1 FOR C HILD C A R E, SCHOOL-AGE & E ARLY LEARNING PROFESS IONAL DEVELOP MEN T Registration begins July 8, 2013 Summer 2013 What s Inside... Medication Administration in Early Education and Child Care Settings Know Your Rights: Your Rights as a Child Care Provider in Licensing Kursy po polsku
2 CONTENTS Registration begins July 8, 2013 Introduction 1 We Hear from Providers 2 Administrative Offices, Staff, and Community Partners/Socios Comunitarios 4 Provider Resources 5 Training Sites/Sitios de Entrenamientos 6 Community Partners Map 7 Training Policies 8 Important Information 9 Index of Courses by Partner/Indice de talleres por socio 10 Course Listings Health & Safety 12 Physical & Intellectual Development 13 Social & Emotional Development 14 Relationships with Families 15 Program Operation 16 Professionalism 16 Information Collection 17 Child Development 17 School Age 17 Quality Rating System (QRS) 18 Child Care Healthy Food Program 22 Gateways to Opportunity INCCRRA 23 Talleres en Español Sistema de clasificación de la calidad 19 Introduccíon 24 Recursos para proveedores 25 Las normas para los talleres 26 Página de información importante 27 Talleres en Español 28 El programa de alimentos saludables 32 Oportunidades de INCCRRA 33 Kursy po polsku 34 Alphabetical Index of Course Listings 36 Published by Illinois Action for Children and supported in part by the Illinois Department of Human Services and our Community Partners. June 2013
3 Summer 2013 INTRODUCTION 1 Dear Colleagues, I encourage you to Illinois Action for Children, along with our Community Partners, believes that find a new training providing quality care for all children is our most important task as child workshop that is care professionals. As an organization we strive to offer opportunities that enhance your child care setting and your professional development. the best fit for you and your child care With that in mind, you will find listings of many professional development trainings detailed in these pages. This training season offers a variety of returning program. trainings, along with several creative and challenging trainings being offered for the first time. I sincerely believe that this catalog offers opportunities that can benefit anyone in our field; I encourage you to find a training workshop that is the best fit for you and your child care program. In addition, several of the training series offered will meet both in-service hours required by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and CDA/CCP credentialing requirements. For more details, contact your local Community Partner listed on page 4. We welcome your comments and questions. Please call Paulina Kowalczyk at (773) or you may also find us online at Your feedback helps us provide better opportunities for you. Again, thank you for your incredible efforts on behalf of Illinois children and families you are doing great and important work! Sincerely, Maria Whelan, President/CEO, Illinois Action for Children MISSION Illinois Action for Children is a catalyst for organizing, developing and supporting strong families and powerful communities where children matter most.
4 2 WE HEAR FROM PROVIDERS Thank You Letters from Young Children Hold on to Your Dreams Day Care Illinois Action for Children and its Community Partners hosted the Gateways to Opportunity School-Age and Youth Development Credential Level 1 Training for the winter and spring quarters. This interactive training series was made available to family child care providers and practitioners working in school-age and youth programs. Upon completion of the 48-hour training series, Illinois Action for Children provided participants with developmentally appropriate materials to use with children in their program. We were excited to receive thank you letters from Young Children Hold On To Your Dreams Day Care and decided to share!
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6 4 ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES, STAFF, AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS 4753 N. Broadway, Ste. 1200, Chicago, IL phone: (312) fax: (773) Maria Whelan, President/CEO April Janney, Chief Program Officer, (773) , Provider Programs (773) Monique Draper, Director of Provider Programs, (773) , Patricia Alvarado, Provider Resource Generalist, (773) , Francisca Contreras, Training Program Supervisor, (773) , Erica Diaz DeLeon, Professional Development Associate, (773) , Adriana Esparza, Professional Development Associate, (773) , actforchildren.org Jean Ferguson, Data Supervisor, (773) , Stacy Gatewood, Quality Specialist, (312) , actforchildren.org Lynette Glanton, Quality Specialist, (312) , lynette. Paulina Kowalczyk, Training Coordinator, (773) , actforchildren.org Jessica Hollingsworth, Quality Specialist, (312) , actforchildren.org Jacqueline Melendez, Quality Programs Generalist, (773) , actforchildren.org Xochitl Mendez, Quality Programs Generalist, (773) , Terese Quarino, Supervisor of Quality Programs, (773) , actforchildren.org LaKeishia Richardson, Professional Development Associate, (773) , Jessica Ruiz, Quality Specialist, (312) , Yvonne Spurlock, Assistant Director, (773) , Consultation Programs (312) Laura Hansen, Director of Consultation Programs, (773) , Elysia Aufmuth, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant, (773) , Desney Avery, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant, (773) , Mary Bergen, Assistant Director, (773) , Patricia Bush, Infant-Toddler Specialist, (312) , Anne Dempster, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant, (312) , actforchildren.org Holly Householder, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant, (773) , actforchildren.org Jasmin Marshall, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant, (312) , actforchildren.org Jolene Martin, Infant-Toddler Specialist, (312) , actforchildren.org Teresita Patino, Infant-Toddler Specialist, (312) , Vickie Pendleton, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant, (773) , Catherine Rader, Infant-Toddler Specialist, (312) , Martha Rodriguez, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant, (312) , actforchildren.org Rosario Rodriguez, Infant-Toddler Specialist, (312) , Jenil Thompson, Infant Toddler Specialist, (312) , Childhood Nutrition & Wellness Programs (773) Tom Browning, Director of Childhood Nutrition & Wellness Programs, (773) , Yvette Alvarado, Fun on Wheels Coordinator, (312) , James Callan, Nutrition Advocate, (773) , Joya Calloway, Program Clerk, (773) , actforchildren.org Erin Coleman, Healthy Food Program Generalist, (773) actforchildren.org Armella Doyle, Nutrition Advocate, (773) , John Gadient, Claim Processing and Reimbursement Supervisor, (773) , actforchildren.org Maria Gonzalez, Healthy Food Program Generalist, (773) , Geannine Harris, Nutrition Advocate, (773) , Jammye King, Child Care Resource Facilitator, (773) , Luz N. Lopez, Nutrition Advocate, (773) , Fernando Martinez, Child Care Resource Facilitator, (773) , Lakeisha Veasey Diaz, Child Care Resource Facilitator, (312) , General Questions/Child Care Assistance Program (312) Quality Rating System Information Line (773) Nurse Consultant Helpline (312) Community Partners/ Socios Comunitarios Illinois Action for Children would like to introduce its network of Community Partners. CAROLE ROBERTSON CENTER FOR LEARNING 2929 W. 19th St., Chicago, IL (773) Outreach area: West & Central Chicago and Western Suburbs CENTERS FOR NEW HORIZONS 226 E. 43rd St., Chicago, IL (773) Outreach area: South Chicago CHILDREN S HOME + AID 2045 S. Arlington Heights Rd., Suite 113D, Arlington Heights, IL (847) Outreach area: North/ Northwest Suburbs and Far North Chicago GOOD SHEPHERD CENTER E. Carriageway Dr., Suite A, Hazel Crest, IL (708) Outreach area: South/ Southwest Suburbs ILLINOIS ACTION FOR CHILDREN 4753 N. Broadway, Chicago IL (773) Outreach area: Chicago West
