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Early Childhood Professional Development in Arkansas

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Our Best Care curriulum includes lessons on child development, health, nutrition, and resource management. 

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!

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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.
 

Three stick people on left side of logo that are red, light and dark blue color and are placed under "The" spelled in red letters, Best as a blue "B" with "est" in red letter and Care is the "C" in red with "are" in blue letters.

Best Care Connected - Online training

Receive up to 5 hours of verified online training annually.

 

Picture frame holding boy-girl-boy-girl across the top portion of the picture with "Guiding Children Successfully" spelled out across the bottom of the picture.Guiding Children Successfully - Self-guided training

Receive up to 30 hours of verified self-guided or 38 hours online training.