This mandatory training focuses on Health, Safety, and Sanitation, Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse, and Recommended Practices. This session is required for all child care employees and must be completed within the first 90 days of employment.
Location: Baker Early Education Training & Resource Center
959 Leestown Lane
Trainings can be customized to meet the needs of your organization, but we also provide a list of trainings that are currently available for face-to-face training sessions.
Content areas are based on early childhood developmental domains and best practices. Content areas include:
Trainings are available to help your staff implement new curricular programs. Follow-up curriculum coaching is also available following your staff's training.
Our current curriculum coaching services include the following types of curricular programs:
Trainings can be customized for individual organizations, but we also update our training lists to allow you to browse our already developed trainings.
To view the most recently updated list, visit the list below.
($35 per person or special pricing for subscribers & groups of more than 10)
This mandatory Orientation training (for Early Care and Education providers in the state of Kentucky) focuses on Health, Safety, and Sanitation, Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse, and Recommended Practices. This session is required for all child care employees and must be completed within the first 90 days of employment.
During this training teachers learn to ensure supportive environments, identify how a predictable schedule, organized routines and transitions, and age-appropriate physical environment improve a child's behavior. Participants leave with specific strategies for dealing with challenging behaviors.
Participants learn how to implement several Social-Emotional Learning tools, including the Second Step Social-Emotional Learning curriculum, the FLIP IT strategy for dealing with difficult behaviors, and positive discipline tools for supporting social-emotional growth.
In this training, participants will learn about various components of Dr. Becky Bailey's Conscious Discipline program, including the impact of brain development on social-emotional learning; practices for building connections with children to encourage learning and emotional growth; and strategies to build problem-solving skills. Participants will get hands-on practice with Conscious Discipline tools.
Participants will learn about the connection between social emotional learning, brain development, and effective approaches for dealing with difficult behaviors. Activities will provide hands-on practice with tools and strategies that foster social emotional learning to all areas of the curriculum through addressing each child's primary love language.
During this training, participants will learn about resiliency and why it is important to health and social-emotional well-being.
During this training, participants will:
Every early childhood teacher knows that the social-emotional skills are crucial for learning.
In this training, participants will:
The Every Child Ready to Read (ECRR-2) curriculum is an early literacy program designed to be embedded across classroom experiences. In this training, participants will get hands-on practice with the Every Child Ready to Read tool; information on how to partner with other early childhood community programs; and participants will learn how to embed the ECRR curriculum through everyday classroom experiences.
After the training, participants will be able to:
Participants will learn how to combine the best practices of Every Child Ready to Read with common domains of school readiness for the preschool classroom. Participants will leave with strategies for creating language and literacy-rich environments and working with parents to foster skills that will be carried over into home practices, as well.
Participants will learn about the best practices of the Every Child Ready to Read early literacy program for use with infants and toddlers. Tips for incorporating hands-on language and literacy-rich activities in the classroom will be included, as well as strategies for encouraging parents to implement the same best practices in the home.
In this session, participants will learn strategies for modeling meaningful interaction for parents and caregivers. Participants will leave with resources and activities to help parents find natural moments of opportunity for language and interaction.
In this training, participants will learn about what dialogic and interactive reading look like with young children, including specific strategies to use with specific ages and abilities. Participants will learn how to take a "book walk" and how to use the "PEER", "CROWD", and "CAR" dialogic reading strategies.
This training will focus on the Brigance screening tool. Participants will:
Participants will learn strategies for implementation and scoring of the ASQ-3 and learn how to implement and score the ASQ-SE2. Participants will learn and practice best practices for reviewing scores of the ASQ-3 and ASQ-SE-2 with parents/caregivers.
Participants will learn about using assessments to create individualized lesson plans that connect to early childhood standards and benchmarks that help prepare children for kindergarten.
This interactive training will provide participants with skills and strategies for planning individualized activities that are based on assessment data. Participants will get hands-on practice with various types of assessment tools and will create plans with individualized activities based on assessment data.
Participants will learn about the process of creating an action plan to help create intentional lesson plans for their classroom.
Participants will learn how to:
Participants will learn about Creative Curriculum and get hands-on experience creating lesson plans based on individual needs of children. Emphasis will be placed on planning experiences based on the Objectives for Development and Learning that are the foundation of Creative Curriculum. Participants will also learn about Teaching Strategies Gold Assessment and how it links to individualized planning.
The third edition of the Infant Toddler Rating Scale (ITERS-3) and the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS-3) places more emphasis on classroom interaction and the role of the teacher. Participants will get hands-on practice assessing different classroom environments, with a focus on interactions. Participants will leave the training with interactions and materials checklists to use as a self-assessment tool prior to undergoing an ERS observation. (ITERS & ECERS available separately)
This interactive training will include information on characteristics and behaviors often associated with Children who are on the Autism Spectrum. Participants, as a result of this training will learn best practice for planning developmentally appropriate, sensory-sensitive activities, methods of structuring the schedule and environment to best meet the needs of the individual child, and strategies for helping the prepare for transitions.
Music and movement are more than just singing and dancing! Research shows that daily exposure to music also provides cognitive and social-emotional benefits. Combined with movement, music fosters health and wellness, language and literacy development, and lowers the stress hormone cortisol. Join this session on easy to replicate, hands-on music and movement activities that will have children in your classroom dancing, singing, and learning, while improving health and emotional well-being.
Attracting and maintaining professionals in the field of early care and education requires an environment of professionalism in centers and classrooms. In this training, Directors, Administrators, and Coordinators will take an in-depth look at strategies for attracting and supporting professionalism, improving morale, and reducing turnover.
In this training, participants will:
In this session, participants will learn how to: