Learning and Development
Child Screening and Assessment
Collecting data on children’s development is an important step in the planning process. This video will discuss different methods of collecting evidence and how to organize it into a usable system.
This video will help you understand how to individualize planning for children using the evidence and data you have collected.
Interactions and Environment
The environment you create in you program or classroom can have huge impact on a child’s social and emotional development and their learning potential. In this video you will learn about some beneficial approaches to setting up an appropriate environment and schedule for the age groups you serve.
This video provides more details about best practice strategies for setting up age-group specific learning environments.
This video discusses the importance of, and strategies for building trusting relationships with children to help them develop strong social and emotional skills and decision-making skills to be successful in school and life.
Administrative and Leadership Practices
This video discusses different types of non-compliances as well as systems and resources that your program can use to make sure that you are providing the best possible care for the children in your program.
This video discusses the importance of maintaining compliance with licensing rules to help keep children safe and provides a deeper understanding of the points system associated with each non-compliance.
This videos shares tips on accessing and using the Ohio Child Licensing and Quality System (OCLQS) website, a one-stop site for your child care program’s licensing and Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) accounts.
Staff Qualifications and Professional Development
Staff Education: Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential
This video provides information about the Child Development Associate, or CDA and how you can enroll in the 4C for Children CDA program.
This video provides additional information about the requirements to earn a Child Development Associate, or CDA, and how 4C for Children can help you make the best decisions for your professional development.
Family and Community Partnerships
Transitions can be a challenging time for children and families, as well as, for child care program staff. This video will share some strategies to help children and families feel comfortable and welcome in your program so you can build the strong attachment needed for children to learn and thrive.
Planning for a child’s transition out of your program is important and must be carefully planned to ensure closure for both the child and family. This video identifies strategies you can implement to help children and families prepare to leave your program.
4C for Children Child Nutrition Program
In this video you will learn how to contact 4C for Children to enroll in the Child and Adult Care Food Program, CACFP. You will also learn about some of the many benefits to your child care progam, and the children and families that you serve.
This video walks you through how to complete and update the CACFP Master List to help you maintain records of children enrolled in the Child Nutrition Program.
This video will help you understand how to complete the Weekend Meal Claim Form to ensure you receive appropriate reimbursements as part of the Child Nutrition Program.
This video will help you understand how to complete and submit a CACFP Corrective Action.