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NSU CFN WEBINAR
Free for Type III (Class A) Centers
Participate both days for 3 clock hours of training credit for licensing, CDA, and Pathways
For more information call 677-3167
Send the attached registration form by email to McGilvrayC@nsula.edu or FAX to 318 677-3169 to receive a link to participate
Duplicate the form if more than 2 from your center are participating.
We need individual information for attendance records.
How does it work?
· Sign in with the link you receive by email
· Receive articles to read by email
· Sign on to the website up to 30 minutes before the appointed time on your computer or tablet
· Participate in the training, ask questions and comment, view PowerPoint and videos
· Complete assignments and take a short test
· Receive your certificate in the mail for 3 clock hours credit for licensing, CDA, and Pathways
Most webinars will be in two parts: 1 ½ hours the first day and 1 hour the second day
Now Available! CEU Sessions Online.
Get CEU credit at your convenience. See the online workshop topics by clicking on the link here Online Workshops
Northwestern State University Child and Family Network is part of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, in the College of Science and Technology of NSU. Child and Family Network provides services in 21 parishes throughout Central and Northwest Louisiana for:
. parents and children
. child care center employees and directors
. family child care home providers
Our main office in Shreveport, with satellite offices in Alexandria at the England Airpark campus and at the main campus in Natchitoches, enable us to serve Central and Northwest Louisiana.
Click on the Picture below to Find Child Care
Our agency has a wealth of expertise in all areas of child care operation: planning, staffing, food service, curriculum, regulations, national trends, enrollment, policies and procedures, and financial matters. NSU Child and Family Network provides training and technical assistance for child care employees throughout Central and North Louisiana. More than 120 workshops and 7 classes leading to the Child Development Associate (CDA national credential), and CEUs to renew CDA are held annually. Additionally, we hold conferences and special projects. NSU Child and Family Network also conducts the required health department training.
Referrals: NSU Child and Family Network operates a child care resource and referral program. This service provides parent referrals, consultation on child care issues, services to employers, and forums on the business aspects of child care.
Technical assistance: The NSU technical assistance project includes visits to child care centers and family child care providers registered or licensed through the Department of Children and Families. Required Orientation to Family Child Care is conducted by the NSU Child and Family Network.
Child care center technical assistance includes topics such as Quality Start, room arrangement, learning experiences, and strategies for quality improvement. The Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale is used to help centers improve, while both the Family Child Care Environmental Rating Scale and the Parents as Teachers program are used to help family child care providers increase their quality of service.
Watch a video explaining our resource and referral servicesFinding Child Care
Learn more about Quality Start in this videoQuality Start