Taking the Lead: A Family Child Care Initiative

Date

11.12.2016 through 06.17.2017
from 8:30am - 5:30pm

Location

Morgan Park Academy
2153 W. 111th St.
Chicago, IL 60643
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Registration

Registration cost:$100Cost includes:48 hours of group learning (face-to-face) one Saturday per month (includes lunch)
48 hours of independent learning (online) between monthly sessions
20 hours at 2017 Leadership Connections™ national conference, 2-day registration with lodging
116 total contact hours and 6 points of Family Child Care Credential approved training
Books, materials, and program assessment tools
Registration deadline:10.03.2016

Register here

Training/Event Description:

JOIN THE CHICAGO COHORT

  • Learn strategies for growing and sustaining a successful family child care business.
  • Enhance your work as both a business owner and educator.
  • Develop and implement monthly quality improvement plan.
  • Gain an understanding of your role as a change agent—at the individual, business, and community levels.
  • Demonstrate competencies aligned with the IL Family Child Care Credential and ExceleRate™ Illinois QRIS.
  • Learn together with other family child care providers and build a professional learning community.

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  •  Advocacy. Business. Environment Management.
    aligned with IL Gateways to Opportunity Family Child Care Credential
  • Fiscal Management. Risk Management. Record Keeping. Contracts & Handbooks. Marketing. Family Partnerships. aligned with ExceleRate™ Illinois and Business Administration Scale for Family Child Care (BAS)
  • Quality Improvement Plans. Change Management.
    aligned with ExceleRate™ Illinois

DATES
November 12
December 17
January 21
February 18
March 18
April 15
May 17
June 17

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Credits

  • Total clock hours: 116
  • Illinois Gateways for Opportunity Approved
  • Applies toward the Illinois Director Credential (IDC) Core Competency Requirements

Questions?

Safiyah at sjackson27@nlu.edu 847.947.5056  

Scholarships

Your local child care resource and referral agency may have scholarship funds available to assist with your registration or tuition costs for this event. Find your local CCR&R.