Administrative sessions are offered face-to-face and in a live webinar format each quarter regionally across the state of Georgia. Classes can also be scheduled on site for groups.
40 Hour Director
Bright From the Start requires the 40 Hour Director class for all individuals opening a new child care facility in the state of Georgia.
The session consists of pre-assignments and two face-to-face class days. The pre-assignments are available upon registration and must be completed prior to the first day of class. Online support is available if needed when completing the pre-assignments.
To register, click on your location below.
Macon - Winter 2022
Savannah - Spring 2022
Gainesville - Winter 2022
Face-to-Face Class: $300
The 40 Hour Director is in a new format! This live webinar meets for three days via ZOOM Webinar. Pre-assignments are sent upon registration and homework will be given in each class session.
Next Webinar: February 2022, 10am - 1pm each day. Sessions will be recorded for later viewing if you are not able to watch the live session.
Online classes have no pre-assignment requirement as all assignments will be completed online. Once registered, the link will be sent within 2 hours and the course has no time limit for completion.
Online Class: $300
Training for Trainers III
Advanced Level trainings offer participants an opportunity to synthesize information that they learned in beginner and intermediate level classes and create something that will be beneficial to their daily routine. This course gives Trainers a unique perspective into creating Advanced Level trainings and tips on creating training plans that are thorough and fir the requirements of BFTS for Advanced Level trainings.
The class is 20-hours and begins upon registration with pre-assignments that must be completed prior to the first day of class. The final requirement for completion is submission of an Advanced Level Training plan which can be completed after the class session if needed. To register, click the link below.
Next Date: January 2022 will be announced later this year.
Online classes have no pre-assignment requirement. Once registered, the link will be sent within 2 hours. All assignments are online.
Training for Trainers III Classes: $250
State Approved Trainers can access our Trainer Resources page to choose from Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced level courses that are state approved and ready to be assigned as a secondary training today!
Choose from 2, 4 or 6 hour class packages and have the digital course materials emailed to you within 24 hours.
Each course package consists of a digital download of the course training plan, course resources, and support materials as well as the teaching rights for 2 years. To purchase the course package, you must have a valid Georgia Trainer Code and the corresponding designation for the course requested. The training typically takes 10 days for secondary approval.
Class Package Fees
2 Hours 4 Hours 6 Hours
Beginner $150 $300 $450
Intermediate $200 $350 $500
Advanced $250 $400 $550