The COVID crisis has hit us all very hard, especially those on the front lines: healthcare workers, first responders, teachers, food service staff, and so many more. We all hear the word "essential" and think, what has changed? These have always been essential workers!
And now it's time to recognize and support these "essential" workers more than ever.
SG Classes Online has been priviledged to support early learning professionals for over 20 years and we aren't slowing down now. We are committed to providing resources, guidance and services to childcare providers, teachers, parents, families, small businesses and communities during this COVID-19 pandemic. With new information coming out daily, we will keep these links updated with the best information to help guide you and your program.
We will continue to help you weather these difficult times, both financially and operationally. Child Care Aware has a general list of resources to assist providers. Here are additional resources that we hope are useful for you:
We're also doing everything we can to offer affordable training for childcare professionals and parents who are now finding themselves playing the role of teacher too! Check our Special Deals page regularly for our current promotions.
To help manage your training budget and provide useful content to help during this crisis, we are offering all new discounted 5-hour course bundle for only $19 to provide not only the hours you need to meet continuing eduction licensing requirements but also offers information to help you manage your business, your facility and your health.
Here are the current offers:
Keeping Everyone Safe - this package provides specific recommendations about how to keep your facility clean to prevent the spread of disease. It also includes tips on identifying and managing health issues to keep everyone safe. The courses have been updated to reflect any additional guidance regarding the COVID-19 virus.
Handling Any Crisis - whether it be COVID or another crisis, being about to manage and thrive through a crisis is essential not only to our business but the safety and well-being of everyone. These classes will help you manage your business and help you and your children cope with stress.
Restarting Your Business - after any crisis, getting your business back on track is critical. Learn how to manage your finances, marketing and communication to get your business growing and thriving again.
SG Classes Online also has 4 packages of classes to guide homeschool parents, especially for early childhood development:
Developing Children - These courses help you gauge your child's cognitive, physical and behavioral development and support them accordingly.
Teaching Techniques - These classes can help homeschool parents learn great tips on teaching techniques, assessment and observation, curriculum development, literacy, STEM and much more.
Supporting Special Needs - These classes discuss how to recognize red flags, overcome language and speech challenges, understand ADA guidelines and much more.
All About Parenting - These classes can help guide you with tips and strategies to help you be successful at both, while keeping your own sanity in check! ;)
Self-care has never been as important as it is right now. If you are feeling stressed, be sure to take care of yourself. Try some of these activities:
- Play your favorite music
- Go for a walk or hike
- Cook, try new recipes
- Get enough sleep
- Eating health food
- Call a friend
- Help others, volunteer
- Try a new hobby
- Watch your favorite movies or shows
- Ask for help if you need it
Our heart goes out to all those affected by this crisis. Please stay safe and reach out if you need help--it's our turn to be essential for you! Let's do our best to take care of each other. We're all in this together!