In response to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, The Howard County Professional Development Institute that is scheduled for March 18 will be postponed. We look forward to sharing updates with participants at a later time.
A Conference For Child Care Center, Nursery and Preschool Directors, Assistant Directors and Owners
Wednesday March 18 • 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Ten Oaks Ballroom
5000 Signal Bell Lane, Clarksville, MD 21029
Core of Knowledge: 4 hours Professionalism
*This event is not approved for a PAU in the Maryland Credential Program
$70 per person (includes continental breakfast and lunch)
Join the Office of Children and Families and the Howard County Public School System, Office of Early Intervention for a morning focused on supporting the social and emotional wellbeing of your staff
and children. Learn the components of Reflective Coaching and how to use this framework to help increase the effectiveness of teachers working with young children. By emphasizing the principles
of adult learning and implementing new age appropriate strategies to address challenging behaviors, participants will take home tools to assist in shifting the culture of the classroom.
7:30 AM - 8:15 AM: Registration • Light Breakfast • Resource Tables
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM: Welcome
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM: Keynote Presentation: Coaching 101
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM: Break
9:45 AM - 12:15 PM: General Session: Shifting the Classroom Culture to Support Children and Challenging Behaviors Through Coaching
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM: Lunch • Taking the Next Steps: Early Child Mental Health
Questions?: Call 410-313-1923(voice/relay)
If you need special accommodations to attend, please call 410-313-1940 (voice/relay) seven days prior to the registration deadline.