CCAoNH Early Childhood
Focus Collaborative Meetings
This year, CCAoNH powered by Southern New Hampshire Services is offering Virtual Early Childhood Focus Collaborative Meetings for Directors, Administrators, Teachers and other Early Childhood Professionals. These Meetings are group-driven to reflect the participant’s needs and interests and to provide participants with information around the focused topics. In addition, participants will learn about Child Care Aware of NH program updates, essential local and State information along with other professional development opportunities.

Click here or on the flyer for more details about our Early Childhood Focus Collaborative Meetings.

Go to the NH Professional Registry to register for an Early Childhood Focus Collaborative Meeting.

Look below for this month's topics and to see what Focus Collaboratives we are offering this year!

Early Childhood Collaborative:
Infant & Toddler Programming and Curriculum
Date: Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Time: 6:30-8:00 PM
Location: Online Zoom Meeting
Facilitators: Meg Atwood, ECMPWT and Bekah Kistler, ECMPWT 
Topic: This month, participants will have the opportunity to learn about what CCAoNH's Early Childhood Focus Collaborative Meetings are, how they will be run, get an idea about topics that will be covered as well as get an overview of CCAoNH services for 2020-2021. We will review the Virtual Annual Training Calendar as it pertains to the needs of this Focus Collaborative. We will also review the CCAoNH website. Come prepared to share ideas about what you would like to gain from the ECC: Infant & Toddler Programming and Curriculum.

Early Childhood Collaborative:
Family Engagement and Communication
Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Time: 12:00-1:30 PM
Location: Online Zoom Meeting
Facilitators: Karen Abbott, ECMPIM and Courtney Mitchell, ECMPWT 
Topic: This month, we will be begin with an Introduction to Vroom. We will follow this discussion with the opportunity to learn about what CCAoNH's Early Childhood Focus Collaborative Meetings are, how they will be run, get an idea about topics that will be covered as well as get an overview of CCAoNH services for 2020-2021. We will review the Virtual Annual Training Calendar as it pertains to the needs of this Focus Collaborative. We will also review the CCAoNH website. Come prepared to share ideas about what you would like to gain from the ECC: Family Engagement and Communication.

Early Childhood Collaborative:
Program Management Leadership
Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Time: 12:00-1:30 PM
Location: Online Zoom Meeting
Facilitators: Heather Webster, ECMPWT and Sue Cloutier, ECMPWT 
Topic: This month, participants will partake in an Interview Questions and Procedures Learn & Share session. During this meeting, participants are asked to bring a resource to share with other participants to take back to their programs. Examples may include: a list of interview questions, your scheduling methods or your procedures on how to offer a position. 

Early Childhood Collaborative:
Child Care Aware of NH News and Updates
Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Time: 9:30-11:00 AM
Location: Online Zoom Meeting
Facilitators: Tracy Pond, ECMPWT and Jenn Ganim-Smith, ECMPWT
Topic: This month, participants will have the opportunity to learn about what CCAoNH's Early Childhood Focus Collaborative Meetings are, how they will be run, get an idea about topics that will be covered as well as get an overview of CCAoNH services for 2020-2021. We will review the Virtual Annual Training Calendar as it pertains to the needs of this Focus Collaborative. We will also review the CCAoNH website. Come prepared to share ideas about what you would like to gain from the ECC: CCAoNH News and Updates.

Early Childhood Collaborative:
Early Childhood Programming and Curriculum
Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Time: 6:30-8:00 PM
Location: Online Zoom Meeting
Facilitators: Lisa Piccolo, ECMPWT and Bekah Kistler, ECMPWT 
Topic: This month, participants will have the opportunity to learn about what CCAoNH's Early Childhood Focus Collaborative Meetings are, how they will be run, get an idea about topics that will be covered as well as get an overview of CCAoNH services for 2020-2021. We will review the Virtual Annual Training Calendar as it pertains to the needs of this Focus Collaborative. We will also review the CCAoNH website. Come prepared to share ideas about what you would like to gain from the ECC: Early Childhood Programming & Curriculum.

Early Childhood Collaborative:
Family Child Care
Date: Thursday, September 10, 2020
Time: 6:30-8:00 PM
Location: Online Zoom Meeting
Facilitators: Connie Davis, ECMPWT and Donna Lake, ECMPWT 
Topic: This month, participants will have the opportunity to learn about what CCAoNH's Early Childhood Focus Collaborative Meetings are, how they will be run, get an idea about topics that will be covered as well as get an overview of CCAoNH services for 2020-2021. We will review the Virtual Annual Training Calendar as it pertains to the needs of this Focus Collaborative. We will also review the CCAoNH website. Come prepared to share ideas about what you would like to gain from the ECC: Family Child Care.

Early Childhood Collaborative:
With a Montessori Perspective
Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Time: 6:30-8:00 PM
Location: Online Zoom Meeting
Facilitators: Christine Brown, ECMPWT and Lisa Piccolo, ECMPWT
Topic: This month, we will begin with a discussion on Self-Care for Staff, provided by Anjali Longan, Montessori Teacher and Administrator. We will follow this discussion with the opportunity to learn about what CCAoNH's Early Childhood Focus Collaborative Meetings are, how they will be run, get an idea about topics that will be covered as well as get an overview of CCAoNH services for 2020-2021. We will review the Virtual Annual Training Calendar as it pertains to the needs of this Focus Collaborative. We will also review the CCAoNH website. Come prepared to share ideas about what you would like to gain from the ECC: With a Montessori Perspective.

Early Childhood Collaborative:
Pyramid Model
Date: Monday, September 21, 2020
Time: 6:30-8:00 PM
Location: Online Zoom Meeting
Facilitators: Stephanie Therrien, ECMPWT and Shannon Quinn, ECMPWT
Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020
Time: 9:30-11:00 AM
Location: Online Zoom Meeting
Facilitators: Stephanie Therrien, ECMPWT and Christine Brown, ECMPWT 
Topic: This month, we will begin with an Introduction to the Pyramid Model and Positive Behavioral Supports (PBIS). We will follow this discussion with the opportunity to learn about what CCAoNH's Early Childhood Focus Collaborative Meetings are, how they will be run, get an idea about topics that will be covered as well as get an overview of CCAoNH services for 2020-2021. We will review the Virtual Annual Training Calendar as it pertains to the needs of this Focus Collaborative. We will also review the CCAoNH website. Come prepared to share ideas about what you would like to gain from the ECC: Pyramid Model.

Early Childhood Collaborative:
North Country
Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020
Time: 6:30-8:00 PM
Location: Online Zoom Meeting
Facilitators: Courtney Mitchell, ECMPWT and Sue Cloutier, ECMPWT 
Topic: This month, we will begin with an Introduction to NHAEYC provided by Heather Webster, CCAoNH Training & TA with a focus on NHAEYC. We will follow this discussion with the opportunity to learn about what CCAoNH's Early Childhood Focus Collaborative Meetings are, how they will be run, get an idea about topics that will be covered as well as get an overview of CCAoNH services for 2020-2021. We will review the Virtual Annual Training Calendar as it pertains to the needs of this Focus Collaborative. We will also review the CCAoNH website. Come prepared to share ideas about what you would like to gain from the ECC: North Country Collaborative.
Registration Information:
  • Registration is free and available through the NH Professional Registry at https://nhportal.naccrraware.net/nh/
  • The morning of the meeting, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting as well as the evaluation link  
  • Registration is on-line only and pre-registration is required  


Questions: Email ccrrtraining@snhs.org or call at (603) 578-1386 ext. 2532
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