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Sunday, October 8, 2023: Family Child Care Summit

Monday, October 9 - 11, 2023: Annual Conference

Hyatt Regency Long Beach

200 S Pine Ave

Long Beach, CA 90802



We are hosting 3 opportunities for complementary trainings. Two are vitural and will be held in September, before the conference. One is in-person and will be held on the Monday morning for the official start of the conference. They are great on their own or as a series. 

Registration for the virtual trainings can be found below. Please RSVP for the in-person training when you register for the conference.

Foundations for Training Excellence: Basics

Virtual // Registration Link Forthcoming

*Free for our CACFP community & open to public

Part #1: Thursday, Sept 7 • 10:00AM - 12:00PM PST

Part #2: Thursday, Sept 21 • 10:00AM - 12:00PM PST

These sessions will assist participants in assessing their current skill levels and encourage further professional development. Participants will:

  • Create a topic-focused icebreaker

  • Identify skills of successful trainers

  • Describe ways to apply adult learning principles

  • Identify the importance of recognizing audience sensitivity in a training

  • Identify different learning styles and delivery techniques for adult learners

  • Recognize effective facilitation techniques

  • Identify the characteristics of effective visual aids

Training Culturally Diverse Groups

Monday, October 9 // 8:00AM - 12:00 PM

Hyatt Regency Long Beach

*Included with conference registration

This session provides the opportunity for participants to learn information that will improve their confidence and competence in navigating cultural diversity. Topics of discussion include cultural awareness, cultural sensitivity, and cultural competence, as well as creating an inclusive learning environment through community building. Participants will be challenged to think introspectively as well as consciously considering how to include the many experiences and identities that will be present in training sessions and/or meetings. The content covered will also enable participants to ensure all learners feel respected, valued, and included.

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