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On Demand Distance Education
Better Kid Care's On Demand Distance Education system provides professional development online anytime you are ready to learn! Get started using On Demand with a video tutorial, review the lesson listing, and read frequently asked questions.

Better Kid Care News

Adventurous Play: It’s Something To Talk About
Mar 14, 2018
When’s the last time you and your co-workers talked about adventurous, risky, or big body play? This type of programming is often something that people have strong opinions about but hesitate to discuss.
New On Demand modules
Mar 9, 2018
Taking Steps to Healthy Success: Family-Style Dining; Taking Steps to Healthy Success: Breastfeeding Support
A Million Modules!
Feb 23, 2018
On Demand is about to reach one million completed modules! That's a lot of professional development to celebrate. In anticipation of the millionth completion, we're giving away one million seconds of On Demand PD to the person who completes that millionth module!*
Penn State Better Kid Care is Honored to Earn the CDA Gold Standard
Jan 17, 2018
On December 19, 2017, Penn State Better Kid Care's CDA course was awarded the CDA Gold Standard following a quality review of their training and student services by the Council for Professional Recognition (the Council). The CDA Gold StandardSM is part of the Council’s early childhood education effort to help CDA students find the high-quality training and student services they need in preparation for the CDA exam and a career as early childhood educators.
Why Observe Children?
Jan 12, 2018
Commonly heard responses are that early care and education (ECE) professionals observe children to monitor progress, to complete required assessments and screenings, and to identify learning or behavior challenges.

PA On-site Training

Better Kid Care: Interactions Matter
When: Mar 22, 2018
Where: Penn State Extension Chester County, Government Services Center, 601 Westtown Road, Suite 370, West Chester, PA 19380
Engaging Families in Poverty
When: Mar 26, 2018
Where: Allentown, PA
Building Resilience
When: Apr 9, 2018
Where: Allentown, PA