April 2021
Date / Time Category / Class Location Cost
Apr 2, 2021
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Positive Ways to Support Children's Social and Emotional Development
In this series of three classes, Conscious Discipline powers, skills, structures and tools will be introduced and applied to the early childhood environment. Conscious Discipline brain states; characteristics and needs, active calming to problem solving and choice, helpful language and structures...
STATEWIDE
thread Southcentral AK
Zoom Video Conferencing
FREE
Apr 3, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
Author and speaker, Diane Craft  has been working since 1998 to improve the physical activity opportunities for preschool children. She has partnered with the State of Alaska, Department of Health and Social Services and thread to present. The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted numerous changes...
STATEWIDE
thread Southcentral AK
Zoom Video Conferencing
FREE
Apr 7, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Positive Ways to Support Children's Social and Emotional Development
Este taller busca definir de manera correcta el término acoso; mejor conocido en inglés como "bullying" y qué tipos de acoso existen actualmente. Identificaremos las señales de un acosador y las posibles causas para dicho comportamiento. Discutiremos con el fin...
STATEWIDE
thread Southcentral AK
Zoom Video Conferencing
FREE
Apr 10, 2021
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Principles of Child Development and Learning
Join thread for a day of learning how to best support our youngest learners — infants and toddlers! thread's Infant & Toddler Symposium will kick off with guest speaker Dr. L. Carol Scott who has worked at the leading edges of development in early care and...
STATEWIDE
thread Southcentral AK
Zoom Video Conferencing
FREE
Apr 13, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Positive Ways to Support Children's Social and Emotional Development
When children's behavior drives you mad, what can you do? As an early care and educational professional, you may find that kids can drive you crazy with their agression, disrespect, lying... Why can't they just behave? Come change your thinking about the answer to these questions...and...
ANCHORAGE
thread Southcentral AK
thread Main Office
FREE
Apr 14, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
This training session will offer participants opportunities for studying themselves to discover what young children see in adults’ body language. It will also help participants to be aware of their physical presence and nonverbal communication, transforming negative body language into...
STATEWIDE
thread Southeast AK
ZOOM Video Conferencing
FREE
Apr 15, 2021
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Positive Ways to Support Children's Social and Emotional Development
This HARMONY INSPIRE social emotional learning workshop will focus on the SEL components of diversity and inclusion:  - How to provide an inclusive environment in the classroom.   - How to provide opportunities for students to get to know each other.   - How to recognize...   (Details)
STATEWIDE
thread Interior/Northern AK
ZOOM Video Conferencing
FREE
Apr 15, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Steps to Advance Children's Physical and Intellectual Development
There are many ways to publish, and we can find the path or paths for you in this hands-on workshop led by Brett Dillingham, storyteller and children’s book author.  Participants will create a first draft of their story.  They will also learn...   (Details)
STATEWIDE
thread Southeast AK
ZOOM Video Conferencing
FREE
Apr 21, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Principles of Child Development and Learning
Facilitated by Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands, this two-session series will provide an overview of sexuality and how this can developmentally show up in an early childhood education classroom while equipping educators with the skills needed to navigate these...   (Details)
STATEWIDE
thread Southcentral AK
Zoom Video Conferencing
FREE
Apr 22, 2021
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Principles of Child Development and Learning
Presented by North Star Behavioral Health Systems, this session is focused on ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and allows participants to learn a deeper understanding of: The ACE study Epigenetics Brain Architecture Resilience Stress-body reactions Trauma Sensitive Practices Effective...   (Details)
STATEWIDE
thread Southcentral AK
Zoom Video Conferencing
FREE
Apr 24, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
This training will provide an introduction to Learn & Grow and what this means for you and your program. This session will review the quality standards, how your programs can move through the various levels of quality and what supports are available for you and your program.  This training...   (Details)
STATEWIDE
thread Southcentral AK
Zoom Video Conferencing
FREE
Apr 26, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Strategies to Establish Productive Relationships with Families
Fortalecimiento de las familias Fortalecimiento de los Factores de protección de las Familias es un nuevo enfoque que ayuda a la prevención del abuso y negligencia infantil; brindándoles un marco para la promoción del desarrollo óptimo del niño. Este nuevo...   (Details)
STATEWIDE
thread Southcentral AK
Zoom Video Conferencing
FREE
Apr 29, 2021
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
Presented by the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America, Alaska Chapter, this course gives child care providers the tools & knowledge they need to care for children with asthma & allergies. Information covered includes: Asthma Symptoms & precipitating factors Warning signs of...   (Details)
STATEWIDE
thread Southcentral AK
Zoom Video Conferencing
FREE
Apr 30, 2021
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
Planning curriculum to achieve important learning goals is one of the aspects for effective teaching of young children.  In this training participants will reference the Alaska Early Learning Guidelines (ELG) as a tool to develop intentional planning activities and strategies for supporting...   (Details)
STATEWIDE
thread Interior/Northern AK
ZOOM Video Conferencing
FREE
Apr 30, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Principles of Child Development and Learning
En este taller definiremos e identificaremos aspectos importantes de la condición ADHD en los menores. Discutiremos la diferencia entre ADHD, ADD e hiperactividad.  Identificaremos aspectos negativos que repercuten en la enseñanza de los menores con ADHD. Demostraremos que estos...   (Details)
