May
22
Mon
Garage Band Meetup @ YWCA Julian Grace Center
May 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
3D Youth™ @ YWCA Julian Grace Center
May 22 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
3D Youth™ @ YWCA Julian Grace Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

YWCA’s 3D (Developing Digital Diversity) Youth™ is a youth enrichment program designed to create opportunities for boys and girls to develop skills and knowledge to compete for jobs within a 21st Century workforce.

MS Access II @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
May 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
MS Access II @ YWCA Parks Francis Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

Intermediate best practices for Microsoft Office database application, Access.

May
23
Tue
Economic Empowerment Institute Job Club @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Economic Empowerment Institute Job Club @ YWCA Parks Francis Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

Network with other professionals and find out about the latest job openings. Please call the phone number above for more information.

Workforce Training: MS Word @ YWCA Julian Grace Center
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workforce Training: MS Word @ YWCA Julian Grace Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

The yearly $35 registration fee allows you to take any of our first-level instructor-led courses at no extra charge. In this training, get a handle on Microsoft Word best practices.

May
24
Wed
Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers and Twos: 3rd Edition @ YWCA Patterson & McDaniel Family Center
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers and  Twos: 3rd Edition @ YWCA Patterson & McDaniel Family Center | Addison | Illinois | United States

Presenter: Kate Zeman, ITN Trainer

This hands-on session guides teachers and caregivers through every component of the expanded Creative Curriculum® for Infants, Toddlers & Twos, a research-based, comprehensive curriculum that focuses on building warm, nurturing relationships with the youngest learners and intentionally promoting their development and learning in all areas. Participants first explore the three curriculum volumes to plan and implement meaningful routines and intentional experiences for all the children in a language-rich environment. To strengthen assessment skills, teachers will use Volume 3: Objectives for Development & Learning, Birth Through Third Grade to practice documenting their observations of young children and to plan for and scaffold their learning.

REQUIRED to attend 6/17 AND 6/24 to receive certificate

  • Who Should Register: Educators working in a Center
  • Priority Given to: Programs seeking Silver or Gold and/or those currently using Creative Curriculum in their program

Lunch will be provided.

EEI Info Session – Resume Workshop, Job Coaching, Financial Literacy @ YWCA Julian Grace Center
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
EEI Info Session - Resume Workshop, Job Coaching, Financial Literacy @ YWCA Julian Grace Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

Learn about all of the services available in our Economic Empowerment Institute and get setup with your own coach!

MS Excel Career Series: Core-Level Certification @ YWCA Parks Francis Center
May 24 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
MS Excel Career Series: Core-Level Certification @ YWCA Parks Francis Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

This month begins the MS Excel Career Series. Part I meets 10 times and prepares the student to take the Core -level MOS Certification Exam. We will cover all of the topics of the exam and also provide test preparation and practice. The student is then encouraged to take the Certification exam. The YWCA is an authorized testing center for the MOS exams. Call for more information.

ECE Credential Level 1: Module 6 @ YWCA Patterson & McDaniel Family Center
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
ECE Credential Level 1: Module 6 @ YWCA Patterson & McDaniel Family Center | Addison | Illinois | United States

Presenter: Whitney Bieber, YWCA Quality Specialist, ITN Trainer

Module 6: Personal and Professional Development

What does it mean to be a child care professional? How can you be sure you are getting the support and supplies you need? How can you set effective limits with parents and children alike? In this final class, you will learn about your own professional development and how to take care of yourself so you can continue to care for others.

**Training Meets CCAP Requirements**

May
25
Thu
Open Lab @ YWCA Julian Grace Center
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Lab @ YWCA Julian Grace Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

A yearly registration fee of $35 grants you access to use our computer centers for your internet, or other computing needs. You can also get computer-related assistance from one of our instructors.