Title: Family-Centered Care
Date: 01/29/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Better Baby Care - Part 3 of a 5 part series. Must be previously registered and have attended all previous parts. Does your program welcome and support your families? Find ways to include families, identify their strengths, and build upon them. This training will help participants learn how to build and maintain positive relationships with families, share community resources for families, and develop policies that are family friendly.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomfield, IN


Title: Mini Mad Scientist with TA
Date: 01/29/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Science is all around us and children love to experiment most of all! Using the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children, you will learn why science is important to a child's development, how it can be integrated into other areas, and what you can do to promote scientific play. Come ready to experiment and get messy! This training meets the requirement for Introduction to the Foundations.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Emergency Preparedness for Child Care
Date: 01/29/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Linda Curley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Recognizing Children with Special Needs: Observation to Assessment
Date: 01/29/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will look at how observation, developmental screening and formal assessment can lead to early intervention services for children. Information about the developmental screening tool, Ages & Stages Questionnaires, Third Edition (ASQ-3) will be shared.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 01/29/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Suzanne Milligan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/29/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Cabin Fever
Date: 01/29/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: It's winter...Do you have cabin fever? Come to this interactive training! You will get to participate in some activities that you can do on those cold, snowy days when everyone is stuck inside.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Markle, IN


Title: Foundation Building Blocks Portfolios: the Work of Children
Date: 01/29/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Portfolios are great ways to build relationships with parents and families. So what goes in a portfolio? Participants will take a look at creating quality portfolios.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Portfolios in Child Care
Date: 01/29/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What is a portfolio? How can I tell if the children are learning? This training will give you the tools you need to document child progress in your program.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Come Knock on My Door
Date: 01/29/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Today's families are very busy and getting them engaged and involved can be tricky.  What does it look like and how can I make my facility more family-friendly?  This training will give you ways to make your facility a part of their busy lives as well as get you into their hectic schedules.  Families are your most important resource - so finding a way to get them involved with the your program is a must!
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 01/31/2015 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Avilla, IN


Title: Best Friends, Worst Enemies: Sugar and Spice - 2.25 hours
Date: 01/31/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:15 PM
Description: This workshop focuses on the social life of preschool boys, from a tendency to torment and reject their peers, to the redeeming power of friendship.  Are kids just “mean”?  Why is it so hard for some children to make and keep friends?  What makes other kids so popular?  Why do kids exclude one another?  We will explore the stages of play and the social emotional pyramid and see how boys progress through each.  We will examine developmentally appropriate strategies which early childhood educators can recreate in their classrooms to help keep the peace, in addition to how best to support boys’ burgeoning friendships.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 01/31/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Kimberly Swain
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Make ‘n Take: Math & Science
Date: 01/31/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Join us to explore hands on ways to support and build children’s cognitive growth through math and science experiences.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 02/02/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Infant and Toddler Learning Environments
Date: 02/02/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Ever struggled finding activities to support infants and toddlers? The participants will understand what materials and activities are developmentally appropriate for infants and toddlers and tips to set up the environment.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 02/02/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 02/02/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Shelbyville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 02/02/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Let's Rock and Ride
Date: 02/02/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come learn about the basics of car safety seats, what seat a child should be in during a particular time, and more
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: No more PRAISE…ENCOURAGE to change behavior
Date: 02/03/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Create a positive approach in your classroom! Engage teachers, children and parents in the process of becoming the place children can't wait to be. We will discuss concrete ways to develop the democratic classroom, one where all parties feel their voice is heard. Ideas shared from "Education for a Civil Society" Dan Gartrell.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Behavior Disorder Overview
Date: 02/03/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Could something really be going on with a child in your care? Come to this general overview and learn the basics about a few behavior disorders that could be affecting the children you care for. We will learn what warning signs to look for in the children we care for so we can assist them to a pathway of proper diagnosis and treatment.
Instructor: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/03/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Ages and Stages
Date: 02/03/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Developmental and social-emotional screening tool for children from one month to 5 Ã`Ã??Ã?½ years. Highly reliable and valid, ASQ looks at strengths and trouble spots, educates parents about developmental milestones, and incorporates parentsÃ??Ã?¢?? expert knowledge about their children
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Griffith, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/03/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Management Webinar: Supporting Staff through Observations
Date: 02/03/2015 Time: 01:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: A webinar designed for the unique needs of a director.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Social Emotional Foundations-Preschool Module 3
Date: 02/03/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will gain understanding in the difference between positive behavior support and discipline approaches. Participants will focus on the function of communication and the role it plays in children's behaviors. The information in this training is based on the Center on Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL).
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Who, What, Why Exploring using Social Studies FOUNDATIONS
Date: 02/03/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Explore how inquirey-based teaching strategies can be implemented in all classrooms to support children in learning aligned with Social Studies FOUNDATIONS
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Cradling Literacy: Social and Emotional Literacy
Date: 02/03/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn about environments that nurture early language, using language in guiding children`s behavior, and effective teaching strategies for supporting social emotional literacy.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 02/03/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Vicci Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Books and Babies
Date: 02/03/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: How Do I plan literacy experiences for my babies? How do I keep my toddlers from eating the books? Do these questions sound familiar? We will be discussing book behaviors of infants and toddlers and how to handle some of your everyday issues with books and literacy.  We will also share ideas and activities so you can ensure your lesson plans reflect the book learning stage your child may be in at the time.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 02/04/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Kim Hardin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Disability Awareness
Date: 02/04/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Need more information about caring for children with special needs? If so come to this training and you will receive information inclusion related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, person first language, the benefits of inclusion and resources available throughout the community.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: New Castle, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 02/04/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??s Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Salem, IN


Title: Activities for All
Date: 02/04/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: ALL children need physical activity in their lives. In this session, we will look at planning physical activity to meet children's developmental needs . We will also take a look through our cultural lens to ensure we are offering a diverse variety of activities meeting needs of ALL children.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: STEM: It's Elementary Too!
Date: 02/05/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: See how easy it is to teach your school age students thinking and reasoning skills needed for success. Building around the engineering design process, learn to encourage kids how to solve problems systematically…creating skills, optimism, and attitudes important for their futures because life is not multiple choice.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Exploring Primary Care and Continuity of Care (PITC Module II)
Date: 02/05/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The training will review the Indiana Licensing Regulations for licensed child care centers regarding Primary Care and Continuity of Care. Participants will learn about basic responsibilities of primary caregiving, important tasks, how continuity of care works, challenges, and how to overcome those challenges to successfully achieve continuity of care for infant toddler programs.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Charlestown, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 02/05/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety, and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Greencastle, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 02/05/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: Orientation Training Part 1 (OT1) is the first session of a 2-part series preparing participants for the child care licensing process. OT1 includes information about: safety tips and guidelines, guides to set up an early childhood environment, the general licensing processes, forming a business plan, & resources to research low interest loans or grants. Workshop participants may attend OT2 to continue the family child care licensing process or orientation training in Indianapolis to become a registered ministry or licensed center. This workshop is optional for unlicensed registered ministries; however we encourage all interested parties to attend.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 02/05/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This child care start up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center or ministry setting and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Working with Angry children (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 02/05/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-07:15 PM
Description: Develop and understanding of the relationship between children's social and emotional development and challenging behaviors. Recognize the relationships between a number of environmental variables and children's challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, IN


