Title: Expectations of School Age Children
Date: 07/29/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: As every year passes, we expect more and more from our growing children in our care. Are the expectations that we hold realistic? Or do we set such high expectations that our school age children may never meet them? We will discuss the developing school age child, behavior expectations, strategies to support these children, and parent expectations.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Child Care Plus (+): Modification and Adaptations
Date: 07/29/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Adapting and modifying toys for children with disabilities or special needs can be challenging. Come and participate in this interactive training to learn simple ways to modify the toys in your program. Please bring a puzzle or a book to modify during this session.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Inclusive Child Care Policy, Procedure, and Practices
Date: 07/29/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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 Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: Early Language and Literacy Development (Cradling Literacy)
Date: 07/29/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Building teacher's skills to nurture early language and literacy from birth to five. In this session, providers will gain an understanding of early literacy and language development and families are partners in supporting the development of these skills.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 07/29/2014 Time: 09:30 AM-10:30 AM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??s Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jeffersonville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 07/29/2014 Time: 11:00 AM-02:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Melissa Chalman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Yoga for Kids
Date: 07/29/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will learn strategies and benefits of yoga for kids
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Bullying: Part 2
Date: 07/29/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This session will focus on what you can do as a program to tackle the bullying issue among the children and families you serve.
Instructor: Sandy Runkle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Mini Mad Scientist
Date: 07/29/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Science is all around us and children love to experiment most of all! Using the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children, you will learn why science is important to a child's development, how it can be integrated into other areas, and what you can do to promote scientific play. Come ready to experiment and get messy!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 07/29/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana`s quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Lesson Planning and Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Date: 07/29/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Take a look at your lesson plan with Developmentally Appropriate Practice in mind. Discover new ways to plan fun, creative, activities for children of all ages
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Plainfield, IN


Title: The Powerful Role of Stories in Supporting Early Language and Literacy (Cradling Literacy)
Date: 07/29/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: From Good Night Moon to Cat in the Hat, we all have familiar stories we love to share with children, but are you taking this valuable teaching tool to the edge of its poential? Come and learn how to make the best use of storytelling as a strategy for early learning.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Rochester, IN


Title: Inclusion Policies: How to write and implement an Inclusion Policy in your Child Care
Date: 07/30/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Developing an inclusion policy supports high quality, inclusive, early learning and child care. A policy guides each program and your daily decisions. It should be based on the principles of inclusion and adapted to your specific program. This training will provide an overview of how to develop and embed inclusion within the policies of your program. The training will outline the benefits of inclusive child care form a practical and ethical point of view. Participants will review examples of good policy elements, review sample policy statements, and practice writing your own inclusion policy.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 07/30/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 07/30/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-04:30 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Orientation II - A requirement for family chid care providers to become licensed
Date: 07/30/2014 Time: 03:30 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment.   You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Rockville, IN


Title: Please Pass the Plate
Date: 07/30/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Whether it is a child’s family or a child care family, having children sit down as a family for meals has many benefits to the development of a child. This training will explain the benefits to implementing family style dining, give you the chance to observe family style dining in action, and hear how easy it is to serve meals family style while participating in the food program.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Ages and Stages
Date: 07/31/2014 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: This training will provide an overview of the Ages and Stages screening tool as well as compare what an assessment is vs. a screening. It will provide the opportunity to think through the current practices pertaining to screening children and why screening tools should be implemented in child care settings. Information will also be shared on how to obtain additional assistance with the Ages and Stages screening tool.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Book Bites
Date: 07/31/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Sink your teeth into a menu of activities to bring a book to life for children. Literacy can be so much more than just reading a book!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hobart, IN


Title: School Age Environments
Date: 07/31/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this training, we will investigate how the school age environment affects the behavior of the children in your program. We will examine room arrangement, materials, and scheduling to help improve your environment and encourage positive behaviors.
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations: Social and Emotional
Date: 07/31/2014 Time: 06:00 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 Social/Emotional Foundations.Participants will learn about the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children Birth-Age 5. The FOUNDATIONS assist adults in providing developmentally appropriate activities for young children that will support the child's growth and development. This interactive workshop will support many of the learning opportunities that you already provide to young children and will serve as a framework for further planning.
Instructor: Tikila Welch
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 07/31/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 07/31/2014 Time: 02:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Cultural Influence on Language and Literacy Teaching Practices (Cradling Literacy)
Date: 07/31/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Experiences in our first relationships influence, and are part of, all that follows. During this session, we will deisucss the importance of examining your teaching practices and reflect on how your culture may influence the ways you teach and support young children's early language and literacy.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Rochester, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series Part A - Child Development - Day 2
Date: 07/31/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Do you wonder sometimes why children do what they do? Did you know that there have been hundreds of years of research about young children and how they learn and grow? Do you want to know more about how that impacts your work? Come and learn the basic characteristics of early childhood and child development, including brain development and temperament. Explore the history and the theorists that have had a great impact on the early childhood field. You will leave with a list of developmental domains and milestones and an understanding of how culture influences learning. Understanding how young children develop and why they do what they do will help you know how to take better care of them and give you a guide to use in your daily work.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 07/31/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Suzanne Milligan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: No Child Left ON Their Behind
Date: 08/01/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: No Child Left ON Their Behinds! Outdoor Play - Nature should be a part of a child`s daily learning experiences. Using your 5 senses has never been more important than in nature play. Learn about the 10 guiding principles of nature play and get some great ideas of things you can take outside for the children to do!
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Hybrid CDA-I Am Moving I Am Learning II
Date: 08/02/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-05:00 PM
Description: The I Am Moving, I Am Learning series will highlight promising practices and developmentally appropriate physical activity guidelines for preschool children. We will review current research related to obesity prevention and recommended strategies to improve the quality of physical activity and nutrition choices for young children and their families. We will learn the key elements, strategies, and resources needed to increase moderate to vigorous physical activity in daily routines. Participants will develop program specific action steps, using a team approach, to meet the goals of I Am Moving, I Am Learning and achieve successful outcomes for children, staff, parents, and communities. ? Take it outside ? Child assessment ? Reflect and plan
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: 15.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Breakfast and A Book
Date: 08/02/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-10:00 AM
Description: Breakfast and a Book: 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. CDA Subject Area: II (1 hour)
Instructor: Andrea Henry
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: 08/04/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/04/2014 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Autism 101
Date: 08/04/2014 Time: 06:30 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: Mary Roth
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 08/04/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Inclusion Awareness
Date: 08/04/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Participants will receive information on foundation inclusion-related topics such as the American with Disabilities Act, person-first language, the benefits of inclusion, and the resources that are available throughout their community.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Rensselaer, IN


