Title: Brain Development in Infancy (PITC Module III)
Date: 05/27/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will understand the impact stress has on brain development and early learning. There are critical points in time for babies and toddlers to learn certain things. Participants will explore emotional development and learn the seven ways to support brain development.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: VCP Info Session
Date: 05/27/2015 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Is your ministry child care interested in enrolling onto the Paths to QUALITY program? Do you desire to learn what is necessary to receive your VCP? Join us at this informational session as we provide you with the information necessary to proceed with the Voluntary Certification Program offered through the State of Indiana. This session is being offered by the Indiana Association for Child Care Resource and Referral and Bureau of Child Cares local ministry license consultants.
Instructor: Traci Marshall
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: It's All About Relationships! Exploring Primary Caregiving in Group Care Settings (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 05/27/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 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. This training will consist of 2.5 hrs of training and 1.5 hrs of onsite mentoring at the child care facility. Participants will schedule the onsite piece after the completion of the training and will receive a 4 hr training certificate at the completion of the onsite mentoring.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/27/2015 Time: 12:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/27/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Let's Go To School
Date: 05/27/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/27/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Safe and Healthy Care in Child Care Programs
Date: 05/27/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Debbie Collins has taught the Health and Safety class at Ivy Tech for many years. Debbie will provide attendees with information on Best Practices in child care. More and more, research tells us that our children's healthy development depends on safe and positive experiences. Participants will learn correct hand washing and sanitary diapering techniques. Information will be shared about Abuse and neglect and supervision. Ideas for helping young children learn about health and safety in the classroom will be shared. Most important is when providers consider health and safety guidelines you provide a program where a parent can feel comfortable leaving their young children.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/27/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-12:00 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: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/27/2015 Time: 04:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Vevay, IN


Title: Creative and Adaptive Arts: Physical Play (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 05/28/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you provide experiences for your children to be creative in their physical play? This training will have participants looking at their physical play experiences and how to allow for creativity in the experiences they provide.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Akron, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/28/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Challenging Behaviors, Transitions, and Self Regulation (2 hours)
Date: 05/28/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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: Evansville, IN


Title: Renegade Directors...Changing One Child at a Time!
Date: 05/28/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM
Description: It’s OK NOT to Share… and Other Renegade Rules for Raising Competent and Compassionate Kids was named one of the Best Parenting Books of 2012 by Parents magazine reviewer. Put another way, it’s about learning limits, rough housing and taking turns. These 29 Renegade Rules guide you through some of the most misunderstood aspects of early childhood. Try these time-tested tools to help your staff to help children be assertive, prevent bullying, take risks, love literacy, cope with tough feelings and handle explosive energy. The information is backed up by solid child development science, these “renegade rules” give practical answers to everyday challenges and may just turn everything you thought you knew about raising kids upside down. Be prepared to change your mind. This has been turned into a monthly training series for directors. We will meet monthly at lunch time and discuss a chapter at a time. The training also incorporates at TA opportunity.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: School-Age Professionalism-Investing in Yourself
Date: 05/28/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn about the school-age worker and how to invest in the school-age professional image and professional growth.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Goshen, IN


Title: Cracking the Creative Code with TA (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 05/28/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Using the FOUNDATIONS to Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children, we will focus on the importance of music and art in your early childhood curriculum. We will discuss why these subjects are critical experiences for young children, and how you can encourage their creativity! You will also come away with activities and ideas that you can implement in your setting. Come prepared to move and get creative! This training meets the requirement for Introduction to the Foundations.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Greencastle, IN


Title: Managment Webinar: Adult Learning Styles
Date: 05/28/2015 Time: 01:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: A webinar for a director's unique needs. Running staff trainings can be a complicated task. How do you address the different learning styles and the needs of adults in their learning process? This session will support your understanding of learning styles. Registration is due a minimum of 48 business hours before the webinar.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Making Your Policies Work for You
Date: 05/28/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: From payment collecting to sick leaves, effect policies are a must-have for any business. Providing clear information is important whether you are discussing what activities the children participated in that day or the rates you charge. Participants will learn how to establish effective contracts and policies specific to their child care program.
Instructor: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Martinsville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/28/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: School Age: Showcase of Activities
Date: 05/28/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training is for those school age teachers preparing for the summer break! Come learn how to coordinate and entire summer around a topic of the students selecting. They will then showcase their work at the end of the summer.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Outdoor Play for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 05/28/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn ways to provide intentional outdoor experiences that build upon the interests of infants and toddlers. Connect the Indiana FOUNDATIONS content area, Science to your outdoor play.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Waterloo, IN


Title: Using Motivation Successfully with Young Children
Date: 05/28/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This training will discuss the different types of motivation. It will help teachers identify how motivation is used in their classrooms. Teachers will explore how the physical environment impacts motivation as well as identify the role adult interaction plays in influencing children’s play , and social interactions.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Zionsville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 05/29/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-10:00 AM
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: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Preschool, module 1
Date: 05/30/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-03:00 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 children`s challenging behaviors.  They will also receive an overview of intensive interventions for the children with ongoing and prolonged challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 10.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Brownstown, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/30/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Happy, Sad and Anywhere in Between (Social Emotional Literacy)
Date: 06/01/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Communication is more than listening, speaking, reading and writing. In this session you will explore social-emotional literacy and it's importance to learning. Learn strategies to help children understand their emotions and build social-emotional competency.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 06/01/2015 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: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Stress: The Silent Killer
Date: 06/01/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The objective of this training is to help participants recognize instant stress busters, learn sleeping tips/exercises, and focus individually feeling calm and in control.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/01/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Fun with Foundations
Date: 06/01/2015 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn how to embed the Foundations into everyday happenings
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Orientation I
Date: 06/01/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/01/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-07:15 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Supporting Breastfeeding
Date: 06/01/2015 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: Munster, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/01/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety, and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Making it Happen
Date: 06/02/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Infants and toddlers thrive in small group settings.  They need things to be more personalized and tailored to their individual needs.  We know children learn best through play but infants and toddlers present their own unique needs when it comes to planning for the day.  Things like circle time, art, stories, etc in large group settings are not appropriate for the younger ones and only cause frustration for both you and the little ones.   Whether you work with all little ones or mixed age groups that include little ones - come learn ways to tailor your plans so everyone is learning and having fun. (Adapted from PITC series - Module II)
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomfield, IN


Title: Understanding Children's Behavior:Supporting the Individual Needs of Infants & Toddlers (PITC Module I)
Date: 06/02/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Understand what we mean by scoial-emotional development and health. Learn how relationships contribute to the infants social-emotional development. Learn how to develp a framework for understanding behavior.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hobart, IN


Title: Management Webinar: Emergency Preparedness
Date: 06/02/2015 Time: 01:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: A webinar designed for the unique needs of a director. This session will focus on emergency preparedness. What is needed to be prepared and what types of emergencies could be anticipated? Registration is needed 48 business hours before the webinar.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Family-Centered Care "Day 1"
Date: 06/02/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Does your program welcome and support your families? Find ways to include families, identify their strengths, and build upon them. This training will help participants learn how to build and maintain positive relationships with families, share community resources for families, and develop policies that are family friendly.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, IN


Title: Faith Based Curriculum in Early Childhood Programs (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 06/02/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Faith Based Curriculum will help Registered Ministries identify some of the ways that children can be spiritually nurtured in the most appropriate manner. You will also walk away able to discriminate between developmentally appropriate and inappropriate faith-based curricular experiences for children; as well as plan developmentally appropriate, active learning faith-based experiences for young children
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Making Time to Talk: Increasing Vocabulary in Young Children (2 hours)
Date: 06/02/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Young children come into the world wired to learn how to communicate. They deserve exposure to rich vocabulary on a daily basis. Participants will learn, through a variety of teaching methods, how to build the receptive and expressive vocabularies of the children in their program.
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/03/2015 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: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Advocating For Our Future
Date: 06/03/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/03/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Circle Time for Non-Sitters
Date: 06/03/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Is your Circle Time just so so? Are your children getting bored with the everyday routine of Circle Time? It's time to spice up your Circle Time. Learn how to create a Circle Time that is engaging and filled with developmentally appropriate learning activities that even non- sitters will enjoy! Gain deeper understanding of why we do circle time. Revamp circle time and get new ideas on how to engage even the non-sitters so it will be meaningful to them.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Martinsville, IN


Title: Explosions of Fun
Date: 06/03/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: It’s time to learn about the US of A! This training will leave your mind exploding with ideas to take back to the classroom for the 4th of July! Gather new ideas for your science and math centers, play with a sensory bin and learn about new items to add to yours, use your hands and design with paint, and more!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/04/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This child care start up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center or ministry setting and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Curriculum & Activity Ideas for School Age Classrooms
Date: 06/04/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Looking for ways to provide quality experiences for school age children on a limited budget? Need more curriculum ideas and ways to keep school age children active and busy. This workshop, for staff working with school age children in school, family child care, and ministry settings, to help develop activities to make this year your best school year yet! Presented by Nancy Hudson, Purdue Extension Educator.
Instructor: Teri Hornberger
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (SPANISH)
Date: 06/04/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Creado por la FSSA, la Oficina de Asesores de Salud de Cuidado Infantil, este entrenamiento de una horas, ofrece a los participantes información sobre la prevalencia de abuso y negligencia, las causas y la prevención del abuso y la negligencia, y la forma de reportar el abuso y la negligencia. Esta formación será cumplir con la norma para completar la formación del Abuso Infantil Detección y Prevención como lo requiere la ley de Indiana para los proveedores de CCDF sin licencia, así como cualquier otro proveedor de cuidado infantil que se requieren para completar la formación.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Webinar-Disaster Preparedness C
Date: 06/04/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Learn what protective measures to take before, during and after an emergency. Participants will learn how to plan, prepare and stay informed during an emergency. Participants will develop an emergency kit and learn what needs to be in a kit to be prepared for an emergency. Community support is important and participants will gain knowledge of community resources that will be helpful to them. Do you have a plan to protect your business? In the business session participants will become aware how devastating it can be to families and employees when there is a loss. It is better to have a plan to be proactive. In the last session participants will get some great resources for educators to help children understand how to be safe. Join us for these very important sessions to help protect your business and the children in your care.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/04/2015 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: Vicci Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: School's Out for Summer: Now What Do I Do? (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 06/04/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Are you looking for SA resources? Are you looking for ways to engage your school aged children/youth? This training will provide resources and ideas that you can use in your program tomorrow. This training is specifically designed for school age professionals and those working with school age children/youth.
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: Physical Development of Young Children
Date: 06/04/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Physical movement grows the brain! Research has shown that children need to move to learn concepts like directionality, position in space, patterns and relationships - all things they must understand to learn math, how to read, and how to explore their world. Based on the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards, this training will provide you with activities and ideas to get preschoolers moving and learning. It will also help you to learn how to embed physical development activities in your lesson plans.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: School is Out! Now What?
Date: 06/04/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: School age children spend all day in school so, what do we do with them when school is over for the day? How do we keep them busy and learning throughout the summer? Join us as we discuss school age curriculum and how to incorporate fun meaningful learning activities which will keep your school age children learning without feeling like they are still in school.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Spin, Slam, Slime: School Readiness - TA/Training Blend
Date: 06/04/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This is the one on one follow up to the the Spin, Slam, Slime: School Readiness training session. Participants will have time to ask specific questions and receive support in skill implementation.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: No Quick Fixes Part 1: 3 hours
Date: 06/05/2015 Time: 08:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will learn the definition of challenging behavior and why children use challenging behaviors. Participants will be provided with practical guidance approaches when working with children with challenging behavior. This is part 1 of a series.
Instructor: Everett Hicks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: No Quick Fixes Part 2: 3 hours
Date: 06/05/2015 Time: 12:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn the definition of challenging behavior and why children use challenging behaviors. Participants will be provided with practical guidance approaches when working with children with challenging behavior. This is part 2 of a series.
Instructor: Everett Hicks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Day in the Life of a Two Year Old: The not so terrible two's
Date: 06/06/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-11:45 AM
Description: What does a Two's room look like? This training will focus on developmental milestones of two year olds, how to plan appropriate experiences, and look at typical v. atypical development. This training is designed for centers and ministries.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Curriculum, Schedules and Transitions for School Agers
Date: 06/06/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This training will reflect on what you should consider when designing a curriculum for your after-school programs, and we will walk you through a method of curriculum design intended to incorporate individual program concerns and goals. Come and learn how to structure your program so students have daily choices about how they will spend their time.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Learning Environments for School Aged Children (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 06/06/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: In this training, we will investigate how the school age environment affects the behavior of the children in your program. We will examine room arrangement, materials, and scheduling to help improve your environment and encourage positive behaviors. This training will consist of 2hrs of training and 2hrs of onsite mentoring at the child care facility. Participants will schedule the onsite piece after the completion of the training and will receive a 4hr training certificate at the completion of the onsite mentoring.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: What's DAP?
Date: 06/06/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-04:00 PM
Description: DAP = Developmentally Appropriate Practice. But what does having a DAP classroom and activity really mean? Join us for this 6 hour session. Participants must bring their lunch. Registration is limited and is needed a minimum of 48 business hours before the session.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/08/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Orientation Training Part 1 (OT1) is the first session of a 2-part series preparing participants for the child care licensing process. OT1 includes information about: safety tips and guidelines, guides to set up an early childhood environment, the general licensing processes, forming a business plan, & resources to research low interest loans or grants. Workshop participants may attend OT2 to continue the family child care licensing process or orientation training in Indianapolis to become a registered ministry or licensed center. This workshop is optional for unlicensed registered ministries; however we encourage all interested parties to attend.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


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


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 06/08/2015 Time: 03:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn about Indiana'a Quality Rating System
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Social Emotional Development for InfantsToddlers and their Families (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 06/08/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Defines and discusses social-emotional development and the typical skills that emerge across the first three years of life. In addition, an introduction to the stages of parent development, from the prenatal period through the toddler years is provided. This module also assists child care professionals in identifying children whose social-emotional development needs more in-depth observation and support.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


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


Title: Webinar-Naptime Activities
Date: 06/08/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: What do you do at naptime for non-sleepers? Participants will learn how to make rest time flexible based on the child's individual needs.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Behaviors: What's Typical?
Date: 06/08/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come and learn what behaviors at typical v. atypical for young children. Participants will also learn ways to support children's social and emotional development.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Nashville, IN


Title: How to Turn Good Play into GREAT Play
Date: 06/08/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: This lesson takes a developmental look at play and the types of play skills that can be expected from typically developing children of various ages. Observe and assess children's play skills, using an assessment scale. Learn from early childhood practitioners as they model the adult's role in helping children enhance their play skills.
Instructor: Linda Curley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/08/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Ouch Biting Hurts
Date: 06/09/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Gain understanding of why children bite and the best way to prevent biting and strategies for biting behaviors. Tips for communicating with families.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Temperament: A Practical Approach in Meeting Individual Needs (PITC Module I)
Date: 06/09/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Right from the start, babies are different from each other. An understanding of temperamental differences can help caregivers work more responsively and effectively with the individual infants and toddlers in their care. Participants will learn about the nine temperament traits, the three temperament types, and increasing the `goodness of fit` with infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Adapting the Playability of Toys and Materials
Date: 06/09/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Play is fun and easy for everyone, if you make it that way! This training will allow you to make the materials that you offer ALL children more accessible to play with and use. Learn techniques on making materials more playable for children with special needs. Learn ways to include all of the children by adapting the materials that you may already have in your environment.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Brookville, IN


Title: Ages and Stages
Date: 06/09/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us for an information session regarding the Ages and Stages. Participants will have an improved knowledge of the benefits of screening all children in care. You will understand the difference between screening and assessment. You will also gain a familiarity with the Ages and Stages.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Cicero, IN


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


Title: Ages and Stages
Date: 06/09/2015 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: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/09/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Helping Children Cope with Loss
Date: 06/09/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Discover ways to help children express and work through their grief.
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hammond, IN


Title: Outside and Loving It!
Date: 06/09/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Outdoor play is critical to Developmentally Appropriate Practice. Embrace the outdoors and resond to chidren's natural curiosity. Discover the benefits of and ways to implement more outdoor play.
Instructor: TBD Trainer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Family-Centered Care "Day 2"
Date: 06/09/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Does your program welcome and support your families? Find ways to include families, identify their strengths, and build upon them. This training will help participants learn how to build and maintain positive relationships with families, share community resources for families, and develop policies that are family friendly.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, IN


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


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/10/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-06:30 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: Corydon, IN


Title: Marketing the Paths to QUALITY Advantage
Date: 06/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn how to market your child care program and utilize the resources provided on the tool kit CD. This training will provide an opportunity for you to share ideas with your colleagues, discover free and affordable ways to market your business, and learn how to put your best foot forward with potential clients
Instructor: Suzanne Milligan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Decatur, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 06/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Maricela Madden
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Graduation
Date: 06/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Community Resources: Hillcroft
Date: 06/10/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Hillcroft will be visiting to explore special needs in the community and how their services can assist.
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: 06/10/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-Birth to 3 Years Olds (Mathematics)
Date: 06/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, Mathematics to connect mathematics to everyday activities that support infants/toddlers understanding the content of math. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Plymouth, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/10/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Rochester, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/10/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Rochester, IN


Title: Brain Development in Infancy (PITC Module III)
Date: 06/10/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will understand the impact stress has on brain development and early learning. There are critical points in time for babies and toddlers to learn certain things. Participants will explore emotional development and learn the seven ways to support brain development.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Supporting Breastfeeding Mothers (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 06/11/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Breastfeeding is one of the most highly effective preventive measures a mother can take to protect the health of her infant. The child care provider plays a very important role for the breastfeeding mother and their families. In this training you will learn the typical behavior of a breastfed baby, learn how to make bottle feeding easier, and the appropriate way to store and handle the breast milk safely. You will also understand the health impact of breastfeeding for moms and babies, and why support from care providers is important.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Clarksville, IN


Title: The Role of Meaningful Experiences in supporting Early Language and Literacy (Cradling Literacy)
Date: 06/11/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Stories and experiential activities help children connect more fully with concepts developing their language and imagination skills laying down essential foundation for learning of literacy skills. Learn how you can take advantage of those teachable moments to improve literacy and language learning in your environment.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Engaging School Agers Through Group Activities
Date: 06/11/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: With "hands-on" experience, participants will learn games and activities that can be incorporated in their school age program.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: LaGrange, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/11/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Budgeting and Financial Management
Date: 06/11/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will examine how to make the most of your monetary resources. Participants will take a look at how to make the best financial discisions for their program.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Wiggles, Squiggles, and Curly Cues: Fine Motor Skills for Young Children
Date: 06/11/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Developing children's fine motor skills is a stepping stone to future learning. Attend this training to gain information and tools you need to teach these skills to children ages 3 to 5. You will leave with useful, creative, and fun fine motor activities to bring back to your classroom. This training is based on Foundations: Physical Development and counts for the Foundations requirement for Paths to QUALITY.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: School Age Child Development
Date: 06/11/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: School Age Care encompasses a broad range of age groups. We will discuss how school age children develop physically, socially and cognitively.
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/11/2015 Time: 04:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Scottsburg, IN


Title: Friday Night Fun
Date: 06/12/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Friday Night Fun blends the fun and excitement of party with the instruction and accomplishments of a class. Each session will feature one project from four categories including: Experiments, Class Décor, Games and don't forget the Wild and Wacky. Projects are always functional and designed to repurpose and reuse common and uncommon materials found at home.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 06/13/2015 Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana`s quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Brookville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/13/2015 Time: 01:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??s Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Brookville, IN


Title: Hybrid CDA: The Basics of Child Development for children birth to 8/ The Power of Guidance
Date: 06/13/2015 Time: 09:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Do you wonder why children do what they do? In this session we will learn the basic characteristics of early childhood and child development, including brain development and temperament. 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: Susan Wilker
Cost: 15.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/13/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: New Castle, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/13/2015 Time: 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: New Castle, IN


