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August 2017 Events - Calendar

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How to Ad...How to Administer the FL VPK Assessment
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

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CPR - CPR - ***CANCELLED***
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church

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Raising a...Raising a Problem Solver
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Solid Step Pre-School

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Florida C...Florida Core Competencies for Early Care and Education Practitioners
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

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Engaging ...Engaging Children through Process Art Part II
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

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MMCI: Mak...MMCI: Making the Most of Classroom Interactioins, Sessions 9 & 10
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

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Instructi...Instructional Implications of the VPK Assessment Data
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

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How to Ad...How to Administer the FL VPK Assessment
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Longleaf Learning Center

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Childcare...Childcare Safety Guidelines for Florida Heat
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

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Early Mat...Early Mathematics for Early Learners: Making Sense of Sets and Numbers (Part 1)
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

Early Mat...Early Mathematics for Early Learners: Making Sense of Sets and Numbers (Part 2)
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

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VPK Learn...VPK Learning Circles
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

VPK Learn...VPK Learning Circles
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

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VPK Learn...VPK Learning Circles
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

VPK Learn...VPK Learning Circles
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

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Circle of...Circle of Security: Session 1
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Grace World Outreach

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Florida C...Florida Core Competencies for Afterschool Practitioners
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

   

August 2017 Events - Full List

Date/TimeTitleDescription

Aug
1st

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

How to Administer the FL VPK Assessment

Participants will have the opportunity to gain a better understanding on how to administer the VPK Assessment. This class is free and will be posted directly to your DCF transcript along with .3 CEUS. You must register on the DCF website (www.myflorida.com/childcare/training) to attend this training. Reference #7201

This class will provide a better understanding on how to administer the VPK Assessment. This assessment is required to be administered to all children attending a VPK program. Participants will have the opportunity to practice administering the assessment. For additional information please contact Dawn Harvey-Espinoza, Training Specialist at d.harvey@phelc.org or 352-834-0052, ext. 111. Participants will not be allowed to enter 10 minutes after class start time.

LOCATION
ELC Spring Hill Office
15506 County Line Rd
Spring Hill FL 34610

www.myflorida.com/childcare/training

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Aug
5th

9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

CPR - ***CANCELLED***

***CANCELLED***

Cost is $40.00
Preregister by sending a money order to:
Lonnie Clark
1989 Lake Wates Place
Lutz, Fl. 33558
Include your phone number and date of training desired. Contact Lonnie at 813-784-0381 or
Lonnie@BeSafeCPR.com

LOCATION
Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church
2348 Collier Parkway
Land O Lakes FL 34639

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Aug
11th

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Raising a Problem Solver

Participants will learn how to teach children to problem solve. The training follows a direct path including the appropriate questions to ask to unravel the problem solving model. This would include the concepts of cause and effect, how their feelings affect their behavior, how to hand problems back to children and develop the skills of empathy, the repairing of relationships, and making restitution.

LOCATION
Solid Step Pre-School
6737 Oak Hill Drive
New Port Richey FL 34653

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Aug
15th

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Florida Core Competencies for Early Care and Education Practitioners

This training is for all early learning instructors working with children ages birth to five years old. Participants will use the Core Competencies for Practitioners as a reference guide to implement best practices as teacher in the field of early care and education. The core knowledge areas for practioners are:

  1. Health, Safety and Nutrition
  2. Child Development and Learning
  3. Building Family and Community Relationships
  4. Teaching and Learning Environments and Interactions
  5. Curriculum
  6. Observing, Documenting, Screening and Assessing to Support Young Children and Their Families
  7. Professionalism.

CEUs are available for this training at no cost.

LOCATION
ELC Spring Hill Office
15506 County Line Rd., Suite 104
Spring Hill FL 34610

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Aug
17th

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Engaging Children through Process Art Part II

Why is art such a great teaching tool? Art engages children's senses in open-ended play and develops Cognitive, Social, Emotional and Sensory Motor skills. Children enjoy engaging in art experiences and activities. Preschool teachers will experiment with hands on process art activities and develop techniques to integrate art in the classroom through Literacy, Math and Language activities. Join us in this new and exciting training. CEUs are offered with this training.

