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: Benton
    DATE: Tue-Apr 24, 2018 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Joyland Child Care Center, 1014 Hwy 641 S, Camden
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Healthy Snacks for Preschoolers: Nutritional Choices for All Ages Health and Safety Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Trena Moffett
    Heather Smith-UT Extension
    NOTES: Parents are welcome to attend.
    Last day to register for the above course: April 21, 2018

    COUNTY: Tipton
    DATE: Tue-Apr 24, 2018 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Krayola Learning Center, 301 Mueller Brass Rd., Covington
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Individualizing for Infants, Toddlers and Families: Lesson Planning to learn in the Baby and Toddler Room Early Childhood Education Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Christy Wallsmith
    NOTES: none
    Last day to register for the above course: April 21, 2018

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Thu-Apr 26, 2018 TIME: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    LOCATION: Therapy and Learning Center, 32 Garland Dr. Building A, Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Implementing Physical Science: Ramps and Pathways Administration Administrators
    School Age Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Kathie Cothern
    NOTES: Parents are welcome to attend
    Last day to register for the above course: April 23, 2018

    COUNTY: Henry
    DATE: Mon-May 7, 2018 TIME: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    LOCATION: Tennessee Valley Community Church 2500 E wood Street, Paris
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Working With Homeless Children and Families Administration Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Debbie Ary
    NOTES: none
    Last day to register for the above course: May 4, 2018

    COUNTY: Gibson
    DATE: Tue-May 8, 2018 TIME: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    LOCATION: Christian Learning Center , 2000 Jones Blvd., Milan
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Promoting Children's Success: Happy Children in Happy Places Developmentally Appropriate Behavior Management Administrators
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Sandra Presson
    NOTES: Parents are welcome.
    Last day to register for the above course: May 5, 2018

    COUNTY: Henderson
    DATE: Tue-May 8, 2018 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Watson Emergency Center, 50 Natchez Trace Drive, Lexington
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Learn the Signs: Act Early Child Development Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Trena Moffett
    NOTES: Parents are welcome to attend.
    Last day to register for the above course: May 5, 2018

    COUNTY: Carroll
    DATE: Thu-May 10, 2018 TIME: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    LOCATION: First Baptist Child Development Center, 619 Stonewall St N, McKenzie
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Leadership in Action: Leadership is a Way of Thinking Administration Administrators Trena Moffett
    NOTES: Lunch will be provided.
    Last day to register for the above course: May 7, 2018

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Thu-May 10, 2018 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: SW CCR&R Office, 32 Garland Dr, Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Working with Homeless Children and Families Administration Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Jerrica L Aguilar
    NOTES: Please bring information of any resources that you use with families in need. You may also register for this training by contacting Jerrica at 731.499.1148 or Jerrica_Aguilar@signalcenters.org
    Last day to register for the above course: May 7, 2018

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Sat-May 12, 2018 TIME: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    LOCATION: Therapy and Learning Center, 32 Garland Dr. Building A, Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    TN-ELDS: beyond the Introduction
    Coaching Parents to Use the TN-ELDS
    Early Childhood Education Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Kathie Cothern
    NOTES: Please bring your copy of the TN-ELDS for use in the training session
    Last day to register for the above course: May 9, 2018

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Sat-May 12, 2018 TIME: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    LOCATION: Therapy & Learning Center, 32 Garland Dr., Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Activities and Environments that Connect Preschool Children with Nature Early Childhood Education Administrators
    Preschool Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Sandra Presson
    NOTES: Prepare to be outside for this training.
    Last day to register for the above course: May 9, 2018

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Sat-May 12, 2018 TIME: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    LOCATION: Therapy and Learning Center- Training Room 1, 32 Garland Drive, Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    ECERS-R™: Beyond the Basics Early Childhood Education Preschool Providers
    Administrators
    Sandra Presson
    NOTES: ERS® and Environment Rating Scale® are registered trademarks of Teachers College, Columbia University.
    Last day to register for the above course: May 9, 2018

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Mon-May 14, 2018 TIME: 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    LOCATION: Therapy and Learning Center, 32 Garland Dr. Building A, Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Child Care Centers as Organizations: A Social Systems Perspective Administration Administrators Kathie Cothern
    NOTES: This is a training for Directors of Child Care Centers ONLY
    Last day to register for the above course: May 11, 2018

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Tue-May 15, 2018 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Therapy & Learning Center - SWCCR&R Office, 32 Garland Dr., Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Tennessee Early Intervention Service: Birth to Three Child Development Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Christy Wallsmith
    Beth Hailey - TEIS
    NOTES: none
    Last day to register for the above course: May 12, 2018

    COUNTY: Gibson
    DATE: Thu-May 17, 2018 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Milan Church of Christ, 2026 South Main St., Milan
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    ITERS-R Beyond the Basics: The Myths and Mysteries of Assessment Early Childhood Education Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    Christy Wallsmith
    DHS Assessment
    NOTES: TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS CALL 731-377-0975. THIS CLASS WILL BE LIMITED TO 12 PARTICIPANTS. This class is for Infant Toddler Center Based directors and teachers. Please bring your ITERS-R Blue Book to the training. *Trademark Disclaimer: ERS® and Environment Rating Scale® are registered trademarks of Teachers College, Columbia University.
    Last day to register for the above course: May 14, 2018

    COUNTY: Weakley
    DATE: Sat-May 19, 2018 TIME: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    LOCATION: Martin Church of Christ Youth Building, 233 Oxford Street, Martin
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Guidance as Discipline for Infants & Toddlers Developmentally Appropriate Behavior Management Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Briana Jimenez
    NOTES: Join Briana, Debbie & Jerrica on this Saturday and receive 6 hours of training! You can also register for this 2 hour session (or all 3!) by contacting Briana: 731-358-0647 or briana_jimenez@signalcenters.org *Metal Building in the back of parking lot - NOT the main building
    Last day to register for the above course: May 16, 2018

    COUNTY: Weakley
    DATE: Sat-May 19, 2018 TIME: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    LOCATION: Martin Church of Christ Youth Building 233 Oxford Street , Martin
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    I Love You Rituals Developmentally Appropriate Behavior Management Administrators
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    Debbie Ary
    NOTES: Parents welcome to attend
    Last day to register for the above course: May 16, 2018

    COUNTY: Weakley
    DATE: Sat-May 19, 2018 TIME: 2:15 PM - 4:15 PM
    LOCATION: Martin Church of Christ Youth Building, 233 Oxford Street, Martin
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Promoting Children's Success: Creating Positive Relationships and Supportive Environments (2) Developmentally Appropriate Behavior Management Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Jerrica L Aguilar
    NOTES: Metal building in back of parking lot. NOT the main building. You can also register for this training by contacting Jerrica at 731-499-1148 or Jerrica_Aguilar@signalcenters.org.
    Last day to register for the above course: May 16, 2018

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Thu-May 24, 2018 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Children's Discovery Learning Center, 1660-F South Highland, Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Creating Opportunities for Learning with Creative Curriculum Early Childhood Education Administrators
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Sandra Presson
    NOTES: Bring homemade additions/ideas to your centers.
    Last day to register for the above course: May 21, 2018

    COUNTY: Hardin
    DATE: Thu-May 31, 2018 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Cumberland Child Development Center, 300 Tennessee St, Savannah
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Learn the Signs: Act Early Child Development Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Trena Moffett
    NOTES: Parents are welcome to attend.
    Last day to register for the above course: May 28, 2018

    COUNTY: Lauderdale
    DATE: Sat-Jun 2, 2018 TIME: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    LOCATION: First Baptist Nursery School 165 N Main Street, Ripley
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Building Strong Brains: ACES Training Child Development Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Debbie Ary
    NOTES: none
    Last day to register for the above course: May 30, 2018

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Tue-Jun 5, 2018 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Therapy & Learning Center / SWCCR&R Office, 32 Garland Dr., Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Activities and Environments that Connect Infants and Toddlers with Nature Early Childhood Education Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Christy Wallsmith
    NOTES: none
    Last day to register for the above course: June 2, 2018

    COUNTY: Henry
    DATE: Mon-Jun 11, 2018 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Tennessee Valley Community Church Preschool, 2500 E Wood St, Paris
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Addressing Challenging Behaviors Developmentally Appropriate Behavior Management Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Jerrica L Aguilar
    NOTES: You may also register for this training by contacting Jerrica at 731-499-1148 or Jerrica_Aguilar@signalcenters.org
    Last day to register for the above course: June 8, 2018

    COUNTY: Hardeman
    DATE: Tue-Jun 12, 2018 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Michelle's Magical Treasures, 511 Nuckolls Rd, Bolivar
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Working with Homeless Children and Families Administration Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Trena Moffett
    NOTES: none
    Last day to register for the above course: June 9, 2018

    COUNTY: Tipton
    DATE: Tue-Jun 12, 2018 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Children's Express Learning Center, 1460 Atoka Idaville Rd., Atoka
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Infectious Disease Control- Understanding the Spread of Infectious Disease in Child Care: Clean UP! Health and Safety Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Sandra Presson
    NOTES: none
    Last day to register for the above course: June 9, 2018

    COUNTY: Obion
    DATE: Tue-Jun 12, 2018 TIME: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    LOCATION: First Baptist Kare Bears Child Care Center 500 E. Church Street , Union City
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Supervising Young Children in Child Care Administration Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Debbie Ary
    NOTES: none
    Last day to register for the above course: June 9, 2018

    COUNTY: Weakley
    DATE: Thu-Jun 14, 2018 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: CE Weldon Public Library, 100 Main St, Martin
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Introduction to Strengthening Families Administration Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Jerrica L Aguilar
    NOTES: You may also register for this training by contacting Jerrica at 731.499.1148 or Jerrica_Aguilar@signalcenters.org.
    Last day to register for the above course: June 11, 2018

    COUNTY: Haywood
    DATE: Tue-Jun 19, 2018 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: First United Methodist Church, 117 East Franklin St., Brownsville
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Safe Sleep and Tummy Time for Babies Health and Safety Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Christy Wallsmith
    NOTES: none
    Last day to register for the above course: June 16, 2018

    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.