Washington D.C. Child Care Training | Care Courses

National Childcare Credentials

In Washington D.C., childcare providers can use our courses toward a CDA Credential and for NAC and CDA renewal.

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Washington D.C. Childcare Training Requirements

As an IACET accredited early childhood training organization, all Care Courses are approved for OSSE annual professional development training requirements by the D.C. Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE).

Opening a child care facility in the District of Columbia

For those of you interested in starting a daycare center or home-based childcare 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
Email: osse@dc.gov
Early Childhood Education Help Desk

What our students in Washington D.C. say

Child Development and Guidance
"Everything went well. I'm glad I decided to sign up. The courses [Child Development and Guidance] are amazing! Very informative."

- Washington, DC
Child Development and Guidance
"It [Child Development and Guidance] gave me a great deal of insight on the development with child and I could understand the behavior of the children a little better. I now have better understand of their development and I learned new techniques to communicate with the children"

- Washington, DC