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Adventures in Babysitting: Build Your Business to Serve Local Families

This two-day course will empower your tween, or teen, to build their own babysitting business, while mastering on-the-job skills and keeping children safe in the process.
Katy Lautzenhiser
34 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 2 learners
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year olds
learners per class

Charged upfront
Meets 2x per week
Over 1 week
45 minutes per class

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Class Experience

Students will be empowered to strengthen their self-confidence, responsibility, patience, playfulness and activeness with children in their care. Students will also be given tools for being assertive, an awareness of child development, and an eye for environmental safety.
--Aug. 2020-Present = Full-Time Substitute Teacher, Lee's Summit R7 School Dist. & Raymore-Peculiar R2 School Dist., MO
--July 2015 - May 2020 = Owner/Director/Teacher, A Better Choice Preschool, LLC, Lee's Summit, MO
Missouri License-Exempt Early Childhood Education Preschool facility for 3-, 4-, 5-year-old students; met and exceeded the state-standards by incorporating a student/family focus with an emphasis on community, service to others, and appreciated for the diversity of all children in our community.
--May 2020 = Certified training and completion of *Teaching Tolerance* (IACET Standard for Continuing Education and Training)
--Feb. 2020 = Certified training and completion of *Overcoming Difficulties Communicating with Parents* (IACET Standard for Continuing Education and Training)
--Feb. 2020 = Certified training and completion of  *Stages of Social and Emotional Development in Preschoolers* (IACET Standard for Continuing Education and Training)
--March 2019 = Conscious Discipline Professional Development Training for Educators/Administrators, focus on building classroom equality and social/emotional learning and behavior outcomes (Certified Instructor Ashley Furnell, Lee's Summit, Missouri)
--Sept. 2015 = Associates of Applied Science Degree - Early Childhood Education with Child Development Specialization (Rasmussen College, Overland Park, KS)
--June 2015 = Early Childhood Education Teaching Certificate (Rasmussen College, Overland Park, KS)
Students will be encouraged, but not required, to create their own resume using the provided template prior to Day 2. Students will also be encouraged, but not required, to utilize items from around their home to replicate a "Busy Bag" prior to Day 2, which they will ultimately take with them to babysitting jobs. 
 4 files available upon enrollment
--PRINT *Babysitter Resume Template* --PRINT *Age Appropriate Play* Chart (to fill in during Day 1) --PRINT "Safety Awareness" Chart (to fill in during Day 2) --PRINT *While You Were Gone* Parent Report (can make additional copies for your "Busy Bag") --Suggested items to collect from home during Day 1 for "Busy Bag", to compile before Day 2 --Notebook for additional notes --Pen or pencil
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Katy Lautzenhiser
Lives in the United States
Lautz of Fun ▪︎ lifelong learning through play
34 total reviews
21 completed classes

About Me

My name is Mrs Katy! Not only am I an early childhood educator and online ESL teacher,  I am a seasoned parent of two teenage daughters and two lap dogs!

Teaching preschoolers is the heart of my career.  I switched professions from a broadcast... 
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