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Yavapai College to conduct no-cost ‘Early Child-Care Professional Training’ in Safford

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Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 4:00 am

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Yavapai College, in conjunction with Arizona Department of Economic Security, will conduct a no-cost intensive introductory course titled “Early Child-Care Professional Training.” The class will meet at Safford High School, room 307, 1400 W. 11th St., Safford, AZ 85546, beginning Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.

The 60-hour course is designed for those interested in pursuing careers working in child-care centers, preschools, Head Start programs or in-home child care.

The 10 modules cover pertinent topics, such as child development, appropriate learning environments, nutrition/menu planning, and early reading and math activities to encourage skill development.

The class will meet Oct. 17, 18, 20, 24, 25, 27, 31, Nov. 1, 3, 7, 8, 10, 14, 15 and 17, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5-8 p.m. and Saturdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Seating is limited to 20 participants.

Call toll-free 1-866-219-1021 or e-mail: ccpt@yc.edu for more information and to register.

Awarded to Yavapai College in 1999, the training enables participants to enter the work force by providing high-quality child care and education in their communities.

The grant provides for up to 15 60-hour workshops in 11 counties in Arizona each year. Upon completion, students can earn three college credits.

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