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What Early Childhood Professionals Need to Know About COVID-19 Coronavirus Online Training Course


Our COVID-19 coronavirus online training for early childhood professionals is now available and open for enrollment. As the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread, we know there are concerns, especially among early childhood professionals. So, we wanted to provide this information to you so that you can be as informed as possible. This is an evolving situation, and public health officials do not have all the answers yet, but we will be presenting on what we do know so far. This training is FREE for Premium Preparedness Partners. The cost for non-members is $19. We thank you for your continued support of our research on these important topics.


Who Is This Course For?

Any individual that’s interested in learning more about the COVID-19 coronavirus can take our training course. But, the course material is tailor-made for early childhood professionals, those that care for infants, toddlers, and children, Child Care Resource and Referral organizations, parents, child care providers, directors and administrators, and early childhood learning institutions.

What to Expect From COVID-19 Coronavirus for Early Childhood Professionals Online Training

COVID-19 coronavirus for early childhood professionals is hosted by our Executive Director, Andrew Roszak-JD, MPA-EMT-P, and Dr. Betsy Kagey, Ph.D. The course will run approximately 30 minutes, and participants can expect to learn:

  • What the coronavirus is

  • How coronavirus is different than this season’s flu

  • How the virus is transmitted

  • Actionable steps to keep yourself, staff, and the children in your care healthy

  • What you need to know about your facility and the coronavirus

  • Unknowns

  • Where to get updates and receive further guidance

The course is on-demand, and it will be available online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:

Course participants can work through the online training as time permits, and you’ll also be able to start, stop, and go back to a previous section, so you never miss any important information.


Meet Your Course Instructors

Andrew Roszak is the Executive Director of the Institute for Childhood Preparedness. Mr. Roszak also serves as the Chief of Health & Safety for the Region II Head Start Association, and he is an adjunct professor at Old Dominion University. Andrew’s former work includes his role as the Senior Director, Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, Catastrophic Response for the National Association of County and City Health Officials.


Dr. Betsy Kagey has worked in public health and emergency preparedness and response for 15 years, and she most recently worked with the Georgia Department of Public Health. Her primary focus includes planning and preparing for and with vulnerable populations. Dr. Kagey currently resides in Upstate New York and consults on public health emergency preparedness, planning, and response.


Your instructors will walk you through the online course with interactive slides, graphics, and actionable tips. The course is designed to build on itself, so we recommend starting from the beginning and following along with Andrew and Dr. Kagey to learn and understand everything there is to know about COVID-19 coronavirus.


How Do I Enroll for COVID-19 Coronavirus for Early Childhood Professionals?

Enrollment for this course is now open! You can claim your spot and find registration information on our online course page! This course is FREE for Premium Preparedness Partners and costs $19 for non-members. Once you’ve enrolled in the online course, you can begin learning immediately. Remember, you have unlimited access to this course for one full year, so you’re able to start and stop the course at your convenience, as well as return to the course at any time to refresh your memory. Once you’ve completed the course, you will receive a certificate of completion.


Visit Our Dedicated COVID-19 Page

We're making it easy for you to find all the resources you need for COVID-19 Coronavirus. Visit our new page here and register for our COVID-19 coronavirus online training course for early childhood professionals.


Become a P4 Member Today

Joining our Premium Preparedness Partner Program (P4) gives you early access to all of our online training courses.


P4 members receive:

  • Six additional courses, for a total of 7 courses - 3.5 hours of online training.

  • Early access to our new courses.

  • Unlimited viewing for 1 year.

  • Certificates provided after the successful completion of each course.

  • Discount on in-person training.

  • Opportunity to provide feedback on courses and topics that you would like to see!

The COVID-19 Coronavirus for early childhood professionals course counts as a free add-on for P4 members. P4 members will still receive these FREE training courses:

  • Situational Awareness

  • Working with Law Enforcement

  • Communication

  • Site Safety & Security

  • Response Options

  • Drills & Making Your Plan

Now through March 31, 2020, we are offering a special discount on P4 packages: Become a P4 member today for only $139/year! That’s a savings of over $20. Join today: https://www.childhoodpreparedness.org/online.