Online CCR&R Training and Webinars

CCR&R offers no-cost, interactive webinars for early childhood professionals. It is now easier than ever to improve your business and the quality of services for children.

Browse the July 2022 to June 2023 webinar schedule below to see if there is a training option to fit your professional development goals. Need help with planning your training for the year? Connect with your Child Care Consultant and make your Professional Development Plan (Spanish) today!

REGISTRATION: Please register for all training on i-PoWeR Professional Workforce Registry. We recommend searching for the training title to register, as the CCR&R online trainings will be hosted by each region.


Topic: Trauma

Houston We Have a Problem
1/17/23 at 6:30 p.m.
DHS Training Credit: 2 clock hours
Instructor: Barbara Sorrels
Knowing how to regulate one’s emotions, behavior and thinking is the key to success in life and in learning. Trauma undermines the development of this important skill. This session will focus on the process by which self-regulation develops and how teachers can help children recover this important capacity. 

Teaching and Learning with Children from Hard Places
3/21/23 at 6:30 p.m.
DHS Training Credit: 2 clock hours
Instructor: Barbara Sorrels
Children with a history of trauma often have “holes” in their cognitive development. This session will focus on the impact of trauma on cognitive processing and how to help children recover missing skills and concepts. 


Topic: Behavior and Creative Thinking

Build the Brain:  Supporting Creativity and Inventive Thinking
2/16/22 at 6:30 p.m.
DHS Training Credit:  2 clock hours
Instructor: Cindy Terebush, MS, Early Childhood Studies
In a world where inventive thinking and creativity propel progress, we need to build connections in the brain with activities that support all of the domains of learning.  Learn about the brain building benefits of making time for children to explore creatively and in ways that inspire new ideas.  Discover how you can help children to think more deeply, creatively, and inventively by implementing thinking routines.  You will be amazed at what they can do!

Literacy As A Foundation For Future Learning
5/17/22 at 6:30 p.m.
DHS Training Credit:  2 clock hours
Instructor: Cindy Terebush, MS, Early Childhood Studies
Learning literacy is a process that takes many years.  Early Childhood professionals can provide children with a strong foundation for reading comprehension and writing when we understand that process and intentionally select books that are diverse in scope and content.  Our approach to teaching both reading and writing can help children feel capable and instill joy in literacy that they will carry with them for years to come.


Topic: Diversity

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All Our Kin Virtual Business Series

This Virtual Business Series is designed to support adult learners to have positive and successful learning experiences, so they leave with the knowledge and relationships to sustain and grow their family child care businesses.  It is a 10-week series designed to cover key aspects of running a family child care business including marketing, contracts, policy handbook, risk management & emergency preparedness, income & expenses, financial management, time-space percentage and recordkeeping for taxes.  Each week there will be 2 hours of large group class time, 1 hour of a learning lab groups with other child care home providers to practice the new skills learned in class and 30 minutes of self-study work to complete in between sessions. Register on i-PoWeR.


Topic: Business & Financial Fundamentals©

First Children’s Finance is dedicated to helping child care providers run a financially sustainable and successful business. With Business & Financial Fundamentals© series for Child Care Centers or Homes, you’ll receive simple business tools to help you understand and build your business. Even better, after the training you will have access to free individualized coaching to help you get started. Multiple training dates offered.
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Topic: Fit & Healthy Kids

Complimentary continuing education hours are offered by Fit and Healthy Kids