Title: 101 Ways to Paint: School Age Edition
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: 101 Ways to Paint – Why is it important for school age kids to continue to be creative? What developmental skills do children develop when painting? Come to learn with hands-on stations and share with others.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Phun with Phonics
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Early literacy skills are fundamental for children to become readers. Attend this training to learn new and creative ways to teach those skills.
Instructor: Angela Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: English, IN


Title: Keep Calm And. . .
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Social and emotional skills are most often learned by children through adult modeling. In this training you will learn techniques to bring calm and peace to your classroom so that you can begin to teach.
Instructor: Angela Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: English, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/26/2016 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. 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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children: Observing and Assessing Session 2
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Using observations from the children in their care, participants will learn how to evaluate the information they collected appropriately.
Instructor: Caitlin Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Food Safety and Sanitation
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will have the information to provide safe food preparation, serving and storage in child care settings to prevent food borne illness. (This session provides hours toward the annual requirement of training for child care programs sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: The Rhythm of Summer School Age Programs
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Explore strategies that offers school-agers a program that "taps in to the magical rhythms of summer." Co-create with school-agers a memorable summer program where they are learning and growing; developing skills, talents and healthy habits; and getting to know themselves and others.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Garrett, IN


Title: All They Do Is Cry! Ways to Soothe Fussy Infants
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 12:30 PM-02:25 PM
Description: Crying is a form of communication, but sometimes we dont always know how to make it stop. This training will cover why infants cry and ways to comfort them, especially in a group care setting.
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: 05/26/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Portfolio Development 2 (3 hour)
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Participants will discuss the concepts involved in creating a portfolio. They will discuss writing competencies, materials to include, and training hours. Time will also be spent practicing the creation of portfolio pages.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: American Red Cross: Infant, Child, and Adult CPR
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Participants will be certified in American Red Cross Infant, Child, and Adult CPR.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 25.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: American Red Cross: First Aid
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 02:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Participants will be certified in American Red Cross Pediatric First Aid.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 25.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: American Red Cross Universal Precautions
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This American Red Cross training is designed to teach providers how to prevent transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), and other bloodborne pathogens when providing first aid or health care. Provider will also learn proper hand-washing and sanitizing skills
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Family Centered Care (2 Hours)
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Does your program welcome and support your families? Find ways to include families, identify their strengths, and build upon them. This training will help participants learn how to build and maintain positive relationships with families, share community resources with families, and develop policies that are family friendly. 
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Petersburg, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 05/26/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, coaching options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 05/28/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: No More Worksheets???
Date: 05/28/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: In this training you will learn how to use materials and developmentally appropriate practices to teach concrete learners without using worksheets.  
Instructor: Angela Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 05/30/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Nathan Eckleberry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: Enhancing Emotional Literacy
Date: 05/31/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Emotional Literacy is the ability to identify, understand, and express emotions in a healthy way. Children with a strong foundation in emotional literacy tolerate frustration better, get into fewer fights and engage in less destructive behavior. In this session we will learn strategies to help increase children’s emotional vocabulary and teach the skills necessary to understand their own feelings as well as accurately identifying how others feel.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Charlestown, IN


