2021  Foster and Kinship Care Education Classes 



 Beginning June 7th, 2021 - July 30th, 2021

           MONDAY - THURSDAY 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
           FRIDAY - Closed


 San Bernardino Valley College, as well as the entire community college community, continues to work tirelessly to help students, their families, resource parents, and kinship families get through this crisis as they play a critical role in our state's recovery. Working together and following safety guidelines and procedures, we can help keep our community healthy.

  • The FKCE program will only be providing classes online to resource and kinship parents through ZOOM and will require each participant to use a computer and/or phone and to have an email address to participate. (If you don't have an email, please create one using or Each participant will need to download the ZOOM app on their computer and/or phone.
  • Participants can register by calling 909-384-4457 or email confirmation will be sent to emails when done in a timely manner, weekdays 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Please only register for two (2) classes at a time.
  • Participants will be required to complete a registration form online, unless you have taken classes in the last 90 days; EVERYONE needs to have an email address.
  • Participants will receive certificates for attendance only when evaluations are completed, and attendance verified by the trainer; certificates will be emailed to participants.
  • Participants not physically involved in the class or leaving early or joining the meeting more than 10 minutes late (without specific approval by the trainer) will NOT receive a certificate.
    NO CHILDREN or PETS or other distractions are allowed in the training which should take place in a private area to maintain confidentiality.
  • This online training format will last until June 2021. The FKCE classes will resume face-to-face contact once the COVID 19 crisis has been resolved. Thanks for your patience during this challenging time.

Sharaf Williams, Director of First Year Experience

For general information regarding workshops, please call (909) 384-4457. All of the classes listed in this schedule meet the criteria for San Bernardino County’s training for RFA (Resource Family Approval) pre and post trainings and for Los Angeles County’s “D” rate pre and post training. All training must be selected based on the individual needs of the foster/kinship child. Please discuss any additional training issues with your Children and Family Services (CFS) worker or the Specialized Care Facilitator as needed.

For Specialized Care Rate information for San Bernardino County, contact 
TERRA DUNN at 909-891-3537


TRAINING CERTIFICATE:  FKCE facilitators issue training certificates for each class. All class sign-in sheets and participant registration forms are entered into the state’s database after all trainings. If individuals would like to receive a copy of their FKCE class transcripts, please contact the SBVC Foster & Kinship Care Education Program office, (909) 384-4457, and allow one week for processing.

DISABILITY SERVICES: For disability-related reasonable accommodations, please contact the FKCE Program office at (909) 384-4457 no later than two weeks prior to the date services are needed.

For further information, contact the
SBVC Foster & Kinship Care Education Program office: (909) 384-4457
San Bernardino Valley College - LA 128
701 South Mount Vernon Avenue
San Bernardino, CA  92410