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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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, use the link you will receive in your email about one week prior to the webinar date!

2023 WORKSHOPS

FEBRUARY 2023


Note: These webinars are open for general enrollment and all child care professionals are eligible to attend the following webinars.


Nutrición Infantil: ¡Un Comienzo Saludable en el Primer Año!

Una nutrición adecuada es esencial para el rápido crecimiento y desarrollo durante el primer año de un bebé. Conozca los requisitos para el patrón de comidas para bebés, los alimentos apropiados para la edad y las necesidades nutricionales para promover la buena salud en el primer año de vida.
CDA Contenido Area: 5
Martes, 7 de Febrero, 2023, 7-8:30 p.m.

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. 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 5
Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 7-8:30 p.m.

Note: State licensed, Infant Toddler Family Day Care and Fairfax County permitted family child care providers are eligible to attend the following webinars.


Understanding Form Schedule C to File Your Taxes 

Tax filing for a daycare business can be complex. Here is your opportunity to take a deeper look at IRS Tax Forms! In this training, we will do a quick overview of IRS form 1040 and then do a deeper review of Schedule C - Profit or Loss From a Business.
CDA Area 5
Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 7-9 p.m.

El Desarrollo Motor en el Primer Año de Vida 

Durante el primer año de vida, los bebés desarrollan habilidades motoras fundamentales que les ayudan a realizar pequeños movimientos, mantener la cabeza erguida, sentarse erguidos, gatear y, finalmente, caminar. Hay muchas cosas que los profesionales de la primera infancia pueden hacer para fomentar el desarrollo de huesos y músculos para ayudarlos a alcanzar estos hitos. Este seminario web resumirá el desarrollo motor centrándose en las habilidades de motor grueso, motor fino y el juego. El seminario web prestará atención específica a los hitos clave de cómo se mueven los bebés para ayudar a los participantes a identificar el desarrollo típico, atípico y retrasado. También se proporcionará información sobre como referir y determinar elegibilidad para el programa Infant-Toddler Connection.
CDA Contenido Area: 2
Jueves, 23 de Febrero, 2023, 7-8:30 p.m.

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
Monday, February 27, 2023, 7-8:30 p.m.

Motor Development in the First Year

Within the first year of life, babies will develop critical motor skills that help them make small movements, hold up their head, sit up-right, crawl and eventually walk. There are many things you can do to encourage the development of bones and muscles to help them reach these milestones. This webinar will summarize motor development focusing on gross and fine motor and play skills. The webinar will pay specific attention to the key milestones of how infants move to support participants in identifying typical, atypical, and delayed development. Information regarding referral to and eligibility for the Infant-Toddler Connection program will also be provided.
CDA Area 2
Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 7-8:30 p.m.

 

MARCH 2023


Note: These webinars are open for general enrollment and all child care professionals are eligible to attend the following webinars.


Alimentacion Saludable para Niños 1-12 años 

En el seminario web Alimentación Saludable para Niños de 1 a 12 Años, aprenderá sobre las necesidades nutricionales de los niños de 1 a 12 años, las responsabilidades a la hora de comer, la seguridad alimentaria, y la planificación de menús según los requisitos del Patrón de Comidas para apoyar hábitos alimenticios saludables.
CDA Contenido Areas: 2, 5
Miércoles, 1 de Marzo, 2023, 7-9 p.m.


Note: State licensed, Infant Toddler Family Day Care and Fairfax County permitted family child care providers are eligible to attend the following webinars.


Estableciendo Profesionalismo y Comunicación Efectiva

Usted interactúa con los padres como una propietarioa de negocios profesional? Usted anuncia el entrenamiento especial y credenciales que usted ha obtenido para operar su negocio de cuidado de niños?  Es su negocio fácil de encontrar cuando los padres están buscando? En esta clase, nosotros estaremos hablando de cómo presentarse profesionalmente en todo momento y en todo lo que usted hace, y cómo comunicar los beneficios de su negocio a todos los clientes potenciales.
CDA Contenido Area: 5
Martes, 7 de Marzo, 2023, 7-9 p.m.

Establishing Professionalism and Effective Communication

Do you interact with parents as a professional business owner? Do you market the special training and credentials you have earned to operate a child care business? Is your business easy to find when parents are looking? In this webinar, we will discuss how to present yourself professionally at all times and in everything you do, and how to communicate the benefits of your business to all potential clients.
CDA Area 5
Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 7-9 p.m.

Recognize, Report, and Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect in Virginia 

In this Recognize, Report, and Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect in Virginia webinar, participants will learn about the signs of child abuse and neglect.  The presentation will review and discuss mandatory reporting guidelines. 
CDA5
Tuesday, March 28, 2023, 7-8:30 p.m.

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