Article provided by: NICCM National Institute of Child Care Management
Need a ‘fast track’ to your career? Let NICCM help you pass the CDA with their comprehensive classes. If you’re planning a career in childcare, you might want to consider earning the Child Development Associate (CDA)- but you don’t have to spend months studying to pass it. Now you can take NICCM’s 3-day Fast Track CDA class. NICCM offers a ‘fast track’ over-the-weekend course that will help you become CDA ready, in only 3 days!
Now, with NICCM’s CDA classes, it only takes 3 days to become CDA ready! Your course content and schedule will run for 3 days, with classes from attending approximately 8 hours each day and will include everything you need to know to pass the Child Development Associate, through NICCM’s course.
Your CDA classes online will begin on Day One from 8:00 am through 12:00 pm with an Introduction to the CDA and the NICCM 3-day CDA Fast Track.
Introduction to the CDA and the NICCM 3-Day CDA Fast Track: Keys to Writing Competency Goals, CDA Competency Statements 1-6, CDA. Topics include: Planning a safe and healthy learning environment, advancing children’s physical and intellectual development, supporting children’s social and emotional development, establishing positive and productive relationships with families, ensuring a well-run purposeful program, and maintaining a commitment to professionalism.
Directed Portfolio Lab: The Directed Portfolio Lab allows for individual consultation & one-on-one time with the presenter. Participants will work on their portfolio and meet with the presenter to discuss their statements and the documentation within their professional portfolio. Documenting training hours by CDA training topics, The Professional Philosophy Statement: Developing a professional philosophy statement, summarizing your professional beliefs about early education, Continued individual consultations. Day two also includes – Child Development Associate Practice Exam: a formal presentation to help with the “Pearson Vue” computerized test that is a part of earning the CDA. In this session participants will learn how to take the test and develop a strategy to help choose the correct answer.
Directed Portfolio Lab: The Directed Portfolio Lab allows for individual consultation & one-on-one time with the presenter. Participants will work on their portfolio and meet with the presenter to discuss their statements and the documentation within their professional portfolio. In addition there will be a formal presentation including: Understanding the Verification Visit, Instructions on completing the process, The Application Process, Choosing your PD Specialist, Finding a Pearson Vue testing site .
You can save both time and money by taking NICCM’s CDA classes. NICCM’s 3-day Fast Track to the CDA is one of the most affordable classes you’ll find. Visit online at NICCM.com to download a brochure to learn more about what NICCM’s CDA classes can offer you.
It’s never been easier to register for CDA-ready classes through niccm.com. Registration fees and additional information are all available from the Website. If you have questions and would like to speak with someone from NICCM who can answer them for you, please call 602-476-1422, or contact NICCM online through their connection form. You’re going to love taking NICCM’s CDA classes online, and you’re going to love the results you get, in only 3 days.