Professional Development and Training

Child Care Aware professional development and training opportunities seek to positively impact the experiences of children in all child care settings by expanding the knowledge, skills, attitudes and beliefs of those who care for them.

Child Care Aware professional development and training will keep you and your program thriving. From the big-picture goals of preparing children for school and maintaining your business, to the day-to-day challenges of keeping children engaged and happy, we're here to help with online, face-to-face and Credential training.

Online training

Eager-to-learn online training courses provide excellent, accessible educational opportunities to people who care for children. Child care providers, early childhood, and school-age professionals, parents and other caregivers are invited to network and learn, all from the comfort and convenience of home.

To learn about Child Care Aware of Minnesota's online training for Early Childhood Professionals click here.

Face-to-face Training is an online catalog that includes Child Care Aware professional development and training opportunities available throughout the state. Visitors can use this site to search for courses in their area, access full course descriptions and schedule information, and then register and pay for their training all online.

Visit Develop to learn about training and register for classes today! If you do not know your login information, contact the District Office at (320) 629-5164.

Note: All training attendance recorded at the Develop website, no certificates will be issued.

Spring 2020 Quick Reference Training Schedule - Please refer to Develop for the most accurate and up to date information.