March 2019
Date / Time Category / Class Location
Mar 2, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Steps to Advance Children's Physical and Intellectual Development
Research shows that using puppets in the early education field promote children’s socio-emotional, cognitive and language skills development. Let's have fun learning more about puppets, creating stories, playing games and much more; lets our child inside of us comes out and learn how...
ANCHORAGE
thread Southcentral AK
Alaska Pacific University (APU), Carr Gottstein Academic Center
Mar 2, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Steps to Advance Children's Physical and Intellectual Development
Las investigaciones más recientes en el campo de la educación temprana han demostrado los inmensos beneficios del uso de Puppets en la promoción de habilidades socio-emocionales, cognitivas y lingüísticas de nuestros ninos. Aprendamos más sobre este...
ANCHORAGE
thread Southcentral AK
Alaska Pacific University (APU), Carr Gottstein Academic Center
Mar 2, 2019
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Strategies to Manage an Effective Program Operation
In Mat-Su: March 2, 2019 from 9 am to 2:30 pm for center based early educators This is a three part training. All parts must be completed in order to receive full credit. No partial credit will be given. Part 1 - provides an overview of the ERS tool. The focus of the ERS is on interactions...
PALMER
thread Southcentral AK
MTA Headquarters
Mar 5 - Mar 6, 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 Interior/Northern AK
1908 Old Pioneer Way
Mar 5, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
“Welcome to the Profession of Early Childhood” 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 is FREE to early childhood...
ANCHORAGE
thread Southcentral AK
thread Main Office
Mar 7, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Strategies to Manage an Effective Program Operation
This training will be held on:   March 7, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 PM and March 9, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM for home program based early educators.   This is a three part training. All parts must be completed in order to receive full credit. No partial credit...
JUNEAU
thread Southeast AK
VTRC Building
Mar 7, 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 Interior/Northern AK
1908 Old Pioneer Way
Mar 8, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Strategies to Manage an Effective Program Operation
This training consists of three parts and all three must be attended/completed in order to receive ful credit. No partial credit will be given. Session One: 7 - 9 pm, Friday, August 16, 2019 Session Two: 9 am - 12 pm, Saturday, August 17, 2019 for center based eductors and 12:30 - 3:30 pm for...
ANCHORAGE
thread Southcentral AK
thread Main Office
March 12, 2019
Cancelled
Positive Ways to Support Children's Social and Emotional Development
This training consists of two sessions, and both sessions must be attended in order to recieve full credit. No partail credit will be give April 13, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (with a hour break) May 11, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (with a hour break)   The Pyramid Model Foundations...
FAIRBANKS
thread Interior/Northern AK
1908 Old Pioneer Way
Mar 12, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Steps to Advance Children's Physical and Intellectual Development
This training is offered as an individualized look into how you might create an accessible and experientially diverse area for art in an Early Childhood Classroom. It is based on foundations from the Environmental Rating Scale, so if you’ve taken an ERS class in person or online this is a...
ANCHORAGE
thread Southcentral AK
thread Main Office
Mar 13, 2019
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
Learn & Grow invites Family Child Care (FCC) administrators to provide feedback in this webinar about the launch of Learn & Grow’s Phase II. Share your feedback and ideas on the plans for the launch of Levels 3, 4, and 5, including proposed quality activities and timeline. ...
STATEWIDE
thread Southcentral AK
Zoom Video Conferencing
March 13, 2019
Cancelled
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
 Advocacy seems daunting but in reality it doesn’t take much to share what you are passionate about to influence others. This session will look at various ways advocacy occurs in the early childhood profession. ...
ANCHORAGE
thread Southcentral AK
thread Main Office
March 14, 2019
Cancelled
Steps to Advance Children's Physical and Intellectual Development
Ideas for creating Nature Based experiences in the classroom that will promote collaboration, develop children's fine and gross motor skills. Providing natural science, reading, creative arts and much more. Join us in exploring ways to bring the outdoors in. ...
FAIRBANKS
thread Interior/Northern AK
1908 Old Pioneer Way
Mar 14, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Principles of Child Development and Learning
Facilitated by the Alaska Autism Resource Center, this session will introduce participants to the autism spectrum. Participants will learn characteristics of autism and early signs, how it affects behavior, and basic strategies for supporting children who have autism. ...
