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    Loose Parts: Incorporating Found Objects and Open-Ended Materials into the Classroom

    Course ID: CUR125Course Hours: 2Course Level: Intermediate

    We’ve probably all witnessed a child spend hours playing with a box that a toy came in over the actual toy! Children prefer materials that give them the opportunity to be creative, be curious and be independent. One of the most effective ways to encourage this is to incorporate materials in your classroom that support children’s natural curiosity. In this course, participants will explore theory, implementation and ways to include loose parts into their curriculum in developmentally appropriate ways. After this course, participants will have the tools and strategies to embark on their own loose parts journey that will benefit children’s learning on all levels.

  • Outdoor STEAM Activities and Project Based Learning

    Course ID: CUR118Course Hours: 2Course Level: Beginner

    This course explores ways that teachers can enhance outdoor learning experiences through the integration of STEAM activities and project based learning. The course provides a wide variety of project ideas that are sure to engage and fascinate young learners.

  • STEAM: Enhancing STEM Education with the Arts

    Course ID: CUR113Course Hours: 2Course Level: Beginner

    This course provides early childhood educators with the tools and insights necessary to enhance STEM related learning outcomes through the integration of a wide variety of art 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: $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.