In the best interest of our staff and customers, and in keeping with guidelines from the CDC, effective immediately Childcare Resources is suspending the following in-person interactions until April 30, 2020:
In-person training sessions (off-site and at Childcare Resources)
Early Learning Resource Library
Resource Library Van
Technical Assistance Programs
In the interim, if you need to reach our agency for a specific request, please email or call 205-945-0018.
Our staff are working remotely and remain available to respond to your needs.
We appreciate your understanding and cooperation during this challenging time.
Childcare Resources' training is led by individuals who have experience 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 either at our offices or at local venues in the area including child care programs.
During this time of social distancing, early care educators can continue to support their professional growth by accessing online opportunities. Below is a list of possible opportunities.
Training required by Jefferson County Department of Health has to be attained through an institution accredited by IACET. Examples: Childcare Resources, Quorum, Texas A&M
April 6-10: Transportation in Early Child Care
April 13-17: First Steps to A Career in Child Care
April 20-24: Emergency Preparedness
Additional Online Resources
Quorum Learning is available for free to licensed centers
Click on the link to the left
Open the most recent training calendar and print the Registration Page. Complete all fields required and mail with payment to:
244 W Valley Ave Ste 200
Birmingham, AL 35209
All training sessions at Childcare Resources are:
Evaluated for Continuing Education Unit (CEU) approval
Available for CEU credit if they meet the rigorous review process in accordance with IACET standards
Related to one of the Department of Human Resources (DHR) Categories of Study, Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential categories, Alabama Pathways Core Knowledge Areas (CKA), and the Child Care Development Fund (CCDF).
Eligible for participants to receive a certificate for each session that documents attendance, session title, content area, contact hours and CEU’s (if applicable)
CPR & First Aid
Training Information & Resources
Alabama Department of Public Health (Healthy Child Care Alabama) offers onsite trainings for CPR and First Aid.
Register for a CPR & First Aid Training through the Online Registration Link above
CPR and First Aid can only be trained by a certified BLS/CPR Instructor.
Customized assistance from our staff for child care programs wanting to grow and learn through individualized professional development. Child care facility staff work one-on-one with a Child Development Consultant for one year, allowing participants to receive guidance needed to excel as an early childhood professional.
Ongoing support for up to 12 months
Easy step-by-step Quality Improvement Plans
Trainings to Go
Customized training for individual child care programs to address specific training needs. A minimum of ten participants is required for a Training to Go.
Enhance best practices within child care facilities
Assist child care professionals with putting knowledge into action
Child care programs are limited to two onsite trainings per year (October 1 through September 30). Some onsite trainings will require technical assistance. Limited availability; services rendered will be on a first come first served basis.
Childcare Resources offers online training for early childhood professionals. Our training courses are designed to help you complete annual training requirements and acquire required training hours for those seeking a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, CDA credential renewal or in-service training.
Questions or More Info
205-945-0018 Ext. 9