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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:

March 2019

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
6:00 pm8:00 pm
World Harvest Ministry, 1111 S Green River Road, Evansville

Each session will cover different topics aligned with the Child Development Associate Credential subject areas. Participants will have a chance to earn an additional 1.5 hours of professional development by completing the Child Development Extended Series tasks.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
5:00 pm7:30 pm
Alexandrian Public Library, 115 W 5th St, Mt Vernon

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.

Thursday, March 7, 2019
6:15 pm EST8:15 pm EST
Shiloh Methodist Church, 1971 IN-56, Jasper

Examine your role in creating supportive environments in school-age programs. In this intermediate, two-hour, in-person session, participants learn to apply and analyze strategies focused on positive spaces that support social-emotional growth. This session is ideal for those with some experience in social-emotional learning.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
4:30 pm7:30 pm
Alexandrian Public Library, 115 W 5th St, Mt Vernon

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.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
6:00 pm8:30 pm
Central Library, 200 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, 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.

Monday, March 18, 2019
6:00 pm8:00 pm
Princeton Public Library, 124 S. Hart St., Princeton, IN

All registered participants will need to bring 1-2 recipes to swap with each other. Remember to follow the CACFP rules and guidelines. Space is limited, so register today!

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
6:00 pm8:00 pm
Bell Road Library, 4111 Lakeshore Dr, Newburgh

Explore research and recommendations for teaching strategies with infants and toddlers. Learn strategies for using these resources to enhance your work with infants and toddlers. This intermediate, two-hour, in-person professional development session is appropriate for early childhood professionals with some knowledge and experience working with infants and toddlers from 0-2.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
6:15 pm8:15 pm
Central Library, 200 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Evansville

In this professional development session, participants discuss STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and identify how to incorporate STEM learning into school-age programs. This introductory, two-hour, in-person session is appropriate for participants who are new to the field or have limited knowledge on STEM.

Saturday, March 23, 2019
9:30 am12:00 pm
North Park Public Library, 960 Koehler Dr, 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, March 26, 2019
5:30 pm8:30 pm
Central Library, 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.

Saturday, March 30, 2019
9:30 am3:00 pm
4C of Southern Indiana, 414 SE 4th Street Suite 102, Evansville

We're excited to offer the Strengthening Business Practices training designed to support you in the management, recruitment and marketing of your early childhood program. This session is for Family Child Care Providers, Centers and Ministry Directors.

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