ANCHORAGE
thread Southcentral AK
thread Main Office
Mar 16, 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
Mar 19, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
Learn & Grow (Aprender y Crecer)  invita a administradores de cuidado infantil y educadores de la niñez temprana a proporcionar comentarios  acerca del lanzamiento de  Learn & Grow Phase II. Comparte tus opiniones e ideas sobre  el lanzamiento de los niveles 3, 4...
ANCHORAGE
thread Southcentral AK
thread Main Office
Mar 20, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Principles of Child Development and Learning
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...
JUNEAU
thread Southeast AK
VTRC Building
Mar 21, 2019
6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Strategies to Manage an Effective Program Operation
 Much as a blueprint provides an architect with the plans for a building, a guidance policy provides you with a plan for creating an organizational structure that supports social and emotional development, and family partnerships. Think for a minute about your behavior guidance policy. ...
FAIRBANKS
thread Interior/Northern AK
1908 Old Pioneer Way
Mar 23, 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...
ANCHORAGE
thread Southcentral AK
Alaska Pacific University (APU), Carr Gottstein Academic Center
Mar 23, 2019
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Principles of Child Development and Learning
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...
JUNEAU
thread Southeast AK
VTRC Building
Mar 24, 2019
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Observing and Recording Children's Behavior
Learn how observations and documentations are effective ways to assess children's development. In this session providers will discuss how to plan observation events, what to look for and explore using different types of documentation tools for the children in their care. ...
JUNEAU
thread Southeast AK
VTRC Building
Mar 25, 2019
6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
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 how they connect to...
FAIRBANKS
thread Interior/Northern AK
1908 Old Pioneer Way
Mar 26, 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
Mar 28, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Principles of Child Development and Learning
What does a child learn about your classroom when they first walk in? What is at their level? Is it safe and nurturing? Are they learning something new? Is it safe to explore? Is it predictable? We will discuss these questions and many more! Come ready to share about your space and brainstorm new...
ANCHORAGE
thread Southcentral AK
thread Main Office
Mar 29, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Strategies to Manage an Effective Program Operation
This training will be held on: March 29, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 PM and March 30, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM for teachers and administators of birth-3 year old and 3-5 year old classrooms.  This is a three part training. All parts must be completed in order to receive full credit. No...
KETCHIKAN
thread Southeast AK
1200 Tongass Ave.
March 30, 2019
Cancelled
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...
PALMER
thread Southcentral AK
MTA Headquarters
Event
Saturday Mar 02 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK ANCHORAGE
Steps to Advance Children's Physical and Intellectual Development
Research shows that using puppets in the early education field promote children’s socio-emotional, cognitive and language skills development. Let's have fun learning more about puppets, creating stories, playing games and much more; lets our child inside of us comes out and learn how... (Details)
Saturday Mar 02 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK ANCHORAGE
Steps to Advance Children's Physical and Intellectual Development
Las investigaciones más recientes en el campo de la educación temprana han demostrado los inmensos beneficios del uso de Puppets en la promoción de habilidades socio-emocionales, cognitivas y lingüísticas de nuestros ninos. Aprendamos más sobre este... (Details)
Saturday Mar 02 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK PALMER
Strategies to Manage an Effective Program Operation
In Mat-Su: March 2, 2019 from 9 am to 2:30 pm for center based early educators This is a three part training. All parts must be completed in order to receive full credit. No partial credit will be given. Part 1 - provides an overview of the ERS tool. The focus of the ERS is on interactions... (Details)
Tuesday Mar 05 - Mar 06 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THREAD INTERIOR/NORTHERN 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)
Tuesday Mar 05 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK ANCHORAGE
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
“Welcome to the Profession of Early Childhood” 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 is FREE to early childhood... (Details)
Thursday Mar 07 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHEAST AK JUNEAU
Strategies to Manage an Effective Program Operation
This training will be held on:   March 7, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 PM and March 9, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM for home program based early educators.   This is a three part training. All parts must be completed in order to receive full credit. No partial credit... (Details)
Thursday Mar 07 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
THREAD INTERIOR/NORTHERN 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)
Friday Mar 08 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK ANCHORAGE
Strategies to Manage an Effective Program Operation
This training consists of three parts and all three must be attended/completed in order to receive ful credit. No partial credit will be given. Session One: 7 - 9 pm, Friday, August 16, 2019 Session Two: 9 am - 12 pm, Saturday, August 17, 2019 for center based eductors and 12:30 - 3:30 pm for... (Details)
Tuesday Mar 12 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
THREAD INTERIOR/NORTHERN AK FAIRBANKS
CANCELED
Positive Ways to Support Children's Social and Emotional Development
This training consists of two sessions, and both sessions must be attended in order to recieve full credit. No partail credit will be give April 13, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (with a hour break) May 11, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (with a hour break)   The Pyramid Model Foundations... (Details)
Tuesday Mar 12 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK ANCHORAGE
Steps to Advance Children's Physical and Intellectual Development
This training is offered as an individualized look into how you might create an accessible and experientially diverse area for art in an Early Childhood Classroom. It is based on foundations from the Environmental Rating Scale, so if you’ve taken an ERS class in person or online this is a... (Details)
Wednesday Mar 13 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK STATEWIDE
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
Learn & Grow invites Family Child Care (FCC) administrators to provide feedback in this webinar about the launch of Learn & Grow’s Phase II. Share your feedback and ideas on the plans for the launch of Levels 3, 4, and 5, including proposed quality activities and timeline. ... (Details)
Wednesday Mar 13 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK ANCHORAGE
CANCELED
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
 Advocacy seems daunting but in reality it doesn’t take much to share what you are passionate about to influence others. This session will look at various ways advocacy occurs in the early childhood profession. ... (Details)
Thursday Mar 14 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
THREAD INTERIOR/NORTHERN AK FAIRBANKS
CANCELED
Steps to Advance Children's Physical and Intellectual Development
Ideas for creating Nature Based experiences in the classroom that will promote collaboration, develop children's fine and gross motor skills. Providing natural science, reading, creative arts and much more. Join us in exploring ways to bring the outdoors in. ... (Details)
Thursday Mar 14 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK ANCHORAGE
Principles of Child Development and Learning
Facilitated by the Alaska Autism Resource Center, this session will introduce participants to the autism spectrum. Participants will learn characteristics of autism and early signs, how it affects behavior, and basic strategies for supporting children who have autism. ... (Details)
Saturday Mar 16 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)
Tuesday Mar 19 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK ANCHORAGE
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
Learn & Grow (Aprender y Crecer)  invita a administradores de cuidado infantil y educadores de la niñez temprana a proporcionar comentarios  acerca del lanzamiento de  Learn & Grow Phase II. Comparte tus opiniones e ideas sobre  el lanzamiento de los niveles 3, 4... (Details)
Wednesday Mar 20 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHEAST AK JUNEAU
Principles of Child Development and Learning
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)
Thursday Mar 21 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
THREAD INTERIOR/NORTHERN AK FAIRBANKS
Strategies to Manage an Effective Program Operation
 Much as a blueprint provides an architect with the plans for a building, a guidance policy provides you with a plan for creating an organizational structure that supports social and emotional development, and family partnerships. Think for a minute about your behavior guidance policy. ... (Details)
Saturday Mar 23 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK ANCHORAGE
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 Mar 23 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHEAST AK JUNEAU
Principles of Child Development and Learning
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)
Sunday Mar 24 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHEAST AK JUNEAU
Observing and Recording Children's Behavior
Learn how observations and documentations are effective ways to assess children's development. In this session providers will discuss how to plan observation events, what to look for and explore using different types of documentation tools for the children in their care. ... (Details)
Monday Mar 25 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
THREAD INTERIOR/NORTHERN AK FAIRBANKS
Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism
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 how they connect to... (Details)
Tuesday Mar 26 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)
Thursday Mar 28 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK ANCHORAGE
Principles of Child Development and Learning
What does a child learn about your classroom when they first walk in? What is at their level? Is it safe and nurturing? Are they learning something new? Is it safe to explore? Is it predictable? We will discuss these questions and many more! Come ready to share about your space and brainstorm new... (Details)
Friday Mar 29 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHEAST AK KETCHIKAN
Strategies to Manage an Effective Program Operation
This training will be held on: March 29, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 PM and March 30, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM for teachers and administators of birth-3 year old and 3-5 year old classrooms.  This is a three part training. All parts must be completed in order to receive full credit. No... (Details)
Saturday Mar 30 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
THREAD SOUTHCENTRAL AK PALMER
CANCELED
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)