Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/27/2017 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-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Refresher Workshop for Safe Sleeping Practices
Date: 03/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This 1-hour training is an update for those who have previously attended a Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care training. It is designed to provide the most recent information in risk-reduction methods, statistical information, and new resources that been updated since the original presentation. This training does not meet Public Law 162-2005 requirements for child care providers.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Charlas (Conversations)
Date: 03/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come and enjoy an evening with Early Childhood Professionals. Every month we will have a topic or topics with different trainers or guest speakers in the Latino Community.
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Frankfort, IN


Title: Millennials as Staff and as Parents
Date: 03/27/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Millennials, born in the 80s and 90s, have been referred to as "the entitlement generation" and "the me generation." They have been described as tolerant, confident, open-minded, and ambitious but also disengaged, narcissistic, distrustful, and anxious. What are the best strategies for working with staff and families of this generation and others? What things need to be in place for a harmonious relationship between the generations? We will investigate the different generations and explore the qualities each brings to the table.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 03/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 03/27/2017 Time: 04:30 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: Rachel Yoder
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: In Their Shoes
Date: 03/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this training, participants will identify early childhood trauma and it's effects on the child into adulthood while relating the effects of trauma to behavior and social emotional skill development. Learn how to relate to and care for children coming from traumatic backgrounds by learning skills and strategies for developing stronger relationships. Part of the Working with Children with Special Needs optional series.
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Spanish Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers
Date: 03/28/2017 Time: 06:00 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: SPANISH - Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 03/28/2017 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Won't Touch This: Sensory Processing
Date: 03/28/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you know children who slam their bodies into walls? Spin around the room all the time? Can not stand the feel of slime and won't touch it? Learn how our senses impact everything we do and how to support health sensory development.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 03/28/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Supporting Positive Behavior Through Emotional Literacy
Date: 03/29/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Children deal with many of the same emotions adults do. Unlike adults however, they frequently don't have the words to talk about how they are feeling. Their emotions are often acted out in physical and inappropriate ways. Helping children to understand their emotions and strategies to build their emotional literacy will be discussed.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Columbia City, IN


Title: Rethinking Praise
Date: 03/29/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Children learn to value who they are and what they are capable of through experiences with the significant people in their lives. Learn the unintentional effects of praise when given to children. Moving toward offering encouragement as a means of supporting children's confidence will be discussed.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly of Preschool Curriculum
Date: 03/29/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Curriculum can be a very confusing concept. Participants will learn about curriculum and the types available and its importance for high quality early learning as well as what components should be included in all good curriculums.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3 Part 2 Hazards 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 03/29/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: .- Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: Family Engagement: How can it be Improved
Date: 03/29/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Family engagement has become a buzzword. But what does it really mean? Why should programs engage with families and how can they do it effectively? And what about those families that just don’t want to have anything to do with you? Participants attending this session will examine the differences between involvement and engagement and explore what it takes to shift perspectives to more fully engage families in their children’s education. Participants will also be introduced to strategies and resources that will assist them in enhancing the quality of family engagement practices.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Learning Centers 102
Date: 03/30/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: How can we make our learning centers different? How can we make them more appealing? We will discuss how we can embed a variety of learning approaches and strategies into the centers that are in the classroom. We will also identify ways we can improve our learning centers and ensure they are supporting development across all the key areas and developmental stages.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 03/30/2017 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: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Brookville, IN


Title: Magic Beans & Growing Things
Date: 03/30/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how to incorporate gardening as part of your preschool/school-age program. Various growing methods to introduce this experience to preschoolers/school-agers will be shared. Connecting the knowledge and skills gained to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS and the Indiana Afterschool Standards will be discussed.
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 03/30/2017 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, coaching options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Play with Babies-Tummy Time
Date: 03/30/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Understand the many benefits of creating tummy time for infants and ways to make it possible in your environment and routine.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: The Ins and Outs of Good Circle Times
Date: 03/30/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The real goal of circle time is far more than teaching children to sit and listen - it is to help children join together and form a community. Learn what makes circle and group times more successful and how to keep children engaged.
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: 04/01/2017 Time: 10:30 AM-01:00 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: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Mishawaka, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/03/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. 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: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 04/03/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
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: Amy Duncan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 04/03/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 04/03/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: The Musical Child
Date: 04/03/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Join us for this interactive session exploring why music is so vital to the growth and learning of young children and how to incorporate music into your teaching.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Miami, IN


Title: Supporting Children: Ways That Make a Difference
Date: 04/03/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: How do you make a difference in the development and learning of children? Connect how building relationships with children, a well-defined environment and daily schedule and children “in charge” of their behavior contributes. Gain support strategies that can implemented in your everyday practices.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Plymouth, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 04/03/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
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: 04/03/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 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: Amy Duncan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 04/03/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. 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: Washington, IN


