Online Child Care Courses

Insider tips for choosing and succeeding in the right school and career

School Surprises

"Staff Was Willing To Help Me Finish ASAP...
I was surprised at how willing the staff was to work with me in getting my degree in an efficient manner. Getting a quality education is important, but I was also wanting to get my degree as soon as possible, and they were fully understanding of that." (Early childcare provider; 2014)

Career: 2 years of experience, currently based in Minnesota, female
School: Studied Leadership In Early Childhood Education at Rasmussen College in Minnesota; completed Associate degree in 2012

"Interesting Classes And Helpful Instructors...
I was surprised at how interesting taking online classes really was. The instructors made it interesting and easy to learn. I was also amazed at how available the instructors were to the students. They were quick to offer help and very prompt at replying to my emails." (teacher; 2014)

Career: 2 years of experience, currently based in Texas, female
School: Studied Special Education at University Of Phoenix in Colorado; completed Certificate degree in 2010

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Child Care Provider

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Best School Tips

"Get To Know Teachers And Advisors...
Spend time getting to know faculty members, whether it is teachers or staff members such as your academic advisor. They help make the experience more enjoyable and they are very willing to work with you on your goals." (Early childcare provider; 2014)

"Be Self Disciplined And Don't Be Scared To Ask For Help...
Make time for studying. Know that your discipline and hard work will pay off in the end. Don't give up. And don't be afraid to ask the instructors for help when needed. Remember they are there for you. They want you to succeed just as much as you." (teacher; 2014)