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.

The course format includes interactive elements and audio recording. For more information on Best Care Connected in addition to other Early Childhood Professional Development options, go to https://www.uaex.edu/childcare.


Best Care Connected classes are available from October 15th to September 15th .

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Course Requirements

checklistEach participant MUST complete all of the requirements below to receive credit:

      1.)    Complete the registration form

      2.)    Pass the quiz with an 80% or above

      3.)    Complete the course evaluation

      4.)    Save as pdf or Print the certificate

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

Each lesson is available for 1 hour of TAPP/PDR verified credit. Once you complete all of the lesson requirements, allow 30 to 45 days for credit to show on TAPP/PDR.


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for Best Care Connected. You can receive 0.1 CEUs for each lesson/hour that you complete. If you would like to receive CEUs for Best Care Connected, be sure you have completed ALL the Best Care Connected classes for that year that you intend to count for CEUs. When you are ready, please print, complete, and mail the form with a check/money order* for $10 to:

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

Click here for the CEU Application Form:


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

Course Reminders

  • Only one person per email address in this course. If there are multiple people using the same email address will not receive credit for taking the course. No exceptions!
  • Turn off the pop-up blocker on your computer settings.
  • Some files will open in a new window once you click on them.
  • We do not advise using mobile devices (ex: iPhone, iPad, tablets) when completing quizzes.
  • You need Adobe Reader, and Adobe Flash installed on your computer to complete this course. If you do not have these programs, you can download them for free from the following links. 
                        o   Adobe Reader: http://get.adobe.com/reader/  
                        o   Adobe Flash: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
  • We recommend using Google Chrome as your browser while completing this course work. These courses work optimally with Google Chrome.
  • Feel free to print lesson materials. We recommend printing "text only" version of the lesson to save paper.


Warning: Prolonged inactivity while logged in to this website will result in auto log out without a warning message and can interfere with quiz completion.

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

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