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Trainings and Events

Early Childhood CARES offers many parent trainings and fun family events throughout the school year.

Here’s a list of upcoming events:

Parent Chat

  • Come meet new families!
  • Each month has a new theme and guest speaker from 10:30-12:00 pm with exciting tips and tricks for families.
  • Coffee, light snacks, and free childcare will be provided.

Conversación con los Padres

  • ¡Vengan a conocer otros padres!
  • Cada mes tendremos un tema y a un invitado de 10:30-12:00pm con ideas y sugerencias para la familia.
  • Café, un refrigerio ligero, y cuidado de niños se proporcionará!

Dates and Themes – Fechas y Temas

April 29 – Picky Eaters, presented by Elaine Toper and Brittany Willis

Mayo 6 – Vamos a la biblioteca a oir un cuentos y hacer actividades con nuestros niños

May 13 – Helping my child become a successful talker, presented by Eileen McNutt

Please register by calling or emailing Carla Moore: 541-346-2578

Por favor de registrarse llamndo a Guadalupe Moreno: 541-346-0742 o mandando un texto al 541-206-8309

Community Preschool Trainings

Our annual Community Preschool Training series is designed to equip local preschool teachers and daycare providers with additional skills for working with children who have developmental delays and disabilities.

All trainings will be held at Lane Community College: Main Campus, 4000 E. 30th Ave. Eugene. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required. Register by calling Family Connections at 541-463-3954 or online at:

Certificates will be provided.

Monday April 24, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Teaching Social-Emotional Skills
Presented by Natalya McComas, Early Childhood CARES EI/ECSE Specialist
 Registration opens in April 2017. Limited to 65 participants
This workshop will focus on enhancing children’s social-emotional development through the use of books that teach emotional vocabulary, activities that foster friendship, and strategies that support children to calm their bodies when they experience big feelings.  Materials will be provided for you to take and use in your classroom immediately.  We will be using Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) strategies.
Click here to download a pdf of the PowerPoint presentations.

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