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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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OR Core Knowledge Categories Observation and Assessment
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Oregon Core Knowledge Categories

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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

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

Families and Community Systems
Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Human Growth and Development
Learning Environments and Curriculum
Observation and Assessment

Children with Special Needs: Autism Spectrum Disorder 4 hrs in Observation and Assessment, 12 hrs in Special Needs
Discipline in Child Care 4 hrs in Observation and Assessment, 16 hrs in Understanding and Guiding Behavior
The Magic of Play 1 hr in Observation and Assessment, 10 hrs in Learning Environments and Curriculum, 1 hr in Diversity
Observing, Recording, and Assessing Children's Development 10 hrs in Observation and Assessment
Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development
Program Management
Special Needs
Understanding and Guiding Behavior