ChildCare Education Institute® (CCEI), a distance learning professional development and certificate provider, is proud to announce it has been awarded renewal of accreditation by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC), a U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) recognized accrediting agency.
Following a comprehensive evaluation of CCEI and its programs, which included an extensive Self Evaluation Report, feedback from the Examining Committee’s on-site visit, and evaluation of CCEI’s curriculum by Subject Matter Experts, the Accrediting Commission of the DETC awarded CCEI a renewal of accreditation without conditions for a five-year period. CCEI was found to meet or exceed the Commission’s standards for accreditation.
DETC accreditation provides students, educators, institutions, and the public a reputable indicator of CCEI’s continued commitment to the education and professional development of teachers and management staff.
“Accreditation by DETC is a reliable indicator of the value and quality of distance education that an institution offers,” stated Leah Matthews, DETC Executive Director. “In receiving renewal of accreditation, CCEI has demonstrated its commitment to educational standards and ethical business practices that assure quality, accountability, and improvement of higher education.”
For more information on programs, training subscriptions, or ChildCare Education Institute, visit www.cceionline.edu or call 1.800.499.9907, prompt 3, Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm EST.
ChildCare Education Institute® provides high-quality, distance education certificates and child care training programs in an array of child care settings, including preschool centers, family child care, prekindergarten classrooms, nanny care, online daycare training and more. Over 100 English and Spanish child care training courses are available online to meet licensing, recognition program, and Head Start Requirements. CCEI also has online certification programs that provide the coursework requirement for national credentials including the CDA, Director and Early Childhood Credentials. Several certification programs have been evaluated and awarded college credit recommendations by the National College Credit Recommendation Service (National CCRS). CCEI is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC), has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), and is authorized under the Nonpublic Postsecondary Educational Institutions Act of 1990, license number 837.
The Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) Accrediting Commission is a private, non-profit organization that operates as a national accreditor of institutions that primarily offer distance education. Founded in 1926, the DETC Accrediting Commission holds recognition by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Accreditation by DETC covers all distance education activities within an institution and it provides a single source of nationally recognized accreditation from the primary school level through professional doctoral degree-granting institutions.