Free Training: Healthy Starts in Early Childhood Care and Education Training Series

Thursday, January 17th, 2013 | Author: Tracy

Shape NC: Healthy Starts for Young Children has an on-line webinar series for early childhood professionals interested in learning or enhancing knowledge, skills and confidence in creating learning environments that promote healthy practices for young children. In addition, the series is designed to support participants in improving their health and reaching personal wellness goals.

The series content was developed by experts in the field from NCSU’s Natural Learning InitiativeUNC-CH’s Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and Be Active Kids. Series modules include:

  • Obesity Overview
  • Physical Activity and Play
  • Nutrition and Healthy Eating
  • Outdoor Learning Environments
  • Personal Wellness

Participants completing the  series will receive 1.0 continuing education unit (CEU) from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. The CEU also meets the requirements for 10 contact hours with the Division of Child Development and Early Education.

Download the flier for Registration Information and additional details.

The course and CEUs are free to participants but space is limited!

For questions, please contact me at or the NC Institute for Child Development at



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