Title: Full STEAM Ahead: Building Creative Kids through Math and Science
Date: 12/18/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: We have been called as educators to focus more intentionally on science, technology, engineering, math, and science. Adding art and other developmentally appropriate creative activities creates STEAM in your classroom. Learn how to bring creativity into your math and science programs and encourage children to problem solve and strategize to create solutions to everyday problems.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 12/18/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Classroom Arrangement : What Do I Do With All of This Stuff?
Date: 12/18/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: An interactive training. Come prepared with ideas of how you would like to see your ideal classroom!
Instructor: Vicci Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 12/18/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 12/18/2014 Time: 04:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Madison, IN


Title: Foundations Building Blocks: Physical Skills and Personal Care
Date: 12/18/2014 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will explore various ways to use the Foundations in terms of Physical and Personal Skills. This training will offer some innovative ways to use every day experiences to develop these skills
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Literacy Fun with Infants and Toddlers
Date: 12/18/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: A hands on training, learning how to use literacy to help promote emotional bonding, language stimulation and cognitive development.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Family Centered Care: 3
Date: 12/18/2014 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how to be aware & sensitive to family culture. Learn the importance of patterning 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: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/19/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/20/2014 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/22/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 12/22/2014 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 12/22/2014 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Infants and Toddlers deserve their own curriculum! This doesn't have to mean purchasing or creating a separate curriculum for them, but it does mean that they need more than a watered-down preschool curriculum. Through discussion and small-group work you will explore what a true infant and toddler curriculum should look like, learn how to evaluate your current curriculum or select one that is best for your program, and create strategies to apply the elements of your curriculum so that every infant and toddler will FLOURISH in your care.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 12/22/2014 Time: 12:30 PM-01:30 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: Miami, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 12/22/2014 Time: 01:30 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Miami, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Classroom Management
Date: 12/23/2014 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This interactive session will provide participants with an understanding of the relationship between environmental variables and children's challenging behaviors. Participants will be able to identify strategies that can be used to design schedules and routines, structure transitions and implement rules/ positive guidance. Register at www.iaccrr.org
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Cracking the Creative Code with TA
Date: 01/01/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Using the FOUNDATIONS to Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children, we will focus on the importance of music and art in your early childhood curriculum. We will discuss why these subjects are critical experiences for young children, and how you can encourage their creativity! You will also come away with activities and ideas that you can implement in your setting. Come prepared to move and get creative! This training meets the requirement for Introduction to the Foundations.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Linton, IN


Title: Orientation I
Date: 01/02/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Melissa Chalman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/03/2015 Time: 08:30 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: Shelbyville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 01/03/2015 Time: 11:00 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: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Shelbyville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 01/05/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: WEBINAR: A Look at Observation and Assessment in Infant/Toddler Classrooms
Date: 01/05/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Learn the basic of observing young children, the importance of observation, using those observation for assessment, and different ways to observe and assess children.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Huffer CDA Pathway: Portfolios
Date: 01/05/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential is a nationally recognized credential awarded to individuals who have demonstrated competency through both experience and education in working with young children ages 0-5. The CDA Credential is awarded to infant/toddler child care teachers, preschool teachers, family child care providers and home visitors. The alternative training pathway combines theory and practical experience for work with young children and their families. Trainings include child development, child behavior and guidance, children with special needs, planning early childhood learning environments, ECE curriculum, and working with parents. There are a variety of options for students to meet their CDA professional development needs. Staff at Huffer will help you complete the process with career counseling and portfolio completion. Come to this informative training to find out more about the CDA and the Huffer CDA pathway.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Family-Centered Care
Date: 01/06/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: Better Baby Care - Part 3 of a 5 part series. Must be previously registered and have attended all previous parts. 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: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomfield, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Transitions:The Glue that holds the day together!
Date: 01/06/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Let's take a new look at these important times of the day! Transitions can make or break us. Re-invigorate yourself and learn how to walk with children through the many transitions that are in their day. Make transitions an everyday learning experience and not an everyday anxiety producer!
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 01/06/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Mishawaka, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 01/06/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Vicci Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


Title: Webinar-101 Transition Activities
Date: 01/06/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Ever wonder why transitions are so hard? This webinar will help participants understand how difficult transitions can be for some children. Participants will come away with ideas to use the next day!
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation I - Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 01/06/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety, and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Sullivan, IN


Title: We are Family: Building Relationships with Families
Date: 01/06/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Strong relationships with families are the foundation for the partnerships needed to best serve families in your program. Get help setting policies that create these partnerships and make sure everyone in your program is working to create these relationships. Understand the importance of establishing these relationships free of bias, and how to make parents equal partners in your facility.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Real Life: Guidance and Discipline Part 1
Date: 01/07/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Using the PITC model, participants will discuss the difference between guidance and discipline. The group will have the chance to discuss current policies in place. A technical assistance visit will be scheduled.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-3 to 5 Year Olds (Physical Development)
Date: 01/07/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, Physical Development to provide preschoolers with the time, space, materials and activities that encourage using their large/small motor skills. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS) (This session provides hours toward the annual training requirement for child care homes sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Kimberly Swain
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Columbia City, IN


Title: Yes Environments
Date: 01/07/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Plan your day so that you can say YES! Yes to new ideas, messy activities and creative children. How do you set up your classroom, and allow for the unexpected so that you can follow the lead of the children in your care? Can you say yes to creating a garden, or allowing for mud play? Look beyond the problem to solutions.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: IMIL: Moving with the Brain In Mind
Date: 01/07/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Suzanne Milligan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: More than Just Mess! (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 01/07/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-07:45 PM
Description: The participants will gain knowledge about early art experiences as they apply to the Foundations.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
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: 01/07/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Afterschool Homework Time That Works
Date: 01/07/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will gain strategies for offering engaging homework times in school age programs that build study skills, work habits and teamwork.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 01/07/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Infants and Toddlers deserve their own curriculum! This doesn't have to mean purchasing or creating a separate curriculum for them, but it does mean that they need more than a watered-down preschool curriculum. Through discussion and small-group work you will explore what a true infant and toddler curriculum should look like, learn how to evaluate your current curriculum or select one that is best for your program, and create strategies to apply the elements of your curriculum so that every infant and toddler will FLOURISH in your care.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Kiss Flashcards Goodbye: Emerging Literacy Skills for Pre-K
Date: 01/08/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn strategies to foster emerging literacy skills for pre-k children. Understand the developmental needs of this unique age group and how you can get them ready for kindergarten without flashcards, tears, or boredom.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 01/08/2015 Time: 05:30 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: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Centerville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/08/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Vanessa Vance
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 01/08/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This child care start up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center or ministry setting and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Staying Active in Small Spaces
Date: 01/08/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Are you out of ideas for things to do when stuck inside on a gloomy, rainy day? Feel cramped in small indoor spaces? Join us for ideas and discussion on ways to stay active in small spaces throughout the day without feeling too confined or out of control. This training is based on Foundations: Physical Development and counts for the Foundations requirement for Paths to QUALITY.
Instructor: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Connections: Gender and Learning Style
Date: 01/08/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Have you heard, "little girls are sugar and spice and everything nice"? While "boys are snakes and snails and puppy dog tails". Is there any truth to those statements? Come to this training to explore the role gender plays in learning and what early childhood educators can to do help all children be successful.
Instructor: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Afterschool Homework Time That Works
Date: 01/08/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will gain strategies for offering engaging homework times in school age programs that build study skills, work habits and teamwork.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Watch Me Grow, Help Me Learn-4 hour class
Date: 01/08/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: The participant will begin to change the way they look at developmental milestones
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Hiring Practices and Managing Programs
Date: 01/08/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Learn tips and techniques to help in the hiring of staff.
Instructor: Cathy Flynn
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Foundations Building Blocks: No Quick Fixes
Date: 01/08/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn the definition of challenging behavior and why children use challenging behaviors. Participants will be provided with practical guidance approaches when working with children with challenging behavior.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 01/08/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Melissa Chalman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Purposeful Planning: Avoiding Chaos in the Classroom
Date: 01/08/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Are you struggling between chaos and order in your classroom? Learn how to anticipate and avoid problem situations in this workshop. We will provide skills and strategies to help guide young children through daily activities and transitions.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 01/08/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 01/08/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: A Framework for Early Language & Literacy (Cradling Literacy mod 1)
Date: 01/10/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: A Framework for Early Language & Literacy: Participants will gain knowledge and understanding of using stories, personal culture and its influence on teaching practices, and the connection between strong relationships and school readiness.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Introduction to Ages & Stages
Date: 01/10/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 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: Aurora, IN