7 Summer 2013 PROVIDER RESOURCES 5 Illinois Action for Children Provider Resources The resources available to child care professionals at Illinois Action for Children are as diverse as the providers we serve. Call (312) or (773) for support or specific information about any of the following programs: Help Parents Get $ We can answer questions about helping parents pay for their child s care and assist you in receiving payments. Ask for the: CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE (CERTIFICATE) PROGRAM Promote Yourself Want parents to know you offer child care services? To be listed in our database, to update, or to check your listing, ask for: PROVIDER REFERRAL DATABASE Financial Aid You may qualify for career development mini-grants that can be used toward early care, education, and school-age activities. Ask for information about: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUNDS (PDF) Make Quality Improvements If you are a center or family child care provider, you may be eligible for a grant to improve or expand your services. Ask for the: QUALITY COUNTS CHILD CARE GRANT PROGRAM Take the Next Step Are you interested in achieving the next level of quality in your home or center? You may be eligible to receive funds that support accreditation. Ask for information about: ACCREDITATION ASSISTANCE FUNDS Make Your Voice Heard Let your legislators and community know how important caregivers and educators are in developing the potential of every child. Ask for: ADVOCACY Community Partners Our Community Partners make training available to early care and education providers right in their own neighborhoods. Ask about: COMMUNITY PARTNERS Understand Behavior Our Mental Health Consultant Program offers a wide range of services and support about challenging childhood behaviors, at no cost to those caring for and educating children. Ask about: CAREGIVER CONNECTIONS Quality Rating System (QRS) QRS recognizes providers for achieving quality above minimum licensing standards. Ask about: QUALITY Rating System (QRS) Getting to Know New Providers For providers that are not yet familiar with the programs and resources that are available through Illinois Action for Children, call to receive a Welcome Visit from a Child Care Resource Facilitator, so we can get to know one another! Ask about: PROVIDER ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM Prepare for the Infant Toddler Years The first 3 years of a child s life are an amazing journey of learning and discovery. Child care for Infants, Toddlers, and Two s is a unique type of care. Get support and training for caring for children during these important early years. Ask about: INFANT-TODDLER PROGRAM Make Healthy Meals Healthy food is important to a child s mental and physical development and can help prevent obesity, diabetes, and other illnesses. You may be eligible to receive reimbursement for serving nutritious meals and snacks to the children in your care. Ask about: HEALTHY FOOD PROGRAM Is your information listed on the Child Care Resource and Referral Database CURRENT? Updating your information allows us to notify you of current events, opportunities, and refer your child care program to families in need of child care. Call us at to update your program information!
8 6 TRAINING LOCATIONS / Sitios de entrenamientos Community Partner Training Locations Summer 2013/Sitios de entrenamientos Carole Robertson Center for Learning Training Sites: Carole Robertson Center for Learning Roosevelt 2020 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago Centers for New Horizons Training Sites: CAPS Wentworth 5101 S. Wentworth Ave., Chicago Centers for New Horizons Central Office 4150 S. King Dr., Chicago Centers for New Horizons James Pitts 226 E. 43rd St., Chicago Lindblom Park 6054 S. Damen Ave., Chicago Marquette Park 6734 S. Kedzie Ave., Chicago Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc, Corps Community Center 1250 W. 119th St., Chicago CHILDREN S HOME + AID Training Sites: A Mother s Touch 1666 Rand Rd., Des Plaines Acacia Park Lutheran Church 4307 N. Oriole Ave., Norridge Children s Home + Aid 2045 S. Arlington Heights Rd., Ste. 113, Arlington Heights Eisenhower Public Library 4613 N. Oketo Ave., Harwood Heights Franklin Park Community Center 9560 Franklin Ave., Franklin Park Irish American Heritage Center 4626 N. Knox Ave., Chicago Northlake Public Library 231 N. Wolf Rd., Northlake Schaumburg Community Child Care Center 725 E. Schaumburg Rd., Schaumburg Swift Child Care 8260 Elmwood Ave., Skokie Good Shepherd Center for Exceptional CHILDREN Training Sites: Bremen Township Oak Park Ave., Oak Forest First Presbyterian Church S. Gottschalk Ave., Homewood Good Shepherd Center E. Carriageway Dr., Ste. A, Hazel Crest Matteson Public Library 801 S. School St., Matteson Minds Over Matter 91 W. 154th St., Harvey Oak Forest Community Center S. Kilpatrick St., Oak Forest Oakview Community Center 4625 W. 110th St., Oak Lawn Park Lawn S. La Porte Ave., Oak Lawn Park Lawn Adult Vocational Training 5040 W. 111th St., Oak Lawn ILLINOIS ACTION FOR CHILDREN Training Sites: Abundant Life Faith Ministries 5080 W. Harrison St., Chicago Irish American Heritage Center 4626 N. Knox Ave., Chicago Laurance Armour Day School 2150 W. Harrison St., Chicago Sankofa 5820 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago Wyspa Dzieci (Kids Island) 4141 Atlantic Ave., Schiller Park Prairie State College 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights St. Anne s Early Learning Center Dixie Hwy., Hazel Crest
9 Summer 2013 COMMUNITY PARTNERS / SOCIOS COMUNITARIOS Service Areas of Illinois Action for Children Community Partners, by Zip Code See contact information for Illinois Action for Children Community Partners on page Partners Children's Home + Aid Illinois Action for Children Carole Robertson Center for Learning Centers for New Horizons Good Shepherd Center for Exceptional Children 0 3 Miles
10 8 TRAINING POLICIES I. Registration All registration for workshops will take place on or after the designated registration date determined by Illinois Action for Children and the Community Partners. No trainings will take place BEFORE the registration date. A. Registration Requirements All workshops require registration that will be accepted on a first come first serve basis at the hosting Community Partner s office, by tele phone, by fax, or by . Please contact the hosting partner for acceptable forms of registration. Some workshops require fee payment; registration is not complete until the hosting partner receives payment. Reminders may be made, but ultimately participants should keep track of each workshop they register for. B. Enrollment Limits The Community Partner reserves the right to limit the number of workshops a participant may register for. The Community Partner also reserves the right to limit the number of attendees due to space, material availability, or Illinois Trainer s Network requirements. C. Registration Deadlines Registration dates are set for each training quarter; no registrations will be accepted before the designated date. Workshops may fill quickly; many workshops could reach capacity on the first day of registration. In the event your workshop selection is filled, please ask the hosting Community Partner if there is a waiting list that you may be added to and contacted if there are cancellations. D. Walk-In Participants Walk-ins are not advised, as space, materials, and certificates are not guaranteed. Please contact the hosting Community Partner prior to the start of a workshop to inquire about available space due to cancellations. II. Training Participation A. Expectations 1. Late Arrivals A fifteen (15) minute grace period will be given at all training sessions. This grace period begins at the advertised start time. Participants will not be allowed in the training after the 15- minute grace period. 2. Early departures In order to receive a training certificate, participants must remain until the end of the training. Training Policies 3. Unreasonable time spent out from the workshop will result in the loss of a training certificate and may result in removal from the workshop. If you must handle an emergency, please notify the facilitator or partner staff and dismiss yourself from the workshop. B. Children are not permitted at workshop sessions. C. Code of Conduct 1. All cell phones must be placed on vibrate prior to the start of the workshop. Participants needing to attend to phone calls should excuse themselves from the workshop. 