Arkansas

Care Courses
Arkansas Child Care Training

National Childcare Credentials in Arkansas: 

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

Click here for more information: National Child Care Credentials

Click here to learn how the CDA can benefit you in Arkansas.

Arkansas Childcare Training Requirements 

 
All Care Courses (with the exception of First Steps in Child Care: An Orientation ) are approved by the Arkansas Professional Development Registry and may be used toward the continuing education requirements for those who work in child care centers, out-of-school time program, licensed child care family homes and registered child care family homes. This includes hours of training for directors, site supervisors, operators, personnel, owners, staff, primary caregivers, secondary caregivers and volunteers.

Looking for 30 hours of annual training in early childhood development and education for your Arkansas Birth through Prekindergarten Teaching Credential? Click here to view our Arkansas Birth through Prekindergarten Teaching Credential 30 hour bundle.

For Arkansas Registry training credit, please add your Arkansas Registry ID number to your Care Courses account. Once you have added it, please email us at info@carecourses.com so that we can report your training. Thank you!

What Arkansas students say: 

CDA Renewal Course Set Covers
"I loved doing it [ CDA Renewal Set ] from y'all! I enjoyed it being at my own pace. Thanks again for offering these classes."
- Lawson, Arkansas


Opening a child care facility in Arkansas: 

 
For those of you interested in starting a day care or home-based child care facility in Arkansas, please contact your state licensing using the contact information below. The licensing agency can give you advice on the requirements, rules and regulations of your state.

Arkansas Department of Human Services 

Division of Child Care & Early Childhood Education (DCCECE)
Phone: (501) 682-8590 or (800) 445-3316
DCCECE online contact form