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Starting a Child Care Program

Event Description

Are you interested in opening a child care center or family child care home in Ohio? Join us for this interactive session to learn how to be a successful child care owner. Topics discussed include types of care; personal and professional attributes; national, state, and local trends in child care; understanding the true cost of care; and the phases of building a strong program. Professional and local community resources to support your business will be shared. Please note: this training does not take the place of the ODJFS Pre-Licensing training requirement.

Sessions / Training Location Info

Session Being Hosted At:
4C for Children - 2100 Sherman Avenue, #300 Cincinnati Hamilton (directions)


Amy Van Verth

Event Information

Contact Hours 2.50
Training approved for No approvals
Registration deadline Jan 19, 2018
Number of open seats 17
Event Owner 4C Cincinnati
Sponsor Phone (513) 758-1301

Topic Areas

Target Audience Program Administrator,Family Child Care
Age Groups related to content Infants,Toddlers,Preschoolers,Schoolagers
Core Knowledge Area N/A
Child Development Associate Area To ensure a well-run, purposeful program responsive to participant needs
Early Learning and Development Standards N/A
Assessment Type None



Identify one personal and one professional attribute needed of a child care owner.

Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's CKC for Program Administrators
Area: Human Resource Leadership and Development
Subgroup: Leadership and Advocacy
Competency: 1.3 Recognizes own strengths and areas of growth as a leader and seeks out opportunities for further development of leadership skills.

Describe the three phases of building a child care program.

Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's CKC for Program Administrators
Area: Business and Operations Management
Subgroup: Program Operations and Administration
Competency: 1.1 Establishes an organizational structure,* based on regulatory requirements and business needs, that allows for effective decisionmaking and accountability.*

Create a plan of action for opening a licensed child care program.


Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's CKC for Program Administrators
Area: Program Development and Evaluation
Subgroup: Program Development
Competency: 1.2 Identifies and articulates short and long term program goals.

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