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Child Development and Learning Learning through PlayFace to Face, OnlineLearning through Play is designed to be delivered Face-to-Face, to child care agency staff, by a child care director or experienced supervisor. The instruction, handouts, and required links for this training is being made available online for child care agency directors/supervisors to download and deliver at sites. The purpose of the training is for participants to learn how play is an integral part of young children's growth and learning. 1LP3-0012025-04-01DirectorsChildCare Tennesseehelp@childcaretennessee.com
Child Development and Learning Supporting Children with StressFace to Face, OnlineSupporting Children with Stress is designed to be delivered Face-to-Face, to child care agency staff, by a child care director or experienced supervisor. The instruction, handouts, and required links for this training is being made available online for child care agency directors/supervisors to download and deliver at sites. The purpose of the training is for participants to begin to recognize childhood stress, gain some understanding of it's origin, learn strategies for identifying and supporting children with stress, and to help them reduce their stress. 1SC4-0012025-04-01DirectorsChildCare Tennesseehelp@childcaretennessee.com
Child Development and Learning The Dirt on Outdoor Play: 11 Ways to "GET REAL" OutdoorsFace to FaceThis training is for those seeking to learn more about natural playscapes and nature-immersed outdoor learning environments. We will explore three approaches to outdoor play environments, why nature-based play environments are superior to equipment-based play yards, and how learning happens and is supported through nature and using natural materials. We will re-visit learning domains and then identify twelve simple, low or no-cost way to foster growth and development across learning domains through natural play outdoors.1.25OD5-0022025-04-21Vicky FlessnerPLAYceMakervickyflessner@gmail.com
Child Development and Learning Brain Development Motor Skills - How to Promote in the ClassroomFace to Face, OnlineThis training can be delivered Face to Face in a large group lecture or by video with questions and answers after each module. There are hands-on excercises and tests to demonstate before and after specific activities and changes in the brain connections.7BD8-0052025-05-19Karen PryorPhysical TherapistHealth Sphere Wellness Center, LLCkarenpryorpt@gmail.com
Child Development and Learning Let's Go Outside! The Importance of Learning OutdoorsFace to Face, OnlineTime spent outdoors has been proven to promote children's creativity, problem solving, and intellectual and social-emotional development. In this session participants will explore new ways in which to incorporate the outdoor space into the classroom schedule.1GO11-0062025-06-05Elandriel LewisUnited Way of Greater Nashvilleelandriel.lewis@unitedwaygn.org
Child Development and Learning Bringing Nursery Rhymes to LifeFace to Face, OnlineKnowledge of nursery rhymes is one of the most important predictors of future literacy success. In this session, explore new ways to bring movement and play into your classroom through nursery rhymes to engage students in this important component of early literacy.1NR12-0062025-06-05Elandriel LewisUnited Way of Greater Nashvilleelandriel.lewis@unitedwaygn.org
Child Development and Learning Trauma-Informed Practices to Support Dual Language LearnersFace to Face, OnlineDual Language Learners Face many challenges on the road to academic and life success. Those who engage with Dual Language Learners often struggle with how best to support these students and their families. This workshop provides trauma-informed best practices to support Dual Language Learners and their families as they Face these challenges and find success.2TI16-0062025-06-05Elandriel LewisUnited Way of Greater Nashvilleelandriel.lewis@unitedwaygn.org
Child Development and Learning Introduction to Baby Doll Circle TimeFace to Face, OnlineResearch shows secure adult-child relationships are a prerequisite for healthy child development. This session will demonstrate how the Baby Doll Circle Time curriculum can provide vital one-on-one connections without increasing staff burdens. 1BC17-0062025-06-05Elandriel LewisUnited Way of Greater Nashvilleelandriel.lewis@unitedwaygn.org
Child Development and Learning An Introduction to the Survival StateFace to Face, OnlineThe Survival State develops when we are born and exists throughout our life. In this state the focus is solely on safety. This session will provide background knowledge and strategies for supporting the Survival State.1SS18-0062025-06-05Elandriel LewisUnited Way of Greater Nashvilleelandriel.lewis@unitedwaygn.org
Child Development and Learning An Introduction to the Emotional State Face to Face, OnlineThe Emotional State develops around the same time we develop language and exists throughout our life. In this state the focus is solely on a feeling of belonging. This session will provide background knowledge and strategies for supporting the Emotional State.2ES20-0062025-06-05Elandriel LewisUnited Way of Greater Nashvilleelandriel.lewis@unitedwaygn.org
Child Development and Learning Fostering Language Development in a Pre-K ClassroomOnlineEarly childhood educators play an important role in fostering foundational language skills in young children. Language allows us to understand, communicate, and be successful. Young children are learning to use language to express feelings, thoughts, and ideas as well as communicate with others. Early language development includes a child's ability to have and convey their own ideas (expressive language skills) as well as to understand the thoughts and ideas of others (receptive language skills). These early language skills set the stage for the development of crucial reading and writing skills that children need to be successful. A strong early childhood environment is one filled with language development opportunities and a teacher prepared to intentionally support vocabulary development.6FL21-004 2025-06-05Josephine ApplebyAyers Institutejosephine.appleby@lipscomb.edu
Child Development and Learning Early Math MattersFace to Face, OnlineEarly math fluency has been shown to be one of the biggest indicators of future literacy and school success. Unfortunately, many early childhood educators are uncomfortable with teaching math. This session will provide an introduction to why teaching math is important in early childhood, as well as a basic foundation of the developmental progression of number concepts. 1EM9-0062025-06-09Elandriel LewisUnited Way of Greater Nashvilleelandriel.lewis@unitedwaygn.org
Child Development and Learning An Introduction to the Survival State for Infants and ToddlersFace to Face, OnlineThe Survival State develops when we are born and exists throughout our life. In this state the focus is solely on safety. This session will provide background knowledge and strategies for supporting the Survival State for infant and toddler caregivers.1ST19-0062025-06-09Elandriel LewisUnited Way of Greater Nashvilleelandriel.lewis@unitedwaygn.org
Child Development and Learning Childhood Trauma, Resilience and RedemptionFace to FaceDerek Clark teaches how to commit and build upon your strengths when encouraging children to have hope. He also teaches you how to overcome negative thinking towards a specific child. Professionals need to know that they do make a difference if they put their heart into it.4CT6-0032025-06-09Derek ClarkMotivational Speaker, Authorwww.neverlimityourlife@gmail.com
Child Development and Learning How to Bring A Book to Life! Parts 1 and 2Face to Face, OnlineThis series of training explains how to use books in a highly interactive way, especially through dramatic play. We will use specific books as examples and give lesson plan ideas on how to use them. Budget friendly ideas and examples for costumes, props, sound effects, and expressive reading techniques will be shared. Educators will learn how to choose specific vocabulary words to teach through actions, how punctuation affects a reading, explain characters and their emotions, how to encourage students to create their own stories with a beginning, middle, and an end, for re-telling skills. This method is highly engaging for students of all levels. Activities will include breaking into small groups and asking teachers to come with a basic interactive lesson for a book using simple props given to them. Slides will be shown for both in person and online presentation. 3HB13-0072025-06-09Suasan FrizellNashville Public Library susan.frizsell@nashville.gov
Child Development and Learning Wonderfully WordlessFace to Face, OnlineEducators will learn how to help students with their narrating skills by giving them a story they can “read” with our hand-picked selection of wordless books that have amazing illustrations. We will also discuss how a picture begins with a few simple shapes and ends up evolving so much that they tell a story and evoke emotion, making illustrations so important to learning. Educators will learn how to use wordless books to teach literacy and to reach ESL learners at the same time.2WW15-0072025-06-09Susan FrizellNashville Public Library susan.frizsell@nashville.gov
Child Development and Learning Non-Boring Non-FictionFace to Face, OnlineThis training is meant to promote the use of required nonfiction and informational books into classrooms. We will give a book talk about the collection of books we bring that are new and exciting for young children inspiring the notion that real life stories can be enjoyable. Brief summaries of the books will be discussed and some lesson plan ideas given on how to use a few of the book. This is for a large or small group, given lecture style. Books will be passed around and time for questions will be given. 1NB14-0072025-06-16Susan FrizellNashville Public Library susan.frizsell@nashville.gov
Child Development and Learning Bringing Books to Life Parts 1 & 2Face to Face, OnlineThis workshop is meant for schools wanting to partner with BBTL. It is a requirement that they have this training before they can be a part of our program. We will explain what the schools receive : A puppet truck show every 6 months, a Story time, a teacher kit with Curriculum guides, book lists and a learning prop, student activity kits with a craft activity including instructions and supplies, the book that the show is based on, all created from the inspiration of the puppet show. Our offerings of teacher trainings, family literacy events and library resources are also discussed. 3BB27-0072025-07-02Susan FrizellNashville Public Library susan.frizsell@nashville.gov
Child Development and Learning Read it AgainFace to Face, OnlineLarge group/lecture/group discussion: Reading aloud to a class of children is a very important way to teach early literacy and plays a big part in the early childhood classroom. Not only does this workshop teach various read aloud techniques for every type of educator personality, but we explain how to read the same book more than once to teach a different literacy skill each time. We pay attention to Teachers who don't prefer reading aloud and teach them methods that help them feel more comfortable. We also give transition activity (story time rituals) suggestions to capture the students attention and get them ready to focus for storytime. We bring a wide variety of books depending on the schools' request (infant toddler teacher, Pre-K teachers etc.) and show teachers how to use repeated read alouds the most effectively, so that they can teach all of the early literacy skills. Activities will include practicing to read aloud in small groups, then a select few to read in front of the group. Various styles and books will be assigned to the groups to try out. 2RI26-0072025-07-02Susan FrizellNashville Public Library susan.frizsell@nashville.gov
Child Development and Learning Every Child Ready to ReadFace to Face, OnlineThis training is about how learning to read begins before children start school. It teaches how to help children learn early literacy skills in preschool using the 5 best practices as outlined by the ALA : Talking Singing Reading Writing and Playing . We discuss why each practice is important and how it affects learning in young children. Book suggestions are given, and videos that demonstrate a few of the practices are shown. This is presented as a large group lecture with power point presentation and question, answer and sharing of ideas as a whole group at the end. 1EC24-0072025-06-23Susan FrizellNashville Public Library susan.frizsell@nashville.gov
Child Development and Learning Great Ways to Promote Cognitive Development in Infants OnlineThis course will briefly outline the theory and research basis for infant cognitive development and will cover appropriate practices and learning environments. Five basic strategies for infant activities will be explained.1CI46-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Great Ways to Promote Cognitive Development in ToddlersOnlineIn this course, we will review key aspects of toddler cognitive development as a foundation for the rest of the course.* We will then explore some great ideas for supporting cognitive development in the toddler classroom and also touch on some things to avoid with toddlers.1GC47-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Great Ways to Promote Cognitive Development in PreschoolersOnlineHow children learn has been the subject of many books, theories and methods of teaching for more than a hundred years. Early methods of teaching have been modified to recognize knowledge gained from brain development research and psychologists. For early education professionals, it is very important to learn how children develop and learn in all domains - physical, social/emotional and cognitive. This course will cover cognitive development of preschoolers, ages three to five. An understanding of cognitive development, including brain development, and how these subjects relate to learning in various subject areas will be covered in this course.1CP48-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Fine Motor Activities for InfantsOnlineIn this course, we are going to review major milestones of fine motor development in infants (defined as birth to 18 months) and learning experiences to support fine motor development..1FI49-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Gross Motor Activities for Infants OnlineAn infant's environment is the catalyst in fostering gross motor development. Appropriate play and activities provide the stimulation that helps gross motor development progress on its natural path, in sync with each infant's developmental pathway. This course will explore the milestones of gross motor development and learning experiences to support gross motor development in infants (ages birth to 18 months).1GM50-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Fine Motor Activities for Toddlers OnlineThe toddler years (children between 18-36 months) are marked by a peak in curiosity and exploration. Changes in toddlers' physical development allows them to fulfill their curiosity about the world around them! They are also working on developing their fine and gross motor skills. In this course, we will review physical development milestones achieved during the toddler years and identify specific learning experiences that promote fine motor skills.1FT51-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Gross Motor Activities for Toddlers OnlineThe toddler years are marked by an increase in curiosity about the world! Their new physical capabilities allow toddlers to explore on their own. They need freedom to move and experience the skills they are beginning to possess. In this course, we will review typical milestones of toddler physical development and identify specific learning experiences to encourage gross motor development.1GT52-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Fine Motor Activities for Preschoolers OnlineThe preschool years, from ages 3-5, are marked by significant physical growth and development. Preschoolers are more coordinated, show newfound strength, speed, and abundant energy. The ability to coordinate smaller muscles in the arms, hands, and fingers is referred to as fine motor development. Fine motor skills involve the use of small muscles such as those in the wrist and hand. Gross motor development is gained through regular play and movement. It involves the large muscles of the body. In this course, we will review special considerations and foundations for planning activities to promote fine motor development in pre-schoolers.1FP53-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Gross Motor Activities for PreschoolersOnlineThe preschool years, from ages 3-5, are marked by significant physical growth and development. Preschoolers are more coordinated, show newfound strength, speed, and abundant energy. Gross motor development is gained through regular play and movement. It involves the large muscles of the body. The ability to coordinate smaller muscles in the arms, hands, and fingers is referred to as fine motor development. In this course, you will learn how to plan activities to promote gross motor development. 1GP54-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Brain Power! Cognitive Development in Infants OnlineIn this course, we will review key aspects of infant cognitive development. Seeing, listening to and smelling new things are the beginning of a spectacular period of discovery that has a direct effect on cognitive development. From birth to 18 months, there are an amazing list of milestones in all domains including physical and social/emotional as well as cognitive. By understanding cognitive development and identifying typical expected milestones, you will be able to influence intellectual development of infants in your care.1BI113-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Brain Power! Cognitive Development in ToddlersOnlineIn this course, we will review key aspects of toddler cognitive development. We will examine how these new emerging abilities contribute to new ways of thinking, experimenting, and a language explosion.1PD114-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Brain Power! Cognitive Development in PreschoolersOnlineHow children learn has been the subject of many books, theories and methods of teaching for more than a hundred years. Early methods of teaching have been modified to recognize knowledge gained from brain development research and psychologists. For early education professionals, it is very important to learn how children develop and learn in all domains - physical, social/emotional and cognitive. This course will cover cognitive development of preschoolers, ages three to five. An understanding of cognitive development, including brain development, and how these subjects relate to learning in various subject areas will be covered in this course.1BA115-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Physical Development in InfantsOnlineIn this course we are going to focus on the physical development of infants. This domain of development refers to the changes that occur in the body over time. This can include the body size, body proportions, body mass index, skeletal growth, and motor skills (both gross and fine). Part of the infant's physical development also occurs in the brain.1PI119-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Physical Development in ToddlersOnlineIt has been often stated that the peak of curiosity occurs in toddlerhood. Just watch the tireless exploration of toddlers (children between 12-36 months), and you will be convinced that toddlers are like little scientists on the move, observing and taking in everything! Toddlers are busy because their physical development enables them to fulfill their curiosity about the world around them! They need freedom to move and experience the skills they are beginning to possess. In this course, we will review key aspects of toddler physical development and you will see why the energy level of toddlers seems never-ending.1DV120-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Physical Development in PreschoolersOnlineThe preschool years, from ages three to five, are marked by significant and steady physical growth and development. Preschoolers are more coordinated, show newfound strength, speed, and abundant energy. In this course, we will review major developmental milestones concerning physical growth, motor skills development and other growth factors in this period.1PH121-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Understanding Child Development: Attachment TheoryOnlineThis course will help you understand one model of healthy development, called attachment theory. You'll learn about attachments and bonding, the impact they have on children's development, and how attachment theory affects the way you care for children.1UA118-0082025-07-15ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Understanding Child Development: Erikson’s Stages of Emotional DevelopmentOnlineThis course will help you understand one model of healthy development, called Erikson's stages of emotional development. You'll learn about the basic stages all children move through, the different needs they have in each stage, and how Erikson's model affects the way you care for children.1UD116-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Understanding Child Development: Maslow’s Theory of Human Needs OnlineYou want every child in your care to grow up as happy and healthy as possible. But with so many factors to consider - from nutritious diets to strong self-esteem - how do you know where to begin? This course will help you understand one model of healthy development, called Maslow's theory of human needs. You'll learn about the basic needs of all human beings, the growth needs that depend on the basic needs, and how Maslow's model affects the way you care for children.1MT117-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning The Brain and Early Childhood: Old Myths and New KnowledgeOnlineThe human brain has been called "the three pound universe." There is no known entity in the world that is more marvelous, more mysterious, or more miraculous than the human brain and nervous system. Although many of its "secrets" remain unexplored, much is known about how the human brain works. We know that parents and early care professionals literally help grow the brains of young children! It is important to know which practices foster healthy brain growth and development. This course will dispel old myths and explore current knowledge about the brain and early childhood learning and development to help benefit the young children in your care.1BO112-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Learning Language: Birth to 36 MonthsOnlineThis one-hour course will introduce you to speech and language development in infants and toddlers (birth to 36 months). It's a fascinating time when initial sounds turn to babbling and babbling turns to words! You will learn milestones for normal speech and language development as well as ways to support language development in young children. You will also learn about problems that can interfere with a child's development of speech and language and when it may be appropriate to gather/document information for possible referral to a specialist.1LL122-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Learning Language: Ages Three to FiveOnlineThis one-hour course will introduce you to speech and language development in children between the ages of three and five. You will learn milestones for normal speech and language development as well as ways teachers can support language development in children. You will also learn about problems that can interfere with a child's normal development of speech and language and when it may be appropriate to refer to a specialist.1LA123-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Review Course for CDA Subject Area 2OnlineThis course will review all of the content areas covered in CDA Subject 2.2.5RC126-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Review Course for CDA Subject Area 8OnlineThis course will review all of the content areas covered in CDA Subject 8.2RC131-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Social and Emotional Development of Infants OnlineIn this course, we are going to explore the major developmental milestones achieved during an infant's social and emotional development. Infancy is a very exciting time for development. Infancy is commonly defined as birth through 18 months. The child's developing brain makes millions of connections during this time and the result is a constantly changing, enthralling and delightful little human being!1 SE62-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Social and Emotional Development of Toddlers OnlineIn this course, we will examine milestones of toddler social and emotional development and how particular stages of development influence toddler behavior.1DT64-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Social and Emotional Development of Preschoolers OnlineThroughout the preschool years, children develop a skill set that makes up their social and emotional growth. They learn about themselves and their world as they take on new roles outside of their home and families. In this course we are going to explore the major social emotional developmental accomplishments of preschoolers, ages 3-5.1SP66-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Early Literacy Workshop Face to Face, OnlineWe discuss the six skills that are necessary for teaching early literacy: Print Motivation, Print Awareness, Vocabulary, Narrative Skills, Phonological Awareness, and Letter Knowledge. Books are suggested for use to teach each particular skill. This workshop can be done with a larger group, in lecture form. At the end, teachers will form smaller groups and be given new books to talk about how they can use them to teach the skills discussed. At the end, everyone can share their thoughts and questions will be answered. This should reinforce that the participants grasped the concepts and which books work best for each literacy skill.2EL25-0072025-07-16Susan FrizellNashville Public Library susan.frizsell@nashville.gov
Child Development and Learning Supporting Optimal Brain Development in Young Children, Part 1: The need to be safeFace to Face, OnlineInfants and toddlers need more than just food, sleep, and countless diaper changes. Part 1 of this 4-part series provides a framework based on the “4 S's of Support by Kristie Pretti-Frontczak.” This framework will provide an understanding of the needs of infants and toddlers to support healthy brain development. Structure for delivery - Lecture, interactive discussion, small group activity (in-person), individual activity (webinar).1 SO132-0062025-08-25Elandriel LewisUnited Way of Greater Nashvilleelandriel.lewis@unitedwaygn.org
Child Development and Learning Supporting the Survival State in a Crisis Face to Face, OnlineSummary: a) The Survival State develops when we are born and exists throughout our life. In this state the focus is solely on safety. Times of crisis can lead to everyone, from children and families, to teachers and administration, to experience varying levels of trauma. At times like this, it will be tempting to want to focus on academics. However, if this trauma is not addressed, learning will not be able to occur. This session will provide background knowledge and strategies for supporting the Survival State in crisis. Structure for delivery - Lecture, interactive discussion, small group activity (in-person), individual activity (webinar).1 SI133-0062025-08-25Elandriel LewisUnited Way of Greater Nashvilleelandriel.lewis@unitedwaygn.org
Child Development and Learning An Introduction to Conscious DisciplineFace to Face, OnlineConscious Discipline is a trauma-informed, brain-based self-regulation program rooted in neuroscience, child development research and psychology. Conscious Discipline teaches adults to foster safety and connectedness, unleashing the ability to learn and problem-solve. Both children and adults learn to manage their thoughts, feelings and behaviors, empowering them to reach their goals. This session will provide an introduction to the Conscious Discipline program and the Brain State Model. Structure for delivery - Lecture, interactive discussion, small group activity (in-person), individual activity (webinar).1IN134-0062025-08-25Elandriel LewisUnited Way of Greater Nashvilleelandriel.lewis@unitedwaygn.org
Child Development and Learning Supporting the School FamilyFace to Face, Online a) This session provides an introduction to supporting staff, children, and families through the Conscious Discipline School Family structure. The School Family structure is designed to promote an environment of learning through safety and connection. Structure for delivery - Lecture, interactive discussion, small group activity (in-person), individual activity (webinar).1SF135-0062025-08-25Elandriel LewisUnited Way of Greater Nashvilleelandriel.lewis@unitedwaygn.org
Child Development and Learning Back to School with Success During COVID-19Face to Face, OnlineChildren and adults need to feel safe and connected to access their executive skills to learn and exhibit positive behaviors. This becomes even more imperative during times of crisis. This session will provide strategies to support a “felt sense of safety” to promote learning and positive behavior. Structure for delivery - Lecture, interactive discussion, small group activity (in-person), individual activity (webinar).1.5BS139-0062025-08-25Elandriel LewisUnited Way of Greater Nashvilleelandriel.lewis@unitedwaygn.org
Child Development and Learning S.T.E.A.M. and LiteracyFace to Face, OnlineThis training is about how to incorporate the popular STEAM methods of teaching with books and literacy. We will discuss books that are STEAM related and give lesson plans to go along with them. The philosophy behind why and how to use the STEAM method will also be explained. Hands on activities are included using small groups to solve a problem. The first is about gravity. An opening demonstration to show the magic of science is shown, that grabs students attention. Then a hands on activity called a ball drop is given to small groups of teachers to reach a common goal of making the ball drop through a series of tubes, taking 10 seconds to land on the floor. We explain how to use the method of: 1. Investigate 2. Discover 3. Connect 4. Create 5.Reflect

The second activity is about paper. Another attention getting demonstration is shown, then we move to the hands on activity. Teachers are given sheets of paper, tape and a problem to solve, using the method listed above. If online, the teachers watching are given instructions on how to use the supplies that are dropped off earlier to them to do the hands on activities. Handouts with additional lesson ideas for a variety of ages and book suggestions are given as well.
2SL142-0072025-09-17Susan FrizellNashville Public Library susan.frizsell@nashville.gov
Child Development and Learning Social Emotional Learning: Trauma Face to Face, OnlineThis training is about traumatic experiences in young children. This training will explore how traumatic experiences shape development. This training will also offer educators tools and strategies using literature to help children navigate the feelings that may accompany a traumatic experience. We will accompany specific books with budget friendly lesson plan ideas. Examples of items to have in the classroom to help children navigate feelings that may accompany a traumatic experience are given as well. Handouts with library resources and book suggestions for a variety of age groups are provided. Educators will be asked to participate in discussion questions at the beginning and end of the training. Educators will participate in breathing exercises halfway through the training. Slides will be shown for both in person and on-line presentation. 1 LT144-0102025-10-09Marie PreptitNashville Public Library marie.preptit@nashville.gov
Child Development and Learning Coping With Separation Anxiety OnlineIt is a familiar situation - the new child in your care is crying and clinging to mom's leg begging her not to leave. The child and parent are both clearly stressed and upset, and you feel anxiety too. What should you do? This course provides you with a foundation of the science behind separation anxiety (it's actually a part of typical development!) In addition, you will learn how to best help parents and children cope with separation anxiety.1CS71-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Caring for a Child With Disabilities: Helping Families CopeOnlineThis one-hour course is designed to give you insight into the unique challenges and stresses that accompany being a part of a family affected by disability. During this course you will also learn how a family's ability to adapt to change affects educators and how you can help families affected by a child with a disability in your classroom.1CD80-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Using a Trauma Informed Approach in Early Childhood Education SettingsTrain to Trainer, Face to Face, OnlineTraining outlines will vary depending on the audience. Typically early childhood professionals my 2-3 hour presentation includes: What is trauma How to identify trauma How trauma affects brain development Understanding the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Study Universal Prevalence of Trauma Building resilience Classroom strategies for helping traumatized children heal and learn Teaching emotional regulation Typically I train in person and include videos as part of my presentation. Due to COVID-19, many requests now come for virtual training and my content is the same. 3UT151-0112026-01-21Becky HaasAuthor, Speaker, Trainerbecky@beckyhaas.com
Child Development and Learning Friends with Feelings: Social-Emotional Learning through PuppetryFace to Face, OnlineThis training will use our talented NPL's Wishing Chair Production's advice on how to effectively use puppets in the classroom. Teachers will learn a bit of puppetry history, about how children connect with puppets, and that puppets can be emotionally supportive for children. This workshop will include a power point with a short video of children interacting with puppets, tips from experienced puppeteers, advice on creating a simple puppet or choosing one that is right for you, and interactive practice using a puppet to discuss problems in small groups, or sharing with the group as a whole depending upon the attendance size.
The main goal will be to get teachers comfortable with the use of puppets as a tool in the classroom instead of the technical performing side of puppetry.
1FF153-0072026-02-02Susan FrizellNashville Public Library susan.frizsell@nashville.gov
Child Development and Learning Teaching the Big Blue Marble CurriculumFace to FaceDesign of delivery - Large group, interaction discussion. Learning domains were addressed and how curriculum aligns with Tenn. Talked about curriculum experiences being a part of the day but that meaningful and intentional interactions should happen throughout the day. 1.5TM154-0152026-02-22Donna WhittakerBig Blue Marble Academydwhittaker@bbmacademy.com
Child Development and Learning Child Development: Milestones from Birth to Age 12: A Director's Guide OnlineThis online course will introduce directors to age-specific developmental milestones. Developmental milestones are descriptions of typical behaviors and functional skills that can be related to certain periods of a child's development. These milestones can help directors shape expectations and guide teachers' planning for children on a daily basis. The active learning techniques used in ProSolutions Training coursework include visual based instruction, assessment that provides immediate feedback, directed research provided through web-link references and reflective writing included in the course evaluation.1DM181-0082026-04-15ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Child Development and Learning Promoting Social and Emotional Skills Through the Guidance of Scripted StoriesOnlineWithin the workshop, participants will be given opportunity to prepare scripted stories for social situations that will help children understand social interactions, expectations, social cues, the script of unfamiliar activities, and/or social rules. These scripted stories may be used as tools to effectively provide support for children with persistent challenging behaviors as individuals and as a group. By involving young learners through scripted storytelling, they will understand the expectations of a situation and a problem behavior within the context of a situation. Addressing topics about challenging behaviors, early brain development, and toxic stress will be carried throughout the webinar presentation.3PG182-0212026-04-15Marilynn WardLBEE, Inc.butterflyknowledge2012@gmail.com
Health, Safety, and NutritionBloodborne PathogensOnlineThis course teaches beginning-level childcare professionals about various diseases that can be spread through contact with blood and how to deal with accidental exposures. The active learning techniques used in ProSolutions Training coursework include visual based instruction, assessment that provides immediate feedback, directed research provided through web-link references and reflective writing included in the course evaluation.1BP22-0082025-06-16ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Health, Safety, and NutritionResponding to Medical Emergencies OnlineThis one-hour course will review common childhood injuries and basic medical treatment that should be used to treat the injury. We will also discuss safety precautions that can reduce and/or prevent injuries from occurring.1RM28-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Health, Safety, and NutritionEmergency Preparedness: Better Safe Than Sorry! OnlineBeing prepared for emergencies can make a big difference as to whether or not the children in your care and the staff in your program remain safe. In this course, you will learn about the necessary steps a program should take to ensure preparedness in the event of an emergency, as well as effective strategies to communicate your emergency plan to children, parents and staff.1EP29-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Health, Safety, and NutritionWater Safety: Preventing Injury and Illness OnlineTragic child drowning accidents happen every year - some in child care settings. The simple truth is that water-related accidents are preventable! Drowning is truly the ''silent killer'' of young children: there are usually no screams or noises to alert the caregiver. In addition to drowning, there are other potential hazards involving water. Therefore, water safety is a priority for all child care settings - center and home, indoors and out. This course will help you learn to be proactive in all aspects of water safety for young children.1WS30-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Health, Safety, and NutritionEssentials of Indoor Safety OnlineThis course will teach you to identify, correct and avoid common indoor hazards, and keep the children in your care safe. You will learn how to access important regulations and codes affecting safety in your program or setting. You will also learn how to educate parents about indoor safety. Educated parents can keep their kids safe at home and they can better appreciate all the hard work providers do while children are in the care!2EI31-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Health, Safety, and NutritionEssentials of Outdoor SafetyOnlineOutdoor play is great for children's health and development, but it also exposes them to different safety risks. Learn about the major causes of outdoor injuries and easy ways you can prevent them at your center or home day care.2EO32-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Health, Safety, and NutritionHand Washing: Clean Hands = Better Health!OnlineKeeping hands clean is not just an old lesson from childhood. Research by health organizations around the world has shown that proper hand washing can stop germs from making us sick. In programs where children learn early life lessons, teachers have the opportunity to encourage hand washing as a lifelong habit. This one-hour class will help you understand the 'why' and 'how' of keeping hands clean to prevent disease - and keeping the children in your care healthy!1HW33-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Health, Safety, and NutritionInfectious Disease Control: Kick Germs to the Curb! OnlineUnderstanding how to keep children healthy is an essential part of providing high quality learning environments for young children. This one-hour course will provide an overview of how you can protect children and yourself against infectious diseases. This course includes information on common childhood illnesses and how you can prevent the spread of disease through best practices in cleanliness, basic hygiene, immunizations, and proper handling and disposal of hazardous materials and bio contaminants.1ID34-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Health, Safety, and NutritionSudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) – Reducing the RiskOnlineThere are few things as tragic as parents losing their baby to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Although we still do not know all of the risk factors for SIDS, research in recent years has raised awareness of several ways to reduce the risk of SIDS. This one-hour course focuses on reducing a baby's risk of SIDS at home and in child care settings through the use of safe sleep practices.1SD35-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Health, Safety, and NutritionHealthy Meal Planning OnlineHealthy bodies and minds require proper nutrition and exercise. Child care providers and parents can ensure that children eat healthy snacks and meals and learn good eating habits. This course provides information on nutritious menu planning and a nine step process designed to help you develop nutritious menus for preschool children. This course also addresses infant feeding.1HM36-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Health, Safety, and NutritionMyPlate: Helping Children Make Healthy Food Choices OnlineWhen it comes to nutrition, one size does not fit all. The USDA's MyPlate symbolizes a personalized approach to healthy eating and physical activity. It has been designed to be simple and yet remind us to make healthy food choices and to be active every day. This course examines MyPlate as it relates to preschoolers by supporting young children in making healthy food and activity choices every day.1MP37-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Health, Safety, and NutritionFood Allergies: Recognizing Allergic Reactions and Meal Planning in the Child Care SettingOnlineFood allergies in young children can pose a serious health risk. For many children with a food allergy, eating, touching or even smelling a food can trigger a serious allergic reaction. This course will discuss the most common food allergies in young children, how to recognize an allergic reaction, and what foods to avoid when planning meals.1FA38-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Health, Safety, and NutritionKeeping It Safe: Preventing Food-borne Illnesses in Child Care SettingsOnlineFood borne illnesses are preventable and underreported diseases that present a major challenge to both the general public and at-risk populations. Empowering child care providers with knowledge about safe food handling behaviors is the best line of defense against the pathogens that cause these illnesses. This one-hour course, “Keeping It Safe: Preventing Food Borne Illnesses in Child Care Settings,- focuses on creating and maintaining safe food handling and preparation areas. You will learn about sources of contamination and safety in purchasing, storing, preparing and serving food and bottles.1KI39-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Health, Safety, and NutritionReview Course for CDA Subject Area 1OnlineThis course will review all of the content areas covered in CDA Subject 1.2.5RC125-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Health, Safety, and NutritionRecognizing and Reporting Suspected Child AbuseOnlineEvery childcare provider is an important part of the effort to eliminate the abuse and neglect of children. You will learn to better recognize the indicators of abuse and neglect, understand your role in responsible reporting, and identify the groups of children that may be at a higher risk of being abused or neglected.2RR111-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Health, Safety, and NutritionFood Foundations: Infant and Toddler NutritionOnlineThis online course shares information about the importance of infant and toddler nutrition, its impact on child growth and development, and best practices for creating supportive and engaging eating experiences in the early childhood classroom. The active learning techniques used in ProSolutions Training coursework include visual based instruction, assessment that provides immediate feedback, directed research provided through web-link references and reflective writing included in the course evaluation.
1FN157-0082026-03-18ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Health, Safety, and NutritionCOVID-19 Guidelines for Early Care and Education ProgramsOnlineUnderstanding how to keep children and staff healthy in the child care setting is an essential part of a high quality learning environment, particularly for young children during the challenges presented by COVID-19. This one-hour online course will provide an overview of infectious diseases, with a concentration on COVID-19 guidelines to protect children and staff against its transmission. The active learning techniques used in ProSolutions Training coursework include visual based instruction, assessment that provides immediate feedback, directed research provided through web-link references and reflective writing included in the course evaluation.1CG158-0082026-03-25ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Health, Safety, and NutritionEmergency Preparedness and Response PlanningOnlineThis online course identifies the necessary steps a program should take to ensure preparedness in the event of an emergency, as well as effective strategies to communicate your emergency plan to children, parents and staff. The active learning techniques used in ProSolutions Training coursework include visual based instruction, assessment that provides immediate feedback, directed research provided through web-link references and reflective writing included in the course evaluation.
1RP159-0082026-03-26ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Health, Safety, and NutritionGold Sneaker InitiativeFace to Face, OnlineThe course takes about two hours to complete toward annual training requirements. The training is provided by Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) Central Office staff and regional health office staff after they have been trained by TDH staff. CEUs (Continuing Education Units) are provided to child care attendees whom complete the training at no additional cost. Any provider may take the training. Gold Sneaker certification requires an additional online application.
Objectives include:
- Discuss Gold Sneaker history
- DIscuss obesity among TN's young children enrolled in WIC
- Discuss Gold Sneaker impact on obesity
- Discuss Gold Sneaker policy placement on the TDHS Star-Quality Report Card Program
- Understand revised Gold Sneaker policies
- Discuss TDHS Licensing Program Evaluator Responsibilities for Gold Sneaker
- Discuss Providers choosing NOT to adopt Gold Sneaker policies
- Discuss Gold Sneaker benefits
- Understand policy implementation and resources
- Understand the childcare provider application process for Gold Sneaker evaluation and certification
The training details a description of each of the seven policies and provides examples of how to implement them into the provider's daily routine. Several resources are shared of free curricula, toolkits, handouts, videos, and strategies of interacting with parents. This includes ideas for modifications to meet the needs of differently abled children.
2GS175-0172026-03-29TDOH StaffTennessee Department of Healthask.goldsneaker@tn.gov
Health, Safety, and NutritionSneaky Chef: Disguising Healthy Food in Everyday MealsOnlineThis training will be done via Zoom. It will include a PowerPoint, polls and open discussion with the audience. During the training (1 hour) I will be training on how to disguising healthy foods in childcare centers to promote healthy growth and development in children. Discuss the benefits of whole grain rich items, meat alternates and vegetables for early childhood growth. Then participants will learn how introduce these items to children in their care.1SH178-0192026-04-22Emily TardiffOur Daily Bread CACFPetardiff@odbcacfp.org
Health, Safety, and NutritionYou are What You EatFace to Face, OnlineThis training includes why a healthy and nutritous diet is important for children including supporting data. Creating a healthy environment for children to prticipate in eating nutritous meals individually as well as in a classroom setting. The training will be done by utlizing zoom and will address how creating healthy eating habits contribute to behavioral milestones such as variety of foods, development of social skills and etiquette and also making healthy foods attractive by showing vibrant visuals. Included in this training are multiple fact questions that challenge clients to participate in research while obtaining knowledge concerning these facts.1YE183-0222026-04-22Rachel GaillardOur Daily Bread CACFPrewing@odbcacfp.org
Health, Safety, and NutritionMore Than Cheerios: Infant Food & Feeding SkillsOnlineThis training is designed to lay the foundation regarding infant feeding and feeding skills for all participants. The initial part of the training will go over infant meal patterns. USDA standards, breast feeding and the introduction of solid foods using a lecture style format. As we begin discussing feeding skills, I will encourage participants to share their own experiences and the interactions they have with parents about when to introduce solid foods. While going over messy eating, I will have participants discuss their own situations and suggest solutions to any issues they may have. I will show a short video clip on choking versus gagging and ask for pertitcipant responses. 1MF177-0182026-04-23Shannon DonahueOur Daily Bread CACFPsdonahue@odbcacfp.org
Health, Safety, and NutritionThe Facts About Fruits & The Value of VegetablesFace to Face, Online"The Facts About Fruits & The Value of Vegetables" explores the nutritional benefits on the health and well-being in children. This training is interactive in person and via Zoom, by engaging the participants directly via asking trivia and informational questions throughout the presentation. This gets the participants involved and allows them to use their critical thinking skills. This training can be faciliated on Zoom or in-person and would be appropriate for small or large groups. Primarily, the training is in lecture style, but offers time for discussion and questions as well. 1TF180-0202026-04-29Nicole Siva Our Daily Bread CACFPnsiva@odbcacfp.org
Family and Community Relationships and EngagementThe Art of Communication Part I: Listening to Children OnlineThis course will take a close look at communication and the art of listening to young children. Part two of this course will focus on communicating with parents.1AC73-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Family and Community Relationships and EngagementThe Art of Communication Part II: Communicating with Families OnlineThis one-hour class will help you understand the 'whys' and 'hows' of developing and preserving good communication with parents to reach positive results.1TC74-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Family and Community Relationships and EngagementParent/Teacher ConferencesOnlineChildren need quality child care and parents need safe and nurturing learning environments for their children. At the root of a successful program that meets everyone's needs is good communication. Regular communication is important to keep the parent informed and involved in the child's program. One effective way to communicate is the parent-teacher conference. This one-hour class will help you understand the "why" and the "how" of parent-teacher conferences.
1PC75-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Family and Community Relationships and EngagementGuidelines for Parent Volunteers OnlineVolunteers are the lifeblood of many organizations! You have probably been a volunteer yourself at one time or another – at your child's school, at your place of worship or for a charity. Volunteers are an invaluable “helping hand." In this course, you will look at the challenges of working successfully with parent volunteers and learn some guidelines for meeting those challenges.1GV76-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Family and Community Relationships and EngagementAppreciating & Celebrating Diversity OnlineThe increasing diversity among the American people is reflected in the children and families of our early care and education programs. Teachers are called upon to create classrooms that are responsive to the diverse needs of all children.1AD77-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Family and Community Relationships and EngagementGetting Families Engaged!OnlineResearch over the last 20 years has highlighted the benefits family involvement has on children's development and education – but how can you get families engaged? In this course, you will read about some methods and activities that will help increase family engagement.2GF78-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Family and Community Relationships and EngagementHelping Families Access Resources OnlineIn this course, we will explore ways to help parents access resources and provide an overview of available resources they may need to support their role as parents – a child's first and foremost teacher.1HF79-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Family and Community Relationships and EngagementConnecting Families to Helpful ResourcesOnlineAs the number of children in care increases, there is growing concern about the availability of quality child care. As one of the few meeting places for parents of young children, early childhood settings also offer a unique opportunity to reach out to and support parents during one of the most crucial periods of their lives. This online course will explore resources available for children and families. The active learning techniques used in ProSolutions Training coursework include visual based instruction, assessment that provides immediate feedback, directed research provided through web-link references and reflective writing included in the course evaluation.1FH166-0082026-03-29ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Family and Community Relationships and EngagementEstablishing Trust and Building RelationshipsOnlineThe need for trust, why required, and qualities of the professional to support clients or families will be examined. We will look at approaches to maintain a strong working relationship that is based on earned trust and how it can be regained if lost. The active learning techniques used in ProSolutions Training coursework include visual based instruction, assessment that provides immediate feedback, directed research provided through web-link references and reflective writing included in the course evaluation.1EB167-0082026-03-29ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Family and Community Relationships and EngagementIn It Together: Navigating Virtual Learning for Teachers and FamiliesOnlineThe e-learning environment is growing in popularity. While the e-learning format does offer many options, especially for independent learners, learner support is still important. The most successful learners in any environment have support from both their teachers and their families. This online course will provide information about e-learning and how teachers and families can work together to provide the best outcomes for young learners. The active learning techniques used in ProSolutions Training coursework include visual based instruction, assessment that provides immediate feedback, directed research provided through web-link references and reflective writing included in the course evaluation.1TN168-0082026-03-29ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Family and Community Relationships and EngagementReview Course for CDA Subject Area 4OnlineThis course will review all of the content areas covered in CDA Subject 4.1RC128-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Observing, Documenting, and AssessingObservation and Assessment: Documenting Children’s Progress OnlineEach child is unique. One of the most powerful tools we have for learning about children is to watch, or observe, them. Observation is one of the oldest and best methods for assessing what children know, what interests them, and how they learn. Careful observation can help you plan a curriculum that will meet the needs of the children in your care.1OA103-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Observing, Documenting, and AssessingAssessment ToolsOnlineThere's a growing interest in assessment in the programs that serve young children. Why? Because assessment can help early learning practitioners understand and support children's development as well as evaluate their programs' effectiveness. This course offers an overview of the purposes and methods of assessment, and looks at some assessment tools used by early learning programs.1AT104-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Observing, Documenting, and AssessingReview Course for CDA Subject Area 7OnlineThis course will review all of the content areas covered in CDA Subject 7.2RC130-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentConsiderations on Culture in the ClassroomFace to Face, OnlineConsiderations on Culture in the Classroom is designed to be delivered Face-to-Face, to child care agency staff, by a child care director or experienced supervisor. The instruction, handouts, and required links for this training is being made available online for child care agency directors/supervisors to download and deliver at sites. The purpose of the training is for participants to increase their understanding of culture and it's importance to children in the classroom. This session will also help participants become aware of personal bias and find ways to include elements of culture into their teaching. 1CC2-0012025-04-01DirectorsChildCare Tennesseehelp@childcaretennessee.com
Learning EnvironmentThe Basics of Appropriate Learning Environments OnlineHow you arrange your preschool classroom can have a big impact on the children's learning, safety, and behavior. When it is done well, the overall atmosphere in the classroom is calmer and more focused. The children are more actively focused on learning. It is easier to supervise the children properly. There are fewer behavior problems. This course will review the basic learning centers that should be included in a developmentally appropriate preschool classroom and tips on room arrangement to support safety and behavior.1 BA40-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentLearning Centers that InspireOnlineHow you arrange and organize your preschool classroom can have a big impact on children's safety, learning and behavior. When it is done well, the overall atmosphere in the classroom is calmer and more focused, it is easier to supervise the children, and everyone gets along better with one another. When it is done really well, the children are inspired to interact with one another and with the environment in ways that promote a higher level of meaningful learning and creativity. In this course, we will explore various ways you can enhance your learning centers.1LC41-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentDesigning An Outdoor ClassroomOnlinePlay is important work! In this course, you will be provided with many suggestions to create or improve on your outdoor play environment. The common goal of all these suggestions is to create a safe environment that supports healthy development and imaginative and creative play. Your role in this outdoor classroom is not to "teach a lesson" at every play break, but to encourage, facilitate, and observe. If you build it, they will learn!1 DC42-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentEnvironments That Support Children with Challenging Behaviors OnlineHow you arrange and organize your preschool classroom can have a big impact on the children's learning, safety, and behavior. When it is done well, the overall atmosphere in the classroom is calmer and more focused, it is easier to supervise the children properly, and they get along better with one another. Classroom environment is especially important for children with challenging behaviors because they can be more sensitive to certain elements in their immediate environment. This course will provide strategies to help teachers support these children by creating a positive environment that fosters meaningful learning for everyone.1 ET43-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentAim High: Creating, Instructing and Implementing Classroom ExpectationsOnlineYoung children want to be well-behaved, they want to learn and they want to please their caregivers. However, they need guidance for developmentally appropriate expectations. This one-hour course will teach you how to create, explain, and implement expectations for young children. In the end, the goal is for students to understand that the expectations make their classroom a better place to be.1AH44-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentBuild Them Up: Creating A Classroom That Promotes Self-Esteem in Young ChildrenOnlineYoung children who have a positive sense of self-esteem will benefit from this positive sense of self for their whole lives. Teachers of young children have the opportunity to create an environment where children flourish and self-esteem naturally grows.This one-hour course will teach you the importance of self-esteem and explain adult behaviors that influence self-esteem. Also, you will learn a variety of activities that you can use with your students to increase their self-esteem.1BT69-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentPrinciples of Behavior Management I: What do we know?OnlineThis one-hour online course based primarily on Dr. Becky Bailey's “Conscious Discipline” approach will help deepen the learner's understanding of the nature and principles of young children's behavior and teach positive and effective ways to support children's social and emotional development that will lead to positive behavioral changes. The active learning techniques used in ProSolutions Training coursework include visual based instruction, assessment that provides immediate feedback, directed research provided through web-link references and reflective writing included in the course evaluation.1PB23-0082025-06-16ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentPrinciples of Behavior Management II: What Can We Do? Ten Big Ideas!OnlineThis class will introduce you to effective practices for teaching young children to behave appropriately with a view to maintaining a happy and effective classroom environment. It features “10 Big Ideas for Use of Behavior Management with Young Children- together with applied examples.1BM105-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentCreating Positive Outcomes from Problematic BehaviorsOnlineDealing with problematic behaviors and behavior disorders in your classroom is a challenging situation for all involved. This course will help you develop a positive outlook and approach to problematic behavior issues. The results will benefit students with these behaviors and the entire classroom -- including you!1CO106-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentTaking the Bite Out of Toddler Biting OnlineMany young children bite or are bitten during their toddler years. Parents and teachers are often at their wit's end on how to work with this challenging behavior. This course will help you identify common causes of biting by toddlers, learn to recognize when toddlers might bite, and what you can do to prevent biting.1TO107-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentTaming Toddler Temper TantrumsOnlineYoung children often struggle with emotional control and throw a temper tantrum at one time or another during their toddler years. Parents and teachers often struggle with how to work with this challenging behavior. This course will help you begin to understand the causes of toddler tantrums, learn to recognize when toddlers are emotionally overwhelmed and might throw a tantrum. Also included are strategies for helping toddlers find appropriate ways to express their emotions.1TT108-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentUnderstanding Inclusion in Early Childhood Settings OnlineAll children deserve and have a legal right to a quality education, regardless of ability. As a result, inclusion in early childhood has become a very popular topic among early childhood professionals and families of young children. The term inclusion is more than a specific set of strategies or placement issues. Inclusion embraces the idea of providing all children with a sense of belonging in your classroom. This one hour course will assist learners in developing an understanding of the term inclusion as it relates to early childhood education.1UI109-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentSpecial Needs in the Early Childhood ClassroomOnlineThis one-hour course is designed to provide educators with a basic understanding of some of the more commonly occurring types of special needs as well as learning environment modifications. Participation in this course will improve understanding of the developmental areas affected by special needs as well as spark ideas for adapting learning environments to meet children's needs.1SN110-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentThe Art of TransitionsOnlineTransitions are an important piece of young children's daily lives, particularly in early childhood programs. This one hour course will assist learners in understanding the importance of planful transitions in early childhood settings and present strategies to assist children in moving between activities.1TA84-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentThe Daily Schedule OnlineA well-designed schedule contains certain basic components and it should be sequenced in a way that balances teacher-directed and open-ended activities. Adequate time should be provided for each activity and for transitions. Accommodations for children with special needs and communicating the schedule to parents should be planned. There are many points to consider in making and using a daily schedule that supports learning!1DS83-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentHelping Children Cope With Divorce OnlineMany societal changes are affecting even the youngest children. Divorce is one. With around 50% of recent marriages ending in divorce, you will frequently care for children from divorced or separated families. Trying to support the child and his or her parents can be a confusing and delicate situation. This one-hour course will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively help young children cope with divorce.1HC70-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentHelping Children Cope With DeathOnlineTalking to children about death is often an uncomfortable and difficult task for many adults. However, children need the opportunity to ask questions and learn about death from people they trust. This one-hour course provides basic information about the way children understand death and ways to talk to children in your care about their fears, sadness, and loss. This course covers death that most children will encounter - grandparents, aunts/uncles or other loved ones or animals.1HD72-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentHelping Young Children Understand and Develop RulesOnlineParents and teachers need an understanding of child development and developmentally appropriate practice to help young children know the value of setting rules. This course will help you recognize how to assist young children in learning about setting rules and strategies for helping them find appropriate ways to express their emotions in doing so.1HY102-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentEffective Environments for Infants and ToddlersOnlineLearn about the environments that support the multiple needs of infants and toddlers. Examine and identify different learning environments that help infants and toddlers develop social-emotion, cognitive, and physical skills. Structure for delivery – Lecture, case study, demonstration, video, powerpoint, reflect and share questions. 2EE150-0092025-12-02Pamela Oviatt AIR Child Care Training Solutionsoffice@airtrainingsolutions.com
Learning EnvironmentThe Mindful ClassroomOnlineIn this busy world, it can be very hard to maintain calm and focus on the present moment. However, what if there was a way to learn how to calm the mind from stress and help bring our attention and focus back to a place of peace? This course will share ways both teachers and children can benefit from the practice of mindfulness, and ways to incorporate mindfulness activities into the classroom on a regular basis. 1MC160-0082026-03-18ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentScenery for Learning: Developmentally Appropriate Environments for Infants and ToddlersOnlineDevelopmentally appropriate practices are based on research that tells us how children learn best, what contributes the most to children's healthy and positive development, and what actions teachers and caregivers can take to support children's healthy and positive development. This online course examines developmentally appropriate practices and how to use them to create enriched learning environments for infants and toddlers.1LI161-0082026-03-18ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Learning EnvironmentFrom the Ground Up: Structuring and Scheduling Your Aftercare ProgramOnlineThis online course will cover the importance of schedules, how scheduling relates to an aftercare program structure, and will walk through the best practice elements of creating your own aftercare schedule for your program. 1FG162-0082026-03-18ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Building Meaningful CurriculumRead It Again!: Teaching Critical Thinking Skills Through Repeated Read AloudOnline"Read it again!" is something kids say almost just as much as "Why?". Learn how to read a book repeatedly, concentrating on a different skill each time. Participants will learn which books are recommended for repeated read alouds and how to plan for each individual read aloud.1RA7-004 2025-04-22Josephine ApplebyAyers Institutejosephine.appleby@lipscomb.edu
Building Meaningful CurriculumFinding Math in the ECE DayFace to Face, OnlineEarly math fluency has been shown to be one of the biggest indicators of future literacy and school success. Unfortunately, many early childhood educators are uncomfortable with teaching math. This session will provide an introduction to why teaching math is important in early childhood, and simple techniques to embed mathematical learning throughout the day. 1FM10-0062025-06-05Elandriel LewisUnited Way of Greater Nashvilleelandriel.lewis@unitedwaygn.org
Building Meaningful CurriculumCurriculum: The Foundation of a Strong Educational Program OnlineEstablishing a solid curriculum, regardless of the age of the children, provides administration, teachers, children, and their families with a meaningful, well-researched plan for education.1CF81-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Building Meaningful CurriculumLesson Planning for Young Children OnlineKnowing how to prepare effective lesson plans is an essential part of becoming an outstanding educator. Although it may be time-consuming, there are many benefits to writing lesson plans for your program or setting. Well-behaved children, a classroom of meaningful learning, and a stress-free teacher are all benefits of the great lesson plans you will learn to write in this course!1LY82-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Building Meaningful CurriculumPurposeful Play OnlineExperts agree that play is essential for the healthy development of young children. Play is also recognized as the best way for children to learn and quality play experiences contribute to brain development in young children. Researchers, however, are dismayed to find that play is diminishing in the lives our young children in today's busy, high-tech world. Teachers of young children can ensure high quality play experiences for children in their care. Best of all, you are able to provide this important element at a critical time in a child's life of learning!1PP68-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Building Meaningful CurriculumBlock Play as a Creative Learning Strategy OnlineThe block center can be a wonderful place for children to play and learn. A well designed basic block center is a terrific, fun activity for the children; is conducive to meaningful learning; promotes a high level of pretend play and creativity; and supports healthy growth in all four major developmental realms: social, emotional, cognitive and physical.1BL55-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Building Meaningful CurriculumHands-on Excitement: Manipulatives for Teaching Young Children Math OnlineManipulatives are more than just fun – they're a fantastic learning tool for young children. First, though, you have to know what makes a manipulative appropriate for teaching different math concepts, and where you can find useful and inexpensive items. Once you build up your supply, you're ready to read some sample activities and begin designing your own.1HE56-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Building Meaningful CurriculumIgnite Their Minds: Making Math an Integral Part of Your TeachingOnlineIn this course you will learn the five areas of math that should be included in an early childhood program and general age guidelines for mathematical thinking milestones. In addition, you will discover a variety of activities for teaching math: some have a math focus while others incorporate math into your daily routine.1IM57-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Building Meaningful CurriculumMusic and Movement: Enhancing Your Curriculum! OnlineIn this course you will learn the five areas of math that should be included in an early childhood program and general age guidelines for mathematical thinking milestones. In addition, you will discover a variety of activities for teaching math: some have a math focus while others incorporate math into your daily routine.1MM58-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Building Meaningful CurriculumReading to Young Children OnlineTeachers and parents can help young children be successful in school and in life by doing one thing each and every day... READ aloud to them! This course helps explain how regular reading activities actually promote development across three learning domains:
- Cognitive - problem solving and language development
- Social - interactions with others
- Emotional - how children feel about their self-worth
Participants in this course will learn about the importance of reading, book selection and techniques for reading aloud.
1RY59-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Building Meaningful CurriculumScience for Young Children OnlineYoung children are ready to learn about the world around them, and small science lessons can help them grow and get them ready for school. This course will help you understand the importance of a scientific education, introduce you to the basics of science for young children, and even give you some suggestions of fun scientific activities for children 2-5.1SY60-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Building Meaningful CurriculumSocial Studies for Young ChildrenOnlineSocial studies deals with people and how they live in the world. A good social studies curriculum allows children to understand their world and helps them to be contributing members of their families, classrooms, and communities. A strong foundation in social studies content and skills also prepares young children for history, geography, and other subjects they'll encounter in school.1SC61-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Building Meaningful CurriculumReview Course for CDA Subject Area 3OnlineThis course will review all of the content areas covered in CDA Subject 3.2RC126-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Building Meaningful CurriculumLanguage and Literacy in Education ChildhoodOnlineGain an overview of language & literacy skills in young children and what research says about developing early literacy skills and best practices for teaching young children vocabulary, oral language skills, concepts of print, print knowledge, and more. This training uses a variety of methods of delivery such as lecture, reflection, response, handouts, and the use of videos. The learner is asked to reflect on why they need a plan for language and literacy for infants and toddlers. This is then discussed by the trainer. Other components to support learning include assignments for practicing concepts in the real world and an online quiz. Reflect and Share responses are monitored as participants work through their courses. 5LL124-0092025-07-28Pamela Oviatt AIR Child Care Training Solutionsoffice@airtrainingsolutions.com
Building Meaningful CurriculumPhonological Awareness in the Early Childhood ClassroomFace to Face, OnlinePhonological Awareness is the understanding of how the sounds of spoken language can be combined, segmented, and manipulated, and is essential to learning how to read. In this session, explore the Phonological Awareness Continuum and develop new ways in which to intentionally support PA skills with young children. Structure for delivery - Lecture, interactive discussion, small group activity (in-person), individual activity (webinar).1PA140-0062025-09-04Elandriel LewisUnited Way of Greater Nashvilleelandriel.lewis@unitedwaygn.org
Building Meaningful CurriculumUsing Higher Order Questions to Support InquiryFace to Face, OnlineBringing inquiry into the classroom supports children's love of learning as well as their skills in communication, problem-solving, and self-regulation. In this session, explore how Higher Order Questioning supports inquiry by encouraging students to find answers themselves and go deeper into learning. Structure for delivery - Lecture, interactive discussion, small group activity (in-person), individual activity (webinar).1UH141-0062025-09-04Elandriel LewisUnited Way of Greater Nashvilleelandriel.lewis@unitedwaygn.org
Building Meaningful CurriculumMath Tells A StoryFace to Face, OnlineThis training will teach about incorporating children's picture books into math activities. We will discuss the Math standards required including number concepts, counting, calculations, spatial awareness, patterns and measurement. Preschoolers are naturally curious about math concepts and we wish to support this interest and try to dispel the myth that Math is “hard”. Encouragement of experimenting and problem solving will also be discussed. After the discussion, we will offer book suggestions and lesson plans to go with them. We have sets of books for infant/toddlers as well as for Pre-K/K students. This part of the presentation will be flexible depending upon which age group of teachers we are presenting to, as new books come out and if the school requests one or two hours of instruction.1TS145-0072025-10-16Susan FrizellNashville Public Library susan.frizsell@nashville.gov
Building Meaningful CurriculumActivities That Promote Social and Emotional Development in Infants OnlineWarm, responsive caregiving practices are necessary for babies to form the first important relationships from which so much healthy development follows. In this course, we are going to explore practices that support social and emotional development of infants.1AP63-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Building Meaningful CurriculumActivities That Promote Social and Emotional Development in Toddlers OnlineOne of the primary goals of a quality program for toddlers is to foster social and emotional development. This goal is met when caregivers of toddlers understand typical developmental milestones and how to plan learning experiences based on developmentally appropriate practice. This course will explore key guidelines on how to plan learning experiences to allow toddlers to feel emotionally and physically secure, which will foster social and emotional development.1PS65-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Building Meaningful CurriculumActivities That Promote Social and Emotional Development in PreschoolersOnlineThe preschool years are when children begin developing all of these skill sets that contribute to their social and emotional growth. This course will present ideas to encourage cooperative play, ideas to help children express emotions, and suggestions for how to conduct activities that can foster social and emotional growth.1AS67-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Building Meaningful CurriculumLiteracy in PlayOnlineDiscuss examples of literacy-rich play centers that expose children to valuable print experiences. Learn the value of sustained play, how to develop mature play, and go over the teacher's role. Structure for delivery – Lecture, case study, demonstration, video, powerpoint, reflect and share questions. 2LE147-0092025-12-02Pamela Oviatt AIR Child Care Training Solutionsoffice@airtrainingsolutions.com
Building Meaningful CurriculumGood to the Core: Character in the Classroom - CaringOnlineOur training is written to meet the needs of the learner to incorporate developmentally appropriate character training into the preschool classroom. It is a 1-hour on-line session located on our website. After completion, a certificate is automatically delivered to the student by email. This character training was developed to cover information on the character trait "Caring". Additional character trait trainings will be added to the website as they are completed and approved. For this training, we have also included activites for older preschoolers. A variety of methods are used to deliver the information: informative and interactive slides, self-evaluation, video clips, scenarios, and suggestions for acitvities and books. The on-line training also includes an individual review. The activites presented are things children can do in their play centers or during small or large group times. There are suggestions for conversations with young children that guide them in constructive ways by sharing praise or positive words or discipline. We also include ways books can be used to supplement and support the curriculum for character.1CH152-012, 013, 0142026-02-02Promethean Foundationpromethean@bellsouth.net
Building Meaningful CurriculumGood to the Core: Character in the Classroom - RespectOnlineOur training is written to meet the needs of the learner to incorporate developmentally appropriate character training into the preschool classroom. It is a 1-hour on-line session located on our website www.4prokids.org. After completion, a certificate is automatically delivered to the student by email. This character training was developed to cover information on the character trait "Respect". Additional character trait trainings will be added to the website as they are completed and approved. For this training, we have also included activites for older preschoolers. A variety of methods are used to deliver the information: informative and interactive slides, self-evaluation, video clips, scenarios, and suggestions for acitvities and books. The on-line training also includes an individual review. The activites presented are things children can do in their play centers or during small or large group times. There are suggestions for conversations with young children that guide them in constructive ways by sharing praise or positive words or discipline. We also include ways books can be used to supplement and support the curriculum for character.1GR156-012, 013, 0142026-02-23Promethean Foundationpromethean@bellsouth.net
Building Meaningful CurriculumGood to the Core: Character in the Classroom - ResponsibilityOnlineOur training is written to meet the needs of the learner to incorporate developmentally appropriate character training into the preschool classroom. It is a 1-hour on-line session located on our website www.4prokids.org. After completion, a certificate is automatically delivered to the student by email. This character training was developed to cover information on the character trait "Responsibility". Additional character trait trainings will be added to the website as they are completed and approved. For this training, we have also included activites for older preschoolers. A variety of methods are used to deliver the information: informative and interactive slides, self-evaluation, video clips, scenarios, and suggestions for acitvities and books. The on-line training also includes an individual review. The activites presented are things children can do in their play centers or during small or large group times. There are suggestions for conversations with young children that guide them in constructive ways by sharing praise or positive words or discipline. We also include ways books can be used to supplement and support the curriculum for character.1GT176-012, 013, 0152026-03-29Promethean Foundationpromethean@bellsouth.net
Building Meaningful CurriculumPhonemic Awareness in Young Children: The Gateway to Reading SuccessOnlineThis online course will provide participants with an understanding of phonemic awareness, how it develops in young children, and which phonemic awareness skills teachers should help young children develop. 1PY163-0082026-03-29ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Building Meaningful CurriculumSTREAM and the Great Outdoors: Reading and Writing in NatureOnlinehe importance of a multidisciplinary approach to learning is more evident than ever before, especially when it happens in non-traditional learning environments like the great outdoors. This course will discuss the differences in the S.T.E.M., S.T.E.A.M., and S.T.R.E.A.M. approaches and how S.T.R.E.A.M. can be used in an outdoors environment to enhance learning for young children. 1SG165-0082026-03-29ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Building Meaningful CurriculumGood to the Core: Character in the Classroom - HonestyOnlineOur training is written to meet the needs of the learner to incorporate developmentally appropriate character training into the preschool classroom. It is a 1-hour on-line session located on our website www.4prokids.org. After completion, a certificate is automatically delivered to the student by email. This character training was developed to cover information on the character trait "Honesty". Additional character trait trainings will be added to the website as they are completed and approved. For this training, we have also included activites for older preschoolers. A variety of methods are used to deliver the information: informative and interactive slides, self-evaluation, video clips, scenarios, and suggestions for acitvities and books. The on-line training also includes an individual review. The activites presented are things children can do in their play centers or during small or large group times. There are suggestions for conversations with young children that guide them in constructive ways by sharing praise or positive words or discipline. We also include ways books can be used to supplement and support the curriculum for character.1GT176-012, 013, 0152026-04-01Promethean Foundationpromethean@bellsouth.net
Building Meaningful CurriculumSpeaking Their Language: Supporting Dual Language Learners OnlineLearning language is a significant part of early childhood education. In as recent as the last three decades, the number of dual language learners under the age of six has more than doubled in the United States. This online course will discuss the importance of dual language development in the early childhood setting and ways early childhood educators can best support dual language learners and their families. 1TL164-0082026-04-09ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Building Meaningful CurriculumGood to the Core: Character in the Classroom - IntegrityOnlineOur training is written to meet the needs of the learner to incorporate developmentally appropriate character training into the preschool classroom. It is a 1-hour on-line session located on our website www.4prokids.org. After completion, a certificate is automatically delivered to the student by email. This character training was developed to cover information on the character trait "integrity". Additional character trait trainings will be added to the website as they are completed and approved. For this training, we have also included activites for older preschoolers. A variety of methods are used to deliver the information: informative and interactive slides, self-evaluation, video clips, scenarios, and suggestions for acitvities and books. The on-line training also includes an individual review. The activites presented are things children can do in their play centers or during small or large group times. There are suggestions for conversations with young children that guide them in constructive ways by sharing praise or positive words or discipline. We also include ways books can be used to supplement and support the curriculum for character.1GI185 - 012,013, 0142026-05-11Promethean Foundationpromethean@bellsouth.net
Leadership and ProfessionalismConfidentiality and Ethics in Child CareFace to Face, OnlineConfidentiality and Ethics in Child Care is designed to be delivered Face-to-Face, to child care agency staff, by a child care director or experienced supervisor. The instruction, handouts, and required links for this training is being made available online for child care agency directors/supervisors to download and deliver at sites. The purpose of the training is to help staff understand the importance and complex nature of confidentiality and ethical in child care. Through review and facilitated discussion of various scenarios, participants explore ways to maintain confidentiality, set appropriate boundaries, and reduce risk by behaving ethically and professionally.1CE1-0012025-04-01DirectorsChildCare Tennesseehelp@childcaretennessee.com
Leadership and ProfessionalismNAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct Part I: An OverviewOnlineIn this course, we will introduce you, through an overview, to the Code of Ethical Conduct of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).1NC90-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Leadership and ProfessionalismNAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct Part II: Understanding Your Responsibilities OnlineA code of ethics is a set of values and principles that guide the behavior of members of a profession. In early care and education, there are codes of ethics developed by various national organizations. In this course, we will describe your responsibilities in applying the Code of Ethical Conduct of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).1NU91-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Leadership and ProfessionalismNAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct Part III: Using the Code to Solve Ethical DilemmasOnlineA code of ethics is a set of values and principles that guide the behavior of members of a profession. In early care and education, there are codes of ethics developed by various national organizations. In this course, we will describe your responsibilities in applying the Code of Ethical Conduct of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).1NE92-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Leadership and ProfessionalismProfessionalism in Early Care and Education OnlineChild care providers are professionals at caring for young children. This course will review the concept of professionalism and the characteristics of a professional.1PE93-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Leadership and ProfessionalismYour Journey to the CDA Credential: Let’s Get Started! OnlineYour Journey to the CDA Credential: Let's Get Started! outlines everything you need to know about your CDA Training. It helps you understand what you will be learning, and how to make it work in your classroom.1YJ96-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Leadership and ProfessionalismThe Importance of Professional Development: The Educational LadderOnlineThis course is designed to provide information for early childhood education staff, child care center management or family child care providers to help individuals continue their professional development and career growth.2IP97-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Leadership and ProfessionalismCreating a Dynamite Professional Portfolio!OnlineCreating a Dynamite Professional Portfolio! helps you prepare the portfolio needed to get your CDA credential. It helps you simplify the process of what you need to include.1DP98-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Leadership and ProfessionalismSeeking Employment in Early Care and Education OnlineNew standards and new qualifications mean new issues for the job seeker. Finding a job is stressful for most people. The current trend towards higher expectations for education, training, experience and professionalism makes it all the more complex. In order to be competitive in the job market, you need to present yourself in a confident, professional manner.Whether you are seeking a new job now or will be at some time in the future, this course can help get you started!1IC99-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Leadership and ProfessionalismDealing with Personal StressOnlineFeeling stressed? You're not alone. Early education professionals can suffer stress that is induced by a variety of factors, including the responsibilities of caring for children and dealing with parents, schedules crowded with work and required training, and a balancing act between your career and your personal life. Stress can hurt productivity and even cause medical problems – but it doesn't have to be that way! This one-hour course will help you recognize and counteract the negative effects that stress can have on your life.1DW100-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Leadership and ProfessionalismReview Course for CDA Subject Area 6OnlineThis course will review all of the content areas covered in CDA Subject 6.2RC130-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Leadership and ProfessionalismBeginning Teacher Roles & Responsibilities OnlineBeginning your career as a teacher in an early care and education setting can be intimidating if you are unsure of your responsibilities. This course is a basic orientation for early childhood teachers. It is appropriate for new staff and substitutes and will cover general information.1BR101-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Leadership and ProfessionalismEarly Care and Education ResourcesOnlineIn this course, we will discuss the kinds of information that can be included in your comprehensive resource file and ways to organize it to support your day-to-day work as well as special circumstances that may arise.1ER89-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Leadership and ProfessionalismSelf Care to Provide Quality Care in a CrisisFace to Face, OnlineTo provide quality care to others, it is imperative that practitioners provide quality care to themselves. At no time is this more important than during times of crisis. This session will provide a look at how to combat the effects of stress, trauma, and burnout so you can take better care of others. Structure for delivery - Lecture, interactive discussion, small group activity (in-person), individual activity (webinar).1SQ136-0062025-09-04Elandriel LewisUnited Way of Greater Nashvilleelandriel.lewis@unitedwaygn.org
Leadership and ProfessionalismSelf Care is Quality CareFace to Face, OnlineTo provide quality care to others, it is imperative that practitioners provide quality care to themselves. This session will provide an introductory look at the causes and effects of stress, trauma, and burnout, and the ways in which you can combat and prevent them so you can take better care of others. Structure for delivery - Lecture, interactive discussion, small group activity (in-person), individual activity (webinar)2QC137-0062025-09-22Elandriel LewisUnited Way of Greater Nashvilleelandriel.lewis@unitedwaygn.org
Leadership and ProfessionalismConscious Leadership: The Power of UnityFace to Face, OnlineThis series provides concrete knowledge and strategies for early childhood leaders to support immediate implementation of healing-centered practices with those they lead. The Power of Unity focuses on developing the skills necessary to connection rather than separation amongst staff, students, and families. Structure for delivery - Lecture, interactive discussion, small group activity (in-person), individual activity (webinar)2CU143-0062025-09-22Elandriel LewisUnited Way of Greater Nashvilleelandriel.lewis@unitedwaygn.org
Leadership and ProfessionalismExplore, Connect, and Practice AuthenticityOnlineThis workshop will take participants on a self-discovery journey to explore stress, stress-management, and authenticity. This interactive session will use individual lived experiences to encourage the audience to improve their current stress management system by exploring their authenticity. Activities for engagement will include small group and large group discussion as well as individual review.2 EX155-0162026-02-23Annie ParaisonLove Before ALLconsciouslba@gmail.com
Leadership and ProfessionalismPathways to Professional Development: No Staff Left BehindOnlineAs a program director, one of your responsibilities is to see that all staff members meet certain state required education, training, and development requirements. This online course is designed to provide information related to professional development in the field of early care and education for program managers. 1PN173-0082026-03-29ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Leadership and ProfessionalismTraditionalists to Gen Z: Supporting a Changing WorkforceOnlineFor the first time in history, there are five generations present in the current workforce. Each generation has its own attitudes about how they view the world, including their views of the workplace and their role. This online course will help employers and workplace leaders recognize the traits of each generation and how to create a work environment that supports every employee. 1TG174-0082026-03-29ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Leadership and ProfessionalismLeveling the Field: Advancing Equity in Early Childhood EducationOnlineThis online course will explain what equity is, why it is so important for young children's success in the early childhood learning environment, and ways to begin the work of advancing equity in the field of early childhood education. The active learning techniques used in ProSolutions Training coursework include visual based instruction, assessment that provides immediate feedback, directed research provided through web-link references and reflective writing included in the course evaluation.1LF172-0082026-04-22ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Organizational Development and Administration Review Course for Subject Area 5OnlineThis course will review all of the content areas covered in CDA Subject 5.2RC129-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Organizational Development and Administration Advocating for Children, Parents and Staff in Early Care and Education OnlineThis one-hour course will provide early care and education professionals with an overview of quality initiatives. Participants will learn about the importance of quality in child care settings, some of the best known national quality initiatives, and ways to be an advocate for quality.1SC94-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Organizational Development and Administration Leadership: Recognizing the Leader in YouOnlineYour role as a child care provider means you've already accepted a leadership role in ensuring the well-being and safety of one or more children. In this course, we will look at ways you can improve your leadership capabilities and can grow as a leader in the field of early care and education.1LR95-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Organizational Development and Administration Business Practices for Early Childhood Education Settings OnlineThis course will take you through the business and financial steps necessary to get an early education program started, keep it running smoothly and efficiently, and continually improve.1BE85-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Organizational Development and Administration Record Keeping: Forms For Staff and Children OnlineAs is the case with any other kind of business, record keeping is an important part of managing a child care program. In this training, we will be discussing the information that should be gathered for staff and children and kept in their individual, confidential files. Additionally we will be discussing other forms that need to be used for day-to-day operations.1RK86-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Organizational Development and Administration Conflict Resolution in the Early Care and Education WorkplaceOnlineConflicts happen all the time, but knowing how to handle disagreements, especially in the workplace, can make a huge difference in your long-term relationship with co-workers, parents and children. In this course, we will discuss how to handle conflicts that arise in early care and education settings.1CR87-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Organizational Development and Administration Advocating for Quality: An Overview of Quality InitiativesOnlineThis one-hour course will provide early care and education professionals with an overview of quality initiatives. Participants will learn about the importance of quality in child care settings, some of the best known national quality initiatives, and ways to be an advocate for quality.1AQ88-0082025-07-14ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Organizational Development and Administration Hiring and Retaining Good StaffOnlineStaffing a program is one of the most important tasks in a program director's job. It is also one of the most difficult because good staff are often hard to find. Working with children and families requires a special type of person. This online course has been designed to support program directors in recruiting, interviewing, selecting and leading qualified staff members with an eye toward retention. 1HR171-0082026-03-29ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Organizational Development and Administration An Anti-Bias Approach to Program DevelopmentOnlineIncreasing diversity among the American people is not just reflected in society, but also in the children and families of our early care and education programs. This online course will help administrators learn to develop early care and education programs that are responsive to the diverse needs of all children.2AA169-0082026-04-01ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com
Organizational Development and Administration Budgeting and Marketing: A Director's OverviewOnlineThis online course introduces program directors to basic budgeting concepts such as fixed and variable expenses, revenue sources, and basic marketing strategies to maximize revenue. It includes practical tips designed to guide both the experienced and new program director in successful budget management. 1MD170-0082026-04-01ProSolutions, Inc.courses@prosolutionstraining.com