The trainings in this category are accepted by the California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division, to meet annual in-service training requirements.

What is the California ECE Workforce Registry?

The California Early Care and Education (ECE) Workforce Registryprovides resources to professional development training opportunities and quality improvement tools in one centralized website in order to support early childhood educators in California. After applying to be part of the California ECE Workforce Registry, participants will be placed at a level on the career ladder. This career ladder promotes professional development with participants and also recognizes experience, training, and educational accomplishments. The California ECE Workforce Registry provides a number of sources for participants to develop and gain more skills as well as move themselves up in levels on the career ladder.

The California ECE Workforce Registry offers a wide variety of childcare training courses. The California ECE Workforce Registry manages all of your trainings and keep the records all in one place. The system allows you to locate training by a specific trainer or by specific keywords. AIR Child Care Training Solutions has multiple courses listed in the California ECE Workforce Registry.

California Childcare Training Tools

While there are many great tools available to childcare professionals, here’s two that we’ve found to be very useful.

The ‘Find Training Event’ tab in California ECE Workforce Registry allows users to search for trainings using specific filters. Users can look through the training calendar filtering by core knowledge areas, course title, course level, course description, and so much more.

My Goals in California ECE Workforce Registry allows users to set professional development goals. These goals can help move participants up the career ladder.

How many training hours are needed in California?

According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Minimum Preservice Qualifications and Annual Ongoing Training Hours for Center Teaching Roles in 2011, early childhood professionals in California are not required to complete a specific amount of ongoing training hours each year.