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Sunday, September 14, 2008

Workshop Testimonials

Toolbox Training has developed, delivered, and/or overseen more than 300 workshops on a national, state, and local level to an estimated 4000 people. Most are in the Kansas City area, including the following clients:

  • Belton School District (Belton, MO)
  • Blue Springs School District - Prime Time (Blue Springs, MO)
  • Center School District (Local Investment Commission, Kansas City, MO)
  • Child Care Association of Johnson County (Overland Park, KS)
  • Children's Choice
  • Children's World
  • Diversity Language School - Foreign Language Child Care Center (Lee's Summit, MO)
  • Fort Osage School District (Fort Osage, MO)
  • Francis Child Development Institute - Penn Valley Community College
  • Grandma's House Child Care Center
  • Grandview School District (Local Investment Commission, Kansas City, MO)
  • Grow in Peace Child Care Center
  • Happy Day Preschool (Kansas City, MO)
  • Heart of America Family Services
  • Hickman Mills District (Local Investment Commission, Kansas City, MO)
  • Hillview Child Care Center (Kansas City, KS)
  • Independence School District (Independence, MO)
  • Kansas Association for the Education of Young Children
  • Kansas City School District (Local Investment Commission, Kansas City, MO)
  • Kansas School Age Care Alliance
  • KC Kids Child Care Center
  • Kids Unlimited (Liberty, MO)
  • Ladybug Early Learning Center (Kansas City, MO)
  • LaPetite Academy
  • Liberty School District - Liberty Kid Zone (Liberty, MO)
  • Little Angels Christian Day Care (Independence, MO)
  • Local Investment Commission of Greater Kansas City
  • Missouri Accreditation
  • Missouri School Age Community Coalition
  • North Kansas City Hospital
  • North Kansas City School District - School Age Child Care
  • Northwest Missouri State University
  • Parents as Teachers (St. Joseph, MO)
  • Park Hill School District (Park Hill, MO)
  • Research Medical Hospital
  • Rockwood School District (St. Louis, MO)
  • St. Joseph Catholic Diocese (St. Joseph, MO)
  • St. Joseph School District (St. Joseph, MO)
  • St. Luke's Hospital (Kansas City, MO)
  • Tots and Tales Montessori (Kansas City, KS)
  • Village Preschool (Prairie Village, KS)
  • Whiteman Air Force Base (Whiteman AFB, MO)
  • Workshop on Wheels (Warrensburg, MO)
  • Wyandotte Interfaith Sponsoring Council (Kansas City, KS)
  • YMCA of Greater Kansas City
  • YMCA - Maple Woods
  • YMCA of St. Joseph (St. Joseph, MO)

Here's what participants have said about Toolbox Training workshops:

"Most trainings we've had just discussed the problems - you gave us solutions." - Liberty School District - Liberty Kid Zone

"This is one of the best inservices I've ever been through and I actually learned from it - to apply the info to the children!! Thank you." -Blue Springs School District - Prime Time

"Fun! Fun! Fun! Energetic presenter. Workbook was nice - good that we could take it with us. Great job!!" - North Kansas City School District - School Age Child Care

"I liked how we could do the talking and threw out ideas and then write them in our work notebooks so we could take our training home." - St. Joseph YMCA (St. Joseph, MO)

"Flexible, very informative. Articulate and not boring. Ideas presented fresh & enthusiastic." - St. Joseph Catholic Diocese

Participants in a Toolbox Training workshop can count
on instructive materials as well as fun toys!

"Wasn't just lecturing…hands-on examples for better understanding & it was fun as well as informational." - Fort Osage School District

"Not always sitting. Seem to keep the time moving instead of sitting all the time." - Rockwood School District - Adventure Club (St. Louis, MO area)

"Participation from everyone. Gave chances to give ideas." - Child Care Association of Johnson County

Liked "the resources and the hands-on organization of the workshops." - Francis Child Development Institute, Penn Valley Community College

"It was interesting - there were activities to keep us involved and to keep us thinking." - Wyandotte Interfaith Sponsoring Council

"Excellent training. All around very well presented and organized." - YMCA of Greater Kansas City