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Healthy and Active Preschoolers Web Site

Healthy and Active Preschoolers (Outside Source) is a nutrition learning center for child care professionals. It offers four online courses and a variety of resources to improve the nutrition and physical activity environment in child care programs. This Web site was created by the California Department of Education, Nutrition Services Division in collaboration with the Fresno City College Cal-Pro-NET Center.

Video Tour of Web Site

Please take a few moments to view the Healthy and Active Preschoolers Video Tour of the Web Site (Outside Source) to help you navigate the site. We hope that you find this Web site informative and helpful and we invite you to provide feedback (Outside Source) so that we can better serve your needs.

Obtaining Professional Growth Hours by Taking the Final Course Tests

You can earn up to ten Professional Growth Hours by successfully completing the following two steps:

1) Review and take the four online courses on the Healthy and Active Preschoolers Web site: 

2) Register to take the Healthy and Active Preschoolers Final Course Tests on Blackboard: (NOTE: Registration is currently closed. Registration for the final course test(s) will open September 2, 2014.)

  • If you are participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and do not have a username and password please Create Your Account. Create only one account unless you work for two different types of agencies.
  • If you are participating in the CACFP and already have a username and password please Register for each course final test for which you want to receive a certificate of completion.
  • Individuals working for agencies that are not participating in the CACFP need to read the CACFP Brochure, then create an account to obtain a user name and password to take the test(s) on Blackboard. Select "Not a CACFP Agency" under the alphabetical Agency Name drop-down bar.

After registering, it will take approximately 24 hours for the test to become available at Registration requests received on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday will be processed the following Monday.

Last updated: 7/31/2014 11:57:39 AM