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Best Care Connected is an online professional development course that provides 5 hours of TAPP eligible training free of charge by the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service in partnership with the Arkansas Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education. 

For more information on Best Care Connected as well as all other Early Childhood Professional Development offered through University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service please go to: 

https://www.uaex.edu//health-living/child-care-providers/default.aspx

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Only 1 person can be assigned to one email address in this course. If there are multiple people using the same email address, NO credit will be given for taking the course.  No exceptions will be made. 

Requirements of the Course

checklistEach participant MUST complete all of the requirements below to get credit for the course.

1.) Fill out and submit the registration form
2.) Pass the quiz with an 80% or above
3.) Fill out and submit the course evaluation
4.) Click the link to print the certificate

If you do not complete these requirements, you WILL NOT get credit for Best Care Connected. 

The lessons have a format which includes interactive elements and audio recording.

Please turn off the pop-up blocker on your computer settings. The files will open in a new window once you click on it.

In order to view the lesson materials and videos, you will need Adobe Reader and Adobe Flash installed on your computer. If you do not have these programs, you can download them for free from the following links. 

Adobe Reader: http://get.adobe.com/reader/  

Adobe Flash: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/

 

Feel free to print any of the lesson materials. However, the "text only" versions of the lessons may be best for printing as it will print on fewer pages and with fewer pictures or graphics.

Once you complete the online registration form for that lesson, you may begin. Be sure to review all of the lesson materials, resources and videos.  Once you have completed those steps, you can take the quiz.  You must make an 80% on a quiz to pass and you will have multiple attempts to achieve this. Once you fill out the registration form, pass the quiz, and complete the course evaluation, you will be able to print your own certificate. Be sure to CLICK the link "Course Completion Certificate" in order to receive full credit.You must complete the course requirements in order to receive credit for that 1 hour lesson. Best Care Connected now has the option of completing each lesson separately for 1 hour credit. Completion reports with participant info and training hours will be sent to TAPP regularly throughout the time the course is open. 

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Continuing Education Units (CEUs are available. You can receive .5 CEUs for completing Best Care Connected. If you would like to receive CEUs for this course, please print and complete the form by clicking the link below and mailing it with your check/money order* for $10 to:

U of A Cooperative Extension Service
2301 S. University Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72204

*Make checks/money orders payable to U of A Division of Agriculture.

Click this link for the CEU Application Form:


For questions about TAPP, course content or any other content related questions, please call (501) 671-2069 or e-mail 
bcc@uaex.edu.

Please be aware that we recommend using Google Chrome as your browser while completing this course work. The courses are developed on Google Chrome and work optimally with Google Chrome.

Warning: Prolonged inactivity while logged in to this website will result in auto log out without a warning message. This can interfere with quiz completion. It is not advised to complete quizzes on mobile devices (ex: iPhone, iPad, tablets).

If you need technical assistance, please call (501) 671-2086 or e-mail courses@uaex.edu.

Target: Child Care Providers, Foster Parents, County Extension Agents-FCS
Content: Best Care Connected is an online professional development course that provides 5 hours of training.  The course is offered free of charge by the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service  in partnership with the Arkansas Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education.
Date(s): September 1, 2016 - June 1, 2017 (Enrollment closes 5/31/17)
Contact(s): Rachel Chaney, rlchaney@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2069

Target: Child Care Providers, Foster Parents, County Extension Agents-FCS
Content: Best Care Connected is an online professional development course that provides 5 hours of training.  The course is offered free of charge by the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service  in partnership with the Arkansas Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education.
Date(s): September 1, 2016 - June 1, 2017 (Enrollment closes 5/31/17)
Contact(s): Rachel Chaney, rlchaney@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2069

Target: Child Care Providers, Foster Parents, County Extension Agents-FCS
Content: Best Care Connected is an online professional development course that provides 5 hours of training.  The course is offered free of charge by the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service  in partnership with the Arkansas Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education.
Date(s): September 1, 2016 - June 1, 2017 (Enrollment closes 5/31/17)
Contact(s): Rachel Chaney, rlchaney@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2069

Target: Child Care Providers, Foster Parents, County Extension Agents-FCS
Content: Best Care Connected is an online professional development course that provides 5 hours of training.  The course is offered free of charge by the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service  in partnership with the Arkansas Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education.
Date(s): September 1, 2016 - June 1, 2017 (Enrollment closes 5/31/17)
Contact(s): Rachel Chaney, rlchaney@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2069

Target: Child Care Providers, Foster Parents, County Extension Agents-FCS
Content: Best Care Connected is an online professional development course that provides 5 hours of training.  The course is offered free of charge by the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service  in partnership with the Arkansas Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education.
Date(s): September 1, 2016 - June 1, 2017 (Enrollment closes 5/31/17)
Contact(s): Rachel Chaney, rlchaney@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2069