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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 May 13, 2019
Number of open seats 4
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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