Title: Nutrition Nuggets
Date: 09/22/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Proper Nutrition gives children the energy they need to play, think, and grow. This workshop will inform you of healthy snack ideas, why water is important and introducing new foods and activities to use in the classroom
Instructor: Gina Graziani
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Everybody Plays: Adapting and Modifying Toys
Date: 09/22/2014 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: Hartford City, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/22/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Webinar-Disaster Preparedness
Date: 09/22/2014 Time: 07:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn what protective measures to take before, during and after an emergency. Participants will learn how to plan, prepare and stay informed during an emergency. Participants will develop an emergency kit and learn what needs to be in a kit to be prepared for an emergency. Community support is important and participants will gain knowledge of community resources that will be helpful to them. Do you have a plan to protect your business? In the business session participants will become aware how devastating it can be to families and employees when there is a loss. It is better to have a plan to be proactive. In the last session participants will get some great resources for educators to help children understand how to be safe. Join us for these very important sessions to help protect your business and the children in your care.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Fall for All
Date: 09/22/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The leaves will be changing colors soon. Pumpkins will be ready. Join us for hands on fall activities that you may take back to your classroom and utilize during the fall months.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Child Care Plus (+) Part 1 Recognizing the strengths and needs of young children
Date: 09/23/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will understand the importance of identifying children's strengths while meeting their needs. Participants will learn the importance of doing observations and how to use these in planning to meet all children's needs.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Berne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/23/2014 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: Family -Teacher Partnerships
Date: 09/23/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This workshop will provide hands on, concrete communication tools to engage and strengthen parents and families. We often forget that families are an essential part of the process and should be active in developing goals/outcomes for their children. Can we develop a relation that allows give and take, can we learn from parents? Can they learn from us? Explore ways to inform and be informed.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Introduction to theAges and Stages Tool -CLIMBS ASQ
Date: 09/23/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Discussing the topic of universal screenings and how to use Ages and Stages.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Frankfort, IN


Title: Emergent Curriculum
Date: 09/23/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: This workshop offers participants an overview of what it means to use an emergent curriculum to plan experiences for young children.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 09/23/2014 Time: 08:30 AM-10:30 AM
Description: Infants and Toddlers deserve their own curriculum! This does not have to mean purchasing or creating a separate curriculum for them, but it does mean that they need more than a watered down preschool curriculum. Through discussion and small-group work you will explore what a true infant and toddler curriculum should look like, learn how to evaluate your current curriculum or select one that is best for your program, and create strategies to apply the elements of your curriculum so that every infant and toddler will FLOURISH in your care.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 09/23/2014 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Infants and Toddlers deserve their own curriculum! This does not have to mean purchasing or creating a separate curriculum for them, but it does mean that they need more than a watered down preschool curriculum. Through discussion and small-group work you will explore what a true infant and toddler curriculum should look like, learn how to evaluate your current curriculum or select one that is best for your program, and create strategies to apply the elements of your curriculum so that every infant and toddler will FLOURISH in your care.
Instructor: 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: 09/23/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 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: Plainfield, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 09/24/2014 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: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/24/2014 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: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: My Child Talks
Date: 09/24/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Diversity is More than a Sombrero in Dramatic Play
Date: 09/24/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how to create a climate that celebrates diversity and an anti-biased curriculum! Teaching tolerance and diversity can only help your children succeed throughout school and into life. Help children develop advocacy skills for themselves and others and learn about books and other resources to make your environment a welcome place for everyone!
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Carry Color Inside the Box!
Date: 09/24/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn how to support and encourage the packing of nutritious lunches for kids that will actually get eaten. Parents and providers invited to this session!
Instructor: Teresa Witkoske
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/25/2014 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: Melissa Chalman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Bluffton, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/25/2014 Time: 02:00 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: Melissa Chalman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Bluffton, IN


Title: Routines and Transitions
Date: 09/25/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: This workshop helps participants understand the importance of routines for young children and differentiate between schedules and routines. We will also explore fun new ways to help children transition between daily routines and play. Participants will also gain new knowledge about how these ideas may help reduce the amount of challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/25/2014 Time: 02:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Webinar and a Lesson Plan: Preschool My Family
Date: 09/25/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description:
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: 09/25/2014 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: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: To Infinity and Beyond! Creating Opportunities for Fantasy Play
Date: 09/25/2014 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Fantasy play is an important aspect of a child's development. Fantasy play allows children to be creative and develops empathy. In this training we will examine the significance of fantasy play, the different types in which children engage, and how to create opportunities to enhance children's fantasy play.
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Scribble Scrabble Writing
Date: 09/25/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This workshop will cover the fundamentals of how to use a writing center in the classroom with children of all ages. We will cover how to use writing especially with the younger children to promote literacy and writing skills. The training will also give you practical ways to incorporate themes, books, and art along with writing to make it fun and exciting.
Instructor: Kimberly Hendricks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/25/2014 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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 09/26/2014 Time: 12:30 PM-02:30 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: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/26/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 09/27/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: First Aid
Date: 09/27/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Yoga for Kids
Date: 09/29/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will learn strategies and benefits of yoga for kids
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Books -n-Babies
Date: 09/29/2014 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: Munster, IN


Title: Lesson Plans
Date: 09/29/2014 Time: 12:30 PM-01:30 PM
Description: There are a number of elements that go into a lesson plan and they can vary a little depending on the type of content that you are looking to develop. This training will cover most bases and give attendees ideas to create lesson plans that are developmentally appropriate for young children.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Lesson Plans
Date: 09/29/2014 Time: 01:30 AM-02:30 PM
Description: There are a number of elements that go into a lesson plan and they can vary a little depending on the type of content that you are looking to develop. This training will cover most bases and give attendees ideas to create lesson plans that are developmentally appropriate for young children.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Purposeful Play
Date: 09/29/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Children learn best through play, but why is play so important? This training will explore the reasons why children learn best through play, and how to ensure the children in your care are obtaining the skills they need. We will help you understand how to make play purposeful as well as appropriate, and examine just exactly what children learn through purposeful play!
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Child Care Plus (+): Part 2 Communicating with Families
Date: 09/30/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training addresses communication, how culture impacts our communication, and strategies for communicating effectively with families.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Berne, IN


Title: Self-Regulation in Preschool Aged Children
Date: 09/30/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 PM
Description: You have heard the term Self-Regulation? Self-regulation requires a child to develop the ability to manage his emotions and control bodily functions as well as maintain focus and attention. In this training, we will talk about what it means, why it is important and how to we build it in young children.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/30/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Taking the Lead to Facilitate Change (Management Training)
Date: 09/30/2014 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Learn strategies to guide staff through self-reflection and collaboration action planning to implement shared goals for program quality.
Instructor: Kimberly Swain
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Adaptations and Modifications
Date: 09/30/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This training will allow you to make the materials that you offer ALL children more accessible to play with and use. Learn techniques on making materials more playable for children with special needs. Learn ways to include all of the children by adapting the materials that you may already have in your environment.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
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: 09/30/2014 Time: 02:30 PM-05:00 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Supporting the Breastfed Baby in Child Care
Date: 09/30/2014 Time: 12:30 PM-01:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the health impact of breastfeeding for moms & babies and why breastfeeding matters in the child care setting.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Supporting the Breastfed Baby in Child Care
Date: 09/30/2014 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the health impact of breastfeeding for moms & babies and why breastfeeding matters in the child care setting.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Quit Acting Like a Baby: Age Appropriate Discipline
Date: 10/01/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Reflect on the ways you perceive childrenâ??s behavior and what you bring to the table from your experiences. Which behaviors are age appropriate and how do we guide children to gain the skills they need? Bring an open mind and find ways to accept that you have the option to change your attitude!
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Cicero, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 10/01/2014 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: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Lets Continue Opening Doors
Date: 10/01/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Introducing Whole Grains
Date: 10/01/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Nutritional benefits of whole grain, incorporating them into your child care menu and hands on whole grain recipes.
Instructor: Terri Hemminghouse
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Preschool-Kids Gone Wild 1
Date: 10/02/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: These sessions will look at Promoting Social and Emotional Competence while reducing challenging behaviors, making friendships, communication and looking beyond what you know
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Chesterton, IN


Title: Using Observations to Plan Infant Experiences
Date: 10/02/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Are You Crazy?!: Curriculum and Lesson Planning for Infants and Toddlers – Lesson plans and schedules for infants? What curriculum do I use? What activities do I plan? They want me to do all that – Are they CRAZY?!! These are comments I hear so often from early childhood educators. Planning for infants is different then planning for preschoolers. It’s easier than you think. We will take about curriculum, how to write lesson plans, how to plan activities based off observations, and how to make them individualized and age appropriate.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Fishers, IN


Title: SA Program Management
Date: 10/02/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Have you ever wondered what a school age program should look like? In this training, we will use the book Keys to Afterschool to examine and discuss your afterschool program
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: Ouch! Biting Hurts (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 10/02/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 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: Tracy Lee
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: 10/02/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety, and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Martinsville, IN


Title: Medication Administration
Date: 10/02/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training is presented by Kay Maddox and focuses on the in's and out's of proper medication administration. This is an area in which we cannot afford to be lax. Kay will review methods for being sure that medication is administered in the safest way possible.
Instructor: Kay Maddox
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/04/2014 Time: 08:30 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 10/04/2014 Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Environments (with TA)
Date: 10/04/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Environments are so important when it comes to developmentally appropriate care and to a successful classroom and playground. Environments help shape the way we learn and how we get along with others. Simple and practical ideas will be presented to create environments that will nurture and captivate children. We will take a look at how you can apply the Indiana Foundations to areas of the classroom in a way that connects parents to learning taking place in each area. Outdoor environments that are nature-based and provide sensory experiences provide the best experiences for young children. This training will also explain why outdoor play is important and how to create a safe indoor and outdoor environment. This training included a required one hour on-site technical assistance.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Caring Safely "Day 1"
Date: 10/04/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Is your Infant Toddler environment as safe and healthy as you think? Caring Safely is an interactive, engaging, and comprehensive training. Participants will learn about safe practices and providing a healthy environment for infants and toddlers in all child care settings.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Monticello, IN


Title: Caring Safely "Day 2"
Date: 10/04/2014 Time: 11:30 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Is your Infant Toddler environment as safe and healthy as you think? Caring Safely is an interactive, engaging, and comprehensive training. Participants will learn about safe practices and providing a healthy environment for infants and toddlers in all child care settings.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Monticello, IN


Title: Book Club A: Little People, Big Worries
Date: 10/04/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Research shows that stress in the crucial early years of a child's life can pose dramatic, lasting challenges to development, learning, and behavior. This is the practical book early childhood professionals need to recognize stress in young children—and intervene with proven relief strategies before pressures turn into big problems. Must attend all three sessions!
Instructor: Kimberly Hendricks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Other, IN


Title: Breakfast and a Book (2 hour)
Date: 10/04/2014 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: What's out in your backyard?
Date: 10/06/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Don't want to venture too far? Don't worry, you don't have to look further than your own backyard to provide tons of entertainment for kids. This training will provide participants with hands-on activities along with how to tie those activities to the Foundations.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Connersville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 10/06/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Maricela Madden
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Tackling Winter Break
Date: 10/06/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Winter break is around the corner! This training will supply you with activities and ideas to implement into your classroom during those two weeks.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hobart, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 10/06/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Mishawaka, IN


Title: Webinar-Disaster Preparedness
Date: 10/06/2014 Time: 07:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn what protective measures to take before, during and after an emergency. Participants will learn how to plan, prepare and stay informed during an emergency. Participants will develop an emergency kit and learn what needs to be in a kit to be prepared for an emergency. Community support is important and participants will gain knowledge of community resources that will be helpful to them. Do you have a plan to protect your business? In the business session participants will become aware how devastating it can be to families and employees when there is a loss. It is better to have a plan to be proactive. In the last session participants will get some great resources for educators to help children understand how to be safe. Join us for these very important sessions to help protect your business and the children in your care.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Positive Interactions with School-Agers
Date: 10/06/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn best practice strategies for interacting with school-agers in ways that support their developing independence and learning.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations: Science
Date: 10/07/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Make It Take It Session: Workshop to make and take ideas back to your classroom or childcare facility focused around the Science Foundations.Participants will learn about the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children Birth-Age 5. The FOUNDATIONS assist adults in providing developmentally appropriate activities for young children that will support the child's growth and development. This interactive workshop will support many of the learning opportunities that you already provide to young children and will serve as a framework for further planning.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Ages and Stages
Date: 10/07/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: What is Ages and Stages? This overview of the Ages and Stages screening tool, ASQ3 and Ages and Stages - Social Emotional, ASQ-SE, will help identify children in your program who are in need of additional services. The participants will explore the differences in screening versus assessment and understand why screening tools should be implemented universally. You will become familiar with each screening tool including how to implement and score each of the two screenings.
Instructor: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Reading Aloud to Young Children: Dialogic Reading
Date: 10/07/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: How we read to preschoolers is just as important as how frequently we read to them. Dialogic reading is a systematic process for reading aloud to young children and it works! Participants will learn the PEER reading technique used in dialogic reading and how to CROWD children before reading a book.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Positive Interactions with School-Agers
Date: 10/07/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn best practice strategies for interacting with school-agers in ways that support their developing independence and learning.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Goshen, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 10/07/2014 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: Indianapolis, IN


Title: CCDF Providers
Date: 10/07/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us for an information discussion on the CCDF voucher program and review of the updates to the revised Provider Manual. Carrie Gray, CCDF Policy Consultant with the Bureau of Child Care will be here to answer questions CCDF Providers have regarding the voucher program.
Instructor: Carrie Gray
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 10/07/2014 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: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Rushville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/07/2014 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: Scottsburg, IN


Title: School Age Environments (with TA)
Date: 10/07/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: School agers need an environment that allows for creativity and personal expression, but one that also sets boundaries and clear expectations for use. Come learn ideas for create a school age space that will support school age children in all areas of development.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Autism at your Finger Tips
Date: 10/08/2014 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: Taking the Lead to Facilitate Change (Management Training)
Date: 10/08/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Learn strategies to guide staff through self-reflection and collaboration action planning to implement shared goals for program quality.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Real Life: DAP Part 1
Date: 10/08/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training introduces developmentally appropriate practice. This is the first part of two trainings with technical assistance. After the first training, an observation will be done and discussed. Findings will be shared in Session 2, which will also be followed up by technical assistance. This training benefits the participants by providing hands-on support and the opportunity for participants to come back together to share ideas and struggles.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (SPANISH)
Date: 10/08/2014 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: Literacy: Award winning books in YOUR class
Date: 10/08/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: So many choices! Let's look critically at children's books and see what award winning books there are and do they fit our classrooms? Are all award winning books what I want? Why or Why not!
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: My Health Part 1
Date: 10/08/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Making it Happen
Date: 10/08/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Infants and toddlers thrive in small group settings.  They need things to be more personalized and tailored to their individual needs.  We know children learn best through play but infants and toddlers present their own unique needs when it comes to planning for the day.  Things like circle time, art, stories, etc in large group settings are not appropriate for the younger ones and only cause frustration for both you and the little ones.   Whether you work with all little ones or mixed age groups that include little ones - come learn ways to tailor your plans so everyone is learning and having fun. (Adapted from PITC series - Module II)
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Positive Interactions with School-Agers
Date: 10/08/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn best practice strategies for interacting with school-agers in ways that support their developing independence and learning.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Warsaw, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 10/09/2014 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: Carmel, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Preschool-Kids Gone Wild 2
Date: 10/09/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: These sessions will look at Promoting Social and Emotional Competence while reducing challenging behaviors, making friendships, communication and looking beyond what you know
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Chesterton, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/09/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: ABC's of Autism
Date: 10/09/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will provide participants with ways to better include children with autism in their everyday activities. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how to address the needs of children with autism in their classrooms or homes.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, IN


Title: School Age Environments
Date: 10/09/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
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.
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


