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Various Dates, see their calendarYes
KIT offers various trainings and webinars ranging from inclusion in STEM to including youth in program planning
WebinarYesSubsidy Training Webinar
VariousYesChild Care Providers Required Trainings
Be sure to also see the announcements posted in the DESE Communication tab of the Portal (middle column) for more information on these trainings.
August 13, 15, 20, 22 and 2712-1:30 CSTWebinar SeriesN/AYesN/AN/aN/ANew Leaders Academy
Are you a new 21st CCLC grantee looking for guidance on where to begin? Does your existing program need tools and resources to help you plan and prepare a high-quality, out-of-school time (OST) program? The U.S. Department of Education’s Y4Y team will present a series of five webinars to help new program leaders. If you’re looking to meet new colleagues who are just starting out, here’s the place for you! We will follow a logical process to develop a high-quality program. Hear directly from experienced program leaders each week who have been successful in designing high quality 21st CCLC programs! They will speak to the benefits of using project and implementation planning tools to guide your program development. All participants will have opportunities to engage in intersession exploration and receive guidance and answers to questions.
Saturday, October 26, 20198:30-4:00Gateway Middle SchoolSt.


September 26, 2019 and November 7, 20192:00-3:00 pmWebinarN/AYesRegistration Link

Social-emotional learning (SEL) is a crucial component of child development. Join us for a two-part, interactive webinar series to explore success strategies, built on cross-sector collaboration, that support SEL in out-of-school time.

Supporting Positive Social-Emotional Climates in Out-of-School Time—Part I

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 3:00–4:30 p.m. (Eastern Time [ET])
This interactive session will share promising practices from a recently concluded 10-state Professional Learning Group. Topics will include:

• Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
• ACEs mitigation strategies: Trauma-informed care and healing-centered engagement
• Culturally responsive practices.

Supporting Positive Social-Emotional Climates in Out-of-School Time—Part II

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 3:00–4:30 p.m. (ET)
This interactive session will share promising practices from a recently concluded 10-state Professional Learning Group. Topics will include:

• State systems, partnerships, and funding
• The building of staff capacity to improve social-emotional climates
• Mental health consultation.

Who Should Attend?
This webinar series is designed for state-, territory-, and tribal-level professionals, including Child Care and Development Fund administrators; mental health agency staff members; statewide afterschool network leads and National AfterSchool Association affiliate staff members; 21st Century Community Learning Center leads; child care resource and referral agency personnel; and other training and technical assistance professionals.

How To Participate
Select this Web link to register for the webinar.

Contact the National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE) team at


Office of Child Care
Administration for Children and Families
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Mary E. Switzer Building, Fourth Floor, MS 4425
330 C Street, S.W.
Washington, DC  20201
General office number: (202) 690-6782
Fax: (202) 690-5600
General email:

February 12, 202010:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.Missouri 4-H Center for Youth DevelopmentColumbiaYesBrad LademannLademannB@missouri.edu573-882-9298
Registration opens October 15, 2019 and closes February 3, 2020. Cost: $250 (includes lunch and materials)
MonthlyYesJason Patrie
Each month will feature a different KCC topic. To view a list of webinars and details, please go to the Portal under the "Kids Care Center Resources" tab.