First Things First is funding access to a free, unlimited online training library for eligible early childhood professionals. Teachers, assistant teachers, directors, and family child care providers at DHS licensed programs and DES certified homes who are serving children birth through age five, not yet in kindergarten, are eligible for this opportunity.*
*Currently, Head Start programs will not have access. However, tribal and seasonal/migrant Head Start programs will have access.
CCEI Online Training Library Access
Learn how to access the CCEI professional development catalog through your Arizona Early Childhood Workforce Registry account with our User Guide or instructional video below.
CCEI New Employee Orientation Pathway
There is a pathway specific to new employee onboarding that meets the DES initial Health and Safety requirements (Foundations I not included) and covers all of the DHS 10-Day Checklist for Training of New Staff Member licensing requirements. The New Employee Orientation includes 35 hours of professional development and can be used with both new employees and seasoned employees who could benefit from foundational trainings. All courses in the New Employee Orientation pathway are available in English and Spanish.