Back to Basics is a 3-lesson course in which participants learn to Reduce Stress Through Meal Planning and Physical Activity; Spending Less and Getting More at the Grocery Store; and Keeping Food Safe. 

For more information or to enroll contact Annie Tinsley at a-tinsley@tamu.edu

Course designer: Jennifer Chilek 


This is an open enrollment course. No enrollment key is required. Click on the title of the course, then “enroll me” to begin. 

This training is not formatted to run on mobile devices.

Wellness-Obesity, Nutrition & Physical Activity is for Child Care Providers and Early Childhood Educators.

This training focuses on lifelong wellness related to childhood obesity in the early childhood environment.

By taking this course, students will learn:

  • The prevalence of obesity among children
  • Detecting unhealthy weight
  • What is too much added sugar, TV and fast food?
  • The role of genetics
  • Addressing childhood obesity


For Technical support email: campushelp@extension.org

For more information:

Cathryn Peshlakai, Program Officer Early Childhood Education Office: 702-257-5561 University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, peshlakaic@unce.unr.edu

Credits: 

Anne Lindsay, M.S., ACSM-HFS, Assistant Professor, Exercise Physiology

Madeleine Sigman-Grant, Ph.D., R.D., Professor, Maternal and Child Health & Nutrition

Teresa Byingon, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education

Cathryn Peshlakai, B.S., Early Childhood Education

Invited trainees who have registered and paid the course fee will learn food preservation & safety methods and recipes by taking this course. For more information contact Cindy Peterson, Coos County OSU Extension Service at cindy.peterson@oregonstate.edu


This is an open enrollment course. No enrollment key is required. Click on the title of the course, then “enroll me” to begin. 

This training is not formatted to run on mobile devices.

Reducing the Risks of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)training is for Child Care Providers and Early Childhood Educators. This training discusses ways to lower the risk of SIDS in child care settings, addresses common beliefs, safe sleep practices, handling parent’s concerns and why some babies are at a higher risk for SIDS. This training promotes “Back to Sleep” and “Tummy to Play”. 

By taking this course, students will learn: 

  • History of SIDS 
  • Triple Risk Model 
  • Creating a safer environment 
  • Safe Sleep for Baby 
  • Who is at Greater risk 
  • Common Beliefs  
  • Licensing and regulations 

This training has been approved by Nevada Registry and the State of Maryland, Office of Child Care.

For technical support email campushelp@extension.org

For information contact: Cathryn Peshlakai University of Nevada Cooperative Extension at peshlakaic@unce.unr.edu

This class, developed by Ohio State University Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Educators/Program and Field Specialists, reviews many topics covered in the face-to-face Dining with Diabetes class. However, this class goes "beyond the kitchen" to help you make healthy choices when eating out and grocery shopping. 

You can share ideas and experiences with your classmates, chat with a health professional, and learn about new technology including websites and mobile apps.

You have access to three modules that you can work through at your own pace. The first module addresses carbohydrates and diabetes. The second covers fats and sodium, and the third explains the role of vitamins, minerals and fiber. 

For more information contact Dr. Dan Remley at remley.4@osu.edu

Upon completion of this course individuals will increase their knowledge and confidence in water bath and pressure canning, freezing, pickling and drying techniques. In addition, they will attain a broader understanding between acid and non-acid foods and why the processing of these are different.

The fee for this course is $10.00. To purchase and enroll in this course, please click here.


For more information regarding the course content please contact Joyce McGarry, Michigan State University, mcgarryj@anr.msu.edu.




Summary of Course: Course participants will learn about diversity, aquatic biology, detection technology and management strategies of plant pathogens in irrigation water.

Course Audience: Growers, extension specialists and agents, horticulturists, irrigation specialists, conservation biologists, crop health professionals, policy makers, undergraduate and graduate students, plant pathologists, mycologists and microbiologists.

Course Coordinator: Chuan Hong (chhong2@vt.edu)

SNAP eligible adult residents of Idaho who take this course will learn about food resource management, healthy eating practices, food safety, financial and nutrition related resources, and physical activity. 


For more information or to enroll please contact: Dr. Annie Roe, University of Idaho, Eat Smart Idaho Director, at aroe@uidaho.edu

In this Preserve@Home course, students will be introduced to food safety and food preservation science, gain an understanding of the principles and science behind foodborne illnesses and food preservation methods and be able to apply these principles to safely preserve food by methods of boiling water canning, pressure canning, pickling, freezing and drying. 

Registration Deadline: January 14, 2019
Class Begins:  January 17, 2019

For more information or to enroll contact Laura Sant, University of Idaho Extension, at lsant@uidaho.edu

Finding the right ingredients for staying fit and healthy can be challenging, which foods to eat more of, which to eat less of? How much physical activity is required and what kind? Helping people find that recipe for success is the goal of a 7 week, on-line program sponsored by UNL Extension called ‘Recipe for Healthier Living with Food & Fitness.’ The program features  presentations, videos, and handouts delivered by Extension Educators stationed across Nebraska. 

For more information or to enroll contact Lisa Franzen-Castle, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension at lfranzen2@unl.edu


This is an open enrollment course. No enrollment key is required. Click on the title of the course, then “enroll me” to begin. 

This training is not formatted to run on mobile devices.

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect is for Child Care Providers, Early Childhood Educators. This training will teach child care providers the definitions and indicators of child abuse and neglect. Topics include: how to recognize and report abuse, how to respond to a disclosure, what happens when you report, child care program policies that help keep children safe and dealing with stress. (This training meets the Nevada Registry initial 2-hour training requirement)


By taking this course, students will learn: 

  • Definitions of Abuse 
  • Indicators 
  • Mandated reporting 
  • How to respond to disclosure 
  • Process of Reporting 
  • Child Care program policies 

For technical support email campushelp@extension.org

For information please contact: Cathryn Peshlakai, Program Officer Early Childhood Education Office: 702-257-5561 University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, peshlakaic@unce.unr.edu

Alternatives to Anger is a self-paced course for adults who want to better manage their anger and stress at home and in the workplace. A certificate is awarded once you have completed the course.

This course is no longer accepting enrollments at this site.  A revised version of this course is now available at http://msue.anr.msu.edu/program/alternatives_to_anger/relax_alternatives_to_anger_online

For more information or enrollment instructions please contact Suzanne Pish, Michigan State University Extension at pishs@anr.msu.edu


This is an open enrollment course. No enrollment key is required. Click on the title of the course, then “enroll me” to begin. 

This training is not formatted to run on mobile devices.

Signs and Symptoms of Illness (SOI) including Blood Borne Pathogens: The Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases in the Child Care Setting is for child care providers and early childhood educator.  

This training discusses ways to recognize, prevent, and manage infectious diseases in early education and child care settings. Special precautions are discussed when handling bloodborne pathogens. Participants will learn:

  • Who are the most vulnerable for illness
  • How the disease is spread
  • Prevention
  • Blood Borne transmission
  • Common Illness in child care
  • When is a child too sick to be at school

For technical support email campushelp@extension.org

For information contact: Cathryn Peshlakai, Program Officer Early Childhood Education, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, 702-257-5561, peshlakaic@unce.unr.edu