Care Courses
New Mexico Child Care Training

National Childcare Credentials in New Mexico:

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 New Mexico.

New Mexico Childcare Training Requirements: 

All Care Courses are accepted by the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) for their training requirements for those who work in childcare centers, out of school time programs, family childcare homes and non-licensed family childcare homes. This includes hours of training for directors, site directors, educators, licensees and substitutes. Distance-learning courses may be used for up to 16 hours of the required training hours.

What New Mexico Students say:

"Everything went wonderfully as it did last year [Creating Schedules and Routines]. My schedule is so busy that it was hard for me to get to places around here at the times that were available. Your courses that can be done at my own time are wonderful. I truly enjoyed this last one, as the ones from last year, they are informative. Thanks for being there."

- Las Cruces, New Mexico
"Thanks for the care during the course Making Learning Fun! I am well on my way to a renewal CDA. Thanks to the staff for the wonderful courses. I really enjoyed the books and the reading. Thanks again"

- Albuquerque, New Mexico


Opening a child care facility in New Mexico:

For those of you interested in starting a center or home-based childcare facility in New Mexico, 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.

New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department

Child Care Services Bureau
Phone: 800-832-1321

Helpful links:
New Mexico CYFD
Child Care Licensing and Registered Homes