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ChildCareEd is an Approved Sponsor with the Growing Futures Registry. ChildCareEd is an IACET accredited organization that provides CEUs for all of our online self-paced training courses.

Pre-Service Trainings:

  • All North Dakota child care providers and staff are required to complete Getting Started, a 15-hour basic child care course, within the first three months of becoming licensed or employed.
  • All staff members caring for infants must complete of one hour of department-approved sudden infant death prevention training prior to staff member providing care to infants and annually thereafter.

Director Training:

  • Directors of Child Care Facilities in North Dakota must have at least a CDA Credential

CDA Training

Continued Education Requirements:

  • Directors and Child Care Center Staff are required to complete 13 clock hours of continued training annually.
  • Family Child Care Providers are required to complete 9 clock hours of continued training annually.

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

North Dakota Early Childhood Services Child Care Licensing
Phone Number: (701) 328-2115, or (800) 997-8516 or 711 (TTY)
Email: dhsec@nd.gov 
Child Care Licensing Website:  https://www.nd.gov/dhs/services/earlychildhood/index.html

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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