Title: Factors that Impact Children's Behavior
Date: 02/05/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Ever wonder why a child acts a certain way or makes certain choices? Often times we address the behavior without addressing the cause of the behavior. This training will look at how to effectively address various behaviors.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: The Powerful Role of Stories in Supporting Early Language and Literacy (Cradling Literacy)
Date: 02/05/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: From Good Night Moon to Cat in the Hat, we all have familiar stories we love to share with children, but are you taking this valuable teaching tool to the edge of its potential? Come and learn how to make the best use of storytelling as a strategy for early learning.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Peru, IN


Title: Learning to Read and Write: Creating Literacy Rich Environments
Date: 02/05/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Children take their first critical steps toward learning to read and write very early in life. They do not become literate automatically. Young children need rich language and literacy experiences that will provide a foundation for later learning. A literacy-rich classroom will help provide children with these necessary skills. We will discuss the elements of a literacy-rich environment and ways to help children learn about sounds, print, letters, and words.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 02/05/2015 Time: 04:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Salem, IN


Title: Exploring STEM in Infant/Toddler Environments
Date: 02/07/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: In this fun and interactive training, participants will learn how to incorporate the principles of STEM (Science, Engineering, Technology, and Math) into the infant and toddler environment.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: CSEFEL I/T Mod I: Relationships Day 1 of 3 - 3 hours
Date: 02/07/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) is focused on promoting the social emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5. This training will look at Module I: Social Emotional Development within the Context of Relationships.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Playing it safe! Promoting and Practicing Health and Safety in Early Childhood
Date: 02/07/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-04:00 PM
Description: This full day session will share in-depth information on health and safety practices. Participants will explore cleaning schedules, sanitation policies and practices and why it implementing these practices is important to teaching young children.
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/ Preschool: Kids Gone Wild Part 1 of 4
Date: 02/07/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Upon completion of this 12-hour training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies in order to decrease preschool childrenâ??s challenging behaviors.�  They will also receive an overview of intensive interventions for the children with ongoing and prolonged challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Preschool-Kids Gone Wild: PART A
Date: 02/07/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-04:00 PM
Description: These sessions will look at Promoting Social and Emotional Competence while reducing challenging behaviors, making friendships, communication and looking beyond what you know.
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Breakfast and a Book (2 hour)
Date: 02/07/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Come enjoy a children's book, the sharing of activities to go along with the book, and great networking with your peers. Participants do receive the book of the month, but space is limited so please be sure to register ahead of time.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-Birth to 3 Year Olds (English/Language Arts)
Date: 02/07/2015 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, English/Language Arts to support infants/toddlers in becoming competent speakers, listeners, readers and writers.(Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Warsaw, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 02/09/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives and awards.
Instructor: Cheryl Tyler
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 02/09/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: LEVEL 3- What's it All About?
Date: 02/09/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will provide an overview of the Paths to QUALITY standards for Level 3. This interactive session will look at what's in a curriculum, assessments, portfolios, lesson planning, creating a plan for special needs and a strategic plan
Instructor: Tikila Welch
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Tax Professionals
Date: 02/09/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Tax preparation and information for Child Care Providers
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: The Role of Meaningful Experiences in Supporting Early Language and Literacy
Date: 02/09/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Get information on how to explore ways to create meaningful experiences in early language and literacy.  Come and explore ways to create meaningful early language and literacy experiences.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Period of PURPLE Crying
Date: 02/09/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: What is the Period of PURPLE crying? Because of the normal increase in crying that occurs in the first months of a baby's life, parents and caregivers usually have two obvious questions: "What is the crying due to" and "How can I soothe the baby." The answers to the question of what the crying is will be addressed during this training. This training would benefit anyone who cares for infants (early childhood teachers, parents, and foster parents).
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/09/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Melissa Chalman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations: Mathematics
Date: 02/10/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Make It Take It Session: Workshop to make and take ideas back to your classroom or childcare facility focused around the Mathematics Foundations.Participants will learn about the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children Birth-Age 5. The FOUNDATIONS assist adults in providing developmentally appropriate activities for young children that will support the child's growth and development. This interactive workshop will support many of the learning opportunities that you already provide to young children and will serve as a framework for further planning.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Ask the Experts!  Center Licensing 101
Date: 02/10/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training will give you the opportunity to work a center licensing consultant regarding the licensing process.  The consultant will review the process of getting licensed and the ins and outs of the first visit.  The training will also cover the most missed licensing requirements and discuss some typical ongoing issues for centers.  There will be time for questions and answers at the end of the training so please come with your list of questions.
Instructor: TBD Trainer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Book Nook: Social Emotional Topics in Children's Literature
Date: 02/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: How often do you teach social emotional concepts throughout the day?  Do you like to be creative but do not have the time?  Children must be taught proper techniques for things like using self-control, and one way to do that is through the use of children’s literature.  Each training will examine specific books, different each session.  Some topics include naming feelings, bullying, friendship, hitting, biting, and self-esteem.  The participants will have the opportunity to make props to go with each book for use in circle time or throughout the day. Perfect for teachers new to the field or teachers who are ready to spice up their tool belt!
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Observations of Young Children
Date: 02/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Observations in Early Childhood - Do you have the skills to do an effective observation? If you are using observations in your care, but still having difficulty finding the best way or time to make the observations meaningful; this training is for you. What do you do with the observations once you have completed them? Come find out a few suggestions! This is a two part series. You must also attend the Ages and Stages training.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Greencastle, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (SPANISH)
Date: 02/10/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Creado por la FSSA, la Oficina de Asesores de Salud de Cuidado Infantil, este entrenamiento de una horas, ofrece a los participantes información sobre la prevalencia de abuso y negligencia, las causas y la prevención del abuso y la negligencia, y la forma de reportar el abuso y la negligencia. Esta formación será cumplir con la norma para completar la formación del Abuso Infantil Detección y Prevención como lo requiere la ley de Indiana para los proveedores de CCDF sin licencia, así como cualquier otro proveedor de cuidado infantil que se requieren para completar la formación.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Social Emotional Foundations-Preschool Module 4
Date: 02/10/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will explore challenging behaviors. Participants will learn strategies to prevent challenging behaviors. Participants will also learn to teach replacement skills. The information in this training is based on the Center on Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL).
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Asthma, Allergies, and Other Health Related Disabilities
Date: 02/10/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Asthma is a chronic condition that affects a child's airways, making breathing difficult. Allergies are extremely common among children from bees, peanuts, grass, latex, milk, gluten, dogs, yeast, to perfume. Allergies can be minor as well as life threatening, either way they are not a joke. You need to be aware of asthma and allergens and what you can do to be prepared and prevent reactions for the children that you provide care for.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Fun with Foundations
Date: 02/10/2015 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn how to embed the Foundations into everyday happenings
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Orientation I
Date: 02/10/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Safe and Healthy Care in Child Care Programs
Date: 02/10/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Debbie Collins has taught the Health and Safety class at Ivy Tech for many years. Debbie will provide attendees with information on Best Practices in child care. More and more, research tells us that our children's healthy development depends on safe and positive experiences. Participants will learn correct hand washing and sanitary diapering techniques. Information will be shared about Abuse and neglect and supervision. Ideas for helping young children learn about health and safety in the classroom will be shared. Most important is when providers consider health and safety guidelines you provide a program where a parent can feel comfortable leaving their young children.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 02/10/2015 Time: 01:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 02/10/2015 Time: 03:30 PM-04:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: It'll Be OK...Just Let Them
Date: 02/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Does your program have one or more daredevils in it? Do you have children whose behavior toes the line between reckless and dangerous? In this training we will explore how children need to test the limits of their own bodies to discover the extent of how far they are able to push themselves in the name of fun. We will also discuss the importance of risk taking and the implications when children fail.
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: Supporting the Breastfed Baby in Child Care
Date: 02/11/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the health impact of breastfeeding for moms & babies and why breastfeeding matters in the child care setting.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/11/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: It's All About Relationships! Exploring Primary Caregiving in Group Care Settings (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 02/11/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: The relationships young children build with their caregivers in infancy teach them how to develop relationships throughout life, and these relationships can not exist without attachment. In this training we will explore attachment theory, how to be present with infants and toddlers, and how to read the social-emotional cues that tell us what they need. Through videos, discussion, and reflection, we will also take time to think about primary caregiving roles and responsibilities, how to develop a system of primary caregiving and continuity of care, and how to use this system to build real relationships with infants, toddlers, and families. This training will consist of 2.5 hrs of training and 1.5 hrs of onsite mentoring at the child care facility. Participants will schedule the onsite piece after the completion of the training and will receive a 4 hr training certificate at the completion of the onsite mentoring.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Cicero, IN


Title: RECIPE for Growing Healthy Children Part B
Date: 02/11/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training introduces child care providers to positive practices that will transform your child care program from "feeding children" to "growing healthy children." This session will cover the "C" for create delicious and nutritious meals and snacks and I for "Involve" children in food and fun. Must attend session A and C.
Instructor: Linda Curley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 02/11/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Maricela Madden
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: When Children are Touched by Disaster-Emergency Preparedness and Response for Early Care and Education Programs
Date: 02/11/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Considering the unique needs of children experiencing disasters, have in place for your early care and education program an emergency response plan that provides for their safety and emotional well-being.
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Classroom Management - 2 hours
Date: 02/11/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This interactive session will provide participants with an understanding of the relationship between environmental variables and children's challenging behaviors. Participants will be able to identify strategies that can be used to design schedules and routines, structure transitions and implement rules/ positive guidance.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/11/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Fear Not! Developing a Preschool Curriculum for Your Program
Date: 02/11/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Does developing a preschool curriculum sound scary to you? Fear not! We will discuss what curriculum is, what effective curriculum looks like, and how you can create your own curriculum tailored to your early childhood program.
Instructor: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Martinsville, IN


Title: School-Age Summer Programming Part I: Summer SACC Best Practices
Date: 02/11/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will gain information for providing school-agers in their summer programs with hands-on learning experiences that deliver positive results. A self-assessment tool will be used to incorporate the Indiana Afterschool Summer Learning Standards.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/11/2015 Time: 03:00 PM-05:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/11/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Inclusion and Adapting for Children
Date: 02/12/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training offers information on the Americans With Disabilities, benefits of Inclusion, Person First Language, and lastly how to adapt to specific children's needs. By individualing care, each child's needs are able to be addressed and met for a high quality child care experience
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Mind in the Making Session 1
Date: 02/12/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us on a journey into the science of early learning. How can families and teachers give kids the life skills they need to cope in our multi-tasking, multimedia, modern world? This series will cover the 7 essential life skills every child needs from Ellen Galinsky's book Mind in the Making. In this session we will introduce the modules and begin working on Skill 1: Focus and Self Control.
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Connections: Family Involvement and Learning Success
Date: 02/12/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Are you frustrtated by parents who drop their child off, or pick them up, while talking on their cell phone? Do you have parents that don't understand when their child gets a little messy at day care? What can you do? In this training, participants will learn about the importance of family invovment in children's learning. We will explore the culture of the families in their care and discover the reasons behind why parents are doing the things they do; as well as ways to include all parents in activities going on in the classroom.
Instructor: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: School-Age Summer Programming Part I: Summer SACC Best Practices
Date: 02/12/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will gain information for providing school-agers in their summer programs with hands-on learning experiences that deliver positive results. A self-assessment tool will be used to incorporate the Indiana Afterschool Summer Learning Standards.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: CSEFEL I/T Mod II: Routines & Environments Day 2 of 3 - 3 hours
Date: 02/12/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-09:15 PM
Description: In depth look at: Responsive Routines, Environments, and Targeted Strategies to Support Social Emotional Development in Infants and Toddlers.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/12/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 02/12/2015 Time: 04:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Greencastle, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 02/12/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Ages and Stages Questionnaires: Social Emotional
Date: 02/12/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Children presenting with challenging behaviors can be tough to work with and talk about with families. The Ages and Stages Questionnaires: Social Emotional edition can support you and families in learning more about ways to provide children activities to foster social emotional development. Learn how to complete and score the screening tool, discuss the information with families and what resources might be available to further support the child and family.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Introduction to theAges and Stages Tool -CLIMBS ASQ
Date: 02/12/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Discussing the topic of universal screenings and how to use Ages and Stages.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 02/12/2015 Time: 02:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Observation and Assessment
Date: 02/12/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: A valuable part of lesson planning is the observation and assessment piece. This training examines the importance of observations and assessments and will view some samples.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Cultural Influence on Language and Literacy Teaching Practices (Cradling Literacy)
Date: 02/12/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Experiences in our first relationships influence, and are part of, all that follows. During this session, we will discuss the importance of examining your teaching practices and reflect on how your culture may influence the ways you teach and support young children's early language and literacy.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Peru, IN


Title: I am moving I am learning-MVPA Everyday and Take it Outside
Date: 02/13/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will gain ideas to facilitate movement activities so children will increase their moderate to vigorous physical movement (MVPA) every day. They will also gain information about the importance of MVPA and understand their role in implementing this both inside and outside.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Connersville, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/14/2015 Time: 08:30 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 02/14/2015 Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Rough and Tumble Play 101
Date: 02/14/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Is there a place for this type of play in quality programs for young children? Participants will connect the benefits of these big body experiences to children's development and learning, exploring how to keep it a safe type of play in their programs. (This session provides hours toward the annual training requirement for child care programs sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Kimberly Swain
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Columbia City, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series - Part A - Child Development
Date: 02/14/2015 Time: 08:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Do you wonder sometimes why children do what they do? Did you know that there have been hundreds of years of research about young children and how they learn and grow? Do you want to know more about how that impacts your work? Come and learn the basic characteristics of early childhood and child development, including brain development and temperament. Explore the history and the theorists that have had a great impact on the early childhood field. You will leave with a list of developmental domains and milestones and an understanding of how culture influences learning. Understanding how young children develop and why they do what they do will help you know how to take better care of them and give you a guide to use in your daily work.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Building a Healthy Brain
Date: 02/16/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The development of brain begins at conception and continues across the life span. Child care professionals support and promote very young children's healthy brain development when they use relationships, respect, repetition, routines, and responsive interactions the 5 R's. During this training participants identify ways to purposefully use these five strategies in their work with very young children and their families.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Cedar Lake, IN


Title: Positive Guidance Practices-Age Appropriate Behavior
Date: 02/16/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Session One of this 3-part series will focus on understanding what behavior is appropriate for a child's age.
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 02/16/2015 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn about Indiana'a Quality Rating System
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Webinar: How to Choose a Curriculum
Date: 02/16/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Confused? Bewildered? Anxious? Join us for concrete ways to choose the curriculum right for your center, home or ministry. We will review what a curriculum is, looks like, and what are some of your options.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/16/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Promoting Social and Emotional Development-I/T
Date: 02/17/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Upon completion of this training, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies with infants and toddlers. These strategies will assist infants and toddlers in the development of their social and emotional competence in order to keep challenging behaviors from beginning.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Purposeful Play
Date: 02/17/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Children learn best through play, but why is play so important? This training will explore the reasons why children learn best through play, and how to ensure the children in your care are obtaining the skills they need. We will help you understand how to make play purposeful as well as appropriate, and examine just exactly what children learn through purposeful play!
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Hybrid CDA: Adapting the Playability of Toys and Materials
Date: 02/17/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Play is fun and easy for everyone, if you make it that way! This training will allow you to make the materials that you offer ALL children more accessible to play with and use. Learn techniques on making materials more playable for children with special needs. Learn ways to include all of the children by adapting the materials that you may already have in your environment.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Creating a Community of Learners
Date: 02/17/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: You can help support child development by establishing a sense of community in your classroom. We will discuss the importance of creating warm, positive relationships as the primary tool to support a community classroom. We will also explore other important components to enhance the sense of community with young children. This training is based on Foundations: Social Studies and counts for the Foundations requirement for Paths to QUALITY.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: The World of Edible Plants
Date: 02/17/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will focus on identifying food types, describe functions, and explain where it fits in and the importance of meeting the all the food groups.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Yes Environments
Date: 02/17/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Plan your day so that you can say YES! Yes to new ideas, messy activities and creative children. How do you set up your classroom, and allow for the unexpected so that you can follow the lead of the children in your care? Can you say yes to creating a garden, or allowing for mud play? Look beyond the problem to solutions.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Watch Me Grow, Help Me Learn "Day 1"
Date: 02/17/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: What is developmentally appropriate practice for infants and toddlers? Participants will learn basics of child growth and development and what they can do to support the development of infants and toddlers. Participants will discover activities and toys that are both age appropriate and sometimes inexpensive to make.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Facing Addictions/Effects of drugs and alcohol on babies
Date: 02/17/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: “When I Abuse, We Both Lose” is an incredible opportunity to provide critical information about abusing prescription pain pills while pregnant. Indiana witnessed first-hand the horrible realities doctors and nurses describe as an “epidemic.”  Three days of the shooting in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at IU Ball Memorial Hospital documented babies withdrawing from prescription pain medication. This training has achieved high levels of acclaim from medical personnel, psychiatric professionals and  Indiana State government officials. Come and learn how you can educate young mothers about this epidemic.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/17/2015 Time: 11:30 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Plainfield, IN


Title: School-Age Summer Programming Part I: Summer SACC Best Practices
Date: 02/17/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will gain information for providing school-agers in their summer programs with hands-on learning experiences that deliver positive results. A self-assessment tool will be used to incorporate the Indiana Afterschool Summer Learning Standards.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Plymouth, IN


Title: Looking for Leprechauns
Date: 02/17/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Gather together and enjoy hands on activities that are focused around St. Patrick’s Day. We will explore activities dealing with literacy, numeracy, science, dramatic play and creative arts while Looking for Leprechauns!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 02/17/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Vicci Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Directors- How to Deal with Difficult Personalities
Date: 02/18/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Directors please join us for this interacting training about personalities. Learn strategies to assist you in your work with people that you find difficult or cause problems for you. Discover your strengths along with tips to assist you in during difficult professional and personal conversations.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 02/18/2015 Time: 02:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Charlas
Date: 02/18/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come enjoy an evening with other professionals to talk about early childhood. Each month we will have a different topic and speaker. The cost will cover dinner.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 02/18/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Emergent Curriculum
Date: 02/18/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: This workshop offers participants an overview of what it means to use an emergent curriculum to plan experiences for young children.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 02/18/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Everett Hicks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Stories of Science: Webinar Part 2
Date: 02/18/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This training takes a unique look at science. Teresa Matlock will help providers explore ways to help children think out cause and effect as well as constructing stories. Participants will also receive technical assistance with this three part training.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Rethinking Seat Work and Ditto Sheets with DAP
Date: 02/18/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) are a must in every early childhood setting. This training will explain how to create a child centered program with Developmentally Appropriate learning activities for the children in your care.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: More than Books
Date: 02/19/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Language in the early years is crucial to becoming literate. Learn our important role as caring adults in building a young child's appreciation for speaking, listening, writing, and reading. Learn how to give children a strong foundation in literacy to promote school readiness. This training meets the requirement for Introduction to the Foundations.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Renegade Directors...Changing One Child at a Time!
Date: 02/19/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM
Description: It’s OK NOT to Share… and Other Renegade Rules for Raising Competent and Compassionate Kids was named one of the Best Parenting Books of 2012 by Parents magazine reviewer. Put another way, it’s about learning limits, rough housing and taking turns. These 29 Renegade Rules guide you through some of the most misunderstood aspects of early childhood. Try these time-tested tools to help your staff to help children be assertive, prevent bullying, take risks, love literacy, cope with tough feelings and handle explosive energy. The information is backed up by solid child development science, these “renegade rules” give practical answers to everyday challenges and may just turn everything you thought you knew about raising kids upside down. Be prepared to change your mind. This has been turned into a monthly training series for directors. We will meet monthly at lunch time and discuss a chapter at a time.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: CSEFEL I/T Mod III: Determing the Meaning of Behavior Day 3 of 3 - 3 hours
Date: 02/19/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-09:15 PM
Description: In-depth look at Individualized intervention with Infants and Toddlers: determining the meaning of behavior and developing appropriate responses.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-Birth to 3 Year Olds (English/Language Arts)
Date: 02/19/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, English/Language Arts to support infants/toddlers in becoming competent speakers, listeners, readers and writers.(Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fremont, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/19/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Greencastle, IN


Title: Watch Me Grow, Help Me Learn "Day 2"
Date: 02/19/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: What is developmentally appropriate practice for infants and toddlers? Participants will learn basics of child growth and development and what they can do to support the development of infants and toddlers. Participants will discover activities and toys that are both age appropriate and sometimes inexpensive to make.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Ages and Stages Questionnaires (ASQ-3): A Parent-Completed Monitoring System
Date: 02/19/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The ASQ-3 screening system is designed to be completed by parents or other primary caregivers at any point for a child between 1 month and 5 1/2 years of age. The questionnaires can identify accurately infants or young children who are in need of further assessment. This training will provide you with the tools for a clear understanding on every step of the screening process. Ongoing support and technical assistance from Huffer CCR&R staff will be available to help programs through the process.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Liberty, IN


Title: Afterschool Rage: Dealing with Difficult Children
Date: 02/19/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Discover unique concepts that address strategies to prevent and resolve difficult children and situations school age professionals may face during their program. Methods will be addressed from the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention System,Treating the Tough Adolescence by Scott Sells and What do you do with the Mad that you Feel workshop by Family Communications.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Attachment Theory
Date: 02/19/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This self-study course allows the learner to explore attachment theory at his or her own speed. Information regarding the history of attachment theory, different forms of attachment and the provider's role in building positive attachments will be emailed or mailed in a PowerPoint presentation. A workbook will be used giving participants an opportunity to explore attachment as it applies to your work environment. A pre and post test will be administered through Survey Monkey or by mail. One hour of on-site technical assistance is required.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Science Foundations for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 02/19/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Infants and toddlers are active explorers. They are able to learn about their environments through their senses, such as listening, hearing, touching and hands-on experiences. Learn how you can make these early science experiences fun and make them beneficial in all areas of their development. Take away many wonderful ideas and activities so your infants and toddler can learn about the world around them.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: The Importance of Relationships in Early Language and Literacy (Cradling Literacy)
Date: 02/19/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: What is the impact of relationships on brain development? How can early experiences affect young children's development? Explore your powerful and professional role in shaping young children's motivation for learning, and attitudes toward language and literacy through strong teacher-child relationships.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Peru, IN


Title: Beyond a Peanut: Manage Food Allergies in a Child Care Setting
Date: 02/19/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Beyond a Peanut: Manage Food Allergies in a Child Care Setting-Not sure where to begin in providing a safe environment for your children with food allergies? Begin with this training. It is designed to teach safety principles to minimize and manage risk for children with food allergies.
Instructor: Terri Hemminghouse
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 02/21/2015 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana`s quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 02/21/2015 Time: 10:30 AM-01:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: Hybrid CDA-Mentoring, Advocacy, and Leadership
Date: 02/21/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Early care and education is an extremely diverse field, with young children being taught and cared for daily in such varied settings as child care centers, family child care homes, church ministries, and schools. Caregivers also make up a very diverse group with many levels of experience and education. Today's young children will be tomorrow's parents, doctors, teachers, and religious and civic leaders. But do we as a country care enough about our children and their well-being to invest in them during their early years? This session will explore the areas of mentoring and advocacy in early care and education in the United States.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: 15.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: School-Age Summer Programming Part I: Summer SACC Best Practices
Date: 02/21/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Participants will gain information for providing school-agers in their summer programs with hands-on learning experiences that deliver positive results. A self-assessment tool will be used to incorporate the Indiana Afterschool Summer Learning Standards.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect: Understanding and Responding to Abuse and Neglect of Infants and Toddlers
Date: 02/21/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will be able to recognize the prevalence of abuse and neglect of infants and toddlers. We will discuss risk factors, review signs, and practice responding to concerns.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Temperaments
Date: 02/21/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn about the three temperament types.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/ Preschool: Kids Gone Wild Part 2 of 4
Date: 02/21/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Upon completion of this 12-hour training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies in order to decrease preschool childrenâ??s challenging behaviors.�  They will also receive an overview of intensive interventions for the children with ongoing and prolonged challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 02/21/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: First Aid
Date: 02/21/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Infant/Toddler Developmental Milestones: Recognizing and Addressing Speech, Language and Motor Delays
Date: 02/21/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Using typical development of children birth to age three as a guide, participants will look at making modifications/adaptations in the learning environment when delays are evident.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Waterloo, IN


Title: Cradling Literacy-The Role of Meaningful Experiences in Supporting Early Language and Literacy
Date: 02/23/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will explore how every day routines and experiences within a child's environment work to offer experiences meaningful to language and literacy. With each individual child in mind, how do we create these meaningful moments? Take a look at your role, as the caregiver, in turning the simple to substantial.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Connersville, IN


Title: Positive Guidance Practices-Discipline/Supervision
Date: 02/23/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Session Two of this 3-part series will focus on program strategies to guide children's behavior.
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Linking Learning Centers With Sensory Experiences
Date: 02/23/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Are you wondering how to implement effectivie sensory friendly learning centers in your program? This two hour training will not only focus on the importance of learning centers, but also how to provide great sensory experiences through your learning centers.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/23/2015 Time: 02:30 PM-05:00 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Understanding Children's Behaviors: Supporting the Individual Needs of Infant & Toddlers (PITC Module I)
Date: 02/23/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This session focuses on recognizing and understanding individual and developmental issues behind the behaviors of infants and toddlers. Participants will learn about what we mean by social-emotional development and health, how relationships contribute to social-emotional development and a framework for understanding behavior by reviewing the five possible causes of behavior issues.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Introduction to Ages & Stages
Date: 02/24/2015 Time: 05:45 PM-07:45 PM
Description: This training offers information on screening tools and how they can help you support the children in your care. You will gain information on the benefits of screening, as well as some detailed information on the Ages and Stages screening tool and kit.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: Ins and Outs of Good Circle Time
Date: 02/24/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The real goal of circle time is far more than teaching children to sit and listen — it is to help children join together and form a community. Learn what makes circle and group times successful. This lesson offers tips and ideas for gathering children together and keeping them involved.
Instructor: Linda Curley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Powerful Interactions - 3 hours
Date: 02/24/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: We know that our interactions with children shape who they become and how they feel about themselves. This workshop that will look at how we implement and embed Powerful Interactions into our classrooms. What it is, what it looks like and how to be present for the children we care for each day. The workshop will be an in-depth look at the book "Powerful Interactions, How to Connect with Children to Extend Their Learning".
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Danville, IN


Title: Bullying: Why Don't They Like Me?
Date: 02/24/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 PM
Description: What is bullying? Bullying has become not only a national but international epidemic that is starting in our preschools. This training will better help you understand all sides of those involved in bullying, what to do as a caregiver, and the long term effects of bullying. We will also be viewing the documentary Bully and having a discussion about the documentary.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 02/24/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Ages and Stages
Date: 02/24/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training will provide an overview of the Ages and Stages screening tool as well as compare what an assessment is vs. a screening. It will provide the opportunity to think through the current practices pertaining to screening children and why screening tools should be implemented in child care settings. Information will also be shared on how to obtain additional assistance with the Ages and Stages screening tool.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Greencastle, IN


Title: Beyond Tolerance, A Closer Look At Cultural Diversity
Date: 02/24/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will learn various strategies to encourage family involvement in the child care program to ensure the individual needs of the child is met in a diverse and culturally sensitive learning environment.
Instructor: Kristin Cofield
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Watch Me Grow Help Me Learn "Day 3"
Date: 02/24/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: What is developmentally appropriate practice for infants and toddlers? Participants will learn basics of child growth and development and what they can do to support the development of infants and toddlers. Participants will discover activities and toys that are both age appropriate and sometimes inexpensive to make.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Adaptations for Success
Date: 02/24/2015 Time: 04:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Do you have children with specific special needs in your classroom? How can you appropriately engage those children in the learning process? Learn about ways to make adaptations to the care environment and materials to help meet the needs of children with diverse abilities in various classroom settings.
Instructor: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Foundations Building Blocks: No Quick Fixes Part 1
Date: 02/24/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn the definition of challenging behavior and why children use challenging behaviors. Participants will be provided with practical guidance approaches when working with children with challenging behavior. This is part 1 of a series.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Letting Children Lead
Date: 02/24/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Does your plan always go according to plan? In this training, we will look at allowing and following the children's plan instead of only focusing on what we want.
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 02/24/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: Hidden Environmental Risks
Date: 02/25/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Presented by Indiana Five Star Environmental Recognition Program. This training will discuss the hidden environmental factors that can affect a child`s health. The presentation will discuss factors such as carbon monoxide, lead, mercury, radon, and other harmful environmental factors that could be hidden within your site.
Instructor: Kara Elkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations: Fine Arts
Date: 02/25/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Make It Take It Session: Workshop to make and take ideas back to your classroom or childcare facility focused around the Fine Arts Foundations.Participants will learn about the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children Birth-Age 5. The FOUNDATIONS assist adults in providing developmentally appropriate activities for young children that will support the child's growth and development. This interactive workshop will support many of the learning opportunities that you already provide to young children and will serve as a framework for further planning.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Living With Food Allergies
Date: 02/25/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Liz Schwab, Parent and Preschool Teacher will share information on how to keep children with food allergies safe and healthy in early care and education programs. (This session provides hours toward the annual required training for child care programs sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Elizabeth Schwab
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Rough and Tumble Play 101
Date: 02/25/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Is there a place for this type of play in quality programs for young children? Participants will connect the benefits of these big body experiences to children's development and learning, exploring how to keep it a safe type of play in their programs. (This session provides hours toward the annual training requirement for child care programs sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Goshen, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 02/25/2015 Time: 08:30 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: WEBINAR: The Director's Role in Potty Training in Child Care
Date: 02/25/2015 Time: 08:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn appropriate ways to make potty training easier on the child, staff, and parents. This training will provide participants with the signs of readiness and how to make it a successful venture for everyone, including program policies around potty training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 02/25/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-07:15 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 02/25/2015 Time: 03:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Salem, IN


Title: Approach the Unaproachable
Date: 02/25/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Approaching a parent can be difficult whether you are a teacher or director. How can you begin those difficult conversations with parents of child in your care? Join us to learn how to approach difficult conversations while showing parents you are listening and value their feelings.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Call Me Mary Poppins
Date: 02/26/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: What tricks do you have in your bag? Join us for this session on strategies, tips, and ideas of how to serve ALL children and families. We will address topics from policies and procedures to adapting toys.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Bluffton, IN


Title: ENGAGE Families: Ways to Empower Families
Date: 02/26/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This workshop will provide hands on, concrete communication tools to engage and strengthen parents and families. We often forget that families are an essential part of the process and should be active in developing goals/outcomes for their children. Can we develop a relation that allows give and take, can we learn from parents? Can they learn from us? Explore ways to inform and be informed.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Curriculum & Activity Ideas for School Age Classrooms
Date: 02/26/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Looking for ways to provide quality experiences for school age children on a limited budget? Need more curriculum ideas and ways to keep school age children active and busy. This workshop, for staff working with school age children in school, family child care, and ministry settings, to help develop activities to make this year your best school year yet! Presented by Nancy Hudson, Purdue Extension Educator.
Instructor: Nancy Hudson
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Charlestown, IN


Title: Mind in the Making Session 2
Date: 02/26/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us on a journey into the science of early learning. How can families and teachers give kids the life skills they need to cope in our multi-tasking, multimedia, modern world? This series will cover the 7 essential life skills every child needs from Ellen Galinsky's book Mind in the Making. Session 2 of the Mind in the Making Series will focus on Skill 2: Perspective Taking and Skill 3: Communicating. Participants are not required to attend Session 1 in order to attend this training.
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Bullying: Why Don't They Like Me?
Date: 02/26/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 PM
Description: What is bullying? Bullying has become not only a national but international epidemic that is starting in our preschools. This training will better help you understand all sides of those involved in bullying, what to do as a caregiver, and the long term effects of bullying. We will also be viewing the documentary Bully and having a discussion about the documentary.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (2 hours)
Date: 02/26/2015 Time: 01:30 PM-03:00 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 02/26/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Rachel Yoder
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 02/26/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Greencastle, IN


Title: Watch Me Grow, Help Me Learn "Day 4"
Date: 02/26/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: What is developmentally appropriate practice for infants and toddlers? Participants will learn basics of child growth and development and what they can do to support the development of infants and toddlers. Participants will discover activities and toys that are both age appropriate and sometimes inexpensive to make.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 02/26/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Suzanne Milligan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Dialogic Reading
Date: 02/26/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will explore dialogic reading. It will be modeled and practiced. Participants will also look at how use this skill with parents.
Instructor: Yvonne Henderson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: The Building Blocks to Early Literacy for Infants, Toddlers and Two's-Sing
Date: 02/26/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Singing is an activity that is enjoyed by infants, toddlers and twos. Connect how offering this type of music activity supports their early literacy skills.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Plymouth, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 02/26/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Vicci Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Primary Caregiving and Relationship Based Care
Date: 02/26/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: What is primary Caregiving and how to implement it as the beginning steps to continuity of care
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Friday Night Fun
Date: 02/27/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Friday Night Fun blends the fun and excitement of party with the instruction and accomplishments of a class. Each session will feature one project from four categories including: Experiments, Class Décor, Games and don't forget the Wild and Wacky. Projects are always functional and designed to repurpose and reuse common and uncommon materials found at home.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Promoting Social and Emotional Development-I/T
Date: 02/28/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Upon completion of this training, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies with infants and toddlers. These strategies will assist infants and toddlers in the development of their social and emotional competence in order to keep challenging behaviors from beginning.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Connersville, IN


Title: Breakfast & A Book
Date: 02/28/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: The participant will learn how to include literacy activities each day with the children
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Helping Children in Developing Healthy Habits: Informing Parents About Nutrition
Date: 02/28/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Partner with parents in helping children to eat healthier. Learn how lesson plans, newsletters and family nights can support parents in understanding nutrition. (This session provides hours toward the annual training requirement for child care programs sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Emergent Literacy Curriculum Building (Cradling Literacy mod 3)
Date: 02/28/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will discuss how meaningful and purposeful experiences play a central role in children�?�¢??s early language and literacy and how they can create and support these experiences. Participants will explore ways to observe, assess, and plan developmentally and culturally appropriate curriculum by using the LEARN approach.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Madison, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Preschool-Kids Gone Wild: PART B
Date: 02/28/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-04:00 PM
Description: These sessions will look at Promoting Social and Emotional Competence while reducing challenging behaviors, making friendships, communication and looking beyond what you know.
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Exploring the Creative Arts with Infants and Toddlers
Date: 03/02/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Learn ways to implement music, art, and dramatic play in infant and toddler classrooms.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Rock-A-Bye with Bedtime Basics
Date: 03/02/2015 Time: 03:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: Rock-A-Bye Baby was developed for parents, grandparents, and others interested in learning more about safe sleeping environments for infants. This training focuses on the ABCâ??s of safe sleep: Aâ??Alone, Bâ??on their Back, Câ??in a safe Crib. Participants will learn Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) risk-reduction strategies and ways to prevent accidental death in the sleeping environment.
Instructor: Amy Matzet
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Positive Guidance Practices-Parent/Child Relationship
Date: 03/02/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Session Three of this 3-part session will focus on parent interactions that support guiding children's behavior.
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Cultural Influences on Language and Literacy Teaching Practices
Date: 03/02/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will discuss how meaningful and purposeful culture influences language and literacy
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hammond, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Lesson Planning for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 03/02/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Out of ideas on that to plan for your classroom? This training will help you plan and implement developmentally appropriate lesson plans for infants and toddlers!
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/02/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jeffersonville, IN


