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2018 Hotel Form for April 20-21

2018 Training Application Form April 21

2018 Weekend Schedule April 21

Mixed-Age Groups are Grrreat!       Presented by Tammy Tener   3 hours

Discover 11 benefits of multi-age groups for the child that can be found in a family child care home environment.  Learn how important it is for you (and everyone) to be able to relate to parents (and others in the community) about the unique attributes of family child care programs that support families to help prepare their children “ready to learn” when they enter school.

Looking Out for Lawsuits                    Presented Jeff Kostiha        1 hour

This training is designed to help providers look at insurance claims through the lens of insurance companies. Learn to use clear procedures to prevent accidents, document incidents and make possible insurance claims. Gain an understanding of the do’s and don’ts of maintaining a safe family child care home program.

Audífonos disponibles para la traducción de la session: 

En busca de demandas … Presentado por Jeff Kosthia

Esta capacitación está diseñada para ayudar a los proveedores a ver las reclamaciones de seguros a través del lente de las compañías de seguros. Aprenda a usar procedimientos claros para prevenir accidentes, documentar incidentes y hacer posibles reclamos de seguros. Obtenga una comprensión de lo que se debe y no se debe hacer para mantener un programa seguro de cuidado infantil en el hoga.

¡Los grupos de edades mixtas son geniales! … Presentado por Tammy Tener

Descubra los 11 beneficios de los grupos de edades múltiples para el niño que se pueden encontrar en un entorno familiar de cuidado infantil. Conozca lo importante que es para usted (y para todos) repasar a los padres (y a otras personas de la comunidad) los atributos únicos de los programas de cuidado infantil familiar que ayudan a las familias a preparar a sus hijos “listos para aprender” cuando ingresan colegio. 

Weekend Agenda                                  Ocala, Florida

Thursday, April 19th

8:00 – 9:30 pm   Executive Committee Meeting by phone call

Friday, April 20th

Best Western Hotel, Pool Room

 7:30 – 9:00 pm   Conference Team Meeting

Saturday, April 21st

Location: Early Learning Coalition of Marion County (use left side entrance)

7:45 am – 7:55 am    Training registration $30 ($25 scholarships Available!)

for pre-registered attendees and on-site registration

8:00 am -12:00 noon    Mixed-Age Groups are Grrreat! by Tammy Tener

and Looking Out for Lawsuits by Jeff Kostiha (Both topics in ONE 4-hour Training)

Audífonos disponibles para la traducción de la session.

¡Los grupos de edades mixtas son geniales! y En busca de demandas

 12:00 – 12:45 pm   Lunch (Pre-order by April 15)

12:45 – 1:45 pm Meetings: Area Reps, Chapter Reps, Latino Council and First Timers

1:45 – 2:30 pm   Volunteer Hostess Orientation

(English group by Cathy McCoy and Spanish group by Patricia Ortiz)

2:30 – 5:00 pm   Full Board Meeting

7:30 p.m.  Meet & Greet – “Spring Fling Tea Party”everyone’s invited!

Best Western Hotel, Pool Room

Hosted by Area 17, Orange County Multicultural FCCH Association

Wear your best spring attire, white gloves and brimmed hats – Best hat wins a prize!

Be prepared to sample a variety of delectable teas and scrumptious appetizers.

2 Locations

Best Western Hotel                                             Early Learning Coalition of Marion

I-75, Exit 350 West                                              Exit 350 East

3701 SW 38th Ave. Ocala, FL 34474                 2300 S.W. 17 Road, Ocala, FL 34471

Hotel:  352-237-4848                                          Arleen Lambert: 305-793-4011


Driving Directions to ELC of Marion County from Best Western Hotel

Allow 10 minutes for driving time

  1. Turn Right out of Best Western Hotel
  2. Turn Right at stop sign onto SW 38th (going north on road beside I-75)
  3. Turn Right on SW 20th Street (go under I-75 and go for 1 mile)
  4. Turn Left on SW 27th Avenue (and go 0.2 of a mile)
  5. Turn Right on SW 17th Road
  6. Turn Right into ELC of Marion (just after bank and across from storage unit)