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


Cynthia“I want to thank you very much for what you do. The lessons were excellent. The reading kept my interest which is very rare in a lot of reading literature. I would highly recommend Care Courses to all friends, family and other providers... keep up the good work!”  

Cynthia, Temple Hills, Maryland

Nancy“I thoroughly enjoyed the experience as I gained much knowledge and insight into the lives and needs of children. Thank you for providing a resource that provides a wealth of information that can be immediately applied to the child care setting for an affordable price!” 

Nancy, Troy, Michigan

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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OR Core Knowledge Categories
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Oregon Core Knowledge Categories

Click on a Core Knowledge Category below to view Care Courses covering that specific knowledge area.

Core knowledge categories listed: Diversity, Families and Community Systems, Health, Safety, and Nutrition, Human Growth and Development, Learning Environments and Curriculum, Observation and Assessment, Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development, Program Management, Special Needs, Understanding and Guiding Behavior

Are you looking for hours of training in child development/early childhood education? The Oregon Department of Education Early Learning Division states that the following core knowledge categories are accepted for the child development and early childhood education requirement: Diversity (DIV), Family and Community Systems (FCS), Human Growth and Development (HGD), Health Safety and Nutrition (HSN), Learning Environments and Curriculum (LEC), Observation and Assessment (OA), Special Needs (SN), and Understanding and Guiding Behavior (UGB).

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

Diversity
Families and Community Systems
Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Human Growth and Development
Learning Environments and Curriculum
Observation and Assessment
Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development
Program Management
Special Needs
Understanding and Guiding Behavior