Welcome

The 4C For Children Training Department offers a variety of classes to help and support you at each stage of your child care career. Whether you are just entering the child care profession, or are looking for classes to enhance your career options, our classes will help you to extend your knowledge and deepen your understanding of the early childhood field.

If you have questions about which classes are appropriate for you or want further information about classes offered, please contact us at 414-562-2650. You can also contact us via email at 4c@4cfc.org

Class Schedule

Before finding a course, please read our policy information. Additionally, you will need to be registered through the Wisconsin Registry to sign up for a course. See more information about creating your Wisconsin Registry account here

Select course below and click on the Registry Event # to register. Click on grey + to see all sessions available for each class.

Please Note: classes are virtual via ZOOM and you will need a computer with high speed internet to participate. Classes are participation through a Google classroom.

Classes cannot be taken using a smart phone.

Entry Level Foundational Course offerings in English and Spanish – Virtual Zoom online live

PLEASE READ: Our classes are filling quickly, however, we have more opportunities not listed yet on our website.

Please click here and complete the inquiry form to receive the current listhttps://forms.gle/XpFV4wt9pBfK1Quz8

You may also contact tdachel@4cfc.org with your name, email, & phone number to be emailed a current class offerings list or call 414-562-2670. The call volume is up so please leave your information on the voicemail and we will get back to you within 1 – 2 business days. Please note that an email comes with all steps to getting started.

Introduction to the Child Care Profession

This is the first class for those looking to become either a Family or Group Childcare provider. It gives the foundation for the standards for a quality childcare environment. Meets Certified and Licensed Family requirements. This is the 1st required course for licensed family or a group center provider.

Fee: $155.00   Time: 45 hours      Funding has ended for the Free courses and will go back to the fee for service.

(NEW classes just arrived see below)  Please sign up for only one option.  If you accidentally signed up for more than one registry event please reach out to let us know to remove you to allow others to have a spot in the class.

May Dates: $155.00

Virtual Zoom Class: May 21, 22, 28, 29, June 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 25, 26, July 2, 3, 2024

Class Time: 5:30 pm -9:00 pm  Registry Event ID #938818

July Dates: $155.00

Virtual Zoom Class: July 11, 17, 18, 24,25, August 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 2024

Class time: 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm Registry Event ID #942695

July/August Dates: $155.00

Virtual Zoom Class: July 30, August 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, Sept 3, 5, 10, 2024

Class time 9:00 am – 12:30 pm  Registry Event ID #942696

OR

Try our blended version.  You meet Virtually with the instructors on 4 dates and work on the assignments as a self-study through Google classroom.  You will have access to pre-recorded power points to learn the content. You then take a reflective journey in completing Journals, Assignments, Licensing Hunts, and Knowledge Reflections in Google classroom. On Day one of the Blended class, we will explain the entire process, get you connected to the classroom, and make sure that you understand how it all works.   Must have a computer or laptop with access to Google and the internet to participate.  Understanding Google classroom is a must. Please click this link to learn more about how Google classroom works. Students Guide to Google Classroom

May 21, 28, June 11, 18, 2024

Class time: 6:30 pm -9:30 pm  Registry Event ID #938768

NOTE: Virtual via Zoom courses are being offered

To register for these courses:

  1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
    1. If you do not have an audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
  2. You must have access to high-speed internet.

Participants must have reliable internet access with a device that allows them to stream video, engage in online activities, and download handouts and resources needed to engage in the learning content.  Participants will also need the capacity to download and type into documents and/or scan and upload materials or take and email clear photographs/videos as documentation of implementation to share with their instructors. Participants should feel confident in their skills before registering.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing directions on how to log in.  The email will contain your login and access code and will be sent one day before the start date of the class. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile.

Our office will not be open for face-to-face classes. At this time, will only be offering online classes until further notice.  All classes are open and running through virtual zoom. The book and materials are emailed to you from your instructor.

We thank you for your patience and understanding as we work through these times together.

Each class listed is 50 hours worth of time, you are signing up to attend all dates at the time indicated for class.

Introducción A La Profesión De Cuidado De Niños (45 horas)

Esta clase se requiere para guarderías familiares con licencia o para asistente de maestro en un centro de grupo con licencia.  También puede ser usada para cumplir con los requisitos para cuidado de niños certificado por el condado * Esta es la primera clase que necesita tomar.

Fee: $155.00   Time: 45 hours

Virtual Zoom Dates: June 3, 4, 5, 6, 11, 18, 24, 25, 26, 27, July 1, 2, 3, 2024

Class Time:  6:00 pm – 9:30 pm  Registry Event ID #942697

Para inscribirse en estos cursos:

Debe tener acceso a una computadora con cámara y altavoz de audio.
Si no tiene un altavoz de audio en su computadora, puede llamar con un teléfono.
Debe tener acceso a Internet de alta velocidad.

Los participantes deben tener acceso a Internet confiable con un dispositivo que les permita transmitir videos, participar en actividades en línea, descargar folletos y recursos necesarios para participar en el contenido de aprendizaje. Los participantes también necesitarán capacidad para descargar y escribir documentos y/o escanear y cargar materiales o tomar y enviar por correo electrónico fotografías/videos claros como documentación de implementación para compartir con sus instructores. Los participantes deben sentirse seguros de sus habilidades antes de registrarse.

Una vez registrado, recibirá un correo electrónico con instrucciones sobre cómo iniciar sesión. El correo electrónico contendrá su inicio de sesión y código de acceso. Asegúrese de que su correo electrónico y teléfono estén actualizados en su perfil de registro.

Nuestra oficina no estará abierta para clases presenciales. En este momento, solo estará ofreciendo clases en línea hasta nuevo aviso. Todas las clases son abiertas y se ejecutan a través de zoom virtual.

Skills and Strategies for the Child Care Teacher

This class is designed to explore the relationship between growth and development and curriculum planning. It is STRONGLY recommended that the Introduction to the Childcare Profession be completed before taking this class. Required for those wanting to be a Lead Teacher in a Group Child Care.

