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Childhood Development

Overview

UGA Extension offers information and programs for professionals, parents, and other caregivers on the developmental needs of, and healthy strategies to care for, infants, toddlers, and young children.

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Training

UGA Extension offers training within local communities on a wide array of topics. To see if there are training events in your area, please visit our calendar.

  • Better Brains for Babies
    A collaboration of state and local, public and private organizations dedicated to promoting awareness and education about the importance of early brain development.
  • Child Care Provider Training
    UGA Extension offers training to child care providers and teachers, center directors, and family child care providers, including "Super Saturday" and Early Childhood Institute classes.
  • Teaching Basic Health & Safety in the Early Childhood Classroom
    An integrated, hands-on curriculum and training program designed to teach simple health and safety messages to 3- to 5-year-olds in early childhood programs through age-appropriate activities.