Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Division of Child Care accepts training that is approved through the Kentucky Early Childhood Education Training Records Information System (ECE-TRIS). Childcare Education Institute (CCEI) is approved as a training organization in the ECE-TRIS system and most courses are approved to meet Early Care and Education in-service training requirements. For additional information regarding the acceptance of CCEI’s coursework in Kentucky, visit or contact the Division of Child Care at 800.421.1903.

Please note:

All Kentucky early childhood professionals are instructed to review the approved training list on the Kentucky ECE-TRIS website calendar prior to taking any online training to ensure they were approved by the Division of Child Care and to find the dates approved.  CCEI approved trainings can be found by searching the calendar under the Independent Study and Web-Based Trainings tab and filtering for CCEI as the Sponsoring Agency.

The following courses have not been approved for in-service hours for KY staff. The State of Kentucky has developed these mandatory trainings for all providers and trainers. The training must be presented by specially trained presenters.

CCEI530A:  Nutrition I:  The USDA Food Program and Meal Planning
CCEI118:  Shaken Baby Syndrome
CCEI680A: Orientation to Child Care: Roles and Responsibilities for Teachers
PROF101: Adult Learning: Theories and Strategies for Trainers and Directors

ChildCare Education Institute’s coursework may be used to fulfill the training requirements required by the Council for Professional Recognition to obtain the National CDA Credential.

For enrollment information regarding any of the courses offered by CCEI, please contact a CCEI Admissions Representative at 1.800.499.9907.

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