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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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RA- Gateways to Opportunity Registry-approved Training
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April 29, 2017
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Carterville, Illinois
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Presented by: Melissa Brown
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 29, 2017
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Carterville, Illinois
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Presented by: Melissa Brown
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.
April 29, 2017
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Carterville, Illinois
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Presented by: Susan Adorjan
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 29, 2017
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Carterville, Illinois
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Presented by: Susan Adorjan
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 6, 2017
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Carterville, Illinois
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Presented by: Emily Waters
The benefits of strong family and community engagement practices in the child care setting will be the basis of discussion. Participants will identify the strengths of current family and parent policies, as well as discuss strategies to develop a strengths-based family and community engagement plan.
May 9, 2017
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Carterville, Illinois
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Presented by: Nina Wargel
ExceleRate! Illinois is the quality rating and improvement system for licensed family child care, licensed child care centers, Head Start, and Preschool for All programs. This orientation provides family child care providers an overview of the goals, quality indicators, benefits of participation, application process, and the system supports available for success at reaching each Circle of Quality.
May 13, 2017
09:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Carterville, Illinois
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Presented by: Sheryl Houston
In this training, participants will define developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) as well as recognize the importance of DAP when caring for mixed ages of children. Components of a safe and healthy family child care environment serving mixed ages of children will be discussed as well as identifying areas for program improvement.