Title: Kids Gone Wild: Promoting Social & Emotional Competence While Reducing Challenging Behaviors - Day 1 of 3 (3hr)
Date: 04/19/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Promoting Children's Success: Building Relationships and Creating Supportive Environments (addresses strategies for preventing challenging behaviors). Social Emotional Teaching Strategies (problem solving, communicating emotions appropriately and building friendships).
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Caregiver as Researcher: Understanding Curriculum Planning with Infants and Toddlers
Date: 04/19/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Infant and toddler care is more than just rocking babies all day. It takes careful observation and planning. How does this look for infants and toddlers? You become the researcher! Come to this session and learn about curriculum planning for our youngest children. You will leave with plenty of ideas and strategies.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/19/2014 Time: 08:30 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 04/19/2014 Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/21/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Centerville, IN


Title: Health and Safety Training
Date: 04/21/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join this hands-on, interactive, and informative training to receive detailed information on cleaning your learning environment, proper hand washing and diapering procedures, as well as overall techniques/strategies for cleanliness! This training directly coincides with the Health and Safety checklist.
Instructor: Kristin Cofield
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Making Meaningful Snacks
Date: 04/21/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Snack time...more than just food! Explore strategies to utilize this time to the fullest benefit for your children.
Instructor: Amy Healton
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/21/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. 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: Mt. Vernon , IN


Title: Baby Cues-Getting in Tune with Baby
Date: 04/21/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: How do I know what my baby wants? Everyone knows that babies cry when they are upset, but what else can babies tell us, even though they can't talk yet? This session deals with learning cues and responding to them to help communicate with your baby.
Instructor: Leslie Roberts
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: 1,2,3,4...Math and More!
Date: 04/22/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Mathematical concepts begin at a very young age and help children to develop a foundation for further learning. By using the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards we will show you how to help support the very youngest learners as they begin to compare, find patterns, move through their environment, and engage in problem solving. This training meets the requirement for Introduction to the Foundations.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Kids Gone Wild: Promoting Social & Emotional Competence While Reducing Challenging Behaviors - Day 2 of 3 (3hrs)
Date: 04/22/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Promoting Children's Success: Building Relationships and Creating Supportive Environments (addresses strategies for preventing challenging behaviors). Social Emotional Teaching Strategies (problem solving, communicating emotions appropriately and building friendships).
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Quit Acting Like a Baby: Age Appropriate Discipline
Date: 04/22/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Reflect on the ways you perceive childrenâ??s behavior and what you bring to the table from your experiences. Which behaviors are age appropriate and how do we guide children to gain the skills they need? Bring an open mind and find ways to accept that you have the option to change your attitude!
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Cicero, IN


Title: Articulation: The Importance of Speech Sound Development
Date: 04/22/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Kimberly Boynton, Preschool Coordinator with Elkhart Community Schools PACE Program, will provide information on the developmental milestones for sound acquisition, the ages children master different speech sounds. Ways to promote speech sound development in children will be shared.
Instructor: Kimberly Boynton
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Preschool-Kids Gone Wild 4
Date: 04/22/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: These sessions will look at Promoting Social and Emotional Competence while reducing challenging behaviors, making friendships, communication and looking beyond what you know
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: School Readiness
Date: 04/22/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Everyone wants children to be ready for school, but what does this mean? This session will review the learning standards for kindergarten and what school readiness looks like. Participants will then dig into how teachers can support children arriving ready to learn on their first day of school.
Instructor: Dana Jones
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Helping Parents and Providers Understand Temperaments (PCAN)
Date: 04/22/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Introduces the three primary temperament types—flexible, fearful, and feisty—and discusses "goodness of fit" both between child and adult. There is an emphasis on strategies infant/family professionals use in individualizing their approach with children of each temperament type, as well as a discussion of attachment and its importance to children's healthy development
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Fostering Language Development: Using Literacy Centers in Kindergarten
Date: 04/22/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Would you like to gain a deeper understanding of how to plan and set up preschool and kindergarten learning environments to facilitate meaningful learning, support diversity, and promote literacy development? This training will cover all of these important areas and more. This training will provide teachers with information they need to help children develop literacy skills. This is a comprehensive training series that will give teachers ideas for providing language activities in the classroom.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
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: 04/22/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/22/2014 Time: 02:00 PM-04:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/ Preschool: Kids Gone Wild Part 1 of 4
Date: 04/22/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 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: Wabash, IN


Title: The Influence of Culture on Caregiving
Date: 04/24/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Every person brings their own culture and background into relationships. Learn how your past influences your actions now and how the culture of families we work with influences our caregiving relationship.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children: Curriculum
Date: 04/26/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-03:30 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: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Help Me! How Do I Fix These Behaviors?
Date: 04/26/2014 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description:
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Naked at Naptime
Date: 04/26/2014 Time: 12:15 PM-01:30 PM
Description: Marcia Rehage, SIEOC CCR&R Education Coordinator will be speaking on Sexuality. This presentation will cover basic sexuality with typical development with infants, toddlers, pre-school, and school age. In addition, I'll include possible signs of sexual abuse and mandatory reporting. FOR CONFERENCE PRICING CONTACT AMATZET@SIEOC.ORG
Instructor: Marcia Rehage
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Lawrenceburg, IN


