ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) specializes in providing online training and certificates, child care registry development, and administrative solutions for the early care and education industry. As a leading distance training provider in child care, CCEI offers professionals 100+ online child care training courses in English and Spanish to meet licensing, recognition program, and Head Start requirements. Coursework offered by CCEI is used to meet the education needs of practitioners in a range of settings, including family child care, preschool, prekindergarten, nanny care, “daycare” centers, and more. In addition to professional development, CCEI offers online certificate programs that help meet the coursework requirements for national credentials, such as the Child Development Associate , Online Director Credentials , Early Childhood Credential, renewals, custom programs, and other continuing education options.
Currently, CCEI has provided over 1,850,000 hours of online coursework and has graduated more than 7,500 early childhood professionals from certificate programs. CCEI also maintains excellent student satisfaction scores and % of students say they would recommend CCEI to others.
CCEI coursework is delivered through an online learning management system that provides students with user-friendly technology, an engaging distance learning environment, and certificates of documentation available immediately upon completion. The system’s self-paced format automatically saves the last point of completion within a course, allowing users to resume where they left off upon login. The 24/7/365 accessibility helps students enjoy a life-work balance while conveniently continuing their education. Coursework is competency-based, which facilitates information retention, and each successfully completed clock hour awards IACET Continuing Education Unit (CEU).
Online child care training courses offered by CCEI cover topics applicable to the child care industry. Course categories include Environments and Curriculum, Health and Safety, Family and Parenting, Nutrition and Food Service, Child Development, Inclusion and Special Needs, Guidance and Discipline, Administration and Management , and many others.
CCEI provides several online certificate program options that meet the training requirements of the Council for Professional Recognition’s Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential and CDA Renewal. Additionally, CCEI provides the Online Early Childhood Credential (ECC) , Online Director Credentials, several state-specific certificate programs, such as the Florida Child Care Professional’s Credential (FCCPC), Texas Director’s Certificate , and several others. Programs are designed around the diverse needs of students. While certificate programs of study are self-paced, CCEI provides access to an Education Coach and customer support services to deliver assistance, encouragement, and feedback throughout the duration of the program.
Custom course hosting, research-based Pinnacle Curriculum® , and the child care workforce management solution RegistryOne® are also offered through CCEI. For additional information, please call .
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