LOCATION
ELC Spring Hill Office
15506 County Line Rd., Suite 104
Spring Hill FL 34610

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Aug
19th

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

MMCI: Making the Most of Classroom Interactioins, Sessions 9 & 10

Making the Most of Classroom Interaction (MMCI) is an interactive course for teachers and care providers led by a Teachstone-trained instructor. Over the course of ten sessions, your instructor provides in-person training. This course will prepare you to identify, understand, and apply stronger CLASS interactions to your preschool classroom.

Teachers and Care Providers who participate in MMCI trainings:

  • Learn to identify and describe effective interactions in classrooms and care settings.
  • Discuss ways to interact intentionally to increase children's learning.
  • Gain access to valuable print and video resources aligned with the CLASS measure.

Cost: FREE Earn: two free CEUs for completing the series of ten sessions. To Register for this training please contact Dawn Harvey-Espinoza, Training Specialist at d.harvey@phelc.org or 352-834-0052, ext. 111. Participants will not be allowed to enter 10 minutes after class start time. This event is for adults only please. 2 CEUs are offered free for this training. Attendance is required for all 10 sessions to receive a certificate.

LOCATION
ELC Spring Hill Office
15506 County Line Rd
Spring Hill FL 34610

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Aug
21st

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Instructional Implications of the VPK Assessment Data

Participants will have the opportunity to gain a better understanding on how to administer the VPK Assessment and analyze the data collected. This class is free and will be posted directly to your DCF transcript along with .2 CEUS. PLEASE BRING PRINTED DATA REPORTS FROM LAST ASSESSMENT PERIOD . This class will provide a better understanding on how to administer the VPK Assessment and what to do with the data collected. This assessment is required to be administered to all children attending a VPK program. Participants will have the opportunity to practice administering the assessment and using the data that is collected. For additional information please contact Dawn Harvey-Espinoza, Training Specialist at d.harvey@phelc.org or 352-834-0052, ext. 111. Participants will not be allowed to enter 10 minutes after class start time. This event is about children, not for children. Adults only please. You must register on the DCF Website www.myflorida.com/childcare/traning for this training. The reference number is #7202

LOCATION
ELC Spring Hill Office
15506 County Line Rd
Spring Hill FL 34610

www.myflorida.com/childcare/training

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Aug
22nd

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

How to Administer the FL VPK Assessment

Participants will have the opportunity to gain a better understanding on how to administer the VPK Assessment. This class is free and will be posted directly to your DCF transcript along with .3 CEUS. You must register on the DCF website (www.myflorida.com/childcare/training) to attend this training. Reference #7506

This class will provide a better understanding on how to administer the VPK Assessment. This assessment is required to be administered to all children attending a VPK program. Participants will have the opportunity to practice administering the assessment. For additional information please contact Dawn Harvey-Espinoza, Training Specialist at d.harvey@phelc.org or 352-834-0052, ext. 111. Participants will not be allowed to enter 10 minutes after class start time.

LOCATION
Longleaf Learning Center
3035 Alachua Place
New Port Richey FL 34655

www.myflorida.com/childcare/training

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Aug
23rd

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Childcare Safety Guidelines for Florida Heat

This 2 hour training is aimed at educating early childcare staff on the importance of adopting safe behaviors and techniques for the hot Florida Heat. This educational training includes a staff training module for heatstroke prevention and parent education materials. By instilling lifelong safety habits, one can prevent skin cancer and other dangerous heat accidents. Prevention is the key for safety in the Florida heat. CEUs are available for this training. .2 CEU's will be offered with this training. If requesting CEUs, bring $10 cash or a money order to the training. For any training questions contact Dawn Harvey-Espinoza, Training Specialist at 352-834-0052 ext. 111. or d.harvey@phelc.org.

