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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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Arkansas Child Care Training 



National Childcare Credentials in Arkansas: 

 
Use our courses toward a CDA as well as to renew your CDA, NAC or CCP.

Click here for more information: National Child Care Credentials

Click here to learn how the CDA can benefit you in Arkansas.

Arkansas Childcare Training Requirements 

 
All Care Courses (with the exception of First Steps in Child Care: An Orientation) are approved by the Arkansas Professional Development Registry and may be used toward the continuing education requirements for those who work in child care centers, out-of-school time program, licensed child care family homes and registered child care family homes. This includes hours of training for directors, site supervisors, operators, personnel, owners, staff, primary caregivers, secondary caregivers and volunteers.

Looking for 30 hours of annual training in early childhood development and education for your Arkansas Birth through Prekindergarten Teaching Credential? Click here to view our Arkansas Birth through Prekindergarten Teaching Credential 30 hour bundle.

For Arkansas Registry training credit, please add your Arkansas Registry ID number to your Care Courses account. Once you have added it, please email us at info@carecourses.com so that we can report your training. Thank you!

What Arkansas students say: 

 
CDA Renewal Course Set Covers
"I loved doing it [CDA Renewal Set] from y'all! I enjoyed it being at my own pace. Thanks again for offering these classes." - Lawson, Arkansas

Opening a child care facility in Arkansas: 

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

Arkansas Department of Human Services 

Division of Child Care & Early Childhood Education (DCCECE)
Phone: (501) 682-8590 or (800) 445-3316
DCCECE online contact form