Use our courses toward a CDA Credential and for NAC and CDA renewal.
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Our trainers are approved Level III Trainers by Louisiana Pathways. All Care Courses (with the exception of Medication Procedures in Child Care) are accepted by the Louisiana Department of Education for continuing education for those who work in Type I, Type II, and Type III child care centers or in family child daycare homes. This includes directors, early learning staff, and providers.
Care Courses clock hours and CEUs may be used to advance along the Louisiana Pathways career ladders for the Administrator Track, the Classroom Track and the Child Care Track.
There are two ways to use Care Courses to become the director of an early learning center in Louisiana:
Care Courses may not be used to meet the three hours of training on infectious diseases, health and safety and/or food service preparation required by the Louisiana Department of Health.
Care Courses is not a BESE-approved Early Childhood Ancillary Certificate (ECAC) Program. Care Courses may not be used to obtain an Early Childhood Ancillary Certificate.
For those of you interested in starting a day care or home-based child care facility in Louisiana, 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.
Child Care Facility Licensing Information
Phone: (877) 453-2721