Duluth, GA/ June 2, 2011 – ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), an IACET approved and nationally accredited distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, offers new users the trial course CCEI540A: Preventing Foodborne Illnesses: Sanitation and Hygiene in the Child Care Environment at no cost for the month of June.
Healthy, safe food is a priority in the early childhood environment, and foodborne illnesses can be spread easily during meals and snacks if effective, thorough hygiene and sanitation policies are not maintained. Through this course, child care professionals will learn about maintaining safe food service and kitchen facilities, no matter the size of the center.
“Those caring for children should be concerned with providing food and snacks that are not only nutritious and delicious but also safe. This course, the first in a comprehensive series on food service and safety in the early care industry, provides practical and important information that will benefit anyone caring for children,” said Maria C. Taylor, President and CEO of CCEI.
Online learning has proven successful for busy educators to fulfill their professional development needs. CCEI540A is available to new CCEI users at no cost in June. To take this course as a new user, click on Take a Trial Course and Earn CEU Credit at www.cceionline.edu. This course is also available to users with a current CCEI subscription at no charge. Existing account holders who do not have an active, annual individual or center-based subscription may purchase this one-hour 0.1 IACET CEU course for $15.