Title: Safe Playground Environments that Promote Learning
Date: 05/31/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: For children, outdoor play is as important as indoor play. Look at how safe, secure and stimulating your playground is in providing the learning that can and should take place in this outdoor space. (Beth Kumfer, Facilities Consultant for the Office of Early Childhood and Out of School Learning is a co-presenter for this training.)
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/31/2016 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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: Nap Time Can Be a Happy Time
Date: 05/31/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Often in day care, the mandatory rest time can be challenging for the children who are older and no longer need naps. Yet, it is important for all young children to have a quiet time in their busy day. This training will provide ideas on how to help those non-nappers rest and how to appropriately implement quiet naptime activities.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: School Readiness
Date: 05/31/2016 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: This session will focus on working with families. We will address specific questions and concerns that frequently arise regarding children's readiness for Kindergarten.  
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Social and Emotional Well-being
Date: 06/01/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this training by a community member, you will learn the importance of young children’s social and emotional well-being. Identify what steps to take to ensure the young children in your care are developing appropriately and the resources available to you. Learn about services available as part of an initiative focused on providing early intervention and prevention services for young children.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: We are Family: Building Relationships with Families
Date: 06/01/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Strong relationships with families are the foundation for the partnerships needed to best serve families in your program. Get help setting policies that create these partnerships and make sure everyone in your program is working to create these relationships. Understand the importance of establishing these relationships free of bias, and how to make parents equal partners in your facility.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Learning Centers 101: Sensory Play
Date: 06/01/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What are children learning when they are molding with clay or playing in the shaving cream? This workshop will have participants take a closer look at what you are offering for sensory play and will offer strategies to engage and scaffold learning in this area.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
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: 06/01/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Disability Awareness
Date: 06/01/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Need more information about caring for children with special needs? If so come to this training and you will receive information inclusion related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, person first language, the benefits of inclusion and resources available throughout the community.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Increasing Quality in Out-of-School Time Programs
Date: 06/02/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This presentation will provide specific strategies to improve the quality of your out-of-school time program.  The focus will be on highlighting the Indiana Afterschool Standards and Self-Assessment. We will analyze, action plan and provide steps for finding resources and support to fill program and staff needs. Indiana Afterschool Network
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Charlestown, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/02/2016 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: Community Resources for Children with Special Needs with First Steps
Date: 06/02/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-07:45 PM
Description: This training session will provide participants with information on what resources are in the community for children with special needs. This session will focus mainly on services that First Steps can provide.
Instructor: Alissa Howe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Assessment: Making head and tails out of the ISTAR_KR
Date: 06/02/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Take a journey through ISTAR-KR with us. We will identify the components of the assessment tool. We will also discuss how to document meaningful experiences.
Instructor: Jennifer Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/02/2016 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/02/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety, and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Webinar: You've Got to Play! Approaches to Play and Learning Foundations
Date: 06/03/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: We know that children play every day. We encourage them to play every day. We will explore why it is important for the children to play using the 2015 Approaches to Play and Learning Foundations.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Stretching Your Budget
Date: 06/04/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: If you participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program this training is for YOU!! We will spend 4 hours on variety of ways to truly help you stretch your monthly reimbursement through planning, purchasing, preparing, and serving nutritious meals and snacks.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children: Curriculum
Date: 06/04/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-03:00 PM
Description: We will be looking at the components of curriculum and developmentally appropriate practice, how young children learn, how to encourage learning, development through planning an appropriate curriculum, exploring different curricula, and working with families. Participants will improve their teaching skills and learn how to make their environment a caring community of learners through the use of a planned curriculum. (Please bring a sack lunch)
Instructor: Caitlin Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/04/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Bringing "Real" Math and Science Learning to the Preschool Environment
Date: 06/04/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Implementing materials and activities that build the "mathematical power" and "scientific passion" of preschoolers will be shared.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Kendallville, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Preschool "Creating Supportive Environments"
Date: 06/04/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Through this 3-part series participants will be introduced to The Pyramid Model as a means for identifying preventive program practices that support the healthy social emotional development of preschoolers. This second session focuses on "Creating Supportive Environments."
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Preschool "Individualizing Intervention-Positive Behavior Support"
Date: 06/04/2016 Time: 12:30 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Through this 3-part series participants will be introduced to The Pyramid Model as a means for identifying individual prevention strategies and skill instruction to support preschoolers who persistently exhibit challenging behavior. This third session focuses on "Individualizing Intervention-Positive Behavior Support."
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/04/2016 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: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Breakfast and a Book (2 hour)
Date: 06/04/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Come enjoy a children's book, the sharing of activities to go along with the book, and great networking with your peers. Participants do receive the book of the month, but space is limited so please be sure to register ahead of time.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/06/2016 Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/06/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 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: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Happy, Healthy Eating for Infants/Toddlers
Date: 06/06/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore providing positive eating experiences that will set infants/toddlers on a path to healthy nutritional habits. (This session provides hours toward the annual training requirement for child care programs sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Lisa Bradley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 06/06/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Nathan Eckleberry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Family Centered Care 1
Date: 06/06/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how to be aware & sensitive to family culture. Learn the importance of parterning with parents. Learn how supportive techniques to help families. Family Centered Care? How do we get there?
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 06/06/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Rochester, IN


Title: School Readiness
Date: 06/07/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This session will focus on working with families. We will address specific questions and concerns that frequently arise regarding children's readiness for Kindergarten.  
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: The Art of Storytelling: Using Read Aloud in the Classroom
Date: 06/07/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What does "read aloud" mean? Compare and contrast what it is and is not. Think about BEFORE, DURING and AFTER (BDA) procedures when reading a book to a group of children.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Danville, IN


Title: Sensory Input: Too much, Not enough, and Just Right
Date: 06/07/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Consider how children process sensory information to develop the right combination. Identify the ideal sensory balance to either soothe or stimulate as needed.
Instructor: Jennifer Young
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Healthy Sexual Development
Date: 06/07/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Is this normal? In this training participants will discover what typical healthy sexual development for children is, gender roles, child abuse vs. normal development and roles of educators and families.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Engaging Diverse Families
Date: 06/07/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Does your program welcome and support your families? Find ways to include families, identify their strengths, and build upon them. This training will help participants learn how to build and maintain positive relationships with families, share community resources for families, and develop policies that are family friendly. 
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Petersburg, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/07/2016 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: Portland, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/07/2016 Time: 12:30 PM-02:30 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: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/08/2016 Time: 04:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: BLEND: Lesson Planning for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 06/08/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Lesson planning can be challenging, especially for the youngest children. During this training, participants will be given lesson plan samples, practice planning, and get new ideas on what to do with the children in their care. After the completion of the training, the trainer will schedule a visit in your classroom or child care setting to review your lesson plans and help support you in a one-on-one setting. Certificates will be given after the completion of the onsite portion.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Creative and Adaptive Arts: Visual Art (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 06/08/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Using art to nurture a child's curiosity is an important aspect of overall child development. This training will bring you some new ideas to help inhance the art experiences in your practice. Participants will also take a look at how to adapt art activities to include all children.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Centerville, IN


Title: Bubbles, Bugs and Butterflies
Date: 06/08/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Come explore the science play of preschool children! We will be taking a look at the Science Early Childhood Foundations and discuss how to make play based learning meaningful! This will be a hands-on learning experience focusing on teaching young children science.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/08/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This child care start up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center or ministry setting and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Danville, IN


Title: Holding Successful Family Conferences
Date: 06/08/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: The term “parent involvement” is used to describe participation by a child’s primary caretaker (s) – whether that is a single mom, two parents, grandparents, foster parents, or an older sibling. More broadly, many parent involvement programs also address the needs of the entire family and include younger siblings and others’ roles in creating school success. This session will help provider’s understand how holding family conferences are part of that connection that children need.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (SPANISH)
Date: 06/08/2016 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: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Dectection and Prevention (2)
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Caitlin Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: PCAN mod 9 Relationship Based & Reflective Organizations
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: This unit provides program leaders with the tools they need to begin building an organization characterized by collaborative relationships, where staff members have the opportunity to learn from one another, from families, and from the work.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyd, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Maricela Madden
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Interactive Group Time with School Agers
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: With "hands-on" experience, learn games and activities that can be incorporated in your school age program.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/09/2016 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 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: Dawn Johnson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Kids Gone Wild Social Emotional Teaching Strategies 3hrs
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Promoting Children's Success: Building Relationships and Creating Supportive Environments (addresses strategies for preventing challenging behaviors). Social Emotional Teaching Strategies (problem solving, communicating emotions appropriately and building friendships).
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Ages and Stages Questionnaires (ASQ-3): A Parent-Completed Monitoring System
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The ASQ-3 screening system is designed to be completed by parents or other primary caregivers at any point for a child between 1 month and 5 1/2 years of age. The questionnaires can identify accurately infants or young children who are in need of further assessment. This training will provide you with the tools for a clear understanding on every step of the screening process. Ongoing support and technical assistance from Huffer CCR&R staff will be available to help programs through the process.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: A Handful of Fun: The Importance of Sensory Play for Toddlers
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What type of sensory play opportunities are you providing toddlers? Come explore how to successfully implement “hands-on” sensory activities that are meaningful to them. Ideas for using a sensory table and outdoor sensory play will be shared.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 04:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??s Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Webinar: Effective Interest Areas - Science and Sensory
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Interest areas are a widely used environmental design to support children's learning. We will explore strategies to set them up and what you can put in the area.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Inclusive Child Care Policy, Procedure, and Practices
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This training is aimed at the development and implementation of high quality supportive, inclusive practices in early care and education. This training will outline the benefits of inclusive child care from a practical and ethical point of view. 
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/09/2016 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: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Vigo County FCC Support Group
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Family Child Care providers come together to network, share knowledge and expertise to support each other, and receive professional development opportunities in order to improve the quality of care provided for children.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler:Babies Gone Wild Part 1 (2.5 hr)
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Upon completion of this training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies with infants and toddlers.  These strategies will assist infants and toddlers in the development of their social and emotional competence in order to keep challenging behaviors from beginning.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Beyond Books
Date: 06/09/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Literacy is more than just reading books to children. Come to this training to learn how literacy development for young children goes beyond book reading.  
Instructor: Angela Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Building Resilience
Date: 06/10/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you have what it takes to overcome life’s struggles? Are you feeling overwhelmed in your life? Learn what you can do to become more resilient and better teach the children in your care. We will cover relationships, internal beliefs, initiative, and self control.  
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/10/2016 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: Muncie, IN


Title: The Performers: Understanding and Supporting Children's Development (CDA Quarter 2:D)
Date: 06/11/2016 Time: 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Day 4 of 4 sessions for quarter two. This quarter will focus on developing participants strategies to support children's physical development, cognitive development and communication. Participants must commit to attending all 4 sessions in this series.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid Certification
Date: 06/11/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certification
Instructor: Courtney Walters
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Designing A Curriculum that Meets All Children's Needs Part 2
Date: 06/11/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Using the knowledge gained from Part 1, we will begin to craft a curriculum statement and explore lesson plan formats. Participants will leave with an outline of their curriculum and 3-4 lesson planning possibilities.  
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Preschool CSEFEL
Date: 06/11/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-03:00 PM
Description: Looking for a happier classroom? This training focuses on promoting children’s success through building relationships and creating supportive environments. Learn the importance of loving all the children and families in your care.  
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: From Stressed to Joyful: You are the Captain!
Date: 06/11/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Erin will inspire and rejuvenate through stories, photos and tools based on six choices everyone can make to brighten up their life to brighten up the word. Her address is full of humor and offers realistic and relevant tools.
Instructor: Erin Ramsey
Cost: 20.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/13/2016 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: Amber Johnson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Planning Transitions to Prevent Challenging Behavior
Date: 06/13/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Transitions times can be chaotic for preschoolers, even though they may know what they should be doing. An important first step is taking the time to evaluate what is working and what is not during transition times. Planning transitions that extend learning for preschoolers will be shared.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Having Those Hard Conversations
Date: 06/13/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: "They're just playing!" "He comes home dirty!" In this training, learn how to respectfully address those difficult concerns from families.  
Instructor: Angela Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mt. Vernon , IN


Title: Family Centered Care 2
Date: 06/13/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how to be aware & sensitive to family culture. Learn the importance of partnering with parents. Learn how supportive techniques to help families. Family Centered Care? How do we get there?
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 06/14/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives and awards.
Instructor: Rene Withers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Danville, IN


Title: Appropriate Risk Taking
Date: 06/14/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Children experience the world through their body! How can we set our environment up to help children take risks but still keep the environment safe? Come join the discuss and learn what research says.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Art Smart
Date: 06/14/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this training you will understand the difference between child-directed and adult-directed art and the benefit of both, connections to the foundations, and ideas for materials.
Instructor: Angela Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Jasper, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/14/2016 Time: 09:30 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: La Porte, IN


Title: Universal Precautions, Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control
Date: 06/14/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn the basics of sanitation and prevention of disease transmissions through body fluids to be able to train their staff. This session will include training on Universal Precautions, Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Supporting the Breastfed Baby in Child Care
Date: 06/14/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn about the health impact of breastfeeding for moms & babies and why breastfeeding matters in the child care setting.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 06/14/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Inclusion Policies: How to write and implement an Inclusion Policy in your Child Care
Date: 06/14/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Developing an inclusion policy supports high quality, inclusive, early learning and child care. A policy guides each program and your daily decisions. It should be based on the principles of inclusion and adapted to your specific program. This training will provide an overview of how to develop and embed inclusion within the policies of your program. The training will outline the benefits of inclusive child care form a practical and ethical point of view. Participants will review examples of good policy elements, review sample policy statements, and practice writing your own inclusion policy.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Looking at Learning (TA Blend)
Date: 06/14/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Documenting and Observing is an important part of the curriculum and assessment cycle. Along with discussing ways to gather information about children, we will discuss how to evaluate and use that information to plan and reflect upon your curriculum to help support children's development.
Instructor: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Sullivan, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Dectection and Prevention (2)
Date: 06/14/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Caitlin Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Screening for Social-Emotional Competence
Date: 06/15/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn about using Ages & Stages Questionnaire: Social-Emotional (ASQ:SE) as a tool for gaining an understanding of children's social and emotional behavior and what types of supports is needed to address their specific needs. (This training includes follow-up onsite technical assistance on use of the tool.)
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Columbia City, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/15/2016 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: Michelle Schuler
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Floyd, IN


Title: School Readiness: Are our children ready?
Date: 06/15/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: School Readiness? Are our children ready? Ensuring that children are ready for successful school experiences is one of the most pressing issues in early childhood policy and practice. School readiness involves more than just children. School readiness is about children, families, early environments, schools, and communities. This workshop will highlight the issues around school readiness and ideas for home-school-community connections, as well as tools to evaluate your programâ??s curriculum and philosophy.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: School Age Bullying
Date: 06/15/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The participants will gain knowledge about School Age Bullying. Participants will learn strategies for identification, prevention and mitigation of school age bullying.
Instructor: Ezohn Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Planning Transitions to Prevent Challenging Behavior
Date: 06/15/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Transitions times can be chaotic for preschoolers, even though they may know what they should be doing. An important first step is taking the time to evaluate what is working and what is not during transition times. Planning transitions that extend learning for preschoolers will be shared.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Creative and Adaptive Arts: Visual Art (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 06/15/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Using art to nurture a child's curiosity is an important aspect of overall child development. This training will bring you some new ideas to help inhance the art experiences in your practice. Participants will also take a look at how to adapt art activities to include all children.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Peru, IN


Title: A Handful of Fun: The Importance of Sensory Play for Toddlers
Date: 06/15/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What type of sensory play opportunities are you providing toddlers? Come explore how to successfully implement “hands-on” sensory activities that are meaningful to them. Ideas for using a sensory table and outdoor sensory play will be shared.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Dynamic Dali's
Date: 06/15/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Engaging art experiences enable individuals of all ages and abilities to learn through various media and strengthen their motor and thinking skills
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Introduction to the Foundations: Social Studies
Date: 06/16/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Make It Take It Session: Workshop to make and take ideas back to your classroom or childcare facility focused around the Social Studies Foundations. $5 per person!
Instructor: Marla Segal
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/16/2016 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: Dawn Johnson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Developmentally Appropriate Practice for Preschoolers
Date: 06/16/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This session will review what is developmentally appropriate for children ages birth-5. The training will highlight NAEYC's position statement on DAP.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/16/2016 Time: 02:30 PM-05:00 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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/16/2016 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: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Renegade Directors...Changing One Child at a Time!
Date: 06/16/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM
Description: Come join our new directors’ group we will examine Doing the Right Thing for Children: Eight Qualities of Leadership by Maurice Sykes. In this book Sykes talks about the hills and valleys he has gone through in his professional and personal life. He has used these experiences to present eight core leadership values. We will use this book to develop the skills, knowledge, and habits of the mind you need to be a successful leader. Meetings will be monthly at lunch time and we will discuss a chapter each month.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Summer STEM for School Agers
Date: 06/16/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come learn activities for your school ages regarding STEM- Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. This training will have some hands on activities to get you involved.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/ Preschool: Kids Gone Wild Part 1 of 4 (3hr)
Date: 06/16/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Upon completion of this 12-hour training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies in order to decrease preschool children's challenging behaviors. They will also receive an overview of intensive interventions for the children with ongoing and prolonged challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Effective Interest Areas: Science and Sensory (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 06/16/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Explore interest areas - learning how to maximize the potential of your indoor play areas. Each session will focus on two different interest areas for your classroom.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: From Sand to Snow
Date: 06/16/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Sensory activities benefit young children as they are required to think about what they are doing while picking at a pile of putty. Sensory activities build children’s vocabulary as they explore and experiment through the sensory station activities. Providers will learn why sensory is so important to the daily curriculum, they will learn simple recipes to incorporate into their lessons, and they will network with other providers, sharing activities and knowledge.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Autism Clinic: What We Do
Date: 06/16/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will provide information on the autism clinic in Muncie. This would be a great opportunity to learn about features that meet the needs of our children with autism.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Learning to Read and Write: Creating Literacy Rich Environments
Date: 06/16/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Children take their first critical steps toward learning to read and write very early in life. They do not become literate automatically. Young children need rich language and literacy experiences that will provide a foundation for later learning. A literacy-rich classroom will help provide children with these necessary skills. We will discuss the elements of a literacy-rich environment and ways to help children learn about sounds, print, letters, and words.  
Instructor: Caitlin Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 06/16/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Interactive Group Time with School Agers
Date: 06/16/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: With "hands-on" experience, learn games and activities that can be incorporated in your school age program.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/16/2016 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: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 06/16/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/Infant Toddler: Babies Gone Wild Part 2 (2.5 hr)
Date: 06/16/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Upon completion of this training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies with infants and toddlers.�  These strategies will assist infants and toddlers in the development of their social and emotional competence in order to keep challenging behaviors from beginning.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Dectection and Prevention (2)
Date: 06/18/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Angela Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: English, IN


Title: Telling the Story of Children's Learning
Date: 06/18/2016 Time: 08:00 AM-10:00 AM
Description: In this training we will explore documentation and how it can support not only the children's learning, but also the teacher's.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Holland, IN


Title: Environments to Inspire Children's Learning
Date: 06/18/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Drawing on inspiration for learning centers in New Zealand and Reggio Emilia, we will explore beautiful spaces for children to learn and grow. The training will offer inspiration and also practical advice regarding licensing, Paths to QUALITY, and DAP.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Holland, IN


Title: How to STOP Saying NO and Start Saying Yes (1)
Date: 06/18/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Positive discipline techniques; partnership with UWCI and Indianapolis Public Library; presented by Ceci Maron-Puntarelli
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Play, Creativity, and a Sense of Wonder (2)
Date: 06/18/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 06/18/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: 40.00
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: First Aid
Date: 06/18/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: 40.00
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Understanding Death from a Child's Point of View
Date: 06/20/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: One of the most challenging concepts to convey to children is the process of death and dying. Learn how children develop an understanding of this challenging concept and how adults can support children's concept development.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/20/2016 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: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Family Centered Care 3
Date: 06/20/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how to be aware & sensitive to family culture. Learn the importance of partnering with parents. Learn how supportive techniques to help faimilies. Family Centered Care? How do we get there?
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/20/2016 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: School Readiness: Emotionally Supportive
Date: 06/20/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Come to this second part of a four hour, tow part training to find otu what kids really need to be successful in school - intellectually supportive and emotionally supportive caregivers. Learn what it means and how you can be emotionally supportive.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: From parents to partners
Date: 06/21/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: From Parents to Partners: Building a Family Centered Early Childhood Program; Most teachers are drawn to the profession because of their love for children and their skill in working with them but almost all of us have discovered that working with children’s families is as much a part of our jobs as working with children. Building a family-centered early childhood program means acknowledging that both teachers and parents have the knowledge, expertise, experience, and resources that are needed for the best education, care, and support for every child. In this session we will examine our attitudes and assumptions about parents and families, learn effective communication strategies and ways to welcome parents as partners in our early learning environments.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: Nutritional Building Blocks
Date: 06/21/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Nutrition is a child's blocking blocks to a healthy life. Good nutrition plays a part of all learning areas. This training will introduce strategies for improving nutrition choices
Instructor: Emily Roth
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Learning Through Play
Date: 06/21/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Play is the occupation of young children. It’s how they learn about the world around them. Learn why play is important and what activities and experiences can foster learning and development.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Summer STEM for School Agers
Date: 06/21/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Come learn activities for your school ages regarding STEM- Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. This training will have some hands on activities to get you involved.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Safety and The Digital Age
Date: 06/21/2016 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: In this training we will discuss topics such as cyberbulling, sexting, privacy issues, digital responsibility, and more. With ever changing technology, it is important for parents and youth workers to know about digital safety and the latest social media.  
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Fort Branch, IN


Title: Communicating with Families
Date: 06/21/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Gain strategies for building strong relationships with families as well as tools and resources for promoting authentic communication, parent involvement and mutual respect with families of children in your care. 
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Jasper, IN


Title: Supporting Staff to Meet Curriculum Goals with Effective Lesson Plan and Assessment
Date: 06/21/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Discover effective lesson planning that comes from meaningful assessment to meet curriculum goals
Instructor: Ezohn Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/21/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Friendship Skills
Date: 06/21/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The only way to have a friend is to be one! Discover why positive friendships are so important to young children and explore your role in promoting positive social interactions by teaching children the difference in positive and poor social skills.  
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Parke, IN


Title: Interactive Group Time with School Agers
Date: 06/21/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: With "hands-on" experience, learn games and activities that can be incorporated in your school age program.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Plymouth, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/21/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Portland, IN


Title: Foundations: Literacy (with TA)
Date: 06/21/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This session begins by allowing participants to explore ways to introduce literacy concepts into the early childhood classroom. It will explore ideas for children 0-5. After the training session, technical assistance opportunities will occur to put new literacy ideas in place within the context of the provider's facility.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 06/21/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Come Knock on My Door
Date: 06/22/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Today's families are very busy and getting them engaged and involved can be tricky.  What does it look like and how can I make my facility more family-friendly?  This training will give you ways to make your facility a part of their busy lives as well as get you into their hectic schedules.  Families are your most important resource - so finding a way to get them involved with the your program is a must!
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Supporting the Breastfed Baby
Date: 06/22/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn how to support families of breastfed babies.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Decatur, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/22/2016 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: Learning Centers 101: Sensory Play
Date: 06/22/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What are children learning when they are molding with clay or playing in the shaving cream? This workshop will have participants take a closer look at what you are offering for sensory play and will offer strategies to engage and scaffold learning in this area.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Interactive Group Time with School Agers
Date: 06/22/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: With "hands-on" experience, learn games and activities that can be incorporated in your school age program.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Disability Awareness: Caring for Children with Special Needs
Date: 06/22/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Do you have questions about caring for children with special needs? If so, come to this training and you will receive information on foundational, inclusion related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, person first language, the benefits of inclusion and resources available throughout the community.  
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: Introduction to Ages & Stages
Date: 06/23/2016 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This training offers information on screening tools and how they can help you support the children in your care. You will gain information on the benefits of screening, as well as some detailed information on the Ages and Stages screening tool and kit.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Crothersville, IN


Title: Tummy Time (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 06/23/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Tummy time during the first six months will help strengthen babies and develop their motor skills. Come and discover the many benefits of creating tummy time for infants and ways to incorporate it into your environment and routine.
Instructor: Katherine Coleman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Hartford City, IN


Title: Put The Steam Back In Your Team
Date: 06/23/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Strong leaders know that motivation comes from within an employee and the way to stoke the fire is through attention and appreciation. This workshop will help you identify creative and inexpensive ways that you can show your staff the appreciation they deserve
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: No Quick Fixes Part 1: 3 hours
Date: 06/23/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn the definition of challenging behavior and why children use challenging behaviors. Participants will be provided with practical guidance approaches when working with children with challenging behavior. This is part 1 of a series.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Planning Transitions to Prevent Challenging Behavior
Date: 06/23/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Transitions times can be chaotic for preschoolers, even though they may know what they should be doing. An important first step is taking the time to evaluate what is working and what is not during transition times. Planning transitions that extend learning for preschoolers will be shared.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/23/2016 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: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/25/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 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: Michelle Schuler
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: No Quick Fixes Part 2: 3 hours
Date: 06/25/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn the definition of challenging behavior and why children use challenging behaviors. Participants will be provided with practical guidance approaches when working with children with challenging behavior. This is part 2 of a series.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Helping Preschoolers Understand Emotions and Reducing Challenging Behaviors
Date: 06/27/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Research continues to confirm that emotional literacy starting at a very young age is critical to a child’s healthy development and learning. When early childhood providers intentionally provide an environment that shows a child how to self-sooth, use language to express their feels and practice how to get along with others, they are laying the foundation that will reduce challenging behaviors. This workshop will provide participants with tools and strategies for helping young children learn to express their feels, recognize feelings in self and others, and setting up an early childhood classroom that promote emotional literacy.
Instructor: Candice Wise
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Family Centered Care 4
Date: 06/27/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how to be aware & sensitive to family culture. Learn the importance of partnering with parents. Learn how supportive techniques to help families. Family Centered Care? How do we get there?
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/27/2016 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Rachel Yoder
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: School Readiness: Intellectually Supportive
Date: 06/27/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Come to this four hour, two-part training to findout what kids really need to be successful at school - intellectually supportive and emotionally supportive caregivers. Learn what this looks like and what children will be learning from you.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: Screening for Social-Emotional Competence
Date: 06/28/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn about using Ages & Stages Questionnaire: Social-Emotional (ASQ:SE) as a tool for gaining an understanding of children's social and emotional behavior and what types of supports is needed to address their specific needs. (This training includes follow-up onsite technical assistance on use of the tool.)
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Angola, IN


Title: Lesson Planning for Preschoolers
Date: 06/28/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join this training to understand the connecttion between child observation and lesson planning. Also recognize the role Indiana Foundations play in lesson planning.
Instructor: Shannon Ford
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Autism: The Missing Piece of the Puzzle
Date: 06/28/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this training, you will learn about the definition of Autism, understand the impact of Autism, and discover the causes and symptoms of Autism. You will also learn about resources of where to receive a diagnosis and support. Presented by a guest trainer from the Autism Society of Indiana.
Instructor: Krista Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/28/2016 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: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Science Fun in the Classroom
Date: 06/28/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Science is a lifelong process. Children benefit from exposure to “science” situations when they can experience the world fully, describe what they see, ask questions, repeat the experience, and think about the “why” of it. It is your willingness to draw attention to happenings, not your knowledge of science that is important. In this session we will explore the content areas of science, examine the basic scientific process, and practice planning activities using the Early Learning Foundations.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jefferson, IN


Title: Ages and Stages
Date: 06/28/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Developmental and social-emotional screening tool for children from one month to 5 years. Highly reliable and valid, ASQ looks at strengths and trouble spots, educates parents about developmental milestones, and incorporates parentsexpert knowledge about their children
Instructor: Cynthia Roberts
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: School Age Behavior Issues
Date: 06/28/2016 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: This session will focus on common behavior in which school age providers may be dealing with. There will also be a question and answer portion to help attendees with real life problems. Technical Assistance is available upon request.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/29/2016 Time: 04:00 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/29/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/29/2016 Time: 03:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Afterschool Planning Framework
Date: 06/29/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will identify techniques for planning school age activities, organized in a daily schedule that supports learning and development while keeping school agers engaged.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Successful Solutions to Applying/Renewing for the CDA & TEACH
Date: 06/29/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: If you have CDA questions, we have CDA answers!!! This session will look at all the CDA (Child Development Associate) Training, Credentialing, renewing and the application processes - and how to use T.E.A.C.H scholarship to pay for it!
Instructor: Lecia Overly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: A Handful of Fun: The Importance of Sensory Play for Toddlers
Date: 06/30/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What type of sensory play opportunities are you providing toddlers? Come explore how to successfully implement “hands-on” sensory activities that are meaningful to them. Ideas for using a sensory table and outdoor sensory play will be shared.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Promoting Social Emotional Competence/ Preschool: Kids Gone Wild Part 2 of 4 (3hr)
Date: 06/30/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Upon completion of this 12-hour training series, participants will understand the importance of building relationships, creating supportive environments, and employing social and emotional teaching strategies in order to decrease preschool children's challenging behaviors. They will also receive an overview of intensive interventions for the children with ongoing and prolonged challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/30/2016 Time: 12:00 AM-02:30 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: No Quick Fixes Part 3: 3 hour
Date: 06/30/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn the definition of challenging behavior and why children use challenging behaviors. Participants will be provided with practical guidance approaches when working with children with challenging behavior. This is part 3 of a series.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 06/30/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, coaching options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Rochester, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 07/05/2016 Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs
Date: 07/05/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 07/05/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 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: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs
Date: 07/05/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 07/05/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 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: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


Title: Bringing Bill Nye the Science Guy Back in the Classroom: What Should Be in a Science Area
Date: 07/05/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Are you at a loss as to what to put in your science center? This training will take you beyond the basic rocks and pine cones found in the normal science center. We will discuss new and interesting things to put in the science area for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Participants will discuss the science Foundations and how learn how their students are going to change the space.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Dectection and Prevention (2)
Date: 07/05/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Angela Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs
Date: 07/06/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development.
Instructor: Michelle Schuler
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: 07/06/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs
Date: 07/06/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Clark, IN


Title: Coping with Conflict in Afterschool
Date: 07/06/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: This training will help identify common causes of conflict in your program and tips to help diffuse conflicts when they occur.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: No Quick Fixes Part 4: 3 hour
Date: 07/06/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Participants will learn the definition of challenging behavior and why children use challenging behaviors. Participants will be provided with practical guidance approaches when working with children with challenging behavior. This is part 4 of a series.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 07/06/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs
Date: 07/07/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Adams, IN


Title: Let The Children Play (2 Hours)
Date: 07/07/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Come explore quality activities to provide to the children in your care up and moving. In this training we will discuss the importance of all types of play, even rough and tumble play! Also, we will discuss putting away the worksheets and learning through play and why children succeed from doing so.
Instructor: Caitlin Davidson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 07/07/2016 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??s Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jennings, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 2 of 4- 2.5 hrs
Date: 07/07/2016 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Nutritional Practice includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food.
Instructor: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 07/07/2016 Time: 09:00 AM-10:00 AM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 07/07/2016 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (SPANISH)
Date: 07/07/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Creado por la FSSA , la Oficina de Asesores de Salud de cuidado de niños , este entrenamiento de dos horas, ofrece a los participantes información sobre la prevalencia de abuso y negligencia , causas y prevención del abuso y la negligencia , y la forma de informar sobre el abuso y la negligencia . Esta formación se ajusta al estándar 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 de cualquier otro proveedor de cuidado infantil que se requieren para completar la entrenamiento.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Spanish - Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 07/07/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Los participantes aumentarán su comprensión de un medio ambiente seguro para dormir para los bebés, recién nacidos hasta los doce meses de edad. Se hará hincapié en la creación de una zona de dormitorio y de reducción de riesgos de estrategias seguras y saludables para el Síndrome de Muerte Súbita del Lactante (SMSL) y la prevención de la muerte accidental. Este entrenamiento es un requisito previo al servicio que satisfaga la Ley Pública 162-205 para obtener la licencia en casa, así como los estándares de elegibilidad de proveedores proveedores de origen certificadas (CCDF) Vale. Se alienta a los proveedores de cuidado infantil de todos los ajustes a asistir a esta capacitación gratuita.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Ages and Stages
Date: 07/07/2016 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 Hawkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 07/07/2016 Time: 04:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Alysia Rhinefort
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 07/07/2016 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Telling the Story of Children's Learning
Date: 07/07/2016 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this training we will explore documentation and how it can support not only the children's learning, but also the teacher's.
Instructor: Alissa Mwenelupembe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Petersburg, IN