Training

Approved Learning

The Statewide Training Calendar is searchable by delivery type: classroom (in person, face-to-face); hybrid (a combination, such as online and mail); web-based, self-paced; and web-based with scheduled sessions. To search for training, click here.

Individual Request for Training Approval

Some professional development opportunities such as national or regional conferences, special events, and other training events may not have been ECP approved prior to the event.  Individuals have the option to submit for approval of these events by completing an Individual Request for Training Approval online in the Training tab of your account. Documentation of attendance must be uploaded and this process must be completed within 3 months of the event. After review and approval, the event will be added to your Professional Development Record. For more information about how to submit this form, please contact our office.

Stars to Quality Training

Montana’s Quality Improvement Rating System (QRIS) called STARS to Quality requires specific training at each of the five STAR levelsFor more information click here or contact your local Child Care Resource & Referral Agency.

Approved Distance Learning

The Statewide Training Calendar is searchable by delivery type: classroom (in person, face-to-face); hybrid (a combination, such as online and mail); web-based, self-paced; and web-based with scheduled sessions.

The following are options for online training that has been approved in Montana:

ChildCareTraining.org
ChildCareTraining.org is your source for early childhood professional development. Competitive pricing. A wide range of courses offered on-demand, 24/7. Individual feedback from instructors. Guaranteed grading in 3 business days. Visit www.ChildCareTraining.orgChildCareTraining.org is a project of Child Care Resources, Inc.

Montana Asthma-Friendly Childcare training: Asthma Control Program
This 2 hour training aims to give child care providers basic knowledge about what asthma is, the signs of asthma exacerbations and how to manage an asthma attack in a child care setting.  Click here for more information.