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Community Connection For Child Care

Kern County Superintendent of Schools

Child Care Initiative Program (CCIP) Training

The Child Care Initiative Program (CCIP) is a program funded by the California Department of Education. The primary focus of the program is to increase the supply of quality licensed child care providers for infants and toddlers during traditional and non-traditional hours.

CCIP offers training to individuals who are either interested in becoming a licensed family child care provider or is currently a licensed family child care providers. Trainings are provided to participants who would like to enhance their skills of providing quality child care, increase their capacity, or improve their business skills. CCIP training topics include the following:

  • Working with infants and toddlers
  • Growth and development
  • Working with parents
  • Building a successful business

CCIP participants receive incentive packages of books, toys, equipment, and other items to assist participants with becoming successful. To be eligible for incentive packages, CCIP participants must complete a minimum of 25 hours of training.

To find out more about CCIP participation, trainings, or incentives, please call or email the following:

Jamie LaFavor, Program Supervisor
(661) 861-5204

Shirelle Perez, Program Manager
(661) 861-5308

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