Board Meeting 2-26-24

Smart Start of Yadkin County Office 1001 S. State Street, Yadkinville

Growing the Love of Nature – Part 3

Smart Start of Yadkin County Office 1001 S. State Street, Yadkinville

This training focuses on promoting nature-based learning inside the classroom.  Discussion will include what kinds of materials can be used and how, develop a sample lesson plan with activity ideas and discuss what to include in different centers, and complete an activity that participants can recreate at school with students.

$5

CPR/First Aid (March 2024)

Smart Start of Yadkin County Office 1001 S. State Street, Yadkinville

Participants will become certified in Red Cross approved basic adult, child, and infant CPR and First Aid. The primary purpose of this training is to help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing, and first aid emergencies. The training is designed to teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and decide whether advanced medical care is needed.

$40

Make It Take It: Calm Down Boxes

Smart Start of Yadkin County Office 1001 S. State Street, Yadkinville

Learn about how social and emotional development influence behavior, some factors as to why children struggle to regulate their emotions, and what we can do to help children learn to self-regulate.  We will discuss mindfulness practices, a variety of interventions for challenging behaviors, and we will be making calming sensory bottles to add to our calm down boxes or emotional toolkits.

$5

Board Meeting 3-25-24

Smart Start of Yadkin County Office 1001 S. State Street, Yadkinville

Make It Take It: Shoebox Games

Smart Start of Yadkin County Office 1001 S. State Street, Yadkinville

Learn about how boredom can lead to challenging behaviors in the classroom. A great way to mitigate boredom is to offer novel games and activities. Please join us as we create our own games and activities out of household, inexpensive items!

Board Meeting 4-22-24

Smart Start of Yadkin County Office 1001 S. State Street, Yadkinville

ITS-SIDS

Smart Start of Yadkin County Office 1001 S. State Street, Yadkinville

This 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.

ECERS Training

Smart Start of Yadkin County Office 1001 S. State Street, Yadkinville

Learn more about the components of the ECERS-R. Get clarification about questions and discuss the subscales. Brainstorm how this may look in your classroom. Look at the individual items and how they are scored. Learn more so you can feel confident before your ECERS-R assessment.