December 2010 archive

Sussex Cooperative Extension offers new 2011 workshops for child care providers

The University of Delaware Cooperative Extension Educators in Family Consumer Science offers professional continuting education credits for  child care providers, in compliance with State of Delaware Office of Child Care Licensing (OCCL).   Child care providers may also register for food safety courses, Dine Safe and ServSafe® that offer 3 and 6 clock hours, respectively.

Delaware child care providers can select from a large selection of workshops this winter and spring to keep apprised of the latest in child care safety, nutrition and work place effectiveness. New workshops continue to be added.  Please visit the Sussex County Child Care Provider website to see the new list of offered workshops. Workshops fill up fast!

Happy Holidays  to all of Delaware’s child care providers and thank you for all your dedication and hard work in keeping Delaware children happy, enriched and safe. You do important work and we are proud to be a part of your professional journey!

Sussex Master Gardeners announce 2011 winter and spring workshops

Despite the cold weather and arrival of winter’s snow, now is a good time to turn your thoughts to your house plants, which still need attention. The Care and Feeding of Houseplants is the first in the 2011 winter/spring offering of Master Gardener workshops. Learn how to grow garlic, plan and write a garden journal, create a Delaware vegetable garden and much, much more!

Please bookmark and visit our site again soon as more workshops are finalized!  Yes, it’s cold outside…but spring is right around the corner!

Happy Holidays and a big thank you to the wonderful, dedicated volunteers who donate their time and talent and share it with the public. You help to make our gardens and homes productive and beautiful! Collectively you donate thousands of hours for the public good and offer professional quality classes for free or a nominal cost.