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April 2018

CACFP Claim is due!

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
CACFP Claim is due!

Incorporating Healthy Eating Into Your Curriculum

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
6:30 pm8:00 pm

Learn creative ways to incorporate healthy eating ideas into math, science, and social sciences curriculum.

Instructor: Mary Lynn Kardell

This is a FREE Training

Getting Down to Business - Module 3

Saturday, April 7, 2018
8:30 am2:00 pm

This class will be held at Midwest, but all registrations will be taken at ECTC at (402) 557-6880

Facilitated by: Early Childhood Training Center

Let's Spring into Gardening

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
6:30 pm8:00 pm

Gardening with children has been shown to increase positivity around food, teaches children where our food supply comes from, and promotes self esteem when they see the fruits of their labor. Gardening also increases respect for the environment.

Facilitator: Mary Lynn Kardell

This is a FREE Training

Midwest Spring Conference - The Power of Food

Saturday, April 14, 2018
8:30 am12:00 pm
OPS TAC Building
Midwest Spring Conference - The Power of Food

Midwest and Chef Marshall O'Brien present "The Power of Food - Calmer Children and a Better-Performing You". The foods you eat or avoid eating can greatly affect your energy level, mood, behavior and ability to concentrate. Learn how nourishing is different from just eating. We will show you which foods will help the children in your care be calmer and more focused and foods that will help you, as a provider, to have more consistent energy and reduced stress.

Approved for 3 credit hours. Each participant receives a free cookbook.

Location: The OPS TAC Building, 3215 Cuming St., Omaha, NE 68131

Cost is $10 per person.
1. Call Midwest at 402-551-2379 to register.
2. Send your check or money order for all registrants by Thursday, April 12, 2018 to: Midwest Child Care Association, 7701 Pacific St., Omaha, NE 68114.

CPR & First Aid

Thursday, April 19, 2018
6:00 pm9:00 pm

This course will give you the necessary skills to recognize and respond to an emergency. 
This is a certification class which is valid for 2 years.

Instructor: Courtney Nagler
$65/both- $55/ one class

The Magic of Cooking with Instant Pot

Monday, April 23, 2018
6:30 pm8:00 pm

The Instant Pot can be a fantastic cooking tool. Learn why the Instant Pot is all the rage with cooks and see if its is something you would like to incorporate as part of your cooking equipment.

Instructor: Mary Lynn Kardell

This is a FREE Training

CN Labels

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
6:30 pm8:00 pm

This training will explain what a CN label is and why the CACFP is requiring providers to have these labels for all combination processed foods.

Instructor: Kim Bassler

This is a FREE Training

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