ChildCare Education Institute® (CCEI), a distance learning professional development and certificate provider, is proud to announce that its students have completed more than 1,400,000 professional development hours and over 6,200 certificate programs online.

CCEI has offered high-quality online child care training since 2005. Students continue to appreciate the competency-based, self-paced coursework that allows them to fulfill their training requirements at home, work, or anywhere they have Internet access. CCEI online professional development training courses are open for enrollment at any time and IACET CEU credit is awarded upon successful completion. Child care establishments, out of school time providers, associations, administrators, and individuals choose CCEI for continuing education, and to remain updated on relevant topics and recommendations for best practices. In addition to the new industry-relevant courses added to the catalog throughout the year, CCEI also has articulation agreements with universities across the country, which provide a bridge from CCEI online certificate programs to early childhood degree programs.

“CCEI continues to be a leader of online professional development in the early childcare education industry,” says Maria C. Taylor, President and CEO of CCEI. “We will continue to introduce new and improved professional development coursework and strive to meet the needs of practitioners and administrators throughout the childcare industry.”

For more information on ChildCare Education Institute, visit www.cceionline.edu or call 1.800.499.9907, prompt 3, Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm EST.