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


Shawn"I thoroughly enjoyed the course and found its structure and vernacular to be modern and comprehensible. I was able to finish the course in a timely manner with ease. I entered my first day at my new daycare with the confidence and knowledge necessary to be an ideal caregiver. Thanks!"

Faren, Wylie, Texas

jane“I think Care Courses are the best online courses! They are easy to understand, navigate and prices are very reasonable."

Kellie, Nowata, Oklahoma



Zoica“Thank you for your support and help. I really appreciate and love the courses. They made a light bulb go on above my head.”

Zoica, Schiller Park, Illinois

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:

"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