Title: Exploring Movement with Young Children
Date: 04/04/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Children love to explore and move. Join us to learn why it is important for children to have movement in their everyday routines. Learn ways to get children moving by exploring nature, music, and creativity. This hands on, active session will provide you with ideas to keep children moving both indoors and out. Part of the School Readiness optional series.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Clay, IN


Title: Wage and Labor Overview
Date: 04/04/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Representatives from the U.S. Department of Labor will share an overview on updated wage and labor information. Time will be given for open questions and answers.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Let's Get Everyone Moving!
Date: 04/04/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn more about the physical activity guidelines for kids and how you as a provider can help kids and families move more.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: STEM: Beyond the Lego Table
Date: 04/04/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join the School Age Specialist for strategies to enhance your school age STEM programming. We will explore ways to build your repertoire on a budget.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Lesson Planning for Preschoolers
Date: 04/04/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Join this training to understand the connection between child observation and lesson planning. Also recognize the role Indiana Foundations play in lesson planning.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 04/04/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 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-Houser
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: 04/04/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Active Supervision in the Classroom
Date: 04/04/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Keeping children safe is everyone’s top priority. Active Supervision of children is the best strategy for creating a safe environment and preventing injuries. You need to know how to look, listen and engage with children to keep them safe. Active Supervision requires focused attention and intentional observation of children at all times. Active Supervision allows children to explore their environments safely. Children must be directly supervised at all times and must never be unattended.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Munster, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 04/04/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Cynthia Beasley-Boyd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Transitions
Date: 04/05/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Transitions - Come and learn many creative ways to transition children through the day while fostering learning & positive behavior, and decreasing chaos! Not only will attendees leave with many creative ideas, but each site will walk away with numerous hands on materials and activities to use during those tough transitions!!
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 04/05/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 04/05/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 04/05/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Amy Duncan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Strength-Based Communication
Date: 04/05/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: How well are we really communicating with families, especially families of our more "difficult" children? In this training, we will focus on communication techniques that can help families feel more positive toward our programs.
Instructor: Jill Tucker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 04/05/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This child care start up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center or ministry setting and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/05/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Logansport, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 04/05/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Dectection and Prevention (2)
Date: 04/05/2017 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 04/05/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 04/06/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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: Brookville, IN


Title: Health- Module 2 Part 1- Nutritional Practices 2hrs (INHS)
Date: 04/06/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: Health- Module 2 Part 1- Nutritional Practices includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: The Truth About Rough and Tumble Play
Date: 04/06/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Rough and Tumble Play? Big Body Play? No matter what you call this physical type of play, all children need it. Come to this training to learn about why rough and tumble play is so important to the cognitive, social and emotional, and motor development of the children in your care.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Let's Play All Day: Planning for Full Days with School Agers
Date: 04/06/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What do you do with school-agers all day long? Learn about the rhythms of a full day with them and draft your plan for play (and learning).
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/06/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: STEM: It's Easy!
Date: 04/06/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training explores science, technology, engineering, and math in the early childhood classroom. Join us for a hands-on experience.
Instructor: Everett Hicks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: It’s A Family Affair-A Smooth Transition to Kindergarten
Date: 04/06/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Entering kindergarten can be both an exciting and stressful time for families and their children. Early Childhood providers have the unique opportunity to help make this a smoother transition from the Early Childhood program to the Kindergarten classroom. The role of the Early Childhood provider in implementing “best practice” for this important transition will be discussed. Support strategies for both families and their children will be shared.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: School Readiness
Date: 04/06/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Is your child ready for kindergarten? This session will focus on working with families. We will address specific questions and concerns that frequently arise regarding children’s readiness for kindergarten.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Webinar: First Friday Foundations ELA: Early Reading
Date: 04/07/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This First Friday Foundation we will explore the English/Language Arts topic area of Early Reading.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/08/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Bullying 101: Is it happening in my program?
Date: 04/08/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:15 AM
Description: This training will focus on the definition of bullying, forms of bullying, symptoms of the bullied child, ways to support a child who is being bullied and intervention strategies. This training is especially designed for those working with children ages 5-12, in before-school, after-school, summer, and/or school break settings.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Bullying 102: How to help kids become "victim proof"
Date: 04/08/2017 Time: 11:45 AM-02:00 PM
Description: This workshop will help professionals know the importance of establishing positive and consistent relationships to foster sovial and emotional development. We will discuss strategies for helping children lose the "victim" mindset and becoming "bullyproof". This workshop is especially designed for those working with children ages 5-12, in before-school, after-school, summer, and/or school break settings.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: The Performers: Understanding and Supporting Children's Development (CDA Quarter 2:A)
Date: 04/08/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Day 1 of quarter 2 of CDA sessions. This quarter will focus on developing participants strategies to support children's physical development, cognitive development and communication. Participants must commit to attending all 4 sessions in this series.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Supporting Children: Ways That Make a Difference
Date: 04/08/2017 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: How do you make a difference in the development and learning of children? Connect how building relationships with children, a well-defined environment and daily schedule and children “in charge” of their behavior contributes. Gain support strategies that can implemented in your everyday practices.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Warsaw, IN


