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4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care

Training Events

Training Handbook – Your guide to 4-C’s training program. Information includes 4-C Membership, registration and training policies.

October – February 2018 Training Events Listing – printer friendly version

To Register for Trainings

Online Training Registration Form

Printer-friendly Registration Form

CCAP Health, Safety, and Child Development Trainings

NEW NOTICE OF COMPLETION VERIFICATION – Notice Issue Date: September 21, 2018

IDHS CCAP Training Announcement – Notice Issue Date: March 30, 2018

CCAP Training Requirements Flyer – NEW Training Requirements (Updated March 2018)

4-C CCAP Training Dates At-a-Glance – CCAP Child Development, Health and Safety Basics, What is CCAP?, Mandated Reporter and CPR/First Aid Training

CPR/First Aid Funds for CCAP Providers Only – Providers either currently being paid by the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) or who have a pending case through CCAP are eligible for a one-time CPR/First Aid fee waiver for classes offered through 4-C, or one-time reimbursement for classes taken outside of 4-C.

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ECE Credential Level 1 (Tier 3), Module 8a: Preschool Social and Emotional Development

Thursday, February 22, 2018
6:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Location: NISRA, 285 Memorial Drive, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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 …

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Holiday Celebrations: Let’s Make Them Meaningful for Children and Families! (Webinar)

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Live webinar online

*Log-in at 6:45 PM. Holiday celebrations can be an important part of a classroom community and provide opportunities for children and families to learn about traditions and values that are a …

Child Care University

Saturday, March 3, 2018
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Sauk Valley College 173 IL-2, Dixon, IL 61021

Child Care University is a series of workshops just for you! Join us for a day of learning, fun and great door prizes. You will receive tons of information you can put to work in your child care …

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Sparking Kids’ Curiosity (Webinar)

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Webinar

Children's curiosity is an important part of their learning. Learn how classroom environment and supportive materials are an opportunity for early childhood professionals to expand on the interest …

We Have to Talk: Partnering with Families for Effective Communication

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Huntley Park District Rec Center, 12015 Mill St, Huntley, IL 60142

The relationship with parents begins with the first inquiry and continues throughout the child care experience.  In this training we will discuss techniques for communicating with families in regards …

ECE Credential Level 1 (Tier 3), Module 8b: Preschool Physical Development

Thursday, March 8, 2018
6:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Location: NISRA, 285 Memorial Drive, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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 …

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American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, March 10, 2018
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 6 Training Hours Audience: All …

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American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, March 10, 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Open Sesame Child Care Center 1101 Middle Rd Dixon, IL 61021

**Rescheduled from 2/10/18** CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 6 …

ECE Credential Level 1 (Tier 2), Module 3: Observation and Guidance

Monday, March 12, 2018
6:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Location: 4-C McHenry Office, 667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

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 skills you can use when …

ECE Credential Level 1, Tier 3, Module 8b: Preschool Physical Development

Saturday, March 17, 2018
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Sterling/Rock Falls Day Care 1840 W LeFevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

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 …

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We Choose Health Modules 3 & 4 (Physical Activity for Young Children and Working with Families to Promote Health Behaviors)

Saturday, March 17, 2018
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

**Rescheduled from 2/10/18** In this session, the components of the environment and the child care provider’s role in promoting the development of active play will be described.  Participants will …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, March 17, 2018
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: 4-C McHenry Office, 667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 5 Training Hours Audience: All …

ECE Credential Level 1, Tier 3, Module 8c: Preschool Language Development

Saturday, March 17, 2018
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location: Sterling/Rock Falls Day Care 1840 W LeFevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

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 …

ECE Credential Level 1 (Tier 2), Module 4: Learning Happens in Relationships

Monday, March 19, 2018
6:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Location: 4-C McHenry Office, 667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

Our children are constantly responding to family members, teachers, and social relationships that help to shape their understanding of the world around them.  This module explores how relationships …

Supporting Our Youngest Learners Experiencing Homelessness

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

This presentation will provide an overview of various programs and services that provide early education and family support to homeless infants, toddlers, and preschoolers and their families. …

ECE Credential Level 1 (Tier 3), Module 8c: Preschool Language Development

Thursday, March 22, 2018
6:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Location: NISRA, 285 Memorial Drive, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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 …

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Safety Preparedness for Child Care Providers

Thursday, April 5, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

How prepared would your program be in an emergency situation? During this training providers will work together to evaluate their current safety precautions from the simple fire drill to the …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics Training

Saturday, April 7, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

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American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, April 7, 2018
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 6 Training Hours Audience: All …

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American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, April 7, 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Open Sesame Child Care Center 1101 Middle Rd Dixon, IL 61021

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 6 Training Hours Audience: All …

When Children Bite: Responsive Support for Children and Families

Thursday, April 19, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Huntley Park District Rec Center, 12015 Mill St, Huntley, IL 60142

When a child bites, how do you respond?  In this interactive training, participants will explore why biting is considered a developmentally expected behavior and how providers can implement …

How Full is Your Bucket in the Workplace?

Thursday, April 19, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

No matter how long or short, every interaction you have throughout the day makes a difference.  That is why it’s so important to feel supported in your work with children.  This training will help …

What is CCAP?

Thursday, April 19, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

Join this informative session to become more familiar with the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program’s (CCAP) policy and procedures, including the application process, provider qualifications, …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics Training

Saturday, April 21, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: CGH Hospital 100 E Le Fevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, April 21, 2018
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: 4-C McHenry Office, 667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 5 Training Hours Audience: All …

MG Sprouts: Hands-On Garden Lessons

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Little Sprouts Daycare and Preschool 200 S School St Lanark, IL 61046

MG Sprouts is a hands-on garden curriculum from University of Georgia Extension designed for educators to be able to teach garden education using multiple tools such as stories, games, and writing.  …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics Training

Saturday, April 28, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

What is CCAP?

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: YWCA of the Sauk Valley 412 1st Ave Sterling, IL 61081

Join this informative session to become more familiar with the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program’s (CCAP) policy and procedures, including the application process, provider qualifications, …

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American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, May 5, 2018
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 6 Training Hours Audience: All …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics Training

Saturday, May 5, 2018
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: McHenry County Mental Health Board, 620 Dakota St, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics Training

Saturday, May 12, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: CGH Hospital 100 E Le Fevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

Guiding Children and Youth Behavior in Your School Age Program – Controlling the Environment, Not the Child

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: United Way of Greater McHenry County, 4508 Prime Parkway, McHenry, IL 60050

Brought to you by Illinois AfterSchool Network! This training focuses on developing positive and preventive strategies to effectively guide and facilitate children and youth’s behavior.  The training …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics Training

Saturday, May 19, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

Basics of Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Practice

Saturday, May 19, 2018
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

In this training, participants will learn about the complexities of culture and how culture impacts interactions with families and other professionals.  Through discussion and group activities, …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, May 19, 2018
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: 4-C McHenry Office, 667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 5 Training Hours Audience: All …

Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: Temperament Tools

Thursday, May 24, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Huntley Park District Rec Center, 12015 Mill St, Huntley, IL 60142

**Rescheduled from 5/17/18** A child’s temperament influences their interactions with others and the way they experience the world around them. In this training providers will explore different …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics Training

Saturday, June 2, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: CGH Hospital 100 E Le Fevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

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American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, June 2, 2018
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 6 Training Hours Audience: All …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, June 2, 2018
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: 4-C McHenry Office, 667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 5 Training Hours Audience: All …

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STEAM for Infants and Toddlers: Facilitating Young Learner’s Natural Discoveries

Thursday, June 7, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Huntley Park District Rec Center, 12015 Mill St, Huntley, IL 60142

What is STEAM all about for our youngest learners? Providers will learn to recognize what STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) concepts look like in developmentally appropriate …

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New Food Labeling Laws and Nutrition Facts Panel

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

The New Food Labeling Laws and Nutrition Facts Panel training will help child care providers understand how the updates can be used as a tool for grocery shopping and planning healthy food choices …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics Training

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: 4-C McHenry Office, 667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

What is CCAP?

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: 4-C McHenry Office, 667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

Join this informative session to become more familiar with the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program’s (CCAP) policy and procedures, including the application process, provider qualifications, …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, June 16, 2018
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: 4-C McHenry Office, 667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 5 Training Hours Audience: All …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics Training

Saturday, June 23, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

Baby hands holding apple with heart cut out

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, June 30, 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Open Sesame Child Care Center 1101 Middle Rd Dixon, IL 61021

**Rescheduled from 6/16/18**CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 6 …

What is CCAP?

