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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?

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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.

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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 child care community.  Our experts will also work with your center to bring the exact resources you need right to you.

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Choose from online training workshops and let our experts come to you, or select one of our Independent Learning opportunities that you can complete in your own home or classroom, on your own schedule.

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Prevention and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

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Facilitator: Trish Kite-Hannon This training will focus on understanding and recognizing the signs of child abuse and neglect, including Shaken Baby Syndrome and the TEN-4 Bruising Rule.  Learn what actions are required of child care providers in reporting suspected abuse. This free workshop is sponsored by The Kosair for Kids Face It Movement.  Notice: This is…


Strengthening Business Practices (Mini-Series): Session One

Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C) 908 S. 8th Street, Suite 201, Louisville, KY, United States

Facilitator:  Darice Hancock The Strengthening Business Practices for Child Care Programs training series addresses basic concepts in the fiscal and operational management of family child care homes and center-based child care programs. This training is grounded in the belief that strong and sustainable child care businesses can support programs to improve children’s outcomes. The 4…

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The Importance of Big Body Play

Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C) 908 S. 8th Street, Suite 201, Louisville, KY, United States

Facilitator : Courtney Pearce As an early childhood education professional, your role in shaping the development of young minds extends beyond conventional teaching methods. While academic learning is essential, fostering physical development and well-being in children is equally vital. In this training, we will explore the immense importance of Big Body Play and how it…

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Strengthening Families – Parental Resilience

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Facilitator Liz Walker: This training will go in depth about building parental resilience, which is one of the 6 protective factors of the Strengthening Families model. Strengthening Families is a strength-based approach that guides us in working to support the development of the family and child. Resilience is an attribute that helps us manage stressful…

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Well-Balanced Beginnings: Navigating Food and Nutrition in Early Childhood

Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C) 908 S. 8th Street, Suite 201, Louisville, KY, United States

Facilitator : Angie Kinser This engaging and informative training is for early childhood educators, directors, and administrators, it will provide essential knowledge and practical strategies to foster a healthy and well-balanced approach to food and nutrition in the early childhood education setting.  During this session, participants will recognize the critical role of nutrition in the…

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Independent Learning

Choose from dozens of options presented through a variety of different methods of learning: reading (books), or a combination of learning methods with our eCourses. These courses are designed for staff who enjoy working on their own at home or in their classrooms.

Director's Professional Development

Join our monthly Directors Essentials to engage with other directors in our area and discuss topics relevant to operating and leading a child care center. Explore a new topic each month by registering through our training calendar.

On-Site Training

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, learning through play, nature education,  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.  


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Members receive 40% on professional development.

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