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Dallas County Training Dates

To sign up for any of the classes below, click on the date and complete the registration form. All Dallas County training sessions will be held at the Educational First Steps Early Learning Center at 2815 Gaston Ave., Dallas, TX 75226. Training is free for Affiliated Partner Centers, otherwise trainings will be $15.00 per person, per training.  To learn more, contact us online or call 214-824-7940.


Title: CPR/ First Aid

Date of Training: Thursday, September 13, 2018

Time: 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Training Description: Participants will learn basic first aid and CPR during this training class.


Title: Working Harder, Not Harder

Date of Training: Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Time: 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Training DescriptionDuring this training, our guest presenter will discuss effective organization strategies with participants. 

Presenter: Kristy Thornton


Title: Trauma Informed Care

Date of Training: Monday, September 24, 2018

Time: 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Training Description: What is trauma? The training will cover the following areas related to trauma; what are common trauma responses, how to respond (how to support your students), Mental health treatment and interventions,collaborating with mental health providers and staff support.

Presenter: Suzanne Anderson


Title: Positive Interactions

Date of Training: Tuesday,September 25, 2018

Time: 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Training Description: During this training, participants will discover the importance of positive interactions as well as ways to encourage them in their classroom environment.