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Child Care Aware of Kentucky offers a variety of trainings to meet the professional development needs of individuals in the field of early childhood. All trainings are web-based and offered through the HDI Online Learning Center.

Trainings that are not informational meet requirements for the Division of Child Care (DCC) for early care and education clock hours or how to train other adults hours.

Early Care, Education, and Intervention Trainings

These trainings are designed for professionals who work with children in early childhood settings.

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Adult Learning Trainings

These trainings are designed for Kentucky Early Care and Education Credentialed trainers.

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FET 380: Building Your First Online Course (part 1)

Learn how to build an online course. Training will primarily focus on using WordPress or Canvas to build courses. Completion of FET 370: Beyond Fundamentals: Introduction to Developing and Facilitating Online Training is required before taking this course.

3 clock hours


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ECE 207: ECERS-3 Concepts: Training for Preschool Teachers

This training will introduce you to the concepts of developmentally appropriate practices supported by the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale 3rd Edition, ECERS-3

1.5 clock hours


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ECE 119: Kentucky Strengthening Families Initiative: Trauma-Informed Care and Resiliency Training

Throughout this training, participants will learn more about trauma, the symptoms of trauma and the impact of trauma on child growth and development, as well as how to build resiliency in children to limit the impacts of trauma. 

2 clock hours


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ECE 010: Early Care Orientation Online

With CPR and First Aid Training
💲30 💳 💻Online Only

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Single Registration

This course is the mandatory 6-hour orientation for new early childhood staff. 


ECOOL Registration for Staff

This option is available for child care programs enrolling a staff member or multiple staff.

Browse our full course catalog for all training opportunities available.

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