Title: Adaptations for Success
Date: 08/05/2014 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Do you have children with specific special needs in your classroom? How can you appropriately engage those children in the learning process? Learn about ways to make adaptations to the care environment and materials to help meet the needs of children with diverse abilities in various classroom settings.
Instructor: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: English, IN


Title: Book Nook: Social Emotional Topics in Children's Literature
Date: 08/05/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This series will examine the use of children's literature to assist in teaching children various social emotional topics. Each training will examine specific books, different each session. The participants will have the opportunity to make props to go with each book for use in circle time. Perfect for teachers new to the field or teachers who are ready to spice up their tool belt!
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: From a Child's View
Date: 08/05/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Take a look from the child's perspective! Classroom environments can set the tone and determine how children feel and act. Discovery why setting up a developmentally appropriate classroom can improve behavior and allow for better routines.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 08/05/2014 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Hanover, IN


Title: PCAIN: Social Emotional Development for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 08/05/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The foundation for healthy social emotional development laid in the first three years helps a child establish meaningful relationships with parents, caregivers, and peers. In this session we will relate the social and emotional development of infants and toddlers to the relationships they have with caregivers.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Holland, IN


Title: More Than Just Mess (Mini Monets)
Date: 08/05/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: The participants will gain knowledge about early art experiences as they apply to the Foundations.
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 08/05/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Monrovia, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 08/05/2014 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: The Power of Me
Date: 08/05/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Discover how the power of stopping bullying is up to YOU!
Instructor: Kimberly Hendricks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 08/05/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children from Birth to Age 5. The FOUNDATIONS assist adults in providing developmentally appropriate activities for young children that will support the child's growth and development. This interactive workshop will support many of the learning opportunities that you already provide to young children and will serve as a framework for further planning.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Rochester, IN


Title: Best Practices that Support Intentional Teaching-Environment
Date: 08/06/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this four-part series, participants will explore intentional teaching including analyzing their program, reflecting on current practices and choosing strategies to support children. This 10-hour training series also includes an on-site technical assistance visit. This first session focuses on the environment.
Instructor: Kimberly Swain
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Kendallville, IN


Title: Using the 40 Developmental Assets for Preschoolers
Date: 08/06/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Discover the 40 Developmental Assets for children 3-5 years old and find ways that you can support and encourage positive development for children and families.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: The Runners, Biters, Spitters, and Toddlers, Who Say “No!”
Date: 08/06/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Jennifer Young from the Ball State Study Center offers a different look about how to address toddler typical behavior. This training will help participants learn about the possible reasons why children bite, strategies that will decrease this behavior, and how to work with families. Don’t miss the engaging training.
Instructor: Jennifer Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 08/06/2014 Time: 01:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: This child care start up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center or ministry setting and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Joslyn Sullivan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Plainfield, IN


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


Title: Fun with Foundations
Date: 08/06/2014 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn how to embed the Foundations into everyday happenings
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Orientation I
Date: 08/06/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Back to School: Now What Do I Do?
Date: 08/07/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Are you looking for school age resources? Are you looking for ways to actively engage your school age children/youth? This training will provide resources and ideas that you can use in your program tomorrow. This training is specifically designs for school age professionals and those working with school age children/youth. This training is specific for after school activities.
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Make It, Take It: Whisper Phones
Date: 08/07/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Children can use whisper phones to hear themselves as they quietly read aloud. They can help children pay attention to individual sounds. Whisper phones can also be used in the dramatic play area.
Instructor: Shantay Blackman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Seizures
Date: 08/07/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: What are seizures? What does it look like when a child is having one? What do I do to help them? These are questions that will be addressed in this basick training on seizures and seizure disorders.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Steps to School Success – Language and Literacy
Date: 08/07/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Come and discover some fun and exciting ways to help children get prepared for kindergarten. We will focus on every day experiences children need in order to prepare them socially, emotionally, physically and cognitively for school. This workshop contains ideas that are perfect for anyone caring for young children and will include ideas focused on supporting language and literacy skills.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 08/07/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 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: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Monticello, IN


