LINC Educare Initiative

The LINC Educare initiative promotes early childhood education through a simple approach: educate and train those who care for our children between zero and three, and up through school age. Educare providers attend workshops on child development, cognition, motor skills, behavior problems, child abuse and neglect, and infant first-aid and CPR. As new studies, methods and technologies are introduced to the public, we re-evaluate our efforts to improve what can be done to produce better parents, teachers and professionals. Get the Educare brochure

 

Educare Training Information

Note: Please bring your six-digit MOPD ID# to the training. This number is required to obtain state credit for the classes.  To obtain your MOPD ID# go to openinitiative.org

What is pre-service and in-service training?

Funding provided by the Missouri Department of Social Services, Children's Division, Early Childhood and Prevention Services Section.

Upcoming Trainings

Click the event title to register. Events that have reached capacity are not listed. For a calendar view of events click here.


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LINC Educare Staff

LaChandra Calhoun
Educare Coordinator
816-889-5055 ext. 1233
lcalhoun@kclinc.org


Questions about required training?

Click here to learn more about required training on our FAQ page.

MOPD ID# Information

You must have your six-digit MOPD ID# to trainings. This number is required to obtain state credit for the classes.  To obtain your MOPD ID# go to openinitiative.org

Community Resources for Child Care Providers

Click here to learn more about community resources for child care providers in Missouri.

Missouri Child Care and Resource Referral Network

LINC also works with and supports the Missouri Child Care Resource and Referral Network which provides valuable information about child care providers including professional development opportunities, particularly for providers who need clock hours to meet continuing education requirements.