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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.

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.

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Upcoming Workshops

Aug. 23, 2018

S-7d Providing Instructional Support in the PreK Environment (CDA 7) **2 hour session**

Time: 
6:00pm — 8:00pm
An in depth look at teaching strategies that promote higher order thinking skills, quality interactions, and language development. Trainer: Mandy Burress NOTE: 2 hour session
Aug. 25, 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
Aug. 25, 2018

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

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Learn what happens as babies grow from infants to toddlers and how caregivers can promote and enhance development. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Aug. 25, 2018

I-2b The Magic of Music (CDA 2)

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
Learn music activities to enhance your curriculum and encourage development by making simple musical instruments. Come ready to shake, rattle and roll! Trainer: Mary Humphries
Aug. 27, 2018

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

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Nutritional habits children learn during preschool years will significantly affect their future health. Learn how to encourage children to develop good nutritional choices. Trainer: Alicia Mingo
Sep. 11, 2018

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

Time: 
6:00pm — 8:00pm
*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
Sep. 11, 2018

S-7c Providing Classroom Organization in the PreK Environment (CDA 7) **NOTE TIME** 2 Hour Session***

Time: 
6:00pm — 8:00pm
An in depth look at teaching strategies that help children regulate their own behavior through consistent learning throughout the day and effective teacher facilitation. Trainer: Mandy Burress NOTE: 2 HOUR SESSION
Sep. 15, 2018

B-8b Inclusion: A Focus on Children with Special Needs (CDA 8)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Learn to make simple adaptations to allow children with special needs to be included with typically developing children in your program. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Sep. 15, 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 Changed to $45
Sep. 15, 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
Sep. 18, 2018

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

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Review healthy classroom practices and learn about infection control to address and control illness. Trainer: Janie Phillips
Sep. 22, 2018

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: Martha Williams
Sep. 22, 2018

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. Trainer: Martha Williams
Sep. 25, 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
Sep. 25, 2018

I-2f Making Stories Come to Life (CDA 2)

Time: 
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Use storytelling as a learning tool. Help children learn valuable listening skills to better understand the world around them, and communicate effectively as listed in ELDS. Take ideas back to your classroom. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Sep. 29, 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
Sep. 29, 2018

I-3f 100 Ways to Say “Very Good”: Building Children’s Self-esteem (CDA 3)

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Discover ways to support children's growth in values such as integrity, honesty, confidence and wisdom with out using bribes. Trainer: Mary Humphries
Sep. 29, 2018

I-8d Don’t Forget about the School Agers! (CDA 8)

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
Discuss characteristics of school age children. Learn fun new and educational activities and games to teach, entertain and occupy those busy schoolagers. Trainer: Mary Humphries