The Lyme-Old Lyme Early Childhood Council is dedicated to promoting, supporting, and providing community-wide efforts and resources that result in high quality child care and educational programs that meet the physical, mental, emotional, and educational needs of all children (birth-8), families, and early childhood providers in Lyme and Old Lyme. Lyme-Old Lyme Early Childhood Council meets quarterly to discuss issues and opportunities regarding early childhood in Lyme and Old Lyme. We meet quarterly at LYSB and invite you to join us at our next meeting. For more information contact us 860-434-7208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
MANDATED REPORTER TRAINING
Thursday, June 6, 2019, 6:00 p.m.
at Lymes’ Youth Service Bureau
Join us at LYSB for this valuable training for anyone who works with children.
- Summary of Reporting Laws
- Definitions of Child Abuse and Neglect
- Who is a Mandated Reporter and who must report?
- How do I respond to a child who reports abuse to me?
- What info do I need to report?
- Who do I contact if I suspect child abuse?
- What happens after I report?
- Will my report be confidential?
Presented by the Connecticut Department of Children & Families (DCF)
This program is free and open to the public.
CPR & FIRST AID for PARENTS & CHILDCARE PROVIDERS
This class is appropriate for child care providers, parents, and community. Provides two year Red Cross certification for CT Childcare. Covers Adult, Child, and Infant CPR. Fee: $60. Sponsored by the L/OL Early Childhood Council.
KINDERGARTEN READINESS WORKSHOP
Winter 2020 date, tba
HOW DO I KNOW IF MY CHILD IS READY???
Join members of the Kindergarten and Preschool Teams from Lyme-Old Lyme Public Schools to learn how you can prepare your child for kindergarten. Some of the topics to be covered include:
* Kindergarten Readiness Checklist
* Kindergarten Today – It’s Not What it Used to Be
* Emotional, Social and Academic Development
This program is free and open to the public. We encourage parents of children age 3 and up to attend.
Lyme Old Lyme Early Childhood Council Participating Organizations:
Shayleighne Cantner, Early Childhood Consultant
Early Childhood Consultation Partnership
High Hopes Therapeutic Riding
Lyme-Old Lyme Public Schools
Lymes’ Youth Service Bureau
Old Lyme Children’s Learning Center
Old Lyme – Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library
Valley Shore YMCA