Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 04/22/2019 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: Megan Broadus
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: 04/22/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 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 Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS) 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 for certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). This session also meets the requirements for HEA 1073 which was enacted July 1, 2018.
Instructor: Lauren George
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: 04/22/2019 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: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid RE-Certification
Date: 04/22/2019 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross RE-Certification CPR/First Aid
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Building Healthy Habits: Strong & Lasting Nutrition & Movement Practices for School-Age Children
Date: 04/22/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: School-age children develop habits that impact their lives for decades. In this two-hour, in-person session, summarize how to support the development of healthy habits, specifically around nutrition and physical activity. Using best practices and current research, professionals learn how to select healthy activities to integrate into programs.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Cribs for Kids (2 hour)
Date: 04/23/2019 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training is for new or expecting parents and focuses on safe sleep practices. Participants leave with materials, a sleep sack, and a pack-n-play.
Instructor: Sue Ann Nunez
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: 04/23/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 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 Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS) 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 for certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). This session also meets the requirements for HEA 1073 which was enacted July 1, 2018.
Instructor: Katherine Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Dynamics of Domestic Violence
Date: 04/23/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Have you ever wondered why people stay in abusive relationships? This engaging, hands-on session, presented by our partners at the Domestic Violence Network, will answer this question, while offering guidance on how to respond to those experiencing unhealthy or violent relationships. This session also includes the "In Her Shoes" simulation. This interactive experience walks participants through the story of someone experiencing domestic violence. Created by Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, it helps attendees to understand the difficult choices victims have to make, and witness the real life impact of violence on various communities.
Instructor: Ashley Powell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 04/23/2019 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn about Indiana'a Quality Rating System
Instructor: Jennifer Ensign
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: On My Way 2019/20
Date: 04/23/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Jody Bono
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/23/2019 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: Tina Howell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 04/23/2019 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. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/24/2019 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 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: Sue Ann Nunez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Building Healthy Habits: Strong & Lasting Nutrition & Movement Practices for School-Age Children
Date: 04/24/2019 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: School-age children develop habits that impact their lives for decades. In this two-hour, in-person session, summarize how to support the development of healthy habits, specifically around nutrition and physical activity. Using best practices and current research, professionals learn how to select healthy activities to integrate into programs.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Auburn, IN


Title: Milestones Matter: Using Free Resources about Developmental Milestones
Date: 04/24/2019 Time: 12:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention form the basis of tracking children's development and provide suggestions for engaging families. Discuss and learn how to use these free resources. This two-hour, in-person session is appropriate for professionals working with children birth to Pre-K.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fremont, IN


Title: Orientation I Spanish-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 04/24/2019 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Descripción: Este taller ofrece una visión general a los participantes que están interesados en comenzar el negocio de cuidado de niños/as en un hogar, centro o en ministerio y es la primera parte de una serie de dos partes. Cubre los requisitos reglamentarios, y recursos y da información a las practicantes sobre la salud, la seguridad y los negocios. Sirve para ayudar en la toma de decisiones a los participantes para elegir el tipo de atención que desean ofrecer.
Instructor: Martha Intriago
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: 04/24/2019 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 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: Martha Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Lesson Planning: Culturally Responsive Practice
Date: 04/24/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this two-hour professional development session examines cultural responsiveness in lesson planning, with additional grounding in Indiana's Early Learning Foundations and developmentally appropriate practice. Participants engage in reflective activities to explore lesson planning through a culturally responsive lens. This session is appropriate for early childhood professionals with some experience in lesson planning. Training Purpose:
Instructor: Brandi York
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Designed to Develop: Materials & Environments in School-Age Programs
Date: 04/24/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this two-hour, in-person professional development session, participants discuss and identify materials for use in school-age programs. This session is appropriate for participants who are new to the field or have limited knowledge on how to set up a school-age program.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: School Age Spaces: How Environments Nurture Social-Emotional Skills
Date: 04/25/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Examine your role in creating supportive environments in school-age programs. In this intermediate, two-hour, in-person session, participants learn to apply and analyze strategies focused on positive spaces that support social-emotional growth. This session is ideal for those with some experience in social-emotional learning.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: From Bottles to First Bites: Infant Feeding & Nutrition
Date: 04/25/2019 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Infant feeding changes a lot during the first year. During this two-hour, face-to-face session, educators learn the importance of families' feeding plans and how to support all families. Explore the timeline of dietary changes throughout the first year such as transitioning to solids, as well as challenges such as managing allergies.
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Markle, IN


