Preschool and School Children, Brain Development, child care providers, Texas A&M System, professional development training, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Base Cytomegalovirus, Wendy Neyland, Aldersgate United Methodist Church College Station Participant, Chris Boleman, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Counties of Brazos, Grimes County, Milam County, approved provider, Texas, Brazos County, Cheryl Walker, Waller County, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Registration Fee, money order payable, Base Behavior, child care centers, unforeseen event, background noise, 1st Base Importance of Music in the Classroom, Elizabeth Lasley, Base Inclusion, Stephanie Noman, concurrent session, Gardening with Children, Site Registration, Program Supplies, Rick Peterson, Continental Breakfast, Walker County FCS Committee, attendees, MyPlate Intervention, clock hours
offering "BIG LEAGUE" training The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is a component of the Texas A&M System, and is an approved provider of professional development
training for child care providers
in the state of Texas. All content, including face-to-face and online courses
, meets Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
, Child Care Licensing annual training requirements for child care providers working in home- and center-based programs. This conference is hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Counties of Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Lee, Milam, Montgomery, Walker, & Waller
April 20, 2013 8:00 a.m.--3:45 p.m. Aldersgate United Methodist Church
2201 Earl Rudder Freeway South College Station, Texas 77843 Seven (7) Clock Hours or .7 CEUs ($20 extra for CEUs) Registration--$40 (Includes refreshments, lunch, training manual, and supplies) Online Registration--$43.19 http://all-starchildcareconference.eventbrite.com/
Flora Williams at 979-823-0129 in Brazos County Molly Warzon at 936-825-0497 in Grimes County Tonya Poncik at 979-542-2753 in Lee County Cheryl Walker at 254-697-7045 in Milam County Amy Ressler at 936-539-7825 in Montgomery County Meredith Henry at 936-435-2426 in Walker County Lynna Wright at 979-826-7651 in Waller County
BE AN "ALL STAR" CHILD CARE PROVIDER! This training is designed to equip you with skills and strategies so you can BE YOUR BEST on the playing field of child care! For more information contact one of the Coaches who are County Extension Agents for Family and Consumer Sciences in a county near you!
TRAINING CAMP "LINE UP" Each participant will receive a "PLAYBOOK" with handouts from all presentations "IN THE DUGOUT" Gardening with Children (8:30 general session for all attendees) "EYES ON THE BALL" brain development
(9:30 concurrent session) "BASES LOADED" Importance of Music in the Classroom (9:30 concurrent session) "STRIKE ZONE" Inclusion (9:30 concurrent session) "PINCH HITTING" Rainy Day Activities for Preschool and School Children (9:30 concurrent) "PLAYING TO WIN" Behavior is Communication (10:30 concurrent session) "LINE DRIVE" water conservation
for Child Care Providers (10:30 concurrent session) "EXTRA INNINGS" Fitness for Kids (10:30 concurrent session) "DOUBLE PLAYS" Therapeutic & Creative Art Activities (10:30 concurrent session) "SEVENTH INNING STRETCH" Toy Show (presented at 11:30 for "Team A" and 12:30 for "Team B" with lunch service) "BATTERS BOX" Cytomegalovirus -CMV (presented at 11:30 for "Team B" and 12:30 for "Team A") "CHANGE UP PITCH" MyPlate Intervention (1:30 general session for all attendees) "CLEAN SWEEP" Team Building (2:30 general session for all attendees)
Time 8 - 8:30 a.m.
Schedule Topic & Speaker(s) Registration & Refreshments Gardening with Children- Dr. Judy Warren will discuss the role of gardening in a day care and after-school setting, highlighting the Texas Grow, Eat, Go project and the positive results in programs that incorporate gardening and healthy living. Brain Development - Lidia Hawryluk will cover aspects of brain development and techniques providers can use to promote healthy development
Importance of Music in the Classroom - Dr. Elizabeth Lasley will discuss how music can provide more than just background noise in the classroom, and can contribute to better classroom functioning.
Inclusion - Dr. Rick Peterson will present current research on managing diverse classrooms and techniques to meet the needs of a variety of children
Rainy Day Activities for Preschool and School Children - Stephanie Noman will have a show and tell of activities you can do with school age and pre-school children whenever your plans change quickly as a result of rain or other unforeseen event.
2nd Base 3rd Base
11:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.
Behavior is Communication - Lidia Hawryluk will discuss how behavior can tell providers a lot more about a child's needs and experiences than you might think. Water Conservation for Child Care Providers - Reggie Lepley will present strategies on how child care centers can do their part in water conservation Therapeutic & Creative Art Activities - Flora Williams, Meredith Henry, Amy Ressler will provide hands-on activities in the classroom and discuss techniques for helping children work through thoughts and feelings
not easily expressed though verbal means Fitness for Kids - Heath Clark will show you easy and safe ways to get kids moving to increase physical activity
and promote good health among children and workers Toy Show - Education artifacts that are developmental appropriate for a variety of age groups will be displayed and demonstrated by Cindy Schollar
11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) - Wendy Neyland will discuss what child care providers need to know about this often undetected virus common in day cares that can cause severe birth defects
MyPlate Intervention - Dr. Trip & Dr. Keen will take you beyond the science of good nutrition and into practical application
of using MyPlate to feed children well
Team Building - Dr. Chris Boleman will take you on an adventure exploring ideas to keep your daycare teams excited, energized, and cohesive to provide the best service possible
Evaluations & Certification Finalization
Saturday, April 20, 2013 Aldersgate United Methodist Church College Station
Participant's NameMAILING ADDRESS
Name of Child Care Facility
T-Shirt Size: S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL
Sessions 1, 5, 6, and 7 will be general sessions. Lunch will be provided during a session. Please CIRCLE the session below you plan to attend. Send completed form and payment to the address below. Thank You!
Behavior is Communication
Importance of Music in the Classroom Water Conservation for Child Care Providers
Inclusion Fitness for Kids
Rainy Day Activities for Preschool and School Children Therapeutic & Creative Art Activities
Early Registration Fee - Includes: 7 clock hours, Program Supplies, Continental Breakfast, Snacks, Lunch, and a T-shirt CEUs On Site Registration - $25 Additional Fee Total Check # _____ or Money Order # _____
$40 Make check or money order payable to: $20 Walker County FCS Committee $65 Mail registration and payment to: Meredith Henry Walker County CEA-FCS 102 Tam Rd Ste B Huntsville, TX 77320-1918
Early Registration and Payment due Friday, April 5, 2013