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


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


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


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


Title: Developing Self-Regulation In Infants and Toddlers
Date: 09/03/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Self-Regulation! Discuss and become familiar with the different types: Emotional, Cognitive and Behavioral Self-Regulation. Discover what it means, how it affects behavior and development in the infants and toddlers in your care.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/03/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


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


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/03/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??s Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Lanesville, IN


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


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


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


Title: Overview of Accreditation and T.E.A.C.H
Date: 09/03/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Title: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 09/06/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: First Aid
Date: 09/06/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Successful Group Times with Toddlers
Date: 09/08/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: After discussing ways to create engaging small group experiences for toddlers, participants will practice planning a group time experience.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/08/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


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


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


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


Title: Protective Urges (PITC Module IV) Part 1 of 2
Date: 09/08/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Through a four-step process we will explore and work with our feelings that affect how we work with children and families. We will also work to understand parent's feelings so we can be open, honest, and understanding.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 09/10/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety, and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 09/10/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Bluffton, IN


Title: Powerful Interactions - 3 hours
Date: 09/10/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-09:30 PM
Description: We know that our interactions with children shape who they become and how they feel about themselves. This workshop that will look at how we implement and embed Powerful Interactions into our classrooms. What it is, what it looks like and how to be present for the children we care for each day. The workshop will be an in-depth look at the book "Powerful Interactions, How to Connect with Children to Extend Their Learning".
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: School Age Obesity
Date: 09/10/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Childhood obesity has reached an all-time high in the United States. Come and learn how and why this epidemic has stretched to ultimate heights and is a growing concern for our children. We will address how to be the difference in school age children`s lives concerning health and fitness. Also you will leave with different activities and techniques that can help children become excited about involvement with physical activity and nutrition.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Eco Friendly Child Care
Date: 09/10/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: From the way you clean to the materials you use, you may be exposing the little ones in your care to serious health hazzards. Come and learn how to create a healthy, eco friendly child care.
Instructor: Suzanne Milligan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Reaching Family Success
Date: 09/10/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Positive Guidance Practices-Age Appropriate Behavior
Date: 09/10/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Session One of this 3-part series will focus on understanding what behavior is appropriate for a child's age.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Mishawaka, IN


Title: Separation Anxiety
Date: 09/10/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training examines feelings many children encounter when attending child care. Jennifer Young from the Ball State Study Center provides a look into what separation anxiety is and how to address it.
Instructor: Jennifer Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Adapting the Playability of Toys and Materials
Date: 09/10/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Play is fun and easy for everyone, if you make it that way! This training will allow you to make the materials that you offer ALL children more accessible to play with and use. Learn techniques on making materials more playable for children with special needs. Learn ways to include all of the children by adapting the materials that you may already have in your environment.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/10/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Huffer CDA Pathway
Date: 09/11/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential is a nationally recognized credential awarded to individuals who have demonstrated competency through both experience and education in working with young children ages 0-5. The CDA Credential is awarded to infant/toddler child care teachers, preschool teachers, family child care providers and home visitors. The alternative training pathway combines theory and practical experience for work with young children and their families. Trainings include child development, child behavior and guidance, children with special needs, planning early childhood learning environments, ECE curriculum, and working with parents. There are a variety of options for students to meet their CDA professional development needs. Staff at Huffer will help you complete the process with career counseling and portfolio completion. Come to this informative training to find out more about the CDA and the Huffer CDA pathway.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Dialogic Reading
Date: 09/11/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The single most important activity for building knowledge and success in reading is reading aloud to children! It is a precious gift of time that has a huge impact on language development and learning. Learn how to systematically read aloud to yound children with a research based technique that works for ALL children.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Sensory Integration
Date: 09/11/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Sensory processing (sometimes called "sensory integration" ) is a term that refers to the way the brain receives messages from the senses and turns them into appropriate motor and behavioral responses. Whether you are biting into a hamburger, riding a bicycle, or reading a book, your successful completion of the activity requires processing sensation or "sensory integration." This training will review sensory processing in young children and how we can support children who may struggle in this area.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/11/2014 Time: 02:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Fear Not! Developing a Preschool Curriculum for Your Program
Date: 09/11/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Does developing a preschool curriculum sound scary to you? Fear not! We will discuss what curriculum is, what effective curriculum looks like, and how you can create your own curriculum tailored to your early childhood program.
Instructor: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Hybrid CDA-Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Date: 09/13/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Training Program for Teaching Staff from NAEYC is a series of training modules designed to provide information and activities to enhance understanding of the DAP core considerations, principles and guidelines, effective teaching practices, child assessment, relationships with families, and teaching strategies.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: 15.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Emerging Language and Literacy
Date: 09/13/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Learning to speak, for a child, is integrated with all other growth and development that is occurring from birth to five years. In fact, children learn to understand a great deal of language before they can speak. Children who are Dual Language Learners acquire two or more languages simultaneously, as well as learn a second language while continuing to develop their first language. Come discuss strategies to foster second-language acquisition and review the developmental stages of second-language acquisition. The training will also explore strategies to create and organize environments that respond to the unique needs of all children in the classroom.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Fishers, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/13/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/13/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Fall for All
Date: 09/13/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: The leaves will be changing colors soon. Pumpkins will be ready. Join us for hands on fall activities that you may take back to your classroom and utilize during the fall months.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 09/13/2014 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Afterschool Spaces that WOW!
Date: 09/15/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore best practices in quality school age programming to identify how to set up and equip indoor/outdoor spaces used for afterschool care.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Ages and Stages & Developmental Screenings
Date: 09/15/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training offers information on screening tools and how they can help you support the children in your care. In this two hour long presentation, you will gain information on the benefits of screening as well as some detailed information on the Ages and Stages kit.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Hartford City, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/15/2014 Time: 09:30 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Sensory Processing in Early Childhood
Date: 09/15/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Children win an integration disorder have problems processing sensations in daily life. Come learn about Sensory Processing Disorder and ways to help children and families in your early childhood program.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Caring for Children with Special Needs
Date: 09/15/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn the history of special education and their role in caring for children with special needs.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: LaGrange, IN


Title: Protective Urges (PITC Modeule IV) Part 2 of 2
Date: 09/15/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Through a four-step process we will explore and work with our feelings that affect how we work with children and families. We will also work to understand parent's feelings so we can be open, honest, and understanding.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Ouch...Biting Hurts
Date: 09/15/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn strategies for reducing & eliminating biting behaviors in young children
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: 09/16/2014 Time: 05:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment.   You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: It Is All About Relationships! Exploring Primary Caregiving in Group Care Settings
Date: 09/16/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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 read the social-emotional cues that tell us what they need. We will also, through videos, discussion and reflection, take time to think about primary caregiving roles and responsibilities, how to develop a system of primary caregiving and continuity of care, and how to use this system to build real relationships with infants, toddlers and families.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Hybrid CDA: Observations and Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Date: 09/16/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will give participants tips on observing children. Participants will utilize information from observation and formal assessments to inform the development of learning materials, activities and environments for individuals and groups. You will then learn how to turn those observations into meaningful lesson plans developed for the individual needs of the children. We will review your understanding of the DAP core considerations, principles and guidelines, effective teaching practices, child assessment, relationships with families, and teaching strategies.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Birth to Five: An Introduction to Motor Development
Date: 09/16/2014 Time: 07:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training focuses on key concepts related to motor development. Join us to become familiar with a child`s motor development and how to provide developmental appropriate movement activities.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Math-tastic Activities
Date: 09/16/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come explore and share hands-on activities to make math exciting and intentional. Learn interest area design and planning for a variety of math experiences. Participants will have an opportunity to explore the Mathematics section of the Foundations for children birth - 5 years and learn ways to help support development.
Instructor: Tanika Phinisee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Frankfort, IN


