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

The Importance of Nutrition for Children’s Well-Being

Nutrition is a global concern and it also crucial to a child’s healthy development. It […]

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$20.00
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Childhood Nutrition

Getting children to eat healthy foods that they enjoy, is hard for any parent or […]

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$20.00
IN-PERSON TRAINING: Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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The Power of Observation

It is easy to create judgements about teachers, children, or environments when conducting observations. Every […]

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Pillars of Peace

Young children’s social and emotional development is crucial to their success in early development. As […]

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

There are several strategies you can use throughout the day to boost children’s vocabulary knowledge […]

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

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

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$20.00
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The Power of Habit: Why We do What We do in Life and Business – Book Club

Almost 40 percent of our actions each day are the result of habits, not decisions. […]

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Literature and PUPPET Fun

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

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$20.00
IN-PERSON TRAINING: Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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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
IN-PERSON TRAINING: Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Literacy & Young Learners

A literacy-rich environment demonstrates how literacy is useful in everyday life by allowing children to […]

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