The state of Arizona has no formal training approval process, at this time. Based on the definition of training in Article 1, Section R9-5-101 of the Arizona Administrative Code and Arizona Revised Statutes for Child Care Facilities, ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) training may be accepted to meet annual in-service training requirements established by the Arizona Division of Licensing Services, Office of Child Care Licensing. For additional information regarding the acceptance of CCEI’s coursework in Arizona, visit Arizona Child Care Licensing or contact the Office of Child Care Licensing at 602.364.2539.

CCEI is an approved Training Sponsoring Agency with the Arizona Early Childhood Workforce Registry. For more information contact the registry at  As such, CCEI is approved to automatically transmit course completions directly to the Arizona Early Childhood Workforce Registry and does so nightly.  In addition, CCEI’s Arizona Health and Safety Certificate program of study is approved to meet the state’s health and safety training requirement (except for First Aid and CPR). 

CCEI’s coursework was awarded the Comprehensive CDA Gold Standard by the Council for Professional Recognition (the Council) and can be used to fulfill the training requirements needed to obtain the National CDA Credential in English and Spanish.

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