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April 2020

Northland Early Education Council: The Bully-Proof Classroom

April 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Holy Cross Lutheran Early Childhood Center, 2003 NE Englewood Road
Kansas City, MO 64117 United States
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Cancelled

Cancelled: If you have already registered, you will be contacted by our training coordinator. To create nurturing relationships with children, caregivers need to become aware of the feelings, expectations, and attitudes they bring from their own past experiences, particularly in childhood. In this class, participants will have an opportunity to explore their own temperament traits and how both their temperament and a child's may influence the the relationships in group care. As part of responsive caregiving, an awareness of temperament…

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Helping Babies Explore their World

April 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Kansas City Hospital – North Oak Room, 2800 Clay Edwards Drive
North Kansas City, MO 64116 United States
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Cancelled

Cancelled: If you have already registered, you will be contacted by our training coordinator. Teachers can enhance infants’ explorations during routine care and playtime in ways that support infants’ engagement and development. We will explore strategies in the areas of object permanence, exploring same and different, exploring more, one-to-one correspondence, taking apart and putting together, seeing from different viewpoints, and cause and effect.  CLASS Dimension: Infant – Facilitated Exploration. This training is approved for 2.0 hours in Kansas and Missouri.…

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Postpartum Depression: Supporting Families in Childcare

April 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Leavenworth Health Department, 500 Eisenhower Road
Leavenworth, KS 66048 United States
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Cancelled

Cancelled: If you have already registered, you will be contacted by our training coordinator. What is Postpartum Depression?  Researchers believe that depression and anxiety are among the most common problems that women may experience during and after pregnancy. While these symptoms may develop in anyone, there are risk factors that could place some women at greater risk.  Participants in the training will discover ways to provide supports to families during this stressful time in their lives. Trainer: Susan Owens, The…

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Postpartum Depression: Supporting Families in Childcare & Environments, Routines, and Strategies that Support Social-Emotional Development

April 18 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Indian Creek Community Church, 12480 S Black Bob Road
Olathe, KS 66062 United States
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Cancelled

Cancelled: If you have already registered, you will be contacted by our training coordinator. This is a 2-part training that is 4.0 clock hours total approved in KANSAS only. Participants must attend the full sessions for clock hours.Cost includes clock hours and lunch. The training is taught by Meg Fuehne, The Family Conservancy. Postpartum Depression (9:00 am - 11:00 am): What is Postpartum Depression?  Researchers believe that depression and anxiety are among the most common problems that women may experience…

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Engaged Children are Learning Children

April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Beautiful Savior Lutheran Preschool, 13145 S. Black Bob Road
Olathe, KS 66062 United States
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Cancelled

Cancelled: If you have already registered, you will be contacted by our training coordinator. When adults talk about children and attention they are often referring to “paying attention” - getting the child to listen to what a teacher or peer is saying. In this session we will use the term engagement to emphasize that the goal is helping children remain involved in activities and events that interest them. Sustained engagement leads to ongoing discovery, which results in more learning than…

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Childcare 101

April 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Family Conservancy, 444 Minnesota Ave
Kansas City, KS 66101
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Cancelled

Cancelled: If you have already registered, you will be contacted by our training coordinator. Welcome to early childhood education! The purpose of this session is to review the basics of working as an early childhood teacher including developmentally appropriate practice, diapering, handwashing, professionalism, supervision of children, and safe sleep practices. This training is approved for 2.0 hours in MISSOURI ONLY. Trainer: Leanne Hilligas, The Family Conservancy

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May 2020

Northland Early Education Council’s Director’s Lunch and Learn: Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

May 1 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
North Kansas City Public Library, 2251 Howell Street
North Kansas City, MO 64116 United States
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$35

Leadership and Emotional Intelligence: learn how they are connected and why it can affect your reasoning and problem solving skills. This presentation identifies the skills needed for an individual to improve their ability to understand their emotions and how they affect their reasoning and problem-solving skills. The main focus is to learn about emotional intelligence and the need for individuals to recognize and manage their own emotions; the core of quality leadership starts with an individual and his or her…

