ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) is an Approved Sponsor Organization with the Georgia Professional Development System (GaPDS) for Early Childhood Educators. As such, all courses provided by CCEI are accepted by Georgia Bright from the Start to meet annual, in-service training requirements. A list of CCEI courses that correlates to Georgia’s Workforce Knowledge Competencies (WKCs) can be found here.
In addition, CCEI’s Georgia Health and Safety Orientation Training – 10 Hours is approved to meet the state’s CCDBG health and safety training requirement and the CCEI the Georgia Director’s Certificate program meets the Georgia BFTS 40-hour director training requirement for child care learning center program directors.
The listing of CCEI GaPDS Approved Courses may be found by searching for ChildCare Education Education Institute under the Approved Sponsor Organization category on the GaPDS Approved Training site.
CCEI does NOT transmit completed courses to GaPDS. Students must upload their certificates of completion to GaPDS receive registry credit.
CCEI’s coursework was awarded the Comprehensive CDA Gold Standard℠ by the Council for Professional Recognition (the Council) and can be used to fulfill the training requirements needed to obtain the National CDA Credential in English and Spanish.