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LOCATION
ELC Spring Hill Office
15506 County Line Rd., Suite 104
Spring Hill FL 34610

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Aug
26th

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Early Mathematics for Early Learners: Making Sense of Sets and Numbers (Part 1)

This instructor-led course is appropriate for directors and teachers of 4 and 5 year old children. Course participants will gain early math knowledge and practical information about how to structure the classroom environment and plan activities to integrate math concepts and skills throughout the learning day. The course focuses on the mathematical thinking number sense standards outlined in the Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards for Four-Year-Olds (2011) and the importance of using a developmental progression when teaching math throughout the day. Picture slideshows and videos filmed in Florida's early learning classrooms as well as interactive activities will provide examples for how to support children in learning new math skills and using the "language of math". The pictures and videos presented will also demonstrate best practices for instruction of the mathematical thinking number sense standards outlined in the Standards for Four-Year-Olds. Training on the Standards for Four-Year-Olds (online or instructor-led) is a recommended prerequisite for this course. 3 hours; 0.3 CEUs. You must register on the DCF website for this training www.myflorida.com/childcare/training. Please use reference # 7519.

LOCATION
ELC Spring Hill Office
15506 County Line Rd
Spring Hill FL 34610

www.myflorida.com/childcare/training

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Aug
26th

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Early Mathematics for Early Learners: Making Sense of Sets and Numbers (Part 2)

This instructor-led course is appropriate for directors and teachers of 4 and 5 year old children. Course participants will gain early math knowledge and practical information about how to structure the classroom environment and plan activities to integrate math concepts and skills throughout the learning day. The course focuses on the mathematical thinking number sense standards outlined in the Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards for Four-Year-Olds (2011) and the importance of using a developmental progression when teaching math throughout the day. Picture slideshows and videos filmed in Florida's early learning classrooms as well as interactive activities will provide examples for how to support children in learning new math skills and using the "language of math". The pictures and videos presented will also demonstrate best practices for instruction of the mathematical thinking number sense standards outlined in the Standards for Four-Year-Olds. Training on the Standards for Four-Year-Olds (online or instructor-led) is a recommended prerequisite for this course. 3 hours; 0.3 CEUs. You must register on the DCF website for this training www.myflorida.com/childcare/training. Please use reference # 7520.

LOCATION
ELC Spring Hill Office
15506 County Line Rd
Spring Hill FL 34610

www.myflorida.com/childcare/training

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Aug
28th

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

VPK Learning Circles

VPK providers are invited to attend the next VPK Learning Circle offered by our DOE/OEL Regional Facilitator, Mary Ann Goodrich. This session will focus on the Florida Kindergarten Readiness Screener (FLKRS) process, the Star Early Literacy Assessment (which will be given to all kindergarten students during the first 30 days of school) and developmentally appropriate teaching strategies. There will be four sessions offered and the content will be repeated. Space is limited and registration is required. Click on the Eventbrite link under the date/time you wish to attend to register. All sessions are open to both VPK teachers and administrators. We look forward to seeing you!

Pasco-Hernando VPK Learning Circles: FLKRS and Star Early Literacy... what you need to know!

Date: August 28, 2017
Time: 12:30- 2:00 p.m.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pasco-hernando-vpk-learning-circle-flkrs-and-star-early-literacywhat-you-need-to-know-tickets-37015922621

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Ann Goodrich at maryann.goodrich@oel.myflorida.com.

LOCATION
ELC Spring Hill Office
15506 County Line Rd
Spring Hill FL 34610

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Aug
28th

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

VPK Learning Circles

VPK providers are invited to attend the next VPK Learning Circle offered by our DOE/OEL Regional Facilitator, Mary Ann Goodrich. This session will focus on the Florida Kindergarten Readiness Screener (FLKRS) process, the Star Early Literacy Assessment (which will be given to all kindergarten students during the first 30 days of school) and developmentally appropriate teaching strategies. There will be four sessions offered and the content will be repeated. Space is limited and registration is required. Click on the Eventbrite link under the date/time you wish to attend to register. All sessions are open to both VPK teachers and administrators. We look forward to seeing you!

Pasco-Hernando VPK Learning Circles: FLKRS and Star Early Literacy... what you need to know!

Date: August 28, 2017
Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pasco-hernando-vpk-learning-circle-flkrs-and-star-early-literacywhat-you-need-to-know-tickets-37016009882

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Ann Goodrich at maryann.goodrich@oel.myflorida.com.

