Online Child Care Training Approved in Kentucky
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.
- Most classes are pre-registered with The Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Division of Child Care and are approved for Early Care and Education clock hour training approval.
- Classes approved: All of Child Care Lounge classes are available in Kentucky EXCEPT Becoming Part of a Professional Team, Gather Round for Circle Time, About Adult Learners, Growing Young Gardeners and Mentoring Methods. View the directory of all online classes.
- Upon completion of a class, we will send you a certificate reflecting the class title, student name, hours of training, CDA Competency Goal, and date of completion.
If you would like credit on the Early Care and Education Training Records Information System (ECE-TRIS)*, you will need to complete the following forms and send to ECE-TRIS DIRECTLY:
PLEASE NOTE: You are also required to submit a copy of your certificate and Brochure/Booklet/Pamphlet
describing workshops/sessions/clock hours.
*(Early Care and Education Training Records Information System - or
ECE-TRIS- is Kentucky's training data base. The system houses Early
Care and Education professionals individual training record as well as
serves as a data base for Kentucky's Credentialed Trainers to use in
maintaining their training records.)
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 your state licensing agency for the specific requirements, rules and regulations of your state. Kentucky's licensing website can be found here.