When it comes to giving children a solid foundation in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), it’s never too soon to start. Statistics have shown that the presence of STEM activities in the preschool classroom encourage exploration, discovery, and problem-solving.  In this free online course, participants will deepen their own knowledge of the importance of STEM, discover what successful STEM-centered teaching practices look like, and learn how to boost students’ STEM skills with concrete examples and activities for the preschool setting.  Upon completion of this course, participants will receive a certificate for 15 training hours.

This course introduces participants to the process for obtaining the CDA. As participants learn the steps and process, they also learn vocabulary and terms used in CDA credentialing. 

This course is designed to provide early child care education professionals with an overview of essential information for best practices in the early child care setting.  Our 6 week course includes practical guidelines for providing a high quality, safe and nurturing environment while promoting the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of young children.  Upon completion course participants will receive a certificate for 15 training hours.