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


andrea“The care courses were a big hit with our staff this year! They were a convenient and fun way to finish our required training hours while dialing into our own personal interests. ”  

Andrea, Ashland, Oregon

jane“Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart. I love the courses you have to offer, the service is friendly and so efficient. I am hooked for life.”  

Jane, Rockville, Maryland

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 give both Clock Hours and IACET CEUs toward CDA Renewal.

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 coursework. 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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        Care Courses
        and California Counties
El Dorado County:

Training used toward the AB-212 stipend program must come from an accredited institution. Care Courses may not be used toward this program.

Kings County:

Courses for professional development are approved on a case by case basis. If you wish to use a course, please contact your Local Child Care and Development Planning Council (LPC).

Lake County:

Training used toward the AB-212 stipend program must come from an accredited institution. Care Courses may not be used toward this program.

LA County

In Los Angeles County, the Investing in Early Educator Stipend Program accepts Care Courses for applicants working in state-funded preschools who possess a bachelor's degree or higher and complete 45 hours of course work. For further information, go to www.childcare.lacounty.gov.

Mono County:

Training used toward the AB-212 stipend program must come from an accredited institution. Care Courses may not be used toward this program.

Riverside County

Training used toward the AB-212 stipend program must come from an accredited institution. Care Courses may not be used toward this program.

San Diego County:

Training used toward the AB-212 stipend program must come from an accredited institution. Care Courses may not be used toward this program.

San Mateo County:

Training used toward the AB-212 stipend program must come from an accredited institution or a state-approved early childhood education/child development training program. Care Courses may not be used toward this program.

All other counties:

Is your California county not listed? To learn if our courses are accepted in your county, please contact your Local Child Care and Development Planning Council (LPC). To see a list of LPCs, please click here.