THE INDUSTRY LEADER FOR ONLINE
THE INDUSTRY LEADER FOR ONLINE
(1 Course Hour = .1 CEU)
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Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to identify strategies and practices for developing an operating budget, including how to calculate full-time enrollment, salary schedules, and tuition rates and fees.
In this course, participants will gain a detailed understanding of the processes used in planning a budget and learn how to maintain and stay within that budget. Upon successful completion of this course, a student should be able to create a process for determining an effective budget and accurate financial records for a child care center, determine what items should be included in a budget and list five common money management pitfalls.
This course will assist both experienced and new directors in effectively evaluating staff in an early childhood setting. Participants will learn proper methods of providing feedback, the importance of performance evaluations, and appropriate methods of supervision for staff. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to define how evaluations and feedback can be used as a training tool and discuss the importance of using performance evaluations for staffing early childhood programs.
This course presents guidance and strategies for increasing employee satisfaction and reducing turnover through strong teamwork and an appropriate organizational climate. Participants will learn about the benefits of teamwork and the importance of empowering their employees.
This course assists early childhood education staff in better understanding the effects of divorce on children. Participants will learn how they can positively impact the lives of children during this difficult time. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to define how both age and developmental stages can determine how children cope with divorce. They should also be able to list ways they can better meet the needs of children and families experiencing divorce and separation while allowing children to maintain positive feelings about themselves.
This course presents practices and recommendations for preventing injuries and reducing unnecessary hazards in the indoor child care setting. Participants will learn about various indoor health and safety risks, safe feeding and diapering practices, and the appropriate use of various equipment and materials in the early childhood environment.
This course provides an overview of growth and development during early childhood and the factors that effect classroom practices. Participants will learn about developmental domains (physical, cognitive, social, and emotional), and associated principles and theories, such as attachment, stranger anxiety, and maternal deprivation.
This course teaches child care providers the basic parts and developmental processes in the human brain, as well as teaching practices and strategies that young brains need in order to develop to their full potential.
This course outlines effective time management skills for program administrators or directors. Participants will learn how to prioritize deadlines, set goals, and use time more effectively. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to clearly state their job purpose, list three types of formal and informal planning and create strategies for using time more efficiently.
This course is designed to provide an understanding of the development of aesthetic appreciation of art in preschool children. In addition, the course will examine methods for bringing additional art experiences to the children through the use of expert resources, field trips and parental involvement. Upon successful completion of this course, preschool teachers will be able to define appropriate methods of acquainting young children with fine works of art.
This course introduces preschool teachers to the basic concepts of developing and managing art projects. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to describe basic objectives for children’s learning in the art center, list appropriate methods of observing, identify methods of involving parents in the art program and assess the effectiveness of an art center. Class level – Beginner
This course discusses the roles and responsibilities of being a teacher in an early childhood setting. Upon successful completion of this course, a student should be able to identify five or more roles a preschool teacher fulfills, name three ways to prevent and reduce injuries in the classroom, name three appropriate guidance techniques, learn how to communicate clearly and professionally with parents and other caregivers, and describe ways to create an engaging developmentally appropriate environment that encourages learning through play.
This course is designed to help participants understand the importance of developmentally appropriate and individually appropriate activities in the childcare setting. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to define the four domains in which learning and development occur, list the four stages of Piaget’s Theory, define the sensorimotor stage, list the four general guidelines teachers should keep in mind to promote positive interactions with infants and toddlers, list the three factors to consider in arranging an indoor infant and toddler environment, and identify four criteria to use when selecting toys for infants and toddlers.
This course explains multiculturalism and anti-bias education. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to define the goals of multiculturalism, develop an anti-bias classroom, incorporate multiculturalism into learning centers and other classroom activities, and promote cooperative social skills in diverse classrooms.
This course defines methods to be used to prevent cross-contamination of food and describes the bacteria that cause most food contamination. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to list the three necessary deterrents for preventing food-borne illnesses and define the processes to properly thaw, marinate, wash, and cook food, transport and serve food, and cool and reheat food.
This course examines which elements must be present for food bacteria to grow and describes common food borne illnesses. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to list the three necessary components of food safety, list the five factors necessary for bacterial growth, identify the causes of food-borne illnesses, recognize common food-borne illnesses, define “Cross-Contamination” and define methods for proper food storage.
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Students may purchase one hour of child care online coursework or multiple hours at a time.
For $99, a child care professional can purchase an Individual Annual Professional Development Subscription. The subscription allows unlimited access to CCEI’s professional development course catalog for the year of the subscription.