Course Description - Strategies for Success 2014
Strategy : A plan, a series of calculated moves, a set of maneuvers. . . in today’s competitive child care environment, thriving teachers and administrators have a strategy to keep their centers cutting edge. From basic training to keeping fresh energy in programming, it takes a set of well thought out plans to have a high quality program that survives today’s tough economy, competitive climate and discerning customers! Choose a tract, and choose an afternoon feature, for a full six hours of professional development.
Tract One: SPACE AVAILABLE!!!
Strategies for Success in the Classroom: Are you spending more time intervening in misbehaviors than interacting positively with children? Do you have a few out of control children spoil the fun of an activity for everyone? Learn the five requirements for running a successful classroom, and come away with power-packed techniques for addressing unruly behavior by tackling it’s root cause.
Hands-on Conflict Resolution: From the sensory table, to the art easel, your classroom is filled with opportunities to help unruly children self-regulate and engage in conflict resolution. Learn to incorporate “soothing centers” throughout your classroom to help your little ones learn to manage their emotions and resolve conflicts peacefully.
Afternoon Feature: Supporting Children With Special Needs: Sensory processing disorders, autism spectrum disorders, oppositional defiance disorder. . .today’s inclusional preschool teacher is confronted with needs outside the norm that sometimes challenge traditional classroom management techniques. Learn strategies and engage non-typically developing children as you work with them.
Tract Two - No Seats Available
Tract Three: The Required Basics - Success Starts with the Basics! SPACE AVAILABLE!!
Child Abuse: Recognition & Reporting - Learn the warning signs of child abuse and neglect; the legal reporting requirement for teachers, directors, and owners; and how to protect yourself from being accused of abuse.
Safety & Injury Control - Keep the little ones in your care save 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 Department of Human Resources’ reporting requirements for accidents and injuries.
Infectious Diseases: Recognition & Prevention - Proper hand washing and diapering procedure 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 settings.
Tract Four: No Seats Available
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