ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) is an accredited International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) provider of CEUs and CCEI’s trainer, Laura Hamilton, is registered with Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System (TECPDS) as a Master Professional Trainer. In accordance with Texas Administrative Code Rule §746.123, CCEI training is considered “self-instructional training” and is accepted by the Texas Child Care Licensing Office and the Texas Rising Star (TRS) Quality Rating and Improvement System to meet annual in-service and professional development training requirements.
In addition, CCEI is approved to automatically transmit course completions directly to the TECPDS registry and does so weekly. For additional information regarding the approval of CCEI’s coursework in Texas, contact the Child Care Licensing Office at 800.862.5252.
CCEI’s coursework is approved by the Texas Education Agency (TEA), Division of Educator Standards, and State Board of Educator Certification (SBEC) to provide continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit for public school educators to renew their standard educator certificate in the state of Texas.
CCEI’s Texas Director’s Certificate and Texas Director’s Certificate Renewal programs have been approved by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services to meet the requirements of a Child Day Care Director Credential.
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.