Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 04/25/2015 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 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: Auburn, IN


Title: Schedules, Routines, and Transitions: What does this look like for toddlers and two's?
Date: 04/25/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: What does a schedule look like for Toddlers?? This training will discuss how caregiving routines provide opportunities for caregivers to build a close personal relationship with each child while attending to each childs individual physical, emotional, and developmental needs. When carried out responsively and without haste, routines create learning opportunities, allowing time for the child to participate, develop skills, and share the joys of communication. In addition to routines, we will also discuss how to make transitions more successful and how to incorporate them into your schedule and routines.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Hybrid CDA: The Early Childhood Professional and the NAEYC Code of Ethics/Careers in ECE/ History of ECE
Date: 04/25/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-05:00 PM
Description: What is an Early Childhood Professional? Learn more about the history of Early Childhood as a profession and the theorists who help us understand child development and why we do what we do. How do I turn my love for children into a career? Many people choose child care as a career without knowing much about their options. This session will introduce you to the variety of opportunities available in the field of early care and education as well as what it means to be a “professional”.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: 15.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: School-Age Summer Programming Part III: Happy, Healthy Summer Meal Plans
Date: 04/25/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Proper nutrition makes for happier, healthier school-agers. Learn about developmental physical changes and nutritional needs per age-group and gender, and special summer time considerations. Issues relating to youth obesity and body image will be discussed. (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: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Goshen, IN


Title: Off to a Good Start- Planning Your Home Child Care Business
Date: 04/25/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Participants will learn about starting their child care program and employing practices that raise the level of professionalism, provide for sustainability of their business, and protect themselves and the families in their care. This presentation, developed by Tom Copeland, is available to home child care providers who have little experience with the business side of child care.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Resources to Support Early Identification of Autism and Other Developmental Concerns
Date: 04/25/2015 Time: 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
Description: The incidence of autism and other development delays appears to be on the rise. The CDC has developed materials to “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” to identify autism and other developmental concerns early. Through video and discussion participants will become more familiar with identifying concerns with early development and identify steps for accessing assessment and services.. Conference is free contact amatzet@sieoc.org for the cost of lunch.
Instructor: Stephan Viehweg
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Lawrenceburg, IN


Title: Parents’ Point of View
Date: 04/25/2015 Time: 12:30 PM-01:45 PM
Description: This session will be a facilitated panel discussion of parents sharing their perspectives and personal stories. The parents on the panel have personal experience in raising children with special needs and challenges, and can give insight to those who work with young children. The stories can be both inspiring and challenging. The panel will be facilitated and the panel participants will also participate in a question and answer session with the audience. Conference is free contact amatzet@sieoc.org for the cost of lunch.
Instructor: Brenda Konradi
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Lawrenceburg, IN


Title: Bounce: Down is Inevitable, Up is a Choice
Date: 04/25/2015 Time: 08:30 AM-10:00 AM
Description: Chad Varga, was “the son of an alcoholic and drug addict and the product of divorce, poverty, abuse, and neglect, Chad was destined to be a statistic. Instead he rose above it all to graduate from college and become a professional basketball player. Then, at the height of his career with the promise of wealth before him, he left it all to pursue a greater purpose: “helping others achieve their dreams no matter the obstacles before them.”(www.chadvarga.com) His presentation will chronicle the story of his mother’s addiction and how substance abuse and neglect could have changed the course of his life. He will and empower and inspire those in attendance to take action on behalf of the youth in our community. Conference is free contact amatzet@sieoc.org for the cost of lunch
Instructor: Chad Varga
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Lawrenceburg, IN


Title: Conscious Discipline®
Date: 04/25/2015 Time: 11:30 AM-12:15 PM
Description: Conscious Discipline® teaches us strategies to help us manage the stress, engage our brains, and find our inner brilliance. By integrating Brain Smart® Strategies throughout the day we create an optimal learning environment that fosters safety and I interdependence among students, teachers, and parents. FOR CONFERENCE PRICING CONTACT AMATZET@SIEOC.ORG
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Lawrenceburg, IN


Title: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 04/25/2015 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: 04/25/2015 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: 04/25/2015 Time: 02:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Addressing Bullying Behavior: Let's Start in Preschool
Date: 04/25/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn what constitutes bullying and explore strategies for creating an environment in which preschoolers can safely express feelings and be supported as problem-solvers.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Positive Guidance Practices-Discipline/Supervision
Date: 04/27/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Session Two of this 3-part series will focus on program strategies to guide children's behavior.
Instructor: Jill Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Albion, IN


Title: More Than Just Mess
Date: 04/27/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The participants will gain knowledge about early art experiences as they apply to the Foundations.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/27/2015 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: Lisa Henley
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: 04/27/2015 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: Building Relationships with Infants and Toddlers
Date: 04/27/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Relationships are at the heart of infant and toddler care. How do you build relationships with children from the very beginning? We will discuss the importance of attachment and what that looks like in daily practice. Together we will brainstorm strategies to foster these critical bonds that happen in group care settings.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/27/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 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: Creating Meaningful Child Care Environments TA/Training Blend
Date: 04/27/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-07:45 PM
Description: During this workshop participants will reflect on their current child care environment and gain new ideas to improve their setting.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: More than Just Sand and Water
Date: 04/27/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: There are so many wonderful ways to use sensory tables to supplement your curriculum each day. The sensory table is more than just sand and water! Join us to learn about a variety of items you can put into your sensory table to expand on the child's imagination!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: 22 To Do
Date: 04/27/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: The participants will learn about using 3 classroom items to create 22 different activities.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Peru, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 04/28/2015 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: Bloomington, IN


Title: Communicating with Baby Signs
Date: 04/28/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Want to start sign language with your infants and toddlers? Understand how hearing children benefit from learning sign language. Learn when and how to start sign language in your program and how you can involve parents in the signing process for better communication with infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Brownstown, IN


Title: Caring for Children with Special Needs
Date: 04/28/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Participants will receive information on foundational inclusion-related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, person-first language, the benefits of inclusion, and the resources that are available throughout their community.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Sensory: the Whys and Whats of Sensory Play
Date: 04/28/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 PM
Description: The phrases "it's so messy" and "why do they have to do this" are two of the most common phrases that accompany sensory play. In this training child care providers will learn the why children need to have sensory play and what they can use for sensory play. Please come prepared to share sensory ideas from your classroom.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Observing and Assessing Preschool Aged Children (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 04/28/2015 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: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: IMIL: Moving with the Brain In Mind
Date: 04/28/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Suzanne Milligan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Markle, IN


Title: Early Brain Development
Date: 04/28/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 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: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Monticello, IN


Title: Webinar-It's Not a Scary Word! The Basics of Curriculum
Date: 04/28/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Curriculum can be a confusing concept for some. This webinar will provide information to help the provider define curriculum and its importance for high quality early learning. Curriculum decisions come from three sources: the children themselves, observations, and the teachers with whom they interact. This is the first part of a continued series of the late night and webinar to help providers have a better understanding of curriculum. It will begin with the basics. Anyone who thinks they have a handle on the basics of curriculum may want to attend the second session (Using the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children from Birth to Age 5) which will cover using the Foundations as a tool for curriculum. The last session of this series will be for the advanced learner (Instructional Strategies for Student Success). Note: It would benefit the learner to attend all three. A review is always helpful!
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Family Involvement: More than Just Parent Teacher Conferences
Date: 04/28/2015 Time: 08:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Do you find yourself meeting with parents once a year and then only having brief conversations at drop-off and pick-up? This webinar will offer insight into the importance of creating relationships and how to engage families in the care of their children.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-Birth to 3 year Olds (Science)
Date: 04/28/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, Science identifying multi-sensory experiences that invites infants/toddlers to explore, experiment and observe. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Shipshewana, IN


Title: School-Age Summer Programming Part III: Happy, Healthy Summer Meal Plans
Date: 04/28/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Proper nutrition makes for happier, healthier school-agers. Learn about developmental physical changes and nutritional needs per age-group and gender, and special summer time considerations. Issues relating to youth obesity and body image will be discussed. (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: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 04/28/2015 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: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: RECIPE for Growing Healthy Children Part C
Date: 04/29/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training introduces child care providers to positive practices that will transform your child care program from "feeding children" to "growing healthy children." This session will cover the last two topics of the RECIPE program: P for "Partner" with parents, and E for "Enjoy" eating together. Must attend session A and B.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Spanish Safe Sleeping to Reduce the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/29/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Los participantes aumentarán su comprensión de un medio ambiente seguro para dormir para los bebés, recién nacidos hasta los doce meses de edad. Se hará hincapié en la creación de una zona de dormitorio y de reducción de riesgos de estrategias seguras y saludables para el Síndrome de Muerte Súbita del Lactante (SMSL) y la prevención de la muerte accidental. Este entrenamiento es un requisito previo al servicio que satisfaga la Ley Pública 162-205 para obtener la licencia en casa, así como los estándares de elegibilidad de proveedores proveedores de origen certificadas (CCDF) Vale. Se alienta a los proveedores de cuidado infantil de todos los ajustes a asistir a esta capacitación gratuita.
Instructor: Amy Torres
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: 04/29/2015 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: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: My Child Talks
Date: 04/29/2015 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: 04/29/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 04/29/2015 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: TBA, IN


Title: Collaborating with Parents
Date: 04/30/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Looking for some creative ways to involve families? We will explore, together, some ways to involve and team up with families. We don't want parents to stay on the sidelines.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Celebrate Music and Learning-Jose-Luis Orozco!
Date: 05/02/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Join us as Jose-Luis Orozco demonstrates how to use music, rhythm, games and songs to enhance early childhood language skills. This highly interactive workshop build the rich heritage of the Spanish-speaking world to educators and childcare providers.
Instructor: Jose-Luis Orozco
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/02/2015 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: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/02/2015 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: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Mashed Potato Mountains: Playing with Food
Date: 05/02/2015 Time: 08:30 PM-01:30 PM
Description: Math, science, and art can be a part of our entire day. Join us to learn how to support children's learning throughout the day and even add learning to snacks and mealtime. We will look at all types of food related activities that will make you hungry to learn.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Positive Guidance Practices-Parent/Child Relationship
Date: 05/04/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Session Three of this 3-part session will focus on parent interactions that support guiding children's behavior.
Instructor: Jill Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Albion, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 05/04/2015 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: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Outside and Loving It!
Date: 05/04/2015 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: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children-Part C- The Components of Curriculum Day 2 (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 05/04/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Join us for Part C of the "Getting to Know Young Children Series" as we look at the components of curriculum and developmentally appropriate practice. Please note: you must attend Part A before being eligible to attend Part B or Part C. These 6 hours of training include the following topics: how young children learn, how to encourage learning and development through planning an appropriate curriculum, exploring different curricula, and working with families. Participants will improve their teaching skills and learn how to make their environment a caring community of learners through the use of a planned curriculum.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/04/2015 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: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Creating Smart Hearts with the Social Emotional Foundations
Date: 05/04/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Caring for children is a big job. We make sure they are fed and provide quality learning experiences. This training will focus on how we foster their social emotional development.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Hartford City, IN


Title: Orientation I Spanish-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/04/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Esta guarderia arranque taller ofrece una vision general de los participantes que estan interesados en comenzar el negocio de cuidado de ninos en un hogar, el centro o el ministerio y es la primera parte de una serie de dos partes. Cubre los requisitos reglamentarios, recursos y algo de informacion sobre las practicpantes de la salud, la seguridad y los negocios. Sirve para ayudar en la toma de decisiones de los participantes para elegir el tipo de atencion que desean ofrecer.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Ouch! Biting Hurts. What Are They Trying to Tell Us? (Webinar)
Date: 05/04/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-09:00 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: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: My Cousin with the Wheels: Inclusion Awareness
Date: 05/04/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will receive information on foundational inclusion-related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, person-first language, the benefits of inclusion, and the resources that are available throughout their community.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: Developmental Red Flags
Date: 05/05/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: We've heard 'Let's wait and see' or 'He'll grow out of it' but the truth is waiting is not always the best answer. Participants will learn through a community member how to recognize developmental red flags, community resources, and how you can help the child in your care
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/05/2015 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Vicci Rydzinski
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: 05/05/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: LEVEL 3- What's it All About?
Date: 05/05/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: This training will provide an overview of the Paths to QUALITY standards for Level 3. This interactive session will look at what's in a curriculum, assessments, portfolios, lesson planning, creating a plan for special needs and a strategic plan
Instructor: Tikila Welch
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/05/2015 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: Stacey Pagan
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: 05/05/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Vanessa Vance
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II Spanish-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/05/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparación para el Cuidado Infantil en casa de Niños de Licenciatura es la segunda entrenamiento en esta serie de dos partes ,para delinear los requisitos reglamentarios, pasos de concesión de licencias, y recursos para la atención de niños con licencia en un entorno doméstico. Usted saldrá de este entrenamiento preparado para dar los próximos pasos para la concesión de licencias de su casa y recibirán la documentación necesaria.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Managment Webinar: Adult Learning Styles
Date: 05/05/2015 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: Strategies for Supporting Early Language and Literacy - Cradling Literacy
Date: 05/05/2015 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: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Sensory Integration (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 05/05/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The participant will learn how to integrate multi sensory experiences in the classroom
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/05/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 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: New Castle, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/06/2015 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: Diabetes 101
Date: 05/06/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training will give you the basics to diabetes and how this disease effects children in your classroom. You will also receive materials on how to help the children that are affected.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 05/06/2015 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: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Lets Continue Opening Doors
Date: 05/06/2015 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: Healthy Kids, Safe Environments
Date: 05/06/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Promote positive health and safety practices with the children you care for! Participants will discuss how to nurture healthy kids in an unhealthy world, including simple steps to help children develop healthy habits. Providers will also look at the causes of child injuries and fatalities in child care settings, to ensure the safety of children is addressed in both indoor and outdoor environments. This training is based upon the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards. (Personal Care skills) It meets the requirements for FOUNDATIONS training for Paths to QUALITY™.
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


Title: Temperament: A Practical Approach in Meeting Individual Needs (PITC Module I)
Date: 05/06/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-09:15 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 a goodness of fit with infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Actions-3 to 5 Year Olds (Science)
Date: 05/06/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, Science identifying multi-sensory experiences that invites preschoolers to explore, experiment and observe. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Shipshewana, IN


Title: Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 05/06/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Infants and Toddlers deserve their own curriculum! This doesn't have to mean purchasing or creating a separate curriculum for them, but it does mean that they need more than a watered-down preschool curriculum. Through discussion and small-group work you will explore what a true infant and toddler curriculum should look like, learn how to evaluate your current curriculum or select one that is best for your program, and create strategies to apply the elements of your curriculum so that every infant and toddler will FLOURISH in your care.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: School-Age Professionalism-Investing in Yourself
Date: 05/07/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 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: Angola, IN


