Bakersfield College

Child Development Training Programs

Mary Hello!
I'm Mary Halberg, Program Manager at Bakersfield College, for the Foster and Kinship Care Program, the Independent Living Program, the Early Childhood Mentor Program, and the Child Development Training Consortium. Information about these programs is provided on this Web site. Follow the links below for more details about each program.

Foster & Kinship Care Program - Assists foster and kinship care providers with essential education and skills needed for parenting troubled and at-risk children.

California Early Childhood Mentor Program - Provides education and training for child care professionals wishing to become mentors and assists in matching students with mentors.

Child Development Training Consortium - A statewide program that provides financial and other assistance to child care professionals.