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NEW! Two free trainings for licensed child care providers in NE Minnesota + lunch

Saturday, January 27 - Aurora, MN
Wacootah Grill
5798 Giants Ridge Rd, Aurora, MN 55705

10 a.m.-Noon
Stress and Kids

KCF II. C: Promoting Social and Emotional Development (2 hours)
Develop I.D. 264364

We have all witnessed the increasing pressures on children at younger and younger ages. We will discuss the cause and effects of stress on children, what stress and anxiety look like, and what we, as providers and teachers, can do to help them cope.

Noon-12:30 p.m. Complimentary Lunch

12:30-2:30 p.m.
Making Each Day Count

KCF II A: Creating Positive Learning Experiences (2 hours)
Develop I.D. 264396

There are so many things we have to do during our day as we provide care for children and their families. In this session, we will examine ways to incorporate learning into our everyday routines and discuss easy ways to integrate the ECIPs into our daily activities. We will share tips on re-energizing our daily schedule, activities, and how to communicate all we do with our families.

You must REGISTER IN ADVANCE through Develop. Registration closes January 19. Space is limited - sign up today!

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Provider Appreciation logo2018 Child Care Provider Appreciation & Training Seminar

Saturday, February 24, 2018
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC)
350 Harbor Drive, Duluth, MN 55802

-Download the Provider Event Flyer-

Join your fellow child care providers from all across the region for a day of learning, sharing ideas, breakfast and lunch, free books and educational materials, and prize drawings. Everyone who enters their Develop number when they register can also earn 4 training hours.

8:30 am: Sign-in begins
9:00 am: Doors open & Light Breakfast available
9:30 am.-3:00 pm: Seminar, Lunch, Prize Drawings

Cost to Attend

$35 per person
or $20 per person only for providers who are part of the Northland Foundation's Parent Aware Pathways Initiative

$5 per vehicle to park in the DECC lot



Registration closes February 16th. When you register online, you may pay by credit card or mail a check. You MUST have a Develop # and enter it when you register in order to receive the 2 KCF IV and  2 KCF II.C Training Hours offered.

If you are not able to register online, please call the Northland Foundation for help at 218.723.4040 or 800.433.4045.

2018 Seminar Speakers:

Sara Langworthy, Ph.D., presents Bridging the Relationship Gap: Becoming an Ally for Children Facing Adversity. In this presentation, Sara will share scientific research and practical strategies from her award-winning book Bridging the Relationship Gap. Sara will address approaches for working one-on-one with children to build resilience and self-regulation skills, and share promising organizational practices that shape child care environments to promote student learning and success.

Sarah Fritsch presents Circle Time Fun, sharing positive ways to support children’s social and emotional development  Getting stumped on what to do at Circle Time? Join us for this fun workshop and find out the many learning opportunities Circle Time can create. Participants will come away with new songs, finger plays, and activities to do with a multi-aged group of children. There will also be time to share your great ideas with fellow caregivers.

Event Sponsors

The Child Care Provider Appreciation & Training seminar is made possible by the support of the following sponsors:

Northland Foundation, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation, Mardag Foundation, The Sheltering Arms Foundation, Medica Foundation, Professional Providers of Duluth, Great River Energy, Child Care Aware - Minnesota Northeast District