Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/ Infant Toddler-Day 3
Date: 07/31/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Upon completion of this 9-hour training series, 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: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Preschool Day 2 with TA
Date: 07/31/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-03:00 PM
Description: Upon completion of this 15-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 children's challenging behaviors. They will also receive an overview of intensive interventions for the children with ongoing and prolonged challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: The Amazing Brain
Date: 08/01/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Neurosurgeons know there are truly critical periods and stages of development in which the brain needs certain types of experience, or the circuits don't get put together properly. This webinar will provide participants with information that will help them to understand the importance of brain development.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Shelbyville, IN


Title: Foundations Building Blocks-Books and Babies (withTA)
Date: 08/01/2015 Time: 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Come explore the early literacy skills for infants and toddlers. We will be taking a look at the Literacy Early Childhood Foundations and discuss how to make play based learning meaningful! This will be a hands-on learning experience focusing on teaching providers how to interact with infants and toddlers to build Literacy skills. Please bring your copy of the Foundations if you have one.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Shelbyville, IN


Title: Breakfast and a Book (2 hour)
Date: 08/01/2015 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: Making a Difference: Changes to Provider Eligibility Standards for CCDF - 2015
Date: 08/03/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The law has changed for exempt child care homes and centers who accept CCDF vouchers. This training will give you an overview of the changes and provide resources you can use to keep accepting CCDF vouchers, which support families and children.
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 08/03/2015 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: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Greene, IN


Title: Off to a Good Start–Planning Your Home Child Care Business
Date: 08/03/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn about starting their child care program and employing practices that raise the level of professionalism, provide for sustainability of their business, and protect themselves and the families in their care. This presentation, developed by Tom Copeland, is available to home child care providers who have little experience with the business side of child care.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hobart, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/03/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 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: What is DAP with Infants and Toddlers?
Date: 08/03/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: What is Developmentally Appropriate Practice and what does it look like in the infant toddler environment.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: MVPA Everyday
Date: 08/03/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come and get information on how MVPA (Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity) supports school readiness skills in children
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Making a Difference: Changes to Provider Eligibility Standards for CCDF - 2015
Date: 08/03/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The law has changed for exempt child care homes and centers who accept CCDF vouchers. This training will give you an overview of the changes and provide resources you can use to keep accepting CCDF vouchers, which support families and children.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Learning Centers 101: Math and Science
Date: 08/04/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What are children learning when they are looking through a magnifying glass or comparing sea shells? This workshop will explore the answer to this exact question and provide educators with strategies to engage and scaffold learning in these areas.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/04/2015 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: Nan Malloy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Building Literacy Into Everyday Routines (2.25 Hours)
Date: 08/04/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:15 PM
Description: Preschoolers need a strong foundation in language and vocabulary to prepare them for future academic success. Participants will learn activities to utilize every opportunity during the day to build language skills.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Mangement Webinar: "Are you kidding me?!?!" Policies and Why They are Important
Date: 08/04/2015 Time: 01:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: A webinar designed for the unique needs of a director. Does your staff question certain policies? Do they bring the staff handbook to you saying, "Are you kidding me?" This webinar will address some of those policies and why they are important.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 08/04/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Petersburg, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 08/04/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 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: Rockville, IN


Title: Making a Difference: Changes to Provider Eligibility Standards for CCDF - 2015
Date: 08/04/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: The law has changed for exempt child care homes and centers who accept CCDF vouchers. This training will give you an overview of the changes and provide resources you can use to keep accepting CCDF vouchers, which support families and children.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: Show & Share
Date: 08/05/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you have ONE really good idea that you just can�¢??t wait to share? Maybe it is something you�¢??ve tried, designed or even made up on a whim. Then this workshop is for you! Come prepared with a sample or pictures to share your idea with the whole group
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Chesterton, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 08/05/2015 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: Building a Sense of Community with Preschoolers
Date: 08/05/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore teaching strategies that builds peer relationships, promotes collaboration and working together among preschoolers.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Goshen, IN


Title: Spanish Safe Sleeping to Reduce the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/05/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 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: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-Birth to 3 Year Olds (Social Studies)
Date: 08/05/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, Social Studies to plan experiences for infants/toddlers that support learning about their world, both physical and social. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Jill Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Kendallville, IN


Title: Strategies for Supporting Early Language and Literacy - Cradling Literacy
Date: 08/05/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: In this training we will review concepts of storytelling, early language and literacy development, the role of meaningful experiences in supporting early language and literacy, linking observation, assessment, and language and literacy to curriculum, and strategies for supporting early language and literacy.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Real Life: Art, Music, and Dramatic Play Part 1 (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 08/05/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Allowing children to be creative is a dynamic part of their learning process. We will examine what best practice looks like and then evaluate what is happening in our programs. This session is followed by a technical assistance visit.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Pretend Play
Date: 08/05/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: How can adults foster pretend play and be a facilitator that encourages this type of play? With the growing use of electronics and “ready to play” toys, children are losing this amazing opportunity to learn by pretending. Pretend play helps encourage social emotional skills that are necessary for healthy growth and development. Find inexpensive ways to open up this world for them and then how to get them to build upon these experiences.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 08/06/2015 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: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Akron, IN


Title: Supporting Breastfeeding Mothers (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 08/06/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Breastfeeding is one of the most highly effective preventive measures a mother can take to protect the health of her infant. The child care provider plays a very important role for the breastfeeding mother and their families. In this training you will learn the typical behavior of a breastfed baby, learn how to make bottle feeding easier, and the appropriate way to store and handle the breast milk safely. You will also understand the health impact of breastfeeding for moms and babies, and why support from care providers is important.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Purposeful Play
Date: 08/06/2015 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: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 08/06/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: English, IN


Title: Afterschool Planning Framework
Date: 08/06/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will identify techniques for planning school age activities, organized in a daily schedule that supports learning and development while keeping school agers engaged.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Observations & Assessments (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 08/06/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training will give participants tips on observing children. Participants will utilize information from observation and formal assessments to inform the development of learning materials, activities and environments for individuals and groups. You will then learn how to turn those observations into meaningful lesson plans developed for the individual needs of the children.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
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: 08/06/2015 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: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/06/2015 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 Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Interactive Reading with Young Children
Date: 08/06/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: The seeds of literacy are planted before children enter school. In this training we will look at how we can engage children while reading.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 08/06/2015 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: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Madison, IN


Title: Huffer CDA Pathway: Portfolios
Date: 08/06/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential is a nationally recognized credential awarded to individuals who have demonstrated competency through both experience and education in working with young children ages 0-5. The CDA Credential is awarded to infant/toddler child care teachers, preschool teachers, family child care providers and home visitors. The alternative training pathway combines theory and practical experience for work with young children and their families. Trainings include child development, child behavior and guidance, children with special needs, planning early childhood learning environments, ECE curriculum, and working with parents. There are a variety of options for students to meet their CDA professional development needs. Staff at Huffer will help you complete the process with career counseling and portfolio completion. Come to this informative training to find out more about the CDA and the Huffer CDA pathway.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
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: 08/06/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 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: For Better or for Worse
Date: 08/06/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: By using the Foundations to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children- Foundations for Social and Emotional Development you are creating the backbone needed for all other areas of development. The attainment of emotional and behavioral regulation as well as the capacity of building relationships are the critical skills that children must have to be ready to learn in any other areas. Join us in exploring how you can teach and support children to enter school prepared to succeed. This training meets the requirement for Introduction to the Foundations.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Ouch! Biting Hurts. What are they trying to tell us?
Date: 08/07/2015 Time: 12:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the possible reasons why children bite, strategies that will decrease this behavior, and how to work with families.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Dual Language Learners/Emerging Language and Literacy
Date: 08/08/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Learning to speak, for a child, is integrated with all other growth and development that is occurring from birth to five years. In fact, children learn to understand a great deal of language before they can speak. Children who are Dual Language Learners acquire two or more languages simultaneously, as well as learn a second language while continuing to develop their first language. Come discuss strategies to foster second-language acquisition and review the developmental stages of second-language acquisition. The training will also explore strategies to create and organize environments that respond to the unique needs of all children in the classroom.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Classroom Management
Date: 08/08/2015 Time: 12:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Do you need some strategies to manage your classroom effectively? Whether you work with infants and toddlers or preschoolers, we will discuss ways to manage your day so it is good for both you and your children.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Caregiver as Researcher: Understanding Curriculum Planning with Infants and Toddlers
Date: 08/08/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Infant and toddler care is more than just rocking babies all day. It takes careful observation and planning. How does this look for infants and toddlers? You become the researcher! Come to this session and learn about curriculum planning for our youngest children. You will leave with plenty of ideas and strategies.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: CSEFEL PreSchool Social Emotional Growth
Date: 08/08/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Using the CSEFEL pyramid model, participants will discuss ways to support children in their social emotional growth, identity formation, and a healthy foundation for future learning.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Shelbyville, IN


Title: Power of Guidance: Misbehavior v. Mistaken Behavior (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 08/10/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training covers the various mechanics involved in behaviors. Participants will learn the use of positive behavior supports, review the components of a PBS and closely examines how to apply this in their practice.
Instructor: Candice Wise
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: 08/10/2015 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: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Ages and Stages & Developmental Screenings
Date: 08/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training offers information on screening tools and how they can help you support the children in your care. In this two hour long presentation, you will gain information on the benefits of screening as well as some detailed information on the Ages and Stages kit.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Potty Training
Date: 08/10/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The who, what, when, why and how of potty training.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/10/2015 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: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Rockville, IN


Title: Effective Daily Observations
Date: 08/10/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: TBA, IN


Title: Book Nook: Social Emotional Topics In Children's Literature
Date: 08/11/2015 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: Fun with Foundations
Date: 08/11/2015 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: 08/11/2015 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: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 08/11/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-01:00 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: Science for Young Thinkers
Date: 08/11/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: You don't have to be a rocket scientist to help our future Einstein's learn the basics.  Find out how to make science activities really fun for children and adults too!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hammond, IN


Title: The Runners, Biters, Spitters, and Toddlers, Who Say “No!”
Date: 08/11/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Jennifer Young from the Ball State Study Center offers a different look about how to address toddler typical behavior. This training will help participants learn about the possible reasons why children bite, strategies that will decrease this behavior, and how to work with families. Don’t miss the engaging training.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: First Steps Overview
Date: 08/11/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The goal of this workshop is to make providers aware of this program and to enhance their knowledge about what this program does for our community.
Instructor: Tammy Howard
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: 08/11/2015 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: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 08/11/2015 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: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/12/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 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: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 08/12/2015 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: Cradling Literacy: Emergent Literacy in Two Languages
Date: 08/12/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: This training is based off the Cradling Literacy training from 0-3. Come discuss strategies to foster second-language acquisition and review the developmental stages of second-language acquisition.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Mini Mad Scientists
Date: 08/12/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Infants and toddlers are natural scientists who learn best through hands-on, sensory-based, guided exploration. This training will use the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children from Birth to Age 5 to help you explore the role these experiences play in developing basic science concepts with infants and toddlers. It will also offer insight into how young children learn during the experimentation and exploration that builds the foundation for all future science learning.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Making a Difference: Changes to Provider Eligibility Standards for CCDF - 2015
Date: 08/12/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: The law has changed for exempt child care homes and centers who accept CCDF vouchers. This training will give you an overview of the changes and provide resources you can use to keep accepting CCDF vouchers, which support families and children.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Transition Time
Date: 08/12/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This workshop will look at why and when transitions happen and how they accomidtae the invidual schedules of children and giving them the time to finsih up activities or come back later
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Introduction to Ages & Stages
Date: 08/12/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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: North Vernon, IN


