CCEI Celebrates Father’s Day with a No-Cost Online Training Course Covering Supporting Fathers and Promoting Father Involvement in the ECE Program

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ChildCare Education Institute® (CCEI), an online child care training provider dedicated exclusively to the early care and education workforce, celebrates Father’s Day with a free online training course titled FAM101: Supporting Fathers and Promoting Father Involvement in the ECE Program.

Father Interacting with Daughter During Classroom Snack Time

Father Interacting with Daughter During Classroom Snack Time

“This course presents the latest research on a number of topics concerning fathers and fatherhood, along with pertinent recommended practices for childcare providers," says Maria C. Taylor, President and CEO of ChildCare Education Institute.

ChildCare Education Institute® (CCEI), an online child care training provider dedicated exclusively to the early care and education workforce, celebrates Father’s Day with a free online training course titled FAM101: Supporting Fathers and Promoting Father Involvement in the ECE Program.

Today, an average father in a two-parent household is spending 250 percent more time on child care and household chores. It is also interesting to note that the share of “stay-at-home” fathers has nearly doubled just since 1989. Today, 7 percent of fathers report that they care for house and children at home full-time according to statistics gathered from various sources such as Pew Research Center, Father Involvement Research Alliance (FIRA), and the National Center for Fathering (NCF).

What impact does a father have, exactly? Research shows that the presence of an involved, positive father in the home reduces risks related to:
▪ Infant mortality
▪ Emotional and behavioral issues
▪ Incarceration
▪ Teen pregnancy
▪ Drug use and obesity
▪ Poor academic performance

“This course presents the latest research on a number of topics concerning fathers and fatherhood, along with pertinent recommended practices for childcare providers," says Maria C. Taylor, President and CEO of CCEI. “Course participants will learn about the importance of dad-style play, strategies for promoting more father involvement in the ECE program, and tips for supporting children without a father living in the home.”

To access the offer, users with an existing CCEI account can log in, click on the Promotion Registration link on the left navigation bar, and enter the promo code FATHERSDAY17. New users without an existing CCEI account, can access the offer by clicking on the following link goo.gl/DGDeLU, entering your information in the required fields, and using the promo code FATHERSDAY17. The free course offer expires June 25, 2017. FAM101: Supporting Fathers and Promoting Father Involvement in the ECE Program is a two-hour, beginner-level course and grants 0.2 IACET CEU upon successful completion.

For more information, visit http://www.cceionline.edu or call 1.800.499.9907, prompt 3, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST

ChildCare Education Institute, LLC

ChildCare Education Institute® provides high-quality, distance education certificates and child care training programs in an array of child care settings, including preschool centers, family child care, prekindergarten classrooms, nanny care, online daycare training and more. Over 100 English and Spanish child care training courses are available online to meet licensing, recognition program, and Head Start Requirements. CCEI also has online certification programs that provide the coursework requirement for national credentials including the CDA, Director and Early Childhood Credentials. CCEI is nationally accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), is accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), and is authorized under the Nonpublic Postsecondary Educational Institutions Act of 1990, license number 837.

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