The Physical Activity Learning Session (P.A.L.S.) training is for early childhood providers to learn the best practices of physical activity for children birth to five, to support practice and policy changes. P.A.L.S. combines content learning with facility-level self- assessments, policy development opportunities, resources and materials aimed at supporting practice change in early childhood programs leading to healthier, more active children.

Training Credit

  • 6 hours

Training Audience

  • Child Care Centers (CCC) and preschools
  • Child Development Homes (CDH)

DHS Training Registry

  • Iowa’s Child Care Provider Training Registry is an online tool where child care professionals can locate and enroll in DHS-approved professional development. The approved training opportunities can be accessed by visiting the DHS Training Registry.

Training Narrative

Training will cover the following areas:

  • Recognizing the importance of physical activity for infant, toddler and preschool children
  • Identifying the role of early childhood education providers in promoting physical activity to infant, toddler and preschool children
  • Developing the skills to implement the best practices of physical activity in early childhood settings
  • Communicating with families about children’s physical activity
  • Defining and implementing policies that reflect best practices promoting physical activity in early childhood setting
  • Creating an action plan

Resources

News


Posted by ICCRR in News on 11/6/2019
Iowa CCR&R co-sponsored webinar trainings for Iowa child care businesses.
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Posted by ICCRR in News on 11/6/2019
On November 15, 2019, instructions for the FY21 Shared Visions Preschool Program grant application will be available.
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