Training & Conferences

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Child Care Partners

ccp@cgcc.edu, (541) 506-6131

Training (in English y Español) & Conferences

Here at Child Care Partners we provide quality training opportunities that will support your professional development needs.

Register: Contact Student Services to register and pay by phone. Call either number (541) 506-6011 option 2 or (541) 308-8211.

Delivery Methods:

  • Online Live - You will need to access it from your home as it features a single trainer and multiple sites are connected at the same time. You will receive an email on the day of the training session with instructions on how to log into the training. When registering, please provide an active email address.

Questions? Call Child Care Partners at (541) 506-6131 for more information.

Training (in English)

Online Zoom Training

Thursday, January 21, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: We will be offering a support training with the ZOOM program. As many of you already know, ZOOM is a new program that we use to provide our trainings online. Our goal is to provide you with more support and understanding with the online program and trainings. During this training we will be discussing emails, training links, and how to use the ZOOM program. In the end we will have time to support each individual who needs additional help.
  • Core Knowledge Category: Program Management (PM)
  • Set: 1
  • Instructor: Guadalupe Nolazco Garcia & Llian Morales Ruiz
  • Cost: $20.00

Influences of Culture on Parenting Styles

Tuesday, January 26, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: Cultural differences include differences in parenting styles and child rearing practices and can be difficult to navigate. In this session we will explore the influences of culture in different aspects of parenting. We also develop strategies for supporting and honoring the strengths families with diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Core Knowledge Category: Families & Community Systems (FCS)
  • Set: 2
  • Instructor: Tammy Marino
  • Cost: $20.00

Introduction to Registered Family Child Care - Part 2

Thursday, January 28, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: There are two parts to the Introduction to Registered Family Child Care (IRF). You can register for Part 2 after you have completed the IRF Part One online class located at http://campus.educadium.com/OCCD/. This must be completed first! The Introduction to Registered Family Child Care Part Two is the required in-person training you must attend after completing the online IRF Part One to become a provider. This free class provides you with a rule book, resources to help you be successful in your new business, information about the role of Child Care Resource & Referral, what quality child care looks like and much more. You must pre-register.
  • Core Knowledge Category: Program Management (PM)
  • Set: 1
  • Instructor: Noemi Ochoa
  • Cost: Free

Observing, screening and assessing in your classroom in culturally sensitive ways that engage parents

Monday, February 1, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: Examine tools to screen and assess children’s progress. Explore ways to communicate those developmental goals and standards with parents in culturally sensitive ways that support their knowledge of child development. Develop skills to observe classrooms and children to identify unmet needs and opportunities for skill development. 
  • Core Knowledge Category: Observation & Assessment (OA)
  • Set: 2
  • Instructor: Jenna Sanders
  • Cost: $20.00

DHS Orientation

Wednesday, February 3, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: This class gives you information on DHS Child Care Programs. It helps you understand the listing and billing process. You will learn how to become eligible for the DHS Enhanced Rate. By taking some classes, you can get paid more from DHS. You will also hear about the SEIU union that represents unlicensed family child care providers. Come meet other providers and bring questions you have about DHS Child Care.
  • Core Knowledge Category: Program Management (PM)
  • Set: 1
  • Instructor: Nancey Patten
  • Cost: Free

Implementing the Environment Rating Scales: Space and Furnishings

Thursday, February 4, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: What are quality early learning practices based on the Environment Rating Scales (ERS)? In this intermediate series (part 1 of 6), we'll explore why the subscale practices of Space and Furnishings are important for children. We'll examine key items, terms, and concepts as well as focus on sharing strategies for implementing these program practices to support children's development.
  • Core Knowledge Category: Learning Environments & Curriculum (LEC)
  • Set: 2
  • Instructor: Marina Meaney & Bertha Camacho
  • Cost: Free

Teaching Routines to Your Preschooler the Importance of Routines and Promoting Independence

Wednesday, February 10, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: Create routines to support children's developmental stages. Examine the importance of creating independence. Explore strategies and charts that motivate and inspire a child's curiosity and desire to help.
  • Core Knowledge Category: Understanding & Guiding Behavior (UGB)
  • Set: 2
  • Instructor: Minaz Chauthani
  • Cost: $20.00

Planning for Development with Mixed Age Groups

Tuesday, February 16, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: This training will explore strategies to plan developmentally appropriate activities for mixed age groups. We will cover implementing activities that can be scaled and individualizing for each child's needs as well as structuring the environment for everyone's benefit.
  • Core Knowledge Category: Learning Environments & Curriculum (LEC)
  • Set: 2
  • Instructor: Dani Stamm- Thomas
  • Cost: $20.00

Exploring Science & Engineering with Ramps and Pathways

Monday, February 22, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: Join in a fun and interactive workshop in Zoom, where we will discuss how you can teach science and engineering concepts while playing with ramps in pathways in your classroom. The presenter will share a variety of materials, and children's books as a way to teach this subject in a fun way. You will leave with a list of materials, children's books, activities, and ideas to take back to your classroom.
  • Core Knowledge Category: Human Growth & Development (HGD) and Learning Environments & Curriculum (LEC)
  • Set: 2 (pending)
  • Instructor: Cindy Ryan
  • Cost: $20.00

Mental Health Strategies to Support Providers During Critical and Uncertain Times: Helping Myself, Helping Others

