ChildCareEd is an Approved Training Sponsor Organization in the GaPDS. Courses are approved by Georgia’s Bright from the Start to be used toward preservice and annual training hours for those who work in child care learning centers and family child care learning homes. This includes directors, teachers, lead teachers, lead caregivers, caregivers, aides, provisional employees, and providers. ChildCareEd is accredited by the International Association for Education and Training (IACET) and offers CEUs for all online courses.

Family Child Care Learning Home (FCCLH) Providers Training Requirements:

Teacher/Lead Caregiver Training Requirements: 

Child Care Learning Center (CCLC) Directors Training Requirements:

CDA Training

CCLC Director and the person primarily responsible for food preparation training requirement:

CCLC Director and all persons involved in transporting children training requirement:


  • ChildCareEd approved courses can be found on the Georgia Professional Development System (GAPDS) TR-ASO-76. Users may purchase approved courses through the ChildCareEd website. 

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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