Title: Inclusion 101
Date: 06/15/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training offers information on the Americans With Disabilities, benefits of Inclusion, Person First Language, and lastly how to adapt to specific children's needs. By individualizing care, each child's needs are able to be addressed and met for a high quality child care experience.
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/15/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/15/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Nan Malloy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Set the Stage for Great Outdoor Times with Infants and Toddlers
Date: 06/15/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Getting outside with your infants and toddlers should be an important part of every day. Great value is found in the sensory experiences, gross and fine motor play, and just plain fun of being outdoors! This interactive training will explain why outdoor play is important and how to create a safe outdoor space for children birth to age 3. You will also get great ideas for activities and experiences to offer, as well as gain information to share with families about outdoor play and its benefits.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hammond, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Call Me Mary Poppins!
Date: 06/15/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: What tricks do you have in your bag? Join us for this session on strategies, tips, and ideas of how to serve ALL children and families. We will address topics from policies and procedures to adapting toys. Registration is needed a minimum of 48 hours in advance of the session.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/15/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Webinar: Director's Management Series Part 4
Date: 06/15/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Join us as we explore the ins and outs of being a director. It's a touch job but someone has to do it! We will explore relationship building, policies, boards, and how to keep our focus on what's important: children! Technical Assistance will be provided at this end of the last training session.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Mini Mad Scientist
Date: 06/15/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Science is all around us and children love to experiment most of all! Using the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children, you will learn why science is important to a child's development, how it can be integrated into other areas, and what you can do to promote scientific play. Come ready to experiment and get messy!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/15/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Part III: The Components of Curriculum (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 06/16/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us for Part C of the "Getting to Know Young Children Series" as we look at the components of curriculum and developmentally appropriate practice. These 3 hours of training include the following topics: how young children learn, how to encourage learning and development through planning an appropriate curriculum, exploring different curricula, and working with families. Participants will improve their teaching skills and learn how to make their environment a caring community of learners through the use of a planned curriculum.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/16/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Rachel Yoder
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Health and Safety Training
Date: 06/16/2015 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: Franklin, IN


Title: Family-Centered Care "Day 3"
Date: 06/16/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Does your program welcome and support your families? Find ways to include families, identify their strengths, and build upon them. This training will help participants learn how to build and maintain positive relationships with families, share community resources for families, and develop policies that are family friendly.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/16/2015 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: Everett Hicks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Cooking In The Kitchen
Date: 06/16/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Guest Cook: Terri Hemminghouse, CASY Food Program Manager. Yes everyone can bake yeast breads and yes everyone can find whole grains tasty even the kids! Join Terri as she leads participants in yeast bread baking and in preparing tasty whole grain recipes. Also receive recipes and activities to take back to your child care to share with the children.
Instructor: Terri Hemminghouse
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Dramatic Play on a Shoestring Budget
Date: 06/17/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Dramatic play allows children's imaginations to soar to new destinations. Often, providers feel that dramatic play will be expensive to provide for! Dramatic play, however, does not need to be costly! Join us to learn how you can enhance your dramatic play center on a shoestring budget!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Technology Tools, Interactive Media, Oh, My! Appropriate Use of Technology in the Classroom
Date: 06/17/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: When used intentionally and appropriately, technology and interactive media are effective tools to support learning and development in the classroom and at home. Learn best practices and practical ideas of interactive, digital learning for infants, toddlers, preschool and school-age. (Bring your own digital device for hands-on learning, but not required.)
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Foundations Writing
Date: 06/17/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: It doesn't take lots of money to create classroom fun and activities. Use items you already have and be CREATIVE! 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: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Building Relationships with Challenging Children
Date: 06/17/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Relationships are at the heart of early children. It is important to form secure relationships with children, but sometimes it can be hard to form relationships with challenging children. Learn ways to support children and support yourself in building relationships with those challenging children.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Charlas
Date: 06/17/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come enjoy an evening with other professionals to talk about early childhood. Each month we will have a different topic and speaker. The cost will cover dinner.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: We Rock: Fostering Children's Self Esteem
Date: 06/17/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Identify strategies to foster children`s self-esteem. Differentiate between the characteristics of high/low self-esteem.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/17/2015 Time: 02:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/17/2015 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: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Nurturing Early Literacy Environments with TA (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 06/17/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: What can you do to create meaningful early literacy experiences? Come learn how to engage young children not only in meaningful early literacy experiences but also motivating them for successful learning.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Putnam, IN