Title: I Am Moving I Am Learning: Moving with the Brain in Mind
Date: 08/07/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The development of the brain in a child's first five years of life clearly shapes the learning capacity they have for the rest of their lives. Learn how the brain structure in functioning can be enhanced through fun child-led movements and creative physical activity.
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Best Practices that Support Intentional Teaching-Environment
Date: 08/07/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this four-part series, participants will explore intentional teaching including analyzing their program, reflecting on current practices and choosing strategies to support children. This 10-hour training series also includes an on-site technical assistance visit. This first session focuses on the environment.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Syracuse, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series Part B - Child Development
Date: 08/07/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Assessment fits into every good program and helps providers gain valuable knowledge about a child`s individual development and learning. Join us for Part B of the `Getting to Know Young Children Series` as we look at the process of observing children and implementing meaningful child assessment. Please note: you must attend Part A before being able to attend Part B or Part C. Learn the purpose of assessment, what areas of development should be assessed, appropriate times to assess, and how we gather, compile, and share the information. In addition to these 2 hours of training, participants will receive 2 hours of onsite technical assistance from an expert that will count as training. This training and technical assistance package is designed to help participants as they learn and implement the process of child assessment.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Watch me Grow, Help me Learn
Date: 08/09/2014 Time: 08:30 PM-01:30 PM
Description: Part of the 30 hours BBC series on child development and DAP. What is developmentally appropriate practice for infants and toddlers? Participants will learn basics of child growth and development and what they can do to support the development of infants and toddlers. Participants will discover activities and toys that are both age appropriate and sometimes inexpensive to make.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Ouch! Biting Hurts (2.5 hours)
Date: 08/09/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Help! I have a biter! Common behavior in toddlers is very frustrating for caregivers and families. This informative training will explain possible reasons why children bite, ways to prevent biting, and strategies to help with behavior management. Also included is advice on working with families and going forward plans.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 08/09/2014 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: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/09/2014 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: Melissa Chalman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Afterschool Planning Framework
Date: 08/11/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will identify techniques for planning school age activities, organized in a daily schedule that supports learning and development while keeping school agers engaged.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 08/11/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/11/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Books, Books, and More Books
Date: 08/11/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Using your favorite books to plan a Literacy based Curriculum. We will read 2 books and plan a week of literacy based activities that can be used throughout all centers in the classroom or your child care home.
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Caring Safely Part 1
Date: 08/11/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Is your Infant Toddler environment as safe and healthy as you think? Caring Safely is an interactive, engaging, and comprehensive training. Participants will learn about safe practices and providing a healthy environment for infants and toddlers in all child care settings.
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Toot Your Own Horn! Marketing Ideas for Your Child Care
Date: 08/11/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a newly opened child care, marketing plays an important part in enrolling and retaining families in your program. This training will give you ideas of how to effectively promote your child care business using various free and low-cost marketing tools.
Instructor: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Protective Urges (PITC Module IV) Part 1 of 2
Date: 08/11/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Through a four-step process we will explore and work with our feelings that affect how we work with children and families. We will also work to understand parent's feelings so we can be open, honest, and understanding.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Set the Stage for Great Outdoor Times with Infants and Toddlers
Date: 08/11/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Getting outside with your infants and toddlers should be an important part of every day. Great value is found in the sensory experiences, gross and fine motor play, and just plain fun of being outdoors! This interactive training will explain why outdoor play is important and how to create a safe outdoor space for children birth to age 3. You will also get great ideas for activities and experiences to offer, as well as gain information to share with families about outdoor play and its benefits.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Caring Safely Part 1
Date: 08/11/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Is your Infant Toddler environment as safe and healthy as you think? Caring Safely is an interactive, engaging, and comprehensive training. Participants will learn about safe practices and providing a healthy environment for infants and toddlers in all child care settings.
Instructor: Suzanne Milligan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: Yes Environments
Date: 08/12/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Plan your day so that you can say YES! Yes to new ideas, messy activities and creative children. How do you set up your classroom, and allow for the unexpected so that you can follow the lead of the children in your care? Can you say yes to creating a garden, or allowing for mud play? Look beyond the problem to solutions.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Nurturing the Spiritual Development of Children
Date: 08/12/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Participants will explore offering developmental appropriate learning environments and children's books that support lessons of faith.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/12/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Joslyn Sullivan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: What Am I Feeling?
Date: 08/12/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This workshop will help you help children understand how to express their emotions and teach them to behave appropriately at the same time.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Lake Station, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/12/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: It's a Great Big World: Social Studies Foundations For Infants and Toddlers
Date: 08/12/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: For infants and toddlers, the world consists of the people and places around them. As children grow, the world around them grows. Infants and toddlers learn social studies concepts such as body awareness and time through their senses, experiences, and routines. Based on the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards 0-5years.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Sellersburg, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Part II: Observation & Assessment
Date: 08/13/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Assessment fits into every good program and helps providers gain valuable knowledge about a child`s individual development and learning. Join us for Part B of the Getting to Know Young Children Series as we look at the process of observing children and implementing meaningful child assessment. Please note: you must attend Part A before being able to attend Part B or Part C. Learn the purpose of assessment, what areas of development should be assessed, appropriate times to assess, and how we gather, compile, and share the information. In addition to these 2 hours of training, participants will receive 2 hours of onsite technical assistance from an expert that will count as training. This training and technical assistance package is designed to help participants as they learn and implement the process of child assessment.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Building Kids Curiosity with Math and Science
Date: 08/13/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Children's curiosity is an important part of their learning. Learn how classroom environment and supportive materials are an opportunity for early childhood professionals to expand on the interest and curiosity of children. This lesson also highlights the value in asking open-ended questions to further encourage children's thinking skills.
Instructor: Linda Curley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Afterschool Planning Framework
Date: 08/13/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will identify techniques for planning school age activities, organized in a daily schedule that supports learning and development while keeping school agers engaged.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 08/13/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Kim Hardin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Best Practices that Support Intentional Teaching-Transitions
Date: 08/13/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this four-part series, participants will explore intentional teaching including analyzing their program, reflecting on current practices and choosing strategies to support children. This 10-hour training series also includes an on-site technical assistance visit. This second session focuses on transitions.
Instructor: Kimberly Swain
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Kendallville, IN


