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Trainer Details

Name:Stephanie Witt
Email:
Trainer Type:Registry - Trainer
Status:Active
Languages:English
Home City:Bettendorf
Personal Statement:Stephanie has been in the education field for 14 years as a middle school science teacher, family child care owner and consultant. Since 2011, she has worked for Child Care Resource and Referral of Midwestern Illinois as a Quality Child Care Consultant and currently as a Quality Consultant. Stephanie has been a trainer since 2007 and is trained to present ECE Credential Level 1, ExceleRate Illinois Orientation and We Choose Health. In addition, she has developed and presented trainings for a local conference and other workshops.

Upcoming Training Events

January 4, 2018
12:00 AM
Moline
  • GC
  • RA
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.
January 25, 2018
12:00 AM
Moline
  • GC
  • RA
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.
February 1, 2018
12:00 AM
Moline
  • GC
  • RA
To know how to best help children in your care, it is important to observe them and identify their specific needs. This session will define the different kinds of observation you can use when caring for children and how to offer more effective guidance and discipline.
February 15, 2018
12:00 AM
Moline
  • GC
  • RA
As our partner in child development, families?especially parents?directly affect a child?s learning. In this class, you will learn new ways of working with parents to help their children enjoy learning. You also will explore the social world of a family to be sure that the learning that takes place in your care is consistent with learning done at home.
March 8, 2018
12:00 AM
Moline
  • GC
  • RA
Newborns and young babies are developing at an incredible rate, causing them to have special needs unlike older children. In this fourth class, you will understand how children from birth to 8 months learn and grow, and how to individualize their care accordingly.
March 22, 2018
12:00 AM
Moline
  • GC
  • RA
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.
March 24, 2018
12:00 AM
Macomb
  • GC
  • RA
To know how to best help children in your care, it is important to observe them and identify their specific needs. This session will define the different kinds of observation you can use when caring for children and how to offer more effective guidance and discipline.
March 24, 2018
12:00 AM
Macomb
  • GC
  • RA
Our kids are constantly responding to family members, teachers, and social relationships that help to shape their understanding of the world around them. This class explores how relationships between families, children, and teachers can help learning, and how crafting the environment around them can help children learn.
April 12, 2018
12:00 AM
Moline
  • GC
  • RA
As toddlers mature, their minds are not the only things growing at an incredible rate. You will understand the special areas of physical development in preschool-aged children. You also will learn about fine motor activities that will help preschoolers grow into their bodies while developing proper coordination and movement.
April 19, 2018
12:00 AM
Moline
  • GC
  • RA
Appropriate speech patterns and language skills are crucial to nurturing effective communications by preschoolers. In this third class on preschool development, you will explore how to use a picture and storybooks to lay the foundation for good reading and proper language use. This class comes complete with discussion on how to help children with special needs.
April 26, 2018
12:00 AM
Moline
  • GC
  • RA
In this final session on preschool development, you will dive deeper into how preschoolers learn and identify tips for making learning fun. With suggestions for activities that encourage your preschoolers to explore numbers, shapes, colors, and science, this class gives all the information you need to grow and stretch the ability of children to think and understand.
April 28, 2018
12:00 AM
Macomb
  • GC
  • RA
Newborns and young babies are developing at an incredible rate, causing them to have special needs unlike older children. In this fourth class, you will understand how children from birth to 8 months learn and grow, and how to individualize their care accordingly.
April 28, 2018
12:00 AM
Macomb
  • GC
  • RA
In this continuation of the first child development class, you will explore development among children 8 to 18 months old. You will identify how this age group differs in growth and their approach to learning, and you will discover toys, games, and songs that are helpful and just right for their development.
May 3, 2018
12:00 AM
Moline
  • GC
  • RA
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 2, 2018
12:00 AM
Macomb
  • GC
  • RA
In this final session on preschool development, you will dive deeper into how preschoolers learn and identify tips for making learning fun. With suggestions for activities that encourage your preschoolers to explore numbers, shapes, colors, and science, this class gives all the information you need to grow and stretch the ability of children to think and understand.
June 2, 2018
12:00 AM
Macomb
  • GC
  • RA
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.

Trainings Approved To Present

ECE Credential Level 1 - Module 1: Child Devel...
3.00
  • RA
  • GC
ECE Credential Level 1 - Module 2a: Health Issu...
3.00
  • GC
ECE Credential Level 1 - Module 2b: Nutrition I...
3.00
  • RA
  • GC
ECE Credential Level 1 - Module 2c: Safety Issu...
3.00
  • RA
  • GC
ECE Credential Level 1 - Module 3: Observation ...
3.00
  • RA
  • GC
ECE Credential Level 1 - Module 4: Learning Hap...
3.00
  • RA
  • GC
ECE Credential Level 1 - Module 5: Family and C...
3.00
  • RA
  • GC
ECE Credential Level 1 - Module 6: Personal and...
3.00
  • RA
  • GC
ECE Credential Level 1 - Module 7a: Child Devel...
3.00
  • RA
  • GC
ECE Credential Level 1 - Module 7b: Child Devel...
3.00
  • RA
  • GC
ECE Credential Level 1 - Module 7c: Child Devel...
3.00
  • RA
  • GC
ECE Credential Level 1 - Module 8a: Preschool S...
3.00
  • RA
  • GC
ECE Credential Level 1 - Module 8b: Preschool P...
3.00
  • RA
  • GC
ECE Credential Level 1 - Module 8c: Preschool L...
3.00
  • RA
  • GC
ECE Credential Level 1 - Module 8d: Preschool C...
3.00
  • RA
  • GC
ECE Credential Level 1 - Module 9: School-Age D...
3.00
  • RA
  • GC
ECE Credential Level 1 - Tier 1
12.00
  • RA
  • GC
ECE Credential Level 1 - Tier 2
12.00
  • RA
  • GC
ECE Credential Level 1 - Tier 3
24.00
  • RA
  • GC
Early Childhood Developmental Screening
7.50
  • RA
  • GC
Introduction to Developmental Screening Tools
3.00
  • RA
Level 1 - Tier 1 & 2
24.00
  • RA
  • GC
Level 1-Tiers 2 & 3
36.00
  • RA
  • GC
Redleaf Family Child Care Curriculum: Teaching ...
15.00
  • RA
  • GC