CHD-202: Child Development CDA Portfolio/Assessment Preparation (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
CDA Portfolio/Assessment Prep
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

The second in a two-course sequence designed to help candidates acquire skills, knowledge and documentation for the Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. The CDA is a national performance-based credential awarded to teachers, caregivers, home visitors and, administrators, who work with children from birth to age five. This course will cover the following CDA topics: To Advance Physical and Intellectual Competence; Program Management; and Maintain a Commitment to Professionalism. Students in this course, will finalize their 13 Professional Portfolio resources and 6 competency statements required by the CDA Council. The CDA credentialing process will also be discussed to prepare students for the final steps in the application process. This course can be used to satisfy part of the 120 clock hours of instruction required by the CDA Council.


Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential
Licensure/Certification Details

Students with a current CDA credential may request credit for prior learning. The student must scan, fax, mail or hand deliver a copy of the CDA Credential to the program director. Students will find the application for CPCLL at the following URL….

Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2020 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.