Title: Hybrid CDA-Foundations to Indiana Academic Standards Part II
Date: 01/10/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-05:00 PM
Description: The Indiana Foundations for Young Children Birth to Five are a wonderful tool to make sure you are providing activities and experiences that will prepare children for their school experience. This session will review the what, when, and why of the Foundations and explore the content areas of Personal Care, Science, Social Studies, and Fine Arts.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: 15.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/10/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Foundations Blocks
Date: 01/10/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-11:45 AM
Description: It doesn't take lots of money to create classroom fun and activities. Use items you already have and be CREATIVE! Participants will learn about the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children Birth-Age 5. The FOUNDATIONS assist adults in providing developmentally appropriate activities for young children that will support the child's growth and development. This interactive workshop will support many of the learning opportunities that you already provide to young children and will serve as a framework for further planning.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Universal Precautions/Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Date: 01/10/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: First Aid
Date: 01/10/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: American Heart
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Off to a Good Start-Planning Your Home Child Care Business
Date: 01/12/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn about starting your child care business, employing practices that raise the level of professionalism, provides for sustainability of your business and protects you and the families in your care. This training which also includes onsite technical assistance is targeted for newly licensed or legally licensed CCDF family child care providers who may have little experience with the business side of child care.
Instructor: Rachel Yoder
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Preventing Challenging Behaviors
Date: 01/12/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn strategies to prevent challenging behvaviors in your classroom.
Instructor: TBD Trainer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Purposeful School Age Behavior Guidance
Date: 01/12/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Participants will explore best practices that drive successful behavior guidance in school age programs.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Goshen, IN


Title: AfterSchool Care: The Importance of a Plan
Date: 01/12/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Sometimes it may seem unnecessary to have a plan for your school age children but, as with any age, a plan is important. This training looks at the needs of school agers and how to meet those needs when planning.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/12/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/12/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Nutritional Building Blocks
Date: 01/13/2015 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: Book Nook: Social Emotional Topics in Children's Literature
Date: 01/13/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: How often do you teach social emotional concepts throughout the day?  Do you like to be creative but do not have the time?  Children must be taught proper techniques for things like using self-control, and one way to do that is through the use of children’s literature.  Each training will examine specific books, different each session.  Some topics include naming feelings, bullying, friendship, hitting, biting, and self-esteem.  The participants will have the opportunity to make props to go with each book for use in circle time or throughout the day. Perfect for teachers new to the field or teachers who are ready to spice up their tool belt!
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Supporting Healthy Social Growth in Infants/Toddlers-Play Skills
Date: 01/13/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Session One of this 3-part series focuses on providing infants/toddlers experiences that support exploration and discovery.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Ages and Stages
Date: 01/13/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us for an information session regarding the Ages and Stages. Participants will have an improved knowledge of the benefits of screening all children in care. You will understand the difference between screening and assessment. You will also gain a familiarity with the Ages and Stages.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Lesson Planning and Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Date: 01/13/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Take a look at your lesson plan with Developmentally Appropriate Practice in mind. Discover new ways to plan fun, creative, activities for children of all ages
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Social Emotional Building Blocks for Preschoolers-High Quality Environments
Date: 01/13/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn about how the environment affects both positive and negative behaviors in children. They will also be introduced to a variety of ways they can use their environment to promote positive behaviors and learning experiences.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Appropriate Expectations for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 01/13/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: As every year passes, we expect more and more from our growing children in our care. Are the expectations that we hold realistic? Or do we set such high, or low, expectations that our infants and toddlers may never meet them? We will discuss the developing infant/toddler, behavior expectations, strategies to support these children, and parent expectations.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: We Care For Breastfed Babies
Date: 01/13/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: During this training participants will gain a basic understanding of how to properly store and handle breastmilk, behaviors typical of a breastfed baby, and how to make bottle feeding easier for breastfed babies. We will also discuss the health impact of breastfeeding for moms & babies and why breastfeeding matters in the child care setting. Participants will also gain an understanding of how to make a breastfeeding friendly child care program.
Instructor: Erin Syslo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Webinar-Preparing to Renew the Child Development Credential
Date: 01/13/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The CDA Credential is valid for three years from the award date. This webinar will walk you through the process.
Instructor: Liane Nickey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Communicating with Baby Signs
Date: 01/13/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Want to start sign language with your infants and toddlers? Understand how hearing children benefit from learning sign language. Learn when and how to start sign language in your program and how you can involve parents in the signing process for better communication with infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 01/13/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Joslyn Sullivan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Plainfield, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 01/13/2015 Time: 02:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Andrea Henry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Sullivan, IN


Title: School Age Environments
Date: 01/13/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this training, we will investigate how the school age environment affects the behavior of the children in your program. We will examine room arrangement, materials, and scheduling to help improve your environment and encourage positive behaviors.
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Recipes For Healthy Kids
Date: 01/13/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Let's explore foods that children and adults alike should be incorporating into their diets, such as dark green and orange vegetables, dry beans and peas, and whole grains. Based on the cookbook from Team Nutrition and USDA.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Washington, IN


Title: RECIPE for Growing Healthy Children Part A
Date: 01/14/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training introduces child care providers to positive practices that will transform your child care program from "feeding children" to "growing healthy children." This session will cover the first two topics of the RECIPE program: R is "Role model" what we want children to be, say and do. E for "Environment" to encourage healthy behaviors. Must attend session B and C to obtain certificate.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 01/14/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Maricela Madden
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Happy, Healthy Mealtime Experiences for Preschoolers
Date: 01/14/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will discuss ways to create appropriate mealtime experiences that not only meet the nutritional guidelines for preschoolers, but provide a positive eating experience that will set them on a path to healthy nutritional habits. (This session provides hours toward the annual training requirement for child care programs sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Kimberly Swain
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Orientation I Spanish-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 01/14/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Esta guarderia arranque taller ofrece una vision general de los participantes que estan interesados en comenzar el negocio de cuidado de ninos en un hogar, el centro o el ministerio y es la primera parte de una serie de dos partes. Cubre los requisitos reglamentarios, recursos y algo de informacion sobre las practicpantes de la salud, la seguridad y los negocios. Sirve para ayudar en la toma de decisiones de los participantes para elegir el tipo de atencion que desean ofrecer.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/14/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Ladoga, IN


Title: School Readiness Success
Date: 01/14/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Come and discover some fun and exciting ways to help children get prepared for kindergarten. We will focus on every day experiences children need in order to prepare them socially, emotionally, physically and cognitively for school. This workshop contains ideas that are perfect for anyone caring for young children.
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Afterschool Homework Time That Works
Date: 01/14/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will gain strategies for offering engaging homework times in school age programs that build study skills, work habits and teamwork.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Middlebury, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/14/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Afterschool Homework Time That Works
Date: 01/15/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will gain strategies for offering engaging homework times in school age programs that build study skills, work habits and teamwork.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Auburn, IN


Title: Looking at Learning: Portfolios and Assessments
Date: 01/15/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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: Bloomington, IN


Title: From the Sandbox to the Boardroom
Date: 01/15/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The skills that children learn through play will benefit them all the way to the boardrooms in their future. We will look at the importance of play to children's physical, social and cognitive development.
Instructor: Rob Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 01/15/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives and awards.
Instructor: Kristin Cofield
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: The Ins and Outs of the Project Approach
Date: 01/15/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The Project Approach refers to a set of teaching strategies that enable teachers to guide students through in-depth studies of real-world topics. Projects have a complex but flexible framework within which teaching and learning are seen as interactive processes. When teachers implement the Approach successfully, students feel highly motivated and actively involved in their own learning, leading them to produce high-quality work and to grow as individuals and collaborators. Learn how you can incorporate this approach in the preschool classroom.
Instructor: Tikila Welch
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Franklin, IN


Title: Rolling Down Hills: Look Out for Learning!
Date: 01/15/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Rough and tumble play is an important learning experience for children. However, roughousing, horseplay, wrestling, and climbing are all words of concern in child care. We all want to provide a safe learning environment, but for children rough and tumble play is an important part of development and learning. Join us to see why rough and tumble play is important and how it can be incorporated in your program.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Greencastle, IN


Title: What do I do with all these papers? Home Licensing Support   
Date: 01/15/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will review the important papers needed for a licensed home and the best way to organize those papers.  Also the training will cover what is needed for the name on the license, children enrolled and staff/volunteers.  This training is conducted by Home Licensing Consultants.  There will be time for questions and answers at the end of the training so please come with your list of questions.
Instructor: VIcki Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 01/15/2015 Time: 02:30 PM-03:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Foundations Buildinng Blocks: Taking Anecdotal Records
Date: 01/15/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will examine anecdotal notes and their purpose. We will look at examples, practice writing them and be ready to put them into use the next day!
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-3 to 5 Year Olds (Physical Development)
Date: 01/17/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will take an in-depth look at the Content Area, Physical Development to provide preschoolers with the time, space, materials and activities that encourage using their large/small motor skills. (Training meets Paths to QUALITY requirement for introduction to the FOUNDATIONS) (This session provides hours toward the annual training requirement for child care homes sponsored by Early Childhood Alliance on the Child and Adult Care Food Program.)
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Middlebury, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 01/17/2015 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Alyce Thompson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 01/17/2015 Time: 01:30 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??s Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 01/17/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Watch me Grow, Help me Learn
Date: 01/17/2015 Time: 08:30 AM-01:30 PM
Description: Part of the 30 hours BBC series on child development and DAP. What is developmentally appropriate practice for infants and toddlers? Participants will learn basics of child growth and development and what they can do to support the development of infants and toddlers. Participants will discover activities and toys that are both age appropriate and sometimes inexpensive to make.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
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: 01/17/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 01/17/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/19/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/19/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: How Child Care Providers Can Support School Age Reading Development
Date: 01/20/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how you can help support reading development in school-agers during child care hours.
Instructor: TBD Trainer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: CDA Portfolio
Date: 01/20/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Participants will receive tips for preparing their CDA professional portfolio. Session will review the checklist to organize your materials. Formats and examples will be shared.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Hybrid CDA: Science Activities for all Ages
Date: 01/20/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Children are active explorers. They are able to learn about their environments through their senses, such as listening, hearing, touching and hands-on experiences. Learn how you can make these early science experiences fun and make them beneficial in all areas of their development. Take away many wonderful ideas and activities so children can learn about the world around them.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Corydon, IN


Title: Observing and Assessing Preschool Aged Children (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 01/20/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Overall, basic information about observation, assessment, and portfolios in early childhood classrooms. Participants will learn how to observe children and will work one-on-one with the trainer on implementing observations in their classrooms. This training will consist of 2hrs of training and 1hrs of onsite mentoring at the child care facility. Participants will schedule the onsite piece after the completion of the training and will receive a 3hr training certificate at the completion of the onsite mentoring.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Danville, IN


Title: Supporting Healthy Social Growth in Infants/Toddlers-Friendship Skills
Date: 01/20/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Session Two of this 3-part series focuses on providing infants/toddlers experiences that support prosocial behaviors.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 01/20/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: CDA Ready to Apply
Date: 01/20/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: CDA canidates will have the opportunity to review information with in their CDA binders, and will be ready to apply for their CDA.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Ladoga, IN


Title: Social Emotional Foundations-Preschool Module 1
Date: 01/20/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will explore the importance of building relationships with children, families, and peers. Participants will be guided through strategies related to environments, schedules, routines and transition. The information in this training is based on the Center on Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL).
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Webinar-Harmonizing Cultural Diversity for Sensitive Infant Care
Date: 01/20/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This webinar will help participants to understand the importance of how children develop their sense of self and how culture impacts it. Participants will be provided a chance to examine their own cultural beliefs.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 01/20/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: New Castle, IN


Title: Flowers, Candy and Hearts, Oh My!
Date: 01/20/2015 Time: 07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Gather together and enjoy hands on activities that are focused around Valentine’s Day. We will explore activities dealing with literacy, numeracy, science, dramatic play and creative arts.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/20/2015 Time: 03:00 PM-05:30 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: Sullivan, IN


Title: Real Life: Guidance and Discipline Part 2
Date: 01/21/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will come back together to discuss difficulties and successes. They will have the opportunity to share what worked and what did not. A second TA visit will be scheduled to work on any areas of struggle. This is a great opportunity to talk with other providers who are facing the same challenges you are.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: PCAN: Challenging Behaviors in Infants and Toddlers - 2.25 hours
Date: 01/21/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Encountering challenging behaviors in infant-toddler child care settings is inevitable. This training will provide strategies to prevent challenging behaviors and support caregivers in infant-toddler classrooms. The information for this training was taken from the Prevent Child Abuse Network.
Instructor: TBD Trainer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: The Powerful Role of Stories
Date: 01/21/2015 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: Come and learn how stories ( oral & Written) nurture and support early language literacy and the power of our own stories and get an overview of the importance of stories to early learning and development
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Interpersonal Communication
Date: 01/21/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Try this fun interactive workshop and discover what your communication style is! How does it affect your relationships at work? Is there someone you work with that drives you crazy? See if you can figure out how to work more effectively with them to benefit yourself and the children in your care.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: SPANISH - Organization101 / Organizacion 101
Date: 01/21/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this training providers are encouraged to bring their child/staff folders. We are going to organize those according state regulations. En este entrenamiento se recomienda a los proveedores a llevar sus carpetas del personal y del ninos. Vamos a organizar esas segun las regulaciones del estado.
Instructor: Amy Torres
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Dual Language Learners #Idon’tunderstandwhatyouaresaying!
Date: 01/21/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Can you imagine being thrown into an enivronment where you you couldn’t understand anything that was said or you couldn't read anyting that was posted. In this training child care providers will learn how a dual language learners brain works and the importance of incorporating dual language learners into the classroom and adapting the environment for the students.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: I'm A Big Kid Now!
Date: 01/21/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Physical development and self help skills are very important to a child's growth. Using the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children, you will learn the different areas of physical development, and the importance of teaching self help skills. We will discuss ways you can support children in these areas of development, and activities you can incorporate into your daily routine! This training meets the requirement for Introduction to the Foundations.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Guidance and Discipline with Infants and Toddlers in Group Care (PITC Module 1)
Date: 01/22/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will gain an understanding of the goals of socialization, guidance and discipline, and how caregivers can become more effective in guiding children when they become more aware of their own guidance and socialization techniques. The training will help participants develop strategies to help children build inner self-controls and self-esteem.
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Relationships with School Agers
Date: 01/22/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The healthy development of self-esteem and character values are very important to society. If we do not properly nurture these characteristics in children it will affect the world around us. In this interactive workshop we will examine the downfalls of low self-esteem and the possible outcomes of not properly implementing positive character values in children. Also you will learn strategies to build relationships with school agers in your program.
Instructor: TBD Trainer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Promoting Social and Emotional Development-I/T
Date: 01/22/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Upon completion of this training, 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: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Connersville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 01/22/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/22/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Gary, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (2 hours)
Date: 01/22/2015 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 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: Cory Lowery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/22/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: WEBINAR: Social Studies for Preschoolers using FOUNDATIONS
Date: 01/22/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Social Studies is the study of people and cultures. Young children learn about their world through exploration and talking about their immediate surroundings. Do you want to know how to teach preschoolers about the impact people have on the world's environment and how they live, work, get along with others, and solve problems? Using the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards, this webinar will provide ideas about how to help children connect with their immediate surroundings and build the foundation for all future social studies learning.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 01/22/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-07:15 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 01/22/2015 Time: 01:00 PM-04:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Liberty, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 01/22/2015 Time: 04:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Vicci Rydzinski
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mount Vernon, IN


Title: Foundations Building Blocks: No Quick Fixes
Date: 01/22/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn the definition of challenging behavior and why children use challenging behaviors. Participants will be provided with practical guidance approaches when working with children with challenging behavior.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Cradling Literacy-The Role of Meaningful Experiences in Supporting Early Language and Literacy
Date: 01/22/2015 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This training will explore how every day routines and experiences within a child's environment work to offer experiences meaningful to language and literacy. With each individual child in mind, how do we create these meaningful moments? Take a look at your role, as the caregiver, in turning the simple to substantial.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: New Castle, IN


Title: Dental Health and Nutrition
Date: 01/22/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 AM
Description: Dental Health and Nutrition - Are you ready for Dental Health Month? Need some hands on dental health education ideas? Some teeth friendly recipes and menus? Do you know how to prevent cavities in infants and children? Attend this workshop to receive this information and more regarding the dental health and nutrition of the children you care for.
Instructor: Terri Hemminghouse
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Garden Adventures
Date: 01/24/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-02:00 PM
Description: This training will focus on growing, learning about fruits and vegetables, harvesting, preparing, and tasting fruits and vegetables, and networking with parents to expand garden adventures from childcare to home.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: What? Take Babies Outside!!!
Date: 01/24/2015 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Why don't we take our babies outside? This workshop is all about strategies and ideas to not only get your infants and toddlers outside but have fun doing it!
Instructor: Laura Lukens-Parker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/26/2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: What's out in your backyard?
Date: 01/26/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Don't want to venture too far? Don't worry, you don't have to look further than your own backyard to provide tons of entertainment for kids. This training will provide participants with hands-on activities along with how to tie those activities to the Foundations.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Shelbyville, IN


Title: Temperament: A Practical Approach in Meeting Individual Needs (PITC Module I)
Date: 01/26/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Right from the start, babies are different from each other. An understanding of temperamental differences can help caregivers work more responsively and effectively with the individual infants and toddlers in their care. Participants will learn about the nine temperament traits, the three temperament types, and increasing the `goodness of fit` with infants and toddlers.
Instructor: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: ENGAGE Families: Ways to Empower Families
Date: 01/27/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This workshop will provide hands on, concrete communication tools to engage and strengthen parents and families. We often forget that families are an essential part of the process and should be active in developing goals/outcomes for their children. Can we develop a relation that allows give and take, can we learn from parents? Can they learn from us? Explore ways to inform and be informed.
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Carmel, IN


Title: Ages and Stages
Date: 01/27/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: What is Ages and Stages? This overview of the Ages and Stages screening tool, ASQ3 and Ages and Stages - Social Emotional, ASQ-SE, will help identify children in your program who are in need of additional services. The participants will explore the differences in screening versus assessment and understand why screening tools should be implemented universally. You will become familiar with each screening tool including how to implement and score each of the two screenings.
Instructor: Krista Livengood
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: English, IN


Title: Supporting Healthy Social Growth in Infants/Toddlers-Emotional Literacy
Date: 01/27/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Session Three of this 3-part series focuses on helping infants/toddlers understand/cope with feelings.
Instructor: Lanissa Maggert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Social Emotional Foundations-Preschool Module 2
Date: 01/27/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will delve into the world of emotions! Participants will explore strategies that support the development of friendships. Participants will gain understanding in providing opportunities for understanding emotions and teaching problem solving skills. The information in this training is based on the Center on Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL).
Instructor: Chrissie Allen
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 01/27/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana`s quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Amber Johnson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Foundations Building Blocks-Discovering Nature with Young Children
Date: 01/27/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn how indoor terrarium and planting projects help teachers prepare their classroom for learning. Implementing your current curriculum and the Foundations, young children will learn: Basic skills in scientific reasoning such as prediction and estimation as they investigate the natural world, important language and literacy skills as they communicate their findings, and social emotional skills as the participate in discussions and recount their experiences. Crucial math skills are used as they count, measure, sort, categorize and compare the many plants and animals that they have found in their surroundings. Come and discover nature with us!
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Richmond, IN


Title: Marketing the Paths to QUALITY Advantage
Date: 01/27/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn how to market your child care program and� utilize the resources provided on the tool kit CD.�  This training will provide an opportunity for you to share ideas with your colleagues, discover free and affordable ways to market your business, and learn how to put your best foot forward with potential clients
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 01/27/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Sullivan, IN


Title: The World All Around Us: Social Studies for Young Children
Date: 01/28/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Social Studies are the study of people, relationships, and cultures. It includes learning about and comparing how people lived in the past and how they live today, how people work and get along with others, how to become a good citizen, and how people are affected by and affect their environment. This workshop will help you create an inquiry-based approach to promote curiosity, problem-solving and an appreciation of investigation. It will also link your social studies curriculum to the Foundations for Young Children, Birth to Five.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 01/28/2015 Time: 04:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Anna Fillmore
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Clarksville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/28/2015 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Lisa Henley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Crothersville, IN


Title: Helping the Child That is Anxious
Date: 01/28/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Simple ways to help anxious kids learn calming techniques, approach new situations and experiences, and process their worries and anxieties
Instructor: Tammy Howard
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Griffith, IN


Title: Powerful Interactions - 3 hours
Date: 01/28/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: We know that our interactions with children shape who they become and how they feel about themselves. This workshop that will look at how we implement and embed Powerful Interactions into our classrooms. What it is, what it looks like and how to be present for the children we care for each day. The workshop will be an in-depth look at the book "Powerful Interactions, How to Connect with Children to Extend Their Learning".
Instructor: Lenore Friedly
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/28/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Barbara Gingerich
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Mishawaka, IN


Title: Infant Learning Environments (TA/Training Blend)
Date: 01/28/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Ever struggled finding activities to support babies? The participants will understand what materials and activities are developmentally appropriate for infants, tips to set up the environment, and ways to be supportive of the infants desire to learn. This training will consist of 2 hrs of training and 2 hrs of onsite mentoring at the child care facility. Participants will schedule the onsite piece after the completion of the training and will receive a 4 hr training certificate at the completion of the onsite mentoring.
Instructor: Lauren George
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Plainfield, IN


Title: Cradling Literacy-The Role of Meaningful Experiences in Supporting Early Language and Literacy
Date: 01/28/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will explore how every day routines and experiences within a child's environment work to offer experiences meaningful to language and literacy. With each individual child in mind, how do we create these meaningful moments? Take a look at your role, as the caregiver, in turning the simple to substantial.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: TBA, IN


Title: Mini Mad Scientist with TA
Date: 01/29/2015 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Science is all around us and children love to experiment most of all! Using the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children, you will learn why science is important to a child's development, how it can be integrated into other areas, and what you can do to promote scientific play. Come ready to experiment and get messy! This training meets the requirement for Introduction to the Foundations.
Instructor: Melissa Schneider
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Emergency Preparedness for Child Care
Date: 01/29/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description:
Instructor: Linda Curley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 582-2229
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Recognizing Children with Special Needs: Observation to Assessment
Date: 01/29/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will look at how observation, developmental screening and formal assessment can lead to early intervention services for children. Information about the developmental screening tool, Ages & Stages Questionnaires, Third Edition (ASQ-3) will be shared.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 01/29/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Lee
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Who, What, Why? Exploring Social Studies
Date: 01/29/2015 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Learn inquiry-based teaching strategies that can be implemented in all classrooms to support children in learning aligned with Social Studies Foundations to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children Birth-Age 5
Instructor: Alissa Vandergraff
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Monticello, IN


Title: Foundation Building Blocks Portfolios: the Work of Children
Date: 01/29/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Portfolios are great ways to build relationships with parents and families. So what goes in a portfolio? Participants will take a look at creating quality portfolios.
Instructor: Amanda Evans
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Come Knock on My Door
Date: 01/29/2015 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 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: Jill Erickson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN