Southwest Region


Training Courses Available for Online Registration

To register for a CCR&R training course, just find the course in which you are intertested from among those listed below and click on the 'Register' button that immediately follows the course details. Upon clicking 'Register' you will be taken to a registration completion page where you can finish the registration process.

[Note: Courses are listed according to the date on which each course is offered.]

  • No children are allowed at trainings
  • If you arrive more than 15 minutes late to a training, you will not receive a certificate


  • COUNTY: Carroll
    DATE: Tue-Oct 24, 2017 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Ann & Andy's DC & PS, 27155 Hwy 70, Bruceton
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Conscious Discipline: Using Composure Developmentally Appropriate Behavior Management Administrators
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Trena Moffett
    NOTES: Parents are welcome to attend.
    Last day to register for the above course: October 21, 2017

    COUNTY: Henry
    DATE: Thu-Oct 26, 2017 TIME: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    LOCATION: Carl Perkins Center, 204 N Brewer St, Paris
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Addressing Discipline and Behaviors by Strengthening Families Administration Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Jerrica Aguilar
    Carly Wheat
    NOTES: You can also register for this training by contacting Jerrica at Jerrica_Aguilar@signalcenters.org or 731.499.1148. Please invite parents from your center to join you.
    Last day to register for the above course: October 23, 2017

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Sat-Oct 28, 2017 TIME: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    LOCATION: Therapy & Learning Center, 32 Garland Dr., Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Got Books? Building Brains One Book at a Time: Infants and Toddlers and Books, Oh My! Early Childhood Education Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Christy Wallsmith
    NOTES: Bring a copy of the TN ELDS Birth-48 months
    Last day to register for the above course: October 25, 2017

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Sat-Oct 28, 2017 TIME: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    LOCATION: Therapy & Learning Center, 32 Garland Dr. , Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Planting the Seeds Early for Babies and Toddlers: Math Development Early Childhood Education Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Christy Wallsmith
    NOTES: Bring a copy of the TN ELDS Birth to 48 months
    Last day to register for the above course: October 25, 2017

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Mon-Oct 30, 2017 TIME: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    LOCATION: Therapy and Learning Center, 32 Garland Dr., Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Frugal Finds for Engaging Minds: STEM In Action Early Childhood Education Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Katherine Cothern
    NOTES: none
    Last day to register for the above course: October 27, 2017

    COUNTY: Haywood
    DATE: Thu-Nov 2, 2017 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: First United Methodist Church Day School, 117 E Franklin, Brownsville
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Noticing, Understanding, Addressing Brain States: Keys to Conscious Discipline Developmentally Appropriate Behavior Management Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Jerrica Aguilar
    NOTES: You can also register for this training by contacting Jerrica at Jerrica_Aguilar@signalcenters.org or 731.499.1148.
    Last day to register for the above course: October 30, 2017

    COUNTY: Dyer
    DATE: Thu-Nov 2, 2017 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: A New Beginning Ministry , 215 High Ave., Dyersburg 38024
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    STEM: It's All Child's Play Early Childhood Education Administrators
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Sandra Presson
    NOTES: Parent's are welcome.
    Last day to register for the above course: October 30, 2017

    COUNTY: Weakley
    DATE: Thu-Nov 2, 2017 TIME: 6:15 PM - 8:15 PM
    LOCATION: Martin Church of Christ, Youth Building, 223 Oxford Street, Martin
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Why Do Toddlers Act This Way?!? Understanding the Behavior of Infants & Toddlers. Developmentally Appropriate Behavior Management Infant/Toddler Providers
    Administrators
    Family Child Care Providers
    Briana Jimenez
    NOTES: Training will be held in the metal building to the back of the parking lot - NOT THE MAIN CHURCH BUILDING.
    Last day to register for the above course: October 30, 2017

    COUNTY: Lauderdale
    DATE: Sat-Nov 4, 2017 TIME: 10:00 PM - 12:00 PM
    LOCATION: First Baptist Nursery School 165 N Main Street, Ripley
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Tennessee Early Intervention Systems: What you need to know to help the children you serve and their parents with services that are available to them.
    Learn the Signs: Act Early
    Child Development Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Debbie Ary
    Vicki Olds
    NOTES: Parents are encouraged to attend
    Last day to register for the above course: November 1, 2017

    COUNTY: Gibson
    DATE: Sat-Nov 11, 2017 TIME: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    LOCATION: Medina Methodist Church, 500 West Church St., Medina
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Got Books? Building Brains One Book at a Time: Infants and Toddlers and Books, Oh My! Early Childhood Education Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Christy Wallsmith
    NOTES: Bring a copy of the TN ELDS Birth to 48 months
    Last day to register for the above course: November 8, 2017

    COUNTY: Gibson
    DATE: Sat-Nov 11, 2017 TIME: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    LOCATION: Medina Methodist Church, 500 West Church St., Medina
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Planting the Seeds Early for Babies and Toddlers: Math Development Early Childhood Education Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Christy Wallsmith
    NOTES: Bring a copy of the TN ELDS Birth -48 months
    Last day to register for the above course: November 8, 2017

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Tue-Nov 14, 2017 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Therapy & Learning Center, 32 Garland Dr., Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Healthy Snacks for Toddlers Health and Safety Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Christy Wallsmith
    UT AG Extension
    NOTES: none
    Last day to register for the above course: November 11, 2017

    COUNTY: Crockett
    DATE: Tue-Nov 14, 2017 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Alamo Learning Academy, 3343 N Climber Loop, Alamo
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Preventing Challenging Behaviors Developmentally Appropriate Behavior Management Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Jerrica Aguilar
    NOTES: You can also register for this training by contacting Jerrica at Jerrica_Aguilar@signalcenters.org or 731.499.1148.
    Last day to register for the above course: November 11, 2017

    COUNTY: Henderson
    DATE: Tue-Nov 14, 2017 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: UT Extension, 276 White Street, Lexington
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Healthy Snacks for Preschoolers: Nutritional Choices for All Ages Health and Safety Administrators
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Trena Moffett
    Betty Neilson
    NOTES: Parents are welcome to attend.
    Last day to register for the above course: November 11, 2017

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Fri-Nov 17, 2017 TIME: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    LOCATION: Therapy and Learning Center, 32 Garland Dr., Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Supervision and Keeping Children Healthy and Safe in Childcare Health and Safety Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Katherine Cothern
    NOTES: none
    Last day to register for the above course: November 14, 2017

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Fri-Nov 17, 2017 TIME: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    LOCATION: Therapy and Learning Center, 32 Garland Dr., Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Supervision and Keeping Children Healthy and Safe in Childcare Health and Safety Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Katherine Cothern
    NOTES: none
    Last day to register for the above course: November 14, 2017

    COUNTY: Hardeman
    DATE: Sat-Nov 18, 2017 TIME: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    LOCATION: First Baptist Church Child Enrichment Center, 826 West Market St, Bolivar
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    ECERS-R: Beyond the Basics Early Childhood Education Administrators
    Preschool Providers
    Trena Moffett
    NOTES: Please bring your ECERS-R Scales Book. Distributed by the UT College of Social Work Office of Research & Public Service. May not be copied, shared, sold, or distributed in any manner. Unauthorized duplication is not permitted. Items and indicators reprinted from: Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale " Revised Edition " Updated by Thelma Harms, Richard M. Clifford, and Debby Cryer. (New York: Teachers College Press, © 2005 by Thelma Harms, Richard M. Clifford, and Debby Cryer.); Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale " Revised Edition " Updated by Thelma Harms, Debby Cryer, and Richard M. Clifford. (New York: Teachers College Press, © 2006 by Thelma Harms, Deborah Reid Cryer, and Richard M. Clifford.); Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale " Revised Edition " Updated by Thelma Harms, Debby Cryer, and Richard M. Clifford. (New York: Teachers College Press, © 2007 by Thelma Harms, Deborah Reid Cryer, and Richard M. Clifford.); School-Age Care Environment Rating Scale by Thelma Harms, Ellen Vineberg Jacobs, and Donna Romano White. (New York: Teachers College Press, © 1996 by Thelma Harms, Ellen Vineberg Jacobs, and Donna Romano White.) Used with permission of the publisher and the authors. This project is funded under an agreement with the Tennessee Department of Human Services and the University of Tennessee, Social Work Office of Research and Public Service.
    Last day to register for the above course: November 15, 2017

