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  • Nutrition at Your Fingertips

    Jan. 8th, 2018

    This course will cover basic nutrition principles. The most common behaviors of undernourishment in young children. Information specifically addressing nutrition for young children will be addressed. The course will also discuss the availability of nutritious snacks.

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    Literacy League: Oh Boy!

    Jan. 9th, 2018

    Literacy is a vital part of daily activities with young children. We can focus on literacy that boys are interested in, in every activity that we present. This class will stress how literacy is important to build off of and help children develop physically, socially and academically.

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    Looking Through Their Eyes

    Jan. 16th, 2018

    This course is designed to help participants understand how to encourage different cultures in their program. The course will give ideas, and tips on dealing with implementing cultural aspects. Participants will be able to discuss issues and compare new ideas with others.

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    Encouraging Spaces

    Jan. 23rd, 2018

    Children are provided a rich learning environment when their space is intentionally arranged for optimal learning. Space should help a child move through educational activities that are fun and inviting. Children will thrive when schedules of daily learning activities are presented.

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    The Developing Child: Cognitive Development

    Jan. 27th, 2018

    This course is designed to help participants understand how to help children with cognitive delays learn with others. The course will give ideas, and tips on making classrooms and programs inclusive to all. Participants will be able to discuss issues and compare new ideas with others.

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    CDA Workgroup

    Jan. 30th, 2018

    Bring your CDA portfolio and any questions to this workgroup.  We will help you find missing pieces, talk about portfolio development and what the CDA observation will look like.

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    Messy Play

    Feb. 5th, 2018

    This course is designed to help participants understand the importance of messy, sensory play in early childhood. The participants will have hands-on experiences with different messy materials to further their understanding of the importance of play. This course will also provide the language needed to explain the importance to families, directors, and others in the […]

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    Tom Copeland Series: Contracts & Policies

    Feb. 10th, 2018

    This course will give participants communication tools which will aid them in presenting their business in a positive, professional manner. Participants will create policies and contracts which are unique to their program. Risk management policies will be discussed and policies amended as needed to address risk in early childhood programs.

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    Literacy League: Go Girl!

    Feb. 15th, 2018

    Literacy is a vital part of daily activities with young children. We can focus on literacy that girls are interested in, in every activity that we present. This class will stress how literacy is important to build off of and help children develop physically, socially and academically.

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    Tom Copeland Series: Money Management & Retirement

    Feb. 24th, 2018

    This class covers general rules of money management and retirement planning. It shares ideas for reducing spending and increasing savings. This class also presents investment and IRA options for providers.

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    The Developing Child: Emotional and Social Development

    Feb. 27th, 2018

    This course is designed to help participants understand how to help children with emotional and social delays learn with others. The course will give ideas, and tips on making classrooms and programs inclusive to all. Participants will be able to discuss issues and compare new ideas with others.

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    Looking Through Their Eyes

    Mar. 5th, 2018

    This course is designed to help participants understand how to encourage different cultures in their program. The course will give ideas, and tips on dealing with implementing cultural aspects. Participants will be able to discuss issues and compare new ideas with others.

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    Literacy League: Go Girl!

    Mar. 6th, 2018

    Literacy is a vital part of daily activities with young children. We can focus on literacy that girls are interested in, in every activity that we present. This class will stress how literacy is important to build off of and help children develop physically, socially and academically.

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    Tom Copeland Series: Record Keeping

    Mar. 10th, 2018

    After completing this class, participants will be able to run their business more smoothly by keeping appropriate business records. This class focuses on: *identifying which business records to keep to help save time and money *reporting business income accurately *identifying common business deductions to reduce taxes

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    Program Management Essentials for Providers

    Mar. 12th, 2018

    Learn about Montana agencies and programs that support quality early care education.  Topics include licensing requirements, child development, curriculum, environments, guidance, family partnerships and professionalism. Prerequisites:  Participants must have previously applied to become a licensed provider.

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    Encouraging Spaces

    Mar. 13th, 2018

    Children are provided a rich learning environment when their space is intentionally arranged for optimal learning. Space should help the child move through educational activities that are fun and inviting. Children will thrive when schedules of daily learning activities are presented.

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    The Developing Child: Communication and Physical Development

    Mar. 20th, 2018

    This course is designed to help participants understand how to help children with physical and communicative delays learn with others. The course will give ideas, and tips on making classrooms and programs inclusive to all. Participants will be able to discuss issues and compare new ideas with others.

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    Looking Through Their Eyes

    Mar. 24th, 2018

    This course is designed to help participants understand how to encourage different cultures in their program. The course will give ideas, and tips on dealing with implementing cultural aspects. Participants will be able to discuss issues and compare new ideas with others.

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