Online: Emergency Preparedness and Response

Training- 2 Days 1pm-2:15pm August 7 and 9, 2023 ONLINE: 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. The NC Child Care Commission approved new rules that went into […]

Toxic Stress and Its Impact on Children

With Healthy Behavior Specialist Melissa MaybinStress is a fact of life, no matter your age. Some stress is good for us – it keeps us attentive, sharp, productive, and learning. But Toxic Stress affects brain development and learning in young children, and can have long-lasting effects. This session will help participants define stress responses and […]

August Online Directors Community of Practice: Advocating for Children

Invisible Sentence: Advocating for Children of Incarcerated and Returning Parents with Melissa RadcliffOnline- Directors Community of PracticeThe purpose of this Community of Practice is to have dedicated space for directors to learn from and connect with each other around the issues most pressing to THEM. The topics of these free monthly sessions will be largely […]

Free

Invisible Sentence: Advocating for Children of Incarcerated Parents

With Melissa Radcliff, Program Director with Our Children's Place of Coastal Horizons18,000. Come learn more about the significance of this number. Melissa Radcliff, program director at Our Children's Place of Coastal Horizons, will share what the program has learned about children of incarcerated and returning parents and work to create a community where they are […]

BLENDED LEARNING American Red Cross CPR & First Aid – Adult & Child

Buncombe Partnership for Children 53 Asheland Ave, Asheville, NC, United States

American Red Cross CPR & First Aid - Adult & Child Infant, Child, Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid will be covered in this hybrid training Blended Learning Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Training– American Red CrossInfant, Child, Adult First Aid/CPR/AED will be covered in this training. The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED blended learning […]

NC PreK Ramp Up Session (Morning Session)

Come Learn More About the Benefits of Becoming an NC PreK Provider!Want to know more about becoming an NC Pre-K provider? Join us for this NC Pre-K Info Session and learn what offering NC Pre-K would mean to you, your center, your pre-k classroom(s), your teachers, and your bottom line! Also learn about exciting supports […]

Free

NC PreK Ramp Up Session (Afternoon Session)

Come Learn More About the Benefits of Becoming an NC PreK Provider! Want to know more about becoming an NC Pre-K provider? Join us for this NC Pre-K Info Session and learn what offering NC Pre-K would mean to you, your center, your pre-k classroom(s), your teachers, and your bottom line! Also learn about exciting […]

Free

Setting the Scene: Loose parts, Playwork, & Invitations to Play

Eliada PARC Building 2 Compton Drive, Asheville, NC, United States

with Linda Kinney from Kid Zone, North Carolina Zoo & BPFC staffTrainers: Linda Kinney from Kid Zone, North Carolina Zoo, and Anya Robyak, Tiffany Hagemeyer, and Melissa Wilson from Buncombe Partnership for ChildrenLocation: Eliada PARC Building, 2 Compton Drive, Asheville NC 28806Date: Friday, August 18, 2023, plus an optional Day 2 on Saturday, August 19th […]

Inspiring Curiosity: Provocations for Early Childhood Classrooms (Ages 2-5)

Eliada Child Development Center 32 Compton Drive, Asheville, NC, United States

Through interactive demonstrations, participants will learn how to create dynamic learning environments that encourage exploration! Trainers: Tiffany Hagemeyer and Melissa Wilson, Early Childhood Specialists with Buncombe Partnership for Children Location: Eliada Child Development Center (Community Center on the left, just before the main Eliada Campus), 32 Compton Drive, Asheville NC 28806 Date: Tuesday, August 29, […]

Event Series NC Pre-K Advisory Committee Meeting

NC Pre-K Advisory Committee Meeting

Zoom Online, United States

The NC Pre-K Advisory Committee provides programmatic and fiscal oversight for the local program - ensures collaboration and shared responsibility for developing, approving, and implementing the local plan for delivering NC Pre-K services; oversees site selection and slot determination; and develops operational policies and procedures. The committee meets the second Friday of the month via […]

ONLINE: Playground Safety

This workshop will satisfy the current playground safety course requirement.ONLINE: 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.Trainer: Stevie Alverson, Early Childhood Specialist- BPFC Training Location –ZoomDate: Wednesday, […]

September Online Directors Community of Practice: The Sunshine Project

Come meet Emily Aderman, Early Intervention Consultant with The Sunshine Project!Online- Directors Community of PracticeThe purpose of this Community of Practice is to have dedicated space for directors to learn from and connect with each other around the issues most pressing to THEM. The topics of these free monthly sessions will be largely participant-directed. Some […]

Free

BLENDED LEARNING American Red Cross CPR & First Aid – Adult & Child

Buncombe Partnership for Children 53 Asheland Ave, Asheville, NC, United States

American Red Cross CPR & First Aid - Adult & Child Infant, Child, Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid will be covered in this hybrid training Blended Learning Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Training– American Red Cross Infant, Child, Adult First Aid/CPR/AED will be covered in this training. The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED blended […]

ONLINE- ITS-SIDS

This online workshop will provide the NC Licensing regulations and overview of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).This ONLINE 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 […]

Event Series Executive Committee Meeting

Executive Committee Meeting

Zoom Online, United States

The Executive Committee of Buncombe Partnership for Children meets via Zoom every third Tuesday, every other month, from 12-1:30 PM. To receive an invite, or to request minutes, please contact Sonja Palmer at sonja@buncombepfc.org.  

