Washington Child Care Training and Courses

Courses offered in child-related subjects by ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) may be accepted as Non-State Approved training

Note: Washington does not accept CCEI training certificates for courses that cover topics that are federally required: 
Policy 503. Federally-Required Training Topics WAC 110-300-106 lists federally-required training topics for licensed providers. This includes, but is not limited to, the following topic areas as required by WAC 110-300-0106: recognizing and reporting suspected child abuse, neglect, and exploitation (section 4), emergency preparedness (section 5), prevention and identification of shaken baby syndrome/abuse head trauma (section 6), serving children experiencing homelessness (section 7), safe sleep (section 8), medication management and administration (section 9), exposure to blood and bodily fluids (section 10), first-aid and CPR (section 11), and food handling (section 12).
For additional information regarding the approval of CCEI’s coursework in Washington, contact the Department of Early Learning (DEL), MERIT Support, at 866.482.4325, option 8.

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.