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Tom Copeland - Business & Fiscal Management for Family Child Care (Learn & Grow Level 2 and Alaska Early Childhood Administrator Credential)

Tom Copeland is the nation’s leading trainer, author and advocate on the business of family child care since 1981. Tom is a licensed attorney and has presented hundreds of business workshops for family child care providers across the country with complex business and tax issues.

Two part class: June 9th - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM & June 10th - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Cost: Free to FCC providers enrolled Learn & Grow. The cost for providers not enrolled in Learn & Grow is $75.  (All participants (Learn & Grow or not) needing travel assistance must complete the Travel Grant application)

 Topics covered over the two days will include:

  • Mastering Record Keeping and Tax Preparation
  • Coming to Terms: How to Effectively Use Contracts and Policies
  • Successful Strategies for Marketing Your Business
  • Reducing Your Risks: Legal and Insurance Issues

The scope of the training is informational as Mr. Copeland will not provide legal, financial, tax or other professional advice. Please consult individually with a legal and/or tax professional for these services.

 This training is a requirement of Learn & Grow Level 2 and the Alaska Early Childhood Administrator Credential.

  • For more information about Learn & Grow and the various pathways to complete these training requirements please visit

 All parts of this training session, when applicable, must be taken together to receive credit for participation. No partial credit or make up is permitted.

 Travel grants may be available for FCC providers outside of Anchorage. For more information about travel grant eligibility please contact Angelo Ramano with SEED at 907-265-3118 or  Forms can also be found on the SEED or thread websites. or

If you are not enrolled in Learn & Grow please contact Meghan Johnson at (907) 254-3104 or




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