May 20, 2013
Some significant changes are being made to the 2013 Educational Incentive Program (EIP) that may impact the training services your organization provides to the early childhood education community. In an effort to meet the training needs of your community, please visit the link above for more information, carefully consider the implementation dates, and let your trainers know of these important milestones.
May 14, 2013
Spring has finally arrived and it's time to get outdoors. To get you in the spirit we will be presenting our second Videoconference of the 2013 series, "Environment and Curriculum with a Focus on Learning Environments: A Return to Nature" on the evening of Thursday, May 23, 2013. Join us for this informative training where experts in the field will discuss the effects of environment on children's development, share tips for designing your child care environment both indoors and out and share how to use natural elements in play spaces for children. It's going to be packed with information that you're not going to want to miss, register at the link above.
Apr 11, 2013
April is Autism Awareness Month. April is Autism Awareness Month and in honor of that we will be presenting our first Videoconference of the 2013 series, "Child Growth and Development with a Focus on Autism" on the evening of Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 6:45 PM. Join us for this informative training where experts in the field will discuss Autism, the causes, symptoms to look for, how it is diagnosed, treatment options and advice for working with children who have been diagnosed with Autism. It's going to be packed with information that you're not going to want to miss, register at the link above.
Apr 05, 2013
Important information about EIP. In order to participate in EIP after June 1, 2013, early childhood trainers must join Aspire, New York's workforce registry, create an Aspire Individual Professional Profile and pursue approval as a New York State Early Learning Credentialed Trainer, Verified Trainer, or Content Specialist Trainer. Please visit the link above for more information.
Mar 20, 2013
The New York State Office of Children and Family Services, Bureau of Training offers FREE 24/7 online Mandated Reporter Training in Child Abuse and Neglect/Maltreatment Identification.
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Advice from Bev Bos on How to Become a Good Storyteller
A video clip where early childhood expert Bev Bos gives advice on how providers can become good storytellers.
Casey Becker discusses bike safety and the New York State Helmet Law. Bill Van Alstyne, Program Director for the Albany County DPW traffic safety education programs, shows us the proper way to wear a bike helmet.
Making Cat in the Hat Hats
A video describing how to make different types of hats in the art area based on Dr. Seuss' book The Cat in the Hat.
Child Proofing Your Child Care Program
A video clip that describes how to assess your child care program for safety hazards by looking at the room from the child's level.
Ways to Use the Eentsy-Weentsy Spider Song
This video clip demonstrates different ways to use the children's song Eentsy-Weentsy Spider with young children.
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