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Public Trainings are open to any child care educators who wish to attend. There are only 50 spaces at each training, so be sure to register early! Participants will receive a confirmation from Charleston County First Steps after your registration form is received. You must receive confirmation prior to attending the training. 


Quality Enhancement trainings are closed to the public, and are only available to our participating quality enhancement centers. All centers must register the number of staff attending prior to each training. 

All trainings provided by Charleston County First Steps are certified by the Center for Child Care Career Development, and delivered by Certified Trainers. 

Participants must register and receive a confirmation prior to attending the FREE trainings. 
6:30-8:30 PM

​Please arrive 10 minutes early!

*Elevator will be locked until 6:15. Please wait until that time to enter the building*

TIME: 6:30 - 8:30 PM

August 23rd, 2016
Topic: Curriculum - Observation & Assessment

October 18th, 2016
Topic: TBA

February 21st, 2017
Topic: TBA

April 18th, 2017
Topic: TBA

Time: 6:30-8:30 PM

July 19th, 2016
Topic: Curriculum - Teaching Strategies GOLD 
Lesson Plans

September 20th, 2016
Topic: Child Guidance - Classroom Guidance

November 10th, 2016
Topic: Nutrition & Physical Activity

January 17th, 2017
Topic: Curriculum - Outdoor Play Activities

March 21st, 2017
Topic: Curriculum- Art in Early Childhood

June 20th, 2017
Topic: Professional Development - Professional Communication w/ Staff, Parents and Outside Agencies


Keisha McClain
Back 2 Basics Educational Consulting Firm
ECE Specialist, Trainer

For inquiries regarding training, participation in our Quality Enhancement Program, or to SUBMIT A REGISTRATION FORM, please contact:

Keisha McClain

Quality Enhancment Trainings
Which Training Should I Attend?

We ask that you please arrive 10 minutes early to get signed in and settled. Feel free to bring water or a soft drink. You may also bring food, but you are responsible for your own trash/mess.  

The training topics are subject to change, so check the website prior to registering. 
We look forward to seeing you all there!  
Where/When Do The Trainings Take Place? 

6296 Rivers Avenue
N. Charleston SC, 29406
Trident United Way
2nd floor Board Room