Wednesday, June 22

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Scholarship Qualification

To qualify for a pre-conference training scholarship, the recipient must be a FFCCHA member and a Florida licensed or registered provider or co-provider. Membership must be valid through June.

Applications will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis.

Note: Mentor 1 Certification requires a pre-qualifying application (email for application) and 12 hours of training (both Wednesday and Thursday classes).

ME! Essentials
by Lois Kendrick and Eva Anderson

For experienced providers who like working with other adults to Mentor, Educate, Nurture, Train, Observe and Role Model. This is the first part of the 12 hour Florida peer M.E.N.T.O.R. program for family child care providers to become a certified Mentor.

This part is also open to support staff who mentor family child care providers. Applicants must be accepted into the program prior to attending this class. Contact Abbie Bill at 561-482-6038 or for qualifications and an application. Applications are due by May 1

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Brain Body Learning
Presented by Janis Nakagama

Do you have children in your care that have experienced trauma and/or have physical, emotional, or academic challenges? Learn and practice a few simple, but powerful, rhythmic movements that help mature the brain. Discover how to screen children for vision difficulties and retained primitive reflexes. Learn movements to help sensorimotor and hemispheric challenges. Gain an understanding of how these movements feel in their bodies, tools to help the children in your care, and resources for further learning.