Title: Webinar: Director's Management Series Part 1
Date: 03/02/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Join us as we explore the ins and outs of being a director. It's a touch job but someone has to do it! We will explore relationship building, policies, boards, and how to keep our focus on what's important: children!
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 03/02/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 03/02/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety, and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 03/03/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Vicci Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Observing and Assessing Preschool Aged Children (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 03/03/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Overall, basic information about observation, assessment, and portfolios in early childhood classrooms. Participants will learn how to observe children and will work one-on-one with the trainer on implementing observations in their classrooms. This training will consist of 2hrs of training and 1hrs of onsite mentoring at the child care facility. Participants will schedule the onsite piece after the completion of the training and will receive a 3hr training certificate at the completion of the onsite mentoring.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Voluntary Certification Program Introduction
Date: 03/03/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Voluntary Certification Program (VCP) for Unlicensed, Registered Ministries, is a voluntary participation program designed to increase quality of child care services provided to children enrolled in RCCM. It is also the first step to join Paths to QUALITY. This workshop will help get you started.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Charlestown, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/03/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Management Webinar: Supporting Staff completing Observations
Date: 03/03/2015 Time: 01:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: A webinar designed for the unique needs of a director.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series Part A - Child Development -Day 1
Date: 03/03/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Do you wonder sometimes why children do what they do? Did you know that there have been hundreds of years of research about young children and how they learn and grow? Do you want to know more about how that impacts your work? Come and learn the basic characteristics of early childhood and child development, including brain development and temperament. Explore the history and the theorists that have had a great impact on the early childhood field. You will leave with a list of developmental domains and milestones and an understanding of how culture influences learning. Understanding how young children develop and why they do what they do will help you know how to take better care of them and give you a guide to use in your daily work.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Outside and Loving It!
Date: 03/04/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Outdoor play is critical to Developmentally Appropriate Practice. Embrace the outdoors and resond to chidren's natural curiosity. Discover the benefits of and ways to implement more outdoor play.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 03/04/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??s Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: RECIPE for Growing Healthy Children Part C
Date: 03/04/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training introduces child care providers to positive practices that will transform your child care program from "feeding children" to "growing healthy children." This session will cover the last two topics of the RECIPE program: P for "Partner" with parents, and E for "Enjoy" eating together. Must attend session A and B.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 03/04/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Kim Hardin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Safe Sensory Play for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 03/04/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Come and learn some exciting ways to incorporate sensory play into infant and toddler child care programs. Come prepared to do some (messy and non-messy) hands on activities! We will also discuss safety issues, environment set up and the benefits of sensory play.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Introduction to the Reggio Emilia Approach
Date: 03/05/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn a basic understanding of Reggio practices, the Reggio belief system, and how they might incorporate some of those ideas into what they already do.
Instructor: Tikila Welch
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Relationship-based and Reflective Supervision for Organizations
Date: 03/05/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Programs can make significant progress towards achieving the goals of providing high quality services, hiring and retaining a skilled team of professionals, and building a high functioning organization by establishing a relationship-based and reflective workplace. This training will provide some tools leaders need to begin this process which include using the techniques when working with and evaluating staff. This training is open to anyone who manages 3 or more staff.
Instructor: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Greencastle, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 03/05/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 03/05/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 03/05/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Day in the Life of a Two Year Old: The not so terrible two's
Date: 03/05/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What does a Two's room look like? This training will focus on developmental milestones of two year olds, how to plan appropriate experiences, and look at typical v. atypical development. This training is designed for centers and ministries.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Understanding the Active Child-ADHD
Date: 03/05/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: An overview of young children that have ADHD. We will discuss ways to create Inclusive Environments as well as making adaptations to meet the needs of children we care for.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 03/05/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Developmental Milestones
Date: 03/05/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Knowing what is appropriate at different stages of development is very important for building expectations and writing lesson plans. Join us in looking into how to use these milestones and what certain behaviors may mean in regard to these milestones!
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 03/05/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This child care start up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center or ministry setting and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Plainfield, IN


Title: Sensory: the Whys and Whats of Sensory Play
Date: 03/05/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 PM
Description: The phrases "it's so messy" and "why do they have to do this" are two of the most common phrases that accompany sensory play. In this training child care providers will learn the why children need to have sensory play and what they can use for sensory play. Please come prepared to share sensory ideas from your classroom.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Posey County, IN


Title: Puppets, Flannel Boards, and Finger Plays, OH MY!
Date: 03/05/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Bring back those puppets, flannel boards and finger plays that so many of us have put into storage. Breathe new life into these versatile literacy tools and learn to grab children's attention and keep them engaged as they become story tellers who love to act out and retell stories, keep their hands busy during transition times, and learn to love story times.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Breakfast and a Book and Beyond
Date: 03/07/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Come enjoy a children's book, the sharing of activities to go along with the book, and great networking with your peers. Also this month, join the CASY Food Program to learn great ways to tie your literacy learning into fun cooking experiences for your children. Participants do receive the book of the month, but space is limited so please be sure to register ahead of time.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series-Part B-Observing and Assessing Children (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 03/07/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Assessment fits into every good program and helps providers gain valuable knowledge about a child's individual development and learning. Join us for Part B of the "Getting to Know Young Children Series" as we look at the process of observing children and implementing meaningful child assessment. Please note: you must attend Part A before being able to attend Part B. Learn the purpose of assessment, what areas of development should be assessed, appropriate times to assess, and how we gather, compile, and share the information. In addition to these 2 hours of training, participants will receive 2 hours of onsite technical assistance from an expert that will count as training. This training and technical assistance package is designed to help participants as they learn and implement the process of child assessment.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 03/07/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: First Aid
Date: 03/07/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Sense-Ability
Date: 03/07/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-04:00 PM
Description: Get the facts & fiction about ADHD & autism and take away strategies to us in the classroom, learn how to integrate multi sensory experiences in the classroom, and take a close look at strategies to use in the classroom regarding autism.
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Ages and Stages
Date: 03/09/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us for an information session regarding the Ages and Stages. Participants will have an improved knowledge of the benefits of screening all children in care. You will understand the difference between screening and assessment. You will also gain a familiarity with the Ages and Stages.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Developing Self Regulation Skills: Birth - Age 5
Date: 03/09/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training focuses on guiding children's behavior. Participants will learn the definition of challenging behavior and why children use challenging behaviors. Participants will be provided with practical guidance approaches when working with children with challenging behavior.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Fun with Foundations
Date: 03/09/2015 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn how to embed the Foundations into everyday happenings
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Orientation I
Date: 03/09/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Curriculum for Infants & Toddlers
Date: 03/09/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Infants and Toddlers deserve their own curriculum! This doesn't have to mean purchasing or creating a separate curriculum for them, but it does mean that they need more than a "watered down" preschool curriculum. Through discussion and small-group work you will explore what a true infant and toddler curriculum should look like, learn how to evaluate your current curriculum or select one that is best for your program, and create strategies to apply the elements of your curriculum so that every infant and toddler will FLOURISH in your care.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Looking at Learning: Portfolios and Assessments
Date: 03/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Documenting and Observing is an important part of the curriculum and assessment cycle. Along with discussing ways to gather information about children, we will discuss how to evaluate and use that information to plan and reflect upon your curriculum to help support children's development.
Instructor: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: It' Easy! Yoga for Kids!
Date: 03/10/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Want to literally STRETCH children's minds and bodies? Try a little yoga…Breathing calms and soothes, poses build stronger, healthier bodies. Wear comfy clothes and learn some basics to take back to your classroom!
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: What is Developmentally Appropriate for School Age Programs?
Date: 03/10/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will have the information to implement programming that responds to the needs and interest of school-age children.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/10/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Connersville, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series Part A - Child Development -Day 1
Date: 03/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Do you wonder sometimes why children do what they do? Did you know that there have been hundreds of years of research about young children and how they learn and grow? Do you want to know more about how that impacts your work? Come and learn the basic characteristics of early childhood and child development, including brain development and temperament. Explore the history and the theorists that have had a great impact on the early childhood field. You will leave with a list of developmental domains and milestones and an understanding of how culture influences learning. Understanding how young children develop and why they do what they do will help you know how to take better care of them and give you a guide to use in your daily work.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Book Nook: Social Emotional Topics in Children's Literature
Date: 03/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: How often do you teach social emotional concepts throughout the day?  Do you like to be creative but do not have the time?  Children must be taught proper techniques for things like using self-control, and one way to do that is through the use of children’s literature.  Each training will examine specific books, different each session.  Some topics include naming feelings, bullying, friendship, hitting, biting, and self-esteem.  The participants will have the opportunity to make props to go with each book for use in circle time or throughout the day. Perfect for teachers new to the field or teachers who are ready to spice up their tool belt!
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Nuts & Bolts of Food Allergies
Date: 03/10/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Griffith, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/10/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Connecting Families to Resources
Date: 03/10/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This webinar is full of resources to assist you and the families in your child care.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series Part A - Child Development -Day 2
Date: 03/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Do you wonder sometimes why children do what they do? Did you know that there have been hundreds of years of research about young children and how they learn and grow? Do you want to know more about how that impacts your work? Come and learn the basic characteristics of early childhood and child development, including brain development and temperament. Explore the history and the theorists that have had a great impact on the early childhood field. You will leave with a list of developmental domains and milestones and an understanding of how culture influences learning. Understanding how young children develop and why they do what they do will help you know how to take better care of them and give you a guide to use in your daily work.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Bullying and the Child with Special Needs
Date: 03/10/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What do I do when my child with special needs is being bullied? What can I do to help prevent my child with special needs from being bullied? These questions and more will be discussed during the presentation.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Beauty in Bloom
Date: 03/10/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Gather together and enjoy hands on activities that are focused around Easter and the spring season. We will explore activities dealing with literacy, numeracy, science, dramatic play and creative arts.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Nutritional Building Blocks
Date: 03/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Nutrition is a child`s blocking blocks to a healthy life. Good nutrition plays a part of all learning areas. This training will introduce strategies for improving nutrition choices
Instructor: Kara Elkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Spencer, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/11/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Happy, Sad and Anywhere in Between (Social Emotional Literacy)
Date: 03/11/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Communication is more than listening, speaking, reading and writing. In this session you will explore social-emotional literacy and it's importance to learning. Learn strategies to help children understand their emotions and build social-emotional competency.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Quit Acting Like a Baby: Age Appropriate Discipline
Date: 03/11/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Reflect on the ways you perceive childrenâ??s behavior and what you bring to the table from your experiences. Which behaviors are age appropriate and how do we guide children to gain the skills they need? Bring an open mind and find ways to accept that you have the option to change your attitude!
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Spanish Safe Sleeping to Reduce the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/11/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Los participantes aumentarán su comprensión de un medio ambiente seguro para dormir para los bebés, recién nacidos hasta los doce meses de edad. Se hará hincapié en la creación de una zona de dormitorio y de reducción de riesgos de estrategias seguras y saludables para el Síndrome de Muerte Súbita del Lactante (SMSL) y la prevención de la muerte accidental. Este entrenamiento es un requisito previo al servicio que satisfaga la Ley Pública 162-205 para obtener la licencia en casa, así como los estándares de elegibilidad de proveedores proveedores de origen certificadas (CCDF) Vale. Se alienta a los proveedores de cuidado infantil de todos los ajustes a asistir a esta capacitación gratuita.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 03/11/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) A deeper look at a STEM Curriculum
Date: 03/11/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Sue Bayley, Outreach Coordinator for the Women in Engineering Program at Purdue University, will be presenting STEM topics. Come and learn how you can use STEM in your daily routine and curriculum.
Instructor: Sue Bayley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: School-Age Summer Programming Part II: Planning a Dynamic SACC Program
Date: 03/11/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn useful tools for planning a summer for school agers that focuses on quality programming.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 03/12/2015 Time: 02:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Centerville, IN


Title: Mind in the Making Session 3
Date: 03/12/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us on a journey into the science of early learning. How can families and teachers give kids the life skills they need to cope in our multi-tasking, multimedia, modern world? This series will cover the 7 essential life skills every child needs from Ellen Galinsky's book Mind in the Making. Session 3 of the Mind in the Making series will focus on Skill 4: Making Connections and Skill 5: Critical Thinking. Participants are not required to attend session 1 or 2 in order to attend this training.
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Connections: Nature and Behavior
Date: 03/12/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Does the full moon really make children act crazier than normal? A weather front moving through? It's too hot to go outside? What does this to the children in your care? Are these ideas real or old wives tales? Come explore the connection between nature and the well being of the children in your care.
Instructor: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 03/12/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Maricela Madden
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: School-Age Summer Programming Part II: Planning a Dynamic SACC Program
Date: 03/12/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn useful tools for planning a summer for school agers that focuses on quality programming.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/12/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Nurturing Our Infants and Toddlers-Quality Time (Session One)
Date: 03/12/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Through this three-part series, participants will connect how creating a routine with infants and toddlers that focuses on spending quality time with them offers natural opportunities to observe and learn more about each child in their care. This first session addresses quality time.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Kendallville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 03/12/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Using Developmental Checklists
Date: 03/12/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Join as we investigate various developmental checklists and look at how we can use these to more effectively lesson plan and manage our classrooms.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 03/12/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children from Birth to Age 5. The FOUNDATIONS assist adults in providing developmentally appropriate activities for young children that will support the child's growth and development. This interactive workshop will support many of the learning opportunities that you already provide to young children and will serve as a framework for further planning.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 03/12/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Rising Sun, IN


Title: Rolling Down Hills: Look Out for Learning!
Date: 03/12/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Rough and tumble play is an important learning experience for children. However, roughousing, horseplay, wrestling, and climbing are all words of concern in child care. We all want to provide a safe learning environment, but for children rough and tumble play is an important part of development and learning. Join us to see why rough and tumble play is important and how it can be incorporated in your program.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Supportive Responses to Troubled Parent-Child Relationships: Part 1
Date: 03/12/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Child care professionals have a unique window into families' strengths and challenges in their daily work. Providers may wonder how to best support warm and nurturing relationships or how to strengthen the connection between parent and child and ensure the child's safety. These sessions present strategies that child care providers can use to support positive parenting and to intervene when providers witness a troubles interaction between parent and child.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN