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April 2018 Events - Calendar

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SUNMONTUEWEDTHUFRISAT
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2

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

3

Science B...Science Builds on Early Literacy
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Building Blocks Preschool

4

Core Comp...Core Competencies for Directors
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Day Spring Academy

5

Early Mat...Early Mathematics for Early Learners: Counting and Operating with Numbers (Part 2)
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Early Learning Coalition

Social Em...Social Emotional Development Birth-5 Years Old
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wesley Creative Preschool

6
7

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

Early Lit...Early Literacy Strategies: Connecting to Your Curriculum
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Cedarview Learning Center

8
9

MMCI Pres...MMCI Preschool Session 9
6:00 PM-8:30 PM
Early Learning Coalition

10

Early Chi...Early Childhood Professional Preparation
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Eden Christian School

11

MMCI Pres...MMCI Preschool Session 10
6:00 PM-8:30 PM
Early Learning Coalition

Early Chi...Early Childhood Professional Preparation
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Great Start Learning

12

Circle of...Circle of Security: Session 8
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cedarview Learning Center

Science B...Science Builds on Early Literacy
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Kids R Kids, Meadow Pointe

13
14

Cohort 1/...Cohort 1/Infant Toddler MMCI Session 5
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Early Learning Coalition

15
16

Circle of...Circle of Security: Session 5
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Day Spring Academy's Elementary School Campus Assembly Hall

17

Classroom...Classroom Management
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Creative Minds Preschool

18

Core Comp...Core Competencies for Practitioners
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ELC Spring Hill Office

19

Early Mat...Early Mathematics for Early Learners: Patterns, Measurement and Data (Part 3)
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Early Learning Coalition

Core Comp...Core Competencies for Practitioners
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Kids R Kids, Meadow Pointe

20
21

Cohort 2/...Cohort 2/Infant Toddler MMCI Session 5
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Early Learning Coalition

Early Chi...Early Childhood Professional Preparation
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
ZFN Kids Care Preschool

22
23

Circle of...Circle of Security: Session 6
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Day Spring Academy's Elementary School Campus Assembly Hall

24

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

25

VPK Learn...VPK Learning Circles, Pasco-Hernando Director's Café: Creating Quality Programs
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Early Learning Coalition

VPK Learn...VPK Learning Circles, Pasco-Hernando VPK Teacher Circle: Hands on Math Fun!
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Early Learning Coalition

Classroom...Classroom Management
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Learning Ladder Preschool

26
27
28
29
30

Circle of...Circle of Security: Session 7
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Day Spring Academy's Elementary School Campus Assembly Hall

         

April 2018 Events - Full List

Date/TimeTitleDescription

Apr
2nd

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 #7969.

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LOCATION
Early Learning Coalition
15506 County Line Road
Spring Hill FL 34610

http://www.myflorida.com/childcare/training

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Apr
3rd

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Science Builds on Early Literacy

Participants will be introduced to the importance of young children's development of language and literacy skills and how their natural interests in science can be the foundation for developing these skills. Science in early childhood settings is part of a typical classroom routine. Children naturally experience the world around them and develop their own theories about how the world functions.

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LOCATION
Building Blocks Preschool
12830 Shady Hills Rd.
Spring Hill FL 34610

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Apr
4th

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Core Competencies for Directors

***CANCELLED***

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 become a Director.

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

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Apr
5th

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 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 #7970.

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LOCATION
Early Learning Coalition
15506 County Line Road
Spring Hill FL 34610

http://www.myflorida.com/childcare/training

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Apr
5th

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Social Emotional Development Birth-5 Years Old

Participants will identify why Social Emotional Development is so important to the development of young children. Participants will demonstrate teaching strategies to promote Social Emotional competency and everyday interactions that will enable best child outcomes.

Participants will interpret developmental milestones for children birth to 5 years old and why children behave differently during each milestone.

