- Instructor(s): Crissman, Tricia
- Category: Early Childhood Development
- Online Learning
A computer and web camera are required for online learning programs
The Child Development Associate (CDA) program is a National Credentialing Program which provides instruction to individuals interested in working in the Early Childhood field. It is a comprehensive training program that consists of120 hours of instruction focuses on all eight areas of training as outlined by the CDA council.
Employment of preschool teachers is projected to grow 7 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Growth is expected due to a continued focus on the importance of early childhood education. ¹
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¹ BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, OCCUPATIONAL OUTLOOK HANDBOOK, 2016-17 EDITION, PRESCHOOL TEACHERS, ON THE INTERNET AT HTTP://WWW.BLS.GOV/OOH/EDUCATION-TRAINING-AND-LIBRARY/PRESCHOOL-TEACHERS.HTM (VISITED NOVEMBER 30, 2016).
Diploma or HSE; Physical; Two Prof. References; Social Security Card; Interview