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

Join this informative session to become more familiar with the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program’s (CCAP) policy and procedures, including the application process, provider qualifications, …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics Training

Saturday, July 7, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 4-C McHenry Office, 667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics Training

Saturday, July 14, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: CGH Medical Center 100 E Le Fevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

An Introduction to Environment Rating Scales (ERS)

Saturday, July 14, 2018
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Huntley Park District Rec Center, 12015 Mill St, Huntley, IL 60142

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 …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, July 21, 2018
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 6 Training Hours Audience: All …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, July 21, 2018
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: McHenry County Mental Health Board, 620 Dakota St, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 5 Training Hours Audience: All …

The Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers & Twos: 3rd Edition – Implementing the Foundations Volumes

Saturday, July 21, 2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

*RESCHEDULED* Participants must attend both 7/21/18 and 8/4/18 to receive credit. Registration Deadline: 7/6/18 This hands-on session guides teachers and caregivers through every component of the …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, July 21, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: CGH Hospital 100 E Le Fevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 4 Training Hours Audience: All …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics Training

Saturday, July 28, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

The Creative Curriculum for Preschool: Exploring the Curricular Foundation – 6th Edition

Saturday, July 28, 2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

Participants must attend both 7/28/18 and 8/4/18 to receive credit. Registration Deadline: 7/20/18 Through varied experiences and individual reflection, teachers will understand the framework of …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics Training

Saturday, August 4, 2018
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: NISRA, 285 Memorial Drive, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

The Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers & Twos: 3rd Edition – Implementing the Foundations Volumes

Saturday, August 4, 2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

*RESCHEDULED* Participants must attend both 7/21/18 and 8/4/18 to receive credit. Registration Deadline: 7/6/18 This hands-on session guides teachers and caregivers through every component of the …

The Creative Curriculum for Preschool: Exploring the Curricular Foundation – 6th Edition

Saturday, August 4, 2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

Participants must attend both 7/28/18 and 8/4/18 to receive credit. Registration Deadline: 7/20/18 Through varied experiences and individual reflection, teachers will understand the framework of …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, August 4, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: CGH Hospital 100 E Le Fevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 4 Training Hours Audience: All …

What is CCAP?

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: YWCA of Sauk Valley 412 1st Ave Sterling, IL 61081

Join this informative session to become more familiar with the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program’s (CCAP) policy and procedures, including the application process, provider qualifications, …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics Training

Saturday, August 11, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: CGH Medical Center 100 E Le Fevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, August 11, 2018
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 6 Training Hours Audience: All …

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Training for Mandated Reporters

Saturday, August 11, 2018
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

The purpose of this in-person training is to help all Illinois Mandated Reporters understand their critical role in protecting children by recognizing and reporting child abuse. Everyone who suspects …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics Training

Saturday, August 18, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, August 18, 2018
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 6 Training Hours Audience: All …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, August 18, 2018
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: McHenry County Mental Health Board, 620 Dakota St, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 5 Training Hours Audience: All …

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Training for Mandated Reporters

Saturday, August 18, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: McHenry County Mental Health Board, 620 Dakota St, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

The purpose of this in-person training is to help all Illinois Mandated Reporters understand their critical role in protecting children by recognizing and reporting child abuse. Everyone who suspects …

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Training for Mandated Reporters

Thursday, August 23, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: 4-C McHenry Office, 667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

The purpose of this in-person training is to help all Illinois Mandated Reporters understand their critical role in protecting children by recognizing and reporting child abuse. Everyone who suspects …

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Training for Mandated Reporters

Saturday, August 25, 2018
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

The purpose of this in-person training is to help all Illinois Mandated Reporters understand their critical role in protecting children by recognizing and reporting child abuse. Everyone who suspects …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics Training

Saturday, August 25, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: CGH Medical Center 100 E Le Fevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

An Introduction to Environment Rating Scales (ERS)

Saturday, August 25, 2018
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Huntley Park District Rec Center, 12015 Mill St, Huntley, IL 60142

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 …

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Training for Mandated Reporters

Thursday, August 30, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Family Community Resource Center 1629 Afton Rd Sycamore, IL 60178

The purpose of this in-person training is to help all Illinois Mandated Reporters understand their critical role in protecting children by recognizing and reporting child abuse. Everyone who suspects …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics Training

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: 4-C McHenry Office, 667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

What is CCAP?

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: 4-C McHenry Office, 667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

Join this informative session to become more familiar with the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program’s (CCAP) policy and procedures, including the application process, provider qualifications, …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, September 8, 2018
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 6 Training Hours Audience: All …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics Training

Saturday, September 8, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Training for Mandated Reporters

Saturday, September 8, 2018
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

The purpose of this in-person training is to help all Illinois Mandated Reporters understand their critical role in protecting children by recognizing and reporting child abuse. Everyone who suspects …

What is CCAP?

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

Join this informative session to become more familiar with the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program’s (CCAP) policy and procedures, including the application process, provider qualifications, …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics Training

Saturday, September 15, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: CGH Medical Center 100 E Le Fevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Training for Mandated Reporters

Saturday, September 15, 2018
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Location: CGH Hospital 100 E Le Fevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

The purpose of this in-person training is to help all Illinois Mandated Reporters understand their critical role in protecting children by recognizing and reporting child abuse. Everyone who suspects …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, September 15, 2018
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: 4-C McHenry Office, 667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 5 Training Hours Audience: All …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics Training

Saturday, September 22, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, September 22, 2018
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 6 Training Hours Audience: All …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, September 22, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: CGH Hospital 100 E Le Fevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 4 Training Hours Audience: All …

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Training for Mandated Reporters

Saturday, September 22, 2018
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

The purpose of this in-person training is to help all Illinois Mandated Reporters understand their critical role in protecting children by recognizing and reporting child abuse. Everyone who suspects …

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Training for Mandated Reporters

Thursday, September 27, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: YWCA of Sauk Valley 412 1st Ave Sterling, IL 61081

The purpose of this in-person training is to help all Illinois Mandated Reporters understand their critical role in protecting children by recognizing and reporting child abuse. Everyone who suspects …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, September 29, 2018
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: 4-C McHenry Office, 667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 5 Training Hours Audience: All …

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Training for Mandated Reporters

Saturday, September 29, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: 4-C McHenry Office, 667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

The purpose of this in-person training is to help all Illinois Mandated Reporters understand their critical role in protecting children by recognizing and reporting child abuse. Everyone who suspects …

Supporting Early Brain Development

Monday, October 1, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: YWCA of Sauk Valley 412 1st Ave Sterling, IL 61081

Supporting the healthy development of the young child’s brain is both a tremendous opportunity and an awesome responsibility.  While brain development begins prenatally, the brain is not fully …

Mom and daughter looking on computer

We Have to Talk: Partnering with Families for Effective Communication

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

The relationship with parents begins with the first inquiry and continues throughout the child care experience.  In this training we will discuss techniques for communicating with families in regards …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, October 6, 2018
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 6 Training Hours Audience: All …

An Introduction to the Environment Rating Scales (includes the new ECERS-3)

Saturday, October 6, 2018
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

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 …

What is CCAP?

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: YWCA of Sauk Valley 412 1st Ave Sterling, IL 61081

Join this informative session to become more familiar with the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program’s (CCAP) policy and procedures, including the application process, provider qualifications, …

Basics of Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Practice

Thursday, October 18, 2018
6:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Location: NISRA, 285 Memorial Drive, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

In this training, participants will learn about the complexities of culture and how culture impacts interactions with families and other professionals.  Through discussion and group activities, …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, October 20, 2018
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: McHenry County Mental Health Board, 620 Dakota St, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 5 Training Hours Audience: All …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics

Saturday, October 27, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

Caring for Mixed Ages of Children

Saturday, October 27, 2018
8:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

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 …

Early Childhood Development Screening

Saturday, October 27, 2018
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: CGH Hospital 100 E Le Fevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

This training reviews child growth and development in early childhood environments. A review of several commercial screening tools is discussed to allow child care practitioners more options on …

Daycare provider feeding baby

PCAN: Supportive Relationships with Infants, Toddlers and Their Families

Saturday, October 27, 2018
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: McHenry County Mental Health Board, 620 Dakota St, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

Through this training participants will look deeply at the relationship building process between caregivers, families and children. We will spend time identifying strategies to work effectively with …

Everyone is Important: Welcoming Diverse Families in Early Childhood

Thursday, November 1, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Sterling/Rock Falls Day Care 1840 W LeFevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

Today, the definition of a traditional family has changed from what we used to know.  In this training, we will address ways to welcome families of different make-ups by building an inclusive, …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics

Saturday, November 3, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: CGH Hospital 100 E Le Fevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

An Introduction to the Environment Rating Scales (includes the new ECERS-3)

Saturday, November 3, 2018
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Shah Center, 4100 W Shamrock Ln, McHenry, IL 60050

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 …

ECE Credential Level 1 – Module 1: Child Development Overview

Saturday, November 10, 2018
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

Participants 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 …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, November 10, 2018
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 6 Training Hours Audience: All …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics

Saturday, November 10, 2018
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: NISRA, 285 Memorial Drive, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, November 10, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: CGH Hospital 100 E Le Fevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 4 Training Hours Audience: All …

ECE Credential Level 1 – Module 2a: Health Issues for Children in Group Care

Saturday, November 10, 2018
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

Ensuring a child’s health and well-being requires more than basic first aid and emergency contacts.  In this module, you will learn how to help the growth of healthy children—from the basics like …

What is CCAP?

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

Join this informative session to become more familiar with the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program’s (CCAP) policy and procedures, including the application process, provider qualifications, …

STEAM for Infants and Toddlers: Facilitating Young Learner’s Natural Discoveries

Thursday, November 15, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Little Sprouts Daycare and Preschool 200 S School St Lanark, IL 61046

What is STEAM all about for our youngest learners? Providers will learn to recognize what STEAM concepts look like in developmentally appropriate learning experiences for infants and toddlers. …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, November 17, 2018
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: 4-C McHenry Office, 667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 5 Training Hours Audience: All …

Introduction to Developmental Screening Tools

Thursday, November 29, 2018
6:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Location: NISRA, 285 Memorial Drive, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

The process of developmental screening in the early childhood setting is introduced to practitioners.  A review of several commercial screening tools is discussed to provide child care practitioners' …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, December 1, 2018
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 6 Training Hours Audience: All …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics

Saturday, December 1, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

An Introduction to the Environment Rating Scales (includes the new ECERS-3)

Saturday, December 1, 2018
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: CGH Hospital 100 E Le Fevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

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 …

Program for Infant Toddler Care (PITC): Culture, Family and Provider – Module 4

Saturday, December 8, 2018
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

Through viewing and discussing DVDs, personal reflection, and large and small group discussions, participants explore their cultural expectations and biases and have an opportunity to learn about …

ECE Credential Level 1 – Module 2b: Nutrition Issues for Group Care

Saturday, December 8, 2018
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

Whether you are responsible for providing a quick snack or a well-balanced meal, understanding children’s dietary needs creates healthier and happier kids.  Learn the basics of good nutrition, food …

ECE Credential Level 1 – Module 2c: Safety Issues for Group Care

Saturday, December 8, 2018
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

A child’s safety is the number one concern for parents and child care providers alike.  In this module, you will identify tips for creating a safer group care environment, confront the issue of abuse …

daycare facility

Supporting Family Child Care Providers in Responsive Parent Relationships

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

Family Child Care providers are often linked closely with families of the children they care for. This session will explore ways to understand stages of parenting, help gain perspective on how …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, December 15, 2018
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: McHenry County Mental Health Board, 620 Dakota St, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 5 Training Hours Audience: All …

ExceleRate Illinois Orientation

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

ExceleRate™ Illinois is the new quality rating and improvement system for licensed child care centers, Head Start, and Preschool for All programs.  This orientation provides child care centers an …

ECE Credential Level 1 – Module 3: Observation and Guidance

Saturday, January 12, 2019
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

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 skills you can use when …

Illinois Early Learning & Development Standards

Saturday, January 12, 2019
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

This training gives early childhood practitioners an overview of the revised learning and development standards for preschool children ages three to five. Through discussion and small group …

ECE Credential Level 1 – Module 4: Learning Happens in Relationships

Saturday, January 12, 2019
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

Our children are constantly responding to family members, teachers, and social relationships that help to shape their understanding of the world around them.  This module explores how relationships …

Creating Secure Child-Caregiver Relationships

Thursday, January 17, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Huntley Park District Rec Center, 12015 Mill St, Huntley, IL 60142

The value of relationships when caring for children is immeasurable. In this training, participants will be introduced to concepts to help shift focus from behavior management to building …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, January 19, 2019
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: 4-C McHenry Office, 667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 5 Training Hours Audience: All …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, January 19, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: CGH Hospital 100 E Le Fevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 4 Training Hours Audience: All …

Family and Community – Partners in Learning

Thursday, January 24, 2019
6:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Location: McHenry County Mental Health Board, 620 Dakota St, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

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 …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics

Saturday, January 26, 2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 4-C McHenry Office, 667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

Daycare infant sleeping

Program for Infant Toddler Care (PITC): Learning and Development – Module 3

Saturday, January 26, 2019
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

This session explores brain development, early learning and language development, and appropriate curriculum planning for infants and toddlers. PITC’s view of infants as active, self-motivated …

Daycare provider and child coloring and having fun together

Webinar: Adverse Childhood Experiences: What You Need to Know

Monday, January 28, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Webinar

Children who are exposed to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) face an increased risk for social-emotional, physical, and mental health issues. ACEs include abuse, neglect, parental separation or …

Creating Individual Professional Development Plans

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: CGH Hospital 100 E Le Fevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

Participants will define and explain the value of professional development.  This training will assist in recognizing the relationship of staff development to Continuous Quality Improvement.  …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics

Saturday, February 2, 2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

Whole foods, baby foods, bottle milke

We Choose Health Modules 1 & 2 (Childhood Obesity and Nutrition for Young Children)

Saturday, February 2, 2019
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

In this training session, the problem and consequences of childhood obesity in 2–5 year old children will be discussed. The environment and the role of the child care provider in preventing obesity …

Daycare provider and child coloring and having fun together

The Science of Challenging Behaviors

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

The brain is a complex thing. Early childhood professionals are like neurobiologist trying to interpret the needs of children on a daily basis.  A child’s brain is the most fluid during the early …

ECE Credential Level 1 – Module 5: Family and Community Relationships

Saturday, February 9, 2019
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

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 …

Finding a Curriculum that Works for You

Saturday, February 9, 2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: CGH Hospital 100 E Le Fevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

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, …

An Introduction to the Environment Rating Scales (includes the new ECERS-3)

Saturday, February 9, 2019
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

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 …

ECE Credential Level 1 – Module 6: Personal and Professional Development

Saturday, February 9, 2019
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

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? You will …

Daycare provider and child constructing together

Tax and Recordkeeping for Family Child Care

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

Does keeping up with current tax laws as it relates to self-employed business practices seem overwhelming? Learn what it means to be self-employed, how to track income and expenses, and what business …

What is CCAP?

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: 4-C McHenry Office, 667 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050

Join this informative session to become more familiar with the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program’s (CCAP) policy and procedures, including the application process, provider qualifications, …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, February 16, 2019
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 6 Training Hours Audience: All …

Child Development, Health and Safety Basics

Saturday, February 16, 2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: CGH Hospital 100 E Le Fevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

This training will provide participants an overview of child development, health, and safety issues for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding patterns of …

Welcoming Each and Every Child

Saturday, February 16, 2019
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: United Way of Greater McHenry County, 4508 Prime Pkwy, McHenry, IL 60050

This training provides information on caring for children with special needs in typical child care settings.  The training helps increase the knowledge and comfort level of participants to enhance …

Girl on swing

We Choose Health Modules 3 & 4 (Physical Activity for Young Children and Working with Families to Promote Healthy Behaviors)

Saturday, February 16, 2019
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: 4-C DeKalb Office 155 N 3rd St, Suite 300 DeKalb, IL 60115

In this session, the components of the environment and the child care provider’s role in promoting the development of active play will be described. Participants will explore the barriers and …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, February 16, 2019
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: McHenry County Mental Health Board, 620 Dakota St, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 5 Training Hours Audience: All …

American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED

Saturday, February 23, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: CGH Hospital 100 E Le Fevre Rd Sterling, IL 61081

CPR/First Aid trainings are open to providers 18 years and older working in child care settings in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Whiteside counties. 4 Training Hours Audience: All …

Webinar: Moving Beyond Time Out

Monday, February 25, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Webinar

Time-out has not been effective in helping children develop self-regulation skills. Learn ways to respond to children to help them develop emotional awareness and ways to provide calming activities …