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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