CCEI Has Provided Over $100,000 of In-Kind Benefits for Head Start Staff Professional Development

Jun 28, 2012, 06:00 ET from ChildCare Education Institute

DULUTH, Ga., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), an IACET approved, nationally accredited, online child care and education training institution, is proud to announce that over $100,000 of in-kind credit has been provided for Head Start staff training.

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ChildCare Education Institute has served the Head Start community since CCEI's inception and continues to provide quality online coursework that allows providers to meet multiple training requirements, while contributing to a program's in-kind goals. In addition to using CCEI coursework to fulfill the annual minimum clock hours of professional development, Head Start sites utilize CCEI's online Child Development Associate (CDA) coursework and other programs. The CCEI Early Childhood Credential (ECC) can also be used to meet Head Start requirements for positions that require the minimum of a CDA Credential. Head Start staff members have appreciated the wealth of training topics in CCEI's library, including coursework on inclusion, health and safety, early literacy, family communication, and much more. Coursework is self-paced and competency-based, which facilitates retention, and enrollment is available online at any time.

"CCEI works closely with the Head Start community in order to extend quality training opportunities that directly affect early learning environments," says Maria C. Taylor, President and CEO of CCEI. "We cannot overstate how important it is for all young children that their teachers and caregivers have access to high-quality, effective early childhood education and training. CCEI is proud to help in that effort."

About CCEI
ChildCare Education Institute provides quality, affordable professional development programs for continuing education, including over 100 English and Spanish online child care training courses to meet annual state licensing and Head Start training requirements. In addition to online training, CCEI offers online certificate programs, such as the Online Child Development Associate (CDA), Online Director's Certificates, FCCPC, and several other options. CCEI is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council, approved by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training to award IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs), and authorized under the Nonpublic Postsecondary Educational Institutions Act of 1990, license number 837.

For more information on CCEI, or in-kind credit programs, visit or call 1.800.499.9907.

ChildCare Education Institute, LLC
3059 Peachtree Industrial Blvd.
Duluth, GA 30097

SOURCE ChildCare Education Institute