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  • Critical Thinking Skills in the Preschool Environment

    Course ID: COG101Course Hours: 1Course Level: Intermediate

    Critical thinking skills are essential for good decision-making and long-term academic and professional success. This course examines critical thinking skills through the lens of Bloom’s Taxonomy, which categorizes the different ways humans interact with knowledge. Participants will explore basic, practical classroom strategies that support the development of critical thinking skills in young children.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Orientation to Child Care: Roles and Responsibilities for Teachers

    Course ID: CCEI680ACourse Hours: 1Course Level: Beginner

    This course discusses the roles and responsibilities of being a teacher in an early childhood setting. Upon successful completion of this course, a student should be able to identify five or more roles a preschool teacher fulfills, name three ways to prevent and reduce injuries in the classroom, name three appropriate guidance techniques, learn how to communicate clearly and professionally with parents and other caregivers, and describe ways to create an engaging developmentally appropriate environment that encourages learning through play.

  • Promoting Speaking and Listening Skills

    Course ID: CHD101Course Hours: 1Course Level: Beginner

    This course emphasizes the central role of speaking and listening skills in the development of communication and early literacy skills. Course participants will examine strategies for encouraging young children to express basic needs, ideas, emotions, and questions. Importance is placed on oral language comprehension in conversations and books.

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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.