Training Calendar

This is a calendar that includes a variety of Connecticut Birth to Three System and other related events.  Click on the colored categories below to filter them.

Jul
31
Wed
Service Coordination: July 2019 @ State of Connecticut-Office of Early Childhood
Jul 31 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Office of Early Childhood, 450 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT. Park at Morgan Street Garage, 155 Morgan St., Hartford, CT ($12.48 for the day).  Park at Morgan St. Parking Garage, 155 Morgan St., Hartford, CT.  ($12.58 per day).  Take the elevator out of the parking garage to exit onto Talcott St., walk left on Talcott St. to light, turn right on Columbus Blvd. and it is first building on left. Plan on arriving by 8:30 AM to allow time to park, walk the 1 block, get through security (need picture ID).  Cafeteria in building.

The Service Coordination Certificate is required for all Early Interventionists who will be functioning as service coordinators for families.

PRE_REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS – All requirements MUST be completed PRIOR TO the one day training:

Completion of all online modules, exam and received the Birth to Three Initial Certificate

Completion of all online modules and online exam required for the Service Coordinator Certificate

Minimally, completion of 3 required observations at your program: Initial Evaluation, Initial IFSP, IFSP Review or Annual.

YOU MUST BRING COPIES OF THE 1)BIRTH TO THREE INITIAL CERTIFICATE AND 2)COMPLETION OF SERVICE COORDINATOR MODULES AND EXAM CERTIFICATE to the in-person training or you will not be allowed to complete the training. These are printed from TRAIN after completion of online modules.

MAKE SURE you leave enough time to complete the modules and exams. There are approximately 10 hours of modules and 2 short exams. If you have technical problems accessing the modules TRY USING A DIFFERENT BROWSER.  If problems continue contact danny.white@ct.gov or at 860-509-7557.

After completion of all of the above requirements, you may attend the in-person training. After completion of the one day in-person you will receive the Service Coordinator Certificate. (Printable from Protrax)

ONLINE MODULES: Information on accessing modules is posted on the Birth to Three Website at For Providers > Professional Development > Required Birth to Three Training:  https://www.birth23.org/providers/pd/rtsct-2/

IN-PERSON TRAINING:  Register on Pro Traxx for one the day in person training:  https://www.protraxx.com/scripts/ezcatalogny/login.aspx?CustomerID=186

Aug
5
Mon
ICC Meeting @ Value Health Options
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:15 pm

The State Interagency Coordinating Council is established under federal and state law for the purpose of advising and assisting the CT Birth to Three System in managing its responsibilities under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

All Council meetings are open to the public with a period for public comment scheduled.  Minutes from prior meetings are available on the Birth to Three System website at www.birth23.org.  Come share your input and experiences, observe, or request the Council’s assistance.

Birth to Three Provider Meeting @ Value Options, 3rd Floor
Aug 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Sep
25
Wed
BESB PARA-professional Training @ DORS-BESB
Sep 25 @ 8:45 am – 3:30 pm
Service Coordination: September 2019 @ State of Connecticut-Office of Early Childhood
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Office of Early Childhood, 450 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT. Park at Morgan Street Garage, 155 Morgan St., Hartford, CT ($12.48 for the day).  Park at Morgan St. Parking Garage, 155 Morgan St., Hartford, CT.  ($12.58 per day).  Take the elevator out of the parking garage to exit onto Talcott St., walk left on Talcott St. to light, turn right on Columbus Blvd. and it is first building on left. Plan on arriving by 8:30 AM to allow time to park, walk the 1 block, get through security (need picture ID).  Cafeteria in building.

The Service Coordination Certificate is required for all Early Interventionists who will be functioning as service coordinators for families.

PRE_REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS – All requirements MUST be completed PRIOR TO the one day training:

Completion of all online modules, exam and received the Birth to Three Initial Certificate

Completion of all online modules and online exam required for the Service Coordinator Certificate

Minimally, completion of 3 required observations at your program: Initial Evaluation, Initial IFSP, IFSP Review or Annual.

YOU MUST BRING COPIES OF THE 1)BIRTH TO THREE INITIAL CERTIFICATE AND 2)COMPLETION OF SERVICE COORDINATOR MODULES AND EXAM CERTIFICATE to the in-person training or you will not be allowed to complete the training. These are printed from TRAIN after completion of online modules.

MAKE SURE you leave enough time to complete the modules and exams. There are approximately 10 hours of modules and 2 short exams. If you have technical problems accessing the modules TRY USING A DIFFERENT BROWSER.  If problems continue contact danny.white@ct.gov or at 860-509-7557.

After completion of all of the above requirements, you may attend the in-person training. After completion of the one day in-person you will receive the Service Coordinator Certificate. (Printable from Protrax)

ONLINE MODULES: Information on accessing modules is posted on the Birth to Three Website at For Providers > Professional Development > Required Birth to Three Training:  https://www.birth23.org/providers/pd/rtsct-2/

IN-PERSON TRAINING:  Register on Pro Traxx for one the day in person training:  https://www.protraxx.com/scripts/ezcatalogny/login.aspx?CustomerID=186

Sep
26
Thu
BESB Professional Training @ DORS-BESB
Sep 26 @ 8:45 am – 3:30 pm
Oct
7
Mon
ICC Meeting @ Value Health Options
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:15 pm

The State Interagency Coordinating Council is established under federal and state law for the purpose of advising and assisting the CT Birth to Three System in managing its responsibilities under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

All Council meetings are open to the public with a period for public comment scheduled.  Minutes from prior meetings are available on the Birth to Three System website at www.birth23.org.  Come share your input and experiences, observe, or request the Council’s assistance.

Birth to Three Provider Meeting @ Value Options, 3rd Floor
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Oct
16
Wed
WEBINAR: Stepping Out-Family Outings with Young Children with Autism @ Military Families Learning Network
Oct 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Presenters: Katie Wolfe, Ph.D. and Hedda Meadan, Ph.D.

Description: Many families of young children with autism and related disorders have difficulties during outings to parks, libraries, appointments, and more. This webinar will present ways professionals can help families develop strategies to prevent and address concerns during their outings.  Common safety and social concerns and strategies that can be used to support families in preventing and addressing these concerns will be discussed.  Recommended practices for building family capacity and confidence will also be covered.

Objectives:

1. Participants will describe safety and social concerns during outings with young children with autism and related disorders and the impact of these on the child and family

2. Participants will identify strategies for preventing and addressing difficulties during outings with young children with autism and related disorders

3. Participants will discuss recommended practices for building family capacity and confidence during family outings

Dec
4
Wed
WEBINAR: Welcome to the Group-Inclusion for Young Children with Autism @ Military Families Learning Network
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Presenters: Mandy Rispoli, Ph.D. and Hedda Meadan, Ph.D.

Description: Child care providers and preschool teachers need to use best-practices to successfully include young children with autism and related disorders in their programs. This webinar will discuss best practices for including all children (birth-5) in program activities. Presenters will define what is inclusion and the benefits of including young children with autism and related disorders in child care and preschool settings.  They will also discuss best practices professionals can use to include young children with autism and identify social and physical modifications for the environment that could support successful inclusion.

Objectives:

1. Participants will define what is inclusion and describe characteristics of successful inclusion of young children (birth-5) with autism and related disorders

2. Participants will identify the benefits of including young children with autism and related disorders in child care and preschool settings

3. Participants will discuss best practices for modifying the social and physical environment to support inclusion of young children with autism and related disorders

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