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 (1 Course Hour = .1 CEU)

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  • Curriculum: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

    Course ID: CCEI1001Course Hours: 1Course Level: Beginner

    This course examines the benefits of implementing a well-planned curriculum in an early childhood program. As a result of completing this course, participants should be able to identify the basic steps involved in selecting, planning, and evaluating an effective early childhood curriculum.

  • Dual Language Learning in the Early Childhood Environment

    Course ID: CHD102Course Hours: 2Course Level: Intermediate

    This course provides early childhood professionals with strategies and tools for helping young children develop language and early literacy skills in English as well as the children’s home language. Participants will learn the benefits of ?dual language? learning for young children along with key strategies for increasing family engagement and promoting rich, dual language development in the classroom.

  • Engineering Explorations in Early Childhood

    Course ID: CUR128Course Hours: 2Course Level: Intermediate

    This course provides participants with an understanding of how to support young children’s (PreK-2nd grade) learning of engineering and the engineering design process in hands-on, playful, and creative ways. Participants will explore foundational facts about different types of engineers and engineering and learn the Engineering Design Process steps. It will provide examples of teaching and pedagogical approaches, materials, and tools that can be used to foster fun and engaging engineering explorations in early childhood. Participants will also explore best practices for teaching engineering, where to find engineering curriculum resources, and strategies for developing an engineering curriculum for young children.

  • Infant Care

    Course ID: CUR105Course Hours: 2Course Level: Beginner

    This course provides basic information on a wide range of topics for infant-care providers. Participants will learn about infant development and typical developmental milestones; essential practices for maintaining a safe, healthy environment; and strategies for promoting optimal growth across all developmental domains.

  • Music in Early Childhood

    Course ID: CHD100Course Hours: 1Course Level: Beginner

    This course is written by well known author and national trainer, Rae Pica. The goal of this course is to provide an understanding of the importance of music in the early childhood years and the ways in which it can become part of the curriculum and of children’s lives. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to define the role of music in a child’s development, the role of both quality and variety in the selection of music for children, the impact of music on children/s moods and behaviors, the musical elements young children can and should experience, and list appropriate musical activities.

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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.