EQEL training is developed by DCYF in partnership with Cultivate Learning and is made available at no cost by DCYF. According to the new WAC effective 8/1/19, after completing the 30-hour Child Care Basics, new (hired on or after 8/1/19) directors, assistant directors, program supervisors, family home owners, lead teachers, and assistant teachers take this 10-hour class the following year and another 10 hours the year after that.
This class will be held live and online, October 9 and October 23 9:30am-12:00pm and 1:00-3:30pm (You must attend all sessions). It will address culturally responsive practices, brain building, executive function, and responsive caregiving. Registering for the first part registers you in all four parts.
This class is only open to teachers who are required by WAC to take it. If you have questions about whether you are required to attend this class, please visit the DCYF website here.