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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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October 18, 2017
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Quincy, Illinois
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Presented by: Sharon Warning
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.
October 18, 2017
to October 25, 2017
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Quincy, Illinois
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Presented by: Deana Brink
This training is for center-based programs and family child care providers and offers an overview of the Environment Rating Scales. The Environment Rating Scales are user-friendly assessment tools that measure the quality of the learning environment for infants through school-age children. After completing this training, participants will be able to use the tool(s) for program self-assessment and improvement planning.
October 21, 2017
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Quincy, Illinois
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Presented by: Glenna Mount
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.
October 21, 2017
12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Quincy, Illinois
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Presented by: Glenna Mount
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.
October 25, 2017
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Quincy, Illinois
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Presented by: Sharon Warning
What does it mean to be a child care professional? How can you be sure you are getting the support and supplies you need? How can you set effective limits with parents and children alike? In this final class, you will learn about your own professional development and how to take care of yourself so you can continue to care for others.
October 28, 2017
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Quincy, Illinois
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Presented by: Glenna Mount
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.
October 28, 2017
12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Quincy, Illinois
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Presented by: Glenna Mount
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.
November 1, 2017
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Quincy, Illinois
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Presented by: Sharon Warning
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.