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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

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.
New On Demand for the New Year!
Jan 11, 2018
I-LABS – Why the First 2000 Days Matter; Prevención de la Obesidad Infantil en Español (series)
Intentional Interactions
Dec 12, 2017
Relationships are the active ingredient for learning. Children's relationships with adults, peers, and the world around them are the foundation for all growth.
New in On Demand…
Dec 6, 2017
Online Learning: Best Practices to Maximize Professional Development; PYD Mastery: Learning Environment and Curriculum; Taking Steps to Healthy Success: Healthy Eating

PA On-site Training

Better Kid Care: Asking Purposeful Questions
When: Jan 25, 2018
Where: Penn State Extension Chester County, Government Services Center, 601 Westtown Road, Suite 370, West Chester, PA 19380
Better Kid Care: Transition Time Again
When: Jan 31, 2018
Where: Penn State Extension, Adams County, 670 Old Harrisburg Road, Suite #204, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Better Kid Care: Toddlers Take on Circle Time
When: Feb 3, 2018
Where: Penn State Extension Franklin County, 181 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, PA 17202
Better Kid Care: Toddlers Take on Math and Science
When: Feb 3, 2018
Where: Penn State Extension Franklin County, 181 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, PA 17202
Better Kid Care: Wildlife Gardener
When: Feb 3, 2018
Where: Penn State Extension Franklin County, 181 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, PA 17202