Pennsylvania Child Care Training

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Pennsylvania Child Care Training

National Childcare Credentials in Pennsylvania:

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

Click for more information: National Child Care Credentials.

Click to learn how the CDA can benefit you in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Childcare Training Requirements:

All Care Courses (with the exception of Child Abuse and Neglect: A Caregiver's Guide to Adverse Childhood Experiences) are accepted by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services for the annual clock hours of child care training required for child care centers, group child care homes and family child care homes. This includes directors, group supervisors, assistant group supervisors, primary staff persons, secondary staff person operators, caregivers, and aides.

All Care Courses (with the exception of Child Abuse and Neglect: A Caregiver's Guide to Adverse Childhood Experiences and Safe Environments in Child Care) are approved in the Pennsylvania Early Learning Keys to Quality Registry. For Pennsylvania Keys training credit, please add your Pennsylvania Keys Registry ID number to your Care Courses account. Thank you!

Care Courses is an approved provider of PA Act 48 professional development. Please click here for more information.

What Pennsylvania students say:

"Not being physically in the classroom made it difficult to find courses to renew my teaching certification, so I truly appreciate Care Courses for offering Act 48 viable hours. I will definitely take more courses with your company in the future.
Thanks once again!"

- Honesdale, PA
"Every course I do I learn more. I really enjoyed this one, Managing Health and Safety!
- Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Opening a child care facility in Pennsylvania:

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

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services

Office of Child Development and Early Learning
Phone: (717) 346-9320