Provider Qualifications

(1992 - 2002)

Below are classed that I took between 1992 and 1995 at West Valley College in Saratoga, CA.  Also, during these years I was employed as an infant and toddler teacher at Primary Plus / Action Day Nurseries (Phelan Site) in San Jose, CA.  At Primary Plus, I also served as an Assistant Director for 6 months until my son was born when I choose to go back into a classroom full time.

Introduction to Early Childhood Education Child Growth and Development
Child, Family and The Community Childhood and Culture
Child Health and Safety Infant and Toddler Development
Planning for Play Supervision and Administration 1
Nutrition in Health  

I am also CPR and First Aid trained and certified.  These cards are renewed every two years as required by the California State Department of Social Services Community Care Licensing Division.

During the year 2001, I took the following classes through the Stanislaus County Office of Education, Resource and Referral and West Ed.

UC Davis Extension: Family Child Care At Its Best Series

Making the Connection With Infants and Toddlers

Building Blocks of Learning

Giving Children a Healthy Start

Managing Difficult Behavior

Setting Limits with Love

Partnering with Parents

I also took these workshops:

Family Child Care Taxes with Ed Freeborn

Circle Time Activities with Sharon Krull

In October 2001, I also attended the Semi - Annual Family Child Care Conference hosted by the California State Family Child Care Association in Santa Clara, CA.  I took workshops on the following topics:

Tricks to Recordkeeping

Beginning Desktop Publishing: Using Microsoft Publisher

Liability and Safety Issues in Family Child Care

Building the Bridge with Family Child Care and the CAEYC (California Association for the Education of the Young Child)

CAEYC Accreditation Project

Literacy with Sesame Street

In July 2001, Monterey Bay Agency (a USDA Approved Child Care Food Program) hosted its annual training meeting which I also attended.

Workshops through Resource and Referral:

Give 'Em a Boost - New Car Seat Laws

January 24, 2002

CPR and First Aid Training

February 9, 2002

Creative Inexpensive Activities

February 20, 2002

Grant Writing Workshop

February 29, 2002

CAEYC Facility Accreditation Project Broadcast Training Meetings worth 9 Professional Growth Hours:

January 29, 2002

February 5, 2002

February 12, 2002


And many many more ....  this page will be updated soon!