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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - District of Columbia

ChildCareEd is an Exempt Training Organization through the Trainer Approval Program (TAP) of the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), Division of Early Learning (DEL). ChildCareEd courses may be used to fulfill preservice and annual in-service training hours for those working in Child development centers, Child development homes, also called family child care homes, and Expanded child development homes. 

Preservice training requirements for all providers and caregivers:

Teacher and Assistant Teacher training requirements:

Caregivers and Associate Caregivers in Child Development Homes training requirements:

Director training requirements:

  • Degree coursework
  • 12 hours of annual training

*Please contact your local Child Care Licensing office to confirm all requirements as standards are subject to change.*

Office of the State Superintendent of Education, Division of Early Learning
Phone Number: (202) 478-5903
Email: ECEhelpdesk@dc.gov 
Child Care Licensing Website: https://osse.dc.gov/service/early-learning


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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