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Management of Effective Preschool Child Care Environments

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Course Length

2 hours

Delivery Method

Asynchronous eLearning


On-Demand eLearning

Course Summary

To promote healthy development and learning, preschoolers need access to environments and routines that are interesting, appropriate, and supportive to each child. In this course, you will learn ways to create and manage effective environments and routines that work for young children; identify how developmental milestones, abilities, and culture influence the preschool environment; assess your current learning environment; and plan strategies to improve and maintain the working preschool environment.

CEU Credits

.2 CEUs

CDA Competency Area
  • Content Area II: Steps to advance children’s physical and intellectual development
MN KCF Content Area
  • II.A: Creating Positive Learning Experiences

1 (Beginner)

State Approval
  • MN

This course is designed to be part of a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential curriculum. It covers CDA Subject Area 1: Planning a Safe, Healthy Environment to Invite Learning. This course can also be taken as a stand-alone learning event, or as part of a broader early childhood education curriculum.