2019 NC Pre-Kindergarten Early Childhood Educator’s Institute: Mind Shift: Be the Change You Want To See

Fayetteville Technical Community College

2201 Hull Rd
Fayetteville , NC 28303

Date: 8/5/2019
Registration Ends: 8/5/2019 3:00 PM
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2019 NC Pre-Kindergarten Early Childhood Educator’s Institute: Mind Shift: Be the Change You Want To See!
This 5-Day NC Pre-K Institute is designed to provide the opportunity for Early Childhood Education Professionals to receive continuing education units (CEUs) and in-service training hours they need on various topics pertaining to children, families, health and wellness issues, and a multitude of other related topics. This event also provides a way for early childhood professionals to obtain additional professional development opportunities. Cost $25

Learning Events Being Offered
*Day-1- the Power of Positive Relationships (Location: Partnership for Children)

Opening Keynote **Brocklin Qualls**10:00-12:00pm
Lunch & Learn Session with Brocklin Qualls (Directors/Owners ONLY)
Partnering with Families to Address Challenging Behaviors-1-3pm
NC Foundations for Learning and Early Development 1pm-3:30pm
ECERS-R Overview 2-4pm

The Environment as a Second Teacher in Preschool Classrooms 9-3pm
Man Up! Getting Fathers Engaged-9-11am
Inclusion 9-11am
Creating Outdoor Learning Environments for Infants & Toddlers: It's NOT called a 'Playground' Anymore 1-3pm
NC Foundation for Early Learning and Development 1-3:30pm (Part 2)

Flip It! 9-3pm
Teaching Strategies for Addressing and Preventing Challenging Behavior in Preschool Classrooms-9-3pm
HGTV: Flip your Room Arrangement 9-11am
Protective Factors-Introduction 1-3pm
Teaching Children How To Manage Social Relationships 1-3pm
Everything You Wish You Knew About Teacher Licensure 3:15 - 4:15pm
Networking Reception (Location : Partnership for Children) 6:30-7:30pm

Teaching Effectively English Language Learners 9-11am
Pre-K Transition 'Moving Along'
Closeout Session with Tanya Dennis The Shift has Began: The Charge! and EESLPD Information Session 11:15 - 1:15pm




Registration Policies and Procedures


  1. Pre-registration is required for all learning events. Payment must be received in order to reserve space. If registering by mail, form and payment must be received in office 5 days prior the learning event taking place. There will be a fee for all learning events and conferences, unless otherwise noted. All checks should be made payable to: Partnership for Children of Cumberland County (PFCCC). Monies will not be accepted the day of the learning events.
  2. All events will close 5 days prior to the learning event date or when the learning event reaches the maximum capacity. Registrations mailed and/or received after the deadline will only be accepted if there is space available. If not, you will receive a credit or the option to choose another learning event.
  3.Learning events will be closed 15 minutes after the start time. Late entry will not be permitted. Late entry will not be permitted. Learners must stay the entire time of the learning event, complete all course assignment(s) and participate in learning event activities to receive credit (CHC or CEU). If learner must leave early, a certificate will not be issued and the learner will receive a notification of incompletion.
  4.Children and/or other non-registered quest are not permitted into any learning events.
  5. No refund or credit will be provided for no-shows. The registration amount paid will be used for the cost of printing and preparation. Failure to cancel or “no-shows” for learning events offered at no cost will automatically prohibit you from taking advantage of future learning events offered at no cost.
  6. Twenty-four (24) hour cancellation notice is required to receive a credit or transfer to another learning event. In the event of an illness or family emergency that prohibits learners from attending the learning event, please notify a PDCC staff member within 3 days of the unattended learning event. No refund will be provided; however, a credit will be issued. Credits are valid for 90 days.
  7. A minimum of 10 spaces must be filled before learning event will be conducted. If this number is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the event. Learners will be notified by phone or email of any cancellations and a credit will be issued or learners transferred to another class. Early registration is strongly encouraged to prevent the cancellation of any events. Early registration is strongly encouraged. DON’T WAIT! If you wait, the class of your choosing may either be full or canceled.
  8. Region 5 Learning Events will follow the Cumberland County Government Offices cancellation for inclement weather.
  9. Learners will be provided a learning event certificate indicating DCDEE contact hours credits (CHC) or continuing education units (CEUs) for the amount of time the learning event is held. No additional certificates will be kept on file. Please make copies of all certificates for employment and/or personal use.
  10. Learners can request a copy of their learning event transcript through PDCC office with the appropriate completed documentation. Please contact our office for more information.
  11. Unprofessional, disruptive or rude behavior will not be tolerated. You will be asked to leave and no credit will be issued. Please turn off cell phones during the learning event.
  12. Target audience for all learning events: (ECEP) Early Care and Education Professionals (teachers, directors, administrators, school age, NC-PreK, and Family Child Care Home providers). However parents, respite caregivers and community members are welcomed to attend.
  13. All pre-requisites or technology requirements, if any, will be listed in the description of the learning event.
  14.Instructors have no proprietary interest in the development or marketing of learning events.