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 (1 Course Hour = .1 CEU)

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  • Constructivist Learning Theory and Approaches to Hands-On Learning

    Course ID: CUR112Course Hours: 3Course Level: Intermediate

    This course features examination of “hands-on learning” in the context of constructivist learning theory, including the theories of Piaget, Vygotsky, and Bruner and the teaching methods established by Maria Montessori and the Reggio Emilia community.

  • Cooking in the Classroom

    Course ID: CUR129Course Hours: 2Course Level: Beginner

    Cooking activities provide a wealth of possibilities for learning and exploration in the early childhood setting. Cooking helps children develop their five senses as well as a sense of independence and confidence. Additionally, cooking activities can be used to target skills and concepts across the entire curriculum, including math, science, early literacy, cultural studies, and social skills.

  • Critical Thinking Skills in the Preschool Environment

    Course ID: COG101Course Hours: 1Course Level: Intermediate

    Critical thinking skills are essential for good decision-making and long-term academic and professional success. This course examines critical thinking skills through the lens of Bloom’s Taxonomy, which categorizes the different ways humans interact with knowledge. Participants will explore basic, practical classroom strategies that support the development of critical thinking skills in young children.

  • Cuidar a los bebes

    Course ID: ESP_CUR105Course Hours: 2Course Level: Beginner

    Este curso ofrece información básica sobre una amplia gama de temas para los proveedores de cuidado infantil. Aunque el curso está dirigido a profesionales que están empezando en la industria de cuidado de niños o que faltan experiencia en el trabajo con los niños, también puede proporcionar información valiosa para los proveedores que buscan mejorar las prácticas o sus habilidades de actualización. Los participantes aprenderán sobre el desarrollo infantil y los hitos del desarrollo típico, las prácticas esenciales para el mantenimiento de un ambiente seguro y sano y las estrategias para promover el crecimiento óptimo en todas las áreas del desarrollo.

  • Curriculum: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

    Course ID: CCEI1001Course Hours: 1Course Level: Beginner

    This course examines the benefits of implementing a well-planned curriculum in an early childhood program. As a result of completing this course, participants should be able to identify the basic steps involved in selecting, planning, and evaluating an effective early childhood curriculum.

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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.