The Credential Program for Child Care Administrators offers an 18-credit sequence of six courses leading to the Wisconsin Professional Credential for Child Care Administrators. The six seminar-type courses offer up-to-date information on child care administration. The courses feature active involvement through presentations, discussions, information sharing, individual projects and group activities.The Registry, Wisconsin's Professional Recognition System, awards the credential. The Credential Program courses are offered in a variety of formats designed to meet the needs of busy child care professionals and are offered in convenient and easily accessible locations or online.
Total Credits Required
Completion of 18 credit hours (6 courses) and submission of finalized/approved e-portfolio. The Certificate is awarded by the CECPDL for non-Wisconsin residents. The Wisconsin Professional Credential for Child Care Administrators is awarded by The Registry, Wisconsin’s Professional Recognition System.
Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS); UWM-School of Education, Department of Educational Policy and Community Studies -- Pathway to BS in Community Education with submajor in Child Care focusing on Administration or Education; UWM-School of Education, Department of Administrative Leadership -- Pathway to MS in Adult and Continuing Education Leadership
The Wisconsin Professional Credential for Child Care Administrators has been approved by NAEYC for Early Childhood Program Accreditation. The Center will be offering Blended classes as part of the UWM Blended Life and Learning Intitative.