Title: Reading Aloud to Young Children: Intentional and Interactive Instruction
Date: 09/16/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Reading aloud is the foundation for literacy development. This training provides an introduction to the read-aloud process and how to enhance your read-aloud interactions with children. We will discuss the importance of providing intentional instruction of robust vocabulary and emergent literacy skills as part of an interactive read-aloud.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: 30 Million Words: Exploring the Language Gap in Children
Date: 09/16/2014 Time: 01:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Join Luis Hernandez, a faculty member at Western Kentucky University and a regular speaker at the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the McCormick Tribune Center for Early Childhood Leadership, and United Way’s Center for Excellence in Early Childhood, as he explores the impact that language development has on the educational achievement of children. Hear recommendations on how to create a learning environment that fosters literacy/language development and supports families in poverty and learners of English.
Instructor: Joslyn Sullivan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Understanding Play and Developmentally Appropriate Practices
Date: 09/16/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: During this workshop participants will have opportunities to practice hands on experiences that benefit young children`s development. We will also discuss ways that are developmentally appropriate for children to learn in child care settings and demonstrate how to maximize learning through your environment.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Health and Safety Make it Count: Getting Rid of the Yucks!
Date: 09/16/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The health and safety of child care workers and the children served in child care is top priority. Come to this two hour workshop on hand washing and sanitation to find out how to best protect the health of you and the children you serve.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Opportunity Knocks
Date: 09/16/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Every child has the right to a healthy childhood. You as a caregiver take on part of that responsibility. Come learn more about the increased number of obese children, why it is happening, and what you can do to help.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Martinsville, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/16/2014 Time: 04:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Autism Panel and Training
Date: 09/16/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Parents, therapists, advocates, and specialists will discuss the many aspects of autism. The panel will off answers to families and caregivers regarding the challenges of systems and resources available for children with autism. Come join us for this education and informative program!
Instructor: Debbie Collins
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: 09/16/2014 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Investing in School Age Workers
Date: 09/16/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: School age workers come in all shapes and sizes and have a variety of backgrounds. We will examine the definition of a school age worker, why it is important to invest in school age workers and the importance and value of school age workers. If you have school agers in your program, it is imperative to invest in school age workers to get the most of your program.
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: Orientation II - A requirement for family chid care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/17/2014 Time: 05:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment.   You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Experiencing Art
Date: 09/17/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this hands on workshop, participants will learn about art activities that can be done with children in and out of the classroom. Please come prepared to share different art activities you use in your classroom.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: 4.00
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Ages and Stages
Date: 09/17/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Developmental and social-emotional screening tool for children from one month to 5 Ã`Ã??Ã?½ years. Highly reliable and valid, ASQ looks at strengths and trouble spots, educates parents about developmental milestones, and incorporates parentsÃ??Ã?¢?? expert knowledge about their children
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Jugar de Ciencia
Date: 09/17/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Science is an active process of inquiry in which children make sense of their observations and explore answers to their hypotheses. We will explore how early childhood professionals can present science in structured and unstructured activities to facilitate active and appropriate exploration for all children.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: My Child Grows
Date: 09/17/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/17/2014 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: Positive Guidance Practices-Discipline/Supervision
Date: 09/17/2014 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: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Mishawaka, IN


Title: Developmental Red Flags
Date: 09/17/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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: New Albany, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/17/2014 Time: 05:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment.   You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Sellersburg, IN


Title: Safety 101
Date: 09/17/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Keeping children safe is a care givers ultimate goal. Join us for a session on general child safety. We will discuss various topics to keep children safe while they are in your care.
Instructor: Julie Wheatly
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: 09/18/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: For Better or for Worse
Date: 09/18/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: By using the Foundations to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children- Foundations for Social and Emotional Development you are creating the backbone needed for all other areas of development. The attainment of emotional and behavioral regulation as well as the capacity of building relationships are the critical skills that children must have to be ready to learn in any other areas. Join us in exploring how you can teach and support children to enter school prepared to succeed. This training meets the requirement for Introduction to the Foundations.
Instructor: Wendy Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomfield, IN


