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

Cultivating Compassionate Classrooms

Creating an environment of emotional safety can have a significant impact on children. By modeling […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Classrooms at the Root of Challenging Behaviors

Have you ever wondered if it s the classroom environment feeding into the children's negative […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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“I want my baby to read”; Supporting 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
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Literacy: More Than Just Reading

Child care providers and teachers play an important role in helping young children develop their […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Teaching Children to Become Writers

Writing skills directly helps children improve their reading skills. We begin by recognizing the connections […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Beauty in the Lives of Young Children

A thing of beauty is a joy forever. Beautiful environments are not only the physical […]

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$20.00
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
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Fostering Children’s Thinking

Do you want to help children develop skills for deeper understanding, higher focus, and improve […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Embedded Learning

Breaking down goals into smaller, easier parts, or objectives, can increase the likelihood that a […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Child-Centered Teaching and Learning

Help children master learning tasks sooner by engaging them in their own learning process. Meaningful […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Upcoming Events

Thu 12

Cultivating Compassionate Classrooms

December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 14

Basic Child Development Including Supervision

December 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Sat 14

KickStart 101

December 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm