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ChildCareEd trainings are approved toward meeting in-service professional development requirements in New Hampshire for those who work in center-based programs, group child care centers, infant/toddler programs, preschools programs, school-age programs, night care programs, family child care homes, and family group child care homes. This includes center directors, site directors, lead teachers, associate teachers, authorized staff, child care assistants, group leaders, assistant group leaders, family child care providers, family child care workers, family child care assistants, and volunteers.

Preservice Training Requirements for All Providers:

All center directors, agency administrators, site coordinators, site directors, and all other child care staff who are responsible for the supervision of children, or who are necessary for the staff-to-child ratios 6 hours of professional development within 90 days of employment.

The 6 hours of professional development required in (a) above shall include:

Associate Teacher Education and Training Requirments:

  • Thirty hours of training in child growth and development

Lead Teacher Education and Training Requirments:

Director Education and Training Requirements:

  • Minimum of an Associates Degree

Family Child Care Provider Education and Training Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a two-year child care curriculum approved by the New Hampshire Department of Education or 
  • College courses totaling six credits in child development, early childhood or elementary education, or another field of study focused on children, including at least one three-credit course in child growth and development.

Annual Training Requirements:

  • 18 hours of professional development within their first 12 months of hire, and annually thereafter, minimum of 3 hours shall be in health and safety topics

Child Care Licensing

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 some individual 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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