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Child Care Early Childhood Training Courses

Links for the Intro Class:

Introduction to the Child Care Profession links:
Mandated Reporter Training: 
Changing Brains Videos:
Pyramid Model Training:
Healthy Bites:…/…/school-nutrition/pdf/healthy_bites.pdf
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards…/WMELS4thEdition_web_…
Caring for Children With Special Needs…/caringforchildrenwithspecialnee…
Parental Involvement…/Parental-Involvement-A-Handb…
Play in the Early Years

Other Resources


  • Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF)
    Early Care and Education

    201 East Washington Avenue, Second Floor
    P.O. Box 8916
    Madison, WI 53708-8916
    Information about obtaining a child care license.

  • The Business Assistance Program
    P.O. Box 7158
    Madison WI 53707-7158
    1 (800) 728.7788
    Sponsored by the State Bar of Wisconsin, this program offers up to two free hours of counseling services, from a business lawyer, to small and emerging businesses.

  • Find your local agency
    1 (888) 713.KIDS
    Access live support regarding your child care business.

  • The Foundation Center
    79 Fifth Avenue/16th Street
    New York, NY 10003-3076
    1 (800) 424.9836
    Obtain information about grants and foundations.

  • The Grantsmanship Center
    P.O. Box 17220
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
    (213) 482.9860
    Obtain information about grants and foundations.

  • SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives)
    1 (800) 634.0245
    Small Business Association program; several of these are located around the state. Retired executives offer free counseling to individuals or groups interested in starting a new business.

  • WI Economic Development Corporation
    (855) 469.4249
    Physical Address: 201 W. Washington Avenue
    Madison, WI 53703
    Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1687
    Madison, WI 53701
    A combination of technical and financial assistance programs that have been designed to assist businesses at all points including: business planning, site selection, initial capitalization, permitting (including environmental), employee training, research and development, business expansion and export development

  • WI Department of Revenue
    P.O. Box 8906
    Madison, WI 53708-8906
    (608) 266.2772 Withholding tax frequently asked questions

  • WI Department of Workforce Development
    201 E. Washington Avenue
    P.O. Box 7946
    Madison WI 53703
    (608) 266.3131
    The Department’s primary responsibilities include providing job services, training, and employment assistance to people looking for work. It also works with employers on finding the necessary workers to fill current job openings.
    See: Unemployment compensationwages and hoursworker’s compensation, and workplace posters.

  • Wisconsin Small Business Development Center
    423 Extension Building
    432 Lake Street
    Madison, WI 53706-1496
    (608) 263.7794
    Wisconsin’s SBDC network consists of twelve service centers and four specialty centers, all located on four-year UW Campuses.

  • Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) An economic development corporation that provides quality business education, technical assistance, and access to capital through their lending programs.

  • YoungStar Department of Children and Families
    201 East Washington Avenue, Second Floor
    P.O. Box 8916
    Madison, WI 53708-8916
    (608) 267.3905
    YoungStar is a program of the Department of Children and Families created to improve the quality of child care for Wisconsin children.

The Registry  1-608-222-11231-608-222-1123
Wisconsin Department of Children and Families
National Association for Family Child Care
Wisconsin Early Childhood Association
Supporting Families Together Association

National Association for the Education of Young Children
Red Leaf Press

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