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

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. Foundations of Early Childhood Education
  2. Child Development
  3. Nutrition, Safety, and Health
  4. Guiding Children's Behavior
  5. Language Arts, Music, and Art
  6. Preschool Practicum

If you plan to start your Preschool Credential in 2019 you will want to complete the new sequence of courses. The Registry allows both options through 2019.

  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:

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