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Training

Informational Sessions – No Hours Awarded

ECE 020: Requirements for Reopening Child Care in Kentucky

This course will review the requirements for child care to reopen in June 2020, including:

  • the current regulations on healthy and clean environments,
  • the new enhanced regulations for childcare programs open during the COVID19 state of emergency, and
  • a refresher course on mandatory reporting of child abuse.

This course should take 30 minutes to complete. All program staff must complete before the program re-opens.

ECE 060

Introduction to the Kentucky All STARS Standards
This brief introduction to the Kentucky All STARS standards is a required training in order to be eligible to receive quality incentives in the ALL STARS quality rating and improvement system.
Informational Session – No hours awarded
💲Free   💻Online Only

The ECE 060 Course Image features a young child sitting on the floor, surrounded by toys. Part of an arm and leg are visible as an adult is sitting nearby.

ECE 080

Child Care Assistance Program: Billing Basics for Providers
This online course provides an overview of the billing process for the Child Care Assistance Program including information on completing the DCC 94E (Daily Attendance Sheet). Emphasis will be on completing the provider billing form and reviewing the necessary requirements of the billing process.
Informational Session – No hours awarded
💲Free   💻Online Only

The ECE 080 course image features a smiling child being held by a woman whose face is turned away

Early Childhood Learning

ECE 010: Early Care Orientation Online

💲30 💳 💻Online Only

Title

Single Registration

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

Title

ECOOL Registration for Staff

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

ECE 104

Strengthening the Adult-Child Relationship (FIT)
First course in the Family Interaction Training. Learners will practice communication skills that promote positive behaviors. Use praise effectively. Make playtime effective.
1 clock hour
💲Free   💻Online Only

A child is pointing to a picture in a book. Beside her, an adult is ready to turn the page.

ECE 105

Structuring the Environment to Prevent Misbehavior (FIT)
Second course in the Family Interaction Training. Describes the importance of establishing routines and rules. How to establish rules and routines in a classroom setting. How to use transitions and redirections to prevent misbehaviors.
1 clock hour
💲Free   💻Online Only

Outdoor Parachute

ECE 106

Effective Strategies for Addressing Misbehavior (FIT)
Third in the Family Interaction Training. Learn how logical consequences can address problem behaviors. Also, how to effectively remove privileges.
1 clock hour
💲Free   💻Online Only

Sci Child 2

ECE 109

Kentucky All STARS: Introduction to the Environment Rating Scales (ERS)
2 clock hours
💲Free   💻Online Only

The ECE 109 course image features blue and red circles, and a cascade of the ERS books
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)   💲 Free   💻Online Only
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.

 Kentucky All STARS: Introduction to the Environment Rating Scales (ERS)   💲 Free   💻Online Only
ECE 104: Strengthening the Adult-Child Relationship (FIT)

💲 Free 💻Online Only

Family Interaction Training (FIT) Training is a set of three modules (ECE 104, 105, & 106) based on an evidence-based Centers for Disease Control (CDC) course.  These courses provide information to help early care and education providers learn Key Concepts and Strategies of FIT. The modules and videos provide an overview of how to work with families on each of the strategies and how to apply these principles to your own early care and education setting. The goal of FIT is to share the evidence-based practice that promotes positive behaviors in young children.

 Healthy Lifestyles in Early Care and Education
ECE 105: Structuring the Environment to Prevent Misbehavior (FIT)

💲 Free 💻Online Only

 Family Interaction Training (FIT) Training is a set of three modules (ECE 104, 105, & 106) based on an evidence-based Centers for Disease Control (CDC) course.  These courses provide information to help early care and education providers learn Key Concepts and Strategies of FIT. The modules and videos provide an overview of how to work with families on each of the strategies and how to apply these principles to your own early care and education setting. The goal of FIT is to share the evidence-based practice that promotes positive behaviors in young children.

ECE 106: Effective Strategies for Addressing Misbehavior (FIT)💲 Free 💻Online Only
ECE 106: Effective Strategies for Addressing Misbehavior (FIT)

💲 Free 💻Online Only

Family Interaction Training (FIT) Training is a set of three modules (ECE 104, 105, & 106) based on an evidence-based Centers for Disease Control (CDC) course.  These courses provide information to help early care and education providers learn Key Concepts and Strategies of FIT. The modules and videos provide an overview of how to work with families on each of the strategies and how to apply these principles to your own early care and education setting. The goal of FIT is to share the evidence-based practice that promotes positive behaviors in young children.

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

💲 15/ 💳 💻Online Only

In this 3-hour 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 is conducted online and has two required virtual sessions. If you are pursing an Early Care and Education Trainer’s Credential, it is highly recommended to reach out to your Training Coach prior to registering. They will share important information about the application process and required educational and work experience needed for the different trainer levels. Click here to locate the Training Coach in your area.

Adult Learning Hours

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.
* Informational Session: no Early Care and Education clock hours assigned.