Featured Training Opportunities

Here are a few upcoming, high-quality trainings offered by Think Small throughout the metro area. For a complete listing, click here to view our latest Training Catalog.

Suzie Who? Assisting the Quiet Child
Monday, August 19th
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At Think Small West in Minneapolis
KCF II.C., CDA III
Level 1 – Explores
2 in-service hours
$10.00

Authentic Assessment for Children who are Dual Language Learners
Tuesday, August 20th
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At Eagan Community Center
KCF IV.A., CDA VII
Level 1 – Explores
2 in-service hours
$10.00

Developmentally Appropriate Practices: Choosing Toys, Art and Craft Activities in Child Care Centers
Wednesday, August 21st and Wednesday, August 28th *
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (BOTH SESSIONS)
At Chaska Community Center
KCF I and KCF II.A., CDA II and CDA VIII
Level 1 – Explores
6 in-service hours
$30.00
*Must attend all sessions for credit

Developmentally Appropriate Practices: Choosing Toys, Art and Craft Activities in Child Care Centers
Wednesdays, August 21st and August 28th *
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (BOTH SESSIONS)
At Chaska Community Center
KCF I and II.A., CDA II
Level 1 – Explores
6 in-service hours
$30.00
* Must attend all sessions for credit

Tools for the Toolbox: Strategies to Meet Challenging Behavior
Wednesday, August 21st
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At Think Small West in Minneapolis
KCF II.C., CDA III
Level 1 – Explores
2 in-service hours
$10.00

Boisterous Boys (and Girls)
Wednesday, August 21st  
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At Shakopee Community Center
KCF II.D. , CDA II
Level 1 – Explores
2 in-service hours
$10.00

Jump Right In: Physical Activity and Fitness
Thursday, August 22nd
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
At Veterans Memorial Community Center in Inver Grove Heights
KCF II.D. , CDA II
Level 1 – Explores
3 in-service hours
$15.00

Jump Right In: Physical Activity and Fitness
Thursday, August 22nd
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
At Veterans Memorial Community Center in Inver Grove Heights
KCF II.D., CDA II
Level 1 – Explores
3 in-service hours
$15.00

Introduction to Cultural Consciousness
Tuesday, August 27th 
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At Think Small West in Minneapolis
KCF III, CDA IV
Level 1 – Explores
2 in-service hours
$10.00

Building Relationships:  Roadblocks or Bridges?
Tuesday, September 3rd
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At Think Small West in Minneapolis
KCF III, CDA IV
Level 1 – Explores
2 in-service hours,
 $10.00

Toilet Training 102: Common Challenges
Wednesday, September 4th
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At Think Small East in Saint Paul
KCF II.D., CDA II
Level 2 – Implements
2 in-service hours
$10.00

Making Things Easier for Educators: Using Everyday Observations for Assessment, Lesson Plans, and Changing the Environment
Thursday, September 5th
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At Think Small West in Minneapolis
KCF IV.A., CDA VII
Level 2 – Implements
2 in-service hours
$10.00

Play: Foundation of Children’s Learning
Saturday, September 7th
8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
At Think Small West in Minneapolis
KCF II.B., CDA II
Level 1 – Explores
3 in-service hours,
 $15.00

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