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February 2019

Interested in a Career in Child Care? Become a Home-based Child Care Provider!

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Child Development Council, 609 West Clinton Street
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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Free

Monday 2/25/19 4:00-5:00pm Child Development Council, 609 West Clinton Street, Ithaca Do you enjoy working with children? Are you interested in staying home with your own young children but need to work? Now is the time to become your own boss! Families in your area are looking for child care. As a small business owner you set your hours, curriculum and teaching philosophy. By creating a unique program that you're passionate about, you have the opportunity to enjoy your work…

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March 2019

Pediatric and Adult CPR, First Aid & AED course

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ithaca Office, 609 W. Clinton St.
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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$45

Julie Henry, CPR/First Aid Trainer Pediatric and Adult CPR, First Aid and AED Training. Certificate valid for 2 years. Training is open to child care providers and any other community members. All materials will be provided. Attendees must pre-register – no walk-ins, no refunds. There will be a break for lunch, bring your own or go out locally. OCFS Topics:  2, 4            CDA Topics: 1

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Interested in a Career in Child Care? Become a Home-based Child Care Provider!

March 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tompkins County Public Library – Schwartz-Jacobson Meeting Room, 101 E. Green Street
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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Do you enjoy working with children? Are you interested in staying home with your own young children but need to work? Now is the time to become your own boss! Families in your area are looking for child care. As a small business owner you set your hours, curriculum and teaching philosophy. By creating a unique program that you're passionate about, you have the opportunity to enjoy your work and increase your earnings, while supporting children and families in our…

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Interested in a Career in Child Care? Become a Home-based Child Care Provider!

March 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Child Development Council, 609 West Clinton Street
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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Wednesday March 20, 2019 3:00-4:30 pm Child Development Council, 609 W Clinton St., Ithaca Do you enjoy working with children? Are you interested in staying home with your own young children but need to work? Now is the time to become your own boss! Families in your area are looking for child care. As a small business owner you set your hours, curriculum and teaching philosophy. By creating a unique program that you're passionate about, you have the opportunity to…

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The Raising of America: The Signature Hour

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ulysses Philomathic Library, 74 E Main Street
Trumansburg, NY 14886 United States
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THE RAISING OF AMERICA: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation Episode 1:  Signature Hour ~ Video & Dialog Thursday, March 28, 2019 -- 6:00-8:00pm Ulysses Philomathic Library, Trumansburg The science is clear:  when parents are stressed, babies pay the price. That is why improving conditions for families with young children is one of the best investments any nation can make. What more can we do right here?

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April 2019

Wise Wednesday – Nine Senses of Wellbeing

April 3 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cortland Office, 100 Grange Place
Cortland, NY 13045 United States
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FREE

Dr. Kate McCormick will discuss the importance of understanding and nurturing your own sense of well being in the early childhood education workplace. Wise Wednesdays are a professional development series for teachers and child care providers. Join preK and kindergarten teachers, paraprofessionals and community and family childcare providers for a series focused on meeting the needs of children birth to kindergarten. Our 18-19 work is focused on social emotional learning. Each session will begin with a light supper and discussion,…

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Webcast: Supporting Children and Families through Good Eating Practices

April 11 @ 6:04 pm - 9:15 pm
Cortland and Ithaca Offices
FREE

Good nutrition and positive relationships with food do more than just fuel children’s bodies—they promote healthy physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development. During this webcast, we’ll review factors that can influence what and how children eat. We’ll discuss identifying and addressing food insecurity—or not knowing when or where the next safe, nutritious meal is coming from. We’ll also take a look at how children develop attitudes and behaviors toward food and explore ways to engage them in positive eating practices. To…

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Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope – Film Screening and Discussion

April 11 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Cinemapolis, 120 E. Green St.
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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No cost to attend. Funded by a generous grant to the Advocacy Center

​The Advocacy Center is hosting a free screening of “Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope” on Tuesday April 11th at Cinemapolis (7:15-9pm). Resilience chronicles the promising beginnings of a national movement to prevent childhood trauma, treat Toxic Stress, and greatly improve the health of future generations. This film is being shown for our Child Abuse Prevention Month film series in collaboration with Be the One Tompkins and the Child Development Council. 1.5 training hours Meets the…

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KIDSVILLE

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cortland Office, 100 Grange Place
Cortland, NY 13045 United States
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free

The Child Development Council invites children and their families to Kidsville on Saturday, April 13th from 10 am – 1 pm in the Cortland Grange Building Auditorium, 100 Grange Place. Kidsville is a free children’s fair which will take place during the Week of the Young Child. There will be all kinds of creative and fun activities. And information about a variety of topics important to families. Nate the Great returns for juggling fun! We're pleased to welcome Dan the…

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Once Upon a Time – Raising of America Film Series, Episode 2

April 18 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Cornell Cooperative Extension – Tompkins Co., 615 Willow Ave
Ithaca, 14850 United States
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This episode asks: How did a country that says it cares about its youngest children and families end up with a system that neglects the needs of so many of them? Once Upon a Time helps viewers understand why the United States never adopted early childhood initiatives such as universal childcare, programs which are taken for granted in most other rich nations. In 1971, Congress passed the Comprehensive Child Development Act (CCDA) with a bipartisan majority. The bill guaranteed to…

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609 West Clinton Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-273-0259
Fax: 607-273-3141
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 4:30pm

Cortland Office

100 Grange Place
Cortland NY 13045
Phone: 607-753-0106
Fax: 607-753-0119
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 4:30pm

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