Healthy Initiatives Training


Healthy Initiatives was created in order to give child-care providers the resources and training to provide awareness and education on:

  • Childhood obesity
  • Nutrition
  • Behaviors that influence these trends

Level Hours of Required Training

Boise City Code states that: Copies of training certificates indicating completion of the required training shall be included with the renewal application at the time of license renewal. Such training sessions are to be approved by the Licensing Officer.

The following are the level hours of required training:

  • Level I (Assistant Teacher) 14
  • Level II (Teacher) 10
  • Level III (Senior Teacher) 8

Training Materials

The purpose of this training is to aid child-care providers in laying a foundation for an active, healthy lifestyle for our young people. If you are a new in-home provider, or new facility owner, City Code requires you to take this training. However, participation in the program is optional. Before going through the six training modules below, please note:

  • Feel free to go at your own pace. You can save your progress as you go.
  • Please remember to complete each module. You will need the certificates of completion or email verification to receive full credit.
  • This training is allowed to count toward your training hours only once.
  • Please feel free to contact the City Clerk’s office with any questions or problems with the website/training.

In-Person Training

 The City Clerk reserves the right to refuse credit for any course that does not meet the approved standards.  This list is updated as new information becomes available.  Each network provides offers classes within one or more of the following early childhood education core competencies:  (A) - Child Growth, Development and Learning; (B) - Health and Safety; (C) - Relationships with Families; (D) - Developmentally Appropriate Content; (E) - Program Operation; (F) - Observing Children's Behavior; and (G) - Professionalism.

Distance Learning ProviderCompetencyTelephoneInformation
Boise City Clerk's Office
150 N. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83709

Information Hub

(208) 972-8150Licensing Information
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P.O. Box 10526
McLean, Virginia, USA  22101-8526
All800-685-7610Visit Site
Child Care Resources-Online Training
105 E. Pine St., Lower Level
Missoula, MT  59802
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Child Care Education Institute
3059 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. NW
Suite 100
Duluth, GA  300976
A,C,D,E,G888-418-5358Visit Site
SafeGard Classes OnlineAll1-800-346-4915
Ext: 205
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ACSI, Northwest Region
PO Box 65130 
Colorado Springs, CO
A, C-G888-892-4258Visit Site
North American Progressive
Montessori Teacher Training
#6 - 17675 66 Avenue
Surrey, BC, V3S 7X1 Canada
All877-531-6665Visit Site

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