Penn State Better Kid Care, in collaboration with the PA Key, is pleased to announce two new online courses to meet the requirements for Pennsylvania new staff orientation that includes the mandated health and safety training.
- Get Started with Center-based Care: Building Blocks for Quality (K6.2, C1, CDA6; 10 hours)
- Get Started with Home-based Care: Building Blocks for Quality (K6.2, C1, CDA1; 10 hours)
Effective, July 1, 2018, these modules will replace Health and Safety Basics: Requirements for Certification. Completion of one of these two modules is required for all new child care professionals (center/group and home-based) in Pennsylvania. There is no charge to complete the modules. Note the amount of professional development credit awarded has increased from six to ten hours.
Effective July 1, 2018, Health and Safety Basics: Requirements for Certification, will no longer be available for completion at no charge. If you are in progress towards completion, please be sure to finish by June 30, 2018.
To access the modules: https://od.bkc.psu.edu/user/sign_in
For more information about Better Kid Care’s On Demand Distance Education: https://extension.psu.edu/programs/betterkidcare/on-demand