Vermont childcare training classes

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Vermont Core Knowledge Categories

Click on a heading below to see courses relevant to your field: Early Childhood Professionals, After-School Programs, or Directors. 

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Early Childhood Professionals

Biting Hurts!
  • 2 hrs in Child and Youth Development
Child Development and Guidance
  • 14 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 6 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
Great Beginnings
  • 5 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 3 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Infants in Child Care
  • 10 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 6 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Making Learning Fun
  • 4 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 12 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Professionalism and Program Organization
Many Ways to Learn
  • 4 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 8 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
Nurturing Children's Self-Esteem
  • 16 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 4 hrs in Curriculum
Observing, Recording, and Assessing Children's Development
  • 6 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 4 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
Preschoolers in Child Care
  • 12 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 4 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Principles of Child Development
  • 6 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 4 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
Social-Emotional Development in Young Children
  • 3 hrs in Child and Youth Development
Toddlers in Child Care
  • 11 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 5 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 3 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
  • 1 hr in Families and Communities
Toilet Learning
  • 2 hrs in Child and Youth Development
Child Development and Guidance
  • 6 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 14 hrs in Child and Youth Development
Creating Schedules and Routines
  • 4 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
The Early Childhood Professional
  • 3 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 3 hrs in Families and Communities
  • 10 hrs in Professionalism and Program Organization
Infants in Child Care
  • 6 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 10 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 4 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Making Learning Fun
  • 12 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 4 hrs in Professionalism and Program Organization
Many Ways to Learn
  • 8 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 4 hrs in Child and Youth Development
Nurturing Children's Self-Esteem
  • 4 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 16 hrs in Child and Youth Development
Observing, Recording, and Assessing Children's Development
  • 4 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 6 hrs in Child and Youth Development
Preschoolers in Child Care
  • 4 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 12 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 4 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Principles of Child Development
  • 4 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 6 hrs in Child and Youth Development
Toddlers in Child Care
  • 5 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 11 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 3 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
  • 1 hr in Families and Communities
Emergency Preparedness in Child Care
  • 2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Fun and Fitness
  • 2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Great Beginnings
  • 3 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
  • 5 hrs in Child and Youth Development
Keeping Infants Safe
  • 3 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Infants in Child Care
  • 4 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
  • 10 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 6 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
Lead Safety in Child Care
  • 2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Managing Healthy and Safe Environments
  • 12 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Preschoolers in Child Care
  • 4 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
  • 12 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 4 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
Safe Baby, Safe Child
  • 5 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Sanitation for Disease Prevention
  • 4 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
  • 1 hr in Professionalism and Program Organization
Sun Safety
  • 2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Toddlers in Child Care
  • 3 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
  • 11 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 5 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 1 hr in Families and Communities
Transportation Safety
  • 2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Understanding and Managing Allergies in Child Care
  • 1 hr in Healthy and Safe Environments
The Early Childhood Professional
  • 3 hrs in Families and Communities
  • 3 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 10 hrs in Professionalism and Program Organization
First Steps in Child Care
  • 1 hr in Families and Communities
  • 2 hrs in Professionalism and Program Organization
Parents and Child Care
  • 14 hrs in Families and Communities
  • 6 hrs in Professionalism and Program Organization
Supporting Breastfeeding in Child Care
  • 1 hr in Families and Communities
  • 1 hr in Professionalism and Program Organization
Toddlers in Child Care
  • 1 hr in Families and Communities
  • 11 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 5 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 3 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Understanding Each Other
  • 9 hrs in Families and Communities
The Early Childhood Professional
  • 10 hrs in Professionalism and Program Organization
  • 3 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 3 hrs in Families and Communities
First Steps in Child Care
  • 2 hrs in Professionalism and Program Organization
  • 1 hr in Families and Communities
Making Learning Fun
  • 4 hrs in Professionalism and Program Organization
  • 4 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 12 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
Parents and Child Care
  • 6 hrs in Professionalism and Program Organization
  • 14 hrs in Families and Communities
Sanitation for Disease Prevention
  • 1 hr in Professionalism and Program Organization
  • 4 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Supporting Breastfeeding in Child Care
  • 1 hr in Professionalism and Program Organization
  • 1 hr in Families and Communities

After-School Programs

Nurturing Children's Self-Esteem
  • 16 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 4 hrs in Curriculum
Observing, Recording, and Assessing Children's Development
  • 6 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 4 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
Nurturing Children's Self-Esteem
  • 4 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 16 hrs in Child and Youth Development
Observing, Recording, and Assessing Children's Development
  • 4 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 6 hrs in Child and Youth Development
Emergency Preparedness in Child Care
  • 2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Fun and Fitness
  • 2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Lead Safety in Child Care
  • 2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Managing Healthy and Safe Environments
  • 12 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Sanitation for Disease Prevention
  • 4 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
  • 1 hr in Professionalism and Program Organization
Sun Safety
  • 2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Transportation Safety
  • 2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Understanding and Managing Allergies in Child Care
  • 1 hr in Healthy and Safe Environments
Parents and Child Care
  • 14 hrs in Families and Communities
  • 6 hrs in Professionalism and Program Organization
Parents and Child Care
  • 6 hrs in Professionalism and Program Organization
  • 14 hrs in Families and Communities
Sanitation for Disease Prevention
  • 1 hr in Professionalism and Program Organization
  • 4 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments

Directors

Observing, Recording, and Assessing Children's Development
  • 6 hrs in Child and Youth Development
  • 4 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
The Early Childhood Professional
  • 3 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 3 hrs in Families and Communities
  • 10 hrs in Professionalism and Program Organization
Observing, Recording, and Assessing Children's Development
  • 4 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 6 hrs in Child and Youth Development
Emergency Preparedness in Child Care
  • 2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Fun and Fitness
  • 2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Lead Safety in Child Care
  • 2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Managing Healthy and Safe Environments
  • 12 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Sanitation for Disease Prevention
  • 4 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
  • 1 hr in Professionalism and Program Organization
Sun Safety
  • 2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Transportation Safety
  • 2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Understanding and Managing Allergies in Child Care
  • 1 hr in Healthy and Safe Environments
The Early Childhood Professional
  • 3 hrs in Families and Communities
  • 3 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 10 hrs in Professionalism and Program Organization
Parents and Child Care
  • 14 hrs in Families and Communities
  • 6 hrs in Professionalism and Program Organization
Child Care Administration
  • 20 hrs in Professionalism and Program Organization
The Early Childhood Professional
  • 10 hrs in Professionalism and Program Organization
  • 3 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
  • 3 hrs in Families and Communities
Parents and Child Care
  • 6 hrs in Professionalism and Program Organization
  • 14 hrs in Families and Communities
Sanitation for Disease Prevention
  • 1 hr in Professionalism and Program Organization
  • 4 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments