27th Annual Think Small Child Care Business Seminar
Frequently Asked Questions for the Think Small Child Care Business Seminar

Technology Tips for Participants
  • Please log on 10-15 minutes prior to your session
  • Please log in using Chrome or Edge as your internet browser. Do not use Internet Explorer, this will cause issues including logging in and out and using the chat feature
  • Keep microphone muted
  • Check internet stream if possible
  • It is not mandatory to have your camera on
  • Stay connected to a power source or charge battery on the device you are using to ensure have enough power to last the length of the two-hour session

Q: Do I have to register to attend this event? If so, how do I register?

A: Yes, registration is required. Click here to register tsregdev.azurewebsites.net/Register/Seminar

Q:Who is the event for?

A: The 27th Annual Child Care Business Seminar is for anyone who is interested in learning about best business practices for the early childhood workforce.

Q: Do I need to download or install software to participate in this event?

A: No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate. You only need access to the internet and can use a mobile device, computer, or tablet.

Q: What is the preferred browser?

A: You can use Google, Chrome, Safari, or Firefox. Make sure you are utilizing an optimal internet connection.

Q: How do I access my session on the day of the event?

A: Details about how to access your event will be emailed to you a few days prior to the session you registered for.

Q: Will I be able to talk to real people during the event?

A: Yes, you will be able to chat with attendees and presenters during the event.

Q: Is a webcam required to participate?

A: It is preferred, but it is not required to attend the event.

Q: Must I have a microphone and speakers?

A: Yes, you need a microphone and speakers to actively participate. Consider using a headset (or earbuds) to reduce background noises.

Q: What if I have questions or concerns regarding event who do I contact?

A: You can contact the Think Small Professional Development Support team either via email at pdsupport@thinksmall.org or by calling 651-641-3549.

Q: Do I need to do anything special to prepare for the event?

A: No. Just be prepared to connect to your session a few minutes prior to the start time to ensure all your equipment is working properly.

Q: Does it matter where I connect to the event from?

A: No. You can connect from anywhere you feel comfortable. Consider wearing relaxed business casual attire and being in a quiet location. If you plan to utilize your camera, ensure your setting is as distraction-free as possible.

Q: Can I get a refund if I am unable to attend the event for any reason?

A: No. Unfortunately we are unable to offer refunds or transfer your registration to another event at this time.

Q: Will I earn credit for attending?

A: Yes. We will be taking attendance in each session during the event. Expect to see the training appear on your Develop Learning Record about 2 weeks following the Achieve MNCPD-approved training events.

Q: Are recordings of the sessions available?

A: In order to receive credit for attending any session offered during the Business Seminar, you must participate in the live event. If you have registered for a session but are already anticipating not being able to attend on the day it’s live, we recommend you consider selecting another session at a time when you are available to participate in order to receive credit for your attendance. We strongly encourage you to attend during the live scheduled event.

In the event you are unable to attend a session you had registered for, please contact pdsupport@think-small.org after the event to learn what options are available to you to access the missed session.

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