State and Registry System of Washington

Child Care Basics 30-Hour (Formerly STARS 20-Hour Basic Training)

Creation of the Child Care Basics Curriculum Guide was the result of the combined efforts of Early Learning professionals from across the state of Washington and draws from the larger community of Early Childhood Education.  Child Care Basics 30 hour/3 credit course serves as an introduction for professionals in meeting the licensing requirement for lead teachers.

Olympic College offers the Child Care Basics each quarter:

  1. Online for college credit   (Please refer to the Class Schedule for course and item numbers)
  2. Face to face for credit.  (Please refer to the Class Schedule for course and item numbers)

STARS Approved Continuing Education Workshops - For 2014

Olympic College also offers STARS approved continuing education workshops.  Space is limited so please call 360.475.7625 to check availability. Classes with less than 10 participants may be cancelled.  Click on the link to print off the flyer and registration form. STARSWorkshopFlyerSpring2013.pdf

**All classes held in the Sophia Bremer Child Development Center room 105E unless otherwise noted.

Date                 Class                                                                 Time                  Cost          # Enrolled        
3/8/14               A Creative Journaling Experience            10:00-12:00      $20            15 Max 
*Please contact Vickie Mackenzie at vmackenzie@olympic.edu or 360-475-7625 to check availability.  You must preregister and prepay for this class.

4/19/14            Active Music in Child Development           9:00-11:00        $16

6/7/14               Offering Support to Families Affected       9:00-11:00        $16 
                           by Alcohol and Other Drugs - Part II

**If you have any ideas for or would like a certain STARS workshop, please don't hesitate to request or share your ideas.  Emails are welcome!

STARS Coordinator
Vickie MacKenzie

                                     Updated  8/19/2013