In your role as teacher, family child care provider, program director, assistant director, or supervisor, through Child Care Education, you will learn to create a learning community of children and adults in a supportive environment that promotes:

  • Optimal child development
  • Healthy families
  • Healthy relationships

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

  1. Introduction to Program Development
  2. Observation, Assessment and Evaluation*
  3. Staff Supervision, Coaching and Professional Development
  4. Capstone Course: Designing Environments for Learning

*This course includes the Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards training applicable for YoungStar optional learning environment and curriculum points.

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: