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KIDBIZ Resources™ Training Guides
All KIDBIZ Guides include a CD and copy of the book the training is based upon. CD contains: lecture notes, participant handouts, Power Point presentation and training outline.

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Trainer's Guide – Professionalism for Center Staff

Trainer's Guide – Professionalism for Center Staff

Professionalism is the cornerstone to any successful child care business! Both versions of this trainer's guide are available – Professionalism for Family Child Care, and Professionalism for Center Staff. Great asset for CCR&R's looking for materials their staff can use to conduct quality trainings for providers or center staff, and a must-have resource for center directors to use at staff meetings to raise the level of professionalism for their teachers. Each trainers guide contains a Power Point presentation, a detailed lecture, handouts for participants and an outline with objectives. Based on the presentations of Patricia Dischler and the book From Babysitter to Business Owner, each guide also includes a free copy of the book!

$60

From Babysitter to Business Owner Half Day Training

From Babysitter to Business Owner Half Day Training

A half day training with everything you need to present to child care providers on topics of professionalism, policies & contracts, parent communication and professional image. This training covers the core values from the book From Babysitter to Business Owner. Guide includes a copy of the Patty Cake Preschool Parent Handbook and a lecture guide on using the materials for a half day training (4 hours) or splitting it into 3 separate workshops. Book included: From Babysitter to Business Owner.

$120

 Teaching the 3 Cs: Creativity, Curiosity & Courtesy Half Day Training

Teaching the 3 Cs: Creativity, Curiosity & Courtesy Half Day Training

A more intense curriculum training than the workshop, this trainer's guide includes materials to present a 3-4 hour training on Teaching the 3 Cs through presentation and group work. Teach participants what the key factors are in supporting creativity, curiosity and courtesy in children and how to add these elements into their curriculum. Show participants how to plan for development in many standard areas while also supporting a child's imagination, exploration and kindness. (Curriculum planning is compatible with the Creative Curriculum.) Book included: Teaching the 3 Cs: Creativity, Curiosity & Courtesy.

$120

Communicating with Parents 101 Half Day Training

Communicating with Parents 101 Half Day Training

The biggest obstacle in meeting the goals we have for the children or our business is: the parents! Developed from a chapter in From Babysitter to Business Owner, this training will help you to teach child care directors, staff and family child care providers how to bring parents into their child care family and make them partners. Teach them to decode what the parents are saying and get to the heart of their issues. This training helps you to get participants working together on solving problems ­ and preventing them so they can leave with the tools they need to reach all the parents and reach all their goals for the children. Book included: From Babysitter to Business Owner.

$120

 Professionalism Workshop

Professionalism Workshop

Inspire professionalism in child care providers! This training allows you to show providers where to find the strength from within to see themselves as professionals. Illustrate to them how gaining respect and appreciation from others begins with how they see themselves. Topics covered: professional attitude, professional image and the benefits/barriers providers face on the road to professionalism. Book included: From Babysitter to Business Owner.

$60

Parent Handbook Workshop

Parent Handbook Workshop

The cornerstone to a professional relationship with parents, the Parent Handbook is an essential training for every child care business owner and family child care provider. Teach participants how to show parents the philosophy and goals that drive their business, creating a handbook that includes school information, policies and procedures and contract information. Teach them how this tool can aid in discussing tough topics with parents and conducting interviews. (The Business Administration Scale for Family Child Care Providers by Teachers College Press includes a Parent Handbook requirement, referencing the Parent Handbook chapter in From Babysitter to Business Owner from which this training is based upon.) Book included: From Babysitter to Business Owner.

$60

 Parents Can't Hear Me! Workshop

Parents Can't Hear Me! Workshop

Teach the general principals for successful communication with parents, specific techniques to reach all the parents and guidelines for conducting interviews and conferences. Help participants work together to solve parent issues and build strong communication skills. Book included: From Babysitter to Business Owner.

$60

 Building Partnerships with Parents Workshop

Building Partnerships with Parents Workshop

We have the same goal: raising happy, healthy children. So why does it feel like parents and providers are on opposite sides of the fence? Teach participants how to jump that fence and learn to understand and respect each other! Learn to use stories to help participants discover the foundations for great relationships that last for years. Book included: From Babysitter to Business Owner.

$60

Marketing & Interviews Workshop

Marketing & Interviews Workshop

Teach participants the techniques that will fill their openings before they happen and the interview skills to find the partnerships their business deserves! Topics covered: building a professional image, marketing, advertising, professional phone skills, interviewing. Book included: From Babysitter to Business Owner.

$60

Fabulous Fieldtrips Workshop

Fabulous Fieldtrips Workshop

Teach providers how to open the world to the children in their care! Tips for every step of the way will take away any fears. Provide them with a "magic field trip bag" supply list and dozens of ideas on where to go and resources to use to find new places specific to your area. Book included: From Babysitter to Business Owner.

