Diversity and Inclusion Training Courses

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ChildCare Education Institute, the industry leader in professional development, offers online training courses in child care. Explore courses that offer the essential principles and training for promoting acceptance and inclusion of diversity in early childhood education environments.

CCEI’s online diversity courses aim to give early childhood educators the professional development training they need to build a classroom that includes students of all diverse backgrounds. Explore courses pertaining to multiculturalism, racial and ethnic diversity, multilingualism, family and student homelessness, special needs students, and more. Enroll online today.

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  • Basic Health and Hygiene Practices for the Early Childhood Setting

    Course ID: HLTH104Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 2

    This course provides basic information everyone should know about preventing the spread of infectious diseases in the child care setting. Participants will learn about various types of pathogens and how they are spread, along with recommended hygiene practices, how to recognize signs and symptoms of disease, immunization policies, criteria for excluding a child from group care, communicating with families regarding disease, and maintaining a clean environment.

  • Brain Development and the Effects of Early Deprivation

    Course ID: CCEI120Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 1

    This course examines the effects of early childhood deprivation, maltreatment and abuse on brain development.

  • Building and Physical Premises Safety including the Storage and Handling of Bio Contaminants and Hazardous Materials

    Course ID: NV102Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 2

    This course provides practical information and tips for creating a safe environment for young children. This course also explores common outdoor injuries and appropriate ways to prevent them. This training meets the initial training requirement for Building and Physical Premises Safety in Nevada.

  • CCDBG Health and Safety Basics

    Course ID: HLTH107Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 6

    This course provides basic information and recommended practices for the following core health and safety content areas from the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG). Topics include: Indoor/Outdoor Safety; Handling and Storage of Hazardous Materials; Transportation and Field Trip Safety; SIDS and SUIDS Prevention; Shaken Baby Syndrome; Preventing and Managing Infectious Disease; Food Allergies; Medication Administration; and Emergency and Disaster Preparedness.

  • Child Abuse: Signs of Abuse and Reporting Requirements for Early Childhood Professionals

    Course ID: CCEI112ACourse Level: Beginner Course Hours: 1

    This course identifies and defines the major categories of child abuse, explains the responsibilities of mandated reporters, lists methods of reporting, and emphasizes the importance of visual checks. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to identify and define the four major categories of child abuse, along with the signs, symptoms, and examples of each type of abuse.

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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.