South Carolina

ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) is recognized as an authorized training entity by the SC Center for Child Care Career Development system. As such, courses provided by CCEI meet the annual requirement for Department of Social Services (DSS) licensing training hours in South Carolina. For a list of approved CCEI courses correlating to South Carolina core knowledge areas, click here and select CCEI in the training group menu. For more specific requirements, how to document hours, or additional information regarding the acceptance of CCEI coursework in South Carolina, visit or contact the Center for Child Care Career Development at 866.845.1555.

CCEI’s coursework was awarded the Comprehensive CDA Gold Standard by the Council for Professional Recognition (the Council) and can be used to fulfill the training requirements needed to obtain the National CDA Credential in English and Spanish.

  • To enroll in a CCEI course click here.
  • Contact a CCEI Admissions Representative at 1.800.499.9907 or by clicking here with questions or for more information about our courses and certificate programs.
  • For information on how to articulate CCEI coursework with our college partners click here.