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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.

We also provide personalized, virtual technical assistance and support for Randolph County early educators. LEARN MORE  

Online training resources:
Child Care Resources Inc. Child Care Services Association  Early Childhood Investigations WEBINARS Ed Web NEW: Guilford Child Development Hi Mama  KAPLAN NAEYC Sesame Street in Communities Southwestern Child Development Commission NEW: Transforming Early Childhood Education

To register for our workshops and professional development events, please complete and submit our registration form. Registration Form

Aug
5
Thu
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Session 1 @ online via Zoom
Aug 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Participants will review the data on racism and other forms of oppression and their impacts on health. We will participate in inclusion and exclusion exercises and explore implicit biases and strategies to promote inclusion. Additionally, we will work to develop organizational strategies and programmatic strategies to promote diversity, inclusion, and equity in our community.

Workshop Attendees are requested to:

  • Show-up – Cameras On
  • Engage – Active participation
  • Connect – Verbal and non-verbal
  • Learn, Share and Grow

Registrants need to complete the pre-evaluation by July 21st.

Presenter: Michael Royster

Credit Hours: 2

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Aug
10
Tue
Building Blocks – Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care @ Online
Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Building Blocks - Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care @ Online

Are you interested in making your child care program more breastfeeding friendly? Then check out the Building Blocks of Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care monthly webinar series provided through the Orange County Partnership for Young Children. Take one or all! Sessions will all be held from 1-2 PM:

  • February 9 (1-2pm) Creating or Revising a Child Care Breastfeeding Policy
  • March 9th (1-2pm) Breastfeeding and the whole center
  • April 13th (1-2pm) Breastfeeding in the Classroom (Environment)
  • May 11th (1-2pm) Breastfeeding in the Classroom (Curriculum)
  • June 8th (1-2pm) Feeding Infants/Toddlers (bottles, weaning, solids)
  • July 13th (1-2pm) Communicating with families about Breastfeeding
  • August 10th (1-2pm) Creating a Lactation space
  • September 14th (1-2pm) Applying for Breastfeeding Friendly designation
  • October 12th (1-2pm) Reviewing your center Breastfeeding policy

All registrants will receive a confirmation email with login information before the session. All webinars are free of charge.  Each session offers 1.0 NCDCDEE Contact hour after completing a post-evaluation.

To Register:
REGISTRATION FORM LINK

Understanding Biting @ online via Zoom
Aug 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Understanding Biting @ online via Zoom

Children bite for many reasons. Biting is often a stressful/hot topic that causes anxiety for everyone involved, from the children, families, and educators. Different situations often result in biting. We’ll identify some common causes of biting and some strategies to reduce the occurrence.

Presenter: Jennifer Anderson

Credit Hours: 1.5

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Aug
19
Thu
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Session 2 @ online via Zoom
Aug 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Participants will review the data on racism and other forms of oppression and their impacts on health. We will participate in inclusion and exclusion exercises and explore implicit biases and strategies to promote inclusion. Additionally, we will work to develop organizational strategies and programmatic strategies to promote diversity, inclusion, and equity in our community.

Workshop Attendees are requested to:

  • Show-up – Cameras On
  • Engage – Active participation
  • Connect – Verbal and non-verbal
  • Learn, Share and Grow

Registration open until August 16.

Presenter: Michael Royster

Credit Hours: 2

REGISTER NOW!

Aug
24
Tue
Creative Curriculum for Preschoolers: Session I @ First Church of God Dayschool
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Creative Curriculum for Preschoolers: Session I @ First Church of God Dayschool

Participants will be introduced to the main components of preschool planning based on the principles of Creative Curriculum, address the theory and research behind the system, and examine how it links to Foundations: North Carolina Early Learning Standards. In addition, participants will learn how to incorporate ‘studies’ into their curriculum as well as integrating content areas such as literacy, mathematics, and science.

