Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 09/03/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This child care start up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center or ministry setting and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


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


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


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


Title: What is Developmentally Appropriate for School Age Programs?
Date: 09/03/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will have the information to implement programming that responds to the needs and interest of school-age children.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/03/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 09/03/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Krystal Hitchcock
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series Part A - Child Development - Day 1
Date: 09/03/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Do you wonder sometimes why children do what they do? Did you know that there have been hundreds of years of research about young children and how they learn and grow? Do you want to know more about how that impacts your work? Come and learn the basic characteristics of early childhood and child development, including brain development and temperament. Explore the history and the theorists that have had a great impact on the early childhood field. You will leave with a list of developmental domains and milestones and an understanding of how culture influences learning. Understanding how young children develop and why they do what they do will help you know how to take better care of them and give you a guide to use in your daily work.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Period of P.U.R.P.L.E Crying and Shaken Baby Syndrome
Date: 09/03/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: What is the Period of PURPLE crying? Because of the normal increase in crying that occurs in the first months of a baby's life, parents and caregivers usually have two obvious questions: "What is the crying due to?" and "How can I soothe the baby?" The answers to the question of what the crying is will be addressed during this training. We will also examine Shaken Baby Syndrome and how to avoid this tragedy. This training would benefit anyone who cares for infants (early childhood teachers, parents, and foster parents).
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


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


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (2 hours)
Date: 09/03/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Caitlin Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton , IN


Title: Making a Difference: Changes to Provider Eligibility Standards for CCDF - 2015
Date: 09/03/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: The law has changed for exempt child care homes and centers who accept CCDF vouchers. This training will give you an overview of the changes and provide resources you can use to keep accepting CCDF vouchers, which support families and children.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Vevay, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/05/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Mindy Bennett
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: New Whiteland, IN


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


Title: Book Nook: Social Emotional Topics In Children's Literature
Date: 09/08/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: How often do you teach social emotional concepts throughout the day? Do you like to be creative but do not have the time? Children must be taught proper techniques for things like using self-control, and one way to do that is through the use of children’s literature. Each training will examine specific books, different each session. Some topics include naming feelings, bullying, friendship, hitting, biting, and self-esteem. The participants will have the opportunity to make props to go with each book for use in circle time or throughout the day. Perfect for teachers new to the field or teachers who are ready to spice up their tool belt!
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


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


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (SPANISH)
Date: 09/08/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Creado por la FSSA, la Oficina de Asesores de Salud de Cuidado Infantil, este entrenamiento de una horas, ofrece a los participantes información sobre la prevalencia de abuso y negligencia, las causas y la prevención del abuso y la negligencia, y la forma de reportar el abuso y la negligencia. Esta formación será cumplir con la norma para completar la formación del Abuso Infantil Detección y Prevención como lo requiere la ley de Indiana para los proveedores de CCDF sin licencia, así como cualquier otro proveedor de cuidado infantil que se requieren para completar la formación.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


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


Title: Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 09/08/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 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: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


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


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


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 09/08/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


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


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (2 hours)
Date: 09/08/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Introduction to Ages & Stages
Date: 09/09/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: This training offers information on screening tools and how they can help you support the children in your care. You will gain information on the benefits of screening, as well as some detailed information on the Ages and Stages screening tool and kit.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Fun with Foundations
Date: 09/09/2015 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn how to embed the Foundations into everyday happenings
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Orientation I
Date: 09/09/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 09/09/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-01:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn about Indiana'a Quality Rating System
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


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


Title: IMIL: Making the Most of Your Music
Date: 09/09/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
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: 09/09/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler "Day 1"
Date: 09/09/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Upon completion of this 9-hour training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies with infants and toddlers.  These strategies will assist infants and toddlers in the development of their social and emotional competence in order to keep challenging behaviors from beginning.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Monticello, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/09/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/09/2015 Time: 04:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


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


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/09/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


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


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


Title: Introduction to the Reggio Emilia Approach
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn a basic understanding of Reggio practices, the Reggio belief system, and how they might incorporate some of those ideas into what they already do.
Instructor: Tikila Welch
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


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


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


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


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series Part A - Child Development - Day 2
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Do you wonder sometimes why children do what they do? Did you know that there have been hundreds of years of research about young children and how they learn and grow? Do you want to know more about how that impacts your work? Come and learn the basic characteristics of early childhood and child development, including brain development and temperament. Explore the history and the theorists that have had a great impact on the early childhood field. You will leave with a list of developmental domains and milestones and an understanding of how culture influences learning. Understanding how young children develop and why they do what they do will help you know how to take better care of them and give you a guide to use in your daily work.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


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


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


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


Title: Pint Sized Picasso's (1 hour)
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 01:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: During this training we will focus on art as a process, not a product when working with young children. We will also discuss setting up an environment for art exploration and figure out what children are learning by doing creative activities. Participants will also experience some hands on creative art activities and leave with recipe ideas.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


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


Title: Mini Mad Scientist with TA (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Science is all around us and children love to experiment most of all! Using the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children, you will learn why science is important to a child's development, how it can be integrated into other areas, and what you can do to promote scientific play. Come ready to experiment and get messy! This training meets the requirement for Introduction to the Foundations.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/10/2015 Time: 03:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


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


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/11/2015 Time: 02:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Rachel Yoder
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Goshen, IN


