Use our courses toward a CDA as well as to renew your CDA, NAC or CCP.
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All Care Courses are accepted by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services for hours of ongoing training
those who work in child care facilities, nursery schools and family child care programs. This includes directors,
head teachers, operators, providers, staff, substitutes, volunteers, group leaders, aides, assistants and
Care Courses are accepted by the Maine Department of Education Certification Office for the college credit requirements for becoming an Educational Technician. The Certification Office accepts Care Courses toward the college credit requirements at a rate of 15 clock hours for every one college credit required. For example, if you need three college credits, you may take 45 clock hours from Care Courses to fulfill your requirement.
For those of you interested in starting a day care or home-based child care facility in Maine, 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.
Office of Child and Family Services, Children’s Licensing and Investigation Services
Phone: (207) 287-9300 or (800) 791-4080
Office of Child and Family Services online contact form