Online Self Study CDA Certificate

Training Information
Charlisa Dixon
Trainer Phone Number: 
(800) 499-9907
Clock Hours: 
The Online Self Study CDA Certificate meets the 120 clock hours of professional development required by The Council for Professional Recognition in order to obtain the National CDA Credential.
Training Format & Language
Training Format: 
Online 24/7
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Training Audience Level
Training Focus
Age Group(s): 
  • Ages 0 - 2
  • Ages 3 - 4
Topic Area(s): 
  • Home-Based Care
  • Center-Based Care
Competency Goals
Competency Goals: 
ECE 1.1
Using knowledge of young children's characteristics, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and needs to plan appropriate and responsive learning experiences
ECE 1.2
Using knowledge of the multiple influences on development and learning to create inclusive and responsive learning environments
ECE 1.3
Using developmental knowledge to create healthy, respectful, supportive, and stimulating learning environments and relationships
ECE 1.4
Creates emotionally and physically safe environments for children
ECE 2.1
Fostering family engagement in the child’s educational experiences
ECE 2.2
Developing partnerships with families
ECE 2.3
Utilizing community resources
ECE 3.1
Using observations and assessments to plan learning experiences
ECE 3.2
Using developmental screenings to support development, growth, and learning
ECE 3.3
Sharing, reporting, and communicating assessment, observation, or developmental screening data while maintaining supportive and respectful family partnerships
ECE 4.1
Developing positive relationships with each and every child
ECE 4.2
Using a broad repertoire of developmentally responsive teaching and learning approaches, guided by applicable learning and development standards and individualized for each and every child
ECE 4.3
Intentionally planning and preparing a learning environment that nurtures each and every child’s initiative, encourages active exploration of materials, supports engagement with activities, and encourages interactions with others
ECE 5.1
Utilizing the GELDS as a framework for growth and development
ECE 5.2
Utilizing content knowledge in the GELDS Physical Development and Motor Skills domain
ECE 5.3
Utilizing content knowledge in the GELDS Social and Emotional Development domain
ECE 5.4
Utilizing content knowledge in the GELDS Approaches to Play and Learning domain
ECE 5.5
Utilizing content knowledge in the GELDS Communication, Language, and Literacy domain
ECE 5.6
Utilizing content knowledge in the GELDS Cognitive Processes and General Knowledge domain
ECE 6.1
Engaging in professional and ethical behavior
ECE 6.2
Demonstrating a commitment to ongoing professional learning
ECE 6.3
Building collaborative relationships
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Additional Info: 
This is an ongoing online course with access to coursework 24/7. Contact a CCEI Recruiting Coordinator at 800-499-9907 for more information and enrollment or visit CCEI online at CCEI, a nationally accredited distance training institution, is dedicating to providing online training to the child care industry.
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