Early Childhood Professional Development in Arkansas
Don't miss out on all the free training opportunities and resources available to child care professionals in Arkansas!
All child care training programs are offered free of charge by the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service in partnership with the Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education and the Professional Development Registry (PDR).
Listed below are three options for childcare training. Choose the one that's right for you!
The Best Care - Face-to-face training
Receive up to 10 hours of verified face-to-face training annually offered at many
locations throughout the state.
Best Care Connected - Online training
Receive up to 5 hours of verified online training annually.
Guiding Children Successfully - Self-guided training
Receive up to 30 hours of verified self-guided or 38 hours online training.