This training is designed to strengthen early care family educators’ business practices. using a Child Care Family Contract. Training focus will expand family child care contracts by reviewing and editing current contract, inclusions of critical MSDE Regulations, liabilities and insurance. Participants will be encouraged to expand their contract into a detailed handbook after completing the training. (3 hours CKO PRO) The cost of this course is $20.

This training will  address Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics. The role of early care professionals is critical to provide children new and creative problem- solving experiences, displaying data, supporting creativity and linking all 5 components together. This is an integrated approach to learning that encourages children to think outside of the box.  (3 hours CKO CUR) The cost of this course is $20.

This training will explore the importance of hearing and listening, brain and personality skills connection and elevating your personal self-confidence. Topics will also include bouncing back from challenges and becoming mentally strong with a positive attitude. Attitude Is Everything will stress the importance of how to interact and maintain positive relationships with others. (3hours CKO PRO) The cost of the course is $20.


This training will address the importance of children being introduced to books, stages of literacy development and how to assess quality books. Expanding literacy in early care programs and families will be reviewed. Various types of materials, props and resources which promote literacy development will be presented. (3 hours CKO CUR) The cost of the course is $20.