Triad Early Childhood Council’s Spring 2018 Conference
“Linking Communities for Success”
A triennial event providing information, connection and recognition for anyone working with, or on behalf of, young children and their families.
Friday, April 27, 2018 — 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Arvada Center at 6901 Wadsworth Blvd. Arvada, CO
Upcoming ECE Training Opportunities
CHILD CARE INNOVATIONS – PROVIDER POST
Professional Development Opportunities…
This bi-annual publication provides information about training sessions offered by our agency. All sessions are presented by highly qualified part-time staff. Certificates are provided to document your professional development, interactive learning ex-periences, current best practice information for early childhood professionals…all at affordable prices.
EXPANDING QUALITY IN INFANT AND TODDLER CARE (EQIT)
This 48-hour training provides teachers, assistant teachers, family child care providers and early interventionists with up-to-date information to enhance their work with infants and toddlers, as well as meet regulatory requirements for training by the state. EQIT includes 16 modules covering topics such as: Brain Development, Responsive Caregiving, Culture, Literacy, Meeting the Emotional Needs of Infants and Toddlers, and Celebrating the
Profession. This course is funded by the Colorado Department of Human Services through the Douglas County Early Childhood Council. The EQIT Curriculum has been approved by the Division of Child Care as one of the classes that can be used for Early Childhood Teacher Qualifications.
Saturdays: Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24
March 10,17, 24, 31
Mandatory Class Orientation: FEB. 1, 2018 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: St. Andrews United Methodist Church, 9203 S. University Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO 80126
Cost of Course: $50.00 Check or money order made payable to: DCECC, 3950 Trail Boss Lane, Castle Rock, CO 80104. *Payment must accompany registration to guarantee your spot.
HEALTHY CHILD CARE COLORADO
How to Protect Baby Teeth Through the Holiday Season
There are so many fun fall activities for children, but it seems like they all involve sugary, sticky foods, which we all know are harmful to teeth. Cavities can spread from baby teeth to adult teeth. That is why it’s so important to start positive oral health habits at a young age. Our very own Kim Wolff was on FOX 21 demonstrating what happens when we eat sugary foods and giving great tips to keep baby teeth healthy