CDA

UNDER CONSTRUCTION until SUMMER 2019

Child Development Associate (CDA) Courses (120 Hours/12.0  CEUs)

  • Nationally Recognized Credential
  • Courses Available Online 24/7
  • 120 Hours/12.0 CEUs
  • Online/Self-paced Training Modules
  • Take at your own pace!
  • Affordable Monthly Payments
  • Payment Plan as low as $50 per Module!
  • E-Book/Self-study Guides Available
  • Receive Certificate of Completion at end of each module!

Call Theresa Vadala at 702.837.2434 to Register Now!

CDA TRAINING MODULES (120 Hours/12.0 CEUs)
To be eligible to apply for your first CDA, you need 120 hours of formal early childhood education training, covering the growth and development of children birth to 5 years, with no fewer than 10 training hours in each of the 8 CDA Subject Areas.

Note: The 120 hours provides the classes needed to apply for the CDA Credential. The CDA application has additional fees. Contact www.cdacouncil.org for more information on CDA Requirements.

The tuition for the CDA training program is $399. The tuition for the CDA payment plan is based on a per module fee with monthly payments available. Payments as low as $50, per month!

Need a CDA Specialist? 
The “Find a CDA Specialist Online Directory” is a database for Candidates to use to locate a CDA Professional Development (PD) Specialist in their area to conduct the CDA Verification Visit.
For Clark County, Nevada Residents
Look for Theresa Vadala, Ed.D. on the CDA Specialist Online Directory
for a CDA Verification Visit in English or Spanish.

CLICK HERE FOR LIST OF TRAINING MODULES

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[accordion clicktoclose=true scroll=true tag=h2][accordion-item title=”Training Module 1: Promoting a Safe and Healthy Learning Environment” id=course-accordian] [threecol_two]Module 1 – Lesson 1:
SA1.A Emergency Preparedness
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 2:  Advancement of Physical and Intellectual Development.)

Instructional Designer/Trainer: Theresa Vadala, Ed.D.
Fee for Training Module 1: $50.
Number of Lessons: 10
Developmental Domain:
Beginning  X Intermediate  Advanced

3 Clock Hours/0.2 CEUs
Course Description: Learn the recommended childcare guidelines to emergency preparedness; knowledge and location of the emergency plan, new employee review of the emergency plan upon hire and annually, submission of a copy of the emergency plan to Fire Department, train children at center on the emergency plan and know the floor plans with directions to emergency exits posted in public view. Learn the fundamental guidelines to assisting children with special health care needs during a disaster. Develop an emergency preparation checklist, gather emergency supplies, and identify a response and recovery area for all children.

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[threecol_two] Module 1 – Lesson 2:
SA1.B Dispensing Medication in Child Care
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 1:  Promoting a Safe and Healthy Learning Environment)
Developmental Domain:
☐Beginning   X Intermediate      ☐Advanced

2 Clock Hours/0.2 CEUs
Course Description: As providers for children, you play an important role in their development, nurturing, health, and safety of all children. Explore the guidelines on administrating medication in a child care setting.[/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two] Module 1 – Lesson 3:
SA1.C-Transportation in Child Care
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 1:  Promoting a Safe and Healthy Learning Environment)
Developmental Domain:
☐Beginning   X Intermediate   ☐Advanced

2 Clock Hours/0.2 CEUs
Course Description: Transporting children in child care is a high-risk activity. Child care operators, staff, and parents will be aware that transporting children requires careful planning and proactive, protective measures. Describe the importance of transportation safety,  identify the rules and regulations of transportation in child care and implement policies that include safety policies within child care centers.[/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 1 – Lesson 4:
SA1.D Premises Safety
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 1:  Promoting a Safe and Healthy Learning Environment)
Developmental Domain:
☐Beginning   X Intermediate   ☐Advanced

2 Clock Hours/0.2 CEUs
Course Description: Describe licensing and environmental health requirements, compose a visitor log, fire safety log, and playground safety log as you design an emergency response notebook. Child Care providers will apply safety measures regarding bio-contaminants and recognize building codes and inspection required for child care programs.[/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 1 – Lesson 5:
SA1.E Fire Safety, Nutrition, and Health
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 1: Promoting a Safe and Healthy Learning Environment)
Developmental Domain:
☐Beginning   X Intermediate     ☐Advanced

