CHILD CARE TRAININGS

These online trainings are brought to you by Beaverton City Library, Cedar Mill and Bethany Community Libraries, Cornelius Public Library, Community Action Child Care Resource & Referral, and Washington County Cooperative Library Services. 

Looking for a in-person training? Felt Stories, a new training from Beaverton City Library, debuts in Fall 2022!

2022 Library Sponsored Child Care Trainings 

Capacitaciones en cuidado infantil patrocinadas por la biblioteca 

FREE! (Paid for by sponsoring libraries) This training series is offered at no charge to participants thanks to sponsoring libraries’ funding. 

All trainings in this series are held over Zoom in the language specified.

Explorando la diversidad a través de los libros, los juegos y los materiales del salón de clases (Exploring Diversity Through Books, Games, and Classroom Materials)

26 de octubre, de 6:00 p. m. a 9:00 p. m. (miércoles) 
Presentado en español por Gisela Morales Benitez
Registrarse en línea a partir del 16 de septiembre 

Esta capacitación explorará las técnicas para integrar diversidad a su programa. Examinaremos las formas de crear un sentido de comunidad en el salón de clases, incentivando a las familias y al personal a compartir y aprender unos con otros a través de libros, juegos y materiales del salón de clases. 

(This training will explore techniques to integrate diversity into your program. We will examine ways to create a sense of community in the classroom by encouraging families and staff to share and learn with each other using books, games and classroom materials.  )

Set 2, CKC: DIV, 3 hours, Age Group: I/T, PS, SA

Collaboration: I Am Learning How to Work and Play with Others 

December 10, 9:00 AM—12:00 PM (Saturday) 
Presented by Audrey Duffy in English
Register Online starting September 16

In this training, participants will examine factors that influence children to collaborate with others. Examine and select appropriate strategies during interactions with others, while playing or during the daily routines in the effort to help children wait, take turns, and share via Zoom. 

Set 2, CKC: UGB, 3 hours, Age Group: PS, SA 


Acknowledgement 

Brought to you by Beaverton City Library, Cedar Mill and Bethany Community Libraries, Cornelius Public Library, Community Action Child Care Resource & Referral, and Washington County Cooperative Library Services. 

Presentadas por la Biblioteca de la Ciudad de Beaverton, las Bibliotecas Comunitarias de Cedar Mill y Bethany, la Biblioteca Pública de Cornelius, Community Action Child Care Resource & Referral y los Servicios de Bibliotecas Cooperativas del Condado de Washington (WCCLS por sus siglas en inglés) 


Past 2022 Trainings


Help! Caregiver in Distress

Saturday, January 22
9 AM—Noon
Presented by Kelley Lawson
Language: English 

In this session we will examine factors that lead to burnout and warning signs of compassion fatigue. We will select practices to help the caregiver develop strong social and emotional health including mindfulness, self-care, and resilience.

 
Set 2, CKC: PPLD, 3 hours, Age Group: I/T, PS, SA 


La transformación de los libros de cuentos (Transforming Storybooks) 

Miércoles 9 de febrero
6 PM - 9 PM
Presentados por Lucia Aleman 

Idioma: español

Explore los elementos básicos de un cuento. Explore seis alternativas de estructuras, métodos, técnicas y enfoques para contar cuentos (marionetas, franelógrafo, pintura/guiones gráficos, escultura, rimas y canciones). Consulte los ejemplos de los cuentos más populares en las diferentes estructuras y llévese a casa diseños, plantillas y patrones que le permitirán transformar los libros de cuentos a diversas estructuras. 

(Explore the basic elements of a story. Explore six alternative story structures, methods, techniques, and approaches (Puppets, Flannel board, Painting/Storyboards, Sculpture, Rhyme, and Song). See examples of favorite stories in the different structures and take-home designs, templates and patterns to transform storybooks into different structures. )

Set 2, CKC: LEC, 3 hours, Age Group: I/T & PS 


The Power of Play 

Saturday, March 5
9 AM- 11 AM
Presented by Megan Barella
Language: English 

Learn about the power of play to engage and motivate learning in your classroom. Through hands-on activities and the latest research on play, to replace stress with fun. Leave this workshop with educational play activities to share with children in your care. 

Set 2, CKC: UGB, 2 hours, Age Group: PS 

 

La pertenencia es fundamental  (Belonging is key)

Miércoles 30 de marzo
6 PM - 9 PM
Presentados por Esther Horta 
Idioma: español

En esta capacitación, los participantes explorarán los principios para el desarrollo del sentido de pertenencia en los niños. Analizarán los factores que influyen en el sentido de pertenencia. Identificarán las estrategias adecuadas para apoyar el sentido de pertenencia de los niños y las familias, las interacciones sanas, la pertenencia al grupo y promover las amistades sanas. 

(In this training, participants will explore principles of developing a sense of belonging in children. Examine factors that influence a sense of belonging. Select appropriate strategies for supporting children and families’ sense of belonging, healthy interactions, belonging to the group and promote healthy friendship. )

Set 2, CKC: UGB, 3 hours, Age Group:  I/T, PS, SA 

Construir los fundamentos de la salud mental en los bebés y en los niños pequeños: de la teoría a la práctica (Building on the Infant and Toddler Mental Health Foundations: Theory to Practice)

Sábado 9 de abril
9 AM - Noon
Presentados por Dalia Avella 

Idioma: español

La salud mental del bebé es fundamental para un cuidado adecuado. Como educadores infantiles, apoyamos el desarrollo de nuestros niños más pequeños mediante la exploración de las valiosas relaciones de confianza en el desarrollo social y emocional. Además, analizamos las investigaciones sobre el cerebro y las nuevas tendencias en el ámbito de la salud mental de los bebés y los niños pequeños. Por último, examinamos los medios de apoyo para las familias de nuestros niños más pequeños. 

