Child Development Associate Training
Childcare professionals play a vital role in early childhood development. This online course will train you for a career in child development and help you pass the Council of Professional Recognition’s CDA certification exam. Key topics include procedures and strategies for creating a safe and enriching childcare environment.
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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the demand for childcare professionals is projected to increase by 11% through the year 2026, which is slightly faster than the average. The average annual salary for childcare professionals is $21,170 and $28,790 for preschool teachers. With experience in the field, wage could increase. In fact, the median annual wage for a Childcare Center Director this year is $45,790.
- Understand development stages for infants, toddlers and preschool-aged children
- Have the ability to establish positive and productive relationships with school personnel, families and child students
- Know how to effectively manage a childcare facility
- Know standard procedures and strategies needed to provide a safe and enriching childcare environment
Lesson I: Building Your Business
- Learn the operations side of the childcare facility including hiring and training.
- Learn how to develop positive relationships with parents and families to ensure a safe and secure environment.
- Learn about the physical and emotional development of
pre-school age children.
- Develop lesson plans that help in child development.
This online class will begin within 24-hours of student enrollment. Students will have 6-months to access their course and will complete approximately 120 hours of course work during this time.
- Darlene Lawrence
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