Iowa CCR&R offers core training at no cost to assure that providers are meeting minimum requirements.
Universal Precautions (UP) for Iowa Early Childhood and School-age Professionals: Learn what you can do to protect yourself and the children you care for from the spread of germs and disease. Find out what kinds of policies and practices need to be in place for post-exposure. For more information on training requirements, see the UP training page on our website.
Mandatory Child Abuse Reporter Training (MCART) for Iowa Early Childhood and School-age Professionals: Child care providers play a critical role in keeping children safe. It is very important for them to report when they suspect child abuse. Child care providers, are by law, mandatory reporters. Providers are required to attend MCART every five years. For more information on MCART training requirements, see the MCART training page on our website.
Webinar Certificates: In order to receive credit for webinars, participants must login on their own computer (2 people can not share a computer), stay on for the entire webinar and answer all of the poll questions.
To register, click on the GoToWebinar links below: Once you register on the GoToWebinar link, you will receive an email from GoToWebinar confirming your registration. Please keep this email, as you will need the link to enter the class. You will then be AUTO registered on the DHS Training Registry and receive an additional confirmation by email.
Early Childhood Iowa is hosting a summit to engage partners that are involved in local and state-level early childhood system work, as well as, business and economic leaders, civic and faith leaders, education leaders, law enforcement and policymakers.
The revised Iowa Early Learning Standards, announced today, describe the typical behavior, knowledge and skills in children from birth through age 5 that set the stage for success in school, as well as ways that adults can support learning and development during those critical early years.