LOCATION
ELC Spring Hill Office
15506 County Line Rd
Spring Hill FL 34610

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Aug
29th

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

VPK Learning Circles

VPK providers are invited to attend the next VPK Learning Circle offered by our DOE/OEL Regional Facilitator, Mary Ann Goodrich. This session will focus on the Florida Kindergarten Readiness Screener (FLKRS) process, the Star Early Literacy Assessment (which will be given to all kindergarten students during the first 30 days of school) and developmentally appropriate teaching strategies. There will be four sessions offered and the content will be repeated. Space is limited and registration is required. Click on the Eventbrite link under the date/time you wish to attend to register. All sessions are open to both VPK teachers and administrators. We look forward to seeing you!

Pasco-Hernando VPK Learning Circles: FLKRS and Star Early Literacy... what you need to know!

Date: August 29, 2017
Time: 12:30- 2:00 p.m.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pasco-hernando-vpk-learning-circle-flkrs-and-star-early-literacywhat-you-need-to-know-tickets-37016121215

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Ann Goodrich at maryann.goodrich@oel.myflorida.com.

LOCATION
ELC Spring Hill Office
15506 County Line Rd
Spring Hill FL 34610

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Aug
29th

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

VPK Learning Circles

VPK providers are invited to attend the next VPK Learning Circle offered by our DOE/OEL Regional Facilitator, Mary Ann Goodrich. This session will focus on the Florida Kindergarten Readiness Screener (FLKRS) process, the Star Early Literacy Assessment (which will be given to all kindergarten students during the first 30 days of school) and developmentally appropriate teaching strategies. There will be four sessions offered and the content will be repeated. Space is limited and registration is required. Click on the Eventbrite link under the date/time you wish to attend to register. All sessions are open to both VPK teachers and administrators. We look forward to seeing you!

Pasco-Hernando VPK Learning Circles: FLKRS and Star Early Literacy... what you need to know!

Date: August 29, 2017
Time: 6:30- 8:00 p.m.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pasco-hernando-vpk-learning-circle-flkrs-and-star-early-literacywhat-you-need-to-know-tickets-37016229539

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Ann Goodrich at maryann.goodrich@oel.myflorida.com.

LOCATION
ELC Spring Hill Office
15506 County Line Rd
Spring Hill FL 34610

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Aug
30th

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Circle of Security: Session 1

This is an 8 session series training for parents, childcare teachers, and childcare directors. At times all parents and caregivers feel lost or without a clue about what children might need from us. Imagine what it might feel like if you were able to make sense of what your children were really asking from you. The Circle of Security® Parenting™ program is based on decades of research about how secure parent-child and teacher-child relationships can be supported and strengthened. Learning Objectives of the Training:

  • Understand children's emotional world by learning to read the emotional needs
  • Support a child's ability to successfully manage emotions
  • Enhance the development of a child's self esteem
  • Honor your innate wisdom and desire for children to be secure

To Register for this training please contact Dawn Harvey-Espinoza, Training Specialist at d.harvey@phelc.org or 352-834-0052, ext. 111. Participants will not be allowed to enter 10 minutes after class start time. This event is for adults only please. CEUs are offered for this training. Attendance is required for all 8 sessions to receive a certificate.

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LOCATION
Grace World Outreach
20366 Cortez Blvd
Brooksville FL 34601

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Aug
31st

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Florida Core Competencies for Afterschool Practitioners

This training addresses different elements in the Core Competencies for Afterschool practitioners. It will provide a brief overview and how the Core Competencies can be used to support and guide afterschool programs. There are 10 Core Knowledge Areas for aftercare professionals to develop. This training serves as a standard for decisions and practices carried out by practitioners in afterschool settings and programs.

LOCATION
ELC Spring Hill Office
15506 County Line Rd., Suite 104
Spring Hill FL 34610

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Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando Counties, Inc.

Phone: (727) 233-8291 · Fax: (727) 857-0151 · TOLL FREE: 1-866-797-9444

Administrative Office
(727) 233-8291
Brooksville
(352) 754-5068
Dade City
(352) 834-0052
New Port Richey
(727) 569-1004