Thursday, February 25, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: In this session, providers will explore Theories of Mental Health, explore the different levels of stress and trauma, examining strategies to manage or deal with it, and develop the ability to support children, families, and staff beyond COVID 19.
  • Core Knowledge Category: Personal, Professional & Leadership Development (PPLD)
  • Set: 2
  • Instructor: Courtney Bowen
  • Cost: $20.00

Introduction to Registered Family Child Care - Part 2

Wednesday, March 3, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

  • Core Knowledge Category: Program Management (PM)
  • Set: 1
  • Instructor: Noemi Ochoa
  • Cost: Free

Implementing the Environment Rating Scales: Personal Care Routines

Thursday, March 4, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: What are quality early learning practices based on the Environment Rating Scales (ERS)? In this intermediate series (part 2 of 6), we'll explore why the subscale practices of personal care routines are important for children. We'll examine key items, terms, and concepts as well as focus on sharing strategies for implementing these program practices to support children's development.
  • Core Knowledge Category: Heath, Safety & Nutrition (HSN)
  • Set: 2
  • Instructor: Candi Scott and Ana Moran Diaz
  • Cost: Free

Appropriate Use of Classroom Adaptations

Thursday, March 11, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: Weighted items, visual schedules, flexible seating and other classroom adaptations are helpful when used appropriately. This session will explore the proper use and function of many classroom adaptations so that teachers and providers can feel confident in choosing and applying them in their program
  • Core Knowledge Category: Special Needs (SN) 
  • Set: 2
  • Instructor: Lauren Josi
  • Cost: $20.00

Dollar Store Science and Engineering for the EC Classroom

Monday, March 15, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

  • Location: Online Live
  • Description: Creating fun and developmentally appropriate science and engineering activities in early childhood shouldn't cost an arm and a leg. Join an interactive session where we will use items bought at the Dollar Store to create fun and appropriate activities for young children in your learning environment. Leave this session with a toolbox of activities, resources, book, and more!
  • Core Knowledge Category: Learning Environments & Curriculum (LEC), and Special Needs (SN)
  • Set: 2
  • Instructor: Cindy Ryan
  • Cost: $20.00

Entrenamiento (en Español)

Profundizar en el estres y sus influencias en las practicas docentes (Diving deep into stress and its influences on teaching practices)

Miércoles, 27 de Enero, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

  • Ubicación: En Línea
  • Descripción: Esta capacitación analizará la investigación detrás de los efectos del estrés en el bienestar y el desempeño laboral. Evaluaremos el impacto del estrés en las prácticas de enseñanza y las relaciones entre los proveedores y los niños, las familias, los compañeros de trabajo y los seres queridos.
  • La Categoría de Conocimiento Central: Desarrollo Personal, Profesional y de Liderazgo (PPLD)
  • Nivel: 3
  • Instructor: Cassandra Hernandez
  • Costo: $20.00

Implementando las Escalas de Calificacion Ambiental: Rutinas y Cuidado Personal

Miércoles, 24 de Febrero, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

  • Ubicación: Vivo En Línea
  • Descripción: Cuales son las prácticas de calidad en el aprendizaje temprano en base a las Escalas de Calificación Ambiental (ERS)? En esta serie intermedia (Parte 2 de 6), vamos a explorar porque las prácticas de rutinas y cuidado personal en la subescala son importantes para los niños. También vamos a examinar las frases clave, terminología y conceptos; así como también nos enfocaremos en compartir estrategias de implementación de estas prácticas en los programas para apoyar el desarrollo de los niños.
  • La Categoría de Conocimiento Central: Salud, Seguridad y Nutrición (HSN) 
  • Nivel: 2
  • Instructor: Ana Moren Diaz and Bertha Camacho
  • Costo: Gratis

Explorando el Curriculo creativo de Infantes y Ninos pequenos en una planeacion semanal

Miércoles, 17 de Marzo, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

  • Ubicación: Vivo En Línea
  • Descripción: Examinaremos el currículo creativo de infantes y niños pequeños para implementarlo y desarrollarlo apropiadamente en nuestra práctica educativa. Los participantes explorarán herramientas efectivas para integrarlas en una planeación semanal.
  • La Categoría de Conocimiento Central: Ambientes de Aprendizaje y Currículo (LEC) 
  • Nivel: 2
  • Instructor: Gisela Morales
  • Costo: Gratis

Lenguaje Inicial, Sesión 1: ¡Hola Bebé! ¿Podemos Hablar?

Jueves, 18 de Marzo, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

  • Ubicación: Vivo En Línea
  • Descripción: La comunicación entre bebés y sus cuidadores forma la base del desarrollo del lenguaje y el alfabetismo. Los participantes aprenderán a responder a las señales de los bebés y entender lo básico de crear entornos ricos en el alfabetismo. 
  • La Categoría de Conocimiento Central: Ambientes de Aprendizaje y Currículo (LEC) 
  • Nivel: 2
  • Instructor: Noemi Ochoa
  • Costo: $15.00

 

 

Conferences

Our field is always changing and so is our understanding on how children learn and grow! Attend local and statewide conferences to keep up to date on new research and practices in the Early Childhood and Education field. 

Follow the links below to learn more about what is being offered for your professional growth!

Journey to the Stars

Columbia Gorge Community College

The Dalles, OR

 POSTPONED - New Date To Be Determined

Keynote: Melinda Benson