quality, hands-on LEARNING
for child care professionals
Workshops, Seminars and Conferences
Camp Fire provides professional learning workshops, seminars and conferences for directors, owners and staff of child care centers and family home child care providers. These opportunities provide professional development, networking and collaborative discussion and are lead by high-quality early childhood instructors.
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CPR and First Aid Training
Camp Fire offers the American Heart Association CPR Heart Saver course and Basic First Aid training course. See the calendar for current dates.
Early Childhood Administrator's Credential
Early Childhood Management Institute (ECMI) supports the learning and management objectives of child care program directors and owners seeking state certification. Those who successfully complete the ECMI program are eligible to receive their state-recognized child care administrator's credential. ECMI graduates have a 99% pass rate on the state-certification exam. Traditional and rolling course options available. Find current courses.
Learn about renewing your administrator's credential.
Child Development Associate
The Child Development Associate (CDA) credentialing program is dedicated to guiding early child care professionals in their journey to becoming qualified teachers of young children. Participants gain the knowledge to apply the CDA Competency Standards and an understanding of why these standards are helpful in child development. The CDA Credential is the most widely recognized credential in early childhood education and can be earned with an endorsement focusing on infants and toddlers, preschoolers or family child care. Courses beginning soon.
Connect4Success (C4S) is a curriculum-based program that educates child care providers on providing children birth to five years old with healthy social and emotional skills to prepare them for success is school and life. Tantrums, outbursts and class disruptions can be managed in a lovingly and respectful way. C4S provides teachers of young children with the knowledge, skills and tools to support children's development and maximize their opportunities for educational success. Some course curriculum support level 1 TAIMH endorsement. Find a course near you.
Onsite Professional Development
Camp Fire experts can bring the classroom to you with our onsite professional development courses. Topics are selected by YOU to meet specific needs of your team. Select topics from the course catalogs, excerpts from seminars and workshops, or even those that support additional learning of CDA or Conscious Discipline concepts. Learn more about Onsite Professional Development options.
Coaching/Mentoring Certificate Course
You can positively impact the work of early education teachers with this advanced-level course. Going beyond instruction and guidance, this 45-hour course focuses on increasing skills to facilitate the professional growth of early childhood teachers through coaching strategies, analyzing assessment data and differentiated instruction, and reflective practices, to name a few. Learn more about the Coaching/Mentoring Course. Limited availability. Find the next available course.
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