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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 26, 2017
06:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Aurora, Illinois
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Presented by: Ana Sanchez
Como nuestro socio en el desarrollo del niño, la familia -sobre todo los padres- afecta directamente el aprendizaje del niño. En esta clase, aprenderá nuevas formas de trabajar con los padres para ayudar a sus niños a disfrutan aprendiendo. También explorará el mundo social de una familia para asegurarse de que el aprendizaje que tiene lugar bajo su cuidado concuerda con el aprendizaje hecho en casa.
October 26, 2017
06:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Chicago, Illinois
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Presented by: Bernice Shelton
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.
October 26, 2017
06:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Chicago, Illinois
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Presented by: Melissa Sanchez
La seguridad de un niño es la preocupación número uno para los padres y proveedores de cuidado de niños por igual. En esta clase, usted identificará consejos para la creación de un entorno más seguro de cuidado en grupo, afrontará el tema de los abusos y el abandono, y aprenderá más acerca de la preparación para emergencias y primeros auxilios.
October 28, 2017
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Joliet, Illinois
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Presented by: Stacey Kerwin
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 28, 2017
12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Joliet, Illinois
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Presented by: Stacey Kerwin
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 28, 2017
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Carbondale, Illinois
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Presented by: Tina Carpenter
Throughout this module, focus will be on using the National Afterschool Association (NAA) Standards in addressing best practices in health and nutrition issues in school-age and youth.
October 28, 2017
12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Carbondale, Illinois
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Presented by: Tina Carpenter
Using the National Afterschool Association (NAA) Standards, this session is designed to look at a provider’s role and responsibilities when it comes to safety policies and procedures in working with school-age and youth.
October 28, 2017
08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mattoon, Illinois
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Presented by: Melissa Coleman
Participants will define developmentally appropriate practice and review the benefits of various curricula approaches. Through group activities and discussion on the use of effective curriculum, participants will be able to determine which curriculum approach best fits their program.
October 28, 2017
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Evanston, Illinois
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Presented by: Aleida Jaimes Correa
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.
October 28, 2017
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Chicago, Illinois
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Presented by: Royce Campbell
This session will discuss developmental characteristics of early adolescents and recognize that those in this stage may appear more as a school-age child in some areas, and an adolescent in others. Other topics will include risk taking, looking into the teenage brain, moral development, and “productive engagement”.