Attention: This course meets the basic STARS training requirements for those providing care to children in school-age programs (5-12 years).
School-age staff provide care to children in commercial buildings, churches, onsite at a school, or community center. School-age programs can be licensed to provide care for children ages 5 years through 12 years, depending on the facility and staff qualifications.
If the program where you work provides care to children under the age of 5 years old, then you should not enroll in this course. For those who work in mixed-age child care programs or are family home child care providers, please click here to enroll in the mixed-age Child Care Basics.
The online School Age Child Care Basics training was developed by Genie Skinner, along with Successful Solutions Online Educators . The course outline and learning outcomes for the curriculum were provided by DEL MERIT.
The current STARS trainer for this course is The current STARS trainer for this course is Kimberlee Turner, MS Ed.
Genie Skinner, Director of Online Program Administration
Successful Solutions Professional Development LLC
Washington DEL MERIT Registered Training Organization