Our Trainings

The most important factor contributing to a student’s success in school is the quality of teaching. Our staff is committed to supporting our children through professional development opportunities for early childhood educators, students, and community members. Our comprehensive list of trainings is outlined below. Please note that trainings are offered on a rotating basis, and we are continuously offering new trainings.

If a training does not appear on our calendar, it is not currently scheduled. For more information, including trainings in Spanish, please contact our Professional Development Coordinator at 252.758.8885.

MARTIN-PITT PARTNERSHIP FOR CHILDREN TRAININGS

Date(s)TimeLocation/PlatformPresenter(s)TitleDescriptionCostContact hours/CEUsRegistration
1/5/236:30PM-8:30PMZoomK. PeeleITS SIDSThis VIRTUAL TRAINING provides an overview of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), identifies risk factors and describes ways to reduce the risk of SIDS in child care. $10.002Register Now
1/10/236:30PM-7:30PM111 Eastbrook Dr., Greenville, NC 27858J. GrahamBrushing is Fun, Start by Age One! This (IN-PERSON) training combines early oral health best practices and sanitation guidelines giving early care and education programs the information they need to establish a tooth brushing routine in the classroom. Appropriate target audiences include childcare providers, administrators, caregivers, educators, and staff.FREE1Register Now
1/19/236:30PM-8:30PM111 Eastbrook Dr., Greenville, NC 27858A. PateReflecting on School-Age Care Creating an engaging school age environment can be a difficult process. From arranging program space to equipping activity areas with high quality materials, setting up a successful program takes thoughtful planning and foresight. Get ready for a training geared towards school age professionals who want to make the most out of their program environment. School age leaders of all experience levels will develop an understanding of room arrangement and layout with consideration of the Division of Child Development and Early Educations (DCDEE) Rules and Regulations and the School Age Care Environmental Rating Scale Updated (SACER-U) assessment tool. Participants will learn how to maximize the potential of their learning space and material placement through hands-on collaboration and brainstorming. $10.002Register Now
1/24/236:30PM-8:30PMZoomK. PeeleITS SIDSThis VIRTUAL TRAINING provides an overview of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), identifies risk factors and describes ways to reduce the risk of SIDS in child care. $10.002Register NowRegister Now
1/26/236:30PM-8:00PM111 Eastbrook Dr., Greenville, NC 27858T. Quinn & D. HaskinsTriple P Seminar 1: Positive Parenting (IN-PERSON)Practitioners introduce parents to the five key principles of positive parenting that form the basis of Triple P. These principles are:
• Ensuring a safe engaging environment.
• Creating a positive learning environment.
• Using assertive discipline.
• Having reasonable expectations.
• Looking after yourself as a parent
FREE1.5Register Now
1/31/23 & 2/2/236:30PM-9:00PMZoomL. WinfieldThis VIRTUAL TRAINING will provide participants with an introduction to the document North Carolina Foundations for Early Learning and Development. Participants will use the book to learn about the standards, how they are structured, and how to implement them in early childhood settings. Participants will construct the knowledge base necessary to use the standards in supporting children in their learning and development by embedding the standards in daily classroom planning and practice.NC Foundations for Early Learning & Development $15.005Register Now
2/7/236:30PM-7:30PMTelecenter/Large Conference Room

415 East Blvd.
Williamston, NC 27892
R. ElliottCalling All Smile Crusaders: Dental Health TrainingThis (IN-PERSON) training will discuss the importance of teaching young children and their families about good oral health habits, from the eruption of the very first little tooth, can establish a lifetime of dental health.FREE1Register Now
2/8/2312:00PM-2:00PMTelecenter/Large Conference Room

415 East Blvd.
Williamston, NC 27892

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T. Williams, M. Ortiz, & J. JohnsonMartin County Meet & Greet!This IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL Meet and Greet is a free event open to Childcare Center owners, Directors, Assistant Directors and Family Childcare Home Owners. Participants are encouraged to bring lunch. MPPFC will provide beverages and dessert. This is a chance for providers to meet with and ask questions of these childcare service representatives, outside of their Centers and Family Child Care Homes. This training will be in person and virtually, simultaneously.FREE0Register Now
2/15/236:30PM-8:30PMZoomC. ShermanPreventing Power Struggles for Preschoolers: Using Choices and Preferences to Promote Improved BehaviorThis VIRTUAL training will cover ways that the educator can use choices and preferences to promote improved behavior. The session includes ways to determine an individual child’s preferences, how to plan strategies that you can use to embed choice while making opportunities throughout the day and how to recognize the importance of allowing children to make choices. $10.002Register Now
2/16/236:30PM-8:30PM111 Eastbrook Dr., Greenville, NC 27858J. HarrellFire SafetyIn this IN-PERSON training participants will learn how to reduce the risk of fire in your child care facility. Center Director and at least one other staff required for this training.$10.002Register Now
2/21/236:30PM-8:30PM111 Eastbrook Dr., Greenville, NC 27858K. CoulterITS SIDSThis IN-PERSON Training provides an overview of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), identifies risk factors and describes ways to reduce the risk of SIDS in child care.$10.002Register Now
2/23/236:30PM-8:00PMZoomReconnect with Martin-Pitt Partnership for ChildrenIn this VIRTUAL meeting, Directors, Administrators, and Family Child Care Home Providers will get to reconnect with Martin-Pitt Partnership for Children. This meeting will cover services and resources that are available such as technical assistance, the lending library/resource room, professional development and childcare referrals.FREE1.5Register Now
2/28/236:30PM-8:30PM111 Eastbrook Dr., Greenville, NC 27858K. PeeleITS SIDSThis IN-PERSON Training provides an overview of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), identifies risk factors and describes ways to reduce the risk of SIDS in child care.$10.002Register Now
3/7/23 & 3/9/236:00PM-9:00PM111 Eastbrook Dr., Greenville, NC 27858T. Chamberlain & S. MonkAdult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED$55.000Register Now
3/9/236:30PM-8:30PMZoomT. QuinnPlayground SafetyThis VIRTUAL TRAINING is designed to promote safe play areas for children in child care. Participants will learn about potential hazards and how to make child care play areas safe for children.$15.004Register Now
3/14/236:30PM-8:30PM111 Eastbrook Dr., Greenville, NC 27858K. PeeleITS SIDSThis IN-PERSON Training provides an overview of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), identifies risk factors and describes ways to reduce the risk of SIDS in child care.$10.002Register Now
3/22/236:30PM-8:30PMZoomK. BoyettePartnering with Families to Address Challenging Behaviors: We are all in this together!In this VIRTUAL training, the participants will learn how to set the stage for and successfully conduct these difficult conversations with parents. When a child uses challenging behaviors at school, parents and teachers need to work together to address the issue. However, when discussing behavior problems parents often feel blamed by the teachers and teachers often feel unsupported by parents. This session focuses on developing strategies and skills to make these conversations more productive for everyone; especially the child.$10.002Register Now
3/23/236:30PM-8:30PM111 Eastbrook Dr., Greenville, NC 27858T. QuinnITS SIDSThis IN-PERSON Training provides an overview of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), identifies risk factors and describes ways to reduce the risk of SIDS in child care.$10.002Register Now

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