Child Care Aware MN Southern sponsors and co-sponsors a variety of professional development opportunities throughout Southeast Minnesota. Educational and innovative trainings are offered to Early Childhood professionals and educators, parents, foster care providers, and those interested in the development of children, birth through twelve years of age.

For Professional Development and Training Guidance contact:

Jessica Neaton, Professional Development Advisor

Alissa Lawler, Education Resource Specialist

Professional Development and Training Opportunities:

PLEASE NOTE: All dates are subject to change! For verification go to

Access Student Training Guides for most Parent Aware training and DHS Pre-license and DHS licensed required trainings on Develop, here!

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