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  • Nutrition and Food Service in Early Learning Environments

    Rated 4.33333333333 out of 5
    Course ID: NFS101Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 2

    This course is designed to provide information to assist food service staff, caregivers and members of program leadership develop positive, healthy nutritional programs for young children. Participants will also gain a greater understanding of the requirements of the USDA Food Program and meal planning in an early childhood education setting.

  • Para desarrollar y mantener una organización eficaz

    Course ID: ESP_CCEI954Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 1

    Este curso ayudarÁ a los participantes a desarrollar un mejor entendimiento de cómo el ambiente de trabajo afecta a la enseñanza y a la supervisión en los programas de la primera infancia.

  • Program Leadership: Staff Retention and Motivation

    Rated 4.75 out of 5
    Course ID: ADM112Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 2

    Employees are much more likely to feel motivated when they are part of an organization with effective, dedicated leadership. An organization’s success begins with its leadership. But success is produced and maintained by the staff as they bring the leadership’s vision and policies to reality. As an organization’s leadership improves, so does the sense of unity and common purpose among staff members. This course discusses the role that effective leadership has on staff retention and motivation.

  • Reflective Practices in Early Childhood Education

    Rated 4.64 out of 5
    Course ID: PROF104Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 3

    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.

  • Retener y Motivar al Personal, Parte 1

    Course ID: ESP_CCEI965Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 1

    Este curso proporciona a los estudiantes una visión general de las estrategias utilizadas para retener y motivar al personal en un centro de cuidado infantil. Al completar con éxito este curso, el estudiante debe poder enumerar tres cualidades para buscar en los candidatos para maestros, tres estrategias de entrevista, tres caracterÍsticas de un buen entrenador y una lista de los elementos claves utilizados para guiar a los empleados.

  • Staff Communication: Educational Partnerships

    Rated 4.57142857143 out of 5
    Course ID: CCEI960Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 1

    This course provides directors, administrators, and aspiring directors with a greater understanding of the value of good communication skills, as well as various techniques for listening and responding appropriately to staff, parents, and children. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able list key phrases to remember when communicating, identify ways to improve their communication skills, define active listening and explain methods to be used by staff members to effectively communicate among each other.

  • Strategies for Success in Challenging Conversations

    Rated 4.66666666667 out of 5
    Course ID: PROF103Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 2

    This course focuses on effective communication strategies to use during challenging conversations. Participants will explore elements of communication breakdowns in an effort to prevent them from occurring during important conversations with parents, coworkers, and children.

  • Successful Staffing

    Rated 4.76923076923 out of 5
    Course ID: CCEI962Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 1

    This course, intended for directors, managers, administrators, and aspiring leaders, provides participants with a better understanding of the importance of having an effective team of childhood and educational staff. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to define the importance of the selection process when hiring staff, identify several facts in building a good team of childcare professionals, and list a variety of training methods available to program managers and staff.

  • Successfully Marketing Your Program

    Rated 5 out of 5
    Course ID: ADM115Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 2

    This course is designed to introduce marketing basics that relate to early childhood programs. Students will learn to properly define the product offered by a child care center and develop effective marketing strategies targeted at specific communities and families. Students will also learn to develop effective enrollment and retention strategies to maximize marketing efforts.

  • Successfully Marketing Your Program Part I – Marketing 101: Spreading the Word About Your Program

    Rated 5 out of 5
    Course ID: CCEI975Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 1

    This course, offered to directors and aspiring directors in an early childhood education setting, teaches marketing basics. Students will learn to properly define the product offered by a child care center and develop effective marketing strategies targeted at specific communities and families. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to list the products the program offers, identify the roles people associated with a center play in marketing and identify the target audience for marketing a child care center.

  • Successfully Marketing Your Program, Part 2: Enrollment and Retention

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Course ID: CCEI975BCourse Level: Beginner Course Hours: 1

    This course offers a review of some marketing basics and focuses on enrollment and retention strategies. Students will learn to develop effective enrollment and retention strategies targeted at specific communities and families. Upon successful completion of this course, students should understand effective practices for generating leads, converting leads into new customers, and retaining families who have already enrolled.

  • Technology and Social Media Policy in the Early Care and Education Environment

    Rated 4.875 out of 5
    Course ID: ADM110Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 4

    This course examines the impact of digital technologies, the Internet, and social media on the early care and education environment and offers recommended strategies and best practices for using various technological tools. Program policies are a central focus of the comprehensive course, with emphasis on crafting policies that best promote effective, high-quality care.

  • The Eco-Friendly Child Care Center, Part 1: Green Lifestyle and Environmental Health

    Rated 4.2 out of 5
    Course ID: ADM100Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 1

    The goal of this course is to provide an overview of what constitutes an eco-friendly child care environment, with a major focus on the hazards of environmental exposure and recommended practices for maintaining a safe, healthy environment for young children.

  • The Eco-Friendly Child Care Center, Part 2: Environmental Education and Sustainability

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Course ID: ADM101Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 1

    This course offers strategies for developing and implementing a sustainability plan at a child care center, including activities for promoting environmental awareness in young children and increasing family involvement.

  • The Mentoring Process: Developing Professionalism from Within

    Rated 4.66666666667 out of 5
    Course ID: ADM108Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 1

    This course explores the many aspects of mentoring, from formal to informal relationships that are established between staff members. The course will identify the benefits of mentoring in an early childhood setting and outline a method directors can use to create a mentoring program in their environment.

  • Transportation and Field Trip Safety for Child Care Centers

    Rated 4.4 out of 5
    Course ID: ADM103Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 2

    This course presents recommended practices and policies for the safe, developmentally appropriate transport of young children to and from child care centers. Information is based primarily on federal safety standards, which are generally used as the basis for state standards, though specific regulations vary from state to state. Topics include staff training and support; recommended vehicle types and maintenance routines; child passenger restraint systems; operating procedures and practices; safe loading and unloading procedures; field trip safety, and more.

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How Do I Get Started?

You have three options for purchasing a course

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: $12 per hour
  • 50 Hour Block: $450
  • 125 Hour Block: $999
  • 225 Hour Block: $1,499

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.