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Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC) School-Age Certificate
This certificate program is only available in English.
Textbook Information: Textbook is 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
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Program Description: The CCEI Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC) School-Age Certificate program of study is designed to provide the 120 clock hours of professional development required by the Department of Children and Families in the State of Florida to obtain the Florida school-age staff credential . The program is broken into Instructional Units that focus on child development and the six (6) FCCPC School-Age Content Areas.
The program is composed of online coursework, textbook reading, essays, observations, portfolio creation, quizzes and exams, and documentation requirements. Each student enrolled in the program is assigned an Education Coach (EC), who has previous experience working in a child care center or school and is knowledgeable of Florida School-Age Child Care Regulations, National School Age Care Alliance (NSACA) Standards and policies for school-age services. Upon successful completion of the CCEI FCCPC School-Age program requirements, student information will be submitted to the Florida Department of Children and Families for issuance of the School-Age Staff Credential.
Program Objectives: Upon satisfactorily completing the FCCPC School-Age Certificate program, students should be able to:
Student Assessment: Students enrolled in the FCCPC School-Age Certificate program of study 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.