California Early Childhood Online (CECO) Overview Modules

The EESD is pleased to announce the expansion of the CECO overview modules, which enable early childhood professionals to increase their content knowledge and ability in order to better ensure developmentally appropriate experiences for children in their care.

New Components

Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) Rater Certification

· The DRDP Rater Certification includes an Introduction to Rater Certification, and Selected Rater Certification Portfolios.

Business Practices in Family Child Care

Module Names

· An Introduction to Best Business Practices in Family Child Care

· Family Child Care Business Plan (Part 1: Program Planning)

· Family Child Care Business Plan (Part 2: Liability)

· Family Child Care Business Plan (Part 3: Finances and Record Keeping)

· Sustainability in Family Child Care

Guidelines for Early Learning in Child Care Home Settings (Family Child Care)

Module Names

· An Introduction to Guidelines for Early Learning in Child Care Home Settings

· Roles & Relationships and the Home as a Caring and Learning Environment

· An Introduction to Developing a Home-Based Curriculum

· Social-Emotional Development

· Language and Literacy Development

· Mathematics Learning and Cognitive Development

· Creativity and Self-Expression and Physical and Motor Development

· Family Child Care as a Profession

Preschool Program Guidelines (PPG) (7 Modules)

History and Structure of the Local Child Care and Development Planning Council (LPC)

The modules can be accessed on the CECO Web site in English at https://www.caearlychildhoodonline.org/#/english/; most modules are also available in Spanish at https://www.caearlychildhoodonline.org/#/spanish/. Register on the CECO Web site for free, and receive a certificate with successful completion of each module.

A comprehensive listing of the online modules with the approved hours for each course is available on the CECO Web site at:

· https://www.caearlychildhoodonline.org/HoursCaliforniaEarlyLearningOnlineChartv26.pdf (English)

· https://www.caearlychildhoodonline.org/Modules%20Available_Spanish_033017.pdf (Spanish)

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