Title: The Indiana Quality Program Self-Assessment (IN-QPSA): Using Technology to Communicate Impact
Date: 04/25/2019 Time: 07:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Interpret the uses of the new online Indiana Quality Program Self-Assessment Tool.  This tool identifies program strengths, challenges, and specific steps for quality improvement. Review the form which tracks progress over time, produces reports and integrates feedback. Leave this one-hour, online training for school-age staff with a plan for your program self-assessment and quality improvement implementation. 
Instructor: Elizabeth Flynn
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Family Engagement Tookit
Date: 04/25/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Overview of the Family Engagement Toolkit.
Instructor: haylie Reese
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: From Bias to Building Trust: Creating Inclusive Programs & Family Partnerships
Date: 04/25/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Personal expectations, past experiences and awareness influence our family engagement practices. Explore all these topics in this two-hour, in-person session. Gain practical strategies that enhance inclusive family engagement through a strengths-based approach to building partnerships. This session is appropriate for those who have prior knowledge of the importance of family engagement and want to increase connections with the families of the children they serve.     
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
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: 04/26/2019 Time: 01:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: TBA, IN


Title: From Bias to Building Trust: Creating Inclusive Programs & Family Partnerships
Date: 04/27/2019 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Personal expectations, past experiences and awareness influence our family engagement practices. Explore all these topics in this two-hour, in-person session. Gain practical strategies that enhance inclusive family engagement through a strengths-based approach to building partnerships. This session is appropriate for those who have prior knowledge of the importance of family engagement and want to increase connections with the families of the children they serve.     
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Angola, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/27/2019 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS) 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 for certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). This session also meets the requirements for HEA 1073 which was enacted July 1, 2018.
Instructor: Brittany Flaugher
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: First Aid
Date: 04/27/2019 Time: 12:30 PM-03:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross Certification
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: 40.00
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Adult, Child, Infant CPR and Universal Precautions
Date: 04/27/2019 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross Certification
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: 40.00
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Community Resources
Date: 04/27/2019 Time: 03:00 PM-03:45 PM
Description:
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Versailles, IN


Title: Interactions that Boost Relationships: A Key to Social-Emotional Development
Date: 04/29/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this professional development session, participants explore the importance of building relationships with young children. Discuss how to create interactions to support children’s social-emotional development. This introductory session is appropriate for early childhood professionals who want to gain a better understanding of how relationships encourage children’s positive development.
Instructor: Jerie Decker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Difficult or Just Different? Managing Diverse Staff and Family Personalities
Date: 04/29/2019 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Discuss how our own emotional intelligence and perceptions impact our ability to communicate with others. Get practical tips on engaging in constructive conflict. This intermediate, two-hour, in-person opportunity is appropriate for those who have some experience working with diverse personalities.
Instructor: Ashley Hansen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Designed to Develop: Materials & Environments in School-Age Programs
Date: 04/29/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this two-hour, in-person professional development session, participants discuss and identify materials for use in school-age programs. This session is appropriate for participants who are new to the field or have limited knowledge on how to set up a school-age program.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/29/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 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. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Little Connections: Using Relationships and Interactions to Support Infant and Toddler Learning
Date: 04/29/2019 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Consistent, stable relationships are critical to infant and toddler learning. This session explores the importance of relationships with the youngest learners and shares strategies to build strong, nurturing relationships. This two-hour, in-person session is ideal for early childhood professionals with experience working with children ages 0-2.
Instructor: Sue Ann Nunez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: New Castle, IN


