Training for Child Care Providers

View the Professional Development & Training Calendar training buttonand Register Online for a Training Workshop

Because the education level of early childhood teachers has been linked with quality care in numerous research studies, Child Care Services Association (CCSA) offers a variety of professional development opportunities to support high-quality services and actively encourages providers to enroll in early childhood courses at local community colleges or universities.

CCSA produces a professional development calendar which describes not only CCSA’s workshops, but also workshops offered by other organizations in our local communities.


2017 ASK Conference Registration Open!

Join hundreds of early childhood professionals from across North Carolina at the 44th annual Advancing Skills and Knowledge (ASK) Conference.  ask-2017

  • Choose from over 80 workshop sessions and in-depth CEU sessions designed to enrich your knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices.  
  • Explore featured and keynote sessions from powerful presenters such as Kim Hughes, founder of Conscious Connections and multiple Grammy winners Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer!  
  • Find sessions specifically for teachers and program directors.

Click here to register or download the full conference brochure.


Welcome to our online registration 
for professional development workshops 
and CEUs

You may register online for professional development workshops for early education, school age and youth development professionals. Credits are available to meet North Carolina child care training requirements for the Star Rated License and Continuing Education & Training Units (CEUs) are available for select specialized topics.

CEUs, administered by the Professional Development and Training Department (PDTD), align with the mission and goals of CCSA to ensure that all child care is of high quality through its programs and services.  The mission of PDTD is to provide continuing education opportunities that meet the highest quality standards. The main goals are to (1) ensure that all early education and school age child care meets the highest quality standards supporting the healthy development of children and (2) support adult learners to be highly competent and caring early childhood professionals.   Using the ANSI/IACET Standard, CCSA is committed to assuring quality, affordable and accessible educational opportunities.


  1. Click here to register online
  2. Select a class you are interested in
  3. Review course details
  4. Click on REGISTER NOW
  5. Follow prompts to complete the registration process. 
    – To register you will create a log in ID (must be at least 4 letters and 
    last 4 digits of your social security number)
    – You will need to create a password of at least 8 characters with numbers and letters
  6. Pay online by credit card

After payment has been submitted, you will receive an e-mail confirming your registration and payment.

No refunds will be given. 


Training Registration Form- Download Now
(50 KB PDF file | Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader – available here)                                    

Print and mail your completed registration form and payment to:

Child Care Services Association
ATTN: Professional Development
1201 S. Briggs Ave, Suite 200
Durham, NC 27703

No refunds will be given.

*Note: The information in the Training Calendar may be updated or changed during the three-month period. 


To register in person for professional development workshops, visit Child Care Services Association at one of these two locations:

Jim and Carolyn Hunt Child Care Resource Center
1201 South Briggs Avenue, Suite 200
Durham, NC 27703

1829 East Franklin Street
Building 1000
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

No refunds will be given.

E-mail at

Call the professional development staff at CCSA at 


Child Care Services Association is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).  Child Care Services Association complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Child Care Services Association is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.
IACET, 12100 Sunset Hills Road, Suite 130, Reston, VA 20190
                                                  (703) 234-4066