Better Kid Care provides professional development opportunities developed for child care center directors and program administrators.

On Demand Distance Education for Directors

Better Kid Care offers lessons designed specifically to address the professional development needs of center directors. Lessons are identified in the On Demand online system that have content relevant to program leadership and administration.

New center directors are required to take the Director's Series from Better Kid Care.  All of the lessons in the series are available online in Better Kid Care's On Demand system.

Center Director's Series

(2-hour online lessons, D8C2)

  • Developing an Emergency Preparedness Plan
  • Hiring Staff
  • Keeping Children Safe on Playgrounds
  • Balancing Child – Staff Ratios
  • There's Always More to Learn
  • The Ins and Outs of Recordkeeping

All lessons for directors, including the Director's Series lessons are available on our new On Demand Distance Education site. Search by title or by code D8.

Coming soon! Family Forum workshops.

Better Kid Care’s On Demand system has an option to prepay for multiple professional development online lessons for you and/or your staff.

All new staff who work in a child care center or group home and any new family child care providers are required to complete a professional development module for their setting that contains new staff orientation information and the mandated health and safety training.