Liven Up Your Classroom with Online Training from CCEI

ChildCare Education Institute® (CCEI), a distance learning professional development and certificate provider, offers CCEI450B: Liven Up Your Learning Centers as an online no-cost trial child care training course to new CCEI users during the month of August.

To provide meaningful experiences for children, learning centers must be well equipped with materials that attract and hold the interest of children. Even the best learning centers need to be refreshed often in order to prevent boredom and keep children motivated to learn and explore. This course focuses on enhancing the traditional learning centers in the classroom and adding new short-term interest centers that complement the curriculum. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to list items that can be used for rotating new materials into learning centers, list a series of appropriate themes for learning centers, and identify items to be added to classroom learning center to enhance traditional learning.

“An interactive and hands-on learning environment is critical for the development and growth of young children” says Maria C. Taylor, President and CEO of CCEI. “This course offers unique ideas for keeping your learning centers lively and adding new specialty programs to the classroom.”

This beginner-level training course is available as a trial course to new users with CCEI account creation in August. Current CCEI users with active, unlimited annual subscriptions can enroll in professional development courses at no additional cost when logged in to their CCEI account. Users without subscriptions can purchase child care training courses as block hours through CCEI online enrollment.

For more information, visit or call 1.800.499.9907, prompt 3, Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm EST.

Enjoy Online Child Care Training Courses, Certificates, and Workforce Management Solutions with ChildCare Education Institute

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, childcare 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 Director Credentials hours of online coursework and has graduated more than [studentsGraduated] early childhood professionals from certificate programs. CCEI also maintains excellent student satisfaction scores and 99.4% 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 0.1 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 1.800.499.9907.