Title: Making Your Home Safe
Date: 10/09/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: This training helps participants to take a look at their care environments. The goal of this training is to have participants assess their areas in order to insure safety for the children in their care.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Full STEAM Ahead: Building Creative Kids through Math and Science
Date: 10/09/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: We have been called as educators to focus more intentionally on science, technology, engineering, math, and science. Adding art and other developmentally appropriate creative activities creates STEAM in your classroom. Learn how to bring creativity into your math and science programs and encourage children to problem solve and strategize to create solutions to everyday problems.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
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: 10/09/2014 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Vicci Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: Supporting Breastfeeding
Date: 10/10/2014 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn how to support the breasfeeding mother
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Kids Gone Wild: Promoting Social & Emotional Competence While Reducing Challenging Behaviors - Day 1 of 3 (6 hrs)
Date: 10/11/2014 Time: 09:30 AM-03:30 PM
Description: Promoting Children's Success: Building Relationships and Creating Supportive Environments (addresses strategies for preventing challenging behaviors). Social Emotional Teaching Strategies (problem solving, communicating emotions appropriately and building friendships).
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Hybrid CDA-Promoting Social Emotional Competence in Reducing Challenging Behavior
Date: 10/11/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies in order to decrease children's challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Exploring Primary Care and Continuity of Care (PITC Module II)
Date: 10/11/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Children begin learning who they are and how to relate to other people through their relationships with the important people of their lives. Having a primary caregiver helps children feel secure.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: East Chicago, IN


Title: No more PRAISE…ENCOURAGE to change behavior
Date: 10/11/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Create a positive approach in your classroom! Engage teachers, children and parents in the process of becoming the place children can't wait to be. We will discuss concrete ways to develop the democratic classroom, one where all parties feel their voice is heard. Ideas shared from "Education for a Civil Society" Dan Gartrell.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Managing Child Care Mayhem
Date: 10/11/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Join us for our 2014 Early Childhood Conference: Managing Child Care Mayhem. The event goes from 9am-5pm at IVY Tech in Kokomo. There will be a morning welcome session, breakout sessions, Keynote presentation for training. Lunch is also included. Cost is $15 for early bird registration. Only $20 after the deadline of 9/26/14. Contact Child Care Solutions at 1-800-493-3231 for more information or to register.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 10/11/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: First Aid
Date: 10/11/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Making the Most of Your Music
Date: 10/13/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how music can encourage movement and physical activity. Come and get modifiers for children's songs and learn how to modify actions and words of favorite children's songs.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: More Than Just Routines (PITC Module II)
Date: 10/13/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will discuss how caregiving routines provide opportunities for caregivers to build a close personal relationship with each child while attending to each child's individual physical, emotional, and developmental needs. When carried out responsively and without haste, routines create learning opportunities, allowing time for the child to participate, develop skills, and share the joys of communication.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Winchester, IN


Title: Story Time and a Snack
Date: 10/14/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Come enjoy a children's book, the sharing of activities to go along with the book, great networking with your peers, and meet the CASY Child Care Resource and Referral staff. Participants do receive a book, but space is limited so please be sure to register ahead of time.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Interpersonal Communications: Directors
Date: 10/14/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn about communication and how your style will affect and influence those you work with. Take some simple test and reflect on your strengths and weaknesses.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: CACFP - Contract, Policy, Minute Menu and Civil Rights/ADA
Date: 10/14/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Required annual contract/policy training. Covers Minute Menu, paperwork requirements, policies, contracts, civil rights, ADA and Inclusion.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Book Nook: Social Emotional Topics in Children's Literature
Date: 10/14/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This series will examine the use of children's literature to assist in teaching children various social emotional topics. Each training will examine specific books, different each session. The participants will have the opportunity to make props to go with each book for use in circle time. 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: Ages and Stages
Date: 10/14/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us for an information session regarding the Ages and Stages. Participants will have an improved knowledge of the benefits of screening all children in care. You will understand the difference between screening and assessment. You will also gain a familiarity with the Ages and Stages.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Fun with Foundations
Date: 10/14/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 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: 10/14/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-01:00 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: Language Arts Foundations for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 10/14/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Infants first begin to communicate through crying, body movements, gestures, and facial expressions. As babies grow into toddlers they start learning words and learn how to use them to get what they need or want and to express thier feelings. This training will help you understand and develop strategies in language development for infants and toddlers. We will use the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children to help guide you in ways that you can incorporate these standards within your daily planning and curriculum.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Orientation II - A requirement for family chid care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/14/2014 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: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Martinsville, IN


Title: Activities for All
Date: 10/14/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how to vary, modify, and adapt physical activities and motor skill development to different ability levels in young children.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Webinar-Preparing to Renew the Child Development Credential
Date: 10/14/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The CDA Credential is valid for three years from the award date, after which it may be renewed in five-year increments. This webinar will walk you through the process.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: It Is All About Relationships! Exploring Primary Caregiving in Group Care Settings
Date: 10/15/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The relationships young children build with their caregivers in infancy teach them how to develop relationships throughout life, and these relationships can not exist without attachment. In this training we will explore attachment theory, how to be "present" with infants and toddlers, and read the social-emotional cues that tell us what they need. We will also, through videos, discussion and reflection, take time to think about primary caregiving roles and responsibilities, how to develop a system of primary caregiving and continuity of care, and how to use this system to build real relationships with infants, toddlers and families.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Policies and Procedures that Support Your Mission
Date: 10/15/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Identify how policies and procedures support the program mission and Create a plan of action to change policies and procedures or create new ones as needed
Instructor: Kimberly Hendricks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Positive Interactions with School-Agers
Date: 10/15/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn best practice strategies for interacting with school-agers in ways that support their developing independence and learning.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/15/2014 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: WEBINAR: Preparing to apply for the CDA Credential
Date: 10/15/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Learn what you need to do in order to apply for the CDA.
Instructor: Amy Bishopp
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: My Health Part 2
Date: 10/15/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 10/15/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/15/2014 Time: 02:30 PM-06:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment.   You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Scottsburg, IN


Title: Talk with Your Hands: Sign Language for Children
Date: 10/15/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: An overview of the research-based benefits of using sign language with infants and toddlers, how sign language impacts early literacy, strategies for jump-starting sign language, and basic sign language instruction.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/15/2014 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: Washington, IN


