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Trainings & Conferences

Each PFCCA chapter meeting counts as face-to-face training that is accepted by licensing.

 *Ilse Wilson is available for free C.D.A. review*

Care About Child Care


The CAC Professional Development Department offers approximately 32 classes per quarter to anyone interested in early childhood issues and education. Classes cover a wide variety of topics including introductory child development, starting and running a child care business, working with families, and specific age groups of children. The classes focus on improving the quality of care for children and increasing the knowledge of child care providers.

UAEYC Early Childhood Conference


Our annual conference draws in over 1000 Early Childhood Professionals across the state of Utah and surrounding neighbor-states.  Our audience includes: center childcare teachers, workers and directors; program administrators from all sectors of early childhood; Head Start program staff; Home Visitors; Early Intervention Professionals; Family Childcare Professionals; Early Childhood Mental Health workers; K-2nd grade Teachers; and many others.

Smart Horizons


These training courses are designed to help early childhood professionals complete annual training requirements and acquire required training hours for those seeking a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, CDA credential renewal or in-service training. CAC online courses provide a variety of engaging topics designed specifically for the early childhood professional.

Care Courses


Care Courses offers online training classes and book courses for child care providers. Use our childcare professional development clock hours for most US Statescontinuing education inservice requirements and registries, for CDA Certification (Child Development Associate Credential), for CDA Renewal and for NAC Renewal. Care Courses also offers Spanish courses in correspondence book format.

NAFCC Family Child Care Institute


The National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) presents the 2017 Family Child Care Conference which is the largest national gathering of family child care providers, advocates, trainers, mentors, and leaders. The theme this year is “Creating Connections.”  The NAFCC Annual Conference is the only one of its kind bringing together family child care providers from all over the country to learn from and connect with each other.  It does not stop there, we are also the only conference convening allies and supporting organizations to focus on building this profession and building recognition for what family child care providers do each day for children, families, and for the economy.

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