ChildCareEd has on staff Louisiana Pathways approved Independent Trainers. ChildCareEd courses are accepted by the Louisiana Department of Education for continuing education for those who work in Type I, Type II, and Type III childcare centers or in family child daycare homes. This includes directors, early learning staff, and providers.

Annual Training Requirements for all staff and providers working in child care centers or daycare homes:

  • 12 hours

Child Care Center Staff Education and Training Requirements:

Director I requirements:

  • CDA Credential and
  • 30 clock hrs. approved Administrative Training Categories

Director II requirements:

  • CDA Credential and
  • 45 clock hrs. approved Administrative Training Categorie

Child Care Assistant Teacher I requirements:

  • 90 clock hours of instruction

Child Care Assistant Teacher II requirements: 

  • CDA Credential

Child care Teacher I requirements:

  • CDA Credential

Child Care Teacher II requirements:

  • CDA Credential and 
  • 9 CEUs

Note: An Early Childhood Ancillary Certificate can be earned through a CDA program.

CDA Trainings:

Director Trainings:

Online Lead Caregiver Trainings:

Louisiana Department of Education

Thinking about opening a child care facility in Louisiana? For those of you interested in starting a day care or home-based child care facility in Louisiana, please contact your state licensing using the contact information below. The licensing agency can give you advice on the requirements, rules and regulations of your state.

Louisiana Department of Education

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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