Teachstone Toddler CLASS Observer training

Buncombe Partnership for Children 53 Asheland Ave, Asheville, NC, United States

"CLASS Observer training is a 2-day in-person training where participants learn the methodology and assessment of CLASS."Thursday and Friday, September 21 and 22 9:00am-4:00pm (must attend both days)BPFC Training room, 53 Asheland Ave. Suite 102A, Asheville NC 28801Cost: $275 materials feeFrom https://store.teachstone.com/class-observation-training/: Become a CLASS certified observer to reliably assess teaching quality using CLASS!CLASS Observation […]

Welcoming Families from Diverse Cultural Backgrounds to the ECE Classroom

Come explore the significance of cultural diversity and inclusivity in early childhood settings! Trainer: Marcela Cuadra, Latinx/Hispanic Educator, Community Advocate and Inclusion Coordinator with Verner Center for Early Learning and Development Location: Verner Central Center for Early Learning and Development, 566 N. Louisiana Ave. Asheville, NC 28806 Date: Thursday, September 28, 2023 Time: 6:00-8:00pm Cost: […]

Event Series NC Pre-K Advisory Committee Meeting

NC Pre-K Advisory Committee Meeting

Zoom Online, United States

The NC Pre-K Advisory Committee provides programmatic and fiscal oversight for the local program - ensures collaboration and shared responsibility for developing, approving, and implementing the local plan for delivering NC Pre-K services; oversees site selection and slot determination; and develops operational policies and procedures. The committee meets the second Friday of the month via […]

Effective Transitions and Routines (via Zoom)

Join Anya Robyak for an hour-long online training about the importance of routines and transitions in early childhood environments. We all want our early learning spaces to function like well-oiled machines, but sometimes they resemble anything but! Children in our care thrive when they feel safe, engaged and supported as they transition between activites and […]

BLENDED LEARNING American Red Cross CPR & First Aid – Adult & Child

Buncombe Partnership for Children 53 Asheland Ave, Asheville, NC, United States

American Red Cross CPR & First Aid - Adult & Child Infant, Child, Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid will be covered in this hybrid training Blended Learning Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Training– American Red CrossInfant, Child, Adult First Aid/CPR/AED will be covered in this training. The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED blended learning […]

WAGE$ and TEACH Info Session (Daytime session)

Come learn about the latest updates of the WAGE$ and TEACH programsDid you know there are programs in North Carolina designed to provide salary supplements to low-paid teachers, directors, and family child care home providers? Not only that, but you may also qualify for scholarships designed to help you attain higher education under the T.E.A.C.H. […]

Free

WAGE$ and TEACH Info Session (Evening session)

Come learn about the latest updates of the WAGE$ and TEACH programsDid you know there are programs in North Carolina designed to provide financial assistance to low-paid teachers, directors, and family child care home providers? Not only that, but you may also qualify for scholarships designed to help you attain higher education under the T.E.A.C.H. […]

Free

Biting, Hitting, and Pushing: Toddlers and Their Big Body Behaviors

Why do young children bite, hit, push, etc? And more importantly, what can we do about it?Though we know it is developmentally appropriate, big body behaviors from toddlers (such as pushing, hitting, biting, etc.) can be exhausting to educators. We want to support the development of the children in our care while also keeping others […]

Event Series NC Pre-K Advisory Committee Meeting

NC Pre-K Advisory Committee Meeting

Zoom Online, United States

The NC Pre-K Advisory Committee provides programmatic and fiscal oversight for the local program - ensures collaboration and shared responsibility for developing, approving, and implementing the local plan for delivering NC Pre-K services; oversees site selection and slot determination; and develops operational policies and procedures. The committee meets the second Friday of the month via […]

BLENDED LEARNING American Red Cross CPR & First Aid – Adult & Child

Buncombe Partnership for Children 53 Asheland Ave, Asheville, NC, United States

American Red Cross CPR & First Aid - Adult & Child Infant, Child, Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid will be covered in this hybrid training Blended Learning Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Training– American Red CrossInfant, Child, Adult First Aid/CPR/AED will be covered in this training. The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED blended learning […]

Center Director News and Updates w/DCDEE Licensing Consultants @ Eliada

Eliada PARC Building 2 Compton Drive, Asheville, NC, United States

Come to the Eliada PARC building to hear about important licensing updates, rules and new information from our DCDEE licensing consultants.Important Licensing Updates w/DCDEE Licensing Consultants for Center Directors, in-person meeting.DCDEE Licensing Consultants- Karla Terry, Kaoru Eddins and Kaitlyn Marshall, Bonnie Mathis, and Monica Houck Wednesday, May 10, 202312:30-2:30pmWhere: Eliada PARC building, 2 Compton Drive, […]

Free

ITS SIDS (In-person event)

Buncombe Partnership for Children 53 Asheland Ave, Asheville, NC, United States

This in-person workshop will provide the NC Licensing regulations and overview of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).This in-person 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 […]

Event Series Executive Committee Meeting

Executive Committee Meeting

Zoom Online, United States

The Executive Committee of Buncombe Partnership for Children meets via Zoom every third Tuesday, every other month, from 12-1:30 PM. To receive an invite, or to request minutes, please contact Sonja Palmer at sonja@buncombepfc.org.  

