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February 17 - February 23
  • 17
    February 17, 2019
    No events
  • 18
    February 18, 2019

    Office Closed

    All day

    The Nurturing Center office will be closed in observance of President’s Day on February 18, 2019. We will resume normal business operations on February 19, 2019 at 8:00 am.

  • 19
    February 19, 2019
    No events
  • 20
    February 20, 2019

    Pyramid Model Blended Module 2

    6:00 PM-9:00 PM
    Woodland Montessori
    5 Parkhill Rd, Kalispell, MT 59901, USA

    This course will explore the second level of the Pyramid Model aimed at preventing challenging behavior. In Module 1 we learned about the importance of building positive relationships and designing supportive environments. This Module builds on what was learned in Module 1 by learning effective strategies, ideas and resources to teach children friendship skills, emotional literacy, development of empathy, impulse control and problem solving. Prerequisites: Introduction to Pyramid Model (on and Pyramid Model Blended Module 1.

    Child Care: More than Business as Usual

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    Gateway Community Center
    1203 US-2, Kalispell, MT 59901, USA

    The Strengthening Business Practices training series supports both center-based and family child care providers in their efforts to strengthen their knowledge in three key areas – fiscal management, marketing and staff recruitment and retention. These trainings reinforce the belief that sound business practices improve the sustainability of child care businesses which support program initiatives aimed at improving outcomes for children. Each of these training sessions provides foundational concepts around terminology, reporting, and processes.

     Gateway Community Center- South End Best Beginnings Conference Room
    1203 Highway 2 WestKalispell, MT 59904

    Cost: $80

  • 21
    February 21, 2019

    Block Play in the Project Approach Way

    6:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Participants will learn how to implement project approach into a “study” utilizing the block or building center in their program. We will take a look at current block area environments and alter the setting according to children’s interests around a child-led study. The content will be inquiry-based, using critical thinking skills, reflection, and various investigative approaches, and will connect to the Montana Early Learning Standards, as well as integrating engineering design principles. This 10 hour course will be broken down into a series of 3 classes. Participants will also be expected to implement a Building/ Block Project with-in their programs throughout the series, and document the project to share back with classmates in the final class.

    Cost: $80

  • 22
    February 22, 2019
    No events
  • 23
    February 23, 2019
    No events