Title: Having Those Hard Conversations
Date: 04/30/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: "They're just playing!" "He comes home dirty!" In this training, learn how to respectfully address those difficult concerns from families.  
Instructor: Angela Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: English, IN


Title: The Performers: Understanding and Supporting Children's Development (CDA Quarter 2:B)
Date: 04/30/2016 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: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/30/2016 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: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Mishawaka, IN


Title: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 04/30/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: First Aid
Date: 04/30/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 04/30/2016 Time: 10:30 AM-01:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Scottsburg, IN


Title: Bringing "Real" Math and Science Learning to the Preschool Environment
Date: 04/30/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Implementing materials and activities that build the "mathematical power" and "scientific passion" of preschoolers will be shared.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: RECIPES for Growing Healthy Children
Date: 04/30/2016 Time: 08:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Child are culinary workshop presented by Vigo County Purdue Extension and CASY Food Program. This interactive workshop is designed to build knowledge and skills in area of child nutrition, menu planning, recipes, food preparation, and food safety.
Instructor: Terri Hemminghouse
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: 05/02/2016 Time: 03:30 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Nan Malloy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Bristol, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/02/2016 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.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler-Actions Speak Louder Than Words 4 (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 05/02/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Along with learning about infant and toddler development and how to understand individual children, the modules will offer strategies for: creating group care environments and practices that support social emotional well-being of infants and toddlers; working with families to support the well being of very young children; and problem-solving when behavior is of concern.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Hammond, IN


Title: School Age: Challenging Behaviors
Date: 05/02/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn developmental milestones for school-age children. Participants will learn how to positively handle and use a variety of techniques that are appropriate for this age. Some of those include effective listening, problem solving and using a "peace table" to resolve issues.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Questions and answers with Greater Lafayette Area Special Services (GLASS)
Date: 05/02/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Greater Lafayette Area Special Services (GLASS) answers questions about services offered to children and families.
Instructor: Jessica Taylor
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Happy, Healthy Mealtime Experiences for Preschoolers
Date: 05/02/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will discuss ways to create appropriate mealtime experiences that not only meet the nutritional guidelines for preschoolers, but provide a positive eating experience that will set them on a path to healthy nutritional habits. (This session provides hours toward the annual training requirement for child care programs sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: LaGrange, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/02/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 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: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: ISTAR-KR: Tools to Assess Early Childhood Development
Date: 05/02/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Assessing child progress helps teachers create intentional lesson plans and supports administrators in determining program effectiveness. Maintaining excellent observation skills and implementing regular documentation enables teachers to make quick assessments using ISTAR-KR
Instructor: Susan Enamorado
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/02/2016 Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/02/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 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: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 05/02/2016 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 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: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Guidance is Synonymous with “Helping”, not “Correcting”
Date: 05/03/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: We will begin by effectively defining our goals for children and then identify the strategies that will help children reach those goals.
Instructor: Jennifer Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Safety and The Digital Age
Date: 05/03/2016 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: In this training we will discuss topics such as cyberbulling, sexting, privacy issues, digital responsibility, and more. With ever changing technology, it is important for parents and youth workers to know about digital safety and the latest social media.  
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: How Understanding the Brain Can Make Me a Better Teacher
Date: 05/03/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The brain of young children are a wonderful thing! They learn so much in the first few years of life and it is important to understand how that development takes place. This webinar will take an in-depth look at the complexity of the human brain from birth-age 3 and how adults can support healthy, positive brain development!
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Danville, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Preschool-Kids Gone Wild 5
Date: 05/03/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: These sessions will look at Promoting Social and Emotional Competence while reducing challenging behaviors, making friendships, communication and looking beyond what you know
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Griffith, IN


Title: Orientation I Spanish-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/03/2016 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Esta guarderia arranque taller ofrece una vision general de los participantes que estan interesados en comenzar el negocio de cuidado de ninos en un hogar, el centro o el ministerio y es la primera parte de una serie de dos partes. Cubre los requisitos reglamentarios, recursos y algo de informacion sobre las practicpantes de la salud, la seguridad y los negocios. Sirve para ayudar en la toma de decisiones de los participantes para elegir el tipo de atencion que desean ofrecer.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II Spanish-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/03/2016 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Preparación para el Cuidado Infantil en casa de Niños de Licenciatura es la segunda entrenamiento en esta serie de dos partes ,para delinear los requisitos reglamentarios, pasos de concesión de licencias, y recursos para la atención de niños con licencia en un entorno doméstico. Usted saldrá de este entrenamiento preparado para dar los próximos pasos para la concesión de licencias de su casa y recibirán la documentación necesaria.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Co-Creating a Smorgasbord of Summer Activities
Date: 05/03/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: School-agers who add to the smorgasbord of summer activities will make their summer experience more appealing and delicious! Learn 6 suggestions for building a smorgasbord of summer activities by involving school-agers to help create and sustain a summer rhythm in your program.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 05/03/2016 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: LaGrange, IN


Title: Environments that Nurture Early Language and Literacy(Cradling Literacy)
Date: 05/04/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn how to create environments which invites and prompts early language and literacy in a nurturing setting.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Bluffton, IN


