National Childcare Credentials
DC Childcare Providers can use our courses toward a CDA as well as to renew your CDA, NAC or CCP.
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National Child Care Credentials
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how the CDA can benefit you in Washington D.C.
Washington D.C. Childcare Training Requirements
Care Courses is in the process of becoming an approved training organization in Washington D.C. Please check back soon to learn more. At this time, early childhood professionals in Washington D.C. may only use Care Courses for the national credentials listed
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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 Washington D.C.,
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
Early Childhood Education Help Desk