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    • The Read-Aloud Process: Building the Components of Literacy

      Course ID: LIT101Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 1

      This course is about the preparation and skills a teacher needs in order to ensure that read-alouds in the early childhood environment accomplish the literacy-building goals of a good early childhood curriculum. This course is about the process of conducting effective, meaningful read-alouds in order to build foundational literacy skills that children will use for the rest of their lives.

    • The Role of Risk in Early Childhood

      Course ID: GUI105Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 2

      This course explores the important role of risk-taking during early childhood development. Course participants will learn about safe, appropriate risks in all areas of the learning environment, including physical and social-emotional risks that help all young children, including those with special needs, develop advanced skills and self-confidence.

    • The Toddler Curriculum

      Course ID: CUR104Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 2

      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 Level: Beginner Course Hours: 2

      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 Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 2

      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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    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.