Title: Crossing the Bridge from Problems to Solutions through Self-Regulation
Date: 04/26/2014 Time: 01:45 PM-02:45 PM
Description: Did you know that 40% of children enter school missing the number one skill for school success? Using the skill of self-regulation we can transform behavior problems into academic success. In this workshop you will learn: The five step process to self-regulation, how to set up a safe place and how to become buddies with your feelings so you can teach that to children. FOR CONFERENCE PRICING CONTACT AMATZET@SIEOC.ORG
Instructor: Jenny Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Lawrenceburg, IN


Title: Going Conscious Not Crazy! There is a Better Way with Conscious Discipline® Brain Boost
Date: 04/26/2014 Time: 08:30 AM-10:30 AM
Description: Being a parent or teacher can be stressful! When we are stressed we lose access to our Executive Functions and begin acting like a crazy nut and then wonder why our children are acting out! Conscious Discipline® teaches us strategies to help us manage the stress, engage our brains, and find our inner brilliance. By integrating Brain Smart® Strategies throughout the day we create an optimal learning environment that fosters safety and I interdependence among students, teachers, and parents. FOR CONFERENCE PRICING CONTACT AMATZET@SIEOC.ORG
Instructor: Jenny Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Lawrenceburg, IN


Title: Strategies to Protect Your Family from Substance Abuse
Date: 04/26/2014 Time: 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Dearborn -Ohio County Prosecutor, Aaron Negangard continues his fight against substance abuse with a prevention campaign called Strategies to Protect Your Family from Substance Abuse. Every member of the community is aware of the substance abuse problem affecting the citizens of Dearborn and Ohio County. Unfortunately, most of us know someone who has been affected personally by this problem, either as a victim of a crime stemming from substance abuse or someone dealing with substance abuse issues. Our community is suffering, and more importantly, our children are suffering. Enough is enough. In an effort to combat this problem, Prosecutor Aaron Negangard has initiated a campaign called Strategies to Protect Your Family from Substance Abuse. These are being held at local churches, schools and organizations. This prevention campaign is for adults and their children over 10 years of age to combat drug experimentation and peer pressure starting at a young age. The presentation has been a huge success with local, state and national coverage. FOR CONFERENCE PRICING CONTACT AMATZET@SIEOC.ORG
Instructor: Aaron Negangard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Lawrenceburg, IN


Title: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 04/26/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: 40.00
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: First Aid
Date: 04/26/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: 40.00
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series - Part A - Child Development (Day One)
Date: 04/26/2014 Time: 10:30 AM-01:30 PM
Description: Do you wonder sometimes why children do what they do? Did you know that there have been hundreds of years of research about young children and how they learn and grow? Do you want to know more about how that impacts your work? Come and learn the basic characteristics of early childhood and child development, including brain development and temperament. Explore the history and the theorists that have had a great impact on the early childhood field. You will leave with a list of developmental domains and milestones and an understanding of how culture influences learning. Understanding how young children develop and why they do what they do will help you know how to take better care of them and give you a guide to use in your daily work.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Warsaw, IN


Title: Understanding Children's Behaviors: Supporting the Individual Needs of Infant & Toddlers (PITC Module I)
Date: 04/28/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This session focuses on recognizing and understanding individual and developmental issues behind the behaviors of infants and toddlers. Participants will learn about what we mean by social-emotional development and health, how relationships contribute to social-emotional development and a framework for understanding behavior by reviewing the five possible causes of behavior issues.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 04/28/2014 Time: 05:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment.   You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Kimberly Swain
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 04/28/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Kim Hardin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Informational NAEYC Accreditation Workshop
Date: 04/28/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will become familiar with Accreditation offered through NAEYC.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hammond, IN


Title: Supporting Breastfeeding
Date: 04/28/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The participant will learn how to support the breasfeeding mother
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Marketing Your Program--Building Your Business
Date: 04/28/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 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 part 3 of a 4-part series available to home child care providers who have little experience with the business side of child care.
Instructor: Marcia Rehage
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: Huffer CDA Pathway
Date: 04/28/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 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: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-Birth to 3 Year Olds (English/Language Arts)
Date: 04/29/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, English/Language Arts to support infants/toddlers in becoming competent speakers, listeners, readers and writers.(Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Auburn, IN


Title: Kids Gone Wild: Promoting Social & Emotional Competence While Reducing Challenging Behaviors - Day 3 of 3 (3hrs)
Date: 04/29/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Promoting Children's Success: Building Relationships and Creating Supportive Environments (addresses strategies for preventing challenging behaviors). Social Emotional Teaching Strategies (problem solving, communicating emotions appropriately and building friendships).
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Rainy and Sunny Day Play: Indoor/Outdoor Play for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 04/29/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What do you do with infants outside? What if it`s raining or too hot to go outside? Explore the value of indoor and outdoor play across all areas of development for infants and toddlers. Identify important elements of indoor and outdoor play and discover ways to enhance your indoor and outdoor space, along with activities and techniques to keep infants and toddlers active and engaged everyday indoors and out.
Instructor: Miranda Todd
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Clarksville, IN


Title: Family -Teacher Partnerships
Date: 04/29/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This workshop will provide hands on, concrete communication tools to engage and strengthen parents and families. We often forget that families are an essential part of the process and should be active in developing goals/outcomes for their children. Can we develop a relation that allows give and take, can we learn from parents? Can they learn from us? Explore ways to inform and be informed.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Challenging Behaviors in Infants and Toddlers (PCAN)
Date: 04/29/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Encountering challenging behaviors in infant/toddler child care in inevitable. Come learn new ways to identify typical stages of development that often evoke challenging behaviors in very young children; strategies for analyzing and coping with the behavior; and ways to discuss challenging behaviors with parents.
Instructor: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Preschool-Kids Gone Wild 5
Date: 04/29/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: These sessions will look at Promoting Social and Emotional Competence while reducing challenging behaviors, making friendships, communication and looking beyond what you know
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/ Preschool: Kids Gone Wild Part 2 of 4
Date: 04/29/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 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: Wabash, IN


