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April 24, 2018
Basic Health and Safety

$30.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This workshop provides basic information about critical health and safety topics for all child care providers to meet the requirement of the proposed licensing regulation regarding training in basic health and safety areas. Key topics include: establishing and maintaining safe and healthy environments; safe practices to prevent and reduce injuries,...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
May 08, 2018
Maryland Child Care Credential Overview

$0.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


This training will discuss the goals of the voluntary program that recognizes child and youth care workers who exceed the licensing standards. It will include information on the 7 staff levels and the 4 administrator levels.  Professionalism (2 hours)  In order to register, please contact Maryland Excels Quality Assurance Specialist...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
May 11, 2018
Guidance Using EXCELS Level 2/3

$0.00

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Looking for training on Maryland EXCELS?  Need support for meeting EXCELS standards?  Come to a workgroup session with your peers and get individual help! Core of Knowledge Area: N/A In order to register, please contact Maryland Excels Quality Assurance Specialist Rosemary Lober 410-569-2879, ext 302. rosemary.lober@maryland.gov 

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
May 17, 2018
Maryland Child Care Credential Overview

$0.00

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm


This training will discuss the goals of the voluntary program that recognizes child and youth care workers who exceed the licensing standards. It will include information on the 7 staff levels and the 4 administrator levels.  Professionalism (2 hours)  In order to register, please contact Maryland Excels Quality Assurance Specialist...

Cecil County Administration Office
200 Chesapeake Blvd # 2100, Elkton, , MD 21921
May 17, 2018
Guidance Using EXCELS Level 2/3

$0.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Looking for training on Maryland EXCELS?  Need support for meeting EXCELS standards?  Come to a workgroup session with your peers and get individual help! Core of Knowledge Area: N/A In order to register, please contact Maryland Excels Quality Assurance Specialist Rosemary Lober 410-569-2879, ext 302. rosemary.lober@maryland.gov 

Cecil County Administration Office
200 Chesapeake Blvd # 2100, Elkton, , MD 21921
May 21, 2018
What Should We Talk About? Best Practices in Communicating with Infants and Toddlers

$30.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This training is designed to provide participants with a variety of communication tools they can embed into their daily practices to support the language development of infants and toddlers. Through a series of interactive activities, teachers will gain skills and confidence to use new skills when they return to their...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
May 24, 2018
Capturing Child Development Through Portfolios

$25.50

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Participants will gain an in-depth introduction to what a portfolio is and the purpose it serves for educators. Participants will examine samples of what comprises a portfolio, how to appropriately collect samples and record observations, and resources available to assist with planning based on observations. Participants will gain a greater...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
June 05, 2018
Fit From The Start

$30.00

6:30 pm - 9:45 pm


In this interactive training, participants will learn the definition of obesity and the factors that are leading to a rise in the obesity rates of children (and adolescents). Participants will discover strategies to utilize in their child care setting and curriculum to encourage healthy eating habits and movement activities for...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
June 11, 2018
Basic Health and Safety

$30.00

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


This workshop provides basic information about critical health and safety topics for all child care providers to meet the requirement of the proposed licensing regulation regarding training in basic health and safety areas. Key topics include: establishing and maintaining safe and healthy environments; safe practices to prevent and reduce injuries,...

Tot’s Landing Child Care Center
201 E Cecil Ave, North East, MD 21901
June 28, 2018
Managing Stress at Any Age

$30.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This training is designed to increase participants’ knowledge of stress and how to manage its symptoms. This training introduces participants to “good” and “bad” stress as well as other types of stress such as acute stress and post traumatic stress disorder, and participants will learn initial signs and symptoms of...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
July 11, 2018
Including All Children and the American’s With Disabilities Act (ADA) 

$30.00

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the requirements for ADA and inclusion practices. Participants will leave with a better understanding of best practices and available resources. This training will meet the 3 hour training requirement for MSDE. THIS TRAINING WILL TAKE PLACE AT TOT'S LANDING CHILD CARE...

Tot’s Landing Child Care Center
201 E Cecil Ave, North East, MD 21901
July 12, 2018
Setting up For Success: Adapting Environments to Promote Inclusive Practices

$30.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This interactive training will build participants knowledge and understand of the importance of making accommodations to create more inclusive environments. This training will also provide participants with appropriate strategies and suggestions for providing appropriate and reasonable accommodations for ensuring successful inclusion of children with special needs with their typically developing...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
July 24, 2018
Understanding Learning Disabilities

$30.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


During this training, participants will gain knowledge of different types of learning disabilities. Through simulations and video clips, participants will explore the challenges of having a learning disability and how frustrating it can be for a child. This presentation will highlight some of the red flags in young children that...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
August 02, 2018
Basic Health & Safety

$30.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This workshop provides basic information about critical health and safety topics for all child care providers to meet the requirement of the proposed licensing regulation regarding training in basic health and safety areas. Key topics include: establishing and maintaining safe and healthy environments; safe practices to prevent and reduce injuries,...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
August 07, 2018
Using a Positive Approach to Address Challenging Behaviors 

$30.00

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


This interactive training will define the term, "behavior" and discuss the four main motivators for behaviors. This training will engage participants to discover how to redirect and shape behavior while encouraging positive social and emotional skill-building in children. Global classroom strategies will be reviewed to encourage positive behavior in all...

Tot’s Landing Child Care Center
201 E Cecil Ave, North East, MD 21901
August 09, 2018
Time In: Understanding and Preventing Behavior

$25.00

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


We must first understand behavior before we can begin to prevent behavior issues. During this training, participants explore reasons for behavior and possible motivators of behaviors. Participants will utilize tools to help in identifying the reason for the behavior and ways to prevent future issues, so that they can provide...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
August 13, 2018
Emergency & Disaster Preparedness Part I

$60.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Develop a comprehensive plan to follow when a disaster occurs. Natural disasters, medical emergencies, technological hazards, and family and community concerns (disgruntled parents, missing children, pandemic flu) will be covered. Ensure that your plan addresses special needs, notifying parents, sheltering, resources, evacuation and other possibilities. Participants must attend both sessions or...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
August 14, 2018
Emergency & Disaster Preparedness Part II

$0.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Develop a comprehensive plan to follow when a disaster occurs. Natural disasters, medical emergencies, technological hazards, and family and community concerns (disgruntled parents, missing children, pandemic flu) will be covered. Ensure that your plan addresses special needs, notifying parents, sheltering, resources, evacuation and other possibilities. Participants must attend both sessions or...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
August 23, 2018
Well Said! Innovative Strategies for Enhancing Communication with Staff, Partners and Related Children’s Service Agencies

$30.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Participants will learn the best ways to facilitate positive communication among staff. The importance of establishing a teaching style will be discussed and ideas for teachers to implement in their practice will be reviewed. The importance of partnering with similar organizations will be outlined as well as discussing ways to...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
September 04, 2018
On Track: All Aboard for Developmental Progress

$40.00

5:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Join us for an overview of the developmental screening tools and the benefits of using one. A review of the MSDE/OCC regulation, effective communication with families, and the referral process will be addressed. Discuss how to choose a developmental screening tool, appropriate collection of information regarding children, and the on-going...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
September 11, 2018
Building Early Literacy Through Expressive Arts

$30.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This training builds participants’ knowledge and understanding of the ways in which the expressive arts can enhance children’s literacy. Participants learn specific and practical strategies for promoting literacy skills through movement, play, music and visual arts. These strategies will assist teachers in creating learning environments which promote knowledge acquisition, creativity...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
September 12, 2018
Medication Administration Part I

$75.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This MSDE-designed workshop will teach providers what they need to know when administering medication to children. Learn how to give oral, topical, inhaled, and emergency medicines to infants and children; how to keep accurate records; regulations for hygiene, safety, and measurement. Participants must attend both sessions or they will not...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
September 13, 2018
Medication Administration Part II

$0.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This MSDE-designed workshop will teach providers what they need to know when administering medication to children. Learn how to give oral, topical, inhaled, and emergency medicines to infants and children; how to keep accurate records; regulations for hygiene, safety, and measurement. Participants must attend both sessions or they will not...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
September 18, 2018
Developmentally Appropriate Art

$30.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This training teaches participants how to implement a developmentally appropriate art curriculum and how to create an environment where art is an integral part of the day. It explores visual arts, how to implement a variety of art experiences for children of all ages, and the educator’s role in facilitating...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
September 19, 2018
Including All Children and the American’s With Disabilities Act (ADA)

$30.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the requirements for ADA and inclusionary practices. Participants will leave with a better understanding of best practices and available resources. This training will meet the 3 hour training requirement for MSDE. Core of Knowledge Area: Special Needs (3 hours)

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009
September 25, 2018
Little Boy Blues

$30.00

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This training reviews current statistics on the struggles boys are experiencing in the United States and recent research on why boys are not doing as well as girls. Participants will be given a review of current research on gender differences in development of boys, cultural expectations and the impact of...

Abilities Network – Harford County
3103 Emmorton Rd Abingdon, Maryland 21009

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