Use our courses toward a CDA Credential and for NAC and CDA renewal.
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All Care Courses (with the exception of Medication Procedures in Child Care) are accepted as CEUs by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) to meet annual yearly professional development activity requirements for educators, licensees, certified assistants, regular assistants, volunteers, assistant teachers, lead teachers, directors, assistant leaders, group leaders and volunteers in a small group and school age child care, large group and school age child care, family child care and child care centers.
Courses that grant 5 clock hours or more may be used to meet QRIS requirements. Please call us for help with course selection.
Child Development and Guidance (our 20 clock hour, 2.0 CEU course) is approved by Massachusetts EEC as a temporary waiver to meet the child growth and development requirement for hiring assistant teachers, teachers, and lead teachers. This course meets the requirements of Category of Study 1: Child Growth and Development, Birth through Eight Years.
Completing this course, in addition to the required work experience, allows teachers to start work without completing 3 college credits in Category of Study 1. After completing this course, teachers must complete 3 college credits in Category of Study 1 within 6 months of their hire date.
The following courses fulfill the Massachusetts diverse learner requirement:
For those of you interested in starting a day care or home-based child care facility in Massachusetts, 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.
Department of Early Education and Care
Phone: (617) 988-6600