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New Hire? Complete the steps below

We are so excited you have taken the leap to join our work family! In order to get started, click one link at a time to complete the requirements.

Job Acceptance Forms

Job Acceptance and Training Forms Instructions

  • Complete the forms
  • They will be emailed to us.

Arkansas State Criminal and Federal Background Check

Arkansas State and Federal Criminal Background Check Form Instructions

  • Reason for Background Check: Child Care - Facility / Provider
  • Child Care Facility: Look What I Can Do Learning Center OR NurtureSchool
  • Facility Number: 28690 (LWICD) or 31331 (NS)
  • Your name MUST exactly match your Driver's License
  • Your birth date MUST exactly match your Driver's License
  • The forms will be emailed. Print and we will notarize them for you when signing..

Arkansas Child Maltreatment Request Form

Arkansas Child Maltreatment Central Registry Form Instructions

  • Select "You are a potential or current employee of a child care facility..."
  • DCCECE Information:
  • Facility Name will be either Look What I Can Do OR NurtureSchool
  • Facility Director will be Tiffany Sharp
  • Facility Phone Number will be 870-934-0322 (LWICD) OR 870-336-0300 (NS)
  • Facility Email will be sharpdaycaresarkansas@yahoo.com
  • Facility Address will be 8531 Hwy 49 North Brookland, AR 72417 for LWICD
  • Licensing Specialist is Afton Stanley in Craighead County
  • Facility Number is 28690 for LWICD or 31331 for NurtureSchool OR 2110 Grant Avenue Jonesboro, AR 72401 for NurtureSchool
  • Your addresses must go back at least FIVE years. If you do not remember addresses, make sure to list at least 5 years at the addresses provided. This is very important!
  • If you have children, social security numbers must be provided.
  • The forms will be emailed. Print and we will notarize them for you when signing.

Arkansas Professional Development Registry (PDR)

Arkansas Professional Development Registry (PDR) Instructions

You will need to be assigned a PDR number for the State of Arkansas. If you have previously worked in child care then you might already have a number assigned. Try to do the application and if it says an account already exists, the number provided on the application to see if they can assist you.

Once obtaining a PDR number, write it down and save it in your cell phone as a "contact." You will frequently need this number through out your employment.

Arkansas New Staff Orientation

Arkansas New Staff Orientation Instructions

This class is the most important and is mandated by the state for all child care workers.

You will use your PDR number to register for this course. Once registering, create an account and take the course.

  • You will receive 8 hours of professional development credit for completing this course.
  • Print the certificate for your personnel file.

Arkansas Mandated Reporter Training

Arkansas Mandated Reporter Instructions

  • Register
  • Take the course
  • You will receive 2 hours of professional development credit for completing this course.
  • Print the certficate for your personnel file

Register for the ASU Childhood Services Newsletter

  • Register for the ASU Newsletter to receive monthly updates on PDR courses as they become available for registration.

2022 Staff Handbook Quiz

2022 Parent Handbook Quiz for Staff

Staff Handbook Quiz & Parent Handbook Quiz Instructions

Use the handbooks located at the top of this screen within the "Staff Dropbox Folder."

Take the quiz & write down or take a picture of the final result.



New Employment Paperwork

New Employment Paperwork Instructions

Complete the employment paperwork and ensure NOTHING is left blank. Use N/A if an item does not apply to you. The paperwork will automatically be emailed to us when submitted.

Facility Training Forms

Facility Training Forms Instructions

Complete the training forms by simply typing your name in the boxes. These will automatically be emailed to us when submitted. We will use these when you do in-classroom trainings.

Other Required Professional Development Courses include the below:

PDR Website You will click on the <--- website to register for the below classes.

Quick Link for some PDR Courses <---click for quick links

1) ITERS-3 (Infant Toddler Rating Scale)
  • Register on the PDR website. This course is offered monthly with the registrations opening the first Monday of each month.
  • Take the course
  • You will receive 3 hours of professional development credit for completing this course.
  • Print the certificate for your personnel file.

2) Early Learning Standards (ELS)

  • Register on the PDR website. This course is offered monthly with the registrations opening the first Monday of each month.
  • Take the course
  • You will receive 1.5 hours of professional development credit for completing this course.
  • Print the certificate for your personnel file.

3) Supervision Solutions

  • Register on the PDR website. This course is offered monthly with the registrations opening the first Monday of each month.
  • Take the course
  • You will receive 3 hours of professional development credit for completing this course.
  • Print the certificate for your personnel file.

4) Baby Steps

  • Register on the PDR website. This course is offered monthly with the registrations opening the first Monday of each month.
  • Take the course
  • You will receive 3 hours of professional development credit for completing this course.
  • Print the certificate for your personnel file.

5) Schedules and Transitions

  • Register on the PDR website. This course is offered monthly with the registrations opening the first Monday of each month.
  • Take the course
  • You will receive 3 hours of professional development credit for completing this course.
  • Print the certificate for your personnel file.

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Staff Training Videos

Watch each of these videos to complete your training orientation. The total length of time for this video list is 3 hours 15 minutes.


Staff Training Videos - This is a link. It might require the file to be downloaded in order to watch it.


Staff Training Videos -If the above link does not work, try this link. It has some glitches but overall does work.


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Websites for Professional Development Courses

Every year our staff needs to take 30 hours of approved professional development courses. These are a few websites you can obtain courses from! Upon completion of each course, proof of completion/certificate should be turned in to Management.

FREE WEBSITES

Arkansas Professional Development Registry (PDR) - This is Arkansas's website for free in-class and online classes. They also partner with other websites, some of which do require a small registration fee.

Child Care Education Institute (CCEI) - This website requires payment for courses however our Company pays for an annual subscription to allow the courses to be free to you. Ask a Director to assist with providing you a login. Classes are unlimited.

Naptime Academy - These classes are free when you register as an employee of a licensed daycare in Arkansas. These are online classes.

U of A - These are free courses offered online. The courses change annually under 'Guiding Children Successfully' and 'Best Care Connected".

Cox Campus - These are free courses offered online.

Kodo Online - There is a mix of free courses and courses which require payment for registration.


WEBSITES APPROVED FOR REIMBURSEMENT WITH PROOF OF CLASS CERTIFICATE and RECEIPT.

ATI Applebaum Seminars - This website requires payment for registration of both in-person conferences and online classes.

The Care Courses School Inc. - This website requires payment for registration of online classes.

The Early Childhood Academy - This website requires payment for registration of online classes.

Conscious Discipline - This website requires payment for courses which are typically quite expensive however they do offer free webinars from time to time and have plentiful free resources and printable for the classroom. There are also videos you can watch to increase knowledge for Social-Emotional Development. If you sign up for their newsletters, you will receive notifications.



Watch these videos for additional requirements of training.

Teacher Training Videos

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