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  • The Role of Risk in Early Childhood

    Rated 4.75 out of 5
    Course ID: GUI105Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 2

    This course explores the important role of risk-taking during early childhood development. Course participants will learn about safe, appropriate risks in all areas of the learning environment, including physical and social-emotional risks that help all young children, including those with special needs, develop advanced skills and self-confidence.

  • The School-Age Child Care Environment: General Guidelines for a High-Quality Out-of-School Program

    Rated 4.7 out of 5
    Course ID: CUR109Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 3

    This course presents basic recommendations for designing and maintaining a safe, healthy, productive learning environment for school-age children. The course is intended primarily for childcare professionals who care for school-age children in an afterschool setting but is also relevant and helpful for anyone who works with children in grade K and up.

  • The Toddler Curriculum

    Rated 4.63636363636 out of 5
    Course ID: CUR104Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 2

    This course is designed specifically for early childhood professionals who work with toddlers, a group that typically includes children between their first and third birthdays. Course participants will learn basic information about appropriate, effective curriculum; recommended guidance and teaching practices; appropriate materials and design elements in the learning environment; and effective strategies for working and communicating with parents.

  • The Value of Mindfulness in Early Childhood Settings

    Rated 4.47826086957 out of 5
    Course ID: SOC106Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 2

    This course provides participants with an understanding of their role in supporting mindfulness practices in the early childhood environment. The course explores the need for these calming and reflective approaches when working with young children. Participants will discover ways to plan for mindfulness throughout each day and arrange the early childhood classroom to support this approach.

  • Theater Arts in Early Childhood Education

    Rated 4.55555555556 out of 5
    Course ID: CUR119Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 2

    This intermediate-level course explores ways to incorporate theater arts into the early childhood curriculum to promote development of social-emotional, cognitive, early literacy/language skills. Course content is relevant to teachers of all age groups, though many of the activities will be appropriate for pre-K and up. Participants will learn about the connection between early dramatic play and structured, teacher-planned activities that build cultural knowledge and skills related to critical thinking, creativity, and emotional expression. This course provides numerous ideas for activities and teaching strategies teachers can start using right away, plus resources and guidance to assist in creating staged theatrical performances.

  • Transportation and Field Trip Safety for Child Care Centers

    Rated 4.4 out of 5
    Course ID: ADM103Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 2

    This course presents recommended practices and policies for the safe, developmentally appropriate transport of young children to and from child care centers. Information is based primarily on federal safety standards, which are generally used as the basis for state standards, though specific regulations vary from state to state. Topics include staff training and support; recommended vehicle types and maintenance routines; child passenger restraint systems; operating procedures and practices; safe loading and unloading procedures; field trip safety, and more.

  • Transportation and Field Trip Safety for Georgia Childcare and Early Learning Programs

    Rated 5 out of 5
    Course ID: ADM103-GACourse Level: Beginner Course Hours: 2

    This course presents recommended practices and policies for the safe, developmentally appropriate transport of young children to and from child care centers. ADM103-GA includes specific Rules for Child Care Learning Centers, as issued by Georgia DECAL.

  • Transportation and Field Trip Safety in the Early Childhood Environment

    Rated 5 out of 5
    Course ID: NV104Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 1

    This course presents recommended practices and policies for the safe, developmentally appropriate transport of young children to and from child care programs. Information is based primarily on federal safety standards and Nevada child care licensing regulations NAC 432A.290 and NAC 432A.520. Topics include staff training and support, recommended vehicle types and maintenance routines, child passenger restraint systems operating procedures and practices, safe loading and unloading procedures, and more. This training meets the initial training requirement for Transportation Safety in Nevada.

  • Tray Tasking – An Approach to Emerging Reading and Writing Skills

    Rated 5 out of 5
    Course ID: CUR101Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 1

    This course is written by well known author Vicki Folds, Ed.D. This course is designed to provide new and innovative ways to engage young children in tasks that promote whole body integration for reading and writing skills. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to define Tray Tasking, explain the purpose of Tray Tasking, identify four ways Tray Tasking contributes to reading and writing readiness and identify an Authentic Assessment tool that can be used with Tray Tasking.

  • Trouble-Free Transitions that Teach

    Rated 4.66071428571 out of 5
    Course ID: CUR120Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 2

    This course presents practical and fun methods for reducing the stress of daily classroom transitions. It explores effective transition strategies that ensure smooth progression through the daily schedule. The course also promotes the use of transitions as valuable learning opportunities that exist throughout the day.

  • Understanding Aggressive and Defiant Behaviors

    Rated 4.625 out of 5
    Course ID: GUI103Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 3

    Aggressive and defiant behaviors in children pose tremendous challenges to adults at every level, from the early childhood environment through high school. In this course, participants will learn about the underlying causes of aggressive behavior, the reasons why aggressive behaviors cannot be ignored, and strategies and practices for helping children develop positive social-emotional skills.

  • Understanding and Promoting Development in the Preschool Years

    Rated 4.6 out of 5
    Course ID: CHD108Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 2

    This course explores the developmental milestones that children experience at 3, 4, and 5 years of age. The course will explore growth across all areas of development. The goal of the course is to provide early childhood educators with a basic understanding of child development so that they can create realistic expectations, appropriate learning environments, and engaging curriculum for all of the children in their care.

  • Understanding and Promoting Infant Development

    Rated 4.61904761905 out of 5
    Course ID: CHD106Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 2

    Early childhood is the most active stage of human development and more growth occurs in the first year of life than any other period. Caregivers who understand the progression of development are more prepared to respond to needs and create appropriate learning environments. In this course caregivers will discover the characteristics of infant development. In addition, the course provides strategies caregivers can use to promote growth and learning across all areas of development.

  • Understanding and Promoting Toddler Development

    Rated 4.7619047619 out of 5
    Course ID: CHD107Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 2

    This course provides a brief overview of the physical, social, and cognitive development of children during the 12- to 36-month period of life. Participants are provided with information about early childhood developmental characteristics as well as practical applications for the classroom that foster development.

  • Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Rated 4.70588235294 out of 5
    Course ID: SPN101Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 1

    The goal of this course is introduce participants to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the characteristics of children who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Participants will also be introduced to several students with autism spectrum disorder and many of the classroom strategies that support these students.

  • Understanding the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS-3)

    Rated 4.28571428571 out of 5
    Course ID: CUR116Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 4

    This course provides an introduction to the most recent revision of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS) and is intended primarily for early childhood professionals whose programs are or may be subject to quality ratings by program monitors, regulatory agencies, or other formal observers. If you are an early childhood professional, this course will help you understand the basics about what ECERS observers look for during the observation period and how you can use the ECERS as a guide to improve the quality and effectiveness of your program.

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How Do I Get Started?

You have three options for purchasing a course

Individual or block hours

Students may purchase one hour of child care online coursework or multiple hours at a time.

  • 1-10 Hours: $15 per hour
  • 11-49 Hours: $12 per hour
  • 50 Hour Block: $450
  • 125 Hour Block: $999
  • 225 Hour Block: $1,499

Individual Annual Subscription

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.

Child Care Center-Based Subscription

The Child Care Center-Based Annual Subscription is the most manageable, accessible and cost-effective method for a center to provide its staff with training to meet annual licensing professional development needs. CCEI offers two child care center-based subscriptions:
  • $499/year

    20-user
  • $999/year

    50-user
With the 50-user option, staff can receive access to annual training for just $20 per person.