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     (1 Course Hour = .1 CEU)

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    • Tray Tasking – An Approach to Emerging Reading and Writing Skills

      Course ID: CUR101Course Hours: 1Course Level: Intermediate

      This course is written by well known author Vicki Folds, Ed.D. This course is designed to provide new and innovative ways to engage young children in tasks that promote whole body integration for reading and writing skills. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to define Tray Tasking, explain the purpose of Tray Tasking, identify four ways Tray Tasking contributes to reading and writing readiness and identify an Authentic Assessment tool that can be used with Tray Tasking.

    • Understanding Aggressive and Defiant Behaviors

      Course ID: GUI103Course Hours: 3Course Level: Intermediate

      Aggressive and defiant behaviors in children pose tremendous challenges to adults at every level, from the early childhood environment through high school. In this course, participants will learn about the underlying causes of aggressive behavior, the reasons why aggressive behaviors cannot be ignored, and strategies and practices for helping children develop positive social-emotional skills.

    • Understanding the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS-3)

      Course ID: CUR116Course Hours: 4Course Level: Intermediate

      This course provides an introduction to the most recent revision of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS) and is intended primarily for early childhood professionals whose programs are or may be subject to quality ratings by program monitors, regulatory agencies, or other formal observers. If you are an early childhood professional, this course will help you understand the basics about what ECERS observers look for during the observation period and how you can use the ECERS as a guide to improve the quality and effectiveness of your program.

    • Understanding the Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale®, Third Edition (ITERS-3™)

      Course ID: CUR132Course Hours: 2Course Level: Intermediate

      This course provides an introduction to the Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale, Third Edition (ITERS-3) and is intended primarily for child care practitioners (teachers and administrators) whose programs are or may be subject to quality ratings by program monitors, regulatory agencies, researchers, or other formal observers. The course will also be beneficial for anyone considering using the ITERS-3 to evaluate their program or classroom.

    • Unplugged Computer Science in the Early Years

      Course ID: CUR133Course Hours: 2Course Level: Intermediate

      Want to teach Computer Science to young children without a computer or other expensive technologies? No problem! In this course, you will learn about the Unplugged Computer Science (a.k.a. “CS Unplugged”) movement in education and the many benefits of taking an unplugged, or tech-free, approach to teaching about computing in the early years.

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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.