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Child care provider in Montana must attend at least sixteen hours of professional development each year. Butte 4-C's offers a variety of in-person and virtual training opportunities throughout the year. Butte 4-C's classes are also available to parents to attend.
*click link to register
*limit 2 people per computer screen when attending virtually

* Early Childhood Essentials is now offered online at​​​


Training Calendar
























Settling In: Extended New Staff Orientation Training Series 
(5 days left to register for this series)
Thursday, February 9th 3:00pm-5:00pm
Thursday, February 16th 3:00pm-5:00pm

Thursday, March 2nd 3:00pm-5:00pm

Must attend all three sessions to receive 6 FREE hours of training credit. 
This is designed for those who are fairly new to the field. We will cover how to be the best you at work, what to expect during a Licensing visit, your facility emergency preparedness plan. 
The link between ECP and CCT.
This course is offered quarterly! 
Follow this link to register. 


*CPR and first aid must both state "pediatric" on your card.


CPR/First Aid is offered once per month in-person at the Butte 4-C's. Call the Butte 4-C’s to register.

  • You cannot register for this course online.

  • ECP training hours are not available.

  • Cost is $66.

  • If you plan to pay with a card, the charge will be $68

  • Payment must be paid in full to reserve your spot.

Didn't get your certificate or need help finding your certificate Follow this link:

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NEXT CLASS:   February        21st

                           March             21st

*Online only CPR/First Aid courses are no longer accepted. 

60-hour Infant/Toddler and Preschool Courses

*Currently not offering for Spring 2023 semester.* 

Book Requirements

60-hour Montana Infant Toddler Caregiver Course: Infants, Toddlers, & Caregivers, Twelfth Edition By Janet Gonzalez-Mena and Dianne Widmeyer Eyer

60-hour Montana Certified Preschool Teacher Course: The Intentional Teacher: Choosing the Best Strategies for Young Children’s Learning, Revised Edition By Ann S. Epstein

The Application below is for the upcoming Infant Toddler AND Preschool Course. Both courses are offered in the evening. 



This session is currently closed. Call the office 723-4019 if you have any questions. 

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The Early Childhood Project houses the statewide training calendar. Both in-person and online training options are listed. The calendar gives you access to training in our region and across the state.
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