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WECA can customize a training for your program. For more information please call Carrie Holden in the WECA Milwaukee office at 414-988-7321.

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Afterschool/School-Age Curricular Framework

Curricular Framework Training is designed to give school-age program staff the resources they need to build fun, innovative and academically enriching activities that not only engage students, but also extend their knowledge in new ways. Experiences and activities that are intentionally designed to support a program’s goals for school-age children ensure that time is used fully and effectively.
You must register by November 27, 2015.
To register or learn more, please contact Quinn Wilder, or 414.227.3172

Location: UW Milwaukee School of Continuing Ed, 161 W Wisconsin Ave, Suite 6516
Training Tier Level: 3
Fee: $65.00

Topics: Inclusion and Diversity, Health and Wellness, Learning Environment, YoungStar
Date: Dec 4 – Dec 18, 2015
Time: 9:00am – 5:15pm
City: Milwaukee
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Especially for Family Child Care

Does your budget have a mind of its own? Join Kelly Matthews, our resident family child care business expert for a specialized budget training. Knowing your time-space percentage could calculate to additional savings!
Taming the Budget Monster, 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Are you terrified of budgets?  Wondering what YoungStar is looking for in a budget or do you just want to get your finances in order for your own sake?  Join us for an exploration of budgets where we will break down the parts of a budget, what goes into a budget, and how to use a budget, not just throw numbers on a page! If you want to tame the budget monster, this is the workshop for you!  Bring a calculator, your checkbook, and/or other financial records from the past month to get the most out of this workshop!
Time-Space Percentage, 11:45 AM – 1:45 PM
Kelly Matthews, our resident family child care business expert, will take you step-by-step through the process of calculating your time-space percentage. And she’ll do it in plain English, with plenty of time for your questions. We will share some examples, and explain how the percentage can be used when filing your taxes.
Register for both and save $5.00!

Location: WECA Milwaukee, 316 N Milwaukee St, Suite 436
Fee: $15.00

Topics: Program Management, Personal and Professional Development, YoungStar
Date: Saturday, December 12, 2015
Time: 8:30am – 1:45pm
City: Milwaukee
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Past Trainings

  • Guiding Children’s Behavior in Afterschool/School-Age Programs (A self-study) (Saturday, January 17, 2015 — Milwaukee)
  • Trauma Informed Practices: Fostering Self-Regulation and Resilience in Children (Monday, March 2, 2015 — Webinar)
  • Calculating Your Space-Time Percentage (Thursday, April 2, 2015 — Webinar)
  • Super Saturday: A Multitude of Options to Fit Your Specific Needs (Saturday, April 18, 2015 — Milwaukee)
  • Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (WMELS) (Apr 25 – May 23, 2015 — West Allis)
  • It’s Not Just for Kids' Stuff: All About YoungStar Micro-Grants (Monday, May 11, 2015 — Webinar)
  • There's More to Family Child Care (Wednesday, May 13, 2015 — Milwaukee)
  • Prácticas Profesionales y de Negocios para Guarderías Familiares (May 16 – May 23, 2015 — Madison)
  • There's More to Family Child Care #2 (Wednesday, May 20, 2015 — Milwaukee)
  • Business Practices for Family Child Care (Saturday, June 13, 2015 — Lacrosse)
  • Wisconsin Pyramid Model (Jun 20 – Oct 10, 2015 — Milwaukee)
  • Reviewing the Pyramid Model - Webinar Series (Jul 30 – Aug 25, 2015 — Webinar)
  • The Business of Budgets for Family Child Care (Saturday, September 19, 2015 — Sheboygan)
  • Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (Sep 26 – Oct 17, 2015 — Milwaukee)
  • There's More to Family Child Care Part 2 (Wednesday, October 7, 2015 — Milwaukee)
  • Guiding Children’s Behavior in Afterschool/School-Age Programs (Oct 9 – Oct 23, 2015 — Milwaukee)
  • Afterschool/School-Age Curricular Framework (Oct 9 – Oct 10, 2015 — Milwaukee)
  • Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (Oct 28 – Dec 9, 2015 — Milwaukee)
  • Pathways to Quality Conference and Resource Fair (Saturday, November 7, 2015 — Milwaukee)
  • 2015 WECA Annual Conference (Nov 12 – Nov 14, 2015 — Wisconsin Dells)