DULUTH, Ga., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), a nationally accredited and IACET approved distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, is proud to announce an agreement with the Association of Childhood Education International (ACEI) to offer online training and certificate programs of study.
The partnership with ACEI recognizes CCEI as the preferred provider of online early childhood development programs. ACEI members will be able to enroll in CCEI courses through an online portal custom-designed for ACEI. This co-branded portal provides members with user-friendly enrollment, which allows them to access competency-based, self-paced, online coursework on popular child care training topics.
"Partnerships like this one are implemented to further the common goal of preparing the child care workforce to provide the best educational and developmental opportunities for young children. Educators can continue to broaden their skill set, advance their careers and maintain a life-work balance by enrolling in online professional development or certificate programs with CCEI," said Maria C. Taylor, ChildCare Education Institute President and CEO.
ChildCare Education Institute is a distance training institution dedicated to providing the child care industry with professional development programs and courses to meet their education requirements. Over 100 professional development courses are available in English and Spanish to meet annual training and licensing requirements, as well as online certificate course of study programs, such as the Child Development Associate (CDA), Director's Certificate and others. 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, visit www.cceionline.edu or call 1.800.499.9907.
Association of Childhood Education International is a global community of educators and advocates who unite knowledge, experience, and perspectives in order to exchange information, explore innovation and advocate for children. ACEI has a mission to promote and support the global community in achieving the optimal quality of education and development of children, and to influence the professional growth of educators and the efforts of those committed to children's needs in a dynamic world.
Contact: ChildCare Education Institute, +1-800-499-9907
SOURCE ChildCare Education Institute