Connecticut Child Care Training and Courses

Most courses offered by ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) are accepted by the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood, Child Care Licensing Division to meet annual professional development training requirements. CCEI is an approved training organization through the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood Professional Registry.  As such, CCEI is approved to automatically transmit course completions directly to the CT OEC Professional Registry and does so nightly. 

Health and Safety Training: CCEI’s training may be accepted to fulfill the state’s CCDF health and safety training requirements however, medication, first aid and CPR require specialty in-person training.  CCEI is not authorized to provide the training.

Scholarships: Some of CCEI’s coursework may be eligible for scholarship, based on the priorities of the state. The scholarship priorities can be viewed at

CCEI is an approved training partner by the Council for Professional Recognition (the Council) and coursework can be used to fulfill the training requirements needed to obtain the National CDA Credential in English and Spanish.

  • To enroll in a CCEI course click here.
  • Contact a CCEI Admissions Representative at 1.800.499.9907 or by clicking here with questions or for more information about our courses and certificate programs.
  • For information on how to articulate CCEI coursework with our college partners click here.