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

Implementing Family Style Meals

We're professionals on the move, even during mealtimes. However, what ever happened to us sitting […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Mealtime Observation

What if mealtimes could be more than a meal? For a lot of us, our […]

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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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Environments, Routines & Strategies that Support Social & Emotional Development

Discover how consistent routines and fun, meaningful activities can reduce challenging behaviors. After this training, […]

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$10.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Social and Emotional Literacy

This training identifies strategies, such as problem solving and games to teach children emotional literacy […]

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$10.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Social and Emotional Teaching Strategies

Are you looking for new techniques to build responsibility, confidence and problem-solving skills with children […]

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$10.00
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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Relationships Matter!

Positive interactions and relationships are the foundations for a child's social and emotional development. This […]

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$10.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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A Joyful Journey to Literacy

There is not a certain timetable for learning to read but there are key milestones […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Building a Foundation for Early Readers

Reading aloud to children is one of the most important ways to build a child's […]

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

Wed 08

Implementing Family Style Meals

April 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 18

KickStart 101

April 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 18

Basic Child Development Including Supervision

April 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am