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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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Upcoming Workshops

Dec. 18, 2017 - Jan 02, 2018

****NSU Closed for Christmas****

NOTE: NSU CHILD AND FAMILY NETWORK will be CLOSED from December 18 through January 2, 2018 for CHRISTMAS BREAK!!! We'll be back on January 3. 2018.
Jan. 06, 2018

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

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
This session meets the medication and health training requirements! Learn procedures to follow on medication administration in childcare facilities. Receive definitions, restrictions, and forms to use. Trainer: Martha Williams
Jan. 06, 2018

B-1b *HEALTH: The Basics You Need to Know (CDA 1) (ADM 1)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
This session covers how diseases are spread and how to keep children healthy, including proper diapering, hand washing, and sanitizing procedures, and child abuse and injury prevention. Trainer: Melissa Morton
Jan. 13, 2018

CPR/First Aid

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Classes are held at NSU - CFN 1800 Warrington Pl Must be pre-registered. Trainer: Ron Humphries NOTE: CPR/First Aid Price Change to $45
Jan. 13, 2018

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

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
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: Martha Williams
Jan. 13, 2018

I-3h Cultural Diversity in Your Learning Centers (CDA3)

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
Learn how to provide for and respond to children whose background may be different from yours. Leave with numerous ideas for enhancing your program. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Jan. 20, 2018

B-1h *HEALTH: Serve Safe Module II (CDA 1) (ADM 4)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Learn how to provide a sanitary and safe food service program and avoid food-borne illnesses. This session is required of all food service employees. Trainer: Melissa Morton
Jan. 22, 2018

CPR/First Aid

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Classes are held at NSU - CFN 1800 Warrington Pl Must be pre-registered. Trainer: Ron Humphries NOTE: CPR/First Aid Price Change to $45
Jan. 22, 2018

E-8f Talk to Me! Language Development (CDA 8)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Language skills play a large role in children's success in school and in life. Find out what you can do to make the most of their time with you. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Jan. 25, 2018

B-1h *HEALTH: Serve Safe Module II (CDA 1) (ADM 4)

Time: 
6:30pm — 9:30pm
Learn how to provide a sanitary and safe food service program and avoid food-borne illnesses. This session is required of all food service employees. Trainer: Janie Phillips
Jan. 27, 2018

B-4c How to Get Parents on Your Team (CDA 4)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Learn how to plan and prepare for good useful parent meetings and develop strategies for building better relationships. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Jan. 27, 2018

E-2c It’s Not Just “Row, Row, Row Your Boat” Any More! (CDA 2)

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
Need some fun music activities to use with your children? Learn many great ideas for creating new songs and musical instruments! Trainer: Mary Humphries
Jan. 30, 2018

CDA PORTAFOLIO ASSISTANCE

Time: 
5:00pm — 8:00pm
Do you have 120 hours toward your CDA but need assistance with your professional portafolio? We can help. Bring your portafolio, competency guide book, page protectors, and dividers. For more information call Kim Duncan 677-3153 or your center's TA. Registration is not required. There is no cost fot his assistance.
Jan. 30, 2018

I-5b Opening the Doors to Your Classroom! (CDA 5)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Learn how to create an anti-bias environment to reduce, handle or eliminate bias and stereotypes in your classroom towards people of different culture, gender, ability and race. Trainer: Beonica Frazier
Feb. 03, 2018

CEU 3c Alike and Different (CDA 3)

Time: 
8:30am — 3:30pm
ALL DAYLearn how to address the many cultural differences of the families you serve. Each center will receive a copy of the book, Alike and Different, published by Exchange Press. Trainer: Marnetta Larrimer
Feb. 05, 2018

B-1h *HEALTH: Serve Safe Module II (CDA 1) (ADM 4)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Learn how to provide a sanitary and safe food service program and avoid food-borne illnesses. This session is required of all food service employees. Trainer: Marie Stills
Feb. 10, 2018

B-2d What is D. A. P.? (CDA 2)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Learn what is meant by age-appropriate and individually appropriate practices, we call Developmentally Appropriate Practice. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Feb. 10, 2018

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

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
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: Melissa Morton
Feb. 10, 2018

B-2b Music Throughout the Day (CDA 2)

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
Look at how incorporating music into your everyday activities can help more productive days. Make a musical instrument to use in your classroom. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Feb. 20, 2018

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

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
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: Janie Phillips
Feb. 22, 2018

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: Marie Stills
Feb. 22, 2018

E-5b You’ve Got Personality (CDA 5) (ADM 3)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
This session offers an in-depth look at how personality and temperament of adults and children affect your program. Learn to better meet the needs of children and collaborate with others. Trainer: Beonica Frazier
Feb. 24, 2018

B-5f Child Care 101 for New Staff: Starting Out the RIGHT Way (CDA 5) (ADM 1) ***6 Hour Session***

Time: 
9:00am — 4:00pm
An in-depth orientation for new employees or those needing to brush up on basis including licensing, health, and fire regulations, supervision, professionalism, working with parents and coworkers, and responsibility to children and the center. Trainer: Mandy Burress
Feb. 24, 2018

CPR/First Aid

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Classes are held at NSU - CFN 1800 Warrington Pl Must be pre-registered. Trainer: Ron Humphries NOTE: CPR/First Aid Price Change to $45
Feb. 24, 2018

B-5c It’s 9 O’clock – Now What? (CDA 5)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Learn how planning, scheduling, transitions, indoor and outdoor times need to be well managed for a successful day! Trainer: Mary Humphries
Feb. 24, 2018

B-2e School Readiness: Learning through Play (CDA 2)

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
Learn the A, B, Cs and 1, 2, 3s of how to prepare preschool children for kindergarten by assisting them with school-readiness skills. Recognize how these skills can be documented with TS GOLD. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Feb. 26, 2018

CPR/First Aid

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Classes are held at NSU - CFN 1800 Warrington Pl Must be pre-registered. Trainer: Ron Humphries NOTE: CPR/First Aid Price Change to $45
Feb. 26, 2018

I-6a Do the Right Thing: Ethics and Professionalism in Child Care (CDA 6) (ADM 5)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Ethical codes guide our professionalism as early care and education providers. Ethics prevent problems, solve difficult situations, and keep peace among co-workers and parents. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Feb. 27, 2018

CDA PORTAFOLIO ASSISTANCE

Time: 
5:00pm — 8:00pm
Do you have 120 hours toward your CDA but need assistance with your professional portafolio? We can help. Bring your portafolio, competency guide book, page protectors, and dividers. For more information call Kim Duncan 677-3153 or your center's TA. Registration is not required. There is no cost fot his assistance. CFN Staff
Mar. 03, 2018

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: Melissa Morton
Mar. 05, 2018

CPR/First Aid

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Classes are held at NSU - CFN 1800 Warrington Pl Must be pre-registered. Trainer: Ron Humphries NOTE: CPR/First Aid Price Change to $45
Mar. 05, 2018

B-8d Building a Healthy Brain (CDA 8)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Providers will learn ways to identify ways to purposefully use relationships, respect, repetition, routines, and responsive interactions in their work with very young children and their families to promote healthy brain development. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Mar. 06, 2018

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

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Learn preventative measures and emergency strategies for dealing with allergic reactions, from mild to life-threatening. Trainer: Janie Phillips
Mar. 06, 2018

I-5f Building a Dynamic School-Age Program that Children and Staff will Love (CDA 5) (ADM 3)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Tired of being a policeman with those schoolagers? This session addresses developmentally appropriate activitiesand games, behavior management, conflict resolution, to effectively administer a fun and exciting program. Trainer: Beonica Frazier
Mar. 10, 2018

CPR/First Aid

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Classes are held at NSU - CFN 1800 Warrington Pl Must be pre-registered. Trainer: Ron Humphries NOTE: CPR/First Aid Price Change to $45
Mar. 10, 2018

E-5b You've Got Personality (CDA 5) (ADM 3)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
This session offers an in-depth look at how personality and temperament of adults and children affect your program. Learn to better meet the needs of children and collaborate with others. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Mar. 10, 2018

E-2d Come Play with Me: Dramatic Play in Early Childhood (CDA 2)

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
Look at the role of dramatic play in children’s learning and explore ways teachers can support it. Discover inexpensive ways to create fun new dramatic play centers. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Mar. 17, 2018

I-1b *HEALTH: Maintaining a Healthy Learning Environment (CDA 1) (ADM 1)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Review healthy classroom practices and learn about infection control to address and control illness. Trainer: Martha Williams
Mar. 17, 2018

B-1h *HEALTH: Serve Safe Module II (CDA 1) (ADM 4)

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
Learn how to provide a sanitary and safe food service program and avoid food-borne illnesses. This session is required of all food service employees. Trainer: Martha Williams
Mar. 22, 2018

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

Time: 
6:30pm — 9:30pm
**Note Time** Learn how to provide a sanitary and safe food service program and avoid food-borne illnesses. This session is required of all food service employees. Modules I, II and III are offered and rotated to provide variety. Trainer: Marie Stills
Mar. 22, 2018

E-8a Enriching Infant Activities (CDA 8) ***Note Time***

Time: 
6:30pm — 9:30pm
*** Note Time*** Learn about brain research on how and why infants grow and learn an how to create a nurturing and enriching environment. Trainer: Beonica Frazier
Mar. 24, 2018

CEU-2l Experimenting, Exploring and Experiencing Fun, Inexpensive Sciencie and Math Hands-On Activities (CDA 2)

Time: 
9:00am — 4:00pm
All Day Session. Learn how to help children use the enviroment to explore and discover while learning science and math. This class is for teachers of 2 year old through afterschool age children. Trainer: Dr. Janie Humphries
Mar. 27, 2018

CDA PORTAFOLIO ASSISTANCE

Time: 
5:00pm — 8:00pm
Do you have 120 hours toward your CDA but need assistance with your professional portafolio? We can help. Bring your portafolio, competency guide book, page protectors, and dividers. For more information call Kim Duncan 677-3153 or your center's TA. Registration is not required. There is no cost fot his assistance.
Mar. 27, 2018

E-8b Time with Toddlers (CDA 8)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
What is a toddler and what can they do? Learn how to make the most of your time with toddlers by learning about age appropriate toys and activities for all areas of development. Trainer: Beonica Frazier