Jane Zink of Idaho AEYC coauthored the Strengthening Families Training Toolbox curriculum and has trained trainers in Idaho and nationwide. She has presented workshops on a variety of topics related to the Strengthening Families framework:

  • Strengthening Families Overview: The Protective Factors and Strategies
  • Implementing the Strengthening Families framework across systems: It's not the "What" it's the "How"
  • Sharing leadership: Partnering with parents

All workshops are interactive, experiential, and fun! Jane is happy to work with you to tailor a presentation to your organization's needs, on these or other topics of interest.


Jane Zink is the co-author of the Strengthening Families through Early Care and Education Training Toolbox curriculum. She has trained trainers in Idaho and nationally, and has conducted workshops and presentations about implementing Strengthening Families across systems and embedding Strengthening Families into Child Care Quality Rating and Improvement Systems. She coordinates the Steps to Quality, Idaho's QRIS for child care programs in Idaho. The Strengthening Families framework is embedded in Idaho's QRIS as one of six quality standards essential to quality child care.

For pricing and scheduling of presentations or Train-the-Trainer events contact:
Jane Zink
Idaho AEYC
208-345-1090 ext 17