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Education Specific to Early Education and Care

Completed: My completion of the Child Growth and Development class in 12/09 and the Infant/Toddler Care and Curriculum in 5/10 through Dean College will qualify me by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care as a certified teacher for children preschool age and younger.   This qualification is not currently required of family child care providers.
Spring 2011 - completed a Behavior Management course also through Dean College.

Completed: The following workshops are just a few of the trainings I have attended. A complete list of training is available upon request. These workshops were held at various Massachusetts locations and presented through such organizations as Child Care Connection, Applebaum Training Institute, Yours For Children, Department of Early Education and Care, Beacon Services, Home Daycare Referral Network, Milford Community Partnership for Children, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, and the Massachusetts Association for the Education of Young Children.

Keeping Sleep Time Safe
"Love, Laughter and Learning" Applebaum Training Institute
Reality Bites (on biting behaviors)
Fears and Phobias
Behavior Management
Handwriting without Tears  - introductory workshop
"Open Circle" Training
Brain Development
Latin Dance and Movement for Children
Cooking Up Art
Let's Get Physical
"Mine, Mine"  conflict strategies for Infants and toddlers
"You can't come to my Birthday" conflict strategies for school age children
Healthy Steps to Safe Food
Asthma and Allergy Essentials
Magical Mixtures
Healthy Snacking
Helping Children Deal with Loss and Grief
Storytime and Beyond
Healthy Kids Move
Music for Non Musicians
Baby/Toddler Fun-a-cise
The Emotional Connection to Food and Feeding
Assessment of Young Children, a 10 hour training course!
Preschool Learning Guides
5 Rights of Medication Administration

ALSO: Annual CPR classes and First Aid Training every 2 years.          
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