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

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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Postpartum Depression: Supporting Families in Child Care

What is Postpartum Depression? Researchers believe that depression and anxiety are the among the most […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Supporting Children with Special Health Care Needs

This training will help child care and early learning professionals develop confidence and knowledge when […]

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

Tue 21

Teaching Children to Become Writers

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 25

KickStart 102

January 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 25

Emergency Preparedness for Child Care

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am