Provider Workshops

Our workshops and classes offer concrete ways to build your knowledge and skills as a child care provider. Most of our workshops and classes are open to all. Please note that some programs are open only to licensed child care providers. Financial assistance may be available for fee-based classes.

Download a flyer featuring all of our Winter/Spring 2017 provider workshops. 

Pre-registration is required for all workshops. Click below to register. You may also contact Yvette Gaines at or 415.276.2919.

Family Child Care Workshops

Tuesday Playgroups

Learn how to build connections with children through play! Each week our child development experts lead engaging play sessions with activities you can use at home.


Playgroups are every Tuesday from 10-11:30am, and are designed for 0-6 year olds with their parents, as well as for license-exempt child care providers with one or two children maximum. All languages are welcome.

Call Jessica Boehme at 415-276-2902 with any questions.

  • Tue Apr 4: What Happens When…?
  • Tue, Apr 11: Jamaroo
  • Tue, Apr 18: Baby Sign Language
  • Tue, Apr 25: Earth Day Celebration
  • Tue, May 2: Cinco de Mayo Celebration
  • Tue, May 9: Jamaroo
  • Tue, May 16: Bath time
  • Tue, May 23: Grocery Store Shopping activities
  • Tue, May 30: Baby Sign Language
  • Tue, Jun 6: Flagging with Philip
  • Tue, Jun 13: Jamaroo
  • Tue, Jun 20: Summer is here! Zumba and Fitness Fun
  • Tue, Jun 27: Baby Sign Language

Healthy Apple Workshops

Create a healthy child care setting with these free workshops offered by the Healthy Apple Program. Any child care provider who wants to inspire children to eat healthier foods and be more active is welcome to participate. To learn more email Raegan Sales or visit

CPR & First Aid

Receive your certification from the Emergency Medical Services Authority. Course fee is $120, registration is required. 



Personal Safety Skills

Personal Safety Skills for families and children with disabilities – Thu, Mar 1