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Types of Training Available

CLASS™: An observation tool that focuses on the effectiveness of classroom interactions among teachers and children.

Coaching: Professionals are trained to support their peers.

Nebraska Early Childhood Pyramid Model for Supporting Social / Emotional Competence (EC-PBIS) provides resources for implementation of early childhood positive behavior based on the Teaching Pyramid model.

Early Intervention Implementation: Training on services for children with disabilities and state and federal mandates. Contact Linda Bray to set up training.

Early Learning Guidelines: A training series that supports the learning of young children in seven developmental areas.

Environment Rating Scales: A series of workshops related to program quality and language and literacy environments, as well as establishing a cadre of skilled observers who have achieved inter-rater reliability.

First Connections is a multifaceted, comprehensive telecommunications project offering education about infants and toddlers to teachers, caregivers, and parents across the state of Nebraska and beyond.

Getting Down to Business: This four-part series focuses on operating a family child care business.

HeadsUp! Reading: Facilitated learning series on early literacy.

Home Visitation: A six-day training series for home visitors.

Home Visitation Supervisor Training: A training series for home visitation supervisors.

Inclusive Care/Natural Environments: Training and coaching to support and include children with disabilities in natural and typical early childhood settings. Contact Mary Beth Pistillo to set up training.

Management Training: A 12-part series that addresses the business and management of child care.

Nature Education: Resources and workshops to promote children's connection to nature.

Read for Joy: Early language and literacy training for parents and early childhood professionals.

Results Matter: Assesses services and measures educational outcomes of young children, birth to five, and their families.

Safe with You: This 12-hour health and safety curriculum consists of training required by state law as well as specific workshops related to health and safety.

SpecialCare focuses on the inclusion of children with disabilities in child care settings.