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Child Care

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEUs)

Child Care Standards

65C-22.001(6) and 65C-20.008(6) Florida Administrative Code

The Department of Children and Families Office of Child Care Regulation is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). The Department of Children and Families Office of Child Care Regulation complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, The Department of Children and Families Office of Child Care Regulation is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.

All Office of Child Care Regulation courses have an option to earn CEUs.

Child care credentials require “Continuing Education Units (CEUs)” to renew credentials. A CEU is a standard unit of measure of coursework used for training and credentialing purposes. The Department will accept CEUs for training offered by the Department, Office of Early Learning, from educational institutions accredited and recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, organizations accredited by the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET), or from nationally affiliated member based state professional organizations.

  • Institutions accredited and recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • The CEUs granted by IACET-authorized CEU Providers approved by the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) are also acceptable for renewal of Staff and Director Credentials.