The federal Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Reauthorization Act of 2014 increases the health and safety requirements for all child care and early learning programs that accept child care subsidies. These changes include such provisions as ensuring that all providers are meeting all of the building codes, expanding who must get a criminal background check and requiring staff to take numerous trainings.
There are a number of deadlines for the various requirements. Please visit www.childcarenj.com for details.
NEW NOTICE – APRIL 11, 2017
The online Foundations of Child Development training (for Child Care Center Teachers and for Family Child Care Providers) through Better Kid Care will continue to be free through Sunday, April 30, 2017.
After Sunday, April 30, 2017 – you can access the online training for a $5 feeor you can take the instructor led training, for free, though your local CCR&R.
Remember, the deadline for completing this training was Friday, March 31, 2017. If you have not completed this training yet, you should do so immediately.