Title: Letting Children Lead
Date: 05/04/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Does your plan always go according to plan? Why not give the children a chance to have an input? In this training, we will look at allowing and following the children's plan instead of only focusing on what we want to accomplish. This training is inspired by the principles and practices of the Reggio Emilia approach.
Instructor: Caitlin Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Boonville, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/04/2016 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: Columbus, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/04/2016 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety, and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Nutrition Nuggets
Date: 05/04/2016 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: East Chicago, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/04/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Real Life: DAP Part 1 (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 05/04/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: This training introduces developmentally appropriate practice. This is the first part of two trainings with technical assistance. After the first training, an observation will be done and discussed. Findings will be shared in Session 2, which will also be followed up by technical assistance. This training benefits the participants by providing hands-on support and the opportunity for participants to come back together to share ideas and struggles.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations: Science
Date: 05/05/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Make It Take It Session: Workshop to make and take ideas back to your classroom or childcare facility focused around the Science Foundations.Participants will learn about the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children Birth-Age 5. The FOUNDATIONS assist adults in providing developmentally appropriate activities for young children that will support the child's growth and development. This interactive workshop will support many of the learning opportunities that you already provide to young children and will serve as a framework for further planning. $5 per person!
Instructor: Vanessa Vance
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Diversity is More than a Sombrero in Dramatic Play
Date: 05/05/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn how to create a climate that celebrates diversity and an anti-biased curriculum! Teaching tolerance and diversity can only help your children succeed throughout school and into life. Help children develop advocacy skills for themselves and others and learn about books and other resources to make your environment a welcome place for everyone!
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/05/2016 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: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/05/2016 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 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: Amber Johnson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Introduction to Ages & Stages
Date: 05/05/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training offers information on screening tools and how they can help you support the children in your care. You will gain information on the benefits of screening, as well as some detailed information on the Ages and Stages screening tool and kit.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Madison, IN


Title: Stress and Your Health for Child Care Providers
Date: 05/05/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will discuss what stress is, the causes of stress and the effects of stress on the body. It will describe the warning signs of stress and offer strategies to reduce stress.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: First Steps services and the red flags to let you know when to refer
Date: 05/05/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: We've heard 'Let's wait and see' or 'He'll grow out of it' but the truth is waiting is not always the best answer. Participants will learn about the First Steps system of care for children with delays as well as the red flags that can indicate developmental delays.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Stickers, Stars and Candy #Whytheydon'twork (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 05/05/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you use sticker charts or reward systems in your classroom?  Are they successful?  Come to this training to find out why they don’t really work  and alternatives to using reward systems.  This training will be eligible for an additional hour of training time by using Kick It Up a Notch.  The Kick It Up a Notch consists of the participant either taking pictures of what they are doing differently in the classroom based on what they learned or the trainer can come out to the classroom to see what the participant is doing differently in their classroom.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 05/05/2016 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: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Pennville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/05/2016 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. 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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Webinar - The Great Exploration of the 2015 Social Studies Foundations
Date: 05/06/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: History? Geography? Explore the 2015 Social Studies Foundations and some activities during this one hour webinar.
Instructor: Kristen Rich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Environments to Inspire Children's Learning
Date: 05/07/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Drawing on inspiration for learning centers in New Zealand and Reggio Emilia, we will explore beautiful spaces for children to learn and grow. The training will offer inspiration and also practical advice regarding licensing, Paths to QUALITY, and DAP.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Holland, IN


Title: Primary Caregiving and Relationship Based Care
Date: 05/09/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: What is primary Caregiving and how to implement it as the beginning steps to continuity of care
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomfield, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 05/09/2016 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: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/09/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Ouch...Biting Hurts
Date: 05/09/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn strategies for reducing & eliminating biting behaviors in young children
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Dining Family Style in the Early Care and Education Setting
Date: 05/09/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The opportunity to support all areas of development abound when children and adults are able to share a relaxed mealtime experience together. Learn how family style dining can be an integral part of your early care and education program. The benefits for both children and adults will be discussed. Tips for implementing family style dining also will be shared. (This session provides hours toward the annual requirement of training for child care programs on CACFP, sponsored by ECA.)
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Tying It All Together: Childhood Obesity, Screen Time, and Outdoor Play 2.25 hrs
Date: 05/10/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: How are childhood obesity, screen time, and outdoor play related? In this workshop, we will look at these hot topics and find out what the fuss is all about.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Book Nook: Social Emotional Topics in Children's Literature
Date: 05/10/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: How often do you teach social emotional concepts throughout the day?  Do you like to be creative but do not have the time?  Children must be taught proper techniques for things like using self-control, and one way to do that is through the use of children’s literature.  Each training will examine specific books, different each session.  Some topics include naming feelings, bullying, friendship, hitting, biting, and self-esteem.  The participants will have the opportunity to make props to go with each book for use in circle time or throughout the day. Perfect for teachers new to the field or teachers who are ready to spice up their tool belt!
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Designing A Curriculum that Meets All Children's Needs Part 1 and 2
Date: 05/10/2016 Time: 05:30 PM-09:30 PM
Description: What makes a good curriculum? How can you make sure the your program meets children's needs without purchasing a costly curriculum kit? Come and explore the elements of a good curriculum and begin creating a plan that includes all children while meeting the Indiana Foundations. Part 2 uses the knowledge gained from Part 1 where participants will begin to craft a curriculum statement and explore lesson plan formats. Participants will leave with an outline of their curriculum statement and 3-4 lesson planning possibilities.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Jasper, IN