2. All ethnicities, abilities, educational levels, opinions, and experiences will be respected. 3. Personal experiences shared during the workshop will be respected. Any information shared is confidential and should not be shared outside of the workshop. Note: Confidentiality is always limited by the obligation to take action if a participant discloses an act or intention to do harm to one s self or another. 4. Misconduct or disruptive behavior will not be tolerated. Behavior of this type will result in removal from the workshop session. 5. Threats, harassment, or abusive treatment of staff, facilitators, presenters, or other participants will NOT be tolerated. Misconduct of this type is considered a serious offense and will be subject to immediate and appropriate disciplinary action. In addition, the matter may be referred to local authorities for investigation and/or prosecution. III. Cancellation A. Agency Cancellation The hosting partner reserves the right to cancel a workshop if fewer than ten (10) participants are registered. 1. Workshops cancelled due to low enrollment will be cancelled at least three (3) days prior to workshop. Participants will be notified of cancellations by phone or in writing. 2. The hosting partner will make every effort to reschedule a cancelled training by the following quarter. 3. There are no refunds/vouchers or credits for cancelled trainings unless the hosting partner fails to reschedule the workshop; then a refund will be issued, if that occurs. B. Participant cancellation 1. Please call the hosting Community Partner at least 24 hours prior to the training if you are unable to attend. 2. Refunds/Vouchers/Credit for registration fees will not be given. 3. Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. IV. Certificates A. Distribution To receive a training certificate, participants must stay until the trainer has completed the workshop. 1. In the event certificates are not issued at the conclusion of a workshop, certificates will be issued by mail within ten (10) business days. 2. In the instance of registration or name errors, certificates will be issued by mail within ten (10) business days. B. Replacement Replacement certificates will not be issued. You may request a transcript of completed trainings. V. Training Transcripts A. Release of transcript Transcripts may be issued at the request of an individual participant. Information will only be released to the individual. B. There may be a fee charged for transcript requests. VI. No-Show Registrants A. All participant attendance is tracked in a training database. Those participants who register and no-show for three (3) or more workshops during a quarter will be required to register as a stand-by participant. Stand-by registrants will be notified on the day of the workshop as to space availability. B. Please call the hosting Community Partner at least 24 hours prior to the training if you are unable to attend. Withdrawal from (5) five or more workshops during a quarter will be considered excessive. Participants who excessively withdraw from workshops will be required to register as a standby participant. Stand-by registrants will be notified on the day of the workshop as to space availability. C. Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable for those who withdraw and those who are no-show registrants.
11 Summer 2013 IMPORTANT INFORMATION 9 Important Information Training Level Descriptions In order to meet the diverse needs of caregivers and teachers, trainings are offered at three levels: Introductory: Introductory trainings outline basic information related to a subject matter and are designed for individuals who may not have prior knowledge or experience in a particular topic. The trainings provide concrete, useful tools and information to be utilized in the child care setting. They should be considered the first step in obtaining professional goals or serve as a refresher for the experienced provider. Intermediate: Intermediate trainings build upon prior knowledge of a subject matter. These trainings are designed for individuals who have a basic understanding of a subject. They may be offered in an individual or series format. Advanced: Advanced trainings are indepth and are designed to go beyond general information, guidelines, and concepts. Participants are required to utilize critical thinking skills and interpret specific aspects of a particular subject matter. These trainings encourage the use of application, collaboration, and/or reflection skills. Pre-registration is required; we are not able to accommodate walk-ins. To register, call the phone number listed for the workshop. Pre-payment may also be required and may be nonrefundable. How to Register Still As Easy as 1, 2, 3 1. Choose the workshop you wish to attend. All courses are accessible regardless of residential area. Class size may be limited for some courses. 2. Call the host office at the number listed after each workshop offering to complete registration. Give the representative the workshop title, date, and location for the course you wish to attend. Some workshops require fee payment; registration is not complete until fee is received by the host office. In the instance of a fee payment, registration in person is mandatory. 3. To get the training site address, see page 6. Note the name of the training site listed for each workshop listing under Where. If you have any questions regarding the registration process, please contact your local Community Partner. See page 4. How do I get training when they are all full? Register early Plan training throughout the year Contact a different Community Partner for open space Speak with your local Community Partner for additional options, such as online training Late Policy Anyone arriving 15 minutes after the start of a training session will not be eligible to receive a certificate of attendance; and as a courtesy to others, latecomers may not be granted entrance into the session. Why haven t I gotten any calls for my child care services? I need more children! If you have successfully completed all steps required to become listed on Illinois Action for Children s Referral Database, there are three main reasons why you may not be currently receiving calls from families needing child care: 1. If you live in an area where there are many other child care providers, parents may have found care in another program. 2. Parents may be looking for a specific type of child care such as evening care, part-time care, after-school care, care that accepts the Child Care Assistance Program, care in a particular area, etc. which may not match the description you gave of your program. Or, the family s child care needs may not match the care your program is licensed for at this time. 3. Illinois Action for Children s referral service provides families referral information from our database. Note: we do not give recommendations; ultimately, it is the parent who chooses which providers to contact and select for their child care needs. How can I become a licensed child care provider? Step 1: Connect with your local Community Partner (see page 4) and ask about training opportunities and resources around becoming a child care provider. Step 2: Call the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) at (312) and request an application packet for licensing. This is the licensing agency for Illinois. I am looking for money to start up a child care center. How do I begin? Illinois Action for Children does not currently offer direct funding opportunities for those interested in starting a child care program. However, we can provide a resource packet of contact information for agencies that provide other support and funding. Call (312) to request this packet.
12 10 Index by Partner/Indice por socio Index by Partner / Indice por socio Once you locate a training session you want to take, see pages for more details. Call the Partner listed to register. Carole Robertson Center for Learning (773) JULY 7/11/2013 Come Out and Play Nature Fun for Preschoolers Salir y jugar: Diversión en la naturaleza para niños en edad preescolar /13/2013 CPR and First Aid Entornos: Configurar su espacio para la calidad Environments: Setting Up Your Space for Quality RCP y primeros auxilios /18/2013 Cómo establecer una relación positiva con las familias Music in the Classroom: Let s Sing Usando musica con ninos pequenos /20/2013 CPR and First Aid RCP y primeros auxilios /25/2013 Positive Ways to Work with Parents /27/2013 CPR and First Aid RCP y primeros auxilios AUGUST 8/3/2013 Acogiendo a todos y a cada uno de los niños Welcoming Each and Every Child Centers for New Horizons (773) JULY 7/13/2013 CPR and First Aid /16/2013 SIDS and Shaken Baby Syndrome /18/2013 Know Your Rights: Your Rights as a Child Care Provider in Licensing /20/2013 Acogiendo a todos y a cada uno de los niños /23/2013 Cuidado infantil: El síndrome de muerte súbita del infante y el síndrome del bebé sacudido AUGUST 8/1/2013 Community Violence /3/2013 CPR and First Aid /6/2013 Observing and Recording Children s Behavior /13/2013 Matemáticas es más que contar y nombrar figuras geométricas /17/2013 RCP y primeros auxilios /20/2013 Putting the F-U-N into School Age Care /24/2013 Welcoming Each and Every Child Children s Home + Aid (847) JULY 7/11/2013 Impuestos y mantenimiento de registros /15/2013 Multi-Lingual Literacy Activities: One Book, One Song /17/2013 Coming and Going: Separation and the Young Child /18/2013 Engaging Environments for Infants and Toddlers /20/2013 Welcoming Each and Every Child /23/2013 Alivio para el estrés /24/2013 Communication Skills in Children: What Is Typical? /27/2013 CPR and First Aid /29/2013 Music in the Classroom: Let s Sing /31/2013 Construyendo bloques: Matemáticas con infantes y caminadores AUGUST 8/1/2013 Red Flags for Early Intervention /3/2013 Diversidad Cultural Early Childhood Developmental Screening /6/2013 Observación y registro del comportamiento de los niños *Multiple sessions. See course listing for details. **Offered at multiple locations. See course listing for details.
13 Summer 2013 Index by Partner/Indice por socio 11 8/7/2013 Medication Administration in Early Education and Child Care Settings /8/2013 SIDS and Shaken Baby Syndrome /10/2013 Pautas para el aprendizaje a temprana edad en Illinois para niños de 3 a 5 años de edad /13/2013 It s About Time Children s Notion of Time /14/2013 Comunicación con las familias /17/2013 CPR and First Aid Illinois Early Learning Standards RCP y primeros auxilios /19/2013 Fabulous Fall Activities /22/2013 Respecting Cultural Differences in the Classroom /24/2013 Welcoming Each and Every Child Good Shepherd Center (708) JULY 7/13/2013 Elevar los estándares Puppets From Designing to Storytelling /17/2013 Putting the F-U-N into School Age Care /18/2013 Medication Administration in Early Education and Child Care Settings /20/2013 CPR and First Aid Welcoming Each and Every Child /22/2013 Effective Communication in the Preschool Classroom /31/2013 Growing Up Green Problemas de integracion sensorial AUGUST 8/3/2013 Acogiendo a todos y a cada uno de los niños /5/2013 Usando musica con ninos pequenos /8/2013 Classroom Planning (Managing the Day) /10/2013 Choose It! Use It! Great Circle Time Picks Program for Infant and Toddler Care (PITC) Module 3: Learning and Development /13/2013 Movement with the Brain in Mind /17/2013 CPR and First Aid RCP y primeros auxilios /21/2013 SIDS and Shaken Baby Syndrome Sindrome del Bebe Sacudido (SBS) y Sindrome de Muerte de Cuna (SMC) Illinois Action for Children (773) JULY 7/9/2013 Medication Administration in Early Education and Child Care Settings /11/2013 Budowanie zrozumienia rozwoju społeczno-emocjonalnego /13/2013 RCP y primeros auxilios Welcoming Each and Every Child /15/2013 Building an Understanding of Social-Emotional Development /16/2013 Actividades multilingues: un libro, una canción /22/2013 Conozca sus derechos Sus derechos como un proveedor de cuidado infantil con licencias /23/2013 Community Violence /24/2013 Rozpoznawanie i zapobieganie nadużyciom /25/2013 Cuidado infantil: El síndrome de muerte súbita del infante y el síndrome del bebé sacudido SIDS and Shaken Baby Syndrome /27/2013 Acogiendo a todos y a cada uno de los niños CPR and First Aid /29/2013 Działalnośći wielojęzyczne: książki, piosenki /31/2013 Quality Rating System Orientation AUGUST 8/3/2013 An Introduction to Environment Rating Scales (ERS) *Multiple sessions. See course listing for details. **Offered at multiple locations. See course listing for details.
