himama academy course state and provincial approval guide for licensing annual training requirements

HiMama Academy State & Provincial Approval Guide

HiMama Academy is an on-demand training and professional development resource for early childhood educators. It was designed and developed by educators to develop, support, and retain staff in a changing world. 

As an IACET-certified resource, educators are able to earn ‘Continuing Education Units’, meaning that our content and learning framework has been certified at the highest standard. All course content is heavily researched and developed by accredited authors. 

Since our classes offer IACET-certified CEUs it is generally accepted by license inspectors to meet the requirements for annual in-service training. It is however up to the individual center to work with their local representatives to ensure that guidelines are followed and that hours and certifications are submitted. 

While anyone can sign up to take our online classes to earn CEUs, if you are trying to meet the professional development requirements of your state or province, please refer to our regional guide below. 

Approved by the state or province

HiMama has partnered with the following provinces and states to provide you with classes that meet your local guidelines. As always, we recommend that you reach out to your local licensing representative for guidance.

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • Maine – counts towards elective hours. Check with licensing rep for other hours. 
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota – only classes that are 2+ hours
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Texas – counts towards Self-Instructional (HMA Courses) and Self-Study (HMH Webinars), in compliance with section 746.1317 a7B, b, and c of THHS Child Care Regulation and TECPDS
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia – counts towards 15 non-STARS hours
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming
  • Alberta
  • British Columbia
  • Manitoba
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Nova Scotia
  • Ontario
  • Saskatchewan

HiMama Academy meets local guidelines

HiMama meets the local guidelines for the following states/provinces although more formalized approval is currently pending. As always, we recommend that you reach out to your local licensing representative for guidance.

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Delaware
  • Maryland
  • Mississippi
  • New Mexico
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Utah
  • Northwest Territories
  • Nunavut
  • Prince Edward Island – individual approval from Government of PEI – Early Childhood Division required

HiMama Academy does not meet local guidelines

HiMama does not meet the local guidelines in the following states and provinces. Centers are able to adopt our content to empower, educate and inspire their staff but cannot submit hours as part of their professional development requirements.

  • Montana
  • Washington
  • Quebec
  • Yukon
  • New Brunswick

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