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Buncombe Partnership for Children

July 2019

Calm down! Creating Outdoor Spaces to Support Emotional Regulation

July 18 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States

Join SHAPE NC Specialist Natasha Bowden in learning the how and why of creating outdoor play spaces that calm, engage, and support children and staff in both infant/toddler and 3-5 year old play spaces. You will learn about calming centers, alone spaces, sensory/therapeutic gardens, angry areas, and social interaction areas such as the music center and buddy benches.  You will explore how these support children with regulation disorders, children on the spectrum, or those who have suffered/are currently suffering trauma…

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Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$59.00

Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross Infant, Child, Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid will be covered in this 4 hour training. Participants will be certified in the Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross upon successful completion of the course. The training will start on time and participants who arrive late will not be given credit for the class and no refund will be given. There are only 16 spaces available for each CPR…

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ITS-SIDS

July 22 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$7.50

This workshop will address the North Carolina Child Care Licensing regulation related to care of an infant (12 months or younger) in a center or home. Included will be an overview of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and procedures that need to be consistently practiced that will reduce the likelihood of SIDS occurring in child care programs. Chrissy Wolfe, Health Consultant, MAHEC Monday, July 22, 2019 6:15pm – 7:45pm @ Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Drive $7.50 1.5 CHCs…

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Stewards of Children: Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

July 23 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$10.00

Stewards of Children is the only evidence-informed, third-party evaluated child sexual abuse prevention training of its kind, and is nationally available in both English and Spanish. It can be taken online, or through a facilitator-led group session. I am a Darkness to Light authorized facilitator of this program, and I believe this training would benefit your staff, volunteers, and community. It can be administered to community members, schools, sports leagues, faith centers, youth serving organizations, and state agencies – basically to…

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August 2019

Playground Safety @Asheville Primary School

August 2 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Asheville Primary School, 441 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC, Meeting Room: The Nest
Asheville, NC 28806 United States

Playground Safety This workshop will satisfy the current playground safety course requirement.  Four specific areas will be addressed:  Playground safety hazards, playground supervision, maintenance and general upkeep of the outdoor area, and developmentally appropriate equipment. The last hour of the workshop will include an outdoor visit to the playground SO PLEASE DRESS APPROPRIATELY. Anya Robyak – Early Childhood Program Consultant, BPFC **Located at Asheville Primary School. Please allow yourself plenty of time to arrive, find parking, and navigate to the classroom…

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The Choice is Yours: Interest-Based Lesson Planning for Preschoolers

August 15 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$10.00

The Choice is Yours: Interest-Based Lesson Planning for Preschoolers Apples in September, pumpkins in October, and vacant stares from children: are you tired of doing the same lessons and activities year after year, with little engagement or cooperation from your class? Interest-based lesson planning is a way to build on your students' existing knowledge and curiosity for better learning outcomes and more enthusiastic, active learners. Come join us to jumpstart your interest-based adventure! Anya Robyak, Early Childhood Program Consultant BPFC…

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Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Train the Trainer (for Technical Assistant Professionals)

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Randolph Center Senior Adults Association, Inc., 347 West Salisbury Street
Asheboro, NC 27204 United States
$30.00

Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Train the Trainer Tuesday, August 20th, 10am-3pm (optional tour of The Growing Place breastfeeding room & facility from 3-4pm) 5 CHCs $30.00 (lunch and snacks included) The Carolina Breastfeeding-Friendly Child Care (BFCC) Initiative promotes widespread implementation of breastfeeding support in child care settings. Breastfeeding provides the healthiest start in life for infants, but children who are routinely cared for by someone other than their parents are less likely to be breastfed. This training with offer Technical…

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Q&A for Technical Assistants on all things ERS

