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 Program (Care 4 Kids Providers)
Provider Orientations are mandatory trainings 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 (Care 4 Kids Providers)
The Office of Early Childhood is excited to offer Health and Safety trainings to Care 4 Kids providers for free. First Aid/CPR and Medication Administration courses are available. Click here for current Health & Safety trainings in your area.
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.