ChildCareEd is an Approved Training Agency with the NJ Workforce Registry. ChildCareEd courses may be used to fulfill in-service training requirements for those working in child care centers, day care centers, family child care homes, day care homes, and licensed group homes including directors, head teachers, teachers, group teachers, program supervisors, teacher assistants, teachers aids, caregivers, primary caregivers, family child care providers, and day care home providers.

Directors and Head Teachers are required to have completed some college coursework in order to be considered qualified.

Group Teacher training requirements:

  • Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential

Program Supervisor training requirements:

  • Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential
  • 6 hours training in child care
  • 3 hours in child program management

Annual training requirements:

  • Director, head teacher, group teacher, and program supervisor must complete a minimum of 20 hours of staff development per year. 
  • All other staff MUST complete a minimum of 12 hours of staff development per year.

Family Child Care Provider training requirements:

  • at least six hours of in-service training each year.
NJ Workforce Registry Scholarship
The Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development provides scholarships for the following: CDA Training, CDA Assessment Fee, CDA Renewal.
Applications are now available at the New Jersey Center Child Care Information System (NJCCIS). For more information regarding the scholarships and eligibility, please log in to your NJCCIS account and visit ProfessionalProfile/Grants & Scholarships.

NJ Workforce Registry

ChildCareEd approved courses can be found on the NJ Workforce Registry. Users may purchase approved courses through the ChildCareEd website. For Registry credit, please add your Registry ID number to your ChildCareEd account. Attendance data will be uploaded weekly to the Registry. Please allow a minimum of 5 business days for your completed course to appear on your Registry account.

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

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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