Hillsborough County Extension Service, in association with the University of Florida, is offering free trainings for licensed child care providers in Hillsborough County.
Workshops will be held at the Hillsborough County Extension Service office, 5339 County Road 579 in Seffner. Participants can receive CEUs from the University of Florida.
Topics and Dates:
- Creating Special Moments with Infants and Toddlers.
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m
How to create special moments with young children while doing daily activities, such as changing a diaper or feeding a child.
- Avoid Behavior Problems: Teach Self-Control.
Saturday, Jan. 26, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Classroom ideas for teaching children about self-control, which can lead to better classroom behavior.
- Every Child Counts: Building Community.
Saturday, Feb. 9, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Helping children develop nurturing and caring behaviors to help create a community where children support each other.
- What Does Time Mean To Children?
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
How to help children understand the concept of time through routine activities and learning concepts.
To register, go to http://extension.psu.edu/cyttap and click on the green “State Training” tab at bottom of page, then choose “Florida,” then “Tampa." Find the workshop you want to register for. The workshops are free if you click “yes” when asked if you have a child from a military family in your care or you are licensed in Hillsborough County. The cost for providers outside of Hillsborough County is $10 per workshop.
For questions, contact Diana Converse, Family Life Educator, Hillsborough County Extension Service, at 813-744-5519 ext. 54140, or Converse@ufl.edu.