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  • 21st Century Social Studies in the Early Childhood Environment

    Rated 5 out of 5
    Course ID: CUR114Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 3

    This course explores the purpose of social studies in early childhood classroom, with emphasis on grades preK–2. This course provides an overview of the new C3 Framework for Social Studies State Standards along with recommended best practices and classroom activities covering a wide range. Important connections are drawn between social studies curriculum goals and the development of social-emotional skills.

  • Active Learning in Early Childhood

    Rated 4.54545454545 out of 5
    Course ID: CCEI122Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 1

    This course is written by well known author and national trainer, Rae Pica. The course is designed to increase the participant’s knowledge of the ways in which movement and active involvement can be used as tools to explore and understand concepts falling under the content areas of art, language arts, mathematics, music, science, and social studies.

  • Apoyando a los PapÁs y Promoviendo la Participación de los PapÁs en el Programa de ECE

    Rated 4.66666666667 out of 5
    Course ID: ESP_FAM101Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 2

    Este curso comienza con una revisión de las estadÍsticas y los hallazgos de la investigación relacionados con la estructura familiar, las tendencias de los padres, y la paternidad en los Estados Unidos en la actualidad. Los participantes aprenderÁn por qué los papÁs son importantes, incluyendo los posibles beneficios del “juego al estilo de papÁ”. Los participantes también aprenderÁn muchas estrategias y prÁcticas para fomentar una mayor participación de los papÁs en el hogar y en el ambiente de aprendizaje temprano.

  • Assessing Young Children: Part 1 – Introduction to Assessment

    Rated 4.6 out of 5
    Course ID: CCEI1200Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 1

    This is the first of a three-part series dealing with the assessment of young children. Students completing this course will have an understanding of the importance of assessing young children and creating a narrative summary for the assessment of each child. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to define assessment, list why it is important for teachers to assess young children, list the four basic areas addressed by developmental milestones and define ‘performance-based assessment’.

  • Assessing Young Children: Part 2 – Methods of Assessment

    Rated 4.81818181818 out of 5
    Course ID: CCEI1210Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 1

    This is the second of a three-part series dealing with the assessment of young children. Participants will examine six methods for assessing young children and discover how to successfully apply these techniques to the early childhood classroom. Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to list six methods for assessing young children, create a developmental checklist, conduct successful parent interviews, use self-portraits as an assessment tool, include scribbling, drawing, and writing samples in assessment practices and keep helpful anecdotal records on children.

  • Assessing Young Children: Part 3 – Interpreting Data and Improving Practices

    Rated 4.75 out of 5
    Course ID: CCEI1220Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 1

    This is the third in a three-part series dealing with the assessment of young children. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will gain an understanding of how to interpret assessment data. In addition, participants will be familiar with NAEYC’s indicators of effectiveness," which are useful in evaluating the success or quality of a school’s assessment system.

  • Attention Deficit Disorders

    Rated 4.76470588235 out of 5
    Course ID: SPN102Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 1

    This course presents basic facts about attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), including characteristics of children diagnosed with ADD and ADHD and recommended classroom accommodations and guidance strategies.

  • Authentic Assessment in Early Care and Education

    Rated 5 out of 5
    Course ID: CUR117Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 3

    This course provides comprehensive, research-based guidance about assessment in early childhood education. Course participants will learn about recommended assessment methods and practices, with emphasis on observation and authentic assessment. This course also provides recommended strategies for analyzing assessment data as a means to individualize instruction and improve the overall early learning environment.

  • Basic Health and Hygiene Practices for the Early Childhood Setting

    Rated 4.72727272727 out of 5
    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.

  • Birth to Five: Cognitive Development in Young Children

    Rated 4.45454545455 out of 5
    Course ID: CCEI3012Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 1

    Students taking this course will learn about the cognitive changes in children from birth to age five. Emphasis is placed on the development of memory, cause and effect, and problem solving. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to list the cognitive changes children undergo during the first five years of life, define early childhood development and identify developmental milestones and developmentally appropriate activities for young children.

  • Birth to Five: Emotional Development in Young Children

    Rated 4.33333333333 out of 5
    Course ID: CCEI3011Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 1

    This course examines the emotional development of young children. Participants will learn about Erikson’s eight stages of emotional development, methods of increasing emotional literacy, and activities that can be applied in the home to encourage emotional development. Upon successful completion of this course, a student should be able to define Trust vs. Mistrust, Autonomy vs. Shame and Doubt and Initiative vs. Guilt.

  • Birth to Five: Physical Development in Young Children

    Rated 4.6875 out of 5
    Course ID: CCEI3010Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 1

    This course examines the physical changes in children from birth to age five. Emphasis is placed on growth, development of hand-eye coordination, and movement. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to list the physical changes children undergo during the first five years of life and identify developmental milestones for young children.

  • Birth to Five: Social Development in Young Children

    Rated 4.5 out of 5
    Course ID: CCEI3013Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 1

    This course examines social development in young children during the first five years of life. Emphasis is placed on the development of social interaction skills, self-regulation, and the development of independence. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to identify the stages of social development, the causes of temper tantrums and biting and appropriate social development in young children.

  • Brain Development and Learning: What Every Early Care and Education Professional Should Know

    Rated 4.62068965517 out of 5
    Course ID: CCEI810Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 1

    This course teaches child care providers the basic parts and developmental processes in the human brain, as well as teaching practices and strategies that young brains need in order to develop to their full potential.

  • Brain Development and the Effects of Early Deprivation

    Rated 4.5 out of 5
    Course ID: CCEI120Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 1

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

  • Building Literacy Through Nursery Rhymes and Children’s Poetry

    Rated 4.63636363636 out of 5
    Course ID: LIT102Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 2

    This course explores the use of nursery rhymes and children’s poetry as learning tools in the Early Care and Education (ECE) environment. Course participants will learn why rhymes and poems are good for the brain and overall child development and techniques for using poetry in the ECE environment. This course also focuses on teaching a basic understanding of poetic forms and literary devices every ECE professional should know.

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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.