Description: The Skills and Strategies Class will prepare individuals to be successful in the role of a Lead/Head Child Care Teacher in an early childhood setting. This will be accomplished by thoroughly examining the subjects of curriculum planning and activity selection in a developmentally appropriate early childhood environment. Additional topics to be covered include exploring strategies to involve parents and the role of observation in a developmentally appropriate program. Child guidance and professionalism are also further developed. This class is one of the required classes for all Lead/Head Teachers in Group Child Care programs. 

Participation Requirements: Students will receive a link to access the course through the online ECExplorer training platform. Students will have the ability to access, view, download or print all course handouts, assignments etc. Students will be responsible for  ensuring they have internet access, and be able to attend the session dates as listed below. Virtual Zoom Training Sessions are required to review content, answer questions, and facilitate discussions to enhance understanding of competencies. You must have access to a computer with a camera and audio speaker. If you do not have audio speaker on your computer, you can call in with a phone. Participants must have reliable internet access with a device that allows them to stream video, engage in online activities, download handouts and resources needed to engage in the learning content.  Participants will also need capacity to download and type into documents and/or scan and upload materials or take and email clear photographs/videos as documentation of implementation to share with their instructors.

  • Course start date: Tuesday, June 14, 2022 
  • Course end Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2022 
  • Hours: 45 hours – (12 hours virtual via Zoom Meetings / 33 hours self paced coursework)
  • Training Format: Virtual via Zoom meeting sessions/Self Paced
  • Registry Level: Tier 3

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  • Tuesdays – June 14, June 28, July 12, & July 26 ~ 5:30-8:30 pm 

 Participants are REQUIRED to attend the virtual training sessions listed above. Sessions will NOT be recorded.


  •  June 14, 2022
     5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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