Training & Credentials

Training To Go Topic Menu

Select a Training to Go topic from the list below for your group or association.
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  • Ages & Stages of Child Development: Newborn to School-Age
  • Registered Training | Available as one 1-hour session
    COURSE DESCRIPTION: Learn about the physical, intellectual, emotional and social characteristics of each stage of child development and how to apply that to learning to interact with children.

  • Fostering Friendships
  • Registered Training | Available as one 6-hour session or three 2-hour sessions
    COURSE DESCRIPTION: From the first smile to “That’s mine!” to “best friends forever,” children are learning how to fit into the social world around them. During this training, we will explore the stages of friendship, strategies to support children’s social interaction, and conflict resolution strategies.

  • Focused Observations
  • Career Pathways Training | Available as one 6-hour session or three 2-hour sessions
    COURSE DESCRIPTION: Intentional teaching begins with focused observations and systematic documentation of children’s learning and development. Join us to learn why observation is one of the best methods to get to know and plan for each child and your program. During this hands-on, interactive training you will learn techniques to help you strengthen your observations, document in time-efficient ways, create rich portfolios, and support each child.

  • Reframing Discipline
  • Registered Training | Available as one 6-hour session or three 2-hour sessions
    COURSE DESCRIPTION: Are you struggling with discipline dilemmas in your program? During this interactive, video-based training, you will learn how positive guidance helps children learn to self-manage their behavior. Join us to examine your own attitudes about guidance and discipline, understanding the importance of developing relationships with each child, and recognize that behavior has meaning.

  • Family Matters
  • Career Pathways Training | Available as one 6-hour session or three 2-hour sessions
    COURSE DESCRIPTION: Parents are the center of their child’s universe, and you must acknowledge and accept the critical role that parents play in their child’s development. By working together with families, you can share both the joys and the struggles of raising children. Come discuss some of the challenges to parent-provider relationships and discover tools for you to successfully meet these challenges.

  • Health & Safety Basics
  • Registered Training | Available as one 2-hour session
    COURSE DESCRIPTION: Keeping staff and children safe and healthy is one of the most important aspects of child care, and it’s a responsibility that you must take seriously. In this training, we’ll explore general illness prevention practices as well as ways to identify common safety hazards.

  • Meaningful Movement: Activities for All
  • Registered Training | Available as one 2-hour session
    COURSE DESCRIPTION: This training will provide you with tools and tips to design and structure the environment to include ALL young children in physical activity movements.

  • Am I Making a Difference?
  • Career Pathways Training | Available as one 3-hour session.
    COURSE DESCRIPTION: Ever wonder if what you do every day helps children get ready for kindergarten? Come explore how play-based learning connects and supports school readiness as defined in the Early Learning Guidelines. You’ll discover what you can do to provide experiences and environments to support children’s development and learning.

  • Tackling Everyday Dilemmas
  • Career Pathways Training | Available as one 3-hour session
    COURSE DESCRIPTION: If you've worked with young children for more than a few days, you have probably encountered some challenging situations that required you to make decisions. Gossiping teachers, children who don't nap, parents who bring sweets for snack: join us to learn how using the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct can guide you as you navigate these everyday dilemmas.