    COUNTY: Henry
    DATE: Mon-Nov 20, 2017 TIME: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    LOCATION: Joyland Christian Preschool 800 East Wood Street, Paris
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Building Strong Brains : AES Training Child Development Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Debbie Ary
    NOTES: Parents welcome to attend
    Last day to register for the above course: November 17, 2017

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Mon-Nov 20, 2017 TIME: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    LOCATION: Therapy and Learning Center , 32 Garland Dr., Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Gold Sneaker Initiative Health and Safety Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Katherine Cothern
    NOTES: none
    Last day to register for the above course: November 17, 2017

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Tue-Nov 21, 2017 TIME: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    LOCATION: Therapy and Learning Center- Training Room 1, 32 Garland Dr., Jackson 38301
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Revised TN ELDS for 4 year-olds: Math & Science Rocks! Early Childhood Education Administrators
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Sandra Presson
    NOTES: Bring a copy of the Revised TN ELDS for 4 Yr. Olds. Parents are welcome.
    Last day to register for the above course: November 18, 2017

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Mon-Dec 4, 2017 TIME: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    LOCATION: Therapy and Learning Center, 32 Garland Dr., Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    The Right Fit: How to Recruit & Keep Good Teachers Administration Administrators Katherine Cothern
    NOTES: Please note this training if for Directors ONLY
    Last day to register for the above course: December 1, 2017

    COUNTY: Hardin
    DATE: Tue-Dec 5, 2017 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Gingerbread Manor, 160 High St, Savannah
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    ECERS-R: Beyond the Basics Early Childhood Education Administrators
    Preschool Providers
    Trena Moffett
    NOTES: Please bring your ECERS-R Scales Book. Distributed by the UT College of Social Work Office of Research & Public Service. May not be copied, shared, sold, or distributed in any manner. Unauthorized duplication is not permitted. Items and indicators reprinted from: Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale " Revised Edition " Updated by Thelma Harms, Richard M. Clifford, and Debby Cryer. (New York: Teachers College Press, © 2005 by Thelma Harms, Richard M. Clifford, and Debby Cryer.); Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale " Revised Edition " Updated by Thelma Harms, Debby Cryer, and Richard M. Clifford. (New York: Teachers College Press, © 2006 by Thelma Harms, Deborah Reid Cryer, and Richard M. Clifford.); Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale " Revised Edition " Updated by Thelma Harms, Debby Cryer, and Richard M. Clifford. (New York: Teachers College Press, © 2007 by Thelma Harms, Deborah Reid Cryer, and Richard M. Clifford.); School-Age Care Environment Rating Scale by Thelma Harms, Ellen Vineberg Jacobs, and Donna Romano White. (New York: Teachers College Press, © 1996 by Thelma Harms, Ellen Vineberg Jacobs, and Donna Romano White.) Used with permission of the publisher and the authors. This project is funded under an agreement with the Tennessee Department of Human Services and the University of Tennessee, Social Work Office of Research and Public Service.
    Last day to register for the above course: December 2, 2017

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Tue-Dec 5, 2017 TIME: 6:15 PM - 8:15 PM
    LOCATION: Milan Christian Care, 5066 N. First St. , , Milan 38358
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Compassion Fatigue: Breath in/ Breath Out Health and Safety Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Sandra Presson
    NOTES: Come in comfortable relaxing clothes.Bring a comfortable lawn chair and a snack to share.
    Last day to register for the above course: December 2, 2017

    COUNTY: Gibson
    DATE: Tue-Dec 12, 2017 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Milan Church of Christ, 2026 S. Main St., Milan
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    ITERS-R: Beyond the Basics. Discovering the Myths and Mysteries behind ITERS-R Assessment Early Childhood Education Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Christy Wallsmith
    DHS Assessment
    NOTES: Please bring your Blue ITERS-R Book Space will be limited for this session. *Trademark Disclaimer: ERS® and Environment Rating Scale® are registered trademarks of Teachers College, Columbia University.
    Last day to register for the above course: December 9, 2017

    Providing Child Care Resources, Referral Services, and Specialists for Tennessee's Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion, Tipton, and Weakley counties.

    All child care providers in each listed county should use the contact information on the Southwest Region Home Page to get additional information. The Meet Our Staff page provides information on the staff personnel who provide or oversee the provision of child care resources and child care referral services, and who serve as child care specialists, for the Southwest region.