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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 Early Childhood Professionals Healthy and Safe Environments
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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

Click on a course title below to learn more and order.

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


Child and Youth Development
Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
Healthy and Safe Environments

Abuse and Neglect   5 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Emergency Preparedness in Child Care   2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Fun and Fitness   2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Great Beginnings   3 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments, 5 hrs in Child and Youth Development
Keeping Infants Safe   3 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Infants in Child Care   4 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments, 10 hrs in Child and Youth Development, 6 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
Lead Safety in Child Care   2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Managing Healthy and Safe Environments   12 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Preschoolers in Child Care   4 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments, 12 hrs in Child and Youth Development, 4 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum
Safe Baby, Safe Child   5 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Sanitation for Disease Prevention   4 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments, 1 hr in Professionalism and Program Organization
Sun Safety   2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Toddlers in Child Care   3 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments, 11 hrs in Child and Youth Development, 5 hrs in Teaching and Learning Environments/Curriculum, 1 hr in Families and Communities
Transportation Safety   2 hrs in Healthy and Safe Environments
Understanding and Managing Allergies in Child Care   1 hr in Healthy and Safe Environments
Families and Communities
Professionalism and Program Organization
After-School Programs
Directors