Title: Successful Group Times with Toddlers
Date: 09/18/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: After discussing ways to create engaging small group experiences for toddlers, participants will practice planning a group time experience.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Centerville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/18/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Creating Meaningful Child Care Environments
Date: 09/18/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: During this workshop participants will reflect on their current child care environment and gain new ideas to improve their setting.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-3 to 5 Year Olds (Fine Arts)
Date: 09/18/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, Fine Arts to offer experiences that allow preschoolers to express themselves creatively. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Challenging Behaviors, Transitions, and Self Regulation (2 hours)
Date: 09/18/2014 Time: 04:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Come discuss new ways to deal with children who use challenging behaviors. Learn transition tricks and activities to promote self regulation.
Instructor: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/18/2014 Time: 04:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment.   You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Petersburg, IN


Title: Pinterest for Beginners
Date: 09/19/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-01:00 PM
Description: Have you heard all the buzz about Pinterest but been too afraid to get started? This workshop will demonstrate the basics of navigating around Pinterest and discuss ideas that you can find to enhance your child care program and experiences for young children!
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Potty Training
Date: 09/20/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn appropriate ways to make potty training easier on the child, staff, and the parents. This training will provide participants with the signs of readiness and how to make it a successful venture for everyone!
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/20/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Communicating and Collaborating with Families (PCAN): Building Collaborative Relationships with Families
Date: 09/20/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Early childhood and child care professionals build partnerships with families as an important strategy to promote healthy child development. These partnerships can help prevent child abuse and neglect. Building effective relationships with families is the foundation for these partnerships. This unit supports participants in developing strategies for establishing effective relationships with families.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Communicating and Collaborating with Families (PCAN): Helping Parents and Providers Understand Temperament
Date: 09/20/2014 Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: A child’s temperament influences not only his or her style of interaction but the vey way in which he or she understand and experiences the world and the people in it. This unit provides child care professionals with an introduction to the concept of temperament and to five key temperament traits. It also examines the interaction be tween a child’s and a parent’s temperament. Participants will be come aware of how their own temperaments, their reactions to others’ temperaments, and the child care environment can interact to support a child’s healthy development.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Watch Me Grow, Help Me Learn (5 hour)
Date: 09/20/2014 Time: 08:00 AM-01:00 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: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/20/2014 Time: 09:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment.   You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Kimberly Swain
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-3 to 5 Year Olds (Fine Arts)
Date: 09/22/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, Fine Arts to offer experiences that allow preschoolers to express themselves creatively. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS)
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Avilla, IN


Title: Nutrition Nuggets
Date: 09/22/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Proper Nutrition gives children the energy they need to play, think, and grow. This workshop will inform you of healthy snack ideas, why water is important and introducing new foods and activities to use in the classroom
Instructor: Gina Graziani
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Everybody Plays: Adapting and Modifying Toys
Date: 09/22/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learning how to adapt toys and activities to include children of all abilities.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Hartford City, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/22/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Webinar-Disaster Preparedness
Date: 09/22/2014 Time: 07:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn what protective measures to take before, during and after an emergency. Participants will learn how to plan, prepare and stay informed during an emergency. Participants will develop an emergency kit and learn what needs to be in a kit to be prepared for an emergency. Community support is important and participants will gain knowledge of community resources that will be helpful to them. Do you have a plan to protect your business? In the business session participants will become aware how devastating it can be to families and employees when there is a loss. It is better to have a plan to be proactive. In the last session participants will get some great resources for educators to help children understand how to be safe. Join us for these very important sessions to help protect your business and the children in your care.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Fall for All
Date: 09/22/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The leaves will be changing colors soon. Pumpkins will be ready. Join us for hands on fall activities that you may take back to your classroom and utilize during the fall months.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Child Care Plus (+) Part 1 Recognizing the strengths and needs of young children
Date: 09/23/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will understand the importance of identifying children's strengths while meeting their needs. Participants will learn the importance of doing observations and how to use these in planning to meet all children's needs.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Berne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/23/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Family -Teacher Partnerships
Date: 09/23/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This workshop will provide hands on, concrete communication tools to engage and strengthen parents and families. We often forget that families are an essential part of the process and should be active in developing goals/outcomes for their children. Can we develop a relation that allows give and take, can we learn from parents? Can they learn from us? Explore ways to inform and be informed.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Introduction to theAges and Stages Tool -CLIMBS ASQ
Date: 09/23/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Discussing the topic of universal screenings and how to use Ages and Stages.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Frankfort, IN


