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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Building Resilience in Young Children

    Rated 4.69565217391 out of 5
    Course ID: SOC109Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 2

    This course helps participants understand what resilience is and how it helps children work through difficult and traumatic events in their lives. The course focuses on the role of the early care and education professional in developing a program that promotes resilience. The course explores a wide range of activities and practices suited for infants through school age children.

  • Building Social and Emotional Competence

    Rated 4.76470588235 out of 5
    Course ID: SOC107Course Level: Beginner Course Hours: 2

    This course explores how social and emotional skills develop over time and ways that ECE professionals can use their understanding of this development to create an environment that supports children’s individual needs.

  • CCDBG Health and Safety Basics

    Rated 4.375 out of 5
    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.

  • CentrÁndose en el Juego Expresivo y Desarrollo ArtÍstico

    Rated 5 out of 5
    Course ID: ESP_CHD105Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 2

    Este curso se centra en la importancia que las diversas formas de juego tienen en el desarrollo integral del niño, con énfasis en el juego expresivo, que se puede incorporar a lo largo de la mayor parte de las actividades en el entorno de la primera infancia. Debido a que el dibujo es un elemento importante de la obra expresiva, este curso explora el desarrollo tÍpico de habilidades de dibujo en los niños y cómo esas capacidades estÁn relacionadas con otras Áreas de desarrollo. Con una mejor comprensión de las necesidades expresivas de juego de los niños pequeños, los profesionales de la primera infancia pueden apoyar el desarrollo óptimo y sano de los niños en todas las Áreas del desarrollo.

  • Character Education in the School-Age Child Care Environment

    Rated 4.66666666667 out of 5
    Course ID: SCH106Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 3

    This course explores the importance of character education in schools and out-of-school programs, focusing on environments for school-age children and adolescents.

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

    Rated 4.65454545455 out of 5
    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.

  • Child Abuse: The Impact of Maltreatment on Relationship Skills and Bonding

    Rated 4.80952380952 out of 5
    Course ID: CCEI112DCourse Level: Beginner Course Hours: 1

    This course educates professional caregivers about the impact of maltreatment on a child’s general relationship skills and bonding abilities. Participants will learn the major consequences of various forms of maltreatment on toddlers, young children, and adolescents, as well as the long-term impacts for adults who were abused as children. Participants will also learn about constructive measures that can be taken to help abused children overcome these disadvantages.

  • Classroom Management

    Rated 4.625 out of 5
    Course ID: GUI101Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 2

    This course provides a range of strategies and practices for promoting appropriate behavior, positive social and emotional development, and a productive, effective learning environment. Strategies are designed mainly for grades preK-3 (ages 4 to 8) but most strategies are appropriate for work with any age group, grades preK-12.

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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

  • $999/year

With the 50-user option, staff can receive access to annual training for just $20 per person.