Title: Behavior Busters - 2 hr
Date: 09/12/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Need some help in understanding disruptive behavior? Come to this session to learn new teaching strategies about challenging behaviors with children 3-5 years. We will also take a look at ourselves and our environment.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Determining the Meaning of Behaviors
Date: 09/12/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This training focuses on guiding children's behavior. Participants will learn the definition of challenging behavior and why children use challenging behaviors. Participants will be provided with practical guidance approaches when working with children with challenging behavior.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Hybrid CDA-I Am Moving I Am Learning II
Date: 09/12/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-04:30 PM
Description: The I Am Moving, I Am Learning series will highlight promising practices and developmentally appropriate physical activity guidelines for preschool children. We will review current research related to obesity prevention and recommended strategies to improve the quality of physical activity and nutrition choices for young children and their families. We will learn the key elements, strategies, and resources needed to increase moderate to vigorous physical activity in daily routines. Participants will develop program specific action steps, using a team approach, to meet the goals of I Am Moving, I Am Learning and achieve successful outcomes for children, staff, parents, and communities. ? Take it outside ? Child assessment ? Reflect and plan
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: 15.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Orientation I Spanish-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 09/12/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Esta guarderia arranque taller ofrece una vision general de los participantes que estan interesados en comenzar el negocio de cuidado de ninos en un hogar, el centro o el ministerio y es la primera parte de una serie de dos partes. Cubre los requisitos reglamentarios, recursos y algo de informacion sobre las practicpantes de la salud, la seguridad y los negocios. Sirve para ayudar en la toma de decisiones de los participantes para elegir el tipo de atencion que desean ofrecer.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II Spanish-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/12/2015 Time: 12:30 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Preparación para el Cuidado Infantil en casa de Niños de Licenciatura es la segunda entrenamiento en esta serie de dos partes ,para delinear los requisitos reglamentarios, pasos de concesión de licencias, y recursos para la atención de niños con licencia en un entorno doméstico. Usted saldrá de este entrenamiento preparado para dar los próximos pasos para la concesión de licencias de su casa y recibirán la documentación necesaria.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Play Patrol at BellaBoos
Date: 09/12/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Join us at Bella Boos Play Area for professional development focused around the Foundations and how you can incorporate play into each Foundations area. There will also be a tour or Bella Boos so that you can see first hand how they have incorporated the foundations into their learning rooms.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Lake Station, IN


Title: Cradling Literacy mod 2:
Date: 09/12/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will discuss how early language and learning and literacy develop from birth and how it can be nurtured and supported. Participants will also discuss the developmental stages of second language acquisition and the strategies to support it. Family engagement in early language and literacy development will be discussed.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Madison, IN


Title: Family Inolvment for School Age Children
Date: 09/14/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: With before and after school care, it may seem more difficult to build relationships with families due to the limited time you are with the children. However, it is still very important to build these relationships. Join us as we look at ways to facilitate effective communication with families of school age children.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations: Tieing it into your School Age Curriculum
Date: 09/14/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Learn how to link the Foundations with Common Core for Your PreK-School Age Children.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Beautiful Babies in a Big World
Date: 09/14/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The participant will learn what babies are learning when you put activities + development together.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
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: 09/14/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: What Do I Do with the Babies? Infant/Toddler Activity Planning
Date: 09/14/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Babies. They eat, they sleep and they...what else do they do? Join us for this one hour session to learn more about planning activities for infants and how to extend those same activities for toddlers.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Hartford City, IN


Title: WEBINAR: How does the infant and toddler brain develop?
Date: 09/14/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Infants are ready to learn from birth. At birth, they are able to absorb information from the sights, sounds, and scents around them. They store it, sort it out, and use this information to explore their world more precisely. This workshop will explore how the brain develops and the importance discoveries have in developing an infant's brain.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Introduction to theAges and Stages Tool -CLIMBS ASQ
Date: 09/14/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Discussing the topic of universal screenings and how to use Ages and Stages.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-3 to 5 Year Olds (Mathematics)
Date: 09/14/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, Mathematics to connect mathematics to everyday activities that support preschoolers understanding the content of math. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Plymouth, IN


Title: IMIL--Nutrition Building Blocks
Date: 09/15/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Early childhood is an optimal time for growth and development. Healthy nutrition is a key for growth and also is a foundation for success in school and life. Learn about ways to promote healthy lifestyles by establishing health preferences early in life.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Making a Difference: Changes to Provider Eligibility Standards for CCDF - 2015
Date: 09/15/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: The law has changed for exempt child care homes and centers who accept CCDF vouchers. This training will give you an overview of the changes and provide resources you can use to keep accepting CCDF vouchers, which support families and children.
Instructor: Amber Johnson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: The Power of Choice
Date: 09/15/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will help you to determine how solid fats, sugars, and sodium can be added to fruits and vegetables and how to make informed and healthy choices.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 09/15/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Maricela Madden
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Marketing Your Program–Building Your Business
Date: 09/15/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Participants will be able to identify key effective-marketing strategies for their programs to help increase their enrollment and retain their current families. This presentation, developed by Tom Copeland, is a series available to home child care providers who have little experience with the business side of child care.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Emergency Planning In Child Care Settings
Date: 09/15/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: It's time to be thinking about those WHAT IF moments. How are you keeping the children in your care safe? What do you do if you must evacuate the neighborhood due to a gas leak? Where do you go? How do you get there? What if your bus gets a flat tire and it's filled with children? What if a teacher faints in the middle of the classroom? Let's talk about these WHAT IFs and develop an emergency plan.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Nutrition Building Blocks
Date: 09/15/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Are your kids out of control? Grumpy? Sleepy? Explore the impact of good nutrition on other learning areas. This information is based on the work from I Am Moving, I Am Learning.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 09/15/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 09/15/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Miami, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/15/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Miami, IN


Title: Adaptations & Modifications
Date: 09/15/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This session will help educators make accommodations and modifications so that children with special needs can function in the least restrictive environment. Participants will learn ways to accommodate, modify, and adapt toys and materials for children with special needs.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Afterschool Spaces that WOW!
Date: 09/15/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore best practices in quality school age programming to identify how to set up and equip indoor/outdoor spaces used for afterschool care.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: PCAN: Challenging Behaviors in Infants and Toddlers - 2.25 hours
Date: 09/16/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Encountering challenging behaviors in infant-toddler child care settings is inevitable. This training will provide strategies to prevent challenging behaviors and support caregivers in infant-toddler classrooms. The information for this training was taken from the Prevent Child Abuse Network.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: What is STEM & How to Utilize it in an Early Childhood classroom
Date: 09/16/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: You've heard people talk about STEM, but just what exactly is STEM and how do you use it in YOUR classroom? Join us and you will find out what the acronym stands for and walk away with ideas to incorporate into your daily plans.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/16/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Make & Take: Indoor Gross Motor
Date: 09/16/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The cold weather is creeping in and it is bound to have an effect on our children! What gross motor activities and games can we do indoors to get the wiggles out? How can we keep our children active and fit through the winter months? This hands-on workshop will give us some great ideas to take back and implement in the classroom.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler "Day 2"
Date: 09/16/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Upon completion of this 9-hour training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies with infants and toddlers.  These strategies will assist infants and toddlers in the development of their social and emotional competence in order to keep challenging behaviors from beginning.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Monticello, IN


