Free Online STARS Training Course
Nurturing Young Eaters is a new training course for early learning professionals from the University of Washington Center for Public Health Nutrition. The goal of this training is to empower early learning professionals to provide engaging and healthy mealtime environments and take advantage of mealtime opportunities to promote learning and child development. This training also highlights how providing engaging mealtime environments can help earn points for Early Achievers, Washington’s quality rating and improvement system. Participants who complete the training will earn 1 STARS continuing education credit in Health, Safety & Nutrition. This online training is made freely available to early learning professionals thanks to support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Washington State Department of Health.