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     (1 Course Hour = .1 CEU)

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    • Outdoor Learning

      Course ID: CUR103Course Hours: 3Course Level: Intermediate

      This course provides comprehensive information on integrating outdoor learning into the early childhood curriculum, including developmental benefits, recommended practices, and numerous ideas for activities.

    • Reflective Practices in Early Childhood Education

      Course ID: PROF104Course Hours: 3Course Level: Intermediate

      This course provides an examination of what it means to reflect on daily teaching practices and why it is an important practice. The course offers several models of reflection and reflective thinking strategies to help ECE professionals establish a reflective practice. Participants will also discover ways to plan for reflection when working with colleagues, children, and families.

    • Stages of Development, Ages 12 to 14

      Course ID: SCH102Course Hours: 3Course Level: Beginner

      This course focuses on the developmental stages and characteristics of children ages 12 to 14, the typical age of early adolescence, as well as recommended strategies and practices for supporting children’s developmental needs. Emphasis is on the afterschool and other out-of-school care environments, but the content is appropriate for anyone who works with school-age children.

    • Successful Homework Support for School-Age Children

      Course ID: SCH103Course Hours: 3Course Level: Beginner

      This course provides an overview of current homework research, best practices, systems, and tools to consider using to support school-age (5-to-14 year-old) children working on homework assignments in an afterschool or out-of-school-time setting.

    • Teaching Multiage Groups

      Course ID: CLM100Course Hours: 3Course Level: Beginner

      This course provides a guide to managing a multiage environment, in which students of different ages and skill levels share a classroom as well as a basic curriculum. Participants will compare multiage to traditional graded classrooms and learn about the potential benefits of incorporating multiage strategies into any classroom. This course also provides comprehensive recommendations and strategies for organizing a classroom, facilitating group projects, managing a peer tutoring program, and much more.

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    How Do I Get Started?

    You have three options for purchasing child development classes online

    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: $14 per hour

    • 50 Hour Block: $650

    • 125 Hour Block: $1,500

    • 225 Hour Block: $2,475

    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.