Health & Safety Training Package – Save over $50 on training!

Licensing has increased the number of training sessions that must be taken to work in child care.  We know this change is potentially an expensive one!  As a result we have put together a training package to help save you some money on these core classes.  Available for Child Start Members only, you can attend […]

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Training Calendar

Training Calendar

Our Training Calendar will help you find the training your staff needs at times that are convenient for you. Being proactive in your quality for care will help you provide the best services for the community.

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Onsite Training

Bring Child Start trainings to your child care center or preschool to receive high-quality professional development for all of your staff. Many titles to choose from and all are approved by KDHE and/or Child Care Aware of Kansas.

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Membership

Save Money, Save Time! The 2016 Professional Membership is up and running. Members save on Child Start and LifeSaver Learning training, receive free Field Trips and more! Ready to sign up? Membership can now be purchased online!

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Special Events

See our special events that benefit Child Start. By supporting Child Start at these special events you are supporting your community, peers, and the children for a lifetime of success starting with early childhood education.

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Online Training

Online Training Child Care Aware Training Academy™ The Child Care Aware Training Academy™ is online training designed to help you complete annual training requirements and obtain required training hours for those seeking a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or CDA credential renewal. Online College Training The following colleges located in the Child Start CCR&R service […]

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Higher Education

With higher education you’ll gain information and skills that you’ll use for the rest of your life. College enables you to: Expand your knowledge and skills. Express your thoughts clearly in speech and in writing. Grasp abstract concepts and theories. Increase your understanding of the world and your community. Child Start supports higher education! College […]

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Core Competencies

Core Competencies define what professionals need to know and be able to do to provide quality care and education programs for children/youth and families. Competencies describe the specific knowledge and observable skills or attributes needed by the practitioners. The Core Competencies establish a set of standards for professionalization of the field. The Core Competencies are […]

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CDA

This credential is earned through the Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition and certifies that the candidate is competent in early childhood care. By receiving your CDA, you will gain new skills and valuable information that will greatly benefit the children in your care. The Council’s website describes the process and the specific requirements necessary […]

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Professional Development

Child Start offers ongoing, in-person training opportunities for child care professionals.   All trainings are approved for licensing hours through KDHE and/or Child Care Aware of Kansas.  You can view the current listing of trainings by clicking here or on the calendar to the right. Current Rates All trainings, unless otherwise specified, have a cost of $10 […]

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