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4C Council Provider Workshops

4Cs offers Parents and Child Care Providers trainings and workshops that provide child development education along with various related subjects. These informative trainings and workshops are enjoyable by way of discussions and activities. Specific trainings and workshops for Child Care Providers are also available to enhance the provision of quality child care. Bilingual workshops and trainings are also offered.

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  • Child Care Licensing Path
    I Thursday I 9.11.2014 I 6:30pm – 8:30pm I $10/per person

    Who should attend this class? People who are thinking of becoming a child care provider
    Love Kids? Thinking about becoming a Licensed Child Care Provider? This workshop will provide information, tools and tips about the Community Care Licensing process and how to plan your business.
    Presented by: Child Care Initiative Program Coordinators

    Los pasos para obtener una licencia de cuidado infantile
    I jueves I 9.11.2014 I 6:30pm – 8:30pm I $10/por persona
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    I viernes I 9.12.2014 I 10am—12pm I $10/por persona

    ¿Quién debe de asistir a esta clase? Personas que están considerando en obtener una licencia para cuidar niños en el hogar

    ¿Le gustan los niños? ¿Ha pensado en obtener una licencia para el cuidado de niños? Este taller proporcionará información y consejos sobre el proceso de Community Care Licensing y como planificar su negocio.

    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for this workshop.

  • Social-Emotional Development
    I Thursday I 9.25.2014 I 6:30pm – 9:30pm I $10/per person

    Who should attend this class? Anyone caring for children: family child care providers, center based teachers, license exempt providers and parents.

    Social-Emotional development is the foundation for all growth. This make “n” take workshop will explore tools child care providers and parents can use to help children become emotionally literate. Discussion will focus around the California Infant & Toddler Learning Foundations and how adults can guide children to become socially competent.
    Presented by: Child Care Initiative Program Coordinators

    Desarrollo Social y Emocional
    I jueves I 9.25.2014 I 6:30pm – 9:30pm I $10/por persona

    ¿Quién debe asistir a esta clase? Cualquier persona que cuida los niños: los proveedores de cuidado infantil en el hogar, los maestros basados en el centro, los proveedores exentos de licencia y los padres.

    El desarrollo social-emocional es la base de todo crecimiento. Este taller explorará las herramientas que pueden utilizar los proveedores de cuidado infantil y los padres para guiar los niños a ser competentes en lo social y emocional. La discusión se enfocara en los fundamentos de “California Infants & Toddler Learning Foundation”. Haremos una actividad para llevar a casa.

    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for this workshop.

  • Sign Language for School Readiness
    I Thursday I 10.9.2014 I 6:30pm– 9:30pm I $35/per person
    Who should attend this class? Anyone caring for children: family child care providers, center based teachers, license exempt providers and parents.

    Participants will learn how to use American Sign Language (ASL) in the
    infant/toddler/preschool environment to enhance early communication, phonetic awareness, literacy, classroom and behavior management and more. Learn how easy it is to use sign language for games, stories, songs and activities that promote school readiness!
    Presented by: Lillian I. Hubler, founder and President of Time to Sign, Inc.
    ***Participants will receive the Time to Sign Learning Guide with DVD***

    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for this workshop.

  • Saturday I 10.4.14 I 9:00am – 2:30pm I FREE

    This workshop addresses the emotional impact of loss and trauma on young children and explores the provider’s role in helping children cope with stressful events, such as divorce, separation and changing caregivers.

    Este curso aborda el impacto emocional de la pérdida y el trauma en los niños pequeños. Además de proveer información concreta para aumentar la seguridad física de los niños en la guardería, el curso explora el papel que debe jugar el cuidador al ayudar a los niños a superar eventos estresantes o traumáticos, como el divorcio, la separación y el cambio de cuidadores.

    Presented by/Presentado por UC Davis Center for Excellence in Child Development

    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for the UC Davis workshops.

  • Saturday I 11.8.14 I 9:00am – 2:30pm I FREE

    This workshop concentrates on the movement and perceptual-motor skills that young children are motivated to learn and practice. With adult support, these skills set the stage for lifelong health and well-being. The following areas, drawn from the California Preschool Learning Foundations, will be discussed in the context of family child care.

    El juego físico es una parte esencial del desarrollo en la primera infancia. Este taller se centra en el movimiento y las habilidades perceptivo-motrices que los niños pequeños están motivados a aprender y practicar. Con el apoyo de los adultos, estas habilidades sientan las bases para la salud y el bienestar a lo largo de la vida. Los temas extraídos de los "Fundamentos del Aprendizaje Pre-escolar" de California se discutirán en el contexto del cuidado infantil en el hogar.

    Presented by/Presentado por UC Davis Center for Excellence in Child Development

    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for the UC Davis workshops.

  • Saturday I 2.21.15 I 9:00am – 2:30pm I FREE

    This course encourages participants to examine ways to provide a rich math environment for children. Participants will learn strategies and activities that build developmentally appropriate math knowledge and skills in the preschool years.
    Los participantes aprenderán estrategias que construyen conocimientos y destrezas matemáticas apropiadas al desarrollo de los niños de edad preescolar.

    Presented by/Presentado por UC Davis Center for Excellence in Child Development

    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for the UC Davis workshops.

  • Thursday I 10.2.14 I 6:30pm – 8:30pm I $10/per person

    Who should attend? Anyone caring for children: family child care providers, center based teachers, license exempt providers and parents.
    The American Red Cross teaches individuals, families, and businesses how to prevent, prepare for, mitigate, and respond to disasters through their Community Disaster Education program. The presentations will provide participants with the knowledge, tools and resources to cope with disaster situations that arise. Children can be sensitive to disaster situations and being prepared with the information and skills needed will help make situations less stressful.

    ¿Quién debe asistir a esta clase? Cualquier persona que cuida niños: los proveedores de cuidado infantil en el hogar, los maestros que trabajan en los centros, los proveedores exentos de licencia y los padres.

    La Cruz Roja Americana enseña a los individuos, familias, y negocios como prevenir, prepararse para, mitigar, y responder a los desastres mediante del programa de Educación Comunitaria de Desastres. La presentación les proveerá a los participantes el conocimiento, las herramientas y recursos para hacer frente a las situaciones de desastre que se presenten. Los niños pueden ser sensibles a situaciones de desastre y estar preparados con la información y las habilidades necesarias que ayudan a que las situación sea menos estresante.

    Presented by/Presentado por American Red Cross

    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for the October-December 2014 workshops in English.
    Para folleto y registración en español

  • Wednesday I 10.8.14 I 6:30pm – 9:00pm I English Only I $10/per person
    Who should attend? Computer users who wish to incorporate business use for their business operations
    This is a hands-on course designed to make your business run more efficiently. Learn about free and low cost programs, such as Dropbox and how it can help you store documents. Master syncing your applications and identifying other tools that will maximize your business tool belt.

    Presented by Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for the October-December 2014 workshops in English.

  • Wednesday I 10.15.14 I 6:30pm – 9:30pm I $10/per person

    Who should attend this class? Any family child care provider or small child care center owner
    This workshop will help you manage your Family Child Care business smoothly and
    efficiently. You will learn how to maximize your tax deductions and increase your income.

    ¿Quién debe asistir? Proveedor de cuidado infantil de hogar y propietarios de centros.
    Este taller le ayudará a manejar su negocio de Cuidado Infantil del Hogar y ser eficientemente. Usted aprenderá a cómo llevar al máximo sus deducciones y aumentar sus ingresos.

    Presented by/Presentado por One Stop Tax Shop.

    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for the October-December 2014 workshops in English.
    Para folleto y registración en español

  • miércoles I 10.29.2014 I 6:30pm – 9:00pm I $10/por persona
    ¿Quién debe asistir? Personas que tienen un buen conocimiento del uso de computación y deseen incorporar el uso de la computadora para su negocio.

    Este curso práctico está diseñado para que su negocio funcione de manera más eficiente. Aprenda acerca de los programas gratuitos o de bajo costo, como Dropbox y cómo puede ayudarle a almacenar documentos, dominar la sincronización de sus aplicaciones e identificar otras herramientas para su negocio. Habrá un numero limitado de computadoras disponibles y son bienvenidos a traer su propia computadora portable (laptop) o tableta.

    Presentado por Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

    Para folleto y registración en español

  • Wednesday I 11.5.14 I 6:30pm – 8:30pm I $10/per person

    Who should attend? Owners and manager who wish to have the adequate level of insurance protection
    Attendees will learn how changes to the health care system affects their daily operations and cost. An overview of business insurance, what you need, why and what can you do to keep your cost down; a broad and impartial review to help daycare owners understand insurance. Course is complimented by risk Management course.

    ¿Quién debe asistir? Propietarios y gerentes que necesitan entender qué tipo de seguro adecuado deben tener en su negocio.
    Los asistentes aprenderán cómo los cambios en el sistema de salud afecta a sus operaciones diarias y el costo. Una descripción general de los seguros para un negocio, lo que se necesita, y el por qué y cómo se puede hacer para mantener un costo abajo. Este curso se complementa con la siguiente clase “Gestión de Riesgos- Como prepararse para lo inesperado”.

    Presented by/Presentado por Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for the October-December 2014 workshops in English.
    Para folleto y registración en español

  • Saturday I 11.15.14 I 9:00am – 12:00pm I $10/per person
    Who should attend this class? Family child care providers, center based teachers, license exempt providers and parents.
    Come and gather information about the resources available to families and child care providers in Santa Clara County. Listen to presentations from Community Organizations. Learn about the Subsidized Child Care System, Community Care Licensing and Community Based Organizations who support Child Care Providers and Parents. Gather resources and tips to use and share. Presentations will be in English and resources will be provided in multiple languages.

    Presented by Various Community Representatives

    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for the October-December 2014 workshops in English.

  • Wednesday I 11.19.2014 I 6:30pm – 8:30pm I $10/per person
    Who should attend? Owners or managers responsible for the daily operations who have completed “Understanding insurance needs for day care centers”
    One thing all large and small businesses have in common is risk. In fact, the only way to avoid all risk is to not go into business at all. What separates small business owners and larger business executives is the resources they have available to plan for and to handle the effects of risk when it occurs. Come and learn techniques to transfer, avoid, and reduce losses to your business operations.

    ¿Quién debe asistir? Propietarios y gerentes que completaron el curso “Aprenda acerca de los tipos de seguro”
    Algo que las empresas, grandes y pequeños, tienen en común es el riesgo. De hecho, la única manera de evitar cualquier riesgo es no entrar en el negocio en absoluto. Lo que separa a los dueños de negocios pequeños y grandes empresarios son los recursos que tienen disponibles para planificar y manejar los efectos del riesgo cuando ocurre. Venga y aprenda técnicas para transferir, evitar y reducir las pérdidas en sus operaciones comerciales. Este curso debe seguir la clase de “Aprenda acerca de los tipos de seguro para su guardería infantil”.

    Presented by/Presentado por Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for the October-December 2014 workshops in English.
    Para folleto y registración en español

  • Saturday I 12.6.2014 I 9:00am – 12:00pm I $10/per person
    Who should attend this class? Newly licensed family child care providers
    Just starting your Family Child Care Business? This is a start-up workshop for family child care providers who are new to the business. Information about Contracts, Marketing and Insurance as well as creating your Philosophy, Policies & Procedures will be shared. Set up your business so you can succeed!

    ¿Quién debe asistir a este taller? Proveedores de cuidado infantil de hogar que recién recibieron su licencia
    ¿Acaba de recibir sus licencias para cuidar niños? Este taller es para nuevos proveedores de cuidado infantil en el negocio. Información sobre Contratos, Mercadeo y Seguros de negocio, así como la creación de su Filosofía, Póliza y Procedimientos. Establecer su negocio para que pueda tener éxito!

    Presented by/Presentado por Child Care Initiative Project Coordinators

    Please click here to download the flier and registration form for the October-December 2014 workshops in English.
    Para folleto y registración en español

  • The 4C Council is reimbursing child care providers who successfully
    complete health and safety training classes. The reimbursement amount is up
    to $60 per person per fiscal year. Each person shall have at least a $5.00
    co-pay for each training segment. Individuals eligible for repayment include
    staff of a licensed family child care home, or child care center, as well as,
    license-exempt providers and in-home providers.

    The 4C Council is sponsoring a Health and Safety Training Reimbursement Project. Click here for the description and application.

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