The Francis Institute for Child & Youth Development in conjunction with Metropolitan Community College offer internationally recognized continuing education units (CEUs) for professional development training to early childhood practitioners, directors and family child care providers. All professional development is designed to meet the International Association for Continuing Education and Training standards (IACET). The Francis Institute for Child & Youth Development is authorized to issue CEU's on training certificates by abiding the strict compliance to the standards and requirements.
Additionally, training is customized to meet Child Development Associate (CDA) certification training hours and Bi-State Core Competencies at beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. All training offered is highly interactive and delivered via face-to-face opportunities on the campus of Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley or at Wonderscope.