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Free Online Training Opportunity from CCEI - School-Age Character Education

ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) is proud to offer SCH106: Character Education in the School-Age Child Care Environment  as an online no-cost trial child care training course to new CCEI users December 1-31, 2018.  This course is approved by The Nevada Registry for three child care training hours.  

As children grow through adolescence, their social and emotional skills become more solidified, and bad decisions evolve to have serious consequences related to fighting, bullying, stealing, lying, substance abuse, and other risky or antisocial behaviors. These behaviors are part of the reality of working with young people, whether in the regular classroom or in the out-of-school-time (OST) program. That is not the case with all children; nor is it the case that all such problems can be averted through guidance or character education. However, research and experience do prove that guidance and education are definitely part of the solution to challenging and violent behaviors in school-age children and adolescents. Appropriate social behaviors do not come naturally, but they can be taught and learned. Schools and childcare programs play a vital role in this development process. 

This course explores the importance of character education in schools and out-of-school programs, focusing on environments for school-age children and adolescents. Course participants will learn about different approaches to character education, focusing on the comprehensive or "holistic" approach, which requires participation of the whole school community. Participants will also learn appropriate practices and strategies for promoting ethical and moral values in the classroom and out-of-school care environment. 

This intermediate-level, three-hour training course with a 0.3 IACET CEU value is available as a trial course to new users with CCEI account creation. Current CCEI users with active, unlimited annual subscriptions can enroll in professional development courses at no additional cost when logged in to their CCEI account. Users without subscriptions can purchase child care training courses as block hours through CCEI online enrollment..  

For more information, visit or call 1.800.499.9907, prompt 3, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST.

Hurry...offer ends December 31st!