$60

Tips & Tricks for Child Care Professionals Workshop

Tips & Tricks for Child Care Professionals Workshop

If there's one thing all child care providers are yearning to know it's how to save time and money. Get dozens of ideas to share with participants to make their job easier, create inexpensive activities and toys, and get more organized. Allow time for participants to share their best tips and everyone goes home with a treasure trove of tricks to help with their kids, the parents and their budget! Book included: 101 Tips & Tricks.

$60

Creating Inspiring Child Care Environments Workshop

A child care space needs to do so much ­ support education, inspire, provide safety, minimize conflicts. Yet it should do even more ­ reflect the personalities of those who are in it! Teach participants how to create a space that not only supports the goals for the children ­ but supports those who teach in it as well! The children deserve a great place to learn ­ and they deserve a great place to work! Book included: From Babysitter to Business Owner.

$60

Teaching the 3 Cs: Creativity, Curiosity & Courtesy Workshop

Teach participants the value in creating a base for further learning ­ instilling in children a desire to learn, to use their imagination, explore and create lasting friendships. Training also shows how to integrate these concepts into state standard areas so lesson planning is easy and successful. Book included: Teaching the 3Cs: Creativity, Curiosity & Courtesy.

$60

Teaching the 3 Cs: Creativity, Curiosity & Courtesy Science Edition

Teaching the 3 Cs: Creativity, Curiosity & Courtesy Science Edition

This training includes the basic concepts of teaching the 3Cs, but all activity examples will fall under the "science" area for state standards. Teach participants that science can be fun, easy, and a way to open the door to a child's imagination and problem solving skills. Book included: Teaching the 3 Cs: Creativity, Curiosity & Courtesy.

$60

KIDBIZ Resources Professionalism Tools
KIDBIZ Professionalism Kit KIDBIZ Professionalism Kit

Everything you need for your child care business to jump start it's way to success!

Contents: (Total value of over $90!)

  • From Babysitter To Business Owner: Getting The Most Out Of Your Home Child Care Business (2005, Redleaf Press) by Patricia Dischler
  • 101 Tips and Tricks for the Child Care Professional by Patricia Dischler
  • KIDBIZ Teleseminar Coaching Series: Marketing & Interviews Audio CD Presented by Patricia Dischler. Includes handouts and one hour training certificate with a Training Certificate.
  • Patty Cake Preschool Parent Handbook CD. 50-page policies and contract document on rewritable CD with prompts for where to insert your information to make it your own.
  • Parent Handbook Binder. Clear cover inserts to display your business information on a 3 ring binder to use for the Parent Handbook and necessary forms.
  • Parent Information Folder. Folder with business card inserts to use to contain the information necessary to give parents at the end of an interview as described in From Babysitter to Business Owner.
  • Create your own business cards stock. Make your own on your computer!
  • Parent Board. A dry erase board to use in communicating with parents as described in From Babysitter to Business Owner.

$65

Patty Cake Preschool Parent Handbook

Patty Cake Preschool Parent Handbook

No time to create your own policies? This CD contains the entire 50 page Patty Cake Preschool Handbook complete with a School Information section, Policies & Procedures section & Contract Issues section. This rewritable CD allows you to insert your business information in order to make it your own. Prompts are given in bold where information should be changed to reflect your practices or information. Easy to use and a must-have for communicating clearly to parents what your business has to offer and to help them understand the rules that govern it and ˛to keep you in business for years!

$25

Alphabet Tubs Alphabet Tubs

Give your children the hands-on way to learn their alphabet and phonic sounds! Each tub contains 2-3 items beginning with the letter on the lid. Comes with teaching guide.

(Contains small parts)

$35

Plus $8 shipping and handling for oversize item.

KIDBIZ Teleseminar Series KIDBIZ Teleseminar Series

High quality child care trainings on an audio CD, complete with handouts and training certificate! Listen when YOU have the time for training! Directors, use this for your next staff training event.

Workshop Topics:

  • Marketing & Interviews, 1 hour
  • Professional Image, 1 hour
  • Your Space/Their Space, 1.25 hours
  • From Braggers To Biters, 1 hour
  • Holiday Tips & Tricks 1 hr
  • Creating A Parent Handbook 1.25 hrs
$30.00 for individual CD:
Single Topic Cds:

This set includes the audio CD and handout, plus training certificate, for the following seven workshops: Marketing & Interviews, From Braggers to Biters, Professional Image, Your Space/Their Space, Holiday Tips & Tricks, Creating A Parent Handbook, and Parent's Can't Hear Me! A total of 7.5 hours of training! Listen to the CD's in the comfort of your home and get the training you need! Also great for directors who do staff trainings.

$120

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