Title: Creating Your Child Care Library Area
Date: 08/13/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: How to use the library to make your program more DAP.
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Transition Time
Date: 08/13/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This workshop will look at why and when transitions happen and how they accomidtae the invidual schedules of children and giving them the time to finsih up activities or come back later
Instructor: Anise Williams
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Upcycling for School Age
Date: 08/14/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Keeping School agers engaged and learning does not have to cost a fortune. Come learn ideas of how to recycle everyday materials into games, play items, and art.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: From Caterpillars to Butterflies: How to Nurture A Healthy Self-Esteem in Children
Date: 08/14/2014 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: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hobart, IN


Title: Caring Safely
Date: 08/14/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Is your Infant Toddler environment as safe and healthy as you think? Caring safely is an interactive, engaging and comprehensive training. Participants will learn about safe practices and providing a healthy environment for infants and toddlers in all child care settings.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 08/14/2014 Time: 02:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 08/14/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 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: Lawrenceburg, IN


Title: Let's Get Physical
Date: 08/14/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Physical movement grows the brain! Research has shown that children need to move to learn concepts like directionality, position in space, patterns, math, how to read, and how to explore their world.
Instructor: Tami Jacobs
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, IN


Title: Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 08/14/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Infants and Toddlers deserve their own curriculum! This doesn't have to mean purchasing or creating a separate curriculum for them, but it does mean that they need more than a watered-down preschool curriculum. Through discussion and small-group work you will explore what a true infant and toddler curriculum should look like, learn how to evaluate your current curriculum or select one that is best for your program, and create strategies to apply the elements of your curriculum so that every infant and toddler will FLOURISH in your care.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Monticello, IN


Title: Health and Safety Checklist
Date: 08/14/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: It's not too late to learn the basic health and safety requirements and best practices for your child care classroom and facility. This training provides an in depth look at the health and safety standards that are implemented in Paths to QUALITY. We will cover the proper sanitation practices, diapering procedures and much more! Plus, participants will walk away with a better understanding of the hand washing procedure as well as some fun activities to teach and engage the children in better hand washing practice!
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/14/2014 Time: 03:00 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment.   You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Understanding the VCP Process
Date: 08/14/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Is your ministry interested in the Voluntary Certification Program? This training will explain the steps in the VCP process and how it would benefit your program. Learn about 4C's registered ministry program too. We can help you meet your goals with technical assistance and funding.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/14/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Sellersburg, IN


Title: Afterschool Planning Framework
Date: 08/14/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will identify techniques for planning school age activities, organized in a daily schedule that supports learning and development while keeping school agers engaged.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Best Practices that Support Intentional Teaching-Transitions
Date: 08/14/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this four-part series, participants will explore intentional teaching including analyzing their program, reflecting on current practices and choosing strategies to support children. This 10-hour training series also includes an on-site technical assistance visit. This second session focuses on transitions.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Syracuse, IN


Title: Mini Mad Scientists
Date: 08/14/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Science is all around us and children love to experiment most of all! Using the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children, you will learn why science is important to a child's development, how it can be integrated into other areas, and what you can do to promote scientific play. Come ready to experiment and get messy! This training meets the requirement for Introduction to the Foundations.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/14/2014 Time: 12:30 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: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/15/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Embracing Diversity
Date: 08/16/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: It's a big world. But even the littlest children are capable of learning about other cultures and the importance of respecting people's unique differences. This workshop will cover a variety of topics important to culturally responsive teaching. These topics include cultural identity, celebrating holidays, institutional bias and stereotypes, gender differences in the classroom, children's literature, and culturally relevant curriculum.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jeffersonville, IN


