Resources are available to Idaho licensed child care providers to either complete the required continuing education credits or participate in the professional development program.
Continuing education: Child care providers participating in the Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP) will be required to complete a series of free online courses designed to cover a variety of health and safety topics for providers in Idaho.
City licensed providers – Check with your city to determine if trainings will meet local ordinances.
Professional development program: You may apply for recognition when you complete 20 or more hours of professional development. Professional development hours includes any combination of IdahoSTARS approved training, targeted technical assistance, or college credits related to early childhood education (ECE). Find more information on the professional development and quality ratings at IdahoSTARS.