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  • The Read-Aloud Process: Building the Components of Literacy

    Course ID: LIT101Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 1

    This course is about the preparation and skills a teacher needs in order to ensure that read-alouds in the early childhood environment accomplish the literacy-building goals of a good early childhood curriculum. This course is about the process of conducting effective, meaningful read-alouds in order to build foundational literacy skills that children will use for the rest of their lives.

  • Theater Arts in Early Childhood Education

    Course ID: CUR119Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 2

    This intermediate-level course explores ways to incorporate theater arts into the early childhood curriculum to promote development of social-emotional, cognitive, early literacy/language skills. Course content is relevant to teachers of all age groups, though many of the activities will be appropriate for pre-K and up. Participants will learn about the connection between early dramatic play and structured, teacher-planned activities that build cultural knowledge and skills related to critical thinking, creativity, and emotional expression. This course provides numerous ideas for activities and teaching strategies teachers can start using right away, plus resources and guidance to assist in creating staged theatrical performances.

  • Tray Tasking – An Approach to Emerging Reading and Writing Skills

    Course ID: CUR101Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 1

    This course is written by well known author Vicki Folds, Ed.D. This course is designed to provide new and innovative ways to engage young children in tasks that promote whole body integration for reading and writing skills. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to define Tray Tasking, explain the purpose of Tray Tasking, identify four ways Tray Tasking contributes to reading and writing readiness and identify an Authentic Assessment tool that can be used with Tray Tasking.

  • Understanding Aggressive and Defiant Behaviors

    Course ID: GUI103Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 3

    Aggressive and defiant behaviors in children pose tremendous challenges to adults at every level, from the early childhood environment through high school. In this course, participants will learn about the underlying causes of aggressive behavior, the reasons why aggressive behaviors cannot be ignored, and strategies and practices for helping children develop positive social-emotional skills.

  • Understanding the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS-3)

    Course ID: CUR116Course Level: Intermediate Course Hours: 4

    This course provides an introduction to the most recent revision of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS) and is intended primarily for early childhood professionals whose programs are or may be subject to quality ratings by program monitors, regulatory agencies, or other formal observers. If you are an early childhood professional, this course will help you understand the basics about what ECERS observers look for during the observation period and how you can use the ECERS as a guide to improve the quality and effectiveness of your program.

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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.