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Meet Jaci Foged, "Learning Child" Educator: Jaci Foged serves Lancaster, Otoe and Cass counties. Her focus is on early childhood development as part of the Nebraska Extension “The Learning Child” team. Jaci specializes in training early childhood educators and parents as they work with children ages newborn to 8 years. Learn more here

Don’t Banish the Booster Until Children Are 57" Tall - August 2016 NEBLINE Article! Be a good role model for your child, buckle up every time you are in the car and talk with your child about why buckling up is important. Make sure your child is 57 inches tall before you banish the booster.

Just in Time Parenting: Are you expecting your first child? Do you have children or grandchildren? Maybe a teen who is babysitting? Just in Time Parenting newsletters are free - available on-line or sent to your email. Covers 1st trimester to age 5. From our eXtension university partners: View newsletters on-line or subscribe HERE

Texts 4 Teachers! University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension's Texts4Teachers delivers text messages for teachers of children from birth through age 8 that focus on the critical areas of: Child development | Family involvement | Social and emotional development | Health, safety and nutrition | Curriculum and activities CLICK HERE for more details

Teen Drinking - it's time for a heart-to-heart. Consistency | Expectations | Fairness | Authority | Boundries: Resources to help you have a heart-to-heart talk with your teen. Learn more at TalkAboutAlcohol.org
(If you live in Nebraska, and your child or another teen is in need of immediate assistance from an alcohol or drug treatment professional, please contact Nebraska Family Helpline at 1-888-866-8660.)

Area Events / Workshops / Conferences:
Upcoming Learning Child Trainings 2018

6 Bi-Weekly CHIME Sessions (optional, but if attend, must attend all 6 sessions) Wednesdays, Feb. 7 & 21, March 7 & 21 and April 4 & 18. 6:30–8 p.m. at Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. Cost $40, 12 in-service hours. Registration deadline is Jan. 15, 2018. Details and Registration Form

Workshops for Before and After School Providers — Held at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. Offered 10 a.m.–12 p.m. and 6:30–8:30 p.m. on the dates below. Cost is $10 per person, 2 DHHS in-service hours for participants. Registration deadline is one week before each workshop.

Management Training Program (MTP) for Childcare Directors — 8 modules: Tuesdays, March 6, March 27, April 17, May 8, May 29, June 26, July 10 and July 31. All times 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m., except July 31 will be 9 a.m.–12 p.m. Cost for all 8 modules is $195 and due at the time of registration for module 1. Register by Tuesday, Feb. 20. Learn resources and skills to succeed as a center-based childcare administrator.

Babysitter's Training for 5th-7th Graders — Wednesday, July 18, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. Cost is $35. Bring a sack lunch. Register by July 9. Registration form HERE

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