Early Childhood Education Professional Development Programs


Early Childhood Education Professional Development Programs

2018 Training Dates

The Douglas-Sarpy Learning Child Team offers several Early Child Professional Development programs throughout the year. All classes are preapproved by NDE for DHHS In Service hours.

Date | Time Topic Description Cost | In-Service Contact
09/05, 09/26, 10/17 (all 3 dates are required) | 6:30 – 8:30 pm Go NAP SACC Training

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Go Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC) is designed to promote healthy child development by supporting healthy eating and physical activity for the children in your care. Go NAP SACC focuses on 5 main health areas: breastfeeding & infant feeding, child nutrition, infant & child physical activity, outdoor play & learning and screen time. Please Note: Six free in-service hours will be awarded when each team lead completes the post-assessment which is typically 3-6 months after the training. Due to special funding, this training is offered at no cost to attendees. Free | 6 hrs. Audra Losey - alosey2@unl.edu

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09/13 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm Environments that Work - Reading and Writing Centers $10 | 2 hrs. Katie Krause - katie.krause@unl.edu
10/16 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm Exploring Outdoor Learning Environments $10 | 2 hrs. Katie Krause - katie.krause@unl.edu
11/08 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm Hurry up and Wait – Rethinking Circle Time and the Daily Schedule $10 | 2 hrs. Katie Krause - katie.krause@unl.edu
12/13 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm Creating a Makers Space in Your Program $10 | 2 hrs. Katie Krause - katie.krause@unl.edu
07/09 (Mon.), 1:30 – 4:00 pm ServSafe Food Handlers Class

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This course is certified by the National Restaurant Association’s ServSafe® Food Handler Program and is good in Douglas-Sarpy Counties for two years. The class consists of: Basic Food Safety, Personal Hygiene, Cross-Contamination and Allergens, Time and Temperature, and Cleaning and Sanitation. At the end of the class a short test will be given, and you will leave with your certificate. $15 | 2 hrs. Nancy Urbanec - nurbanec1@unl.edu

Early Childhood Development training is held at the Nebraska Extension Office in Douglas-Sarpy Counties at 8015 W. Center Rd. Omaha, NE 68124. A minimal class fee is charged to cover costs. Preregistration is strongly recommended, due to small class sizes.

Classes are held at the Douglas County Extension Office, 8015 West Center Road, Omaha, NE 68124. For more information, contact Katie Krause at (402) 444-7804, katie.krause@unl.edu, or fill out and submit the form below.

Class Information Request Form