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Hybrid CDA Training Program

The Child Development Associate (CDA) Course meets the 120 hours of professional education required by the Council for Professional Recognition in order to obtain the National CDA Credential for Infant-Toddler and Preschool Education. Tuition: $450 per participant.

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Professional Standard Areas

  • Child Development and Learning in Context

  • Family–Teacher Partnerships and Community Connections

  • Child Observation, Documentation, and Assessment

  • Developmentally, Culturally, and Linguistically Appropriate Teaching Practices

  • Knowledge, Application, and Integration of Academic Content in the Early Childhood Curriculum

  • Professionalism as an Early Childhood Educator

  • Health and Safety

  • Organization and Administration

CDA Content Areas

  • Principles of Child Growth & Development

  • Social & Emotional Development

  • Productive Relationships with Families

  • Observing & Recording Behavior

  • Physical & Intellectual Development

  • Maintaining Professionalism

  • Safe, Healthy Learning Environment

  • Effective Program Operation

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