At Your Center

Let the program come to you!  Child Care Connection trainers are available to come to your location with workshops on a variety of topics.  Programs can be customized to meet your training needs.  See Forms section at right for a list of the training topics available and a Workshop Request Form.

Child Care Connection’s training staff is also available for on-site consultation.  Trainers can assist your program on-site, including technical assistance and work toward program accreditation.

For more information or to schedule an on-site training or consultation, call the Training Department at 609-989-7940.

Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential

Our Child Development Associate (CDA) credential course offers child care professionals an engaging learning experience.  Students can earn up to 120 hours of training in one year or register for individual CDA modules as needed. Due to the coronavirus pandemic and low registration numbers, we have put classes on hold. Download the 2020 brochure to get an idea of what a typical CDA year looks like, and watch for the announcement of a new series!

On-Line Training Now Available!

Child Care Connection is proud to introduce e-Learning! This option allows you to take classes in your home, at your own pace, 24 hours/day, 365 days/year. Once the class is started, the participant will have one year to complete the entire course. Click here to access the online training options.

Infant/Toddler Resources

Child Care Connection offers the following resources for those serving the unique needs of infants and toddlers:

The Growing Brain: From Birth to Five Years Old – Join us for this 7-module virtual training series that provides evidence-infomred strategies to prepare you for your vital role in building healthy brains! For more information, download the flyer under the Forms section.

CITE Conference – Held annually in early spring, the 2021 conference of the New Jersey Coalition of Infant/Toddler Educators was a two-part virtual event via Zoom, which was held on May 1 & May 22, 2021. For information on CITE or an announcement of the 2022 event, visit