published: Saturday, January 05, 2013
SFSC offers child development classes
Special to the News-Sun
South Florida State College's Corporate and Community Education Department is offering child care classes in Spring Term 2013.
Introduction to Child Care is a 40-hour class that will cover child care facility rules and regulations; health, safety and nutrition; identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect; child growth and development; behavioral observation and screening; and special needs appropriate practices. The class will meet from 5:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 5 through March 26 at the SFSC Hardee Campus, 2968 US 17 N., Bowling Green. The cost is $199.99 and includes six manuals.
Completion of both the FCCPC I and II courses are key elements to earning a Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC). FCCPC I and II address eight core areas of knowledge and skill associated with delivery of quality education to preschool children and builds upon the content of the state-mandated training courses previously completed by the caregiver.
An FCCPC I course will be held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Jan. 15 through April 29 at the SFSC Highlands Campus, 600 W. College Drive, Avon Park. The cost is $300 and the course will be taught in English. An FCCPC II course will be held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 15 through April 2 at the SFSC Lake Placid Center, 500 E. Interlake Blvd. The cost is $300, and the course will be taught in English.
Register in Building B at the SFSC Highlands Campus or any SFSC campus or center. For information, call 784-7032.
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