Fee: $155.00 Time: 45 hours   Funding has ended for the Free courses and will go back to the fee for service.

May Dates: $155.00

Virtual Zoom Class: May 28, June 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, July 2, 3, 9, 10, 2024

Class Time: 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm Registry Event ID #938769

NOTE: Virtual via Zoom courses being offered

To register for these courses:

  1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
    1. If you do not have an audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
  2. You must have access to high-speed internet.

Participants must have reliable internet access with a device that allows them to stream video, engage in online activities, and download handouts and resources needed to engage in the learning content.  Participants will also need the capacity to download and type into documents and/or scan and upload materials or take and email clear photographs/videos as documentation of implementation to share with their instructors. Participants should feel confident in their skills before registering.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing directions on how to log in.  The email will contain your login and access code and will be sent one date before the class start date. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile. Your book and materials are emailed from your instructor.

Our office will not be open for face-to-face classes. At this time, will only be offering online classes until further notice.  All classes are open and running through virtual zoom.

We thank you for your patience and understanding as we work through these times together.

Destrezas y Estrategias para Maestro de Cuido de Niños (45 horas)

Este curso está diseñado  para explorar la relación entre crecimiento, desarrollo y planificación del currículo. Se recomienda antes de tomar este curso haber completado el curso de Introducción al Cuidado Profesional. Este curso es requerido para ser Maestro líder en una Guardería de Centro Grupal.

Fee: $155.00 Time: 45 hours


Para inscribirse en estos cursos:

Debe tener acceso a una computadora con cámara y altavoz de audio.
Si no tiene un altavoz de audio en su computadora, puede llamar con un teléfono.
Debe tener acceso a Internet de alta velocidad.

Los participantes deben tener acceso a Internet confiable con un dispositivo que les permita transmitir videos, participar en actividades en línea, descargar folletos y recursos necesarios para participar en el contenido de aprendizaje. Los participantes también necesitarán capacidad para descargar y escribir documentos y/o escanear y cargar materiales o tomar y enviar por correo electrónico fotografías/videos claros como documentación de implementación para compartir con sus instructores. Los participantes deben sentirse seguros de sus habilidades antes de registrarse.

Una vez registrado, recibirá un correo electrónico con instrucciones sobre cómo iniciar sesión. El correo electrónico contendrá su inicio de sesión y código de acceso. Asegúrese de que su correo electrónico y teléfono estén actualizados en su perfil de registro.

Nuestra oficina no estará abierta para clases presenciales. En este momento, solo estará ofreciendo clases en línea hasta nuevo aviso. Todas las clases son abiertas y se ejecutan a través de zoom virtual.

Fundamentals of Infant & Toddler Care

This class focuses on teaching developmentally appropriate programming for Infants and Toddlers in relation to WI Regulations for child care. Required for Family and Group Providers working with children under 2 years of age.

Fee: $100.00     Time: 18 hours

May Dates: $100.00

IN-PERSON at 4C For Children 1736 N. 2nd St. Milwaukee, WI 53212

May 6, 7, 13, 20, 21, 28, 2024

Class Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm  Registry Event ID #930051

May Dates: $100.00

Virtual Zoom Dates: June 10, 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15, 2024

Class time: 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm  Registry Event ID #940108

June Dates: $100.00

Virtual Zoom Dates: June 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 2024

Class time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Registry Event ID #942698

August Dates: $100.00

Virtual Zoom Dates: August 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, 2024

Class time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm  Registry Event ID #942699

 Virtual via Zoom courses: To register for these courses

  1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
    1. If you do not have an audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
  2. You must have access to high-speed internet.

Participants must have reliable internet access with a device that allows them to stream video, engage in online activities, and download handouts and resources needed to engage in the learning content.  Participants will also need the capacity to download and type into documents and/or scan and upload materials or take and email clear photographs/videos as documentation of implementation to share with their instructors. Participants should feel confident in their skills before registering.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing directions on how to log in.  The email will contain your log-in and access code which will be sent one day before the start of your class.  Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile. Your book and materials are emailed to you from your instructor.

Order during this, our office will not be open for face-to-face classes. At this time, will only be offering online classes until further notice.  All classes are open and running through virtual zoom.

We thank you for your patience and understanding as we work through these times together.

Fundamentos de Cuidado de Infantes y Párvulos (18 horas)

Se requiere para guarderías familiares con licencia y asistentes de maestro en un centro de grupo con licencia si cuida a niños menores de 2 años de edad. Su enfoque es proporcionar programación apropiada que nutre el crecimiento y desarrollo de los infantes & párvulos.

Fee: $100.00 Time: 18 hours

Virtual Zoom Dates: June 10, 12, 13, 17, 20, 2024

Class Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Registry Event ID #940118

NOTE: Virtual: Zoom courses

Para inscribirse en estos cursos:

Debe tener acceso a una computadora con cámara y altavoz de audio.
Si no tiene un altavoz de audio en su computadora, puede llamar con un teléfono.
Debe tener acceso a Internet de alta velocidad.

Los participantes deben tener acceso a Internet confiable con un dispositivo que les permita transmitir videos, participar en actividades en línea, descargar folletos y recursos necesarios para participar en el contenido de aprendizaje. Los participantes también necesitarán capacidad para descargar y escribir documentos y/o escanear y cargar materiales o tomar y enviar por correo electrónico fotografías/videos claros como documentación de implementación para compartir con sus instructores. Los participantes deben sentirse seguros de sus habilidades antes de registrarse.

Una vez registrado, recibirá un correo electrónico con instrucciones sobre cómo iniciar sesión. El correo electrónico contendrá su inicio de sesión y código de acceso. Asegúrese de que su correo electrónico y teléfono estén actualizados en su perfil de registro.

Nuestra oficina no estará abierta para clases presenciales. En este momento, solo estará ofreciendo clases en línea hasta nuevo aviso. Todas las clases son abiertas y se ejecutan a través de zoom virtual.

Fundamentals of Family Child Care

This class is required for those wanting to open a Family Child Care program. The class focuses on care-giving regulations and sound business practices specific to a family Child Care setting.

Fee: $90.00 Time: 15 hours

May Dates: $90.00

IN-PERSON at 4C For Children 1736 N. 2nd St. Milwaukee, WI 53212

May 13, 15, 20, 22, 29, 2024

Class Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Registry Event ID #930030

May Dates: $90.00

Virtual Zoom Dates: May 30, June 6, 13, 20, 27, 2024

Class time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Registry Event ID # 938770

July Dates: $90.00

IN-PERSON at 4C For Children 1736 N. 2nd St. Milwaukee, WI 53212

July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7, 2024

Class time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm  Registry Event ID #942700

August  Dates: $90.00

Virtual Zoom Dates: August 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 2024

Class time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm  Registry Event ID #942701

NOTE: Virtual via Zoom

To register for these courses:

  1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
    1. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
  2. You must have access to high-speed internet.

Participants must have reliable internet access with a device that allows them to stream video, engage in online activities, download handouts and resources needed to engage in the learning content.  Participants will also need capacity to download and type into documents and/or scan and upload materials or take and email clear photographs/videos as documentation of implementation to share with their instructors. Participants should feel confident in their skills before registering.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing directions on how to log-in.  The email will contain your log-in and access code this email will come one date before the start of class. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile. Your book and materials are emailed to your from your instructor.

Our office will not be open for face-to-face classes. At this time, will only be offering on-line classes until further notice.  All classes are open and running through virtual zoom.

We thank you for your patience and understanding as we work through these times together.

Fundamentos de Cuidado de Niños Familiar (12 horas)

Este curso está diseñado para explorar los pasos necesarios para establecer un negocio de guardería familiar. Los
participantes aprenderán técnicas de mantenimiento de registros, así como las pólizas, prácticas profesionales,
procedimientos de seguridad y salud.

Fee: $90.00 Time: 15 hours

Virtual Zoom Dates: July 8, 10, 11, 15, 17,  2024

Class Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Registry Event ID #940121

NOTE:  Virtual: Zoom course

Para inscribirse en estos cursos:

Debe tener acceso a una computadora con cámara y altavoz de audio.
Si no tiene un altavoz de audio en su computadora, puede llamar con un teléfono.
Debe tener acceso a Internet de alta velocidad.

Los participantes deben tener acceso a Internet confiable con un dispositivo que les permita transmitir videos, participar en actividades en línea, descargar folletos y recursos necesarios para participar en el contenido de aprendizaje. Los participantes también necesitarán capacidad para descargar y escribir documentos y/o escanear y cargar materiales o tomar y enviar por correo electrónico fotografías/videos claros como documentación de implementación para compartir con sus instructores. Los participantes deben sentirse seguros de sus habilidades antes de registrarse.

Una vez registrado, recibirá un correo electrónico con instrucciones sobre cómo iniciar sesión. El correo electrónico contendrá su inicio de sesión y código de acceso. Asegúrese de que su correo electrónico y teléfono estén actualizados en su perfil de registro.

Nuestra oficina no estará abierta para clases presenciales. En este momento, solo estará ofreciendo clases en línea hasta nuevo aviso. Todas las clases son abiertas y se ejecutan a través de zoom virtual.

School-age 10 hour Assistant Child Care Worker

The School Age Assistant class will prepare participants to be successful in their work with School-Age Children in an out-of-school environment. This will be done by exploring the topics of: School-Age Growth and Development; Behavior Management; Defining a Quality School-Age Environment; Effective Programming; and the School-Age Professional. DCF Regulations are referred to throughout the class. This class meets the additional 10 hours of training needed to work with children ages 5-12 in childcare programs.

Fee: $90.00 Time: 10 hours


Please reach out to be added to the waiting list if you are interested in this course.

NOTE: Virtual via Zoom

To register for these courses:

  1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
    1. If you do not have an audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
  2. You must have access to high-speed internet.

Participants must have reliable internet access with a device that allows them to stream video, engage in online activities, and download handouts and resources needed to engage in the learning content.  Participants will also need the capacity to download and type into documents and/or scan and upload materials or take and email clear photographs/videos as documentation of implementation to share with their instructors. Participants should feel confident in their skills before registering.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing directions on how to log in.  The email will contain your login and access code. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile.

With the extension of the Governor’s “Safer at home” order during this, our office will not be open for face-to-face classes. At this time, will only be offering online classes until further notice.  All classes are open and running through virtual zoom.

We thank you for your patience and understanding as we work through these times together.

Currently no offerings please contact the office to let us know if you wish to have this class. 

CPR Courses – Offered in person and in a blended online format with in person test out ( each is indicated)

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED –ARC BL (BL means blended learning).

This blended learning course will include an online portion and an instructor-led classroom session. You will earn 5.5 hours of continuing education upon completion of both the online and classroom session.  This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants.

Before you register for a BL course, what you should know:

  • You must have a computer or tablet with a high speed internet connection to complete the work online.
  • The online session must be completed first before attending the registered instructor-led classroom session.
  • Allow approximately 3 hours to complete the online session.

Procedure for BL classes:

  • The online session will remain open 3-4 days before via a link provided by Red Cross called Salesforce Automation Account.  Please be sure you watch for it on the date listed next to the test out you signed up for.
  • The online session which is approximately 3 hours must be completed before attending the instructor-led session that you registered for. Please be sure to log in and out of the video games to make sure that your progress is being saved. The system will show the instructor that you have completed it so please make sure to go to the end.  
  • During class, you will have face-to-face testing of what you have learned online with the CPR manikins.
  • Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a digital certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years. Blended certificate opens 72 hours after being processed on your learning platform in the Red Cross.
  • Allow approximately 2.5 hours to complete the instructor-led classroom session.

Please wear comfortable clothing for your in-class session for manikin practice. You are welcome to bring in a bag lunch. Vending machines are available onsite. Manikin test out is in-person located at 4C For Children 1736 N. 2nd St. Milwaukee, WI 53212. Please arrive 15 minutes before the session to be buzzed into the door by ringing the bell. The instructor will then guide you to the room.

4C For Children is a Proud Provider of American Red Cross First Aid, CPR, and AED Training.

Fee: $100.00

May 30, 2024 online opens on May 24 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Registry Event ID #937633 12 max
June 13, 2024 online opens on June 7 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Registry Event ID #942702 12 max
June 20, 2024 online opens on June 14 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Registry Event ID #942703  12 max
July 9, 2024 online opens on July 2 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Registry Event ID #942704 12 max
July 23, 2024 online opens on July 17 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Registry Event ID #942705  12 max
August 8, 2024 online opens on August 2 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Registry Event ID #942706 12 max
August 13, 2024 online opens on August 7 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Registry Event ID #942707  12 max
August 29, 2024 online opens on August 23 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Registry Event ID #942708 12 max

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED –ARC In Person- on site

The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies, how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies to help victims of any age – adults (about 12 years and older) and pediatric (infants and children up to 12 years of age). Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years. 4C For Children is a Proud Provider of American Red Cross First Aid, CPR and AED Training.

This face to face course is 5.5 hours of continuing education please wear comfortable clothing for manikin practice.

You are welcome to bring in a bag lunch.

Fee: $100.00 

Located at the Milwaukee Office:  1736 N. 2nd St.  Milwaukee, WI 53212  Please arrive at least 15 minutes ahead of the training. Ring doorbell to enter the building.

June 8, 2024 8:00 am – 1:30 pm Registry Event ID #937624  12 max
July 13, 2024 8:00 am – 1:30 pm Registry Event ID #937625 12 max
August 3, 2024 8:00 am – 1:30 pm Registry Event ID #937626  12 max

Primeros Auxilios RCP/DEA Adultos, Niños y Bebes –ARC In person On-Site

Este curso combinado en línea lo preparará para reconocer y atender emergencias. El curso presenta un aprendizaje de simulación galardonado, una experiencia interactiva en la que responderá a emergencias del mundo real en un entorno virtual para ayudarlo a prepararse para reconocer y atender una variedad de emergencias cardíacas, respiratorias y de primeros auxilios que involucran a adultos, niños y bebés. .

Este curso de aprendizaje combinado incluirá una parte en línea y una sesión en el aula de habilidades prácticas dirigida por un instructor. Obtendrá 5 horas de educación continua al completar la sesión en línea y en el aula.

** Si no puede proporcionar un comprobante de su certificado de “Proceder a las sesiones de habilidades” en el momento de la sesión práctica dirigida por el instructor; deberá reprogramar otra sesión de habilidades prácticas en una fecha posterior y pagar una tarifa de transferencia de $ 25.00

Use ropa cómoda para su sesión en clase para la práctica del maniquí. Deberá realizar la prueba en una posición de rodillas en el suelo.

4C For Children es un orgulloso proveedor de capacitación en primeros auxilios, resucitación cardiopulmonar y DEA de la Cruz Roja Americana.

Fee: $100.00

June 15, 2024 8:00 am – 1:00 pm Registry Event ID #940127
July 20, 2024 8:00 am – 1:00 pm Registry Event ID #940128

Continuing Education –  Virtual Zoom online live

Brain Boosting Early Childhood Development

Building better brains during early childhood development is both an art and a science. This science-driven course is designed to help children maximize their fullest developmental potential by combining innovative neuroscience and child psychology best practices. Discover how to supercharge the young brain for learning using the 7 domains of early development. This interactive course is designed for early childhood education professionals, providing practical, hands-on tools to increase classroom teaching effectiveness.

Fee: $35.00

Friday, June 7 – Saturday, June 8, 2024 (2 Sessions) 

06/07/2024 5:30 PM to 07:30 PM and 06/08/202409:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Registry Event ID: 941738

Friday, July 19 – Saturday, July 20, 2024 (2 Sessions)

7/19/2024 5:30 PM to 07:30 PM and 07/20/2024 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Registry Event ID: 941735

Friday, August 16 – Saturday, August 17, 2024 (2 Sessions)

8/16/2024 5:30 PM to 07:30 PM and 08/17/2024 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Registry Event ID: 941739

To register for these Virtual: Zoom courses:

1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
a. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
2. You must have access to high speed internet.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing you directions on how to log-in. The email will contain your log-in and access code this email will be sent one day before the date of the training. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile.

I have my eye on you: Supervision

This workshop will look at rules and regulations around supervision We will explore types of supervision and some problems that may arise around supervision.  Participants will get an opportunity to talk about and share ideas and tips on supervision that work for them.  Participants will also get a chance to develop a plan for supervision.

Fee: $30.00 All virtual Zoom

June 4, 2024 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Registry Event ID #942686
August 28, 2024 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Registry Event ID #942687
September 12, 2024 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Registry Event ID #942694

To register for these Virtual: Zoom courses:

1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
a. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
2. You must have access to high speed internet.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing you directions on how to log-in. The email will contain your log-in and access code this email will be sent one day before the date of the training. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile.

Don’t just say no: Use Positive Guidance

This workshop takes a look at children’s behavior, our reactions to it, and explores positive guidance techniques to use with the children in your care as well as touching on challenging behaviors

Fee: $30.00 Virtual zoom

July 25, 2024 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Registry Event ID #942677
September 19, 2024 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Registry Event ID #942682

To register for these Virtual: Zoom courses:

1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
a. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
2. You must have access to high speed internet.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing you directions on how to log-in. The email will contain your log-in and access code this email will be sent one day before the date of the training. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile.

Can you Handle It?? - Stress Management

Most early childhood professionals are nurturers by nature taking care of themselves last and rarely say no. Sometimes they can become overwhelmed and begin to feel stress. On other occasions, the behavior of the children enrolled in the program or the parent clients can cause stress for the early childhood professional not to mention the providers own family who also make demands on their time. Come and learn about stress and some stress/time management techniques.

Fee: $30.00  Contact tdachel@4cfc.org to request… more coming soon

May 20, 2024 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Registry Event ID #930537

To register for these Virtual: Zoom courses:

1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
a. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
2. You must have access to high speed internet.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing you directions on how to log-in. The email will contain your log-in and access code this email will be sent one day before the date of the training. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile.

Relationships Matter- “Using the Wisdom of Mr. Rogers to Support Powerful Interactions in Your Classroom”

Relationships are the foundation to healthy social and emotional development of children. This workshop is designed to help participants create intentional relationships with the children in their classrooms.

Fee: $30.00 Contact tdachel@4cfc.org to request… more coming soon

To register for these Virtual: Zoom courses:

1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
a. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
2. You must have access to high speed internet.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing you directions on how to log-in. The email will contain your log-in and access code this email will be sent one day before the date of the training. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile.

Transporting Children Safely

   This workshop will review regulation requirements regarding the transportation of children in childcare settings. Current regulations will be reviewed. The participants will be able to explore program policies related to transporting young children. Tips and strategies will be examined that can help providers in implementing practices that meet transportation regulations.

Fee: $30.00 Contact tdachel@4cfc.org to request… more coming soon

Note this is a virtual zoom class

1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
a. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
2. You must have access to high speed internet.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing you directions on how to log-in. The email will contain your log-in and access code this email will be sent one day before the date of the training. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile.

Child Attendance and Tracking Procedures

One of the primary health and safety goals for all early care programs is to ensure the physical safety of the children in their care. Number one in this list: know the whereabouts of every child at every moment. This workshop will help programs review procedures to take attendance, maintain staff-child ratios, and to track the location of children throughout the day and while transporting children to and from the program.

Fee: $30.00 Contact tdachel@4cfc.org to request… more coming soon

To register for these Virtual: Zoom courses:

1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
a. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
2. You must have access to high speed internet.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing you directions on how to log-in. The email will contain your log-in and access code this email will be sent one day before the date of the training. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile.

Science: Can you see it? It’s in everything you do!

Science experiences are an important part of the early learning years. They create the wonder and discovery of all of life’s questions. Come and learn the different types of science and how to incorporate it into your everyday activities. Learn how to create intentional science situations that will impact a child’s life.

Fee: $30.00 Contact tdachel@4cfc.org to request… more coming soon

To register for these Virtual: Zoom courses:

1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
a. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
2. You must have access to high speed internet.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing you directions on how to log-in. The email will contain your log-in and access code this email will be sent one day before the date of the training. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile.

Do you Really Know me? Using Multiple Intelligences to Connect with Children

Participants will see the connection between how children learn and the ways in which teachers’ own perceptions can either support or hinder children’s learning.  Participants will learn about Howard Gardner’s 8 multiple intelligences along with strategies to support them in the children that they work with.  Very informative information which connects to the Approaches to Learning of all humans.

Fee: $30.00

If you are interested in this training please reach out to Tracie Dachel tdachel@4cfc.org

To register for these Virtual: Zoom courses:

1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
a. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
2. You must have access to high speed internet.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing you directions on how to log-in. The email will contain your log-in and access code this email will be sent one day before the date of the training. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile.

Developmentally Appropriate Play and Scheduling - Why Play Based Learning is Important

Play is a crucial tool that children use to learn, grow, and create. Early childhood caregivers and educators are responsible for supporting the healthy development of children and what better way to do that than through a play-based learning approach. Positive early experiences can lead to higher academic achievement, better health, and greater overall well-being later in life. Strengthening the relationships between a child and caregiver are essential to providing high-quality care for all children. This course will provide the necessary tools to develop a playful teaching mindset and create a playful classroom environment. It will also help caregivers understand how to identify playful moments and craft playful opportunities will strengthen the relationships you have with children and the community you have created in your classroom.

Fee: $35.00 (3 hours of continuing education)

If you are interested in this training please reach out to Tracie Dachel tdachel@4cfc.org

To register for these Virtual: Zoom courses:

1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
a. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
2. You must have access to high speed internet.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing you directions on how to log-in. The email will contain your log-in and access code this email will be sent one day before the date of the training. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile.

How to Calm the Chaos or Tame the Tornado: Classroom Management

Do you feel overwhelmed in the classroom? Come and learn some strategies to bring calm to the classroom and tame the whirlwind that is the classroom. We will explore licensing rules surrounding Physical Plant and Equipment; classroom health and safety strategies; environmental set up and organization; and how the environment can influence children’s behaviors and some strategies for classroom behavior.

Fee: $30.00

If you are interested in this training please reach out to Tracie Dachel tdachel@4cfc.org

To register for these Virtual: Zoom courses:

1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
a. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
2. You must have access to high speed internet.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing you directions on how to log-in. The email will contain your log-in and access code this email will be sent one day before the date of the training. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile.

The Exciting World of Block Play

The Block Area: Do your kids love it or hardly play in it? Learn what the block area is and how children learn life-long skills by participating in it. Strategies to extend and promote enhanced building play will be explored. Learn to love your block area and the children will too.

Fee: $30.00

If you are interested in this training please reach out to Tracie Dachel tdachel@4cfc.org

To register for these Virtual: Zoom courses:

1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
a. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
2. You must have access to high speed internet.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing you directions on how to log-in. The email will contain your log-in and access code this email will be sent one day before the date of the training. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile.

Have you ever said what’s wrong with this kid? Understanding trauma and how it effects behavior

Understanding how trauma affects children’s behaviors and ways the environment can cause trauma triggers. Tips for understanding the ways your environment can reduce or trigger trauma-related behaviors will be explored. Walk away with an understanding of how you can help the little ones that you work with.

Fee: $30.00

If you are interested in this training please reach out to Tracie Dachel tdachel@4cfc.org

To register for these Virtual: Zoom courses:

1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
a. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
2. You must have access to high speed internet.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing you directions on how to log-in. The email will contain your log-in and access code this email will be sent one day before the date of the training. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile.

Continuing Education – Health and Safety – (Abusive Head Trauma, Child Abuse, Sudden Infant Death and Strengthening Families Through Early Care and Education with Mandated Reporter)

Child Abuse & Neglect

Training on this topic is required to be renewed periodically while working with young children in Wisconsin. You suspect a child may be a victim of abuse, would you know what to do and who to call? What are some signs to look for? This in-service will involve group discussions on how to handle some difficult situations. It will also review needed child care center policies and documentation. Protective Factors that Strengthen Families will be shared. Community resources will be available.

Fee: $30.00  All Virtual Zoom

June 24, 2024 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Registry Event ID #942666
July 22, 2024 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Registry Event ID #942670

To register for these Virtual: Zoom courses:

1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
a. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
2. You must have access to high speed internet.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing you directions on how to log-in. The email will contain your log-in and access code this email will be sent one day before the date of the training. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile.

Abusive Head Trauma Prevention Training for Child Care Providers

The Wisconsin Legislature’s 2006 Prevent Violence Against Children Act went into effect in April 2007. The Act required that all child care providers working with children under age 5 years receive training in Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) Prevention and how to manage crying, fussing, or distraught children. Wisconsin’s required Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) Prevention Training for Child Care Providers has been updated and renamed Abusive Head Trauma (AHT) Prevention Training for Child Care Providers. By September 1, 2020, department-approved SBS trainers offering a stand-alone class, department-approved agencies providing non-credit, department-approved, entry-level training courses (Introduction to the Child Care Profession and Fundamentals of Infant and Toddler Care), instructors of Wisconsin Technical College courses for credit, and high school teachers of the DPI Assistant Child Care Teacher course must begin using the new AHT Prevention Training for Child Care Providers developed in partnership by the Wisconsin Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board and the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, in consultation with the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome.

Shaken Baby Syndrome is one form of Abusive Head Trauma. AHT also includes injury, not only to the brain, but to the skull and spinal cord, which can result from shaking or from inflicting trauma on the head by other means, such as throwing, intentionally dropping, striking, or other forms of impact. Abusive Head Trauma Prevention Training for Child Care Providers addresses the latest information on:
Abusive Head Trauma
The Period of Purple Crying
Strategies and challenges of soothing
Coping with frustration
Having a plan and educating others

Fee: $30.00 All Virtual Zoom

June 27, 2024 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Registry Event ID #942662
July 15, 2024 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Registry Event ID #942663

To register for these Virtual zoom courses:
1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
a. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
2. You must have access to high speed internet.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing you directions on how to log-in. The email will contain your log-in and access code this email will be sent one day before the date of the training. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile.

Capacitación para proveedores de cuidado infantil para prevenir el traumatismo craneal por abuso

La Ley de Prevención de la Violencia contra los Niños de la Legislatura de Wisconsin de 2006 entró en vigor en abril de 2007. La Ley exigía que todos los proveedores de cuidado infantil que trabajan con niños menores de 5 años reciban capacitación en Prevención del Síndrome del Bebé Sacudido (SBS, por sus seres) y cómo manejar el llanto, el alboroto o los niños angustiados. La capacitación de Wisconsin para el síndrome del bebé sacudido (SBS, por sus) para los proveedores de cuidado infantil se ha actualizado y renombrado como traumatismo craneoencefálico abusivo (AHT) para los proveedores de cuidado infantil. Para el 1 de septiembre 2020, capacitadores de SBS aprobados por el departamento que ofrecen una clase independiente, agencias aprobadas por el departamento que ofrecen cursos de capacitación de nivel básico, aprobados por el departamento (Introducción a la profesión de cuidado infantil y fundamentos del cuidado de infantes e parvulos), instructores de las escuelas tecnicas de los cursos de Wisconsin para obtener crédito, y los maestros de secundaria del curso DPI asistente de maestra de cuidado infantil deben comenzar a usar el nuevo (AHT) curso de Capacitación de Prevención de Cuidado Infantil desarrollado en asociación por la Junta de Prevención de Abuso y Negligencia Infantil de Wisconsin y el Departamento de Niños y Familias de Wisconsin, en consulta con el Centro Nacional sobre el Síndrome del Bebé Sacudido

El Síndrome del Bebé Sacudido es una forma de Trauma Abusivo de la Cabeza. La AHT también incluye lesiones, no sólo en el cerebro, sino también en el cráneo y la médula espinal, que pueden ser el resultado de temblar o infligir traumatismo en la cabeza por otros medios, como lanzar, caer intencionalmente, golpear u otras formas de impacto. La Capacitación abusiva para la prevención de traumas en la cabeza para los proveedores de cuidado infantil aborda la información más reciente sobre:
traumatismo craneoencefálico abusivo
El período del llanto púrpura
Estrategias y desafíos de calmante
hacer frente a la frustración
Tener un plan y educar a los demás

Fee: $30.00

No hay ofertas en este momento

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome – SIDS

This workshop is designed to help childcare providers and parents better understand the risk factors identified in cases of SIDS deaths and the techniques that have been identified as reducing the instances of SIDS cases.

Fee: $30.00 All Virtual Zoom

July 1, 2024 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Registry Event ID #942664
July 23, 2024 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Registry Event ID #942665

NOTE: Virtual Zoom

To register for these courses:
1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
a. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
2. You must have access to high speed internet.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing you directions on how to log-in. The email will contain your log-in and access code this email will be sent one day before the training start date. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile.

Muerte súbita del lactante (SIDS)

Este taller está diseñado para ayudar a los proveedores de cuidado infantil y a los padres a comprender mejor los factores de riesgo identificados en los casos de muertes por SIDS y las técnicas que se han identificado para reducir los casos de SIDS.

Fee: $30.00

No hay ofertas en este momento

Strengthening Families Through Early Care and Education with Mandated Reporter

In this 3-hour training, participants will learn about the 5 protective factors which are demonstrated to strengthen family function. They will also be able to identify at least three next steps that they could take following the training to build protective factors within their early care and education setting and available resources to implement ideas. Participants will also be able to identify Strengthening Families resources. SCAN-MRT training is included

Fee: $35.00

To register for these Virtual: Zoom courses:

1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
a. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
2. You must have access to high speed internet.