Title: Growing Up Wild/Project Learning Tree Workshop
Date: 08/16/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-03:00 PM
Description: If you missed the Growing Up WILD/Project Learning Tree Workshop this past year, take advantage of this last sponsored opportunity to receive 6 hours of intensive training in outdoor education. Don't miss out on this fun and educational day!
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/18/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment.   You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Kimberly Swain
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Let's Rock and Ride
Date: 08/18/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come learn about the basics of car safety seats, what seat a child should be in during a particular time, and more
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Protective Urges (PITC Modeule IV) Part 2 of 2
Date: 08/18/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Through a four-step process we will explore and work with our feelings that affect how we work with children and families. We will also work to understand parent's feelings so we can be open, honest, and understanding.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Part III: The Components of Curriculum
Date: 08/19/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Join us for Part C of the "Getting to Know Young Children Series" as we look at the components of curriculum and developmentally appropriate practice. These 3 hours of training include the following topics: how young children learn, how to encourage learning and 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.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Discoveries of Infancy (PITC Module III)
Date: 08/19/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn how babies develop common learning strategies, the six discoveries, the discovery process, and how to communicate with families about infant learning.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Person-Centered Planning
Date: 08/19/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Are you making the most of the time you are with the children? How do you know what to plan? In this training we will discuss options for collecting and organizing observations. Using the information gained from careful observations participants will learn to plan developmentally appropriate environments and activities for all of the children in their care.
Instructor: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Self-Regulation in Preschool Aged Children
Date: 08/19/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: You have heard the term Self-Regulation? Self-regulation requires a child to develop the ability to manage his emotions and control bodily functions as well as maintain focus and attention. In this training, we will talk about what it means, why it is important and how to we build it in young children.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-Birth to 3 Year Olds (Fine Arts)
Date: 08/19/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, Fine Arts to offer experiences that allow infants/toddlers to express themselves creatively. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Kendallville, IN


Title: Beyond Sand and Water - Expanding Your Sensory Time
Date: 08/19/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-07:15 PM
Description: Hands-on experience to develop and learn new ways to connect sensory play with science!
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Webinar-Disaster Preparedness
Date: 08/19/2014 Time: 07:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn what protective measures to take before, during and after an emergency. Participants will learn how to plan, prepare and stay informed during an emergency. Participants will develop an emergency kit and learn what needs to be in a kit to be prepared for an emergency. Community support is important and participants will gain knowledge of community resources that will be helpful to them. Do you have a plan to protect your business? In the business session participants will become aware how devastating it can be to families and employees when there is a loss. It is better to have a plan to be proactive. In the last session participants will get some great resources for educators to help children understand how to be safe. Join us for these very important sessions to help protect your business and the children in your care.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Gardening Fun with CASY and Vigo County Purdue Extension
Date: 08/19/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Gardening Fun with CASY and Vigo County Purdue Extension - Yes, gardening with children can be fun, simple, and educational! Vigo County Purdue Extension educators will be here to conduct hands on demos of various types of gardens from raised beds to containers plus growing tips for kid friendly fruits and vegetables. To take your gardening fun into your curriculum CASY staff will present Grow It, Try It, Like It, a preschool gardening with fruits and vegetables curriculum. Every attendee will leave with materials for a container garden and the Grow It, Try It, Like It curriculum.
Instructor: Terri Hemminghouse
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/19/2014 Time: 12:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/20/2014 Time: 04:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment.   You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: Dialogic Reading
Date: 08/20/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The single most important activity for building knowledge and success in reading is reading aloud to children! It is a precious gift of time that has a huge impact on language development and learning. Learn how to systematically read aloud to yound children with a research based technique that works for ALL children.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: How to Turn Good Play into GREAT Play
Date: 08/20/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This lesson takes a developmental look at play and the types of play skills that can be expected from typically developing children of various ages. Observe and assess children's play skills, using an assessment scale. Learn from early childhood practitioners as they model the adult's role in helping children enhance their play skills.
Instructor: Linda Curley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/20/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: It's a Great Big World: Social Studies Foundations For Infants and Toddlers
Date: 08/20/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: For infants and toddlers, the world consists of the people and places around them. As children grow, the world around them grows. Infants and toddlers learn social studies concepts such as body awareness and time through their senses, experiences, and routines. Based on the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards 0-5years.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Best Practices that Support Intentional Teaching-Adult/Child Interactions
Date: 08/20/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this four-part series, participants will explore intentional teaching including analyzing their program, reflecting on current practices and choosing strategies to support children. This 10-hour training series also includes an on-site technical assistance visit. This third session focuses on adult/child interactions.
Instructor: Kimberly Swain
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Kendallville, IN


Title: Orientation II - A requirement for family chid care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/20/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment.   You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (2.25 hours)
Date: 08/21/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This 2.25 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Healthy Sexual Development
Date: 08/21/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 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: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/21/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Autism Questions answered with Cornerstone Autism Center
Date: 08/21/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Cornerstone Autism Center provides updated information about relationships with children and autism.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/21/2014 Time: 05:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment.   You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Madison, IN


Title: Guidance and discipline; Effective Strategies for Guiding the behavior of young children
Date: 08/21/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This two hour session will focus on effective and appropriate strategies for guiding the behavior of young children.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Peru, IN


Title: Best Practices that Support Intentional Teaching-Adult/Child Interactions
Date: 08/21/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this four-part series, participants will explore intentional teaching including analyzing their program, reflecting on current practices and choosing strategies to support children. This 10-hour training series also includes an on-site technical assistance visit. This third session focuses on adult/child interactions.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Syracuse, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children-Part C- The Components of Curriculum Day 1
Date: 08/21/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Join us for Part C of the "Getting to Know Young Children Series" as we look at the components of curriculum and developmentally appropriate practice. Please note: you must attend Part A before being eligible to attend Part B or Part C. These 6 hours of training include the following topics: how young children learn, how to encourage learning and 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.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
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: 08/22/2014 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. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Petersburg, IN


Title: Lotsa Dots
Date: 08/23/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Learn how to expand your lesson plans using one simple concept. Explore the vast array of Do It Yourself (DIY) activities to enhance learning and creativity in your facility.
Instructor: Kimberly Hendricks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hobart, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/23/2014 Time: 09:30 AM-12:00 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: American Red Cross First Aid CPR
Date: 08/23/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-03:00 PM
Description: Participants will be certified in American Red Cross CPR(infant, child, adult) and First Aid
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 50.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jeffersonville, IN


Title: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-Birth to 3 Year Olds (Fine Arts)
Date: 08/23/2014 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, Fine Arts to offer experiences that allow infants/toddlers to express themselves creatively. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Middlebury, IN


Title: Food Program Basics
Date: 08/23/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Food Program Basics - The best way to maximize your food program reimbursement and have successful reviews is to have the most efficient food program operation possible. Attend this training to realize these possibilities. This training takes us back to the basics of the Food Program: Menu Requirements, Documentation Requirements, Agreement Requirements, Policies/ Procedures, Sanitation etc. Plus best practice tips on operating an efficient food program in your facility. This training is for all food program providers, experienced and new. Note: If your FY10 Food Program Hours are complete these training hours can be credited to the new fiscal year, FY11 (October 1, 2010 to September 30, 2011)
Instructor: Terri Hemminghouse
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/25/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Dialogic Reading and School Readiness
Date: 08/25/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Too many young children arrive at kindergarten unprepared to succeed. Why is this happening? What can you do about it? One of the most important gifts we can give to young children is the love of books and reading. This presentation will provide a basic introduction to these skills and will describe Dialogic Reading, a style of shared reading with young children that has been shown to develop these skills.
Instructor: Dee Love
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Overview of Accreditation and T.E.A.C.H
Date: 08/25/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Temperaments
Date: 08/25/2014 Time: 05:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn about the three temperament types.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 08/25/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Take it Outside
Date: 08/26/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Research shows the benefits for children to spend time outside playing and exploring. Come learn why outside time is so important for young children, and learn activities that will encourage movement outdoors.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Move, Learn, and Play
Date: 08/26/2014 Time: 07:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how to incorporate movement into a child`s day in your home setting. Learn to facilitate activities that you will be able to use with children at your site even.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Fingerplays and Early Literacy for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 08/26/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Early literacy is the foundation for early childhood learning success. Early literacy skills begin to develop in the first 5 years of life, and this class will be a hands-on exploration of early literacy rich environments. We will discuss how the use of books and fingerplays enhances literacy develop and participants will walk away with fingerplays to use in their classroom!
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Ages and Stages
Date: 08/26/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us for an information session regarding the Ages and Stages. Participants will have an improved knowledge of the benefits of screening all children in care. You will understand the difference between screening and assessment. You will also gain a familiarity with the Ages and Stages.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Danville, IN


Title: Bullying: Why Don't They Like Me?
Date: 08/26/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 PM
Description: What is bullying? Bullying has become not only a national but international epidemic that is starting in our preschools. This training will better help you understand all sides of those involved in bullying, what to do as a caregiver, and the long term effects of bullying. We will also be viewing the documentary Bully and having a discussion about the documentary.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Portion Distortion
Date: 08/26/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Most children eat more food when they are offered larger portion sizes than when they are offered normal portion sizes. It's very important for parents and caregivers to influence and guide young children into developing healthy eating habits. We will look into serving sizes and meal time strategies to help influence healthy choices.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Math-tastic Activities
Date: 08/26/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come explore and share hands-on activities to make math exciting and intentional. Learn interest area design and planning for a variety of math experiences. Participants will have an opportunity to explore the Mathematics section of the Foundations for children birth - 5 years and learn ways to help support development.
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Frankfort, IN


Title: Powerful Interactions - 3 hours
Date: 08/26/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: We know that our interactions with children shape who they become and how they feel about themselves. This workshop that will look at how we implement and embed Powerful Interactions into our classrooms. What it is, what it looks like and how to be present for the children we care for each day. The workshop will be an in-depth look at the book "Powerful Interactions, How to Connect with Children to Extend Their Learning".
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: ADHD: Facts & Fiction
Date: 08/26/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Get the facts & fiction about ADHD and take away strategies to us in the classroom
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: La Porte, IN


