A Training Series for New (or Newer) Providers!

Family Child Care Pathways to Success

Sponsored by the Scott County Licensed Family Child Care Association


Family Child Care Pathways to Success is an 8-week course designed to help new (or newer) providers better understand the field of family child care.

  • This course is offered twice a year. Pick your session!: Spring Session (January- April) on Tuesday evenings & Fall Session (September – November) on Tuesday or Thursday evenings.   2 Hours Per Week
  • Location: Shakopee Public Library
  • Time: 7-9pm
  • COST: $40.00 for 8 classes (includes a CD-rom of resources & handouts) or $65.00 for 8 class (includes CD-rom of resources AND a 3-ring binder with handouts printed for you)…
  • A GREAT VALUE! You’ll receive 16 hours of training for only $5 per class!
  • Questions? Call Deloris: (952) 492-3827
Online Registration is available!

A Quick Glance of some of the course content:

  • The Business of Family Child Care – Part I What Qualifies for a Deduction? How to Get Organized to Keep Records, Time-Space Formula Income: Client Fees and CACFP
  • The Business of Family Child Care – Part II Record Keeping & Taxes How to Determine Parent Fees, Software for Recordkeeping
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition – Sanitation and Hand washing, Communicable Diseases, Immunizations and Medications, Making the Child Care Safe and Fun
  • Communication: Building Parent Provider Partnerships Contracts and Policies, Interviews, Special Needs—Legal Requirements
  •  Environments and Marketing Integrating Family and the FCC Business, Toys and Equipment, Storage & Space: Child Care & Personal, Marketing Tips: How to Sell Your Environment
  • Child Growth and Development & Curriculum –  Typical Developmental Milestones, Understanding How Children Learn, Areas of Learning Curriculum
  • Child Guidance –  Age Appropriate Behavior Skills That Correspond with Modifying Behavior for: Infants, Toddlers, Pre-Schoolers, School-Age Children
  • Professional Pathways to Success – Parent Aware, Networking and Links, MN Industry Trends, Career Paths, Writing Grants
  • Risk Reduction—Liability, Accident Reduction and Safety, Understanding Rule II, Legal Resources, Liability Insurance, Defense Strategies Against Allegations, Americans with Disabilities Act


Spring Session begins lateJanuary 2020.  Spring Dates: January 28 February 4, 11, 18, 25 March 3, 10, 17


Questions? Call Deloris: (952) 492-3827