child development classes
online CATALOG



 (1 Course Hour = .1 CEU)

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  • Cómo aprenden los niños pequeños

    Course ID: ESP_CCEI3014Course Hours: 1Course Level: Beginner

    En este curso, los participantes aprenderán acerca de las teorías básicas sobre las maneras en que los niños pequeños aprenden los comportamientos y las habilidades. El contenido de este curso se centra en diferentes teorías de la psicología conductual y del desarrollo, como el trabajo de Jean Piaget.

  • Enfocándose en el juego expresivo y el desarrollo artístico

    Course ID: ESP_CHD105Course Hours: 2Course Level: Intermediate

    Este curso se enfoca en la importancia que tienen las diversas formas de juego en el desarrollo integral del niño, con énfasis en el juego expresivo, que puede ser incorporado a la mayoría de las actividades en el entorno de la primera infancia. Debido a que el dibujo es un elemento importante de la obra expresiva, este curso explora el desarrollo típico de las habilidades de dibujo en los niños y cómo esas habilidades se relacionan con otras áreas del desarrollo. Con una mejor comprensión de las necesidades de juego expresivo de los niños pequeños, los profesionales de la primera infancia pueden apoyar el desarrollo óptimo y saludable de los niños en todas las áreas del desarrollo.

  • Focusing on Expressive Play and Artistic Development

    Course ID: CHD105Course Hours: 2Course Level: Intermediate

    This course focuses on the importance various forms of play have on the development of the whole child, with emphasis on expressive play, which can be incorporated throughout most activities in the early childhood environment. Because drawing is an important element of expressive play, this course explores the typical development of drawing skills in children and how those skills relate to other areas of development. With a better understanding of the expressive play needs of young children, early childhood professionals can support children’s healthy, optimal development across all developmental domains.

  • Foundations of Positive Guidance

    Course ID: GUI106Course Hours: 2Course Level: Beginner

    This is an introductory course to positive guidance, a philosophy and strategy for guiding children’s behaviors and learning experiences. The course will explore the elements of child development that influence positive guidance strategies and some basic implementation practices for use in the child care setting. The course will also discuss the importance of working with families to establish consistent positive guidance practices at school and at home.

  • How Children Learn

    Course ID: CCEI3014Course Hours: 1Course Level: Beginner

    Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to define the four domains in which learning and development occur, identify Piaget’s stages of cognitive development, explain how children learn through the observation of models, and identify additional common learning theories and teaching strategies based on research into brain development.

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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: $14 per hour

  • 50 Hour Block: $650

  • 125 Hour Block: $1,500

  • 225 Hour Block: $2,475

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

  • $999/year

With the 50-user option, staff can receive access to annual training for just $20 per person.