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

A Thinking Approach to Art

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

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Free
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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Free
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Playful Pursuits

Play is an essential part of child development. Through play, children acquire many skills that […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Raising Grateful Children in an Entitled World

If a sense of entitlement is plaguing your program, center, or family; it’s never too […]

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Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Fun, Playful Movement

Physical exercise is essential for a child's development. Children learn by doing. We can add […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Creative Outdoor Play Space

Looking for creative, fun and inexpensive ideas to make your outdoor play space irresistible? Playing […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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On The Spot Transitions

Busy children are happy children! Join us in a fun filled, action packed two hour […]

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Free
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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What Does Assessment Mean in Early Childhood Education

Assessments are an important method we use to gather ongoing information about children’s development. There […]

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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 Behavior

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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Fortune Cookie Philosophy: Using Motivation Effectively with Young Children

There are many things providers can do to tap into the intrinsic motivating factor in […]

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

Tue 22

A Thinking Approach to Art

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 26

KickStart 102

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 26

Emergency Preparedness for Child Care

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am