Title: Making a Difference: Changes to Provider Eligibility Standards for CCDF - 2015
Date: 09/16/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: The law has changed for exempt child care homes and centers who accept CCDF vouchers. This training will give you an overview of the changes and provide resources you can use to keep accepting CCDF vouchers, which support families and children.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Other, IN


Title: Safe and Healthy Care in Child Care Programs
Date: 09/16/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Debbie Collins has taught the Health and Safety class at Ivy Tech for many years. Debbie will provide attendees with information on Best Practices in child care. More and more, research tells us that our children's healthy development depends on safe and positive experiences. Participants will learn correct hand washing and sanitary diapering techniques. Information will be shared about Abuse and neglect and supervision. Ideas for helping young children learn about health and safety in the classroom will be shared. Most important is when providers consider health and safety guidelines you provide a program where a parent can feel comfortable leaving their young children.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Shelbyville, IN


Title: Learning to Read and Write: Creating Literacy Rich Environments
Date: 09/16/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Children take their first critical steps toward learning to read and write very early in life. They do not become literate automatically. Young children need rich language and literacy experiences that will provide a foundation for later learning. A literacy-rich classroom will help provide children with these necessary skills. We will discuss the elements of a literacy-rich environment and ways to help children learn about sounds, print, letters, and words.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/16/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Curriculum, Schedules and Transitions for School Agers
Date: 09/17/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will reflect on what you should consider when designing a curriculum for your after-school programs, and we will walk you through a method of curriculum design intended to incorporate individual program concerns and goals. Come and learn how to structure your program so students have daily choices about how they will spend their time.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children: Curriculum
Date: 09/17/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-04:00 PM
Description: We will be looking at the components of curriculum and developmentally appropriate practice, how young children learn, how to encourage learning, development through planning an appropriate curriculum, exploring different curricula, and working with families. Participants will improve their teaching skills and learn how to make their environment a caring community of learners through the use of a planned curriculum.
Instructor: Nathan Eckleberry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Birth to Five: An Introduction to Motor Development
Date: 09/17/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training focuses on key concepts related to motor development. Join us to become familiar with a child`s motor development and how to provide developmental appropriate movement activities.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomfield, IN


Title: Moving with Brain in Mind
Date: 09/17/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: This training focuses on the early brain function and how movement enhances the brain. You will learn activities that will help children stimulate the brain and support skill development. Part of the I am Moving I am Learning Campaign
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomfield, IN


Title: Renegade Directors...Changing One Child at a Time!
Date: 09/17/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM
Description: It’s OK NOT to Share… and Other Renegade Rules for Raising Competent and Compassionate Kids was named one of the Best Parenting Books of 2012 by Parents magazine reviewer. Put another way, it’s about learning limits, rough housing and taking turns. These 29 Renegade Rules guide you through some of the most misunderstood aspects of early childhood. Try these time-tested tools to help your staff to help children be assertive, prevent bullying, take risks, love literacy, cope with tough feelings and handle explosive energy. The information is backed up by solid child development science, these “renegade rules” give practical answers to everyday challenges and may just turn everything you thought you knew about raising kids upside down. Be prepared to change your mind. This has been turned into a monthly training series for directors. We will meet monthly at lunch time and discuss a chapter at a time. The training also incorporates at TA opportunity.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Afterschool Spaces that WOW!
Date: 09/17/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore best practices in quality school age programming to identify how to set up and equip indoor/outdoor spaces used for afterschool care.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Active Circle Times With Preschoolers
Date: 09/17/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will experience developmentally appropriate Circle Time activities that get the minds and bodies of preschoolers moving. (This session provides hours toward the annual requirement of training for child care programs sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Autism 101
Date: 09/17/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Autism is a lifelong developmental disorder that impacts social skills, communication and behavior. This presentation will cover the basic elements of autism and how to facilitate interaction with people with autism. Specifically, tips and practical solutions for working with school-age and younger children will be discussed.
Instructor: Danielle Fedor
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Making a Difference: Changes to Provider Eligibility Standards for CCDF - 2015
Date: 09/17/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The law has changed for exempt child care homes and centers who accept CCDF vouchers. This training will give you an overview of the changes and provide resources you can use to keep accepting CCDF vouchers, which support families and children.
Instructor: Cheryl Tyler
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/17/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-07:15 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Introduction to the FOUNDATIONS (1 hour)
Date: 09/17/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: A one hour overview of the Indiana Academic FOUNDATIONS.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Building on the FOUNDATIONS
Date: 09/17/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: This training will support teachers in creating appropriate lesson plans that link to the Indiana FOUNDATIONS. We will focus on supporting children's learning through planning and implementing developmentally appropriate learning experiences.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children-Observing and Assessing Children-2+2 Part B
Date: 09/17/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 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: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 09/17/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives and awards.
Instructor: Rene Withers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Nashville, IN


