12/26/2012 9:47:00 AM College, DES offer professional child care training
Yavapai College, in conjunction with Arizona Department of Economic Security, will conduct a no-cost intensive introductory course, titled "Early Child Care Professional Training." The class will meet on the Prescott Campus, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Building 19 Room 209, in Prescott. The class meets Fridays and Saturdays beginning Feb. 1 through March 2, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The 60-hour course is designed for those interested in pursuing careers working in child-care centers, pre-schools, Head Start programs or in-home child care. The 10 modules cover pertinent topics, such as child development, appropriate learning environments, nutrition/menu planning and early reading and math activities to encourage skill development.
Seating is limited to 20 participants, and pre-registration is strongly recommended. Register online using CRN 17084 (spring 2013), call toll free 1-866-219-1021 or email: email@example.com for more information.
Awarded to Yavapai College in 1999, the training enables participants to enter the workforce by providing high-quality childcare and education in their communities. The grant provides for up to 15, 60-hour workshops in twelve counties in Arizona each year. Upon completion, students can earn three college credits.