ChildCareEd offers Quality-assured training that may be counted towards a CDA by the Delaware Department of Education. ChildCareEd courses may be used as community-based training toward the annual training requirements for those who work in child care centers and family child care homes.

Training and Education Requirements

Child Care Center Staff:

Early Childhood Intern:

Early Childhood Assistant Teacher:

Early Childhood Teacher:

Early Childhood Administrator:

  • Degree
  • First Aid & CPR Blended
  • If the center serves infants or toddlers, 15-clock-hours of training in infant or toddler development and curriculum.

Annual Training Requirements for those working in Child Care Centers:

  • 18 clock hours of training annually including at least two hours of health or safety training.

Family Child Care Home Qualifications:

  • First Aid & CPR Blended
  • Be certified to administer medication;
  • Complete six hours of quality-assured child development training;
  • Complete three hours of quality-assured positive behavior management training;
  • Abuse and Neglect: Signs and Reporting
  • 60 clock hours of training with three clock hours in each of the core topic areas

Annual Training Requirements for Family Child Care Home Providers:

Complete at least 12 clock hours of annual training including one hour of health or safety training within the first year of being licensed.

Delaware Department of Education

  • Office of Child Care Licensing
  • Phone: (302) 892-5800
  • Email: occl.doe@doe.k12.de.us

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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