MNITCDA ETL Module 3 (11/07/19 - 02/13/20)

This modules consists of MNITCDA Classes 15-23:[crlf][crlf]Professional Development Planning[crlf]Routines as Opportunities [crlf]Environments that Promote Exploration [crlf]Learning through Discovery [crlf]The Importance of Play[crlf]Language and Communication [crlf]Language Development[crlf]Observation and Curriculum Planning [crlf]Planning to Meet Individual Needs

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Practicum Project Eager to Learn Online MN (07/11/19 - 02/27/19)

The Directors Credential Practicum Project is a guided independent study project serving as a capstone to the credential program. Participants develop and demonstrate skills in research, project planning, goal setting, creating and following a work plan and time table, and bringing a project to fruition on time. Projects are of a business, organizational or financial…

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Practicum Project Eager to Learn Online MN (07/11/19 - 02/27/19)

The Directors Credential Practicum Project is a guided independent study project serving as a capstone to the credential program. Participants develop and demonstrate skills in research, project planning, goal setting, creating and following a work plan and time table, and bringing a project to fruition on time. Projects are of a business, organizational or financial…

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Time is of the Essence (06/06/19 - 06/27/19)

Time is of the Essence is a 16 hour online course designed for Eager to Learn. Participants will explore their own use of time to prioritize and organize tasks for maximum work effectiveness while still making time for a satisfying life outside of work.

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Time is of the Essence (06/06/19 - 06/27/19)

Time is of the Essence is a 16 hour online course designed for Eager to Learn. Participants will explore their own use of time to prioritize and organize tasks for maximum work effectiveness while still making time for a satisfying life outside of work.

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MNITCDA ETL Module 2 (08/22/19 - 10/31/19)

This modules consists of MNITCDA Courses 9-14:[crlf][crlf]Stages of Infancy[crlf]Brain Development[crlf]Introduction to Cognitive Development[crlf]Using the ECIPs[crlf]Forming Relationships: Understanding Temperament and Reactivity[crlf]Resilience

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Our Children and Homelessness (08/12/19 - 08/26/19)

Often times we don’t know when a child in our care has experienced homelessness. This series based course will explore the realities families face in being homelessness, the impact on children’s experiences, behaviors and development and how it effects a mother’s mental health. We’ll look at strategies a child care provider can implement with children…

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Good Teaching is Good Teaching Anytime (07/10/19 - 08/07/19)

Part 1 Intro to Online Education – We will examine best practices of adult education and how they transfer to online education. Specific focus will be on adult learning theory, environments and implementation into online education. Part 2 Building Community – we will become familiar with how to promote effective communication among students and between…

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MNITCDA ETL Module 1 (05/02/19 - 08/15/19)

This module consists of MNITCDA Classes 1-8:[crlf][crlf]Welcome to the Profession[crlf]It’s All About Relationships [crlf]Establishing Supportive Relationships with Families [crlf]Clean, Safe, Sanitary Environments[crlf]Welcoming families: Creating Cultural Connections [crlf]Welcoming Children with Special Needs and Their Families[crlf]Promoting Parent/Family-Child Relationships [crlf]Introduction to Child Development

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Authentic Child Assessment (07/15/19 - 08/12/19)

This course will review the history of authentic assessment and current trends within the early care and education field. Participants will gain knowledge and skills around data collection (the gathering of information through observation), data analysis (looking for patterns and trends, scanning, etc.), and data reporting (how to share authentic assessment information with parents). The…

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Promising Partnerships: Building Successful Relationships with Families (06/03/19 - 06/24/19)

Apply five practices that lead to successful partnerships and re-energize the relationships with the families in your early childhood program. Recognize the value the differing perspectives, identify verbal and non-verbal communication practices, and effectively communicate with families to avoid misunderstandings. Examine the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct and plan programming that supports children’s development through…

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Strengthening Families™ (05/08/19 - 05/29/19)

This course provides an in-depth review of the Strengthening Families approach, including key aspects of the five Strengthening Families protective factors. Participants will identify strategies for supporting families in building healthy, positive social connections, and accessing concrete support in times of need as well as strategies for supporting families in building parental resilience, knowledge of…

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Supporting Social Emotional Growth in Infants and Toddlers (06/17/19 - 07/08/19)

This course session focuses on the importance of social emotional development in infants and toddlers. Participants will examine strategies to support positive social emotional development in infants, toddlers including routines and emotional climate. Participants will also explore ways to build relationships with the families of infants and toddlers to support ongoing social emotional development.

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ADHD: Navigating the Landscape (06/04/19 - 07/02/19)

This course is geared towards anyone caring for children Have you ever wished you had amap to use when caring for a child with AD/HD? Join us in this course as we look at the myths and facts of ADHD, the diagnosis path, parent perspective and successful strategies for inclusion of children that have ADHD

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Creating Cultural Connections in Child Care (07/09/19 - 07/30/19)

Families and communities provide the foundations children need to be successful. This course will at the resources and reflective skills providers need to work successfully with diverse families. Methods to find and promote the strengths of families as a way to promote child development will also be discussed.

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Overview of Curriculum (07/11/19 - 08/01/19)

This class focuses on early childhood curriculum and the domains of development, elements of effective curriculum, and the cycle of observation and assessment, reflection, curriculum planning and implementation, and evaluation in adapting curriculum to meet individual and group developmental needs.

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