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NAC Renewal Online

Child Care Academy offers NAC Renewal Online courses for child care providers. Our childcare classes are approved in most states and are approved by NECPA in all states.

NAC Renewal Online

The NECPA Commission, Inc. has approved these educational programs as meeting the criteria for continuing education for the National Administrator Credential.

Parent Conferences

Healthy and Effective Organizations

Emergency Preparedness

Marketing Your Program

Safety in the Sunshine

Budgeting for Child Care Administrators

Personnel Administration

We also offer CPR/AED/First certification classes. And, these classes are approved and accepted in all states.

All of the courses listed above have been approved by the NECPA for NAC Renewal Online.

Our child care training programs are approved and can be completed at your convenience. They are offered as online classes. So, they can be completed in the comfort of your own home, office, classroom, or even the while on vacation. Our office offers free unlimited customer service via telephone, email, or live chat!

Early childhood child care training is relevant, rewarding, and important. Hence, it ensures availability of high quality early childhood education.

Please if we can be of additional assistance! Our office staff can be reached Monday through Friday 9-5 ET. Telephone/Text: 667-307-8713; Email: ChildCareAcad@gmail.com; Live Chat on our website. We are happy to help!

Child Care Courses

Conflicts of Interest

Child care conflicts of interest occur when large corporate childcare centers employ their own approved trainers. This ensures that all employees have access and are enrolled in the necessary child care training each year. On one hand, this seems a “no-brainer” as it provides the childcare center with the assurance that all employees receive the required training; it is an added benefit for employees as the training does not cost them anything other than time; it increases the presence of the company’s brand in the local daycare community.

There is another side to this practice. Naturally, the internal training offers benefits to both the childcare facility and the staff members. By default, this creates a conflict of interest. It is in the trainer’s best interest to make sure all participants successfully complete the course. It is in the best interest of the class participants to provide outstanding evaluations of the classes.

It is easy to see how this type of situation can quickly deteriorate. Whether it happens or not, it, certainly, leaves the door open for criticism and questioning. For example, is the trainer truly top notch? Does he/she have the experience, the training and the background to conduct high quality training? Did the participants truly earn a score that is worthy of being classified as successful? Did all participants attend or were they simply listed on the roster? Or worse, did the training ever take place?

Again, I am not intimating that this is occurring, has occurred or will occur. I am, simply, pointing out the possibilities when the system is set up in this manner.

Child Care State Regulations

Some states have acknowledged the need for a change. Theses states now have regulations and/or protocols prohibiting approved child care trainers from training their own staff or colleagues. The goal is not to place the jobs of these trainers at risk. Instead, it is to increase the quality of training being provided.

We would love to hear your thoughts and/or experiences on this topic!  

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Child Care Worker Wages – Our Children are the Future

Budget Impacts

Tightening budgets, increased operating costs and pressure to increase the “bottom-line” are not uncommon in any industry. And, leaders in every industry and with every organization are faced with difficult decisions related to budgetary constraints. Often times, these leaders are forced to identify areas or departments within their organization that can absorb a reduction in the annual budget.

There are a variety of ways an organization can help to offset an impending budget crisis. Traditionally, in most industries, it is to develop additional revenue sources or to, simply, increase prices. But, this is not a viable option for those in the child care industry.

An increase in prices in any industry providing service, will, likely, send even your most loyal customers packing. They will, eventually, make the choice to seek a product similar in quality but, for much less money. This fact is no different in the child care industry.

So, if we cannot raise prices and we do not have other revenue sources other than tuition, what do we do to combat a budget crunch? And, too often, the leaders of our organizations reduce the number of teachers, freeze pay increases or, simply, pay very low non-livable wages from initial hire.

Child Care Workers React

Over the course of the last few years, we have seen this play out across the country in our industry. For example, in May of 2018, child care worker from multiple YMCA’s in Chicago went on strike. The strike was to protest low wages and staffing levels (https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2018/03/01/ymca-child-care-workers-strike/). And, this was only 5 years after the child care workers from YMCA’s in Chicago voted to unionize and spent over a year negotiating higher pay and better healthcare in 2014.

Value of Child Early Childhood Education

The child care industry will have the most impact on our society decades from now. Yet, our society seems to be placing very little emphasis, priority, or value on high quality child care. Afterall, quality child care and the development and preparation of our children may, arguably, be our most important responsibility. So, the quality of child care will only ever be as good as the child care providers. How can we expect to retain high quality, well-trained child care professionals if we are not willing to invest in them.

Please if we can be of additional assistance! Our office staff can be reached Monday through Friday 9-5 ET. Telephone/Text: 667-307-8713; Email: ChildCareAcad@gmail.com; Live Chat on our website. We are happy to help!


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Classes Online

Child Care Academy is adding new trainings each day. And, there are many child care classes to choose from. As a result, Child Care Academy continues to have these classes approved in additional states. And, unlike many other firms offering online early childhood trainings for clock hours, Child Care Academy also offers CPR/AED/First Aid certification. Remember, the CPR/AED/First Aid class is required for childcare licensure in all states.

And, the classes offered all fall within one of the approved domains or content areas.

Please if we can be of additional assistance! Our office staff can be reached Monday through Friday 9-5 ET. Telephone/Text: 667-307-8713; Email: ChildCareAcad@gmail.com; Live Chat on our website. We are happy to help!


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CPR Courses

CPR Certifications and Clock Hours in One Place

CPR Certifications

CPR certifications along with child care courses.

Child Care Academy is a new full-service Professional Development firm. And, it caters to Child Care Workers throughout the continental United States. And, our offerings will include widely accepted First Aid/CPR/AED certification classes. These courses meet each state’s requirements in all 50 states.

These courses include an online portion and a hands-on portion. As a result, they meet each state’s mandate for a hands-on CPR class. CPR certifications will last for two years. CPR classes are available in 48 states.

Child Care Academy is also offering approved online courses for Child Care Workers. As a result, each day, we are working toward approval in additional states. So, check our website to see if we have the classes that meet your needs in your home state.

Child care courses are offered in each topic and content area. Many states have approved the child care trainings.

Please if we can be of additional assistance! Our office staff can be reached Monday through Friday 9-5 ET. Telephone/Text: 667-307-8713; Email: ChildCareAcad@gmail.com; Live Chat on our website. We are happy to help!


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