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January 2020

Environment Rating Scale Fundamentals

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Smart Start of Pender County, 600 N. Timberly Lane
Burgaw, NC 28425

In this session we will review and practice scoring indicators in the scales. We will define commonly used terms, and identify resources available when using the scales. (2 Credit Hours) Cost: $10.00 Presenter: Shelly Martin, Quality, SSPC 6:30-8:30

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Building Resilience in Children

January 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Smart Start of Pender County, 600 N. Timberly Lane
Burgaw, NC 28425

The Intro to Resilience training was to introduce the participants to the definition of the Resilience Model. Building Resilience will help participants recognize children that demonstrate adverse childhood experiences (ACES) and give them tools to actively direct the child and family to the resources needed to overcome hardships. These activities will also help the childcare provider show children in the classroom different examples of how they can overcome the ACES in their life.    (2 credit hours) Cost: $10.00 Presenters: Regina…

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February 2020

Rewire for Resilience

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

This training will explain how trauma and toxic stress impacts the brain. You will gain trauma informed skills you can utilize with your children and/or youth you work with. (2 credit hours) Cost: $10.00 Presenter: Franchon Francees, LPC, CTP Founder, Healing Your Almond, SSPC 6:30-8:30 pm.

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Rewire For Resilience

February 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Smart Start of Pender County, 600 N. Timberly Lane
Burgaw, NC 28425
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IT’S SIDS

February 18 @ 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. (2 credit hours) Cost: $10.00 Presenter: Shelly Martin, Quality Program Manager, SSPC 6:30-8:30pm  

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What Does a Pyramid Have to do With Challenging Behavior: A Pyramid Model Overview

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Smart Start of Pender County, 600 N. Timberly Lane
Burgaw, NC 28425

Are you hearing about a  pyramid model and not really sure what that means? Do you wonder how a pyramid relates to challenging behaviors? Are you considering attending a CEU-level learning event about social-emotional development but are afraid to make the time commitment until you know a little more? If you answered yes to any of these questions, come to this overview of the Teaching Pyramid Model. During this session, participants will gain a deeper understanding of the importance of…

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March 2020

Plan It Out

March 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Smart Start of Pender County, 600 N. Timberly Lane
Burgaw, NC 28425

This training will focus on creating lesson plans that meet the activity requirements. We will also discuss how elements of scheduling and planning are addressed in the environment rating scale and what to look for.  (1.5 credit hours) Cost: $10.00 Presenter: Candice Dillard, Quality Consultant, SSPC 6:30-8:00pm.

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Play Safe Be Safe

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Smart Start of Pender County, 600 N. Timberly Lane
Burgaw, NC 28425

Come to this session to learn about children’s perception of fire. We will discuss children’s misuse of fire and practical approaches to teach young children fire safety. Each facility that is represented at the training will receive a Play Safe Be Safe kit to use with the children. The number of kits for distribution is limited, so register early! Kits and activities are designed to be used with children age 3-5. (2 credit hours) Cost: $10.00 Presenter: Shelly Martin, Quality…

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April 2020

May Virtual Board Meeting Notice

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Smart Start of Pender County, Inc. will hold a monthly board meeting on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 12:00 PM, anyone interested in attending the virtual meeting should contact Connie Carr-Costin by email at [email protected] or telephone (910) 259-9978 for log in information.

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May 2020

SSPC Virtual Board Meeting

May 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Smart Start of Pender County, Inc. will hold a monthly board meeting on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 12:00 PM, anyone interested in attending the virtual meeting should contact Connie Carr-Costin by email at [email protected] or telephone (910) 259-9978 for log in information.

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