Title: Itsy Bitsy Spider
Date: 08/12/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn how incorporating children’s names into common nursery rhymes will help keep their attention and encourage their involvement. Participants will create a “Piggy Back” poem to use in their own classrooms. We will also discuss the benefits of using rhyme in a fun and fresh way!
Instructor: Amy Matzet
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Sellersburg, IN


Title: Making a Difference: Changes to Provider Eligibility Standards for CCDF - 2015
Date: 08/12/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: The law has changed for exempt child care homes and centers who accept CCDF vouchers. This training will give you an overview of the changes and provide resources you can use to keep accepting CCDF vouchers, which support families and children.
Instructor: Caitlin Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/13/2015 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: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: Developmental Milestones 2hr
Date: 08/13/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: You can see a children's development by how they play, learn, speak, and act. Caregivers play a critical role in a child's development. Providing a safe and loving environment and spending time together - playing, singing, reading, and even just talking - can make a big difference!
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: What Do I Do with the Babies? Infant/Toddler Activity Planning
Date: 08/13/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Babies. They eat, they sleep and they...what else do they do? Join us for this one hour session to learn more about planning activities for infants and how to extend those same activities for toddlers.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Decatur, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/13/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 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: English, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 08/13/2015 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. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Stickers, Stars and Candy #Whytheydon'twork (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 08/13/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Do you use sticker charts or reward systems in your classroom?  Are they successful?  Come to this training to find out why they don’t really work  and alternatives to using reward systems.  This training will be eligible for an additional hour of training time by using Kick It Up a Notch
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 08/13/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 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: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 08/13/2015 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: Maricela Madden
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Webinar: How to Choose a Curriculum
Date: 08/13/2015 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: 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: 08/13/2015 Time: 06:00 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: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Making a Difference: Changes to Provider Eligibility Standards for CCDF - 2015
Date: 08/13/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The law has changed for exempt child care homes and centers who accept CCDF vouchers. This training will give you an overview of the changes and provide resources you can use to keep accepting CCDF vouchers, which support families and children.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: School Age: Part 2 Challenging Behaviors
Date: 08/13/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn developmental milestones for school-age children. Participants will learn how to positively handle and use a variety of techniques that are appropriate for this age. Some of those include effective listening, problem solving and using a "peace table" to resolve issues.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 08/13/2015 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.
Instructor: Krystal Hitchcock
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 08/13/2015 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: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Huffer CDA Pathway: Portfolios
Date: 08/13/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential is a nationally recognized credential awarded to individuals who have demonstrated competency through both experience and education in working with young children ages 0-5. The CDA Credential is awarded to infant/toddler child care teachers, preschool teachers, family child care providers and home visitors. The alternative training pathway combines theory and practical experience for work with young children and their families. Trainings include child development, child behavior and guidance, children with special needs, planning early childhood learning environments, ECE curriculum, and working with parents. There are a variety of options for students to meet their CDA professional development needs. Staff at Huffer will help you complete the process with career counseling and portfolio completion. Come to this informative training to find out more about the CDA and the Huffer CDA pathway.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Afterschool Planning Framework
Date: 08/13/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will identify techniques for planning school age activities, organized in a daily schedule that supports learning and development while keeping school agers engaged.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Taking Learning Outdoors
Date: 08/13/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: While outdoor play is the perfect setting for physical development, did you know it is also a perfect setting for development in other areas such as language, art, and dramatic play?  This learning opportunity will discuss the importance of outdoor learning, ideas for setting up and improving your outdoor classroom, and planning outdoor learning experiences for children.  You will leave with ideas on how to provide and utilize an outdoor learning environment in your program.
Instructor: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Other, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 08/13/2015 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: Joslyn Sullivan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Plainfield, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (1.5 hours)
Date: 08/13/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This 1.5 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: Rockport, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/13/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-04:30 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: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: TBA, IN


