Gateways Registry Approved Training


All the training modules are Gateways Registry Approved and will appear in your Gateways Professional Development Record (PDR).


Many of these courses can be found in other categories such as ExceleRateTM Illinois training, DCFS Licensing Required training, and training modules for Registry Trainers and ITN Trainers.  You can search for a specific course using the search box above.


For additional organizations offering Gateways Registry Approved training, please visit the Additional Training page.

Courses tagged with "Gateways Registry Approved Training"

ExceleRate™ Illinois is the quality recognition and improvement system for licensed child care centers, Head Start, and Preschool for All programs. This orientation provides an overview of the goals, quality indicators, benefits of participation, application process, and the system supports available for success at reaching each Circle of Quality.  Please note:  Your participation in this course will be shared with your local Child Care Resource & Referral agency.  The information is used to better support your center's quality improvement through the ExceleRate™ Illinois program.

Contact Hours: 2 hours     Gateways Content Areas: CPD (1 hour); PPD (1 hour)     CDA Content Areas: 5 (2 hours)


ExceleRate™ Illinois is the quality recognition and improvement system for licensed family child care providers. This orientation provides an overview of the goals, quality indicators, benefits of participation, application process, and the system supports available for success at reaching each Circle of Quality.  Please note:  Your participation in this course will be shared with your local Child Care Resource & Referral agency.  The information is used to better support your program's quality improvement through the ExceleRate™ Illinois program.

Contact Hours: 2 hours     Gateways Content Areas: CPD (1 hour); PPD (1 hour)     CDA Content Areas: 5 (2 hours)



In Finding a Curriculum that Works for You participants will define developmentally appropriate practice and review the benefits of various curricula approaches.  Through narrated content and activities on the use of effective curriculum, participants will be able to determine which curriculum approach best fits their program. This training is ExceleRate-approved and counts towards ExceleRate™ Illinois for licensed child care centers and DCFS licensed program training hours.

Contact Hours: 4 hours     Gateways Content Areas: CPD (4 hours)     CDA Content Areas: 5 (4 hours)


This training provides an introduction to child assessment practices. Course content includes defining assessment,discussing the use of assessments and describing different types of child assessments and how they are used.

This Registry-approved training is brought to you by Gateways to Opportunity®. This training is ExceleRate-approved and counts towards ExceleRate™ Illinois for licensed child care centers and DCFS licensed program training hours.

Contact Hours: 3 hours     Gateways Content Areas: OA (3 hours)     CDA Content Areas: 7 (2 hours); 8 (1 hour)


En esta capacitación, los participantes aprenderán sobre las complejidades de la cultura y cómo la cultura impacta las interacciones con las familias y otros profesionales. A través de discusiones y actividades narradas, los participantes explorarán su propia competencia y conciencia cultural. Esta capacitación aprobada por el Registro le llega por medio de Gateways to Opportunity. Esta capacitación está aprobada por ExceleRate y cuenta para ExceleRate ™ Illinois para centros de cuidado infantil con licencia y horas de capacitación del programa bajo licencia DCFS.

Horas de contacto: 2.5 horas Áreas de contenido de Gateways: E (1.5 horas); F (1 hora) Áreas de contenido CDA: 4 (1,5 horas); 6 (1 hora)
This training gives early childhood practitioners an overview of the revised Illinois learning and development standards for preschool children ages three to five. Training participants will learn how to connect the standards with daily practice in their programs.

Contact Hours: 4.5 hours     Gateways Content Areas: HGD (1.5 hours); OA (1.5 hours); IRE (1.5 hours)     CDA Content Areas: 5 (1.5 hours); 7 (3 hours)


This online course is an introduction to the Illinois Early Learning Guidelines for Birth to Age Three (IELG). The content in this course will cover the history, purpose and role of the Illinois Early Learning Guidelines, aid participants in developing a working knowledge of IELG and provide resources for the implementation of the IELG.

Contact Hours: 3 hours     Gateways Content Areas: HGD (1 hour); OA (1 hour); IRE (1 hour)     CDA Content Areas: 3 (1 hour); 7 (1 hour); 8 (1 hour)


This course introduces the process of developmental screening in the early childhood setting to child care practitioners. Observation of a young child's growth and development provides evidence of age-appropriate skill level, continued monitoring of milestones, and the need for referral into an early intervention program. A review of several commercial screening tools is discussed to provide child care practitioners more options to monitor a child's typical development.

This Registry-approved training is brought to you by Gateways to Opportunity®. This training is ExceleRate-approved and counts towards ExceleRate™ Illinois for licensed child care centers and DCFS licensed program training hours.

 

Contact Hours: 2.5 hours     Gateways Content Areas: OA (2.5 hours)     CDA Content Areas: 7 (2.5 hours)


Este curso de entrenamiento explica a los profesionales de educación inicial los aspectos generales de las normas de guía para niños desde su nacimiento hasta la edad de tres años. El curso brinda a proveedores y profesionales de servicios los conceptos básicos de lo que se espera que los niños sean capaces de saber y hacer en múltiples áreas desde que nacen hasta la edad de tres años.

Horas de Contacto: 3 horas   Gateways Áreas de Contenido: A (1 hora); C (1 hora); E (1 hora)   Áreas de contenido CDA: 3 (1 hora); 7 (1 hora); 8 (1 hora)

This course is an intermediate level course.  It is intended to build upon prior knowledge of your program's curriculum.  This training gives participants an overview of important factors for implementing a curriculum, as well as reviewing indicators of a high-quality curriculum. Participants will identify strategies for using curriculum in their program every day and produce an action plan for implementing curriculum with fidelity into their program.  This training is ExceleRate-approved and counts towards ExceleRate™ Illinois and DCFS licensed program training hours.

