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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 4.58333333333 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.

  • Adult Learning: Theories and Strategies for Trainers, Coaches and Directors

    Rated 5 out of 5
    Course ID: PROF105Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 2

    In the early care industry, many instructors of adults evolve from program leadership positions. Often, these individuals have little to no formal education in how adults learn. This course is designed to provide a foundation in adult learning theories and strategies that will help instructors and coaches of adult learners grow to their full potential.

  • Arco iris y los Rembrandts: Incluyendo las bellas artes en los programas de la niñez temprana

    Course ID: ESP_CCEI760Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 1

    Este curso examinara los beneficios de los programas de arte que van más allá de los proyectos simples de arte y abrazan una vista expansiva del arte. Proveerá a los maestros con una comprensión básica de apreciar al arte y ofrecer ideas para integrar las bellas artes en el currículo preescolar.

  • Assessing Young Children: Part 2 – Methods of Assessment

    Rated 4.75 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 4.6 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.

  • 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.

  • Budgeting Basics for Directors: Part II

    Rated 5 out of 5
    Course ID: CCEI957Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 1

    Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to identify strategies and practices for developing an operating budget, including how to calculate full-time enrollment, salary schedules, and tuition rates and fees.

  • Building Literacy Through Nursery Rhymes and Children’s Poetry

    Rated 4.53846153846 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.

  • Character Education in the School-Age Child Care Environment

    Rated 4.75 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.

  • 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.

  • Conflict Resolution in the Early Childhood Environment

    Rated 4.66666666667 out of 5
    Course ID: GUI102Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 3

    This course offers strategies and practices for addressing and resolving a wide variety of social, emotional, and behavioral conflicts likely to arise in the early childhood environment.

  • Constructivist Learning Theory and Approaches to Hands-On Learning

    Rated 4.53846153846 out of 5
    Course ID: CUR112Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 3

    This course features examination of hands-on learning in the context of constructivist learning theory, including the theories of Piaget, Vygotsky, and Bruner and the teaching methods established by Maria Montessori and the Reggio Emilia community.

  • Critical Thinking Skills in the Preschool Environment

    Rated 4.7 out of 5
    Course ID: COG101Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 1

    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.

  • Desarrollando el Liderazgo en la Educación y el Cuidado Temprano

    Rated 4.5 out of 5
    Course ID: ESP_ADM109Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 3

    Este curso examina lo que significa ser un líder exitoso en el campo del cuidado y la educación infantil (ECE), y también incluye el tiempo después de la escuela o la atención fuera del horario escolar. Si bien hay ciertas cualidades universales de cualquier buen lÍder, independientemente de la profesión, los lÍderes en la industria de ECE enfrentan algunos retos únicos y responsabilidades que no están cubiertos en típicos libros de liderazgo corporativo y seminarios. Algunas de las destrezas y conocimientos le vienen fácilmente a algunas personas, otros necesitan tiempo y práctica constante, pero todo el mundo en una posición de liderazgo en la industria de ECE tiene que reflexionar seriamente sobre la naturaleza exacta de sus funciones y responsabilidades, y lo que se necesita con el fin de tener éxito. Este curso está destinado para ayudar a los líderes emergentes a desarrollar esas habilidades y conocimientos, asÍ como para ayudar a los que entrenan a otros para posiciones de liderazgo.

  • Developing Leadership in Early Care and Education

    Rated 4.7 out of 5
    Course ID: ADM109Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 3

    This course examines what it means to be a successful leader in the field of early care and education (ECE) which includes afterschool or out-of-school-time care. While there are certain universal qualities to any good leader, regardless of profession, leaders in the ECE industry face some unique challenges and responsibilities that are not covered in typical corporate leadership books and seminars.

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How Do I Get Started?

You have three options for purchasing a course

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.