2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Dec 03, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

ECE 190 - Child Development Associate (CDA) Portfolio Preparation


Description: Preparation for application to the Council of Professional Recognition to receive the Child Development Associate (CDA). Development of a professional resource file that includes evidence of competencies achieved through the Early Childhood Education Basic Core certificate.

Prerequisites: ECE 200  and ECE 230  and ECE 240  and ECE 260  (all may be taken concurrently)

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. Professional resource file
  2. Parent questionnaires
  3. CDA competencies

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Create and present a professional resource file. (1)
  2. Develop, distribute and collect parent questionnaires. (2)
  3. Compose and defend the six CDA competencies: establish safe, healthy learning environment; advance physical and intellectual competence; support social and emotional development; establish positive family relationships; ensure a well-run, purposeful program; maintain professionalism. (3)