Find out about how to prevent, detect and respond to child abuse. The Child Abuse Prevention Council also provides a thorough guide for mandated reporters, including child care providers, to report cases of suspected child abuse.
Ask your Family Child Care business and tax questions of Tom Copeland, attorney and seasoned family child care advocate. In partnership with the National Family Child Care Association (NAFCC), Tom Copeland will answer (free of charge) queries around record keeping, taxes, marketing, contracts, legal, insurance, money management, and retirement planning.
Learn about health and safety issues in child care, such as health promotion, serving children with special needs, nutrition, infant-toddler development, car seat safety, lead poisoning and many other issues. The Child Care Healthline (800/333-3212) provides information in English and Spanish.
The Center for Excellence in Child Development contributes to the quality of care offered to young children through the delivery of training and technical assistance at all levels of early care and education organizations.
An educational publishing company serving the early childhood community exclusively, bringing curriculum, assessment, professional development, and family connection resources to programs serving children from birth through kindergarten.
Online Associate degrees, highly interactive and low-cost courses. Courses require no on-campus meetings and are not self-paced. Classes encourage interaction with your instructor and peers in a structured environment.
Find out what colleges and/or institutions of high education offer degrees or other programs in ECE. This directory is a partial listing of online education courses. Inclusion does not imply endorsement by Exchange.
Become a Montessori teacher! Contra Costa College offers Montessori Education Courses and Certificate Programs at the early childhood level- the only community college in California to do so. Montessori teachers help to develop autonomous, competent, caring, responsible individuals, who are lifelong learners. Affordable tuition and evening classes that fit into your busy schedule, courses offered in the Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters. Register today!
With money from California's Proposition 10 tobacco tax we pay for Every Child Counts, a program that supports health, development and well-being of our youngest children through their first five years.
The California Institute for Dance Learning (CIDL) was founded in 2005 as the "pedagogy engine" of Luna Kids Dance. This professional development institute allows Luna to fulfill its mission of "bringing all children to dance" by providing comprehensive education and support to all who teach dance.
The goal of the CalSAC Trainer Network is to build the training and facilitation skills of leaders in the field who, in turn, provide training to afterschool program staff, volunteers and administrators working in a variety of programs across the state.