Child Care Training & Continuing Education
Developmentally Appropriate Practice DAP
For teachers and caregivers who are committed to making
developmentally appropriate decisions about the environment, interaction, curriculum and teaching of young children. This training describes the core concepts and makes them meaningful to everyday practice for teachers.
The Art of Teaching (Classroom Management)
Teachers will learn the art and skill to effectively manage
student behavior while maintaining an appropriate learning environment.
Time to Exhale (Stress Management for Teachers)
Looking for tried and true ways to manage stress and take
charge of your work life? This training is for you. Take a deep breath and
exhale as you learn how to handle concerns such as; not having enough time for yourself, not getting enough feedback, having difficulty expressing our
feelings and dealing with anger management issues.
Professionalism in Child Care
That early childhood professionals will understand that
professionalism is setting a standard of excellence within the facility and
being committed to the growth and development of each child by offering a
positive, kind, loving, and safe atmosphere.
Early Brain Development
That early childhood professionals will understand that who
a child will become academically and socially depend on the experiences gained as an infant and young child.
Leadership in Early Childhood Education
Leaders must understand some of the key elements necessary
to lead a quality early childhood program. Leaders will understand that in
order to have a successful well run program, they will need to understand that they hold the keys to quality.
Universal & Standard Precautions in Child Care
The Goal of this training is for early childhood professionals to be knowledgeable about infectious diseases that can be
transmitted in the child care setting.
Hand Hygiene in Child Care
This training is designed to update early childhood professionals
about the guidelines for hand hygiene in the early childhood setting.
“Ouch, Please Don’t’ Hurt Me!”, Biting, Fighting and Bullying
This course covers important information on biting, child
fighting and bulling. Early childhood professionals will understand why
children display these types of aggressive behaviors and what the professional early childhood person can do to prevent such behaviors.
“Yum, Yum!” Good Nutrition for Young Children
This course covers the basic nutritional needs of young
children. It explores the new USDA’s “ChooseMyPlate” nutritional guidelines. That early childhood professionals will understand that Young children need specific nutrients, such as; vitamins, minerals, fiber and water in order to grow healthy and develop a strong immune system.
Creating Learning Centers in Early Childhood Classrooms
That early childhood professionals will understand what
learning centers are and the importance of setting up quality learning centers. They will explore many types of learning centers and the benefits of each.
Marketing Your Child Care Business
This course examines ways that providers can market and
advertise their business for increased enrollment.
Music in Early Childhood Programs
This course examines the link between music and the brain
and its importance in early childhood education.
To Praise or Not to Praise: Encouragement & Active Listening
This course examines the concept of using encouragement and
reflective listening instead of praise with young children in the classroom.
Assessing Young Children
This course examines the purpose for which young children are assessed and what kinds of assessments are most appropriate for young children.
3 hrs. $20
Developing Child Portfolios
Child portfolios are an important part of child development. This course will cover all of the essential parts of the child portfolios, why they are needed and how to properly complete one.
6 hrs $30
Safety & Injury Prevention in Early Childhood Programs
Accidental injuries compromise the well-being of children across America. Most injuries can and should be prevented. Working to eliminate potential hazards in child care settings is the logical way to reduce the need for first aid care. The course examines the safety strategies and emergency action plans so that the provider can be proactive toward reducing the possibility of injury.
3 hrs. $20
Curriculum and Lesson Planning
This course looks at the why, what and how of developmentally appropriate curriculum use and development in early childhood programs. This course will cover how to use curriculum in lesson planning.
3 hrs. $20
Support Literacy in Early Childhood Education
This course examines the importance of early literacy and how early childhood professionals can support children's early literacy development in their programs.
3 hrs. $20
Observing Young Children
This course covers the purpose and benefits of using observations in an early childhood program.
6 hrs. $30
Medication Administration in Early Childhood Program
Course Description: In Early Childhood Programs, there are times when we will need to administer medication to children. Directors, teachers, and providers must be careful to handle medications properly and to ensure that children receive the proper dose of the right medicine at the right time. This course covers how to safely administer medication to children in an Early Childhood setting.
3 hrs. $20
Teaching Diversity in Early Childhood Classrooms
Early childhood providers are called upon to do many difficult tasks. One of the most difficult of these is providing our children with diverse, multicultural experiences. This course explores types of diversity with approaches and strategies that can be used when teaching young children.
6 hrs. $30
Foundations of Inclusion
Learn more about how you can include children with disabilities by reviewing handouts related to rights and responsibilities, research, finding community partners and developing inclusion policies
4 hrs. $24
Registration + Payment = Erollment
After registration and payment, your materials will be emailed to you within 24 hours.
Don't have a credit or debit card for payment? You can print out the paper registration form and mail it in with your money order.