Please be sure to register using the email address and name of the person who is the intended recipient of the Group Code.
A group code will be sent to you within 3 working days of registering for the Group Membership.
Once your group code is established, the email address/name used at registration for this event is the person at your group who will distribute the Group Code to the intended users for each member in your group.
Access to all SWCDC events published on the SWCDC website or training calendar for one low facility price. Over 100 courses. Over 200+ hours of course content. Content is relevant for all age groups including infant/toddler, preschool, school age and family child care homes. All courses are approved by the NC Division of Child Development and Early Education. Membership is valid one year from date of purchase.
For multi-year pricing, please contact Karen Darby at email@example.com
What do you get?
Wide variety of topics.
Level 1 – 5 staff memberships - $299
Level 2 – 10 staff memberships - $499
Level 3 – 20 staff memberships - $899
Level 4 – 35 staff memberships - $1299
Level 5 – 50 staff memberships - $1699
Level 6 - 75 staff memberships - $2499
Level 7 - 100 staff memberships - $3199
Level 8- 125 staff memberships - $3799
Level 9 - 150 staff memberships - $4299
Level 10- 175 staff memberships - $4699
Level 11 - 200 staff memberships - $4999
For more than 200 staff memberships, please contact Karen Darby at firstname.lastname@example.org
Group memberships begin on the date of purchase and expire one year from that date.
For a complete list of all events with descriptions, including virtual and seated events, . On demand courses can be found . A is also available. If you need additional information, contact Karen Darby at or 828-226-0047.
SWCDC professional development staff are available to assist course participants and answer questions. For those staff taking on-demand courses, widgets in the course software provide easy access to instructor support should someone need help.
SWCDC continually works to meet the professional development needs of our early childhood educators. When we receive feedback or requests, we consider those when developing new course content.
You may pay with a Purchase Order and receive an invoice for group memberships. Please contact Karen Darby email@example.com or 828-226-0047 to create a Purchase Order for your group membership.
Once SWCDC receives payment, the organizer will receive their group membership code within 3 working days of the payment being received.
Introductory Group Memberships purchased April 1 through June 30, 2021 will be valid through June 30, 2022.
15 months for the price of 12 months!
Registration open through 8/31/2024 11:59 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Karen’s personal information:
Family demographics: Originally from West Virginia, has 1 sister, lives in Kings Mountain. Recently had a very small, private wedding ceremony and married Jeff Presnell, but kept the name Karen Darby, on Tuesday, 2-22-2022. Karen has no children of her own but enjoys spending time with Jeff’s grown children and grandchildren.
Hobbies: Swimming, hiking, biking, flower gardening, painting, willing to try anything outdoors at least once.
Outside interests: Teaches an adult swimming class for the City of Shelby, Certified Aqua Fitness Instructor, Volunteers in the community and senior center
Future plans/aspirations: An on-going goal is to be a published author (of more than just an article or blogpost), bring the on-demand learning platform/courses to the level of recognition of a statewide project/be viewed as a statewide project director or advance to a higher position in SW, if applicable and available.
Contact Karen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Access to all events published on the SWCDC website/calendar.
Level 1 - up to 5 staff memberships - $299
Level 2 - up to 10 staff memberships - $499
Level 3 - up to 20 staff memberships - $899
Level 4 - up to 35 staff memberships - $1299
Level 5 - up to 50 staff memberships - $1699
Level 6 - up to 75 staff memberships - $2499
Level 7 - up to 100 staff memberships - $3199
Level 8 - up to 125 staff memberships- $3799
Level 9 - up to 150 staff memberships - $4299
Level 10 - up to 175 staff memberships - $4699
Level 11 - up to 200 staff memberships - $4999
For group sizes over 200 or multi-year membership prices, please contact Karen Darby at email@example.com
*Group code will be assigned by SWCDC administrator within 3 working days of receipt of facility registration/payment and verification of license capacity.
Operating since 1972, Southwestern Child Development Commission supports early childhood education through multiple systems including operating as a direct early education provider, regional and state level Child Care Resource & Referral services, child care subsidy eligibility services for low income families in 11 NC counties, family support services and activities, and involvement/engagement in statewide and national early childhood committees and initiatives.
All SWCDC self-paced courses are accessible from any electronic device that is connected to the internet, such as a smart phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer.
*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.
Live 'virtual' events may use Zoom or GoToMeeting or another live learning event software. Details for each will be given in the course description and with the information sent by the instructor of the course.
Face to Face/Seated events will be held in various locations in the 13 most western counties of North Carolina. Look for events happening near you!