Contra Costa County Local Planning Council
for Child Care and Development

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CARES Plus Component A Training Professional Development Calendar
2013 – 2014 Program Year

 

LEARNING STRAND and TRAINING HOURS TOPIC DATE & TIME LOCATION REGISTRATION / COST
Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC)
18 hrs

Infant/Toddler Learning and Development Foundations & Guidelines

WestEd - PITC Partners for Quality

*Attendance to all three sessions is required

SESSION 1:
JANUARY 25, 2014
SATURDAY

SESSION 2:
FEBRUARY 8, 2014
SATURDAY

SESSION 3:
MARCH 8, 2014
SATURDAY

8:30 AM Registration
*each session is from 9:00 AM 4:00 PM

First 5 Contra Costa
1485 Civic Ct. (Enea Ct.) Ste 1200 Concord, CA 94520

*Free parking available

To register please go to:

https://infanttoddlerseries2013-14.eventbrite.com/

$40 REGISTRATION FEE*
(includes all three sessions)

Registration Deadline: January 17, 2014

CA Preschool Learning Foundations and Frameworks (CPIN)
3 hrs

Mathematics Series for Young Children Module II: Number Sense

  • Learn what research tells us about the importance of early mathematics.
  • Understand the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' (NCTM) 5 Big Ideas.
  • Become familiar with the mathematics foundations and curriculum framework with an emphasis on the Number Sense strand.
  • Connect research to practice by exploring Number Sense in the classroom and planning for implementation.

MARCH 6, 2014
THURSDAY

5:30 PM Registration

6:00 – 9:00 PM

CCCOE
77 Santa Barbara Rd.
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

*Free parking available

*** New Training Date ***

To register please go to:

https://cpin-numbersense2013-14.eventbrite.com/

$15 REGISTRATION FEE

Registration Deadline: March 3, 2014

Download the Event Flyer (PDF)

 

CA Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN)
6 hrs

CA Preschool Learning Foundations: Self-Regulation and Social Interaction Modules

Foundations in Social-Emotional Development with a focus on Self-Regulation. (AM Session)

  • To understand how cognitive, social, and emotional development are deeply inter-dependent in the early years and play a role in children's early and lifelong academic achievement.
  • To learn what the Preschool Learning Foundations and Curriculum Framework are and how they fit into California's Early Learning and Development systems.
  • To discover how to use the Foundations and Framework to enrich learning and development opportunities for all of California's preschool children.

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Foundations in Social-Emotional Development with a focus on Social Interaction. (PM Session)

  • To understand the role of social-emotional development as an essential component in children's school success.
  • To become familiar with the Social-Emotional Development Foundations and Curriculum Framework with a focus on the Social Interaction strand.
  • To learn how classroom experiences shape the growth of children's social interaction and help make smooth transitions between activities.
  • To understand how the physical environment provides young children with expectations for behavior.
  • To experience the power of social interactions.

APRIL 26, 2014
SATURDAY

8:00 AM Registration

8:30 – 11:30 AM Self-Regulation

11:30 -12:00 Lunch

12:00-3:00 PM Social Interaction

First 5 Contra Costa
1485 Civic Ct. (Enea Ct.) Ste 1200 Concord, CA 94520

*Free parking available

To register please go to:

https://cpinself-reg-socialinteraction2013-14.eventbrite.com/

$15 REGISTRATION FEE

Registration Deadline: April 17, 2014

Download the Event Flyer (PDF)

CA Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN)
4 hrs

Preschool English Learner Guide – Chapter 8 Extended Module, Recommended Literacy Practices for English Learners

In this highly interactive 2-part series:

  • Explore strategies for promoting English literacy development based on the Preschool English Learner Resource Guide.
  • Identify the stages of English language acquisition.
  • Make connections to the CA Preschool English Language Development Foundations.
  • Receive hands-on materials to use in the preschool classroom.

*Attendance to both sessions required.

PART I:
MAY 15, 2014
THURSDAY

PART II:
MAY 29, 2014
THURSDAY

5:30 PM Registration

Each session 6:00 – 8:00 PM

CCCOE
77 Santa Barbara Rd.
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

*Free parking available

To register please go to:

https://cpinchapter82013-14.eventbrite.com/

$30 REGISTRATION FEE*
(Includes both sessions)

Registration Deadline: May 8, 2014

Download the Event Flyer (PDF)

Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) WestEd
6 hrs

DRDP Assessment Instrument

Infant/Toddler

Gain understanding of the DRDP tool and how to use it.

APRIL 12, 2014
SATURDAY

8:30 AM Registration

9:00 – 4:00 PM

Includes continental breakfast and light lunch

First 5 Contra Costa
1485 Civic Ct. (Enea Ct.) Ste 1200 Concord, CA 94520

*Free parking available

To register please go to:

http://drdp-it-41214.eventbrite.com

$20 REGISTRATION FEE*

Registration Deadline: March 27, 2014

Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) WestEd
6 hrs

DRDP Assessment Instrument

Preschoolers

Gain understanding of the DRDP tool and how to use it.

APRIL 19, 2014
SATURDAY

8:30 AM Registration

9:00 – 4:00 PM

Includes continental breakfast and light lunch

First 5 Contra Costa
1485 Civic Ct. (Enea Ct.) Ste 1200 Concord, CA 94520

*Free parking available

To register please go to:

http://drdp-pre-41914.eventbrite.com

$20 REGISTRATION FEE*

Registration Deadline: April 3, 2014

Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) WestEd
6 hrs

Meaningful Observations for DRDP

Learn strategies for on-going formative classroom assessments using the DRDP with a goal of conducting meaningful observations.

MAY 24, 2014
SATURDAY

8:30 AM Registration

9:00 – 4:00 PM

Includes continental breakfast and light lunch

First 5 Contra Costa
1485 Civic Ct. (Enea Ct.) Ste 1200 Concord, CA 94520

*Free parking available

To register please go to:

http://drdp-observ-52414.eventbrite.com

$20 REGISTRATION FEE*

Registration Deadline: May 8, 2014

Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) WestEd
6 hrs

Activity Planning in the Preschool Classroom

Receive tools, strategies and resources on how to integrate the findings into lesson planning.

May 31, 2014
SATURDAY

8:30 AM Registration

9:00 – 4:00 PM

Includes continental breakfast and light lunch

First 5 Contra Costa
1485 Civic Ct. (Enea Ct.) Ste 1200 Concord, CA 94520

*Free parking available

To register please go to:

http://drdp-act-53114.eventbrite.com

$20 REGISTRATION FEE*

Registration Deadline: May 15, 2014