Please Note - For the 2020 Conference, select the Opening Session as your first choice, then select a morning workshop from Session 2 classes and an afternoon workshop from Session 3 classes. You will be charged the registration fee in the Opening Session Only. You must select the Opening Session option in order to process your registration.

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Basic Health and Safety Training
Monday, Jul 13 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012174
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
This workshop provides basic information about critical health and safety topics for all child care providers to meet the requirement of the proposed licensing regulation regarding training in basic health and safety areas. (more details)
NonMember Price: $30.00
Member Price: $25.00
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The Chicago Parent Program
Tuesday, Jul 14 2020 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012151
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
This is a group-based program designed to strengthen parenting skills and communication and improve young children’s behavior. Must attend all 8 sessions to receive certificate of completion. Sessions are held every Tues. from July 7 - August 25th. (more details)
Price: $0.00
7 Seats Remaining
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School Age Science Activities
Tuesday, Jul 14 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012144
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
Explore a variety of topic areas including: water, electricity, magnetism, simple tools, classification of living things, biomes, weather, polylers and other kitchen chemistry. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
8 Seats Remaining
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Supporting Young English Learners
Tuesday, Jul 14 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012142
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
This session gives educators the skills needed to help support the young English language learners in their care. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Helping Children Cope: Recognizing and Responding to Childhood Trauma
Wednesday, Jul 15 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012171
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
Children tend to react to disaster and traumatic events based on their past experiences and what they know of the current situation. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
8 Seats Remaining
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Let's Hear it for the Boys!
Thursday, Jul 16 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012138
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Emergency Preparedness for Child Care Providers
Monday, Jul 20 2020 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Sessions 3    Class# 2012168
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
Learn the necessary actions to keep you and the children in your care safe in any emergency situation. You will develop an EP plan. This workshop meets OCC requirements. (more details)
NonMember Price: $65.00
Member Price: $60.00
9 Seats Remaining
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Math Learning through Play
Monday, Jul 20 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012140
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
9 Seats Remaining
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The Chicago Parent Program
Tuesday, Jul 21 2020 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012152
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
This is a group-based program designed to strengthen parenting skills and communication and improve young children’s behavior. Must attend all 8 sessions to receive certificate of completion. Sessions are held every Tues. from July 7 - August 25th. (more details)
Price: $0.00
7 Seats Remaining
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Making Story Time Come Alive
Tuesday, Jul 21 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012121
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
Quality picture books invite the children to participate in the telling. In addition to selection and presentation, teachers will get to experience a wide variety of follow up activities. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
9 Seats Remaining
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Creative Activities
Wednesday, Jul 22 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012139
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
9 Seats Remaining
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Temper, Temper
Monday, Jul 27 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012158
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
Participants will share their definitions & observations of tantrums, explore typical causes & circumstances of tantrums, & become aware of how adults' reactions can be helpful or harmful. Learn to choose appropriately among three possible responses. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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The Chicago Parent Program
Tuesday, Jul 28 2020 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012153
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
This is a group-based program designed to strengthen parenting skills and communication and improve young children’s behavior. Must attend all 8 sessions to receive certificate of completion. Sessions are held every Tues. from July 7 - August 25th. (more details)
Price: $0.00
7 Seats Remaining
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Fun with Found Materials
Tuesday, Jul 28 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012135
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
(Online Training) Do you have a collection of “stuff’ that you are not sure what you could create with it? In this workshop, we will explore how to use found materials in a creative way and engage young children in the process. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Baby Talk: Early Language Development
Wednesday, Jul 29 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012122
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
The workshop covers the normal milestones of language in children from birth through age 3, stressing how language is “caught” by providing a rich verbal environment, and not “taught” in carefully laid out lessons. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
9 Seats Remaining
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Supporting Breastfeeding in Child Care
Thursday, Jul 30 2020 6:00PM - 6:30PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012159
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
(Online Training) This is a required class for all Family Providers licensed for infants and all Center Staff working in the Infant/Toddler classrooms. Know what the new regulations are and how you will incorporate them into your home or center. (more details)
Price: $10.00
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SIDS: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Training
Thursday, Jul 30 2020 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012160
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
Learn about the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and what you can do to prevent it. (more details)
NonMember Price: $33.00
Member Price: $28.00
9 Seats Remaining
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Together Again: Group Time & Group Games
Monday, Aug 3 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012161
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
Children are more likely to participate in group activities when they can truly participate! Enliven your circle time with engaging activities including traditional children’s games. Bring some curriculum themes & leave with new ideas. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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The Chicago Parent Program
Tuesday, Aug 4 2020 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012154
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
This is a group-based program designed to strengthen parenting skills and communication and improve young children’s behavior. Must attend all 8 sessions to receive certificate of completion. Sessions are held every Tues. from July 7 - August 25th. (more details)
Price: $0.00
7 Seats Remaining
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Who's Coming to Your Program
Tuesday, Aug 4 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012173
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
This training will define diversity and identify program planning considerations and family engagement strategies to help child care providers offer well-rounded and responsive care and education. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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What Happened to the World? Helping Children Cope
Wednesday, Aug 5 2020 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012149
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
This workshop is for providers or anyone working with children and families who are trying to make sense of a world where our sense of safety and security can disappear in an instant. Continued… (more details)
NonMember Price: $33.00
Member Price: $28.00
9 Seats Remaining
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Raindrops on Noses and Toes in the Dirt: Infants and Toddlers in the Outside Classroom
Thursday, Aug 6 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012141
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Stress in Early Childhood: Helping Children Cope
Monday, Aug 10 2020 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012162
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
Often children learn how to respond to stress by what they have seen and experienced in the past. It’s important to learn how each child acts under stress. (continued…) (more details)
NonMember Price: $33.00
Member Price: $28.00
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The Chicago Parent Program
Tuesday, Aug 11 2020 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012155
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
This is a group-based program designed to strengthen parenting skills and communication and improve young children’s behavior. Must attend all 8 sessions to receive certificate of completion. Sessions are held every Tues. from July 7 - August 25th. (more details)
Price: $0.00
7 Seats Remaining
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Supporting Breastfeeding in Child Care
Tuesday, Aug 11 2020 6:00PM - 6:30PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012164
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
(Online Training) This is a required class for all Family Providers licensed for infants and all Center Staff working in the Infant/Toddler classrooms. Know what the new regulations are and how you will incorporate them into your home or center. (more details)
Price: $10.00
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SIDS: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Training
Tuesday, Aug 11 2020 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012165
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
Learn about the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and what you can do to prevent it. (more details)
NonMember Price: $33.00
Member Price: $28.00
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Multiple Intelligences: Different Ways to Learning
Wednesday, Aug 12 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012163
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
A hands-on workshop using models of learning differences & their application in any educational setting. Participants will get to sample each of the eight intelligences from Howard. E. Gardner's theory & will identify their own best ways of learning (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Preschool Program
Thursday, Aug 13 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012172
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Basic Health and Safety Training
Monday, Aug 17 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012148
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
This workshop provides basic information about critical health and safety topics for all child care providers to meet the requirement of the proposed licensing regulation regarding training in basic health and safety areas. (more details)
NonMember Price: $30.00
Member Price: $25.00
Seats  

The Chicago Parent Program
Tuesday, Aug 18 2020 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012156
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
This is a group-based program designed to strengthen parenting skills and communication and improve young children’s behavior. Must attend all 8 sessions to receive certificate of completion. Sessions are held every Tues. from July 7 - August 25th. (more details)
Price: $0.00
7 Seats Remaining
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Working with Parents
Wednesday, Aug 19 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012166
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
This workshop divides parents into four types, providing a discussion of distinctive behaviors caregivers will easily recognize among the parents of children in their care. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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How to Expertly Navigate Conflict in the Workplace
Thursday, Aug 20 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012143
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
The class teaches educators the common sources of conflicts in the work place, how to get to the root of the conflict, and how to handle it in a professional manner so that the work place can remain harmonious and productive. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Including All Children and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Monday, Aug 24 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012167
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
(Online Training)You will be presented with information, strategies, and resources on how to develop and implement an ECE environment that is inclusive to all children and families. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
5 Seats Remaining
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The Chicago Parent Program
Tuesday, Aug 25 2020 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012157
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
This is a group-based program designed to strengthen parenting skills and communication and improve young children’s behavior. Must attend all 8 sessions to receive certificate of completion. Sessions are held every Tues. from July 7 - August 25th. (more details)
Price: $0.00
7 Seats Remaining
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Managing Stress at Any Age
Thursday, Aug 27 2020 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012169
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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Working Together: The Importance of Community Helpers
Saturday, Sep 12 2020 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Sessions 1    Class# 2012170
Location Online - Virtual Training (view map)
This training explores the importance of community helpers in the lives of young children and how recognizing these people helps to build a community of caring. (more details)
NonMember Price: $38.00
Member Price: $33.00
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