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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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NM Common Core Competencies Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation
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New Mexico Common Core Competencies

Click on a New Mexico Core Competency below to view Care Courses covering that specific core competency. Then click a course title for information on that course.

Want to see the core competencies all on one page? Click to download a printable chart that lists hours per competency for each course.

Questions? Please contact us! We are available 9-5 ET, M-F by phone: 1-800-685-7610 
Or day, evenings, weekends by email: info@CareCourses.com. We are happy to help!

Child/ Youth Development
Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Family and Community Collaboration
Developmentally Appropriate Content
Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation

Active or Hyperactive? 30 clock hours/ 3 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content
ADHD 10 clock hours/ 1 CEU Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Developmentally Appropriate Content
After-School Programs 8 clock hours/ 0.8 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content
The Art of Child Care 20 clock hours/ 2 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Professionalism
Caring for Children in Your Home 20 clock hours/ 2 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Health, Safety, and Nutrition, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Professionalism
Child Development and Guidance 20 clock hours/ 2 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Children with Special Needs: Autism Spectrum Disorder 16 clock hours/ 1.6 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Children with Special Needs: Physical Disabilities 8 clock hours/ 0.8 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Day by Day with Toddlers 15 clock hours/ 1.5 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Discipline in Child Care 20 clock hours/ 2 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content
The Early Childhood Professional 16 clock hours/ 1.6 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Developmentally Appropriate Content, Professionalism
Great Days with Kids 5 clock hours/ 0.5 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Imagination at Play 6 clock hours/ 0.6 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Inclusive Early Childhood Programs 12 clock hours/ 1.2 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Professionalism
Infants in Child Care 20 clock hours/ 2 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Health, Safety, and Nutrition, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Language Development in Infants 8 clock hours/ 0.8 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Learning Centers 10 clock hours/ 1 CEU Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Let's Play Outdoors 10 clock hours/ 1 CEU Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Developmentally Appropriate Content
The Magic of Play 12 clock hours/ 1.2 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Making Learning Fun 20 clock hours/ 2 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Many Ways to Learn 12 clock hours/ 1.2 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Mixed-Age Groups 3 clock hours/ 0.3 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Nurturing Children's Self-Esteem 20 clock hours/ 2 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Observing, Recording, and Assessing Children's Development 10 clock hours/ 1 CEU Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Preschoolers in Child Care 20 clock hours/ 2 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Health, Safety, and Nutrition, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Principles of Child Development 10 clock hours/ 1 CEU Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content
The Road to Reading 12 clock hours/ 1.2 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Developmentally Appropriate Content
School-Age Children: Spatial Intelligence 4 clock hours/ 0.4 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Stress and Day Care 25 clock hours/ 2.5 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Toddlers in Child Care 20 clock hours/ 2 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Health, Safety, and Nutrition, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Transitions and Other Troublesome Times 6 clock hours/ 0.6 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Understanding Children 20 clock hours/ 2 CEUs Learning Environment and Curriculum Implementation, Child/Youth Development, Developmentally Appropriate Content
Assessment of Children and Programs
Professionalism