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                     Want something new and convenient for training?

Take an NSU CFN Webinar

 

Free for Class A Centers

Wednesday, July 1   12:30 - 2

and Thursday, July 2     12:30 - 1:30

Participate both days for 3 clock hours of training credit for licensing, CDA, and Pathways

 

W-4d   The Many Forms of Parent Involvement (CDA 4) (ADM 5)

New licensing regulations call for a parent involvement policy and provision of at least two ways for parents to be involved. Learn how to be prepared for these changes and improve your program.

 

For more information call  677-3167 with Carol McGilvray!

Send an email to McGilvrayC@nsula.edu to receive a link to participate

Send your name, name of your center, address, and phone number.

 

How does it work?

·       Sign in with the link you receive by email

·       Receive several articles to read by email

·       Sign on to the website up to 30 minutes before the appointed time

·       Participate in the training, ask questions, view PowerPoint, videos, and comment

·       Complete an assignment and take a short test

·       Receive your certificate in the mail for 3 clock hours credit for licensing, CDA, and Pathways

 

Most webinars will be in two parts: 1 ½ hours the first day and 1 hour the second day

 

Other topics to be offered soon:

 

W-2w   Marvelous Manipulatives: Tools for Learning (CDA 2)

Learn how to get the most from the many table toys you have. Find out how and what children learn and how to interact and document what they learn.

W-5u   Finding a Curriculum that Works for You (CDA 5) (ADM 6)

Wondering what to do about upcoming curriculum requirements in early care and education programs? Find out what to consider in making this important decision.

W-5d   Create a Newsletter that Parents Will Read (CDA 5) (ADM 5)

Learn features of Microsoft Word and how to use it effectively in your work. Learn to produce an interesting newsletter to communicate, educate, and provide recognition—and meet new licensing requirements to offer ways for parents to be involved.

W-5e   Customer Service: Key to Achieving and Maintaining Enrollment (CDA 5) (ADM 5)

Excellent customer service is the secret to success in any business or organization. Learn what the largest corporations know about successful service relationships.

 

More topics being developed. Let us know what you want.

Now Available! CEU Sessions Online.

 

Get CEU credit at your convenience. See the online workshop topics by clicking on the link here Online Workshops

Northwestern State University Child and Family Network is part of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, in the College of Science and Technology of NSU. Child and Family Network provides services in 21 parishes throughout Central and Northwest Louisiana for:

. parents and children

. child care center employees and directors

. family child care home providers

. employers

Our main office in Shreveport, with satellite offices in Alexandria at the England Airpark campus and at the main campus in Natchitoches, enable us to serve Central and Northwest Louisiana.

 

PARENTS!

Click on the Picture below to Find Child Care

Our agency has a wealth of expertise in all areas of child care operation: planning, staffing, food service, curriculum, regulations, national trends, enrollment, policies and procedures, and financial matters. NSU Child and Family Network provides training and technical assistance for child care employees throughout Central and North Louisiana. More than 120 workshops and 7 classes leading to the Child Development Associate (CDA national credential), and CEUs to renew CDA are held annually. Additionally, we hold conferences and special projects. NSU Child and Family Network also conducts the required health department training.

 

children on groundReferrals: NSU Child and Family Network operates a child care resource and referral program. This service provides parent referrals, consultation on child care issues, services to employers, and forums on the business aspects of child care.

Technical assistance: The NSU technical assistance project includes visits to child care centers and family child care providers registered or licensed through the Department of Children and Families. Required Orientation to Family Child Care is conducted by the NSU Child and Family Network.

Child care center technical assistance includes topics such as Quality Start, room arrangement, learning experiences, and strategies for quality improvement. The Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale is used to help centers improve, while both the Family Child Care Environmental Rating Scale and the Parents as Teachers program are used to help family child care providers increase their quality of service.

Watch a video explaining our resource and referral servicesFinding Child Care

Learn more about Quality Start in this videoQuality Start 

              Want something new and convenient for training?

 

Take an NSU CFN Webinar

 

Free for Class A Centers

Thursday, June 25   12:30 - 2

and Friday, June 26   12:30 - 1:30

Participate both days for 3 clock hours of training credit for licensing, CDA, and Pathways

 

W-2w   Marvelous Manipulatives: Tools for Learning (CDA 2)

Learn how to get the most from the many table toys you have. Find out how and what children learn and how to interact and document what they learn.

 

For more information call 677-3176 or 677-3167

Send an email to McGilvrayC@nsula.edu to receive a link to participate

Send your name, name of your center, address, and phone number.

 

How does it work?

·       Sign in with the link you receive by email

·       Receive several articles to read by email

·       Sign on to the website up to 30 minutes before the appointed time

·       Participate in the training, ask questions, view PowerPoint, videos, and comment

·       Complete an assignment and take a short test

·       Receive your certificate in the mail for 3 clock hours credit for licensing, CDA, and Pathways

 

Most webinars will be in two parts: 1 ½ hours the first day and 1 hour the second day

 

Other topics to be offered soon:

 

W-5u   Finding a Curriculum that Works for You (CDA 5) (ADM 6)

Wondering what to do about upcoming curriculum requirements in early care and education programs? Find out what to consider in making this important decision.

W-5d   Create a Newsletter that Parents Will Read (CDA 5) (ADM 5)

Learn features of Microsoft Word and how to use Word more effectively in your work. Learn to produce an interesting newsletter to communicate, educate, and provide recognition—and help meet new licensing requirements to offer ways for parents to be involved.

W-5e   Customer Service: Key to Achieving and Maintaining Enrollment (CDA 5) (ADM 5)

Excellent customer service is the secret to success in any business or organization. Learn what the largest corporations know about successful service relationships.

 

More topics being developed. Let us know what you want.