child development classes
online CATALOG



 (1 Course Hour = .1 CEU)

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  • Music in Early Childhood

    Course ID: CHD100Course Hours: 1Course Level: Beginner

    This course is written by well known author and national trainer, Rae Pica. The goal of this course is to provide an understanding of the importance of music in the early childhood years and the ways in which it can become part of the curriculum and of children’s lives. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to define the role of music in a child’s development, the role of both quality and variety in the selection of music for children, the impact of music on children/s moods and behaviors, the musical elements young children can and should experience, and list appropriate musical activities.

  • 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.

  • Outdoor STEAM Activities and Project Based Learning

    Course ID: CUR118Course Hours: 2Course Level: Beginner

    This course explores ways that teachers can enhance outdoor learning experiences through the integration of STEAM activities and project based learning. The course provides a wide variety of project ideas that are sure to engage and fascinate young learners.

  • Piezas sueltas: Incorporar los objetos encontrados fuera del aula y los materiales de usos múltiples en el aula

    Course ID: ESP_CUR125Course Hours: 2Course Level: Intermediate

    ¡Probablemente todos hemos presenciado a un niño pasar horas jugando con la caja en la que venía empacado su juguete en lugar de con el juguete! Los niños prefieren materiales que les dan la oportunidad de ser creativos, curiosos e independientes. Una de las maneras más efectivas de fomentar esto es incorporar materiales en el aula que estimulen la curiosidad natural de los niños. En este curso, los participantes explorarán la teoría, la implementación y las formas de incluir piezas sueltas al currículo de maneras apropiadas para el desarrollo. Después de este curso, los participantes tendrán las herramientas y las estrategias para embarcarse en su propio trayecto de piezas sueltas que beneficiarán el aprendizaje de los niños en todos los niveles.

  • Preventing Early Childhood Obesity

    Course ID: HLTH100Course Hours: 1Course Level: Beginner

    Childhood overweight and obesity rates have increased over the last several decades and continue to be high. Childhood overweight and obesity put young children at risk for a host of health problems in later life. This course presents information about early childhood obesity and strategies for addressing obesity and promoting healthy behaviors in child care. When successfully implemented, these strategies can help to improve the health of all children in your care.

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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.