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    • 03/28/2024
    • 08/23/2024
    • VIRTUAL
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    ZOOM Recording for Saturday Only

    2024 Spring Education Conference

    Saturday March 23, 2024

    Featuring Ty Clark "The Child  Care Whisperer" 

     

    Teaching Transforms the Heart and Minds of Teachers

    Ty Clark "The Child Care Whisperer"  

    The Four Generations in the Workplace and How to Successfully Support Each One, Kathe Petchel, Hinge Advisors

    How to Change Challenging Behaviors


      • 05/25/2024
      • 9:00 AM
      • 10/31/2024
      • Virtual
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                                Virtual Medication Administration

       Dianne Constant, Agenda for Children

      Mindy Self, RN, CCHC

      Virtual Presentation - Saturday May 25, 2024

      9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon 

      Target Audience:  Owners, Directors, and Teachers

      This three-hour class provides staff training on how to properly administer medication to children in early learning centers. Participants will learn the state’s policies and procedures to follow to implement a clear guiding principle for medical administration. Upon completion of this training session, participants will receive a certificate to demonstrate compliance with the Louisiana Department of Health. Dianna Constant has been part of Agenda for Children’s team since 1990. She has over forty years of experience in early childhood education. She spent twenty years directing and operating her own childcare center and has more than two decades of experience as a trainer and technical assistance advisor for early childhood programs. She serves on the board of United Way of St. Charles and is actively involved with the Parish Networks in New Orleans and Houma supporting interaction improvements in Early Child Care Center and has served on the Child Care Health Care Consultant board since 2000. Dianna holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology/Youth and Family Services from Nichols State University. Certifications include Certified Reliable CLASS Observer (Infant, Toddler, Pre-K), CLASS Affiliate Trainer (Pre K), Inter-Rater Reliable in GOLD by Teaching Strategies, Child Care Health Consultant, Louisiana Pathways Trainer Level II.  Dianna is a lifelong resident of Thibodaux, Louisiana.  



      • 05/25/2024
      • 9:00 AM
      • 11/29/2024
      • Virtual
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      Do you have employees who need

      Medication Administration class?

      CCAL is offering two free registrations free of charge when you join the Child Care Association of Louisiana

       Virtual Medication Administration

       Dianne Constant, Agenda for Children

      Virtual Presentation - Saturday May 25, 2024

      9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon 

      Target Audience:  Owners, Directors, and Teachers

      This three-hour class provides staff training on how to properly administer medication to children in early learning centers. Participants will learn the state’s policies and procedures to follow to implement a clear guiding principle for medical administration. Upon completion of this training session, participants will receive a certificate to demonstrate compliance with the Louisiana Department of Health. Dianna Constant has been part of Agenda for Children’s team since 1990. She has over forty years of experience in early childhood education. She spent twenty years directing and operating her own childcare center and has more than two decades of experience as a trainer and technical assistance advisor for early childhood programs. She serves on the board of United Way of St. Charles and is actively involved with the Parish Networks in New Orleans and Houma supporting interaction improvements in Early Child Care Center and has served on the Child Care Health Care Consultant board since 2000. Dianna holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology/Youth and Family Services from Nichols State University. Certifications include Certified Reliable CLASS Observer (Infant, Toddler, Pre-K), CLASS Affiliate Trainer (Pre K), Inter-Rater Reliable in GOLD by Teaching Strategies, Child Care Health Consultant, Louisiana Pathways Trainer Level II.  Dianna is a lifelong resident of Thibodaux, Louisiana.  



      • 06/22/2024
      • 8:45 AM
      • 12/30/2024
      • Virtual
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      Virtual

      Ready Set Eat Food Safety Class 

      Dianna Constant, Agenda for Children

      Target Audience:  Owners, Directors, and Teachers

      Ready Set Eat Food Safety Presented by Dianne Constant, Agenda for Children 

      Ready Set Eat Food Safety is a session on how children grown and develop. This is an interactive session that includes information on handling children with special needs. After completion of this three-hour training class, participants will be able to:

      ·       Define the grasping status

      ·       Describe a positive and supportive learning environment for feeding children

      ·       Be able to discuss how language and feeding are related.

      ·       CLASS language is used. This CLASS meets the food safety requirement of the Louisiana Department of Health

      Dianna Constant has been part of Agenda for Children’s team since 1990. She has over forty years of experience in early childhood education. She spent twenty years directing and operating her own childcare center and has more than two decades of experience as a trainer and technical assistance advisor for early childhood programs. She serves on the board of United Way of St. Charles and is actively involved with the Parish Networks in New Orleans and Houma supporting interaction improvements in Early Child Care Center and has served on the Child Care Health Care Consultant board since 2000. Dianna holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology/Youth and Family Services from Nichols State University. Certifications include Certified Reliable CLASS Observer (Infant, Toddler, Pre-K), CLASS Affiliate Trainer (Pre K), Inter-Rater Reliable in GOLD by Teaching Strategies, Child Care Health Consultant, Louisiana Pathways Trainer Level II.  Dianna is a lifelong resident of Thibodaux, Louisiana.  


      • 09/03/2024
      • 6:00 PM
      • 09/12/2024
      • 8:00 PM
      • Virtual
      • 3
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      Exit Strategy Planning for Child Care Owners

      Presented by Donna S. Daily, Childcareowner.com 

      • How am I going to exit my childcare business?
      • How much is my childcare business worth?
      • When is the best time to sell my childcare business?
      • How do I maximize the value of my childcare business?
      • These should be the questions childcare owners asks themselves plus more!

