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October 2019

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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Director’s Lunch and Learn

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
West Wyandotte Library – Auditorium, 1737 N. 82nd Street
Kansas City, KS 66106 United States
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$35

The Family Conservancy is excited to offer director's lunch and learn training starting this fall! The director's lunch and learn this fall features our speaker, Dr. L. Carol Scott and is a 2-part training. The first part is The Heart of Your Team - Relationships Aren't Just a Thing... They're the Only Thing and the second part is The Heart of You - Your Relationship with Your S.E.L.F. Training will include handouts, lunch, and 3.0 clock hours approved in both…

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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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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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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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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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