Welcome to Best Care Connected!

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Best Care Connected provides 5 hours of free TAPP/PDR verified professional development training through the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service in partnership with the Arkansas Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education.

Best Care Connected is available from October 16th to September 15th.


Best Care Connected 2017-2018 Lessons:

  •       Infant Development- Baby's First Year
  •       Importance of Sleep and Quiet Time in Early Childhood
  •       The Effective Storyteller      
  •       It's Potty Time
  •       Managing Aggressive Behavior in the Early Childhood Classroom through Positive Discipline

To enroll in and access the course scroll to the bottom of this page and click the link titled “Best Care Connected 2017-2018”.

CLICK HERE  for Course Reminders and Frequently Asked Questions

Need Help?
For questions specific to the Best Care Connected course, other Early Childhood Professional Development, and reporting your PDR credit, please contact Rachel Chaney at (501) 671-2069 or e-mail bcc@uaex.edu.
For specific questions related to PDR accounts/numbers, please call (888)429-1585.  Click here for PDR Frequently Asked Questions.

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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): October 16, 2017 - September 15, 2018 (Enrollment closes 9/10/18)
Contact(s): Rachel Chaney, rlchaney@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2069