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Note: All trainings may be used toward Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) annual in-service training hour requirements and toward the professional development requirements required for renewal of Professional Educator Licensure (PEL) through the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) unless otherwise noted.

 

 

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June 24, 2017
08:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Urbana, Illinois
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Presented by: James Hogue
This training gives participants an overview of important factors for implementing a curriculum as well as reviewing indicators of a high quality curriculum. Participants will identify strategies for using curriculum in their program every day and produce an action plan for implementing curriculum with fidelity into their program.
June 24, 2017
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moline, Illinois
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Presented by: Angela Herrington
Toddlers are an energetic bunch who requires plenty of stimulation and education. In this final section of child development training, you will explore how children age 18 to 36 months learn language, learn to think, learn to move, and learn feelings, so you can better nurture this often curious age group.
June 24, 2017
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Moline, Illinois
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Presented by: Angela Herrington
As children approach preschool age, their needs begin to change. This is the first of four classes designed to better understand children as they approach school-age. You will identify characteristics of social and emotional development and learn techniques for promoting appropriate and effective discipline for preschool children.
June 24, 2017
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ullin, Illinois
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Presented by: Melissa Brown
Participants will receive an overview in child development for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding basic milestones in development as well as on strategies used to promote the healthy development of children.
June 24, 2017
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Ullin, Illinois
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Presented by: Melissa Brown
Ensuring a child’s health and well being requires more than basic first aid and emergency contacts. In this class, you will learn how to help the growth of healthy children—from the basics like hand washing to a more in-depth look at various practices surrounding health care.
June 26, 2017
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Highland Park, Illinois
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Presented by: Gloria Trevino
SBS is the leading cause of death in child abuse cases in the United States. Come and learn how shaken baby syndrome is caused, how it can be prevented, and what the consequences are if it does happen.
June 27, 2017
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Moline, Illinois
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Presented by: Traci Hennings
For some, the word “math” alone can create anxiety, let alone having to think about teaching it to young children.  Math in the early childhood setting is more than numbers and counting.  Math is everywhere…at the snack table, in the books you read, outside on the playground, everywhere!  This training will help you identify a variety of math topics and developmentally appropriate activities that can be used to increase the early math skills of children in your care.
June 27, 2017
06:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Addison, Illinois
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Presented by: Whitney Bieber
Completing the important section on child development, this class looks at school-age children to uncover how their learning and growth differs. With tips on how to better care for school-aged youth, this class also offers you guidance on how to set rules and limits and to get your school-aged kids to appreciate safety and respect.
June 27, 2017
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Belleville, Illinois
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Ensuring a child’s health and well being requires more than basic first aid and emergency contacts. In this class, you will learn how to help the growth of healthy children—from the basics like hand washing to a more in-depth look at various practices surrounding health care.
June 27, 2017
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Bloomington, Illinois
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Presented by: Cara McMorris
A child’s safety is the number one concern for parents and child care providers alike. In this third class, you will identify tips for creating a safer group care environment, confront the issue of abuse and neglect, and learn more about emergency preparedness and first aid.