Title: Curriculum, Schedules and Transitions for School Agers
Date: 08/15/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This training will reflect on what you should consider when designing a curriculum for your after-school programs, and we will walk you through a method of curriculum design intended to incorporate individual program concerns and goals. Come and learn how to structure your program so students have daily choices about how they will spend their time.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Learning Environments for School Aged Children (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 08/15/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: In this training, we will investigate how the school age environment affects the behavior of the children in your program. We will examine room arrangement, materials, and scheduling to help improve your environment and encourage positive behaviors. This training will consist of 2hrs of training and 2hrs of onsite mentoring at the child care facility. Participants will schedule the onsite piece after the completion of the training and will receive a 4hr training certificate at the completion of the onsite mentoring.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Hybrid CDA-I Am Moving I Am Learning
Date: 08/15/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-04:30 PM
Description: The I Am Moving, I Am Learning series will highlight promising practices and developmentally appropriate physical activity guidelines for preschool children. We will review current research related to obesity prevention and recommended strategies to improve the quality of physical activity and nutrition choices for young children and their families. We will learn the key elements, strategies, and resources needed to increase moderate to vigorous physical activity in daily routines. Participants will develop program specific action steps, using a team approach, to meet the goals of I Am Moving, I Am Learning and achieve successful outcomes for children, staff, parents, and communities. ? Birth to Five ? Nutrition Building Blocks ? MVPA Every Day
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: 15.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Orientation I Spanish-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 08/15/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Esta guarderia arranque taller ofrece una vision general de los participantes que estan interesados en comenzar el negocio de cuidado de ninos en un hogar, el centro o el ministerio y es la primera parte de una serie de dos partes. Cubre los requisitos reglamentarios, recursos y algo de informacion sobre las practicpantes de la salud, la seguridad y los negocios. Sirve para ayudar en la toma de decisiones de los participantes para elegir el tipo de atencion que desean ofrecer.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II Spanish-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/15/2015 Time: 12:30 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Preparación para el Cuidado Infantil en casa de Niños de Licenciatura es la segunda entrenamiento en esta serie de dos partes ,para delinear los requisitos reglamentarios, pasos de concesión de licencias, y recursos para la atención de niños con licencia en un entorno doméstico. Usted saldrá de este entrenamiento preparado para dar los próximos pasos para la concesión de licencias de su casa y recibirán la documentación necesaria.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Hitting, pushing, hair pulling, OH MY!
Date: 08/15/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This training will review the types of challenges you make have with children in child care and ways in which you can manage their behavior.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: How the Envrionment Effects Behavior
Date: 08/15/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Find out how positive relationships serve as the foundation for addressing social-emotional needs. When children understand routines and the expectations for their behavior, and when they are engaged in activities that are meaningful, they are less likely to engage in challenging behavior.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 08/15/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
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: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Madison, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/15/2015 Time: 11:30 AM-02:30 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: Madison, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/15/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 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: Muncie, IN


Title: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 08/15/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: 40.00
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: First Aid
Date: 08/15/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: 40.00
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 08/15/2015 Time: 11:30 AM-12:30 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: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-Birth to 3 Year Olds (Social Studies)
Date: 08/17/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, Social Studies to plan experiences for infants/toddlers that support learning about their world, both physical and social. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/17/2015 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: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/17/2015 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: Ouch...Biting Hurts
Date: 08/17/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn strategies for reducing & eliminating biting behaviors in young children
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hammond, IN


Title: Ages and Stages
Date: 08/17/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations: Tieing it into your School Age Curriculum
Date: 08/17/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Learn how to link the Foundations with Common Core for Your PreK-School Age Children.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Everybody Plays: Adapting and Modifying Toys
Date: 08/17/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learning how to adapt toys and activities to include children of all abilities.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Making a Difference: Changes to Provider Eligibility Standards for CCDF - 2015
Date: 08/17/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: The law has changed for exempt child care homes and centers who accept CCDF vouchers. This training will give you an overview of the changes and provide resources you can use to keep accepting CCDF vouchers, which support families and children.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Martinsville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/17/2015 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: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: Rainy Day Activities for School Agers
Date: 08/17/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: What do you do when you have a program full of school-agers and it's raining outside? Join us as we explore some creative ways to use this time inside in a meaningful way!
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/18/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-01:00 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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: English, IN


Title: Making a Difference: Changes to Provider Eligibility Standards for CCDF - 2015
Date: 08/18/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The law has changed for exempt child care homes and centers who accept CCDF vouchers. This training will give you an overview of the changes and provide resources you can use to keep accepting CCDF vouchers, which support families and children.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Understanding and Nurturing a Child's Fascination with Superhero Play
Date: 08/18/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Teachers and caregivers will gain a better understanding of childrens' fascination with superheroes and power play. Gain ideas on how to keep it safe, yet still productive in the eyes of the children.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
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: 08/18/2015 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: Making a Difference: Changes to Provider Eligibility Standards for CCDF - 2015
Date: 08/18/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The law has changed for exempt child care homes and centers who accept CCDF vouchers. This training will give you an overview of the changes and provide resources you can use to keep accepting CCDF vouchers, which support families and children.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/18/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-04:00 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: Webinar-A webinar and a lesson plan for preschoolers
Date: 08/18/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you struggle with curriculum and lesson plan development? Join other providers during these interactive webinars to develop lesson plans. A developmentally appropriate curriculum for young children combines the children's needs, interests, and abilities and focuses on the whole child. Participants who attend this series will end up with over one hundred ideas to implement. Each thematic unit begins with a curriculum web that includes the Foundations to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children Birth to Age 5. Participants will end up with a year of lesson plans and ideas to utilize. Through these interactive sessions, participants will share ideas they have used. Each month we will cover a complete lesson plan for three age groups: Infants and Toddlers, Preschool, and School Age children. These ideas should help you to build meaningful curriculum based experiences for young children.
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: 08/18/2015 Time: 02:00 PM-04:30 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: Parke, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/18/2015 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: Plainfield, IN


Title: Building Relationships with Children that Challenge us
Date: 08/18/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Have you ever been secretly pleased when one of the children in your group is absent? Some children are more difficult to work with than others. This professional development program will help you to take an honest look at children and your feelings about them. Explore what professionals can do to build positive relationships with all children – even the ones who challenge us.
Instructor: Linda Curley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Afterschool Planning Framework
Date: 08/18/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will identify techniques for planning school age activities, organized in a daily schedule that supports learning and development while keeping school agers engaged.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Behaviors: What's Typical?
Date: 08/19/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come and learn what behaviors at typical v. atypical for young children. Participants will also learn ways to support children's social and emotional development.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Learning to Read and Write
Date: 08/19/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Before learning to read and write, children need to develop a variety of important foundational skills. These emergent literacy skills develop over time and are important in a child’s journey to becoming a successful reader and writer. Learn developmentally appropriate ways to promote and enhance the development of children’s emergent literacy skills
Instructor: Linda Curley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Observing and Assessing Preschool Aged Children (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 08/19/2015 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: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Charlas
Date: 08/19/2015 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: 08/19/2015 Time: 06:00 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: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Math-tastic Activities
Date: 08/19/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Come explore and share hands-on activities to make math exciting and intentional. Learn interest area design and planning for a variety of math experiences. Participants will have an opportunity to explore the Mathematics section of the Foundations for children birth - 5 years and learn ways to help support development.
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Cradling Literacy: Cultural Influences on Language and Literacy Teaching Practices
Date: 08/19/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: This training is based off the Cradling Literacy training from 0-3. Come learn new ways to reflect on how your own culture and experiences affect how you teach and support early language and literacy.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Inclusion Awareness
Date: 08/19/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will receive information on foundational inclusion-related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, person-first language, the benefits of inclusion, and the resources that are available throughout their community.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: Ouch! Biting Hurts. What Are They Trying to Tell Us?
Date: 08/19/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the possible reasons why children bite, strategies that will decrease this behavior, and how to work with families.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Real Life: Art, Music, and Dramatic Play Part 2 (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 08/19/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will come back together to discuss things that worked and aspects they struggled with so that they can share ideas with each other. A second visit will be scheduled to further work on any areas of struggle.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Meaningful Experiences in Early Literacy
Date: 08/19/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: What are meaningful experiences? How do these experiences impact early language and literacy? Join us to explore ways to create meaningful early language and literacy experiences.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: CDA Portfolio (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 08/20/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Participants will receive tips for preparing their CDA professional portfolio. Session will review the checklist to organize your materials. Formats and examples will be shared.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/20/2015 Time: 02:30 PM-05:30 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: Health and Safety Training
Date: 08/20/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join this hands-on, interactive, and informative training to receive detailed information on cleaning your learning environment, proper hand washing and diapering procedures, as well as overall techniques/strategies for cleanliness! This training directly coincides with the Health and Safety checklist.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Materials that Enrich Children's Play
Date: 08/20/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore criteria for selecting materials that are both of interest and are engaging to 2 to 5 year olds. Activity ideas will be shared as well as information about including children with special needs.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Columbia City, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/20/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 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: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Connersville, IN


Title: Renegade Directors...Changing One Child at a Time!
Date: 08/20/2015 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. The training also incorporates at TA opportunity.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Dynamic Dali's
Date: 08/20/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Engaging art experiences enable individuals of all ages and abilities to learn through various media and strengthen their motor and thinking skills
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Griffith, IN


Title: Everyday Math
Date: 08/20/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Children are using early math skills throughout their daily routines and activities. This is good news as these skills are important for being ready for school. But early math does not mean taking out the calculator during playtime. Explore how to incorporate math skills in everyday experiences! **This training meets the Paths to QUALITY requirement for Introduction to FOUNDATIONS training.**
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Managing Staff
Date: 08/20/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Ethics, social media, helping staff work together.
Instructor: Crystal Givens
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: School Readiness: Emotionally Supportive
Date: 08/20/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come to this second part of a four hour, tow part training to find otu what kids really need to be successful in school - intellectually supportive and emotionally supportive caregivers. Learn what it means and how you can be emotionally supportive.
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: 08/20/2015 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 Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Marketing the Paths to QUALITY Advantage
Date: 08/20/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how to market your child care program and utilize the resources provided on the tool kit CD. This training will provide an opportunity for you to share ideas with your colleagues, discover free and affordable ways to market your business, and learn how to put your best foot forward with potential clients.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/20/2015 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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Petersburg, IN


Title: Back to School: Now What Do I Do?
Date: 08/20/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Are you looking for SA resources? Are you looking for ways to engage your school aged children/youth? This training will provide resources and ideas that you can use in your program tomorrow. This training is specifically designed for school age professionals and those working with school age children/youth.
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Pike County, IN


Title: It'll Be OK...Just Let Them
Date: 08/20/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 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: Caitlin Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton , IN


Title: Look, Listen and Learn: Observation and assessment of young children.(TA/Training Blend)
Date: 08/20/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Observation is the key to authentic assessment. This training will explore how to embed ongoing observation into your daily routine and how to use those observations as part of authentic assessment of children in your classroom.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Finding Your Organizational Skills
Date: 08/20/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you feel like you spend most of your time dealing with paperwork, and half of it trying to find what you need? Maybe you would like to find more efficient ways to complete you day to day task such as cleaning and preparing the environment. In this session, we will look at various ways to organize and how they can be applied to you work as an early childhood professional.
Instructor: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Making a Difference: Changes to Provider Eligibility Standards for CCDF - 2015
Date: 08/20/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: The law has changed for exempt child care homes and centers who accept CCDF vouchers. This training will give you an overview of the changes and provide resources you can use to keep accepting CCDF vouchers, which support families and children.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Vevay, IN


Title: SPANISH - Derechos Civiles
Date: 08/21/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Training on Civil Rights as required by CACFP, providers will have to complete a short quiz in order to receive their training certificate. Capacitacion de Derechos Civiles como lo requiere el CACFP, los proveedores tendra¡n que completar una prueba corta para recibir su certificado de capacitacion.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Caring for Children with Autism
Date: 08/22/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Colleen Spano, a representative from the Autism Society of Indiana and parent of a child with Autism will provide an introduction to the world of Autism. Tips to identify Autism traits and practical tools to work with children in the Autism Spectrum will be shared.
Instructor: Colleen Spano
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: A Book and Much More!!!
Date: 08/24/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will consider developmentally appropriate activities that extend children's learning using a favorite children's book.
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Angola, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/24/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 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: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 08/24/2015 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: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/24/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 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: Active Circle Times With Preschoolers
Date: 08/24/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will experience developmentally appropriate Circle Time activities that get the minds and bodies of preschoolers moving. (This session provides hours toward the annual requirement of training 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: South Bend, IN


Title: Foundations Building Blocks-Books and Babies
Date: 08/25/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come explore the early literacy skills for infants and toddlers. We will be taking a look at the Literacy Early Childhood Foundations and discuss how to make play based learning meaningful! This will be a hands-on learning experience focusing on teaching providers how to interact with infants and toddlers to build Literacy skills. Please bring your copy of the Foundations if you have one.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Relationships with School Agers
Date: 08/25/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The healthy development of self-esteem and character values are very important to society. If we do not properly nurture these characteristics in children it will affect the world around us. In this interactive workshop we will examine the downfalls of low self-esteem and the possible outcomes of not properly implementing positive character values in children. Also you will learn strategies to build relationships with school agers in your program.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Fantastic Fiber
Date: 08/25/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will help you to identify fruits and vegetables that are high in dietary fiber and focus on ways to enjoy fiber at breakfast and snacks.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: It's a Small World: Social Studies for Infants and Toddlers using FOUNDATIONS
Date: 08/25/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: For infants and toddlers, the world consists of the people and places immediately around them. As children grow, the world around them also grows. Infants and toddlers learn social studies concepts such as body awareness and time through their senses, experiences, and routines. Using the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards, you will learn ways to help infants and toddlers discover the concept of time and develop the foundations of all future social studies learning.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
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: 08/25/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 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: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Let's Rock and Ride
Date: 08/25/2015 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: Merrillville, IN


Title: Guidance and Discipline with Infants and Toddlers in Group Care (PITC Module I)
Date: 08/25/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will gain an understanding of the goals of socialization, guidance and discipline, and how caregivers can become more effective in guiding children when they become more aware of their own guidance and socialization techniques. The training will help participants develop strategies to help children build inner self-controls and self-esteem.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Mooresville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 08/25/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-06:00 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: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Rockville, IN


Title: Positive Interactions (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 08/25/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Positive Interactions in child care settings.Participants will learn best practice strategies for interacting with children in ways that support their developing independence and learning. You will gain insight in winning ways to talk with young children, talking positively, telling what you WANT them to do, not what you don’t, etc. Resources from CSEFEL and Conscious Discipline.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Scottsburg, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 08/25/2015 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: Amber Johnson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Building a Sense of Community with Preschoolers
Date: 08/26/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will explore teaching strategies that builds peer relationships, promotes collaboration and working together among preschoolers.
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Albion, IN


Title: Outside and Loving It!
Date: 08/26/2015 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: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect: Supportive Responses to Troubled Parent-Child Interactions
Date: 08/26/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: In this training session we will recognize our own thoughts and feelings when witnessing troubled family-child interactions. Identify a range of interventions to support positive family-child interactions.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Ciencia para Prescolares
Date: 08/26/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Science is an active process of inquiry in which children make sense of their observations and explore answers to their hypotheses. We will explore how early childhood professionals can present science in structured and unstructured activities to facilitate active and appropriate exploration for all children.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: WEBINAR: The Director's Role in Potty Training in Child Care
Date: 08/26/2015 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: Media and Technology in Early Childhood
Date: 08/26/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Children are growing up in a rapidly changing digital world. This session will review the NAEYC position statement on Technology and Interactive Media as Tools in Early Childhood Programs and help you effectively use technology in your classroom.
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Prop Box Play
Date: 08/26/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Dramatic play is essential for young children, and "prop boxes," make this activity even more effective. Find out how you can prop boxes to lead students toward meaningful role-playing and creative exploration
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 08/26/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 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: Muncie, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/26/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 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: Petersburg, IN


Title: Creating Mad Scientists In the Classroom
Date: 08/26/2015 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!
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: How to Support Breastfeeding Mothers (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 08/26/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come to get a basic understanding of breastmilk, handling and storing; how to make bottle feeding easier; and how to set policies for breastfeeding that are family friendly and safe. This training includes a one hour onsite TA.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children: Child Development
Date: 08/27/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-04:00 PM
Description: Come learn the basic characteristics of early childhood and child development including brain development and temperaments. 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: Nathan Eckleberry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Opportunity Knocks
Date: 08/27/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Every child has the right to a healthy childhood. You as a caregiver take on part of that responsibility. Come learn more about the increased number of obese children, why it is happening, and what you can do to help.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: MVPA Everday
Date: 08/27/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Do the children in your care get at least 60 minutes of structured MVPA (moderate to vigorous physical activity) every day? This session helps participants learn strategies that increase skills, development and physical activity participation for young children. Part of the IMIL campaign.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Itsy Bitsy Spider
Date: 08/27/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn how incorporating children’s names into common nursery rhymes will help keep their attention and encourage their involvement. Participants will create a “Piggy Back” poem to use in their own classrooms. We will also discuss the benefits of using rhyme in a fun and fresh way!
Instructor: Karen Moore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Centerville, IN


