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PATCH Child Care Training Classes

PATCH Training Calendar

PATCH offers over 100 FREE child care workshops in an effort to increase the availability and quality of child care settings through career development opportunities. We support statewide content standards of Attitudes, Skills and Knowledge (ASK) and Child Development Associate credential (CDA) subject areas. 

Trainings are open to all caregivers such as: family child care, preschool staff, infant and toddler staff, before and after school care programs, parents, medical professionals, babysitters and informal child care.

Click here for the Training Calendar.  Browse for classes in your community.

Refundable Registration Deposit Fee:  PATCH classes in our Training Calendar require a $5.00 check, payable to PATCH, to secure enrollment. After attending the class, check will be returned. Contact your local PATCH office for more details.  When mailing the check, please mark it attention to training department.

Notice to Training Participants: Any returned checks for insufficient funds will be assessed a fee of $30 per check.  Outstanding debts must be paid in full in order to receive a certificate of training or to register for additional classes.

To view the latest PATCH Training information, click on the appropriate link below.

PATCH publishes a quarterly newsletter -- Training Tracks, to inform child care providers, parents and the community of our upcoming trainings around town, and provide the latest child care news and information to professionals and the public. 

For a listing of PATCH offices, click here.


NEW!  Online Child Care Professional Education Center

NEW! PATCH is now offering Online Training Classes in early childhood education and care, including CDA Credential Training and CDA Renewal Training.  Click here to get started!

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