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Why use Care Courses? Because they're convenient, affordable and you learn so much!

Care Courses offers online training classes and book courses for child care providers, home visitors and parents. Use our childcare professional development clock hours for most US States continuing education inservice requirements and registries, for CDA Certification (Child Development Associate Credential), for CDA Renewal and for NAC Renewal. All our professional development courses gives both Clock Hours and CEUs toward CDA Renewal. Care Courses also offers Spanish courses in correspondence book format.

Our informative child care training programs can be completed anywhere and at any time. Study at home, at the park, or wherever is most convenient for you. Then go online to complete and submit your quiz. Our friendly, knowledgeable instructors offer unlimited free student support by phone or email, and are always happy to help!

Early childhood child care training can be fun, interesting, and relevant to your daily work and experience! We've been offering professional development classes for over 20 years; we love what we do and truly want to make your experience fantastic.

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National Childcare Credentials: Washington State child care providers may use our courses toward a CCP or CDA, as well as CDA, NAC and CCP renewal.
Click for more information: National Child Care Credentials
Washington State Childcare Training Requirements: Care Courses is a STARS approved Continuing Education Training organization and all courses are approved for STARS requirements. To check our approved status, please visit the MERIT website. Care Courses is listed under the organization search.

To receive STARS credit and to report the training you will need a 9-digit STARS number. To access forms to report training, please click here: Washington Stars Reporting Form

Click here to see Care Courses listed by Washington's Core Competencies.

Opening a child care facility in Washington State: For those of you interested in starting a day care or home-based child care facility in Washington State, please contact your state licensing agency using the contact information below. The licensing agency can give you advice on the requirements, rules and regulations of your state.

Washington State Department of Early Learning
P.O. Box 45480
Olympia, WA 98504-5480
(360) 725-4665 or (866) 482-4325

Washington Child Care Licensing