Title: Ages and Stages Questionnaires (ASQ-3): A Parent-Completed Monitoring System
Date: 10/16/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: The ASQ-3 screening system is designed to be completed by parents or other primary caregivers at any point for a child between 1 month and 5 1/2 years of age. The questionnaires can identify accurately infants or young children who are in need of further assessment. This training will provide you with the tools for a clear understanding on every step of the screening process. Ongoing support and technical assistance from Huffer CCR&R staff will be available to help programs through the process.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Preschool-Kids Gone Wild 3
Date: 10/16/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: These sessions will look at Promoting Social and Emotional Competence while reducing challenging behaviors, making friendships, communication and looking beyond what you know
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Chesterton, IN


Title: Kids Gone Wild: Promoting Social & Emotional Competence While Reducing Challenging Behaviors - Day 2 of 3 (3hrs)
Date: 10/16/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Promoting Children's Success: Building Relationships and Creating Supportive Environments (addresses strategies for preventing challenging behaviors). Social Emotional Teaching Strategies (problem solving, communicating emotions appropriately and building friendships).
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Book Bites
Date: 10/16/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Sink your teeth into a menu of activities to bring a book to life for children. Literacy can be so much more than just reading a book!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Caring for Children with Special Needs
Date: 10/16/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn the history of special education and their role in caring for children with special needs.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: 'Tis the Season: The Use of Holidays in Curriculum Planning
Date: 10/16/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Why do we use Holidays in our curriculum planning? How can we move past using the same old experiences. Gain understanding of being flexible and sensitive in our planning as it realtes to holidays.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Music Play with a Purpose
Date: 10/16/2014 Time: 01:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Musician and author, Jim Gill explains the purpose behind his play. Active music play provides a context for children to develop abilities, such as self-regulation, essential to school success. Jim’s clever word play and rhymes in the context of active movement games also provide broad opportunities for literacy development. Educators, child care providers and librarians leave each session with a repertoire of music play activities that can be put to immediate —and purposeful— use in their program. Best of all, they leave the session understanding that play is a teaching tool that inspires, in children, agility in thought and a love of learning
Instructor: Joslyn Sullivan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Beyond the Calendar
Date: 10/16/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Move away from the calendar! There are so many fun, engaging activities to include in circle time other than the days of the week and counting to 30. Explore new strategies to develop children's math, language arts, and social emotional skills--without having to sit criss-cross applesauce.
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


Title: Protecting Children from Infectious Disease
Date: 10/16/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Kay Maddox will walk participants through steps to keeping children healthy. Participants will explore ways to keep the environment healthy when children are ill.
Instructor: Kay Maddox
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Caring for Children with Special Needs
Date: 10/16/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-09:15 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: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Noblesville, IN


Title: 1,2,3,4...Math and More!
Date: 10/16/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Mathematical concepts begin at a very young age and help children to develop a foundation for further learning. By using the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards we will show you how to help support the very youngest learners as they begin to compare, find patterns, move through their environment, and engage in problem solving. This training meets the requirement for Introduction to the Foundations.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: CACFP - Contract, Policy, Minute Menu and Civil Rights/ADA
Date: 10/16/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Required annual contract/policy training. Covers Minute Menu, paperwork requirements, policies, contracts, civil rights, ADA and Inclusion.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 10/17/2014 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: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Caring Safely "Day 3"
Date: 10/18/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Is your Infant Toddler environment as safe and healthy as you think? Caring Safely is an interactive, engaging, and comprehensive training. Participants will learn about safe practices and providing a healthy environment for infants and toddlers in all child care settings.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Monticello, IN


Title: Caring Safely "Day 4"
Date: 10/18/2014 Time: 11:30 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Is your Infant Toddler environment as safe and healthy as you think? Caring Safely is an interactive, engaging, and comprehensive training. Participants will learn about safe practices and providing a healthy environment for infants and toddlers in all child care settings.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Monticello, IN


Title: Eco-Healthy Child Care
Date: 10/18/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: This training will support providers in reducing children's exposure to environmental health hazards. We will discuss products such as cleaning supplies, art supplies and other common products that may contain chemicals and heavy metals that can irritate children's eyes, skin and throats. These contaminants are also linked to asthma, the increased risk of cancer and other concerns.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: What's bugging you? It's Bed Bugs!
Date: 10/18/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-01:00 PM
Description: This training will take a look at what bed bugs are, signs to locate the presence of such bugs, and how to treat an infestation. We will also take a look at how to protect your child care from these critters.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
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: 10/18/2014 Time: 11:30 AM-01:30 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: Scottsburg, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 10/18/2014 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: Scottsburg, IN


Title: Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 10/20/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Infants and Toddlers deserve their own curriculum! This doesn't have to mean purchasing or creating a separate curriculum for them, but it does mean that they need more than a watered-down preschool curriculum. Through discussion and small-group work you will explore what a true infant and toddler curriculum should look like, learn how to evaluate your current curriculum or select one that is best for your program, and create strategies to apply the elements of your curriculum so that every infant and toddler will FLOURISH in your care.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 10/20/2014 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: Tikila Welch
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/20/2014 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: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/20/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
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: 10/20/2014 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: Lake Station, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/20/2014 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: Mishawaka, IN


Title: Story Extensions
Date: 10/20/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will explore ways to take books beyond merely reading them to children. This training will take a look at ways to extend stories throughout the day in order to create meaning for children.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Block Play
Date: 10/20/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: This training is part of an all day series training. The trainings covers the need for block play and the benefits to block play.
Instructor: Emily Roth
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Healthy Sexual Development
Date: 10/21/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Is this normal? In this training participants will discover what typical healthy sexual development for children is, gender roles, child abuse vs. normal development and roles of educators and families.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Boonville, IN


Title: Hybrid CDA: Friendship Skills & Emotional Literacy
Date: 10/21/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: When you walk into a classroom where the adults have created an atmosphere of friendship you see adults giving time and attention to children when they engage in friendly behaviors, you hear adults talking nicely to one another, and you hear children supporting one another’s friendly behavior. In this workshop participants will learn teaching strategies for learning words for different feelings, learning how to recognize feelings in self and others, how to use children’s literature, characteristics of classrooms that promote emotional literacy, recognize the friendship skills necessary for young children to relate well to others, and tips for embedding friendship opportunities across the curriculum.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 10/21/2014 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: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: CACFP - Contract, Policy, Minute Menu and Civil Rights/ADA
Date: 10/21/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Required annual contract/policy training. Covers Minute Menu, paperwork requirements, policies, contracts, civil rights, ADA and Inclusion.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: What is Intentional Teaching
Date: 10/21/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Social-Emotional Milestones, Responsive Caregiving, and Identity (PITC Module I)
Date: 10/21/2014 Time: 05:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The participant will begin to changeâ?¦.the way they look at developmental milestones
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 10/21/2014 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: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Outside and Loving It!
Date: 10/21/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Outdoor play is critical to Developmentally Appropriate Practice. Embrace the outdoors and resond to chidren's natural curiosity. Discover the benefits of and ways to implement more outdoor play.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Everyone Can Play
Date: 10/21/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Learn how to reduce the stress in your child care by redesigning your learning centers as well as specific ideas for dealing with children with different abilities.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
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: 10/21/2014 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: Mooresville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/21/2014 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: Vanessa Vance
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Plainfield, IN


Title: Effects of Tobacco
Date: 10/21/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure are in the top three leading causes of preventable death and disease in the United State today. When a person smokes, they are not only hurting themselves but also those around them. This session will cover the effects of tobacco use on the body, the dangers of secondhand smoke and resources for beginning a tobacco free lifestyle.
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: 10/21/2014 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: Vicci Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: Dialogic Reading
Date: 10/22/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The single most important activity for building knowledge and success in reading is reading aloud to children! It is a precious gift of time that has a huge impact on language development and learning. Learn how to systematically read aloud to yound children with a research based technique that works for ALL children.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomfield, IN


Title: Lesson Planning and Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Date: 10/22/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Take a look at your lesson plan with Developmentally Appropriate Practice in mind. Discover new ways to plan fun, creative, activities for children of all ages
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Real Life: DAP Part 2
Date: 10/22/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will come back together after technical assistance to discuss struggles and successes. Suggestions will be given based off what is observed in TA visits. Another TA visit will be set up to continue working on new ideas that are brought to the table from other participants.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Let's Go To School
Date: 10/22/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Respectful Environments for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 10/22/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Gain understanding of the environmental needs of infants and toddlers as well as ways that routines can support social and learning activities.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, IN


Title: CDA Self-Paced Introduction Course
Date: 10/22/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: CDA Self Paced Introduction Course - This course will provide an in-depth introduction to the 7 Steps to follow to obtain your CDA. You must register and pay $50 prior to the class. You must have previously purchased and read the CDA application packet from the CDA Council for Professional Recognition
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
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: 10/22/2014 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 10/22/2014 Time: 03:30 PM-04:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/22/2014 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: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Preschool-Kids Gone Wild 4
Date: 10/23/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: These sessions will look at Promoting Social and Emotional Competence while reducing challenging behaviors, making friendships, communication and looking beyond what you know
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Chesterton, IN


Title: Kids Gone Wild: Promoting Social & Emotional Competence While Reducing Challenging Behaviors - Day 1 of 3 (3hr)
Date: 10/23/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Promoting Children's Success: Building Relationships and Creating Supportive Environments (addresses strategies for preventing challenging behaviors). Social Emotional Teaching Strategies (problem solving, communicating emotions appropriately and building friendships).
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Kids Gone Wild: Promoting Social & Emotional Competence While Reducing Challenging Behaviors - Day 3 of 3 (3hrs)
Date: 10/23/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Promoting Children's Success: Building Relationships and Creating Supportive Environments (addresses strategies for preventing challenging behaviors). Social Emotional Teaching Strategies (problem solving, communicating emotions appropriately and building friendships).
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: If Disaster Strikes
Date: 10/23/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you have a plan in place if disaster occurs? You are your child care program`s first responder, so you need to proactively prepare for emergencies. Local, state and national authorities are going to help, but they may not be able to get to you right away. This session will help you identify disasters most likely to occur in your area and help you to prepare to develop an emergency plan for your child care program
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: CACFP - Contract, Policy, Minute Menu and Civil Rights/ADA
Date: 10/23/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Required annual contract/policy training. Covers Minute Menu, paperwork requirements, policies, contracts, civil rights, ADA and Inclusion.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (2 hours)
Date: 10/23/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 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: Evansville, IN


Title: Disasters, Violence and Tragedies : How Children Deall with It
Date: 10/23/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: One of the hardest things for an adult to do is explain why disasters, tragedies or violence happens. In this training child care providers will learn how to help the children in their care deal with all this things and how to be more resilient in their everyday lives.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/23/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/23/2014 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: WEBINAR: Supporting the Breastfed Baby in Child Care
Date: 10/23/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Join us for a basic information session on breastfeeding. Gain an understanding of breast milk, handling and storage and how to make bottle feeding easier for you and the parents. Learn the benefits of breast milk to infants, parents and child care providers and how to set policies for breastfeeding that are family friendly and safe.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Charlas
Date: 10/23/2014 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: Mini Mathematicians
Date: 10/23/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: There are real ways you can help support the earliest math skills for young children. This training will show you how to connect everyday learning experiences and build a foundation for all future mathematics learning through the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children from Birth to Age 5.
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Outdoor Safety
Date: 10/23/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Safety is important, indoors and outdoors. This training will look specifically at outdoor safety. Examples of checklists and best practice will be explored during this training.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
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: 10/23/2014 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: Shelbyville, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/23/2014 Time: 02:30 PM-06:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment.   You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Vevay, IN


Title: Strategies to Protect Your Family from Substance Abuse
Date: 10/25/2014 Time: 10:30 AM-11:45 AM
Description: Dearborn -Ohio County Prosecutor, Aaron Negangard continues his fight against substance abuse with a prevention campaign called Strategies to Protect Your Family from Substance Abuse. Every member of the community is aware of the substance abuse problem affecting the citizens of Dearborn and Ohio County. Unfortunately, most of us know someone who has been affected personally by this problem, either as a victim of a crime stemming from substance abuse or someone dealing with substance abuse issues. Our community is suffering, and more importantly, our children are suffering. Enough is enough. In an effort to combat this problem, Prosecutor Aaron Negangard has initiated a campaign called Strategies to Protect Your Family from Substance Abuse. These are being held at local churches, schools and organizations. This prevention campaign is for adults and their children over 10 years of age to combat drug experimentation and peer pressure starting at a young age. The presentation has been a huge success with local, state and national coverage. FOR CONFERENCE PRICING CONTACT AMATZET@SIEOC.ORG
Instructor: Aaron Negangard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Decatur, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence: Preschool
Date: 10/25/2014 Time: 08:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: This training focuses on the Social Emotional learning pyramid, specifically how to build supportive, nurturing relationships and building high quality supportive environment. The goal is to implement these strategies to reduce the number of challenging behaviors in the classroom.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Strategies to Protect Your Family from Substance Abuse
Date: 10/25/2014 Time: 08:30 AM-08:45 AM
Description: Dearborn -Ohio County Prosecutor, Aaron Negangard continues his fight against substance abuse with a prevention campaign called Strategies to Protect Your Family from Substance Abuse. Every member of the community is aware of the substance abuse problem affecting the citizens of Dearborn and Ohio County. Unfortunately, most of us know someone who has been affected personally by this problem, either as a victim of a crime stemming from substance abuse or someone dealing with substance abuse issues. Our community is suffering, and more importantly, our children are suffering. Enough is enough. In an effort to combat this problem, Prosecutor Aaron Negangard has initiated a campaign called Strategies to Protect Your Family from Substance Abuse. These are being held at local churches, schools and organizations. This prevention campaign is for adults and their children over 10 years of age to combat drug experimentation and peer pressure starting at a young age. The presentation has been a huge success with local, state and national coverage. FOR CONFERENCE PRICING CONTACT AMATZET@SIEOC.ORG
Instructor: Aaron Negangard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Internet Safety
Date: 10/25/2014 Time: 09:45 AM-11:15 AM
Description: Terry Hall is a 30 year veteran of the Indianapolis Police Department who has worked the administrative, operations and investigative areas of law enforcement during his career. Sergeant Hall spent seven years in the IPD Sex Offense Branch. His passion and dedication for protecting children comes from a time in his life when he was molested by a family member at the age of 8. Terry Hall will explain the dangers lurking on the internet and the alarming increase in crimes against youth due to surfing the internet. FOR CONFERENCE PRICING CONTACT AMATZET@SIEOC.ORG
Instructor: Terry Hall
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Victim of Internet Predator Survival Story
Date: 10/25/2014 Time: 11:30 AM-01:00 PM
Description: In January of 2002, Alicia Kozakiewicz became the victim of an Internet luring and was abducted to another state where she was held captive. Following a miraculous rescue by the FBI, Alicia, still recovering from her ordeal, returned to school and was soon highly involved in both academic and extracurricular activities, graduating with high honors. During these years, she came to realize that other children need not suffer her traumatic experience, and so, “Alicia Project,” Internet safety and awareness education, was born. FOR CONFERENCE PRICING CONTACT AMATZET@SIEOC.ORG
Instructor: Alicia Kozakiewicz
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Orientation I Spanish-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 10/25/2014 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: 10/25/2014 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: Dual Language Learners/Emerging Language and Literacy
Date: 10/25/2014 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: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series - Part A - Child Development
Date: 10/25/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-03:30 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: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 10/27/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Spanish Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers
Date: 10/27/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Overview of Accreditation and T.E.A.C.H
Date: 10/27/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Making it Happen: Individualized Care, Small Groups (PITC Module II)
Date: 10/27/2014 Time: 05:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training will help you to communicate to the children that they are important, that their needs will be met and that their choices, preferences and interests will be respected.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Recognizing Children with Special Needs: Observation to Assessment
Date: 10/27/2014 Time: 12:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Participants will look at how observation, developmental screening and formal assessment can lead to early intervention services for children. Information about the developmental screening tool, Ages & Stages Questionnaires, Third Edition (ASQ-3) will be shared.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Winona Lake, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/28/2014 Time: 04:30 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: Powerful Interactions - 3 hours
Date: 10/28/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: We know that our interactions with children shape who they become and how they feel about themselves. This workshop that will look at how we implement and embed Powerful Interactions into our classrooms. What it is, what it looks like and how to be present for the children we care for each day. The workshop will be an in-depth look at the book "Powerful Interactions, How to Connect with Children to Extend Their Learning".
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Cicero, IN


Title: Diological Reading
Date: 10/28/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come explore what dialogical reading is and how to implement it into your classroom! Your children are sure to impress you once you implement this into your daily routine!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Building Collaborative Relationships with Families
Date: 10/28/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This workshop will give you tips on how to build a better partnership with familes
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Working with Children on the Autism Spectrum
Date: 10/28/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 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: Mary Roth
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Mini Mathematicians
Date: 10/28/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: There are real ways you can help support the earliest math skills for young children. This training will show you how to connect everyday learning experiences and build a foundation for all future mathematics learning through the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children from Birth to Age 5.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 10/28/2014 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: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Martinsville, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/28/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Foundations Building Blocks: English- Language Arts
Date: 10/28/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore the English and Language Arts Foundations.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 10/29/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??s Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: Block Party/ Purdue Extension
Date: 10/29/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Purdue Extension faculty and educators are studying block play as a rich, developmentally appropriate activity for young children- one that contributes to their readiness for kindergarten. Researchers have found: Children develop a variety of skills through block play- Math, Physics, Early Engineering, Creativity, Social Skills, Physical Skills, and Movement. Want to learn more from Purdue Extension...Join us to see the program and ways to bring the information to your classroom and to parents.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: WEBINAR: A Look at Observation and Assessment in Infant/Toddler Classrooms for Directors
Date: 10/29/2014 Time: 08:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Learn why and how to observe and assess young children, how to support staff, and why observations are important in your program.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Advocating For Our Future
Date: 10/29/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Turkey Time
Date: 10/29/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This workshop will provide ideas for Thanksgiving activities based upon the foundations and standards.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Preschool-Kids Gone Wild 5
Date: 10/30/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: These sessions will look at Promoting Social and Emotional Competence while reducing challenging behaviors, making friendships, communication and looking beyond what you know
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Chesterton, IN


Title: WEBINAR Classroom Management
Date: 10/30/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This interactive session will provide participants with an understanding of the relationship between environmental variables and children's challenging behaviors. Participants will be able to identify strategies that can be used to design schedules and routines, structure transitions and implement rules/ positive guidance. Register at www.iaccrr.org
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Seriously Science (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 10/30/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Come and explore the many ways you can offer age appropriate science exploration in your classroom or childcare program. This class will focus on hands on science for all ages.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/30/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Newton's Numbers
Date: 10/30/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training helps explain how children learn early math skills during the preschool years and provides suggestions for numerous math activities.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Family Centered Care-5 hour
Date: 11/01/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Does your program welcome and support your families? Find ways to include families, identify their strengths, and build upon them. This training will help participants learn how to build and maintain positive relationships with families, share community resources for families, and develop policies that are family friendly.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Music/ Movement Make and Take
Date: 11/01/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: It doesn't take lots of money to create classroom fun and activities. Use items you already have and be CREATIVE!
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Typical Development of the School-Ager
Date: 11/01/2014 Time: 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Learning about typical growth and development stages of school age children from 6 to 12 years old can help parents and caregivers better anticipate, then guide children more successfully and confidently, through each growing stage. During this session, we will discuss how to communicate with the school-ager and introduce tips for practicing positive discipline. We will introduce school challenges such as bullying, homework hassles, and friend issues. FOR CONFERENCE PRICING CONTACT AMATZET@SIEOC.ORG
Instructor: Nancy Hudson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Clark, IN


Title: Indiana AEYC: Supporting Early Childhood Professionals & Programs
Date: 11/01/2014 Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: This workshop provides deep understanding of ways you can obtain professional development credits that will lead to credential and degree in early childhood/child development. The workshop will provide information on different routes to obtain CDA training, articulating the credential into an associate degree in early childhood education at Ivy Tech Community College. In addition, the workshop provides information on T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood (R) INDIANA and financial support opportunities provided to obtain early childhood/child development degrees and credential.
Instructor: Hanan Osman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyd, IN


Title: Addressing Bullying Behavior: Let's Start in Preschool
Date: 11/01/2014 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: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Goshen, IN


Title: Breakfast and a Book (2 hour)
Date: 11/01/2014 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: School Readiness: Are our children ready?
Date: 11/01/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: School Readiness? Are our children ready? Ensuring that children are ready for successful school experiences is one of the most pressing issues in early childhood policy and practice. School readiness involves more than just children. School readiness is about children, families, early environments, schools, and communities. This workshop will highlight the issues around school readiness and ideas for home-school-community connections, as well as tools to evaluate your programâ??s curriculum and philosophy.
Instructor: Dana Jones
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Washington , IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 11/03/2014 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: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Mini Monets'
Date: 11/03/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Hands on, full of fun art activities for toddlers and two`s. Leave with ideas you can use the next day in your classroom.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hobart, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Infant and Toddler Play; Where learning begins
Date: 11/03/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: What are the infants and toddlers in your care doing all day? When you plan your activities do you understand everything the children are learning? Setting up the environment for children to succeed starts with what you have accessible. Come to this session and learn the importance of play and what you can do to assist children.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Rethinking Ditto Sheets
Date: 11/03/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) are a must in every early childhood setting. This training will explain how to create a child centered program with Developmentally Appropriate learning activities for the children in your care.
Instructor: Tanika Phinisee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 11/03/2014 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: Morgan, IN


Title: Why Do They Act This Way: Understanding School Agers
Date: 11/03/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will review the developmental characteristics of 5-12 year olds in relation to planning appropriate activities that keep school agers engaged and minimizes challenging behavior.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Real Life: Safe Environments Part 1
Date: 11/03/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will explore what a safe environment looks like, inside and out. They will then set some goals that will be addressed in technical visits prior to the second session.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: TBA, IN