This training is Year 2 of Enhancing Quality of Early Learning (EQEL). EQEL is a 20-hour training series completed over two years. The EQEL training series is available at no cost for providers hired or promoted after August 1, 2019 into a role that requires this training. This class is also part of PACE, the community-based training option for meeting WAC education requirements. Visit DCYFs Training Requirements webpage for more information.

EQEL Year 2 includes Part 1: Engaging Interactions and Environments, and Part 2: Positive Behavior Supports. This training series will be held live and online, 6:30-9 pm on Tuesdays, October 18 and November 1, 15, and 29, 2022. It will not be recorded. Active participations and full attendance in all 10 hours of EQEL Year 2 are required for STARS credit.


To register, click on the following link and fill out the Zoom Registration Form. Within a few business days, you will receive an email confirmation, Zoom link, and additional information.


To receive STARS credit, you will be required to participate in this session by typing comments or participating in surveys, polls, and discussions. As a participant, you must be able to view the instructor and visuals aids.  You will not be required to show yourself on camera, but it can be nice to have face-to-face contact. Tips for participating in the class will be emailed to you the week of the training. Requirements: stable internet access, audio via phone or speaker, and an email address.


Various Instructors



Registration Reminders

  • Registration is required 48 hours prior to class.
  • Those arriving more than 15 minutes late will not receive a certificate or refund.
  • Class cancellations will be posted on our training calendar, and registrants will be notified.


October 18, November 1, November 15 & November 29, 6:30 PM through 9:00 PM


Via Zoom