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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Recommended Links for Trainers

  • The Early Care and Education Training Records Information System (ECE-TRIS) - ECE-TRIS is a database created to store and maintain individual training records for Early Care and Education professionals in Kentucky. ECE-TRIS creates an easily accessible, centralized location for training records.
  • Kentucky Partnership For Early Childhood Services - The mission of the HDI Kentucky Partnership for Early Childhood Services is to engage in collaborative research and professional development to influence policy and practice in order to enhance high quality services for children and families.

  • Training Into Practice Project (TIPP) - The education and training of early childhood caregivers/educators is strongly correlated with favorable outcomes for young children in early care and education programs. To ensure effective transfer of what is learned in training into the workplace, the Training into Practice Project (TIPP) seeks to support the development of training transfer partnerships by providing support to four key players in the training process: the trainer, the trainee, the trainee's workplace, and the training organizations that organize and sponsor early childhood training throughout Kentucky.

  • Division of Child Care - The Division of Child Care supports quality child care through programs and plans that promote the improvement and expansion of statewide child care services and resources. The division also provides program coordination for subsidy payments, coordination of professional development and training and develops policy and procedures.

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 Last Modified 9/25/14