Once registered, you will receive an email providing you directions on how to log-in. The email will contain your log-in and access code this email will be sent one day before the date of the training. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile.

WMELS, Pyramid,  Continuing education opportunities

(WMELS) Wisconsin Model of Early Learning Standards- Virtual, Live (20 hours)

The Wisconsin Early Learning Standards model provides a framework of expectations appropriate for young children that can guide our work in creating, evaluating, and improving the conditions necessary for the optimal development of children. Through practical activities and discussions, participants will learn to use the early learning standards as a guide to provide quality early care and education.  $125.00

June 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, July 2, 3, 2024

Virtual Training

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Registry Event ID #942129

To register:

  1. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.
    1. If you do not have an audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
  2. You must have access to high-speed internet.

Participants must have reliable internet access with a device that allows them to stream video, engage in online activities, download handouts and resources needed to engage in the learning content.  Participants will also need the capacity to download and type into documents and/or scan and upload materials or take and email clear photographs/videos as documentation of implementation to share with their instructors. Participants should feel confident in their skills before registering.

The day before the training, you will receive an email providing directions on how to log in before the start of your Virtual Zoom class “live” on the computer.  The email will contain your log-in and access code. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile.

Pyramid Model e-Modules with Reflective Coaching (ONLINE- Self Paced)

State approved Pyramid Model training content that addresses the theory and evidence based practices to enhance the social and emotional competence of children ages birth through 6 will be presented online via the Pyramid Model e-Modules.
The content aligns with the Pyramid Model framework- a multi-leveled system of support to address child development in critical areas important to school readiness- including social and emotional development. Children who enter school with social and emotional competence demonstrate higher academic achievement.
The training provides many examples and concrete strategies for how to use recommended practices daily with young children and their families.
Throughout the training, an assigned coach will provide guidance on the implementation of the skills and strategies being presented and request evidence of implementation plans.

(24 hour training) online training with coaching

Online offerings are available  $125.00

This is a self-paced course online start date

June 10 through September 10, 2024

Registry Event ID # 942130

(instructor will set up the coaching dates and send the class link the day of the class in a welcome letter)


Correspondence continuing education packets – One hour

NOTE: June dates coming soon!

The Mindfulness Connection

Mindfulness strategies improve overall health and well-being for children and adults alike.  Teachers who regularly use these strategies and model them for students and their families have a chance to improve their own lives, as well as those of countless others.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self-Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935363


Social and Emotional Milestones

Children will often have met their milestones from the time they were born. These milestones monitor the progress a child makes and informs teachers and parents when they are ready to take the next step. Failure to reach milestones can result to academic struggles later on.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID # 935477



The importance of Personality Preferences

Children are most comfortable when they can use their learning preferences.  Even though they can learn to operate outside of their preferences, it takes more effort, which can hamper their learning.  As a result, it is vital for teachers to better understand children’s temperament and personality styles early on. Similarly, it is important for teachers to not overlook “goodness of fit” in other words, the difference between their temperament and the child.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May  1, 2024
Self Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935371


Emotional Growth in Early Childhood: Birth through Five

Early childhood is a pivotal time for a child’s brain development, behavior development, behavior establishment, readiness for learning, and the foundations of lifelong emotional well-being.  The development a child makes from birth to age 5 makes a significant impact on the remainder of that child’s life.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935481


Teamwork- Effectively Leading, Relating & Communicating, Correspondence Packet

Teams are made up of a group of people. All attitudes and decisions should be geared toward the success of everyone involved in the child’s well-being. Remember that there is no “I” in teamwork.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self-Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935640


Bridging the gap: Improving communication with parents, correspondence packet

Communication between parents and providers isn’t always easy, but it is crucial. Understanding each other is key to having shared, similar activities, fundamental values and goals for the child. Discover tips for effective communication with parents and how partnering with parents benefits the child.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self-Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935639


Building Meaningful relationships with families

Learn strategies for building meaningful relationships with families and create concepts for helping families become supported and connected to the child care setting.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self-Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935638


Creating Opportunities to expand fine and gross motor skills

Early childhood offers enormous potential for growth in fine and gross motor skill development. Discover opportunities to recognize the skills and the milestones of growth within the domain.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self-Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935637


Assessing Math Readiness Skills for Kindergarten

By the time children start kindergarten, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics notes that children already have, “considerable mathematical experience, a partial understanding of many concepts and some important skills, including counting.”

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self-Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935635


Improving Teacher and Child Interactions

Building a positive relationship with the children in your classroom is essential to their success. Listening, eye contact, tone of voice, and understanding and respecting them as individuals can do wonders for the classroom environment. Leading the way and giving children tools to be successful in return makes you successful as a teacher – keeping all safe, secure, and developmentally ready for the education journey you’re embarking on as a group.    Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self-Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935634


Making Good Use of Playtime

To a Young child, real play is a crucial need. Discover benefits of play, how play fits in and ideas for promoting meaningful play.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self-Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935633


Disciplining Children at Different Ages

It is always important to match the disciplinary approach to the child’s age. Children responds to certain methods more readily at certain developmental stages than others. This article gives ideas on how to deal with your child when that time comes.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self-Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935632


Allergies and Asthma

Discover signs and symptoms of Allergies and Asthma. Recommendations of helping children with creating an action plan with the families of children in your care who have allergies or asthma.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self-Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935631


Giving Medications Safely and Effectively

Managing children’s medications can be a tough job. Unlike adults who can administer drugs safely themselves, children rely on you for safety and guidance. In this packet learn how to safely provide various medications to the children.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self Paced: Return packet on or before May  15, 2024
Registry Event ID #934793


Bullies, Victims and Bystanders

Learn about different types of bullying. Specific strategies to use to reduce bullying behaviors will be reviewed.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self-Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935630


Using Rewards Effectively

Children must learn that although everyone enjoys being rewarded for good behavior, they are not always going to be rewarded for everything they do in the real world. This training shows how to use discretion to give rewards when warranted, bit to not overdo it.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self-Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935629


Screening and Sharing Results

Since developmental monitoring and screening is so important, it stands to reason that communication between parents and staff members needs to occur more often. A multi-systemic approach to conferencing, such as the methods described in this article; fills this need.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self-Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935628


Early Math Skills: One on One

This packet will show you how to easily make a learning aid that can be used with common manipulatives. Information on the importance of one-to-one correspondence is provided.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self-Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935483


Early Math Skills: Matching and Sorting

This packet will show you how to easily make a learning aid that can encourage the development of the early math skill of patterning. Information on the importance of being able to match items is provided. Ideas for basic matching to more complex matching are included.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self-Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #934792


Early Math Skills: Beginning Patterning

This packet will show you how to easily make a learning aid that can encourage the development of the early math skill of patterning. Information on the importance of being able to match items is provided. Ideas for basic matching to more complex matching are included.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self-Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935482


Establishing Productive Relationships with Parents

Learn ways to create consistency and connection with parents.  Build a better relationship and learn ways to overcome barriers parents may have in being more involved in their children’s learning.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self-Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935480


Handling Challenging Behaviors: Rules, Rituals & Routines among Useful Strategies

Challenging behaviors can have serious developmental effects, even during early childhood. Learn basic principles as to why children engage in challenging behaviors as well as prevention strategies, preventive practices and positive behavior support.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self-Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935479


Nutritional Recommendations for Children

Discover ways to encourage healthy eating, learn new activities to promote healthy eating and team up with parents to help children eat better.

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self-Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935478


Creating Age-appropriate Activities & Projects- Correspondence Packet

Children love to investigate. Learn about age-appropriate activities and examine a project approach way of teaching children in your classroom

Regular Fee $8.00

Location: 4C For Children Milwaukee (1736 N. 2nd Street)
Date: Register before May 1, 2024
Self-Paced: Return packet on or before May 15, 2024
Registry Event ID #935636


TTAP Trainings ( Course is under revision no new trainings will be offered until 2024) Please reach out to tdachel@4cfc.org with your name, email, and phone to be placed on the waiting list for this flyer. Or click on this google form link to be added automatically.  https://forms.gle/ZDWLqkMEQhNrVoBj7 

Foundations Course (7 hours)

This course, will explore the art and the science of training and technical assistance through some unique lenses.  As a T-TA Professional, you must know the science behind training and/or technical assistance, such as knowledge of adult learning theory, the technical components of organizing goals and objectives, and developing professional relationships.  You must also have the skills and dispositions to apply those theories and the goals to develop a relationship of respect and trust: this is an art.  This training will provide opportunities to play, to engage with others and to reflect on the important work you do.  We will dig deeper and explore wider the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to be a successful Training and Technical Assistance Professional.  You will leave feeling challenged and inspired.                                 

The state is revising this curriculum.  No available training is being offered at this time.  Please call the office to find out more after November 2023.

Regular Fee $70.00

Virtual ZOOM class:

You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.

  1. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
  2. You must have access to high-speed internet.

Participants must have reliable internet access with a device that allows them to stream video, engage in online activities, download handouts and resources needed to engage in the learning content.  Participants will also need capacity to download and type into documents and/or scan and upload materials or take and email clear photographs/videos as documentation of implementation to share with their instructors. Participants should feel confident in their skills before registering.

The day before your first class you will receive an email providing directions on how to login.  The email will contain a “join the meeting” link with password and meeting ID. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile before registering as we will use the information in the profile to send all items.


Training Professional Course (7 hours + 1 hour assignment)

This course, will explore the art and the science of training all early childhood professionals.  To address the science of designing and implementing trainings, you will learn how to utilize a framework for organizing content as well as gain an understanding of how adults learn in an environment that is engaging and interactive.  Training is also an art.  The art of knowing how, when to reenergize your audience or how to handle the participants who are disengaged.  This training will also explore some active learning strategies designed to engage adult learners.  Finally, you will complete an inventory of Practice that infuses strategies learned in the course as well as submit a reflection of your training practices and receive feedback from the course instructor.

The state is revising this curriculum.  No available training is being offered at this time.  Please call the office to find out more after November 2023.

To register for these courses:

You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.

  1. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
  2. You must have access to high-speed internet.

Participants must have reliable internet access with a device that allows them to stream video, engage in online activities, download handouts and resources needed to engage in the learning content.  Participants will also need capacity to download and type into documents and/or scan and upload materials or take and email clear photographs/videos as documentation of implementation to share with their instructors. Participants should feel confident in their skills before registering.

The day before your first class you will receive an email providing directions on how to login.  The email will contain a “join the meeting” link with password and meeting ID. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile before registering as we will use the information in the profile to send all items.


Technical Assistance Professional Course (7 hours + 1 hour assignment)

This course will dig deeper into what it takes to provide relationship-based professional development for adults throughout the early childhood field.  The training will explore ways to mentor, coach, and consult for inquiry, reflection, and leadership.  Technical assistance is also an art.  The art of communicating to support awareness that leads to change.  Training will offer opportunities to brainstorm and problem-solve some of the common issues around technical assistance.  Finally, you will complete a reflective professional development plan and received feedback from instructor.

The state is revising this curriculum.  No available training is being offered at this time.  Please call the office to find out more after November 2023.

Regular Fee $90.00

To register for these courses:

You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker.

  1. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone.
  2. You must have access to high-speed internet.

Participants must have reliable internet access with a device that allows them to stream video, engage in online activities, download handouts and resources needed to engage in the learning content.  Participants will also need capacity to download and type into documents and/or scan and upload materials or take and email clear photographs/videos as documentation of implementation to share with their instructors. Participants should feel confident in their skills before registering.

The day before your first class you will receive an email providing directions on how to login.  The email will contain a “join the meeting” link with password and meeting ID. Please make sure your email and phone are up to date in your registry profile before registering as we will use the information in the profile to send all items.