child development classes
online CATALOG



 (1 Course Hour = .1 CEU)

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  • Focusing on Expressive Play and Artistic Development

    Course ID: CHD105Course Hours: 2Course Level: Intermediate

    This course focuses on the importance various forms of play have on the development of the whole child, with emphasis on expressive play, which can be incorporated throughout most activities in the early childhood environment. Because drawing is an important element of expressive play, this course explores the typical development of drawing skills in children and how those skills relate to other areas of development. With a better understanding of the expressive play needs of young children, early childhood professionals can support children’s healthy, optimal development across all developmental domains.

  • Fomentar la alfabetización a través de las rimas y la poesía infantiles

    Course ID: ESP_LIT102Course Hours: 2Course Level: Intermediate

    Este curso explora el uso de las rimas y la poesía infantiles como herramientas de aprendizaje en el entorno de la educación de la primera infancia (ECE por sus siglas en inglés). Los participantes del curso aprenderán por qué las rimas y los poemas son buenos para el cerebro y el desarrollo infantil en general y las técnicas para usar la poesía en el entorno de la ECE. Este curso también se enfoca en enseñar un entendimiento básico de las formas poéticas y los recursos literarios que todo profesional de la ECE debe saber.

  • Healthy Habits: Nutrition and Fitness Practices

    Course ID: NFS100Course Hours: 1Course Level: Beginner

    This course offers ideas for promoting healthy eating and active play in the early childhood environment. Participants will learn why and how to develop a nutrition policy, strategies for working with families to promote proper nutrition practices at home, and curriculum enrichment ideas for increasing healthy lifestyle choices and reducing obesity.

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    Incorporating Nature-Based Learning Experiences

    Course ID: CUR139Course Hours: 2Course Level: Beginner

    Due to many factors, children are spending much less time outdoors, playing and exploring nature. Scientists have repeatedly documented the benefits of nature on both physical and mental health. This course will explore the benefits of spending time in nature. Learners will discover how early childhood educators can structure the day, prepare learning spaces, plan activities, and engage children in nature-based learning experiences.

  • Individualized Guidance, Instruction, and Support in Early Childhood Care and Education

    Course ID: GUI104Course Hours: 3Course Level: Intermediate

    This course presents strategies for individualizing instruction in order to meet the needs of all young children, including but not limited to those with special needs. Major topics include differentiated instruction, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and Response-to-Intervention (RTI) in the context of early care and education environment.

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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

  • $999/year

With the 50-user option, staff can receive access to annual training for just $20 per person.