594-6566 Fax: 770-594-3223
When & Where
Early Connections provides state approved manager and teacher training for child care programs throughout the Southeast. Early Connections develops both schoolage and preschool curriculum. For more information on upcoming events as well as other Early Connections services, please visit our website at www.myearlyconnections.com
Phone contact: 770-594-6566