Family Child Care Credential

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Family Child Care Credential

This four course (12-credit) credential is designed for family child care providers or individuals seeking to become family child care providers.

Students will examine the unique aspects of family child care with strong emphasis on the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) Quality Standards.

The Family Child Care Credential:

  • Provides continuing education and college credits
  • May contribute to increased YoungStar or QRIS rating
  • Can support family child care providers in the NAFCC accreditation process
  • Builds professional practice
  • Develop a network of colleagues in the field

To earn the Professional Family Child Care Credential, you must complete the following four, three-credit classes.

  • Course One: Curriculum for Family Child Care #1
  • Course Two: Special Topics in Family Child Care #2
  • Course Three: Financial Management and Planning #3
  • Course Four: Family Child Care #4  - Capstone Course

If you have completed the Administrators Credential, you will not have to take the Financial Management and Planning #3 course as part of your Family Child Care Credential.

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Financial Management and Planning in Early Childhood Programs #3

This course develops knowledge of the principles of sound financial management and the ability to apply those principles to the financial planning and management of children’s programs and family child care programs.


Instructor: Jeanine O'Brien
Location: Online
Begins: 12:00AM - 1/29/2018
Ends: 11:59PM - 4/6/2018
Cost: EIP Scholarship - Undergraduate (3 Credits) - $900.00
         TEACH Scholarship - Undergraduate (3 Credits) - $900.00
         Undergraduate (3 Credits) - $900.00

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