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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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South Dakota Child Care Training


National Childcare Credentials in South Dakota:

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

South Dakota Childcare Training Requirements:

All Care Courses are accepted by South Dakota Child Care Services for annual training requirements for those who work in registered family day care homes, licensed group family day care homes, licensed child care centers and licensed before and after school care programs. This includes hours of training required every year for center directors, proprietors, staff members, child care workers, secondary child care workers, program planners, staff supervisors, registered helpers, providers and volunteers.

Opening a child care facility in South Dakota:

For those of you interested in starting a day care or home-based child care facility in South Dakota, 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.

Child Care Services State of South Dakota

South Dakota Child Care Licensing

Phone: (605) 773-4766 or (800) 227-3020