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Nebraska & Lillio Academy

Can I use Lillio Academy for PD hours in Nebraska?

Yes! Lillio Academy is approved by the Nebraska Department of Education and Child Development Associate (CDA) Pathways.

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! Your attendance will be submitted to The Nebraska Department of Education and Child Development.

Nebraska Child Care Training Requirements:

In accordance with section 3-006.10D, each staff member, not including substitutes or volunteers, who provides direct care to children must obtain a minimum of 12 clock hours of training annually. Staff who work 20 hours or less each week must obtain 6 clock hours of training annually.

Training must include but is not limited to the following topics: 

  • Safe environments

  • Healthy environments

  • Learning environments 

  • Physical development 

  • Cognitive learning

  • Communication 

  • Creative learning 

  • Self-esteem 

  • Social development 

  • Guidance 

  • Family relationships 

  • Program management

  • Professionalism

Each clock hour spent participating in any of the following types of activities counts toward the annual training requirement: 

  • Center-sponsored training 

  • Workshops and conferences

  • College courses

  • Non-credit coursework

  • Adult education courses.

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

The courses listed below are currently pending approval in Nebraska. Please check back for updates as we will update this list when approvals come through.

  • There are no courses currently pending approval

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 your state's specific requirements, rules, and regulations. The Nebraska 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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