Title: Outta this World
Date: 08/27/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What happens when you add water to baking soda? Do you know what happens to Gummy Bears after soaking in water? Want to show your students how rain breaks through clouds? Join us for out of this world science activities that you may utilize in your classrooms!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Introduction to theAges and Stages Tool -CLIMBS ASQ
Date: 08/27/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Discussing the topic of universal screenings and how to use Ages and Stages.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Frankfort, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Refresher
Date: 08/27/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This 1-hour training is an update only for those who previously attended `Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care.` It was designed to provide the most recent information in risk-reduction methods, statistical information, and new resources that have been updated since the original presentation. This training does not meet Public Law 162-2005 requirements for child care providers.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Movin' & Groovin'
Date: 08/27/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This workshop will discuss how music and movement support childrenâ??s development, share successful ways of involving children in music and movement activities and how to make instruments to use in their programs
Instructor: Gina Graziani
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Griffith, IN


Title: Best Practices that Support Intentional Teaching-Lesson Plans
Date: 08/27/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this four-part series, participants will explore intentional teaching including analyzing their program, reflecting on current practices and choosing strategies to support children. This 10-hour training series also includes an on-site technical assistance visit. This fourth session focuses on the environment.
Instructor: Kimberly Swain
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Kendallville, IN


Title: Spanish Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers
Date: 08/27/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Family -Teacher Partnerships
Date: 08/27/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This workshop will provide hands on, concrete communication tools to engage and strengthen parents and families. We often forget that families are an essential part of the process and should be active in developing goals/outcomes for their children. Can we develop a relation that allows give and take, can we learn from parents? Can they learn from us? Explore ways to inform and be informed.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Nashville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 08/27/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana`s quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Sellersburg, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children-Part C- The Components of Curriculum Day 2
Date: 08/27/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Join us for Part C of the "Getting to Know Young Children Series" as we look at the components of curriculum and developmentally appropriate practice. Please note: you must attend Part A before being eligible to attend Part B or Part C. These 6 hours of training include the following topics: how young children learn, how to encourage learning and 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.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 08/28/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children from Birth to Age 5. The FOUNDATIONS assist adults in providing developmentally appropriate activities for young children that will support the child's growth and development. This interactive workshop will support many of the learning opportunities that you already provide to young children and will serve as a framework for further planning.
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Bullying: Why Don't They Like Me?
Date: 08/28/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 PM
Description: What is bullying? Bullying has become not only a national but international epidemic that is starting in our preschools. This training will better help you understand all sides of those involved in bullying, what to do as a caregiver, and the long term effects of bullying. We will also be viewing the documentary Bully and having a discussion about the documentary.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 08/28/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Suzanne Milligan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 08/28/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: IAEYC Home and Center Accreditation
Date: 08/28/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: In this training, providers will receive information about the type of accreditation, eligibility, overview of focus areas, stages in process, and provider support for the accreditation: fiscal and quality advising.
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 08/28/2014 Time: 02:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Webinar and a Lesson Plan:Infant and Toddler: I Am Me!
Date: 08/28/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Join us as we talk about ways to help children discover who they are! I Am Me discusses ways to help children learn about their bodies as well as their interests.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Purposeful Planning: Avoiding Chaos in the Classroom
Date: 08/28/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Are you struggling between chaos and order in your classroom? Learn how to anticipate and avoid problem situations in this workshop. We will provide skills and strategies to help guide young children through daily activities and transitions.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Petersburg, IN


Title: Successful Group Times with Toddlers
Date: 08/28/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: After discussing ways to create engaging small group experiences for toddlers, participants will practice planning a group time experience.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Best Practices that Support Intentional Teaching-Lesson Plans
Date: 08/28/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this four-part series, participants will explore intentional teaching including analyzing their program, reflecting on current practices and choosing strategies to support children. This 10-hour training series also includes an on-site technical assistance visit. This fourth session focuses on the environment.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Syracuse, IN


Title: Taking Deep Breaths
Date: 08/28/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: It is said that those who work in the field of childcare/education tend to focus so much on children that they forget to worry about themselves. Taking time out for you is not a lack of dedication, but a necessity for your health and well being. Join us to discuss the signs of stress, and learn ways to take a time out.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 08/30/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: First Aid
Date: 08/30/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Building Collaborative Relationships with Families (PCAN)
Date: 09/01/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Do you have a system to follow and monitor to ensure that you are partnering with the families that you are serving? Are the principles of your policies in support of the relationships that you create? Is your staff familiar with the systems that are established, and are they following it? By having a system to partner with families, you are ensuring a successful experience in your early childhood program.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Ouch Biting Hurts, What Are They Trying to Tell Us?
Date: 09/01/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the possible reasons why children bite, strategies that will decrease this behavior, and how to work with families.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Sullivan, IN


Title: Book Nook: Social Emotional Topics in Children's Literature
Date: 09/02/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This series will examine the use of children's literature to assist in teaching children various social emotional topics. Each training will examine specific books, different each session. The participants will have the opportunity to make props to go with each book for use in circle time. Perfect for teachers new to the field or teachers who are ready to spice up their tool belt!
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Lesson Planning and Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Date: 09/02/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Take a look at your lesson plan with Developmentally Appropriate Practice in mind. Discover new ways to plan fun, creative, activities for children of all ages
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/03/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Kim Hardin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 09/03/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This child care start up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center or ministry setting and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Joslyn Sullivan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Developing Self-Regulation In Infants and Toddlers
Date: 09/03/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Self-Regulation! Discuss and become familiar with the different types: Emotional, Cognitive and Behavioral Self-Regulation. Discover what it means, how it affects behavior and development in the infants and toddlers in your care.
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: 09/03/2014 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: Kokomo, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Open House
Date: 09/03/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/03/2014 Time: 06:00 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: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Lanesville, IN


