The Kentucky Early Childhood Trainer - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Loading...

PPT – The Kentucky Early Childhood Trainer PowerPoint presentation | free to download - id: 7b11b8-MDczM



Loading


The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content

Get the plugin now

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

The Kentucky Early Childhood Trainer

Description:

Title: Developing a Seamless Statewide Professional Development Framework: The Kentucky Approach Author: Patti Naber Last modified by: cgnatuk Created Date – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:85
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 32
Provided by: Patti189
Learn more at: http://www2.ca.uky.edu
Category:

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: The Kentucky Early Childhood Trainer


1
The Kentucky Early Childhood Trainers
Credential How to Earn It and Utilize It
  • Carole Gnatuk
  • Kentucky Cooperative Extension
  • Tammy Greene
  • University of Kentucky, Human Development
    Institute
  • Laura Stephenson
  • Kentucky Cooperative Extension

Kentucky Cooperative Extension Adobe Connect
Training November 10, 2011
2
Where Were Going
  • History of Extension agents in providing child
    care training
  • Background of the KIDS NOW Initiative
  • Basic requirements and process for obtaining and
    renewing a Trainers Credential
  • Strategies for utilizing the Credential in the
    local community

3
Burning Questions
  • List each question you have about the Trainers
    Credential.
  • Keep your list
  • If answered during presentation, discard your
    question or mark it out.
  • If your questions are not answered, email your
    question to Carole, Tammy, or Laura.

4
Outcomes
  • By the end of the session, participants will
  • Cite 3 early care and education components
    developed by the KIDS NOW Initiative
  • Identify the major requirements for obtaining and
    renewing a Kentucky Trainers Credential
  • Identify 2 strategies for providing training in
    local communities

5
Where Were Going
  • Extension Agents Involvement in Child Care
    Training

6
History of Extension Agents Involvement in Child
Care Training
  • FCS agents have provided training for child care
    providers for many years.
  • Some agents developed training curricula of their
    own.
  • Agents drew upon their FCS expertise Child
    development guidance, parent family
    relations, nutrition foods, health, financial
    household management, clothing, indoor/outdoor
    safety.

7
Extension Offers Its Resources...
  • 1998 Extension offered Office of Early Childhood
    Development its resources to support new Early
    Childhood Initiative.
  • 1999 Child Development Specialist hired to
    create a comprehensive program for all parents of
    babies and toddlers to supplement HANDS.
  • 2000 Agents and state staff joined five basic
    work groups to form KIDS NOW.

8
Keys to Great Parenting and Early Childhood
Council Involvement
  • 2000 2001 Keys to Great Parenting Fun and
    Learning with Your Baby or Toddler was rolled out
    state-wide.
  • 2000 present Agents became active in Community
    Early Childhood Councils.
  • 2002 KIDS NOW grant to CES funded training of
    120 parent educators, 4000 sets of Spanish Keys,
    and 5000 sets of 11-inch by 17-inch educational
    posters.

9
Forward Into the Future with the Child Care
Training Credential
  • Currently, FCS agents have resumed interest in
    child care provider training.
  • Several agents and the state child development
    specialist have already become certified.
  • Numerous other agents have expressed interest in
    certification. They need more information about
    the process and how they can use their
    certification.

10
Where Were Going
  • Background of
  • KIDS NOW Initiative

11
KIDS NOW Initiative
  • Office of Early Childhood Development established
    in 1998. Kim Townley hired.
  • Workgroups convened to make recommendations
  • 20-year plan approved by Early Childhood
    Authority
  • Legislation passed unanimously April 2000
  • 25 of Phase I Tobacco Settlement allotted by
    legislature

12
The Vision for Kentucky
  • All young children in Kentucky are healthy and
    safe, possess the foundation that will enable
    school and personal success, and live in strong
    families that are supported and strengthened
    within their communities.

13
Putting It All Together
Child Care
Health Depts.
First Steps (EI))
State Extension
Division of Early Childhood Development, KDE
(formerly Office of Early Childhood
Development)
Preschool
Family Resource Centers
Head Start
Higher Education Faculty
14
To Achieve the Vision
Newborn Hearing Hospitals
Scholar- ships KHEAA
Community Planning CECCs
Coordination Support Structure Evaluation Institut
ionalization
HANDS Home Visits Health
Credentials DCC
EC Mental Health Specialists
  • Assuring Maternal and
  • Child Health
  • Supporting Families
  • Enhancing Early Care
  • and Education

STARS Quality Rating UK
Vision Exams FRCs
15
In 2011
  • Early Childhood Advisory Council (ECAC)
    established
  • Early Childhood Development Authority
    incorporated into ECAC
  • Office of Early Childhood moved to the Governors
    Office
  • Terry Tolan, Executive Director

16
PD Framework
17
Kentucky Credentials
  • Commonwealth Child Care Credential
  • Over 900 active (FY2010)
  • Directors Credential
  • Over 935 awarded (FY2010)
  • Trainers Credential
  • 750-800 active credentials

18
Your Questions
  • Sort through your questions and discard/cross out
    those that have been answered.
  • Write any additional questions you have on new
    cards.

19
Purpose of Trainers Credential
  • Relate trainer expertise to specific levels of
    content
  • Give trainers opportunities to grow
  • Increase expertise of trainers

20
Eligibility Criteria
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Minimum of high school diploma/GED
  • Experience in field of early childhood
  • Trainer Credential grid--specific requirements

21
Trainers Credential Grid
  • Levels 1-5 and Specialty
  • Levels based on education and experience
  • 3-hr Course in Child Development required for
    Levels 4-5
  • Permitted levels of training

22
Eligibility Criteria
  • Introduction to Early Childhood Resources in KY
    (Level 1-5)
  • CCRRs
  • 2 hours
  • Fundamentals of Effective Training seminar
    (Levels 2-5)
  • Training Into Practice Project (TIPP)
  • 15 hours
  • PDF/Core Content online pre-assignment

23
 
TIPP Website
  • w www.kentuckypartnership.org/tipp
  • Click Trainers Credential on right side
  • Application Information
  • Trainers Credential Grid
  • Common Mistakes
  • Trainer Credential Fact Sheet
  • Frequently Asked Questions

24
After the Initial Credential
  • Trainer Credential Fact Sheet
  • Required information to include on certificates
  • Trainer record keeping requirement
  • ECE-TRIS
  • Early Care and Education Training Records
    Information System
  • http//tris.eku.ece/

25
Renewal of Credential
  • Three year credential
  • Except Level 1, non-renewable
  • Renewal hours required
  • www.kentuckypartnership.org/tipp
  • Click on Trainers Credential

26
Renewal of Credential
  • Training on adult learning and early childhood
    development required
  • Available training events in Adult
    Learning/Effective Training Design
  • Trainers Institute
  • Beyond Fundamentals training series
  • Trainers Dial-A-Discussion Webinar
  • Training hours must be given by a credentialed
    trainer

27
Where Were Going
  • Trainers Credential for Extension Agents How to
    Utilize?

28
Questions and Answers
  • Sort through your list of questions and
    discard/cross out those that have been answered.
  • Ask your remaining questions!!

29
Revisiting Stated Outcomes
  • Can you (or do you know how to find out)
  • Cite 3 early care and education components
    developed by the KIDS NOW Initiative?
  • Identify the major requirements for obtaining and
    renewing a Kentucky Trainers Credential?
  • Identify 2 strategies for providing training in
    your local community?

30
Resources
  • Resource List
  • Contact Information
  • Carole Gnatuk
  • cgnatuk_at_email.uky.edu
  • Tammy Greene
  • Tammy.greene_at_uky.edu
  • Laura Stephenson
  • Laura.stephenson_at_uky.edu

31
  • Thank You!
About PowerShow.com