ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) is listed as a Training Sponsor Organization with The Registry. As such, most CCEI courses are accepted by the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, Division of Early Care and Education, to meet annual in-service training requirements. For additional information regarding the acceptance of CCEI’s coursework in Wisconsin, visit or contact the Department of Children and Families at 608.266.9314.

The CCEI Early Childhood Credential (ECC) program is an accepted certification by The Wisconsin Professional Early Childhood Registry and the Bureau of Early Care Regulation to be equivalent to the Child Development Associate (CDA) issued by the Council for Professional Recognition.

ChildCare Education Institute’s coursework may be used to fulfill the training requirements required by the Council for Professional Recognition to obtain the National CDA Credential.

Please Note:

CCEI118: Shaken Baby Syndrome is not approved for in-service hours for WI staff. Wisconsin has specific rules regarding this training and the training must be presented in person by specially trained presenters.

For enrollment information regarding any of the courses offered by CCEI, please contact a CCEI Admissions Representative at 1.800.499.9907.

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