Partners: Maryland State Department of Education; Fall 2017 Newsletter excerpt
The Basics of Health and Safety Training in Maryland
H&H IS an APPROVED TRAINER for the required Basic Health and Safety Training in Maryland!
Best practices and standards for health and safety are the foundation of quality child care. Meeting the basic health and safety needs of all children sets the stage for positive child outcomes. The Basic Health and Safety Training provides an overview of the basic health and safety requirements and best practices in nine of the topic areas outlined in the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Reauthorization of 2015. Completing the Basic Health and Safety Training is a federal requirement.
Providers and those in child care environments in every state are required to take training. The regulation goes into effect on July 1, 2017. All providers should have a valid certificate of completion for Basic Health and Safety Training by that date to be complaint with federal and state requirements.
The free online Basic Health and Safety Training hosted by MSDE runs in cohorts. There is only one course per month and registration is required. Register for and get all the details on the Basic Health and Safety Training administered by MSDE at http://earlychildhood.marylandpublicschools.org/ basic-health-safety-training.
REGISTRATION with H&H IS open 24 Hrs online. The 5 hour Basic Health and Safety Training is offered twice a month at H&H so register now for your next class!