Hot Springs Early Childhood Association (HS-AECA)
FALL 2019 SCHEDULE
MEETING TIME: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED (Maximum 40)
Register online: http://professionalregistry.astate.edu Bring your PDR ID# to the meeting
Meeting Location: First United Methodist Church Christian Life Center (Upstairs: Room 205) 218 Pratt Street
Parking available in First United Methodist Church Parking Lots
Monday, September 9, 2019 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
The Pyramid Model: Making Connections for ALL Children
In this session we will look at the Pyramid Model for Supporting Social Emotional Competence in Infants & Young Children. We will disassemble the Pyramid Model & show how each tier builds up to the next to guide caregivers to build relationships among children, families, colleagues & communities.
Presenter: Melissa Sutton, Arkansas State University Childhood Services
Conscious Discipline/BehaviorHelp Support – Program Coordinator
Monday, October 14, 2019 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Create Prop and Sensory Boxes – Bring out the Props for Play and Learning
Discover how to develop prop and sensory boxes for infants, toddlers and preschool children. And then explore how to engage children in using the props for play and learning.
Facilitators: HSECA Board Members
Note: Participants will receive an empty box to take home and create a prop or sensory box for their children
One lucky winner will take home a prop box filled with props for play and learning!
Monday November 11, 2019 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Early Childhood Professionals Have a Code of Ethical Conduct
NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct & Statement of Commitment
Did you know that each of YOU as an Early Childhood Professional has a Code of Ethical Conduct? The code focuses on our ethical conduct to children, families, to co-workers and employers, and to community and society. You will have an opportunity to explore the code and understand how it applies to YOU – an Early Childhood Professional.
Note: Participants will receive a copy of the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct
2020 Sneak Peek
Monday, February 10, 2020 – Explore community resources to enrich and support your program
Monday, March 9, 2020 – Arkansas Children’s Week Presentation
Monday, April 13, 2010 – Dinner & Tribute to Early Childhood Services – Presentation: Self-Care Is NOT SELFISH!
Speaker: Shelli Henehan, Ed. D, Associate Professor/Coordinator of Assessment
UAFS School of Education/College of STEM
Arkansas Early Childhood Conference – October 24-26, 2019
Wyndham Riverfront, North Little Rock
Conference details & registration available at https://arkansasearlychildhood.org/conference
CEUs (Continuing Education Units) will be awarded at each meeting
Hours count toward DHS Licensing Requirements for annual training hours
Hours count toward required training hours for Better Beginnings
Handouts and Door Prizes at each meeting