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Georgia & Lillio Academy

Can I use Lillio Academy for PD hours in Georgia?

Yes! Lillio Academy is approved by Georgia Professional Development System (GaPDS) and Georgia Ealy Learning and Development Standards (GELDS). It is also in compliance with the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) Bright From the Start program. Lillio Academy’s Training Organization number is TR-ASO-211.

Please Note: All Webinars and Lillio Basic Courses must NOT be submitted to your registry. They do not meet specific learning requirements for the state and will not be accepted if submitted.

Sign up for Lillio Academy to complete your professional development hours at your convenience! You can work at your own pace from wherever you want. Once you complete a course, you can download your certificate! Georgia course approval codes will be on all certificates. Your attendance will be submitted to The Georgia Professional Development System.

Georgia Childcare Training Requirements:

Those who work in child care learning centers and family child care learning homes in the state of Georgia are required to obtain 10 hours of State-approved Health and Safety Orientation Training. After the first year of licensure, new and existing care providers must obtain 10 hours of annual training each calendar year (January through December), in diverse topics relating to the care of children.

Training topics include the following:

  • Child development

  • Early childhood education

  • Topics relating to job performance and job-related skills

Click here to learn more about the courses Lillio Academy offers covering required training topics!  

Opening a facility or beginning work in the childcare field:

If you are interested in opening a child care program or working in the child care field, please contact your state licensing agency for the specific requirements, rules and regulations of your state. Georgia’s licensing website can be found here.

Last Updated: May 2024

Though Lillio attempts to maintain accurate and up-to-date information, educators are individually responsible for understanding the submission and approval process of all professional development and licensing work in their state.

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