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40 Hour Director
November 9-10, 2023
Savannah Tech White Bluff
Want to become a Childcare Director? The first step is to learn the business from the inside out. This course is required for anyone pursuing a new license in the state of Georgia and for new Directors! Register today for the pre-assignments.
Food Handler: Childcare Edition
Directors and Cooks need at least 4 hours of state approved training in Kitchen Health and Safety and Meal Planning concepts. This class is the best of both worlds utilizing ServSafe Food Handler curriculum and USDA Meal Pattern guidelines.
Choose the State Approved Track for $50 or add on the ServSafe endorsed certificate as well for $60.
Register Today! Limited Sessions.
January 16th 9am-1pm at Savannah Tech White Bluff Campus
State Approved Training
State Approved Training sessions are 2-hour classes that can be combined with health and safety classes throughout the day at any of our conferences. The new Webinar Wednesday series and out upcoming regional conferences will offer new state approved sessions each time.
New Classes for Summer:
Time Out for Time Outs
Who is Maslow and What Pyramid Did He Build?
Supervising Gross Motor Play
Child Abuse: Detection, Reporting and Family Supports
Child Development Associate Classes
Child Development Associate (CDA) classes will begin in February. This 120-hour comprehensive class prepares students for working as a Lead Teacher and Administrator in an early care and learning setting.
This 12-week session utilizes the Essentials Manual in alignment with the Functional Goals of the CDA program to teach the principles needed for candidates to complete the credentialling process with the CDA Council.
Are you a City of Savannah Resident? Click HERE to request more information about the FREE CDA program offered through Moses Jackson Advancement Center.
Fire Safety is required every 3 years for Georgia Child Care Employees and within the first 90 days of employment for new hires.
This course is lecture based and requires a short quiz at the end of the session for completion. Notes will be given during class.
Health and Safety Orientation
The Health and Safety Orientation session is presented in two parts at our child care conferences (morning and afternoon) to complete the full 6 hour course. Participants must complete both sessions to receive certification. If Child Abuse training is needed as well, a link will be sent prior to the face-to-face conference and completion verified prior to the end of the session.
Look for news on upcoming Webinars to complete this requirement as well.
Class time for the Orientation course is 8:30am - 12:30 and 1:30pm-3:30pm.
Health and Safety Orientation (Child Abuse included) $35
ServSafe - Food Handler for Childcare Centers
Join us for an interactive food prep cooking adventure as we address common issues with food safety and work to eliminate unsafe kitchen conditions. This event will satisfy all 4 state approved hours required for Directors in Food/Nutrition topics for the year and also earns the ServSafe Food Handler certification.
Lunch is included.
January 16th Savannah Tech White Bluff 9am-3pm
Food Storage and Preparation Safety, Meal Planning and Healthy Portions
Intermediate Level Training
State Approved Session ONLY $50
State Approved Session with ServSafe Food Handler Certificate $100