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
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 https://www.hfcc.edu/registration-and-records/prior-college-level-learn….