Non Face-to-Face Training

Utah Approved Online Career Ladder Courses

PLEASE NOTE: As of July 1, 2017, all levels on the Career Ladder may be earned through approved online clock hours. Levels 5-8 may be earned through CEUs, including any online CEUs pertaining to Early Childhood Education. The following list includes suggested CEUs options. Please note: .1 CEU = 1 clock hours.

KBYU Eleven Ready To Learn®

KBYU Eleven Ready To Learn® video parenting workshops help parents raise healthy children. The 12 workshops present key steps in your child's development, demonstrate how to combine media with reading, and hands-on activities to enhance your child's learning. The companion Participation Notebook has many wonderful teaching tools and simple suggestions for enriching your child's environment. Topics include music, math, emotions, and reading readiness. Learn more, watch our workshops, and download free activity guides.

For more information on KBYU Eleven Ready to Learn Utah Career Ladder credit visit Quizstar Utah Career Ladder Certification(Utah approved online Career Ladder course: Level 1-3, 10 hours)

Make Believe with Math

This course is approved for 4 hours of online Career Ladder credit for levels 2-3 and 5-8 and also counts for Annual Professional Development Award hours.

Sesame Street professional development is currently hosting a FREE online course: Make Believe with Math. 

All early childhood educators are invited to join the Sesame Street friends in this interactive course exploring math and pretend play, ways babies and toddlers build a foundation for math, key math objectives for children ages 2–5, strategies to create more learning moments, and fun, ready-to-use activities. 

To register visit Make Believe with Math and click the blue “Register” rectangle.

The course also offers eight (8) new resource PDFs to support course ideas, which include:

  • Math Talk (Math Language Glossary)
  • Children’s Math Development
  • Math Activity Ideas
  • Measuring With Tubes (family activity)
  • Development of Play: Age by Age
  • A Math and Pretend Play Planning Chart
  • Baby and Toddler Math and Cognitive Skills Development Chart
  • Math is Everywhere for Babies and Toddlers: Cognitive Skills in School and at Home

 We hope you take advantage of this professional development opportunity!

Early Childhood Investigation Webinars

Early Childhood Investigations offers FREE webinars for early childhood educators. The series is produced by Engagement Strategies, LLC., and is presented by leading authors, experts, and leaders. Their goal is to allow you to participate in conference-quality training without leaving your home, classroom, or office.

Most webinars are 1.5 hours and upon completion of watching you can download a certificate to use towards licensing hours. You must register to access LIVE webinar (face-to-face) and/or to view PAST recordings (non face-to-face).

For more information visit their website.

NAFCC Training Institute Webinars

The National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) Training Institute offers webinars on a variety of professional and business development topics.

These webinars are an interactive, fun way for family child care providers to increase their business skills. These webinars are taught by Tom Copeland, the nation's leading expert on the business of family child care. He will deliver a live power point presentation and answer questions during and after the webinar. Participants will receive handouts, a copy of the power point presentation, and a certificate of training for each live webinar attended.

Training hours are only given for the LIVE webinar (face-to-face) with registration.
Training hours are not available for recorded webinars (non face-to-face).

For more information visit their website.

edWeb Webinars

edWeb is a free online community for professional educators, offering networking, resource sharing, collaboration, and professional development webinars.

If you attended the live session, you’ll be emailed a CE certificate within 24 hours of the edWebinar. If you view the recording and would like a CE certificate, join the Classroom Management for Early Learning community and go to the edWebinar Archives folder to take the CE quiz.

For more information visit their website.

Stewards of Children logo

This prevention training program teaches adults how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for individuals concerned about the safety of children as well as organizations that serve youth. The online version allows individuals to take the training at any time or place, at a pace of their choosing.

Stewards of Children ONLINE is a web-based program available anytime. It takes approximately 2 hours to complete, and the cost for the online training is $10 per person.

For more information visit their website.