Events & Training

Events & Training

The Child Care Coordination Office compiles this list of workshops and events for early care and education professionals to enhance the quality of child care in Irvine. Many of these events would also be beneficial for families having young children. These events are organized by third-party organizations, unless otherwise noted, and are not managed by the City of Irvine.

 

Announcement

The California Early Childhood Mentor Program is looking to add to their distinguished group of Director Mentors. If you have overseen a center or large family child care home for a period of three years or more and have at least three units of ECE Administration and Supervision, you qualify to apply to become a Director Mentor. If you have any questions about the program or the process for becoming a Director Mentor, call at 510-723-6624 or email cverarde@chabotcollege.edu. View flier here.

 

September

Developmental Screening 2018 Training Opportunity

In support of the effort to have all children in Orange County receive developmental and behavioral screenings with evidence based screening tools, Help Me Grow is offering training on the Ages & Stages Questionnaires: Social Emotional, Second Edition (ASQ:SE-2).

Organizer: Help Me Grow Orange County
Audience: Early childhood education professionals, early intervention, social services, mental health, or health care providers
Location: Help Me Grow Orange County, 2500 Red Hill Avenue, Suite 290B, Santa Ana, CA
Date: Friday, September 21, 8 a.m.-noon
Fee: $45 for individuals living or working in Orange County, $80 for nonresidents
Register: Visit http://www.helpmegrowoc.org and choose “Training Opportunities” to register.
Information: Call 949-267-0310 or email helpmegrow@hs.uci.edu. View flier here.

 

Open Class on Child Abuse

Have you ever wondered what you would do if you suspected child abuse? Spend two days learning about child abuse identification and referral. Learn how to complete a child abuse report as a mandated reporter and understand the impact of child abuse in a family, institution and on-line abuse. There will also be a discussion about careers working in child welfare.

Organization: Irvine Valley College
Audience: Early childhood education professionals
Location: Irvine Valley College, 5500 Irvine Center Dr, B248, Irvine, CA
Date: Saturdays, September 29 and October 6 (both), 9:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Fee: Unit fees apply. Visit www.ivc.edu for more information
Register: Visit https://mysite.socccd.edu/onlineschedule/ClassFind.asp?siteID=C&termID=20183&termtype=&mktcode=HU00&header=Human+Development to register. View flier here.
 

October

Developmental Screening 2018 Training Opportunity

In support of the effort to have all children in Orange County receive developmental and behavioral screenings with evidence based screening tools, Help Me Grow is offering training on the Ages & Stages Questionnaires: Third Edition (ASQ-3).

Organizer: Help Me Grow Orange County
Audience: Early childhood education professionals, early intervention, social services, mental health, or health care providers
Location: Help Me Grow Orange County, 2500 Red Hill Avenue, Suite 290B, Santa Ana, CA
Date: Monday, October 8, 8 a.m.-noon
Fee: $45 for individuals living or working in Orange County, $80 for nonresidents
Register: Visit http://www.helpmegrowoc.org and choose “Training Opportunities” to register.
Information: Call 949-267-0310 or email helpmegrow@hs.uci.edu. View flier here.

 

Teaching and Learning the Interdisciplinary Way

Understand the benefits of an interdisciplinary approach to socio-emotional-math-science-literacy learning and development. Learn strategies that provide early childhood educators with an instructional approach that weaves all domains together in a play-based and developmentally appropriate manner, beneficial for all students.

Organization: Orange County Department of Education
Audience: Early childhood education professionals
Location: Orange County Department of Education, Building D, Rooms 1001/2, 200 Kalmus Dr., Costa Mesa, CA
Date: Saturday, October 13, 9 a.m. – noon
Fee: $50
Register: Visit http://ocde.k12oms.org/1419-157114 to register. Registration code C4L2018.
Information: Scholarships available to QualityStart OC participants and Orange County Transitional Kindergarten teachers. View flier here.

 

Developmental Screening 2018 Training Opportunity

In support of the effort to have all children in Orange County receive developmental and behavioral screenings with evidence based screening tools, Help Me Grow is offering training on the Ages & Stages Questionnaires: Social Emotional, Second Edition (ASQ:SE-2).

​Organizer: Help Me Grow Orange County
Audience: Early childhood education professionals, early intervention, social services, mental health, or health care providers
Location: Help Me Grow Orange County, 2500 Red Hill Avenue, Suite 290B, Santa Ana, CA
Date: Monday, October 22, 8 a.m.-noon
Fee: $45 for individuals living or working in Orange County, $80 for nonresidents
Register: Visit http://www.helpmegrowoc.org and choose “Training Opportunities” to register.
Information: Call 949-267-0310 or email helpmegrow@hs.uci.edu. View flier here.

 

November

California Forum for Professional Development

An advanced learning series for early childhood education trainers, coaches, and faculty.

Organizer: California Association for the Education of Young Children (CAAEYC)
Audience: Early Childhood Education Professionals
Location: Palm Springs Convention Center, 277 N Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs, CA
Date: November 8-10. Times vary by date
Fee: Early bird pricing: $325 for CAAEYC member, $425 for nonmembers through September 17
Register: Visit http://www.caeyc.org/ for updates. View flier here.

 

Orange County Early Childhood Collaborative Conference

Save the date for the Early Childhood Collaborative Conference entitled, “The Power of a Story.”

Organizer: Orange County Association for the Education of Young Children (OCAEYC)
Audience: Early childhood education professionals
Location: Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel, 8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA
Date: Friday, November 16 – Saturday, November 17
Fee: TBD
Register: Visit https://ocaeyc.membershiptoolkit.com/ for updates. View flier here.