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Training for Arkansas Childcare Providers

The Best Care. Drawing of children

The Best Care training meets the professional development needs of Arkansas' early childhood professionals by providing 10 hours of verified face-to-face training annually through Traveling Arkansas Professional Pathways (TAPP). The areas of emphasis include child development, health, nutrition, and resource management. 

2017 Topics
Unit 1: Two-Bite Club
Unit 2- 3: Grow It, Try It, Like It 

Unit 4: Active Play
Unit 5: Child Care Prepared: Disaster Preparedness

Unit 6: Classroom Transitions
Unit 7: Let's Sing...Do, Re, Mi!

Unit 8: Celebrating Cultures: Activities and Resources for the Multicultural Classroom
Unit 9: Infant and Toddler Literacy
Unit 10: Effective Communication Skills


Continuing Education Units (CEU's) are available for a $10 fee upon completion of the course.

If you have questions, please contact your County Extension Agent or the Best Care program staff:

Rebecca Simon, Program Coordinator

Kathryn McElderry, Program Technician


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For more information about Best Care trainings near you, look on the TAPP registry's website.