Care Courses
District of Columbia Child Care Training

National Childcare Credentials:

DC child care providers may use our courses toward a CDA as well as CDA, NAC and CCP renewal.

District of Columbia Childcare Training Requirements: District of Columbia early childhood professionals may only use Care Courses for the national credentials listed above. Questions? Please call us at 1-800-685-7610.
What students in the District of Columbia say:
"Everything went well. I'm glad I decided to sign up. The courses [ Child Development and Guidance ] are amazing! Very informative."
- Washington, DC

 

Opening a child care facility in the District of Columbia:

For those of you interested in starting a day care or home-based child care facility in the District of Columbia, 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.

Office of the State Superintendent of Education

Division of Early Learning (DEL)
Phone: (202) 727-6436
Email: ECEhelpdesk@dc.gov
Early Childhood Education Help Desk