Alert! The locations of these trainings change occasionally for better accommodations, sometimes we are not able to reserve another year at a certain location, or in an attempt to meet the needs of as many members as possible. We hope you try out the different locations!
  • Trainings will be scheduled at these locations from September, 2017 through April, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. All trainings are free if you are a member as long as you bring your green card (except for CPR and first aid). You don't need to pre-register for classes unless otherwise noted in the description.
  • Please bring your membership card to all of the trainings (or a current picture of it on your phone and photo ID) and arrive 5 to 10 minutes early to sign in. If you arrive more than 10 minutes after the start of class, we cannot give you credit for the training.
  • We are given free use of the facilities for trainings that serve food and beverages.  We encourage you to feel free to purchase food and/or beverages at these establishments that serve to ensure continued use of our space.  

For specific questions and details of requirements for training, please read the Training Requirements on Anoka County's website at:

Blaine Human Service Center
1201 89th Avenue NE, Suite 300
Blaine, MN 55434

March 12, 2018 - Prevention and Behavior: It’s All About The Environment - Bev Herr (KCF II.C/CDA III/Level 1) What does the early childhood environment say to children? This workshop will examine the physical and social environments and their effect on children's behavior. Learn how to prevent and guide children's behavior through hands on activities and practical strategies.

April 9, 2018 - Love and Logic - Stephanie Ponticas (KCF II.C/CDA III/Level 1) Parenting the Love and Logic Way Curriculum is registered with the Love and Logic Institute, Inc. This course will be an introduction to the Love and Logic Techniques which have helped parents and teachers hold their children accountable to their own choices and apply consequences that will teach, not punish the children. The 5 Core Principles and 2 Rules will be taught. The skills that will be introduced are: The Power of Empathy, Neutralizing Arguments, One Liners, Using Enforceable Statements, Giving Choices within Limits, Immediate and Delayed Consequences.

Coon Rapids VFW
1919 Coon Rapids Boulevard NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433

March 27, 2018 - First Aid ONLY - Heart Vital CPR - Fee is $25.00 Participants MUST preregister by mailing payment written to LCCPAC to Julie Erickson at 13910 Eidelweiss Street NW, Andover, MN 55304 Payment must be received by March 15th to attend this training.   *Please note this class is scheduled from 6:30-9:00 It is likely you will be done earlier but please plan accordingly

April 24, 2018 - Chef Marshall O'Brien - Class topic to be determined - Participants MUST preregister by calling or emailing Linda Matson at 763-755-3773 or lindasmatson@comcast.net   Please list your name and phone number when registering. Registration notice must be received by April 12th to attend this training.

Lord of Life Church
14501 Nowthen Boulevard NW
Ramsey, MN 55303

March 15, 2018 - SUIDS/AHT - Pam Bohm

April 19, 2018 - Cooking/Gardening with Kids - Dana Ellingson/Strategies To Build Healthy Relationships With Food

Explore ways to create excitement in children with relation to gardening and healthy food in their educational environment.  Identify how cooking with children offers exciting moments that use open-ended materials which support children’s curiosity, creativity, discovery, decision-making, confidence, problem-solving, science, math, language, social, and physical skills. Enjoy a moment of tangible idea implementation including mealtime rituals, gardening, and cooking with any age group.


Our Savior's Lutheran Church
19001 Jackson Street NE
Cedar, MN 55011

March 26, 2018 - Provider's Choice Food Program Training - Food Donations are taken for the Food Shelf at this class.