Title: Emergent Curriculum
Date: 09/23/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: This workshop offers participants an overview of what it means to use an emergent curriculum to plan experiences for young children.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 09/23/2014 Time: 08:30 AM-10:30 AM
Description: Infants and Toddlers deserve their own curriculum! This does not have to mean purchasing or creating a separate curriculum for them, but it does mean that they need more than a watered down preschool curriculum. Through discussion and small-group work you will explore what a true infant and toddler curriculum should look like, learn how to evaluate your current curriculum or select one that is best for your program, and create strategies to apply the elements of your curriculum so that every infant and toddler will FLOURISH in your care.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 09/23/2014 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Infants and Toddlers deserve their own curriculum! This does not have to mean purchasing or creating a separate curriculum for them, but it does mean that they need more than a watered down preschool curriculum. Through discussion and small-group work you will explore what a true infant and toddler curriculum should look like, learn how to evaluate your current curriculum or select one that is best for your program, and create strategies to apply the elements of your curriculum so that every infant and toddler will FLOURISH in your care.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/23/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Plainfield, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 09/24/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana`s quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/24/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: My Child Talks
Date: 09/24/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Positive Guidance Practices-Parent/Child Relationship
Date: 09/24/2014 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: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Mishawaka, IN


Title: Diversity is More than a Sombrero in Dramatic Play
Date: 09/24/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how to create a climate that celebrates diversity and an anti-biased curriculum! Teaching tolerance and diversity can only help your children succeed throughout school and into life. Help children develop advocacy skills for themselves and others and learn about books and other resources to make your environment a welcome place for everyone!
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Carry Color Inside the Box!
Date: 09/24/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn how to support and encourage the packing of nutritious lunches for kids that will actually get eaten. Parents and providers invited to this session!
Instructor: Teresa Witkoske
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/25/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Melissa Chalman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Bluffton, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/25/2014 Time: 02:00 PM-05:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Melissa Chalman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Bluffton, IN


Title: Routines and Transitions
Date: 09/25/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: This workshop helps participants understand the importance of routines for young children and differentiate between schedules and routines. We will also explore fun new ways to help children transition between daily routines and play. Participants will also gain new knowledge about how these ideas may help reduce the amount of challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 09/25/2014 Time: 02:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Webinar and a Lesson Plan: Preschool My Family
Date: 09/25/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/25/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: To Infinity and Beyond! Creating Opportunities for Fantasy Play
Date: 09/25/2014 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Fantasy play is an important aspect of a child's development. Fantasy play allows children to be creative and develops empathy. In this training we will examine the significance of fantasy play, the different types in which children engage, and how to create opportunities to enhance children's fantasy play.
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Scribble Scrabble Writing
Date: 09/25/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This workshop will cover the fundamentals of how to use a writing center in the classroom with children of all ages. We will cover how to use writing especially with the younger children to promote literacy and writing skills. The training will also give you practical ways to incorporate themes, books, and art along with writing to make it fun and exciting.
Instructor: Kimberly Hendricks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Lesson Plans
Date: 09/25/2014 Time: 08:30 AM-10:30 AM
Description: There are a number of elements that go into a lesson plan and they can vary a little depending on the type of content that you are looking to develop. This training will cover most bases and give attendees ideas to create lesson plans that are developmentally appropriate for young children.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Lesson Plans
Date: 09/25/2014 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: There are a number of elements that go into a lesson plan and they can vary a little depending on the type of content that you are looking to develop. This training will cover most bases and give attendees ideas to create lesson plans that are developmentally appropriate for young children.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 09/25/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Suzanne Milligan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Rochester, IN


