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November 2017 Events - Calendar

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SUNMONTUEWEDTHUFRISAT
     
1

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

Using Fir...Using First Signs with Infants and Toddlers
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

2

Integrati...Integrating the Standards: Phonological Awareness
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

Using Fir...Using First Signs with Infants and Toddlers
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wesley Chapel Christian Preschool

3
4

CPR/First...CPR/First Aid Training
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church

How to Ad...How to Administer the FL VPK Assessment
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

Instructi...Instructional Implications of the VPK Assessment Data
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

5
6

VPK Learn...VPK Learning Circles, Pasco-Hernando Director's Café: Director Dilemmas
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

VPK Learn...VPK Learning Circles, Pasco-Hernando VPK Teacher Circle: Enhancing Children's Language and Vocabulary
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

7

Early Mat...Early Mathematics for Early Learners: Making Sense of Sets and Numbers (Part 1)
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Lighthouse Christian Academy

8

Circle of...Circle of Security: Session 8
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Grace World Outreach

9

Circle of...Circle of Security: Session 8
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wesley Chapel Christian Preschool

What is P...What is Parenting with Love and Logic?
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Longleaf Learning Center

10

Veterans ...Veterans Day Holiday

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12
13

Florida C...Florida Core Competencies for Practitioners
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Longleaf Learning Center

Lesson Pl...Lesson Plans that Shine
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Day Spring Academy

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15

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

16

Early Mat...Early Mathematics for Early Learners: Counting and Operating with Numbers (Part 2)
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

17
18

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

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21
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23

Thanksgiv...Thanksgiving Holiday

24

Thanksgiv...Thanksgiving Holiday

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27

Using Fir...Using First Signs with Infants and Toddlers
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

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29

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

30

Lesson Pl...Lesson Plans that Shine
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Boys and Girls Club of Hernando County

Using Fir...Using First Signs with Infants and Toddlers
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wesley Chapel Christian Preschool

   

November 2017 Events - Full List

Date/TimeTitleDescription

Nov
1st

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Circle of Security: Session 7

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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Nov
1st

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Using First Signs with Infants and Toddlers

The use of sign language enables young toddlers to communicate effectively during the pre-verbal stage of communication. Using first signs reduces tantrums, aggressive behavior, and limits noise in classrooms. Implementing simple signs stimulates and reinforces growth in developmental domains such as; fine motor, self-help skills, language, cognition, and problem solving skills.

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

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Nov
2nd

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Integrating the Standards: Phonological Awareness

Learn key concepts that will help children gain a better understanding of phonological awareness. This class is offered through the Department of Education. A pre requisite for this class is the 2011 Early Learning and Developmental Standards for Four Year-Olds. 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.

Please must register via the DCF website at www.myflorida.com/childcare/training The reference # is 7203.

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

www.myflorida.com/childcare/training

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Nov
2nd

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Using First Signs with Infants and Toddlers

The use of sign language enables young toddlers to communicate effectively during the pre-verbal stage of communication. Using first signs reduces tantrums, aggressive behavior, and limits noise in classrooms. Implementing simple signs stimulates and reinforces growth in developmental domains such as; fine motor, self-help skills, language, cognition, and problem solving skills.

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LOCATION
Wesley Chapel Christian Preschool
29716 State Road 54
Wesley Chapel FL 33543

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Nov
4th

9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

CPR/First Aid Training

Pre-register by sending a money order to:
Lonnie Clark
1989 Lake Waters Place
Lutz, FL 33558
Please include your phone number and date of class.
You will be called to confirm your place in class.
Contact Lonnie at 813-784-0381 or email at:
Lonnie@BeSafeCPR.com

Cost: $50

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

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Nov
4th

9:00 AM - 12:00 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 #7196

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.

Please register via the DCF website at http://www.myflorida.com/childcare/training

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

www.myflorida.com/childcare/training

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Nov
4th

1:00 PM - 3:00 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 #7197

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

www.myflorida.com/childcare/training

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Nov
6th

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

VPK Learning Circles, Pasco-Hernando Director's Café: Director Dilemmas

VPK providers are invited to attend the next VPK Learning Circles offered by our DOE/OEL Regional Facilitator, Mary Ann Goodrich. There will be a session for Directors in the afternoon and teachers in the evening. These interactive sessions will provide opportunities to network, share strategies, ideas and resources with your peers. You will receive in-service training. Space is limited and registration is required. Click on the Eventbrite link for the details of each session and to register. We look forward to seeing you!

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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Nov
6th

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

VPK Learning Circles, Pasco-Hernando VPK Teacher Circle: Enhancing Children's Language and Vocabulary

VPK providers are invited to attend the next VPK Learning Circles offered by our DOE/OEL Regional Facilitator, Mary Ann Goodrich. There will be a session for Directors in the afternoon and teachers in the evening. These interactive sessions will provide opportunities to network, share strategies, ideas and resources with your peers. You will receive in-service training. Space is limited and registration is required. Click on the Eventbrite link for the details of each session and to register. We look forward to seeing you!

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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Nov
7th

6:00 PM - 9:00 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 # 7854

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LOCATION
Lighthouse Christian Academy
14520 North 21 St
Dade City FL 33523

www.myflorida.com/childcare/training

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Nov
8th

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Circle of Security: Session 8

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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Nov
9th

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Circle of Security: Session 8

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.

Download Flyer

LOCATION
Wesley Chapel Christian Preschool
29716 State Road 54
Wesley Chapel FL 33543

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Nov
9th

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

What is Parenting with Love and Logic?

Love and Logic parenting focuses on teaching children to problem solve by using a problem solving model. It teaches parents how to lead with empathy when a child brings them a problem, and how to hand the problem back to the child while teaching how to solve it.

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

Please register online

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Nov
10th

Veterans Day HolidayELC Offices will be closed

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Nov
13th

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Florida Core Competencies for 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.

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

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Nov
13th

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Lesson Plans that Shine

A lesson plan is an essential tool in designing a high quality learning experience in early learning. Lesson plans are crucial for staying organized and ensuring class time is used appropriately. They also help make sure the appropriate skills are being taught in a developmentally appropriate way that benefits each child in the class. Participants will learn how to organize their thoughts, create and develop appropriate goals and objectives, and write lesson plans for a high quality preschool program. Join us as we go on a lesson planning adventure! CEUs are available for this training.

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LOCATION
Day Spring Academy
9732 Little Rd.
New Port Richey FL 34654

Please register online

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Nov
15th

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Florida Core Competencies for Directors

This training addresses different elements in the Core Competencies for Early Care and Education Directors. The training will provide a brief overview and how the Core Competencies can be used to support and guide Directors. There are 6 Core Knowledge Areas for Directors: Organizational Administration and Programming; Fiscal and Legal; Personnel; Health, Safety, Nutrition, and Exercise; Family and Community Relations; Leadership. This is a great course for Directors or Owners and those who are preparing to becomea Director.

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

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Nov
16th

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Early Mathematics for Early Learners: Counting and Operating with 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 and number operation 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 and number operation 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. This course is module 2 of 4 early mathematics courses. 3 hours; 0.3 CEUs. You must register on the DCF website for this training www.myflorida.com/childcare/training. Please use reference # 7855

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

www.myflorida.com/childcare/training

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Nov
18th

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

MMCI: Making the Most of Classroom Interactions Session 9 & 10

This is an interactive course for teachers and care providers led by a Teachstone-trained instructor. Over the course of ten (10) sessions, your instructor provides in-person training. This course will prepare you to identify, understand, and apply stronger CLASS interactions to your preschool classroom. Two (2) CEUs will be earned for completing the series of ten (10) sessions. Participants must attend all ten (10) sessions to be issued a certificate. For additional information please contact Dawn Harvey-Espinoza, Training Specialist at d.harvey@phelc.org or 352-834-0052, ext. 111.

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

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Nov
23rd

Thanksgiving HolidayELC Offices will be closed

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Nov
24th

Thanksgiving HolidayELC Offices will be closed

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Nov
27th

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Using First Signs with Infants and Toddlers

The use of sign language enables young toddlers to communicate effectively during the pre-verbal stage of communication. Using first signs reduces tantrums, aggressive behavior, and limits noise in classrooms. Implementing simple signs stimulates and reinforces growth in developmental domains such as; fine motor, self-help skills, language, cognition, and problem solving skills.

Download Event Flyer

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

Please register online

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Nov
29th

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.

Download Event Flyer

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

Please register online

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Nov
30th

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Lesson Plans that Shine

A lesson plan is an essential tool in designing a high quality learning experience in early learning. Lesson plans are crucial for staying organized and ensuring class time is used appropriately. They also help make sure the appropriate skills are being taught in a developmentally appropriate way that benefits each child in the class. Participants will learn how to organize their thoughts, create and develop appropriate goals and objectives, and write lesson plans for a high quality preschool program. Join us as we go on a lesson planning adventure! CEUs are available for this training.

Download Flyer

LOCATION
Boys and Girls Club of Hernando County
5404 Applegate Drive
Spring Hill FL 34606

Please register online

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Date/TimeTitleDescription

Nov
30th

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Using First Signs with Infants and Toddlers

The use of sign language enables young toddlers to communicate effectively during the pre-verbal stage of communication. Using first signs reduces tantrums, aggressive behavior, and limits noise in classrooms. Implementing simple signs stimulates and reinforces growth in developmental domains such as; fine motor, self-help skills, language, cognition, and problem solving skills.

Download Event Flyer

LOCATION
Wesley Chapel Christian Preschool
29716 State Road 54
Wesley Chapel FL 33543

Please register online

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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