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Award Winning Training!
Childcare Resources' training is taught by individuals who have worked in the child care field as teachers and administrators. They understand your challenges and responsibilities. Sessions are interactive, informative and FUN. Training is available week-days, evenings, and Saturdays.
Childcare Resources is proud to be the recipient of IACET's 2004 Exemplar Award.
Every training session is:
- Evaluated for Continuing Education Unit (CEU) approval
- Sessions that offer CEU’s have met a rigorous review process in accordance with IACET guidelines
Related to one of the Department of Human Resources (DHR) Categories of Study, Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential categories and Alabama Pathways Core Knowledge Areas (CKA)
Convenient, affordable and effective
- Participants are provided a certificate for each session that documents attendance, session title, content area, contact hours and CEU’s (if applicable)
Learn more about IACET and CEU's.
Quality Times, Calendar and Conferences
Be sure to download the latest issue of Quality Times -- the quarterly training opportunities and resources calendar for early childhood educators. (You must have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to download the file. You can get a free Adobe download here.)
July-September 2013 Quality Times
April-June 2013 Quality Times
To register for fee-based training opportunities:
- By check or money order, print the registration form from Quality Times, complete and mail with payment to Childcare Resources, 1904 First Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35203
- By credit card, complete the online registration form and pay by PayPal. Credit cards are only processed online or in person.
To register for free training opportunities:
- Print the registration form from Quality Times, complete and mail to Childcare Resources, 1904 First Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35203 or fax to 205-251-2076.
2013 Stepping Stones Conference
Make plans to attend the 36th annual conference for child care professionals on Saturday, July 27, 2013 from 7:45 am until 3:15 pm at Jefferson State Community College, Hoover-Shelby Campus. Presented by Childcare Resources and Jefferson State Community College, this year’s dynamic Stepping Stones Conference is a great place to find the information, training and networking you need to be successful. Nurturing, providing and caring for the early education of children is one of the most important and
rewarding professions you can pursue. The registration booklet contains detailed information about this exciting day of professional development. To register online and pay by paypal or credit card, visit the registration page now.
Looking for convenience and affordability? High quality training can come to your facility. To schedule free training at your child care facility, contact Margie Walker at (205) 252-1991 ext. 300.
If you would like to be added to our mail or e-mail Training Post distribution list, or if you need to update your personal information in our records, please contact Margie Walker at (205) 252-1991 ext. 300.
Send an e-mail suggestion for future training topics. We want to hear from you!
On-line Training Opportunities
Alabama Early Learning Guidelines
The Alabama Early Learning Guidelines (AELG) are a guide to the building blocks necessary to prepare each child for future success in school and life and intended to be inclusive of all children. The Alabama Early Learning Guidelines are a result of a collaboration of The Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR) and various stakeholders across the state.
Learn about the nine modules.
For more information regarding on-line AELG opportunities through Alabama Public Television, contact Salaam Green at email@example.com or call 205-451-0140.
All nine AELG course sessions are also offered at Childcare Resources throughout the year. Please see the most current Quality Times for upcoming opportunities.
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