A Trainer’s Credential is not a lifetime credential and can be revoked.
Renewal of Credential
A Kentucky Early Care and Education Trainers Credential is valid for three years. Credentials require renewal every three years; except for Level 1 which is non-renewable.
To renew, training hours are required over the course of the three year period. For levels two (2) through four (4), trainers need 30 clock hours of training.
How to Train Other Adult Clock Hours
To meet the renewal requirement for “How to train other adults”, trainers must obtain a minimum of 7 clock hours of training. However, those hours can be on any of these three topics:
There are different opportunities for the topics listed above.
An annual Institute held each spring in Lexington with national and state level presenters brought in to share their expertise.
Training that delves deeper into the content that was initially presented during Fundamentals of Effective Training. Beyond Fundamentals includes a variety of topics, some of which include: Laugh to Learn, Writing a Case Plan, and Putting FET to Work. For further details on these various trainings visit the Kentucky Partnership website.
These are brief, online modules that provide trainers with new and exciting ways to incorporate technology into their training sessions.
Click here to learn more about these trainings.
Revocation of Credential
Effective July 1, 2012, revocation of a Kentucky Early Care and Education Trainer’s Credential can occur when a Trainer:
When a Credential is revoked, the individual may reapply after a 2 year period.