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LOCATION
Wesley Creative Preschool
37628 Church Ave.
Dade City FL 33525

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Apr
7th

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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Apr
7th

9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Early Literacy Strategies: Connecting to Your Curriculum

Are you looking for ideas to engage preschool children in exciting Early Literacy activities? This 4 hour training will guide you to create developmentally appropriate and exciting lessions for Language Development and Phonological Awareness. The 7 components of Early Literacy from Creative Curriculum will be reviewed. Each teacher will experience hands-on opportunities to create their very own Early Literacy activity or game. .4 CEUs are offered with this training. Please bring $11 cash for payment. Please pack a lunch an snacks. A half hour lunch will be provided.

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LOCATION
Cedarview Learning Center
9446 US Hwy 19
Port Richey FL 34668

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Apr
9th

6:00 PM-8:30 PM

MMCI Preschool Session 9PFP Required.

LOCATION
Early Learning Coalition
15506 County Line Road
Spring Hill FL 34610

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Apr
10th

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Early Childhood Professional Preparation

This training will highlight the importance of continued professional development, steps on how to further your knowledge of the early childhood field, and why it is critical to know the most updated information about child development. Participants will engage in affective discussions using current early childhood terminology, navigate through the Professional Pathways portal, and become familiar with common abbreviations used in the Early Childhood field.

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LOCATION
Eden Christian School
22308 Lake Lindsay Rd.
Brooksville FL 34601

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Apr
11th

6:00 PM-8:30 PM

MMCI Preschool Session 10PFP Required.

LOCATION
Early Learning Coalition
15506 County Line Road
Spring Hill FL 34610

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Apr
11th

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Early Childhood Professional Preparation

This training will highlight the importance of continued professional development, steps on how to further your knowledge of the early childhood field, and why it is critical to know the most updated information about child development. Participants will engage in affective discussions using current early childhood terminology, navigate through the Professional Pathways portal, and become familiar with common abbreviations used in the Early Childhood field.

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LOCATION
Great Start Learning
5314 1st Street
Zephyrhills FL 33542

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Apr
12th

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.

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LOCATION
Cedarview Learning Center
9446 US 19
Port Richey FL 34668

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Apr
12th

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Science Builds on Early Literacy

Participants will be introduced to the importance of young children's development of language and literacy skills and how their natural interests in science can be the foundation for developing these skills. Science in early childhood settings is part of a typical classroom routine. Children naturally experience the world around them and develop their own theories about how the world functions.

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LOCATION
Kids R Kids, Meadow Pointe
1540 Mansfield Blvd.
Wesley Chapel FL 33543

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Apr
14th

9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Cohort 1/Infant Toddler MMCI Session 5PFP Required.

LOCATION
Early Learning Coalition
15506 County Line Road
Spring Hill FL 34610

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Apr
16th

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Circle of Security: Session 5

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.

Event Dates:

  • 2/12/2018
  • 2/26/2018
  • 3/12/2018
  • 3/19/2018
  • 4/16/2018
  • 4/232018
  • 4/30/2018
  • 5/14/2018

For more information for this training please contact Dawn Harvey-Espinoza, Training Specialist at d.harvey@phelc.org.

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Cost: Free

LOCATION
Day Spring Academy's Elementary School Campus Assembly Hall
8911 Timber Oaks Ave.
Port Richey FL 34668

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Apr
17th

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Classroom Management

Participants will identify the 5 components for effective classroom management: Set up: includes supplies, materials, & equipment; Design: Floor Plan; Schedules and Routines; Observation Opportunities; Powerful Interactions. Participants will engage in brain storming sessions to apply teaching strategies. Participants will demonstrate understanding of powerful interactions with young children.

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LOCATION
Creative Minds Preschool
5339 Mile Stretch Drive
Holiday FL 34690

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Apr
18th

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

.3 CEUs are available for this training at no cost. If you have questions about this training, contact Training Specialist, Eunice Lopez @ e.lopez@phelc.org or 1-352-834-0052 X103

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

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Apr
19th

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Early Mathematics for Early Learners: Patterns, Measurement and Data (Part 3)

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 #7971.

