Spring Courses from EPS Region 6

New Spring Courses…
CEU Course in Spanish – Begins Tuesday!
Fundamentos para Promover el Comportamiento Positivo  

in Somerville  (en Español) Register here!
Los niños que exhiben conductas desafiantes a menudo necesitan apoyo en el desarrollo de habilidades sociales y emocionales.  Durante este curso, los educadores explorarán la importancia de desarrollar relaciones positivas y ofrecer un ambiente que ayuda a los niños a desarrollar estas habilidades. Los participantes también aprenderán y practicarán técnicas que promueven el comportamiento positivo y habilidades que ayudarán a los niños en sus vidas.
Meeting Dates and Times: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm * Thursday, April 13, 2017 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm * Tuesday, April 18, 2017 6:00 – 8:00 pm – This training is 5 hours/.5 CEU credits. Link to the course posting here: http://region6eps.bostonabcd.org/event/fundamentos-para-promover-en-espanol/?instance_id=209.
EPS Region 6 is welcoming spring with new College and CEU courses! Learn about Child Development, build your Leadership Skills, and grow your Business Expertise with the support of EPS Region 6.  There is also an opportunity for Family Child Care Educators to participate in a pilot of the Parent-Child Home Program that will provide free books and developmental toys for your program. We are pleased to announce that we are now offering CEU courses available in three languages: EnglishSpanish, and Portuguese.
The following new courses are available from our partner Fisher College. They are offered as 3 credit college courses.
 College Courses
ED116 Health, Safety and Nutrition for Young ChildrenRegister here! May 9 – June 27, 2017, Tuesdays, 6 – 8:30 PM at Fisher College, Downtown Boston (in English)
This course is intended for students working in an educational setting; for child care providers; and for adults and parents who desire additional information about current concepts in the field of health, safety, and nutrition, and their relationship to the young child.  3 Credit Hours.This is a BLENDED/HYBRID course. It meets once a week for 2.5 hours, with the rest of the hours completed online. 
PS103 Child Development Register here! May 8 – June 30, Mondays, 6:00-8:30pm in Roxbury, MA (in English)
This course examines the cognitive, emotional, social, and physical development of children from birth to eight years of age. Child development theories as well as empirical research relating to each area of development will be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on the characteristics of healthy environments that promote optimal child development.  3 Credit HoursThis is a BLENDED/HYBRID course. It meets once a week for 2.5 hours, with the rest of the hours completed online. 
ED223 Administering Programs for Children Register here! May 10 – June 28, 2017, Wednesdays, 6 – 8:30 PMat Fisher College, Downtown Boston (in English)
This is a course designed for students who have had experience in children’s programs and who seek to become Director qualified. The course will focus on the management functions within children’s programs. Included will be financial planning, record keeping, health, safety, and licensing requirements, organizational procedures and policies, and quality programming issues. Community resources as they relate to children and families will be explored. National and State standards and regulations will be examined. 3 College Credit Hours. Important Prerequisites: PS103, ED103 and one additional ED course, OR ECC Lead Teacher Qualified.This is a BLENDED/HYBRID course. It meets once a week for 2.5 hours, with the rest of the hours completed online.  
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