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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

Aug. 19, 2017

CEU 3e Practical Pointers for Those Puzzling Preschoolers (CDA 3) *6 hour Session

Time: 
9:00am — 4:00pm
What influences children's behavior? This session will offer practical tips on classroom management to promote positive behavior using developmentally appropriate practices. Trainer: Janie Humpries Note: *6 hour Session - All Day
Aug. 21, 2017

S-5e Implementing Curriculum - CREATIVE CURRICULUM (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 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: Marnetta Larrimer *2 Hour Session
Aug. 21, 2017

S-5i Implementing Curriculum - Kaplan (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: Donna Lee
Aug. 26, 2017

I-1h *HEALTH: Shaken Baby Syndrome, SIDS, and Other Infant Health Issues (CDA 1)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Creating safe sleep and play environments for infants is essential to protect infants in our care. Learn tips and strategies for providing the safest care for your smallest customers. Trainer: Melissa Morton
Aug. 26, 2017

B-6a R-E-S-P-E-C-T (CDA 6) (ADM 5)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Explore how to achieve and help others achieve professionalism with colleagues, families, children, and others. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Aug. 26, 2017

E-3f Practical Help with Behavior Guidance Strategies for Infants and Toddlers – (CDA 3)

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
This session explores direct and indirect guidance techniques and strategies with infants and toddlers. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Sep. 05, 2017

S-5d Implementing Curriculum - Frog Street Infant/Toddler (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 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 *NOTE TIME** 2 HOUR Session*
Sep. 05, 2017

S-5f Implementing Curriculum- DIG (CDA 5) (ADM 6) *Note Time* 2 HOUR Session**

Time: 
6:30pm — 8:30pm
*Note Time* 2 HOUR Session*** 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: Kim Duncan
Sep. 09, 2017

B-7c GOLD Basic (CDA 7) Attention: This session is replacing B-7b Understanding Doc..

Time: 
8:30am — 3:30pm
*Note Time** 6 Hour Session*** Learn all about the assessment tool and how to implement it in your program. Includes hands on work in the computer lab on capturing documentation, leveling children's progress and checkpoints. Trainer: Marnetta Larrimer
Sep. 09, 2017

E-1d *HEALTH: Coping with Allergies in Children (CDA 1)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Learn preventative measures and emergency strategies for dealing with allergic reactions, from mild to life-threatening. Trainer: Kathy Dillard
Sep. 09, 2017

E-1h *HEALTH: Developing Good Nutrition Habits in Young Children (CDA 1) (ADM 4)

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
Nutritional habits children learn during preschool years will significantly affect their future health. Learn how to encourage children to develop good nutritional choices. Trainer: Kathy Dillard
Sep. 18, 2017

E-8g How Children Learn to Think: Cognitive Development (CDA 8)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Develop an understanding using research about how children learn and how to promote cognitive development. Discuss research on brain development and its implications for infants and toddlers. Trainer: Beonica Frazier
Sep. 18, 2017

E-1e *HEALTH: Five Characteristics of a Healthy Child (CDA 1)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Identify the required steps to take and discuss ways to promote children’s fullest physical, social and emotional development. Trainer: Patsy Gafford
Sep. 19, 2017

S-5e Implementing Curriculum - CREATIVE CURRICULUM (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 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: Marnetta Larrimer *2 Hour Session
Sep. 25, 2017

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

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
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. Trainer: Patsy Gafford
Sep. 30, 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
Sep. 30, 2017

B-4b Focusing on Families (CDA 4) (ADM 5)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Parents come to our centers from diverse backgrounds and experiences, but all want what’s best for their children. Learn how to address culture, gender, young parents, and grandparents when dealing with families. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Sep. 30, 2017

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

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
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: Kathy Dillard
Sep. 30, 2017

E-2h Art and Academics (CDA 2)

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
Current research shows that it’s critical to provide time each day for creative expression when you consider the relationship between art and academics. Trainer: Mary Humphries