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Orientation for Early Care and Education Professionals - August 13th - 9:00am-3:30pm

This class is IN-PERSON at Immanuel Baptist Church -  3100 Tates Creek Rd, Lexington, KY 40502
Cost: $35 per person

This mandatory training focuses on Health, Safety, and Sanitation, Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse, and Recommended Practices. This session is required for all child care employees and must be completed within the first 90 days of employment. 

More Than a Babysitter: Professionalism in Early Care and Education - August 16th - 5:00pm-7:00pm

This class is IN-PERSON at the Lexington Public Library, Eastside Branch located at 3000 Blake James Dr, Lexington, KY 40509

Many disparage early educators as "babysitters" or "working at a daycare" but as an early educator, you are much more than that. You are a professional in this field.  This course reminds participants of the important aspects of being a professional and explores what being a professional in early childhood education looks like.

PBS LearningMedia: Celebrating Changing Seasons - September 8th - 6:30-8:00pm

Join KET and explore the seasons: Fall, Winter, and Spring! This session will highlight season-themed, PreK-2nd grade resources and the newest content from the Changing Seasons collection. The resources have been co-designed by museum and educational partners and feature Curious George, Elinor Wonders Why, Nature Cat, and more! Learn appropriate ways to incorporate media clips into your lesson, find extension activities, articles, and crafts and share resources with families to strengthen a school-to-home connection. As you engage in these lessons, children will learn about the world around them through science, math, and art. With these high quality, media-enriched, bilingual educator resources, you can feel confident that you are helping children grow up great!


This class is IN-PERSON at KET at 600 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40502.

Training Level: 2
Core Content Area: 4) Learning environment and curriculum
6) Family community partnerships
CDA Subject Area(s): 2) Advancing children’s physical and intellectual development - Large and small muscle, language and literacy, discovery, art, music, mathematics
3) Supporting children’s social and emotional development - Adult modeling, self-esteem, self-regulation, socialization, cultural identity, conflict re
4) Building productive relationships with families - Parent involvement, home visits, conferences, referrals, communication strategies

Training Objectives:
  • Design learning activities using the Changing Season Collection to help children learn about the world around them through    science, math, and art. 
  • Recognize appropriate ways to incorporate media clips into lesson planning 
  • Identify extension activities, articles, and crafts to share with families to strengthen a school-to-home connection.