Title: Orientation II-a requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 09/25/2014 Time: 04:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment.   You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
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: 09/26/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two-part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps, and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 09/27/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: First Aid
Date: 09/27/2014 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Yoga for Kids
Date: 09/29/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will learn strategies and benefits of yoga for kids
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Books -n-Babies
Date: 09/29/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Literacy activities for infants & toddlers
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Munster, IN


Title: Purposeful Play
Date: 09/29/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Children learn best through play, but why is play so important? This training will explore the reasons why children learn best through play, and how to ensure the children in your care are obtaining the skills they need. We will help you understand how to make play purposeful as well as appropriate, and examine just exactly what children learn through purposeful play!
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Child Care Plus (+): Part 2 Communicating with Families
Date: 09/30/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training addresses communication, how culture impacts our communication, and strategies for communicating effectively with families.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Berne, IN


Title: Self-Regulation in Preschool Aged Children
Date: 09/30/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:15 PM
Description: You have heard the term Self-Regulation? Self-regulation requires a child to develop the ability to manage his emotions and control bodily functions as well as maintain focus and attention. In this training, we will talk about what it means, why it is important and how to we build it in young children.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


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


Title: Taking the Lead to Facilitate Change (Management Training)
Date: 09/30/2014 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Learn strategies to guide staff through self-reflection and collaboration action planning to implement shared goals for program quality.
Instructor: Kimberly Swain
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Adaptations and Modifications
Date: 09/30/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This training will allow you to make the materials that you offer ALL children more accessible to play with and use. Learn techniques on making materials more playable for children with special needs. Learn ways to include all of the children by adapting the materials that you may already have in your environment.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 09/30/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Supporting the Breastfed Baby in Child Care
Date: 09/30/2014 Time: 08:30 AM-10:30 AM
Description: Participants will learn about the health impact of breastfeeding for moms & babies and why breastfeeding matters in the child care setting.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Supporting the Breastfed Baby in Child Care
Date: 09/30/2014 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the health impact of breastfeeding for moms & babies and why breastfeeding matters in the child care setting.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Lets Continue Opening Doors
Date: 10/01/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Webinar-Disaster Preparedness
Date: 10/06/2014 Time: 07:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn what protective measures to take before, during and after an emergency. Participants will learn how to plan, prepare and stay informed during an emergency. Participants will develop an emergency kit and learn what needs to be in a kit to be prepared for an emergency. Community support is important and participants will gain knowledge of community resources that will be helpful to them. Do you have a plan to protect your business? In the business session participants will become aware how devastating it can be to families and employees when there is a loss. It is better to have a plan to be proactive. In the last session participants will get some great resources for educators to help children understand how to be safe. Join us for these very important sessions to help protect your business and the children in your care.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: CCDF Providers
Date: 10/07/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us for an information discussion on the CCDF voucher program and review of the updates to the revised Provider Manual. Carrie Gray, CCDF Policy Consultant with the Bureau of Child Care will be here to answer questions CCDF Providers have regarding the voucher program.
Instructor: Carrie Gray
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: My Health Part 1
Date: 10/08/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Managing Child Care Mayhem
Date: 10/11/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Join us for our 2014 Early Childhood Conference: Managing Child Care Mayhem. The event goes from 9am-5pm at IVY Tech in Kokomo. There will be a morning welcome session, breakout sessions, Keynote presentation for training. Lunch is also included. Cost is $15 for early bird registration. Only $20 after the deadline of 9/26/14. Contact Child Care Solutions at 1-800-493-3231 for more information or to register.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN