ChildCare Education Institute Gives Child Care Staff Access to Professional Development Library in Honor of Step Up for Kids Week 2009

Duluth, GA/ October 5, 2009 – ChildCare Education Institute is committed to providing relevant and up-to date online coursework that enriches early childhood professionals and the care provided to children.

October 5 – 9, 2009 is Step Up for Kids Week, a nationwide event focused on bringing attention to the care and education of America’s children. In honor of this event, CCEI is giving child care staff access to its professional development library at no cost.

CCEI’s online professional development library includes over 100 courses, covering topics such as: Child Development, Classroom Management, Curriculum, Guidance and Discipline, Health and Safety, and other topics pertinent to the child care industry. Each completed one hour course is awarded 0.1 IACET CEU and may articulate to college credit. Students can print their certificates of completion immediately following course completion.

‘Step Up for Kids Week is an opportunity for CCEI to recognize and reward early childhood professionals, teachers, center directors and staff for the valuable role they play in the development of children. We hope educators will use this opportunity for continuing education to enhance their knowledge base, which enhances the quality of care given to children,’ said Maria C. Taylor, President and CEO.

Take advantage of this great opportunity to experience the benefits of online learning and gain valuable knowledge about early childhood education.