Contact Hours: 3.5 hours     Gateways Content Areas: CPD (3.5 hours)     CDA Content Areas: 5 (3.5 hours)


ExceleRate™ Illinois es el sistema de evaluación y mejora de la calidad para cuidado infantil familiar con licencia, centros de cuidado infantil con licencia y los programas Head Start y Preschool For All. Este curso de orientación brinda a los proveedores de cuidado infantil familiar una vista general de los objetivos, indicadores de calidad, beneficios a la participación, el proceso de solicitud y las herramientas de apoyo que brinda el sistema para alcanzar con éxito cada uno de los Circles of Quality (Círculos de la calidad).

Tenga en cuenta que algunos de los videos y actividades del curso aún no han sido traducidos al español.

Contact Hours: 2 hours     Gateways Content Areas: CPD (1 hour); PPD (1 hour)     CDA Content Areas: 5 (2 hours)

One of the distinguishing characteristics of high-quality early childhood programs is their ability to adapt to change. Directors play a central role in leading the change process. In this course, participants will explore the concept of Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) as an essential component of exemplary organizations, the key features of this leadership philosophy, steps in the CQI process, and how to create a Continuous Quality Improvement Plan (CQIP) to guide change efforts.

This Registry-approved training is brought to you by Gateways to Opportunity®. This training is ExceleRate-approved and counts towards ExceleRate™ Illinois for licensed child care centers and DCFS licensed program training hours.

Contact Hours: 3 hours     Gateways Content Areas: CPD (3 hours)     CDA Content Areas: 6 (3 hours)


This training will provide a brief overview of the Pyramid Model as a framework for building social emotional skills for ALL children in Illinois, beginning with infants and young children. The goal is familiarity, not competence. Each level of the Pyramid will briefly be discussed and a small portion of its content will be highlighted. The importance of the framework is also considered along with next steps to learn more about the Pyramid Model.

Contact Hours: 1 hour          Gateways Content Area: PPD (1 hour)          CDA Content Area: 6 (1 hour)      

This course is no longer available. Please navigate to either "What is CCAP? For Child Care Centers" or "What is CCAP? For Family Child Care".

"What is CCAP?" reviews the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP).  The Illinois Department of Human Services Child Care Assistance Program –  helps pay for child care expenses for income-eligible families who work or participate in an approved school or training or TANF approved activity.  This training reviews the application processes and key features child care providers should be familiar with regarding the CCAP program.

This training is Gateways Registry approved and helps meet provider training required to receive Child Care Assistance Program payments.

Contact Hours: 2 hours     Gateways Content Areas: PPD (2 hours)     CDA Content Areas: 6 (2 hours)


El curso en línea de We Choose Health ofrece a los proveedores capacitación y asistencia técnica en el proceso de uso y mejora del programa asociado con la autoevaluación de nutrición y actividad física para el cuidado infantil (NAP SACC). Este programa se enfoca en las políticas de cuidado infantil, la práctica y las influencias ambientales sobre la nutrición y las conductas de actividad física en niños pequeños. NAP SACC utiliza una evaluación organizacional de 14 áreas de políticas de nutrición y actividad física, prácticas y entornos para identificar las fortalezas y limitaciones del centro de cuidado infantil. Este curso aprobado por el Registro de Gateways to Opportunity® proporciona 8 horas de contacto de desarrollo profesional y / o 1/2 punto credencial de Gateways.


Horas de contacto: 8 horas Áreas de contenido de pasarelas: B (8 horas) Áreas de contenido de CDA: 1 (8 horas)

In this training, participants will identify State and Federal licensing standards, requirements and supports regarding emergency preparedness, including those related to fire, weather, toxins, and community violence. This training offers assistance in outlining appropriate program policies and procedures that address the four stages of emergency preparedness. Participants will also be able to demonstrate the use of available tools and resources when developing an emergency preparedness plan.

Contact Hours: 1 hour     Gateways Content Areas: HSW (1 hour)     CDA Content Areas: 1 (1 hour)


The What is CCAP? for Child Care Centers training reviews the Illinois Department of Human Service (IDHS) Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). The IDHS CCAP helps pay for child care expenses for income-eligible families who work or participate in eligible activities. This training describes CCAP eligibility guidelines and application requirements for child care centers. Payment determination and options for receiving payment are also explained along with additional information for both CCAP providers and families.


Contact Hours: 2 hours     Gateways Content Areas: PPD (2 hours)     CDA Content Areas: 6 (2 hours)


The What is CCAP? for Family Child Care training reviews the Illinois Department of Human Service (IDHS) Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). The IDHS CCAP helps pay for child care expenses for income-eligible families who work or participate in eligible activities. This training describes CCAP eligibility guidelines and application requirements for families and family child care homes. Payment determination and options for receiving payment are also explained along with additional information for both CCAP providers and families.


Contact Hours: 2 hours     Gateways Content Areas: PPD (2 hours)     CDA Content Areas: 6 (2 hours)


Este curso se presentarán los beneficios de las fuertes prácticas familiares y de participación comunitaria en el entorno del cuidado infantil. Los participantes identificarán las fortalezas de las políticas actuales de familia y padres, así como determinarán estrategias para desarrollar un plan de participación familiar y comunitario basado en fortalezas.

Horas de contacto: 3 horas          Gateways áreas de contenido: F (3 horas)         CDA áreas de contenido: 4 (3 horas)

The benefits of strong family and community engagement practices in the child care setting will be presented in the course.  Participants will identify the strengths of current family and parent policies, as well as determine strategies to develop a strengths-based family and community engagement plan.


Contact Hours: 3 hours     Gateways Content Areas: FCR (3 hours)     CDA Content Areas: 4 (3 hours)