Distance learning is relatively new to professional development in the field of early childhood education. This resource provides prospective students and instructors information about distance learning from both student and faculty perspectives. This discussion highlights effective practices that support successful professional development opportunities offered on-line.
"My 1st Year" and "Discovering Feelings" Books
Child care health consultants are health professionals who know about child health, child development, and health and safety in child care settings.
The program should have a written plan for reporting and managing any incident or unusual occurrence that is threatening to the health, safety, or welfare of the children, staff, or volunteers. Caregiver/teacher and staff training procedures should also be included.
Learn about the health risks associated with pesticide exposure, improper use and storage of pesticide, and pest prevention.
These short videos provide examples of how to use MI strategies in everyday conversations between staff and families. Staff can use these videos to identify skills to enhance their relationships with families.
Temperament Traits Chart
Review this collection of resources and learn how to promote healthy active living among staff and families.
This article presents a brief overview of the issues and legal landscape surrounding workers in family child care settings. Program directors may use this resource to better understand legal issues related to family child care employees and independent contractors.
Learn about programs and agencies that can help grantees address facilities concerns and the needs of children and families affected by natural and man-made disasters.