Explore Leading a Staff Team (03/26/20 - 04/16/20)

Explore Leading a Staff Team is a 12-hour course delivered online through Eager to Learn. The leadership role in an early childhood organization requires significant support, guidance and communication with teaching staff in early childhood programming. Aspiring directors, whether coming from a teaching or other background, will benefit with from this overview of the skills…

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Explore Business Basics (02/20/20 - 03/12/20)

Explore Business Basics is a 12-hour course delivered online through Eager to Learn. The director or leadership role in an early childhood organization requires a unique mix of knowledge in operating an early childhood education program and operating the business which supports and sustains quality experiences for children, families and staff. Aspiring directors, whether coming…

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Explore Leadership Roles and Responsibilities in Early Childhood Organizations (01/16/20 - 02/06/20)

Explore Leadership Roles and Responsibilities is a 12-hour course delivered online through Eager to Learn. The director or leadership role in an early childhood organization requires a unique mix of knowledge in operating an early childhood education program and operating the business which supports and sustains quality experiences for children, families and staff. Aspiring directors,…

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Child Care Aware of Minnesota New Trainer Orientation (09/16/19 - 09/30/20)

Learn about the Child Care Aware of MN statewide Professional Development system, how to receive training opportunities as an Achieved approved trainer, trainer support resources, as well as policies and procedures around registration, attendance, professional conduct etc. This course is offered online as an anytime learning module.

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Assessment 101 (11/09/19 - 12/13/19)

Ensure every child is successful in the early childhood classroom. Learn the process of gathering information about children from several forms of evidence. Explore the fundamental strategies in organizing and interpreting information in order to plan the day to day curriculum for a child’s success. Assessment is an ongoing process used to determine each individual…

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Adult Learning Module 2: Design Skills (12/05/19 - 12/19/19)

In this course Participants will be introduced to the principles associated with designing content-based training. Among other topics, participants will develop training objectives, discuss the use of the learning cycle in training design and consider evaluation strategies for measuring the effectiveness of a training session. Participants will apply their knowledge using Achieve’s Course Approval process.

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Adult Learning Module 1: Delivery Skills (11/07/19 - 11/21/19)

In this course, participants will become well equipped to deliver pre-designed curriculums. Included in this course is a discussion of trainer competencies, adult learning basics, and facilitation skills, as well as consideration of the impact of culture, communication, and presence on training effectiveness. The course design also includes a Personal Development Plan (PDP) built into…

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DHS Data Privacy and Security (10/01/19 - 10/31/19)

This is a course that must be taken in order to have access to private data. The course(s) are owned by DHS. Successful completion of the courses is required for all grantees and contractors that access private data via Nware or Develop.

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Assessment 101 (11/02/19 - 12/06/19)

Ensure every child is successful in the early childhood classroom. Learn the process of gathering information about children from several forms of evidence. Explore the fundamental strategies in organizing and interpreting information in order to plan the day to day curriculum for a child’s success. Assessment is an ongoing process used to determine each individual…

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Developing Human Resources in Early Childhood Programs (01/07/20 - 02/04/20)

Identify and illustrate knowledge of each step in the employee life cycle – recruitment; selection; orientation (on boarding); supervision and development; and retention. Through reading, video, discussion, and practical application activities participants development skills needed to manage the most important program resource – the center staff.

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Assessment 101 (09/27/19 - 11/02/19)

Ensure every child is successful in the early childhood classroom. Learn the process of gathering information about children from several forms of evidence. Explore the fundamental strategies in organizing and interpreting information in order to plan the day to day curriculum for a child’s success. Assessment is an ongoing process used to determine each individual…

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Practicum Project Eager to Learn Online MN (11/12/19 - 08/11/20)

The Directors Credential Practicum Project is a guided independent study project serving as a capstone to the credential program. Participants develop and demonstrate skills in research, project planning, goal setting, creating and following a work plan and time table, and bringing a project to fruition on time. Projects are of a business, organizational or financial…

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Time is of the Essence (10/08/19 - 11/05/19)

Time is of the Essence is a 16 hour online course designed for Eager to Learn. Participants will explore their own use of time to prioritize and organize tasks for maximum work effectiveness while still making time for a satisfying life outside of work.

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MNITCDA ETL Module 1 (10/15/19 - 01/28/20)

This module consists of MNITCDA Classes 1-8:[crlf][crlf]Welcome to the Profession[crlf]It’s All About Relationships [crlf]Establishing Supportive Relationships with Families [crlf]Clean, Safe, Sanitary Environments[crlf]Welcoming families: Creating Cultural Connections [crlf]Welcoming Children with Special Needs and Their Families[crlf]Promoting Parent/Family-Child Relationships [crlf]Introduction to Child Development

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