CCEI Certificate Programs:

  • Self-Study CDA Family Child Care Certificate
  • Self-Study CDA Infant-Toddler Certificate
  • Self-Study CDA Preschool Certificate

Online Self Study CDA Certificates

850
$499
These CCEI CDA certificate programs of study align to the
new CDA credentialing process as established by the
Council for Professional Recognition.
  • Language: Only available in English
  • Settings: Infant/Toddler or Preschool & Family Care
  • Program Start Date: Rolling Enrollment – Start Anytime
  • Program End Date: 365 days from enrollment date
  • Family Child Care Program Code: 1302-CDAF
  • Infant-Toddler Program Code: 1302-CDAI
  • Infant-Toddler Program Code: 1302-CDAI
  • Program Length: 125 Hours
  • IACET CEU Value: 12.5 CEU’s
  • Textbook is required and must be purchased at
    the student’s expense. MORE INFO BELOW
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  • After you complete the attached application,
    please send it via email, with the subject line:
    Attention Melissa Thomas

    Email: mthomas@cceionline.com

    or fax it to: 877.259.1105

Program Description:

Each of the three Online Self Study CDA Certificates meet the 120 clock hours of professional development required by The Council for Professional Recognition in order to obtain the National CDA Credential.

These programs are broken into eight Instructional Units. These units focus on the six CDA Competency Standards established by The Council for Professional Recognition.

Program Objectives:

Upon satisfactorily completing one or all three of the Online Self Study CDA
Certificate programs, students should be able to:

  • Define the requirements to establish and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment for young children
  • Identify the components to advance the physical, cognitive, communicative and creative development of young children
  • Identify the requirements to maintain a commitment to professionalism
  • List the guidelines to establish productive relationships with families
  • Identify the components required to ensure a well-run, purposeful early childhood program responsive to the needs of the participants
  • Define positive guidance techniques to support appropriate social and emotional development of young children

Student Assessment:

Students enrolled in the Online Self Study CDA Certificate programs
are assessed using the following methods:

  • Competency based multiple choice questions
  • Cumulative Final Exam in multiple choice format – Students must pass with a grade of 70% or better to complete the certificate program
  • Open-ended essay questions
  • End of Course Quizzes in multiple choice format – Students must pass each quiz with a grade of 70% or better to complete the course

Enrollment Requirements:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED and submit documentation as proof
  • Must have access to the Internet through a JavaScript enabled web browser (i.e. Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher, Mozilla Firefox 3.0 or higher, etc.)
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write well enough in the language the course is presented in to understand and complete the course material
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have access to a computer and printer
  • Must have a valid email address
  • Several courses within this program require observation, assessment, and practical application of learning principles in an early childhood learning environment. Students must be working in or have access to an early childhood environment to successfully complete this program.

Required Textbook:

Textbook is required and must be purchased at the student’s expense.

Essentials for Working with Young Children; 2nd Edition
by The Council for Professional Recognition

Approximate Cost: $50

Recommended Textbooks:

Family Child Care Competency Standards Book: $25

Infant-Toddler Competency Standards Book: $25

Competency Standards for Center- Based Preschool ages 3-5 yrs old: $25

English Textbook Information:

Textbook is required and must be purchased at the student’s expense.

Working With Young Children:
by: Judy Herr

8th Edition – Goodheart-Willcox Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-63126-024-7

Approximate Cost: $80

REGISTER TODAY!

Or Contact Melissa Thomas
Call: 800-499-9907 ext 523
email: mthomas@cceionline.edu