Title: The Health Benefits of Kids Gardening
Date: 04/29/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: There has been proof that getting kids outside and gardening can improve their health through what they eat and how they feel. This program will show some techniques that you can use to do this and give you resources on where to go for lesson ideas.
Instructor: Nicole Witkowski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 04/30/2019 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 04/30/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Rough & Tumble Play: Benefits & Supports in Preschool & Pre-K 
Date: 04/30/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Jessica Vermillion
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Sellersburg, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/01/2019 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: Becoming a Behavior Detective
Date: 05/01/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn the WHY's of problematic behavior and what you can do to teach appropriate behaviors. Come out to discuss with a seasoned behavior analyst with over 10 y ears of experience working with kids with autism. We will learn to identify behavior functions, take effective data, and learn how to use reinforcements and antecedent techniques to promote appropriate behaviors in your classrooms.
Instructor: Jerie Decker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Early Childhood: The Emergent Profession and Your Path
Date: 05/02/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Professionalism can be a difficult thing to define! This two-hour, in-person session looks at the difference between a job and a profession, as well as how to define professionalism. As a field of work, early childhood has a rich history and many growth opportunities moving forward. Join the journey, and explore both the profession and your opportunities as a professional. This introductory session is appropriate for all early childhood professionals.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Observation Matters: Data Collection Strategies to Document Child Behaviors
Date: 05/02/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Discuss the power of observation and review different data collection strategies that you can use to document children’s behaviors. This two-hour, in-person introductory session is appropriate for those who want to use reliable observation techniques to monitor children’s behavior.
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Marketing for Child Care Programs-Center Based
Date: 05/04/2019 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Marketing for Child Care Programs: This session will focus on marketing efforts to help your recruitment and retention of families in your program. Participants will be able to: 1. Understand the definition and value of marketing efforts. 2. Providers will be able to articulate their program features and benefits and learn how to use those as marketing tools. 3. Understand that data can inform marketing efforts.
Instructor: Carrie Lamb
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: 2019 Latina Conference General Registration
Date: 05/04/2019 Time: 08:00 AM-03:00 PM
Description: Por favor planee de acuerdo a sus actividades para estar presente en la Conferencia Latina. Se enviara mas información sobre este evento. Plans are underway for our annual Latina Conference. Check back for details.
Instructor: Martha Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Setting Up the Learning Environment to Meet the Needs of All Children
Date: 05/04/2019 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: This session emphasizes the process of designing inclusive environments for all children of diverse abilities, racial, ethnic, social-economic and linguistic backgrounds. This two-hour, in-person session is appropriate for those who have prior knowledge in creating learning environments.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: New Castle, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/06/2019 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: Carrie Murphy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Developing Discipline: Learn How to Calm the Choas and Nurture the Maturing Mind
Date: 05/06/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join Megan Peck, owner and mental health therapist at Mini Minds, for this engaging session. Ever pondered what is so tragic about not having something seemingly trivial, or why children make the decisions that appear completely illogical? This workshop explains the latest research behind how children's brains are constructed, how they develop, and how moments of frustration are opportunities for growth. Begin to formulate evidence-based solutions to effectively communicate with your "emotionally hijacked" children and engage their cooperation in coping.
Instructor: Megan Peck
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Healthy Starts: Nutrition and Movement for Infant and Toddlers
Date: 05/06/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Tina Howell
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Madison, IN


Title: Strategies to Spark Learning in Preschool and Pre-K
Date: 05/06/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Balance a focus on learning outcomes and child-directed experiences in your practice. Join this two-hour, face-to-face session to examine strategies for teaching in preschool pre-K environments. Participants also outline how to implement those on a daily basis. This session is ideal for early childhood professionals working with children ages 3 to 5.  
Instructor: Jerie Decker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Make Every Word Count: Using Meaningful Conversations to Increase Preschool & Pre-K Learning
Date: 05/06/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During this two-hour, face-to-face session, preschool and pre-K teachers examine strategies to engage children in meaningful conversations that build quality interactions. Join us to create a plan of action to increase learning outcomes and teacher-child interactions.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/07/2019 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: Sue Ann Nunez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Connersville, IN


Title: Child Development Series 9 of 12
Date: 05/07/2019 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Each session will cover different topics aligned with the Child Development Associate Credential subject areas. Participants will have a chance to earn an additional 1.5 hours of professional development by completing the Child Development Extended Series tasks.
Instructor: Nancy Sims
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: School-Age STEM Made Simple
Date: 05/07/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this professional development session, participants discuss STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and identify how to incorporate STEM learning into school-age programs. This introductory, two-hour, in-person session is appropriate for participants who are new to the field or have limited knowledge on STEM.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Environments that Work For All Ages in Family Child Care
Date: 05/07/2019 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In family child care homes, learning environments can be challenging to set up and organize. In this two-hour, face-to-face session, providers create a personalized action plan for creating an environment that effectively accommodates a mixed-age group. This session is appropriate for anyone working in a family child care home.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/07/2019 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: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/07/2019 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Director's Cohort
Date: 05/07/2019 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Director's cohort is for facility director's and management staff. During this time for you, we will be sharing a training on a management related topic. You will have the opportunity to network with other directors during the time as well. Cost is $10 for lunch.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: Director's Cohort
Date: 05/08/2019 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Director's cohort is for facility director's and management staff. During this time for you, we will be sharing a training on a management related topic. You will have the opportunity to network with other directors during the time as well. Cost is $10 for lunch.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Adams, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/08/2019 Time: 12:30 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Spanish Safe Sleeping to Reduce the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/08/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 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: Martha Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Marketing for Child Care Programs-Family Child Care
Date: 05/08/2019 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: This session will focus on marketing efforts to help your recruitment and retention of families in your program. Participants will be able to: 1. Understand the definition and value of marketing efforts. 2. Providers will be able to articulate their program features and benefits and learn how to use those as marketing tools. 3. Understand that data can inform marketing efforts.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: School Age Spaces: How Environments Nurture Social-Emotional Skills
Date: 05/08/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Examine your role in creating supportive environments in school-age programs. In this intermediate, two-hour, in-person session, participants learn to apply and analyze strategies focused on positive spaces that support social-emotional growth. This session is ideal for those with some experience in social-emotional learning.
Instructor: Ericka Gergely
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Munster, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/08/2019 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: Tina Howell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: Quality Observations: A Practice That Improves Your Work
Date: 05/09/2019 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Observations can be used to build relationships with children of all ages, guide your lesson planning and assist in assessments. Learn how to identify and explore different types of observations and how they can deepen your practice. Discuss when and where observations are completed and practice skills needed for quality observations. This two-hour, in-person session is appropriate for professionals working with all ages.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Adams, IN


Title: Planning Individualized Learning Experiences for Infants
Date: 05/09/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us for an in-depth exploration on planning appropriately for infant learning and development. During this two-hour, in-person session, infant educators explore how to address each child's unique needs when planning for growth.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Planning Individualized Learning Experiences for Infants
Date: 05/09/2019 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Join us for an in-depth exploration on planning appropriately for infant learning and development. During this two-hour, in-person session, infant educators explore how to address each child's unique needs when planning for growth.
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Hartford City, IN