Title: ABC's of Autism
Date: 09/03/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This training will provide participants with ways to better include children with autism in their everyday activities. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how to address the needs of children with autism in their classrooms or homes.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, IN


Title: Fun with Foundations
Date: 09/03/2014 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn how to embed the Foundations into everyday happenings
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Orientation I
Date: 09/03/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 09/04/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: One Leader at a Time
Date: 09/04/2014 Time: 12:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: This year in One Leader at a Time, we will be tackling the NAEYC Accreditation Standards. Whether ready to start working toward accreditation or just want to know you are heading in the right direction, this is a great group for networking and idea sharing.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Foundations: Super Me! Birth to Age 3: Personal Care
Date: 09/04/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Young children have an innate drive to be independent. Whether it's zipping coats or feeding themselves, the first three years of life are filled with an unending chorus of "I can do it!" Learn how to build self confidence and foster independence in infants and toddlers while helping them build critical life skills.
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Questions and answers with Greater Lafayette Area Special Services (GLASS)
Date: 09/04/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Greater Lafayette Area Special Services (GLASS) answers questions about services offered to children and families.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Potty Learning
Date: 09/04/2014 Time: 08:30 AM-10:30 AM
Description: Participants will learn appropriate ways to make potty learningneasier on the child, staff, and parents. This training will provide participants with the signs of readiness and how to make it a successful venture for everyone!
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Potty Learning
Date: 09/04/2014 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn appropriate ways to make potty learningneasier on the child, staff, and parents. This training will provide participants with the signs of readiness and how to make it a successful venture for everyone!
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Read All About It
Date: 09/06/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Come along and play with us at SIEOC's 2nd Hullabaloo! We will be discussing ways to incorporate pre-writing and pre-reading skills into everyday activities, learning the stages of phonological awareness and discussing the importance of using Nursery Rhymes! The second half of our day will focus on what quality literature looks like, types of books for children and how to use books as springboard for lesson plans.
Instructor: Karen Moore
Cost: 50.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Lawrenceburg, IN


Title: Caring Safely (5 hour)
Date: 09/06/2014 Time: 08:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Is your Infant Toddler environment as safe and healthy as you think? Caring Safely is an interactive, engaging, and comprehensive training. Participants will learn about safe practices and providing a healthy environment for infants and toddlers in all child care settings.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Successful Group Times with Toddlers
Date: 09/08/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: After discussing ways to create engaging small group experiences for toddlers, participants will practice planning a group time experience.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
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: 09/08/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: The Importance of Relationships in Early Language & Literacy Learning
Date: 09/08/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/08/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 09/08/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Petersburg, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 09/09/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children from Birth to Age 5. The FOUNDATIONS assist adults in providing developmentally appropriate activities for young children that will support the child's growth and development. This interactive workshop will support many of the learning opportunities that you already provide to young children and will serve as a framework for further planning.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Decatur, IN


Title: Afterschool Spaces that WOW!
Date: 09/09/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore best practices in quality school age programming to identify how to set up and equip indoor/outdoor spaces used for afterschool care.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Cradling Literacy: The Importance of Relationships in Early Language and Literacy
Date: 09/09/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Right from the start, infants come into the world `preprogrammed` to learn, communicate, and build relationships. We will discuss the impact of relationships on brain development and reflect on how early experiences can affect young children`s development. Teachers will also explore their powerful and professional role in shaping young children`s motivation for learning, and attitudes toward language and literacy through strong teacher-child relationships.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Child Care Plus (+): Modification and Adaptations
Date: 09/09/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Adapting and modifying toys for children with disabilities or special needs can be challenging. Come and participate in this interactive training to learn simple ways to modify the toys in your program. Please bring a puzzle or a book to modify during this session.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Darkness to Light
Date: 09/09/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn simple and effective practices to prevent, recognize, and react to child sexual abuse.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Chuckling, Giggling, Snickering and Snorting
Date: 09/09/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The participant will discuss how laughing stimulates both sides of the brain, creates bonds between people
Instructor: Anise Williams
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Lake Station, IN


Title: I can do it!
Date: 09/09/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: How is learning "Life Skills" such as brushing teeth and washing hands related to children's school readiness? In this class we will be discussing how life skills are important for school success and for childrenâ??s overall learning. Using the Indiana Academic Foundations as a guide we will also discuss the cultural differences in how we approach teaching these skills as well as develop strategies to incorporate this learning in our child care classrooms and programs.
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, IN


Title: Ages and Stages
Date: 09/09/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: What is Ages and Stages? This overview of the Ages and Stages screening tool, ASQ3 and Ages and Stages - Social Emotional, ASQ-SE, will help identify children in your program who are in need of additional services. The participants will explore the differences in screening versus assessment and understand why screening tools should be implemented universally. You will become familiar with each screening tool including how to implement and score each of the two screenings.
Instructor: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN