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

Communication is Key

Effective communication builds understanding and trust. So it’s no wonder that communication between providers and […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Calming Your Little Ones

Do you ever find that you are having a hard time calm children down? It […]

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Free
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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You Choose

Many times children are frustrated because they want to control their own environment. Even as […]

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Free
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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What’s so Positive about Positive Discipline?

Teachers want children to share, care, and take responsibility for their thoughts and actions. This […]

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Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Sensory Overload

Bright lights, loud noises, unfamiliar surroundings and situations can create stress and sensory overload for […]

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Free
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Art: The Experience of Exploration

Art is a form of human expression. It integrates early development in all areas. Creativity […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Elements of Design: Textures

Texture is an element of design that defines the surfaces of shapes and forms. How […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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A Thinking Approach to Art

Art is all about the experience it provides to children. We want the approach to […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Bringing Nature & Art Together

Nature and Art go hand in hand. It can be hard to see that if […]

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

Tue 13

Communication is Key

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 17

KickStart 101

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 17

Basic Child Development Including Supervision

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am