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     (1 Course Hour = .1 CEU)

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    • Adult Learning: Theories and Strategies for Trainers, Coaches and Directors

      Course ID: PROF105Course Hours: Course Level: Intermediate

      In the early care industry, many instructors of adults evolve from program leadership positions. Often, these individuals have little to no formal education in how adults learn. This course is designed to provide a foundation in adult learning theories and strategies that will help instructors and coaches of adult learners grow to their full potential.

    • Advocacy for the Center, Parents, Children and Staff

      Course ID: CCEI963Course Hours: Course Level: Beginner

      This course examines the many reasons educators should advocate for their center, parents, children and staff and effective ways of doing so. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to define the role of an early childhood advocate; the steps required for successful advocacy and list the requirements to organize a successful advocacy campaign.

    • An Introduction to Inclusion and Children with Special Needs

      Course ID: SPN106Course Hours: Course Level: Beginner

      As a result of completing this course, participants will be able to identify important laws and current “best practices” regarding the inclusion of children with special needs in the classroom. Participants will also become familiar with different types of special needs and begin to formulate a “vision for inclusion” to support children of all abilities and their families.  This course is a relaunch of CCEI968: Inclusion and Children with Special Needs.  We have updated the content of the course and added 1 hour of new information.

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      An Introduction to Learning Stories

      Course ID: CUR134Course Hours: Course Level: Intermediate

      This course will introduce participants to Learning Stories, a powerful assessment tool in early childhood education. When fully embraced by educators, directors, and families, Learning Stories are a transformative approach to assessment. They deepen connections between teachers, families, children, and the broader community. Participants will discover the essential components of Learning Stories and how to develop each component.

    • Apoyando a los niños y las familias que han sufrido experiencias traumáticas

      Course ID: ESP_SOC110Course Hours: Course Level: Intermediate

      Este curso explora los impactos en el desarrollo de diferentes tipos de traumas familiares, desde el encarcelamiento de uno o ambos padres, la separación de la familia y el despliegue militar, hasta la violencia doméstica, la adicción y la pérdida de un ser querido. Los participantes aprenderán estrategias basadas en las investigaciones recientes del cerebro, para establecer estructuras de apoyo para los niños y las familias que han sufrido experiencias traumáticas. También se proporcionarán estrategias específicas para el aula y recursos para los padres.

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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.