Title: Health- Module 2 Part 2- Vaccinations and Medications 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 04/10/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Providers will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. Physical activity and infection disease are other areas of health for children that will be discussed in this training. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 04/10/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 04/10/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Temperament: A Practical Approach in Meeting Individual Needs (PITC Module I)
Date: 04/10/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Are the children in your room Fearful, Flexible or Feisty? Learn about 9 temperamental traits that represent a persons natural tendency to respond. Develop an awareness of ones own expectations & reactions that influence ones response to a child.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Sensory Friendly Classrooms
Date: 04/10/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come explore the senses! Discuss tips and strategies based on four sensory processing patterns to create an environment that guides children in making more appropriate, meaningful responses to the sensory input they experience every day.
Instructor: Sarah Skurow
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 04/10/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
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: 04/10/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Amy Duncan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: Creating Literacy Rich Environments
Date: 04/11/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Children take their first critical steps toward learning to read and write very early in life. They do not become literate automatically. Young children need rich language and literacy experiences that will provide a foundation for later learning. A literacy-rich classroom will help provide children with these necessary skills. We will discuss the elements of a literacy-rich environment and ways to help children learn about sounds, print, letters, and words.  
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Childhood Allergies
Date: 04/11/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Come and learn about common childhood allergies and how to be prepared! The Child Care Adult Food Program requirements regarding allergies will be shared.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Understanding Each Other: Communicating with Families of Infants and Toddlers
Date: 04/11/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Orientation I Spanish-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 04/11/2017 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Descripción: Este taller ofrece una visión general a los participantes que están interesados en comenzar el negocio de cuidado de niños/as en un hogar, centro o en ministerio y es la primera parte de una serie de dos partes. Cubre los requisitos reglamentarios, y recursos y da información a las practicantes sobre la salud, la seguridad y los negocios. Sirve para ayudar en la toma de decisiones a los participantes para elegir el tipo de atención que desean ofrecer.
Instructor: Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Wild Emotions
Date: 04/11/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: How do you handle all of those wild emotions? Young children are still learning about their own emotions and emotions of others. It is important to note that ALL feelings and emotions are OK, it is how you handle those feelings that counts. Professionals will leave this training with new knowledge about young children and their social and emotional development. You will gain new ideas for teaching children those coping skills. It all starts by remembering these young children don't have the skills yet to regulate their emotions, they learn from us. Join me while we talk about all of those wild emotions and how you as a caregiver can support the children you care for.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Nutrition Nuggets
Date: 04/11/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 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: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 04/11/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Cynthia Beasley-Boyd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 04/11/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 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: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Supporting Children: Ways That Make a Difference
Date: 04/12/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: How do you make a difference in the development and learning of children? Connect how building relationships with children, a well-defined environment and daily schedule and children “in charge” of their behavior contributes. Gain support strategies that can implemented in your everyday practices.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Angola, IN


