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Developing an Intergenerational Program in Your Child Care Center: New Online Training Module from Penn State’s Better Kid Care

Posted: March 16, 2012

Better Kid Care has more than 75 professional development lessons for child care professionals available online. A new lesson on how to involve senior adults in early childhood care and education programs was recently added to their menu. Information includes how to recruit and train senior volunteers, prepare staff, and integrate senior adults into the curriculum. Discover the many benefits for both the children and adults in an early childhood program.

Create a free account and preview this new 2-hour lesson for free. Select: Develop an Intergenerational Program (for Center Directors) from the menu of “On Demand Lesson Titles.” There is a small fee ($5.00/lesson) to take an assessment at the end and receive a certificate of completion. All Better Kid Care lessons are accepted for CDA and CEUs are available.

Get started on the lesson by going to the Better Kid Care website.