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All ChildCareEd courses are accepted for Non-STARS Training hours by the West Virginia State Training and Registry System (WV STARS). Courses may be used for up to 15 hours of Non-STARS training per renewal period. 

ChildCareEd is an Internationally accredited organization through IACET that provides Continuing Education Units (CEUs) specialized in Early Childhood Education (ECE). 

Preservice Training Requirements for ALL child care workers:

Director, assistant director, lead teacher, and teacher education requirements:

Family Child Care Facility Operator education requirement:

  • CDA Family Childcare
  • Have 6 months of experience in caring for children in a licensed child care center or family child care facility, registered family care home, Head Start, or other early childhood or school-age child care program.

Annual training requirements for ALL child care workers:

15 hours of approved training


To have your courses applied to your WV STARS Learning History Record, submit a completed Non-STARS Training Submission Form along with your certificate(s) of completion to WV STARS. All qualified staff shall apply for credentialing on the WV STARS Career Pathway. All qualified staff shall complete the approved training which is necessary to keep the credential current. Career Pathway Certificate must be renewed every 3-years by completing 45 contact hours of training.

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources

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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