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2017-08-03

Childcare providers workshop, CEU's

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The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, in partnership with the Texas Department of Family & Protective Services, Child Care Licensing, will be presenting a 6-clock-hour training conference for child care providers. The training will be from 8:45 am to 3:30 pm, Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Trinity Baptist Church in Kerrville.
Your attitude determines your altitude
Albert Wright, recently named Trainer of the Year, will give a keynote speech titled “Your attitude determines your altitude.” Wright consults with businesses, schools, churches and nonprofits to strengthen the relationship between families and communities. His focus is doing what’s best for children by training directors and teachers to be motivated by a child’s achievement.
Wright will coach participants will be coached on how to inspire staff and deal with difficult employees through techniques that strengthen positive attitudes that bring about positive workplace changes. Wright will also lead sessions titled: Totally Cool Clubs, and Age Appropriate Activities and Curriculum for Infants. 
Three Extension Service child health specialists will also speak at the conference and lead instructive sessions.
Alice Kirk will a lead session called “Playful Steps and Active Learning.” Dr. Andrew B. Crocker will train childcare providers on critical conversations.
Jodi Nerren will discuss “The Behavior Challenge.” Nerren will also provide a licensing update during lunch.
Registration cost is $55 if postmarked by Monday, Aug. 14, 2017; $75 if postmarked between August 14 – 25. The registration fee includes workshop materials, lunch, refreshments and six clock hours training credit. CEU hours (.6) are available at an additional cost of $10 per person.
To register for this event, please contact the Kerr County Extension Office at 830-257-6568 or register online at https://hillcountrychildcareconference.eventbrite.com
Call Angela Fiedler at 830-257-6568 by Tuesday, Aug. 15, if any auxiliary aids or service is required for your participation.
Educational programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.