Professional Development 

Training Opportunities

In-Person Training

In-person training is offered through local Family Child Care Associations and through the Minnesota Child Care Aware Network.

Local Associations - See the training page

MNCPD Site - Trainings offered through Minnesota Child Care Aware Network

On-Line Training

Eager-to-Learn offers on-line training.  
Class offerings are in an on-line group setting facilitated by a MNCPD Certified instructor. 

See this Eager-to-Learn link for current offerings.

Anytime Learning is a self-directed and self-paced learning program offered through Eager-to-Learn.

Minnesota Child Care Aware District Sites 

Metro District

Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington Counties

Think Small 

Northeast District

Aitkin, Chisago, Carlton, Cass, Cook, Crow Wing, Isanti, Itasca, Kanabec, Koochiching, Lake, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Pine, St. Louis, Todd, and Wadena Counties

Pine Technical & Community College

Northwest District

Becker, Beltrami, Clay, Clearwater, Douglas, Grant, Hubbard, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Otter Tail, Pennington, Polk, Pope, Red Lake, Roseau, Stevens, and Traverse Counties

Lakes & Prairie Community Action 

Southern District

Blue Earth, Brown, Dodge, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, LeSueur, Martin, Mower, Nicollet, Olmsted, Rice, Sibley, Steele, Wabasha, Waseca, Watonwan, and Winona Counties

Families First of Minnesota

West/Central District

Benton, Big Stone, Chippewa, Cottonwood, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rock, Sherburne, Stearns, Swift, Wright, and Yellow Medicine Counties

Prairie 5 CAP Agency