Title: Strategies for Supporting Language & Literacy in Infant and Toddlers (Cradling Literacy)
Date: 04/30/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Teaching infants and toddlers literacy skills can be challenging. Learn how teachers can provide purposeful language and literacy interactions and experiences for the youngest learners
Instructor: Amy Healton
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Berne, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 04/30/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Cicero, IN


Title: Creating Mad Scientists In the Classroom
Date: 04/30/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Science is all around us and children love to experiment most of all! Using the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children, you will learn why science is important to a child's development, how it can be integrated into other areas, and what you can do to promote scientific play. Come ready to experiment and get messy!
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Clarksville, IN


Title: Finding and Keeping Quality School-age Staff (Management Training)
Date: 04/30/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Participants will explore qualities needed in staff who are providing child care services to school-agers. Tips for finding quality school-age staff will be identified.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Inclusion and Adapting for Children
Date: 04/30/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training offers information on the Americans With Disabilities, benefits of Inclusion, Person First Language, and lastly how to adapt to specific children's needs. By individualing care, each child's needs are able to be addressed and met for a high quality child care experience
Instructor: Crystal Haskett
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Greencastle, IN


Title: MVPA Everyday & Take it Outside
Date: 04/30/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In the first part of this training, you will experience MVPA (moderate to vigorous physical activity) activities and learn strategies that increase skills, development, and physical activity participation for all young children. In the second half, you will discover what can be done in your center or home to better utilize the outdoor space and promote play and movement opportunities.
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Jasper, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 04/30/2014 Time: 09:30 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: Jeffersonville, IN


Title: Day of the Child/El Día de los Niños
Date: 04/30/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: El Día de los Niños-Celebrating Young Americans is a gift from the Latino community to all children. Many nations throughout the world, and especially within the Western hemisphere celebrate “Día de los Niños” on April 30th to honor and celebrate children—who represent the hopes and dreams of every community. Craft stations will be available for kids & parents to do together or individually taking turns. Bilingual Story telling will be available every 30 minutes.
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Summer Learning with School Agers
Date: 04/30/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Get prepared for your school age children to have the best summer yet! Indiana Summer Learning Standards will be addressed as well as beneficial activity ideas that will help your program have a successful summer!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: FCCERS: Taking your Family Child Care Environments from Good to Excellent!
Date: 04/30/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The FCCERS (Family Child Care Environmental Rating Scale) makes observing and assessing your environment in your Family Child Care easier and more effective for your day to day interactions with the children. With good observations and an easy to use assessment tool - you can be on your way to strengthening your classrooms. (This class is for Family Child Care Providers only)
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Spencer, IN


Title: Healthy From the Start: Nutrition for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 05/01/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Itâ??s never too early to set the stage for healthy eating habits. How and what we infants and toddlers have a lifetime impact on childrenâ??s health and weight. We will review the importance of breast milk for baby, the introduction of solid foods, and how to work with families to meet childrenâ??s dietary needs.
Instructor: Miranda Todd
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Clarksville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/01/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Set the Stage for Great Outdoor Times with Infants and Toddlers (2.5 hour)
Date: 05/01/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Getting outside with your infants and toddlers should be an important part of every day. Great value is found in the sensory experiences, gross and fine motor play, and just plain fun of being outdoors! This interactive training will explain why outdoor play is important and how to create a safe outdoor space for children from 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: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Healthy, Fast and Fun-Snack Time Made Easy!
Date: 05/01/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This "hands-on" session will provide participants with a variety of snack ideas that incorporate more fruits and vegetables while keeping snacks fun, fast (to prepare) and affordable. (This session provides hours toward the annual training requirement for child care homes sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Kendallville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/01/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Preparing to renew the Child Development Associate Credential
Date: 05/01/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential Overview: This training will cover the basics of obtaining a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: The Safe and Healthy Way to do Outdoor Play: Summer Edition
Date: 05/01/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Children love to play outdoors. It is a wonderful place to test one's physical abilities and to just have fun. Keeping children safe outdoors requires some special precautions. This training will explore key points for keeping children in your child care program safe outdoors.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: Marketing and Disaster Preparedness: Part 2/5 Director's Mgmt series
Date: 05/02/2014 Time: 09:30 AM-01:30 PM
Description: This session will look at the benefits of good marketing strategies and the importance of creating and implementing a plan for emergencies. Many child care programs find themselves impacted by community economic factors beyond their control. Marketing generates inquiries and referrals. People generate enrollment! Identify key effective marketing strategies for your program to help increase enrollment and retain current families. 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. Join us for an interactive session of sharing ideas, strategies, and networking.
Instructor: Marcia Rehage
Cost: 10.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Healthy Discoveries
Date: 05/03/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-03:00 PM
Description: Help children learn about ways to promote better personal hygiene, self-help skills and build healthy relationships
Instructor: Kimberly Hendricks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hebron, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations: Social and Emotional
Date: 05/03/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Make It Take It Session: Workshop to make and take ideas back to your classroom or childcare facility focused around the Social/Emotional Foundations.Participants will learn about the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children Birth-Age 5. The FOUNDATIONS assist adults in providing developmentally appropriate activities for young children that will support the child's growth and development. This interactive workshop will support many of the learning opportunities that you already provide to young children and will serve as a framework for further planning.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Challenging Behaviors, Transitions, and Self Regulation
Date: 05/03/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Come discuss new ways to deal with children who use challenging behaviors. Learn transition tricks and activities to promote self regulation.
Instructor: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series - Part A - Child Development (Day Two)
Date: 05/03/2014 Time: 10:30 AM-01:30 PM
Description: Do you wonder sometimes why children do what they do? Did you know that there have been hundreds of years of research about young children and how they learn and grow? Do you want to know more about how that impacts your work? Come and learn the basic characteristics of early childhood and child development, including brain development and temperament. Explore the history and the theorists that have had a great impact on the early childhood field. You will leave with a list of developmental domains and milestones and an understanding of how culture influences learning. Understanding how young children develop and why they do what they do will help you know how to take better care of them and give you a guide to use in your daily work.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Warsaw, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children-The Components of Curriculum Day 1
Date: 05/03/2014 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: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Yorktown, IN


Title: Positive Guidance Practices-Age Appropriate Behavior
Date: 05/05/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Session One of this 3-part series will focus on understanding what behavior is appropriate for a child's age.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/05/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Nan Malloy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Orientation II Spanish-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/05/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Preparación para el Cuidado Infantil en casa de Niños de Licenciatura es la segunda entrenamiento en esta serie de dos partes ,para delinear los requisitos reglamentarios, pasos de concesión de licencias, y recursos para la atención de niños con licencia en un entorno doméstico. Usted saldrá de este entrenamiento preparado para dar los próximos pasos para la concesión de licencias de su casa y recibirán la documentación necesaria.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Raising Healthy Eaters
Date: 05/05/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will explore healthy eating habits for 2, 3, 4 and 5 year olds including how to introduce foods and handle choosy eaters and challenging mealtime behaviors.
Instructor: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Infant Toddler Curriculum: Part 1
Date: 05/05/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description:
Instructor: Amy Healton
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Peru, IN


Title: Got Music?
Date: 05/05/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come and understand the importance of music for infants and toddlers and get ideas on how to make homemade instruments
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Ages and Stages & Developmental Screenings
Date: 05/06/2014 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: Bluffton, IN


Title: Engaging Families in Your School Age Program
Date: 05/06/2014 Time: 06:30 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: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/06/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Importance of Relationships - Cradling Literacy
Date: 05/06/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: In this training we will review concepts of storytelling, early language and literacy development, the role of meaningful experiences in supporting early language and literacy.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
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: 05/06/2014 Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Vevay, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/07/2014 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 with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Joslyn Sullivan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Cicero, IN


Title: Everyday Uses of Applied Behavior Analysis
Date: 05/07/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: BACA’s mission to utilize the principles and procedures of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) within the center and how to use some techniques that will be helpful in any setting. Learn about early intervention and how it can affect your child that’s diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Fishers, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/07/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Kim Hardin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Kids in the Kitchen
Date: 05/07/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us to gather new Ideas and lesson plans for children to help teach the importance of eating and cooking healthy meals
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hobart, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/07/2014 Time: 12:30 PM-01:30 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: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/07/2014 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: SPANISH Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/07/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Block Party Event
Date: 05/07/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Block Party Events are times of free play with blocks of all sizes for families and their children ages 8 months to 8 years. Block Party events provide an opportunity for parents to interact and play with their children while learning how they can help them develop a variety of skills through block play. Five stations are set up, each with a different set of blocks that aids the children in learning a specific skill. Parents are provided with parenting tips and information on how they can help their child or children develop each skill to the best of their ability. (FREE) In addition I am Moving, I am Learning is being offered. Participants will move and learn through the program and acquire strategies to engage children, families and staff in a healthier lifestyle. (10$ charge payable to Purdue Extension day of event)
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: IMIL-Moving with the Brain in Mind
Date: 05/07/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The development of the brain in a childâ??s first five years of life clearly shapes the learning capacity they have for the rest of their life. Learn how the brain structure and functioning can be enhanced through movement and physical activity.
Instructor: Marcia Rehage
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Madison, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/07/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children-Part C- The Components of Curriculum Day 1
Date: 05/08/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Join us for Part C of the "Getting to Know Young Children Series" as we look at the components of curriculum and developmentally appropriate practice. Please note: you must attend Part A before being eligible to attend Part B or Part C. These 6 hours of training include the following topics: how young children learn, how to encourage learning and development through planning an appropriate curriculum, exploring different curricula, and working with families. Participants will improve their teaching skills and learn how to make their environment a caring community of learners through the use of a planned curriculum.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Nurturing Our Infants and Toddlers-Quality Time (Session One)
Date: 05/08/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Through this three-part series, participants will connect how creating a routine with infants and toddlers that focuses on spending quality time with them offers natural opportunities to observe and learn more about each child in their care. This first session addresses quality time.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Fun with Foundations
Date: 05/08/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn how to embed the Foundations into everyday happenings
Instructor: Kimberly Hendricks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hebron, IN


Title: Orientation I
Date: 05/08/2014 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Joanne Nordin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hebron, IN


Title: Inclusive Child Care Policy, Procedure, and Practices
Date: 05/08/2014 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: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


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


Title: Basic Health & Safety: Managing Communicable Diseases
Date: 05/08/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This session will identify ways infectious diseases are spread. We will discuss ways to reduce the risk of infectious diseases including good hygiene, immunization, environmental controls, and healthy lifestyle. This workshop is designed to be interactive with lots of opportunity for discussion and activity.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: Engaging Families in Your School Age Program
Date: 05/08/2014 Time: 06:30 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: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/08/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety, and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Business Practices ECE Style
Date: 05/09/2014 Time: 09:30 AM-01:30 PM
Description: For Center & Ministry Directors and Administrators. Topics include Policies and Procedures that Support your Mission and Leadership and Management: How can I do it all?
Instructor: Marcia Rehage
Cost: 10.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jeffersonville, IN


Title: Coaching
Date: 05/09/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-01:00 PM
Description: Mentor your staff to improve relationships and quality of care
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Lotsa Dots
Date: 05/10/2014 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Learn how to expand your lesson plans using one simple concept. Explore the vast array of Do It Yourself (DIY) activities to enhance learning and creativity in your facility.
Instructor: Kimberly Hendricks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Knox, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/10/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
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: 05/10/2014 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: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 05/10/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: 40.00
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: First Aid
Date: 05/10/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: 40.00
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Off to a Good Start--Planning Your Home Child Care Business
Date: 05/12/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn about starting their child care program and employing practices that raise the level of professionalism, provide for sustainability of their business, and protect themselves and the families in their care. This presentation, developed by Tom Copeland, is part 1 of a 4-part series available to home child care providers who have little experience with the business side of child care.
Instructor: Marcia Rehage
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Charlestown, IN


Title: Positive Guidance Practices-Discipline/Supervision
Date: 05/12/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Session Two of this 3-part series will focus on program strategies to guide children's behavior.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Raising Healthy Eaters
Date: 05/12/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Participants will explore healthy eating habits for 2, 3, 4 and 5 year olds including how to introduce foods and handle choosy eaters and challenging mealtime behaviors.
Instructor: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Mini Monets'
Date: 05/12/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Hands on, full of fun art activities for toddlers and two`s. Leave with ideas you can use the next day in your classroom.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 05/12/2014 Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 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: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Infant Toddler Curriculum: Part 2
Date: 05/12/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description:
Instructor: Amy Healton
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Peru, IN


Title: Getting the Most Out of Circle Time
Date: 05/12/2014 Time: 05:45 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will consider the unique challenges of circle time. We will discuss strategies to support circle time as an expressive environment. We will learn about book-embedded vocabulary instruction which is a technique to help facilitate vocabulary teaching and learning.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Petersburg, IN


Title: Storybook Science (2.25 Hours)
Date: 05/13/2014 Time: 05:45 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Three Little Pigs of storybook fame used observation, trial and error, problem solving and many more science process skills to escape the Big Bad Wolf. Discover how science activities can be a natural fit with children's literature in this interactive workshop. This training is based on the Foundations: English/Language Arts and counts for the Foundations requirement for Paths to QUALITY.
Instructor: Lori Buttram
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Caring for Children with Special Needs
Date: 05/13/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Participants will receive information on foundational inclusion-related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, person-first language, the benefits of inclusion, and the resources that are available throughout their community.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Cicero, IN


Title: Voluntary Certification Program Introduction
Date: 05/13/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Voluntary Certification Program (VCP) for Unlicensed, Registered Ministries, is a voluntary participation program designed to increase quality of child care services provided to children enrolled in RCCM. It is also the first step to join Paths to QUALITY. This workshop will help get you started.
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Decatur, IN


Title: Food Allergies and Special Diets
Date: 05/13/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Food allergy awareness! Learn how to manage food allergies in a child care setting.
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: 05/13/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This series will examine the use of children's literature to assist in teaching children various social emotional topics. Each training will examine specific books, different each session. The participants will have the opportunity to make props to go with each book for use in circle time. Perfect for teachers new to the field or teachers who are ready to spice up their tool belt!
Instructor: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series Part A - Child Development
Date: 05/13/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Do you wonder sometimes why children do what they do? Did you know that there have been hundreds of years of research about young children and how they learn and grow? Do you want to know more about how that impacts your work? Come and learn the basic characteristics of early childhood and child development, including brain development and temperament. Explore the history and the theorists that have had a great impact on the early childhood field. You will leave with a list of developmental domains and milestones and an understanding of how culture influences learning. Understanding how young children develop and why they do what they do will help you know how to take better care of them and give you a guide to use in your daily work.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: School Age: Part 1 Environments
Date: 05/13/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: A quality program provides an environment that feels safe, comfortable and has appealing interest areas. The after-school environment includes a variety of indoor and outdoor space and is equipped with age appropriate materials and supplies. This session will provide school age providers with ideas for learning centers, homework areas and learning field trips. School age providers will learn effective communication ideas and ways to provide developmentally appropriate activities for the ages of children served.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Powerful Interactions Part 3
Date: 05/13/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Take what you have learned and practice extending learning for young children. You will learn ways to stretch children's learning and engage in meaningful interactions. Combine intentionality and strong relationships to experience powerful interactions with the children in your care.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Families as Partners - Cradling Literacy
Date: 05/13/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: This training is based off the Cradling Literacy training from Zero to Three. Come learn new ways to engage and involve families in supporting early literacy skills.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Considering a Career in Child Care?
Date: 05/13/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: How do I turn my love for children into a career? It's hard to know what's out there and where to start. Many people choose child care as a career without knowing much about their options. This webinar will help individuals who are considering child care as a profession by discussing the different types of careers along with the education requirements for each of the career choices.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Linton, IN


Title: IMIL: MVPA Every Day!
Date: 05/13/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Children need 60 minutes or more of Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity (MVPA) every day! Explore ways that you can easily incorporate physical activity into your day. Be ready to get up and move. This is a fun, interactive session. I am Moving, I am Learing is a national campaign devoted to increasing physical activity within a child's everyday life.
Instructor: Suzanne Milligan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Diversity is More than a Sombrero in Dramatic Play
Date: 05/13/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn how to create a climate that celebrates diversity and an anti-biased curriculum! Teaching tolerance and diversity can only help your children succeed throughout school and into life. Help children develop advocacy skills for themselves and others and learn about books and other resources to make your environment a welcome place for everyone!
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Mooresville, IN


Title: Fostering Language Development: Supporting Children as Writers
Date: 05/13/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will gain an understanding of how children develop as writers; identify strategies to promote writing throughout the day and explore techniques and materials to encourage children's writing in centers.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
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: 05/13/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Lesson Planning and Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Date: 05/14/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Take a look at your lesson plan with Developmentally Appropriate Practice in mind. Discover new ways to plan fun, creative, activities for children of all ages
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Let’s Take a Walk to Level 2: Homes
Date: 05/14/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Are you a Paths to QUALITY family child care provider interested in working toward level 2? Attend this workshop to receive an in depth look at the level 2 standards. Participants will leave with a better understanding of what each standard requires as well as resources to help get them on the "path" to level 2.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/14/2014 Time: 05:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Joslyn Sullivan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/14/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Messy, Muddy, Mayhem (art)
Date: 05/14/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This training will help teachers extend sensory play beyond the sand table and into the mud. Join us for some fun and messy play that will inspire your sensory planning and extend the learning of children.
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, IN


Title: ADHD: Facts & Fiction
Date: 05/14/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Get the facts & fiction about ADHD and take away strategies to us in the classroom
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Ages and Stages
Date: 05/14/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: What is Ages and Stages? This overview of the Ages and Stages screening tool, ASQ3 and Ages and Stages - Social Emotional, ASQ-SE, will help identify children in your program who are in need of additional services. The participants will explore the differences in screening versus assessment and understand why screening tools should be implemented universally. You will become familiar with each screening tool including how to implement and score each of the two screenings.
Instructor: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/14/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??s Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Marcia Rehage
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/14/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series Part 1B - Child Development
Date: 05/15/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Do you wonder sometimes why children do what they do? Did you know that there have been hundreds of years of research about young children and how they learn and grow? Do you want to know more about how that impacts your work? Come and learn the basic characteristics of early childhood and child development, including brain development and temperament. Explore the history and the theorists that have had a great impact on the early childhood field. You will leave with a list of developmental domains and milestones and an understanding of how culture influences learning. Understanding how young children develop and why they do what they do will help you know how to take better care of them and give you a guide to use in your daily work.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children-Part C- The Components of Curriculum Day 2
Date: 05/15/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Join us for Part C of the "Getting to Know Young Children Series" as we look at the components of curriculum and developmentally appropriate practice. Please note: you must attend Part A before being eligible to attend Part B or Part C. These 6 hours of training include the following topics: how young children learn, how to encourage learning and development through planning an appropriate curriculum, exploring different curricula, and working with families. Participants will improve their teaching skills and learn how to make their environment a caring community of learners through the use of a planned curriculum.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Hybrid CDA-Environments for Children Birth-8
Date: 05/15/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Do you have difficulty with room arrangement and selecting materials for young children? If so, this training provides educators with strategies and helpful tips that will help you create a developmentally appropriate learning environment for young children. Caregivers have many options in designing the environment so that it meets the child's needs for safety, health, security, comfort, and learning. Indoors and outdoors the environments can enhance children's learning. This training will look at how to improve space through planning and effective implementation of simple cost effective techniques.
Instructor: Marcia Rehage
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Staying on Course
Date: 05/15/2014 Time: 12:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Staying on Course brings together new and seasoned directors to explore topics faced by many early childhood administrators.
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Healthy Sexual Development
Date: 05/15/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Is this normal? In this training participants will discover what typical healthy sexual development for children is, gender roles, child abuse vs. normal development and roles of educators and families.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Nurturing Our Infants and Toddlers-Comfort in Routine (Session Two)
Date: 05/15/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Through this three-part series, participants will connect how creating a routine with infants and toddlers that focuses on spending quality time with them offers natural opportunities to observe and learn more about each child in their care. Session Two addresses comfort in routine.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Open House
Date: 05/15/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Frankfort, IN


Title: I Am Moving, I Am Learning (Opportunity Knocks)
Date: 05/15/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will move and learn through the program and acquire strategies to engage children, families and staff in a healthier lifestyle.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Griffith, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Refresher
Date: 05/15/2014 Time: 04:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: This 1-hour training is an update only for those who previously attended `Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care.` It was designed to provide the most recent information in risk-reduction methods, statistical information, and new resources that have been updated since the original presentation. This training does not meet Public Law 162-2005 requirements for child care providers.
Instructor: Miranda Todd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler: Babies Gone Wild Part 3 (2.5 hr)
Date: 05/15/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Upon completion of this training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies with infants and toddlers.  These strategies will assist infants and toddlers in the development of their social and emotional competence in order to keep challenging behaviors from beginning.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Markle, IN


Title: Expect the Unexpected
Date: 05/15/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Explores the unique situations, from a research-based perspective, that are associated with raising a child with a disability and strategies for professionals to better serve that population in early intervention and preschool settings.
Instructor: Crystal Haskett
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Engaging Families in Improving the Quality of Physical Play for their Children
Date: 05/17/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Based on research regarding the health benefits associated with short bursts of physical activity in early childhood, participants will explore ways to share this information with families. (This session provides 3 hours toward the annual requirement of training for child care homes sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Kimberly Swain
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Angola, IN


Title: Hybrid CDA: Code of Ethics; Embracing Diversity/Anti-Bias Education
Date: 05/17/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Embracing diversity requires understanding what culture is and how it influences child-rearing practices and behavior. Knowing your own cultural beliefs and values is fundamental in providing quality care for ALL children and their family. The heart of anti-bias education is a vision of a world in which all children are able to blossom and each child's particular abilities and gifts are able to flourish.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: 15.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/17/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Danville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/17/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/17/2014 Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Guidance and Discipline with Infants and Toddlers in Group Care (PITC Module I)
Date: 05/19/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will gain an understanding of the goals of socialization, guidance and discipline, and how caregivers can become more effective in guiding children when they become more aware of their own guidance and socialization techniques. The training will help participants develop strategies to help children build inner self-controls and self-esteem.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Positive Guidance Practices-Parent/Child Relationship
Date: 05/19/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Session Three of this 3-part session will focus on parent interactions that support guiding children's behavior.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Eco Friendly Child Care
Date: 05/19/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the benefits of having an ECO friendly child care
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Frankfort, IN


Title: Curious Counters
Date: 05/19/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In the early years of life, infant and toddlers begin to explore their world, a world which relies on mathematical concepts and science to build a foundation for further learning.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/19/2014 Time: 04:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment.   You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Rachel Yoder
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Goshen, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/19/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-04:30 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Joanne Nordin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Babies and Toddlers on the Move: Physical Development Foundations for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 05/20/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Are your infants and toddlers getting enough physical activity throughout their daily routines? In this hands-on training we will learn what to expect from infants and toddlers physically, how to use your environment to promote physical activities and how you can incorporate developmentally appropriate physical activities into your daily routines.
Instructor: Marcia Rehage
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/20/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Lindsey Davison
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Berne, IN


Title: It Is All About Relationships! Exploring Primary Caregiving in Group Care Settings
Date: 05/20/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The relationships young children build with their caregivers in infancy teach them how to develop relationships throughout life, and these relationships can not exist without attachment. In this training we will explore attachment theory, how to be present with infants and toddlers, and how to read the social-emotional cues that tell us what they need. Through videos, discussion, and reflection, we will also take time to think about primary caregiving roles and responsibilities, how to develop a system of primary caregiving and continuity of care, and how to use this system to build real relationships with infants, toddlers, and families.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Cicero, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/20/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Joslyn Sullivan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Danville, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series Part B: Observing and Assessing Children-Training Session
Date: 05/20/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Assessment fits into every good program and helps providers gain valuable knowledge about a child`s individual development and learning. Join us for Part B of the `Getting to Know Young Children Series` as we look at the process of observing children and implementing meaningful child assessment. Please note: you must attend Part A before being able to attend Part B or Part C. Learn the purpose of assessment, what areas of development should be assessed, appropriate times to assess, and how we gather, compile, and share the information. In addition to these 2 hours of training, participants will receive 2 hours of onsite technical assistance from an expert that will count as training. This training and technical assistance package is designed to help participants as they learn and implement the process of child assessment.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: I'm A Big Kid Now!
Date: 05/20/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Physical development and self help skills are very important to a child's growth. Using the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children, you will learn the different areas of physical development, and the importance of teaching self help skills. We will discuss ways you can support children in these areas of development, and activities you can incorporate into your daily routine! This training meets the requirement for Introduction to the Foundations.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Greencastle, IN


Title: School Age: Part 2 Challenging Behaviors
Date: 05/20/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn developmental milestones for school-age children. Participants will learn how to positively handle and use a variety of techniques that are appropriate for this age. Some of those include effective listening, problem solving and using a "peace table" to resolve issues.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Strategies for Supporting Early Language and Literacy - Cradling Literacy
Date: 05/20/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: In this training we will review concepts of storytelling, early language and literacy development, the role of meaningful experiences in supporting early language and literacy, linking observation, assessment, and language and literacy to curriculum, and strategies for supporting early language and literacy.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (2.25 hours)
Date: 05/20/2014 Time: 04:45 PM-07:00 PM
Description: This 2.25 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Effects of Tobacco
Date: 05/20/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure are in the top three leading causes of preventable death and disease in the United State today. When a person smokes, they are not only hurting themselves but also those around them. This session will cover the effects of tobacco use on the body, the dangers of secondhand smoke and resources for beginning a tobacco free lifestyle.
Instructor: Alia Hazel
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/20/2014 Time: 12:30 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-3 to 5 Year Olds (English/Language Arts)
Date: 05/21/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, English/Language Arts to support preschoolers in becoming competent speakers, listeners, readers and writers.(Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Kimberly Swain
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Auburn, IN


Title: Birth to Five: An Introduction to Motor Development
Date: 05/21/2014 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: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Opportunity Knocks
Date: 05/21/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Every child has the right to a healthy childhood. You as a caregiver take on part of that responsibility. Come learn more about the increased number of obese children, why it is happening, and what you can do to help.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Dashing Dads
Date: 05/21/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: It’s time to celebrate our dashing dads! You will leave with make ‘n takes for Father’s Day as well as ideas on how to include dad’s in your facilities!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: The Write Start
Date: 05/21/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Develop early language and writing skills for young children.
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, IN


Title: Babies and Toddlers on the Move: Physical Development Foundations for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 05/21/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Are your infants and toddlers getting enough physical activity throughout their daily routines? In this hands-on training we will learn what to expect from infants and toddlers physically, how to use your environment to promote physical activities and how you can incorporate developmentally appropriate physical activities into your daily routines.
Instructor: Miranda Todd
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Madison, IN


Title: Observations of Young Children
Date: 05/21/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Observations in Early Childhood - Do you have the skills to do an effective observation? If you are using observations in your care, but still having difficulty finding the best way or time to make the observations meaningful; this training is for you. What do you do with the observations once you have completed them? Come find out a few suggestions! This is a two part series. You must also attend the Ages and Stages training.
Instructor: Crystal Haskett
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Introduction to Ages & Stages
Date: 05/21/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 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: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Vevay, IN


Title: Nurturing Our Infants and Toddlers-Observing to Learn (Session Three)
Date: 05/22/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Through this three-part series, participants will connect how creating a routine with infants and toddlers that focuses on spending quality time with them offers natural opportunities to observe and learn more about each child in their care. Session Three addresses observing to learn.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Reaching Family Success
Date: 05/22/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Frankfort, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/22/2014 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 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: Indiana Youth Development Core Competency Session 5 of 5
Date: 05/22/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Have you heard of the Indiana Youth Development Credential? It is a professional designation for people who want to work with school age children, similar to the CDA. There are 5 core competencies that outline the best practices for those who work with children and youth.
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/22/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Successful Group Times with Toddlers
Date: 05/22/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: After discussing ways to create engaging small group experiences for toddlers, participants will practice planning a group time experience. .
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-3 to 5 Year Olds (English/Language Arts)
Date: 05/22/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, English/Language Arts to support preschoolers in becoming competent speakers, listeners, readers and writers.(Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: LaGrange, IN


Title: Let's Eat! No Cook Snacks
Date: 05/22/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Kids love to cook!!! No oven to bake in? Attend this session and leave with some great recipes to prepare with children! You will discover how cooking meets many of the Foundations that children need for school success.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation II - A requirement for family chid care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/22/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment.   You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
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: 05/22/2014 Time: 09:30 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: Vevay, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 05/27/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana`s quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Clarksville, IN


Title: Indiana Youth Development Core Competency Session 3 of 5
Date: 05/27/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Have you heard of the Indiana Youth Development Credential? It is a professional designation for people who want to work with school age children, similar to the CDA. There are 5 core competencies that outline the best practices for those who work with children and youth. This training will focus on the third competency: Program Environments. We will look further into the physical aspects of competency-based program settings. This will include learning to be alert for conditions both indoors and outdoors that can interfere with comfort, personal safety, and social situations that can affect your program's impact, and how professional youth workers can handle the challenges.
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: Nurturing Environments - Cradling Literacy
Date: 05/27/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: The child care setting must meet the growing child's physical, emotional, social, and cognitive needs. Caregivers have many options in designing the environment so that it meets the child's needs for safety, health, security, comfort, and learning in indoor as well as outdoor spaces. This training examines the eight key elements of the environment for infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Jump Start!
Date: 05/27/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Jump Start is a preschool-based curriculum for active learning created in Indiana and linked to the Indiana Foundations.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/27/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Vevay, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/27/2014 Time: 02:00 PM-05:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment.   You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/28/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Creating Mad Scientists In the Classroom
Date: 05/28/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Science is all around us and children love to experiment most of all! Using the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children, you will learn why science is important to a child's development, how it can be integrated into other areas, and what you can do to promote scientific play. Come ready to experiment and get messy!
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Slime 'n Goo
Date: 05/28/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Young children are curious and always exploring, asking questions, investigating, etc., which is important in many areas throughout life! Learn how to make slime 'n goo, experiment for yourself before taking it back into the classroom. Come prepared to play!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Griffith, IN


Title: Brain Development in Children
Date: 05/28/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will discuss the developing brain of young children, ages birth-5. Particiapants will learn how they impact brain development in children.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Make and Take Math-tastic
Date: 05/28/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-01:00 PM
Description: Join us to explore hands on ways to support and build children’s cognitive growth through math experiences.
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/28/2014 Time: 03:00 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment.   You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Salem, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/28/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: I'm A Big Kid Now!
Date: 05/29/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Physical development and self help skills are very important to a child's growth. Using the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children, you will learn the different areas of physical development, and the importance of teaching self help skills. We will discuss ways you can support children in these areas of development, and activities you can incorporate into your daily routine! This training meets the requirement for Introduction to the Foundations.
Instructor: Wendy Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Interpersonal Communication
Date: 05/29/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Try this fun interactive workshop and discover what your communication style is! How does it affect your relationships at work? Is there someone you work with that drives you crazy? See if you can figure out how to work more effectively with them to benefit yourself and the children in your care.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Cicero, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: My Child Grows
Date: 05/29/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Frankfort, IN


Title: Beyond the Pages
Date: 05/29/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The participant will learn how to include literacy activities each day with the children
Instructor: Gina Graziani
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler: Babies Gone Wild Part 4 (2.5 hr)
Date: 05/29/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Upon completion of this training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies with infants and toddlers.  These strategies will assist infants and toddlers in the development of their social and emotional competence in order to keep challenging behaviors from beginning.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Markle, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 05/29/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Suzanne Milligan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: N/A, IN


Title: Taking Deep Breaths
Date: 05/29/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: It is said that those who work in the field of childcare/education tend to focus so much on children that they forget to worry about themselves. Taking time out for you is not a lack of dedication, but a necessity for your health and well being. Join us to discuss the signs of stress, and learn ways to take a time out.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN