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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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VT Core Knowledge Categories Child and Youth Development
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Vermont Core Knowledge Categories

Click on a heading below to see courses relevant to your field: Early Childhood Professionals, After-School Programs, or Directors.

Early Childhood Professionals

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Child and Youth Development

Biting Hurts! 2 hrs in Child and Youth Development
Child Development and Guidance 14 hrs in Child and Youth Development, 6 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
Children with Special Needs: Autism Spectrum Disorder 8 hrs in Child and Youth Development, 8 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
Children with Special Needs: Physical Disabilities 4 hrs in Child and Youth Development, 4 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
Day by Day with Toddlers 9 hrs in Child and Youth Development, 6 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
Great Beginnings 5 hrs in Child and Youth Development, 3 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Infants in Child Care 10 hrs in Child and Youth Development, 6 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum, 4 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Learning Centers 4 hrs in Child and Youth Development, 6 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
Making Learning Fun 4 hrs in Child and Youth Development, 12 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum, 4 hrs in Professionalism and Program Organization
Many Ways to Learn 4 hrs in Child and Youth Development, 8 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
Nurturing Children's Self-Esteem 16 hrs in Child and Youth Development, 4 hrs in Curriculum
Observing, Recording, and Assessing Children's Development 6 hrs in Child and Youth Development, 4 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
Preschoolers in Child Care 12 hrs in Child and Youth Development, 4 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum, 4 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Principles of Child Development 6 hrs in Child and Youth Development, 4 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
Social-Emotional Development in Young Children 3 hrs in Child and Youth Development
Toddlers in Child Care 11 hrs in Child and Youth Development, 5 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum, 3 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments, 1 hr in Families and Communities
Toilet Learning 2 hrs in Child and Youth Development
Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
Healthy and Safe Environments
Families and Communities
Professionalism and Program Organization
After-School Programs
Directors