Training and Events

Building Solutions for Rhode Island’s Children

The Rhode Island Child Care & Early Learning Facilities Fund hosts trainings and events designed to illuminate the important connections between quality space and quality programming. With access to some of the nation’s most respected experts on early learning environments, the RICCELFF is available to help you learn more about ways to improve your existing facilities or create new spaces that support you in offering quality programming for young children.

Training Opportunities


Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam
We are partnering with the Rhode Island Recreation and Parks Association and the National Recreation and Park Association to host a Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) certification course and exam. This course is the most comprehensive training program on playground hazard identification and risk management methods offered nationwide. Upon completion of the CPSI course, participants will have the knowledge needed to establish a sound risk reduction program; create a system of repair, retrofit, and removal of hazardous equipment; and to setup a routine inspection system for their agency or client. Participants will also have the most up-to-date knowledge to prepare them to take the CPSI examination. REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. Please contact us if you are interested in attending.


Online Learning Modules
We are excited to share that two online workshops are now available: Creating Quality School Age Child Care Space and Child Care Center Playground Safety! You can register to participate in these virtual learning opportunities on your own schedule and at your own pace. In order to access the learning modules, you first need to register by clicking the button below.


Upcoming Events

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