Georgia Child Care Training and Courses

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 is an approved training partner by the Council for Professional Recognition (the Council) and coursework can be used to fulfill the training requirements needed to obtain the National CDA Credential in English and Spanish.

  • To enroll in a CCEI course click here.
  • Contact a CCEI Admissions Representative at 1.800.499.9907 or by clicking here with questions or for more information about our courses and certificate programs.
  • For information on how to articulate CCEI coursework with our college partners click here.