The Office for Children's Institute for Early Learning offers
classes for the child care community to help ensure child care that
is safe, healthy, and contributes to children's overall success. Our
classes also help meet the training requirements child care
professionals need to maintain their license or permit.
The Office for Children's Institute for Early Learning registration
process takes place on a monthly basis. Registration for professional
development classes for early childhood educators will be available
at 7:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month (with the
exception of the month of November) for classes that begin the
following month. (Classes that begin in November and December
will be available for registration in October.) Registration forms
that are faxed or mailed will be processed between 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.
on the opening day of registration. Forms that arrive after that time
will be processed the following morning. .
Read more about the registration process.
Family Child Care Providers
If you are a family child care provider, you can enroll in six
institute courses throughout the year and you can also enroll in
six child care business
If you work in a child care center or preschool, you can enroll in
six institute courses throughout the year. Up to five staff
from the same center or preschool may enroll in the same course or
If you have questions, you can contact the Institute for Early
Leaning in these ways:
Call 703-324-3044 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Visit 12011 Government Center
Parkway, Suite 920, Fairfax, VA 22035.