Child Care That Works Events

05/05/2015- Every Child Counts: Building Community

05/06/2015- Pint-Sized Science for the Early Care & Education Professional
This interactive classroom experience introduces participants to the Pint Size Science (PSS) program, developed by the Science Center of Iowa. This program provides a platform to be used with children ages 3 to 5 to explore science in a highly-engaging, interactive, and safe manner. PSS introduces children to STEM topics through discovery

05/06/2015- Child Net/ Denise Rhodes
Why should I attend ChildNet?  A completed series (all 25 hours) counts for two year’s worth of training,Add to your child development expertise and business savvy,Network with other in-home family child care providers, To become a Child Net Certified Provider  It is a requirement for Iowa’s Quality Rating System (QRS) levels 2-5 A Chil

05/07/2015- Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale Training
This DHS-approved series is intended for child development homes/family child care providers. Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale training is a series of four 2-hour trainings. To receive ISU Extension and Outreach training credit required for Quality Rating Scale (QRS) rating point, participants must attend one full series and complete assi

05/07/2015- Injury Prevention in Iowa Child Care
This training is designed to increase child care center and child development home providers’ understanding of common preventable injuries and injury prevention and risk reduction strategies they can use to improve the health and safety of children in their care.

05/07/2015- Gardening with Children
Gardening promotes healthy lifestyles, early learning experiences, social development, and environmental stewardship. Childcare providers will engage in experiential learning gardening activities (crafts, learning activities, literacy, container gardening basics, and taste testing) at this class.

05/12/2015- Infant and Toddler Environmental Rating Scale (ITERS)
Training specific to the needs of childcare providers who care for infant and toddler age children in a home and center setting. Learn how to access environment with the use of a scale as a tool to implement strategies that help young children understand language, the use of TV and media, and free and group play.

05/12/2015- Gardening with Children
Gardening promotes healthy lifestyles, early learning experiences, social development, and environmental stewardship among preschool children. Childcare providers will engage in experiential learning gardening activities (crafts, learning activities, literacy, container gardening basics, and taste testing).

05/12/2015- Every Child Counts - Building Community
This professional development program will help you learn how to bring out nurturing, caring behaviors in children to create a community where children support each other. You’ll learn ways to help a child to rise from being a loner in the group to being a leader.

05/12/2015- Better Kid Care
CEU's for Childcare Providers