Training Opportunities

A detailed and comprehensive list of WCCAA training opportunities available in the various regions across the state of Wisconsin.

Child Care Physical Activity and Nutrition Program

You’re invited to participate in an exclusive physical activity and nutrition program for childcare providers. You will receive incentives that will help you be successful in achieving your goals. Incentives may include plastic water bottles, physical activity toolkits and healthy cookbooks.
YoungStar Health & Wellness point options may be tied to formal ratings in 2016. CLICK HERE to access more information on this program.

Leading from the Classroom: What Matters Most

In order for a program to do its best for children and families, leadership must be present at all levels within an early care and education program. This training designed for cooperating teachers, classroom teachers, assistant teachers and program support staff will emphasize leadership techniques such as coaching and mentoring, influence and relationships building, and contributing as a team. To register, contact Ripon Children’s Learning Center at (920) 748-9500, or by email at Detailed information, as well as a registration form, can be found by clicking here.

Wisconsin Child Care Registry Credential Courses – La Crosse, Wisconsin

Western Technical College, through the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families Educational Opportunities grant, is excited to offer Wisconsin Child Care Registry Credential courses at NO COST to child care providers employed in YoungStar 2 and 3 star level facilities. Courses are offered in partnership with Viterbo University, UW-La Crosse, and The Parenting Place. For questions, please contact Pat Chilsen at (608) 789-4755, or For more detailed information on the credential courses, dates and locations, click here.

Announcing Infant/Toddler Credential Accelerated Format – Free of Charge

Are you currently working in a YoungStar 2 or 3 rated child care center and interested in completing the Infant/Toddler Credential (12 credits) FREE OF CHARGE?

Moraine Park Technical College is offering the Infant/Toddler Credential courses in Sheboygan and Fond du Lac. The four courses will be offered in an accelerated format–five weeks per course, two evenings a week. You are able to complete the entire Infant/Toddler Credential in five short months!!

Space is very limited and is on a first-come/first-served basis, so please contact Lynn Marquardt at 920-924-3320 or email her at to get your name on the list. Click here to access the information flyer.