Training Type: Online Real Time
Total Hours: 45
Burlington’s First Steps Training Program August 4, 2023
BURLINGTON RESIDENTS ONLY This training program offers Fundamentals for Early Childhood Professionals, a 45-hour training series designed to build a foundation of knowledge and best practice skills for professionals working with groups of children ages birth to eight years old. This training series is based on Vermont’s Core Knowledge and Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals: Level I. Fundamentals for Early Childhood Professionals is designed to including multiple benefits for participants. This training series offers one way to meet the coursework requirements for Level I of the Vermont Early Childhood Career Ladder and includes the Basic Specialized Care training required for all Specialized Child Care programs, includes Introduction to Child Care Licensing, incorporates components of the Child Development Associate (CDA) – both training in required subject areas and practice in CDA components (see modules and the back of letter of completion), includes an opportunity to practice planning, being observed, and getting specific responsive, positive feedback about working with young children, and introduces and provides practice in creating an Individual Professional Development Plan. This program is FREE for Burlington residents only and includes other trainings to prepare early childhood educators for a career in the childcare industry.
This program, First Steps Training, is available to Burlington residents only at no charge. In addition to Fundamentals, participants will receive Pediatric First Aid and CPR training, and diversity training. Fundamentals and diversity training will be held online. Pediatric First Aid and CPR will be held in-person. Please email Alex Bacheller at email@example.com with any questions!