-Outagamie, Calumet and Waupaca County providers CLICK HERE to register for the foundational courses.

-Providers who work in Oshkosh area zipcodes: 54901, 54902, 54904, 54906, 54927, 54963, 54964, 54980, 54985 CLICK HERE to register for foundational courses.

When course fees are being covered by grant funding, you must complete one course before registering for the next one. Funding for multiple classes will only be covered if grant money is still available.


Please note: Registration closes August 26, 2024, but if you have an immediate need to enroll after that, please email lize@ccrrfoxvalley.org or call our office at (920) 886-1211. Our intent is to support as many new providers as possible.


  • Training Format: Online, 100% Self-Paced 
  • Total Hours: 45  
  • Registry Level: Tier 3


How do I complete an online training?

  1. Registered participants will receive a welcome email with login information on Monday, July 29, 2024. Check your spam/junk folders if you have not received any email communication. 
  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 September 30, 2024.
  3. A video tutorial will be posted to assist you in understanding how to submit assignments, complete coursework, view grades, etc. Participants are encouraged to reach out to their CCR&R trainer when they have a question and seek individualized support throughout the course when needed.
  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 on September 30, 2024. 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/.



Provides entry-level knowledge and skills for individuals as they begin to or intend to care for children in group or family child care settings. Learners explore rules and regulations governing group and family child care and the responsibilities of child care providers. This course fulfills introductory non-credit course requirements as specified in the Department of Children and Families (DCF) Chapters 250 and 251 for family and group child care in Wisconsin’s Administrative Code. 


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 standards for a quality child care environment.
2. Summarize the roles and responsibilities of child care providers.
3. Summarize responsibilities for identifying, documenting, and reporting child abuse and neglect.
4. Explore child development.
5. Use positive guidance strategies when caring for children.
6. Carry out developmentally appropriate routines and schedules.
7. Use transition strategies.
8. Follow plans for activities that promote child development.
9. Apply universal precautions and sanitary practices.
10. Adhere to health standards for sick and injured children.
11. Provide for the safety of children.
12. Provide for nutritional needs of children.
13. Demonstrate respect for diversity among children and families.
14. Communicate with families and staff.
15. Use stress management strategies.


Questions about this training?

  • Email lize@ccrrfoxvalley.org or call our office at (920) 886-1211 
  • Introduction to the Child Care Profession Registration
     July 29, 2024 - September 30, 2024
     8:00 am - 11:45 pm

    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!$120.00 USD