TRAILBlazer Policies

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TRAILBlazer Badges

  • TrailBlazer Badges are awarded upon review and approval of evidence and confirmation of completion of required courses.
  • Awarded to an individual (not a center) and is non-transferable.
  • Evidence must be submitted before the end of the quarter in order to receive badge/credit.
  • Evidence must be quality content.

Onsite Training

  • Onsite TrailBlazer Trainings can be used to complete a track.
  • Must be completed within one calendar quarter.
  • Free Track not available as an onsite.
  • Charged as typical trainings (three trainings make one track so 3 trainings x75 per hour x2 hours= $450.
  • Available to members only.

Free Tracks/Training

  • Third Free Track must be used within 12 months.
  • Free Tracks are not available as an onsite in any capacity.

TRAILMaster Badge

  • In order to earn the TRAILMASTER Badge, all three tracks must be completed within 12 months.
  • No additional evidence required.
  • REFUNDS/CANCELLATIONS: Each training in a Track is treated like a typical training and follows training policies (walk-in fees, cancellation policy, etc.).

Glossary

  • Training: A 2-hour professional development event.
  • Onsite: A training provided for a client at their location specifically for their staff.
  • Track: A combination of three trainings as defined by Child Start.
  • TRAILBlazer: The name of the project for training tracks.   Awarded as a badge if an individual completes all trainings in the track and the required activity.
  • TRAILMaster: The name of the badge received when earning three TrailBlazer Badges.
  • Badge: A digital badge.  See https://openbadges.org/get-started/earning-badges/ for more information.

Upcoming TrailBlazer Trainings

It’s my classroom and I can cry if I want to

The ability to express feelings is one of the first skills children develop. Children do […]

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$20.00
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Empowering Images to Develop Visual Literacy

Visual literacy refers to the ability to see an image and gain knowledge from it. […]

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$20.00
IN-PERSON TRAINING: Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Are your Children in Time Square? Moving from Sensory Overload to Sensory Engagement

Spaces that are conducive to learning and pro-social behaviors are those that are high in […]

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$20.00
IN-PERSON TRAINING: Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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“I want my baby to read”; Support Parents in Guiding Early Language and Literacy

Language and literacy development starts during infancy. Parents and providers want children to be the […]

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$20.00
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Making Families Welcome

Parents play an important role in children’s education because they are children’s first teachers. Teachers […]

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$20.00
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Design to Succeed

Classroom design influences many things, but did you know that the environment can help improve […]

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$20.00
IN-PERSON TRAINING: Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Importance of Circle Time

This will be a fun interactive discussion on circle time. Finding out why a circle […]

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$20.00
IN-PERSON TRAINING: Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Building Environments and Activities to Engage Children

Children’s minds are confined when they are not allowed to make choices, think on their […]

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$20.00
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Books! Books! And more Books!

Do you struggle with getting children excited about the books that you read to them? […]

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$20.00
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Exploring Shadows

Celebrate curiosity and the joys of discovery! The best preschool science programs focus on topics […]

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$20.00
IN-PERSON TRAINING: Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Upcoming Events