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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:

June 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017
12:00 pm2:00 pm
Ohio Township Public Library, 4111 Lakeshore Drive, Newburgh

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. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY™

Thursday, June 1, 2017
5:00 pm EDT7:30 pm EDT
Pike Co. Public Library-Petersburg

Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk factors of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting. This training meets the requirements of Public Law 162-2005 that is required for Licensed and Certified Homes, but anyone is welcome to attend.

Thursday, June 1, 2017
5:30 pm7:30 pm
Princeton Public Library, 124 S Hart Street, Princeton

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/

Monday, June 5, 2017
5:30 pm EDT7:30 pm EDT
Bedford Public Library, 123 K Street, Bedford

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.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
2:00 pm5:00 pm
4C of Southern Indiana/Evansville

Orientation training for becoming a Licensed Child Care Home provider. Topics include health and safety, rules and regulations, market rates, environments and resources. Must attend OT1 before taking OT2.

Thursday, June 8, 2017
1:00 pm3:00 pm
Ohio Township Public Library, 4111 Lakeshore Drive, Newburgh

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.

Thursday, June 8, 2017
3:00 pm5:00 pm
Ohio Township Public Library, 4111 Lakeshore Drive, Newburgh

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.

Thursday, June 8, 2017
5:30 pm EDT7:30 pm EDT
Pike County Public Library, 1008 E Maple Street, Petersburg

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.  

Orientation training for becoming a Licensed Child Care Home provider. Topics include health and safety, rules and regulations, market rates, environments and resources. Must attend OT1 before taking OT2.

Friday, June 9, 2017
6:00 pm8:00 pm
4C of Southern Indiana, 600 SE 6th Street, Evansville

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.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
6:00 pm EDT7:30 pm EDT
Huntingburg Public Library, 419 N. Jackson Street, Huntingburg

Learn more about the impact of nutrition on learning and how to improve kid's nutrition choices.

Thursday, June 15, 2017
6:00 pm8:00 pm
4C of Southern Indiana, 600 SE 6th Street, Evansville

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 access!
All providers will be switched over by October 1st, 2017.

Monday, June 19, 2017
5:00 pm EDT7:00 pm EDT
Knox County Public Library, 502 North 7th Street, Vincennes

s 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.

Monday, June 19, 2017
5:30 pm8:00 pm
4C of Southern Indiana-Evansville

Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk factors of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting. This training meets the requirements of Public Law 162-2005 that is required for Licensed and Certified Homes, but anyone is welcome to attend.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
6:00 pm8:00 pm
Posey Co. Children's Learning Center, 2100 W 4th Street, Mt. Vernon

Come explore quality activities to provide to get the children in your care up and moving. In this training we will discuss the importance of all types of play, even rough and tumble play! Also, we will discuss putting away the worksheets and learning through play and why children succeed from doing so.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
12:00 pm EDT2:00 pm EDT
Pike Co. Public Library, 1008 E Maple Street, Petersburg

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. Introduction for enrollment into PTQ. Learn about statewide PTQ. Learn about procedures and process. Required session to participate in Paths to QUALITY™

Thursday, June 22, 2017
12:00 pm EDT2:00 pm EDT
Pike Co. Public Library, 1008 E Maple Street, Petersburg

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.

Orientation training for becoming a Licensed Child Care Home provider. Topics include health and safety, rules and regulations, market rates, environments and resources. Must attend OT1 before taking OT2.

Thursday, June 22, 2017
5:00 pm EDT7:00 pm EDT
Pike Co. Public Library, 1008 E Maple Street, Petersburg

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.

Thursday, June 22, 2017
5:30 pm8:30 pm
Ohio Township Public Library, 4111 Lakeshore Drive, Newburgh

Do you need help planning for your sensory table? Are you lacking sensory items that are appropriate? This training is loaded with practical ideas! Come learn about new sensory items that can be easily incorporated into your center the next day .

Thursday, June 22, 2017
6:00 pm8:00 pm
Ohio Township Public Library-Newburgh

Learn the risk factors associated with SIDS, how unsafe sleeping practices increase the risk factors of infant deaths, and ways to improve and maintain safe sleep practices in the child care setting. This training meets the requirements of Public Law 162-2005 that is required for Licensed and Certified Homes, but anyone is welcome to attend.

Monday, June 26, 2017
6:30 pm7:30 pm
4C of Southern Indiana, 600 SE 6th Street, Evansville

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 have been updated since the original presentation.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
6:00 pm EDT8:00 pm EDT
Carnegie Public Library, 300 West Main Street, Washington

The purpose of this training is to help you feel comfortable with the new meal patterns, understand implementation, and feel comfortable in carrying out the changes into your daily meals served in family child care programs.

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