Trainings & Workshops
Further your professional development, increase your star license rating, improve your quality of care, earn needed Continuing Education Units (CEUs), improve your parenting skills and more! RCCR&R offers training opportunities (schedule) to expand on previous learning and to enhance the educational levels of teachers.
All trainings are approved by the NC Division of Child Development and Early Education, and are based on their approved In-service Training Topic Areas. Our training unit offers workshops to expand on previous learning and to enhance the educational levels of teachers. Trainings are offered at least twice a week by a staff of dedicated professionals, providing trainings to accommodate different adult learning styles, while using various teaching methods.
We offer training in the Division of Child Development and Early Education’s nine (9) Topic Areas:
Planning a Safe, Healthy Learning Environment | Children's Physical & Intellectual Development | Children's Social & Emotional Development | Productive Relationships with Families | Program Management | Professionalism | Observing & Recording Children's Behavior | Child Growth & Development | Inclusion of Children with Special Needs
In addition, we offer specialty training in the following areas:
Basic School-Age Care (BSAC) | Get Ready, Get Set, GO! | CPR / First Aid | Playground Safety | Health & Safety
New Online Trainings
Bundle and save on the latest online trainings.
Participants will engage in interactive online activities that reinforce health and safety practices, create and promote learning environments that meet all children’s developmental needs that foster positive behavior and identify quality elements of school age care.
Cost: $25 | CEUs: .5 | 5 DCDEE CHCs
Participants attending this course will restate the essential skills recommended for successful transition to Kindergarten, identify physical and cognitive skills recommended for success, and create a list of activities to share with families. When: On-demand | Cost: $20 | Credit: .3 CEU
In this session, participants will examine the many benefits to children who gain a strong foundation in emotional literacy, explore simple ways in which they can foster emotional literacy in the classroom, and share resources teachers can incorporate into their daily curriculum to make intentional teach of emotions fun and easy. When: August 4, 2020 | Cost: FREE | 2 contact hours
Participants will engage in interactive online activities that reinforce health and safety practices, create and promote learning environments that meet all children’s developmental needs that foster positive behavior and identify quality elements of school age care. When: August 3 and 10, 2020 | Cost: $25 | Credit: .5 CEU
This session focuses on the common reasons that children misbehave, a crucial first step in determining how to prevent/reduce challenging behaviors. When: August 13, 2020 | Credit: 2 hours. Register by August 10.
This training will provide participants with an introduction to Foundations,
North Carolina’s new Early Learning and Development expectations, how they are structured, and how to implement them in early childhood settings. Participants will construct the knowledge by embedding the expectations in daily classroom planning and practice. Cost: $30 | Credit: .5 CEUs
Don't miss these Early Childhood Summer Specials! Register now for any of these discounted on demand courses available June 1 - August 31:
BSAC - $25
Rest Time Reluctance - $8
The Power of Redirection - $8
Turn Time Out Into Time In - $8
Register at www.swcdcinc.org
Do you know the warning signs for children/youth struggling with mental health issues? Has COVID-19 heightened these issues? SWCDC is offering this course for FREE through June 30, 2020 to help child care providers with identifying at risk children/youth.
Through discussion, group activities and interactive activities, participants will be able to define empathy, match emotions to critical muscle movements, compare and contrast empathy and sympathy, write an empathetic response to a situation, and state strategies to encourage empathy in a classroom.
Cost: FREE | Credit: .5 CEU | 5 DCDEE hours
This 1-hour learning event presents strategies and best practices for promoting fire safety in early care and education environments. Participants will be able to state procedures involved in fire related situations for early care and education, and describe prevention strategies to decrease the likelihood of fire-related emergency situations.
Cost: $10/person | CEUs: .1
Browse GCD's upcoming workshops and get registered. Please note: credit to another class will only be given if you cancel at least 24 hours in advance, or if you call due to an emergency by the following day. If you are more than 15 minutes late, the doors will be locked.
Child Care Provider Online Trainings
In partnership with Southwestern Child Development Commission, Guilford Child Development RCCR&R is proud to offer early childhood educators options for online learning. Click here to see a full list of courses currently offered. Check back often to view additional coursework added to the platform. When registering, use CCRR Code: CCRR11.
More Online Training
In this training, participants will discuss evidence-based practices and policies that support the high-quality infants toddler care they strive to provide. When: August 19 or August 28, 2020 | Cost: Free | Credit: 2 hours