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: Madison
    DATE: Sat-Jul 29, 2017 TIME: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    LOCATION: Therapy and Learning Center- Training Room 1, 32 Garland Dr., Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Conversations That Matter: Improving the Health of Children in Tennessee Health and Safety Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Sandra Presson
    NOTES: Parents are invited to register and attend. Special guest will help explain health risk.
    Last day to register for the above course: July 26, 2017

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Sat-Jul 29, 2017 TIME: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    LOCATION: Therapy and Learning Center- Training Room 1, 32 Garland Dr., Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Physical Fitness for Preschoolers Health and Safety Administrators
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Sandra Presson
    NOTES: Parents are welcome to register and attend. Be prepared to go outdoors.
    Last day to register for the above course: July 26, 2017

    COUNTY: Benton
    DATE: Sat-Aug 5, 2017 TIME: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    LOCATION: Benton County Library, 121 S. Forrest Ave, Camden
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Family Centered Practice Administration Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Jerrica Aguilar
    NOTES: Parents are welcome to attend. You may also register by contacting Jerrica at 731.499.1148 or Jerrica_Aguilar@signalcenters.org
    Last day to register for the above course: August 2, 2017

    COUNTY: Gibson
    DATE: Mon-Aug 7, 2017 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Medina First United Methodist Church, 500 West Church St., Medina
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    ITERS-R: Beyond the Basics Early Childhood Education Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    Christy Wallsmith
    DHS Assessment
    NOTES: Bring your ITERS-R Blue Book and the most current additional notes. You can find those at tnstarquality.org *Trademark Disclaimer: ERS® and Environment Rating Scale® are registered trademarks of Teachers College, Columbia University.
    Last day to register for the above course: August 4, 2017

    COUNTY: Obion
    DATE: Sat-Aug 12, 2017 TIME: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    LOCATION: Obion County Public Library, 1221 E. Reelfoot Ave, Union City
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Family Centered Practice Administration Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Jerrica Aguilar
    NOTES: Parents are welcome to attend. You may also register by contacting Jerrica at 731.499.1148 or Jerrica_Aguilar@signalcenters.org
    Last day to register for the above course: August 9, 2017

    COUNTY: Lauderdale
    DATE: Sat-Aug 12, 2017 TIME: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    LOCATION: First Baptist Nursery School 165 N Main Street, Ripley
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Common Disabilities Early Childhood Education 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: August 9, 2017

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Mon-Aug 14, 2017 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Therapy & Learning Center, 32 Garland Dr., Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Knowing Infants and Toddlers: What to Look for and How to Plan Child Development Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Christy Wallsmith
    TEIS
    NOTES: none
    Last day to register for the above course: August 11, 2017

    COUNTY: Henry
    DATE: Mon-Aug 14, 2017 TIME: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    LOCATION: Miss Nikki's Learning Cottage 1619 Mineral Wells Avenue, Paris
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Common Disabilities Early Childhood Education 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: August 11, 2017

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Wed-Aug 16, 2017 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: A New Beginning Ministry, 215 High St., Dyersburg
    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: Parents Welcome
    Last day to register for the above course: August 13, 2017

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Wed-Aug 16, 2017 TIME: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    LOCATION: Therapy and Learning Center CCRR Training Room 1, 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
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Kathie Cothern
    NOTES: none
    Last day to register for the above course: August 13, 2017

    COUNTY: Haywood
    DATE: Thu-Aug 17, 2017 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: First United Methodist Church Day School, 117 E. Franklin St, Brownsville
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Emotional Literacy:
    Helping Children Sort Through Their Emotions
    Developmentally Appropriate Behavior Management Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Jerrica Aguilar
    NOTES: Parents are welcome to attend. You may also register by contacting Jerrica at 731.499.1148 or Jerrica_Aguilar@signalcenters.org
    Last day to register for the above course: August 14, 2017

    COUNTY: Henderson
    DATE: Tue-Aug 22, 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 Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    School Age Providers
    Administrators
    Trena Moffett
    Betty Neilson
    NOTES: Parents are welcome to attend.
    Last day to register for the above course: August 19, 2017

    COUNTY: Carroll
    DATE: Thu-Aug 24, 2017 TIME: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    LOCATION: Wee Care Ministry, 108 Church Street, Huntingdon
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Revised TN-ELDS for 4 year-olds: Overview and Approaches to Learning Early Childhood Education Administrators
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Trena Moffett
    NOTES: Bring your copy of the TN-ELDS
    Last day to register for the above course: August 21, 2017

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Mon-Sep 11, 2017 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Bright Beginnings South, 1660-I South Highland Ave., Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    The Teacher's Role in the Preschool Classroom Administration Administrators
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Sandra Presson, Jessica Beaver, TLC Child Care
    NOTES: Please bring job descriptions for your facility.
    Last day to register for the above course: September 8, 2017

    COUNTY: Weakley
    DATE: Tue-Sep 12, 2017 TIME: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    LOCATION: First Baptist Ministry Center 123 University Street, Martin
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Time Management: Avoiding Stress and Burnout/Stress Relief Techniques Administration Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Debbie Ary
    Beverly Shelby
    NOTES: Wear flat shoes or tennis shoes and dress comfortable. Parents Welcome
    Last day to register for the above course: September 9, 2017

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Sat-Sep 16, 2017 TIME: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    LOCATION: Therapy and Learning Center CCRR Training Room 1, 32 Garland Dr., Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Brain Architecture Game Child Development Administrators
    Infant/Toddler Providers
    School Age Providers
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Kathie Cothern
    NOTES: Parents are welcome to attend.
    Last day to register for the above course: September 13, 2017

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Wed-Sep 20, 2017 TIME: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    LOCATION: Therapy and Learning Center CCRR Training Room 1, 32 Garland Dr., Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    ABC's and 123's: Developing letter awareness in 3 to 5's (3) Early Childhood Education Administrators
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Kathie Cothern
    NOTES: Parents are welcome to attend.
    Last day to register for the above course: September 17, 2017

    COUNTY: Benton
    DATE: Tue-Sep 26, 2017 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: UT Extension, 119-B Cole Ave, Camden
    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
    Heather Smith
    NOTES: Parents are welcome to attend.
    Last day to register for the above course: September 23, 2017

    COUNTY: Tipton
    DATE: Tue-Sep 26, 2017 TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Munford United Methodist Child Care, 57 S. Tipton Ave., Munford
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Creating Interest Areas in the Preschool Classroom: Room Arrangement Secrets Early Childhood Education Administrators
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Sandra Presson
    NOTES: Bring a sketch of the room you work in.
    Last day to register for the above course: September 23, 2017

    COUNTY: Madison
    DATE: Sat-Sep 30, 2017 TIME: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    LOCATION: CCR&R Office, 32 Garland Drive, Building A, Jackson
    TOPIC TRAINING AREA AUDIENCE TRAINER
    Revised TN-ELDS for 4 year olds: Overview and Approaches to Learning Early Childhood Education Administrators
    Family Child Care Providers
    Preschool Providers
    Trena Moffett
    NOTES: Bring your copy of the TN-ELDS
    Last day to register for the above course: September 27, 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.