14 12 HEALTH & SAFETY Get Connected to More Families! Illinois Action for Children now offers a FREE online child care search. The Quality Counts online Child Care Search offers families an easy way to find a list of child care programs. As a service to you, we plan to include your program in this searchable database. It will offer your program free marketing to parents searching for child care 24/7. To view the basic information that will be available to parents accessing internet referrals, please visit qualitycounts6. If you have questions, or prefer that we not make your program information available via online searches, please contact the Referral Database team at (312) Health & Safety CDA Category 1: Acquire the tools to create a safe, healthy learning environment for the children in your care. Courses include safety, first aid, nutrition, materials and equipment, space planning, play, and more. Come Out and Play Nature Fun for Preschoolers Exploring the outdoors is essential for every child, but how do you introduce children to the natural world? Join us as we discover the benefits of outdoor play and simple ways to encourage children to experience the wonders of nature. Increase your comfort level with techniques that are engaging and fun and receive materials you can implement the next day! Come prepared and dressed for outdoor activities. Introductory level. Free. Thursday, 7/11/2013, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Carole Robertson Center for Learning Roosevelt (Chicago Central). Call Carole Robertson Center for Learning at (773) CPR and First Aid This Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) approved training will teach basic Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and basic first aid techniques for infants, children, and adults. Participants must pass a written test to receive certification cards. Training hours will vary in length from 4-8 hours. Introductory level. $ Saturday, 7/13/2013, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Carole Robertson Center for Learning Roosevelt (Chicago Central). Call Carole Robertson Center for Learning at (773) Saturday, 7/13/2013, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Centers for New Horizons James Pitts (Chicago South). Call Centers for New Horizons at (773) Saturday, 7/20/2013, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Carole Robertson Center for Learning Roosevelt (Chicago Central). Call Carole Robertson Center for Learning at (773) Saturday, 7/20/2013, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Prairie State College (Suburban Southeast). Call Good Shepherd Center at (708) Saturday, 7/27/2013, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Carole Robertson Center for Learning Roosevelt (Chicago Central). Call Carole Robertson Center for Learning at (773) Saturday, 7/27/2013, 9 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Children s Home + Aid (Suburban Northwest). Call Children s Home + Aid at (847) Saturday, 7/27/2013, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Irish American Heritage Center (Chicago Northwest). Call Illinois Action for Children at (773) Saturday, 8/3/2013, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Centers for New Horizons James Pitts (Chicago South). Call Centers for New Horizons at (773) Saturday, 8/17/2013, 9:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. Eisenhower Public Library (Suburban Northwest). Call Children s Home + Aid at (847) Saturday, 8/17/2013, 9 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church (Suburban South). Call Good Shepherd Center at (708) Medication Administration in Early Education and Child Care Settings As part of the Healthy Futures: Improving Health Outcomes for Young Children project, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has developed a medication administration curriculum and a curriculum for managing infectious diseases designed for early education and child care professionals. This training consists of five modules focusing on topics including background on medication administration, preparation and storage of medications, tips on how to administer medication, documentation, and hands-on problem solving activities. Introductory level. Free. 2 sessions 7/9/2013 and 7/16/2013 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sankofa (Chicago West). Call Illinois Action for Children at (773) sessions 8/7/2013 and 8/14/2013 from 7-9 p.m. Children s Home + Aid (Suburban Northwest). Call Children s Home + Aid at (847) sessions 7/18/2013 and 7/25/2013 from 7-9 p.m. Good Shepherd Center (Suburban South). Call Good Shepherd Center at (708)
15 Fall Summer PHYSICAL & INTELLECTUAL HEALTH DEVELOPMENT & SAFETY 13 Children s Health & Safety Questions As an early care and education provider, you re expected to know a great deal about the health and safety of the children in your care. Now, Illinois Action for Children is making that responsibility a little easier with the introduction of the Nurse Consultant Helpline (312) SIDS and Shaken Baby Syndrome This workshop is intended to give providers vital information and risk reduction procedures on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Shaken Baby Syndrome. The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) now requires new applicants of child care home licensure to complete this training prior to approval. Introductory level. Free. Tuesday, 7/16/2013, 7-9 p.m. Centers for New Horizons James Pitts (Chicago South). Call Centers for New Horizons at (773) Thursday, 7/25/2013, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sankofa (Chicago West). Call Illinois Action for Children at (773) Thursday, 8/8/2013, 7-9 p.m. Schaumburg Community Child Care Center (Suburban Northwest). Call Children s Home + Aid at (847) Wednesday, 8/21/2013, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Bremen Township (Suburban South). Call Good Shepherd Center at (708) Physical & Intellectual Development CDA Category 2: Meet the needs of your children better by understanding how their minds and bodies grow and learn. Learn games and activities for large and small muscle groups, language development, discovery activities, and ways to use art and music in your program. Choose It! Use It! Great Circle Time Picks What makes a good read-aloud book? Is there a way to make the stories more interactive? Are there any bad books? Do I have to use the voices for each character? Get the answers to these (and more) questions! Introductory level. Free. Saturday, 8/10/2013, 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Matteson Public Library (Suburban South). Call Good Shepherd Center at (708) Classroom Planning (Managing the Day) With so much going on, it s difficult to stay organized. Providers attending this training will learn how to organize, plan, and manage the day successfully. Intermediate level. Free. Thursday, 8/8/2013, 7-9 p.m. Good Shepherd Center (Suburban South). Call Good Shepherd Center at (708) Engaging Environments for Infants and Toddlers Do you feel stuck in the classroom? Are you interested in new lesson plan ideas? Join us for an outside-the-box conversation about rethinking your classroom environment. Redesign your space and learn to use everyday materials to support development. Introductory level. Free. Thursday, 7/18/2013, 7-9 p.m. Acacia Park Lutheran Church (Suburban Northwest). Call Children s Home + Aid at (847) Fabulous Fall Activities Autumn is around the corner. Help children notice the many changes in nature. Learn about new activities for the season involving science, art games, books, songs, and more! Introductory level. Free. Monday, 8/19/2013, 7-9 p.m. Irish American Heritage Center (Chicago Northwest). Call Children s Home + Aid at (847) Growing Up Green Come to this workshop and gain knowledge about empowering young children on how to care for their planet. Learn age-appropriate ideas on how to reduce, reuse, and recycle waste. Discover ways to help children share the message that small steps can make a big difference. Introductory level. Free. Wednesday, 7/31/2013, 7-9 p.m. Bremen Township (Suburban South). Call Good Shepherd Center at (708) It s About Time Children s Notion of Time Get into the same time zone as the children you work with! Learn a variety of ways to make time concrete for children by using calendars, timers, day trackers, jobs, and turn taking. Introductory level. Free. Tuesday, 8/13/2013, 7-9 p.m. Children s Home + Aid (Suburban Northwest). Call Children s Home + Aid at (847)
16 14 SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT Registration begins July 8, 2013 Early Childhood Mental Health Consultants (312) Program for Infant and Toddler Care (PITC) Module 3: Learning and Development Module III provides an overview of brain development, language development, early learning, and appropriate curriculum planning for infants and toddlers, including those with special needs. This module focuses on facilitation of the infant s natural interests and urges to learn. Intermediate level. Free. 2 sessions 8/10/2013 and 8/17/2013 from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Prairie State College (Suburban Southeast). Call Good Shepherd Center at (708) We understand the stress and worry you face when the young children you care for are challenged by social-emotional, physical, learning, or behavioral problems, such as biting, hitting, tantrums. Caregiver Connections consultants provide: On-site visits for child care providers; phone availability Support in facilitating meetings/ conversations with parents/family members Movement with the Brain in Mind Movement is essential for healthy brain development. When children are learning through movement, they are creating stronger connections within their brains. Early experiences are the essence of brain development and the foundation of life-long learning. Introductory level. Free. Tuesday, 8/13/2013, 7-9 p.m. Minds Over Matter (Suburban Southeast). Call Good Shepherd Center at (708) Multi-Lingual Literacy Activities: One Book, One Song Join us for language emersion activities to promote multi-language development for early learners. Participants will learn necessary skills to implement one book and one song in another language. Come join us for an interactive and in-depth exploration of opportunities to integrate diverse language into early learning environments. Introductory level. Free. 2 sessions 7/15/2013 and 7/22/2013 from 7-9 p.m. Children s Home + Aid (Suburban Northwest). Information and linkage to resources Training on young children s socialemotional development, mental health, and working with families A free service for providers caring for children, birth to 5 years old Call Children s Home + Aid at (847) Music in the Classroom: Let s Sing Join us and explore practical ways to incorporate music into daily activities. In this interactive environment, we will sing, practice movements, and share ideas about how we can use music as a valuable resource for learning. Introductory level. Free. Thursday, 7/18/2013, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Carole Robertson Center for Learning Roosevelt (Chicago Central). Call Carole Robertson Center for Learning at (773) Monday, 7/29/2013, 7-9 p.m. Swift Child Care (Suburban North). Call Children s Home + Aid at (847) Puppets From Designing to Storytelling This is an interactive, hands-on workshop that will show you everything from how to make a puppet, to how to use them in your classroom for early literacy using narrative and storytelling. You will learn how to use your creative and imaginative skills to make a puppet and then learn how to incorporate puppets into your early childhood curriculum. Join us and learn to use fun and humor (and puppets) to help your students learn and grow. Introductory level. Free. Saturday, 7/13/2013, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Oakview Community Center (Suburban Southwest). Call Good Shepherd Center at (708) Social & Emotional Development CDA Category 3: Understand the stages that children go through as they learn to play and cooperate with others. Help the children in your care discover how to make choices and solve problems with other children. Topics include self-esteem, independence, self-control, and socialization. Building an Understanding of Social-Emotional Development In this training, we will discuss what healthy social-emotional development is and why it is important. We will explore tools and strategies child care providers and teachers can use to address the social-emotional needs of children in their programs and help them to see how they are already supporting social-emotional development with children. Children with well-developed social-emotional skills are able to: express their ideas and
17 Summer 2013 RELATIONSHIPS WITH FAMILIES 15 feelings, display empathy towards others, manage their feelings of frustration and disappointment, feel self-confident, make and sustain friendships more easily, and succeed in school. Introductory level. Free. Monday, 7/15/2013, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Abundant Life Faith Ministries (Chicago West). Call Illinois Action for Children at (773) Coming and Going: Separation and the Young Child This workshop will explore what children need, from infancy through their early years, to cope with the comings, goings, and losses of important people. Introductory level. Free. Wednesday, 7/17/2013, 7-9 p.m. Schaumburg Community Child Care Center (Suburban Northwest). Call Children s Home + Aid at (847) Community Violence This workshop will address violence that occurs in homes, neighborhoods, schools, the cyber world, and other areas/environments in which children are present. We will look at how violence affects the child. We will also explore prevention techniques and how to cope with violence that occurs in the world. Introductory level. Free. Tuesday, 7/23/2013, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sankofa (Chicago West). Call Illinois Action for Children at (773) Thursday, 8/1/2013, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. CAPS Wentworth (Chicago South). Call Centers for New Horizons at (773) Program for Infant and Toddler Care (PITC) Module 3: Learning and Development Detailed listing under Physical & Intellectual Development on page 14. Putting the F-U-N into School-Age Care This interactive workshop will teach participants how to use dramatic theater and teambuilding techniques to engage their school-age children, enhance their listening and communication skills, and encourage positive play in both a large- and small-motor skill environment. Introductory level. Free. Wednesday, 7/17/2013, 7-9 p.m. Park Lawn (Suburban Southwest). Call Good Shepherd Center at (708) Tuesday, 8/20/2013, 7-9 p.m. Lindblom Park (Chicago South). Call Centers for New Horizons at (773) Red Flags for Early Intervention Come to this workshop to learn the red flags of suspected developmental delays. You will learn to better understand, identify, and properly make referrals for the children in your care to get the resources they need. Introductory level. Free. Thursday, 8/1/2013, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Eisenhower Public Library (Suburban Northwest). Call Children s Home + Aid at (847) Relationships with Families CDA Category 4: Develop a strategy and gain tools to establish open, helpful relationships with the families of the children in your care. Sample topics include parent involve ment, conferences, home visits, and referrals. Multi-Lingual Literacy Activities: One Book, One Song Detailed listing under Physical & Intellectual Development on page 14. Positive Ways to Work with Parents Communication with parents is very important. In this training, we will examine effective ways to build positive parent relationships. Introductory level. Free. Thursday, 7/25/2013, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Carole Robertson Center for Learning Roosevelt (Chicago Central). Call Carole Robertson Center for Learning at (773) Did you know? Discipline is an important component assessed in the Environment Rating Scales. Discipline carries many meanings in our society. Some interpret the word to mean punishment. However, in a child care setting, discipline means guiding and directing children toward acceptable behavior. Helping children gain inner control is the most important goal of discipline. In doing so, the teacher must be clear, positive, and firm, starting with simple, clear rules and limits that children understand. The expectations for behavior must be age and developmentally appropriate and the guidance must be non-punitive and educationally sound. It is also a good idea to involve children in establishing classroom rules, as children are more likely to respect the rules when they have conflict and problems that may arise. Children need opportunities to talk out problems, think of solutions, and make decisions. Positive approaches to guiding behavior include: Planning ahead. Conflicts can be avoided by having duplicate toys accessible and providing smooth transitions. Being knowledgeable about the characteristics of different age groups and children. No single approach works for every child or every situation. Helping children use problem-solving skills Acknowledging children s feelings and sensitizing them to others feelings Observing the environment and looking for reasons why a child is misbehaving Children need to learn about rules, limits, and being responsible, but these behaviors cannot be forced upon them with long-term success. The emphasis should be on teaching self-discipline to children in a realistic way without demanding what children are not yet able to do.
18 16 PROGRAM OPERATION Registration begins July 8, 2013 Child Care Works Campaign Illinois Action for Children is pleased to announce our Child Care Works Campaign! We invite you to participate in our efforts to spread the message that child care matters! As a child care provider, you play an important role in your community and the economy! In this workshop, you will learn how to participate in the Child Care Works Campaign in order to receive a one-page economic impact tool that highlights the effect your child care business has on your community and local economy. You will also learn how to use this tool to advocate for child care services and how to make your voices heard. If you would like to participate, please contact Melissa Banerjee, Community Engagement Associate at or (773) ! We pay taxes. Last year we contributed $23,365 to local, state, and federal government. We enable parents to work and go to school. We care for 32 children from 25 families. Parents in these families earn over $652,080 and pay $117,374 in taxes. We buy from local businesses. We purchased $132,000 worth of goods and services from local businesses this past year. This boosted the economy by $275,200. HOW KELLIE S KOOL KIDS CONTRIBUTES TO OUR ECONOMY We provide jobs. Our 4 employees pay income and social security taxes of $18,000. We strengthen families and communities. In addition to caring for and educating children, we: Offer flexible child care hours (e.g., evening or variable schedule) Accept Child Care Assistance Program benefits Offer parent trainings or workshops Know Your Rights: Your Rights as a Child Care Provider in Licensing Have you ever wondered about your rights as a child care provider in the DCFS licensing process? This training will offer licensed child care providers (homes and centers) a better understanding of their rights. Participants will learn more about the role of DCFS in licensing, their rights as providers, and have the opportunity to participate in a new campaign to improve child care licensing in Illinois. By attending this training, providers will have a better understanding of how to advocate for themselves and for the child care field! Introductory level. Free. Thursday, 7/18/2013, 7-9 p.m. Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc, Corps Community Center (Chicago South). Call Centers for New Horizons at (773) Professionalism CDA Category 6: You may feel like a babysitter sometimes, but you are a child care professional. Enhance your professional development with courses on advocacy, ethical practices, workforce issues, and professional associations, among others. Program Operation CDA Category 5: Me, an entrepreneur?! Discover strategies to run your busi ness effectively. Courses include planning, record keeping, reporting, taxes, and advocacy. Environments: Setting Up Your Space for Quality In this training, we will examine how to set up your family child care program space so that it supports quality programming. Spend time thinking about how to make your environment the best it can be, as a high-quality learning environment. Intermediate level. Free. 3 sessions 7/13/2013, 7/20/2013 and 7/27/2013 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Carole Robertson Center for Learning Roosevelt (Chicago Central). Call Carole Robertson Center for Learning at (773) Illinois Early Learning Standards This workshop will provide an overview of the Illinois Early Learning Standards. Come and learn what they are, why we have them, and how they impact learning. Participants will explore the organization of the standards using benchmarks linked to classroom activities. Intermediate level. Free. Saturday, 8/17/2013, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Children s Home + Aid (Suburban Northwest). Call Children s Home + Aid at (847) Community Violence Detailed listing under Social & Emotional Development on page 15. Effective Communication in the Preschool Classroom What is your communication style? How does your style affect the children in your care? Participants will determine their own personal communication style and how it impacts colleagues, parents, and students. Learn the importance of matching words, tone, and messaging. Active listening skills, wordless signals, and verbal and non-verbal communication will be emphasized. Intermediate level. Free. Monday, 7/22/2013, 7-9 p.m. St. Anne s Early Learning Center (Suburban South). Call Good Shepherd Center at (708)
19 Summer 2013 CHILD DEVELOPMENT 17 Know Your Rights: Your Rights as a Child Care Provider in Licensing Detailed listing under Program Operation on page 16. Information Collection CDA Category 7: Observing and recording children s behavior is an important part of a high-quality child care program. These courses give you tools and strategies for objective information collection. Early Childhood Developmental Screening This training introduces the basics of conducting a developmental screening and making appropriate referrals to services that children need. Also included is information about the Ages and Stages Questionnaire. Intermediate level. Free. Saturday, 8/3/2013, 9 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Children s Home + Aid (Suburban Northwest). Call Children s Home + Aid at (847) Observing and Recording Children s Behavior This training will cover the skills and tools necessary to be a keen observer of young children. Learning how to observe and record what is important about children s behaviors will help increase your effectiveness in the classroom and prepare you for accurate reporting to parents. Intermediate level. Free. Tuesday, 8/6/2013, 7-9 p.m. Centers for New Horizons James Pitts (Chicago South). Call Centers for New Horizons at (773) Child Development CDA Category 8: What are the experts saying about how children grow and develop? Be the best child care provider you can be by better understanding and applying the principles of child growth and development. Topics include developmental milestones through age 5, cultural influences on development, and current research in the field. Choose It! Use It! Great Circle Time Picks Detailed listing under Physical & Intellectual Development on page 13. Communication Skills in Children: What Is Typical? This is a presentation on how to identify typical developing communication skills and what to do for children with delays in any area of speech and language acquisition. Intermediate level. Free. Wednesday, 7/24/2013, 7-9 p.m. Swift Child Care (Suburban North). Call Children s Home + Aid at (847) Respecting Cultural Differences in the Classroom In programs for young children, meeting the needs of every family is important. This workshop offers an opportunity to identify and meet needs, recognize cultural conflicts, and problem solve while maintaining cultural sensitivity. Intermediate level. Free. Thursday, 8/22/2013, 7-9 p.m. Schaumburg Community Child Care Center (Suburban Northwest). Call Children s Home + Aid at (847) Welcoming Each and Every Child This 7.5 hour course 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 their ability to care for young children with disabilities in early childhood environments. We will discuss adaptations and modifications that will assist all children to participate in activities. This meets the DCFS requirement for early childhood providers in special care inclusion training. Introductory level. Free. Saturday, 7/13/2013, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sankofa (Chicago West). Call Illinois Action for Children at (773) Saturday, 7/20/2013, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. A Mother s Touch (Suburban Northwest). Call Children s Home + Aid at (847) Saturday, 7/20/2013, 9 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Prairie State College (Suburban Southeast). Call Good Shepherd Center at (708) Saturday, 8/3/2013, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Carole Robertson Center for Learning Roosevelt (Chicago Central). Call Carole Robertson Center for Learning at (773) Saturday, 8/24/2013, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Centers for New Horizons James Pitts (Chicago South). Call Centers for New Horizons at (773) Saturday, 8/24/2013, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Eisenhower Public Library (Suburban Northwest). Call Children s Home + Aid at (847) School Age Gain a fresh perspective to understand and work with school-age children. Topics include motivating teens, family dynamics, and substance abuse prevention. Some sessions will overlap with CDA credential areas. Putting the F-U-N into School-Age Care Detailed listing under Social & Emotional Development on page 15.
20 18 QUALITY RATING SYSTEM (QRS) Registration begins July 8, 2013 Quality Rating System (QRS) As someone who cares for children, you know the value of having quality child care. The State of Illinois is committed to recognizing and rewarding providers through the Quality Rating System (QRS). The QRS team at Illinois Action for Children is committed to supporting providers and programs interested in attaining a Star Level or Training Tier. Illinois Action for Children will be providing all trainings necessary to attain a Star Level or Training Tier. Each participant will receive a certificate documenting the number of hours attended. We have worked hard to expand and improve our services. Providers and programs interested in applying for the Quality Rating System can now contact a QRS specialist who can provide phone consultation, technical assistance, as well as home and site visits to help prepare for the QRS. For more information about the Quality Rating System, call (773) or a specialist at Quality Rating System Orientation Quality matters in child care. Learn about the statewide Quality Rating System (QRS) for family child care providers. The Orientation covers eligibility requirements, application process, and supports and resources available. Providers serving children on the State Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) can also receive a bonus to the standard payment rate. A provider must attend this session prior to applying to QRS. Introductory level. Free. Wednesday, 7/31/2013, 7-9 p.m. Laurance Armour Day School (Chicago Central). Call Illinois Action for Children at (773) An Introduction to Evironment Rating Scales (ERS) This training is for family child care and center based programs and provides an overview of the Environment Rating Scales (ERS). ERS are user-friendly assessment tools that measure the quality of the learning environment for infants through schoolage. After completing this training, participants will be able to use the tool(s) for program self-assessment and improvement planning. Intermediate level. $ Saturday, 8/3/2013, 9:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. Laurance Armour Day School (Chicago Central). Call Illinois Action for Children at (773) Level 1 ECE Credential Training This early care and education training introduces participants to general child development, health and safety, and environments for children and infants through school-age, and the importance of relationships with children and their families. This 48-hour training, offered in 3-hour modules, results in the award of the Level 1 ECE Credential. Illinois Action for Children Training Site: Prairie State College, 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights Module 7a: Child Development: Birth to 8 months, Tuesday, 7/16/2013, 6-9 p.m. Module 7b: Child Development: 8 months to 18 months, Tuesday, 7/23/2013, 6-9 p.m. Module 7c: Child Development: 18 months to 36 months, Tuesday, 7/30/2013, 6-9 p.m. Module 8a: Preschool Children: Social and Emotional Development, Tuesday, 8/6/2013, 6-9 p.m. Module 8b: Preschool Children: Physical Development, Tuesday, 8/13/2013, 6-9 p.m. Module 8c: Preschool Children: Language Development, Tuesday, 8/20/2013, 6-9 p.m. Module 8d: Preschool Children: Cognitive Development, Tuesday, 8/27/2013, 6-9 p.m. Module 9: School-Age Development, Thursday, 8/29/2013, 6-9 p.m. Training Site: Laurance Armour Day School, 2150 W. Harrison, Chicago Module 7a: Child Development: Birth to 8 months, Monday, 7/8/2013, 6-9 p.m. Module 7b: Child Development: 8 months to 18 months, Monday, 7/15/2013, 6-9 p.m. Module 7c: Child Development: 18 months to 36 months, Monday, 7/22/2013, 6-9 p.m. Module 8a: Preschool Children: Social and Emotional Development, Monday, 7/29/2013, 6-9 p.m. Module 8b: Preschool Children: Physical Development, Saturday, 8/10/2013, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Module 8c: Preschool Children: Language Development, Saturday, 8/10/2013, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Module 8d: Preschool Children: Cognitive Development, Saturday, 8/17/2013, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Module 9: School-Age Development, Saturday, 8/17/2013, 12:30-3:30 p.m. To register for Quality Counts (QRS) courses and Level 1 ECE Credential Training, please fill out the form on page 20.
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Spanish 3V: Winter 2014 Elementary Spanish 3 in online format: https://login.uconline.edu/ Robert Blake, email@example.com; Rebecca Conley, firstname.lastname@example.org Description: Spanish 3V is the second of
Application to become an ACE Volunteer HEI Summer 2015 (ACE: Academic Counselor of Enrichment / HEI: Hawthorn Enrichment Institute) Become an ACE (Academic Counselor of Enrichment) for HEI. ACE counselors
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Daly Elementary Family Back to School Questionnaire Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s), As I stated in the welcome letter you received before the beginning of the school year, I would be sending a questionnaire
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Dear Parents and Patrons, The purpose of this letter is to inform you that according to the 2013-14 state student assessment results NeSA reading, Gibbon Elementary School is considered a Title 1 School
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Buenos días Good morning Buenos días Good afternoon Buenas tardes Good evening Buenas tardes Good night Buenas noches Sir Señor Ma am/mrs. Señora Miss Señorita Buenas tardes Culture Note: When greeting
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Welcome! Bienvenido! Please join us in circle. Please put on a nametag. Por favor, únete a nosotros en ronda. Ponte una etiqueta con su nombre. Questions for You to Think About Preguntas para que pienses
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EL DINERO CUENTA Narrador 1 Ben Narrador 2 Personajes Sr. Dinero Sra. Dinero Escenario Esta obra de teatro tiene lugar en y alrededor de la casa del Sr. y la Sra. Dinero. Sr. Dinero Sra. Dinero Ben Melissa
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FAMILY INDEPENDENCE ADMINISTRATION Seth W. Diamond, Executive Deputy Commissioner James K. Whelan, Deputy Commissioner Policy, Procedures, and Training Lisa C. Fitzpatrick, Assistant Deputy Commissioner
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OUR PROGRAM Our Passport to Summer program will take place from July 2 th to July 26 th, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, Monday through Thursday. The cost of the course is $4,800 pesos for the full 4 week program
Cómo pueden recibir los padres ayuda para el cuidado infantil? Cómo puedo ser un proveedor inscrito? Qué tipo de requisitos necesito satisfacer? Necesito alguna licencia? Cómo recibiré mi pago? Qué tipo
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The following is an explanation of the procedures for calling a special meeting of the shareholders. Enclosed are copies of documents, which you can use for your meeting. If you have any questions about
Qué viva la Gráfica de Cien! La gráfica de cien consiste en números del 1 al 100 ordenados en cuadrilones de diez números en hileras. El resultado es que los estudiantes que utilizan estás gráficas pueden
La Esclerosis Multiple (EM) Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Español / Spanish Qué es la Esclerosis Múltiple (EM)? La Esclerosis Múltiple (EM) es una de las enfermedades más comunes del sistema nervioso central
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SPANISH Centrepay Qué es Centrepay? Centrepay es la manera sencilla de pagar sus facturas y gastos. Centrepay es un servicio de pago de facturas voluntario y gratuito para clientes de Centrelink. Utilice
SPANISH Asistencia para cuidado infantil El Gobierno Australiano ofrece una gama de pagos y servicios para ayudar a las familias con los costes de cuidado infantil incluyendo: Child Care Benefit para cuidado
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EXPANDING HORIZONS EXPAND HORIZONS IS WHAT PAUL CUFFEE SCHOOL DOES. When you gaze out at the horizon, what do you see? You see where one vista ends and another one begins. You think POSSIBILITIES Selected
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SITUATION You are participating in an International Student Forum. The organizing committee has asked a volunteer to check off the participants as they arrive. TASK As the volunteer, greet the participants
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Terminos y Condiciones PAGOS El pago del curso deberá en todos los casos efectivizado como mínimo - 72 horas antes del comienzo del mismo. La vacante será confirmada contra el pago del curso, hasta ese
Ejemplo - Respuesta a una Universidad Americana PRIMER CONTACTO En cuando recibas el primer contacto de una universidad, puedes usar esta carta, enviada por e-mail, para responderle al entrenador universitario.
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Citizenship Citizenship means obeying the rules and working to make your community a better place. I show good citizenship when I help keep my school and community clean. I am a good citizen when I follow
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The school-home compact is a written agreement between administrators, teachers, parents, and students. It is a document that clarifies what families and schools can do to help children reach high academic
July 2011 Graduations & Learning After High School Español/Spanish Last month our schools graduated 1,734 students from high school. These are students who met all the graduation standards from the State
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