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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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February

Strengthening Families

Strengthening families is a strength-based approach to the prevention of child abuse and neglect. Learn the FIVE protective factors to reduce child abuse and neglect, and how you can use them to support families and protect children in your program. Strengthening families also meets the required Child Abuse and Neglect Training for child care licensing.

Location: Roberson Kiddie Lane, 6260 N 76th Street, Milwaukee
Training Tier Level: 2
Fee: $20.00

Topics: Health and Wellness, Personal and Professional Development, Program Management, Inclusion and Diversity, YoungStar
Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016
Time: 8:30am – 11:30am
City: Milwaukee
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ERS Webinar: SACERS-U

A daytime webinar for programs with school age classrooms. We will focus on different aspects of high quality learning environments for school age children using the SACERS-U (School Age Care Environment Rating Scale-Updated). We will highlight the changes in the new scale and help prepare you for a formal rating. Plenty of time for your questions.

The webinar is free, but pre-registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Training Tier Level: 2

Topics: Program Management, Learning Environment, YoungStar
Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
City: Webinar
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Super Saturday: Training to fit YOUR Needs

Join us on Super Saturday to get the training that you want, in a format that fits your schedule. Whether you are looking for help with budgets, tips for working with children or families, or something very specific, like ASQ-3, view the menu of choices below. Register early...space is limited!

The schedule for the day is:

7:30 - 8:00 Registration, light snack
8:00 - 11:00 Sessions
11:00 - 11:45 Lunch
11:45 - 2:45 Sessions
2:45 - 3:00 End of Day

Sessions: Choose 1 all day, or 1 morning & 1 afternoon session.

All Day Session 8:00-2:45

  • Ages & Stages Questionnaire (ASQ-3)

AM Sessions 8:00-11:00

  • Family Engagement: Partnering with Families for Children's Success
  • Curriculum, Observation, Assessment & Child Portfolios
  • Taming the Budget Monster

PM Sessions 11:45-2:45

  • Active Early 
  • Developmentally Appropriate Practice
  • Time-Space Percentage

Register today to save time and money!

Location: Silver Spring Neighborhood Center – Elaine Schreiber Child Development Center, 5460 N 64th St
Training Tier Level: 2
Fee: $40.00

Topics: Curriculum and Assessment, Health and Wellness, Personal and Professional Development, Program Management, Inclusion and Diversity, YoungStar, Learning Environment
Date: Saturday, February 27, 2016
Time: 7:30am – 3:00pm
City: Milwaukee
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April

Guiding Children’s Behavior in Afterschool/School-Age Programs

Learn guidance and behavior management from a positive, assets-based perspective. Understand how to work with youth so that they are engaged in trying new things, learning to be aware of their feelings, taking responsibility for their actions, and interacting with peers in positive ways.

Register by 4/6/2016 to receive your workbook. Bring your COMPLETED workbook to class on 4/16/2016.

To register or learn more, please contact Quinn Wilder, qwild@uwm.edu or 414.227.3172

Location: UW-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education, 161 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 6516, 53203
Training Tier Level: 3
Fee: $75.00

Topics: Program Management, Health and Wellness, Learning Environment, YoungStar
Date: Apr 6 – Apr 16, 2016
City: Milwaukee

May

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.
Register by May 3, 2016
To register or learn more, please contact Quinn Wilder, qwild@uwm.edu or 414.227.3172

Location: UW-Milwaukee, School of Continuing Education, 161 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 6516, 53203
Training Tier Level: 3
Fee: $75.00

Topics: Learning Environment, YoungStar
Date: May 7 – May 14, 2016
City: Milwaukee

Past Trainings

  • Strengthening Families (Wednesday, January 20, 2016 — Milwaukee)