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  • Bright Beginnings: Age Appropriate Activities for Infants and Toddlers

    Course ID: CCEI670Course Hours: 1Course Level: Beginner

    This course is designed to help participants understand the importance of developmentally appropriate and individually appropriate activities in the childcare setting. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to define the four domains in which learning and development occur, list the four stages of Piaget’s Theory, define the sensorimotor stage, list the four general guidelines teachers should keep in mind to promote positive interactions with infants and toddlers, list the three factors to consider in arranging an indoor infant and toddler environment, and identify four criteria to use when selecting toys for infants and toddlers.

  • Building Literacy Through Nursery Rhymes and Children’s Poetry

    Course ID: LIT102Course Hours: 2Course Level: Intermediate

    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.

  • Developmental Domains in Early Childhood Development

    Course ID: CCEI891Course Hours: 1Course Level: Beginner

    This course provides an overview of growth and development during early childhood and the factors that effect classroom practices. Participants will learn about developmental domains (physical, cognitive, social, and emotional), and associated principles and theories, such as attachment, stranger anxiety, and maternal deprivation.

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

    Course ID: LIT101Course Hours: 1Course Level: Intermediate

    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.

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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.