For ECE programs applying for recognition, at least 60% of current program staff must participate in and complete at least one training related to any of the Benchmark Menus (see below); certificates of completion will be required as part of the application packet. Trainings completed within two years of the application date will be accepted.
The list below includes trainings approved to meet the training requirement for ECE recognition.
Interested in a training but it's not listed here? E-mail us at info@FLeceaward.org.
|In-Person Training||Training Provider||Location(s) offered||Contact Information|
|Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH)||CATCH||Statewidefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Creating a Healthy Nutrition Environment Workshop||Florida Department of Health||Select counties||(850) 245-4323|
|Healthy Sarasota Childcare Training||Healthy Sarasota County||Sarasota County||(941) 861-2981|
|Healthy Kids, Healthy Future||University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension Family Nutrition Program||Select counties||(352) 294-3862|
|Nemours’ National ECE Learning Collaborative Project||Nemours Children's Health System||Currently not available|
|PREVENT Obesity||Department of Children and Families||Statewide||(866) 762-2237|
|Sports, Play, and Active Recreation for Kids (SPARK)||SPARK||Statewide||(800) 283-5700|
|Online Training||Training Provider|
|Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Facilities||Florida Breastfeeding Coalition, Inc.|
|Taking Steps to Healthy Success: An Introduction||Better Kid Care|
|Taking Steps to Healthy Success: Active Play||Better Kid Care|
|Taking Steps to Healthy Success: Breastfeeding Support||Better Kid Care|
|Taking Steps to Healthy Success: Family-Style Dining||Better Kid Care|
|Taking Steps to Healthy Success: Healthy Eating||Better Kid Care|
|Taking Steps to Healthy Success: Reduce Screen Time||Better Kid Care|
|Taking Steps to Healthy Success: Staff Wellness||Better Kid Care|