EQEL is for all early learning licensed professionals hired or opened after August 1, 2019.
As a licensed family child care provider within the SEIU 925 bargaining unit, you are eligible to take the EQEL training through the Imagine Institute at no cost to you*. This 10-hour online training includes foundational best practices about quality environments and early learning that builds on what is introduced in Child Care Basics.
Earn 10 STARS + $300 cash bonus.
*You must have cared for a subsidized child within 90 days of the training.
You must complete all 10 hours of training to receive your $300 bonus.
You must register for classes no later than 48 hours prior to any scheduled training.
For weekend classes, you must register no later than Friday, 10AM.