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

Shawn"I am having a ball doing these courses. So much of it is very interesting and also touches a lot on what I learned in college. I decided to go into child care and my director recommended me to take the CDA course. I think it is great."

Shawn in New York

jane“I just want to say I enjoyed taking this online class. It’s was very easy to complete online, since I’m not much of a computer person. It was nice to work on it when it fit my hours."

Danielle in Wisconsin

Zoica“Everything went very well! I received all of my certificates in a very timely manner! I love your program and am recommending it to other staff members in our organization! I plan on using your program in the very near future myself! Thank you for such a great service!”

Lynn in California

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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Oklahoma Child Care Training

National Childcare Credentials in Oklahoma:

Use our courses toward a CDA as well as to renew your CDA, NAC or CCP.

Oklahoma Childcare Training Requirements:

All Care Courses are accepted by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services for their ongoing training requirements for those who work in child care centers, part day children’s programs, school age programs, summer day camps, family child care homes, large family child care homes, and residential child care facilities. This includes clock hours for directors, program directors, administrators, social services staff, child care staff, teachers, master teachers, lead teachers, assistant teachers, primary caregivers, permanent substitutes and volunteers.

All Care Courses are approved by the CECPD OK Professional Development Registry. For CECPD training credit, please add your Oklahoma Registry ID number to your Care Courses account. Once you have added it, please email us at so that we can report your training. Thank you!

All courses grant Formal Approved clock hours with the exception of A Joyful Life of Caregiving and Understanding and Managing Allergies in Child Care which grant 1 hour of informal training each.

Keeping Infants Safe meets the Oklahoma Child Care Services Licensing requirement for safe sleep training.
Click here for Care Courses' Oklahoma Director's Credential Administration & Management training
A CDA credential will meet the Early Childhood Education training requirement for Bronze and Silver level Oklahoma Director's Credentials. Click here for Care Courses’ CDA training 

Oklahoma Registry Certificates of Achievement and Stipend Program:

Care Courses offers courses that can be used for all CECPD Certificates of Achievement:

  • Infant/Toddler Certificate of Achievement
  • Preschool Certificate of Achievement
  • School-Age Certificate of Achievement
  • Childhood Resiliency Certificate of Achievement
  • Quality Child Care Certificate of Achievement

Find out what courses you can take using the OPDR website training search. Type in "Care Courses" under the Sponsor Name, select the certificate you want under the Training Content tab, and click search to locate our courses. Learn more about the certificates of achievement and $600 stipend program on the CECPD website

Oklahoma Early Learning Guidelines:

Care Courses does not offer The Early Learning Guidelines Training. To find Early Learning Guidelines training, please visit the Oklahoma Professional Development Registry and search on keywords "ELG" or "Early Learning Guidelines."

Opening a child care facility in Oklahoma:

For those of you interested in starting a day care or home-based child care facility in Oklahoma, please contact your state licensing agency using the contact information below. The licensing agency can give you advice on the requirements, rules and regulations of your state.

Oklahoma Child Care Services

Child Care Services
Phone: (405) 521-3561 or (844) 834-8314