Events & Training

Events & Training

December

Supporting Students with Ongoing Challenging Behaviors – Heart of Connecting

Identify the function of behavior and putting a plan in place to support challenging behaviors.

Audience: Early care and education professionals
Location: 200 Newport Center Drive, Suite 306, Newport Beach
Date: Saturday, Dec. 9, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Fee: From $45 per person
Register: Visit Heart of Learning website for pricing and group rate information.
Information: Email Hayley@heartofconnecting.com or Sandy@heartofconnecting.com for additional information.

 

January

Parent-Child Premium Program – Child Behavior Pathways

This weekly program provides parents with the opportunity to learn effective tools for improving challenging behaviors while their child attends a play-based social skills class.

Audience: Parents of children ages 3-6
Location: IUSD – Early Childhood Learning Center, 1 Smoketree, Irvine, CA
Date: Tuesdays, January 16-March 13, 6-8 p.m.
Fee: $500 per family
Register: Visit www.childbehaviorpathways.com to register. View flier here.

 

Community Parent Education (COPE) Series – Child Behavior Pathways

This 9-week series utilizes an evidence-based curriculum helping parents learn techniques to increase positive parent-child interactions, tools for responding to common attention getting behaviors, and approaches for preventing disruptive behaviors in the future. Learn strategies to foster a child’s attention, social skills, and self-esteem.

​Audience: Parents of children ages 3-5
Location: South Orange County Family Resource Center, 22481 Aspan Street, Lake Forest, CA
Date: Wednesdays, January 17-March 14, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Fee: Varies
Register: Visit www.childbehaviorpathways.com to register. View flier here.

 

Preparing for Kindergarten - Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC) Parent Education Series

Learn how to support your child in preparation for kindergarten and transitional kindergarten (TK) programs and the Irvine Unified School District enrollment process. An overview of kindergarten and TK programs will include information on ratios, curriculum, and daily schedules.

Audience: Parents
​Location: Early Childhood Learning Center, 1 Smoketree, Irvine, Multipurpose Room (MPR)
Date: Thursday, January 18, 2018 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Fee: Free
Register: Please call 949-936-5890 to RSVP. RSVP required for all classes. View flier here.

 

Outdoor Classroom Project 2018 Annual Conference – The Child Educational Center

Learn how nature connections and spending regular time outdoors helps children experience a deep appreciation for life and develop greater compassion for themselves and others. Experience how you can bring more magic to Early Childhood Education programs, manifesting a community of joyful and successful learners that includes children, teachers, and parents alike.

​Audience: Early care and education professionals
Location: Child Education Center, 140 Foothill Blvd., La Canada-Flintridge, CA 91011
Date: Saturday, January 27, 2018, 8:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fee: Early Bird $240, $270 after December 3, $350 after January 20, 2018
Register: Click here to register.
Information: Visit the website for more details.

 

February

2018 Early Childhood Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Conference (ECSTEM) – The Children’s Center at CalTech

This two-day event begins on Friday where you will ​visit ​four ​museums ​that ​align ​with ​early ​childhood ​STEM ​education. ​ Saturday ​will ​be ​a ​day ​full ​of ​workshop activities.

​Audience: Early care and education professionals
Location: Anaheim Marriott, 700 West Convention Way, Anaheim, CA
Date: Friday, February 2 - Saturday, February 3, 2018
Fee: $225 for professionals, $150 for students.
Register: Click here to register.
Information: Visit ecstem.org/ for more details.

 

Toilet Training...Help! - Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC) Parent Education Series

Learn basic principles of toilet training and how to know when your child is ready. This step-by-step approach will help you and your child navigate through this normal developmental process.

Audience: Parents
Location: Early Childhood Learning Center, 1 Smoketree, Irvine, Multipurpose Room (MPR)
Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018, 10:30-11:30 a.m., 12:30-1:30 p.m., or 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Fee: Free
Register: Please call 949-936-5890 to RSVP. RSVP required for all classes. Child care will be provided if RSVP'd. View flier here.

 

Do You Need Help with Your Picky Eater? – IUSD Childhood Learning Center (ECLC)

Learn how to deal with your picky eater and discuss taste and texture, creativity in the kitchen, and how to introduce new foods.

Audience: Parents
Location: Early Childhood Learning Center, 1 Smoketree, Irvine, Multipurpose Room (MPR)
Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018, 10:30-11:30 a.m., 12:30-1:30 p.m., or 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Fee: Free
Register: Please call 949-936-5890 to RSVP. RSVP required for all classes. Child care will be provided if RSVP’d. View flier here.