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

"Care Courses just arrived yesterday. We are thankful for this service you provide and the flexibility it allows in getting training hours completed. Thank you!”  

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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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MD Core of Knowledge Areas Community
Care Courses
Maryland Core of Knowledge Area: Community

Click on a course title below to learn more and order.

Core knowledge areas listed: Child Development, Curriculum, Health, Safety and Nutrition, Community, Professionalism, and Special Needs.

Click here to see a printable chart that lists hours per knowledge area for each course.

Child Development
Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Special Needs

Conferencing with Parents 5 hrs in Community
The Early Childhood Professional 3 hrs in Community, 3 hrs in Curriculum, 10 hrs in Professionalism
Family Diversity 6 hrs in Community
First Steps in Child Care: An Orientation 1 hr in Community, 2 hrs in Professionalism
Parents and Child Care 14 hrs in Community, 6 hrs in Professionalism
Partnerships with Parents 10 hrs in Community
Stress and Day Care 6 hrs in Community, 5 hrs in Child Development, 10 hrs in Curriculum, 4 hrs in Professionalism
Supporting Breastfeeding in Child Care 1 hr in Community, 1 hr in Professionalism
Toddlers in Child Care 1 hr in Community, 11 hrs in Child Development, 5 hrs in Curriculum, 3 hrs in Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Understanding Each Other: Communicating with Families, Staff and Your Community 9 hrs in Community