Healthy Beverages in Early Care & Education

These training materials were created for the early care and education field to inform providers about why healthy drinks are important to children's health, best practices for serving drinks in child care programs, and the four key messages in the California Healthy Beverages in Child Care Act (AB 2084).

Child care providers in California: Sign up to complete online Healthy Beverages training!

Sign up for a free eXtension Campus account to complete the training online in English or Spanish at no cost.

(1) Create an online account

  • Go to, and click the ‘create new account’ button.
  • You will need to create a username and password, and provide your email address, first and last name, the state, county and zip-code you live in, and indicate if you are an Extension or USDA employee (if you are not sure, then select ‘no’).
  • After entering the required information and clicking ‘create my new account’, you will receive an email to verify your account. Verify your account by clicking the link sent to the email address you provided. 
  • Be sure to save your username and password in a secure place where you can easily access it.

(2) Enroll in the online training:

  • Now that you have created an account, you can enroll in the Healthy Beverages in Early Care & Education training by clicking the link for English or Spanish.
  • You can also find the training under the ‘Home and Family’ section (Health and Nutrition sub-section) when you log into with your newly created account.  

Child care providers outside of California

You may purchase the course for a $15 fee from eXtension Catalog. Purchase the online training in English or Spanish, and follow the directions above ((1) Create an online account) to create an account. Once you have made your purchase, you will be able to enroll in the online training.