Preparation for Child Development Associate Credential (cda)

Early Childhood Education (ECE)
Course Designator
Academic Dean
Dean of Business and Professional Studies
Last Offered
Official Course Description

This course is designed to prepare the student for assessment by the Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition to earn the Child Development Associate Credential. The student will be guided through the preparation of a resource file, distribution of parent questionnaires, writing of statements of competence, and review of typical test questions and interview practice sessions. Prerequisites: Be employed in a licensed or registered child care setting, or be a regular volunteer in such a program able to accumulate 480 hours working with young children. (This requirement for the CDA must be accomplished in the three years prior to sending an application for assessment.) Have accumulated 120 clock hours of early childhood training, either through high school vocational classes, college courses, or in-service training with an early childhood agency. Be able to document these training hours by transcript, certificates or other acceptable means.

Upcoming Offerings

Below is a list of the planned ECE.150 course sections for this semester and near future. The seat availability shown below is not updated in real time and may be out of date. Please keep in mind that course sections may be cancelled, changed, or otherwise altered before the course section start date.