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Postpartum Depression: Supporting Families in Childcare

May 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th Street
Overland Park, KS 66212 United States
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$5

What is Postpartum Depression? Researchers believe that depression and anxiety are among the most common problems that women may experience during and after pregnancy. While these symptoms may develop in anyone, there are risk factors that could place some women at greater risk. Participants in the training will discover ways to provide supports to families during this stressful time in their lives. Cost includes 2.0 clock hours approved in KANSAS only. Trainer: Ramyia Silvers, The Family Conservancy

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Introduction to CLASS

May 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Kansas City Hospital Pavilion – Burlington Room, 2800 Clay Edwards Drive
North Kansas City, MO 64116 United States
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$25

May 7, 2020 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. What is the CLASS tool? Where was it developed and why should we know about this tool? This brief overview of the CLASS tool will help us have an understanding of this assessment tool that is becoming widely used in our community and across the United States. This training is approved for 2.0 hours in both Kansas and Missouri. Trainer: Shari Williams, The Family Conservancy Register

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CPR & First Aid with AED (Infant, Child, Adult)

May 8 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Family Conservancy, 444 Minnesota Ave
Kansas City, KS 66101
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$71

From the American Heart Association, this course will teach you the basics needed for First Aid, and CPR/AED use for Adults, Children and Infants. You must register by phone only for this course by calling 913-742-4113.

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KCPT: Building Connections with Children

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
KCPT Public Television, 125 E. 31st Street
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Free

When a new child enters the classroom, how do you start establishing a connection with that student? Trust takes time with anyone, as it does a child with an adult. Learn strategies to build, maintain, and continue to build connections with the children in your class. To register for this event, you must contact Gary Brock at 816-398-4321 Trainer: Susan Owens, The Family Conservancy KCPT Event Website

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Free Group Technical Assistance and Networking for Emergency Preparedness: Kansas City Health Department

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kansas City Health Department, 2400 Troost
Kansas City, MO 64108
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The Family Conservancy is providing free technical assistance to child care providers. This is your opportunity to develop, examine and improve your emergency preparedness plans. This session includes one approved clock-hour of training, and one hour of discussion and support to promote preparedness planning. Register

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Be a Sportscaster and a Dictionary! Language Modeling throughout the Day

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Kansas City Hospital Pavilion – Barry Room, 2790 Clay Edwards Drive
North Kansas City, MO 64116 United States
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$25

May 21, 2020 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sportscasters describe what is happening during a game just as teachers can describe their own actions and the actions of children in order to expand children's language. Dictionaries provide multiple ways to understand the meaning of words, just as teachers can use several words and phrases to support a child's understanding of a new word or concept. In this session we will practice using these strategies throughout the day and design a plan…

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June 2020

Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
TBD
$25

As mandated reporters, it is essential we know and understand the signs and symptoms of the different types of abuse and neglect. We will discuss our responsibilities as mandated reporters. During this session, participants will recognize the signs and symptoms of child abuse, neglect, and what to do when abuse and/or neglect are suspected. This training is approved for 2.0 clock hours in MISSOURI ONLY. Trainer: Leanne Hilligas

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Child Care 101

June 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
TBD
$25

Welcome to early childhood education! The purpose of this session is to review the basics of working as an early childhood teacher including developmentally appropriate practice, diapering, hand washing, professionalism, supervision of children, and safe sleep practices. This training is approved in MISSOURI ONLY for 2.0 Clock Hours. Trainer: Leanne Hilligas

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Me Do It! Supporting Toddlers’ Independence

June 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Beautiful Savior Lutheran Preschool, 13145 S. Black Bob Road
Olathe, KS 66062 United States
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$25

June 11, 2020 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. How can we maximize toddlers' independence in the classroom and stay calm in the process? Each part of the daily routine will be explored with the filter of allowing children to take care of their own needs as much as they are able and ready to do. CLASS Dimension: Toddler – Regard for Child Perspectives. This training is approved in both Kansas and Missouri for 2.0 Clock Hours. Trainer: Shari Williams Register

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