Title: Supporting the Breastfed Baby in Child Care
Date: 06/17/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the health impact of breastfeeding for moms & babies and why breastfeeding matters in the child care setting.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler-Day 1
Date: 06/17/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Upon completion of this 9-hour training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies with infants and toddlers. These strategies will assist infants and toddlers in the development of their social and emotional competence in order to keep challenging behaviors from beginning.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
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: 06/18/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Bullying 101: The basics for Caregivers
Date: 06/18/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Without too much difficulty, most of us can remember the school or neighborhood bully who tormented other children. Bullying has many serious consequences for the children who are bullied, the bullies themselves, and for the bystanders who witness it. This training will focus on the definition of bullying, forms of bullying, symptoms of the bullied child, ways to support a child who is being bullied and intervention strategies.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (1.5 hours)
Date: 06/18/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: This 1.5 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: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: TEACH: A Q&A Session with IAEYC
Date: 06/18/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Interested in learning more about TEACH's full and part time scholarship programs? Attend this informative Q&A session with IAEYC TEACH counselor, Lecia Overley
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Renegade Directors...Changing One Child at a Time!
Date: 06/18/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM
Description: It’s OK NOT to Share… and Other Renegade Rules for Raising Competent and Compassionate Kids was named one of the Best Parenting Books of 2012 by Parents magazine reviewer. Put another way, it’s about learning limits, rough housing and taking turns. These 29 Renegade Rules guide you through some of the most misunderstood aspects of early childhood. Try these time-tested tools to help your staff to help children be assertive, prevent bullying, take risks, love literacy, cope with tough feelings and handle explosive energy. The information is backed up by solid child development science, these “renegade rules” give practical answers to everyday challenges and may just turn everything you thought you knew about raising kids upside down. Be prepared to change your mind. This has been turned into a monthly training series for directors. We will meet monthly at lunch time and discuss a chapter at a time. The training also incorporates at TA opportunity.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Engaging School Agers Through Group Activities
Date: 06/18/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: With "hands-on" experience, participants will learn games and activities that can be incorporated in their school age program.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/18/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: The link Between observation, assessment, and Language and Literacy Curriculum (Cradling Literacy)
Date: 06/18/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Utilizing observation and assessment to maximize literacy experiences can be challenging. This training will explore the process and help improve existing strategies
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/18/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Potty Learning Success
Date: 06/18/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Participants will learn appropriate ways to make potty training easier on the child, staff, and the parents. This training will provide participants with the signs of readiness and how to make it a successful venture for everyone!
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Contracts, Policies, and Record Keeping
Date: 06/18/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: As an owner or director, organization is an important part of running a business. Join us to look at the implementation of effective paperwork.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children: Observing and Assessing Session 1
Date: 06/18/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Learn the purpose of assessment, what areas of development should be assessed, appropriate times to assess, and how to gather, compare and share the information. Assessment fits into every program and helps providers gain valuable knowledge about a child`s individual development and learning.
Instructor: Vicci Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Petersburg, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/18/2015 Time: 03:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Scottsburg, IN


Title: Implementing Inclusive Child Care: Program Policy, Procedure, and Practices
Date: 06/18/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Developing an inclusion policy supports high quality, inclusive, early learning and child care. A policy guides each program and your daily decisions. It should be based on the principles of inclusion and adapted to your specific program. This training will provide an overview of how to develop and embed inclusion within the policies of your program. The training will outline the benefits of inclusive child care form a practical and ethical point of view. Participants will review examples of good policy elements, review sample policy statements, and practice writing your own inclusion policy.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Shelbyville, IN


Title: Voice and Choice
Date: 06/18/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Are you providing children in your care with authentic, meaningful choices? Does your program reflect the input of your children? This training will emphasize the importance of offering real choices and meaningful participation to children, and nurturing early leadership skills.
Instructor: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: No Quick Fixes Part 3: 3 hour
Date: 06/19/2015 Time: 08:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will learn the definition of challenging behavior and why children use challenging behaviors. Participants will be provided with practical guidance approaches when working with children with challenging behavior. This is part 3 of a series.
Instructor: Everett Hicks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: No Quick Fixes Part 4: 3 hour
Date: 06/19/2015 Time: 12:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn the definition of challenging behavior and why children use challenging behaviors. Participants will be provided with practical guidance approaches when working with children with challenging behavior. This is part 4 of a series.
Instructor: Everett Hicks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Preschool, module 2
Date: 06/20/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-03:00 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: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 10.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Brownstown, IN


Title: Managing Infant and Toddler Caregivers
Date: 06/20/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Managing those that work with our youngest citizens can sometimes be a challenge. We will discuss common issues that come up working with staff, solutions to be proactive and how to keep them motivated.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Infant/Toddler Developmental Milestones: Recognizing and Addressing Speech, Language and Motor Delays
Date: 06/20/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Using typical development of children birth to age three as a guide, participants will look at making modifications/adaptations in the learning environment when delays are evident.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/20/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Fulton, IN


Title: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 06/20/2015 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: 06/20/2015 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: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/20/2015 Time: 12:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Rochester, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/22/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Melissa Chalman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Hartford City, IN


Title: Working with Angry children (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 06/22/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-07:15 PM
Description: Develop and understanding of the relationship between children's social and emotional development and challenging behaviors. Recognize the relationships between a number of environmental variables and children's challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, IN


Title: Words, Words Everywhere: Creating a Print Rich Environment
Date: 06/22/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: We know that early introduction to words and language is important. Explore creative ways to introduce words to your children. We will look at ways to incorporate words into all aspects of your learning environment.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Liberty, IN


Title: Greener Cleaner
Date: 06/22/2015 Time: 06:45 PM-07:45 PM
Description: This workshop will show providers how to use 'green' items and do away with a great deal of chemicals.
Instructor: Patty Bernardi
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Brain Basics
Date: 06/22/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training helps you to understand the basics of the brain's structures and their functions and help teachers to recognize the integrated nature of neurodevelopment and behavior.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Preparing Children for Kindergarten: ISTAR-KR (1.5 hour)
Date: 06/22/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: For Jackson Co. Pre-K pilot sites only. ISTAR-KR is an online early childhood assessment instrument derived from the Foundations to the Indiana Academic Standards, is free, and is easy to use. Join us to learn how ISTAR KR guides teacher lesson planning, provides reports to demonstrate skills a child has mastered and what skills are to be learned next. We will go on a virtual tour of the ISTAR KR online application, outline what teachers need to accurately complete child assessments, and review how to open an ISTAR account. Receive hands-on computer based TA with filling out needed forms.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/22/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Bullying and the Child with Special Needs
Date: 06/23/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What do I do when my child with special needs is being bullied? What can I do to help prevent my child with special needs from being bullied? These questions and more will be discussed during the presentation.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/23/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Vicci Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/23/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/23/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Bringing STEM to the Play of Preschoolers
Date: 06/23/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore ways to support preschoolers in integrating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills in their play.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: LaGrange, IN


Title: Family-Centered Care "Day 4"
Date: 06/23/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Does your program welcome and support your families? Find ways to include families, identify their strengths, and build upon them. This training will help participants learn how to build and maintain positive relationships with families, share community resources for families, and develop policies that are family friendly.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, IN


Title: Separation Anxiety
Date: 06/23/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training examines feelings many children encounter when attending child care. Jennifer Young from the Ball State Study Center provides a look into what separation anxiety is and how to address it.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Engaging School Agers Through Group Activities
Date: 06/23/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: With "hands-on" experience, participants will learn games and activities that can be incorporated in their school age program.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/24/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/24/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/24/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: La Porte, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/24/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Middlebury, IN


Title: Inclusion Awareness
Date: 06/24/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Participants will receive information on foundation inclusion-related topics such as the American with Disabilities Act, person-first language, the benefits of inclusion, and the resources that are available throughout their community.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Monticello, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/24/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 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: Shelbyville, IN


Title: More than Books
Date: 06/24/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Language in the early years is crucial to becoming literate. Learn our important role as caring adults in building a young child's appreciation for speaking, listening, writing, and reading. Learn how to give children a strong foundation in literacy to promote school readiness. This training meets the requirement for Introduction to the Foundations.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Understanding and Nurturing a Child's Fascination with Superheroes (2.25 hrs)
Date: 06/25/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This workshop, presented at the 2012 IAEYC Conference, answers the following questions:  What is superhero play?  Why is superhero play so appealing to children?  What can teachers do about it?  We will examine strategies which promote safe superhero play in the classroom and participate in a make and take activity to take back to your classroom.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Engaging School Agers Through Group Activities
Date: 06/25/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: With "hands-on" experience, participants will learn games and activities that can be incorporated in their school age program.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Strategies for Supporting Language & Literacy in Infant and Toddlers (Cradling Literacy)
Date: 06/25/2015 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: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 06/25/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Krystal Hitchcock
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Inclusive Child Care Policy, Procedure, and Practices
Date: 06/25/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: We will focus on creating high quality supportive, inclusive practices in early care and education. We will outline the benefits of inclusive child care and discuss important issues that arise when working with families.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 06/25/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, coaching options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Suzanne Milligan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Miami, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 06/25/2015 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. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


Title: Purchasing, Preparing and Storing Foods
Date: 06/25/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will look at decisions to make when purchasing and preparing foods. We also will look at food storage in order to offer the safest and healthiest food to our children.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/27/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Cheryl Tyler
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Quick and Healthy Meals
Date: 06/27/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: This "hands on" training will provide participants with helpful hints on streamlining meal prep and service while offering well balanced and tasty foods. (This session provides hours toward the annual training requirement for child care programs sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Quick and Healthy Meals
Date: 06/27/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: This "hands on" training will provide participants with helpful hints on streamlining meal prep and service while offering well balanced and tasty foods. (This session provides hours toward the annual training requirement for child care programs sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Sensational Summer Saturday-Palooza
Date: 06/27/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Marching to the beat of your own drum
Date: 06/27/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Brain research confirms that physical activity — moving, stretching, walking — can actually enhance the learning process. In this training participants will explore the mind-body connection and fun activities to do with children that build skills in all domains. Learn how incorporating music into routines and activities can help with classroom management and cognitive skills.
Instructor: Karen Moore
Cost: 50.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/29/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??s Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/29/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Introduction to the FOUNDATIONS (1 hour)
Date: 06/29/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: A one hour overview of the Indiana Academic FOUNDATIONS.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Building on the FOUNDATIONS
Date: 06/29/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: This training will support teachers in creating appropriate lesson plans that link to the Indiana FOUNDATIONS. We will focus on supporting children's learning through planning and implementing developmentally appropriate learning experiences.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Nutrition Building Blocks
Date: 06/29/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn new strategies for improving nutrition choices and walk away recognizing the impact of good nutrition on other learning areas
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Literacy: Award winning books in YOUR class
Date: 06/30/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: So many choices! Let's look critically at children's books and see what award winning books there are and do they fit our classrooms? Are all award winning books what I want? Why or Why not!
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Danville, IN


Title: Disasters, Violence and Tragedies: How Children Deal with It
Date: 06/30/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 PM
Description: One of the hardest things for an adult to do is explain why disasters, tragedies or violence happens. In this training child care providers will learn how to help the children in their care deal with all this things and how to be more resilient in their everyday lives.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-Birth to 3 Years Olds (Mathematics)
Date: 06/30/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, Mathematics to connect mathematics to everyday activities that support infants/toddlers understanding the content of math. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: 22 To Do
Date: 06/30/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: The participants will learn about using 3 classroom items to create 22 different activities.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Hartford City, IN


Title: Developmental Milestones 2hr
Date: 06/30/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: You can see a children's development by how they play, learn, speak, and act. Caregivers play a critical role in a child's development. Providing a safe and loving environment and spending time together - playing, singing, reading, and even just talking - can make a big difference!
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Making You Crazy? It might be you
Date: 06/30/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This session will focus on how to develop a child centered and positive approach to guiding the behavior of young children.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: It's a Small World: Social Studies for Infants and Toddlers using FOUNDATIONS
Date: 06/30/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: For infants and toddlers, the world consists of the people and places immediately around them. As children grow, the world around them also grows. Infants and toddlers learn social studies concepts such as body awareness and time through their senses, experiences, and routines. Using the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards, you will learn ways to help infants and toddlers discover the concept of time and develop the foundations of all future social studies learning.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Foundations Building Blocks: Physical Skills and Personal Care
Date: 06/30/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore various ways to use the Foundations in terms of Physical and Personal Skills. This training will offer some innovative ways to use every day experiences to develop these skills
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 07/01/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety, and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Linton, IN


Title: Lesson Planning and Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Date: 07/01/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 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: Noblesville, IN


Title: Ouch Biting Hurts, What Are They Trying to Tell Us? (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 07/01/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the possible reasons why children bite, strategies that will decrease this behavior, and how to work with families.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: Adaptations for Success
Date: 07/01/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Do you have children with specific special needs in your classroom? How can you appropriately engage those children in the learning process? Learn about ways to make adaptations to the care environment and materials to help meet the needs of children with diverse abilities in various classroom settings.
Instructor: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Meth and Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness
Date: 07/01/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: With Meth and Prescription Drug Abuse on the rise it is important to know how to protect the children in your care by knowing the signs of meth and prescription drug abuse.
Instructor: Kara Elkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: EatPlayGrow Curriculum Workshop and Gardening with Purdue Extension
Date: 07/01/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: "EatPlayGrow is a science based curriculum designed to give facilities learning opportunities that are interactive and engaging. The lessons are designed to either stand alone or be incorporated in existing programming. They are also designed to teach children the importance of making positive choices in areas that most affect their health: nutrition, physical activity and sleep. Join us as we dive hands on into this curriculum. We will also be joined by Purdue Extension for a hands on gardening demo."
Instructor: Terri Hemminghouse
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Becoming Accredited
Date: 07/02/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Ready to take the next step? Join us as we learn more about accreditation. Get all your questions answered!
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Day in the life of an Infant: The ins and outs of an infant classroom
Date: 07/06/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: What does an infant room look like? This training will focus on developmental milestones of infants, planning experiences for infants, and a focus on the learning environment. This training is designed for centers and ministries.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 07/06/2015 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: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 07/07/2015 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: Yvonne Henderson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Transition to Kindergarten: From Prek to School Age
Date: 07/07/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how you can support children and families as they transition to the school system from child care.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Moving with the Brain in Mind
Date: 07/07/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: How does the brain-body connection work? Come and discover activities to do with children to stimulate the brain and support skill development. This information is based on the work from I Am Moving, I Am Learning.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Frankfort, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 07/07/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Management Webinar: Supporting Staff Completing Child Observations
Date: 07/07/2015 Time: 01:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: A webinar designed for the unique needs of a director. Child observations are an important part of education. How do you support your staff in completing and understanding child observations? Registration is needed a minimum of 48 business hours before the webinar.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Strategies for Supporting Early Language and Literacy - Cradling Literacy
Date: 07/07/2015 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: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 07/07/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: We are Family: Building Relationships with Families
Date: 07/07/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Strong relationships with families are the foundation for the partnerships needed to best serve families in your program. Get help setting policies that create these partnerships and make sure everyone in your program is working to create these relationships. Understand the importance of establishing these relationships free of bias, and how to make parents equal partners in your facility.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Observing and Assessing Preschool Aged Children (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 07/08/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Overall, basic information about observation, assessment, and portfolios in early childhood classrooms. Participants will learn how to observe children and will work one-on-one with the trainer on implementing observations in their classrooms. This training will consist of 2hrs of training and 1hrs of onsite mentoring at the child care facility. Participants will schedule the onsite piece after the completion of the training and will receive a 3hr training certificate at the completion of the onsite mentoring.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


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


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 07/08/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyd, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 07/08/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Maricela Madden
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Positive Behavior Support
Date: 07/08/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training covers the various mechanics involved in behaviors. Participants will learn the use of positive behavior supports, review the components of a PBS and closely examines how to apply this in their practice.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


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


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 07/08/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Linton, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 07/08/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 07/08/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN