May 2019
Date / Time Category / Class Location
May 1, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Strategies to Establish Productive Relationships with Families
This trainnig focuses on developing positive relationships with parents, providing communication approaches to help transfer the child's experiences in car to home, and talking about education with families. ...
JUNEAU
thread Southeast AK
VTRC Building
May 1, 2019
Cancelled
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
We will discuss how, in the child care business, you may feel buried by paperwork and overwhelmed by requirements. I will give strategies to organize your forms, prioritize your tasks, and prepare for the daily needs before the day arrives. We will cover your philosophy of child care, who are you...
ANCHORAGE
thread Southcentral AK
thread Main Office
May 2, 2019
6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Positive Ways to Support Children's Social and Emotional Development
During this time of gathering together we will experience how music and movement transforms circle time into something enlivening and engaging for the young child, meeting them exactly where they need to be met socially, emotionally and physiologically. We will share different ways of incorporating...
FAIRBANKS
thread Northern/Interior AK
1908 Old Pioneer Way
May 2, 2019
Cancelled
Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
Is your playground a safe place to play? Do you provide outdoor activities that consist more than just the stationary equipment on your playground? Do you take the time to evaluate the design of your playground, how it is maintained, and how you provide proper supervision? This training will...
ANCHORAGE
thread Southcentral AK
thread Main Office
May 4, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Steps to Advance Children's Physical and Intellectual Development
Por qué hablar del área de ciencia en el campo de la  educación temprana? Como debe lucir nuestra área de ciencia? Que actividades apropiadas de ciencia podríamos implementar de acuerdo los estándares de seguridad y aprendizaje? thread te invita a...
ANCHORAGE
thread Southcentral AK
Alaska Pacific University (APU), Carr Gottstein Academic Center
May 7, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
The goal of Medic First Aid/CPR is to provide training in a relaxed and user friendly atmosphere. It will cover First Aid and Infants, child and adult CPR. This class time includes videos segments putting together real life scenarios and hands on practice. Medic First Aid/CPR certification is valid...
FAIRBANKS
thread Northern/Interior AK
1908 Old Pioneer Way
May 9, 2019
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Strategies to Manage an Effective Program Operation
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...
ANCHORAGE
thread Southcentral AK
thread Main Office
May 10, 2019
6:45 PM - 8:15 PM
Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
Introduction to yoga with a 15 minute flow of poses followed by some relaxing, stressless breathing techniques.  Please wear comfortable clothes so that you can move freely while doing the yoga poses. ...
FAIRBANKS
thread Northern/Interior AK
1949 Gilliam Way
May 11, 2019
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
The Heartsaver: First Aid, CPR & AED Certification is a research-proven course from the American Heart Association. Facilitated by Mat-Su Med Training, the Heartsaver course teaches the critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrives. Skills...
ANCHORAGE
thread Southcentral AK
thread Main Office
May 11, 2019
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Principles of Child Development and Learning
The "History & Hope" training introduces the audience to the adverse childhood experiences study (ACEs), and addresses the question "Why are adverse childhood experiences so adverse, and what can we do about it?" Bringing together Alaska Native ancestral knowledge of trauma...
KENAI
thread Southcentral AK
Kenai thread Office
May 13, 2019
6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Strategies to Manage an Effective Program Operation
Participants will understand how stress affects early learning programs, create peaceful environments, strategies for reducing stress in children and early learning educators. ...
FAIRBANKS
thread Northern/Interior AK
1908 Old Pioneer Way
May 14, 2019
Cancelled
Principles of Child Development and Learning
This training consistes of two sessions and both must be attended in order to receive full credit. No partial credit will be given. Session One: 7 - 9 pm, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Session Two: 7 - 9 pm, Tuesday, May 21, 2019 The "History & Hope" training introduces the audience to...
ANCHORAGE
thread Southcentral AK
thread Main Office
May 15, 2019
Cancelled
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
These sessions will define what a professional is, introduce professional organizations in early education, discuss the early educator's role in advocacy, and share professional development opportunities.   This training consists of two (2) sessions, and BOTH sessions must be attended in...
JUNEAU
thread Southeast AK
VTRC Building
May 15, 2019
Cancelled
Positive Ways to Support Children's Social and Emotional Development
This workshop will support participants in recognizing that challenging behaviors in young children can have multiple causes.  Participants will be able to recognize toxic stress patterns in children, families and themselves.  Developmentally appropriate expectations for emotion control...
ANCHORAGE
thread Southcentral AK
thread Main Office
May 17, 2019
6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
During the hour of class students will be introduced to various Lathin America dances and music. Zumba class will also incorporate multiple non-Latin music rhythms such as jazz, hip hop, African, belly-dance, bhangra, Bollywood, calpso and dance-hall. Zumba is an exercise fitness combing all...
FAIRBANKS
thread Northern/Interior AK
3775 S. Cushman
May 18, 2019
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Principles of Child Development and Learning
An opportunity for teachers of children under three (3) years of age to come together for a day of trainings to learn more about the children they work with. It’s also a time for them to share ideas and fellowship with their peers.  Cost is fifty dollars per person includes: guest...
WASILLA
thread Southcentral AK
Mat-Su Health Foundation
May 18, 2019
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
Agriculture is a vital and important part of Alaska's economy and community resources. Children are fascinated with how plants grow and are avid learners. This fun, hand-on workshop will teach providers how easy it is to share agriculture and gardening with children, and ways to incorporate it...
FAIRBANKS
thread Northern/Interior AK
1908 Old Pioneer Way
May 24, 2019
Cancelled
Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
During the hour of class students will be introduced to a various kickboxing and boxing moves with energetic music to help push and mtivate them. Students will learn proper form with modifications for each move. This class is set up for beginners to build confidence and work on technique. Students...
FAIRBANKS
thread Northern/Interior AK
3775 S. Cushman
May 28, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
Course Description The Alaska’s Early Care and Learning Core Knowledge and Competencies (AK ECCKC) are designed to assist ECL educators develop the many skills needed to provide quality programs for children. This session will provide an introduction to AK ECCKC, how they are organized, and...
ANCHORAGE
thread Southcentral AK
thread Main Office
May 28, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
Course Description The Alaska’s Early Care and Learning Core Knowledge and Competencies (AK ECCKC) are designed to assist ECL educators develop the many skills needed to provide quality programs for children. This session will provide an introduction to AK ECCKC, how they are organized, and...
STATEWIDE
thread Southcentral AK
Zoom Video Conferencing
May 29, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Steps to Advance Children's Physical and Intellectual Development
Reading aloud to children takes practice. Participants will have an opportunity to practice reading aloud, examine age appropriate books, and take away a variety of books for their setting. ...
JUNEAU
thread Southeast AK
VTRC Building
May 29, 2019
6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
This training will give you the needed boast to try family style dining for home based providers. We will showcase success stories from different providers. We will talk about how family style dining is good in developing the child's communication, social skills concepts development and best of...
FAIRBANKS
thread Northern/Interior AK
1908 Old Pioneer Way
May 30, 2019
6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Steps to Advance Children's Physical and Intellectual Development
This training will answer questions you might be thinking of with regards to doing cooking activities with children. There will be an actual cooking activity so adults can experience for themselves the flow of the cooking activity. Participants will get ideas on how the cooking activity can be done...
FAIRBANKS
thread Northern/Interior AK
1908 Old Pioneer Way
May 30, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Steps to Advance Children's Physical and Intellectual Development
This training will review age appropriate strategies to use for planning and facilitating circle time with toddlers ages 2 to 3 years of age. This session has been approved by the SEED Training Approval System.  For more information about SEED Training Approval System please go...
ANCHORAGE
thread Southcentral AK
thread Main Office
Event
Wednesday May 01 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHEAST AK JUNEAU
Strategies to Establish Productive Relationships with Families
This trainnig focuses on developing positive relationships with parents, providing communication approaches to help transfer the child's experiences in car to home, and talking about education with families. ... (Details)
Wednesday May 01 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK ANCHORAGE
CANCELED
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
We will discuss how, in the child care business, you may feel buried by paperwork and overwhelmed by requirements. I will give strategies to organize your forms, prioritize your tasks, and prepare for the daily needs before the day arrives. We will cover your philosophy of child care, who are you... (Details)
Thursday May 02 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
THREAD NORTHERN/INTERIOR AK FAIRBANKS
Positive Ways to Support Children's Social and Emotional Development
During this time of gathering together we will experience how music and movement transforms circle time into something enlivening and engaging for the young child, meeting them exactly where they need to be met socially, emotionally and physiologically. We will share different ways of incorporating... (Details)
Thursday May 02 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK ANCHORAGE
CANCELED
Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
Is your playground a safe place to play? Do you provide outdoor activities that consist more than just the stationary equipment on your playground? Do you take the time to evaluate the design of your playground, how it is maintained, and how you provide proper supervision? This training will... (Details)
Saturday May 04 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK ANCHORAGE
Steps to Advance Children's Physical and Intellectual Development
Por qué hablar del área de ciencia en el campo de la  educación temprana? Como debe lucir nuestra área de ciencia? Que actividades apropiadas de ciencia podríamos implementar de acuerdo los estándares de seguridad y aprendizaje? thread te invita a... (Details)
Tuesday May 07 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THREAD NORTHERN/INTERIOR AK FAIRBANKS
Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
The goal of Medic First Aid/CPR is to provide training in a relaxed and user friendly atmosphere. It will cover First Aid and Infants, child and adult CPR. This class time includes videos segments putting together real life scenarios and hands on practice. Medic First Aid/CPR certification is valid... (Details)
Thursday May 09 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK ANCHORAGE
Strategies to Manage an Effective Program Operation
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)
Friday May 10 6:45 PM - 8:15 PM
THREAD NORTHERN/INTERIOR AK FAIRBANKS
Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
Introduction to yoga with a 15 minute flow of poses followed by some relaxing, stressless breathing techniques.  Please wear comfortable clothes so that you can move freely while doing the yoga poses. ... (Details)
Saturday May 11 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK ANCHORAGE
Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
The Heartsaver: First Aid, CPR & AED Certification is a research-proven course from the American Heart Association. Facilitated by Mat-Su Med Training, the Heartsaver course teaches the critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrives. Skills... (Details)
Saturday May 11 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK KENAI
Principles of Child Development and Learning
The "History & Hope" training introduces the audience to the adverse childhood experiences study (ACEs), and addresses the question "Why are adverse childhood experiences so adverse, and what can we do about it?" Bringing together Alaska Native ancestral knowledge of trauma... (Details)
Monday May 13 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
THREAD NORTHERN/INTERIOR AK FAIRBANKS
Strategies to Manage an Effective Program Operation
Participants will understand how stress affects early learning programs, create peaceful environments, strategies for reducing stress in children and early learning educators. ... (Details)
Tuesday May 14 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK ANCHORAGE
CANCELED
Principles of Child Development and Learning
This training consistes of two sessions and both must be attended in order to receive full credit. No partial credit will be given. Session One: 7 - 9 pm, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Session Two: 7 - 9 pm, Tuesday, May 21, 2019 The "History & Hope" training introduces the audience to... (Details)
Wednesday May 15 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHEAST AK JUNEAU
CANCELED
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
These sessions will define what a professional is, introduce professional organizations in early education, discuss the early educator's role in advocacy, and share professional development opportunities.   This training consists of two (2) sessions, and BOTH sessions must be attended in... (Details)
Wednesday May 15 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK ANCHORAGE
CANCELED
Positive Ways to Support Children's Social and Emotional Development
This workshop will support participants in recognizing that challenging behaviors in young children can have multiple causes.  Participants will be able to recognize toxic stress patterns in children, families and themselves.  Developmentally appropriate expectations for emotion control... (Details)
Friday May 17 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
THREAD NORTHERN/INTERIOR AK FAIRBANKS
Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
During the hour of class students will be introduced to various Lathin America dances and music. Zumba class will also incorporate multiple non-Latin music rhythms such as jazz, hip hop, African, belly-dance, bhangra, Bollywood, calpso and dance-hall. Zumba is an exercise fitness combing all... (Details)
Saturday May 18 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK WASILLA
Principles of Child Development and Learning
An opportunity for teachers of children under three (3) years of age to come together for a day of trainings to learn more about the children they work with. It’s also a time for them to share ideas and fellowship with their peers.  Cost is fifty dollars per person includes: guest... (Details)
Saturday May 18 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
THREAD NORTHERN/INTERIOR AK FAIRBANKS
Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
Agriculture is a vital and important part of Alaska's economy and community resources. Children are fascinated with how plants grow and are avid learners. This fun, hand-on workshop will teach providers how easy it is to share agriculture and gardening with children, and ways to incorporate it... (Details)
Friday May 24 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
THREAD NORTHERN/INTERIOR AK FAIRBANKS
CANCELED
Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
During the hour of class students will be introduced to a various kickboxing and boxing moves with energetic music to help push and mtivate them. Students will learn proper form with modifications for each move. This class is set up for beginners to build confidence and work on technique. Students... (Details)
Tuesday May 28 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK ANCHORAGE
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
Course Description The Alaska’s Early Care and Learning Core Knowledge and Competencies (AK ECCKC) are designed to assist ECL educators develop the many skills needed to provide quality programs for children. This session will provide an introduction to AK ECCKC, how they are organized, and... (Details)
Tuesday May 28 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK STATEWIDE
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
Course Description The Alaska’s Early Care and Learning Core Knowledge and Competencies (AK ECCKC) are designed to assist ECL educators develop the many skills needed to provide quality programs for children. This session will provide an introduction to AK ECCKC, how they are organized, and... (Details)
Wednesday May 29 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHEAST AK JUNEAU
Steps to Advance Children's Physical and Intellectual Development
Reading aloud to children takes practice. Participants will have an opportunity to practice reading aloud, examine age appropriate books, and take away a variety of books for their setting. ... (Details)
Wednesday May 29 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
THREAD NORTHERN/INTERIOR AK FAIRBANKS
Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
This training will give you the needed boast to try family style dining for home based providers. We will showcase success stories from different providers. We will talk about how family style dining is good in developing the child's communication, social skills concepts development and best of... (Details)
Thursday May 30 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
THREAD NORTHERN/INTERIOR AK FAIRBANKS
Steps to Advance Children's Physical and Intellectual Development
This training will answer questions you might be thinking of with regards to doing cooking activities with children. There will be an actual cooking activity so adults can experience for themselves the flow of the cooking activity. Participants will get ideas on how the cooking activity can be done... (Details)
Thursday May 30 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK ANCHORAGE
Steps to Advance Children's Physical and Intellectual Development
This training will review age appropriate strategies to use for planning and facilitating circle time with toddlers ages 2 to 3 years of age. This session has been approved by the SEED Training Approval System.  For more information about SEED Training Approval System please go... (Details)