Title: Life on the Spectrum
Date: 05/10/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: ? Business and Professional Development (Please choose a sub-type below) ? Business Management ? Computer/Technology Skills ? Fiscal Management ? Governance and Administration ? Licensing Requirements ? Personnel Management ? Professional Responsibilities – Code of Ethics ? Professional Responsibilities – Economic Impact ? Professional Responsibilities – Laws ? Professional Responsibilities – Public Policy ? Professional Responsibilities – Regulations ? Resource and Referral Operations What is Autism? If you are not familiar with the early signs of autism, this training is for you. You as an early childhood professional may be the first to notice signs of autism. Early intervention for children that have autism is critical. Know the signs, know the resources, and know your role in the puzzle of autism.
Instructor: Bridget Harrison
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: The Long, Hard Road: Working with Children Suffering from Preventable Abuse
Date: 05/10/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Children exposed to prenatal drug use suffer not only at birth, but in the years to come. What are some of the long term effects and how can we help them?
Instructor: Jennifer Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: New Castle, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/10/2016 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/10/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Math Foundations for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 05/11/2016 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Providing basic math experiences is a very important foundation for infants and toddlers. This training will help you incorporate those basic math skills such as heavy and light, big or small, basic shapes, simple comparisons, problem solving and reasoning into everyday activities which helps connect math to infants and toddlers�¢?? everyday lives.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: Using Language and Literacy in Guiding Children's Behavior (Cradling Literacy Module 4)
Date: 05/11/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this session, Using Language and Literacy in Guiding Children's Behavior, teachers will reflect on their attitudesand feeling about challenging behaviors. Participants will discuss and explore strategies for using language and literacy to guide children's behavior
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Bluffton, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/11/2016 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: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: The Rhythm of Summer School Age Programs
Date: 05/11/2016 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Explore strategies that offers school-agers a program that "taps in to the magical rhythms of summer." Co-create with school-agers a memorable summer program where they are learning and growing; developing skills, talents and healthy habits; and getting to know themselves and others.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Goshen, IN


Title: Nature Play with Preschoolers
Date: 05/11/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Are you looking for inexpensive and fresh ideas to encourage meaningful outdoor play for preschoolers? Envision play in the natural environment. Anyone can do it! Lots of practical ideas and resources for learning with nature will be presented by Christine Whitmire, Principal of the Early Learning Center at Granger Community Church and Dr. Carla Gull, Educator/Outdoor Play Consultant.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Granger, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/11/2016 Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 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: Michelle Terry
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: 05/11/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Graduation
Date: 05/11/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Story Time and a Snack
Date: 05/12/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Come enjoy a children's book, the sharing of activities to go along with the book, great networking with your peers, and meet the CASY Child Care Resource and Referral staff. Participants do receive a book, but space is limited so please be sure to register ahead of time.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Logical Consequences
Date: 05/12/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Children’s linguistic, social and emotional development will be supported by helping care givers understand how second language is developed. This understanding will help support children who are learning English as their second language. Providers will use logical consequences as an alternative to time outs, reprimands, and scolding’s.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Ages and Stages & Developmental Screenings
Date: 05/12/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training offers information on screening tools and how they can help you support the children in your care. In this two hour long presentation, you will gain information on the benefits of screening as well as some detailed information on the Ages and Stages kit.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Decatur, IN


Title: Nature Play with Preschoolers
Date: 05/12/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Are you looking for inexpensive and fresh ideas to encourage meaningful outdoor play for preschoolers? Envision play in the natural environment. Anyone can do it! Lots of practical ideas and resources for learning with nature will be presented by Christine Whitmire, Principal of the Early Learning Center at Granger Community Church and Dr. Carla Gull, Educator/Outdoor Play Consultant.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 05/12/2016 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: The Rhythm of Summer School Age Programs
Date: 05/12/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Explore strategies that offers school-agers a program that "taps in to the magical rhythms of summer." Co-create with school-agers a memorable summer program where they are learning and growing; developing skills, talents and healthy habits; and getting to know themselves and others.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/12/2016 Time: 12:30 AM-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: Story and a Snack
Date: 05/12/2016 Time: 05:30 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Come enjoy a children's book, the sharing of activities to go along with the book, great networking with your peers. Participants do receive a book, but space is limited so please be sure to register ahead of time.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Knox, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/12/2016 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: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Portfolio Development (3 hour)
Date: 05/12/2016 Time: 06:00 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: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/12/2016 Time: 02:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Rising Sun, IN


Title: Adaptations for Success
Date: 05/12/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Do you have children with specific special needs in your classroom? How can you appropriately engage these children in the learning process? Learn about ways to make adaptations to the care environment and materials to help meet the needs of children with diverse abilities in various classroom settings. 
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Learning to Read and Write: Creating Literacy Rich Environments
Date: 05/12/2016 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: Caitlin Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/13/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler, module 1
Date: 05/14/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Upon completion of this 9-hour training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies with infants and toddlers.�  These strategies will assist infants and toddlers in the development of their social and emotional competence in order to keep challenging behaviors from beginning.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 10.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Powerful Interactions
Date: 05/14/2016 Time: 08:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Have you ever wondered what you could do to change the way your classroom feels like when you walk in? Are you looking for ways to improve the behavior and quality of interactions between you and the children in your care? What does "quality interaction" even mean? Come spend time with us while we explore various aspects of interactions including climate, behavior management, productivity, concept development, and language modeling. There will be so much useful information shared and onsite technical assistance will be available upon request. (Please bring a sack lunch)
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: The Performers: Understanding and Supporting Children's Development (CDA Quarter 2:C)
Date: 05/14/2016 Time: 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Day 3 of 4 sessions for quarter two. 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: CPR/First Aid Certification
Date: 05/14/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certification
Instructor: Courtney Walters
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence Preschool/Module 1
Date: 05/14/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: This training focuses on the Social Emotional learning pyramid, specifically how to build supportive, nurturing relationships and building high quality supportive environment. The goal is to implement these strategies to reduce the number of challenging behaviors in the classroom.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Bringing "Real" Math and Science Learning to the Preschool Environment
Date: 05/14/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Implementing materials and activities that build the "mathematical power" and "scientific passion" of preschoolers will be shared.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Designing A Curriculum that Meets All Children's Needs Part 1
Date: 05/14/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: What makes a good curriculum? How can you make sure that your program meets children's needs without purchasing a costly curriculum kit? Come and explore the elements of a good curriculum and begin creating a plan that includes all children while meeting the Indiana Foundations.  
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
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: 05/14/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 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: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/14/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/16/2016 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: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Let's Go Global Series: Ireland & Australia (2 Hours)
Date: 05/16/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Gain knowledge on improving health with the children in your care. This training is based on the National CACFP Sponsor Association 2016 Calendar "Think Globally, Eat Locally" and can count toward required Child and Adult Care Food Program training hours. This institution is an equal opportunity employer.Participants will focus on Irish and Australian cultures and create menus to introduce new foods. We will discuss creative activities to incorporate into daily routines in child care. This training is open to 4C CACFP sponsored providers only. .
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/16/2016 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: Getting to Know Young Children Series: Part 3 The Components of Curriculum Day 1
Date: 05/16/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Join us for Part C of the "Getting to know young children series" Please not you must have attended part A before being eligible for part C. These 6 hours of training include the following topics. How young children learn, how to encourage learning through planning, and working with families. Participants will improve their teaching skills and learn how to inhance their environments through the use of curriculum.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/16/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Peru, IN


Title: Foundations Building Blocks-Books and Babies
Date: 05/16/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come explore the early literacy skills for infants and toddlers. We will be taking a look at the Literacy Early Childhood Foundations and discuss how to make play based learning meaningful! This will be a hands-on learning experience focusing on teaching providers how to interact with infants and toddlers to build Literacy skills. Please bring your copy of the Foundations if you have one.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Who's Gonna Clean up this Mess?
Date: 05/16/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Give infants and toddlers a daily dose of sensory play while boosting their fine motor skills. We will explore what types of sensory activities are appropriate for this age group.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Blankies, Lovies, Pacis, Oh My!
Date: 05/17/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Join this training to reflect on your current practices regarding blankets, lovies and pacis. We will discuss soothing techniques that many children use to calm themselves. We will also walk though those tough talks with parents.
Instructor: Dawn Johnson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: School Age Behavior Issues
Date: 05/17/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This session will focus on common behavior in which school age providers may be dealing with. There will also be a question and answer portion to help attendees with real life problems. Technical Assistance is available upon request.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Fort Branch, IN


Title: Spanish Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 05/17/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Los participantes aprenderán acerca de LOS FUNDAMENTOS los Estandandares Academicos de Indiana para el nacimiento hasta la edad de 5 los ninos pequenos. LOS FUNDAMENTOS ayudan a los adultos en la prestaciion de actividades adecuadas al desarrollo de los niños pequenos que apoyen el crecimiento y desarrollo del ninos. Este taller interactivo apoyar muchas de las oportunidades de aprendizaje que ya se suministre a los ninos pequenos y servira como marco para la planificacion futura.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Director Series: Resources and Ideas that Support Challenging Behaviors in the Early Childhood Setting
Date: 05/17/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Directors will reflect on procedures, policies, and practices regarding effective strategies for center staff to use during having tough conversations with families. This workshop series will also provide an opportunity for directors of child care centers, ministries, and family child care providers to network with other administrators of early childhood settings.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Many Kinds of Smarts
Date: 05/17/2016 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: In this session we will watch Lisa Murphy's fun and informative keynote on the importance of early childhood experiences at child care facilities. After the viewing of the DVD, we will discuss your thoughts on the topic and your personal thoughts about why you are a teacher.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Jasper, IN


Title: The Importance of Play: Helping Children Resolve Play Conflicts
Date: 05/17/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Whether you are a teacher, teacher’s assistant, or family child care provider you have seen children playing with enthusiasm. Children find ways to play together in classrooms, dramatic play areas, outdoor playgrounds, and on living room floors. You have also seen children’s play end in tears or fights over toys. Despite these conflicts and angry moments, children want to play together and you have an important role in making it happen. In this session we will learn how children develop play skills, outline strategies to create an engaging play environment and discuss challenges children have during play such as conflicts over toys and violent play and you address them
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/17/2016 Time: 02:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Active Toddler Science: Exploring the use of pulleys, pendulums, and ramps
Date: 05/18/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: How does it move? What happens if I do this? Engage toddlers in active science exploration and simple materials and a little ingenuity. Content emphasizes children learning through cause and effect.
Instructor: Jennifer Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/18/2016 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: Michelle Schuler
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: SUPER SATURDAY Best Friends, Worst Enemies: Snips and Snails 2.25
Date: 05/18/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This workshop focuses on the social life of preschool boys, from a tendency to torment and reject their peers, to the redeeming power of friendship. Are kids just “mean”? Why is it so hard for some children to make and keep friends? What makes other kids so popular? Why do kids exclude one another? We will explore the stages of play and the social emotional pyramid and see how boys progress through each. We will examine developmentally appropriate strategies which early childhood educators can recreate in their classrooms to help keep the peace, in addition to how best to support boys’ burgeoning friendships.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Effective Teaching Strategies for Supporting Social Literacy (Cradling Literacy Module 4)
Date: 05/18/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Communication is more than listening, speaking, reading, and writing. In this session, participants will define social-emotional comptentence discuss it's importance to learning, and explore way to support social-emotional literacy in young children
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Centerville, IN


Title: Autism 101
Date: 05/18/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Autism is a lifelong developmental disorder that impacts social skills, communication and behavior. This presentation will cover the basic elements of autism and how to facilitate interaction with people with autism. Specifically, tips and practical solutions for working with school-age and younger children will be discussed.
Instructor: Danielle Fedor
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/18/2016 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: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 05/18/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 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: Angela Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mt. Vernon , IN