      Preparing to realize the wealth in your business which is often one of your greatest assets, should be a top priority ~ 

      Learning Objectives

      Participants will be able to describe the exit strategy.

      Participants will better understand how childcare center are valued.

      Participants can create a to-do-list of the actions and activities needed to begin your Exit Planning Process/

      Dates:

      September 3rd -  6 - 8 PM

      September 5th -  6 - 8 PM

      September 10th -  6 - 8 PM

      September 12th -  6 - 8 PM





      • 10/18/2024
      • 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
      • West Baton Rouge Conference Center, 2750 N. Westport Drive, Port Allen, Louisiana
      • 176
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      Fall Education Conference for Friday Only

      Friday, October 18, 2024

      West Baton Rouge Conference Center

      2750 N. Westport Drive

      Baton Rouge, Louisiana  

      Motivational Speech 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

       

      LDOE Updates                  10:30 AM till 12 noon 

      Target Audience:  Owners, Directors, Assistant Directors

      • Moderator - Karen Powell, Deputy Assistant Superintendent, Early Childhood Care and Education
      • Shelia Campbell – Executive Director, Early Childhood Education Operations
      • Edlink Update - Robert Klein
      • CCAP Update – Melinda George
      • Licensing Updates – Andrea Burl
      • Child Care Criminal Background Checks – Kayla Batiste
      • Adult and Child Food Program - David Thibodeaux

      OR 

      Teachers Roundtable Discussion   

      10:30 AM - 12 Noon 

      Target Audience:  Teachers, Support Staff ONLY

      If you would like to attend the Saturday, October 19th

      CCAL Fall Education Conference onsite, please register

      separately at childcarelouisiana.org/events 

        

      CCAL HOTEL ROOM BLOCKS

      CCAL has a discount room block secured with the Hampton Inn and Suites in Port Allen for discount hotel rooms at the rate of $99 plus tax per night for Thursday, October 17th or Friday October 18th. To book a hotel room, call the hotel directly at 225 389-6655 and ask for a reservation under the CCAL Room Block to get the discounted hotel room rate. The hotel rate includes breakfast.

      CCAL has a discount room block secured with LaQuinta Inn and Suites, 2720 N. Westport Drive in Port Allen. The discount room rate is $99 plus tax per night for Thursday, October 17th  or Friday, October 18th. To book a hotel room, call 225 831 3253 or book online at Wyndham.com and use discount code CGCCAG. The hotel rate includes breakfast. 

      • 10/18/2024
      • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      • Hampton Inn and Suites, Port Allen
      Register


      Child Care Association of Louisiana

      Child Care Health Consultant Business Meeting 

      In Conjunction with Our CCAL Fall Education Conference

      Friday October 18, 2024 

      Hampton Suites & Inn 

      Port Allen, Louisiana

                                       Conference Room 

                                    9:00 AM till 12:00 Noon 

      Child Care Health Consultant Business Meeting

      Agenda - To be announced

      CCAL has a new membership category specifically for CCHCs which $100.  We have appointed a CCHC Ad-Hoc Committee chaired by Angela White-Williams.

      If you have any questions, reach out to CCAL at 225 933 5435.

      CCAL HOTEL ROOM BLOCKS

      CCAL has a discount room block secured with the Hampton Inn and Suites in Port Allen for discount hotel rooms at the rate of $99 plus tax per night for Thursday  October 17th or Friday October 18th. You can reserve a hotel room by calling  the hotel directly at 225 389-6655 and ask for a reservation under the CCAL Room Block to get the discounted hotel room rate. The hotel rate includes breakfast.

      CCAL has a discount room block secured with LaQuinta Inn and Suites, 2720 N. Westport Drive in Port Allen. The discount room rate is $99 plus tax per night for Thursday, October 17th or Friday, October 18th. You can reserve a hotel room a La Quinta by calling 225 831 3253 or book online at Wyndham.com and use discount code CGCCAG. The hotel rate includes breakfast. 

      This meeting is for CCHC CCAL members only.

      To attend, please join the Child Care Association of Louisiana by contacting Cindy Bishop at 225 933 5435. 

      Thanks!

      • 10/19/2024
      • 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
      • West Baton Rouge Conference Center, 2750 N. Westport Drive, Port Allen, Louisiana
      • 179
      Register



      Fall Education Conference for Saturday Only

      Saturday, October 19, 2024

      West Baton Rouge Conference Center

      2750 N. Westport Drive

      Baton Rouge, Louisiana  

      Motivational Speech 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

       

       

        

      CCAL HOTEL ROOM BLOCKS

      CCAL has a discount room block secured with the Hampton Inn and Suites in Port Allen for discount hotel rooms at the rate of $99 plus tax per night for Thursday, October 17th or Friday October 18th. To book a hotel room, call the hotel directly at 225 389-6655 and ask for a reservation under the CCAL Room Block to get the discounted hotel room rate. The hotel rate includes breakfast.

      CCAL has a discount room block secured with LaQuinta Inn and Suites, 2720 N. Westport Drive in Port Allen. The discount room rate is $99 plus tax per night for Thursday, October 17th  or Friday, October 18th. To book a hotel room, call 225 831 3253 or book online at Wyndham.com and use discount code CGCCAG. The hotel rate includes breakfast. 

    Childcare Association of Louisiana is statewide,  non-profit, professional membership organization that advocates on behalf of the early childhood education profession. 


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