Placer County Office of Education, Early
Childhood Education recognizes that licensed family childcare providers are a
major source of support for working families. The Family Child Care at
Its Best program delivers high-quality learning opportunities to family child
Offered statewide, these workshops help
caregivers improve their knowledge, skills, and quality of care working with
mixed age range children. We currently offer 21 different training workshops
focused on serving families and children ages 0-13 years. The program is funded
by the California Department of Education, which enables us to offer these
workshops at no cost to providers. All
workshops are five hours in duration, unless otherwise notated, and can be
counted towards providers’ professional development.
Workshops are available in English, Spanish,
Cantonese or Mandarin, Russian, Arabic and Farsi. To enroll in these
workshops, visit the Workforce Registry, contact your local Resource and
Referral agency or contact our office: FCCB@placercoe.k12.ca.us.
See upcoming Family Child Care at Its Best workshop offerings posted on our webpage and on the California ECE Workforce Registry. To find out more and verify either virtual or in-person learning approach for professional development, contact: FCCB@placercoe.k12.ca.us
HOW CAN I REQUEST TO HOST A FAMILY CHILD CARE AT ITS BEST WORKSHOP?
Email FCCB@placercoe.org or click the Agency Training Workshop Request link to request to host this learning opportunity for child care providers.
IS THERE A FEE FOR FAMILY CHILD CARE AT OTS BEST WORKSHOPS?
Workshops are free learning opportunities for providers and no cost to agency hosts.
WHO CAN ATTEND A FAMILY CHILD CARE AT ITS BEST WORKSHOP?
Child care providers in home-based settings or those providers working with mixed aged children may attend.
Agency Training Workshop Request Form
Complete this form to request to host a Family Child Care at Its Best workshop.
Agency Guidelines 2020-2021
FCCB Informational Postcard
The statewide Family Child Care at Its Best program continues to support home based child care providers through distance learning while preparing for in person professional development when it is safe to do so. With half of our participants enrolling in non-English workshops, our focus for accessible learning opportunities is vitally important.
“The best education is not given to students; it is drawn out of them."
― Gerald Belcher