Supervising for Safety for Family Child Care (07/20/20 - 08/10/20)

This series based course intended for new Family Child Care providers meets Licensing pre-service requirements as well as the health and safety requirements from the Child Care Development Fund. Participants will explore MN Rule 2 licensing standards and best practices around supervision challenges experienced by family child care programs. We’ll look at strategies a child…

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Supervising for Safety for Family Child Care (07/16/20 - 08/06/20)

This series based course intended for new Family Child Care providers meets Licensing pre-service requirements as well as the health and safety requirements from the Child Care Development Fund. Participants will explore MN Rule 2 licensing standards and best practices around supervision challenges experienced by family child care programs. We’ll look at strategies a child…

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Adult Learning Module 3: Developing Quality Training (11/02/20 - 11/23/20)

In this course participants will be implement 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 methods to develop content (activities and materials). Participants will apply their knowledge using Achieve’s Course Approval process to develop and/or adapt…

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Adult Learning Module 2: Design Skills (10/05/20 - 10/26/20)

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 (09/07/20 - 09/28/20)

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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Nutrition in Children from Birth to Six Years (12/03/20 - 12/17/20)

This course will cover healthy eating behavior of infants, toddlers and preschoolers, explain current eating patterns of young American children including information about food insecurity; the role of good nutrition in children’s physical, mental, and social/emotional development; and high-quality foods from many cultures.

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Explore Leading a Staff Team (12/01/20 - 12/22/20)

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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Creating Cultural Connections in Child Care (11/30/20 - 12/21/20)

Families and communities provide the foundations children need to be successful. This course will at the resources and reflective skills providers need to work successfully with diverse families. Methods to find and promote the strengths of families as a way to promote child development will also be discussed.

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Supervising for Safety for Family Child Care (11/25/20 - 12/16/20)

This series based course intended for new Family Child Care providers meets Licensing pre-service requirements as well as the health and safety requirements from the Child Care Development Fund. Participants will explore MN Rule 2 licensing standards and best practices around supervision challenges experienced by family child care programs. We’ll look at strategies a child…

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Supervising for Safety for Family Child Care (11/26/20 - 12/17/20)

This series based course intended for new Family Child Care providers meets Licensing pre-service requirements as well as the health and safety requirements from the Child Care Development Fund. Participants will explore MN Rule 2 licensing standards and best practices around supervision challenges experienced by family child care programs. We’ll look at strategies a child…

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Supervising for Safety for Family Child Care (11/30/20 - 12/21/20)

This series based course intended for new Family Child Care providers meets Licensing pre-service requirements as well as the health and safety requirements from the Child Care Development Fund. Participants will explore MN Rule 2 licensing standards and best practices around supervision challenges experienced by family child care programs. We’ll look at strategies a child…

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Financial Management Skills For Early Childhood Directors (08/04/20 - 09/01/20)

Support the quality mission of your child care business through strong finances. This Eager to Learn Online course includes skills to design successful financial policies, develop budgets, manage income and expense utilizing budget and cash flow tools. Analyze financial statements, with emphasis on generating income and monitoring personnel budgets.

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