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Atlanta, GA - Holiday Extravaganza 2013 Conference (Limited Space - call for class openings)

Early Connections

Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EST)

Atlanta, United States

Atlanta, GA - Holiday Extravaganza 2013 Conference (Limited...

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Holiday Extravaganza – Teacher Training Conference

December 14, 2013

Feature Class:  (1:00 – 3:00) Games & Music from Around the World to Make the Holidays Merry-  Add spice, flair and movement to your indoor and outdoor large group times with these multicultural games and activities for the holidays.  You'll find transition ideas, circle time games, and seasonal games that help you celebrate the holidays of the world.

Track One:  Curriculum for the Holidays (8:00am-12:00 noon)

Ooey Gooey Sensory for the Holidays - From Hanukkah to Christmas to Kwanzaa, you'll find sensory ideas to delight your little one's need for touching, smelling, and tasting to learn.  Add excitement to your centers as you fill them with multi-cultural holiday ideas that stimulate the senses and make learning fun.

Absolutely Amazing Art for the Holidays – From Hannuaka to Kwanza, you’ll add sparkle and dazzle with art ideas from holidays from all cultures.  Drawing, painting, sculpting, pasting, crafting. . . . you’ll find ideas to bring pleasure to your little ones as you build skills and creativity during this festive season.

(Teachers who wish to get six hours should attend the Feature Class in the afternoon.)

Track Two: Guidance-Professionalism Series (8:00am-3:00pm)  

8:00 - 12:00 Tackling Tantrums, Tall Tales, and other negative behaviors - guidance strategies that move children towards pro-social actions.  "Naughty or Nice" talk might have worked during the holidays for teachers and parents of the past, but today's educator's need multiple strategies to keep classrooms under control.  Learn what the research shows about how children develop pro-social behaviors, and learn strategies you might  try to reduce negatives and guide your little ones to deisred behaviors .

 Feature Class:  (1:00 – 3:00) Games & Music from Around the World to Make the Holidays Merry-  Add spice, flair and movement to your indoor and outdoor large group times with these multicultural games and activities for the holidays.  You'll find transition ideas, circle time games, and seasonal games that help you celebrate the holidays of the world.

 Track Three:  Required Basics (8:00-3:00pm)

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.

 

Tract Four: Management and Owners  (8:00 – 12:00)

8:00 – 10:00 Planning Fiscal Fitness for the New Year:  Boosting Your Center’s Enrollment – Marketing Traditions with a Twist - Learn what works and what doesn’t in today’s electronic marketing age.  Find the twist on traditional marketing that gives your center the push it needs to get to the next level of enrollment. Identify your BEST customers, and find strategies for attracting more JUST like them.

10:15 – 12:15 Customer Service that Keeps them Coming -  Attracting customers is just the beginning of a good marketing and enrollment plan.  Good customer service , that goes beyond words and jumps into action daily, impresses clients and builds loyalty.  Evaluate your program’s client friendliness and come away with a plan for getting your whole staff on the “retention team” for your center.

(Managers who want six hours should take the feature tract for the after lunch session.)

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When & Where



Holiday Inn Perimeter
4386 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, 30341

Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EST)


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Early Connections

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

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