Title: Sugar and How it Affects You
Date: 05/01/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Do you know the difference between natural and artificial sugars? Come and found out how all sugar impacts your overall health.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: "You want me to do what?!?" Pain free ways to incorporate STEM education.
Date: 05/01/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Public out of school time initiatives are starting to focus on enhancing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and math) education for kids. Overcome anxieties about incorporating STEM into your program through creative and simple hands-on activities.
Instructor: Sue Bayley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Orientation 1 Spanish
Date: 05/01/2017 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 with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Izzy Tamayo
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Mishawaka, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 05/01/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/01/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 05/02/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: The Musical Child
Date: 05/02/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Join us for this interactive session exploring why music is so vital to the growth and learning of young children and how to incorporate music into your teaching.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Decatur, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/02/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Amy Duncan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/02/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Spanish Safe Sleeping to Reduce the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/02/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Los participantes aumentarán su comprensión de un medio ambiente seguro para dormir para los bebés, recién nacidos hasta los doce meses de edad. Se hará hincapié en la creación de una zona de dormitorio y de reducción de riesgos de estrategias seguras y saludables para el Síndrome de Muerte Súbita del Lactante (SMSL) y la prevención de la muerte accidental. Este entrenamiento es un requisito previo al servicio que satisfaga la Ley Pública 162-205 para obtener la licencia en casa, así como los estándares de elegibilidad de proveedores proveedores de origen certificadas (CCDF) Vale. Se alienta a los proveedores de cuidado infantil de todos los ajustes a asistir a esta capacitación gratuita.
Instructor: Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Transitions and Routines for Preschoolers
Date: 05/02/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Transitions can be tough for preschoolers! They must be planned for and must be smooth. Participants will gain new understanding of how to consistently deploy productive routines and how to reduce transition times. Making these things a priority in the classroom will help provide a sense of calm and predictability for the children in your care.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/02/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 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: Alissa Howe
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: 05/02/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Amy Duncan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 05/02/2017 Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 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: Rockport, IN


Title: VCP Information Session
Date: 05/02/2017 Time: 04:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Is your ministry child care interested in enrolling onto the Paths to QUALITY program? Do you desire to learn what is necessary to receive your VCP? Join us at this informational session as we provide you with the information necessary to proceed with the Voluntary Certification Program offered through the State of Indiana. This session is being offered by Partnerships for Early Learners.
Instructor: Ginger Caylor
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Take It Outside
Date: 05/03/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Research shows the benefits for children to spend time outside playing and exploring. Come learn why outside time is so important for young children, and learn activities that will encourage movement outdoors.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: East Chicago, IN


Title: Family Engagement Toolkit - Focus Area 2 and 4
Date: 05/03/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: How do we connect families to peers and community and how does this relate to our ability to support families as safe, healthy, and self-sufficient caregivers? In this training, we will utilize the Toolkit for thoughtful methods around which we can best help out families.
Instructor: Jill Tucker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/03/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This child care start up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center or ministry setting and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Food Challenges of Children with Special Needs
Date: 05/03/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Learn about children with food allergies, food aversions and oral sensitivity. Strategies for supporting the child's healthy development and resources for families will be shared.
Instructor: Nicole Wysong
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Family Engagement: How can it be Improved
Date: 05/03/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Family engagement has become a buzzword. But what does it really mean? Why should programs engage with families and how can they do it effectively? And what about those families that just don’t want to have anything to do with you? Participants attending this session will examine the differences between involvement and engagement and explore what it takes to shift perspectives to more fully engage families in their children’s education. Participants will also be introduced to strategies and resources that will assist them in enhancing the quality of family engagement practices.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/04/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??s Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Charlestown, IN


Title: Secondhand Smoke
Date: 05/04/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Representatives from Smoke Free Communities will be presenting on secondhand smoke and its effects on the human body.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Caring for Children with Special Needs 2 hrs
Date: 05/04/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Participants will receive information on foundational inclusion-related topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, person-first language, the benefits of inclusion, and the resources that are available throughout their community.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 05/04/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Provider will also identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable), 10. First Aid and CPR Overview 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: The Business of Play
Date: 05/04/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Play plays a pivotal role in the healthy development for Preschool aged children. Learn how to help children learn through play. This class will help teachers engage kids in multiple areas of learning through play based experiences.
Instructor: Cherish Edwards
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Knox, IN


Title: Good Game: Supporting Positive Behaviors of School Agers, part 1 of 4
Date: 05/04/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Positive Behavior Supports is a system that has been in place for many years. This training series offers information challenging behaviors and school age children. We will explore why behaviors occur and strategies to prevent them.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Inspiring Young Minds. . . The Scientist In All of Us
Date: 05/04/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Science is a lifelong process. Children benefit from exposure to “science” situations when they can experience the world fully, describe what they see, ask questions, repeat the experience, and think about the “why” of it. It is your willingness to draw attention to happenings, not your knowledge of science that is important. In this session we will explore the content areas of preschool science, examine the basic scientific process, and practice planning activities using Indiana’s Early Learning Foundations.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Multiculturalism in the Early Childhood Classroom
Date: 05/04/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: There is a difference between multiculturalism and diversity. This training will explore those differences.This training will explore the importance of multiculturalism. Participants will receive ideas on how to create a multicultural classroom.
Instructor: Everett Hicks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Challenging Behaviors
Date: 05/04/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training focuses on guiding children's behavior. Participants will learn the definition of challenging behavior and why children use challenging behaviors. Participants will be provided with practical guidance approaches when working with children with challenging behavior.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: STEM + Arts =STEAM
Date: 05/04/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preschoolers have a new perspective for making meaningful connections among the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) when the A (Art) is added. At the same time, they are supported in their creative and problem solving skills. Learn why STEAM is important and how to support preschoolers with these experiences. Experience “hands-on” activities that you can take back to your program.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Webinar: First Friday Foundations ELA: Early Writing
Date: 05/05/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This First Friday Foundations will explore the English/Language Arts topic area of Early Writing.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: Meeting Curriculum Goals with Effective Lessons Plans and Authentic Assessment
Date: 05/06/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: This training will look at what curriculum is for all ages, how to implement curriculum-including lesson planning-and how to link it all to DAP, how to explain DAP to families, child goals and observations, and what authentic assessment is. Participants will leave with examples of curriculum goals, lesson plans for any age, and how to complete authentic assessments to help build quality in your program.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: Book Club: Session 2
Date: 05/06/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Book Club is a unique training opportunity. Come join us in a relaxed setting as we discuss and reflect upon our current practices in relation to the book.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 05/06/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 05/06/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Emotional Regulation
Date: 05/06/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Along with physical health, we want our children to be emotionally healthy. As children encounter many heavy issues early in life, how do we support them?
Instructor: Sarah Skurow
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Guidance and Discipline with Infants and Toddlers in Group Care (PITC Module I)
Date: 05/08/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 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: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Inclusion Toolbox
Date: 05/08/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will provide resources that teachers can use to support a variety of children, including those with challenging behaviors and special needs. Some of the tools discussed will be visual aids, sensory process awareness techniques, and social stories. Teachers will be provided with samples and models. Please join this session for ideas to better accommodate the children in your care!
Instructor: Sarah Skurow
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: East Chicago, IN


Title: Getting To Know Grains
Date: 05/08/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Find out what the role of grains are in a child’s diet and why it is so important to have whole grains.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: ABC's of Autism
Date: 05/08/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will provide participants with ways to better include children with autism in their everyday activities. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how to address the needs of children with autism in their classrooms or homes.
Instructor: Jessica Taylor
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Taming Temper Tantrums
Date: 05/08/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will be able to identify the various types of tantrums and learn deescalation techniques.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Marion, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 05/08/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 05/08/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Scottsburg, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 05/08/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: KidKare Kickoff!
Date: 05/08/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Are you ready? KidKare software will be replacing Webkids, Minute Menu Kids, Minute Menu Kids Pro, Kids2go (all Kids products). KidKare is a very user friendly website software that can be accessed from any device that has internet capabilities. All providers will be switched over by October 1st, 2017.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Giving Your Best: Making Secure Attachments
Date: 05/09/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Providers will understand the impact of attachments throughout life. Analyze your own ideas and caregiving practices and learn how to build secure attachments with the children and families in your child care program.
Instructor: Linda Curley
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Crown Point, IN


Title: Health- Module 2 (Spanish) (INHS)
Date: 05/09/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: What If Today Was Their Only Day?
Date: 05/09/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this session we will watch Lisa Murphy's keynote address on the theory of multiple intelligences. She puts her spin on Howard Gardener's original theory of multiple intelligences. This training will make teachers take a deeper look into their classroom arrangement, why certain thing are brought in to their classrooms and the importance of individualization.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Mt. Vernon , IN


Title: Cultivating Creativity: Exploring the Arts with Infants and Toddlers
Date: 05/09/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Providing creative art experiences for infants and toddlers goes beyond crayons and paper! The opportunities children have during the first years of life to explore the arts have a significant impact on their creative expression. Ways for promoting the creative process, setting up an environment that supports exploration of the arts and connecting creative experiences to the Indiana Early Learning Foundations will be explored. Put your own creativity to use with a “make and take” activity that can be used with infants and toddlers in your own program!
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Professionalism 101
Date: 05/09/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This session will provide insights to learning about the standards and expectations to set the stage for a professional career in Early Childhood Education.
Instructor: Mary Scurlock
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: New Albany, IN


Title: Let's Play All Day: Planning for Full Days with School Agers
Date: 05/09/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: What do you do with school-agers all day long? Learn about the rhythms of a full day with them and draft your plan for play (and learning).
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Rochester, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 05/09/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/09/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/09/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: The Rhythm of Summer School Age Programs
Date: 05/10/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Explore strategies that offers school-agers a program that "taps in to the magical rhythms of summer." Co-create with school-agers a memorable summer program where they are learning and growing; developing skills, talents and healthy habits; and getting to know themselves and others.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Summer STEM for School Agers
Date: 05/10/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this worksop professionals will know how to use knowledge of content, concepts and learning trajectories to design the curriculum and learning environment for STEM-Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. This training will explore popular websites for lesson plans and have some hands on activities to get you involved. This workshop is especially designed for those working with children ages 5-12, in before-school, after-school, summer, and/or school break settings.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Messy, Muddy, Mayhem
Date: 05/10/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This training will help teachers extend sensory play beyond the sand table and into the mud. Join us for some fun and messy play that will inspire your sensory planning and extend the learning of children.
Instructor: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/10/2017 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. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: N/A, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/10/2017 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: N/A, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/10/2017 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: Amy Duncan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Dectection and Prevention (2)
Date: 05/10/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/10/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: It’s A Family Affair-A Smooth Transition to Kindergarten
Date: 05/10/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Entering kindergarten can be both an exciting and stressful time for families and their children. Early Childhood providers have the unique opportunity to help make this a smoother transition from the Early Childhood program to the Kindergarten classroom. The role of the Early Childhood provider in implementing “best practice” for this important transition will be discussed. Support strategies for both families and their children will be shared.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Warsaw, IN


Title: Autism: The Missing Piece of the Puzzle
Date: 05/11/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this training, you will learn about the definition of Autism, understand the impact of Autism, and discover the causes and symptoms of Autism. You will also learn about resources of where to receive a diagnosis and support. Presented by a guest trainer from the Autism Society of Indiana.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 05/11/2017 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: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/11/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden 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: Health and Safety Day 2 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 05/11/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Nutritional Practice includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Good Game: Supporting Positive Behaviors of School Agers, part 2 of 4
Date: 05/11/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Positive Behavior Supports is a system that has been in place for many years. This training series offers information challenging behaviors and school age children. We will explore why behaviors occur and strategies to prevent them.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 05/11/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Alissa Howe
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/11/2017 Time: 02:30 PM-05:00 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid RE-Certification
Date: 05/11/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross RE-Certification CPR/First Aid
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Getting to Know Young Children Series Part A - Child Development - Day 1
Date: 05/11/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-09:15 PM
Description: Do you wonder sometimes why children do what they do? Did you know that there have been hundreds of years of research about young children and how they learn and grow? Do you want to know more about how that impacts your work? Come and learn the basic characteristics of early childhood and child development, including brain development and temperament. Explore the history and the theorists that have had a great impact on the early childhood field. You will leave with a list of developmental domains and milestones and an understanding of how culture influences learning. Understanding how young children develop and why they do what they do will help you know how to take better care of them and give you a guide to use in your daily work.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: The Amazing Brain
Date: 05/11/2017 Time: 07:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Neurosurgeons know there are truly critical periods and stages of development in which the brain needs certain types of experience, or the circuits don't get put together properly. This training will provide participants with information that will help them to understand the importance of brain development.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/11/2017 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: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/11/2017 Time: 05:45 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 05/11/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Rockport, IN


Title: Throwing in the Towel: How working with challenging behaviors in your classroom can affect you
Date: 05/11/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this training, participants will learn how to identify the risks of burnout, learn the effects of burnout, and how to prevent/cope with burnout. They will also learn what motivates them and others in order to avoid burnout from dealing with challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Seymour, IN


Title: Cultivating Creativity: Exploring the Arts with Infants and Toddlers
Date: 05/11/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Providing creative art experiences for infants and toddlers goes beyond crayons and paper! The opportunities children have during the first years of life to explore the arts have a significant impact on their creative expression. Ways for promoting the creative process, setting up an environment that supports exploration of the arts and connecting creative experiences to the Indiana Early Learning Foundations will be explored. Put your own creativity to use with a “make and take” activity that can be used with infants and toddlers in your own program!
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Kids Gone Wild-Summer Camp Edition
Date: 05/13/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-04:30 PM
Description: Promoting Children's Success: Building Relationships and Creating Supportive Environments (addresses strategies for preventing challenging behaviors). Social Emotional Teaching Strategies (problem solving, communicating emotions appropriately and building friendships).
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: STEM + Arts =STEAM
Date: 05/13/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Preschoolers have a new perspective for making meaningful connections among the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) when the A (Art) is added. At the same time, they are supported in their creative and problem solving skills. Learn why STEAM is important and how to support preschoolers with these experiences. Experience “hands-on” activities that you can take back to your program.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: The Performers: Understanding and Supporting Children's Development (CDA Quarter 2:C)
Date: 05/13/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Day 3 of 4 sessions for quarter two. This quarter will focus on developing participants strategies to support children's physical development, cognitive development and communication. Participants must commit to attending all 4 sessions in this series.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: Visual Aids for Preschool Classrooms
Date: 05/13/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Visuals (or pictures) are a great tool for seeing and understanding. Visual aids allow children the time they need to process what they are being asked to do. They do not disappear into thin air to be forgotten as spoken words or hand gestures do. Visuals can also be sequenced to breakdown and learn a skill bit by bit.
Instructor: Sarah Skurow
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Good Game: Supporting Positive Behaviors of School Agers, part 1 of 4
Date: 05/13/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Positive Behavior Supports is a system that has been in place for many years. This training series offers information challenging behaviors and school age children. We will explore why behaviors occur and strategies to prevent them.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wells, IN


Title: Good Game: Supporting Positive Behaviors of School Agers, part 2 of 4
Date: 05/13/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Positive Behavior Supports is a system that has been in place for many years. This training series offers information challenging behaviors and school age children. We will explore why behaviors occur and strategies to prevent them.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wells, IN


Title: It’s A Family Affair-A Smooth Transition to Kindergarten
Date: 05/15/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Entering kindergarten can be both an exciting and stressful time for families and their children. Early Childhood providers have the unique opportunity to help make this a smoother transition from the Early Childhood program to the Kindergarten classroom. The role of the Early Childhood provider in implementing “best practice” for this important transition will be discussed. Support strategies for both families and their children will be shared.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Angola, IN


Title: Math Night
Date: 05/15/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Are you interested in learning how to host a Math Night to help involve parents? In this training, providers will what a math night is, why they’re important, and how to put on your own math night.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Healthy Sexual Development
Date: 05/15/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Is this normal? In this training participants will discover what typical healthy sexual development for children is, gender roles, child abuse vs. normal development and roles of educators and families.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/15/2017 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: Amy Duncan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Won't You Be My Neighbor : Building Relationships
Date: 05/15/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The participants will learn to develop better relationships with the families they serve.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Understanding Behaviors
Date: 05/15/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Behaviors are a form of communication; however, it is often difficult to understand what the child is communicating. Together, we will learn practical ways to document behaviors as well as strategies for supporting children with challenging behaviors.
Instructor: Jamie Le Sesne Spears
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Challenging Behaviors
Date: 05/15/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training focuses on guiding children's behavior. Participants will learn the definition of challenging behavior and why children use challenging behaviors. Participants will be provided with practical guidance approaches when working with children with challenging behavior.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Shelbyville, IN


Title: Darkness to Light
Date: 05/15/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Darkness to Light – Presented by Prevent Child Abuse IN. This award winning program is a revolutionary sexual abuse prevention training program that educates adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. Stewards of Children is designed for organizations that serve children and youth. (must be age 18 or older to attend).
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Curriculum for Infants & Toddlers
Date: 05/15/2017 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: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Good Game: Supporting Positive Behaviors of School Agers, part 3 of 4
Date: 05/15/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:30 AM
Description: Positive Behavior Supports is a system that has been in place for many years. This training series offers information challenging behaviors and school age children. We will explore why behaviors occur and strategies to prevent them.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wells, IN


Title: Good Game: Supporting Positive Behaviors of School Agers, part 4 of 4
Date: 05/15/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: Positive Behavior Supports is a system that has been in place for many years. This training series offers information challenging behaviors and school age children. We will explore why behaviors occur and strategies to prevent them.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wells, IN


Title: Understanding Each Other: Communicating with Families of Infants and Toddlers
Date: 05/16/2017 Time: 06:45 PM-08:45 PM
Description:
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Angola, IN


Title: Won't You Be My Neighbor : Building Relationships
Date: 05/16/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The participants will learn to develop better relationships with the families they serve.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Berne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/16/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/16/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: This includes the one-hour training created by the FSSA’s Health Consultants and provides information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes, and prevention of abuse. It meets 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: Tikila Welch
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Fishers, IN


Title: Take it Outside!
Date: 05/16/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Learn more about what the experts are calling nature deficit and how everyone benefits from being outside. Share ideas on outside playscapes.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Huntingburg, IN


Title: Ouch! Biting Hurts! How biting affects the Behavior of Children
Date: 05/16/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this training, providers will understand why children bite and under what conditions. They will gain strategies to prevent biting or reduce the instances of biting, and learn how biting affects children’s behavior. We will also cover communication with families about biting concerns.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Jeffersonville, IN


Title: Spanish Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers
Date: 05/16/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn the licensing requirements.
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: SPANISH - Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 05/16/2017 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: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Full STEAM Ahead: Building Creative Kids through Math and Science
Date: 05/16/2017 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. Part of the School Readiness optional series.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Martinsville, IN


Title: Take It Outside
Date: 05/16/2017 Time: 07:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Research shows the benefits for children to spend time outside playing and exploring. Come learn why outside time is so important for young children, and learn activities that will encourage movement outdoors.
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: The Rhythm of Summer School Age Programs
Date: 05/16/2017 Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Explore strategies that offers school-agers a program that "taps in to the magical rhythms of summer." Co-create with school-agers a memorable summer program where they are learning and growing; developing skills, talents and healthy habits; and getting to know themselves and others.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: ACE Interface: Building Self-Healing Communities in the Early Childhood Setting
Date: 05/17/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Learn about the widespread impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) affecting young children. Find out how to recognize the signs and symptoms of ACEs. Gain strategies to understand and respond to the challenging behaviors of young children that are influenced by ACEs.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Auburn, IN


Title: The Rhythm of Summer School Age Programs
Date: 05/17/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Explore strategies that offers school-agers a program that "taps in to the magical rhythms of summer." Co-create with school-agers a memorable summer program where they are learning and growing; developing skills, talents and healthy habits; and getting to know themselves and others.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Elkhart, IN


Title: Family Engagement Toolkit - Focus Area 3
Date: 05/17/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: How do empower families as child advocates and leaders? In this training, we will utilize the Toolkit to help families feel confident in a way that can truly impact what they expect from education for the rest of their child's time in school.
Instructor: Jill Tucker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Appropriate Expectations for Infants and Toddlers: Understanding Developmental Milestones from Birth-3
Date: 05/17/2017 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: Fishers, IN


Title: STEM + Arts =STEAM
Date: 05/17/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preschoolers have a new perspective for making meaningful connections among the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) when the A (Art) is added. At the same time, they are supported in their creative and problem solving skills. Learn why STEAM is important and how to support preschoolers with these experiences. Experience “hands-on” activities that you can take back to your program.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Expectations of School Age Children
Date: 05/17/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 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 expectations that our school age children may never meet them? We will discuss the developing school child, behavior expectations, strategies to support those children, and parent expectations.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/17/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Intentional Observations
Date: 05/17/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:45 PM
Description: Professionals will leave this training with knowledge about the importance of observing and collecting information across all the areas of development. All children learn and grow at their own pace. We will be discussing how you can use different observations you make to plan activities for the children in your care.
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: SPANISH Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/17/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description:
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Creating Literacy Rich Environments
Date: 05/17/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Children take their first critical steps toward learning to read and write very early in life. They do not become literate automatically. Young children need rich language and literacy experiences that will provide a foundation for later learning. A literacy-rich classroom will help provide children with these necessary skills. We will discuss the elements of a literacy-rich environment and ways to help children learn about sounds, print, letters, and words.  
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 05/17/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 05/17/2017 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: The participant will learn about Indiana'a Quality Rating System
Instructor: Jennifer Ensign
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Valparaiso, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 05/18/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 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: Everett Hicks
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 05/18/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Cynthia Beasley-Boyd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Cultivating Creativity: Exploring the Arts with Infants and Toddlers
Date: 05/18/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Providing creative art experiences for infants and toddlers goes beyond crayons and paper! The opportunities children have during the first years of life to explore the arts have a significant impact on their creative expression. Ways for promoting the creative process, setting up an environment that supports exploration of the arts and connecting creative experiences to the Indiana Early Learning Foundations will be explored. Put your own creativity to use with a “make and take” activity that can be used with infants and toddlers in your own program!
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/18/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Spanish Introduction to the Foundations
Date: 05/18/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Los participantes aprenderán acerca de LOS FUNDAMENTOS los Estandandares Academicos de Indiana para el nacimiento hasta la edad de 5 los ninos pequenos. LOS FUNDAMENTOS ayudan a los adultos en la prestaciion de actividades adecuadas al desarrollo de los niños pequenos que apoyen el crecimiento y desarrollo del ninos. Este taller interactivo apoyar muchas de las oportunidades de aprendizaje que ya se suministre a los ninos pequenos y servira como marco para la planificacion futura.
Instructor: Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 3 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 05/18/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will focus on vaccinations and medications. Discussing how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Providers will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Physical activity and infection disease are other areas of health for children that will be discussed in this training. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Good Game: Supporting Positive Behaviors of School Agers, part 3 of 4
Date: 05/18/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Positive Behavior Supports is a system that has been in place for many years. This training series offers information challenging behaviors and school age children. We will explore why behaviors occur and strategies to prevent them.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/18/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Preschool Cohort - Day 2
Date: 05/18/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Description: Join us! This cohort will be for anyone working with children ages 3-5. We will invite guest speakers, network, and learn together!
Instructor: Melissa Simpson
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: VCP: Think Tank: Staff, Scheduling & Subs
Date: 05/18/2017 Time: 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
Description: A chance for ministry directors and assistant directors to get together and brainstorm ways to embed best practices in ministry child care settings. This session will focus upon the 3 S’s – staffing, scheduling and subs!
Instructor: Cherish Edwards
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Ages and Stages Questionnaires (ASQ-3): A Parent-Completed Monitoring System
Date: 05/18/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The ASQ-3 screening system is designed to be completed by parents or other primary caregivers at any point for a child between 1 month and 5 1/2 years of age. The questionnaires can identify accurately infants or young children who are in need of further assessment. This training will provide you with the tools for a clear understanding on every step of the screening process. Ongoing support and technical assistance from Huffer CCR&R staff will be available to help programs through the process.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Sensory Play Everyday
Date: 05/18/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Sensory
Instructor: Conni Stoner
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Tell City, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/19/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Sabra Van Noy
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Anderson, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/20/2017 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. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Book Club: Session 3
Date: 05/20/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Book Club is a unique training opportunity. Come join us in a relaxed setting as we discuss and reflect upon our current practices in relation to the book.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/20/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: North Vernon, IN


Title: I am Moving, I am Learning with Purdue Extension
Date: 05/20/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-04:00 PM
Description: This event is presented by Purdue Extension Area 8 Health and Human Sciences Educators. Cost is $10 which includes a morning snack, boxed lunch and bottle of water. Register with the Cass County Purdue Extension office at 574-753-7750.
Instructor: Jane Horner
Cost: 10.00
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Peru, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 05/20/2017 Time: 08:30 AM-12:30 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Scottsburg, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 05/20/2017 Time: 12:30 PM-04:30 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Scottsburg, IN


Title: Messy Matisse
Date: 05/22/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Young children have unlimited creative potential.  Infants and toddlers are busy learning about the world around them and how they fit in.  Exploring through art and sensory play can help children develop sensitivity and critical thinking skills - which are crucial for success in school and throughout life.  Come learn the value of sensory and creative arts for infants and toddlers, the role you play as their teachers, and how to enrich the classroom with these experiences.  
Instructor: Jill Erickson-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Clay, IN


Title: Refresher Workshop for Safe Sleeping Practices
Date: 05/22/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: This 1-hour training is an update for those who have previously attended a Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care training. It is designed to provide the most recent information in risk-reduction methods, statistical information, and new resources that been updated since the original presentation. This training does not meet Public Law 162-2005 requirements for child care providers.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Implementing New Meal Patterns
Date: 05/22/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The purpose of this training is to help you feel comfortable with the new meal pattern, understanding implementation, and feel comfortable in carrying out the changes into your daily meals served in the family child care programs.
Instructor: Kristin Lampkins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: The Rhythm of Summer School-Age Programs
Date: 05/22/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Explore strategies to help you offer kids a program that “taps in to the magical rhythms of summer” and co-create a world of summer magic with the school-agers in your program. Create a memorable summer where kids are learning and growing; developing skills, talents, and healthy habits; getting to know themselves and others; and having lots of fun!
Instructor: Lisa Walter
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: School Readiness
Date: 05/22/2017 Time: 04:30 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Is your child ready for kindergarten? This session will focus on working with families. We will address specific questions and concerns that frequently arise regarding children’s readiness for kindergarten.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Loogootee, IN


Title: Set the Stage for Great Outdoor Times with Infants and Toddlers
Date: 05/22/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Getting outside with your infants and toddlers should be an important part of every day. Great value is found in the sensory experiences, gross and fine motor play, and just plain fun of being outdoors! This interactive training will explain why outdoor play is important and how to create a safe outdoor space for children birth to age 3. You will also get great ideas for activities and experiences to offer, as well as gain information to share with families about outdoor play and its benefits.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 05/22/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Scottsburg, IN


Title: Won't You Be My Neighbor : Building Relationships
Date: 05/22/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The participants will learn to develop better relationships with the families they serve.
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Tipton, IN


Title: Planning Transitions to Prevent Challenging Behaviors
Date: 05/23/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this training, participants will learn what a transition is, increase knowledge on the importance of transitions, learn how to develop successful transitions with in the classroom, and understand why transitions are often difficult for teachers and affect the behavior of children.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: In Their Shoes
Date: 05/23/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this training, participants will identify early childhood trauma and it's effects on the child into adulthood while relating the effects of trauma to behavior and social emotional skill development. Learn how to relate to and care for children coming from traumatic backgrounds by learning skills and strategies for developing stronger relationships. Part of the Working with Children with Special Needs optional series.
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Family Child Care Networking Group
Date: 05/23/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This group will focus on increasing the professionalism of the family child care field through direct instruction of requirements and networking among providers at all levels of PTQ.
Instructor: Amy Duncan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/23/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Babies and Toddlers on the Move: Physical Development Foundations for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 05/24/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Are your infants and toddlers getting enough physical activity throughout their daily routines? In this hands-on training we will learn what to expect from infants and toddlers physically, how to use your environment to promote physical activities and how you can incorporate developmentally appropriate physical activities into your daily routines.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Aurora, IN


Title: STEM + Arts =STEAM
Date: 05/24/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Preschoolers have a new perspective for making meaningful connections among the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) when the A (Art) is added. At the same time, they are supported in their creative and problem solving skills. Learn why STEAM is important and how to support preschoolers with these experiences. Experience “hands-on” activities that you can take back to your program.
Instructor: Myla Rogers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Columbia City, IN


Title: Understanding Executive Functioning: Implications for Children with ADHD
Date: 05/24/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Executive functioning has become an increasingly common term in the context of child development. Neuropsychologist, Dr. Jacob T. Lutz with the Fort Wayne Neurological Center will discuss current theories and research behind executive functioning with an emphasis on the implications for children with ADHD. His focus will be on children from the ages of 4 to 8 years, sharing strategies for early care and education providers working with this age group of children with ADHD.
Instructor: Jacob Lutz
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/24/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants, newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Katherine Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: ISTAR-KR: A Rating Instrument to Assess Early Childhood Development
Date: 05/24/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: ISTAR-KR is a derivative of the Foundations to the Indiana Academic Standards and is aligned to the Indiana Core Standards for Kindergarten in the areas of mathematics, English/language arts and three functional areas, including: physical skills, personal care skills and social-emotional skills. This instrument is comprised of 30 performance threads of progressive skills.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: The Rhythm of Summer School Age Programs
Date: 05/24/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Explore strategies that offers school-agers a program that "taps in to the magical rhythms of summer." Co-create with school-agers a memorable summer program where they are learning and growing; developing skills, talents and healthy habits; and getting to know themselves and others.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: The Rhythm of Summer School Age Programs
Date: 05/25/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: Explore strategies that offers school-agers a program that "taps in to the magical rhythms of summer." Co-create with school-agers a memorable summer program where they are learning and growing; developing skills, talents and healthy habits; and getting to know themselves and others.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Angola, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/25/2017 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. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Huntington, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 4 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 05/25/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Day 4 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Discuss policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Balance!
Date: 05/25/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Balance and coordination skills help children interact with the world around them and perform more complex physical activities. Running, jumping, kicking, throwing, drawing pictures or constructing block towers are all examples of activities that develop balance and coordination. Balance and coordination skills develop over time as children play and experiment with their worlds. Come learn with us some new ideas in practicing balance with your friends, including providing safe, supportive environments as your friends develop these skills, experimenting with some engaging balancing games, and learning to make simple mobiles in the art center. All materials are provided. Christopher Nunn, Education Coordinator for Southeast Community Services, Field Ambassador at Field Museum of Natural History, and Teaching Artist at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, is presenting this workshop.
Instructor: Christopher Nunn
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Good Game: Supporting Positive Behaviors of School Agers, part 4 of 4
Date: 05/25/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Positive Behavior Supports is a system that has been in place for many years. This training series offers information challenging behaviors and school age children. We will explore why behaviors occur and strategies to prevent them.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Growing Your Staff with Effective Supervision
Date: 05/25/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: Are your employees actively scanning the play environment, even when working with one group of children, talking to parents, or attending to everyday responsibilities? Are they physically positioned in such a way to observe the maximum area possible? Do they regularly move around the area, observing and interacting with the children? Are casual employees, students and volunteers required to remain within visibility of permanent staff whilst with the children? Participants will be able to identify elements of effective supervision, describe how different styles of supervision are effective with different stages of teacher development and list strategies to improve their own supervision skills.
Instructor: Elizabeth Massey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/25/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session
Date: 05/25/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system. You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, coaching options, rater visits, incentives, and awards.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Other, IN


Title: Sensory Play Everyday
Date: 05/25/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Sensory
Instructor: Conni Stoner
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Paoli, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/25/2017 Time: 04:00 PM-06:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Heidi Stewart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Salem, IN


Title: Goo Goo Gah Gah
Date: 05/26/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Early language and communication skills are crucial for children's success in school and beyond. Attend this training to discuss what you can do to help the youngest learners develop language and communication skills.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 05/30/2017 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: Katherine Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Columbus, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/30/2017 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: Kati Colvin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Crawfordsville, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/30/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Victoria Matney
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: STEM Boxes
Date: 05/30/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Need ideas of an activity for students who are finished with their homework? Try STEM boxes. In this training you will learn about STEM boxes, and how to make them.
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 05/31/2017 Time: 01:30 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: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Austin, IN


Title: Enjoy the Ride: Caring for Children with Special Needs 
Date: 05/31/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Caring for children with Special Needs in your classroom can elicit many emotions from nervous to scared and everything in between. Participants will explore best practices for caring for children with special needs, as well as, gain knowledge and understanding about individual diagnoses and typical behaviors that may accompany them. Part of the Working with Children with Special Needs optional series.
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
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: 05/31/2017 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: Rachel Yoder
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Goshen, IN


Title: Charlas (Spanish)
Date: 05/31/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: - Este es un tiempo para que los proveedores de cuidado de niños/as de habla Español se reúnan para hablar, educarse y aprender cosas nuevas sobre varios temas importantes del desarrollo del niño/a. También traemos personas calificadas para que den entrenamientos o información de temas relevantes para nuestra Comunidad Latina. Si usted está interesado en formar parte de este grupo “Charlas” y conocernos más acerca de la labor importante que hacemos en Educación Infantil registrarse a nuestros entrenamientos.
Instructor: Lucy Intriago
Cost: 10.00
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Potty Learning Success
Date: 05/31/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: Participants will learn appropriate ways to make potty training easier on the child, staff, and the parents. This training will provide participants with the signs of readiness and how to make it a successful venture for everyone!
Instructor: Tracy Johns
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Respecting the NO
Date: 05/31/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: What do you do when a child tells you no? How we respond as adults will help us and the child learn about our expectations. We will consider what our behavior expectations are, modifications that could help our days go smoother, and strategies to teach appropriate behaviors.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Markle, IN


Title: Making Michelangelo’s
Date: 05/31/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This training will provide a hands-on learning opportunity to explore the new Indiana Foundations, looking specifically at the Art component for preschoolers. Participants will also have the opportunity to explore open ended art materials and create through process art experiences!
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Playing to Grow
Date: 05/31/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Children learn best through play, but why is play so important? This training will explore approaches to play to help children become engaged. We will look at a care giver's role in creating meaningful planned play experiences, and how child development plays a crucial role in planning play experiences.
Instructor: Kristi Burkhart
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Family Child Care Learning Environments
Date: 05/31/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: The challenge in family child care is that the same space used to care for children is also your family’s home. Many of the typical characteristics of a home also make it a natural place for children to learn and develop as they explore and make discoveries. Come explore and develop ways to make best use of your environment.
Instructor: Amy Duncan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Self-Regulation: Helping Children With HIgh Energy and Low Focus
Date: 06/01/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: The term self-regulation is a common buzz word in the field of early childhood education. Sometimes it may be difficult to know what it really means and how it relates to young children and their behaviors. In a nutshell it describes things children learn to manage over time. Some children are able to manage these skills quicker than others. This can present many challenges in the classroom. So what do you do in the mean time? Join us in this workshop to discuss how we help emotionally overloaded children build the skills they need to manage their strong emotions. Walk away with tools and strategies in supporting children who have high energy. Learn what components are needed in the environment to support children focus on tasks.
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Avon, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/01/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Amy Duncan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 06/01/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Provider will also identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable), 10. First Aid and CPR Overview 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Charlas (Conversations)
Date: 06/01/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: Come and enjoy an evening with Early Childhood Professionals. Every month we will have a topic or topics with different trainers or guest speakers in the Latino Community.
Instructor: Katherine Toro-Masso
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 932-3302
Location: Lafayette, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/01/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcareâ??s Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Madison, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/01/2017 Time: 06:00 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: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Adaptations & Modifications
Date: 06/01/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This session will help educators make accommodations and modifications so that children with special needs can function in the least restrictive environment. Participants will learn ways to accommodate, modify, and adapt toys and materials for children with special needs.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/01/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Amy Duncan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 06/01/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: The Paths to QUALITY Introduction Session is designed to provide child care providers with all the information they will need in order to participate in Indiana's quality rating and improvement system.  You will learn about the four levels of participation, the enrollment process, mentoring options, rater visits, incentives, and awards. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process.
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/01/2017 Time: 05:00 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training. Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Petersburg, IN


Title: Positive Behavior Management
Date: 06/01/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Are your children’s behaviors driving you crazy? Try positive behavior management! This training will give providers tools and tips on how to manage children’s behaviors in positive ways. This training is based on Conscious Discipline. https://consciousdiscipline.com/
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Princeton, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 06/01/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Webinar: First Friday Foundations ELA: Communication
Date: 06/02/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-02:00 PM
Description: This First Friday Foundations will explore the English/Language Arts topic area of Communication.
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Non, IN


Title: CACFP - Updated Standards Overview & Best Practices
Date: 06/03/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: This workshop will review all CACFP updated regular and infant menu standards, policy, procedure and requirements. Will also review the best practices as well as receive tools and tips to implement in order to ensure compliance and that CACFP enrolled children are receiving the optimal nutrition benefits while in your care. Note: All updated standards are effective October 1, 2017
Instructor: Terri Hemminghouse
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomington, IN


Title: Book Club: Session 4
Date: 06/03/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: Book Club is a unique training opportunity. Come join us in a relaxed setting as we discuss and reflect upon our current practices in relation to the book.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Kokomo, IN


Title: Health- Module 2- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 06/03/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: Health Module-2 includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. This training will also explain how vaccinations work and why it is important to immunize children and adults. Lastly this training will discuss current medication storage and distribution practices. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. Implement strategies to stop the spread of infectious diseases including immunizations. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 1. Prevention and Control of Infectious disease (including immunizations) 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Safety- Module 3- 4 hrs. (INHS)
Date: 06/03/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. Describe the relationship between a developmental stage and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. Create plans for keeping children save in an emergency. Implement procedures for storing medication and hazardous materials. Define policies for transporting children safely. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility), within the meaning of those terms under section 602(a)(1) OF THE Robert T, Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: The Happy Childhood
Date: 06/05/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Do you wonder what experiences your children should have in the classroom? In the Happy Childhood we will discuss the 10 things every child should experience everyday to have a happy childhood.
Instructor: Christy Smith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Bedford, IN


Title: Ouch! Biting Hurts! How biting affects the Behavior of Children
Date: 06/05/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: In this training, providers will understand why children bite and under what conditions. They will gain strategies to prevent biting or reduce the instances of biting, and learn how biting affects children’s behavior. We will also cover communication with families about biting concerns.
Instructor: Jessica Rainbolt
Cost: 5.00
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Greensburg, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/05/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: Preparation for Home Child Care Licensure is the 2nd training in this two- part series designed to outline regulatory requirements, licensing steps and resources for providing licensed child care in a home environment. You will leave this training prepared to take the next steps to licensing your home and will receive the necessary paperwork.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Summer Learning with School Agers
Date: 06/05/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Get prepared for your school age children to have the best summer yet! Indiana Summer Learning Standards will be addressed as well as beneficial activity ideas that will help your program have a successful summer!
Instructor: Lourdes Chavez
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Portage, IN


Title: Inclusion and Adapting for Children
Date: 06/05/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training offers information on the Americans With Disabilities, benefits of Inclusion, Person First Language, and lastly how to adapt to specific children's needs. By individualing care, each child's needs are able to be addressed and met for a high quality child care experience
Instructor: Alisha Ehle
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 06/05/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Fear Not! Developing a Preschool Curriculum for Your Program
Date: 06/06/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Does developing a preschool curriculum sound scary to you? Fear not! We will discuss what curriculum is, what effective curriculum looks like, and how you can create your own curriculum tailored to your early childhood program.
Instructor: Danielle Riddell
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Bloomfield, IN


Title: Safe Sleep Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/06/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for children. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area and strategies to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This training is open to all but required for licensed and CCDF home providers at this time. This presentation satisfies the requirements for Public Law 16-2005, requiring all licensed child care home providers and legally licensed exempt home providers accepting CCDF vouchers.
Instructor: Penny Zellers
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Greenfield, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/06/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: This includes the one-hour training created by the FSSA’s Health Consultants and provides information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes, and prevention of abuse. It meets 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: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Safety- Module3-(Spanish) (INHS)
Date: 06/06/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-09:00 PM
Description: Safety- Module 3 has topics related to the safety of children. Providing a safe environment and planning for emergencies are vital. Through education and proper transportation safeguards, providers can ensure children’s safety and prevent injuries. Providers will define the relationships between development stages and risk of injury. Identify potential safety hazards in an out-of-home care and learning environment. Define steps to maintain safe building, grounds, and equipment. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 4. Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic 5. Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event (such as violence at a child care facility).Providers will identify safety hazards that could be present in an early childhood learning environment. Providers will create emergency plans for keeping children safe. Procedures for storing mediation and hazardous materials and transportation rules will be reviewed and examined. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 6. Handling and storage of hazardous materials and appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants 7. Appropriate precautions in transporting children (if applicable)10. First Aid and CPR Overview
Instructor: Lucy Intriago
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: 06/06/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Description: The participant will demonstrate safe sleep practices.
Instructor: Nicole Brown
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Michigan City, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/06/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM
Description: This child care start-up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center, or ministry setting, and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources, and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help participants with the decision-making process for choosing which type of care they would like to provide. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: N/A, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Date: 06/06/2017 Time: 12:00 PM-02:00 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. (Child Care Solutions serves Adams, Blackford, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells Counties. Any session listed with a location of TBD will be held in one of those counties. Please contact us for details.)
Instructor: Allison Hillis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: N/A, IN


Title: Family Child Care Mixed Age Groups: When School Agers are in the Mix
Date: 06/06/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: School age care is more than just homework help and free play. What does planning for school age look like when you have a wide range of ages and abilities? How do you keep school agers engaged? Explore advantages, challenges and unique concerns of having school agers in the mix. Specific strategies to help family child care providers plan and facilitate exciting experiences for school agers that keeps them wanting more will be presented.
Instructor: Karin Gilbert
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Nappanee, IN


Title: Child Development Module 1 (INHS)
Date: 06/06/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. Child Development Module 1 focuses on the whole child. This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Child development birth to five years of age. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable) 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: School Age Child Development Module 4 (INHS)
Date: 06/06/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: During the school-age years, the brain continues to undergo changes and develop - socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Caregivers and teachers are in a unique position to provide a variety of experiences that support all areas of development. This course addresses the basic principles of development for school-age children and implications for learning environments. 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Melissa Cooney-Mudd
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Vincennes, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/07/2017 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: Amy Duncan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Group Games for Schoolagers
Date: 06/07/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: In this workshop professionals will learn the value of play and how to provide meaningful learning experiences to support youth learning and development.This workshop will teach games that will keep kids engaged and also teach cooperation and sportsmanship. This training is focused on games that can played with the schoolagers.
Instructor: Jenny Mathis
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Fishers, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/07/2017 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: Katherine Darby
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Orientation I-Overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care
Date: 06/07/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:15 PM
Description: This child care start up workshop provides an overview for participants who are interested in starting the business of child care in a home, center or ministry setting and is the first part of a two-part series. It covers regulatory requirements, resources and some information on health, safety and business practices. It serves to help with the decision making process for participants to choose which type of care they would like to provide.
Instructor: Michelle Terry
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Creating of a HOME Team
Date: 06/07/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Join us as we create our first licensed HOME providers collaboration team meeting. We will discuss what you want out of this group, set up dates and a topic will be presented.
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 1 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 06/07/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This course is an introduction to child development touching on each developmental domain for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will be able to define child development, examine developmental domains for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Providers will also identify how to involve and collaborate with parents to support positive child development. Provider will also identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 8. Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and use of safe sleeping practices (if applicable), 11.Major domains of Child Development (recommended)
Instructor: Kailey Bolin
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: N/A, IN


Title: Health- Module 2 Part 1- Nutritional Practices 2hrs (INHS)
Date: 06/07/2017 Time: 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
Description: Health- Module 2 Part 1- Nutritional Practices includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. Identify causes of childhood obesity and the link to physical activity. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: We Are All in This Together: Being a Team Player to Support Children and Families
Date: 06/07/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Great work happens when teams act together. Are you a team player at your program? What exactly does it mean to be a team player? Learn to express, appreciate and compliment individual skills as well as to cooperate and work together. Gain strategies for coming together to give your best work.
Instructor: Karla Pedue
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/08/2017 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: Susan Wilker
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 755-8558
Location: Batesville, IN


Title: Paths to QUALITY Introduction Sessions
Date: 06/08/2017 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: Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention (SPANISH)
Date: 06/08/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Creado por la FSSA, la Oficina de Asesores de Salud de Cuidado Infantil, este entrenamiento de una horas, ofrece a los participantes información sobre la prevalencia de abuso y negligencia, las causas y la prevención del abuso y la negligencia, y la forma de reportar el abuso y la negligencia. Esta formación será cumplir con la norma para completar la formación del Abuso Infantil Detección y Prevención como lo requiere la ley de Indiana para los proveedores de CCDF sin licencia, así como cualquier otro proveedor de cuidado infantil que se requieren para completar la formación.
Instructor: Lucy Intriago
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Health and Safety Day 2 of 4- 2.5 hrs (INHS)
Date: 06/08/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Nutritional Practice includes related health topics for children. Providers will evaluate their current nutritional practices through a self- assessment and will compare nutritional needs of children based on age. Provider will also discuss and compare allergies versus intolerance to food. Recognize nutritional requirements for children and promote healthy eating. Describe common food allergies and signs of an allergic reaction. Safely store, administer and properly document the use of medications. This training meets the Health and Safety orientation training requirements for topic areas: 2. Administration of medication consistent with standards for parental consent 3. Prevention and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions
Instructor: Vicki Lehman
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Creating a Cozy Corner in Your Classroom
Date: 06/08/2017 Time: 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Description: CK2.A Demonstrate knowledge of child/youth abuse and neglect, safety routines and regulations, health routines and regulations, and nutrition routines and regulations. CK4.H Positive Interaction and Guidance Domain: Demonstrate the ability to promote positive interactions and guidance CK4.F Personal and Social/Emotional Development Domain: Demonstrate the ability to promote personal and social development; social studies
Instructor: Sarah Bailey
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 272-2937
Location: Indianapolis, IN


Title: Respecting the NO
Date: 06/08/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Description: What do you do when a child tells you no? How we respond as adults will help us and the child learn about our expectations. We will consider what our behavior expectations are, modifications that could help our days go smoother, and strategies to teach appropriate behaviors.
Instructor: Pamela Zunick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid RE-Certification
Date: 06/08/2017 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross RE-Certification CPR/First Aid
Instructor: Courtney Walters
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Autism Clinic: What We Do
Date: 06/08/2017 Time: 06:30 PM-08:30 PM
Description: This training will provide information on the autism clinic in Muncie. This would be a great opportunity to learn about features that meet the needs of our children with autism.
Instructor: Debbie Collins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 554-9331
Location: Muncie, IN


Title: Orientation II-A requirement for family child care providers to become licensed
Date: 06/08/2017 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: Amy Duncan
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Dectection and Prevention (2)
Date: 06/08/2017 Time: 03:00 PM-05:00 PM
Description: This 2 hour training includes the 1 hour training created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, and provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect. This training will meet the standard for completing Child Abuse Detection and Prevention training as required by Indiana law for Unlicensed CCDF providers as well as any other child care providers who are required to complete the training.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Introduction to the NEW Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS
Date: 06/08/2017 Time: 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
Description: In this introduction to the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS (Revision 2015), learn how this early learning development framework provides core foundations and skills that children are to achieve at various ages. Explore ways to connect the Areas of Development of the FOUNDATIONS to providing appropriate learning experiences for young children.
Instructor: Heather Spencer
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Newburgh, IN


Title: Creating Literacy Rich Environments
Date: 06/08/2017 Time: 05:30 PM-07:30 PM
Description: Children take their first critical steps toward learning to read and write very early in life. They do not become literate automatically. Young children need rich language and literacy experiences that will provide a foundation for later learning. A literacy-rich classroom will help provide children with these necessary skills. We will discuss the elements of a literacy-rich environment and ways to help children learn about sounds, print, letters, and words.  
Instructor: Sarah Montgomery
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Petersburg, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/08/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Description: Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from newborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-service requirement that satisfies Public Law 162-205 for home licensure, as well as Provider Eligibility Standards Certified home providers (CCDF Voucher). Child care providers from all settings are encouraged to attend this free training.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: South Bend, IN


Title: Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
Date: 06/08/2017 Time: 02:00 PM-04:30 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-Houser
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 886-3952
Location: Terre Haute, IN


Title: STEM: Beyond the Lego Table
Date: 06/08/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Join the School Age Specialist for strategies to enhance your school age STEM programming. We will explore ways to build your repertoire on a budget.
Instructor: Andrea Gerig
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Wabash, IN


Title: Goo Goo Gah Gah
Date: 06/09/2017 Time: 06:00 PM-08:00 PM
Description: Early language and communication skills are crucial for children's success in school and beyond. Attend this training to discuss what you can do to help the youngest learners develop language and communication skills.
Instructor: Carman Norrick
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (866) 200-5909
Location: Evansville, IN


Title: Outdoor Play for Infants and Toddlers
Date: 06/10/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-11:30 PM
Description: Participants will learn ways to provide intentional outdoor experiences that build upon the interests of infants and toddlers. Connect the Indiana Early Learning FOUNDATIONS content area, Science to your outdoor play.
Instructor: Shelly Meredith
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 423-1498
Location: Fort Wayne, IN


Title: The Performers: Understanding and Supporting Children's Development (CDA Quarter 2:D)
Date: 06/10/2017 Time: 09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Description: Day 4 of 4 sessions for quarter two. This quarter will focus on developing participants strategies to support children's physical development, cognitive development and communication. Participants must commit to attending all 4 sessions in this series.
Instructor: Kari Higgins
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 493-3231
Location: Marion, IN


Title: CPR/First Aid Certification
Date: 06/10/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-01:00 PM
Description: American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certification
Instructor: Stacey Pagan
Cost: 30.00
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: Merrillville, IN


Title: Sensory Friendly Classrooms
Date: 06/10/2017 Time: 09:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Come explore the senses! Discuss tips and strategies based on four sensory processing patterns to create an environment that guides children in making more appropriate, meaningful responses to the sensory input they experience every day.
Instructor: Sarah Skurow
Cost: No Fee
Call to Register: (800) 299-1627
Location: South Haven, IN