As caring adults in young children’s lives we play a major role in setting the stage for lifelong learning, discovery and success. Nebraska Extension is committed to providing research-based strategies to help you support the holistic development of the young child in your care.

Active in all 93 counties and at child.unl.edu

The Learning Child

Web-based Sessions for Early Childhood Professionals

Need FREE continuing education hours? Don't want to travel? Pull up a comfortable chair and join us on the web! Registration closes at noon the day of the class. 

Classes begin on October 7, 2019 and go until  March 2, 2020.

For more details on the classes and a registration link go to: https://food.unl.edu/fit-and-healthy-kids 

The CHIME (Cultivating Healthy Intentional Mindful Educators) Program provides education and guidance on how to incorporate mindfulness and reflective practice into your daily routine, teaching and caregiving.

 Engaging in mindfulness and reflective practice has many benefits for health and well-being;of both providers and young children - including reduced stress, improved emotion management, better sleep quality, increased focus and attention, and enhanced relationships.

Date: February 1, 2020
Location: Ainsworth, NE
(Possible to earn 10 hours of approved childcare credits for Nebraska, South Dakota and Iowa)

Please put this in your calendar.

When you focus your vision to the things you want to be, do or have, you will attract those things into your Early Childhood professional life.  (10 Early Childhood credit hours)

Three Online Lessons: You must attend all three classes live

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