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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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October

School Age Curricular Framework

Learn resources for building fun, innovative and academically enriching activities in afterschool settings. Review how to intentionally design an activity so that it extends student knowledge and supports program’s goals for school-age children. As an afterschool youth worker, course content will assist you in developing thoughtful, engaging and exciting programs.

Opportunities for on-site implementation may be available after class. Please contact: Quinn Wilder for additional information at 414.227.3172 or qwild@uwm.edu

Sponsored by UW Milwaukee School of Continuing Education

Location: UW-Milwaukee, School of Continuing Education, 161 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 6516
Training Tier Level: 3
Fee: $45.00

Topics: YoungStar, Learning Environment, Curriculum and Assessment, Personal and Professional Development, Program Management
Date: Oct 25 – Nov 1, 2014
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
City: Milwaukee
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November

Business of Budgets for Group Child Care &/Or Personnel Policies that Work for You and Your Staff

Join us ALL day or PART of the day for these sessions about beginning budgets, and personnel policies in group child care. Come to the session that most fits your current need, or do both.  And, take advantage of our SPECIAL PRICING, save $5 when you register for BOTH sessions together.
The Business of Budgets for Group Child Care 1.0, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Target audience: beginners, 2-3 star group programs
Join us to learn everything you need to know about budgets-where to start, how to use it, how it can improve your child care program. Participants will gain access to resources that will improve your business savvy and organizational skills. Opportunities to receive follow up consultation to help you to implement changes effectively will be shared.

Personnel Policies that Work for YOU and Your Staff,
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Target audience: Group center directors with supervisory duties, 2-3 star programs
Create your policies to reflect the kind of work environment you want for your program. We’ll discuss shared decision making, staff relationships, benefits, etc. Opportunities to receive follow up consultation to help you to implement changes effectively will be shared.
Extras:
Lunch is available for all day participants.
Parking is FREE with your paid registration.

Location: UW-Milwaukee, School of Continuing Education, 161 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 6516
Training Tier Level: 2
Fee: $20.00 (Cost is $20 per session or $35 for both)

Topics: YoungStar, Personal and Professional Development, Program Management
Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
City: Milwaukee
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So, You Have A Budget, Now What? Finding Your Vision and Values in Your Bottom Line

Once you've created a budget, how do you use it to support the kind of program you want to have?  Budgets are more than piece of paper – they are a map which shows you what's important to you.  Come join this interactive workshop where we explore the idea of "intentional financial planning", discuss why budget reviews are useful, and how to thoughtfully build the program we want using our budget as one of our tools.  Opportunities to receive follow up consultation to help you to implement changes effectively will be shared.

Location: Malaika Early Learning Center, 125 W. Auer Avenue
Training Tier Level: 2
Fee: $15.00

Topics: YoungStar
Date: Saturday, November 22, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
City: Milwaukee
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The Business of Budgets for Family Child Care

Target audience: 2-3 star family child care programs.
Creating a line item budget is a YoungStar requirement to earn three stars.  But where do you start?  What goes into a budget and how do you set one up if you've never done it before?  This workshop supports providers who are new to budgets and the budgeting process.  We will have lots of time for your questions.  This workshop provides a number of YoungStar approved budgeting resources to make this process less scary – you can do it!  We can help. Opportunities to receive follow up consultation to help you to implement changes effectively will be shared.

Location: Malaika Early Learning Center, 125 W. Auer Avenue
Training Tier Level: 2
Fee: $15.00

Topics: YoungStar, Personal and Professional Development, Program Management
Date: Saturday, November 22, 2014
Time: 8:30am – 12:00pm
City: Milwaukee
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Past Trainings

  • Achieving Your Professional Development Goals (Tuesday, January 28, 2014 — WEBINAR)
  • Health Care for Child Care - Webinar (Monday, March 24, 2014 — Webinar)
  • Achieving Your Professional Development Goals - Webinar (Tuesday, March 25, 2014 — Webinar)
  • Tips for a Successful YoungStar Formal Rating - Webinar (Apr 22 – Apr 23, 2014 — Webinar)
  • Wisconsin Pyramid Model-Cancelled (Jun 14 – Oct 4, 2014 — Milwaukee)
  • Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (Jun 14 – Aug 9, 2014 — Milwaukee)
  • Achieving Your Professional Development Goals - Webinar (Tuesday, June 17, 2014 — Webinar)
  • Actualización sobre Desarrollo Profesional – Seminario web (Tuesday, June 24, 2014 — Webinar)
  • Super Saturday! Administering Medication and DAP (Saturday, June 28, 2014 — Milwaukee)
  • Making the Most of WECA’s Online Business Tutorial: A Webinar For Family Child Care (Monday, June 30, 2014 — Webinar)
  • Making the Most of WECA’s Online Business Tutorial: A Webinar For Group Center Directors (Tuesday, July 1, 2014 — Webinar )
  • Wisconsin Pyramid Model (Jul 10 – Aug 28, 2014 — Milwaukee)
  • Ages and Stages Questionnaire-3 (Saturday, July 12, 2014 — Milwaukee)
  • Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (Jul 15 – Aug 12, 2014 — Milwaukee)
  • Adult Learner Course (Saturday, July 26, 2014 — Racine)
  • Strengthening Families-Cancelled (Saturday, July 26, 2014 — Milwaukee)
  • Preparing for Your Formal Rating Webinar (Monday, August 18, 2014 — Web-based)
  • Developmentally Appropriate Practice-Session Cancelled (Tuesday, August 19, 2014 — Milwaukee)
  • ECERS (Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale) Webinar: Environments For Preschoolers (Thursday, August 21, 2014 — Web-based)
  • ITERS (Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale) Webinar: Environments For Infants and Toddlers (Monday, August 25, 2014 — Web-based)
  • FCCERS (Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale) Webinar: Family Child Care Environments (Thursday, August 28, 2014 — Web-based)
  • Business of Budgets for Family Child Care &/OR Understanding Your YoungStar Business Practices so that You can be Successful (Saturday, August 30, 2014 — Milwaukee)
  • SACERS (School Age Care Environment Rating Scale) Webinar Environments for School Age Programs (Wednesday, September 3, 2014 — Web-based)
  • Bridging the gap from ITERS to ECERS (Thursday, September 4, 2014 — Web-based)
  • Pathways to Quality Conference and Resource Fair (Saturday, September 13, 2014 — Milwaukee)
  • Guiding Children’s Behavior in Afterschool/School-Age Programs (Sep 25 – Oct 9, 2014 — Milwaukee)
  • Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (Sep 25 – Oct 23, 2014 — Milwaukee)
  • Wisconsin Pyramid Model (Sep 27 – Jan 24, 2015 — Milwaukee)
  • Strengthening Families (Saturday, October 18, 2014 — Milwaukee)
  • Ages and Stages Questionnaire - 3 (Saturday, October 18, 2014 — Milwaukee)
  • FCCERS (Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale) Webinar (Monday, October 20, 2014 — Webinar)
  • School Age Curricular Framework (Oct 25 – Nov 1, 2014 — Milwaukee)