Cyndi Cunningham Bio
Cyndi Cunningham lives in St. Paul Minnesota and has been a licensed Family Child Care Provider for 18+ years. She has been active in public policy and advocacy work and received the MLFCCA Advocate of the Year Award in 2014 for her work on Safe Sleep legislation (2013). She has 3 adult children who all survived being raised in a Family Child Care and are now (finally) appreciative of that experience! Cyndi lived in western Minnesota (including Marshall) for a number of years working for churches as a youth director and as a Farm Fellow for the Lyon County Extension service working with farm families. She is looking forward to ‘coming home’ to the area and sharing information to providers.
In The Know: Be Prepared! Traveling through Licensing Expectations
Identify how to successfully prepare your Family Child Care for licensing visits. Review the licensing visit process and set goals to ensure a positive visit. Walk away from this course feeling empowered as a Family Child Care provider.
Active Supervision: Provider Self-Care and Privacy
Meets the Family Child Care provider annual supervision training requirement. This training curriculum will define MN DHS Rule 2 Licensing standards and best practices regarding supervision in family child care settings; identify the effects of provider stress/depression on supervision of and interaction with children; and identify appropriate self-care and privacy strategies that promote effective supervision and safety in child care.
VII:B. Ensuring Safety