ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) is recognized by the Maryland State Department of Education’s Office of Child Care Licensing Branch (MSDE-OCC) to provide training for regulated child care providers. For additional information regarding the acceptance of CCEI’s coursework in Maryland, contact the (MSDE-OCC) at 866.243.8796. In addition, CCEI’s Infant-Toddler Certificate program of study has been approved by the Office of Child Care, Division of Early Childhood Development to satisfy 45 hours of pre-service training in Curriculum for Infants & Toddlers.
A list of CCEI courses that correlates to Maryland’s Core of Knowledge Areas can be found here.
CCEI offers the Communication and Interpersonal Skills Certificate, which provides 9 clock hours of approved pre-service training in communication required to qualify as a director, child care teacher, school age teacher, or assistant child care teacher in preschool and/or child care centers in Maryland.
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.