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Online Self Study CDA Certificate
This certificate program is only available in English.
Settings: Infant/Toddler or Preschool and Family Care
This CCEI CDA certificate program of study aligns to the new CDA credentialing process as established by the Council for Professional Recognition.
Textbook Information: Textbook is required and must be purchased at the student’s expense.
All about Child Care and Early Education: A Comprehensive Resource for Child Care Professionals by Marilyn Segal, Betty Bardige, Mary Jean Woika, M. Kori Baridge and Lorraine Breffni; 2nd Edition; Allyn & Bacon Publishing; ISBN – 978-0-13265-545-3; Approximate Cost: $50
Order textbooks here.Program Description: The Online Self Study 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 eight Instructional Units. These units focus on the six CDA Competency Standards established by The Council for Professional Recognition.
Program Objectives: Upon satisfactorily completing the Online Self Study CDA Certificate program, students should be able to:
Student Assessment: Students enrolled in the Online Self Study 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.