Title: School Readiness: Intellectually Supportive
Date: 08/27/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come to this four hour, two-part training to findout what kids really need to be successful at school - intellectually supportive and emotionally supportive caregivers. Learn what this looks like and what children will be learning from you.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Overview of Accreditation and T.E.A.C.H
Date: 08/27/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/27/2015 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: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: Marching to the beat of your own drum
Date: 08/29/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Brain research confirms that physical activity — moving, stretching, walking — can actually enhance the learning process. In this training participants will explore the mind-body connection and fun activities to do with children that build skills in all domains. Learn how incorporating music into routines and activities can help with classroom management and cognitive skills.
Instructor: Karen Moore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 08/29/2015 Time: 01:30 PM-02:30 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: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Addressing Bullying Behavior: Let's Start in Preschool
Date: 08/29/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn what constitutes bullying and explore strategies for creating an environment in which preschoolers can safely express feelings and be supported as problem-solvers.
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Exploring STEM in Infant/Toddler Environments
Date: 08/29/2015 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: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler, module 1
Date: 08/29/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Upon completion of this 9-hour training series, 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: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 10.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Food Program Basics
Date: 08/29/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Food Program Basics - The best way to maximize your food program reimbursement and have successful reviews is to have the most efficient food program operation possible. Attend this training to realize these possibilities. This training takes us back to the basics of the Food Program: Menu Requirements, Documentation Requirements, Agreement Requirements, Policies/ Procedures, Sanitation etc. Plus best practice tips on operating an efficient food program in your facility. This training is for all food program providers, experienced and new. Note: If your FY10 Food Program Hours are complete these training hours can be credited to the new fiscal year, FY11 (October 1, 2010 to September 30, 2011)
Instructor: Terri Hemminghouse
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Building the Brain
Date: 08/31/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training will provide teachers with a basic understanding of brain growth, brain plasticity and sensitive periods for learning and recovery from brain injury.  The training provides information about brain development and the function and how it has a profound effect on child development.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: La Porte, IN


Title: Please Pass the Plate
Date: 08/31/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Whether it is a child’s family or a child care family, having children sit down as a family for meals has many benefits to the development of a child. This training will explain the benefits to implementing family style dining, give you the chance to observe family style dining in action, and hear how easy it is to serve meals family style while participating in the food program.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children: Observing and Assessing Session 1
Date: 09/01/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Learn the purpose of assessment, what areas of development should be assessed, appropriate times to assess, and how to gather, compare and share the information. Assessment fits into every program and helps providers gain valuable knowledge about a child`s individual development and learning.
Instructor: Nathan Eckleberry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/01/2015 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: Bloomington, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/01/2015 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: Carmel, IN


Title: Making a Difference: Changes to Provider Eligibility Standards for CCDF - 2015
Date: 09/01/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The law has changed for exempt child care homes and centers who accept CCDF vouchers. This training will give you an overview of the changes and provide resources you can use to keep accepting CCDF vouchers, which support families and children.
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Moving with the Brain in Mind
Date: 09/01/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: How does the brain-body connection work? Come and discover activities to do with children to stimulate the brain and support skill development. This information is based on the work from I Am Moving, I Am Learning.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Frankfort, IN


Title: Brain Basics
Date: 09/01/2015 Time: 02:30 PM-04:30 PM
Description: This training helps you to understand the basics of the brain's structures and their functions and help teachers to recognize the integrated nature of neurodevelopment and behavior.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Webinar: How to Choose a Curriculum
Date: 09/01/2015 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: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Bringing Up Down Syndrome
Date: 09/01/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This workshop will teach you the myths & facts and how to use effective teaching approaches with children that have Down Syndrome
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Management Webinar: Hiring Practices
Date: 09/01/2015 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: Non, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 09/01/2015 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: Putnam, IN


Title: The World All Around Us: Social Studies for Young Children
Date: 09/02/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Social Studies are the study of people, relationships, and cultures. It includes learning about and comparing how people lived in the past and how they live today, how people work and get along with others, how to become a good citizen, and how people are affected by and affect their environment. This workshop will help you create an inquiry-based approach to promote curiosity, problem-solving and an appreciation of investigation. It will also link your social studies curriculum to the Foundations for Young Children, Birth to Five.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Brookville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/02/2015 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: Entrenamiento de CACFP
Date: 09/02/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-09:30 PM
Description: In this session participants will learn new skills about childrenâ??s nutrition and how to stay in compliance with the rules and regulations of CACFP.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Keeping Kids Safe in Child Care Settings
Date: 09/02/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Monthly fire drills, appropriate supervision, indoor and outdoor environments, mealtimes, naptimes…what are you doing to keep your children safe? Let's look at some things commonly overlooked in family child care homes, centers, and ministries and work together on a plan to keep our children out of harm's way.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/02/2015 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: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Cradling Literacy: The Powerful Role of Stories in Supporting Early Language and Literacy
Date: 09/02/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What is your story? How do we tell stories to our children, particularly infants and toddlers? This workshop will explore the importance of stories to early learning and development and how stories nurture and support early language and literacy. We will reflect on the power of our own stories.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton , IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 09/02/2015 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: 09/03/2015 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: Avon, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children: Observing and Assessing Session 2
Date: 09/03/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Using observations from the children in their care, participants will learn how to evaluate the information they collected appropriately.
Instructor: Nathan Eckleberry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Dual Language Learners #Idon’tunderstandwhatyouaresaying!
Date: 09/03/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Can you imagine being thrown into an enivronment where you you couldn’t understand anything that was said or you couldn't read anyting that was posted. In this training child care providers will learn how a dual language learners brain works and the importance of incorporating dual language learners into the classroom and adapting the environment for the students.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Preventing Challenging Behaviors
Date: 09/03/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn strategies to prevent challenging behvaviors in your classroom.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: What is Developmentally Appropriate for School Age Programs?
Date: 09/03/2015 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: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/03/2015 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 Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 09/03/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 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: Krystal Hitchcock
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series Part A - Child Development - Day 1
Date: 09/03/2015 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: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Period of P.U.R.P.L.E Crying and Shaken Baby Syndrome
Date: 09/03/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:30 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. We will also examine Shaken Baby Syndrome and how to avoid this tragedy. This training would benefit anyone who cares for infants (early childhood teachers, parents, and foster parents).
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Environments that Nurture Early Language and Literacy(Cradling Literacy)
Date: 09/03/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn how to create environments which invites and prompts early language and literacy in a nurturing setting.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: North Manchester, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/05/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
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: Mindy Bennett
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: New Whiteland, IN


