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 and recommends the class for new Directors to learn the basic rules and regulations for operating a child care facility.
All formats are 40 Hours and are supported by online resources and information on our Canvas.Instructure site which will be made accessible after registration.
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.
This format meet for three days via ZOOM Webinar where Pre-Assignments are discussed and the most relevant modules discussed in an open learning format.
All assignments for this format are online using the Canvas.Instructure site. Once registered, the link will be sent to create a user name and password and the course is available immediately. There is no time limit for any module or course completion.
For additional information about the Georgia Child Care Licensing process and find additional resources, visit the Department of Early Care and Learning website.
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The 40 Hour Director course itself will not expire and can be used to open multiple child care centers if needed.
All classes have the benefit of one-on-one help if needed throughout the session. Email Support@SummitTrainingSpecialists.com for help or to set up a call.
40 Hour Director Course Fee: $300
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Training for Trainers Classes
Training for Trainers I, II, and III classes are the required courses for individuals who want to become state approved trainers to research, develop, and teach child care courses to early learning professionals.
Access the Trainer Application for the state of Georgia for specific qualifications that are required for the initial Trainer Designation, then register for the appropriate class to learn how to navigate the Georgia Trainer Approval system, write classes for approval and through the approval process for Intermediate and Advanced level classes.
In all Face-to-Face classes, Pre-assignments will be assigned at registration for completion prior to Day 1. Trainer I is a 2-day class.
Trainer II and Trainer III require pre-assignments and a 1-day class.
Online classes have no pre-assignment requirement. Once registered, the link will be sent within 2 hours. All assignments are online.
The webinar format consists of four, live webinar days for Trainer I and two webinar days for Trainer II. Pre-assignments are given upon enrollment and assignments are given each evening as the training plans for each level are created.
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