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CDA Classes & CDA Renewal

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

Shawn"I am having a ball doing these courses. So much of it is very interesting and also touches a lot on what I learned in college. I decided to go into child care and my director recommended me to take the CDA course. I think it is great."

Shawn, New York

jane“I just want to say I enjoyed taking this online class. It’s was very easy to complete online, since I’m not much of a computer person. It was nice to work on it when it fit my hours"

Danielle, Wisconsin

Zoica“Everything went very well! I received all of my certificates in a very timely manner! I love your program and am recommending it to other staff members in our organization! I plan on using your program in the very near future myself! Thank you for such a great service! ”

Lynn, California

Care Courses offers distance-learning courses for child care providers 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 give both Clock Hours and IACET CEUs.

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. 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 30 years; we love what we do and truly want to make your experience fantastic.

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At Care Courses we are committed to supporting you.


 We are open!

  • Most of our team is working from home. You can reach us by phone 9-5 ET Monday-Friday, and by email during business hours as well as most evenings and weekends. We are here for you!


Online certificates

  • A link to your official certificate is located to the right of successfully passed courses in the My Courses area of your online Care Courses account. Select the “View Certificate” link to download, view, email or print your certificate. We are discontinuing the mailed certificates.


Course Updates

  • We are in the process of reviewing and updating our curriculum and are working as quickly as possible. During this time we will stop selling some courses. This process will not affect courses you already have or are already taking. Need assistance? Please email us at Thank you!


If you can, please submit your coursebook work online.

  • If you are submitting a CourseBook for grading, we ask that you please submit your coursework online. Submitting your work online is free, and we guarantee that you will receive your results in 1-4 business days.

  • During this time we anticipate significant delays in processing mailed answer sheet submissions due to our reduced office staff. We apologize in advance for the delay in processing mailed answer sheets. Send us an email or give us a call for assistance accessing your Care Courses account.


Access enrollment codes and receipts

  • Get your online course enrollment code and order receipt from the Orders tab in your Care Courses account. Click on the "Email Codes" or "Email Receipt" links to the right of your order to have the enrollment codes or order receipt send to the email in your account.