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Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) accepts ChildCareEd CEUs awarded by the International Association for Continued Education and Training (IACET) accreditation (See https://www.iacet.org/). To avoid confusion, courses will only be accepted for yearly professional development hours for licensing. Trainings are not acceptable for certification in Massachusetts.
  • First Aid and CPR (all providers)
  • EEC Essentials training (all providers)
  • Training on reporting suspected child abuse or neglect for mandated reporters (all providers)

Infant-Toddler or Preschool Teacher or Lead Teacher qualifications:

  • Child Development Associate Credential (CDA)

Director I qualifications:

  • Meet the Lead Teacher requirements and
  • complete at least 4 college credits in Administration and Child Development

ChildCareEd offers the CDA credential as well as the CDA renewal in all CDA areas. 

The following are required annual training requirements in Massachusetts

  • 5-20 hours are required annually based on hours worked. 
    • ⅓ of these hours must address diverse learners

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

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