Keshius Williams is an independent training facilitator specializing in quality assurance for daycare providers. She has more than 20 years of experience in the childcare industry and more than 10 years facilitating workshops.
This training will focus on three elements of administration, organization, written communication, and representation. This will help run and effective front office. Also, staff will learn how to market their program to parents and the community by sending letters/flyers with correct punctuation and grammar. Lastly, childcare policies will be highlighted and fostering good communication through written exercises. Addressing these elements will help to run a successful and efficient front office.
This 2hr training will focus on identifying, reporting, and meeting the needs of abused, neglected, or deprived children. Participants will learn how to identify abused, neglected, or deprived children. They will learn ways to meet the needs of abused children. Additionally, participants will learn how to develop leadership skills in children.
This 4hr training will focus on food nutrition, planning, preparation, serving, proper dish washing, and food storage, temperature recommendations, factors associated with poor health in children, benefits of physical health, food contamination, healthy lifestyle, and ways to promote healthy living.
This 4 hr training will focus on basic hygiene, cleanliness, and disease control describing hygiene practices to improve cleanliness and reduce spread of disease. Participants will learn ways to promote healthy eating habits in children and the benefits of exercise in children. Additionally, participants will learn ways to promote social and emotional development through positive guidance. Addressing these elements will create a clean, safe learning environment for children, staff, and parents.
This 10 hr training will focus on prevention and control of infectious diseases (including immunization) prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices, administration of medication, prevention of and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions and building and physical premises safety. Also, prevention of shaken baby syndrome and abusive head trauma, emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster or a threatening incident, handling and storage of hazardous materials and the appropriate disposal of bio contaminants, and precautions in transporting children. Additionally, training will include recognition and reporting of child abuse and neglect and child development.
The 40 hr training will explore program and business management/legal knowledge, child development/ developmentally appropriate practices, parent education, professional development (leadership, advocacy, ethics), communication/interpersonal skills, rules and regulations, accessing services and community resources, finances and fiscal management, and anti-bias program evaluation.