2 Clock Hours/0.2 CEUs
Course Description: Prevention and planning is key to protecting children and yourself. Recognize fire safety rules, nutrition, and health rules, Implement clear communication skills, and organize an early childcare facility environment to minimize fire danger and promote healthy nutrition.[/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 1 – Lesson 6:
SA1.F Health, Nutrition, & Safety: Obesity Awareness (Part 1)
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 1:  Promoting a Safe and Healthy Learning Environment)
Developmental Domain:
☐Beginning   X Intermediate   ☐Advanced

2 Clock Hours/0.2 CEUs
Course Description: Learn the components of eating healthy, nutritional facts, maintaining a safe environment and childhood obesity. Building an awareness of childhood obesity and planning intentional physical education activities and food menus for children and families based on the “Let’s Move” Initiative and ChooseMyPlate are considered. Develop a parent handbook using the provided template and create lesson plan activities to use in daily teaching practices. Learners will also identify learning outcomes, transfer of learning strategies, and assessments used based on learning objectives.[/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 1 – Lesson 7:
SA1.G Health, Nutrition, & Safety: Obesity Awareness (Part 2)
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 1:  Promoting a Safe and Healthy Learning Environment)
Developmental Domain:
☐Beginning   X Intermediate   ☐Advanced

2 Clock Hours/0.2 CEUs
Course Description: Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The good news? Childhood obesity can be prevented. Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to create opportunities for kids to eat healthier and move more.[/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 1 – Lesson 8:
S1.H Healthy Eating in Child Care
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 1:  Promoting a Safe and Healthy Learning Environment)
Developmental Domain:
☐Beginning   X Intermediate    ☐Advanced

2 Clock Hours/0.2 CEUs
Course Description: Explore nutrition principles, health standards, and food safety. Know the importance and benefits of eating healthy given nutritional facts, sodium and sugar intake, and the dietary guidelines for Americans, identify guidelines for health standards and nutrition, implement policies that include, but not limited to food hygiene, handwashing, special diets and food allergies.[/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last]

[threecol_two]Module 1 – Lesson 9:
SA1.I Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 1:Promoting a Safe and Healthy Learning Environment)
Developmental Domain:
☐Beginning    ☐Intermediate   X  Advanced

2 Clock Hours/0.2 CEUs
Course Description: Protect children while in their care and create a safer environment for infants to help prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Learn to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) in child care by creating safer sleep environments for babies. Caregivers will define SIDS, identify safe sleep practices, state ways to lower SIDS risks in child care settings and Identify SIDS-related resources. Learn about Tummy Time, handling a medical emergency SIDS – related resources, spread the Word – Ways you can share information on SIDS with parents and other caregivers.[/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 1 – Lesson 10:
SA1.J What You Need To Know About Shaken Baby Syndrome
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 1:  Promoting a Safe and Healthy Learning Environment)
Developmental Domain:
☐Beginning   X Intermediate    ☐Advanced

2 Clock Hours/0.2 CEUs
Course Description: Identify signs and symptoms of Shaken Baby Syndrome, and implement policies that include, but not limited to Shaken Baby Syndrome and Child Abuse. Shaken baby syndrome (SBS)— also known as abusive head trauma, shaken impact syndrome, inflicted head injury or whiplash shake syndrome — is a serious brain injury resulting from forcefully shaking an infant or toddler. Learn the causes of Shaken baby syndrome and how it destroys a child’s brain cells and prevents his or her brain from getting enough oxygen.
Certificate of Completion will be awarded after the completion of this training for Module 1.[/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [/accordion-item][accordion clicktoclose=true scroll=true tag=h2][accordion-item title=”Training Module 2: Advancement of Children’s Physical and Intellectual Development” id=course-accordian] [threecol_two]Module 2 – Lesson 1:
SA2.A Early Childhood Language Development: Phonological Awareness 
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 2:  Advancement of Physical and Intellectual Development.)
Instructional Designer/Trainer: Theresa Vadala, Ed.D.
Fee for Training Module 2: $50.
Number of Lessons: 4
Course Description: Learn the fundamentals of speech and language milestones and phonological awareness activities to help build students’ language development. Increase your knowledge on implementing effective strategies for teaching students who are limited in their language proficiency (L.E.P). Maximize your knowledge on storytelling and curriculum planning, reading with a purpose, reading readiness, reading methods and models appropriate for preschool children.[/threecol_two][threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 2 – Lesson 2:
SA2.B Understanding Every Child’s Potential through Multiple Intelligences
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 2:  Advancement of Physical and Intellectual Development.)
Developmental Domain:
Beginning  X Intermediate  Advanced
2 Clock Hours/0.2 CEUs
Course Description: Stimulate every child’s potential through exploration of eight types of multiple intelligences. Apply activities in the classroom to accommodate all students learning styles, assess and evaluate students areas of intelligence, seek methods to strengthen each area, and design activities to accommodate all students varied learning styles. Reinforce students learning through an inclusive classroom and provide activities that teach about multiple intelligences.”
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[threecol_two]Module 2 – Lesson 3:
SA2.C  Sign Language and Child Care
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 2:  Advancement of Physical and Intellectual Development.
Developmental Domain:
Beginning  X Intermediate  Advanced

3 Clock Hours/0.3 CEUs
Course Description: Discover signing to bridge the gap between young children who cannot speak, stimulating psychological and emotional growth and development. Recognize the benefits of sign language and how to teach it to children, implement sign language skills between adult care providers, and organize an early childcare facility environment to maximize the use of sign language.[/threecol_two][threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 2 – Lesson 4:
SA2.D  School Readiness: The Transition to Kindergarten 
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 2:  Advancement of Physical and Intellectual Development.)
Developmental Domain:
Beginning      X Intermediate     Advanced
3 Clock Hours/0.3 CEUs

Course Description: School readiness is a prevalent issue facing the nation today and mandated initiatives have placed rigorous demands on schools and educators. This training provides research-based knowledge and facts on kindergarten “the new first grade” with recommendations on how young children can experience a smoother transition to kindergarten. Learn what every public and private preschool and kindergarten teacher, leader, and parent should know about the rigorous transition to kindergarten, children’s school readiness, and best practices based on what schools are doing across the nation.
Certificate of Completion will be awarded after the completion of this training for Module 2.
[/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [/accordion-item][accordion clicktoclose=true scroll=true tag=h2][accordion-item title=”Training Module 3: The Support of Children’s Social and Emotional Development” id=course-accordian] [threecol_two]Module 3 – Lesson 1: 
SA3.A What do you do with a Bully?
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 3:  The Support of Children’s Social and Emotional Development)
Instructional Designer/Trainer: Theresa Vadala, Ed.D.
Fee for Training Module 3: $50.
Number of Lessons: 8
Developmental Domain:
☐  Beginning   X Intermediate    ☐Advanced

2 Clock Hours/0.2 CEUs
Course Description: Bullying is one of the most concerning social interactions facing children and schools today. While the media picks up stories of bullying in high school, researchers have shown that bullying behaviors are learned much earlier in life. Learn to identify the signs of bullying, as well as the short and long-term effects these behaviors can have on bullies and their victims. Explore strategies for guiding young children through socially challenging scenarios to create a “bully-free” classroom.[/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 3 – Lesson 2:
SA3.B Cultural Diversity in Child Care
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 3:  The Support of Children’s Social and Emotional Development)
Developmental Domain:
☐Beginning   ☐ Intermediate   X Advanced

2 Clock Hours/0.2 CEUs
Course Description: Support all children in their development and awareness of cultural differences. Understand the skills and empathy educators need to help children achieve a positive sense of themselves and of others. Protect and value all children in the classroom, foster empathy, and provide accurate information about differences to enable children to think critically about the challenge bias.
[/threecol_two][threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 3 – Lesson 3: 
SA3.C What to do with Challenging Behavior
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 3:  The Support of Children’s Social and Emotional Development)
Developmental Domain:
☐Beginning  X Intermediate  ☐Advanced

