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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.

Feb
9
Thu
ITERS: Sustaining Infant Toddler High Quality Care Everyday @ Randleman Community Center
Feb 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This training is designed to educate and prepare mentor teachers who will then support other early educators in preparing for the environmental rating scale assessments. Programs should identify one or two mentor teachers who will then provide support to other teaching staff within their own program. Information on how to score the rating scale will be provided. Participants are asked to have a copy of the book with them at the training. This training will be focused on what quality care looks like every day in infant, toddler, preschool and school-age classrooms.  

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Feb
16
Thu
Challenging Behavior Support Series: Developmentally Appropriate Behavior; But I’m Supposed to Act Like This! @ Virtual Event
Feb 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Children use many different kinds of behavior as they grow and test their skills. Some of these behaviors, although appropriate for their developmental age, are still very challenging for teachers.
This session focuses on understanding when children can be expected to acquire certain social/emotional skills and guides participants toward understanding, respecting and responding to developmentally appropriate behaviors.

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Mar
9
Thu
ECERS: Using the ECERS Tool to Ensure High Quality Care Everyday @ Randleman Community Center
Mar 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This training is designed to educate and prepare mentor teachers who will then support other early educators in preparing for the environmental rating scale assessments. Programs should identify one or two mentor teachers who will then provide support to other teaching staff within their own program. Information on how to score the rating scale will be provided. Participants are asked to have a copy of the book with them at the training. This training will be focused on what quality care looks like every day in infant, toddler, preschool and school-age classrooms.

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Mar
23
Thu
Little Sprouts Gardening Fun @ First Church of God Dayschool
Mar 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Students will eat what they grow! School gardens are an excellent tool for experiential learning and nutrition education. In this hands-on workshop, early care and education professionals will be trained to establish farm to school gardens and to integrate gardening into state and national curriculum. 

We will share resources to create or expand your garden program as well as tips and strategies for gardening with young children. We emphasize how to sustain a garden program by involving community partners, such as parents, farmers, college students, and agricultural professionals. 

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Mar
28
Tue
Challenging Behaviors Support Series: Using the Infant/Toddler CLASS Tool to Reflect on Interactions in the Classroom @ Virtual Event
Mar 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us as we discuss how you can use the CLASS tool to reflect on your classroom environment and interactions and add more positive guidance techniques to your teaching strategies toolbox. Participants will learn how to make small changes that can have a large impact on eliminating undesirable behaviors.

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