Title: Grow It, Try It, Like It
Date: 05/18/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join Vigo County Purdue Extension and the CASY Food Program for this hands on gardening workshop. Purdue Extension will present green thumb gardening tips. CASY Food Program will present “Grow It, Try It, Like It” a gardening themed nutrition education kit that introduces new fruits and vegetables to preschool age children. All programs in attendance will receive the “Grow It, Try It, Like It” education kit.
Instructor: Terri Hemminghouse
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: 05/18/2016 Time: 02:30 PM-05:00 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’s Out, Now What?
Date: 05/18/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The participants will gain knowledge about programming, scheduling and resources that support Out of School Time.
Instructor: Ezohn Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Top to Bottom: Fostering Children's Self Esteem
Date: 05/19/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Self-esteem is most likely to be fostered when children are esteemed by the adults who are important to them. This means you! Starting at birth and continuing through young adulthood, self esteem is developing through experiences with personal success as well as failures. Telling children "good job" does not merely promote self esteem. It goes much deeper than that. Join us to discover how you can promote children's healthy self esteem and self image daily for life long results.
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Transitions: Please Don’t Make Me Wait!
Date: 05/19/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Walk away from this training with tools and strategies to implement during transition times. This will reduce the wait and frustration that cause challenging behaviors
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: From Caterpillars to Butterflies: How to Nurture A Healthy Self-Esteem in Children
Date: 05/19/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Self-esteem is what we believe to be true about ourselves and what we are capable of doing. The development of our self-esteem beings in infancy and continues throughout life. Are you nurturing healthy self-esteem in the children you provide care for? Do you have children whose self-esteem seems low? Learn ways to build healthy self-esteem in young children as they grow into young adults.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: East Chicago, IN


Title: Renegade Directors...Changing One Child at a Time!
Date: 05/19/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM
Description: Come join our new directors’ group we will examine Doing the Right Thing for Children: Eight Qualities of Leadership by Maurice Sykes. In this book Sykes talks about the hills and valleys he has gone through in his professional and personal life. He has used these experiences to present eight core leadership values. We will use this book to develop the skills, knowledge, and habits of the mind you need to be a successful leader. Meetings will be monthly at lunch time and we will discuss a chapter each month.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Play with Babies-Tummy Time
Date: 05/19/2016 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: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Guidance & Discipline for School Age Programs
Date: 05/19/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: A child`s world expands from their family as relationships are formed with friends, teachers, coaches, and caregivers. As their caregiver, you play a key role to forming healthy relationships. Children this age can share ideas, show curiosity, build relationships of their own. One minute they offer affection and playfulness to those around them. A few minutes later they can be stubborn, confusing, and downright defeating. This training will provide you with tools and information for dealing with the joys and challenges of this unique stage of development.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/19/2016 Time: 02:30 PM-05:00 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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: The Rhythm of Summer School Age Programs
Date: 05/19/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Explore strategies that offers school-agers a program that "taps in to the magical rhythms of summer." Co-create with school-agers a memorable summer program where they are learning and growing; developing skills, talents and healthy habits; and getting to know themselves and others.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/20/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Taste of Summer- School Age Caregivers
Date: 05/21/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Need help with school age activities? Come to this training and you will make and take several projects from the following content areas: Science, Art, Nature, Outdoor Games, and more!
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Building Relationships with Challenging Children 2.25 hrs
Date: 05/21/2016 Time: 09:30 AM-11:45 AM
Description: Relationships are at the heart of early children. It is important to form secure relationships with children, but sometimes it can be hard to form relationships with challenging children. Learn ways to support children and support yourself in building relationships with those challenging children.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Danville, IN


Title: Preventing Challenging Behaviors
Date: 05/21/2016 Time: 12:15 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Learn strategies to prevent challenging behaviors in your classroom.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Danville, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children: Child Development
Date: 05/21/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-03:00 PM
Description: Come learn the basic characteristics of early childhood and child development including brain development and temperaments. Explore the history and the theorists that have had a great impact on the early childhood field. You will leave with a list of developmental domains and milestones and an understanding of how culture influences learning. Understanding how young children develop and why they do what they do will help you know how to take better care of them and give you a guide to use in your daily work. (Please bring a sack lunch)
Instructor: Caitlin Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 05/21/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: First Aid
Date: 05/21/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Environments that nurture early language & literacy (cradling literacy mod 4)
Date: 05/21/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Knowing how to respond to infants and toddlers challenging behaviors is a difficult task for many child care professionals. This training session provides participants with the opportunity to reflect on their own beliefs and feelings regarding challenging behavior, learn how to identify typical stages of development that often evoke challenging behaviors, identify strategies for analyzing and coping with challenging behavior, and practice discussing childrenâ??s challenging behavior with parents in an effective and supportive manner.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: YES Environments for Moving Infants and Toddlers
Date: 05/21/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: We will explore the boundaries of space and movement for infants and toddlers including tummy time, outside time, and play time. Environments for the youngest children should be a space where children are allowed to explore, play, and touch everything. We will focus on getting babies out of “baby containers” and moving so they can develop naturally and move their way into toddlerhood.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Stretching Your Budget
Date: 05/21/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: If you participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program this training is for YOU!! We will spend 4 hours on variety of ways to truly help you stretch your monthly reimbursement through planning, purchasing, preparing, and serving nutritious meals and snacks.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: Using Language and Literacy in Guiding Children's Behavior
Date: 05/23/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this session, Using Language and Literacy in Guiding Children's Behavior, teachers will reflect on their attitudes and feeling about challenging behaviors. Participants will discuss and explore strategies for using language and literacy to guide children's behavior
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: East Chicago, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/23/2016 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: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Dectection and Prevention (2)
Date: 05/23/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Angela Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/23/2016 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: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series: Part 3 The Components of Curriculum Day 2
Date: 05/23/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: This training will continue to cover the topics of how young children learn, how to encourage learning and development through planning an appropriate curricullum, exploring different curriculum, and workign with families. Participants will improve their teaching skills and learn how to make their environments a caring community of learners throught use of a planned curriculum.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Assessment: Making head and tails out of the ISTAR_KR
Date: 05/23/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Take a journey through ISTAR-KR with us. We will identify the components of the assessment tool. We will also discuss how to document meaningful experiences.
Instructor: Jennifer Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Caring for Children with Special Needs
Date: 05/23/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn the history of special education and their role in caring for children with special needs.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Warsaw, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children: Observing and Assessing Session 1
Date: 05/24/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn the purpose of assessment, what areas of development should be assessed, appropriate times to assess, and how to gather, compare and share the information. Assessment fits into every program and helps providers gain valuable knowledge about a child’s individual development and learning.
Instructor: Caitlin Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Leadership and Management: How Can I Do It All?
Date: 05/24/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Develop strategies that will move them toward more of a leadership approach in their management work
Instructor: Ezohn Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Universal Precautions, Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control
Date: 05/24/2016 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
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: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Inclusion 101
Date: 05/24/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training offers information on the Americans With Disabilities, benefits of Inclusion, Person First Language, and lastly how to adapt to specific children's needs. By individualizing care, each child's needs are able to be addressed and met for a high quality child care experience.
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Mooresville, IN


Title: Play with Babies-Tummy Time
Date: 05/24/2016 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: Nappanee, IN


Title: It Is All About Relationships! Exploring Primary Caregiving in Group Care Settings
Date: 05/24/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The relationships young children build with their caregivers in infancy teach them how to develop relationships throughout life, and these relationships can not exist without attachment. In this training we will explore attachment theory, how to be present with infants and toddlers, and how to read the social-emotional cues that tell us what they need. Through videos, discussion, and reflection, we will also take time to think about primary caregiving roles and responsibilities, how to develop a system of primary caregiving and continuity of care, and how to use this system to build real relationships with infants, toddlers, and families.
Instructor: Michelle Schuler
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/24/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: New Castle, IN


Title: Social and Emotional Well-being
Date: 05/24/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this training by a community member, you will learn the importance of young children’s social and emotional well-being. Identify what steps to take to ensure the young children in your care are developing appropriately and the resources available to you. Learn about services available as part of an initiative focused on providing early intervention and prevention services for young children.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/25/2016 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: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/25/2016 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: Rachel Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Danville, IN


Title: Respectfully Caring for Young Children
Date: 05/25/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training explores many of the masters' theories of early care and education. Participants will connect theory to practice in building relationships and managing behaviors. Technical Assistance can be provided on-site via request.  
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/25/2016 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: Cultural Sensitivity in Infants and Toddlers
Date: 05/25/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will reflect on their own cultural beliefs as well as the beliefs of the families in the video "Babies". You will walk away with a philosophy statement that you created and can implement in your child care.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Real Life: DAP Part 2 (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 05/25/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Participants will come back together after technical assistance to discuss struggles and successes. Suggestions will be given based off what is observed in TA visits. Another TA visit will be set up to continue working on new ideas that are brought to the table from other participants.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/25/2016 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: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Supporting the Breastfed Baby
Date: 05/25/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn how to support families of breastfed babies.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Inclusion Awareness
Date: 05/26/2016 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: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: 101 Ways to Paint: School Age Edition
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: 101 Ways to Paint – Why is it important for school age kids to continue to be creative? What developmental skills do children develop when painting? Come to learn with hands-on stations and share with others.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Phun with Phonics
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Early literacy skills are fundamental for children to become readers. Attend this training to learn new and creative ways to teach those skills.
Instructor: Angela Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: English, IN


Title: Keep Calm And. . .
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Social and emotional skills are most often learned by children through adult modeling. In this training you will learn techniques to bring calm and peace to your classroom so that you can begin to teach.
Instructor: Angela Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: English, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children: Observing and Assessing Session 2
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Using observations from the children in their care, participants will learn how to evaluate the information they collected appropriately.
Instructor: Caitlin Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Food Safety and Sanitation
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will have the information to provide safe food preparation, serving and storage in child care settings to prevent food borne illness. (This session provides hours toward the annual requirement of training for child care programs sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: The Rhythm of Summer School Age Programs
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Explore strategies that offers school-agers a program that "taps in to the magical rhythms of summer." Co-create with school-agers a memorable summer program where they are learning and growing; developing skills, talents and healthy habits; and getting to know themselves and others.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Garrett, IN


Title: All They Do Is Cry! Ways to Soothe Fussy Infants
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 12:30 PM-02:25 PM
Description: Crying is a form of communication, but sometimes we dont always know how to make it stop. This training will cover why infants cry and ways to comfort them, especially in a group care setting.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/26/2016 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: Portfolio Development 2 (3 hour)
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 06:00 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: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Family Centered Care (2 Hours)
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Does your program welcome and support your families? Find ways to include families, identify their strengths, and build upon them. This training will help participants learn how to build and maintain positive relationships with families, share community resources with families, and develop policies that are family friendly. 
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Petersburg, IN


Title: Disaster Preparedness for Early Childhood Programs
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Come learn the importance of having a workable updated disaster preparedness for your early childhood program. How do you prepare for an emergency plan? How do you evaluate and or change an existing plan?
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Rochester, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 05/26/2016 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: Tipton, IN


