ECE 102: External Transitions: Suspension and Expulsion – Programmatic Impacts (1 hour)

External Transition Series (part 2 of 3)

External transition is described as the temporary or permanent relocation of a child from one child care setting to another. External transitions may be voluntary, such as when a parent chooses to move a child to a different program because of a change of residence. These transitions may be involuntary when a child is removed from a child care setting as a result of suspension, expulsion, or the child being removed from a program because of intervention from an agency. The second in this three part series will focus on the importance of quality early care and education experiences supported by Head Start, Public Preschool, and Licensed and Certified Child Care. Research indicates children arrive better prepared for Kindergarten when they participate in early care and education (ECE) experiences which intentionally support physical, social emotional, and neurological development.

Course Details

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Target Audience

All Staff

Learning Environment

Infant Toddler
School Age

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Training Level


Core Content Subject Area

Professional development / Professionalism

Core Content Competency

Positive ways to support children’s social and emotional development. Strategies to establish productive relationships with families.

ECE 160: Low Tech Solutions for Using Video and Talking Photos to Build Staff Competency (3 hours)

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In this three-hour online training, administrators will learn how to create video clips and talking pictures that can be used to: 1) demonstrate best practices; 2) strengthen effectiveness of classroom observation and staff coaching; and 3) expand opportunities to document children’s learning and share with families.

Hours: 3, approved for early care and education, child care licensing renewal

Target Audience: Early Care and Education Directors

Content developed by: Nicki Patton, Early Childhood Consultant and Patti Singleton, Human Development Institute, University of Kentucky

Sponsored by: Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Division of Child Care

Throughout this course, we have included are links and videos. If you run into any broken links, feel free to contact us using the button at the bottom of every page.