(Infant mental health is the key to responsive caregiving. As early childhood educators, we support the development of our youngest children by exploring the important trusted relationships in social emotional development. We further examine brain research and new trends in infant toddler mental health. Finally, we look at strength-based supports for the families of our youngest children.) 

Set 2, CKC: HGD, 3 hours, Age Group: I/T 


Getting in the Way: Interrupting Systems of Oppression    

Tuesday, April 26
6 PM - 9 PM
    
Presented by Kelley Lawson
Language: English    

In this session we will develop activities and approaches to promote equity and anti-bias attitudes by exploring systems of oppression as they pertain to Early Childhood Education.

Set 2, CKC: DIV, 3 hours, Age Group:  I/T, PS, SA    

 

The 4 Pillars of Your Happy Home and Classroom 

Saturday, May 7
9 AM - 11 AM
Presented by Megan Barella
Language: English 

Learn the 4 Pillars of your Happy Home and Classroom. Compassion, connection, confidence, and cooperation enhance the learning environment in your classroom. Equal parts theory, experiential activities, mindfulness tools and enlightening small group discussions, this workshop is upbeat and interactive. You'll leave renewed and refreshed for the work you do with new tools and approaches to share at you site! 

Set 2, CKC: UGB, 2 hours, Age Group: PS 

Cómo relacionar las áreas de aprendizaje adecuadas para el desarrollo con el plan de estudios (Connecting Developmentally Appropriate Learning Areas to Curriculum)

Miércoles 25 de mayo
6 PM - 9 PM
Presentados por Esther Horta
Idioma: español

En esta capacitación, los participantes explorarán diferentes ideas sobre cómo diseñar áreas de aprendizaje apropiadas para el desarrollo y analizarán cómo podrían relacionarse directamente con el plan de estudios. Hablaremos brevemente del desarrollo del cerebro. Analizaremos la estructura del programa, el espacio, las rutinas, los materiales y los juguetes que son apropiados para el desarrollo de determinados grupos según la edad. Hablaremos sobre los entornos inclusivos, los enfoques culturalmente sensibles y los estilos de aprendizaje. 

(In this training participants will explore different ideas on how to design developmentally appropriate learning areas and discuss how those could be connected directly to the curriculum. We will briefly talk about brain development. We will discuss program structure, space, routines, materials, and toys that are developmentally appropriate for specific age groups. We will talk about inclusive environments, culturally sensitive approaches, and learning styles. )

Set 2, CKC: LEC, 3 hours, Age Group: I/T, PS, SA


Evaluación y conferencias para niños en edad preescolar (Observation and Conferences for Preschool Age Children)

Sábado 11 de junio
9 AM - 12 PM
Presentados por Roxana Hoyle

Idioma: español
El registro está cerrado.

Esta capacitación se centrará en los diferentes tipos de evaluación. En la importancia de hacer evaluaciones. Compartiré algunas técnicas sobre cómo realizar las evaluaciones, y cómo utilizarlas en las conferencias con las familias. 

(This training will be focused on different types of observations. On how important it is to do observations. I will share some techniques on how to do observations, and how to use them to do conferences with the families. )

Set 2, CKC: OA, 3 hours, Age Group: PS 

You'll Be My Mirror: Applying Social Learning Theory and Supporting The Development of Self-Regulation in Children 

Monday, July 25
 6:00 PM—9:00 PM
Presented by Kelley Lawson in English
 

We will explore Social Learning Theory and how it is related to the development of self-regulation in young children. Participants will apply Albert Bandura's 4 Step Modeling of Process, Attention, Retention, Reproduction, and modeling and examine the science of the brain to develop realistic expectations of behavior change. 

Set 2, CKC: HGD, 3 hours, Age Group: I/T, PS 


Transiciones exitosas sin complicaciones para los niños de preescolar  (Successful Smooth Transitions for Preschoolers)

Miércoles 24 de agosto
6:00 PM—9:00 PM 
Presentado en español por Roxana Hoyle

Los participantes explorarán cómo hacer diferentes tipos de transiciones fáciles y sin complicaciones, como las transiciones entre el hogar y la escuela, entre una actividad y otra, así como la transición a una escuela pública. Las transiciones sin complicaciones apoyan a los niños emocionalmente en este proceso, y usted puede mantener un ambiente saludable y tranquilo. 

 (Participants will explore how to make different types of smooth and easy transitions, such as transitions between home and school, transitions between one activity and another, and to public school. Smooth transitions support children emotionally in this process and you can maintain a healthy and relaxed environment.)

Set 2, CKC: UGB, 3 hours, Age Group: PS 


Time's Up, Transitions Suck! How to Make Them Better 

Saturday, September 24, 
9:00 AM—12:00 PM
Presented by Shandell Landon in English

This presentation will engage participants in a variety of activities, which support and build on participant knowledge of child development and transitions. Participants will examine current research and practices in guiding young children though classroom transitions to support child development and decrease problem behaviors. 

Set 2, CKC: HGD & OA, 3 hours, Age Group: No age-related content 

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