Title: Preventing Biting & Other Aggressive Behaviors in Infants and Toddlers
Date: 04/12/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Objectives: Identify why young children express negative behaviors. Gain an understanding of impulse control and self-regulation. Identify ways to reduce behaviors in child care. Explore scenarios and identify ways to support children during negative situations.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Self-Regulation: Helping Children With High Energy and Low Focus
Date: 04/12/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The term self-regulation is a common buzz word in the field of early childhood education. Sometimes it may be difficult to know what it really means and how it relates to young children and their behaviors. In a nutshell it describes things children learn to manage over time. Some children are able to manage these skills quicker than others. This can present many challenges in the classroom. So what do you do in the mean time? Join us in this workshop to discuss how we help emotionally overloaded children build the skills they need to manage their strong emotions. Walk away with tools and strategies in supporting children who have high energy. Learn what components are needed in the environment to support children focus on tasks.
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomfield, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/12/2017 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: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 04/12/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Everett Hicks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Mays, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 04/12/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 04/12/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Once Upon a Time There was a Tablet
Date: 04/12/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This overview of technology available for use in the classroom has participants defining technology, determining usages and activities, and considering appropriate use for the children.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 04/13/2017 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: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/13/2017 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-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Behavior and Regulatory Issues
Date: 04/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this training, Participants will learn what Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health is and why it is important and how to distinguish what are common behavior problems of young children and what behavior problems may need professional help.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyds Knobs, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 04/13/2017 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: Child Development Module 1 (Spanish) (INHS)
Date: 04/13/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: ABC's of Autism
Date: 04/13/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: April is Autism Awareness Month. Autism is a lifelong developmental disorder that impacts social skills, communication and behavior. This presentation will cover the basic elements of autism and practical solutions for working with children with autism.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Domestic Violence 101 for Service Providers
Date: 04/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: We will begin our time together by participating in a domestic violence simulation where participants will follow a character's story through their experience with DV. We will process this exercise, and then learn the basics of DV. Statistics, facts vs. myths, ways to intervene, and resources in our community will be discussed.
Instructor: Mary-Margaret Sweeney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 04/13/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Martinsville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 04/13/2017 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn about Indiana'a Quality Rating System
Instructor: Courtney Walters
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 04/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 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: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid RE-Certification
Date: 04/13/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross RE-Certification CPR/First Aid
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Baby, Let's Play
Date: 04/13/2017 Time: 07:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: We will discuss the importance of play and how to adapt the environment to promote physical activity. Participants will explore ways to promote developmentally appropriate physical activities for infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Language Development for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 04/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore the stages of language development in infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 04/13/2017 Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 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. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: N/A, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 04/13/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: N/A, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/13/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Homework Time Designed with Learning Styles in Mind
Date: 04/13/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: We all learn and work best in different ways. Some of us listen to sound or music; some need silence; others need to be spread out and move around; still others do better in small groups, bouncing ideas off peers. Do you have a school-agers who constantly squirms and fidgets during math homework? Or, one who sings to herself while practicing spelling words? Although it may seem like they’re trying to drive you crazy, they’re probably just using strategies that help them learn. Learn how to design a homework time environment that meets different learning styles. By offering flexibility, resources, and encouragement, afterschool learning can be both productive and enjoyable for all.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 04/17/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Rachel Yoder
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Positive Behavior Management
Date: 04/17/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Are your children’s behaviors driving you crazy? Try positive behavior management! This training will give providers tools and tips on how to manage children’s behaviors in positive ways. This training is based on Conscious Discipline. https://consciousdiscipline.com/
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Grandview, IN


Title: VCP: Creative Fundraising
Date: 04/17/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: All ministries seem to run on a shoestring budget. How can your child care obtain the funding needed to enhance what it offers? Think outside the box. This training includes creative fundraising idea and group brainstorming for all sizes of ministry child care settings.
Instructor: Cherish Edwards
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Coping with Big Emotions: Using Emotional Literacy
Date: 04/17/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Helping children cope with their big emotions can be challenging. Together, we will identify how teaching emotional literacy skills will help young children develop language and strategies to label, recognize and manage their emotions.
Instructor: Jamie Le Sesne Spears
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Creating a Community of Learners
Date: 04/17/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: You can help support child development by establishing a sense of community in your classroom. We will discuss the importance of creating warm, positive relationships as the primary tool to support a community classroom. We will also explore other important components to enhance the sense of community with young children.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mt. Vernon , IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/17/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-12:00 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. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: N/A, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs.(INHS)
Date: 04/17/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Why Are We Waiting So Long?
Date: 04/17/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Do you feel like your children are constantly waiting between activities or you are having challenging behaviors between activities? Come to this training if you want to learn about transitions and how to reduce the number of transitions and negative behaviors. Each participant will take home a tool box with transition tool cards.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/17/2017 Time: 05:00 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. 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: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: Hands On STEM
Date: 04/18/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics by assessing your comfort level and learn useful hands on strategies to help prepare yourself, including how to meet the needs of varying ages of children, gather supplies, and confront your own concerns about teaching science and engineering.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 04/18/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Provider will also identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable), 10. First Aid and CPR Overview 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: The Musical Child
Date: 04/18/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Join us for this interactive session exploring why music is so vital to the growth and learning of young children and how to incorporate music into your teaching.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 04/18/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 04/18/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Cynthia Beasley-Boyd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Understanding Each Other: Communicating with Families of Infants and Toddlers
Date: 04/18/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Homework Time Designed with Learning Styles in Mind
Date: 04/18/2017 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: We all learn and work best in different ways. Some of us listen to sound or music; some need silence; others need to be spread out and move around; still others do better in small groups, bouncing ideas off peers. Do you have a school-agers who constantly squirms and fidgets during math homework? Or, one who sings to herself while practicing spelling words? Although it may seem like they’re trying to drive you crazy, they’re probably just using strategies that help them learn. Learn how to design a homework time environment that meets different learning styles. By offering flexibility, resources, and encouragement, afterschool learning can be both productive and enjoyable for all.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Step by Step for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 04/19/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn what infants and toddlers are like socially and cognitively, how they adjust to the world and people around them, how they learn through the first 3 years, and how responsive caregiving is key to having secure relationships so they can explore the world around them.  We will review developmental milestones as we go along so you can set the littlest ones in your care up for success and growth.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomfield, IN


