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August 2018

Child Care Providers Almanac

August 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Smart Start of Pender County, 600 N. Timberly Lane
Burgaw, NC 28425

Part of the newly revised SUPERvision series by DCDEE. All children present challenging behaviors at one time or another. This module addresses the issue by teaching the providers how to develop a plan to interact with children in a manner that will prevent misbehavior, promote positive relationships and guide children to self-control. Regional Module presented, in house.  (2 Credit hours, Fee: $10.00 Presenter: Candice Dillard, Quality Consultant) SSPC 6:30pm-8:30pm

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IT’S SIDS

August 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Smart Start of Pender County, 600 N. Timberly Lane
Burgaw, NC 28425

Learn the steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of SIDS. We will review NC Child Care Laws and Regulations regarding SIDS and Safe Sleep practices. (Two credit hours Cost: $10.00 Presenter: Shelly Martin, Quality Program Manager, SSPC 6:30-8:30pm

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September 2018

Toxic Free Child Care

September 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Smart Start of Pender County, 600 N. Timberly Lane
Burgaw, NC 28425

Exposure to pesticides from indoor applications is linked to chronic illness and impairing brain development, and children are especially vulnerable. Join us for this training where you will receive more than just 2.0 DCDEE in-service training hours, but the opportunity to partner with Toxic Free NC and enhance your center’s visibility through taking a Toxic Free Child Care Pledge. You will receive a presentation packet including posters, promotional and educational materials, and signage indicating you took the pledge, the only cost to you…

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Toxic Free Child Care Workshop

September 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Smart Start of Pender County, 600 N. Timberly Lane
Burgaw, NC 28425

Join us for a fun and informative workshop on what we can do to protect and promote our honeybees and our kids health and safety! There will be a kid-friendly documentary screening and Q&A as well as interactive activities. You’ll be able to make your own “DIY” Bee Safe Insecticide Spray which is a safe alternative to many of the store-bought products, and it really works! Fee: Free Presenter: Dylan Williams Program Director, Toxic Free NC SSPC 10-12pm

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Read to Succeed

September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Smart Start of Pender County, 600 N. Timberly Lane
Burgaw, NC 28425

In this session, we will discuss what literacy is, how to introduce literacy to your daily routine and the importance of emergent literacy skills in the classroom. In addition, we will also discuss ways to support emerging language and literacy skills in children of all ages. (2 credit hours) Cost: Free Presenters: Candice Dillard, Quality Consultant and Angel Parker, Early Literacy Consultant SSPC: 6:30-8:30 pm THIS TRAINING IS ONLY FOR LITERACY GRANTEES THAT HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE LITERACY GRANT. 

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Start Safe

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Smart Start of Pender County, 600 N. Timberly Lane
Burgaw, NC 28425

Start Safe: A Fire and Burn Safety Program. Even very young children can learn how to be safe from fire and burns. Brought to us by Safe Kids is Start Safe: Fire, a program designed to teach preschoolers and their families about fire and burn safety at home. All the Start Safe: Fire resources incorporate the latest information and techniques for teaching young kids about fire and burn safety. The Start Safe: Fire program is designed to make it easy…

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