Staff training is important, and not just because it is required in order to maintain licensure. Training is also key to offering high quality services and maintaining a successful child care operation.
There are many places where child care professionals can buy quality training programs. But there are also some excellent training opportunities that are available for free, like those below. Also, all of the programs below have been approved for continuing education credit by the North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education.
Your first stop for free programs should be ProSolutions Training
, which offers twenty courses, each of which requires 1-2 hours to complete.
In addition, some of the best and most reasonably priced training programs are available from the Martin-Pitt Partnership for Children
. There are also some great tip sheets
for child care professionals available from Child Care Resources, Inc.