BLENDED LEARNING American Red Cross CPR & First Aid – Adult & Child

Buncombe Partnership for Children 53 Asheland Ave, Asheville, NC, United States

American Red Cross CPR & First Aid - Adult & Child Infant, Child, Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid will be covered in this hybrid training Blended Learning Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Training– American Red CrossInfant, Child, Adult First Aid/CPR/AED will be covered in this training. The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED blended learning […]

Emergency Preparedness and Response (Online)

Training- 2 Days 1pm-2:15pm December 4 and 6, 2023ONLINE: 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.The NC Child Care Commission approved new rules that went into effect on […]

Addressing the Unspoken

JCC of Asheville 236 Charlotte St., Asheville, NC, United States

3 short videos to spark conversation about race and culture in early childhood educationDate: December 5, 2023Time: 6:00pm-7:30pmCost: FreeCHCs– 1.5 Contact HoursLocation: JCC of Asheville (236 Charlotte St., Asheville 28801)We will watch three short videos (roughly 10-minutes each) centering stories from BIPOC Buncombe County families. These stories highlight the impact of experiences they've had with […]

Free
Event Series NC Pre-K Advisory Committee Meeting

NC Pre-K Advisory Committee Meeting

Zoom Online, United States

The NC Pre-K Advisory Committee provides programmatic and fiscal oversight for the local program - ensures collaboration and shared responsibility for developing, approving, and implementing the local plan for delivering NC Pre-K services; oversees site selection and slot determination; and develops operational policies and procedures. The committee meets the second Friday of the month via […]

NC Pre-K Advisory Committee Meeting

Zoom Online, United States

The NC Pre-K Advisory Committee provides programmatic and fiscal oversight for the local program - ensures collaboration and shared responsibility for developing, approving, and implementing the local plan for delivering NC Pre-K services; oversees site selection and slot determination; and develops operational policies and procedures. The committee meets the second Friday of the month via […]

Event Series Executive Committee Meeting

Executive Committee Meeting

Zoom Online, United States

The Executive Committee of Buncombe Partnership for Children meets via Zoom every third Tuesday, every other month, from 12-1:30 PM. To receive an invite, or to request minutes, please contact Sonja Palmer at sonja@buncombepfc.org.  

ITS SIDS (In-person event)

Eliada Infant Building 53 Compton Drive, Asheville, NC, United States

This in-person workshop will provide the NC Licensing regulations and overview of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).This in-person 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 […]

BLENDED LEARNING American Red Cross CPR & First Aid – Adult & Child

Buncombe Partnership for Children 53 Asheland Ave, Asheville, NC, United States

American Red Cross CPR & First Aid - Adult & Child Infant, Child, Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid will be covered in this hybrid trainingBlended Learning Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Training– American Red CrossInfant, Child, Adult First Aid/CPR/AED will be covered in this training. The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED blended learning course […]

ONLINE: Playground Safety

This workshop will satisfy the current playground safety course requirement.ONLINE: 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.Trainer: Stevie Alverson, Early Childhood Specialist- BPFCTraining Location –ZoomDate: Wednesday, February […]

NC Pre-K Advisory Committee Meeting

Zoom Online, United States

The NC Pre-K Advisory Committee provides programmatic and fiscal oversight for the local program - ensures collaboration and shared responsibility for developing, approving, and implementing the local plan for delivering NC Pre-K services; oversees site selection and slot determination; and develops operational policies and procedures. The committee meets the second Friday of the month via […]

Invisible Sentence: Advocating for Children of Incarcerated Parents

With Melissa Radcliff, Program Director with Our Children's Place of Coastal Horizons18,000. Come learn more about the significance of this number. Melissa Radcliff, program director at Our Children's Place of Coastal Horizons, will share what the program has learned about children of incarcerated and returning parents and work to create a community where they are […]

BLENDED LEARNING American Red Cross CPR & First Aid – Adult & Child

Buncombe Partnership for Children 53 Asheland Ave, Asheville, NC, United States

American Red Cross CPR & First Aid - Adult & Child Infant, Child, Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid will be covered in this hybrid trainingBlended Learning Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Training– American Red CrossInfant, Child, Adult First Aid/CPR/AED will be covered in this training. The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED blended learning course […]