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Online College Credit Eligible CDA Certificate
This certificate program is only available in English.
Settings: Infant/Toddler, Preschool, and Family Care
Textbook Information: Textbooks are required and must be purchased at the student’s expense.
Working with Young Children by Judy Herr; 6th Edition; Goodheart-Willcox Publishing; ISBN – 978-1-59070-813-2; Approximate Cost: $70
Six Simple Ways to Assess Young Children by Sue Gober; 1st Edition; Delmar; ISBN – 978-0-76683-925-0; Approximate Cost: $50
The following required textbooks vary based on your setting designation:
Infant/Toddler: Positive Discipline: The First Three Years by Jane Nelsen, Ed.D., Cheryl Erwin, M.A., & Rosalyn Ann Duffy; 2nd Edition; Three Rivers Press; ISBN – 978-0-30734-159-4; Approximate Cost: $17
Family Child Care: Positive Discipline for Childcare Providers by Jane Nelsen, Ed.D, & Cheryl Erwin, M.A.; 1st Edition; Prima Lifestyles; ISBN – 978-0-76153-567-6; Approximate Cost: $17
Program Description: The Online College Credit Eligible CDA Certificate meets the 120 clock hours of professional development required by The Council for Professional Recognition in order to obtain the National CDA Credential. The program is broken into three Instructional Units. These units focus on the six CDA Competency Standards established by The Council for Professional Recognition. Each student in the Online College Credit Eligible CDA Certificate program receives support from an Education Coach (EC). Each EC is an Early Childhood specialist and has previous experience working in a child care center or school.
The CCEI College Credit Eligible CDA Certificate program gives students the opportunity to articulate college credit toward an early childhood degree with one of CCEI's college credit partners. In addition, this program has been evaluated by the National College Credit Recommendation Service (National CCRS), formerly known as the National Program on Non-collegiate Sponsored Instruction (National PONSI), and has been recommended for 10 semester hours of credit in Human/Child Development or Early Childhood Education in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category.
Program Objectives: Upon satisfactorily completing the Online College Credit Eligible CDA Certificate program, students should be able to:
Student Assessment: Students enrolled in the Online College Credit Eligible CDA Certificate program are assessed using the following methods:
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Prospective students are strongly encouraged to check with their licensing representatives to determine each program's applicability toward state requirements.
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