Title: Supporting Breast Fed Infants and Their Families
Date: 09/17/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Gain basic understanding of breast milk characteristics, storage and handling as well as ways to support mothers and families. Developed through a partnership between Indiana State Department of Health, Indiana FSSA Office of Early Childhood and Out of School Learning, Indiana Association for Child Care Resource and Referral, and the Indiana Perinatal Network, this workshop will provide information on how to make your child care setting a supportive place for both baby and mom.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Avoiding Behavior Problems; Teaching Self Control
Date: 09/17/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: What is self-control, and how can it be taught to children of all activity levels? Learn about behavior milestones to expect at different development levels, ways to help children develop self-control, and learning activities that can help children learn self-control.
Instructor: Linda Curley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 09/17/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Rushville, IN


Title: Babies Party Too!
Date: 09/18/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us for a Friday Night Fun surrounding babies! We will cover a wide variety of new ideas for you to implement into the classroom with your babies and toddlers! Please bring ideas to share as well!
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Chesterton, IN


Title: Becoming Accredited
Date: 09/18/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Ready to take the next step? Join us as we learn more about accreditation. Get all your questions answered!
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/19/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: 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: 09/19/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Vanessa Vance
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler , module 2
Date: 09/19/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Upon completion of this 9-hour training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies with infants and toddlers.  These strategies will assist infants and toddlers in the development of their social and emotional competence in order to keep challenging behaviors from beginning.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 10.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/19/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: TBA, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/19/2015 Time: 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: TBA, IN


Title: Power of Guidance: Misbehavior v. Mistaken Behavior (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 09/21/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training covers the various mechanics involved in behaviors. Participants will learn the use of positive behavior supports, review the components of a PBS and closely examines how to apply this in their practice.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Shaken Baby Syndrome
Date: 09/21/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Training focused around understanding infant's crying, which is the main reason for Shaken Baby Syndrome. Participants will understand the impact of Shaken Baby Syndrome on children and facts relating to this form of abuse.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/21/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Afterschool Spaces that WOW!
Date: 09/21/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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: Kendallville, IN


Title: Overview of TEACH
Date: 09/21/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Information about the TEACH scholarship and accreditation
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Curious Counters
Date: 09/21/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Infants and Toddlers rely on mathematical concepts and science to build a foundation for further learning. Discover some new ways to incorporate math and science into your early childhood setting.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: The Expectations of Our School Systems
Date: 09/21/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will get the opportunity to examine the expectations of our schools systems. We will then look at ways to prepare children while staying true to what we know is developmentally appropriate.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Protective Urges
Date: 09/21/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: When it comes to caring for infants and young toddlers, parents feel very mixed about the need to turn their child over to the care of their child to somebody else. Similarly, providers  have strong feelings about the young children in their care.  These strong protective feelings in both parent and caregiver can lead to a rich partnership but can also lead to difficulties.  This training will help providers understand parents requests as well as their own thoughts and find a way to work together with the parents of the youngest children in care on things such as feeding, holding, crying, routines, separation, etc. Adapted from PITC series Module IV, this helps ease everyone into a smoother relationship.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Ins and Outs of Good Circle Time
Date: 09/22/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The real goal of circle time is far more than teaching children to sit and listen — it is to help children join together and form a community. Learn what makes circle and group times successful. This lesson offers tips and ideas for gathering children together and keeping them involved.
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: 09/22/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Guidance and Discipline for School Age Programs
Date: 09/22/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: (Social Emotional support during child care hrs)
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Connecting Families to Resources
Date: 09/22/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This webinar is full of resources to assist you and the families in your child care.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Making the Most of Your Music
Date: 09/22/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Shake, rattle and roll! Make the most of your music time by identifying ways to encourage movement through physical play. This information is based on the work from I Am Moving, I Am Learning.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Webinar-Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 09/22/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Infants and Toddlers deserve their own curriculum! This does not have to mean purchasing or creating a separate curriculum for them, but it does mean that they need more than a watered down preschool curriculum. Through discussion and small-group work you will explore what a true infant and toddler curriculum should look like, learn how to evaluate your current curriculum or select one that is best for your program, and create strategies to apply the elements of your curriculum so that every infant and toddler will FLOURISH in your care.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
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: 09/22/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: LEVEL 3- What's it All About?
Date: 09/22/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: This training will provide an overview of the Paths to QUALITY standards for Level 3. This interactive session will look at what's in a curriculum, assessments, portfolios, lesson planning, creating a plan for special needs and a strategic plan
Instructor: Tikila Welch
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Plainfield, IN


Title: ENGAGE Families: Ways to Empower Families
Date: 09/22/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This workshop will provide hands on, concrete communication tools to engage and strengthen parents and families. We often forget that families are an essential part of the process and should be active in developing goals/outcomes for their children. Can we develop a relation that allows give and take, can we learn from parents? Can they learn from us? Explore ways to inform and be informed.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Plainfield, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 09/23/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 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: Salem, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/23/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Adapting the Playability of Toys and Materials
Date: 09/24/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Play is fun and easy for everyone, if you make it that way! This training will allow you to make the materials that you offer ALL children more accessible to play with and use. Learn techniques on making materials more playable for children with special needs. Learn ways to include all of the children by adapting the materials that you may already have in your environment.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Charlestown, IN


Title: Afterschool Planning Framework
Date: 09/24/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will identify techniques for planning school age activities, organized in a daily schedule that supports learning and development while keeping school agers engaged.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Columbia City, IN


Title: Rethinking Seat Work and Ditto Sheets with DAP
Date: 09/24/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) are a must in every early childhood setting. This training will explain how to create a child centered program with Developmentally Appropriate learning activities for the children in your care.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Disability Awareness
Date: 09/24/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Need more information about caring for children with special needs? If so come to this training and you will receive information inclusion related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, person first language, the benefits of inclusion and resources available throughout the community.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Supporting the Social and Emotional Needs of Infants and Toddlers
Date: 09/24/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: From birth, infants are social creatures and they are learning how they fit into the world. This training will look at how you can support not only the social needs of infant and toddlers, but their emotional needs as well.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Helping Parents & Providers Understand Temperament
Date: 09/24/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Child care professionals have a vital role in the developmental lives of children. When children experience difficulty in acquiring social-emotional skills, they are at increased risk emotionally, developmentally, and academically. The foundation for healthy social-emotional development laid in the first 3 years helps a child establish meaningful relationships with parents, caregivers, and peers and supports his or her learning, both in and outside of school.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: La Porte, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/24/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler "Day 3"
Date: 09/24/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Upon completion of this 9-hour training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies with infants and toddlers.  These strategies will assist infants and toddlers in the development of their social and emotional competence in order to keep challenging behaviors from beginning.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Monticello, IN


Title: Letting Children Lead
Date: 09/24/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Does your plan always go according to plan? Why not give the children a chance to have an input? In this training, we will look at allowing and following the children's plan instead of only focusing on what we want. This training is inspired by the principles and practices of the Reggio Emilia approach.
Instructor: Caitlin Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mt. Vernon , IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children-The Components of Curriculum Day 1
Date: 09/24/2015 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: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: School Age Program Management (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 09/24/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Have you ever wondered what a school age program should look like? In this training, we will use the book Keys to Afterschool to examine and discuss your afterschool program
Instructor: Nathan Eckleberry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: What happens next? (Infant/Toddler Schedules and Routines
Date: 09/24/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Do infants even follow a schedule? Maybe not our schedule, but we can plan appropriately to support their needs and development. Participants will be able to leave this session with information on the difference between schedules and routines and why both are important.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Rochester, IN


Title: Recognizing Children with Special Needs: Observation to Assessment
Date: 09/24/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will look at how observation, developmental screening and formal assessment can lead to early intervention services for children. Information about the developmental screening tool, Ages & Stages Questionnaires, Third Edition (ASQ-3) will be shared.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Pretend Play
Date: 09/24/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: How can adults foster pretend play and be a facilitator that encourages this type of play? With the growing use of electronics and “ready to play” toys, children are losing this amazing opportunity to learn by pretending. Pretend play helps encourage social emotional skills that are necessary for healthy growth and development. Find inexpensive ways to open up this world for them and then how to get them to build upon these experiences.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-3 to 5 Year Olds (Mathematics)
Date: 09/26/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, Mathematics to connect mathematics to everyday activities that support preschoolers understanding the content of math. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
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: 09/26/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-04:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Miami, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/26/2015 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: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Miami, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 09/26/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Orientation Training Part 1 (OT1) is the first session of a 2-part series preparing participants for the child care licensing process. OT1 includes information about: safety tips and guidelines, guides to set up an early childhood environment, the general licensing processes, forming a business plan, & resources to research low interest loans or grants. Workshop participants may attend OT2 to continue the family child care licensing process or orientation training in Indianapolis to become a registered ministry or licensed center. This workshop is optional for unlicensed registered ministries; however we encourage all interested parties to attend.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Getting to know Young Children-The Components of Curriculum-Day 2
Date: 09/26/2015 Time: 08:30 AM-11:30 AM
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: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/26/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/26/2015 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: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Sellersburg, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/26/2015 Time: 01:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??s Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/26/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Off to a Good Start-Planning Your Home Child Care Business
Date: 09/28/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn about starting your child care business, employing practices that raise the level of professionalism, provides for sustainability of your business and protects you and the families in your care. This training which also includes onsite technical assistance is targeted for newly licensed or legally licensed CCDF family child care providers who may have little experience with the business side of child care.
Instructor: Rachel Yoder
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Materials that Enrich Children's Play
Date: 09/28/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore criteria for selecting materials that are both of interest and are engaging to 2 to 5 year olds. Activity ideas will be shared as well as information about including children with special needs.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Garrett, IN


Title: Technology Tools, Interactive Media, Oh, My! Appropriate Use of Technology in the Classroom
Date: 09/28/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: When used intentionally and appropriately, technology and interactive media are effective tools to support learning and development in the classroom and at home. Learn best practices and practical ideas of interactive, digital learning for infants, toddlers, preschool and school-age. (Bring your own digital device for hands-on learning, but not required.)
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/ Preschool: Kids Gone Wild Part 1 of 4
Date: 09/28/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Upon completion of this 12-hour training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies in order to decrease preschool childrenâ??s challenging behaviors.�  They will also receive an overview of intensive interventions for the children with ongoing and prolonged challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Peru, IN


Title: IPass: Unplugging Your School Age Child from Technology
Date: 09/28/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: From IPhones and IPads to computers and TVs, our children spend hours a day glues to a screen. Many schools are moving from books to IPads , and children will increase screen time even more. Join us to find out why it is important that we unplug our school age child, take away activity ideas that do not include technology, and gain resources to share with families on reducing screen time.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Learning Environments for School Aged Children (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 09/29/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 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. This training will consist of 2hrs of training and 2hrs of onsite mentoring at the child care facility. Participants will schedule the onsite piece after the completion of the training and will receive a 4hr training certificate at the completion of the onsite mentoring.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Baby Sign Language
Date: 09/29/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Baby sign language increases language, cognitive, and social emotional development while increasing the caregiver/child bond. In this training, participants will learn the research behind signing with infants and toddlers, the benefits of baby sign language, and learn the basic signs every child should know!
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: PCAN: Challenging Behaviors in Infants and Toddlers - 2.25 hours
Date: 09/29/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Encountering challenging behaviors in infant-toddler child care settings is inevitable. This training will provide strategies to prevent challenging behaviors and support caregivers in infant-toddler classrooms. The information for this training was taken from the Prevent Child Abuse Network.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Guiding Preschoolers Through Tragedy
Date: 09/29/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In the wake of any kind of emergency or disaster - large or small - children and adults may feel anxious about their own safety and security. This workshop will address the many ways we can guide children through tragedy and how to handle the anxiety and stress that may follow.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Books and Babies
Date: 09/29/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Help! How Do I plan literacy experiences for my babies? How do I keep my toddlers from eating the books? How do I incorporate in the lesson plan and include FOUNDATIONS? Join me for this workshop to answer all these questions and more! We will discuss language and literacy development with infants and toddlers and how to apply the FOUNDATIONS to everyday literacy experiences. We will also look at direct application within your curriculum, including how to involve families.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Creating a Community of Learners
Date: 09/29/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: You can help support child development by establishing a sense of community in your classroom. We will discuss the importance of creating warm, positive relationships as the primary tool to support a community classroom. We will also explore other important components to enhance the sense of community with young children. This training is based on Foundations: Social Studies and counts for the Foundations requirement for Paths to QUALITY.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Providing Responsive Caregiving for Infants
Date: 09/29/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will look at ways the role of a responsive caregiver supports infant development and learning. It begins with primary caregiving and continues with intentional interactions during both routines and play experiences.
Instructor: Jill Davidson
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: 09/29/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/29/2015 Time: 02:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
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: 09/29/2015 Time: 03:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Foundations: Big Art for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 09/29/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Using the Foundations, we will explore different ways to make art exciting again. Why not incorporate the whole body? Participants will get to try out some of these big ideas!
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Making a Difference: Changes to Provider Eligibility Standards for CCDF - 2015
Date: 09/30/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The law has changed for exempt child care homes and centers who accept CCDF vouchers. This training will give you an overview of the changes and provide resources you can use to keep accepting CCDF vouchers, which support families and children.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Centerville, IN


Title: Transition to Kindergarten: From Prek to School Age
Date: 09/30/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how you can support children and families as they transition to the school system from child care.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/30/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/30/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler "Day 4"
Date: 09/30/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Upon completion of this 9-hour training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies with infants and toddlers.  These strategies will assist infants and toddlers in the development of their social and emotional competence in order to keep challenging behaviors from beginning.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Monticello, IN


Title: Military Culture: What to Know When Working with Military Families
Date: 09/30/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Although we may not always think of it this way, military families have a culture all their own. Rhonda Arnold will speak with us about things to remember when working with military families as she provides us insight into their culture.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/30/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Inclusion Awareness
Date: 09/30/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will receive information on foundational inclusion-related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, person-first language, the benefits of inclusion, and the resources that are available throughout their community.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/ Preschool: Kids Gone Wild Part 2 of 4
Date: 09/30/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Upon completion of this 12-hour training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies in order to decrease preschool childrenâ??s challenging behaviors.�  They will also receive an overview of intensive interventions for the children with ongoing and prolonged challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Peru, IN


Title: Outdoor Activities for Infants and Toddlers (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 10/01/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-07:45 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: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Monticello, IN


Title: Planning for an Emergency: Is Your Child Care Ready?
Date: 10/01/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training reviews the types of disasters and emergencies providers should prepare and plan for. We will also discuss how to assign responsibilities to support staff. Providers will also consider the effects of disasters on children.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mt. Vernon , IN


Title: Huffer CDA Pathway
Date: 10/01/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential is a nationally recognized credential awarded to individuals who have demonstrated competency through both experience and education in working with young children ages 0-5. The CDA Credential is awarded to infant/toddler child care teachers, preschool teachers, family child care providers and home visitors. The alternative training pathway combines theory and practical experience for work with young children and their families. Trainings include child development, child behavior and guidance, children with special needs, planning early childhood learning environments, ECE curriculum, and working with parents. There are a variety of options for students to meet their CDA professional development needs. Staff at Huffer will help you complete the process with career counseling and portfolio completion. Come to this informative training to find out more about the CDA and the Huffer CDA pathway.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Huffer CDA Pathway
Date: 10/01/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential is a nationally recognized credential awarded to individuals who have demonstrated competency through both experience and education in working with young children ages 0-5. The CDA Credential is awarded to infant/toddler child care teachers, preschool teachers, family child care providers and home visitors. The alternative training pathway combines theory and practical experience for work with young children and their families. Trainings include child development, child behavior and guidance, children with special needs, planning early childhood learning environments, ECE curriculum, and working with parents. There are a variety of options for students to meet their CDA professional development needs. Staff at Huffer will help you complete the process with career counseling and portfolio completion. Come to this informative training to find out more about the CDA and the Huffer CDA pathway.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
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: 10/01/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Webinar: What do I do with the babies? (Infant/Toddler Activity Planning)
Date: 10/02/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Babies. They eat, they sleep and they...what else do they do? Join us for this one hour session to learn more about planning activities for infants and how to extend those same activities for toddlers.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 10/03/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 AM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: First Aid
Date: 10/03/2015 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: Breakfast and a Book (2 hour)
Date: 10/03/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Come enjoy a children's book, the sharing of activities to go along with the book, and great networking with your peers. Participants do receive the book of the month, but space is limited so please be sure to register ahead of time.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 10/05/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children from Birth to Age 5. The FOUNDATIONS assist adults in providing developmentally appropriate activities for young children that will support the child's growth and development. This interactive workshop will support many of the learning opportunities that you already provide to young children and will serve as a framework for further planning.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Adams, IN


Title: Approaching the Holidays Without Bias
Date: 10/05/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Identify the 4 anti-bias education goals set forth by NAEYC. Explore your currently policies regarding celebrating holidays. Be ready to leave this training and take advantages of teachable moments through out the day!
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Creative Storytelling with Rocks, Magnets and More
Date: 10/05/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Storytelling is an art that involves many parts including books, props and special techniques to engage the children in the storytelling experience. Explore your creative side by re-imagining stories in a creative way to inspire children to participate, re-tell and, ultimately, create their own stories. Participants will design their own creative storytelling props during the session to take with them.
Instructor: Jennifer Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Routines and Transitions
Date: 10/05/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: This workshop helps participants understand the importance of routines for young children and differentiate between schedules and routines. We will also explore fun new ways to help children transition between daily routines and play. Participants will also gain new knowledge about how these ideas may help reduce the amount of challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Other, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Dectection and Prevention (1.5)
Date: 10/05/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-05:30 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rensselaer, IN


