With a preschool credential you can start applying child development theory to your practice as a professional child care provider.

This program is also available in Spanish.

You will learn techniques to observe, record, and assess growth and development in children while implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum.

Courses focus on how to incorporate developmentally appropriate guidance strategies, while providing a respectful, diverse, and inclusive program.

To earn your Registry Preschool Credential, you will need to complete the following three-credit courses:

  1. Nutrition, Safety, and Health
  2. Child Development
  3. Social Studies, Art, and Music
  4. Guiding Children's Behavior
  5. Early Language and Literacy
  6. Preschool Practicum

You can review your textbooks and:

  • Buy them online
  • Buy them from a bookstore
  • Check them out from your local library
  • Check them out from the Wisconsin Child Care Information Center


The following courses are currently available for registration: