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Training

ECE 010: Early Care Orientation Online

💲30 💳 💻Online Only

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Single Registration

This course is the mandatory 6-hour orientation for new early childhood staff. 

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ECOOL Registration for Staff

This option is available for child care programs enrolling a staff member or multiple staff.

Learnscaping: Creating Appropriate Environments in Early Care and Education
Learnscaping: Creating Appropriate Environments in Early Care and Education

💲5   💳 💻Online Only

These one hour training courses are intended to help staff engage children in meaningful play experiences. Courses offer evidence-based information and short vignettes to demonstrate teaching strategies.
1-Hour Early Care and Education per course.

External Transitions in Early Care and Education - Implications of Suspension and Expulsion on Children, Families and Providers
External Transitions in Early Care and Education – Implications of Suspension and Expulsion on Children, Families and Providers

💲 5-10/hour 💳 💻Online Only
 
 Quality early childhood includes the need for children to have stability in their child care settings. A federal priority is preventing child care suspension and expulsion. A stable child care environment leads to long-term positive outcomes for children, families, and the community.

 Beyond Fundamentals
Beyond Fundamentals

💲10/hour 💳 💻Online Only
This training series offers an in-depth exploration of topics covered in Fundamentals of Effective Training.
This series is for Credentialed Trainers, and offers “How to train other adults” hours.

 Kentucky All STARS: Introduction to the Environment Rating Scales (ERS) <br>  💲 Free   💻Online Only
ECE 060: Kentucky All STARS: Introduction to the Environment Rating Scales (ERS)
💲 Free 💻Online Only

This course is designed for all those caring for young children. It looks at:
-The foundation of the ERS
-How the different ERS scales divide into Subscales, Items and Indicators.
-An introduction to the other resources available for observation and scoring.
Practice scoring through scenarios on ERS items.
2-Hours Early Care and Education.

 Healthy Lifestyles in Early Care and Education
Healthy Lifestyles in Early Care and Education

💲 5/ 💳 💻Online Only  
This series of online courses promotes healthy lifestyles in Early Care and Education. Developed through a partnership with the Kentucky Department of Public Health and supported by the Learning Collaboratives in Early Care and Education.
2-hours Early Care and Education.

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ECE 160: Low Tech Solutions for Using Video and Talking Photos to Build Staff Competency

💲 15/ 💳 💻Online Only

In this online training, administrators will learn how to create video clips and talking pictures that can be used to: 1) demonstrate best practices 2) strengthen effectiveness of classroom observation and staff coaching 3) expand opportunities to document children’s learning and share with families.
3-hours Early Care and Education.

Help! How do I...Care for young children with disabilities?
Help! How do I…Care for young children with disabilities?

💲 5/ 💳 💻Online Only
 
This series of online courses explores ways to provide safe and inclusive environments for all children. Topics include exciting and accessible spaces, children with down syndrome, visual impairment and self-regulation.
Early Care and Education hours vary.

ECE 147: The Administration of the Carolina Curriculum for Infants & Toddlers with Special Needs

💲 40/ 💳 💻Online Only

This course introduces early intervention providers to the administration of the CCITSN.
4- hours Early Care and Education.

The Administration of the Hawaii Early Learning Profile Birth -3
ECE 146: The Administration of the Hawaii Early Learning Profile Birth -3

💲 40/ 💳 💻Online Only

This course introduces early intervention providers to the administration and scoring of the HELP, a curriculum based assessment published by VORT Corporation.
5-hours Early Care and Education.

Fundamentals of Effective Training (FET)
Fundamentals of Effective Training (FET)

💲 85/ 💳 hybrid (online and face-to-face)
 
This 17-hour hybrid course is designed to assist trainers in demonstrating competence in the implementation of principles, tips & techniques for training the adult learner. This course includes: 12 online modules and one day of face-to-face training. Please check the dates of these events when registering.
This is a requirment for the Kentucky Early Care and Education Trainers Credential, Levels 2-5
17- hours Adult Learning/ How to Train Other Adults

FET 090: Introduction to Resources for Early Care and Education Trainers

💲 Free 💻Online Only

This 2-hour online course is a prerequisite for applying for a Kentucky Trainers Credential, Levels 1-5 and specialty.
* Information Session–No Early Care and Education clock hours assigned.