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Training Approval

Training Approval for Early Childhood Providers & Professionals

Approval for in-service hours is now available on the Nebraska Early Childhood Professional Record System (NECPRS).

See below for the various types of approval:


Training Approval for Early Childhood Trainers

The Training Approval application is now available on the Nebraska Early Childhood Professional Record System (NECPRS). Trainings must be submitted 30 days prior to the event.

3 Training Tracks

1.  State required and NDE Created Trainings are trainings that were created by the Nebraska Department of Education. Trainers must have attended a training of trainers along with a NECPRS Outside Trainer Orientation before delivering any of the following trainings:

  • Safe with You
  • Early Learning Guidelines
  • Getting Down to Business
  • Management Training
  • Supervision of Children
  • Read for Joy
  • Special Care

If you have questions about these trainings please contact Emily Nash emily.nash@nebraska.gov

2.  Automatically Accepted Organizations are organizations that have been vetted by the Nebraska Department of Education and do not need to go through the training approval process. These trainings need to be accounted for and must be registered on the Nebraska Early Childhood Training Calendar.

3.  Training Approval only applies to those trainings used to meet pre-service and in-service hours required by childcare licensing that do not fit into one of the above categories. Organizations that provide these trainings must have them approved by the Nebraska Department of Education, Office of Early Childhood.

Helpful Links

Automatically Accepted ECE Training

Online Automatically Accepted ECE Training

Nebraska Early Childhood Training Calendar

If you have questions please contact Jene’ Chapman jene.chapman@nebraska.gov, 402-557-6882