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Susan Held

PDS I

EAST HELENA, MT Region 4 Region Helena School Age Child Care (SACC) Non-profit

School-Age Program Teacher (406) 324-1260

Miles willing to travel
100
Time of day
Both
Schedule Availability
Both
Primary Language
English
Secondary Language
English
Training Language(s)
English

Trainer Credentials

I have been in the early care and education field for over 30 years as a past licensed accredited provider and preschool teacher, as the Provider Services Director/Trainer through the R&R in Helena, and am still current as a PDS offering independent trainings and workshops to area professionals. I am an NAFCC Observer and a current CDA PDS. I have assisted over 60 individuals in achieving NAFCC Accreditation and/or a CDA Credential. I love to present workshops and will travel to your area/your business. I can present in all Knowledge Base and CDA Competency Areas. I am also a certified CPR/First Aid Instructor and offer first time or renewal classes through Medic First Aid.

Age Group Expertise

Infants (0 through 18 months) Toddlers (19 through 35 months) Preschoolers (36 months through entry to school) Elementary (K through 5th grade) Adults

Knowledge Base Content Area

  • Diversity
  • Health and Well-being
  • Child Growth & Development
  • Environmental Design
  • Child Guidance
  • Family & Community Partnerships
  • Program Management
  • Curriculum
  • Observation, Documentation, and Assessment
  • Professionalism
  • Personal Dispositions

Approved To Teach

CPR/First Aid

Additional Training

Adult Learning I Adult Learning II

Higher Education

Some College
UM-Western
Early Childhood Education

Additional Credentials

CDA - Pre-School
English
First Aid-CPR combined
Health and Safety Institute
Instructor First Aid/CPR/AED (Pediatric and Adult)
Montana Infant/Toddler Certification
State of Montana / DPHHS, Early Childhood Services Bureau
I/T Certification