2 Clock Hours/0.2 CEUs
Course Description: Learn the functions of children’s behavior, ways to build positive relationships, how to design a supportive environment, and teaching strategies designed to decrease challenging behavior.[/threecol_two][threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 3 – Lesson 4: 
SA3.D Anger Management – I Am So MAD!
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 3:  The Support of Children’s Social and Emotional Development)
Developmental Domain:
Beginning  X Intermediate  Advanced

3 Clock Hours/0.3 CEUs
Course Description: What is ANGER? How do you deal with your anger? Learn the fundamental techniques to deal with anger in the classroom. Discover that anger is a temporary emotional state and aggression is often a prompt to hurt someone or destroy property. The goal is not to repress or destroy angry feelings in children–or in ourselves–but rather to accept the feelings and to help channel and direct them to constructive ends.[/threecol_two][threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 3 – Lesson 5: 
SA3.E Conflict Resolution
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 3:  The Support of Children’s Social and Emotional Development)
Developmental Domain:
Beginning  X Intermediate  Advanced

3 Clock Hours/0.3 CEUs
Course Description: Implement effective ways to help children resolve conflicts in the classroom through a variety of strategies. Children’s conflicts over toys, space, and friendships create many challenges for teachers and parents. Transform the childhood facility environment and establish clear communication between adult care providers and children in your care to minimize conflict.[/threecol_two][threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last]

[threecol_two]Module 3 – Lesson 6: 
SA3.F Children and Domestic Violence
Developmental Domain:
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 3:  The Support of Children’s Social and Emotional Development)
☐Beginning   X Intermediate   ☐Advanced

2 Clock Hours/0.2 CEUs
Course Description: Recognize what domestic violence is and how it affects children by implementing clear communication skills between adult care providers and children. Organize an early childcare facility environment to minimize issues with children and domestic violence[/threecol_two][threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 3 – Lesson 7: 
SA3.G Guidance versus Discipline in Child Care
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 3:  The Support of Children’s Social and Emotional Development)
Developmental Domain:
Beginning  X Intermediate  Advanced
3 Clock Hours/0.3 CEUs

Course Description:
Children are not born with discipline. Explore children’s’ developmental stages as they grow, develop, and learn self-control. Distinguish the difference between guidance and discipline from the classroom to home life and generate positive environments. Learn suggested interventions and adaptations to use in inclusive education for all students.[/threecol_two][threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 3 – Lesson 8: 
SA3.H Classrooms Transitions
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 3:  The Support of Children’s Social and Emotional Development)
Developmental Domain:
☐Beginning   X Intermediate   ☐Advanced

2 Clock Hours/0.2 CEUs

Course Description:
Learn the 3 main types of transitions: 1) Transitions between activities within a given setting, 2) Transitions between multiple settings on the same day, and 3) Transitions between programs. Learn numerous strategies that support smooth transitions between activities and implement strategies that provide verbal and nonverbal cues before transitions and minimize the number of transitions.
Certificate of Completion will be awarded after the completion of this training for Module 3.
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SA4.A Building a Professional Learning Community in Child Care
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 3:  The Support of Children’s Social and Emotional Development)
Instructional Designer/Trainer:
Theresa Vadala, Ed.D.
Fee for Training Module 4:
$50.
Number of Lessons:
5
Developmental Domain:
☐Beginning  X Intermediate ☐ Advanced
2 Clock Hours/0.2 CEUs
Course Description: Create a professional learning community by recognizing appropriate learning community ideas, implementing clear communication between caregivers and parents, and organizing an early childcare facility environment to optimize productive spaces. Build relationships and allow for collaboration between teachers and parents. Learn how to work with the community and make strides to plan rigorous and appropriate lessons for students.[/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two] Module 4 – Lesson 2:
SA4.B Parent Involvement: Positive Communication
Developmental Domain:
☐Beginning  X Intermediate ☐ Advanced
2 Clock Hours/0.2 CEUs

Course Description: Learn about best practices to incorporate positive communication with all parents. Recognize the benefits of parent involvement, identify parent dynamics and learn how to support each and every parent, and develop a parent involvement plan. Establish a parenting plan with evidence of involvement, parent activities, resources, and timeline.[/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two] Module 4 – Lesson 3:
SA4.C Building Stronger Relationships: Parental Involvement & Family Engagement
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 4:  Building Stronger Relationships with Families)
Developmental Domain:
☐Beginning  X Intermediate   ☐ Advanced

3 Clock Hours/0.3 CEUs
Course Description:
Learn the fundamental concepts and techniques on enhancing parental involvement within the school community. Identify methods and techniques to address the dynamics of parents and managing generational differences within the school community. Apply strategies to embrace all students, parents and families from diverse backgrounds, and recognize features of effective communication to keep all parents engaged.

