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 whether 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 include any combination of IdahoSTARS-approved training, targeted technical assistance, and college credits related to early childhood education (ECE). Find more information on the professional development and quality ratings at IdahoSTARS.