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Early Care Orientation OnLine (ECOOL) – LD

This online course fulfills the mandatory 6-hour orientation requirement for early care and education professionals in Kentucky.Ecool logo

Orientation training consists of three modules:

  • Health, safety & sanitation – 2 hours
  • Recognizing and reporting child abuse and neglect – 1 hour
  • Recommended practices in early care and education – 3 hours

Students should have access to a printer for copies of supplemental handouts and other information that they may want to keep.

All activities must be completed in all three modules for a certificate to be awarded. Except for non-graded activities (NG); which pertain to your experiences or your work environment), activities must be completed at an 80% or better correct rate. Activities may be redone until at least 80% correct is achieved.

Upon successful completion of the course, a Recognition of Course Completion will display within the course. In addition, your personal training record will be updated in ECE-TRIS within 10 days.

ECE-TRIS Registry: Kentucky’s Early Childhood Education Training Records Information System (ECE-TRIS) is a centralized database that tracks and stores individual training records. As a new early care and education professional please be sure to set up an account in ECE-TRIS so that all of your training hours are tracked through this system. To register, complete the ECE-TRIS Personal Information Form. This form should be faxed or mailed in to the address listed on the form, or submitted online in the course.

Target Audience: early care and education professionals in Kentucky.

Hours: 6, early care and education

Course Content

Lessons Status
1

START HERE: Introduction to ECOOL

2

Lesson 1.1: Health, Safety & Sanitation

3

Lesson 1.2: Health

4

Lesson 1.3: Safety

5

Lesson 1.4: Sanitation

6

Lesson 2.1: Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect

7

Lesson 2.2: Identify Child Abuse

8

Lesson 2.3: Preparing for Child Abuse

9

Lesson 2.4: Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

10

Lesson 3.1: Recommended Practices in Early Care and Education

11

Lesson 3.2: Child Development

12

Lesson 3.3: Guidance

13

Lesson 3.4: Planning

14

Lesson 3.5: Transitions

15

Lesson 3.6: My Classroom

16

Course Conclusion