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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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 California CDA

What are the benefits of having a CDA Credential in California?

In California, possession of a CDA qualifies you for the Child Development Associate Teacher Permit.

In California, possession of a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential may be used as nine semester units of credit toward the overall 24 semester unit requirement for the Teacher, Master Teacher, Site Supervisor and Program Director Permit levels.

Please contact the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (916-322-4974) for additional details regarding General Requirements for Child Development Permits.

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Care Courses makes every effort to ensure that all information on our website is accurate. However, we cannot absolutely guarantee the accuracy of licensing information as states frequently update and change their regulations, standards and statutes.

We strongly advise you to consult your state’s childcare regulations prior to pursuing any training.

“Everything went well and I was very pleased. This was the first time using this course, I will definitely be using it again in the future for CDA renewals.”