South Dakota

South Dakota Child Care Training and Courses

South Dakota does not have an official process to approve training. Courses offered by ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) may be accepted by the South Dakota Department of Social Services, Child Care Services Office, to meet annual in-service training requirements. For additional information regarding the acceptance of CCEI’s coursework in South Dakota, visit or contact the Child Care Services Office at 605.773.4766.

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.