Virginia Child Care Training and Courses

The Virginia Department of Education, Division of Early Childhood does not currently have a formal training approval process, but ChildCare Education Institute’s (CCEI) coursework is generally accepted to meet annual in-service training requirements based on the Criteria for Provider Training. Students should check with their licensing inspector or contact the Virginia Department of Education, Office of Early Childhood Learning, at 804.726.7700 for further details.

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.