If you have taken a class from us before, you can register online!

In order to register for a class online, you must log into the Care About Childcare website at www.careaboutchildcare.utah.gov.

If you do not know your password, click on the reset your password link located above where you log in. You will need to enter the email you used when registering for classes previously. You will be taken to a page where you can set a new password. Your user name should be your email address.

For step by step instructions on how to register online, click here.
If you have any questions, call our agency at 801-626-7837.

When registering for make-up sessions and/or using a voucher you will need to use the mail-in registration form.

July 11, 2019
Online registration is experiencing a temporary outage. We are sorry for the inconvenience. You may still register for classes by mailing in the registration form you can download above. We anticipate this problem to be an issue for the next few weeks. This schedule was last updated on July 17th

School Age, Course 4: Expanded Learning Opportunities

Saturdays: July 7 & 14

9am - 2:30pm

WSU McKay Education Building Room 10

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours, 1 CEU

Career Ladder: Level 5 - 8, School Age Endorsement

Instructor: Vicki Kielsmeier

(10 hours) In this course participants will learn about creating an emergent curriculum for school age children. They will also learn about the role of evaluations and core standards in afterschool programs, as well as leadership and community outreach.

Sorry, this class has closed.

Child Development: Learning in the Early Years

Mondays & Wednesdays: July 9, 11, 16, & 18

6:30 - 9pm
WSU McKay Education Building Room 10

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours

Career Ladder: Level 1

Instructor: Celeste Ferguson

(10 hours) In this course participants explore how young children learn and develop. Areas of focus include: brain development, learning through play, supporting social and emotional development, and positive guidance.

Sorry, this class has closed.

Advanced Child Development

Tuesdays & Thursdays: July 10, 12, 17, & 19
6:30 - 9pm

WSU McKay Education Building Room 10

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours

Career Ladder: Level 2 - 3

Instructor: Crystal Knippers

(10 hours) In this course participants learn basic principles and theories of child development, and how this knowledge can influence their day-to-day work with children.  Participants will be introduced to the theories of Maslow, Erikson, Montessori, Piaget, Vygotsky, Kohlberg, Gilligan, and behaviorism.

Sorry, this class has closed.

Infant & Toddler Care Course 3: Learning in Infancy & Toddlerhood

Mondays & Wednesdays: July 23, 25, 30, & Aug 1

6:30pm - 9pm

WSU McKay Education Building Room 10

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours, 1 CEU

Career Ladder: Level 5 - 8, Infant Toddler Endorsement

Instructor: Simone St Laurent

(10 hours) In this course participants explore how infants and toddlers learn. Areas of focus include: cognitive discoveries of infancy, the role of the caregiver in supporting learning, stages of infancy, and language development.

Sorry, this class has closed.

School Readiness Standards Course 4: Additional Core Standards

Tuesday & Thursday: July 31 & Aug 2 6:30pm - 9pm
AND Saturday Aug 4 9am - 2:30pm

WSU McKay Education Building Room 10

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours, 1 CEU

Career Ladder: Level 5 - 8, School Readiness Endorsement

Instructor: Vicki Kielsmeier

(10 hours) In this course, based on Utah’s Early Learning Guidelines, participants will learn how to effectively and appropriately foster preschooler’s development in four additional core areas; Approaches to Learning, Science, Creative Arts, and Physical Development.

There are 4 seats available. This class closes on 7/25

Looking to Learn

Mondays & Wednesdays: Aug 6, 8, 13, & 15
6:30 - 9pm

WSU McKay Education Building Room 10

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours

Career Ladder: Level 2 - 3

Instructor: Verlina Adame

(10 hours) In this course participants learn effective tools and strategies for gathering and using observational information about children.  Areas of focus include: learning to observe children accurately and objectively, observation tools and goals, overcoming obstacles to observation, and interpreting and using observation data.

There are 9 seats available. This class closes on 7/30

Director's Toolbox Course 1: Leadership in Action & The Right Fit

Tuesdays & Thursdays: Aug 14, 16, 21, & 23
6:30 - 9pm

WSU McKay Education Building Room 10

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours, 1 CEU

Career Ladder: Level 5 - 8, Center Director's Endorsement

Instructor: Mary Ogan

(10 hours) In this course, participants will learn qualities of good leadership, sharing power, and creating a quality center as well as recruiting staff and finding a good match.

There are 22 seats available. This class closes on 8/7

Strong and Smart: Physical & Intellectual Development

Saturdays: Aug 18 & 25

9am - 2:30pm

WSU McKay Education Building Room 10

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours

Career Ladder: Level 2 - 3

Instructor: Mary Ogan

(10 hours) In this course participants learn practical ways to promote young children's physical, cognitive, language, and creative development in age-appropriate play and learning activities.

There are 20 seats available. This class closes on 8/10

Infant & Toddler Care Course 4: Working with Families of Infants & Toddlers

Mondays & Wednesdays, Aug 20, 22, 27, & 29

6:30pm - 9pm

WSU McKay Education Building Room 10

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours, 1 CEU

Career Ladder: Level 5 - 8, Infant Toddler Endorsement

Instructor: Gina O'Driscoll

(10 hours) In this course participants explore positive ways to work with the families of the children in

their care. Areas of focus include: partnerships, sharing the care, and how to be aware of, and sensitive to, cultural differences.

There are 15 seats available. This class closes on 8/13

Family Child Care, Course 3:  Developmental Learning Goals & Activities

Thursdays: Aug 23, 30, Sept 6, & 13

6:30pm - 9pm

WSU McKay Education Building Room 10

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours, 1 CEU

Career Ladder: Level 5 - 8, Family Child Care Endorsement

Instructor: Vivian Hardy

(10 hours) In this family child care course participants learn methods of supporting the developmental needs of children in the areas of:  social and self awareness; physical, cognitive, and language development; and creativity.  Emphasis will be placed on working with children in mixed-age groups.

There are 18 seats available. This class closes on 8/13

Child Development: Ages & Stages

Saturdays: Sept 8 & 15

9am - 2:30pm

WSU McKay Education Building Room 10

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours

Career Ladder: Level 1

Instructor: Tressie Kearl

(10 hours) In this course participants learn about typical developmental milestones for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and school age children.  Participants also learn basic strategies for working with each of these age groups of children.

There are 14 seats available. This class closes on 8/31

Professionalism in Child Care: More Than Babysitting

Mondays & Wednesdays: Sept 10, 12, 17, & 19

6:30pm - 9pm

WSU McKay Education Building Room 10

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours

Career Ladder: Level 2 - 3

Instructor: Ty Singleton

(10 hours) In this course participants learn how to make informed decisions based on standards for best practices, utilize opportunities for individual professional growth, and contribute to the early childhood field.

There are 19 seats available. This class closes on 9/4

Special Needs Course 4: Teaching Techniques

Tuesdays & Thursdays: Sept 11, 13, 18, & 20
6:30pm - 9pm

WSU McKay Education Building Room 10

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours, 1 CEU

Career Ladder: Level 5 - 8, Special Needs Endorsement

Instructor: Mary Ogan

(10 hours) In this course participants will learn the best teaching techniques to use when working with children who have special needs. Topics include individualizing lesson plans/activities, proactive techniques, guiding behavior/interventions, and implementation of successful inclusive programming.

There are 20 seats available. This class closes on 9/4

Guidance & Emotional Wellness Course 4: Social Emotional Teaching Strategies

Tuesday & Thursday: Sept 25 & 27 6:30 - 9pm

AND Saturday: Sept 29, 9am - 2:30pm

WSU McKay Education Building Room 10

Cost $16

Credit: 10 Licensing hours, 10 CDA hours, 1 CEU

Career Ladder: Level 5 - 8, Guidance & Emotional Wellness Endorsement

Instructor: Megan Jolley

(10 hours) In this course participants will continue to learn about concepts developed by CSEFEL (Center for Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning).  They will learn about techniques, called Positive Behavior Supports, to help children with behavior issues.  They will discuss the meaning of children's challenging behavior, and learn how to develop a support plan.  They will also learn about the caregiver's role in supporting children with serious emotional disorders.

There are 22 seats available. This class closes on 9/18

Look for our Fall Quarter Schedule to be posted in September!

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 provided by the Child Care and Development Fund and the Department of Workforce Services, Office of Child Care.