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    • 01/12/2023
    • 06/14/2024
    • PREMIER LAGNIAPPE MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT PLAN
    • 01/02/2024
    • 11/21/2024
    • Virtual
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    3 hour Health and Safety Class

    Presented by Dianna Constant, Agenda for Children

    Ready Set Eat Food Safety 

    Counts toward the state requirement for health & safety classes for childcare providers

    For More information, contact Cindy Bishop @ 225 933 5435


    • 02/15/2024
    • 05/31/2024
    • Virtual
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    Health and Safety class 

    Medication Administration 

    Presented by Dianna Constant

    This three-hour training provides staff training on how to properly administer medication to children in early learning centers.

    Participants will learn the state’s policies and procedures to follow to implement a clear guiding principle for medical administration.

    Upon completion of this training session, participants will receive a certificate  to demonstrate compliance.

    If you can't participate during this timeframe, register for the recording and we will send it on Thursday afternoon, following the event. 

    After you sign up for the class and participate by listening to the entire three hours,  you can notify CCAL that you have finished the class and we will confirm your participation and send you the health and safety certificate required by the state of Louisiana. 

    This class includes epinephrine training.


    • 03/22/2024
    • 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • VIRTUAL
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    Virtual Participation

      Spring Education Conference

    Friday, March 22, 2024

    Featuring Ty Clark

    "The Child  Care Whisperer" 

      Motivational Speech Begins at 9:00 AM

    "Pushing Through Whatever Life Brings You"

     1:00 - 4:00 PM

    Afternoon Breakout Session for Owners/Directors

    "Cultivating a Dynamic Leadership Culture"

     

    LDOE Updates                         10:30 - 12 Noon

    Target Audience:  Owners, Directors, Assistant Directors

    • Moderator - Karen Powell, Deputy Assistant Superintendent, Early Childhood Care and Education
    • Jenna Chiasson, Deputy Superintendent
    • Shelia Campbell – Executive Director, Early Childhood Education Operations
    • EdLink Update - Robert Klein
    • CCAP Update – Melinda George
    • Licensing Updates – Andrea Burl
    • Child Care Criminal Background Checks – Kayla Batiste

    OR 

    Teachers Roundtable Discussion       10:30 - 12 Noon 

    Target Audience:  Teachers, Support Staff 

    • Choosing early care and education as a career
    •  Improving Classroom Settings for Children with Special Needs
    • Classroom Structure Ideas
    • Helping Children with Behavioral Issues
    • Dealing with Burnout in the Classroom
    • Getting Support from Management 


    • 03/22/2024
    • 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • West Baton Rouge Conference Center, 2750 N. Westport Drive, Port Allen, Louisiana
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    Spring Education Conference

    Friday, March 22, 2024

    Virtual and Onsite Registration Options Available

    West Baton Rouge Conference Center

    2750 N. Westport Drive

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    Featuring Ty Clark "The Childcare Whisperer"

    Friday, March 22, 2024

    Motivational Speech 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Pushing Through Whatever Life Brings You

    Friday, March 22, 2024

    1:00 - 4:00 PM 

    Afternoon Breakout Session for Owners/Directors

    Cultivating a Dynamic Leadership Culture

    LDOE Updates

    10:30 till 12 noon 

    Target Audience:  Owners, Directors, Assistant Directors

    • Moderator - Karen Powell, Deputy Assistant Superintendent, Early Childhood Care and Education
    • Shelia Campbell – Executive Director, Early Childhood Education Operations
    • EdLink Update - Robert Klein
    • CCAP Update – Melinda George
    • Licensing Updates – Andrea Burl
    • Child Care Criminal Background Checks – Kayla Batiste

    OR 

    Teachers Roundtable Discussion   

    10:30 AM - 12 Noon 

    Target Audience:  Teachers, Support Staff 

    If you would like to attend the Saturday,  March 23rd CCAL Spring Conference onsite, please register separately at the following link:

    childcarelouisiana.org/events 

    CCAL Gatsby Murder Mystery Dinner

    Friday, March 22, 2024

    6:00 – 9:00 PM

    Register separately for the Social Event http://childcarelouisiana.org/events

    $50 to participate as a character in the Gatsby Murder Mystery Dinner $40 to be an observer (non-participant in the Murder Mystery)

    West Baton Rouge Conference Center

    2750 N Westport Drive Port Allen, Louisiana    

    CCAL HOTEL ROOM BLOCKS

    CCAL has a discount room block secured with the Hampton Inn and Suites in Port Allen for discount hotel rooms at the rate of $99 plus tax per night for Thursday, March 21st or Friday March 22nd. To book a hotel room, call the hotel directly at 225 389-6655 and ask for a reservation under the CCAL Room Block to get the discounted hotel room rate. The hotel rate includes breakfast.

    CCAL has a discount room block secured with LaQuinta Inn and Suites, 2720 N. Westport Drive in Port Allen. The discount room rate is $99 plus tax per night for Thursday, March 21st or Friday, March 22nd. To book a hotel room, call 225 831 3253 or book online at Wyndham.com and use discount code CGCCAG. The hotel rate includes breakfast. 

