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    May 16, 2019

    Program Management Essentials for Directors

    2:00 PM-5:00 PM
    Fun and Fancy Free Learning Center Too
    1 14th Ave W, Polson, MT 59860, USA

    This course introduces providers to the statewide agencies and programs in Montana that support quality early care and education programs. The course also includes information on program quality. Topics include licensing requirements, child development, curriculum, environments, guidance, family partnerships and professionalism. This course is required for new directors within 90 days of hire or role change.

    What Makes a Garden Grow?

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    Kootenai Valley Head Start
    263 Indian Head Rd, Libby, MT 59923, USA

    As spring rolls around in Western Montana many early childhood programs look to getting outside and enjoying the long missed sunshine. Planting and growing is such an essential part of spring. This class is for every level of garden enthusiast, whether you have always wanted to start a garden with your childcare kiddos, or you have been gardening for years with your little ones. This class will help providers start or strengthen existing school gardens, link what’s going on in the garden to the classroom curriculum, and help children develop a deeper understanding of growing cycles, the earth and the healthy foods that can come from the earth.

    Cost: $16

    Early Childhood Essentials

    6:00 PM-9:00 PM
    Fun and Fancy Free Learning Center Too
    1 14th Ave W, Polson, MT 59860, USA

    This course provides information to early childhood professionals regarding the Early Childhood system in MT. Early childhood practices that promote health, safety, professionalism and quality care and education are explained. Community resources to support early childhood professionals, families and children are presented.

    This course is required for all new staff within 90 days of employment.

    Cost: Free Event