Why CCEI

ABOUT CCEI

THE INDUSTRY LEADER FOR ONLINE
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Quality Online Professional Development

ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) specializes in providing online training and certificates, child care registry development, and administrative solutions for the early care and education industry. As the leading distance training provider in child care, CCEI offers professionals 150+ online child care training courses in English and Spanish to meet licensing, recognition program, and Head Start requirements. Coursework offered by CCEI is used to meet the education needs of practitioners in a range of settings, including family child care, preschool, prekindergarten, childcare centers, and more. In addition to professional development, CCEI offers online certificate programs that help meet the coursework requirements for national credentials, such as the Child Development Associate, Online Director Credentials, Early Childhood Credential, renewals, custom programs, and other continuing education options.

Over 4,400,000
online course hours completed

Graduated over 12,000
early childhood professionals from CDA and other certificate programs

99%
would recommend CCEI to others

Mission

Our mission is to provide the child care industry with flexible staff training solutions, turnkey curriculum products, and customizable administrative programs that offer a quality education experience for every student.   CCEI is committed to providing innovative programs and services that will allow early childhood professionals to get the training and professional development they need to perform their responsibilities. This will assure the safety and well being of the children and families they assist. Courses and programs enhance and increase knowledge of appropriate practices and the latest research in the field.

Custom Developed Platform

CCEI coursework is delivered through an online learning management system that provides students with user-friendly technology, an engaging distance learning environment, and certificates of documentation available immediately upon completion. The system’s self-paced format automatically saves the last point of completion within a course, allowing users to resume where they left off upon login. The 24/7/365 accessibility helps students enjoy a life-work balance while conveniently continuing their education. Coursework is competency-based, which facilitates information retention, and each successfully completed clock hour awards 0.1 IACET Continuing Education Unit (CEU).

Course Curriculum & Certifications

Online child care training courses offered by CCEI cover topics applicable to the child care industry.  Course categories include Environments and Curriculum, Health and Safety, Nutrition and Food Service, Child Development, Inclusion and Special Needs, Guidance and Discipline, Administration and Management, and many others.ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), a Council for Professional Recognition CDA Gold Standard℠ training provider, provides several online certificate program options that meet the training requirements of the Council for Professional Recognition’s Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential and CDA Renewal. Additionally, CCEI provides online certificate programs including the CCEI Early Childhood Credential (ECC), Director Credentials, state-specific certificate programs, such as the Florida Child Care Professional’s Credential (FCCPC), Texas Director’s Certificate, and several others. Programs are designed around the diverse needs of students. Certificate programs of study are self-paced, and CCEI provides access to an Education Coach and customer support services to deliver assistance, encouragement, and feedback throughout the duration of programs.