Title: Foundations Building Blocks: The Study of People, Relationships, and Culture
Date: 10/05/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training takes a look at the world around us. Using the Foundations, we can help children explore the world around them. They learn to accept others and feel good about themselves!
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Shelbyville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/05/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 10/06/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Adams, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 10/06/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Adams, IN


Title: Parenting Counts - Attachment/Emotions (1 hour)
Date: 10/06/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: This workshop focuses on the importance of secure attachment. The difference in secure and insecure attachment will be explained positive examples of how parents/caregivers can connect and bond with children are shown. Every baby and child communicates in unique ways. The way they are responded to matters and this will be explored by a real life example, illustrating the importance of being there when the child needs support. Presented by Purdue Extension.
Instructor: Emily Roth
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 10/06/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This child care start up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center or ministry setting and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Getting Connected-Communication with School Age Families
Date: 10/06/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: You will leave with ideas for connecting with families so families will be informed about their child's experience in after-school. These ideas will also foster engagement by families in the afterschool program.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Transitions: Please Don’t Make Me Wait!
Date: 10/06/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Walk away from this training with tools and strategies to implement during transition times. This will reduce the wait and frustration that cause challenging behaviors
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 10/06/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 10/06/2015 Time: 04:30 PM-06:30 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. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Webinar-Puppets, Flannel Boards, and Finger Plays, OH MY!
Date: 10/06/2015 Time: 01:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Bring back those puppets, flannel boards and finger plays that so many of us have put into storage. Breathe new life into these versatile literacy tools and learn to grab children's attention and keep them engaged as they become story tellers who love to act out and retell stories, keep their hands busy during transition times, and learn to love story times.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Non, IN


Title: Foundations: Math (with TA)
Date: 10/06/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This session begins by allowing participants to explore ways to introduce math concepts into the early childhood classroom. It will explore ideas for children 0-5. After the training session, technical assistance opportunities will occur to put new math ideas in place within the context of the provider's facility.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Health and Safety Make it Count: Getting Rid of the Yucks!
Date: 10/07/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The health and safety of child care workers and the children served in child care is top priority. Come to this two hour workshop on hand washing and sanitation to find out how to best protect the health of you and the children you serve.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/07/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 10/07/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety, and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Martinsville, IN


Title: Collecting, Connecting, and Nurturing Children's Stories to Strengthen Meaning-Making Session1: From Alphabet to Love
Date: 10/07/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In two interactive two-hour workshops, we will look at the stories children tell, and how they can be used by adults to strengthen social/emotional skills, and the skills children need for reading, writing and meaning-making.  We'll be using an alphabet of children's stories.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Cultural Sensitivity in Infants and Toddlers
Date: 10/07/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will reflect on their own cultural beliefs as well as the beliefs of the families in the video "Babies". You will walk away with a philosophy statement that you created and can implement in your child care.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: N/A, IN


Title: How do you Pinterest?
Date: 10/07/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: How can you use Pinterest to improve your daily practice? In this training we will take a deeper look at the ways to navigate through Pinterest to sift out the good resources and discard the bad. We will also discuss what children can learn from the projects we create that fail.
Instructor: Caitlin Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 10/08/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: 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: Joslyn Sullivan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/08/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (SPANISH)
Date: 10/08/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-09:30 PM
Description: Creado por la FSSA, la Oficina de Asesores de Salud de Cuidado Infantil, este entrenamiento de una horas, ofrece a los participantes información sobre la prevalencia de abuso y negligencia, las causas y la prevención del abuso y la negligencia, y la forma de reportar el abuso y la negligencia. Esta formación será cumplir con la norma para completar la formación del Abuso Infantil Detección y Prevención como lo requiere la ley de Indiana para los proveedores de CCDF sin licencia, así como cualquier otro proveedor de cuidado infantil que se requieren para completar la formación.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Introduction to theAges and Stages Tool -CLIMBS ASQ
Date: 10/08/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Discussing the topic of universal screenings and how to use Ages and Stages.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Professionlism: A look at Professional Attributes in Early Childhood
Date: 10/08/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Creating a positive and professional image is an important part of any career. In this session, we will discuss dress, communication, and presentation of self.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Logical Consequences
Date: 10/08/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Children’s linguistic, social and emotional development will be supported by helping care givers understand how second language is developed. This understanding will help support children who are learning English as their second language. Providers will use logical consequences as an alternative to time outs, reprimands, and scolding’s.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Noblesville, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 10/08/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Petersburg, IN


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


Title: Hybrid CDA-Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Date: 10/10/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-04:30 PM
Description: Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Training Program for Teaching Staff from NAEYC is a series of training modules designed to provide information and activities to enhance understanding of the DAP core considerations, principles and guidelines, effective teaching practices, child assessment, relationships with families, and teaching strategies.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series Part 1A - Child Development (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 10/10/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-12:30 AM
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: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Decatur, IN


Title: Hybrid CDA: Developmentally Appropriate Practice and Authentic Assessment Strategies
Date: 10/10/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-04:30 PM
Description: Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Training Program for Teaching Staff from NAEYC is a series of training modules designed to provide information and activities to enhance understanding of the DAP core considerations, principles and guidelines, effective teaching practices, child assessment, relationships with families, and teaching strategies.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Harrison, IN


Title: Family Inolvment for School Age Children
Date: 10/10/2015 Time: 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: With before and after school care, it may seem more difficult to build relationships with families due to the limited time you are with the children. However, it is still very important to build these relationships. Join us as we look at ways to facilitate effective communication with families of school age children.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Shelbyville, IN


Title: Rainy Day Activities for School Agers
Date: 10/10/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: What do you do when you have a program full of school-agers and it's raining outside? Join us as we explore some creative ways to use this time inside in a meaningful way!
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Shelbyville, IN


Title: The Powerful Role of Stories in Supporting Early Language and Literacy (Cradling Literacy)
Date: 10/12/2015 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 potential? Come and learn how to make the best use of storytelling as a strategy for early learning.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Hartford City, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/13/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Adams, IN


Title: Parenting Counts-Talking to Baby
Date: 10/13/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: You are your baby's first teacher, and helping your child learn language is a gift that lasts a lifetime. This session will help you learn how to talk to your baby to teach words and sounds of language.
Instructor: Emily Roth
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: CACFP - Contract, Policy, Minute Menu and Civil Rights/ADA
Date: 10/13/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Required annual contract/policy training. Covers Minute Menu, paperwork requirements, policies, contracts, civil rights, ADA and Inclusion.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Book Nook: Social Emotional Topics in Children's Literature
Date: 10/13/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: How often do you teach social emotional concepts throughout the day?  Do you like to be creative but do not have the time?  Children must be taught proper techniques for things like using self-control, and one way to do that is through the use of children’s literature.  Each training will examine specific books, different each session.  Some topics include naming feelings, bullying, friendship, hitting, biting, and self-esteem.  The participants will have the opportunity to make props to go with each book for use in circle time or throughout the day. Perfect for teachers new to the field or teachers who are ready to spice up their tool belt!
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/13/2015 Time: 12:00 AM-03:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Introduction to the “New” Indiana’s Early Learning Foundations
Date: 10/13/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Foundations are Indiana’s early learning development framework and are aligned to the 2014 Indiana Academic Standards. This framework provides core elements that children should achieve from birth to age five in order to be ready for future success. The Foundations create common language and expectations for the early childhood field. The 2015 revision was based on research, feedback from practitioners, and work from professionals with expertise in each specialized area.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jackson, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/13/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Martinsville, IN


Title: Implementing Inclusive Child Care: Program Policy, Procedure, and Practices
Date: 10/13/2015 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: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Ouch! Biting Hurts (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 10/13/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-07:15 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the possible reasons why children bite, strategies that will decrease this behavior and how to work with families.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Other, IN


Title: Food Allergies: How can you be prepared
Date: 10/14/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will gain knowledge of how to keep children with food allergies safe and healthy in early care and education programs.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Clark, IN


Title: Multiculturalism in the Early Childhood Classroom
Date: 10/14/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: There is a difference between multiculturalism and diversity. This training will explore those differences.This training will explore the importance of multiculturalism. Participants will receive ideas on how to create a multicultural classroom.
Instructor: Everett Hicks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Connersville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 10/14/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-09:00 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: Joy McCall
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Mini Mathematicians
Date: 10/14/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: There are real ways you can help support the earliest math skills for young children. This training will show you how to connect everyday learning experiences and build a foundation for all future mathematics learning through the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children from Birth to Age 5.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Logansport, IN


Title: Collecting, Connecting, and Nurturing Children's Stories to Strengthen Meaning-Making Session1: From Monster to Zoo
Date: 10/14/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In two interactive two-hour workshops, we will look at the stories children tell, and how they can be used by adults to strengthen social/emotional skills, and the skills children need for reading, writing and meaning-making.  We'll be using an alphabet of children's stories.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 10/14/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Noblesville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 10/15/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-09:30 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: Yvonne Henderson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Disaster Preparedness for Child Care Providers
Date: 10/15/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: While you may think you have everything you need in the event of an emergency on hand and could wing it on the fly, you might not be as prepared as you think you are. You are your child care program’s first responder, so you need to proactively prepare for emergencies. Local, state and national authorities are going to help, but they may not be able to get to you right away. This session will help you identify disasters most likely to occur in your area and develop an emergency plan for your child care program.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Dearborn, IN


Title: CACFP - Contract, Policy, Minute Menu and Civil Rights/ADA
Date: 10/15/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Required annual contract/policy training. Covers Minute Menu, paperwork requirements, policies, contracts, civil rights, ADA and Inclusion.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 10/15/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Renegade Directors...Changing One Child at a Time!
Date: 10/15/2015 Time: 12:00 AM-01:30 PM
Description: It’s OK NOT to Share… and Other Renegade Rules for Raising Competent and Compassionate Kids was named one of the Best Parenting Books of 2012 by Parents magazine reviewer. Put another way, it’s about learning limits, rough housing and taking turns. These 29 Renegade Rules guide you through some of the most misunderstood aspects of early childhood. Try these time-tested tools to help your staff to help children be assertive, prevent bullying, take risks, love literacy, cope with tough feelings and handle explosive energy. The information is backed up by solid child development science, these “renegade rules” give practical answers to everyday challenges and may just turn everything you thought you knew about raising kids upside down. Be prepared to change your mind. This has been turned into a monthly training series for directors. We will meet monthly at lunch time and discuss a chapter at a time. The training also incorporates at TA opportunity.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Building on the FOUNDATIONS
Date: 10/15/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training will support teachers in creating appropriate lesson plans that link to the Indiana FOUNDATIONS. We will focus on supporting children's learning through planning and implementing developmentally appropriate learning experiences.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Hammond, IN


Title: Afterschool Spaces that WOW!
Date: 10/15/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 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: Krystal Hitchcock
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Protecting Children from Infectious Disease (3 Hour)
Date: 10/15/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: We will walk participants through steps to keeping children healthy. Participants will explore ways to keep the environment healthy when children are ill.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Helping Kids Live by the Rules in After-School
Date: 10/15/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This workshop will discuss the importance of having rules in your program. It will give tips on how to co-create rules. It will also teach ways for staff to help children take responsibilities for their actions.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Noblesville, IN


Title: Let The Children Play (2 Hours)
Date: 10/15/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Caitlin Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Adaptations and Modifications
Date: 10/15/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Adaptations - This training will allow you to make the materials that you offer ALL children more accessible to play with and use. Learn techniques on making materials more `playable` for children with special needs. Learn ways to include all of the children by adapting the materials that you may already have in your environment.
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Putnam, IN


Title: Sometimes it's OK to Cry Over Spilled Milk
Date: 10/15/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Many times we try to help children move past minor upsets and fail to let them fully feel the anger, loss, or grief that may arise. Come to this training to learn ways that you can promote social emotional skills in your preschool classroom.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN