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     (1 Course Hour = .1 CEU)

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    • The School-Age Child Care Environment: General Guidelines for a High-Quality Out-of-School Program

      Course ID: CUR109Course Hours: 3Course Level: Beginner

      This course presents basic recommendations for designing and maintaining a safe, healthy, productive learning environment for school-age children. The course is intended primarily for childcare professionals who care for school-age
      children in an afterschool setting but is also relevant and helpful for anyone who works with children in grade K and up.

    • The Toddler Curriculum

      Course ID: CUR104Course Hours: 2Course Level: Beginner

      This course is designed specifically for early childhood professionals who work with toddlers, a group that typically includes children between their first and third birthdays. Course participants will learn basic information about appropriate, effective curriculum; recommended guidance and teaching practices; appropriate materials and design elements in the learning environment; and effective strategies for working and communicating with parents.

    • The Value of Mindfulness in Early Childhood Settings

      Course ID: SOC106Course Hours: 2Course Level: Beginner

      This course provides participants with an understanding of their role in supporting mindfulness practices in the early childhood environment. The course explores the need for these calming and reflective approaches when working with young children. Participants will discover ways to plan for mindfulness throughout each day and arrange the early childhood classroom to support this approach.

    • Theater Arts in Early Childhood Education

      Course ID: CUR119Course Hours: 2Course Level: Intermediate

      This intermediate-level course explores ways to incorporate theater arts into the early childhood curriculum to promote development of social-emotional, cognitive, early literacy/language skills. Course content is relevant to teachers of all age groups, though many of the activities will be appropriate for pre-K and up. Participants will learn about the connection between early dramatic play and structured, teacher-planned activities that build cultural knowledge and skills related to critical thinking, creativity, and emotional expression. This course provides numerous ideas for activities and teaching strategies teachers can start using right away, plus resources and guidance to assist in creating staged theatrical performances.

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      Time Management Skills for Early Childhood Providers

      Course ID: ADM119Course Hours: 2Course Level: Beginner

      Do you often feel like you are way behind in your work? Do you frequently wish you had more time? Do you feel like you are putting out fires all day long? Anyone in the classroom or a school management position knows how easy it is to be swept away by unforeseen interruptions and daily distractions. Before you know it, paperwork and to-do lists can pile up, and you can lose sight of the important things on your agenda. This course will teach you how to make the most of your time! Effective time management skills will help you leave work at the end of the day on time, in control, and satisfied with a job well done.

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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.