Join one of our staff the first Wednesday of every month for a FREE 1-hour webinar highlighting an Early Childhood topic. All webinars are state approved and will be reflected in your GaPDS account immediately following the session.
Cut out of work and come hang with us for a while! The last Thursday of every month we will meet at the Carey Hilliard's banquet room on Pooler Parkway for a Hot Topic Chat from a special guest speaker, Q&A from a local Childcare Licensing Consultant, and lunch! FREE to attend. The full menu will be available during the session.
Project Enrich for Littles
Need a cost effective way to bring specialized learning experiences to your center? Check out our Enrichment Programs that come to you! There is something for all ages!
Art Through The Ages (Ages 4-12)
Mad Scientist (Ages 8-12)
Beginner Spanish (Ages 4-12)
Babysitter's Certification (Ages 12-18)
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 Fall:
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
Fall Child Development Associate (CDA) classes will begin September 15th. 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.
Fire Safety is $35 per person.
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