Educator Training

Little Lukes places a great emphasis on training for our educators. 
Required Childcare Center Trainings include:

  • Little Lukes Institute
  • Mandated Reporter
  • Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome
  • Managing Challenging Behaviors

Additional trainings offered by Little Lukes

  • TouchPoints: Better understand the development of children and communicate more effectively with parents based on Dr. T. Berry Brazelton's research. 
  • Conscious Discipline: comprehensive classroom management program based on Dr. Becky Bailey's research.
  • Medication Administration Training
  • Baby Boot Camp: working in our Little Lukes infant room
  • Terribly, Terrific Toddlerhood: working in our waddler & toddler rooms
  • Handwriting Without Tears: make handwriting mastery joyful for students & teachers
  • CPR & First Aid
  • Special Education & Therapy Orientation
  • Picture Exchange Communication Systems (PECS)

Additional mentoring and education programs are available at staff trainings held annually.  We invest in training our people.

Little Lukes Preschool & Childcare Center staff members are required by OCFS (Office of Children & Family Services) Regulations to complete:

  • Minimum of 30 hours of training every 2 years
  • 15 hours of such training must be received during the person's first 6 months of employment
  • Complete training in 7 topic areas
Learn more about employment opportunities for early childhood educators and pediatric therapists.  Apply today!
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