The Berea RTC provides regional and on-site teacher and administrator professional learning and follow-up in the areas of development, implementation and evaluation of developmentally appropriate, research-based, effective programs for young children.
Non-Berea RTC Trainings
The UK Early Childhood Laboratory is offering an AEPS training in Lexington on August 12th. Click the "+" for more information.
Ashland RTC is providing two trainings in July that are also open to participants in the Berea RTC region. Click each "+" for more information.
July 30-31, 2019
Morehead Conference Center
This is a 2-day Conscious Discipline training with Master Instructor, Angela Fraley.
Audience: Teachers, Instructional Assistants, Administrators, Para-educators, Special Education Staff, Head Start, Child Care
Register at: https://goo.gl/forms/MsAumUeAzV0WMIxM2
Additional Non-RTC Training Resources
UPCOMING RTC TRAININGS
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TRAINING WILL BE CANCELLED IF MADISON COUNTY SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED DUE TO WEATHER.
Lunch is on your own unless otherwise specified.
Assistive Technology: Tools You Can Use
July 16, 2019, 9 to 3 at the Berea RTC
The Berea RTC has an assistive technology lending library for use by public preschool programs. This professional learning opportunity will help teachers become familiar with the materials available for check out.
Register at https://whoozin.com/PWQ-MU6-XK9P-3NGH
Making Time for Play
July 18, 2019, 9 to 3 at the Berea RTC
In this training, participants will learn about the importance of free play in the preschool classroom. Participants will gain an understanding of why free play is the best way for preschool students, particularly those with disabilities and those who are at risk, to learn. The training will focus on an Activity-Based Intervention approach to free-play.
Register at https://whoozin.com/HYY-WNH-7KKT-VV7N
Health, Safety and the Pursuit of High Quality Gross Motor Play
July 23, 2019, 9 to 3 at the Berea RTC
This training will focus on:
1) assisting students through personal care routines, mealtimes, and daily transitions and;
2) how to develop a gross motor space, both indoors and outdoors, that meets the needs of students in their classroom, specifically those with disabilities and those who are at risk.
Participants will discuss how each of these are learning opportunities and how they can be used to develop a child's area for growth.
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Preschool Pandemonium: Calming the Chaos
July 25, 2019, 9 to 3 at the Berea RTC
This professional learning opportunity introduces participants to universal behavioral support strategies emphasized in the PBIS model. The Conscious Discipline Brain State model and the CSEFEL pyramid model are also addressed.
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New Teacher Orientation
September 6, 2019, 9 to 3 at the Berea RTC
This professional learning opportunity is primarily designed to provide a broad overview and orientation for newly employed teachers assigned to preschool who have not already completed a teacher preparation program in IECE. However, it is appropriate for any new teacher assigned to preschool. This session will provide a comprehensive overview of preschool programs and services; resources; and a self-assessment guide to identify levels of knowledge of early childhood.
Register at https://whoozin.com/6JJ-3XR-VNYY-JF6W
ECERS-3 for Administrators
September 10, 2019, 9 to 3 at the Berea RTC
This is a training created specifically for those in administrative roles working with the ECERS-3. In this training, participants will be provided with an overview of the tool with a focus on what to look and listen for when utilizing the tool. This training is designed to provide an introduction or review of the ECERS-3 for administrators as they prepare or continue to use the tool in conjunction with teacher evaluations and the Kentucky Preschool Evaluation System (KPES).
Register at https://whoozin.com/4MR-TD6-F4KN-6YM7
September 20, 2019
October 25, 2019
December 13, 2019
March 13th & 14th, 2020
9 to 3 at the Berea RTC
This is a team-based, five-day professional learning opportunity designed for Early Childhood educators and support staff in facilitating social/emotional development in young children. Universal classroom strategies, tools to address challenging behavior, and targeted interventions for children with more intense needs are addressed. Teams should consist of 2 to 6 members.
Contact the Berea RTC for more information.
September 24, 2019, 9:30 to 3 at Berea Farm Bureau
This is our regular Fall administrator's meeting. Our KDE representative will be with us to share updates and we'll share news from the Berea RTC, Head Start, etc. Please note we are starting just a few minutes later to accommodate administrators who have to travel further. As always, lunch will be provided.
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