The Early Childhood Connections
eLearning Services  

Early Childhood Connections (ECC) was founded in 2010. The training organization is committed to providing
high-quality training and technical assistance.

Early Learning ( enables childcare professionals to register for professional development, coaching and continue education units. In addition, the online learning experience is designed to help early childcare educators in fulfilling the 120 training hours need for their CDA candidacy. CDA Prep Courses 120 hours, 70 hours or 50 hours are available. CDA Functional and Dynamics Renewal Courses are available.

Books, toolkits, and materials to meet the needs of high-quality learning environments.

Our Programs

  • Pre-Service and Inservice
  • CDA Initial 120 Seminars  and CDA Renewal Suites 
  • New Staff Orientation
  • New Directors Leadership Training
  • Train the Trainer Program 
  • Family Worker and Home Visitor Credential Training Seminars
  • Health Service Manager Training  and Service Support 
  • Coaching the Curriculum Training and Service Support

Child Development Associate Services

  • CDA 120 online Preparatory Course
  • CDA Short online Part One Preparatory 50 Hours Course 
  • CDA Short online  Part Two Preparatory 70 Hours Course 
  • CDA online renewal 50 Hours Course 
  • Portfolio and Profile online Coaching Support 15 Hours
  • Advisement and Consultation online Services CDA-Wise  5 Hours
  • CDA Site Training Staff Development Virtual Classes and Onsite

Staff Professional Development 

  • New Staff Orientation 
  • Directors and Leadership 
  • Pre-Service
  • In-Service 
  • ASQ- ASQ-SE 
  • National Association Family Childcare Accreditation
  • CACFP and Meal Planning 
  • Zero to Three The Growing Brain 
  • Program Assessment 
  • Staff Assessment 
  • Curriculum and Child Assessment 
  • Health and Safety 
  • Mandated Child Abuse and Prevention
  • Regulations and Compliance (CAP) 
  • Environments and Routines 
  • Code of Ethics
  • Developmentally Appropriate Practice
  • Social Emotional and Pyramid Model 
  • Flip-It Training 
  • Staff Credentialing Services

Licensing,  Accreditation and Credentialing Services 

  • NAFCC Accreditation Training and Support
  • NAEYC Accreditation Training 
  • CDA Training and Profolio Support
  • CDA Professional Development Specialist Observations
  • CDA Renewal Training and Coaching 
  • Head Start and Early Head Start Consultant Services
  • Program Assessment, Observations and Rating
  • Correction Actions Project Management 
  • Compliance Planning and Reporting  
  • Program Development
  • Regulation/Licensing 10, 15, 30 Hour Training
  • Quality Rating  Improvement System Consultation
  • Union and Network Training and Support 
  • College Bound Prep for Adult Learners