Purpose and Authority Partnerships with Families and Communities Professional Development, Training and Requirements Early Childhood Education Program Program Certfication and Oversight The 3310 Family Child Care Homes Draft information is also available as a PDF. The accompanying Guiding Questions for Reviewing the OCDEL Child [...]
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Better Kid Care Online Modules to Fulfill Health and Safety PD Requirement ¡Y también disponsible en Español! – Updated Feb. 2021
Better Kid Care Online Modules to Fulfill Health and Safety PD Requirement ¡Y también disponsible en Español! - Updated Feb. 2021 On behalf of the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL), the Pennsylvania Key and Penn State's Better Kid Care collaborated in 2018 to create new online courses to meet the requirements for [...]
UPDATE 02/03/2022: SESSIONS ARE NOW FULL! Early childhood education providers working in Pennsylvania child care and having knowledge of, or experience with, the Keystone STARS system are invited to participate in an online focus group. The Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) wants to learn more about the experience of leaders of center-based, [...]
Options for Pediatric First Aid and Pediatric CPR Training Requirements Announcement C-22-01: Pediatric First Aid and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training Requirements and Access to Free Training through Early Childhood Education Professional Development Organizations (ECE PDOs) from the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning, Bureau of Early Learning Policy and Professional [...]
The Commonwealth recently announced (click here to access the press release) the selection of a vendor for the Resource Information and Services Enterprise – or RISE PA – the upcoming statewide resource and referral tool. When fully implemented, anyone in Pennsylvania will be able to access this tool from their personal computers, tablets, and mobile [...]
Thursday, June 27th at 12:00 -1:00 Please join us for a live webinar* to review the new enhancements to Pennsylvania’s online professional development and workforce registry on July 1. What is the PD Registry? The PD Registry is a technology system that functions as a workforce registry. A workforce registry increases the number of high-quality [...]
Adams & York Counties Family First Health Contact: Kara Kehm Phone: (717) 843-6330 E-mail: email@example.com Allegheny County Allegheny County Health Department Contact: Bobbi Patrizio Phone: (412) 247-7954 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Armstrong & Indiana Counties ARIN IU #28 Contact: Kathy Monko Phone: (724) 463-5300 EXT. 1219 E-mail: email@example.com Berks County Community Prevention Partnership of Berks County Contact: [...]
New recording from OCDEL shares guidance for operating child cares COVID-19. For child care centers: www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkQHMphWKlU For family child care centers: www.youtube.com/watch?v=av8iUzDqNbo Get more info at www.pakeys.org/ece-coronavirus-resources, the section Guidance for Schools and Child Cares.
Quick Links Access tipsheets and tutorials for a variety of features in the PD Registry. Learn how to submit reporting for providers that received ARPA Stabilization Grants. Learn what you need to apply or re-apply for your Career Pathway placement. Learn eligibility information and how to apply for this [...]
NOTE: The period to share feedback ended on August 19, 2022. Once the proposed draft Certification Regulations are submitted for the official Regulatory Process, there will be a formal 30-day public comment period. More information about how to access the formal public comment period will be forthcoming. Purpose and Authority [...]