Title: Stress and Your Health for Child Care Providers
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will discuss what stress is, the causes of stress and the effects of stress on the body. It will describe the warning signs of stress and offer strategies to reduce stress.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 05/28/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: No More Worksheets???
Date: 05/28/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: In this training you will learn how to use materials and developmentally appropriate practices to teach concrete learners without using worksheets.  
Instructor: Angela Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 05/30/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 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: Nathan Eckleberry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: Enhancing Emotional Literacy
Date: 05/31/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Emotional Literacy is the ability to identify, understand, and express emotions in a healthy way. Children with a strong foundation in emotional literacy tolerate frustration better, get into fewer fights and engage in less destructive behavior. In this session we will learn strategies to help increase children’s emotional vocabulary and teach the skills necessary to understand their own feelings as well as accurately identifying how others feel.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Charlestown, IN


Title: Safe Playground Environments that Promote Learning
Date: 05/31/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: For children, outdoor play is as important as indoor play. Look at how safe, secure and stimulating your playground is in providing the learning that can and should take place in this outdoor space. (Beth Kumfer, Facilities Consultant for the Office of Early Childhood and Out of School Learning is a co-presenter for this training.)
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Nap Time Can Be a Happy Time
Date: 05/31/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Often in day care, the mandatory rest time can be challenging for the children who are older and no longer need naps. Yet, it is important for all young children to have a quiet time in their busy day. This training will provide ideas on how to help those non-nappers rest and how to appropriately implement quiet naptime activities.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: School Readiness
Date: 05/31/2016 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: 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: Vincennes, IN


Title: We are Family: Building Relationships with Families
Date: 06/01/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Strong relationships with families are the foundation for the partnerships needed to best serve families in your program. Get help setting policies that create these partnerships and make sure everyone in your program is working to create these relationships. Understand the importance of establishing these relationships free of bias, and how to make parents equal partners in your facility.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Learning Centers 101: Sensory Play
Date: 06/01/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What are children learning when they are molding with clay or playing in the shaving cream? This workshop will have participants take a closer look at what you are offering for sensory play and will offer strategies to engage and scaffold learning in this area.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/01/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Disability Awareness
Date: 06/01/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Need more information about caring for children with special needs? If so come to this training and you will receive information inclusion related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, person first language, the benefits of inclusion and resources available throughout the community.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Increasing Quality in Out-of-School Time Programs
Date: 06/02/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This presentation will provide specific strategies to improve the quality of your out-of-school time program.  The focus will be on highlighting the Indiana Afterschool Standards and Self-Assessment. We will analyze, action plan and provide steps for finding resources and support to fill program and staff needs. Indiana Afterschool Network
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Charlestown, IN


Title: Community Resources for Children with Special Needs with First Steps
Date: 06/02/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-07:45 PM
Description: This training session will provide participants with information on what resources are in the community for children with special needs. This session will focus mainly on services that First Steps can provide.
Instructor: Alissa Howe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Assessment: Making head and tails out of the ISTAR_KR
Date: 06/02/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Take a journey through ISTAR-KR with us. We will identify the components of the assessment tool. We will also discuss how to document meaningful experiences.
Instructor: Jennifer Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/02/2016 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/02/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety, and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Webinar: You've Got to Play! Approaches to Play and Learning Foundations
Date: 06/03/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: We know that children play every day. We encourage them to play every day. We will explore why it is important for the children to play using the 2015 Approaches to Play and Learning Foundations.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Stretching Your Budget
Date: 06/04/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: If you participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program this training is for YOU!! We will spend 4 hours on variety of ways to truly help you stretch your monthly reimbursement through planning, purchasing, preparing, and serving nutritious meals and snacks.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children: Curriculum
Date: 06/04/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-03:00 PM
Description: We will be looking at the components of curriculum and developmentally appropriate practice, how young children learn, how to encourage learning, development through planning an appropriate curriculum, exploring different curricula, and working with families. Participants will improve their teaching skills and learn how to make their environment a caring community of learners through the use of a planned curriculum. (Please bring a sack lunch)
Instructor: Caitlin Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/04/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Breakfast and a Book (2 hour)
Date: 06/04/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Come enjoy a children's book, the sharing of activities to go along with the book, and great networking with your peers. Participants do receive the book of the month, but space is limited so please be sure to register ahead of time.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/06/2016 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.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/06/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 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: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Happy, Healthy Eating for Infants/Toddlers
Date: 06/06/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore providing positive eating experiences that will set infants/toddlers on a path to healthy nutritional habits. (This session provides hours toward the annual training requirement for child care programs sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 06/06/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 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: Nathan Eckleberry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Family Centered Care 1
Date: 06/06/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how to be aware & sensitive to family culture. Learn the importance of parterning with parents. Learn how supportive techniques to help families. Family Centered Care? How do we get there?
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 06/06/2016 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: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Rochester, IN


Title: School Readiness
Date: 06/07/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: 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: Bedford, IN


Title: The Art of Storytelling: Using Read Aloud in the Classroom
Date: 06/07/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What does "read aloud" mean? Compare and contrast what it is and is not. Think about BEFORE, DURING and AFTER (BDA) procedures when reading a book to a group of children.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Danville, IN


Title: Sensory Input: Too much, Not enough, and Just Right
Date: 06/07/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Consider how children process sensory information to develop the right combination. Identify the ideal sensory balance to either soothe or stimulate as needed.
Instructor: Jennifer Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Healthy Sexual Development
Date: 06/07/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Is this normal? In this training participants will discover what typical healthy sexual development for children is, gender roles, child abuse vs. normal development and roles of educators and families.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Engaging Diverse Families
Date: 06/07/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Does your program welcome and support your families? Find ways to include families, identify their strengths, and build upon them. This training will help participants learn how to build and maintain positive relationships with families, share community resources for families, and develop policies that are family friendly. 
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Petersburg, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/07/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/07/2016 Time: 12:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/08/2016 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: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: BLEND: Lesson Planning for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 06/08/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Lesson planning can be challenging, especially for the youngest children. During this training, participants will be given lesson plan samples, practice planning, and get new ideas on what to do with the children in their care. After the completion of the training, the trainer will schedule a visit in your classroom or child care setting to review your lesson plans and help support you in a one-on-one setting. Certificates will be given after the completion of the onsite portion.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Creative and Adaptive Arts: Visual Art (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 06/08/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Using art to nurture a child's curiosity is an important aspect of overall child development. This training will bring you some new ideas to help inhance the art experiences in your practice. Participants will also take a look at how to adapt art activities to include all children.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Centerville, IN


Title: Bubbles, Bugs and Butterflies
Date: 06/08/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Come explore the science play of preschool children! We will be taking a look at the Science Early Childhood Foundations and discuss how to make play based learning meaningful! This will be a hands-on learning experience focusing on teaching young children science.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/08/2016 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: Danville, IN


Title: Holding Successful Family Conferences
Date: 06/08/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: The term “parent involvement” is used to describe participation by a child’s primary caretaker (s) – whether that is a single mom, two parents, grandparents, foster parents, or an older sibling. More broadly, many parent involvement programs also address the needs of the entire family and include younger siblings and others’ roles in creating school success. This session will help provider’s understand how holding family conferences are part of that connection that children need.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (SPANISH)
Date: 06/08/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Creado por la FSSA, la Oficina de Asesores de Salud de Cuidado Infantil, este entrenamiento de una horas, ofrece a los participantes información sobre la prevalencia de abuso y negligencia, las causas y la prevención del abuso y la negligencia, y la forma de reportar el abuso y la negligencia. Esta formación será cumplir con la norma para completar la formación del Abuso Infantil Detección y Prevención como lo requiere la ley de Indiana para los proveedores de CCDF sin licencia, así como cualquier otro proveedor de cuidado infantil que se requieren para completar la formación.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: School Age Bullying
Date: 06/08/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The participants will gain knowledge about School Age Bullying. Participants will learn strategies for identification, prevention and mitigation of school age bullying.
Instructor: Ezohn Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Vigo County FCC Support Group
Date: 06/08/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Family Child Care providers come together to network, share knowledge and expertise to support each other, and receive professional development opportunities in order to improve the quality of care provided for children.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: PCAN mod 9 Relationship Based & Reflective Organizations
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: This unit provides program leaders with the tools they need to begin building an organization characterized by collaborative relationships, where staff members have the opportunity to learn from one another, from families, and from the work.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyd, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 06/09/2016 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: Interactive Group Time with School Agers
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: With "hands-on" experience, learn games and activities that can be incorporated in your school age program.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
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: Dawn Johnson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Kids Gone Wild Social Emotional Teaching Strategies 3hrs
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Promoting Children's Success: Building Relationships and Creating Supportive Environments (addresses strategies for preventing challenging behaviors). Social Emotional Teaching Strategies (problem solving, communicating emotions appropriately and building friendships).
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Ages and Stages Questionnaires (ASQ-3): A Parent-Completed Monitoring System
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The ASQ-3 screening system is designed to be completed by parents or other primary caregivers at any point for a child between 1 month and 5 1/2 years of age. The questionnaires can identify accurately infants or young children who are in need of further assessment. This training will provide you with the tools for a clear understanding on every step of the screening process. Ongoing support and technical assistance from Huffer CCR&R staff will be available to help programs through the process.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Webinar: Effective Interest Areas - Science and Sensory
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Interest areas are a widely used environmental design to support children's learning. We will explore strategies to set them up and what you can put in the area.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Inclusive Child Care Policy, Procedure, and Practices
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This training is aimed at the development and implementation of high quality supportive, inclusive practices in early care and education. This training will outline the benefits of inclusive child care from a practical and ethical point of view. 
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/09/2016 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: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler:Babies Gone Wild Part 1 (2.5 hr)
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Upon completion of this training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies with infants and toddlers.  These strategies will assist infants and toddlers in the development of their social and emotional competence in order to keep challenging behaviors from beginning.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Beyond Books
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Literacy is more than just reading books to children. Come to this training to learn how literacy development for young children goes beyond book reading.  
Instructor: Angela Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 04:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??s Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Washington , IN


Title: Building Resilience
Date: 06/10/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you have what it takes to overcome life’s struggles? Are you feeling overwhelmed in your life? Learn what you can do to become more resilient and better teach the children in your care. We will cover relationships, internal beliefs, initiative, and self control.  
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/10/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler , module 2
Date: 06/11/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Upon completion of this 9-hour training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies with infants and toddlers.  These strategies will assist infants and toddlers in the development of their social and emotional competence in order to keep challenging behaviors from beginning.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 10.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: The Performers: Understanding and Supporting Children's Development (CDA Quarter 2:D)
Date: 06/11/2016 Time: 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Day 4 of 4 sessions for quarter two. 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: CPR/First Aid Certification
Date: 06/11/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certification
Instructor: Courtney Walters
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Designing A Curriculum that Meets All Children's Needs Part 2
Date: 06/11/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Using the knowledge gained from Part 1, we will begin to craft a curriculum statement and explore lesson plan formats. Participants will leave with an outline of their curriculum and 3-4 lesson planning possibilities.  
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Preschool CSEFEL
Date: 06/11/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-03:00 PM
Description: Looking for a happier classroom? This training focuses on promoting children’s success through building relationships and creating supportive environments. Learn the importance of loving all the children and families in your care.  
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN