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Training

RPC offers ongoing professional development and support for early educators in Randolph County to ensure licensed centers and homes meet state requirements for staff certification and training as well as enhance the quality of early care and education. Training is offered for early educators who work with children birth–5 years, with extended training opportunities for school age care, and work in child care programs or family child care homes in Randolph and neighboring counties. 

To register, select the workshop or training event below, and then click on the “REGISTER NOW” button.

May
30
Thu
Engaging Experiences: Heuristic Play @ Virtual
May 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

During this one-hour workshop, we will learn; what heuristic play is, why it is important, and how we can support its opportunities in the classrooms.

Presenter: Carrie Becker

Earn 1 credit for this FREE workshop

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Jun
1
Sat
Night of the Stars 2024 @ Lazy E Events Center
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us on June 1, 2024 as we pay tribute to a very special group of early educators during our Night of the Stars event! This year will be unique and exciting! The Professional Development Committee has once again planned the event at the beautiful Lazy E Event Center in Archdale. Joining us will be the hilarious Tanya Dennis sharing the humorous moments that only early childhood providers could understand! It will truly be a Barrel of Laughs! Please join us and enjoy a dinner catered by Buns Hun Baker and desserts by Sugar Mama Cupcakes as we honor our ’23-’24 graduates.

 

 

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Jun
4
Tue
There’s a Turtle on the Post: The Confidence, Challenge, and Comeback of Child Care @ The Growing Place
Jun 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The art and science of child development, the innocence and essence of childhood have been disrupted and displaced. The culture and climate of early education and care have changed! Many of us can say we have seen, lived, and worked through some unprecedented days. How do we regain our early education confidence, move beyond the challenges, and gain footing for our greatest comeback in child care?

Presenter: Tanya Dennis

You will receive 1 credit for this FREE workshop!!!

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Jun
27
Thu
The Playful Teacher: Embracing True Fun @ Virtual
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Our early childhood classrooms should be filled with play, laughter, and true fun. Let’s embrace our playful side and bring true fun back to our learning environments!

Presenter: Carrie Becker

Earn 1 credit for this FREE workshop!

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Jun
29
Sat
Playful Inquiry @ North Carolina Zoological Park
Jun 29 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

This training explores the value of play and how play is associated with academic learning. Asking questions, playing with ideas, experimentation and exploration are a part of play and inquiry can be born of play.  strategies for incorporating playwork theory into environmental investigations and approaches for including nature play into curriculum will be discussed.

Presenter: Linda Kinney

Earn .5 CEU Credits for this FREE Workshop

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Aug
24
Sat
Conscious Discipline Professional Development Day! @ Harvest House
Aug 24 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

We have scored a full day with the amazing Kim Hughes dedicating her time to the early educators in Randolph County! Learn more about Kim here: https://consciousdiscipline.com/professional-development/instructors/kim-hughes/ Incentives will be included for individuals and programs participating in this exciting event!

Presenter: Kim Hughes

Earn 6 credits for this FREE Workshop!

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