ECERS 101

Format: VirtualPresenter: Emily NormanCHCs: 2Cost: $0Description: Participants will gain understanding of the subscales and items of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS). Scoring of the scale will be addressed as well as ideas on how to improve the classroom environment and staff-child interactions.An email address will be required to gain access to all virtual […]

CPR/First Aid

Smart Start of Yadkin County Office 105 Woodlyn Drive, Yadkinville

Format: In-PersonPresenter: Natalie WilliamsCost: $30¬†Description: 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 […]

Prevention & Control of Infectious Diseases, including Immunization

Format: VirtualPresenter: Natalie WilliamsCHCs: 1Cost: $0Description: Participants will learn about infectious diseases and how they are spread. They will be taught how to prevent and control the spread of infectious diseases. They will also learn the importance of immunizations, proper hygiene and sanitation routines, how to recognize ill children, and when to exclude children from […]

Handling & Storage of Hazardous Materials & the Appropriate Disposal of Bio-contaminants

Format: VirtualPresenter: Natalie WilliamsCHCs: 1Cost: $0Description: Participants will receive an overview of the handling and storage of hazardous materials. They will learn DCDEE rules and regulations regarding hazardous materials, the definition of bio-contaminants, potentially hazardous materials in child care, how to correctly store hazardous materials, and who to contact in case of an emergency. This […]

Recommended Standards for Physical Activity

Smart Start of Yadkin County Office 105 Woodlyn Drive, Yadkinville

Format: In-PersonPresenter: Natalie WilliamsCHCs: 2Cost: $5 (non-refundable)Description: Participants will learn the benefits of physical activity for children: academic achievement, good health, and positive emotional and social development. Standards for physical activity will be reviewed, implementing physical activity and nutrition will be addressed, and examples will be given of activities and programs child care facilities can […]

Super Fun Science

Smart Start of Yadkin County Office 105 Woodlyn Drive, Yadkinville

Format: In-PersonPresenter: Emily NormanCHCs: 2Cost: $5 (non-refundable)Description: Participants will use the North Carolina Foundations for Early Learning and Development (NCFELD) to learn how to incorporate science into their daily activities. A science theme box will be assembled, and a hands-on project will be made. Tracy Castro and LuAnn Nelson with Mother Hen Child Care will […]

CPR/First Aid

Smart Start of Yadkin County Office 105 Woodlyn Drive, Yadkinville

Format: In-PersonPresenter: Natalie WilliamsCost: $30¬†Description: 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 […]