Nurturing Homes Initiative offers childcare training, support
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- In-home, unlicensed childcare providers in Mississippi can receive technical assistance, educational resources and professional development through the Nurturing Homes Initiative program.
Delivered through the Mississippi State University Extension Service, NHI is dedicated to enhancing the quality of early education experiences in family childcare homes. The program’s mission revolves around providing mentorship, elevating the learning environment and delivering research-based information, all aimed at nurturing and enriching the development of children.
The program is open to any in-home, unlicensed childcare providers who provide full-time, year-round childcare services to children from birth to 5 years old. Participants will work one-on-one with a childcare training coordinator in their region.
Participants will receive:
- Technical assistance from coaches tailored to professional development activities based on individual needs
- Educational resources to correspond with lessons
- Professional development opportunities through the online Child Development Associate Credential and the Business Administration Scale for Family Child Care programs
Childcare training coordinators are MSU Extension employees.
The program is funded by the Mississippi Department of Human Services.
For more detailed information on the program and to apply, visit https://tinyurl.com/4av6fs97.
MSU is an equal-opportunity institution. For disability accommodation or other information, contact Sarah Moody at 662-325-7839 or email@example.com.