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2018 Winter Quarter Training Schedule

Payment is due at registration.
To register for any of these classes, print the mail-in registration form, read and sign the code of conduct, then send it in along with your payment to the address listed on the form.

If you have taken a class from us before, you can register online!

If order to register for a class online, you must log into the Care About Childcare website at www.careaboutchildcare.utah.gov.

If you do not know your password, click on the reset your password link located above where you log in. You will need to enter the email you used when registering for classes previously. You will be taken to a page where you can set a new password. Your user name should be your email address.

For step by step instructions on how to register online, click here.
If you have any questions, call our agency at 801-626-7784.

When registering for make-up sessions and/or using a voucher you will need to use the mail-in registration form.

This schedule was last updated on January 23rd.

Guidance & Emotional Wellness Course 4: Social Emotional Teaching Strategies

Tuesdays & Thursdays: January 2, 4, 9, & 11

6:30pm - 9pm

CAC Training Room (WSU McKay Education Building Room 13)

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours, 1 CEU

Career Ladder: Level 5 - 8, Guidance & Emotional Wellness Endorsement

Instructor: Megan Jolley

(10 hours) In this course participants will continue to learn about concepts developed by CSEFEL (Center for Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning).  They will learn about techniques, called Positive Behavior Supports, to help children with behavior issues.  They will discuss the meaning of children's challenging behavior, and learn how to develop a support plan.  They will also learn about the caregiver's role in supporting children with serious emotional disorders.

This class is now closed.

Healthy Care

Saturdays: January 6 & 13

9am - 2:30pm

CAC Training Room (WSU McKay Education Building Room 13)

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours, NAC

Career Ladder: Level 1

Instructor: Tressie Kearl

(10 hours) In this course participants will learn about child care health and safety issues.  Topics include: communicable diseases, SIDS, shaken baby syndrome, child abuse and neglect, injury prevention, emergency procedures, nutrition, sick children, and medication administration.

This class is now closed.

School Readiness Standards Course 4: Additional Core Standards

Monday & Wednesday: January 8 & 10, 6:30pm - 9pm

AND Saturday: January 13 9am - 2:30pm

CAC Training Room (WSU McKay Education Building Room)

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours, 1 CEU

Career Ladder: Level 5 - 8, School Readiness Endorsement

Instructor: Betzy Mulwee

(10 hours) In this course, based on Utah’s Early Learning Guidelines, participants will learn how to effectively and appropriately foster preschooler’s development in four additional core areas; Approaches to Learning, Science, Creative Arts, and Physical Development.

This class is now closed.

School Age Course 4: Expanded Learning Opportunities

Tuesday & Thursday: January 16 & 18, 6:30 - 9pm

AND Saturday: January 20, 9am - 2:30pm

CAC Training Room (WSU McKay Education Building Room 13)

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours, 1 CEU

Career Ladder: Level 5 - 8, School Age Endorsement

Instructor: Autumn Ure

(10 hours) In this course participants will learn about creating an emergent curriculum for school age children. They will also learn about the role of evaluations and core standards in afterschool programs, as well as leadership and community outreach.

This class is now closed.

Quality Indicators Training

Wednesday: January 17, 6:30 - 8:30

CAC Training Room (WSU McKay Education Building Room 13)

Cost none

Credit: 2 Licensing hours

Career Ladder: none

Instructor: Karrie Phillips

(10 hours) Come and hear about the exciting news about the Quality Indicators and the new CAC Incentive associated with it. Karrie Phillips from the Office of Child Care will be here to teach and answer questions.

This class is now closed.

Infant & Toddler Care Course 3: Learning in Infancy & Toddlerhood

Mondays & Wednesdays: January 22, 24, 29, & 31

6:30pm - 9pm

CAC Training Room (WSU McKay Education Building Room 13)

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours, 1 CEU

Career Ladder: Level 5 - 8, Infant Toddler Endorsement

Instructor: Gina O'Driscoll

(10 hours) In this course participants explore how infants and toddlers learn. Areas of focus include: cognitive discoveries of infancy, the role of the caregiver in supporting learning, stages of infancy, and language development.

This class is now closed.

Child Development: Ages & Stages

Tuesdays & Thursdays: January 23, 25, 30, & February 1

6:30 - 9pm

CAC Training Room (WSU McKay Education Building Room 13)

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours

Career Ladder: Level 1

Instructor: Verlina Adame

(10 hours) In this course participants learn about typical developmental milestones for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and school age children.  Participants also learn basic strategies for working with each of these age groups of children.

This class is now closed.

Professionalism in Child Care: More Than Babysitting

Saturdays: February 3 & 10

9am - 2:30pm

CAC Training Room (WSU McKay Education Building Room 13)

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours

Career Ladder: Level 2 - 3

Instructor: TBA

(10 hours) In this course participants learn how to make informed decisions based on standards for best practices, utilize opportunities for individual professional growth, and contribute to the early childhood field

There are 17 seats left in this class. This class closes on 1/26.

Working Together: Productive Relationships with Families

Mondays & Wednesdays: February 5, 7, 12, & 14

6:30 - 9pm

CAC Training Room (WSU McKay Education Building Room 13)

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours

Career Ladder: Level 2 - 3

Instructor: Tressie Kearl

(10 hours) In this course participants learn effective strategies for establishing and maintaining open and positive relationships with each child's family, encouraging family involvement in the child care program, and supporting each child's relationship with his or her family.

There are 15 seats left in this class. This class closes on 1/29.

Child Development: Learning in the Early Years

Tuesdays & Thursdays: February 6, 8, 13, & 15

6:30pm - 9pm

CAC Training Room (WSU McKay Education Building Room 13)

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours

Career Ladder: Level 1

Instructor: Verlina Adame

(10 hours) In this course participants explore how young children learn and develop. Areas of focus include: brain development, learning through play, supporting social and emotional development, and positive guidance.

There are 20 seats left in this class. This class closes on 1/30.

Director's Toolbox Course 3: A Great Place to Work & Inspiring Peak Performance

Tuesday & Thursday: February 20 & 22, 6:30 - 9pm

AND Saturday: February 24, 9am - 2:30pm

CAC Training Room (WSU McKay Education Building Room 13)

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours, 1 CEU

Career Ladder: Level 5 - 8, Center Director's Endorsement

Instructor: Genevieve Romero

(10 hours) In this course, participants will learn how to shape the quality of work life for staff and build teacher competence, strengthen staff commitment, and expand opportunities for collaboration.

There are 14 seats left in this class. This class closes on 2/13.

Infant & Toddler Care Course 4: Working with Families of Infants & Toddlers

Mondays & Wednesdays: March 5, 7, 12, & 14

6:30pm - 9pm

CAC Training Room (WSU McKay Education Building Room 13)

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours, 1 CEU

Career Ladder: Level 5 - 8, Infant Toddler Endorsement

Instructor: Gina O'Driscoll

(10 hours) In this course participants learn about the emotional and social development of infants and toddlers. Areas of focus include: temperaments, responsive caregiving, the caregiver's role in fostering emotional development, socialization, and guidance.

There are 6 seats left in this class. This class closes on 2/26.

Building a Thriving Business: Best Practices in Child Care

Tuesday & Thursday: March 6 & 8, 6:30 - 9:30pm

AND Tuesday & Thursday: March 13, & 15, 6:30 - 8:30pm

CAC Training Room (WSU McKay Education Building Room 13)

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours

Career Ladder: Level 5 - 8

Instructor: Megan Jolley

(10 hours) In this pilot program, you will learn how implementing best business practices can reduce stress, increase efficiency and increase time spent doing what you love: caring for children. Participants will learn the basics of financial reports, effective marketing strategies, and strong staffing practices that help businesses thrive.

Sorry, this class is full (12/27). You can contact us at 801-626-7837 to be placed on a waitlist.

Basics of Child Care

Saturday: March 17

9am - 2:30pm

CAC Training Room (WSU McKay Education Building Room 13)

Cost none

Credit: 5 Licensing hours

Career Ladder: none

Instructor: Vivian Hardy

(5 hours) This class covers all of the topics required by licensing. It is recommended especially for those just entering the child care field.

There are 17 seats left in this class. This class closes on 3/12.

Strong & Smart: Physical & Intellectual Development

Mondays & Wednesdays: March 19, 21, 26, & 28

6:30 - 9pm

CAC Training Room (WSU McKay Education Building Room 13)

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours

Career Ladder: Level 2 - 3

Instructor: Verlina Adame

(10 hours) In this course participants learn practical ways to promote young children's physical, cognitive, language, and creative development in age-appropriate play and learning activities.

There are 18 seats left in this class. This class closes on 3/12.

Theory & Best Practices Course 4: Gardner, Moral Development, Vygotsky & Montessori

Tuesdays & Thursdays: March 20, 22, 27, & 29

6:30pm - 9pm

CAC Training Room (WSU McKay Education Building Room 13)

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours, 1 CEU

Career Ladder: Level 5 - 8, Theory & Best Practices Endorsement

Instructor: Crystal Knippers

PREREQUISITE: You must have completed the Advanced Child Development Class before enrolling in this class.

(10 hours) In this course participants will learn about Maria’s Montessori’s influence on early childhood environments, Vygotsky’s theories about scaffolding and the Zone of Proximal Development, the work of Kohlberg, Gilligan and Turiel around Moral Development Theory, and Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences Theory.

There are 19 seats left in this class. This class closes on 3/13.

Special Needs Course 4: Teaching Techniques

Saturdays: March 24, & 31
9am - 2:30pm
CAC Training Room (WSU McKay Education Building Room 13)

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours, 1 CEU

Career Ladder: Level 5 - 8, Special Needs Endorsement

Instructor: Betzy Mulwee

(10 hours) In this course participants will learn the best teaching techniques to use when working with children who have special needs. Topics include individualizing lesson plans/activities, proactive techniques, guiding behavior/interventions, and implementation of successful inclusive programming.

There are 17 seats left in this class. This class closes on 3/16.

Look for our Spring Quarter Schedule to be posted in March!

Care About Childcare - Weber State University

1351 Edvalson St Dept. 1309

Ogden UT 84408-1309
(801) 626-7837
careaboutchildcare@weber.edu

 CareAboutChildcare.utah.gov

Care About Childcare - Weber State University is a program of Weber State University's Jerry & Vickie Moyes College of Education's Child & Family Studies Department.

Funding is made possible through the Child Care and Development fund, the Department of Workforce Services and the Office of Child Care.