Teacher Training to Fit Your Skills and Schedule
We offer comprehensive professional development to meet you right where you are and equip you with resources and experience to help you flourish. What makes our training unique?
Our experts keep up with the latest research and best practices and pass them on to you. And our training is designed to bring you valuable, real-world experience and useful tips that you can easily implement in your classroom.
Customized for You
4-C’s class schedule offerings include valuable topics ranging from administration to curriculum to family engagement and more to meet the diverse needs of our childcare community. Our experts will also work with your center to bring the exact resources you need right to you.
Choose from training workshops at our 3rd Street location or other nearby facilities, or let our experts come to you! We also offer Independent Learning opportunities you can complete in your own home or classroom, on your own schedule.
Upcoming Training Opportunities
Gain a deeper understanding of child maltreatment and related implications, including when and how to report suspected child abuse and neglect. This workshop is free of charge thanks to the generous support of the Kosair Face It Movement to end child abuse (www.faceitabuse.org). Level 2 CDA 1 CC 2 Audience-AllLearn More »
This training was designed for child care providers and staff on recognition and prevention Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma. Participants will learn the early signs of maltreatment and the various injuries and conditions that may result from vigorous shaking, slamming or impacting the head of an infant or young child. They will also be provided tools for dealing with a crying infant and ways to share information with parents to prevent abuse from occurring. Training objectives are to review the statistics…Learn More »
Learn about financial reports and their use in fiscal management as well as identify internal controls and how they can strenghten the fiscal health of a child care program. This workshop is free thanks to the generous sponsorship by the Jefferson County Community Early Childhood Council through a grant from the Governor's Office of Early Childhood. Level 3 CDA 5 CC 7 Audience-D
This six hour professional development workshop provides overviews of child abuse/neglect, developmentally appropriate practices, and health & safety practices. It is required of all new child care staff within the first 90 days of hire. Level 1 CDA 1,2,3,8 CC 1,2,4 Audience-AllLearn More »
Become a more skilled oberver in your classroom. In this workshop you will learn how to "zoom in" to notice individual details about children's interests and work, using reflection to guide your planning, assessment, and documentation. Level 1 CDA 7 CC 4,5 Audience-All
More Training Opportunities
Choose from over 200 options presented through 3 different methods of learning: reading, viewing (DVD format) or activity based. These courses are designed for staff who enjoy working on their own at home or in their classrooms.
Director's Professional Development
These 8-week email-based training courses are designed with busy directors, assistant directors, and owners in mind. Receive credit hours and insight into childcare leadership by reading on topics like and completing class assignments with instructor feedback.
Let our experts come to your site at a time that is convenient for you and your staff. We offer a variety of topics to suit your needs, including team building, STEAM, observations/assessment, and positive behavioral supports.
Communities of Practice
Communities of practice are people who share a common purpose or passion for something they do, and engage in process of learning how to do it better, as they interact regularly. There are limited opportunities for these commitments throughout the year.
Get Unlimited Training
Prepay once, and you’re done! Unlimited Training is a service available to our professional members that allows you to pay once for unlimited training. For only $100 per staff member, gain access to any of our professional development, including both face to face or independent learning opportunities, for the entire year!
Professional Membership Benefits
Want to save on training? Join 4-C today and enjoy these membership benefits:
Members receive 40% on professional development and the exclusive option to purchase Unlimited Training for your center.
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