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Upcoming Training Courses

The following training classes are open to the public. You can register and pay online (where required) below. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Infants and Toddlers: Understanding and Responding to Challenging Behaviors and Abuse and Neglect

Saturday, March 25, 2017, 9am-1pm

Location: The Childcare Network, Fredericksburg

Young children in care can be challenging for many reasons. We will be reflecting on our beliefs and practices regarding challenging behaviors, learning more about some of the rationale and reasons for challenging behavior, and finding ways to work with parents. We will also define child abuse and neglect, discuss its prevalence among infants and toddlers, and discuss risk factors and the impacts that maltreatment can have on young children's development.

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Click2Science and Reading Makes Cents

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 9am - 1pm

Location: The Childcare Network, Fredericksburg

Cost: free

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Click2Science provides resources front-line staff can use to increase their skills in engaging youth in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Click2Science is based on 20 skills related to Planning STEM Experiences, Interacting with Youth During STEM, and Building STEM skills in Youth.

reading makes centsReading Makes Cents is comprised of a collection of activities developed around exemplary children’s literature that has money as a theme. The selected children's literature explores ideas, activities, and strategies that help children learn how to earn, save, share, and spend money. Children's literature provides a rich diversity of settings, people, income levels, relationships, ethnic backgrounds, cultures, religions, holidays, intergenerational friendships all related to money messages and learning.

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The Directors' Forum

Wednesday, April 26, 12pm-1:30pm

Location: 4701 Market St, Fredericksburg

Child Care Directors' Forum

Child care center and preschool center directors - you are invited to the first meeting of the new "Directors' Forum." Membership is free and open to anyone who is the director of a preschool or child care center. Upcoming meetings will be on 2/24/17, 3/22/17, 4/26/17, 5/24/17 and 6/28/17 from 12 to 1:30 pm at the Goodwill Building, 2nd floor board room, 4701 Market St., Fredericksburg.

  • Learn about free resources that will save you time and help make your job easier
  • Receive a certificate for 1.5 hours of training
  • Lunch will be provided – let us know of any special dietary needs
  • Have time to socialize so you can network and share with other directors

This event is FREE but please let us know you are coming so we have an accurate lunch count.

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The Directors' Forum

Wednesday, May 24, 12pm-1:30pm

Location: 4701 Market St, Fredericksburg

Child Care Directors' Forum

Child care center and preschool center directors - you are invited to the first meeting of the new "Directors' Forum." Membership is free and open to anyone who is the director of a preschool or child care center. Upcoming meetings will be on 2/24/17, 3/22/17, 4/26/17, 5/24/17 and 6/28/17 from 12 to 1:30 pm at the Goodwill Building, 2nd floor board room, 4701 Market St., Fredericksburg.

  • Learn about free resources that will save you time and help make your job easier
  • Receive a certificate for 1.5 hours of training
  • Lunch will be provided – let us know of any special dietary needs
  • Have time to socialize so you can network and share with other directors

This event is FREE but please let us know you are coming so we have an accurate lunch count.

Read more...

The Directors' Forum

Wednesday, June 28, 12pm-1:30pm

Location: 4701 Market St, Fredericksburg

Child Care Directors' Forum

Child care center and preschool center directors - you are invited to the first meeting of the new "Directors' Forum." Membership is free and open to anyone who is the director of a preschool or child care center. Upcoming meetings will be on 2/24/17, 3/22/17, 4/26/17, 5/24/17 and 6/28/17 from 12 to 1:30 pm at the Goodwill Building, 2nd floor board room, 4701 Market St., Fredericksburg.

  • Learn about free resources that will save you time and help make your job easier
  • Receive a certificate for 1.5 hours of training
  • Lunch will be provided – let us know of any special dietary needs
  • Have time to socialize so you can network and share with other directors

This event is FREE but please let us know you are coming so we have an accurate lunch count.

Read more...

First Aid & CPR

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Time:   From 9am -12:00 noon
Cost:   $80 per person    NON-REFUNDABLE
New Location4701 Market St., Fredericksburg VA 22408 - second floor board room.
Located in the Goodwill building just off I-95 at exit 126 - Massaponax

Participants will receive two-year First Aid & CPR-AED certification through the American Health and Safety Institute. This certification meets the requirements for state licensed child care programs in Virginia. Cards will be distributed at the end of class. A minimum of 4 people are required to hold class. Registration fee will be returned ONLY if class is cancelled. Please wear comfortable clothing.

Register Online

First Aid & CPR

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Time:   From 9am -12:00 noon
Cost:   $80 per person    NON-REFUNDABLE
New location:  4701 Market St., Fredericksburg VA 22408 - second floor board room.
Located in the Goodwill building just off I-95 at exit 126 - Massaponax
 
Participants will receive two-year First Aid & CPR-AED certification through the American Health and Safety Institute. This certification meets the requirements for state licensed child care programs in Virginia. Cards will be distributed at the end of class. A minimum of 4 people are required to hold class. Registration fee will be returned ONLY if class is cancelled. Please wear comfortable clothing.

Register Online

First Aid & CPR

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Time:   From 9am -12:00 noon
Cost:   $80 per person    NON-REFUNDABLE
New Location: 4701 Market St., Fredericksburg VA 22408 - second floor board room.
Located in the Goodwill building just off I-95 at exit 126 - Massaponax
 
Participants will receive two-year First Aid & CPR-AED certification through the American Health and Safety Institute.   This certification meets the requirements for state licensed child care programs in Virginia.  Cards will be distributed at the end of class.   A minimum of 4 people are required to hold class.   Registration fee will be returned ONLY if class is cancelled. Please wear comfortable clothing.

Register Online

Because many of our services are free, we rely on the generosity of individuals and businesses in our community for financial support. All donations are tax-deductible. Thank you for your generosity!

 

Or donate at work through the
Combined Virginia Campaign:
Agency #6426.

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