Smart Start of Transylvania County is dedicated to the continuing education of local early childhood professionals working in both licensed and unlicensed settings.

COMING SOON: Details of SSTC'S plan to support teacher resiliency through training opportunities for the 20-21 year.

By creating an account at, educators can complete online courses at Sesame Street in Communities for DCDEE credits.

All courses are free!

Under the Professional Development tab are Courses and Interactive Trainings.  Each of these courses can be completed for 3 Contact Hour Credits.  Just print the certificate of completion when you finish the course, and add it to your portfolio of other DCDEE credits earned.  Not all course options are available at the same time. Visit Sesame Street In Communities to learn which courses are currently available.