Title: Curriculum & Assessment
Date: 05/07/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Curriculum includes what children should know and how they should be taught. Assessment is the basic process of finding out what the children in our classroom, individually and as a group, know and can do in relation to their optimum development and to the goals of the program. This workshop will help you evaluate your curriculum and guide you toward more authentic assessment of children�¢??s strengths and needs.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: Effective Interest Areas: Language and Literacy (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 05/07/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Explore interest areas - learning how to maximize the potential of your indoor play areas.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Bluffton, IN


Title: Autism 101
Date: 05/07/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Autism is a lifelong developmental disorder that impacts social skills, communication and behavior. This presentation will cover the basic elements of autism and how to facilitate interaction with people with autism. Specifically, tips and practical solutions for working with school-age and younger children will be discussed.
Instructor: Danielle Fedor
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Lesson Planning in the Infant/Toddler Classroom
Date: 05/07/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Out of ideas on that to plan for your classroom? This training will help you plan and implement developmentally appropriate lesson plans for infants and toddlers!
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/07/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety, and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Nurturing Our Infants and Toddlers-Quality Time (Session One)
Date: 05/07/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Through this three-part series, participants will connect how creating a routine with infants and toddlers that focuses on spending quality time with them offers natural opportunities to observe and learn more about each child in their care. This first session addresses quality time.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Purposeful Planning: Avoiding Chaos in the Classroom
Date: 05/07/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Are you struggling between chaos and order in your classroom? Learn how to anticipate and avoid problem situations in this workshop. We will provide skills and strategies to help guide young children through daily activities and transitions.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 05/07/2015 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 I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/07/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This child care start up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center or ministry setting and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Taste of Summer- School Age Caregivers
Date: 05/07/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Need help with school age activities? Come to this training and you will make and take several projects from the following content areas: Science, Art, Nature, Outdoor Games, and more!
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Cradling Literacy: Emergent Literacy in Two Languages
Date: 05/07/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: This training is based off the Cradling Literacy training from 0-3. Come discuss strategies to foster second-language acquisition and review the developmental stages of second-language acquisition.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Creative and Adaptive Arts: Dramatic Play (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 05/07/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Want to learn how to spice up your Dramatic Play experiences in your classroom? Come to this two hour session to explore how to help your children get the most out of their dramatic play experiences.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Transitions: Exploring the Day to Day Changes
Date: 05/07/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Transitions can be some of the most difficult times of the day. What can we do to help children move from one activity to another? This training takes a look at how we can help children move from activity to activity.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/07/2015 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: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: New Castle, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/07/2015 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: Vicci Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Beyond the Plastic Taco
Date: 05/07/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will leave with ideas and strategies to help include all children in everyday events and activities, how to bring cultures into the classroom through props, books and dress.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Ouch! Biting Hurts (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 05/07/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the possible reasons why children bite, strategies that will decrease this behavior and how to work with families.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Zionsville, IN


Title: Literacy: Award winning books in YOUR class
Date: 05/09/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-11:45 AM
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: Carmel, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/09/2015 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 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: Goshen, IN


Title: Watch Me Grow, Help Me Learn (5 hour)
Date: 05/09/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: What is developmentally appropriate practice for infants and toddlers? Participants will learn basics of child growth and development and what they can do to support the development of infants and toddlers. Participants will discover activities and toys that are both age appropriate and sometimes inexpensive to make.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Day in the life of an Infant: The ins and outs of an infant classroom
Date: 05/11/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 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: Danville, IN


Title: Fun with Foundations
Date: 05/11/2015 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: 05/11/2015 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: Developing Self Regulation Skills: Birth - Age 5
Date: 05/11/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training focuses on guiding children's behavior. Participants will learn the definition of challenging behavior and why children use challenging behaviors. Participants will be provided with practical guidance approaches when working with children with challenging behavior.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Outdoor Play for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 05/11/2015 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: Jill Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: LaGrange, IN


Title: Social-Emotional Milestones, Responsive Caregiving, and Identity (PITC Module I)
Date: 05/11/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The participant will begin to changeâ?¦.the way they look at developmental milestones
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Preparing Children for Kindergarten: ISTAR-KR (1.5 hour)
Date: 05/11/2015 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: School is Out! Now What?
Date: 05/11/2015 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: Introduction to Ages & Stages
Date: 05/12/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training offers information on screening tools and how they can help you support the children in your care. You will gain information on the benefits of screening, as well as some detailed information on the Ages and Stages screening tool and kit.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Brownstown, IN


Title: Building Literacy Into Everyday Routines (2.25 Hours)
Date: 05/12/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Preschoolers need a strong foundation in language and vocabulary to prepare them for future academic success. Participants will learn activities to utilize every opportunity during the day to build language skills.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: English, IN


Title: Book Nook: Social Emotional Topics in Children's Literature
Date: 05/12/2015 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: What You Should Know About Allergies
Date: 05/12/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Hidden allergens are everywhere. Who is sitting at the "No Peanut" table? Learn about this very common disorder in young children, what we can do to ensure the safety, and happiness of children who fight with allergies to food and their environment.
Instructor: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/12/2015 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: Vicci Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: HELP! My classroom set-up is not working!
Date: 05/12/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Take a look from the child's perspective! Classroom environments can set the tone and determine how children feel and act. Discovery why setting up a developmentally appropriate classroom can improve behavior and allow for better routines.
Instructor: Vanessa Vance
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: What is Developmentally Appropriate for School Age Programs?
Date: 05/12/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will have the information to implement programming that responds to the needs and interest of school-age children.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Supporting Breast Fed Infants and Their Families
Date: 05/12/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Gain basic understanding of breast milk characteristics, storage and handling as well as ways to support mothers and families. Developed through a partnership between Indiana State Department of Health, Indiana FSSA Office of Early Childhood and Out of School Learning, Indiana Association for Child Care Resource and Referral, and the Indiana Perinatal Network, this workshop will provide information on how to make your child care setting a supportive place for both baby and mom.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Holland, IN


Title: Cocinando Con Los Ninos
Date: 05/12/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: En esta sesión, los participantes aprenderán nuevas maneras de incorporar la cocina con los niños en la clase. $5
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Ask the Experts!  Home Licensing 101
Date: 05/12/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will give you the opportunity to work with home licensing consultants regarding the licensing process.  The consultants will review the process of getting licensed and the ins and outs of the first home inspection visit.  The training will also cover the most missed licensing requirements.  There will be time for questions and answers at the end of the training so please come with your list of questions. 
Instructor: Vicki Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/12/2015 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: Cradling Literacy: Cultural Influences on Language and Literacy Teaching Practices
Date: 05/12/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: This training is based off the Cradling Literacy training from 0-3. Come learn new ways to reflect on how your own culture and experiences affect how you teach and support early language and literacy.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Sensory Integration II (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 05/12/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The role Sensory Integration plays in behaviors attributed to diagnoses like ASD and ADHD
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Kids in the Kitchen
Date: 05/12/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Join us to gather new Ideas and lesson plans for children to help teach the importance of eating and cooking healthy meals
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Ages and Stages Questionnaires (ASQ-3): A Parent-Completed Monitoring System
Date: 05/12/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The ASQ-3 screening system is designed to be completed by parents or other primary caregivers at any point for a child between 1 month and 5 1/2 years of age. The questionnaires can identify accurately infants or young children who are in need of further assessment. This training will provide you with the tools for a clear understanding on every step of the screening process. Ongoing support and technical assistance from Huffer CCR&R staff will be available to help programs through the process.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: New Castle, IN


Title: Foundations Building Blocks: No Quick Fixes Part 4
Date: 05/12/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 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: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Going Up the Slide: Importance of Risk Taking in Child Care
Date: 05/12/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Children of all ages benefit from having frequent gross motor play experiences. From climbing up the slide to rolling down a hill, children learn their own physical limits and social boundaries by taking some risks. Come explore ways you can use “rough & tumble” play experiences to enhance children’s learning in safe and supportive ways.
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Every Child Counts: Building Community
Date: 05/12/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Jamal seems different from the rest of the children in your group. He usually plays by himself and when he asks to join others in play, they usually say, “No.” This professional development program will help you learn how to bring out nurturing, caring behaviors in children to create a community where children support each other. You’ll learn ways to help Jamal and others like him to rise from being loners in the group to being leaders.
Instructor: Linda Curley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Story Time and a Snack
Date: 05/13/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Come join us for a children's book, the sharing of activities to go along with the book, and networking with your peers. Participants do receive the book of the month and snacks will be provided.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 05/13/2015 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 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: Vicci Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Playground Environments that Promote Learning
Date: 05/13/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: For children, outdoor play is as important as indoor play. Look at how safe, secure and stimulating your playground is in providing the learning that can and should take place in this outdoor space. (Beth Kumfer, Facilities Consultant for the Office of Early Childhood and Out of School Learning is a co-presenter for this training.)
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Yes Environments
Date: 05/13/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Plan your day so that you can say YES! Yes to new ideas, messy activities and creative children. How do you set up your classroom, and allow for the unexpected so that you can follow the lead of the children in your care? Can you say yes to creating a garden, or allowing for mud play? Look beyond the problem to solutions.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/13/2015 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: Kokomo, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/13/2015 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: Kokomo, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: My Health Part 1
Date: 05/13/2015 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: 05/13/2015 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: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Military Culture: What to Know When Working with Military Families
Date: 05/13/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Although we may not always think of it this way, military families have a culture all their own. Rhonda Arnold will speak with us about things to remember when working with military families as she provides us insight into their culture.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/14/2015 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: Personal Care
Date: 05/14/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: When children are healthy they become better learners. Children begin to learn personal care skills at an early age. As they learn these skills it helps them to make age appropriate healthy choices which will support a healthier lifestyle. Are you looking for new ideas for promoting personal care skills? This workshop will take a look at the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children, Birth to 5, Personal Care and will give you some great information and ideas for implementing personal care routines into your daily curriculum.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: It'll Be OK...Just Let Them
Date: 05/14/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Does your program have one or more daredevils in it? Do you have children whose behavior toes the line between reckless and dangerous? In this training we will explore how children need to test the limits of their own bodies to discover the extent of how far they are able to push themselves in the name of fun. We will also discuss the importance of risk taking and the implications when children fail.
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Effective Interest Areas: Math and Manipulatives (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 05/14/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Explore interest areas - learning how to maximize the potential of your indoor play areas.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Bluffton, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/14/2015 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: Crystal Givens
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/14/2015 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: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 05/14/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives and awards.
Instructor: Rene Withers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Danville, IN


Title: Nurturing Our Infants and Toddlers-Comfort in Routine (Session Two)
Date: 05/14/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Through this three-part series, participants will connect how creating a routine with infants and toddlers that focuses on spending quality time with them offers natural opportunities to observe and learn more about each child in their care. Session Two addresses comfort in routine.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/14/2015 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: Gary, IN


Title: Communicating with Families of School Aged Children
Date: 05/14/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore effective communication and support strategies that will keep your families engaged in your school age program.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Nurturing Environments - Cradling Literacy
Date: 05/14/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: The child care setting must meet the growing child's physical, emotional, social, and cognitive needs. Caregivers have many options in designing the environment so that it meets the child's needs for safety, health, security, comfort, and learning in indoor as well as outdoor spaces. This training examines the eight key elements of the environment for infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/14/2015 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: Creative and Adaptive Arts: Visual Art (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 05/14/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Using art to nurture a child's curiosity is an important aspect of overall child development. This training will bring you some new ideas to help inhance the art experiences in your practice. Participants will also take a look at how to adapt art activities to include all children.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Learning Station Discoveries
Date: 05/14/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Unsure what you should put into your learning stations? It's time to think outside the box! Join us for this training to walk away with ten new ideas for each learning station -- that's 100 new ideas!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Tools of the Trade: Toys and Other Materials
Date: 05/14/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: There is a difference between having shelves full of toys and materials and having shelves that contain quality learning materials. Participants will have the opportunity to examine what quality materials look like.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Looking at Learning: Portfolios and Assessments
Date: 05/14/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 AM
Description: Documenting and Observing is an important part of the curriculum and assessment cycle. Along with discussing ways to gather information about children, we will discuss how to evaluate and use that information to plan and reflect upon your curriculum to help support children's development.
Instructor: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Responsive Infant Routines
Date: 05/14/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What do babies need? This workshop will explore ways to provide responsive care for babies through everyday routines including diapering, hand washing, feeding, sleeping and play.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/16/2015 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: Carmel, IN


Title: Hybrid CDA: Embracing Diversity/Anti-Bias Education
Date: 05/16/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Embracing diversity requires understanding what culture is and how it influences child-rearing practices and behavior. Knowing your own cultural beliefs and values is fundamental in providing quality care for ALL children and their family. The heart of anti-bias education is a vision of a world in which all children are able to blossom and each child's particular abilities and gifts are able to flourish.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: 15.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Happy, Healthy Mealtime Experiences for Preschoolers
Date: 05/16/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Participants will discuss ways to create appropriate mealtime experiences that not only meet the nutritional guidelines for preschoolers, but provide a positive eating experience that will set them on a path to healthy nutritional habits. (This session provides hours toward the annual training requirement for child care programs sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Goshen, IN


Title: Infant/Toddler Developmental Milestones: Recognizing and Addressing Speech, Language and Motor Delays
Date: 05/16/2015 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: South Bend, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 05/16/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 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: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: TBA, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/16/2015 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: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Vevay, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/16/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-10:30 AM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??s Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Vevay, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/18/2015 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: The Frugal Provider: Don't Throw That out
Date: 05/18/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Activities for your children do not have to be expensive, nor brand new boxed items! Participants will learn how to recycle every day items and utilize them in their classroom on a daily basis!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Hobart, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Outdoor Health and Safety
Date: 05/18/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Spring has sprung! It's time to make sure that your outdoor environment is ready for lots of play. This webinar will help you prepare for your outdoor environment to ensure that it is safe for the children. Registration is needed a minimum of 48 business hours in advance of the webinar.
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Introduction to theAges and Stages Tool -CLIMBS ASQ
Date: 05/18/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Discussing the topic of universal screenings and how to use Ages and Stages.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Webinar: Director's Management Series Part 3
Date: 05/18/2015 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!
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Toys for Tykes
Date: 05/18/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: It may be hard to determine if some toys are age appropriate for the infants and toddlers. Come and get some information to help you determine if your toys are age appropriate and learn to make toys with recyclable items.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: School-Age Professionalism-Investing in Yourself
Date: 05/18/2015 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: South Bend, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 05/19/2015 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: Amber Johnson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Rolling Down Hills: Look Out for Learning!
Date: 05/19/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Rough and tumble play is an important learning experience for children. However, roughousing, horseplay, wrestling, and climbing are all words of concern in child care. We all want to provide a safe learning environment, but for children rough and tumble play is an important part of development and learning. Join us to see why rough and tumble play is important and how it can be incorporated in your program.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Part II: Observation & Assessment (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 05/19/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Assessment fits into every good program and helps providers gain valuable knowledge about a child`s individual development and learning. Join us for Part B of the Getting to Know Young Children Series as we look at the process of observing children and implementing meaningful child assessment. Please note: you must attend Part A before being able to attend Part B or Part C. Learn the purpose of assessment, what areas of development should be assessed, appropriate times to assess, and how we gather, compile, and share the information. In addition to these 2 hours of training, participants will receive 2 hours of onsite technical assistance from an expert that will count as training. This training and technical assistance package is designed to help participants as they learn and implement the process of child assessment.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Summer Outdoor Activities for School Agers
Date: 05/19/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Summer's on it's way, which means, soon, you will have your after school children all day. What can we do to make the summer meaningful and fun for out older children? Join us to find out!
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/19/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/19/2015 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: Kokomo, IN


Title: Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 05/19/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Infants and Toddlers deserve their own curriculum! This doesn't have to mean purchasing or creating a separate curriculum for them, but it does mean that they need more than a watered-down preschool curriculum. Through discussion and small-group work you will explore what a true infant and toddler curriculum should look like, learn how to evaluate your current curriculum or select one that is best for your program, and create strategies to apply the elements of your curriculum so that every infant and toddler will FLOURISH in your care.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Interactive Reading with Young Children
Date: 05/19/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: The seeds of literacy are planted before children enter school. In this training we will look at how we can engage children while reading.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Building A Childs Self Esteem
Date: 05/19/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Identify strategies to foster self esteem in children and differentiate the characteristics of high and low self-esteem.
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/19/2015 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: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Families as Partners in Supporting Early Literacy Skills
Date: 05/20/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: For caregivers and parents to provide each child with nurturing early literacy environment, family engagement is a must. In this session you will explore your role as a caregiver and how to communicate effectively with families. Learn about strategies to engage and support families in helping their children have future school success.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Redirection in Infant and Toddler Classrooms
Date: 05/20/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What discipline techniques are appropriate for infants and toddlers? Come learn how to successfully redirect their attention and what do when they do act out!
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/20/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Caring for Children with Autism
Date: 05/20/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Kelly Pence, a representative from the Autism Society of Indiana and parent of two sons with Autism will provide an introduction to the world of Autism. Tips to identify Autism traits and practical tools to work with children in the Autism Spectrum will be shared.
Instructor: Kelly Pence
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 05/20/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 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: Spanish Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 05/20/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Los participantes aprenderán acerca de LOS FUNDAMENTOS los Estandandares Academicos de Indiana para el nacimiento hasta la edad de 5 los ninos pequenos. LOS FUNDAMENTOS ayudan a los adultos en la prestaciion de actividades adecuadas al desarrollo de los niños pequenos que apoyen el crecimiento y desarrollo del ninos. Este taller interactivo apoyar muchas de las oportunidades de aprendizaje que ya se suministre a los ninos pequenos y servira como marco para la planificacion futura.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations: Social and Emotional
Date: 05/20/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Make It Take It Session: Workshop to make and take ideas back to your classroom or childcare facility focused around the Social/Emotional Foundations.Participants will learn about the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children Birth-Age 5. The FOUNDATIONS assist adults in providing developmentally appropriate activities for young children that will support the child's growth and development. This interactive workshop will support many of the learning opportunities that you already provide to young children and will serve as a framework for further planning.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: My Health Part 2
Date: 05/20/2015 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: 05/20/2015 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: Youth Development/working with School Age Children
Date: 05/20/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This Training will cover the following topics:discussion of youth development,observations,individual differences,and guidance skills for working with school-age children.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Monticello, IN


Title: NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct
Date: 05/20/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Review of NAEYC's Code of Ethical Conduct for child care programs. Staff will analyze ethical dilemmas and learn how to apply the code in their various roles and responsibilities.
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: 05/20/2015 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. 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: Rockport, IN


Title: Everyday Moments in Literacy
Date: 05/20/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Literacy is so very important to children. While there should be time in our lesson plans where we are reading and writing, there are also ways to work literacy into our every day activities. We just need to become aware of all of the teachable moments we have each day.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Shelbyville, IN


Title: Inclusion and Adapting for Children
Date: 05/20/2015 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 individualing care, each child's needs are able to be addressed and met for a high quality child care experience
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/20/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Vevay, IN


Title: Creative and Adaptive Arts: Music Arts (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 05/21/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Fostering creativity in young children is an important part of early childhood education. This training will explore how to foster creativity through music. We will also look at how to adapt music to meet specific needs of the children in your program.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Akron, IN


Title: Effective Interest Areas: Science and Sensory (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 05/21/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Explore interest areas - learning how to maximize the potential of your indoor play areas. Each session will focus on two different interest areas for your classroom.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Bluffton, IN


Title: Nurturing Our Infants and Toddlers-Observing to Learn (Session Three)
Date: 05/21/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Through this three-part series, participants will connect how creating a routine with infants and toddlers that focuses on spending quality time with them offers natural opportunities to observe and learn more about each child in their care. Session Three addresses observing to learn.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect: Understanding and Responding to Abuse and Neglect of Infants and Toddlers
Date: 05/21/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will be able to recognize the prevalence of abuse and neglect of infants and toddlers. We will discuss risk factors, review signs, and practice responding to concerns.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: School Age Program Management (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 05/21/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Have you ever wondered what a school age program should look like? In this training, we will use the book Keys to Afterschool to examine and discuss your afterschool program
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Renegade Directors...Changing One Child at a Time!
Date: 05/21/2015 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.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: School-Age Professionalism-Investing in Yourself
Date: 05/21/2015 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: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Exploring the Creative Arts with Infants and Toddlers
Date: 05/21/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Learn ways to implement music, art, and dramatic play in infant and toddler classrooms.
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: 05/21/2015 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: Healthy Sexual Development
Date: 05/21/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Is this normal? In this training participants will discover what typical healthy sexual development for children is, gender roles, child abuse vs. normal development and roles of educators and families.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Jasper, IN


Title: Dialogic Reading and School Readiness
Date: 05/21/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Too many young children arrive at kindergarten unprepared to succeed. Why is this happening? What can you do about it? One of the most important gifts we can give to young children is the love of books and reading. This presentation will provide a basic introduction to these skills and will describe Dialogic Reading, a style of shared reading with young children that has been shown to develop these skills.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Marketing the Paths to QUALITY Advantage
Date: 05/21/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 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: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Webinar-Nurturing the Developing Brain in Early Childhood
Date: 05/21/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Neurosurgeons know there are truly critical periods and stages of development in which the brain needs certain types of experience, or the circuits don't get put together properly. This webinar will provide participants with information that will help them to understand the importance of brain development.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Disability Awareness: Caring for Children with Special Needs
Date: 05/21/2015 Time: 04:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Do you have questions about caring for children with special needs? If so come to this training and you will receive information on foundational, inclusion related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, person first language, the benefits of inclusion and resources available throughout the community.
Instructor: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (2 hours)
Date: 05/21/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Nathan Eckleberry
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: 05/21/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Vicci Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/21/2015 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: Salem, IN


Title: CDA Renewal
Date: 05/21/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Come learn the steps to renewing your CDA.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Self-Regulation in Preschool Aged Children
Date: 05/26/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: You have heard the term Self-Regulation? Self-regulation requires a child to develop the ability to manage his emotions and control bodily functions as well as maintain focus and attention. In this training, we will talk about what it means, why it is important and how to we build it in young children.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 05/26/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children from Birth to Age 5. The FOUNDATIONS assist adults in providing developmentally appropriate activities for young children that will support the child's growth and development. This interactive workshop will support many of the learning opportunities that you already provide to young children and will serve as a framework for further planning.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Frankfort, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/26/2015 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: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Goshen, IN


Title: Rocks, Sticks and Dirt! Oh my!
Date: 05/26/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Nature is about of everyone's world even the infants and toddlers.  Take your activities and get in touch with nature even with the younger ones.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: All That's Dad
Date: 05/26/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: It’s time to celebrate our father figures! You will leave with make ‘n takes for Father’s Day as well as ideas on how to include dad’s in your facilities!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/26/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 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: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Rushville, IN


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: 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: Safe and Healthy Care in Child Care Programs
Date: 05/27/2015 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: 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: 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: Understanding Children's Behavior:Supporting the Individual Needs of Infants & Toddlers (PITC Module I)
Date: 05/28/2015 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: 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: 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: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Putnam, 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: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 05/28/2015 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: Tipton, 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: 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: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 05/30/2015 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: 05/30/2015 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: 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: 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: HELP! My classroom set-up is not working!
Date: 06/02/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Take a look from the child's perspective! Classroom environments can set the tone and determine how children feel and act. Discovery why setting up a developmentally appropriate classroom can improve behavior and allow for better routines.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Danville, IN


Title: Understanding the VCP Process
Date: 06/02/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Is your ministry interested in the Voluntary Certification Program? This training will explain the steps in the VCP process and how it would benefit your program.  This training will explain the responsibilities of the Ministry Director. 
Instructor: Pamela Roadruck
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, 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: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, 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: Family-Centered Care "Day 2"
Date: 06/04/2015 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: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lebanon, 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: STEM: It's Elementary Too!
Date: 06/04/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: See how easy it is to teach your school age students thinking and reasoning skills needed for success. Building around the engineering design process, learn to encourage kids how to solve problems systematically…creating skills, optimism, and attitudes important for their futures because life is not multiple choice.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, 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