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

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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Empowering Images to Develop Visual Literacy

Visual literacy refers to the ability to see an image and gain knowledge from it. […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Design To Succeed

Classroom design influences many things, but did you know that the environment can help improve […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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ABC’s of Curriculum Planning

Every program, family, and child is different. Why do we think that one curriculum will […]

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$20
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Making Families Feel Welcome

Parents play an important role in children’s education because they are children’s first teachers. Teachers […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Building Problem Solving Skills in Young Children

In this session, participants will learn how they can build positive, healthy relationships with the […]

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$20.00
Child Start, Inc, 1002 S. Oliver
Wichita, Kansas 67218 United States
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Schedules, Routines and Transitions

Transitions can be stressful times for young children and can provoke challenging behaviors. Consistent classroom […]

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

Thu 28
Sat 30

KickStart 102

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 30

Emergency Preparedness for Child Care

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am