While these basic courses are primarily directed towards individuals with basic knowledge and limited responsibility for planning the learning environment and curriculum for children, they are beneficial to anyone new to the field of early child care. These courses count towards the state requirements for professional development.
Family Child Care Provider specifically targets child care family homes and is required by the state for all family child care providers within their first 6 months of operation.
These courses are offered to anyone, free of charge.
These courses are approved for Arkansas Department of Education professional development credit. However, the awarding of professional development credit based on attendance at this course is solely at the discretion of the local school district.