Child Care Training in Wisconsin

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WECA can customize a training for your program. For more information please call Jeanne Labana in the WECA Milwaukee office at 414-988-7333 training@wisconsinearlychildhood.org

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Winter weather policy In the event of bad weather, please check here for updates. If we need to cancel a training due to weather we will send an email to everyone registered. If we don't receive confirmation from you that you received the email, we will telephone. Trainings will be re-scheduled as soon as possible. If you have questions contact us at the phone/email above. Safe travels!

Given the time of year, we thought we'd share our winter weather policy: 
In the event of bad weather, please check here for updates. If we need to cancel a training due to weather we will send an email to everyone registered.  If we don't receive confirmation from you that you received the email, we will telephone. Trainings will be re-scheduled as soon as possible.
If you have questions call us at 800-783-9322 X7227 or X7253, or email us at training@wisconsinearlychildhood.org
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June

Down in the Dirt Gardening

Join us for a beginner guide to gardening with young children. We'll talk about soil, container, seeds, plants and most importantly the wealth of early learning that takes place in dirt! Participants will leave with a container with a plant or seeds to start their own garden!

Location: Storybook Garden, 1820 S 29th St
Training Tier Level: 1

Topics: In the Classroom
Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
City: Milwaukee, WI
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WMELS for Directors

This training will provide participants with an opportunity to explore the WMELS standards so that they will be able to use them to build a foundation for high quality care and education for ALL children from birth to the beginning of first grade.

Participants will learn how to apply the WMELS Performance Standards to: 
  • determine what children should know and be able to do,
  • plan learning experiences,
  • provide supportive environments, and
  • collect data to ensure that all children are learning and making progress.
The training is geared towards directors or other supervisory staff.


Location: Wisconsin Early Childhood Association, 316 N. Milwaukee St #410
Training Tier Level: 3

Topics: Program Administration
Date: Jun 8 – Jul 6, 2017
Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm
City: Milwaukee, WI
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July

Supporting WMELS for Toddlers

Explore materials and practices that support early learning standards for toddlers! We'll discuss how to keep your children active and engaged in experiences that support learning. Lots of hands-on examples. Door prizes for participants!

Location: WA Community Child Care, 1126 S 70th St #112-1
Training Tier Level: 1

Topics: Program Administration, In the Classroom, Infant and Toddler
Date: Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
City: Milwaukee, WI
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Past Trainings

  • Social & Emotional Competence: Pyramid Model Training for Family Child Care Providers (Nov 5 – May 20, 2017 — Madison area)
  • Health Insurance Education Session (Monday, December 12, 2016 — Milwaukee)
  • Affordable Health Insurance Options for 2017: Exploring options and financial help to pay for health insurance (Monday, January 9, 2017 — Webinar)
  • Healthy Bites Overview (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 — Webinar)
  • Active Early Overview - Rescheduled (Wednesday, February 1, 2017 — Webinar)
  • Active Shooter Response for Child Care Providers (Wednesday, February 15, 2017 — Milwaukee)
  • Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (Mar 6 – Apr 3, 2017 — Milwaukee)
  • Strengthening Families (Wednesday, March 15, 2017 — West Allis, WI)