Why Choose the Child Care Aware Training Academy™?

As a leading advocate for child care provider training, it is our mission to promote affordable and accessible professional development essential for providers to be prepared and qualified for the child care workforce.

Whether you are earning your CDA, renewing your certificate, fulfilling your initial or annual CEU requirements, or completing your 40-hour comprehensive initial training, Child Care Aware Training Academy™ is there to support you.

Child Care Aware Training Academy™ offers more than 300 online training courses to child care professionals in an easy to use, self-paced format. Our comprehensive courses are research-based, which makes for valuable training for child care providers at all levels of professional development. Affordability is a priority and our training is competitively priced. With the Child Care Aware Training Academy™, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are always included in the cost of training. Providers also save time and money on travel expenses - because our coursework is online, you never have to sit in traffic or fill up your gas tank to go to class.

All Child Care Aware Training Academy™ coursework is backed by a trusted source. Our parent organization, Child Care Aware® of America, has been working to improve the system for early learning for children since 1987. Additionally, Child Care Aware Training Academy™ students have the advantage of a joint customer support team. Technical support is available through our reliable technology partner. Experts are available by phone and email should a student ever encounter a computer or software issue. Our tech support specialists will even coach students with limited computer experience on the basics of utilizing their system to complete training.

Child Care Aware Training Academy™ manages training certification records on multiple secure servers so that a certificate of completion is always available if the original is ever misplaced. Online training no longer has to be impersonal or problematic.

Key advantages of the Child Care Aware Training Academy™
  • Self-paced center or family-based provider training courses
  • Training written by nationally recognized early learning experts
  • Competitive pricing and affordability
  • Online registration and payment
  • User-friendly software
  • Web-based applications with automatic upgrades (no installation required)
  • Unlimited free technical support