A monthly resource for early childhood professionals in the Miami Valley
May 15, 2019
PD Biennium ends June 30 
Schedule your final training hours now!

The current professional development (PD) biennium comes to an end on June 30, 2019. This means all administrators, lead teachers, assistant teachers and family child care providers must have completed 20 hours of Ohio Approved training by this date.   
For more information regarding the Professional Development Certificate, go to https://occrra.org/wp-content/occrra/opr/opr-pd-certificate-info.pdf.  
Looking for training? Visit: 4cforchildren.org/training.
You impact the lives of children   
Join the 4C team!     
4C has an opportunity available for you to make a difference in the lives of children and the adults who care for them. We are looking for workshop assistants to join our team.
Assistants aid in ensuring early childhood professionals have a quality training experience.  
You must be a high-energy individual who possesses excellent customer service skills, have the ability to multitask and make quick decisions within a framework of guidelines. Work responsibilities include helping trainers set up the environment, complete paperwork and help participants sign-in.  
If you are interested in applying or for more information contact Becky Evemy at 937-723-2726 or bevemy@4cforchildren.org.
Meet the Keynote: Dr. Deb Clary     
4C Conference Friday Keynote Speaker    
Dr. Deb Clary will open the 4C for Children Leadership and Early Childhood Conference as the keynote speaker on Friday, Oct. 25.  
Dr. Clary has nearly three decades of experience with Fortune 100 companies, holding executive roles that span from sales management, operations to marketing, to strategic planning and executive leader development.

She works with leaders who want to improve their impact and contribution. She is a student and teacher of narrative leadership (storytelling), resilience, transformation and change. She draws on her corporate experiences, academic research and her performance as a standup comic to inspire others striving to live with purpose.

Learn more about Dr. Clary and our Saturday keynote speaker, Otis Williams.

The 4C Conference, presented by Positive Leaps, will be held Oct. 25-26 at the Sharonville Convention Center. The latest conference information can be found at www.4cconference.org

May is Allergy and Asthma Awareness Month! Many people think asthma isn't a serious disease, but that's just a myth. Each year in Ohio, asthma causes approximately 70,000 emergency department visits. Do you know what symptoms to look for in children? Find symptoms, risk factors and more resources from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. You can learn more about asthma by visiting the Ohio Department of Health's Asthma Program.
May 24: Fun-Tastic Friday training discounts at 4C Miami Valley!

May 28: CDA Orientation

June 3: Infant & Toddler Best Practice - Getting in Focus: Observing Infants/Toddlers
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June 11: Here, There and Everywhere: Integrating Sensory Activities Throughout the Environment

June 21: Interaction Techniques: Information Talk, Building Vocabulary, and Teaching Strategies
About Us
4C for Children offers training and coaching for teachers, administrators, and family child care providers at all levels. 4C believes that when a child gets a solid foundation in those crucial early years, they'll be successful throughout their life.

Learn how to achieve a quality rating for your program, find new professional development opportunities and more at 4cforchildren.org/providers.