Online Child Care Training Approved in Colorado

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Our online childcare training is approved in Colorado. Anyone, anywhere is welcome to enroll in one of our online child care classes. If your state does have a training approval process, that information is detailed below. Your state may not specifically approve trainings toward the required hours of professional development that you need each year. If so, you may use these classes! Please note that you may also use these class hours towards 120 hours needed for the CDA certificate.

Online child care training for Colorado

PDIS will accept EC related trainings for either clock hours or CEU's professional development points.


Each class is listed below by the Colorado ECE Core Competency Domain.

Child Growth, Development and Learning
  • Developmentally Appropriate Practice
  • Infant and Toddler Care
  • Potty Training in Child Care
  • Classroom Environments: Setting the Stage for Play and Learning
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Toddlers: Terrific or Terrible?
  • Principles of Child Development
  • Theories of Child Development
  • Learning Through Play
  • Autism in Your Child Care Setting
  • The Amazing Newborn
  • ADHD: Understanding and Responding to ADHD in the Classroom
  • Every Child Is Unique
  • Managing Mixed Age Groups in a Child Care Setting
  • Routines and Relationships
  • School Age Development
  • Addressing Traumatic Stress 
Child Observation and Assessment
  • Observing Children
  • Reporting Concerns
Family and Community Partnerships
  • Promoting Family Partnerships
  • The Anti-Bias Approach
  • Excellence in Child Care Customer Service
  • Where Everyone is Welcome
  • Staying Connected
  • Family Engagement
  • Talk to Children About Race and Bias
    • Positive Discipline
    • Taming Temper Tantrums
    • Bullies: How to Manage and Prevent Their Behavior
    • Understanding and Responding to Biting
    • The Impact of Violence on Young Children
    • Tranquil Transitions
    • Preventing Misbehavior
    Health, Safety and Nutrition
    • Nuts About Nutrition
    • Rest Time or Chaos Time?
    Professional Development and Leadership
    • Communication and Conflict
    • Proud to be a Professional
    • Becoming Part of a Professional Team
    • Caring For Yourself as a Child Care Provider
    • About Adult Learners
    • Mentoring Methods
    • Time Management for Directors
    Program Planning and Development
    • Recruiting Child Care Staff
    • Marketing Your Child Care Program
    • The Best Ideas on Staff Management
    • Adopting a Child-Initiated Approach
    Teaching Practice
    • Using Books and Stories
    • Preschool Science
    • Preschool Math
    • Moving and Grooving
    • Social and Emotional Skills Spell School Success and Readiness
    • Gather Round For Circle Time
    • Growing Young Gardeners
    • Open the Door to Outdoor Fun and Learning
    • Cooking Up Some Fun
    • Preparing for Early Literacy:  Developmentally Appropriate Practice
    • Make Time for Music
    • Building STEM with Blocks
    • Technology in the Classroom
    • Classroom Conversations
    Upon completion of a class, we will send you a certificate reflecting the class title, student name, hours of training, Core Knowledge Area, and date of completion.
    If you are a provider interested in starting an in-home child care program or looking to get started working in the child care field, please contact the Colorado Department of Early Childhood (CDEC) for the specific child care licensing requirements, rules and regulations of your state.