Title: Safety- Module3- Part 1 Building the Basics 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 04/19/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Homework Time Designed with Learning Styles in Mind
Date: 04/19/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: We all learn and work best in different ways. Some of us listen to sound or music; some need silence; others need to be spread out and move around; still others do better in small groups, bouncing ideas off peers. Do you have a school-agers who constantly squirms and fidgets during math homework? Or, one who sings to herself while practicing spelling words? Although it may seem like they’re trying to drive you crazy, they’re probably just using strategies that help them learn. Learn how to design a homework time environment that meets different learning styles. By offering flexibility, resources, and encouragement, afterschool learning can be both productive and enjoyable for all.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Family Engagement Toolkit - Focus Area 1
Date: 04/19/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: How do we strengthen families as a child's primary educator and nurturer? In this training, we will utilize the Toolkit to explore all of the ways in which we can be supporting families in this area.
Instructor: Jill Tucker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Charlas (Spanish)
Date: 04/19/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: - Este es un tiempo para que los proveedores de cuidado de niños/as de habla Español se reúnan para hablar, educarse y aprender cosas nuevas sobre varios temas importantes del desarrollo del niño/a. También traemos personas calificadas para que den entrenamientos o información de temas relevantes para nuestra Comunidad Latina. Si usted está interesado en formar parte de este grupo “Charlas” y conocernos más acerca de la labor importante que hacemos en Educación Infantil registrarse a nuestros entrenamientos.
Instructor: Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 04/19/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Typical Development of the School-Ager
Date: 04/19/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
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.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jennings, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (SPANISH)
Date: 04/19/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Creado por la FSSA, la Oficina de Asesores de Salud de Cuidado Infantil. Este entrenamiento de unas dos horas, ofrece a los participantes información sobre el 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: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 04/19/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Taking a Stand for Tolerance
Date: 04/19/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: A student, a school, and a case that made history. In this session we will review Bullied :A Teaching Tolerance Documentary. We will answer the questions what is bullying, could this happen in our programs, and what can we do? Part of the School Age optional series.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Let's Play All Day: Planning for Full Days with School Agers
Date: 04/20/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What do you do with school-agers all day long? Learn about the rhythms of a full day with them and draft your plan for play (and learning).
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Adams, IN


Title: Devereux Early Childhood Assessment Training
Date: 04/20/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this training participants will learn why we do assessments, learn to identify significant concerns that may require focused intervention, make sound decisions about teaching and learning and help thier programs improve their educational and developmental interventions.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Charlestown, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3 Part 2 Hazards 2 hrs (INHS)
Date: 04/20/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: .- Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Sensory Play Everyday
Date: 04/20/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Sensory
Instructor: Conni Stoner
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: English, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 2 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 04/20/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Nutritional Practice includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/20/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: KidKare Kickoff!
Date: 04/20/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Are you ready? KidKare software will be replacing Webkids, Minute Menu Kids, Minute Menu Kids Pro, Kids2go (all Kids products). KidKare is a very user friendly website software that can be accessed from any device that has internet capabilities. All providers will be switched over by October 1st, 2017.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mitchell, IN


Title: Inclusion Awareness
Date: 04/20/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will receive information on foundational inclusion-related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, person-first language, the benefits of inclusion, and the resources that are available throughout their community.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: VCP Information Session
Date: 04/20/2017 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: Is your ministry child care interested in enrolling onto the Paths to QUALITY program? Do you desire to learn what is necessary to receive your VCP? Join us at this informational session as we provide you with the information necessary to proceed with the Voluntary Certification Program offered through the State of Indiana. This session is being offered by Partnerships for Early Learners.
Instructor: Ginger Caylor
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Successful Group Times with Toddlers
Date: 04/20/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: After discussing ways to create engaging small group experiences for toddlers, participants will practice planning a group time experience.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Plymouth, IN


Title: Caring for Children with ADHD
Date: 04/20/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn the characteristics of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and consider supportive techniques in working with children with this special need.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 04/20/2017 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: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: TBA, IN


Title: Getting Ready to read and Write: Supporting Children’s Development
Date: 04/20/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Before learning to read and write, children need to develop a variety of important foundational skills. These emergent literacy skills develop over time and are important in a child’s journey to becoming a successful reader and writer. Learn developmentally appropriate ways to promote and enhance the development of children’s emergent literacy skills. (2 hours)
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Understanding Each Other: Communicating with Families of Infants and Toddlers
Date: 04/22/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 04/22/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 04/22/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 04/22/2017 Time: 08:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 04/22/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-04:30 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/22/2017 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: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: CCS 2017 Conference
Date: 04/22/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-10:30 AM
Description:
Instructor: Cherita Bowens
Cost: 20.00
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Refresher Workshop for Safe Sleeping Practices
Date: 04/24/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: This 1-hour training is an update for those who have previously attended a Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care training. It is designed to provide the most recent information in risk-reduction methods, statistical information, and new resources that been updated since the original presentation. This training does not meet Public Law 162-2005 requirements for child care providers.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: It’s A Family Affair-A Smooth Transition to Kindergarten
Date: 04/24/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Entering kindergarten can be both an exciting and stressful time for families and their children. Early Childhood providers have the unique opportunity to help make this a smoother transition from the Early Childhood program to the Kindergarten classroom. The role of the Early Childhood provider in implementing “best practice” for this important transition will be discussed. Support strategies for both families and their children will be shared.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 04/24/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: It's Ok to Let Me Cry
Date: 04/24/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Training focused around understanding infant's crying, which is the main reason for Shaken Baby Syndrome. Participants will understand the impact of Shaken Baby Syndrome on children and facts relating to this form of abuse.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Observations, Recognizing Young Children's Strengths and Needs
Date: 04/24/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Observing children happens all day, every day. What do you do with the observations? How do you document them? This session will explore various strategies to document observations and how to use them.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: STEM Boxes
Date: 04/24/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Need ideas of an activity for students who are finished with their homework? Try STEM boxes. In this training you will learn about STEM boxes, and how to make them.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 04/25/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This includes the one-hour training created by the FSSA’s Health Consultants and provides information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes, and prevention of abuse. It meets 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: Health and Safety Day 3 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 04/25/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will focus on vaccinations and medications. Discussing how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Providers will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Physical activity and infection disease are other areas of health for children that will be discussed in this training. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Newton's Numbers
Date: 04/25/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 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: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Family Child Care Networking Group
Date: 04/26/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This group will focus on increasing the professionalism of the family child care field through direct instruction of requirements and networking among providers at all levels of PTQ.
Instructor: Amy Duncan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Homework Time Designed with Learning Styles in Mind
Date: 04/26/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: We all learn and work best in different ways. Some of us listen to sound or music; some need silence; others need to be spread out and move around; still others do better in small groups, bouncing ideas off peers. Do you have a school-agers who constantly squirms and fidgets during math homework? Or, one who sings to herself while practicing spelling words? Although it may seem like they’re trying to drive you crazy, they’re probably just using strategies that help them learn. Learn how to design a homework time environment that meets different learning styles. By offering flexibility, resources, and encouragement, afterschool learning can be both productive and enjoyable for all.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Orientation II Spanish-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 04/26/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-08:00 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: Lucy Intriago
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: 04/26/2017 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: Introduction to the “New” Indiana’s Early Learning Foundations
Date: 04/26/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The Foundations are Indiana’s early learning development framework and are aligned to the 2014 Indiana Academic Standards. This framework provides core elements that children should achieve from birth to age five in order to be ready for future success. The Foundations create common language and expectations for the early childhood field. The 2015 revision was based on research, feedback from practitioners, and work from professionals with expertise in each specialized area.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Madison, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 04/26/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: For Better or for Worse
Date: 04/26/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: By using the Foundations to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children- Foundations for Social and Emotional Development you are creating the backbone needed for all other areas of development. The attainment of emotional and behavioral regulation as well as the capacity of building relationships are the critical skills that children must have to be ready to learn in any other areas. Join us in exploring how you can teach and support children to enter school prepared to succeed. This training meets the requirement for Introduction to the Foundations.
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Morgan, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 04/26/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: N/A, IN


Title: It’s A Family Affair-A Smooth Transition to Kindergarten
Date: 04/26/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Entering kindergarten can be both an exciting and stressful time for families and their children. Early Childhood providers have the unique opportunity to help make this a smoother transition from the Early Childhood program to the Kindergarten classroom. The role of the Early Childhood provider in implementing “best practice” for this important transition will be discussed. Support strategies for both families and their children will be shared.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
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: 04/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 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: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 04/27/2017 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: Kati Colvin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: STEM: Beyond the Lego Table
Date: 04/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join the School Age Specialist for strategies to enhance your school age STEM programming. We will explore ways to build your repertoire on a budget.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/27/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 4 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 04/27/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Day 4 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Discuss policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Portfolio Development 2.5 hours
Date: 04/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Participants will discuss the concepts involved in creating a portfolio. They will discuss writing competencies, materials to include, and training hours. Time will also be spent practicing the creation of portfolio pages.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 04/27/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 04/27/2017 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, coaching options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Kristen Rich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Homework Time Designed with Learning Styles in Mind
Date: 04/27/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: We all learn and work best in different ways. Some of us listen to sound or music; some need silence; others need to be spread out and move around; still others do better in small groups, bouncing ideas off peers. Do you have a school-agers who constantly squirms and fidgets during math homework? Or, one who sings to herself while practicing spelling words? Although it may seem like they’re trying to drive you crazy, they’re probably just using strategies that help them learn. Learn how to design a homework time environment that meets different learning styles. By offering flexibility, resources, and encouragement, afterschool learning can be both productive and enjoyable for all.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Plymouth, IN


Title: Universal Precautions, Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control
Date: 04/27/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Participants will learn the basics of sanitation and prevention of disease transmissions through body fluids to be able to train their staff. This session will include training on Universal Precautions, Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Goo Goo Gah Gah
Date: 04/28/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Early language and communication skills are crucial for children's success in school and beyond. Attend this training to discuss what you can do to help the youngest learners develop language and communication skills.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Book Club: Session 1
Date: 04/29/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Book Club is a unique training opportunity. Come join us in a relaxed setting as we discuss and reflect upon our current practices in relation to the book.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: The Performers: Understanding and Supporting Children's Development (CDA Quarter 2:B)
Date: 04/29/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Day 2 of quarter 2 of CDA sessions. This quarter will focus on developing participants strategies to support children's physical development, cognitive development and communication. Participants must commit to attending all 4 sessions in this series.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Family Engagement: How can it be Improved
Date: 04/29/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Family engagement has become a buzzword. But what does it really mean? Why should programs engage with families and how can they do it effectively? And what about those families that just don’t want to have anything to do with you? Participants attending this session will examine the differences between involvement and engagement and explore what it takes to shift perspectives to more fully engage families in their children’s education. Participants will also be introduced to strategies and resources that will assist them in enhancing the quality of family engagement practices.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Setting the Stage for Play- Infant Toddler Session
Date: 04/29/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Creating age appropriate indoor and outdoor environments can be a struggle for many programs. Join us to learn tips to creating an age appropriate environment. This session will have two tracks. You will need to enroll in either the Infant Toddler environments or the Preschool environments.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Setting the Stage for Play- Preschool
Date: 04/29/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Creating age appropriate indoor and outdoor environments can be a struggle for many programs. Join us to learn tips to creating an age appropriate environment. This session will have two tracks. You will need to enroll in either the Infant Toddler environments or the Preschool environments.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Sugar and How it Affects You
Date: 05/01/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you know the difference between natural and artificial sugars? Come and found out how all sugar impacts your overall health.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: "You want me to do what?!?" Pain free ways to incorporate STEM education.
Date: 05/01/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Public out of school time initiatives are starting to focus on enhancing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and math) education for kids. Overcome anxieties about incorporating STEM into your program through creative and simple hands-on activities.
Instructor: Sue Bayley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 05/01/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/01/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 05/02/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: The Musical Child
Date: 05/02/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Join us for this interactive session exploring why music is so vital to the growth and learning of young children and how to incorporate music into your teaching.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Decatur, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/02/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 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: Amy Duncan
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: 05/02/2017 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: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Spanish Safe Sleeping to Reduce the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/02/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Los participantes aumentarán su comprensión de un medio ambiente seguro para dormir para los bebés, recién nacidos hasta los doce meses de edad. Se hará hincapié en la creación de una zona de dormitorio y de reducción de riesgos de estrategias seguras y saludables para el Síndrome de Muerte Súbita del Lactante (SMSL) y la prevención de la muerte accidental. Este entrenamiento es un requisito previo al servicio que satisfaga la Ley Pública 162-205 para obtener la licencia en casa, así como los estándares de elegibilidad de proveedores proveedores de origen certificadas (CCDF) Vale. Se alienta a los proveedores de cuidado infantil de todos los ajustes a asistir a esta capacitación gratuita.
Instructor: Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Transitions and Routines for Preschoolers
Date: 05/02/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Transitions can be tough for preschoolers! They must be planned for and must be smooth. Participants will gain new understanding of how to consistently deploy productive routines and how to reduce transition times. Making these things a priority in the classroom will help provide a sense of calm and predictability for the children in your care.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/02/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
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: Amy Duncan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 05/02/2017 Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 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: Rockport, IN


Title: VCP Information Session
Date: 05/02/2017 Time: 04:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Is your ministry child care interested in enrolling onto the Paths to QUALITY program? Do you desire to learn what is necessary to receive your VCP? Join us at this informational session as we provide you with the information necessary to proceed with the Voluntary Certification Program offered through the State of Indiana. This session is being offered by Partnerships for Early Learners.
Instructor: Ginger Caylor
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Take It Outside
Date: 05/03/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Research shows the benefits for children to spend time outside playing and exploring. Come learn why outside time is so important for young children, and learn activities that will encourage movement outdoors.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: East Chicago, IN


Title: Family Engagement Toolkit - Focus Area 2 and 4
Date: 05/03/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: How do we connect families to peers and community and how does this relate to our ability to support families as safe, healthy, and self-sufficient caregivers? In this training, we will utilize the Toolkit for thoughtful methods around which we can best help out families.
Instructor: Jill Tucker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/03/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This child care start up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center or ministry setting and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/03/2017 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-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Secondhand Smoke
Date: 05/04/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Representatives from Smoke Free Communities will be presenting on secondhand smoke and its effects on the human body.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Caring for Children with Special Needs 2 hrs
Date: 05/04/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 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: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 05/04/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Provider will also identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable), 10. First Aid and CPR Overview 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/04/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jeffersonville, IN


Title: Good Game: Supporting Positive Behaviors of School Agers, part 1 of 4
Date: 05/04/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Positive Behavior Supports is a system that has been in place for many years. This training series offers information challenging behaviors and school age children. We will explore why behaviors occur and strategies to prevent them.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Inspiring Young Minds. . . The Scientist In All of Us
Date: 05/04/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Science is a lifelong process. Children benefit from exposure to “science” situations when they can experience the world fully, describe what they see, ask questions, repeat the experience, and think about the “why” of it. It is your willingness to draw attention to happenings, not your knowledge of science that is important. In this session we will explore the content areas of preschool science, examine the basic scientific process, and practice planning activities using Indiana’s Early Learning Foundations.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Multiculturalism in the Early Childhood Classroom
Date: 05/04/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: There is a difference between multiculturalism and diversity. This training will explore those differences.This training will explore the importance of multiculturalism. Participants will receive ideas on how to create a multicultural classroom.
Instructor: Everett Hicks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Challenging Behaviors
Date: 05/04/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training focuses on guiding children's behavior. Participants will learn the definition of challenging behavior and why children use challenging behaviors. Participants will be provided with practical guidance approaches when working with children with challenging behavior.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Webinar: First Friday Foundations ELA: Early Writing
Date: 05/05/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This First Friday Foundations will explore the English/Language Arts topic area of Early Writing.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Meeting Curriculum Goals with Effective Lessons Plans and Authentic Assessment
Date: 05/06/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: This training will look at what curriculum is for all ages, how to implement curriculum-including lesson planning-and how to link it all to DAP, how to explain DAP to families, child goals and observations, and what authentic assessment is. Participants will leave with examples of curriculum goals, lesson plans for any age, and how to complete authentic assessments to help build quality in your program.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Book Club: Session 2
Date: 05/06/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Book Club is a unique training opportunity. Come join us in a relaxed setting as we discuss and reflect upon our current practices in relation to the book.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 05/06/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 05/06/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Guidance and Discipline with Infants and Toddlers in Group Care (PITC Module I)
Date: 05/08/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will gain an understanding of the goals of socialization, guidance and discipline, and how caregivers can become more effective in guiding children when they become more aware of their own guidance and socialization techniques. The training will help participants develop strategies to help children build inner self-controls and self-esteem.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Inclusion Toolbox
Date: 05/08/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will provide resources that teachers can use to support a variety of children, including those with challenging behaviors and special needs. Some of the tools discussed will be visual aids, sensory process awareness techniques, and social stories. Teachers will be provided with samples and models. Please join this session for ideas to better accommodate the children in your care!
Instructor: Sarah Skurow
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: East Chicago, IN


Title: Getting To Know Grains
Date: 05/08/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Find out what the role of grains are in a child’s diet and why it is so important to have whole grains.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 05/08/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 05/08/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Scottsburg, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 05/08/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: KidKare Kickoff!
Date: 05/08/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Are you ready? KidKare software will be replacing Webkids, Minute Menu Kids, Minute Menu Kids Pro, Kids2go (all Kids products). KidKare is a very user friendly website software that can be accessed from any device that has internet capabilities. All providers will be switched over by October 1st, 2017.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN