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In the 2015-2016 fiscal year, 1,142 early care and education professionals attained professional development from 4C.

4C is happy to serve you in all of your professional development needs.

Please remember to register for all trainings you plan to attend at least 48 hours in advance to ensure your spot. If you do not register, we will not know you are planning to attend and the training could be canceled due to lack of registrations.

When you register, please provide 4C with the best number to contact you in case of cancelations. In the event that a training is cancelled or rescheduled, a staff member from 4C will make every effort to contact those who have registered. 4C may cancel trainings if there are no registrations. 4C may reschedule trainings due to weather conditions.

Trainings are about children, not for children. Please make other arrangements, if possible, for your children.

Training Opportunities:

August 2018

This session will be all inclusive for Centers, Homes and Ministries. The following topics will be discussed along with helpful handouts to make immediate changes: Budgets, Fiscal Report, Marketing, Staff Retention and Recruitment.

Saturday, August 4, 2018
9:30 am12:00 pm
Red Bank Library, 120 S Redbank Road, Evansville

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.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
4:00 pm7:00 pm
Perry County Public Library, 2328 Tell Street, Tell City

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.

Thursday, August 9, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
His Light Child Care Ministry, 46 S Cale Street, Poseyville

This training will teach participants about the four pillars of Developmentally Appropriate Practice in any classroom with any age child: social emotional development, physical development, cognitive development, and language/literacy development. Hands on activities will guide learning through NAEYC's principles of Developmentally Appropriate Practice.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
6:00 pm EDT8:30 pm EDT
Pace, 525 N 4th Street, Vincennes

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.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
6:00 pm EDT9:00 pm EDT
Mitchell Public Library, 804 W Main Street, Mitchell

Participants will go through the CACFP program step by step to ensure that all Family Child Care CACFP providers are collecting and maintaining the required documentation and meeting all expectations with the program.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
Nativity Catholic Church, 3635 Pollack Ave, Evansville

CATCH Early Childhood is a coordinated program that serves as a tool to bring centers/homes, families and communities together to work toward creating a healthy environment for children. It is designed to promote physical activities and healthy food choices. This session is an overview of the CATCH program.

Thursday, August 16, 2018
5:45 pm EDT7:45 pm EDT
Pike County Public Library, 1008 E Maple Street, Petersburgh

This training will teach participants about the four pillars of Developmentally Appropriate Practice in any classroom with any age child: social emotional development, physical development, cognitive development, and language/literacy development. Hands on activities will guide learning through NAEYC's principles of Developmentally Appropriate Practice.

Monday, August 20, 2018
5:30 pm EDT7:30 pm EDT
Ferdinand Branch Public Library, 112 E 16th Street, Ferdinand

When you hear the word STEM, do you think of science, technology, engineering and mathematics? Does the thought of STEM make you anxious, or excited about the possibilities? Implementation may be easier than you think! Put you mind at ease with these simple and easy ways to incorporate STEM into your everyday routine. In this session you will have an opportunity to experience a hands-on STEM activity, as well as be given additional resource ideas and handouts to make STEM a fun part of your day.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
6:00 pm8:30 pm
Spencer County Public Library, 210 Walnut Street, Rockport

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.

Saturday, August 25, 2018
10:00 am EDT12:30 pm EDT
Guide Point Church, 527 15th Street, Bedford

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.

Saturday, August 25, 2018
9:30 am12:00 pm
Central Library, 200 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Evansville

Stewards of Children is a revolutionary interactive prevention program developed by Darkness to Light, a national child sexual abuse prevention organization. The program educates adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse, and to take proactive steps to protect children.

Participants will:
Hear stories from survivors of child sexual abuse regarding their victimization and healing, and learn from their experiences.
Learn “The 5 Steps to Protecting Our Children,” Darkness to Light’s core educational tool for sexual abuse prevention.
Be challenged to take personal responsibility for the safety of all children.
For more information, go to www.d2l.org

Monday, August 27, 2018
5:30 pm7:30 pm
Princeton Public Library, 124 S Hart Street, Princeton

When you hear the word STEM, do you think of science, technology, engineering and mathematics? Does the thought of STEM make you anxious, or excited about the possibilities? Implementation may be easier than you think! Put you mind at ease with these simple and easy ways to incorporate STEM into your everyday routine. In this session you will have an opportunity to experience a hands-on STEM activity, as well as be given additional resource ideas and handouts to make STEM a fun part of your day.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
5:00 pm7:30 pm
Alexandrian Public Library, 115 W 5th Street, Mt Vernon

Participants will increase their understanding of a safe sleeping environment for infants from reduction strategies for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental death prevention. This training is a pre-sernewborn to twelve months of age. Focus will be on creating a safe and healthy sleeping area, risk vice 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.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
5:30 pm8:30 pm
Central Libary, 200 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Evansville

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.

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