May 19, 2022  
2019-2020 
    
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ECE 101A - Infant & Toddler CDA

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This course is designed to meet the required 120 hours of formal childcare training and the designated number of professional development hours. During this course, candidates will cover all 6 CDA Competency Standards and 13 CDA Functional Areas. Candidates pursuing or renewing their Infant/Toddler Center-Based Child Development Associates credential must be in a center setting and primarily care for infants and toddlers including experience with each of the three infant/toddler sub-groups: young infants (birth–8 months), mobile infants (9–17 months), and toddlers (18–36 months). In order to take this course for continuing education (CE) hours, candidates must hold a high school diploma (or equivalent), or be in a high school vocational program in early education. Face to face sessions will introduce the required CDA competencies, along with support in the follow steps for Infant and Toddler credentialing;

  1. Completion of 120 clock hours of formal childcare training
  2. Submitting CDA 2.0 application (or renewal application)
  3. Developing a Professional Portfolio (within 6 months of application) that includes: Family Questionnaires, Resource Collection items, Reflective Statements of Competence, and a Personal Philosophy Statement
  4. Finding a Professional Development Specialist 
  5. Scheduling a Verification Visit
  6. CDA 2.0 Exam at a Pearson Vue testing center

Repeatable for credit.



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