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Better Kid Care's on Demand Distance Education system provides professional development online anytime you are ready to learn!

Out-of-school-time leaders can have a unique impact on the science, technology, engineering, and math skills of school-age youth. Click2Science is a series of twenty (in English and Spanish) Skills to Make STEM Click and professional development materials designed to help front line staff facilitate STEM experiences.

One of the biggest challenges of programming is how to effectively keep youth engaged and supported in a group setting. One or two youth who aren't following the rules or don't want to participate in an activity can change your plans for the afternoon. Learn about positive guidance and how to use it as an important tool for making sure that all youth can benefit from your program.

Healthy Kids, Healthy Future modules were developed in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and provide practical strategies for implementing best practices in early childhood settings for promoting healthy weight in young children.

10 online modules to support PYD practices based on the National Afterschool Association’s Core Knowledge and Competencies for Afterschool and Youth Development Professionals. 20 hours of professional development, available anytime, anywhere.

This lesson focuses on what you can do to build positive relationships with all children – even the ones who challenge you. Learn about temperament traits and how to use them as a tool to help you understand behavior and develop ideas to meet the needs and interests of children and youth.

Administrators of school age programs can build a community atmosphere that encourages positive peer interactions and discourages bullying. 

Look at the factors that contribute to the use of expulsion and suspension. 

This lesson explores service learning for school age children and youth. Learn what service learning is and how it differs from community service. How can you implement service learning in your school age environment? Discover a variety of usable ideas for service learning activities to use with the children and youth in your care.

This lesson examines the benefits of developing community partnerships to start and maintain quality out-of-school time programs. This lesson provides ideas and strategies to assist providers in identifying and building supportive community partnerships that allow programs to maximize resources that can benefit children, families, the program and the community.

This 7-hour module presents the OSNAP model to assess a program’s physical activity and nutrition environment, identify areas for improvement, build communication for healthy messaging, set goals for change, re-evaluate environments, and celebrate successes.

IdahoSTARS Training

IdahoSTARS approved training can support providers as they increase their knowledge and stay current on best practices in the field of early care and education. 

This training was designed for professionals working in fields which interact with child care, to provide an overview of child development as a lens for recognizing quality child care environments.

Sleep is something that all humans do. In this training, participants will examine sleep in the child care setting through a developmental, biological, environmental, and cultural lens.

This training was designed for professionals working in fields which interact with child care, to provide an overview of child development as a lens for recognizing quality child care environments.

Google for Education

Learning never stops!

Dedicated educators are lifelong learners. With that in mind, Google has designed free, online training for the classroom that helps educators do what they do best, even better.

Guided training paths just for educators Whether you're here to learn one new thing or to start the path to Google mastery, we've got you covered. The teacher center has content to meet you where you are and get you where you want to be.

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