Title: Making a Difference: Changes to Provider Eligibility Standards for CCDF - 2015
Date: 09/08/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: The law has changed for exempt child care homes and centers who accept CCDF vouchers. This training will give you an overview of the changes and provide resources you can use to keep accepting CCDF vouchers, which support families and children.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: Book Nook: Social Emotional Topics In Children's Literature
Date: 09/08/2015 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: Body Language
Date: 09/08/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Can you identify how children use verbal cues to engage and encourage movement? Learn new ways to intentionally plan and facilitate a movement vocabulary that supports children’s development. This information is based on the work from I Am Moving, I Am Learning.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Frankfort, IN


Title: Creating a Professional Development Plan that Works
Date: 09/08/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Professional Development Plan is a thoughtfully developed guide designed to increase your knowledge, skills, and expertise for working with young children and their families.
Instructor: Kimberly Hendricks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (SPANISH)
Date: 09/08/2015 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: CACFP Book Report
Date: 09/08/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: I provided a booklet entitled Comer, PARA la Buena salud?? The providers were to read the material and write a (2) page single spaced report. The report needed to include: What new information they learned, and how they are going to incorporate the new information into their program. After the provider turned in the report and I reviewed it I gave them the certificate.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Books -n-Babies
Date: 09/08/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Literacy activities for infants & toddlers
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 09/08/2015 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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Webinar: What do I feed them?
Date: 09/08/2015 Time: 08:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Nutrition is a key component to child growth and development. This webinar will address nutrition and planning for meals that are child friendly.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (2 hours)
Date: 09/08/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Introduction to Ages & Stages
Date: 09/09/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 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: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Fun with Foundations
Date: 09/09/2015 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: 09/09/2015 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: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 09/09/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-01:00 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: What You Can Do With a Buck
Date: 09/09/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Materials for your classroom can become expensive. This training will first meet at the Dollar Tree (or store comparable) and you will spend $3 on items for your classroom that can be used in more than one fashion. We will discuss and brainstorm the items purchased and then you will put them into play in your classroom.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hammond, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/09/2015 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: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler "Day 1"
Date: 09/09/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Upon completion of this 9-hour training series, 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: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Monticello, IN


Title: Understanding Children's Speech and Language Delays
Date: 09/09/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn to typical language acquisition, ways to recognize speech delays, and how to facilitate children's language development who have speech/language delays.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Noblesville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/09/2015 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: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Autism at your Finger Tips
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Autism at your Finger Tips - What is Autism? If you are not familiar with the early signs of autism, this training is for you. You as an early childhood professional may be the first to notice signs of autism. Early intervention for children that have autism is critical. Know the signs, know the resources, and know your role in the puzzle of autism.
Instructor: Kara Elkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Communicating with Families of School Aged Children
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore effective communication and support strategies that will keep your families engaged in your school age program.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Introduction to the Reggio Emilia Approach
Date: 09/10/2015 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: Columbus, IN


Title: Making a Difference: Changes to Provider Eligibility Standards for CCDF - 2015
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The law has changed for exempt child care homes and centers who accept CCDF vouchers. This training will give you an overview of the changes and provide resources you can use to keep accepting CCDF vouchers, which support families and children.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Taking Babies Outside (2.5 hour)
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Getting outside with your infants (birth-18 months) should be an important part of every day. Great value is found in the sensory experiences, gross and fine motor play, and just plain fun of being outdoors!
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Inclusive Child Care Policy, Procedure, and Practices
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: We will focus on creating high quality supportive, inclusive practices in early care and education. We will outline the benefits of inclusive child care and discuss important issues that arise when working with families.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 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: Loogootee, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/10/2015 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: Michigan City, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series Part A - Child Development - Day 2
Date: 09/10/2015 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: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Afterschool Spaces that WOW!
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore best practices in quality school age programming to identify how to set up and equip indoor/outdoor spaces used for afterschool care.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Using Language and Literacy in Guiding Children's Behavior (Cradling Literacy Module 4)
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this session, Using Language and Literacy in Guiding Children's Behavior, teachers will reflect on their attitudesand feeling about challenging behaviors. Participants will discuss and explore strategies for using language and literacy to guide children's behavior
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: North Manchester, IN


Title: Pint Sized Picasso's (1 hour)
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 12:30 PM-01:30 PM
Description: During this training we will focus on art as a process, not a product when working with young children. We will also discuss setting up an environment for art exploration and figure out what children are learning by doing creative activities. Participants will also experience some hands on creative art activities and leave with recipe ideas.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Pint Sized Picasso's (1 hour)
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 01:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: During this training we will focus on art as a process, not a product when working with young children. We will also discuss setting up an environment for art exploration and figure out what children are learning by doing creative activities. Participants will also experience some hands on creative art activities and leave with recipe ideas.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
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: 09/10/2015 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: Seymour, IN


Title: Making a Difference: Changes to Provider Eligibility Standards for CCDF - 2015
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: The law has changed for exempt child care homes and centers who accept CCDF vouchers. This training will give you an overview of the changes and provide resources you can use to keep accepting CCDF vouchers, which support families and children.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Sullivan, IN


Title: Mini Mad Scientist with TA (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 09/10/2015 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: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/10/2015 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: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Spin, Slam, Slime: School Readiness (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you know children who slam their bodies into walls? Spin around the room all the time? Can not stand the feel of slime? Learn how our senses impact everything we do and how to support health sensory development. We will also explore how this can impact children's learning and strategies to support them towards school readiness.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN