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Best Care Classes Coming to Pine Bluff
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Best Care Classes Coming to Pine Bluff

If you are a person who takes care of other people’s children, or wants to learn more about caring for young children, you’ll want to participate in the upcoming Best Care session announced by Mary Ann Kizer, Jefferson County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. The University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, in partnership with the Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Association, is offering free child care training that is verified through Traveling Arkansas’ Professional Pathways (TAPP).  This class is close to home and offered free of charge. 

Extension Service Family and Consumer Sciences Agents, Mary Ann  Kizer, Jefferson County, and Ana Hollis, Arkansas County, will teach the classes for early childhood educators and others interested in learning more about young children on Saturday, April 9, beginning at 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at St. Joseph Church’s Gallagher Hall located at 6th Street and Laurel in Pine Bluff.

 Pre-registration is required to attend the Best Care. Contact Mary Ann Kizer at 870-534-1033 or e-mail mkizer@uaex.edu for your reservation.

 Five hours of lessons will be taught during the session.  Topics for April 9,  include

Organizing Papers, Strengthening the Partnership between Home and School, Slow Down, You Move Too Fast:  ADHD in Children – Part II, Let’s Go Outside, and Energy – A Balancing Act.

The Best Care session is open to all interested persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information should notify the county Extension office as soon as possible prior to the activity.

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