Title: Zero to Three: Promoting Imitation, Symbolic Representation, and Play
Date: 05/09/2019 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Children learn through self-motivated observation and exploration, educators can encourage, strengthen, and extend social learning by recognizing imitation, symbolic representation, and pretend play as important cognitive processes, identify teaching behaviors that encourage, strengthen, and extend these cognitive abilities, and recognize additional considerations to support the social learning of children form diverse populations.
Instructor: Katherine Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Behaviors: What Children Communicate & How To Respond
Date: 05/09/2019 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Children's social-emotional development and children’s behaviors go hand-in-hand. In this two-hour professional development session, participants learn how to identify what young children’s behavior communicates, as well as how to respond. To reinforce desired behaviors, early childhood staff can focus on teaching new skills. This face-to-face introductory session is appropriate for those who want to use effective social-emotional strategies to support children's growth and positive behavior. 
Instructor: Ashley Hansen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Jasper, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid RE-Certification
Date: 05/09/2019 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross RE-Certification CPR/First Aid
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/09/2019 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/10/2019 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 Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS) 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 for certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). This session also meets the requirements for HEA 1073 which was enacted July 1, 2018.
Instructor: Katherine Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Understanding Children's Behaviors: Supporting the Individual Needs of Infant & Toddlers (PITC Module I)
Date: 05/13/2019 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This session focuses on recognizing and understanding individual and developmental issues behind the behaviors of infants and toddlers. Participants will learn about what we mean by social-emotional development and health, how relationships contribute to social-emotional development and a framework for understanding behavior by reviewing the five possible causes of behavior issues.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Clay City, IN


Title: School-Age STEM Made Simple
Date: 05/13/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this professional development session, participants discuss STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and identify how to incorporate STEM learning into school-age programs. This introductory, two-hour, in-person session is appropriate for participants who are new to the field or have limited knowledge on STEM.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: LaGrange, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/14/2019 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: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Behaviors: What Children Communicate & How to Respond
Date: 05/14/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Children's social-emotional development and children’s behaviors go hand-in-hand. In this two-hour professional development session, participants learn how to identify what young children’s behavior communicates, as well as how to respond. To reinforce desired behaviors, early childhood staff can focus on teaching new skills. This face-to-face introductory session is appropriate for those who want to use effective social-emotional strategies to support children's growth and positive behavior. 
Instructor: Charity Coppola
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Brownsburg, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/14/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 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: Tina Howell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Rough & Tumble Play: Benefits & Supports in Preschool & Pre-K 
Date: 05/14/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this two-hour, face-to-face session, participants examine the benefits of rough and tumble play, strategies for supporting it both indoors and out, and tips for talking with families about this common play behavior.  This session is appropriate for teachers of preschool and pre-K children.  
Instructor: Brandi York
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/14/2019 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/14/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 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 Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS) 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 for certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). This session also meets the requirements for HEA 1073 which was enacted July 1, 2018.
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: 05/14/2019 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 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: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Mishawaka, IN


Title: Make Every Word Count: Using Meaningful Conversations to Increase Preschool & Pre-K Learning
Date: 05/14/2019 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: During this two-hour, face-to-face session, preschool and pre-K teachers examine strategies to engage children in meaningful conversations that build quality interactions. Join us to create a plan of action to increase learning outcomes and teacher-child interactions.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Plymouth, IN


Title: Lesson Planning Made Easy
Date: 05/14/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Great school-age programs rely on solid planning. Join this session to review the Indiana Afterschool Network's free lesson plan template, designed in partnership with school-age experts. Learn about the theory, practical application and steps toward implementation of this tool, designed to boost youth engagement in programs. This two-hour, in-person session is ideal for all school-age program staff.
Instructor: Mary Ann Cannon
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Sellersburg, IN


Title: Social-Emotional Developmental Milestones & Supports in Early Childhood
Date: 05/14/2019 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Social-emotional development is critical at all ages. Participants learn techniques that nurture children’s development and leave with an understanding of how these skills are developed. This introductory, two-hour, in-person session provides an overview and strategies on how to promote social-emotional development in early childhood settings.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/15/2019 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: Environments that Work For All Ages in Family Child Care
Date: 05/15/2019 Time: 06:00 PM-07:45 PM
Description: In family child care homes, learning environments can be challenging to set up and organize. In this two-hour, face-to-face session, providers create a personalized action plan for creating an environment that effectively accommodates a mixed-age group. This session is appropriate for anyone working in a family child care home. 
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Why Do They Do That? Understanding Youth Development
Date: 05/16/2019 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this session, make sense of what is happening inside the mind of a young person from a safe distance! Discuss the differences between healthy and unhealthy youth development and define your role in helping shape their personal growth. This session is designed for all school-age youth professionals.
Instructor: Ashley Hansen
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: 05/16/2019 Time: 12:30 PM-03:00 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 Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS) 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 for certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). This session also meets the requirements for HEA 1073 which was enacted July 1, 2018.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Financial Psychology Part 1
Date: 05/16/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Guest speaker, Maria Hoyt, will present a 2 part series on Financial Psychology which will include information on the value of learning about money, how it affects your life, how our thoughts about money develops and where we learn about money. We will deiscuss emotions and feelings that sometimes take control without us being aware, how to change behavior and figure out which stage of the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior you are in and how to move through it. Finally we will address lifestyle choice and how to be a life-long learner.
Instructor: Kristi Parker
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: 05/16/2019 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: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: From Bottles to First Bites: Infant Feeding & Nutrition
Date: 05/16/2019 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Infant feeding changes a lot during the first year. During this two-hour, face-to-face session, educators learn the importance of families' feeding plans and how to support all families. Explore the timeline of dietary changes throughout the first year such as transitioning to solids, as well as challenges such as managing allergies.
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Rochester, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/18/2019 Time: 09:30 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. 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: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Strengthening Fiscal Management for Child Care Programs, Financial Reports-Family Child Care
Date: 05/18/2019 Time: 11:00 AM-01:30 PM
Description: This session will focus on Family Child Care Programs. This session is will focus on building your fiscal management skills and knowledge. Participants will gain knowledge on financial reports that will help them better manage the child care programs’ finances. This session will guide participants through understanding the concept of internal controls and how they can strengthen them to improve program quality.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Strengthening Fiscal Management for Child Care Programs, Budget Planning-Family Child Care
Date: 05/18/2019 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Participants will learn the process for building a budget and how to use that information to make decisions that promote quality programs. Participants will learn how to project business costs, generate additional income, and plan strategically for future goals.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: I'm Not Doing It and YOU Can't Make Me!
Date: 05/18/2019 Time: 09:00 AM-04:00 PM
Description: Join Jenny Spencer, Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor, for this full day hands-on workshop where we will learn specific strategies to connect with your most challenging students. Connection is the key to change! Learn about the “I Love You Rituals” of Dr. Becky Bailey and how to monitor progress and create habits that build healthier relationships and help you see the best in each child.
Instructor: Jenny Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: First Aid
Date: 05/18/2019 Time: 12:30 PM-03:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross Certification
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: 40.00
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Adult, Child, Infant CPR and Universal Precautions
Date: 05/18/2019 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross Certification
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: 40.00
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Observations Matters: Data Collection Strategies to Document Child Behaviors
Date: 05/18/2019 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Discuss the power of observation and review different data collection strategies that you can use to document children’s behaviors. This two-hour, in-person introductory session is appropriate for those who want to use reliable observation techniques to monitor children’s behavior.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/20/2019 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. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Amy McKee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/20/2019 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: Megan Broadus
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Scottsburg, IN


Title: Planning Individualized Learning Experiences for Infants
Date: 05/20/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us for an in-depth exploration on planning appropriately for infant learning and development. During this two-hour, in-person session, infant educators explore how to address each child's unique needs when planning for growth.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Behaviors: What Children Communicate & How to Respond
Date: 05/21/2019 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Children's social-emotional development and children's behaviors go hand-in-hand. In this two-hour professional development session, participants learn how to identify what young children's behavior communicates, as well as how to respond. To reinforce desired behaviors, early childhood staff can focus on teaching new skills. This face-to-face introductory session is appropriate for those who want to use effective social-emotional strategies to support children's growth and positive behavior.
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Connersville, IN


Title: Little Connections: Using Relationships and Interactions to Support Infant and Toddler Learning
Date: 05/21/2019 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Consistent, stable relationships are critical to infant and toddler learning. This session explores the importance of relationships with the youngest learners and shares strategies to build strong, nurturing relationships. This two-hour, in-person session is ideal for early childhood professionals with experience working with children ages 0-2.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Ferdinand, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/21/2019 Time: 12:30 PM-03:00 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 Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS) 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 for certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). This session also meets the requirements for HEA 1073 which was enacted July 1, 2018.
Instructor: Brittany Flaugher
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Make Every Word Count: Using Meaningful Conversations to Increase Preschool & Pre-K Learning
Date: 05/21/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During this two-hour, face-to-face session, preschool and pre-K teachers examine strategies to engage children in meaningful conversations that build quality interactions. Join us to create a plan of action to increase learning outcomes and teacher-child interactions.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Middlebury, IN


Title: Healthy Foundations: Program Practices for Wellness
Date: 05/21/2019 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn about nurturing physical activity and healthy eating with young children. Through new research and best practice guidelines, discover the groundwork for healthy practices. Explore new information on how much children need to move and how important nutrition is to healthy development. Participants gain the skills to look at their own schedules and methods to see where there is room for healthier practices. Early childhood education professionals of all levels can benefit from this overview. 
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mitchell, IN


Title: Rough & Tumble Play: Benefits & Supports in Preschool & Pre-K 
Date: 05/21/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Jessica Vermillion
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: School-Age STEM Made Simple
Date: 05/21/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this professional development session, participants discuss STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and identify how to incorporate STEM learning into school-age programs. This introductory, two-hour, in-person session is appropriate for participants who are new to the field or have limited knowledge on STEM.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/22/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 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 Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS) 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 for certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). This session also meets the requirements for HEA 1073 which was enacted July 1, 2018.
Instructor: Katherine Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Brownsburg, IN


Title: Building the Foundation for Positive Behavior in School Age Programs
Date: 05/22/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: School-age programs that provide clearly defined expectations and consistent routines support strong social, emotional and academic outcomes. Using the Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) framework as a guide, session participants use a self-assessment to select strategies that set the foundation for positive child behaviors. This two hour, face-to-face session is appropriate for anyone working with school-age children. Recommended prerequisites to this session: School-Age Spaces: How Environments Nurture Social-Emotional Skills and Designed to Develop: Materials and Environments in School-Age Programs. 
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid Certification
Date: 05/22/2019 Time: 01:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certification
Instructor: Brandi York
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Healthy Starts: Nutrition and Movement for Infant and Toddlers
Date: 05/22/2019 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Tina Howell
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: 05/22/2019 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. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Planning Individualized Learning Experiences for Infants
Date: 05/23/2019 Time: 05:45 PM-07:45 PM
Description: Join us for an in-depth exploration on planning appropriately for infant learning and development. During this two-hour, in-person session, infant educators explore how to address each child's unique needs when planning for growth.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Angola, IN


Title: Growing Up Healthy: Nutrition and Physical Activity for Preschool and Pre-K Children
Date: 05/23/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preschool and pre-K children grow rapidly and require specific support around physical activity and nutrition. Through new research and best practice guidelines, discover the groundwork for healthy practices. Explore new information on how much children need to move and how important nutrition is to healthy development. Gain the skills to identify where there is room for healthier practices. This session is ideal for  professionals working with children ages 3 to 5.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Greenwood, IN


Title: Financial Psychology Part 2
Date: 05/23/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Guest speaker, Maria Hoyt, will present 2nd of a 2 part series on Financial Psychology which will include information on the value of learning about money, how it affects your life, how our thoughts about money develops and where we learn about money. We will deiscuss emotions and feelings that sometimes take control without us being aware, how to change behavior and figure out which stage of the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior you are in and how to move through it. Finally we will address lifestyle choice and how to be a life-long learner.
Instructor: Kristi Parker
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: 05/28/2019 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. 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: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Cribs for Kids (2 hour)
Date: 05/28/2019 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training is for new or expecting parents and focuses on safe sleep practices. Participants leave with materials, a sleep sack, and a pack-n-play.
Instructor: Sue Ann Nunez
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: 05/28/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 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: Tracy Johns
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: 05/28/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: School-Age STEM Made Simple
Date: 05/29/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this professional development session, participants discuss STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and identify how to incorporate STEM learning into school-age programs. This introductory, two-hour, in-person session is appropriate for participants who are new to the field or have limited knowledge on STEM.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Adams, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/29/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 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 Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS) 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 for certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). This session also meets the requirements for HEA 1073 which was enacted July 1, 2018.
Instructor: Brittany Flaugher
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: School-Age STEM Made Simple
Date: 05/29/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this professional development session, participants discuss STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and identify how to incorporate STEM learning into school-age programs. This introductory, two-hour, in-person session is appropriate for participants who are new to the field or have limited knowledge on STEM.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/29/2019 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 Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS) 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 for certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). This session also meets the requirements for HEA 1073 which was enacted July 1, 2018.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (SPANISH)
Date: 05/29/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Creado por la FSSA, la Oficina de Asesores de Salud de Cuidado Infantil, este entrenamiento de una horas, ofrece a los participantes información sobre la prevalencia de abuso y negligencia, las causas y la prevención del abuso y la negligencia, y la forma de reportar el abuso y la negligencia. Esta formación será cumplir con la norma para completar la formación del Abuso Infantil Detección y Prevención como lo requiere la ley de Indiana para los proveedores de CCDF sin licencia, así como cualquier otro proveedor de cuidado infantil que se requieren para completar la formación.
Instructor: Martha Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/29/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 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: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/29/2019 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: Megan Broadus
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/30/2019 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: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: From Bottles to First Bites: Infant Feeding & Nutrition
Date: 05/30/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Infant feeding changes a lot during the first year. During this two-hour, face-to-face session, educators learn the importance of families' feeding plans and how to support all families. Explore the timeline of diedtary changes throughout the first year such as transitioning to solids, as well as challenges such as managing allergies.
Instructor: Kristi Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 05/30/2019 Time: 03:30 PM-04:30 PM
Description: The participant will learn about Indiana'a Quality Rating System
Instructor: Courtney Walters
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: School-Age STEM Made Simple
Date: 05/30/2019 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this professional development session, participants discuss STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and identify how to incorporate STEM learning into school-age programs. This introductory, two-hour, in-person session is appropriate for participants who are new to the field or have limited knowledge on STEM.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Warsaw, IN


Title: Recruiting and Retaining Talented Staff in Child Care Programs-Center Based
Date: 06/01/2019 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Recruiting and Retaining Talented Staff in Child Care Programs This session will focus on related to recruiting, interviewing, and hiring new employees in child care programs. Participants will be able to understand best practices related to recruiting and hiring quality staff in child care programs. Participants will also gain understanding of the framework for building an effective orientation plan for new employees, as well as be familiar with the components and importance of a staff handbook.
Instructor: Carrie Lamb
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Healthy Starts: Nutrition and Movement for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 06/01/2019 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Infants and toddlers have unique and specific needs for their nutrition and physical activity needs. Through new research and best practice guidelines, discover health-boosting practices. Explore updated information on how much infants and toddlers need to move and how important nutrition is to healthy development. Participants gain the skills to identify where there is room for healthier practices. This session is ideal for  professionals working with children from birth to age 2.  
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: Growing Up Healthy: Nutrition and Physical Activity for Preschool and Pre-K Children
Date: 06/01/2019 Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Preschool and pre-K children grow rapidly and require specific support around physical activity and nutrition. Through new research and best practice guidelines, discover the groundwork for healthy practices. Explore new information on how much children need to move and how important nutrition is to healthy development. Gain the skills to identify where there is room for healthier practices. This session is ideal for  professionals working with children ages 3 to 5.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN