Outagamie, Calumet and Waupaca County providers CLICK HERE to register for the foundational courses. Due to a high percentage of child care providers not finishing the free foundational courses last round, CCR&R is requesting that staff complete one course before registering for another course. When staff are ready to register for the next course, complete the form found above again.


Please note: Registration closes May 20th, 2024, but if you have an immediate need to enroll after that, please call our office to discuss individual training needs! Our intent is to support as many new providers as possible.


  • Format: Online, 100% Self-Paced 
  • Hours: 6
  • Registry Tier: Tier 3 


How do I complete an online training?

  1. By Friday, April 19th, 2024 you will receive an email instructing you how to log into the online training database called ECExplorer.  Be sure to check your spam/junk folders if you do not receive any email communication. Email lize@ccrrfoxvalley.org or call our office at (920) 886-1211 for assistance.
  2. Once you have successfully logged into ECExplorer, you will complete the online coursework at your own pace. All coursework, assignments, and quizzes must be completed by the end date listed below. Video tutorials will be available to assist you in understanding how to submit assignments, complete coursework, view grades, connect with your instructor, etc. Students are offered virtual or in person office hours to meet with the course instructor and receive assistance.
  3. Office hours are OPTIONAL and not required. We encourage you to reach out to CCR&R instructors to receive individualized support throughout the course.
  4. You will have the ability to view, download or print all course handouts, and assignments during the course. Access to all course materials will close by the course end date listed below.  Using a cellphone to complete this course is not allowed.
  5. Students who successfully complete the entire coursework with an 80% grade or better will be added to the WI Registry and a completion certificate will be available to view on your WI Registry account. If you do not have a Registry account, you can easily create one for free here:https://wiregistry.org/individuals/.


Course Description: The Fundamentals of Family Child Care online course provides essential information and resources to help you start your family child care business. The following topics are covered in this online course: Wisconsin child care regulations for family child care providers to become either county-certified or state-licensed, business practices, records & finances, providing for children’s individual needs, family & professional relationships, and many other resources to support starting your family child care business. 


Learning Objectives

Successful completion of the class will require demonstration of the following competencies. Each competency has a number of specific objectives that need to be demonstrated. The competencies will be met through a combination of class activities, homework assignments, and projects.

Class competencies are:

1. Explore steps to establish a family day care business.
2. Summarize types of program records and finances you need to maintain.
3. Identify policies and procedures for the health, safety, nutrition and development of children in your care.
4. Examine techniques to develop professionalism in the child care field and with families.



  • Email lize@ccrrfoxvalley.org or call our office at (920) 886-1211 
  • Fundamentals of Family Child Care Registration
     April 22, 2024 - July 22, 2024
     12:00 am

    Please note: Providers in Calumet, Outagamie, and Waupaca Counties should register through the link above to complete this training at no cost due to grant funding. Funds are limited, so register early!   

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Register now!$40.00 USD