ChildCareEd currently offers 120 hours of CDA coursework for Infant and Toddler, Preschool, and Family Child Care. The 120-hour credentials currently offer 12 CEUs for each course. Our online training is designed to fulfill the CDA requirement for 120 hours of formal education in specific child-care competency areas. The CDA Credential can be used to meet the education requirement for Program Directors and Lead Caregivers in a childcare setting.

Michigan Child Care Training Courses accepted by the Michigan Department of Human Services and the Michigan Registry

Lead Caregiver Training to meet the 9 CEUs or 90 hours from MiRegistry requirement for lead caregivers.

Click HERE to register for your Lead Caregiver Training.

Infant and Toddler Lead Caregiver Training to meet the 4.5 CEUs or 45 hours of MiRegistry-approved infant and toddler development training requirement.

Click HERE to register for your Infant and Toddler Lead Caregiver Training.

Director Training to meet the 3.0 CEUs in child care administration requirement for program directors.

Click HERE to register for your Program Director Training.

As an Internationally Accredited organization through IACET, ChildCareEd adheres to high-quality standards for all trainings offered. ChildCareEd courses provide Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and specialize in Early Childhood Education (ECE). ChildCareEd has also obtained Training Organization Recognition (TOR) status with the National Workforce Registry Alliance which acknowledges the commitment to quality, best practices, and accountability in our organization’s design and structure of training.

To support learners with various needs and from all cultures and backgrounds, ChildCareEd offers online training in over 40 different text languages, subscription services, cost-effective training, and administrator accounts. If you have any questions please contact us at 1-833-(2-TEACH-1) or info@childcareed.com.

Need more information? Read more about Michigan child care training requirements HERE.

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


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
  • CDA Plus: Unlimited online training plus all CDA online 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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