Early Literacy for Children Birth Through Five | 5 Hour Training


Who is required to complete the Early Literacy and Language Development mandate?

Child care personnel in facilities, large family child care homes and family day care homes must complete 5 hours or 0.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) of approved training in early literacy and language development of children from birth to 5 years of aged. This is a one time requirement.

The primary focus of "Early Literacy for Children Age Birth to Five" is to demonstrate how child care professionals can use everyday activities to provide experiences that will prepare this age group to read and write in the future. Completion of this course will meet the statutory requirement for literacy, as well as 5 hours of the required annual in-service training. A certificate of completion will serve as documentation and sent by mail at the conclusion of this training course.



1. Valid photo I.D.:  Candidate must be at least 18 years of age.

2. Must be able to write, read, and speak in English.

*Be prepared to upload a photo of your valid picture identification to be reviewed with your registration form below.  You may also download the registration form, complete the hard copy and email or fax all documents to Family Central Training Academy.  Email: tacademy@familycentral.org or FAX: (954) 724-3957.

For more informatin, please contact our office at (954) 724-3957 or email us with your questions.  

Registration Form

Instructions: Complete the form in it's entirty, upload a picture of your photo I.D. in JPEG or PNG format, then click SUBMIT at the bottom of the page.  Proceed to the registration payment page to complete the required non-refunable $10 fee.


5 HR Literacy Training Candidate Information

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Employer Information

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Student Acknowledgement

IMPORTANT NOTES: -Participants missing more than 15 minutes of total training time will NOT receive a certificate of completion or receive and CEUs -Partial CEUs or in service hours cannot be offered The training will begin and end promptly -PLEASE BE PREPARED TO ARRIVE ON TIME AND STAY UNTIL THE END OF THE TRAINING. *Late participants may remain for the training but will receive no credit *Late/absent participants cannot make up the class in another session
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