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 (1 Course Hour = .1 CEU)

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  • An Introduction to Inclusion and Children with Special Needs

    Course ID: SPN106Course Hours: 2Course Level: Beginner

    As a result of completing this course, participants will be able to identify important laws and current “best practices” regarding the inclusion of children with special needs in the classroom. Participants will also become familiar with different types of special needs and begin to formulate a “vision for inclusion” to support children of all abilities and their families.  This course is a relaunch of CCEI968: Inclusion and Children with Special Needs.  We have updated the content of the course and added 1 hour of new information.

  • An Introduction to Learning Stories

    Course ID: CUR134Course Hours: 2Course Level: Intermediate

    This course will introduce participants to Learning Stories, a powerful assessment tool in early childhood education. When fully embraced by educators, directors, and families, Learning Stories are a transformative approach to assessment. They deepen connections between teachers, families, children, and the broader community. Participants will discover the essential components of Learning Stories and how to develop each component.

  • Art in Early Learning

    Course ID: CUR126Course Hours: 2Course Level: Intermediate

    This course will examine the benefits of art programs that go beyond simple art projects and embrace a more expansive view of art. It will provide teachers with a basic understanding of art appreciation and offer ideas for the integration of fine art into the curriculum.

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    Course ID: SPN107Course Hours: 2Course Level: Beginner

    This course presents basic facts about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), including characteristics of children diagnosed with ADHD, recommended classroom accommodations, and strategies to support adults with ADHD.

  • Authentic Assessment in Early Care and Education

    Course ID: CUR117Course Hours: 3Course Level: Beginner

    This course provides comprehensive, research-based guidance about assessment in early childhood education. Course participants will learn about recommended assessment methods and practices, with emphasis on observation and authentic assessment. This course also provides recommended strategies for analyzing assessment data as a means to individualize instruction and improve the overall early learning environment.

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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

    20-user
  • $999/year

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