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Connecticut has no current approval process for training to count for licensing professional development. ChildCareEd courses are accepted by the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood towards professional development requirements.

Directors education requirements:

  • College coursework 

Center-based and Group Home staff annual training requirements:

  • 1% of total hours worked on an annual basis including at least one training on a health and safety topic area as defined in the Federal Child Care Development Block Grant.

Teacher training requirements:

Licensed Family Child Care annual training requirements:

  • 18 hours of annual professional development including at least one training on a health and safety topic area as defined in the Federal Child Care Development Block

Health and Safety Topics:

Connecticut Office of Early Childhood

Administrators! Are you looking to purchase hours for your staff? ChildCareEd offers the Group Admin Program and Subscription Services, which make it easy and affordable to make group purchases.

Group Admin Program

The Group Admin Program allows you to purchase clock hours at a flat price and then assign classes to staff members. This gives you control over your budget and training plan. Purchase hours for staff to ensure they complete their training requirements.

Use our Group Admin Feature and receive the following benefits:

  • Record-keeping tools to manage continuing education requirements
  • Group Administrators can see their staff's progress in assigned courses as well as test scores
  • Purchase bulk hours with discounted Subscription Services
  • Refunded hours if staff leave and do not finish courses
  • Add or remove staff as needed
  • Assign training to individuals or the entire team
  • Print administrator copies of certificates

Subscription Services

With Subscription Services, you can purchase training hours at a low one-time cost. There are three tiers to choose from, depending on your needs:

  • Basic: Unlimited online training
  • Plus: Unlimited online training plus online CDA training courses
  • Instructor-Led: Unlimited online training, plus all CDA online training courses, and one Virtual Class each month led by a trained Educational Specialist

To view the course selection available for each of our subscription services, please click on View Courses List under each here: https://www.childcareed.com/subscriptions.html.

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