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Colorado Dept of Education Early Childhood Professional Development

Early Childhood Clearinghouse Site

Educational Opportunities

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There are a number of exciting educational opportunities available to early childhood professionals. This section is designed to help individuals gain the skills, certificates and degrees for early childhood education career positions. Before beginning any coursework, please check to ensure that your institution is regionally accredited.

  • Credited Coursework: Education that counts as college credit.
  • The Early Childhood Online Distance Learning Program: CCCOnline offers quality online courses that are convenient and do not require travel to a campus.
  • Buyer Beware: Information about diploma and accreditation mills from the Colorado Department of Higher Education.
  • Trainings: The Qualistar Training Calendar lists professional development opportunities for early childhood professionals.
  • Financial Resources: Links to programs that can help pay for your educational advancement.
  • For Trainers: Adult Learning Workshops: Information about workshops to increase your training effectiveness and that fulfill the Adult Learning component of the Qualistar/Early Childhood Professional Development Unit trainer approval process.
More Information

Early Childhood Professional Development Team at the Colorado Department of Education
(303) 866-6239
201 East Colfax Suite 106 Denver, CO 80203
Fax:  (303) 866-6370
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