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Planning a Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment  >  Health
Planting the SEED of Success: Planning a Safe & Healthy Learning Environment (MA)

Planning a safe and healthy learning environment involves more than cleaning with bleach spray and arranging the furniture. This training will cover an early educators’ responsibility as mandated reporters when suspicions of child abuse and neglect occur, how to create a safe sleep environment to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and strategies to share with families to care for a crying child to prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS). Proper infection control practices for hand washing and sanitizing will also be introduced, as well as tips for setting up the care environment and selecting materials.

This training meets State of Alaska Child Care Licensing requirements for early educators caring for infants and toddlers who must complete SIDS/SBS training every two years (annually for early educators working in the Municipality of Anchorage.

• The 10 hours of training includes 6 contact hours and 4 from homework

Completion of the 40 hours of training in the “Planting the SEED of Success” series will place early educators on level 3 on the SEED Career Ladder. For more information about SEED and the SEED Career Ladder visit



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