Cost: $10.00 per person (covers both sessions)
Payment may be made in advance or at the beginning of the session (cash or check). To pay in advance, make check to Randolph Partnership for Children and mail to 349 Sunset Ave., Asheboro, NC 27203. Be sure to indicate training session and participant.

Requirement: Must attend both sessions to receive the .5 CEUs

Presenter: Kristy Umfleet

Credit Hours: .5 CEU 

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Sep
1
Wed
ITS/SIDS Workshop @ Randleman Community Center
Sep 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
ITS/SIDS Workshop @ Randleman Community Center

ITS-SIDS (Infant/Toddler Safe Sleep & Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) required training explains all the parts of North Carolina’s SIDS Law. Participants will review information about when and how to use the approved waivers, how to best place a baby in bed to sleep, and other “Best Practice” recommendations. During the workshop, participants will get the needed information to create a Safe Sleep Policy, updated research about SIDS, and local health and safety resources. Participants also will be walked through how to do an unresponsive infant drill and the reason for doing them regularly.
Registration deadline is August 27, 2021.
Limit: 20 participants
Presenter: Jennifer Anderson
Credit Hours: 2
Open to Randolph County Providers Only.

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Sep
9
Thu
Community Participation & Power @ Online via ZOOM
Sep 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Community Participation & Power @ Online via ZOOM

Join us for this continuation of the How Health Equity Impacts Our Community series. In this teacher session, participants will identify organizations and partners needed to address health equity and determinants of health and assess power dynamics in community partnerships. We will also review community engagement strategies and tools we can use to engage others in joining us on our journey to learn more about how we can ensure the health of all people in our community.

Presenter: Michael Royster

Credit Hours: 2

REGISTER NOW!

Sep
14
Tue
Building Blocks – Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care @ Online
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Building Blocks - Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care @ Online

Are you interested in making your child care program more breastfeeding friendly? Then check out the Building Blocks of Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care monthly webinar series provided through the Orange County Partnership for Young Children. Take one or all! Sessions will all be held from 1-2 PM:

  • February 9 (1-2pm) Creating or Revising a Child Care Breastfeeding Policy
  • March 9th (1-2pm) Breastfeeding and the whole center
  • April 13th (1-2pm) Breastfeeding in the Classroom (Environment)
  • May 11th (1-2pm) Breastfeeding in the Classroom (Curriculum)
  • June 8th (1-2pm) Feeding Infants/Toddlers (bottles, weaning, solids)
  • July 13th (1-2pm) Communicating with families about Breastfeeding
  • August 10th (1-2pm) Creating a Lactation space
  • September 14th (1-2pm) Applying for Breastfeeding Friendly designation
  • October 12th (1-2pm) Reviewing your center Breastfeeding policy

All registrants will receive a confirmation email with login information before the session. All webinars are free of charge.  Each session offers 1.0 NCDCDEE Contact hour after completing a post-evaluation.

To Register:
REGISTRATION FORM LINK

Sep
15
Wed
Building a Classroom Community: Routines, Collaborations, Connections @ Online via ZOOM
Sep 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Building a Classroom Community: Routines, Collaborations, Connections @ Online via ZOOM

The foundation of a classroom is built around routines and classroom connections. Children must feel safe and connected to their caregivers and know what to expect from their environment in order to explore and thrive. In this workshop, teachers will explore the importance of building a classroom community with our youngest children.

Presenter: Carrie Becker

Credit Hours: 1.5

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Sep
16
Thu
Directors’ Institute: Community Participation & Power @ VentureAsheboro
Sep 16 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join our partners from the Institute of Public Health Innovations as we dive into community participation! We will identify sectors and partners needed to address health equity and determinants of health. We will assess power dynamics within community partnerships. We will also review community engagement strategies and tools we can use to engage others in joining us on our journey to learn more about how we can ensure the health of all people in our community.

Institute attendees are requested to:

  • Show-up – Cameras On
  • Engage – Active participation
  • Connect – Verbal and non-verbal
  • Learn, Share and Grow

Presenter: Michael Royster

Credit Hours: 2

REGISTER NOW!