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LOCATION
Early Learning Coalition
15506 County Line Road
Spring Hill FL 34610

http://www.myflorida.com/childcare/training

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Date/TimeTitleDescription

Apr
19th

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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. If you have questions about this training, contact Training Specialist, Eunice Lopez at 352-834-0052 X103 or e.lopez@phelc.org

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LOCATION
Kids R Kids, Meadow Pointe
1540 Mansfield Blvd.
Wesley Chapel FL 33543

Please register online

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Apr
21st

9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Cohort 2/Infant Toddler MMCI Session 5PFP Required.

LOCATION
Early Learning Coalition
15506 County Line Road
Spring Hill FL 34610

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Apr
21st

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Early Childhood Professional Preparation

This training will highlight the importance of continued professional development, steps on how to further your knowledge of the early childhood field, and why it is critical to know the most updated information about child development. Participants will engage in affective discussions using current early childhood terminology, navigate through the Professional Pathways portal, and become familiar with common abbreviations used in the Early Childhood field.

Download Event Flyer

LOCATION
ZFN Kids Care Preschool
6151 12th St.
Zephyrhills FL 33542

Please register online

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Date/TimeTitleDescription

Apr
23rd

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Circle of Security: Session 6

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.

Event Dates:

  • 2/12/2018
  • 2/26/2018
  • 3/12/2018
  • 3/19/2018
  • 4/16/2018
  • 4/232018
  • 4/30/2018
  • 5/14/2018

For more information for this training please contact Dawn Harvey-Espinoza, Training Specialist at d.harvey@phelc.org.

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Cost: Free

LOCATION
Day Spring Academy's Elementary School Campus Assembly Hall
8911 Timber Oaks Ave.
Port Richey FL 34668

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Apr
24th

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 # 8007.

Download Event Flyer

LOCATION
Early Learning Coalition
15506 County Line Road
Spring Hill FL 34610

http://www.myflorida.com/childcare/training

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Apr
25th

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

VPK Learning Circles, Pasco-Hernando Director's Café: Creating Quality Programs

West Central Region: 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 hours for this 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!

Date: April 25, 2018
Time: 12:30- 2:00 p.m.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pasco-hernando-director-cafe-creating-quality-programs-tickets-44373114179

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

LOCATION
Early Learning Coalition
15506 County Line Road
Spring Hill FL 34610

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Apr
25th

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

VPK Learning Circles, Pasco-Hernando VPK Teacher Circle: Hands on Math Fun!

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 hours for this 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!

Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pasco-hernando-vpk-learning-circle-hands-on-math-fun-tickets-44373787192

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

LOCATION
Early Learning Coalition
15506 County Line Road
Spring Hill FL 34610

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Apr
25th

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Classroom Management

Participants will identify the 5 components for effective classroom management: Set up: includes supplies, materials, & equipment; Design: Floor Plan; Schedules and Routines; Observation Opportunities; Powerful Interactions. Participants will engage in brain storming sessions to apply teaching strategies. Participants will demonstrate understanding of powerful interactions with young children.

Download Event Flyer

LOCATION
Learning Ladder Preschool
Calvary Chapel Worship Center
6825 Trouble Creek Road
New Port Richey FL 34653

Please register online

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Apr
30th

6:30 PM - 8:30 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.

Event Dates:

  • 2/12/2018
  • 2/26/2018
  • 3/12/2018
  • 3/19/2018
  • 4/16/2018
  • 4/232018
  • 4/30/2018
  • 5/14/2018

For more information for this training please contact Dawn Harvey-Espinoza, Training Specialist at d.harvey@phelc.org.

Download Event Flyer

Cost: Free

LOCATION
Day Spring Academy's Elementary School Campus Assembly Hall
8911 Timber Oaks Ave.
Port Richey FL 34668

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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