Certificate Detail: CLDDVLPMNTASSCTCNTRBSDCERT - Child Development Associate-Center Based Certificate

The Child Development Associate--Center Based 100% online self-paced, open entry advanced career training program teaches students the principles of child growth and development from birth through age five and how they align with the eight Child Development AssociateŽ (CDA) competencies and National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) professional standards. After successful completion, students identify typical stages of cognitive, linguistic, physical, social, and emotional development; develop a list of developmentally appropriate activities and materials that encourage physical, linguistic, cognitive, creative, social, and emotional development in children from birth to age five; implement appropriate guidance techniques for specific situations relating to children's behaviors; demonstrate skills in practical application of developmental principles and theories, observation techniques, and recognition of growth and development patterns; apply the competency statements into practice in an early childhood setting; know how to team with parents and guardians to track milestones or identify developmental delays; develop appropriate lesson plans with accommodations; and are prepared to become a certified child development associate professional and communicate qualifications for employability. For more information and to register click here


Course Title Mandatory Year Span
Child Development Associate-Center Based Mandatory 2

Electives Required: 0