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September 2019

Cash Flow Budgeting in Early Childhood Programs

September 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
The Family Conservancy, 444 Minnesota Ave
Kansas City, KS 66101
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$49

Successful small business owners think ahead and plan for the financial road ahead. One of the best techniques for financial planning is to create a cash flow budget projection. In this session, participants will learn how to gather information to be entered into a cash flow projection, what can be learned through cash flow projections, and how to get started in creating a cash flow budget for the next 12 months. This training includes lunch.

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Early Childhood Education Committee: Early Childhood Educator’s Conference

September 14 @ 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Woods Chapel Methodist Church, 4725 NE Lakewood Way
Lee's Summit, MO 64064 United States
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$30

Join us for the Early Childhood Educator's Conference on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Woods Chapel Methodist Church in Lee's Summit. Early Bird registration is $30.00 before September 1. After September 1, registration will increase to $40.00 per person.   View Sessions and Descriptions   Register Now

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I/T HighScope Series (Session 1 of 3): Choice Time with Infants and Toddlers

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Family Conservancy, 444 Minnesota Ave
Kansas City, KS 66101
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$89

This is part of a 3-session Infant-Toddler Series. Participants must commit to all 3 trainings to receive full participation credit: September 19, October 24, and December 5.

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October 2019

Early Childhood Fall Symposium

October 5 @ 2:00 am - 9:00 am
University of Kansas BEST Conference Center, 12600 S Quivira Road
Overland Park, 66213
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The Family Conservancy’s annual Early Childhood Fall Symposium provides practical tools and valuable information from exceptional speakers and specialists in the early childhood field. The 2018 keynote speaker will be Jill Molli.

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Conscious Discipline Overview

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Family Conservancy, 444 Minnesota Ave
Kansas City, KS 66101
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$89

Using the principle concepts of Conscious Discipline, participants will approach behavior as an opportunity to teach a new skill. Participants will gain knowledge to apply these practices in the early childhood classroom. This session includes lunch.

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Building Connections with Children

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mid-America Regional Council, 600 Broadway Boulevard, #200
Kansas City, MO 64105
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$35

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. Class will begin at 6:30 with dinner being served at 6:00. This session includes dinner.

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I/T HighScope Series (Session 2 of 3): Supporting the Intentions of Infants and Toddlers

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Family Conservancy, 444 Minnesota Ave
Kansas City, KS 66101
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$89

Children's strengths and interests rather than their deficits provide adults with positive guide posts to follow in adult-child interactions. Through their actions, children let caregivers know that "Hey this is me. This is what I like to do right now". This is a 3-part Infant-Toddler HighScope series. Participants must commit to attending all 3 dates for full participation credit:, September 19, October 24, December 5.

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PreK CLASS: Teacher Sensitivity

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Family Conservancy, 444 Minnesota Ave
Kansas City, KS 66101
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$25

Children in a classroom with sensitive teachers grow to see teachers as a source of support, reassurance, and guidance -- a secure base. This secure base helps children feel comfortable sharing their ideas and challenging themselves academically and socially. It also allows children to work well on their own and in groups because they know that if a problem or question arises, they can go to the teacher, who will help them resolve their problem effectively. In this session participants…

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November 2019

Infant-Toddler CLASS: Language Modeling

November 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Family Conservancy, 444 Minnesota Ave
Kansas City, KS 66101
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$25

Our daily interactions with children matter today and for the rest of children's lives. It's the importance of these interactions that bring us together today. You will be prepared to know, see, and do language modeling.

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Child Abuse & Neglect

November 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Family Conservancy, 444 Minnesota Ave
Kansas City, KS 66101
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$25

As early educators, we have an important role of recognizing and reporting suspected child abuse and neglect. In this course, we will review mandated reporting laws in addition to reviewing signs and symptoms of child abuse and neglect.

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Strengthening Families

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
The Family Conservancy, 444 Minnesota Ave
Kansas City, KS 66101
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$63

Parent engagement is a vital part to creating a community within a child care center or home. This training will be 2 parts: Parent Engagement in Strengthening Families and Bringing Families to the Center of our Focus. Both trainings are approved in Kansas and Missouri for 4 clock hours total. Lunch will be provided at this training and pre-registration is required.

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Orientation to Trauma Informed Care

November 14 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
TBD
$89

Trauma Informed Care (TIC) Orientation defines trauma and how trauma affects every facet of a person's life. This training also looks at the neurology of trauma and acknowledges that everyone may have experiences that were traumatic to them. Participants will also explore how they are resilient and how to grow their resiliency to buffer the stress of being in a caring profession and the stress of their personal lives.

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December 2019

I/T HighScope Series (Session 3 of 3): Communication, Language, and Literacy

December 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Family Conservancy, 444 Minnesota Ave
Kansas City, KS 66101
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$89

Language learning occurs best when there are positive personal relationships, when rich sensory-motor experiences are available, and in vocabulary-right environments. Teachers will explore how they provide these to the children in their care in the context of the stages of language development. They'll discuss strategies that can be used daily and create goals for implementation that are submitted to their director and coach to follow up on. This is part of a 3-series Infant-Toddler HighScope training. Participants must commit to…

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Child Abuse & Neglect

December 6 @ 9:00 am
The Family Conservancy, 444 Minnesota Ave
Kansas City, KS 66101
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$25

As early educators, we have an important role of recognizing and reporting suspected child abuse and neglect. In this course, we will review mandated reporting laws in addition to reviewing signs and symptoms of child abuse and neglect.

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NAEYC Overview: What Your Program Needs to Know

December 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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$25

What and why should every director know about the NAEYC Accreditation standards and criteria? The 10 standards and 400+ criteria that make up the NAEYC Accreditation system are important for all leaders and early childhood professionals to be familiar with and to strive towards meeting. This session will provide an introduction to the standards and criteria. We will explore the rationale for all programs to review the criteria and indicators to improve quality in their programs. Information on how to…

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