    Below is a link to the 22 page registration packet for our Spring Education Conference

    CCAL 2024 Spring Education Conference Registration Packet - Revised February 14 2024 .docx

    • 03/22/2024
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Hampton Inn and Suites, Port Allen
    Register


    Child Care Association of Louisiana

    Hosts the First-Ever CCAL Sponsored CCHC Meeting 

    In Conjunction with Our Spring Education Conference

    Tentative Agenda

    Friday March 22, 2024

    Hampton Inn & Suites

    2755 Commercial Drive
    Port Allen, Louisiana

    Conference Room 

    Child Care Health Consultant Business Meeting

    TENTATIVE AGENDA

    9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    1. Introductions (15 Minutes)
    2. History of CCHC (15 Minutes)
    3. Future of the CCHC Program (20 Minutes)
    4. Pathways Accreditation (20 Minutes)
    5. Health and Safety Training Titles and Power Point Sharing (60 Minutes)
    6. Recruitment of New CCHCs (15 Minutes)
    7. General Discussion (15 Minutes)
    8. What Worked and How Can We Improve our Practice (10 Minutes)
    9. Questions and Answers (10 Minutes)

    Registration costs of $25 covers the cost of lunch.

    Register at childcarelouisiana.org/events

    • CCAL is committed to advocating for child care health consultants.
    • CCAL has partnered with NSU Child and Family Network to support CCHCs. 

    CCAL is providing an exhibit table for the CCHCs.  If you want to volunteer to mann the exhibit table between 7:30 AM and 9:00 AM and then from 12:00 PM till 1:15 PM, please contact Cindy Bishop at 225 933 5435.  You can text your name and include CCHC Table Volunteer and we will add you to the list of volunteers.

    CCAL has a new membership category specifically for CCHCs and it is $100 for 2024.  We have also appointed a CCHC Ad-Hoc Committee and the committee held their first meeting on Friday February 2, 2024 to discuss the vision and future of CCHC involvement in health and safety training. If you have not joined CCAL yet as a CCHC member,  you can sign up today when registering for the March 22nd CCHC meeting.

    If you have any questions, reach out to CCAL at 225 933 5435.

    CCAL HOTEL ROOM BLOCKS

    CCAL has a discount room block secured with the Hampton Inn and Suites in Port Allen for discount hotel rooms at the rate of $99 plus tax per night for Thursday, March 21st or Friday March 22nd. To book a hotel room, call the hotel directly at 225 389-6655 and ask for a reservation under the CCAL Room Block to get the discounted hotel room rate. The hotel rate includes breakfast.

    CCAL has a discount room block secured with LaQuinta Inn and Suites, 2720 N. Westport Drive in Port Allen. The discount room rate is $99 plus tax per night for Thursday, March 21st or Friday, March 22nd . To book a hotel room, call 225 831 3253 or book online at Wyndham.com and use discount code CGCCAG. The hotel rate includes breakfast. 




    • 03/22/2024
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • West Baton Rouge Conference Center, 2750 N. Westport Drive, Port Allen, LA
    Register



    A LITTLE PARTY NEVER KILLED NOBODY RIGHT? JOIN US FOR A ROARING GOOD TIME AT OUR MURDER MYSTERY GALA. WILL YOU BE A SLEUTH OR A SUSPECT? PLEASE REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE MURDER AT GATSBY GALA.

    YOU CAN REGISTER AS AN OBSERVER FOR $40 PER PERSON OR AS A CHARACTER IN THE MURDER MYSTERY FOR $50 PER PERSON.

    THE GENERAL CHARACTERS ARE JUST AS IMPORTANT!

    YOU ARE WELCOME TO COME AND WATCH THE MYSTERY UNFOLD!

    ONCE YOU REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT, WHETHER YOU ARE A SUSPECT OR DETECTIVE, YOU WILL RECEIVE A FORMAL INVITE TO BECOME INDUCTED INTO THE MURDER MYSTERY GAME !

    DO YOU THINK YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO SOLVE THE MYSTERY? WE CAN'T WAIT TO FIND OUT! COSTUMES ARE ESSENTIAL!

    THE ERA IS THE ROARING 20'S.

    Register at childcarelouisiana.org/events

     

    • 03/23/2024
    • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • West Baton Rouge Conference Center, 2750 N. Westport Drive, Port Allen, Louisiana
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    Spring Education Conference

    Saturday March 23, 2024

    Virtual and Onsite Registration Options Available

    West Baton Rouge Conference Center

    2750 N. Westport Drive

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    Featuring Ty Clark "The Child Care Whisperer"

    Saturday March 23, 2024

    Morning Breakout Session for Teachers

    Teaching Transforms the Heart and Minds of Teachers 

    CCAL HOTEL ROOM BLOCK

    CCAL has made arrangements with the Hampton Inn and Suites in Port Allen for discount hotel rooms at the rate of $99/night, plus taxes,for March 21st and/or March 22nd. 

    To book a room at the HamptonInnandSuites, call the hotel at 225.389.6655 and ask for a reservation under the CCAL Room Block to get the discounted hotel room rate. The hotel rate includes breakfast.

    CCAL has also made arrangements with the LaQuinta Inn in Port Allen. The discounted CCAL room rate is $99/night, plus taxes, for  March 21st and/or March 22nd. To book a hotel room, call the hotel at 225.883.3253

    Both of these facilities are within walking distance of the West Baton Rouge Conference Center.

    • 03/23/2024
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • VIRTUAL
    Register



    Virtual Participation for Saturday Only

    2024 Spring Education Conference

    Saturday March 23, 2024

    Featuring Ty Clark

    "The Child  Care Whisperer" 


    Saturday March 23, 2024

    8:00 - 10:00 AM

    Morning Breakout Session for Teachers

    Teaching Transforms the Heart and Minds of Teachers 


     

      


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