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Important Notice about New CDA Classes

CDA classes throughout Louisiana are being updated and now require BESE approval for you to qualify for a scholarship.

New CDA classes begin in January 2017. In the meantime, we want to work with your staff who need to finish up under the prior CDA program. Call you Technical Assistant for any questions about any staff who wants to finish now. 

If training is not scheduled at a time or place convenient for you, consider an online workshop. Click on the online workshops link in the box on the right hand side of this website.

Training sessions will be held at NSU Child and Family Network, 1800 Warrington Place, unless otherwise noted.

Pre-registration is required for all training sessions. Workshops are $10 for Type I or II centers unless otherwise noted. Training for Type III centers are free. Payments cannot be accepted at the door.

Please arrive 30-minutes prior to the start of the session to allow time for sign-in.

Please remember - No food or drinks will be allowed in the training sessions.

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CHILD CARE TRAINING CALENDAR APRIL - JUNE 2017

Upcoming Workshops

Jun. 03, 2017

I-1j *HEALTH: Feeding Young Children in Group Settings, (CDA 1) (ADM 4)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
This session provides information about child development, nutrition, and the logistics of food service needed to feed children in groups. Trainer: Kathy Dillard
Jun. 05, 2017

CPR/First Aid

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Classes are held at NSU - CFN 1800 Warrington Pl Must be pre-registered. Trainer: Ron Humphries
Jun. 05, 2017

B-8a Baby Basics: Infants and Toddlers Development (CDA 8)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Learn what happens as babies grow from infants to toddlers and how caregivers can promote and enhance development. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Jun. 06, 2017

S-5d Implementing Curriculum - FROG STREET (CDA 5) (ADM 6) *NOTE TIME**** 2 HOUR Session*

Time: 
6:30pm — 8:30pm
Now that you have it, how do you get started! Learn how to make the most of your new curriculum. You MUST already have the curriculum to attend. Bring your Teacher's Guide or Manual with you. Trainer: Paula Youngblood
Jun. 06, 2017

S-7a Providing Emotional Support for Preschoolers and Toddlers (CDA 7) *NEW***2 Hour Session***

Time: 
6:30pm — 8:30pm
*NEW***2 Hour Session*** An in depth look at teaching strategies that help children to develop warm supportive relationships, autonomy, and excitement about learning. Trainer: Annetta Osborne
Jun. 10, 2017

CEU-2m Room Arrangements to Meet the Needs of Infant and Toddlers (CDA 2)

Time: 
9:00am — 4:00pm
Room arrangements and activities that facilitate in the care of infants and toddlers and help them grow and develop. Special attention will be given to how room arrangements and guidance go hand-in-hand. Trainer: Dr. Janie Humphries
Jun. 10, 2017

I-1a *HEALTH: Supervision = Safety (CDA 1) (ADM 1)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Discover the importance of supervision and learn how to supervise effective and make your indoor and outdoor environments safe for children. Learn helpful hints on to prevent accidents. Trainer: Martha Williams
Jun. 10, 2017

B-1d *HEALTH: Medication Administration (CDA 1) (ADM 1)

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
Meets the medication and health training requirements! Learn procedures to follow on medication administration in child care facilities. Receive definitions, restrictions, and forms to use. Trainer: Martha Williams
Jun. 17, 2017

E-1i *HEALTH: Preventing Injuries and Caring for Yourself (CDA 1) (ADM 3)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
If lifting and carrying is often required in your job; learn to lift correctly and take care of yourself while caring for children to prevent injuries. Trainer: Melissa Morton
Jun. 17, 2017

B-1e *HEALTH: Evaluate Your Indoor Environment (CDA 1) (ADM 1)

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
All children need a safe environment that contributes to learning. Discuss room arrangement, equipment and conditions that foster safety. Trainer: Melissa Morton
Jun. 19, 2017

B-6b Tie a Knot in the Rope and Hang On! (CDA 6) (ADM 6)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Working with children all day can make you feel that you are at the end of your rope. Learn how to meet your own needs so that you can take care of those that you serve. Trainer: Paula Youngblood
Jun. 19, 2017

CPR/First Aid

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Classes are held at NSU - CFN 1800 Warrington Pl Must be pre-registered. Trainer: Ron Humphries
Jun. 19, 2017

E-1g Enriching Play Experiences (CDA 1)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Discover strategies to enhance learning through age-appropriate, creative play. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Jun. 20, 2017

S-2d Taking Interest Centers to the Next Level: Science (CDA 2) *NEW*** 2 Hour Session***

Time: 
6:30pm — 8:30pm
Note Time: 2 hour session. Taking advantage of every learning opportunity with intentional teaching strategies will help teachers improve CLASS scores, include ELDS, and give documentation opportunities for assessment (TS GOLD). Get ideas, strategies, and support to improve interest center interactions and outcomes. Trainer: Annetta Osborne
Jun. 22, 2017

B-1a Let's Go Outside! (CDA 1)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
There are many ways to enhance children’s outdoor playtime with inexpensive outdoor games and activities for children of all ages. We will review tips for including the ELDS and skills to document using TS GOLD. Trainer: Marnetta Larrimer
Jun. 22, 2017

I-1i *HEALTH: Move it! Move it! Preventing Obesity in Children (CDA 1)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Learn tips and resources for encouraging movement, exercise, and healthy eating habits to promote healthy lifestyles for children. Trainer: Janie Phillips
Jun. 24, 2017

I-1k *HEALTH: Runs Better Unleaded (CDA 1) (ADM 1)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Lead poisoning in young children can be a serious hazard that often goes unrecognized. Find out what hazards may be in your enviroment and what to do about it. Learn the symptoms and how lead poisoning can be treated. Trainer: Martha Williams
Jun. 24, 2017

CEU-7a Putting the Pieces Together (CDA 2) Advanced Training!

Time: 
9:00am — 4:00pm
Use hands-on math, literacy, and social studies activities based on LA Birth to Five Early Learning and Development Standards (ELDS). Practice how to document with TS Gold and meet CLASS Observation criteria for 2-4 year olds. Trainer: Marnetta Larrimer
Jun. 24, 2017

B-1d *HEALTH: Medication Administration (CDA 1) (ADM 1)

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
This session meets the medication and health training requirements! Learn procedures to follow on medication administration in child care facilities. Receive definitions, restrictions, and forms to use. Supported by the Bureau of Licensing, and developed and governed by the Child Care Health Consultant Program. Trainer: Martha Williams