Office for Children - School Readiness - Institute for Early Learning (IFEL)

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

703-324-3044
TTY 711

12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 920
Fairfax, VA 22035

Betsi Closter,
Director

Institute for Early Learning (IFEL) - Family Child Care Business Workshops

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Institute for Early Learning (IFEL)

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Family Child Care Business Workshops

The following business workshops provide information to family child care providers just beginning their businesses as well as established providers looking for more training opportunities. These training hours are creditable toward Fairfax County Home Child Care Permit requirements. Please call 703-324-8100 for more information.

To register, visit the registration page.

2021 WORKSHOPS

Child Protective Services Mandated Reporter Training

In the Child Protective Services Mandated Reporter webinar, participants will learn about the signs of child abuse and neglect. The presentation will review and discuss mandatory reporting guidelines.
CDA Areas: 5
Tuesday, February 2, 7-8:30 pm

Mercadeo con un Pequeño Presupuesto (Webinar offered in English on February 20)

Usted aprenderá consejos para un mercadeo con un costo-efectivo que le ayudará a crear una lista de espera de clientes que reemplazará rápidamente los clientes perdidos. Nosotros hablaremos a cerca de las de Tarjetas de Negocio, Folletos, Redes Sociales y especialmente de Redes de Contacto.
CDA Area: 5
Miércoles 10 de febrero 7-9 pm

Maximize Your Tax Benefits - How the Pandemic may affect your 2020 Tax Returns

Learn strategies from Tom Copeland, a recognized national expert in the business of family child care ensure your business expenses are properly deducted. Topics include how to claim expenses and supplies related to COVID; the tax implications of COVID funding; review tax forms; how to claim and document all allowable deductions and income to maximize deductions; and the importance of staying current on new funding opportunities.
CDA Area: 5

Saturday, February 13, 9-11 am

Recorded Webinar-Maximize Your Tax Benefits - How the Pandemic may affect your 2020 Tax Returns

Hear the pre-recorded webinar from February 13. Learn strategies from Tom Copeland, a recognized national expert in the business of family child care ensure your business expenses are properly deducted. Topics include how to claim expenses and supplies related to COVID; the tax implications of COVID funding; review tax forms; how to claim and document all allowable deductions and income to maximize deductions; and the importance of staying current on new funding opportunities.
CDA Area: 5
Thursday, February 18, 7-9 pm

Marketing Your Business on a Small Budget (Repeated of webinar on February 10)

The Marketing Your Business on a Small Budget webinar will focus on cost-effective marketing tips to help you create a waiting list of clients and replace lost clients quickly. The webinar will also discuss the benefits of business cards, flyers, social media, and especially networking.
CDA Area: 5
Saturday, February 20, 9-11 am

Safety and Supervision: It Matters

In this Safety and Supervision webinar, participants will learn about the important role of supervision in children's play and making sure children are safe while exploring the early learning environment.
CDA Area: 1
Wednesday, February 24, 7-9 pm

Recorded Webinar-Maximize Your Tax Benefits - How the Pandemic may affect your 2020 Tax Returns

Hear the pre-recorded webinar from February 13. Learn strategies from Tom Copeland, a recognized national expert in the business of family child care, that ensure your business expenses are properly deducted. Topics include how to claim expenses and supplies related to COVID; the tax implications of COVID funding; review tax forms; how to claim and document all allowable deductions and income to maximize deductions; and the importance of staying current on new funding opportunities.
CDA Area 5
Tuesday, March 2, 7-9 pm

Proveedores Saludables, Niños Saludables en tiempos del COVID-19

La clase Proveedores Saludables, Niños Saludables en tiempos del COVID-19, esta enfocada en información y conocimiento que los proveedores pueden usar para nutrir su propia salud e implementar medidas de prevención para protegerse a sí mismos y a los niños bajo su cuidado. El tema incluye enfermedades contagiosas, panorama del COVID, medidas de prevención contra el COVID, vacunas e inmunidad comunitaria.
CDA Areas 1, 5
Martes, 9 de marzo, 7-9 pm

Social Emotional Milestones in Early Childhood Development

Please join us for an interactive webinar on Social Emotional Milestones in Early Childhood Development. During this webinar, we will examine the core concepts of social emotional development in infants and toddlers, explore the role of educators in attachment and early learning and develop skills for responding to social emotional challenges in our work with families. This will be an interactive training with opportunities to reflect and understand new ways of approaching complex needs of families.
CDA Area 3
Thursday, March 11, 7-8:30 pm

Healthy Providers, Heathy Children in the Time of COVID-19

The Healthy Providers, Healthy Children in the Time of COVID-19 webinar focuses on information and knowledge that family child providers will use to nurture and to implement preventive measures for their own health and the children under their care. Topics include communicable diseases, COVID overview, COVID prevention measures, immunizations and community immunity.
CDA Areas 1, 5
Tuesday, March 16, 7-9 pm

Hitos socioemocionales en el desarrollo de la primera infancia

Únase a nosotros en un seminario web interactivo sobre los hitos socioemocionales en el desarrollo de la primera infancia. Durante este seminario web, examinaremos los conceptos básicos del desarrollo socioemocional en bebés y niños pequeños, exploraremos el papel de los educadores en el apego y el aprendizaje temprano y desarrollaremos habilidades para responder a los desafíos socioemocionales en nuestro trabajo con las familias. Esta será una capacitación interactiva con oportunidades para reflexionar y comprender nuevas formas de abordar las necesidades complejas de las familias.
CDA Area 3
Jueves, 25 de marzo, 7-8:30 pm

Infant Nutrition: A Healthy Start in the First Year

Proper nutrition is essential to the rapid growth and development during an infant’s first year. In this webinar, Infant Nutrition: A Healthy Start in the First Year, participants will learn about the requirements for the infant meal pattern, age-appropriate foods and nutritional needs to promote good health in the first year of life.
CDA Area 2
Tuesday, March 30, 7-8 pm
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