ChildCareEd has been approved as an Indiana Approved Organization within the Indiana T&TAS. ChildCareEd courses may be used for in-service training requirements for those who work in child care centers, school-age programs, and family homes. This includes directors, administrators, caregivers, lead caregivers, primary caregivers, early childhood professionals, staff, child care home applicants, and volunteers.

Preservice training requirements:

Lead Caregiver training requirements:

Annual training requirements for all child care providers:

All directors and persons counted in child/staff ratios shall have, on an annual basis, a minimum of twelve (12) clock hours of inservice training.

Please contact your local child care licensing office to confirm all requirements as standards are subject to change:   

Indiana Department of Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning
Phone Number: (877)511-1144
Email: oecoslproviderinquiry@fssa.in.gov 
Child Care Licensing Website: https://www.in.gov/fssa/carefinder/become-a-child-care-provider/

Thinking about opening a child care center in Indiana?  For more information about opening a daycare or home child care center in Indiana, contact your state licensing office. The office will be able to provide you with advice on Indiana's requirements, rules, and regulations.

Indiana Department of Family and Social Services Administration
Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning

Phone Number: (877)511-1144

Child Care Licensing Website: https://www.in.gov/fssa/carefinder/become-a-child-care-provider/


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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