August 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
Free

Thursday, August 22, 2019 1-4 pm BPFC Training Room  Lia Rucker  M.EdState Anchor, NC Rated License Assessment Project   For DCDEE Consultants, TAs, PD providers, CCHCs: The Environment Rating Scales have been used for many years in our state. Even so, there are still areas that continue to be challenging and/or confusing. During this session NCRLAP staff will share responses to some of the commonly asked questions received from technical assistance professionals across the state. However, the primary purpose of this…

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Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$59.00

Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross Infant, Child, Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid will be covered in this 4 hour training. Participants will be certified in the Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross upon successful completion of the course. The training will start on time and participants who arrive late will not be given credit for the class and no refund will be given. There are only 16 spaces available for each CPR…

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Emergency Preparedness and Response

August 29 @ 1:00 pm - September 5 @ 3:30 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$12.50

Emergency Preparedness & Response Please note: This is NOT the training required for the Health & Safety trainings. This training is required for one designated staff member per site and pertains to the site EPR plan. Presenter: Chrissy Wolfe, MAHEC Thursday, August 29, 2019, 1:00pm-3:30pm *You must attend both days & complete the assigned homework* 2.5 CHCs total Cost:  $12.50 The NC Child Care Commission approved new rules that went into effect on July 1, 2015.  The rules require that all licensed…

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September 2019

Child Care Business Basics Fall 2019

September 11 @ 1:00 pm - October 30 @ 5:00 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$125.00

Child Care Business Basics Developed by Self-Help Credit Union Begins: Wednesday, September 11, 2019, runs every Wednesday through October 30, 2019. 1:00-5:00PM** Cost:  $125.00 30 CHCs awarded upon completion of entire course Complete Dates: September 11, 18, 25, and October 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30.    Whether you are considering starting or expanding a home or center-based child care business, or you are a provider interested in strengthening the business side of your existing child care center, Child Care…

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Starting a Family Child Care Home

September 12 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
Free

Starting a Family Child Care Home Informational Session Did you know that in the past year, Buncombe County/Asheville has lost close to 130 child care slots? Families typically have to get on long wait lists to find child care, sometimes before their babies are even born. As a result, these caretakers have to send their children to neighbors or other family, change working hours, or even leave the workforce all together, which has huge impacts on our community. You can…

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Demystifying the Environment Rating Scales: ECERS

September 17 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$10.00

Demystifying the Environment Rating Scales Tuesday, September 17, 2019 6:15-8:15pm 2 CHCs This training will focus on the characteristics of the ECERS-R scale, address common concerns and low-scoring areas, explain key terms used throughout the scale and explore ways that preschool teachers and administrators can use the ECERS-R to increase the everyday quality of their classrooms. FAQs Is my registration transferrable? Things happen! If for some reason you are unable to attend this training after you have registered, you may…

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Demystifying the Environment Rating Scales: ITERS

September 19 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$10.00

Demystifying the Environment Rating Scales Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:15-8:15pm 2 CHCs This training will focus on the characteristics of the ITERS-R scale, address common concerns and low-scoring areas, explain key terms used throughout the scale and explore ways that infant and toddler teachers and administrators can use the ITERS-R to increase the everyday quality of their classrooms. FAQs Is my registration transferrable? Things happen! If for some reason you are unable to attend this training after you have registered,…

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ITS-SIDS

September 23 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$7.50

This workshop will address the North Carolina Child Care Licensing regulation related to care of an infant (12 months or younger) in a center or home. Included will be an overview of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and procedures that need to be consistently practiced that will reduce the likelihood of SIDS occurring in child care programs. Chrissy Wolfe, Health Consultant, MAHEC Monday, September 23, 2019 6:15pm – 7:45pm @ Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Drive $7.50 1.5 CHCs…

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Lunch and Learn: NC ECE Shared Resources

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - September 27 @ 1:30 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
Free

Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:00-1:30pm FREE! Bring your lunch and join Kim Rowe, from Child Care Resources, as she discusses the benefits of subscribing to NC ECE Shared Resources, an easy-to-use, online web platform. A sample of the services offered through this subscription include: access to a job board, finance and accounting supports, and curriculum and classroom resources. Information about comprehensive services and subscription prices will be available.   Questions? Call/email Stevie Alverson (828.407.2058, stevie@buncombepfc.org). *Directors* – You can attend ANY…

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Stay and Play Outside All Day: ECERS and the Outdoors

September 26 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$10.00

Many providers want children to spend more time outdoors but are concerned about how this could affect items in the ECERS-R. In this session, we will discuss ways to increase time outdoors while still meeting the requirements of the ECERS-R. We will give examples from real programs, review resources, and answer your questions. Natasha Bowden, SHAPE NC Specialist  September 26th, 6:15-8:15pm 2 CHCs    *Directors* – Starting in 2017, you can attend ANY training for free if one or more of…

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Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$59.00

Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross Infant, Child, Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid will be covered in this 4 hour training. Participants will be certified in the Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross upon successful completion of the course. The training will start on time and participants who arrive late will not be given credit for the class and no refund will be given. There are only 16 spaces available for each CPR…

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October 2019

Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$59.00

Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross Infant, Child, Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid will be covered in this 4 hour training. Participants will be certified in the Pediatric CPR First Aid AED – American Red Cross upon successful completion of the course. The training will start on time and participants who arrive late will not be given credit for the class and no refund will be given. There are only 16 spaces available for each CPR…

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Lunch and Learn: Family Engagement with Marta Alcala-Williams

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Asheville Primary School, 441 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC, Meeting Room: The Nest
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
Free

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 12:00-1:30pm Asheville Primary School FREE (Light lunch provided) It is well known that family engagement is a huge part of child success in early childhood settings and beyond. With all of the hats early childhood professionals have to wear, figuring out how to support and involve families in our centers with intentionality can be a challenge. Preschool and child care centers are often a familiy's first encounter on a long journey for their child's school path,…

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Storytelling Story Acting Workshop with Pat Tuttle

October 15 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$10.00

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 6:15-8:15pm Pat Tuttle Children love to tell stories.  They make up stories as they play, they greet you every morning with, “Teacher, guess what?”, and they make friends and connect with their classmates through stories and interests. What can you do with these entertaining stories and how do they become learning opportunities and a part of your daily curriculum? Join us as we combine play, children’s stories, and literacy strategies to give preschool teachers and directors a no…

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Conscious Discipline Cohort 2019-2020

October 24, 2019 @ 2:55 pm - April 30, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Estes Elementary, 275 Overlook Road
Asheville, NC 28803 United States
$50.00

Consious Discipline Cohort Join Buncombe Partnership for Children Child Care Resource and Referral as we facilitate the Conscious Discipline Online Training! We will meet at Estes Elementary to work together as a team to watch the hour-long course, and follow up with collaborative questions/conversation/planning. This is a great way to be part of a professional learning community and grow your leadership skills as you share information and mentor your peers through Conscious Discipline. Please take note of the location for…

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November 2019

ITS-SIDS

November 18 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$7.50

This workshop will address the North Carolina Child Care Licensing regulation related to care of an infant (12 months or younger) in a center or home. Included will be an overview of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and procedures that need to be consistently practiced that will reduce the likelihood of SIDS occurring in child care programs. Chrissy Wolfe, Health Consultant, MAHEC Monday, November 18, 2019 6:15pm – 7:45pm @ Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Drive $7.50 1.5 CHCs…

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December 2019

Emergency Preparedness and Response

December 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children, 2229 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$12.50

Emergency Preparedness & Response Please note: This is NOT the training required for the Health & Safety trainings. This training is required for one designated staff member per site and pertains to the site EPR plan. Presenter: Chrissy Wolfe, MAHEC Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 1:00pm-3:30pm 2.5 CHCs total Cost:  $12.50 The NC Child Care Commission approved new rules that went into effect on July 1, 2015.  The rules require that all licensed facilities complete the Emergency Preparedness and Response in Child Care…

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