[/threecol_two][threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 4 – Lesson 4:
SA-D Enhancing Communication Skills with Families
Developmental Domain:
Beginning  X Intermediate  Advanced
2 Clock Hours/0.2 CEUs

Course Description: Identify five benefits of parent involvement, ten effective forms of parent communication strategies and recognize three personality types of parents to enhance communication skills with all parents. Identify benefits of inclusion for all students with disabilities and implement strategies with parents and families.[/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 4 – Lesson 5:
SA5.E Child-Friendly, Family Friendly and Eco-Friendly Classrooms
Developmental Domain:
☐Beginning ☐Intermediate   X Advanced
3 Clock Hours/0.3 CEUs
Course Description: Learn the elements to a family-child friendly school and create a child-friendly classroom and “green” your classroom. The ability of a school to be and to call itself child-friendly is directly linked to the support, participation, and collaboration it receives from families. Child-friendly schools aim to develop a learning environment in which children are motivated and able to learn. Certificate of Completion will be awarded after the completion of this training for Module 4.[/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [/accordion-item][accordion clicktoclose=true scroll=true tag=h2][accordion-item title=”Training Module 5: Program Operation and Effective Management” id=course-accordian] [threecol_two]Module 5 – Lesson 1:
SA5-A Preparing for Accreditation
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 5:  Program Operation and Effective Management)
Fee for Training Module 5: $50.
Number of Lessons:
5
Developmental Domain:
Beginning  X Intermediate  Advanced

3 Clock Hours/0.3 CEUs
Course Description: Accreditation is a status and educational institution recognition process to determine whether your programs meet program standards and continuously seeks ways to enhance the quality of education and training provided. This training provides information on types and benefits of accreditation, developing a shared vision, identifying stakeholders, and developing corrective action plans. Portfolio and documentation, and conducting a mock visit are also discussed.[/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 5 – Lesson 2
SA5.B Developing a School Vision and Mission Statement

(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 5:  Program Operation and Effective Management)
Developmental Domain:
Beginning ☐ Intermediate  XAdvanced
2 Clock Hours/0.2 CEUs
Course Description: Developing a school vision and mission statement is written in an easy, yet inspirational manner that employees can repeat at any time. Whether leaders or teachers change, employees are able to continue to follow a clear vision. This training provides easy steps and templates to develop a vision and mission statement for your organization [/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 5 – Lesson 3:
SA8.C Vision to Action Plan: Supporting the School Improvement Plan

(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 5:  Program Operation and Effective Management)
Developmental Domain:
Beginning  X Intermediate  Advanced

3 Clock Hours/0.3 CEUs
Course Description: Support the school or business improvement plan! Learn the fundamentals of creating an effective vision and mission statement in collaboration with all stakeholders.  Develop goals and objectives as a team and create unity in the work environment as you work on a plan of action to meet set goals. [/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 5 – Lesson 4:

(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 5:  Program Operation and Effective Management)

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[threecol_two]Module 5 – Lesson 5:

(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 5:  Program Operation and Effective Management)

 

Certificate of Completion will be awarded after the completion of this training for Module 5.[/threecol_two][threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last]

 

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(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 6:  Commitment to Professionalism)

Instructional Designer/Trainer: Theresa Vadala, Ed.D.
Fee for Training Module 4:
$50.
Number of Lessons:
5

 

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[threecol_two]Module 6 – Lesson 2:

(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 6:  Commitment to Professionalism)

 

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[threecol_two]Module 6 – Lesson 3:
SA6.C The Fundamental Principles of Adult Learning
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 6: Commitment to Professionalism)
Developmental Domain:
☐Beginning   X Intermediate   ☐Advanced

4 Clock Hours/0.4 CEUs
Course Description:
Learn the fundamental principles of Adult Learning based on Knowles Andragogy. Learn the key components to understanding adult learning and engaging adults in learning for effective transfer of learning. Implement inclusive learning, accommodate cultural differences, and engage parents through Adult Learning Theory. Recognize and implement learning styles and instructional strategies using multiple intelligences to create an effective learning environment for learners.

