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We offer many services to help you and your child child business. Training Opportunities

We offer several classes that help you run your business, obtain your Child Development Associate Credential, climb the Utah State Career Ladder or to simply connect with other providers.

Do you need to fill spots in your child care?

We keep a comprehensive database of state regulated child care providers in Weber, Davis & Morgan Counties. Everyday parents seeking child care contact our agency, we would love to let them know of your services!

Once you register with us, your child care will also appear on the Care About Childcare website run by the Department of Workforce Services. This website averages over 600 views per day.

Are you just starting out?

See if this is the profession for you and to learn about the programs that can help get you started, go to our Getting Started Page.

Have you been in the business for a while?

We have information on grants, professional development and other programs.

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December 7, 2017

CDA Cohort
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We are excited to announce that we will have a new CDA Cohort for 2018!
Follow this link to the online application form.

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November 10, 2017

Have You Ever Wanted to Earn Early Childhood College Credits Online?

 

 The Office of Child Care has an opportunity for you!

 

Through a partnership with Early EdU (https://www.earlyedualliance.org/ ), the Department of Workforce Services, Office of Child care is pleased to announce a new online early childhood college credit pilot program.

 

Through the Early EdU pilot program, early childhood educators may earn three college credits per class completed for only $62.00. Credits will be awarded by Southern Utah University and may be transferred to other Utah universities.

 

 The Early EdU pilot will launch its first class, Applied Child Development and Family Engagement, on Thursday, February 1st, 2018. This class surveys physical, emotional, cognitive and social development of young children. Assignments and activities include observation of developmental milestones, lesson planning to support children’s development and family engagement activities. The course length is 17 weeks.

 

To participate in this opportunity you will need to submit the application found here by Friday, December 1st, 2017.

Please send completed applications to OCC@utah.gov.

 

 Click HERE for the Application and to see the rubric explanation of how applicants will be prioritized.

 

 Applicants will be notified by Friday, December 8th, 2017 of their acceptance.

 

 Please note: a second Early EdU class will be offered in September 2018; applications will be released in July 2018 for participation in the fall class.

 

We hope you consider this opportunity to continue your professional development through college credits!

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Care About Childcare - Weber State University

1351 Edvalson St Dept. 1309

Ogden UT 84408-1309
(801) 626-7837
careaboutchildcare@weber.edu

 CareAboutChildcare.utah.gov

Care About Childcare - Weber State University is a program of Weber State University's Jerry & Vickie Moyes College of Education's Child & Family Studies Department.

Funding is made possible through the Child Care and Development fund, the Department of Workforce Services and the Office of Child Care.