Reminder: Complete the New Health & Safety Training Requirements by September 2017
Free online training is available now for 9 of 10 required topics.
One new requirement of the federal Child Care Development Block Grant is for all child care directors and staff to complete training on 10 health and safety topics by September 30, 2017. Please see OCDEL's Announcement for more information.
In order to meet the new requirements:
Child care certification representatives are checking professional development records for these topics as part of inspections and new providers must complete pre-service training on the 10 topics before submitting an application.
Visit the PA Key website or contact your Regional Certification Office for more details.
SERK provides a wide variety of professional development opportunities to Keystone STARS practitioners. These opportunities include training on issues related to childcare as well as credit bearing opportunities at regional colleges and universities. SERK supports both Child Development Associate (CDA) and Director’s Credential course work.Read more...
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