STATEWIDE
thread Southcentral AK
Zoom Video Conferencing
FREE
Event
Friday Apr 02 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK STATEWIDE
Positive Ways to Support Children's Social and Emotional Development
In this series of three classes, Conscious Discipline powers, skills, structures and tools will be introduced and applied to the early childhood environment. Conscious Discipline brain states; characteristics and needs, active calming to problem solving and choice, helpful language and structures... (Details)
Saturday Apr 03 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK STATEWIDE
Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
Author and speaker, Diane Craft  has been working since 1998 to improve the physical activity opportunities for preschool children. She has partnered with the State of Alaska, Department of Health and Social Services and thread to present. The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted numerous changes... (Details)
Wednesday Apr 07 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK STATEWIDE
Positive Ways to Support Children's Social and Emotional Development
Este taller busca definir de manera correcta el término acoso; mejor conocido en inglés como "bullying" y qué tipos de acoso existen actualmente. Identificaremos las señales de un acosador y las posibles causas para dicho comportamiento. Discutiremos con el fin... (Details)
Saturday Apr 10 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK STATEWIDE
Principles of Child Development and Learning
Join thread for a day of learning how to best support our youngest learners — infants and toddlers! thread's Infant & Toddler Symposium will kick off with guest speaker Dr. L. Carol Scott who has worked at the leading edges of development in early care and... (Details)
Tuesday Apr 13 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK ANCHORAGE
Positive Ways to Support Children's Social and Emotional Development
When children's behavior drives you mad, what can you do? As an early care and educational professional, you may find that kids can drive you crazy with their agression, disrespect, lying... Why can't they just behave? Come change your thinking about the answer to these questions...and... (Details)
Wednesday Apr 14 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHEAST AK STATEWIDE
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
This training session will offer participants opportunities for studying themselves to discover what young children see in adults’ body language. It will also help participants to be aware of their physical presence and nonverbal communication, transforming negative body language into... (Details)
Thursday Apr 15 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
THREAD INTERIOR/NORTHERN AK STATEWIDE
Positive Ways to Support Children's Social and Emotional Development
This HARMONY INSPIRE social emotional learning workshop will focus on the SEL components of diversity and inclusion:  - How to provide an inclusive environment in the classroom.   - How to provide opportunities for students to get to know each other.   - How to recognize... (Details)   (Register)
Thursday Apr 15 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHEAST AK STATEWIDE
Steps to Advance Children's Physical and Intellectual Development
There are many ways to publish, and we can find the path or paths for you in this hands-on workshop led by Brett Dillingham, storyteller and children’s book author.  Participants will create a first draft of their story.  They will also learn... (Details)   (Register)
Wednesday Apr 21 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK STATEWIDE
Principles of Child Development and Learning
Facilitated by Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands, this two-session series will provide an overview of sexuality and how this can developmentally show up in an early childhood education classroom while equipping educators with the skills needed to navigate these... (Details)   (Register)
Thursday Apr 22 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK STATEWIDE
Principles of Child Development and Learning
Presented by North Star Behavioral Health Systems, this session is focused on ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and allows participants to learn a deeper understanding of: The ACE study Epigenetics Brain Architecture Resilience Stress-body reactions Trauma Sensitive Practices Effective... (Details)   (Register)
Saturday Apr 24 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK STATEWIDE
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
This training will provide an introduction to Learn & Grow and what this means for you and your program. This session will review the quality standards, how your programs can move through the various levels of quality and what supports are available for you and your program.  This training... (Details)   (Register)
Monday Apr 26 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK STATEWIDE
Strategies to Establish Productive Relationships with Families
Fortalecimiento de las familias Fortalecimiento de los Factores de protección de las Familias es un nuevo enfoque que ayuda a la prevención del abuso y negligencia infantil; brindándoles un marco para la promoción del desarrollo óptimo del niño. Este nuevo... (Details)   (Register)
Thursday Apr 29 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK STATEWIDE
Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
Presented by the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America, Alaska Chapter, this course gives child care providers the tools & knowledge they need to care for children with asthma & allergies. Information covered includes: Asthma Symptoms & precipitating factors Warning signs of... (Details)   (Register)
Friday Apr 30 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
THREAD INTERIOR/NORTHERN AK STATEWIDE
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
Planning curriculum to achieve important learning goals is one of the aspects for effective teaching of young children.  In this training participants will reference the Alaska Early Learning Guidelines (ELG) as a tool to develop intentional planning activities and strategies for supporting... (Details)   (Register)
Friday Apr 30 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK STATEWIDE
Principles of Child Development and Learning
En este taller definiremos e identificaremos aspectos importantes de la condición ADHD en los menores. Discutiremos la diferencia entre ADHD, ADD e hiperactividad.  Identificaremos aspectos negativos que repercuten en la enseñanza de los menores con ADHD. Demostraremos que estos... (Details)   (Register)