[/threecol_two][threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 6 – Lesson 4:

(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 6: Commitment to Professionalism)

[/threecol_two][threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 6 – Lesson 5:

(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 6: Commitment to Professionalism)

Certificate of Completion will be awarded after the completion of this training for Module 6.[/threecol_two][threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last]

 

[threecol_two] [/accordion-item][accordion clicktoclose=true scroll=true tag=h2][accordion-item title=”Training Module 7: Observation and Recording of Children’s Behavior” id=course-accordian] [threecol_two]Module 7 – Lesson 1:

 

(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 7: Observation and Recording of Children’s Behavior)
Developmental Domain:

Instructional Designer/Trainer: Theresa Vadala, Ed.D.
Fee for Training Module 4:
$50.
Number of Lessons:
4

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[threecol_two]Module 7 – Lesson 2:

(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 7: Observation and Recording of Children’s Behavior)

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[threecol_two]Module 7 – Lesson 3:

(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 7: Observation and Recording of Children’s Behavior)

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[threecol_two]Module 7 – Lesson 4:

(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 7: Observation and Recording of Children’s Behavior)

Certificate of Completion will be awarded after the completion of this training for Module 7.[/threecol_two][threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [/accordion-item][accordion clicktoclose=true scroll=true tag=h2][accordion-item title=”Training Module 8: Principles of Child Development and Learning” id=course-accordian] [threecol_two]Module 8 – Lesson 1:
SA8-A Child Development: Infant, Toddler, Preschool 
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 8: Principles of Child Development and Learning)
Instructional Designer/Trainer: Theresa Vadala, Ed.D.
Fee for Training Module 4:
$50.
Number of Lessons:
7
Developmental Domain:
Beginning  X Intermediate  Advanced
3 Clock Hours/0.3 CEUs

Course Description: Early childhood development is the foundation for community development and economic development. Learn the foundational aspects of growth and brain development that takes place during the first years of life, Piaget’s stages of cognitive development, Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development, and social-emotional milestones.[/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 8 – Lesson 2:
SA8-B All About Kids
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 8: Principles of Child Development and Learning)
Developmental Domain:
Beginning  X Intermediate  Advanced

3 Clock Hours, Online/Self-paced Training 
Course Fees $15
Prerequisite/s:  
The target audience for this course is child care providers and administrators.
Course Materials: Self-study Guide
Course Description: Explore how a child’s brain architecture is built over a succession of “sensitive periods,” each of which is associated with the formation of specific circuits that are associated with specific abilities. The development of increasingly complex skills and their underlying circuits builds on the circuits and skills that were formed earlier. Through this process, early experiences create a foundation for lifelong learning, behavior, and both physical and mental health.
[/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 8 – Lesson 3:
SA8-C The Importance of Play
(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 8: Principles of Child Development and Learning)
Developmental Domain:

☐Beginning  X Intermediate  ☐Advanced
3 Clock Hours/0.3 CEUs
Course Description: Recognize the various types of play, benefits of play among children, and organize an early childcare facility environment to maximize play. PLAY IS IMPORTANT for children’s development and for children to bond. It offers opportunities to connect with a child. Play helps a child learn rules and what is expected of him or her. As children grow, play helps them learn how to act in society.[/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last]

 

[threecol_two]Module 8 – Lesson 4:

 

(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 8: Principles of Child Development and Learning)

[/threecol_two][threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 8 – Lesson 5:

(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 8: Principles of Child Development and Learning)

[/threecol_two][threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 8 – Lesson 6:

(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 8: Principles of Child Development and Learning)

[/threecol_two][threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last] [threecol_two]Module 8 – Lesson 7:

(This training fulfills part of the 120 hours in Subject Area 8: Principles of Child Development and Learning)

Certificate of Completion will be awarded after the completion of this training for Module 8.[/threecol_two][threecol_one_last][/threecol_one_last]

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