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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Kids First Holding Training for Teachers and Parents on Infant and Toddler Development


Kids First Holding Training for Teachers and Parents on Infant and Toddler Development

Contact: Megan Monaghan, Lead Trainer, 970-920-5373 or

Aspen, CO – December 20, 2018 – Kids First is leading a 48-hour training called EQIT: Expanding Quality for Infants and Toddlers, which focuses on enhancing infant and toddler development from the perspective of parents and early childhood educators.

The training begins January 9, 2019 and is offered over 16 sessions running through May 1, 2019 at the Yellow Brick School at 215 N. Garmisch Street in Aspen. Primarily the training will provide early care and education professionals with up-to-date information on topics including: infant and toddler development, relationship-based care, developing responsive curriculums and environments, meeting children’s social and emotional needs, partnering with families, responsive caregiving, safe and healthy environments, language and literacy, and children with special needs. Parents however, are also encouraged to take the training.

Successful completion meets the Division of Child Care Licensing’s infant toddler training course requirements for:
• Infant Nursery Supervisor
• Early Childhood Teacher
• Center Director Qualification
• Home providers needing the infant/toddler training requirements for the experienced provider, 3 under 2, or the infant/toddler home license.

The course can be taken for college credit.

The total cost for this community training is $50! Scholarships are available for eligible students, contact Megan Monaghan at or 970-920-5373 for more information.


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