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. Click here for 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. Click here for current Health & Safety trainings in your area.
Center based programs searching for a vendor that offers training for First Aid, CPR or Medication Administration Certification can click here.
Professional Development (All Child Care Providers)
2-1-1 Child Care has Early Childhood Specialists that are available to conduct free trainings to child care providers or parents on a range of early childhood topics. Click here for current Professional Development in your area.
The Family Child Care Career Support Project is a professional resource for newly licensed family child care providers.
Family Discussion and Resource Group (All Child Care Providers)
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.