The Early Care and Education program at CV Tech is designed to prepare students for employment in child care occupations. The National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs (NAC) accredits the on-site Child Development Center, where students will experience rotations with children six weeks through five years of age. Students in this program will begin their portfolio to earn The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential.
ODCTE Competency Tests:
After completing this program, students who complete the CDA process while working at a child development center may apply for their National Credential. Some students are able to apply for CDA credential after this program.
PATHWAY TO EARLY CARE EDUCATION
|Planning a Safe, Healthy Learning Environment||120|
|Advancing Children’s Physical and Intellectual Development||120|
|Supporting Children’s Social and Emotional Development||120|
|Building Productive Relationships with Families||120|
|Managing an Effective Program||120|
|Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism||120|
|Observing and Recording Children’s Behavior||120|
|Understanding Principles of Child Development and Learning||120|