Opportunities for Professional Development for Early Childhood Teachers by Child Care Answers

At Child Care Answers, we offer dozens of free face-to-face professional development opportunities for child care and early childhood professionals like you. Our variety of topics include: Safe Sleeping Practices Infant & Toddler, including ZERO TO THREE Social Emotional sessions Preschool and Pre-K School Age Behaviors and Special Needs Sessions in Spanish – Entrenamiéntos en Español… Read more »


CURRICULUM CONVERSATION…EVERYONE HAS SOMETHING TO OFFER! Finding a way to ensure each voice is heard can be tough to navigate.  Once you find the right road map for your faculty…the conversation is sure to follow!  Here are two conversation methods to try at your next faculty meeting: CHALK TALK Start with a chalkboard, dry erase… Read more »

ADI Workshops in Indiana

Looking for an evidenced-based pedagogy to help create your STEM curriculum?  Wanting to learn more about a model that includes inquiry, is phenomenon-based, and incorporates the science and engineering practices?  The opportunity to participate in this instructional model – Argument-Driven Inquiry is coming to Indiana.  Learn how the 8-stages of the ADI model can be… Read more »

2019 Hoosier Association of Science Teachers Association, Inc State Conference

February 17-19, 2019 Wyndham – Indianapolis West Registration is now open: This year’s conference, STEM: Science Teachers Engaging Minds, offers sessions in designated strands: STEAM Integrating Science and Engineering Integrating Science and Math Integration of Technology into Instruction as well as sessions focusing on interdisciplinary, STEM, and science education at all grade levels. Special workshops,… Read more »

Dynamics of Climate Workshop for Teachers

Carmel Green Initiative will be offering our 5th workshop for the Dynamics of Climate Change on June 10th and 11th 2019 at Carmel High School in Carmel, IN.  We would like to invite teachers from across the state to join us for this special two day summer workshop designed specifically for teachers.  The workshop contains… Read more »

Indiana Text Book Carvans – Reading!

The regional education service centers are hosting these and you should register your attendance with the Region where you plan to attend.  Those links are listed below. Here are the dates and locations for the 2019 Reading Caravan January 22  Carmel, 502 Event Center January 23  Lafayette, Marriott January 24  Merrillville, Avalon Manor January 29… Read more »

Reverend Albers Serving in Dual Role for Ascension Lutheran Christian School

On Reformation Sunday, 2018, Principal Rev. John Albers was installed as the executive director of the Lutheran School Corporation of Indiana and administrator for Ascension Lutheran Christian School. Ascension is a high quality Lutheran school in Gary, Indiana that is community-based and Christ-centered. The school is a collaborative effort between several entities. The Lutheran School… Read more »

Indiana District Curriculum Initiative

Greetings and God’s peace through His Son is yours today. I am extremely excited and overjoyed to pen this brief note about the Indiana District Curriculum Initiative that will begin in the winter of 2019.  In a joint effort Julie Dietrich, Curriculum Consultant for the Indiana District and Alicia Levitt, Academic Excellence Coordinator for the… Read more »

People & Stories from the Bible Engage People of All Abilities

Fall is often a time to “get back to the basics.” It’s a time to review what we’ve learned so far and make plans for moving forward with our lives. The same holds true for Bible study programs. Ensure everyone in your faith community has access to Bethesda’s devotion books for group study about the… Read more »