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Training Classes

All trainings have an associated fee, with the exception of DOE courses that do not have student fees. The class fee will normally be $5, $10, or $15.

Students must fill out a registration form. ELC must receive all fees and registration forms prior to 48 hours in advance of the class. PayPal, money order, checks and “no change required” cash are accepted to reserve a spot in a class. Cash is only accepted in person at the ELC office. Do not send cash in the mail.

To reserve a spot in classes that do not have an associated fee, or for general questions, please call the Early Learning Coalition at (941) 757-2900 extension 250.

For information on the 40+5 classes required to become a child care professional, please see our Credential and Transcript Information.

Please be advised, if you are in a QRIS program and the course is free or discounted, please email professionaldevelopment@elc-manatee.org with your request to register.

Click here to download a copy of the most recent training calendar.

 

Current Schedule

Course: Toddler CLASS: Engaged Support for Learning 12/1/16
Thursday, December 1, 2016 6:30pm - 8:30pm

This session will explore the three dimensions of the Engaged Support for Learning domain of the Toddler Classroom Assessment Scoring System: Facilitation of Learning and Development, Quality of Feedback, and Language Modeling. We will examine how teachers who are effective in these areas have children who the foundation for future learning, development, thinking, reasoning, persistence, attention, motivation, and complex language skills.

Cost: $5.00 per participant, FREE for those in QRIS programs. QRIS Providers MUST contact the Professional Development Department at (941) 757-2900 ext. 261 to verify status and obtain promo registration code for discount pricing. Register with payment by November 29, 2016.

For general questions, please contact the Professional Development Department at (941) 757-2900 ext. 261.

REGISTER HERE


Where: Early Learning Coalition of Manatee County, 600 8th Avenue West, Suite 100, Palmetto, FL 34221



Course: Infant CLASS: Responsive Caring 12/8/16
Thursday, December 8, 2016 6:30pm - 8:30pm

This session will explore the four dimensions of the Responsive Caregiving domain of the Infant Classroom Assessment Scoring System: Relational Climate, Teacher Sensitivity, Facilitated Exploration, and Early Language Support. We will examine how teachers who are effective in these areas build relationships with their children, and set the stage for children go on to achieve higher outcomes.

Cost: $5.00 per participant, FREE for those in QRIS programs. QRIS Providers MUST contact the Professional Development Department at (941) 757-2900 ext. 261 to verify status and obtain promo registration code for discount pricing. Register with payment by December 6, 2016.

For general questions, please contact the Professional Development Department at (941) 757-2900 ext. 261.

REGISTER HERE


Where: Early Learning Coalition of Manatee County, 600 8th Avenue West, Suite 100, Palmetto, FL 34221



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Click here to download a copy of the most recent training calendar.

 

*Refunds will only be issued to those cancelling registration prior to 48 hours before the start of class.
*Enrollees who arrive more than 15 minutes after the start of the class will not be admitted and will forfeit their fees.