Training & Professional Development

2-1-1 Child Care provides a wide variety of professional development options that are available at no cost.  Our Early Childhood Specialists facilitate professional development throughout the state in person or virtually.


Provider Orientation (POP) training for Home Based Care 4 Kids Providers

Provider Orientation (POP) training is a mandatory training for all home based Care 4 Kids providers (licensed and unlicensed). This training focuses on health and safety, child development, Care 4 Kids procedures, and CSEA-SEIU information.

Current Provider Orientation trainings in your area.

Health & Safety Training

The Office of Early Childhood is excited to offer Health and Safety trainings to home based  providers for free. First Aid/CPR and Medication Administration courses are available. Center based programs searching for a vendor that offers training for First Aid, CPR or Medication Administration Certification can click here.

Current Health & Safety trainings in your area.

Professional Development

2-1-1 Child Care is scheduling professional development trainings though October 31 2022. Center-based programs looking for professional development opportunities for their staff can click here to request Professional Development.

Current Professional Development in your area

Family Discussion and Resource Group

2-1-1 Child Care has Early Childhood Specialists that are available to facilitate free discussions and workshops for families on a range of early childhood topics. Child Care Providers can request a family discussion for their families.

Request a Family Discussion and Resource Group

Family Child Care Career Support Project

The Family Child Care Career Support Project is a professional resource for licensed family child care providers.

Contact an Early Childhood Specialist

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