Child Care Aware of Kansas offers professional development courses designed for busy child care providers to complete annual licensing requirements, training requirements for Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or CDA renewal. You can choose from three different options to find the one that best meets your needs.

Child Care Aware of Kansas Online Learning

Offers a learning experience for all early childhood professionals that can be accessed anytime, anyplace and at your own pace.


Virtual Online Learning

Live virtual classroom learning allows you to log in from anywhere and experience the benefits of a traditional classroom environment. Log on and participate in a real time learning experience with an instructor and other providers. Check out our Training Calendar to search for virtual online classes!

In Person Learnings

In person training opportunities are offered around the state. Check out our Training Calendar to search for classes near you!

Kansas/Missouri Core Competencies

Core Competencies are the standards and framework that you need to know to be able to provide children and youth with quality activities and interactions. (Spanish: Competencias Básicas)