Certified and registered training hours for the early childhood workforce
Our affordable, high-quality professional development offerings are certified through SC Endeavors and include topics in the areas of nutrition, health and safety, curriculum, child guidance, and program administration.
This map only shows programs funded by South Carolina First Steps. For more information about services available in your area, contact your local First Steps partnership.
Child care directors and early educators
Opportunities for early childhood teachers, paraprofessionals, and program directors
Registered and certified trainers provide high-quality training to child care provider staff.
Learning experiences for early childhood professionals
Child care training programs aim to advance the early care and education profession, creating pathways to success for early childhood educators and the children and families they serve.
Early Care & EducationFirst Steps 4K
First Steps 4K offers free four-year-old kindergarten to qualifying children in South Carolina. We partner with more than 250 private, nonprofit, and faith-based centers across the state, making it easy for families to find a high-quality program that meets their needs.