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Our experts have been enhancing quality child care by bringing early childhood educators affordable, accessible and meaningful professional development for 50 years.


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?

Innovative Information

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

Convenient Locations

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.

Upcoming Training Opportunities

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Trauma Informed Care and Building Resiliency in Young Children

Virtual Virtual

Facilitator  : Trish Kite-Hannon This session will focus on trauma informed care, to provide educators with skills to empower children, to cope with trauma and build resiliency while supporting a foundation of social emotional skills. By the end of the session, educators will be able to provide care with a trauma informed lens that provides…


Enhancing Parent Engagement in Early Childhood Education

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

Facilitator  Angie Kinser: This training session is for early childhood educators seeking to enhance their skills in engaging and collaborating with parenting adults. The content focuses on engaging families of children aged birth to five and supports Kentucky All-Stars. The training focuses on building effective partnerships between educators and parenting adults to create a supportive…


Fostering Social-Emotional Skills in Early Childhood

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

Facilitator : Abigail Black This training aims to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to promote healthy social-emotional development in young children. Participants will learn about the importance of social-emotional skills, emotional regulation techniques, attachment styles, and relationship skills, and how to apply the content of the training into their own early childhood environments.…


What’s Play Got To Do With It?

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

Facilitator : Liz Walker What's play got to do with it? EVERYTHING! This training is designed to empower educators with the knowledge and tools needed to harness the full potential of play in educational settings, this session will explore the fundamentals of play-based learning, delve into how play aligns with the Kentucky Early Learning Standards…


Creating Safe and Supportive Learning Environments

Virtual Virtual

Facilitator : Liz Walker In this session, educators will discover practical techniques to create nurturing and supportive environments that foster positive outcomes for children and families. Explore the pivotal role of school culture in fostering a sense of safety and belonging among educators, families, and children. Through small groups and discussions, teachers will brainstorm how…

$15.00 – $25.00

More Training Opportunities

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.  


Professional Membership Benefits

Want to save on training? Join 4-C today and enjoy these membership benefits:

Training Discounts

Members receive 40% on professional development.

KY Shared Services

Enjoy access to over 1700 resources for childcare programs. This “one stop shop” includes ready-to-use forms, handbooks, policies and procedures, evaluation forms, and much more, allowing you to work smarter, not harder!

Job Posting

Find and hire quality child care educators easier with Early Childhood Jobs KY, a service that provides hiring tools and a platform for creating and posting position openings.

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