You can fulfill your education requirement by signing up for a unique program called APIA Advantage. Au Pair in America developed this program in partnership with UCLA, a top university in the United States. The Spring session of APIA Advantage will run from March 28 – August 1.
About APIA Advantage:
•The program consists of an online course and community-based activities.
•Au pairs who have taken the course say It is full of interesting material, enriching activities and gives the flexibility to work around your childcare responsibilities (see testimonials below).
•The cost is $500 and it completely satisfies your au pair education requirement (or half of your requirement if you are an EduCare).
•It will broaden your educational and cultural experience in the United States.
The course will run from March 28, 2011 to August 1, 2011. I encourage you to review the program materials (click on the images to the right) and discuss it with your host family. I have also included testimonials below from au pairs who have taken the course.
Register online at www.uclaextension.edu/aupairs