The Early Childhood Meeting Place is an information clearinghouse of events and resources for Indiana's early childhood professionals and families of young children. You can find information about upcoming workshops and meetings, professional organizations and training resources, and community resources and information fact sheets for Hoosier families of young children.
"Economist and investment banker Dr. Robert Dugger understands the critical need for quality early education in our state" (United Way website). The Economics of Early Education Summit, held February 19th, was provided by the United Way of Central Indiana, state and local education organizations and a number of other entities.
You can still watch the Economics of Early Education Summit by clicking on the link. There is also a link to the video, Are We Crazy about Our Kids? plus a link to Ready Nation, which is a business partnership for early childhood and economic success.
03/10/2014 | Behavioral Reduction & Skills Teaching Workshop (New Albany)
Learn how to effectively and proactively support individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and related developmental disabilities
03/11/2014 | Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention
Created by the FSSA, Bureau of Childcare's Health Consultants, this one hour training provides participants with information on the prevalence of abuse and neglect, causes and prevention of abuse and neglect, and how to report abuse and neglect.
03/11/2014 | Service Coordination 103 (SC103)
All service coordinators must complete SC 103 within 6 - 9 months of their employment date.
Indiana Department of Education: Early Learning
The Indiana Department of Education supports the care of young children through initiatives that include: The Foundations and the ISTAR-KR Assessment.
Indiana Department of Education: Early Learning - Families
The Indiana Department of Education Office Early Learning webpage has brochures on kindergarten readiness.
Nurturing Our Infants and Toddlers
Offer respectful infant and toddler care and education.