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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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 New York CDA

What are the benefits of having a CDA Credential in New York?

In New York State:

  • having a CDA (plus either a plan of study leading to a bachelor’s degree or a New York State Children’s Program Administrator Credential and additional experience) qualifies you to work as a director in a child day care center.
  • having a CDA (plus additional experience) qualifies you to work as a group teacher for preschoolers or infants and toddlers in a child daycare center.

If you are located in New York City, please refer to Article 47 of the NYC Health Code (sections 47.13, 47.15, and 47.17) or speak with your consultant from the Department of Health for the guidelines on how a CDA can be used and what requirements you need in order to work as a Group Teacher and/or Daycare Director.

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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.

“Thank you for reaching out. I recieved my books and I am working on the readings and the quizzes currently. Just want to say that I love your courses I really feel that they enrich my understanding of young children. Every time I need to renew my CDA you are my first and only stop.” - Selden, New York